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Winner 2012 Mary Shelley Award for Outstanding Fictional Work! Limited to 140 characters to confess his sins and meet his Maker, "tweeting" may not have been the best use of Willum Granger's final moments.
Executive Severance, a masterful work of Twitter microblogging fiction, is delightfully full of punny dialogue, clever character conditions, and a total lack of adherence to the old "rules" of
Executive Severance is a comic mystery created in Twitter that is compelling, entertaining and shows off what can be done in the 140-character form with style and mastery. With sendups of the mystery genre, social media conventions and cell phone behavior, Executive Severance is a cornucopia of word play and comic misdirection stuffed with punny dialogue and clever character conditions. ES has been called tight, tingling, and diverting.
What makes the print edition of Executive Severance truly exceptional is the amazing illustrations that accompany the story, produced by the acclaimed cartoonist, David Arshawsky.