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    I've just deliberately unfollowed most of the non writerly Twitter feeds I was following...

    I've just deliberately unfollowed most of the non writerly Twitter feeds I was following. Because Book Twitter quickly guilts me into getting off Twitter to do my own writing.
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    Pop-Up Submissions LIVE 9th February with Arianne "Tex" Thompson

    *gently* Now, now Steve, there's no reason to feel inferior. You've got plenty of good stuff to offer.
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    Pop-Ups Catch-Up Saturday 15th February

    Except that Pete's most important criterion for taking further interest in a submission is whether or not he can sell it to a publisher. Which is generally the most important criterion for any agent. Art is laudable, but agents and publishers have to pay their rent, so yes, most of them are...
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    Pop-Ups Catch-Up Saturday 15th February

    @AgentPete , given that DISENGAGE is probably now the lowest rating on Pop-Ups (seeing as real no-hopers are unlikely to make the show), is it worth getting rid of BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD and instead putting something slightly more nuanced in the top area? Maybe relating to a MS's commercial...
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    Doh!!

    Doh!!
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    It was to critique! Never mind, thanks for the fast response, @Angela Y :)

    It was to critique! Never mind, thanks for the fast response, @Angela Y :)
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    'Tis all ups and downs, that I know. I usually bounce back after a short period of meh...

    'Tis all ups and downs, that I know. I usually bounce back after a short period of meh.... Thanks for your lovely words, Litopian friends! :)
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    Ish.

    Ish.
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    Didn't make the longlist in another competition (although some nice things said in the judges'...

    Didn't make the longlist in another competition (although some nice things said in the judges' feedback). Bit despondent. Kids seem to love the books, but publishing professionals are much harder to convince, it seems. Ah well.
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    There it is.

    There it is.
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    Blimey!

    Blimey!
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    Welcome back Chase!

    Welcome back Chase!
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    Good stuff, Liz!

    Good stuff, Liz!
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    I remember receiving a fairly humdrum aromatherapy massage while the person on the treatment...

    I remember receiving a fairly humdrum aromatherapy massage while the person on the treatment table across from me was getting a serious Rolfing (!) There was a lot of oofing and ouching, too. But she looked two dress-sizes thinner and two inches taller when it was all over...
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