LuckyOtter – Twitter discipline for writers
Twitter has made me a better writer.
I’ve always been a good writer (my teachers always told me so). To me it’s not work, it’s pleasure. I write largely for the fun of it. English composition was always my best subject in high school, and creative writing comes to me naturally. Always has. So it’s no surprise that I wound up with a career in medical editing and (technical) writing for several years until I started a family. It wasn’t exactly creative writing, but it was still writing, and therefore enjoyable to me.
Off and on throughout my life, I’ve dabbled in creative writing: fictional stories, fanciful memoirs, imaginative prose, all kinds of descriptive writing, poetry, and even a novel I refuse to show anyone and today sits in a rotting cardboard box in the back of a closet. And today, of course, I blog.
In college I really…
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