Mitali Perkins writes lovely stories. She also maintains an incredible blog (one of the first I ever subscribed to over a year ago now, well before I ever thought of blogging myself). Today, while trying to catch up with some of my blog back-log, I found this little gem that fits a quandary that probably strikes us all during our writerly explorations on Mitali’s Fire Escape.
So let me ask you: do you feel as if your attention span has decreased with the advent of “short form media” such as Facebook and Twitter? Do you occasionally (as I do) use sites such as Reddit, where one might find everything from quips and snappy “Swifties” to engaging polemics on everything from politics to My Little Pony (a lot of My Little Pony actually)?
Or do you find yourselves caught in the middle, unsure of which way to express your feelings desiring outlets? Continue reading