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Wylie Jones was nominated for a Shorty Award!

Writer;formerEnglish/reading teacher;photographer; creator slogans,ads,titles, humor/wit/author:World'sMost Creative(AndDangerous)Quote Book.

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Wylie Jones (Wylieknowords on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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The Shorty Interview
with Wylie Jones
What's your best tweet?
"Twitter is throwing messages in a bottle into the social sea with lots of hope."N.WylieJones also "Twitter -where serendipity meets karma."
What are six things you could never do without?
My children. My house. My books. My computer. My car. My phone.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
I'm trying to sell my new book and get famous people to write blurbs for it. TheWorld'sMostCreative(AndDangerous)QuoteBook.www.knowords.com
What's your favorite Twitter app?
TweetDeck is good although I usually just use standard computer scene.
Twitter or Facebook?
I'm on both. Twitter is exciting, eclectic, stimulating, fast, current, "hip"Facebook is boring and flat. Twitter flows like life.Surprises.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
You feel like you're feeling the pulse of the world when you listen to the news and twitter and it blends on line;Balloon Boy was amazing.
What feature should Twitter add?
If you paid me I could give you a 1,000. (I'm a free-lance writer.) For free: do DM like the short version of RT. Love most way it is.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
I wish there were a way to get tweets from the dead. My dad died a few years ago and I wish I could send and receive tweets from him.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
N......o........n..........e. I love all words. I'm a word freak. so shorten or make longer is just playful.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
I wish Oprah were following me. I checked. She isn't.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Therewasthis gun-loving,GlennBeck,FoxNewslady that never wrote anything positive or loving or creative. Only one I ever unfollowed forContent
Why should we vote for you?
I taught 6th and 8th graders for 30 yrs. and made it interesting and fun. I wrote:TheWorld'sMostCreative(AndDangerous)QuoteBook &luvTwitter.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
Feb 2, I got 56 new followers in one day;Feb 3, lost 8???I don't understant how 1 quote gets 8 hits, 60 quotes 3.?Creativity/Words
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
"Kindle--first-class reading even in coach." I did 50 of these original quotes and the Amazon/Kindle people tweeted me/sendingJeffBezos.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#words and creativity #TheWorld'sMostCreative(AndDangerous)QuoteBook.
How do you make your tweets unique?
Most of my tweets are original. I have written jazz tweets, tweet short stories, original fortune cookie messages, and original quotes.
What inspires you to tweet?
2010 in America is a wonderful place to be.I'm interested in everything. I love different cultures and people. I'm a word freak.Love toCreate
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
twice. one person on Twitter said he loved my tweets but I was making him think too much. Another thought I had a machine to do lots.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Keep your tweets personal and unique. Don't write generic tweets. Make creativity the most important part of your tweets. Play with words.
How long can you go without a tweet?
I am someone addicted. Getting a hit from someone or a RT makes me happy. Someone saying nice things about my tweets makes me feel good.
What question are we not asking here that we should?
When you change rules (2,000 limit) when you see that someone like me is being hurt and frustrated by it.MakeExceptions for Innovation.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
David Pogue is the best person on Twitter.(I have a few tweets in his book.) He got people to think and be creative. Wish he do another bk.
Why'd you start tweeting?
Twitter was built for me. I have a short attention span, very creative, word freak, love new ideas, love people, interested in everything.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
If Twitter gets me blurbs from famous creative people for my new book, if when it is a book it helps me sell it, it will have changed my life
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
I wish peole would write more original quotes and information. Too much bullshit, swaggering, copying others. Wish you had original day.
How will the world change in 2010?
Creativity is increased during times of recession.Often bad times bring people together in families.Twitter helps us share our new ideas.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
I meant to write: I am NOW following you. By mistake I wrote: I am NOT following you. That's a big fxua passse.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
The world will be faster, more phone and tablet based, more people reading books, people nicer to each other, fewer wars, less crime.