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Louise Wise was nominated for a Shorty Award!

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1 vote in comedy
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Louise Wise (wisebird2009 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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Rebecca Woodhead
Rebecca Woodhead I nominate @wisebird2009 for a Shorty Award in #authors because she forges ahead with tenacity, creativity and purpose.
Louise Wise
Louise Wise I nominate @wisebird2009 for a Shorty Award in #comedy because she's funny
Hostgator Coupon
Hostgator Coupon I nominate @wisebird2009 for a Shorty Award in #authors because she's not afraid to write something different
Sarah
Sarah I nominate @wisebird2009 for a Shorty Award in #authors because she's not afraid to write something different
silentwitness6
silentwitness6 I nominate @wisebird2009 for a Shorty Award in #authors because...her book eden is very moving and thought provoking.
Helena Dillon
Helena Dillon I nominate @Wisebird2009 for a Shorty Award in #authors because her prose makes me smile.
Louise Wise
Louise Wise HamishtheWestie I nominate @wisebird2009 for a Shorty Award in #authors because...I loved her book Eden.
Louise Wise
Louise Wise HamishtheWestie I nominate @wisebird2009 for a Shorty Award in #authors because...I loved her book Eden.
Hamish MacBeth
Hamish MacBeth I nominate @wisebird2009 for a Shorty Award in #authors because...I loved her book Eden.
Miladysa
Miladysa I nominate @wisebird2009 for a Shorty Award in #authors because... she's worth it!
The Shorty Interview
with Louise Wise
What's your best tweet?
Thought it a good idea 2 tweet whilst drunk.That's just say, I don't remember, but next day I had a few replies indicating I was entertaining
What are six things you could never do without?
Internet, food, air, my bed, my fingers, Coronation Street.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
To promote my book and blog.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Not developed it that far yet.
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
Remember those horrible puff skirts in the early 1990s? Yep, I had three!
What feature should Twitter add?
smilies.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
What's a feed? So much to learn....
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
I try not to shorten any. I hate txt speak. ;)
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Katie Fford, Carole Blake, loads of people really.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Yes! In the beginning I followed any and everyone I could. Then realised I was following a porn site.
Why should we vote for you?
Because I'm still not sure what this is all about. Just wanted to stay in the loop really.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
Don't know.
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Lots. Can't say just one! Matt Dunn, a writer I admire. Cally Taylor, is another although she's unfollowed me. Something I said?
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
Don't know.
How do you make your tweets unique?
They have wisebird2009 in the title, don't they? Isn't that already unique?
What inspires you to tweet?
To promote my book and blog and meet others in same situation.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Oh yes. My children haven't eaten proper food for months! Tweet that, I say.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Follow only those who interest you. Take time to learn the ropes, and don't give up. It is interesting to meet ppl from all walks life.
How long can you go without a tweet?
An hour. Then I get withdrawal symptoms and start to shake and dizziness sets in. Then the bloating begins. Not a pretty site.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Got to be Rebecca Woodhead.
Why'd you start tweeting?
Wanted to know what it was all about. Then I was hooked.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Oh yes. I've met fellow writers-in-waiting and I don't feel quite so alone!
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Acknowledge one another
How will the world change in 2010?
David Cameron will get in office; not much else.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
The blue whale?
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
A nanny state so bad we'll all be covered in pink cotton wool. All jokes, faiths banned in case they offend. No wars; we'll all be nice.