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Amal El-Mohtar @tithenai Ottawa/Glasgow

Writer, critic, harpist. Oracle of Buses. Hugo, Nebula, Locus winner. @nytimesbooks columnist. Leaps wide oceans with irregular bounds. She/Her. Agent: @dongwon

1,334 Following   25,209 Followers   106,255 Tweets

Joined Twitter 8/5/09


Important information for survival in quarantine: if you put Old Bay in regular chicken instant ramen it becomes th… https://t.co/wtjOsD6sQV
Retweeted by Amal El-Mohtar(to be perfectly honest my fave fan art is whatever fan art I am presently looking at, if fan art be the food of lo… https://t.co/GQzVSM8DOQ"hey Amal do you have any fave fan art" https://t.co/RRKxHNXCVY @roberts_keena @maxgladstone @KA_Doore I LOVE THIS SO MUCH!!!Still proud of this line https://t.co/35TuzNWrUF
Retweeted by Amal El-MohtarIf you're interested in a preview of Jade Legacy, here's a screenshot of the chapter I'm working on today. https://t.co/GitOGKd84N
Retweeted by Amal El-Mohtar @alexdecampi Ach I'm so sorry for your loss Alex.FRIENDS!!! My first pre-order campaign for #EachOfUsADesert is live! Submit proof of order at the link below by 9/1… https://t.co/aFUQScIc1i
Retweeted by Amal El-MohtarMe crafting all of the Bunny Day furniture with all of the stupid eggs I keep finding. #ACNH https://t.co/I84jZfQ1mY
Retweeted by Amal El-Mohtaranyone at all: Hey how are you d— me: https://t.co/0Bdk8McRmb
Retweeted by Amal El-MohtarYou deserve a FREE READ: The Girlfriend’s Guide to Gods by @MARIADAHVANA Gods won’t save you. Gods will break you… https://t.co/Z554VsQZ0I
Retweeted by Amal El-MohtarIf you’ve had a rough week check out Little Man snoozing with his very good boy.❤️🐶🌎 https://t.co/hWGDgWQdB1
Retweeted by Amal El-MohtarMy dearest @csecooney's blog is a balm in these times & I really loved this in particular https://t.co/WSoAcDC64Y @jyneonyang the worst is when they literally RUN UP shouting my name & I have to beam flowers at them OR when they… https://t.co/auaQtvwIoe @jyneonyang AMAZING BEST do you know how to make it so that if you want to give a villager a specific thing the c… https://t.co/8kV0czTSVB @seraph76 Katara not being anywhere for me was a bit of a disappointment tbh! I love her so much! @jyneonyang DID YOU KNOW that you can CATCH THE WASPS with ur NET I found out in a panic last night!!! @KlempnerJots I'm making that in the next few days!!today in things that have made me burst into tears: @gunnerkrigg's conclusion to the current storyline & its gesture towards Robot's future.Justice. Janitor. Albany (and @rosaclemente’s partner) https://t.co/TfUm27AIHU
Retweeted by Amal El-MohtarSaw this rumbling past the TL, thought why not, quiz is here, anything to make Twitter a bit more like Livejournal… https://t.co/t6OflNaavq @asterlactuca also top 2 have a wicked fashion sense tbh @mightymur it's just another day for you & me in pearadiseThis is so beautiful & takes me back to childhood in Beirut where this was a regular occurrence but with lowering a… https://t.co/HaZiQ7puqcTwo things I've loved recently (like, read in one sitting): This Is How You Lose the Time War by @tithenai and… https://t.co/zUionSKj6l
Retweeted by Amal El-Mohtar @buddybeaglier @DIDiscworld @PratchatPodcast Ah that sounds so cool, thank you!If you're a) looking for a new podcast to binge b) love Discworld c) love listening to brilliant & interesting pe… https://t.co/0YCn3ixV6s
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4/3
2020
(Full disclosure, I am interviewed in the first season, but, y'know, don't let that turn you off!!) @RobertDSquared @DIDiscworld Haha, it's very new!! It only launched in November. @AlyshondraM @DIDiscworld Aly I think you'd really love it!!! @fictograph Ohhhh wow ok hmm I have one answer for my impression of your work in general & another if you show me… https://t.co/mMiTdiVAYvCatching up & listening to Al interview Gabby Hutchinson Crouch & I keep alternating between nodding with furious i… https://t.co/4h9dcgnEKOIf you're a) looking for a new podcast to binge b) love Discworld c) love listening to brilliant & interesting pe… https://t.co/0YCn3ixV6sNino's a brilliant writer & human y'all should get in on this! (Also I reviewed their FINNA here & recommend it!… https://t.co/Vns1oXrsnj @kellysue Basically while many things are no longer possible I wonder if there's a way to figure out what unbelieva… https://t.co/1n0ygk0HjC @kellysue I haven't seen Stranger Things BUT I think if you have enough devices you could maybe set up a sort of sc… https://t.co/vC5xulDPaL @AlyshondraM @MaryRobinette O M ****G****PEN America is expanding its Writers' Emergency Fund (for US writers only--article includes instructions & a link t… https://t.co/QNLGh7t78i
Retweeted by Amal El-Mohtar*explodes* https://t.co/hMIw1gRmw8 @AlyshondraM @MaryRobinette ALYSHONDRA MIDDLENAME MEACHAM HOW DARE @whyangelinawhy it has shot straight to my cosplay-own-character hoard of ideas that will probably not be implement… https://t.co/HUoW5YwFSv @whyangelinawhy (what is the liner pls) @whyangelinawhy GODDAMMIT @AlyshondraM @MaryRobinette Aly we're all sitting ducks at home, MUST you attack us so fiercely, a light tap would suffice @sapphixy @Raging_Grace Oh I should've added, I condition in the shower & then work some argan oil through it while… https://t.co/CdfDsed4ebMarch tackled suspense, mystery, inappropriate relationships, history & time travel. These are some of our March… https://t.co/Cl8JF1cNJB
Retweeted by Amal El-Mohtar @stevetoase @cxorlando @maxgladstone (that was Max. <3)Another thing I've learned, this time from staring out the window a lot: A group of crows is *usually* called a mu… https://t.co/QsTMyNuiPW
Retweeted by Amal El-Mohtar @catvalente Hey-hey we're on the same time timeline! (Today's our 14th day.) Hooray! @sapphixy @Raging_Grace I know lots of folks who only wash with conditioner, depending on their hair texture. Never… https://t.co/vfKjxgIV85 @IsThisEva @maxgladstone This is so beautiful. Thank you for sharing!So I just finished reading This Is How You Lose the Time War, and I couldn't get this particular quote out of my mi… https://t.co/Wk0oyFbvLd
Retweeted by Amal El-Mohtar @csecooney @lunelyre & she was known as Jessica P. ELYCHNIOUS henceforthnot trying to start a feud or anything but I’m a little annoyed @HBO & Nicholas Britell asked Pusha T to write lyri… https://t.co/9rgPIeZU7p
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2020
we're doing great here 12yo: when was the last time you worked on your book? me: when was the last time you worked… https://t.co/585qXMLejw
Retweeted by Amal El-MohtarThis is absolutely wonderful. So happy to see @sawdustbear in @Polygon for their work in freakin’ ANIMAL CROSSING,… https://t.co/zw6yI0m0N9There's my name on the cover of Locus and it's not even an April Fool's joke. Thanks to everyone who worked on this… https://t.co/QLmWYKFdIB
Retweeted by Amal El-Mohtar @McKelvie saw someone on Twitter refer to them as "hard" trousers & I can't stop thinking about that @Writer_Carrie I really loved it & am super excited to read SHOREFALL (the sequel). Gritty cusp-of-industrial-era f… https://t.co/Cr9ckAcf0j @AlixEHarrow ALIX ok listen to me it is v important that you read Shadow Scale before Tess IF you care about spoilers @Writer_Carrie Have you read Robert Jackson Bennett's FOUNDRYSIDE? I think you'll definitely get the Locke Lamora v… https://t.co/OSQnYnG2bn @AlixEHarrow wait did you read Shadow Scale tho @AlixEHarrow listen we've all been there, I hear you, I judge you not, I only say this because I care about your ha… https://t.co/kkMqUlGnig @AlixEHarrow it is genuinely the best one yet though it will be hard to recognize at first because you have to see… https://t.co/VLA84kOCag @AlixEHarrow ALIX ALIX OMFG DO YOURSELF THIS FAVOUR @AlixEHarrow SERAFINA by Rachel Hartman, because it will hook them into all the subsequent books & improve their lives thereby @knownforms I'm so so sorry for your loss. @kierongillen this is good because history has shown democracy cannot withstand such promotions, I'm sure we can al… https://t.co/f2QLARYQJ2 @kateheartfield @john_chu YAY KATE!!! So excited to read this!! @NotLikeFreddy tired: "where are burps" wired: "indigestion can make you cough from one end, why not the other" @NaomiKritzer NAOMI I PANICKED SO HARD THIS MORNING I THOUGHT IT WAS YESTERDAY @GWillowWilson IM SO PROUD, AN INSPIRATION TO US ALLI'd like to thank the Academy, my mom and dad, my husband and kids--who have been so patient with me as I worked on… https://t.co/6sKoVxQHP4
Retweeted by Amal El-Mohtarco-signing in stone with a heavy axe, wtF https://t.co/3P40nIK2B9Going to bed soon but one more time for the evening folks! https://t.co/pyU6NYwoYk @_lowpH @maxgladstone PHOEBE THIS IS PERFECTSHRIEK https://t.co/VeIPxJMANeAPRIL BOOK OPTIONS - Time Travel This Is How You Lose the Time War by @tithenai & @maxgladstone Alice Payne Arriv… https://t.co/o4NkgDv1db
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4/1
2020
@AlixEHarrow I keep wanting the "FOL-low YOU" cadence to resolve into "FALL in love with YOU" & it throws me every time it's not thatTHANOS: With a snap of my fingers I will eliminate 50% of all coronavirus [24 hours pass] oh shit
Retweeted by Amal El-MohtarSigns of spring: Here's the first foal to be born to our local herd of #Dartmoor ponies this year. We're so lucky t… https://t.co/Ob6njrXYPY
Retweeted by Amal El-Mohtar @SharangBiswas @maxgladstone @ErewhonBooks Happy reading!!“Burn before reading. Signed, Blue.” Had the pleasure of listening to @tithenai & @maxgladstone read excerpts from… https://t.co/SoMjYYn3Bg
Retweeted by Amal El-Mohtar @csecooney @MaryRobinette @sfwa *extreme* agreeI think that @MaryRobinette and the whole @sfwa team have been SO GREAT, so impressive and amazing and informative… https://t.co/MJIEakyHqP
Retweeted by Amal El-MohtarVote early vote often! Wait, I mean, vote at the last minute, and vote once! https://t.co/EHTCtlLrlI
Retweeted by Amal El-Mohtar @stuwest @ixa_t brb googling how to get a divorce while quarantinedWe have just unveiled our virtual home for SFWA's 2020 Nebula Conference Online! Learn about our programming tracks… https://t.co/Wb2156gNcX
Retweeted by Amal El-Mohtar @stuwest @ixa_t if only you had the good fortune to be quarantined with someone who enjoys cooking @stuwest @ixa_t Prawn Cocktail is, like, at least one singular unit of flavour "Goat Cheese & Sticky Chili Jam" otohFirst, we take Llandudno 🎶THEN WE TAKE NORWICH 🎶 https://t.co/TxxYkbLaiS @whateversusan *sob* NOAlso since we're all stuck at home, if you're looking over the Ray Bradbury section of the ballot & wondering what… https://t.co/OqYKFp5oig(TODAY, in case you were wondering, is March 31st, final day of a month that has lasted ONE BILLION YEARS)Friends! I know it's hard to remember what day it is from one to the next, but TODAY is the last day to vote for th… https://t.co/f65lHu5WVt @charliejane THAT WAS ME??!!! omg my day is made!! <3 <3 <3 @hellianne @UrsulaV OH SHIT I HAD MISSED IT, thank you!!!Happy #TransDayofVisibility to all my dear trans friends! https://t.co/SudCgG5uSTOooh, handy for those of us who can't sew or don't have a machine! Mask-making with a handkerchief & hair ties: https://t.co/xnp30VzmpQ
Retweeted by Amal El-Mohtar @charliejane how is everything about this look so perfect, HOW, from ice cream cone earrings to cat necklace to SU… https://t.co/lVfo81Yvia
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