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    More good news for my client Michelle Paver, Viper's Daughter has been chosen as Children's Book...

    More good news for my client Michelle Paver, Viper's Daughter has been chosen as Children's Book of the Month by Fiona Noble in The Bookseller!
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    80 gig is a *lot*. I don't think we get thru that much streaming Pop-Ups every week, in 1080p...

    80 gig is a *lot*. I don't think we get thru that much streaming Pop-Ups every week, in 1080p hi-def.
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    .../... She’s one of those authors who (like Michelle) can effortlessly talk to children in a...

    .../... She’s one of those authors who (like Michelle) can effortlessly talk to children in a voice that is open and plain and honest. Particularly rare for Victorian writers.
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    Lucy Boston is good, isn't she? The other writer you might experiment with is E Nesbit. Obv...

    Lucy Boston is good, isn't she? The other writer you might experiment with is E Nesbit. Obv there’s Railway Chld etc. But she also wrote others that (esp if read aloud) are still accessible to today’s children, and give them an insight into childhood as it was a century ago../...
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    Big day today, Ian McKellen recording Michelle Paver’s next book in the Wolf Brother series!

    Big day today, Ian McKellen recording Michelle Paver’s next book in the Wolf Brother series!
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    Pop-Up Submissions LIVE 26th January with Special Guest Emma Robinson

    Featured on today's Pop-Ups... "To Be Enlightened" - speculative fiction from Alan Steinberg; "The Lake at Standing Rock" - speculative (dystopian) from Rachel O'Sullivan ; "Ichabod" - literary fiction from Michael Manning; "Pecunia Blues" - thriller from Des Kirby; "The Final Eliminator" -...
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    Pop-Up Submissions LIVE 19th Jan with special guest KM Weiland

    Thx Steve. I didn’t feel it was quite up to par, so have removed it for the moment.
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    Pop-Up Submissions LIVE 19th Jan with special guest KM Weiland

    Very good point. I suspect there are various societal forces pushing writers, especially new ones, in this direction. Also, my feeling is that creative writing courses tend to produce a homogenous style / approach.
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    Sorry, folk – last-minute substitution: The Lake at Standing Rock by Rachel O'Sullivan will now...

    Sorry, folk – last-minute substitution: The Lake at Standing Rock by Rachel O'Sullivan will now be on next weeks’ show and has been replaced on today’s show by "PINTO!" by M.J. Evans.
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    Join me live in the Litopia chat room for today's show... with fiction by Andrew Smith...

    Join me live in the Litopia chat room for today's show... with fiction by Andrew Smith; self-help by Julie Leoni; historical by Hannah Rose Marsden; social thriller by Sinead Nic Cionna; speculative by Rachel O'Sullivan. At 5pm UK.
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    Pop-Up Submissions LIVE 19th Jan with special guest KM Weiland

    Featured on this edition: "The Dancing Turtle" - fiction from Andrew Smith; "Into the Woods" - fiction and self-help from Julie Leoni; "To Pass from Sight" - historical from Hannah Rose Marsden; "Breaking Borders" - social thriller from Sinead Nic Cionna; "The Lake at Standing Rock" -...
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    Pop-Up Submissions LIVE - 12th January

    Featured on today's Pop-Ups... "Alice the Wise" - ya sci-fi from Bob Albo; "One in a Trillion" - suspense/thriller from Darren Burgess; "Toubab Tales" - travel / biography from Rob Baker; "Our Wandering" - upmarket from Lorna Brown; "The Eye Collector" - urban fantasy/thriller from Simon Kewin...
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    Coming up on this Sunday's Pop-Up Submissions... "Alice the Wise" - ya sci-fi by Bob Albo; "One...

    Coming up on this Sunday's Pop-Up Submissions... "Alice the Wise" - ya sci-fi by Bob Albo; "One in a Trillion" - suspense/thriller by Darren Burgess; "Toubab Tales" - travel / biography by Rob Baker; "Our Wandering" - upmarket by Lorna Brown and "The Eye Collector" - urban fantasy/thriller by...
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    An important email from the MAO TUNG BANK in Cambodia informs me that for a long time now, I...

    An important email from the MAO TUNG BANK in Cambodia informs me that for a long time now, I have been victimized by the men of the underworld (Pretenders / impostors). Somehow, I feel vindicated.
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    Not nearly as painful as I expected! In fact, virtually no discomfort. Not so much a massage...

    Not nearly as painful as I expected! In fact, virtually no discomfort. Not so much a massage, more like pushing the fascia around – a lot. Nearly two hours. Still thinking about it, but not as intense an experience as I suppose I was actually hoping for. Ashtanga is so darn intense, I...
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