“The story was writing itself and I was having a hard time keeping up with it.” -Ernest Hemingway

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Twitter and short form writing can be one of the hardest things to master. When you have something important to say, Twitter or sticking to a character limit can leave writers making difficult decisions that may affect their post. However, when you have something powerful, meaningful, humorous, or eye-opening to say and can keep it under 140 characters, Twitter can become one of the most important social media sites to get information to the world, quickly and powerfully.

140 Characters: A style Guide for the Short Form by Dom Sagolla is a field manual strictly for Twitter and short form with sound advice for novice Twitter users and Twitter experts alike, looking to get the most out of their tweets. Sagolla helps writers write “…short and sweet for the Information Age” as the back cover admits, lending a hand to any who are looking to embark on this digital era…

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