140 Characters

Inspired by Kyra Leary, I’m going to add a new regular feature to my posts here.
The “Top 140” will feature the best of what I find when trawling twitter.

You’ll thank me. You’ll want to follow them, too!

PS: If you’re on twitter, follow @jvlpoet and @LearyKyra. They’ll brighten your day. Honestly.

Libro Illustrato by Kyra

What would you do if your universe only had 140 characters? I’m not talking about characters from a novel, play or movie. I’m talking this…


51 characters. A swat at the keyboard and BAM – 51 characters.

This universe I speak of is called Twitter. Oh you don’t tweet? I understand. It’s not easy. It’s an art form that many minds just cannot comprehend.

For example, you might want to tell the world about your trip to Italy so you boot up your laptop, log into Twitter and type:

My 2 week trip to Italy. In Florence I saw the Statue of David. Next we went to Rome and waited in line for 3 hours just to enter the Coloss…

I’m sorry, your 140 characters have been depleted.

Tweeting makes you think. It forces you to condense your life into meaningful little morsels instead of long-winded mush.

Indie authors…

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