Authors Team Up to Raise 280,000 for Syrian Refugees

Authors Team Up to Raise 280,000 for Syrian Refugees

Patrick Ness is an award-winning young adult author who is best known for books like The Rest of Us Just Live Here; but, he did some of his most important work ever yesterday in 140-character chunks. Ness took to Twitter to try and help Syrian refugees, and he succeeded beyond his wildest dreams. It all started with this tweet, where Ness offered to match donations up to £10,000 (more than $15,000 US): Okay, I don’t know if this’ll work but I’ll match donations up to £10k to do *something* to help this refugee crises http://t.co/iDgBrCNTUc — Patrick Ness (@Patrick_Ness) September 3, 2015 Pretty soon, …