Daniel Parish at the 2014 Twitter Fiction Festival

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Daniel Parish, a one-time bestselling novelist whose career has taken downward turn, has just joined Twitter at the behest of the publisher of his latest book. To promote the book, A Forgotten Tune from a Dusty Room, he has been asked to write an old fashioned St. Patrick’s Day yarn in the style of Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory.” The story is interspersed with the kind of inept and often self-promotional tweets that have come to be a hallmark of new authors on Twitter.


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