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Village hall meeting this Sunday, 3rd September

Discussion in 'Village Hall Noticeboard' started by AgentPete, Aug 28, 2017.

  1. AgentPete

    AgentPete Capo Famiglia Staff Member

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    Nice piece of cake
    Our regular Village Hall meeting will take place this Sunday, 3rd September. I do encourage all Litopians to take part, especially newcomers. Click the link to find out how to take part (hint: it’s easy!).

    We’ll kick off at 6pm UK time. If you’re not in the UK, you can use this site to figure out what time it is around the world:

    The World Clock — Worldwide

    Topics…

    We’ll be talking about The Log Line. And also… anything else you want to bring up. Post issues/topics/ questions here, please.

    Looking forward to Sunday!
     
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  2. Geoff

    Geoff Well-Known Member Founding Member

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    Hi Peter, I have a question on Three Chapter Samples - is there a rough guide as to the minimum amount of pages that could be sent for submission to an Agent? If the three opening chapters were fairly short, i.e. less than 5 pages long would that suffice? Thank you.
     
  3. AgentPete

    AgentPete Capo Famiglia Staff Member

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    Thanks, Geoff, good question, we'll tackle it.

    BTW, for everyone else... you don't have to post your question / topic in advance. We do encourage you to speak while we're live (altho you don't have to) i.e. it's not like Pop-Up Submissions. Posting a question here simply gives me a bit of advance notice, so I can think about it for a few days.
     
  4. Howard

    Howard Active Member

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    As requested by @AgentPete , here is a copy of the post I made requesting information in a Village Hall:

     
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  5. Marc Joan

    Marc Joan Venerated Member Founding Member

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    I hope to be able to make it, but it's possible I will be travelling.
     
  6. Patricia D

    Patricia D Venerated Member

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    I plan to be there, technology willing.
     
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  7. Howard

    Howard Active Member

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    I will definitely be there as I have no doubt that @AgentPete's sage words regarding synopses will be as helpful as his criticism of my work! Then, with my completely rewritten MS in hand and a shiny new, carefully crafted synopsis, I shall start the submissions process with vigour anew! (We'll take the heavy drinking and balefully sobbing that will doubtless follow as read, yeah?)
     
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  8. Emurelda

    Emurelda Venerated Member

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    Am going to be there too! Finally getting a bit more settled into a routine with my writing to be able to plan ahead and refocus on joining opportunities like this. Thanks, Pete.
     
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  9. Matthew Snoding

    Matthew Snoding Fledgling - be nice to me!

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    Hello. I hope to be there, children permitting. I'm a new member, so be kind . . .
     
  10. Robinne Weiss

    Robinne Weiss Venerated Member

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    I'll be there! Thanks for the later start this time! Not that I'm averse to being at a meeting at 4 am on a Monday, but 5 am is so much more civilised.
     
  11. Robinne Weiss

    Robinne Weiss Venerated Member

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    I'll be there! Thanks for the later start this time! Not that I'm averse to being at a meeting at 4 am on a Monday, but 5 am is so much more civilised.
     
  12. Sea-shore

    Sea-shore aka Anne Chen Staff Member

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    I will try to make it, children permitting. :D

    Help and discussions on Log Lines would be great.
     
  13. Carol Rose

    Carol Rose Venerated Member Founding Member

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    Going to do my best to be there this time! :)
     
  14. Carol Rose

    Carol Rose Venerated Member Founding Member

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    Even thought I had to leave before we were finished (holiday weekend here - had family things I couldn't get out of!), I wanted to say how nice it was to hear and see all of you. And, I wanted to thank @AgentPete for all the fabulous information and advice! :)
     
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  15. Howard

    Howard Active Member

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    Agreed, @Carol Rose, @AgentPete 's advice was invaluable and enlightening. I just wish I'd heard it ten years ago, then I would never have wasted my time with all this.
    Cheers for everything, guys. See you around.
     
  16. MaryA

    MaryA Well-Known Member

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    Caught up on Monday, learning so much! I've never had much time for synopsis writing and now I know why.
     
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  17. Patricia D

    Patricia D Venerated Member

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    Add my voice to the chorus thanking Agent Pete for Sunday's Village Hall. I'm so glad I was there.
     
  18. Geoff

    Geoff Well-Known Member Founding Member

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    I can only add my praises. Thank you Peter, very informative session.
     
  19. AgentPete

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    Thank you for being there! Here's to the next one...
     
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  20. Marc Joan

    Marc Joan Venerated Member Founding Member

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    Sorry I couldn't be there for this one - sounds like it was good. As always.
     
  21. David Newrick

    David Newrick Well-Known Member

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    Missed it again I am afraid Pete. Sincere apologies and regrets.

    I was helping friends out, which just seemed to go on for ever. It also proves Oscar Wilde right when he said, 'No good deed goes unpunished.'
     
  22. Katie-Ellen Hazeldine

    Katie-Ellen Hazeldine Venerated Member Founding Member

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    I joined late via FB. Couldn't log in on Discord for some reason, but could hear ...and see.
     
  23. Robinne Weiss

    Robinne Weiss Venerated Member

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    Is there a meeting this coming Sunday (1 October) @AgentPete?
     

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