I'd brought my Yakalskovich twitter account live
* in order to follow the AO3 updates and to participate in the Friday twitfic challenge that some of the Milliwaysers have been doing. As an afterthought, I followed the usual B-list celeb fandom gods: Stephen Fry, Wil Wheaton, Tom Hiddleston, Neil Gaiman, Misha Collins.*
They are amusing, of course, and it's fun to see how they work their reach. This is how it goes. It can't be faked, really. You have to be the real thing for that kind of attention. All marketers (including my future job, which is part of why I'm suddenly so interested in twitter) will just be regarded as noise.
But the real point is connecting to my online friends and the Milliwaysers in general via this interesting semi-fleeting near-realtime medium, and part of this is #FicFriday
, in which I took part for the first time yesterday.( Prompts and fics )
And I spontaneously ran the DE yesterday (not a twitter thing, though, but a Friday thing, for me), and it was rather lively
. Things seemed to come from it. People were having plot ideas for their charries through that. Note to self: repeat once a quarter or so. Also, now that 'Fremdschämen' succeeded
, I'm going to try and export the word 'Kummerkasten' next.*If you have a twitter account and would like to connect with me, leave me a comment!
**Isn't there a woman of that status? Why are all these blokes? Why are four of the five Brits? So many QUESTIONS!!