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NYT & USA Today bestselling author. Reader. Recovering comic book geek. @barrylyga@mstdn.party 📚⚡️I give Thanos and the Flash things to do and say.⚡️📚He/him
Jul 24, 2021 5 tweets 2 min read
So, an unvaccinated teacher at one of my 4-year-old’s schools gave him #covid…and since the Lyga Luck is mostly bad, I’ve got symptoms, too, despite being vaxxed.

@MorganBaden and our daughter seem fine right now. I am hopeful that my son and I have seen the worst already. 1/ I’ve been pretty angry most of the day (when I haven’t been exhausted), but I don’t have the strength for a good ol’ Twitter rant right now.

So I’ll just say — if you CAN get vaccinated and choose not to, you are being selfish and stupid. You are hurting people around you. 2/
Apr 8, 2021 17 tweets 8 min read
So, @simonschuster has given Mike Pence a 2-book, multi-million dollar book deal. You know how I feel about this: #NoBookDealsForTraitors.

This is just a bad, bad move on Simon’s part. Let’s talk about why…

(Please like and RT this thread to show your support. Thanks!) @simonschuster Earlier this year, @simonschuster canceled its contract with the execrable Josh Hawley, saying, in part: “we take seriously our larger public responsibility as citizens, and cannot support Senator Hawley after his role in what became a dangerous threat to our democracy.…”
Aug 8, 2019 28 tweets 7 min read
With my very first book, my editor told me, “I don’t care what your book sells in the first week. I care what it sells in the first ten years.” Now we’re at the point where it matters what your book sells before it’s even for sale!

A #thread about #preorders. #publishing👇 Preorders, of course, are when you order a book (or anything, really) before you can actually buy it online or in a store. There are some upsides to this — you guarantee you’ll get it on Day One, for one thing…