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Too Much Information!

by Barbara Wood last modified May 31, 2018 08:31

(image of cartoon woman with head open

I am often asked if I have a Twitter account.  I think I do.  At least, I recall signing up for it because my publisher recommended it.  But I don't use the darned thing.

You see, I have a mailbox out on my sidewalk where bills and catalogues are delivered.  I have a land line telephone that rings and stores messages on a machine.  I have a cell phone that chimes when I get voice mail and texts.  I have email that bings every time a message drops in. I have a website that I visit regularly to chat and retrieve messages. I have a Facebook page that I visit regularly to chat and retrieve messages.

But I draw the line at Twitter and Tweet.  I worry that if I open one more line of communication my brain will explode.  Plus, I am after all, in the business of writing novels.  How can I get anything written if I am at constant beck and call?

I am still being dragged into the twenty-first century, kicking and screaming.

 

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