Red Light Politics x-Post: Where are the Women “Twittellectuals”?

Why yes, I am making that word up. Oh woe is me, the heavy burden of marketing jargon on my shoulders. But bear with me, because I believe this is a question worth asking. Read More Red Light Politics x-Post: Where are the Women “Twittellectuals”?

Twitter Ready Grammar: Where’s that at? (!@$%!)

Few things grate me as much as the phrase, “Where’s that at?” It’s bad when you’re speaking, but it strikes me as fifteen times worse when reading those words, as you may do while on the Twitter.

@totallycooltweeter may tweet: “OMG! If you’re near Big Park, come check out the hot air balloon show!” and in reply, @badgrammar may tweet: “Where’s that at?” Read More Twitter Ready Grammar: Where’s that at? (!@$%!)

Search Global, Follow Local: What to do on Twitter After You Have a User Name

So you’ve signed up for a Twitter account. Now what? You can start just like you started on Facebook — give Twitter your address book and it finds your friends. Register your email and allow searches via email, and your friends can find you. After that, it’s time to start finding other people to follow, and deciding when to jump into the conversation. Read More Search Global, Follow Local: What to do on Twitter After You Have a User Name

@persephone_mag: follow us!

Yes, this week in addition to launching this website, we have also joined Twitter. Does that set YOUR heart a-Twitter or is that a feature you won’t really use?

If you’re familiar with Twitter, you know that we’ll tweet all of our posts as they happen. We hope that you, Twitter-using readers, will retweet them.

If you’re familiar with Twitter, when I say we will follow back, you know it’s another place to engage the minds behind Ophelia Payne. Read More @persephone_mag: follow us!

Twitter Ready Grammar: For the Love of Lovely Adverbs

We here at Persephone are fans of good grammar. Sure, we’ll have the occasional spelling or usage mishap, but for the love of English teachers everywhere, we make a good effort to be grammatically correct at all times. And the editor hat I wear? It never comes off of my head. So sometimes reading tweets and Facebook status updates is not unlike chalk on a virtual chalkboard. This segment will feature a grammar rant, not longer than 140 words. Read More Twitter Ready Grammar: For the Love of Lovely Adverbs