Twitter Fiction. http://www.ted.com/talks/andrew_fitzgerald_adventures_in_twitter_fiction.html. Examples. Eagan and The New Yorker: Stories serialized in multiple tweets Elliott Holt: Tweets from multiple characters to tell the story
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Eagan and The New Yorker: Stories serialized in multiple tweets
Elliott Holt: Tweets from multiple characters to tell the story
West Wing Twitter: Fictional characters responding to real-world events
“Mayor Emmanuel”: Parody of real-world events but with fictional twist
Crimer Show: Episodes with characters
Nonfiction fiction: Teju Cole, WWII Twitter telling stories around real-world events.
Get as much plot as possible in 140 characters
Don’t spend too much time with description
Imply what characters are thinking, relationships between characters, etc with symbols or strong but brief images
At least 5 Tweets
Can cover one story or multiple
Must demonstrate the ability to create plot in a limited space
And 1 of 2 short fictions we did recently (Genre mix up OR “a train ran over me”)
Both short fictions (Genre mix up AND “a train ran over me”)