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Best Tweets for Writers (4/13/09)

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I watch Twitter, so you don't have to. (We'll see how long I can last.) If interested in where I found the Tweet, I've indicated the Twitter user.

Most valuable Tweet of the day:

5 Things I’ve Learned From Making Me 2.0 a Bestseller
@danschawbel


The rest:

Tech solutions for writing. Save and store your work online with Dropbox.
@motsjustes @ShaunaSweeney

Tech solutions for writing. Need to write? ...  JDarkRoom for PC users, Scivner or WriteRoom for Macs
@motsjustes @gempari

13 plot points to check during revision
@motsjustes

Three Grammar Rules You Can (And Should) Break
@weblittlepieces

Think the business side of writing/publishing is not important? Excellent discussion.
@tweetstogo

Intriguing options to help you avoid the many distractions from writing that are available on your computer.
@benwhiting

Here are 5 ways to make your writing more memorable ... b/c the more memorable you are, the more you'll sell!
@quipsandtips

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