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John Scalzi @scalzi Bradford, Ohio, USA

I enjoy pie.

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Joined Twitter 3/23/08


@hexsharpe WAIT WHATI couldn't decide whether to post a picture of Krissy or of Smudge today, so I compromised. https://t.co/WBrbLrFhp3 @Ozai75 @JayandMarys The shrink wrap is signed.While running errands today I stopped in to @JayandMarys and signed purchased books and also the stock. So everythi… https://t.co/WirqUR7vdrReminder to @sfwa members: you have today and tomorrow to nominate for the Nebula Awards this year, so please choos… https://t.co/1XgWgh8SpAGot a spam email about my Web traffic from "Steven Spielberg, Site Analyst /Digital Marketing". I guess this last y… https://t.co/JKOCpc0A9C @jfrostholm https://t.co/jvvsEHXASc @monicabyrne13 If you've never watched "Battlefield Earth," save it for when I can watch it with you. The snark will be AMAZING. @DanWilsonMusic https://t.co/AHoW7As8Cs @CorriveauKip I hear that! @monicabyrne13 Here you go. https://t.co/yp4metYyIC @CorriveauKip I mean, I was a professional critic for years, so I don't particularly agree with that quote. Also, t… https://t.co/1CSusfuTTD @monicabyrne13 WAIT IT GETS BETTER His background singers are the Jordanaires, who were Elvis's backup singers. @monicabyrne13 He does all his own singing too!He's literally disappeared from the world, as far as I can tell. He left teaching to go back to grad school and tha… https://t.co/Rn6cpTIK2w @ThedumbIdo "She's not talented, she just does the work?" Doing the work is a fucking talent.Also, you know. Fuck that guy.My high school Latin teacher wrote on my grade report: "John's brain is like a skewed halogen automobile lamp. Perf… https://t.co/CJSjmiNFNc @monicabyrne13 Val Kilmer is so pretty in this movie. Like, one of the prettiest humans on Earth at that moment in time. @NMamatas https://t.co/NckvLSurus
2/27
2021
@maxlords (winks)WHAT https://t.co/sS9W3xAChC @Massawyrm Friday Night's Alright For Screaming @wusta https://t.co/hKihLSerxY @pmbAustin Photoshop.(PS: San Francisco is one of my favorite cities in the world.)The paperback edition in question, along with its (very lovely) Dragon Award. In the background, incidentally, a pr… https://t.co/aDXMCSoABMIn one of life's happy coincidences, just about when this fellow was posting this tweet, UPS delivered my author co… https://t.co/EeChLgsDFvTurns out I did not write a single word in the novel today (so far, anyway), but I *did* figure out how I'm actuall… https://t.co/3vAe4l7hnsThis week's stack of new books and ARCs that have come to the Scalzi Compound. What here is calling to you? https://t.co/3qWXOlkNDoGood morning, Twitter. I'm off to do the writing thing. Let the gracefully sleeping form of Smudge inform your day… https://t.co/cwijadbJWFMeanwhile, Krissy. https://t.co/qrTwFWBVziIn other news, after 20 years of using Photoshop someone finally learned how to use gradients in masking https://t.co/w1WQIKo5YT
2/26
2021
Look, just buy my books okay https://t.co/nvDMuPwG2H @dduane Someone's not caught up on Star Trek's corporate provenance, clearly.Oh, look, a sunset with clouds. How often does that happen? https://t.co/WhCNq7YeYMAlso, here is a snippet of immortal prose from today's writing session. https://t.co/8THtD2EHzLFinished today's writing exactly at 5. I did an actual workday! I feel like a grownup!If you've been waiting for the French translation of The Last Emperox, today's the day: https://t.co/p4qBLr06uABook launch day! My novella, THE ARMIES OF THOSE I LOVE, is about a girl searching for the truth in a post-post-apo… https://t.co/1cf1g0XUP5
Retweeted by John Scalzi @teefnolan Ironically for most of the last year I've walked around barefoot, because I have had nowhere to go. @ffkl_net My wife has a watch she bought for $200 30 years ago which still runs, so I don't think we have to go to… https://t.co/H8Fhh9PjZg @TinAngel_ YACHTS FOR ELEPHANTSThere was an ad for the lottery where it featured a lottery winner going to the store and thinking "I could totally… https://t.co/zKm5hFru0y @Danielsand I mean, if I could afford a yacht I could afford to travel to it @stareagle My line for that question is "I care too damn much." @roganhamby We narrowly missed buying a horse. We solved that problem by timesharing a horse until our daughter grew out of the horse phase.I mean, this is my problem: I'm crap at spending extravagantly. I look at a $20k watch and I'm, like, it doesn't te… https://t.co/B8f1pTdez3Also, fun fact: I lived on a boat for an entire summer once, in San Diego, when I was 20. It was great fun, I enjoy… https://t.co/A4MFuHFP11 @johnpneedham I mean, Lake Erie @scottlynch78 https://t.co/SGj1EechAZ @blowdart It's like an MLM on the sea! @KurtBusiek That would be selfless of me, true Shame I'm a selfish bastard @thevowel HI ERIC(In reality I have no ambition to own a yacht. It seems to me that when you buy a yacht what you're actually buying… https://t.co/LCJE5ZXVmh @CptButton https://t.co/kHfcEPsa1i(Makes note to write complete drivel for next book; also, put down deposit on a yacht) https://t.co/ovNiibqrA9 @SilverSparrow04 A good camera and Photoshop. @bravegirl01 I got one.
2/25
2021
@joe_hill OH SURE JOE Anyway the Rolling who nowIt's possible but honestly at this point, with a vaccine shot reasonably close on the horizon, I'm just gonna mostl… https://t.co/P7vCWk40kwAs it turns out both tests I took for COVID came up negative. I had something but it probably wasn't COVID. I may h… https://t.co/C9y8XIS5oFThe problem for me wasn't not being able to write as it was not writing things that held up well. Then starting ear… https://t.co/oLxL6wlLzZLook, there's always DC. So imma save the Beatles. https://t.co/y9Ent77zoCPostscript: Post sunset clouds. Thank you for your attention. https://t.co/TWvRrSVeMT @HamletIsDead If by "problem" you mean "the exact thing the author intended you to do," then yesUpdate: As promised, A GREAT LIDLESS EYE https://t.co/7BgYakLTE5PS: Just got some "Great Lidless Eye" sunset shots, will be up soon.Today's clouds. https://t.co/IwOsWGpwLCWell, you know. People have sex in my books from time to time. But generally I don't lavish a lot of narrative atte… https://t.co/iXSogoDkOvToday's exclusive novel excerpt. https://t.co/MCHNSCr0ZII think the longest chapter I've ever written was around 10K words. In the current book I'm writing nearly all the… https://t.co/JBG7PmrXGb @SeerSnively Make it up as I go, usually.I mean, I don't know what "hardcore sci-fi" is either, other than, you know, EXPLICIT ALIEN SEXY TIMES, which I'm p… https://t.co/Kn9jwCRq9QI mean, there's a chapter in Redshirts that would fit in a tweet. https://t.co/fEYzXCFV2rLongest chapter of the book (to date) written today. Still relatively short. I find shortish chapters work pretty well for what I do. @jillsobule THAT HAIR CURL @twasink That's addressed elsewhere on the site. @pssymnstr1 It's why I did it! @kimballkinnison https://t.co/iLcBhb2p22 No literally the answer to your question is thereAnd now, a thing I really should have created a long time ago to point people to when they ask, and now I have, so… https://t.co/cbjUtbo7slThis year I'll be a Marlins fan because my former dormmate is running them now. Good enough reason for me. https://t.co/42mf2ziNR0 @LdyMadness There will be at least one more.
2/24
2021
Another chapter down. As you can see, Smudge is immensely excited about this. https://t.co/cgOmXlIj81 @stevepuma I grew up in LA but I've spent my share of time in SF.Today over at @scalzi's Whatever, @JulietteWade discusses her new book TRANSGRESSIONS OF POWER and how individual c… https://t.co/tXqgpNLA1w
Retweeted by John ScalziRIP Lawrence Ferlinghetti. https://t.co/37scuuIyvBUpdate: Plumber was in, didn't see notable damage, sealed some things and tightened others. Quick and easy. It's nice when that happens.I learned very early that a sure way for me to save money on all manner of things is to let someone who actually kn… https://t.co/2u77UZ0TrS @wetcasements No. We've had heat and power the whole time. It's just probably, like, old.Today's writing session interrupted by a broken bathroom pipe. Looks minor(ish) but I am not an expert on these thi… https://t.co/whnSm1Am6E @Mal_A_Clypse The likeness is good, tooIt's a little small but yes https://t.co/txWmD1vGJT(in case it's not clear, I think this is a fine review)THIS IS CALUMNY the trucks pour the currency into the basement vault, and it doubles as insulation over the winter… https://t.co/2CvDQ9qaktI mean "SpotiHiFi" was right there https://t.co/PuNPH928VJOh, Ohio. https://t.co/OsBwoVGuaW
2/23
2021
@subpress_bill I put them in strategically to crush the hopes of the Oxfordians later. @DavidAlanMack "Crystallize." @thelindsayellis @KevInOhio72 ALL THESE STATES ARE YOURS EXCEPT OHIO ATTEMPT NO LANDINGS HERE
2/22
2021

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