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TinneyH
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Post by TinneyH » Thu July 9th, 2009, 6:10 pm

Hi, all. I'm new here. I write about medieval Florence (Dante's time and a couple of generations before and after), and my first completed novel, A THING DONE, has just started making the query rounds. (Not fun. But doubtless you know that.) I'm pretty specific about what I write, but I read everything. I'm looking forward to participating in discussions on this site. Thanks for being here.
Tinney

Calvin, explaining his "fictional autobiography" to Hobbes: "It's the story of my life, but with a lot of things completely made up." Hobbes: "Why would you make up your own life?" Calvin: "Because in my book I have a flame thrower!"

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Post by boswellbaxter » Thu July 9th, 2009, 6:27 pm

Welcome, Tinney! Glad to have you here!
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Post by Misfit » Thu July 9th, 2009, 6:50 pm

Hi, glad to have you aboard.
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Post by Anna Elliott » Thu July 9th, 2009, 7:50 pm

Welcome! And good luck with the querying! That can be such a tough process--just remember, if you can get through it, you'll know you can get through just about anything!

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Post by Julianne Douglas » Thu July 9th, 2009, 7:59 pm

Hi, Tinney! Glad to see you here. :)
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Post by Libby » Thu July 9th, 2009, 8:24 pm

Hello and welcome!
By Loyalty Bound - the story of the mistress of Richard III.

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Post by Ariadne » Thu July 9th, 2009, 8:43 pm

Hi Tinney, welcome to the forum!

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Post by Leyland » Thu July 9th, 2009, 10:25 pm

Hi Tinney - glad you're here with us!
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Post by donroc » Thu July 9th, 2009, 10:52 pm

Good evening, Tinney. All recovered from the conference?
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Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Fri July 10th, 2009, 2:50 am

Welcome, Tinney. What a coincidence -- I just listened to four lectures on Florence from the Teaching Company. What a fascinating government they had! I always thought of Florence in connection with renaissance art -- I never until now realized that they were primarily a woolen cloth production and export city.

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