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Recent content by KateESal

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    Get well soon (and get some hankies ;) )

    Get well soon (and get some hankies ;) )
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    Pop-Up Submissions - 9th June

    Ooh, that's good to know @AgentPete ! For people like @RK Capps and myself with submissions already in the pipeline, will they be shunted over into the Litopia Priority Boarding queue, or will you prefer we re-submit? Ta!
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    Pop-Up Submissions - 9th June

    Yes, I withdrew mine shortly after the first submission and resigned myself to going to the back of the queue. That said, the gap was productive because I think the submission is now much better than it was then. Accepting an updated version of the submission just before it's due to be featured...
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    Pop-Up Submissions - 9th June

    Personally, (speaking before my own submission goes under the spotlight...) I feel like I've already learned a lot from Pop-up Subs about sharpening up my pitch in order to catch an agent's eye and what an agent looks for when they dive into those first crucial paragraphs. @AgentPete reckons...
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    Pop-Up Submissions - 9th June

    Priceless! I think "Not With A Bargepole" is unnecessarily negative and that's why panellists are reluctant to award it (excepting Jessica!,) because even if we think the submission is a pile of old tosh, it seems too brutal to crap all over someone's hard work and cherished dreams. How about...
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    After a pause for wound-licking and (yet another) redraft, I've submitted my children's novel to...

    After a pause for wound-licking and (yet another) redraft, I've submitted my children's novel to a couple of agents. Both submissions were specifically invited, which is vaguely promising. I'm not naive enough to think it'll make a blind bit of difference to their ultimate decision, but it's...
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    Happy birthday Pete... x

    Happy birthday Pete... x
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    Whoop!!

    Whoop!!
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    Well, what a privilege to be a beta reader for one of my talented fellow Litopians!

    Well, what a privilege to be a beta reader for one of my talented fellow Litopians!
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    I'm hugely enjoying writing a teen novel.. It's a good few years older than my usual demographic...

    I'm hugely enjoying writing a teen novel.. It's a good few years older than my usual demographic and with different demands on approach and style. Most of all, I really like the characters...which helps, seeing as I'm going to be in their company for a good while yet.
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    Pop-Up Submissions with Daisy Waugh

    Aw..... cheers!!
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    Pop-Up Submissions with Daisy Waugh

    Your Beebdar serves you well, KT.... best part of twenty years I spent on the airwaves for BBC Radio. Very pleased it didn't go to waste. :D
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    Pop-Up Submissions with Daisy Waugh

    Very much looking forward to this, but may not be able to catch much of the live show.
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    @Rainbird and her most excellent children have made me very happy again by loving the second of...

    @Rainbird and her most excellent children have made me very happy again by loving the second of my Treasureland books even more than the first. I've been basking in authorial paradise ever since.:star-struck:
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    Almost... Almost... Almost... :)

    Almost... Almost... Almost... :)
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