Brooklyn, NY by way of Texas
What I DON'T mean is, "send me alien stories." What I DO mean is, send me stories that aim for a similar incandescence of ideas. #MSWL #7/8
It made me see beauty in a place I hadn't known to look for it (in this case, at the fusion point of logic & math & language). #MSWL 6/?
It was a love story of a sort, but bigger than just romance: in this case, also a love story b/w one woman & all of humanity. #MSWL 5/?
IMHO one of a story's greatest powers is to gradually uncover links b/w things/ideas we'd have never imagined could be interwoven. #MSWL 4/?
1. It connected ideas I'd never quite seen put together before: in this case, linguistics + aliens + our notions of how time work. #MSWL 3/?
Arrival did 3 things I love in a story, any/all of which would make me absolutely melty if I found them woven into a submission. #MSWL 2/?
Yesterday, my daughter learned that she hadn't got into Oxford. By the time I got in from work, she'd made this fro… https://t.co/TO2xqGRGpF
Hivemind: Who are the modern equivalent of Katharine Hepburn/Cary Grant romantic sparring? Literature, film, tv, whatever.
SUCH a great question. This kind of highly witty (but still unforced & believable) banter is one of my fave story i… https://t.co/iSrL6eZUy9
“I’d been harboring a crush on him since 5th grade. But I thought: ‘I’m gonna be in the friend zone for a long time… https://t.co/7HKB84v6Cm