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Ayden’s Choice by Sam Felix is YA science fiction, but rather than focusing on futuristic technology and what-ifs, Felix sets his story in the throes of modern technology with a narrative impacted by the Internet, smartphones, and GPS glitches.
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From a cloud, you see the earth. From the earth, you see a cloud. From a mountain, you see both
It’s all about perspective. As writers, we don’t want to limit ourselves to our own unique perspective, one single way of looking at the world. [Click to Tweet] We want to tell stories rich with diverse viewpoints and varied understandings of life.
How do we do that?
Lately, I’ve been reflecting on my Twitter experience, and my online experience in general. Let me tell you something.
I was a Twitter holdout.
I never understood Twitter. 140 characters? What am I supposed to do with that? I had the image of the old days of social media, when people posted live updates (usually beginning with the word is) and I thought of Twitter as some sort of stalking network.
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There are plenty of thoughts about what the contents of your bookshelf mean—about your personality, your life, and your wallet. I would love a shelf full of signed first editions, but I’ll save that for the day I can afford to drive two Lambos and shop at Whole Foods (the Lambos will be black and red, and my mansion will have a swimming pool on the roof). But what about the actual shelf? In our quest to overanalyze everything in our lives, we must leave no stone unturned.