One of the things I really like about social networking is that it gives you the opportunity to interact with people with whom you might never have had the chance to interact with for reasons ranging from geography to the constructs we create to keep people separate. Celebrity/fan, politician/voter, leader/follower.
Just yesterday, I responded to a Tweet put out by Ayelet Waldman, author of Bad Mother and Red Hook Road. She'd asked for readers to resend their Tweets about typos they'd found in the hardcopy of Red Hook Road. So I did:
And she responded without calling me a goon.
I'll never wash my twitter again.
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