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Fiction writer, science nerd; ex-Clevelander. Embarrassingly sincere. Novels: EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU; LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE. She/her.

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Bracing myself for the inevitable “half a loaf is better than...” jokes @TheKimAustin I did it by hand—I wanted to work off some anxiety!And done. (This was a few hours ago; we’re already down to about half a loaf.) https://t.co/DrOT5JcJmyAs kitschy as this cookbook is, most of the recipes are actually spot-on. @Rachel_Marie_96 What’s on p. 203?? @rayliur Yes, the same one! @lyzl 1968!Indeed! The cookbook in Everything I Never Told You is based on (and quotes) this real-life cookbook, which is my m… https://t.co/d3Fn5YKLCAAlmost ready for the oven. https://t.co/hH99fTRFSuBaking bread from my mom’s old Betty Crocker cookbook. https://t.co/1I4V6Mus09Too good. https://t.co/ZdqK4Gg2nMThis was delightful: A bored and quarantined Joe Buck turns to your home videos for play-by-play practice https://t.co/yvY2924BqI"My fiance and I had to cancel our upcoming wedding due to COVID-19, so our best friends gave us a surprise Animal… https://t.co/EjBkutVku3
Retweeted by Celeste Ng.@pronounced_ing and @liztigelaar discuss the personal compromises of becoming mothers, the importance of imagining… https://t.co/xlNsy4FywT
Retweeted by Celeste NgHosts @LizTigelaar and @jamieloftusHELP are joined by #LittleFiresEverywhere author @pronounced_ing on a new episod… https://t.co/lPQaeFKSVr
Retweeted by Celeste NgHELLO there's a new episode of our podcast, The Adaptables, available now! We speak with @CamillePerri and Quan Bar… https://t.co/sRxBq46Cry
Retweeted by Celeste NgSome wholesome content: A group of 40 Chinese American families came together, used their connections, and arrange… https://t.co/oxffqqPrUC
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3/28
2020
@stoatVA I like that interpretation! Also I never noticed there’s a sword in his ear! 😱 @LeighHuggins Following @thejessicadore taught me that it can be a useful tool to ask questions and get in touch wi… https://t.co/s5KqIBlWBO @LeighHuggins Ha! Okay. Everyone has to interpret as they see it!Shame about needing & receiving support has to be one of the most dangerous psychological impacts of rugged individ… https://t.co/7YTOpGvK3f
Retweeted by Celeste NgWe are releasing people from jail who are there for misdemeanors, we are preventing families from being evicted, we… https://t.co/2IuRzkem7v
Retweeted by Celeste Ng @LeighHuggins I think of it as a reminder that sometimes things end, you can fight them, you have to just acquiesce… https://t.co/v1vBlTwOmz @Benjamin_Percy Thanks for the idea, Ben. It’s such a good one. ❤️ hope you & yours are hanging in there.Yeah, okay, accurate but a little on the nose https://t.co/iz8HRQOjvWThe Department of Public Utilities is suspending all utility shut offs during the state of emergency. Reminder: The… https://t.co/5NWdCD4VXD
Retweeted by Celeste Ng"We’re paying all hourly and all our salaried people, whether they work or don’t work." Support restaurants that ar… https://t.co/DCjxaWp973
Retweeted by Celeste NgYou’re gonna melt down. I’m gonna melt down. You’re gonna carry me. I’m gonna carry you.
Retweeted by Celeste NgA dad just suggested their next story should be “The four kids had been trapped in the house for two weeks!” and af… https://t.co/hh1TElLrj4 @Pamlovesbooks Please share them if you can!FYI the 9yo is using my laptop for this conference call so I can’t workThis story has chapters!“Wait, is Macaroni a dragon?” “No!” “Then why did you say ‘he wasn’t the brightest dragon in the cave’?” “It’s AN EXPRESSION”Update: “convulse” was defined by context as “the feeling you get before you throw up,” which is... accurate, I guess!The next story just started “‘Well, THAT wasn’t cheese,’ Macaroni thought” @vossbrink Because this story is weird un oeuf?The only good thing this quarantine has given us so far is children’s conference calls.Conference call briefly interrupted by a younger sister“What is this word?” “‘Convulse’” “What does that mean?” “JUST KEEP READING!”Conference call was briefly interrupted by a catKids are amazing. @substockman https://t.co/IIciANq5p9“The salad didn’t get to finish its sentence, because I ate it.”The story features a salad that only speaks French. “‘Why do you only speak French?’ I asked the salad. ‘That is fo… https://t.co/r3aMOCHsdVThey have decided that whenever there is a French word, the French-speaking student will just jump in and read themOverheard: “Who’s screaming?” “My brothers”Overheard: “I put a lot of French words in there, because I know FRENCH, so you might not be able to pronounce them, sorry.”Now the 9yo is having another video conference call to read round-robin stories with his classmates. Overheard: “WH… https://t.co/58IbVscG8X @misplacedcomma2 Growing things is good for the soul. https://t.co/SjqaYasmPtAt a previous recital I told this same kid I liked his suit and he glared at me and said “I do NOT LIKE WEARING SUI… https://t.co/ZxNodzoWnJ @balistica As did we!The rise of anti-Asian racism & xenophobia related to COVID-19 is a stark reminder of the shared history of Asian A… https://t.co/3w1ziJe9PH
Retweeted by Celeste NgThe 9yo is having a virtual piano recital and the teacher asked each kid to introduce themselves and share somethin… https://t.co/DwA8AWsbqdInspired by @Benjamin_Percy, we're donating the $ for our spring break vacation to our local food shelter and Cradl… https://t.co/7bALSWeoH0So be kind to your body who needs a few extra naps right now. You’re processing a lot, even if it isn’t consciously… https://t.co/Kk54NvOZTl
Retweeted by Celeste NgIt’s common in those who experienced ongoing trauma in their childhoods, and it’s happening now: we’re powerless, f… https://t.co/ImDkYv7gam
Retweeted by Celeste NgDo you want to know why you feel so tired, even though your daily activity load is decreased? It’s a trauma respo… https://t.co/LeFj34Iauw
Retweeted by Celeste NgA really lovely piece by @wscharer on staying connected virtually in these weeks of social distancing. https://t.co/2Ud7QWXg6g @No_Stops @hulu (I promise there’s more, that is!) @No_Stops @hulu I hear you. But keep watching, promise. :) @kimmythepooh @sethmoulton Deleted so that I’m not spreading false info (and so I don’t have to deal with randos in… https://t.co/ej6WXfM8Uu @kimmythepooh @sethmoulton Better. Wish he’d never been on in the first place..@pronounced_ing 's "Little Fires Everywhere" knits together an arc of emotions, particularly around one of the mos… https://t.co/Jg0ZKWIbIt
Retweeted by Celeste NgCongress can put its foot down & force President Trump to use the Defense Production Act to develop tests, the raw… https://t.co/cMESgACU72
Retweeted by Celeste NgRestarting our economy will require one thing above all else – testing. Testing to show who's currently infected. T… https://t.co/sxfig0Y3go
Retweeted by Celeste Ngi loved loved loved doing this interview with @harpersbazaarus and @pronounced_ing. we had to be booted off the pho… https://t.co/Ulra82UMGk
Retweeted by Celeste NgAuthor @pronounced_ing shares with Salon which books are currently captivating her. "I'm loving that the books th… https://t.co/8cONcDKvML
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3/27
2020
@gayrodcon It’s such a SCAM, Garrard! And look who sells you so many things that you feel you have to expand your house...!He’s also writing these long detailed letters to the museum to send w/his fossils and I don’t want to tell him he c… https://t.co/pJBspQg7x1I think what I'd really like right now is a cozy British village murder mystery show where Patrick Stewart and Ian… https://t.co/g9TCwaqhjX
Retweeted by Celeste NgVery relieved we elected Elizabeth Warren president after all even if she never gets the title & pay bump. Most wom… https://t.co/FFZbwVHSiJ
Retweeted by Celeste NgThe 9yo just paid off his house loan to Tom Nook and he is so proud, as am I, I guess—but I also want to tell him c… https://t.co/cuiNmqNB8KPlease enjoy https://t.co/fexAl8yVpf
Retweeted by Celeste NgThis came across my Pinterest feed. Presented without comment. https://t.co/2qgxcUQrWv @jamiattenberg I did mean to tell you though: per your neighbor's suggestion I am doing 20 squats every time I wash my hands and phew @jamiattenberg This is basically the only 3 Qs I have for anyone now[New York circa 1919, middle of the Spanish Flu Pandemic] PUBLICIST: Hey! I know it's a weird and scary time, but… https://t.co/JgKgX6ENBr
Retweeted by Celeste NgMore tea 🍵 spilling your way. #LittleFiresEverywhere writer @atticalocke breaks down one of our fave lines from Epi… https://t.co/DnVq1XugWG
Retweeted by Celeste NgBear’s dressed and would like to show everyone what work-from-home looks like for them! (A thread) https://t.co/KaQ27YrQgc
Retweeted by Celeste NgFor any of you who haven't discovered this delight: https://t.co/fOonToLvcJ(Newton's Third Law of Motion ftw)Okay, just did a homeschooling science lesson w/ the 9yo that included Randall Monroe's diagram of the "US Uo-Goer… https://t.co/PhmbMjNj1l @KBilkau @c_drosten I think this every time I look at the US numbers. There are huge jumps in recorded cases, but t… https://t.co/Bp594vX9tR @suemonkkidd @LittleFiresHulu Sue, that means so much coming from you--thank you! I think they did an amazing job i… https://t.co/vbVEYr75yhCoronavirus is a reminder that the welfare state is not “a burden” but a form of collective insurance against life’… https://t.co/dbYVa5pOjg
Retweeted by Celeste Ng @TheBookMaven RIGHT?!Human: So I read your manuscript draft and I-- Me: Did you like it? It has pockets! Human: those are plot holes Me:… https://t.co/naofGJgdPz
Retweeted by Celeste NgI was wondering about this! https://t.co/00CqUKZcOZCongrats! More than ever we’re seeing how art acts as a candle to help us through dark times. Thank you for your wo… https://t.co/GoReWEkVG3 @ChantzErolin Aaaah I’m in the crossword puzzle!! @cass_marsi I hope you enjoy! ❤️This helped me. https://t.co/dAPQsxkfDV
Retweeted by Celeste Ng @likaluca Lisa, was it at that dinner with @agreer and @alexanderchee and @rokwon that we were all talking about tarot? @readonthebeach https://t.co/8oXGogbMI9 @AmBeeC Me too, but why couldn’t it have been something a little mellower, like The Sun plus Three of Wands, or something(In my interpretation: Devil reversed = releasing unhealthy attachments; Death = change and rebirth, move to new ph… https://t.co/ADLesEYqfQNot gonna lie, these were not the most reassuring tarot cards to draw tonight https://t.co/fEUysYPMsQ @LangLitLiles @CoaKoMocha @vulture Totally hear that! I hope they watch through every episode and see all the nuanc… https://t.co/lHhtO7ImY6It's surreal, but in the best way. I love the interpretation @LittleFiresHulu has and think they've done an amazing… https://t.co/Cgu3o35qlN @GladiatorMandy @kerrywashington @LittleFiresHulu i love those too! & i love it when Izzy walks past them in Episod… https://t.co/DUuvtHiEUp
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3/26
2020

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