Twittering the Newbery

I watched the live webcast of the ALA Youth Media Awards yesterday morning, but I also got the Twitter feed, which was somehow a couple of seconds ahead of real time. Maybe someone noticed this, because ALAyma stopped twittering just before the big announcements.

But if you were following neilhimself on Twitter, you would have already gotten this series of tweets, earlier in the morning:

  • woken up by assistant at 5.30 in the morning. Not quite sure why. All rather bleary, to do with someone trying to call. argh. from web

And you might have guessed.  And been mightily pleased about it!

[Read Neil Gaiman's account of the phone call itself in this journal entry, (Insert amazed and delighted swearing here).  If you need help with the swearing bit, try here.]