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  • 12:43 Agency model means end of world! Or so I gather from parts of my tweet stream. #
  • 12:56 Most writers are amazing, wonderful people. Some, however, are not. Stabbity, stabbity, stabbity. #
  • 17:14 This. RT @papertyger: My life is interfering with my work. My work is interfering with my life. My life is interfering with my life. #
  • 17:17 @KatelynnLacopo If I get one of those request forms on a form reject, I’m done. If they want to gripe about not hearing back, bully for them #

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31 March 2010 at 10:55 pm

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  • 11:24 If you have a line in your query proudly stating that you’re following our guidelines, make sure you actually do. #
  • 13:21 RT @GreatDismal: Unless all 3 of WriteFinishSubmit are practiced, there is 0 chance of anything happening. #

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30 March 2010 at 10:55 pm

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  • 11:26 Today is such a Monday. #
  • 11:41 Okay, I’m just going to say it: I find romances between teenage girls and men who are hundreds of years old to be creepy. #
  • 11:42 On a related note, there’s a discussion of girls and their much, much older boyfriends over at @jodimeadows’ blog: is.gd/b5hQz #
  • 19:14 RT @Gwenda: Awesome post for writers from @nkjemisin: nkjemisin.com/2010/03/i-am-the-market/ #

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29 March 2010 at 10:55 pm

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  • 10:30 RT @GreatDismal: Finishing a novel always feels to me like landing an airliner while I build the landing-gear. #
  • 11:28 RT @doctorow: My talk on Internet-era publishing economics for Bloomsbury is.gd/b0t3l [47 minute video] #
  • 12:48 Thanks for the #FollowFriday nods @NadiaLee @TweetMeNadine @LSMurphy @Writers_Cafe @writerscanvas and esp. @LucienneDiver #ff #
  • 12:48 I finished a great ms. last night, but stayed up too late to do it, and now today is being one of those days. #

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26 March 2010 at 10:55 pm

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  • 10:48 RT @tinytempest: Entitlement Gnome alert: ow.ly/1qJuc "[Publishers will have to] Do it my way, because I know someone who will." #
  • 13:30 Temptation strong to respond to a far too-early poke about a query by deleting both query and poke. #
  • 14:36 If you’re sending an agent a requested partial or full manuscript, please be sure it has page numbers. #

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25 March 2010 at 10:55 pm

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  • 11:34 *rolls eyes at RH* RT @victoriastrauss: Random House "uncomfortable" with Apple’s agency model (via @thebookseller) bit.ly/ar2bDc #
  • 12:41 Well played, Grand Central. Well played indeed. *sarcastic applause* is.gd/aWKko #
  • 13:34 RT @jodimeadows: RT @jimchines: New Post: Novel Survey Results, Part III bit.ly/atxdaG #
  • 14:25 Mamet is talking about screenwriting, but it’s still well worth reading: j.mp/98TulV (via @ebertchicago) #

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24 March 2010 at 10:55 pm

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  • 10:18 RT @papertyger: A great post on Writer as Career vs. Writer as Identity by @justinelavaworm (Justine Larbalestier) bit.ly/bMAqcT #
  • 13:15 If you really don’t care which agent you get, you’re doing it wrong. #
  • 13:37 RT @saraagent: Dear query persons who respond to my rejections with a "you will regret this" or a "you will be sorry": bit.ly/bSxdGx #
  • 13:38 Lots of smart stuff in that last RT #
  • 13:46 @saraagent You’re welcome! #

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23 March 2010 at 10:55 pm

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