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Twitter, Fiction and Prototyping at General Assembly

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Price: $10.00 /per person
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Code Meet Print celebrates the first ever Twitter Fiction Festival ( by hosting a night to discuss the state of Twitter fiction, to lead a mini-workshop on rapid prototyping of Twitter/Literature products and, in the spirit of the holidays, to drink and be merry.

TO ATTEND: Please RSVP here at AND purchase a ticket at Eventbrite: ( *

"Twitter Fiction: Then, Now and Soon"**

Richard Nash (, formerly of Soft Skull Press and now VP of Content and Community at Small Demons and Mia Eaton (, Editor-at-Large of LIT Magazine join Glenn Nano ( to discuss the collision of fiction and Twitter, highlight some of the choicest bits so far, and wonder out loud where things might go from here.

Very Short Story (#VSS) Contest

After having conducted four such contests ( in 2011, Code Meet Print teams with the Twitter Fiction Festival to present its Official #VSS Contest. See ( for more info, to read the submissions and see the winners.

Make Something: Prototyping a "Twitter Book Club"

Chris Steib (, former Director of Product at Thrillist, Founder of online lit journal VoidMagazine and now VP of Product at takes us on a crash-course in Product Management and breaks us into interdisciplinary teams to bring to life different versions of a "Twitter Book Club."

Beer and wine served. Interrupting encouraged. Hope to see you all there (or via Twitter using hashtag #cmp)!

* Attendees must have RSVP'd on both this group and purchased tickets at Eventbrite.

** Recommended reading:

Rick Moody (2009). "Some Contemporary Characters" ( Electric Literature (aggregated here ( Ryan Call (2009). "Some Reactions to 'Some Contemporary Characters' by Rick Moody" ( HTML Giant Jennifer Egan (2012). "Black Box" ( The New Yorker (at here ( @MayorEmanuel ( account from Sep 2010-February 2011 (aggregated here ( Macy Halford (2011). "Teju Cole's Small Fates" ( The New Yorker (

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