Monday, January 4, 2010

Day 3: Twitter—The great equalizer

People are now following me through twitter, most of which I don't know. One of which is THE Margaret Atwood. Though I think she's following me because I'm following her and you've got to start somewhere with this twitter business. Thank you, Margaret Atwood. Love your work. Cat's Eye still haunts me and Alias Grace—don't get me started!

Twitter is the great equalizer. A place where Margaret Atwood and I are on the same playing field, unlike in real life where she has a gazillion books out and I have a mere two (insert shameless plug of The Breakup Repair Kit and The Dating Repair Kit, co-authored by Marni Kamins and available at every major bookseller, including

I''m probably down a follower or two after that grandiose self-promotion.

I feel like Julie from the film Julie & Julia, plugging away at my little project. Except Julie had 500+ recipes of Julia Child's book Mastering the Art of French Cooking to get through in 365 days, which included time for shopping, preparing, eating and cleaning up for every meal. I've got three pages to write each day. I've done jack shit all day and am still only getting to it now. It's 11:30 p.m.

Caveat: She said "jack shit" in this blog. Is this going to be one of those blogs?

Answer: Too soon to tell. Stay tuned.

JaniceArtShip (on twitter)

1 comment:

  1. Roxanne Van DammeJanuary 04, 2010

    Love you Margaret! Love you too Jan!


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