The Problem With Twitter

Twitter can be pretty helpful. Sometimes, though, 140 characters are not enough to tell the whole story and suddenly the speaker runs out of words and is simply cut shor

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About Derek Berry

Derek Berry is a novelist and spoken word poet. Derek is the author of Heathens and Liars of Lickskillet County (PRA Publishing, 2016). He co-founded and organizes The Unspoken Word, a literary non-profit based out of Charleston, SC, which provides an intendent home for the poetic arts through regular readings, workshops, and community fundraisers. He is on the Executive Board of the Charleston Poetry Festival, the inaugural production of which will be Fall 2017. His work has appeared in The Southern Tablet, Cattywampus, Charleston Currents, Illuminations, RiverSedge, and other journals.He has performed in venues across the United States and Germany. He has worked as a photographer’s assistant, busboy, and bookseller. He currently works at a curation facility for Cold War History.

Posted on August 21, 2011, in Writing. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Funny! I think life would be better if we were limited to 140 characters when we spoke. We’d all be more careful of what we said.

  2. Wow! That is an fascinating slant.

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