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⊰TJ Berry⊱ @TJBerry Los Angeles, CA

Novelist & screenwriter 🏳️‍🌈 | SPACE UNICORN BLUES & FIVE UNICORN FLUSH | she/her | Repped by @samroebuck

3,750 Following   3,081 Followers   18,554 Tweets

Joined Twitter 2/15/14


This dude in the employee break room: “What? What? It’s just like eating!"I finished all my writing before getting on twitter today so now I glow like a catholic saint in a renaissance painting.Y’all I just-- https://t.co/4utoAqE7Bz @katsudonburi Never touching a cis man’s keyboard again.
10/20
2020
Summary of Stranger Things, Season 3: [squelching]Every writer knows that if you miss the top of the hour it’s impossible to start writing until the next hour.Me: I’ll start writing at 9:00. Also me: Oh, it’s 9:12.Reagan would be horrified by racism and ignoring a pandemic? You sure about that? https://t.co/QoBvc1AbDp
Retweeted by ⊰TJ Berry⊱Time always seems like it’s moving faster as we get older but it's actually just the universe circling the drain.
10/19
2020
@DaveDeckard @madoccassia Not bad for a first draft...My boss: “You’re doing amazing work, but we’re a nonprofit so we can’t give you a raise. Is there anything else we… https://t.co/YGUvimopiRWhen you go to make a recipe and there’s a recipe within the recipe like a baking fractal. @ZuzuSunshine Definitely. Kickstarter and poshmark purchases are indicators of my declining mental health. My anxi… https://t.co/ErEI5CKsfh @MxOberon You are so right. In the short story world we're currently getting paid .08 per word when the inflation-a… https://t.co/qCYh734n1gIt dawned on me that every time you write a single word of your novel, you undertake the monumental task of narrowi… https://t.co/Yk2dB6zyZlToday a recipe called for boiling something for 30 minutes and I didn’t shrug after ten minutes and call it finishe… https://t.co/1hfHMifiFBBold tactic to employ when we subsidize most of his base... https://t.co/8fB8bfUgGD @mkhardywrites Yes!!! I could barely choose they were all so lovely!Therapist: How's things going? Me, staggering under the weight of 817 enamel pins ranging from magical chicken hou… https://t.co/DTuFfpsKjVtoday all the enamel pin kickstarters are ending and i’m realizing the full magnitude of what i’ve done
10/16
2020
oh wow twitter was down for an hour and I wrote an entire novelExtrajudicial killings are nothing new in this country, but now they don’t even bother to hide it. https://t.co/7T4PBw0hRWGuess who?! https://t.co/OBhOUg9F9H #SnarkPile #stickers #Halloween #spookyseason #HocusPocus https://t.co/Z2qclEljN1
Retweeted by ⊰TJ Berry⊱My college once printed promotional bumper stickers that said: Douglass! Yess! Predictably, everyone cut the stick… https://t.co/7FLpZxx3JZAs coronavirus numbers surge again, watch how the virus has swelled and swirled across the country since the pandem… https://t.co/u8vNJQOVK4
Retweeted by ⊰TJ Berry⊱It’s not a sham. They are lying and opportunistic. And have discovered appealing to over racism and abuse of power… https://t.co/Hek4EwFIhm
Retweeted by ⊰TJ Berry⊱🗣This is the VERY LAST DAY you can fill out the 2020 Census. This is your last chance to be counted. Please take a… https://t.co/RrJlvwNUA9
Retweeted by ⊰TJ Berry⊱Fear and control of others… getting yours while someone else suffers… making a big show of defiance even when it ma… https://t.co/1Vy37oN8P5Which would be fine, if they only hurt themselves. But liberals have always known that we're all in this together.… https://t.co/oguzF8iXs8The next day, I report it to the admin and I learn that Joe has done this to other women. Always women... funny abo… https://t.co/3w7pLAl6RMHe drops the empty can, red-faced and gasping. He's hunched over, holding his back. There's a weird quiet moment w… https://t.co/rJFDzfLC1oJoe is not swayed. He lifts the overstuffed commercial trash can over his head and hoists it outside to the dumpste… https://t.co/YRC2gDO6Bg"Just leave it, Joe," I say cheerfully as my hands start shaking. "No problem. I'll tell the staff they were wrong.… https://t.co/PHtSGZ9NRTInstead of agreeing, Joe suddenly rages at me. Screaming and shouting. I am a woman alone in a dark and deserted s… https://t.co/9UPN5BaYCwJoe growls about an overstuffed trash can in the kitchen. It's too heavy to lift and he has a bad back. I'm basica… https://t.co/ai43oTLcdjI've told this story before, but I'll tell it again. Years ago, I'm on the board of a rural elementary school. I'm… https://t.co/QkVNilBAVxIt’s a point of pride for republicans to get what they want despite breaking rules… even their own personal values.… https://t.co/GxNonNHmF2It’s cute that anyone thinks a republican ever cares about being called a hypocrite.I can't wait to go back to the cinema in 2022 and have a choice between the Netflix 16, the Amazon Studios 12, or the HBOMax 14.Mood: Stress buying shoes that no one else will see for two years. @EM_Writing Hahah. Thanks—just the usual crushing despair! @Aimee_Ogden Oooh, apple cider donuts. Gotta find some of those.The person distributing local GOP candidate flyers had their kindergartener run them up to our door. In true repub… https://t.co/BNlcXrRW2aWhat stage of grief is: “About to cry because a coupon code won’t work..." @MiriBaker Sending love. ♥️
10/15
2020
People experience story in different ways. For example, I can’t follow fiction via audiobook or podcast. My 6th gr… https://t.co/8TjyFiNbcToh no, not the “graphic novels aren’t reading” bs again. Storytelling is about communicating experiences and emoti… https://t.co/FP2me9Vd5l @KarissaLaurel oh my gosh, yes! I discovered PM recently and had no idea what treasures were in store! I use it to… https://t.co/q6DHTxdLb6Cafe Con Libros — a Black owned feminist bookstore in Crown Heights — did not come to play with #PrimeDay https://t.co/KGH2GT0FlG
Retweeted by ⊰TJ Berry⊱$20 Murder dress. Worn once. https://t.co/nFrVXNC0NgCare for a getaway in our hotel? Plenty of time to write your novel, we promise... https://t.co/KpV7nKLMpQhttps://t.co/77vPznLbdO
Retweeted by ⊰TJ Berry⊱ @jkcheney One foot in front of the other… ♥️There needs to be a setting at my bank that once I reach a certain amount of Poshmark spending it freezes all trans… https://t.co/p9SXnpCu22Currently tired of being tired.
10/14
2020
@cmpriest @gailcarriger Best response ever. @Pixelfish That space turned out so lovely! @shaunduke I am very invested in the outcome of these experiments. @mishellbaker I started running a couple of months ago when I needed a small daily victory that wasn’t tied to thin… https://t.co/X34xRkvNhi*rolls dice* Which one is it today... @Trollbreath42 Oh the hottest prime ever!Some days twitter tries to kill me and some days it saves my life.6th grader: I don’t know the answer. Me: write a number 6th grader: which one? Me: any number, I don’t careBold of the 6th grade teachers to assign three hours of homework a night as if we’re not in the middle of a crumbling empire. @KateSchaeferZ Seventeen is my favorite one! Thanks!It’s prime day and I don’t even have any primes.
10/13
2020
@EM_Writing Me too… fried cheese is the best. There was a restaurant down the road that had fried cheese curds, but… https://t.co/mmY1PXtNYz @EM_Writing Oh wow. I had to look those up because I don’t think they’re in the US yet and they look amazing.A very accurate measure of my mental health on any given day is the amount of cheese I consume by 4pm.oh no it’s the cake boss https://t.co/LWk9m54sol @grumpymartian @HillaryMonahan @beckymew Bookmarking their shop for my next round of stress-buying. @grumpymartian That necklace is ready to get stuff done. 💕 @ksader That’s a good strategy… and you end up with a clean house and some finished sewing!Today would be a good day to ignore the news and watch soapmaking videos on youtube instead. It’s okay to look awa… https://t.co/dUxyJWYfYoDid you ever think of a really funny tweet at night but save it for morning because your East Coast friends were asleep?Still bummed that I didn't get an invite to the Fartlander Ween wedding.No more zooms. I'm done with zooming. Mail me a letter.
10/12
2020
@premeesaurus So tranqil. 10/10 would buy for deaydreaming purposes.
10/10
2020
@JamesSACorey The fly.October is draining my lifeforce. By Halloween I’m going to resemble the dessicated skeleton of Chester Copperpot a… https://t.co/lMM3KgbEZGWhen you go through the whole rigamarole and risk-assessment for curbside pickup... and the food is bleh.My husband keeps putting my hand wash only unicorn glasses through the dishwasher and now they’re all EVEN BETTER. https://t.co/p6wAfxsQuj
10/8
2020
@QueenOfRats @HeyDoryen @StinaLeicht It was a very fraught thing. I remember Trekkie being used in the same way nec… https://t.co/MHA0YLoSTiI sold two books that started as Nano projects. If you’re word count or competition motivated, it’s a great tool t… https://t.co/Z7eLtHkXga @StinaLeicht Yeah, Trekkie was pejorative for a while in the 80s but in the age of Earpers, Beliebers, and Cumberbi… https://t.co/rblPcOoPjCNever ever believe their pro-life lies. https://t.co/0OeVKqBhVGI still don’t understand how celebrating a drop in positive covid cases by easing restrictions--thereby increasing… https://t.co/j9f86ZMkUBThe GOP has no idea about what’s about to happen to them… #DivineNine https://t.co/rFy0HSeWlb
Retweeted by ⊰TJ Berry⊱ @BergamOhJones Listen, I’ll literally watch anything to get out of writing at this point.Welcome to wednesday in which the 6th grader’s schedule is inexplicably flipped and everyone is off-kilter and pissy. @BergamOhJones Hahah, I was like… this is a neat battle scene but...If you watch enough YouTube videos they eventually become a novel, right?I'm trying out an "Amazon Day" where all your packges come once a week and it's been quiet here for a while but tomorrow is gonna be 🔥 @MarySueSays It’s like showing up to a party just to discover it’s a masquerade...Ah yes, the time of year when I won't know who any of you are until November 1st.I bet the Cullens watched a lot of fox news.Can a bunch of us just move to the middle of nowhere and recreate Danny the Street?It’s going to take a decade to uncover all the little ways in which they’ve made this country worse. https://t.co/JdhEbRiiOC
10/7
2020
@AndreaGStewart Glad you’re feeling better! Thanks for sharing this. Pregnancy and birth are SO INCREDIBLY HARD… e… https://t.co/WOKq2IZHxxMy friend made this kick ass CA ballot voter guide! Please use & share! https://t.co/pkltH6IHRG
Retweeted by ⊰TJ Berry⊱I always wondered what it would be like if Typhoid Mary had twitter.
10/6
2020

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