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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Mon May 20th, 2013, 2:00 pm

Congratulations, Annis! and Faith also!
I should drop into this thread more often :)
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my passions: fair trade, ending slavery, and justice.
"Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects." Will Rogers
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DianeL
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Location: Midatlantic east coast, United States
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Postby DianeL » Mon May 20th, 2013, 11:12 pm

Felicitations to the Annis family!

Today was great for me because the weight of weeks (... months ...) has lifted. I kicked BOOTY today. Woot! :D
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"

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fljustice
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Postby fljustice » Tue May 21st, 2013, 9:11 pm

Congratulations, Annis and all the best for the happy couple!
Faith L. Justice, Author Website
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LoveHistory
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Location: Wisconsin, USA
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Postby LoveHistory » Wed May 22nd, 2013, 5:14 pm

Wonderful news, Annis. Congratulations!

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Postby annis » Wed May 22nd, 2013, 11:30 pm

Thanks very much, all. By chance the wedding fell very close to the date of our own wedding anniversary - the 42nd one this year :) Because the bride is Brazilian and has a large Catholic family back home who want to share in the marriage, this small, intimate wedding was by way of an appetiser- the full wedding mass and formal deal takes place next year in Brazil!

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DianeL
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Postby DianeL » Mon May 27th, 2013, 5:12 pm

Perhaps not an obvious "best" thing, but I finally received my rejection from Carole Blake this weekend. It took a long time, but I never really expected more - just an instinct. The good thing about this is that it's inspiring me to use my holiday to work on the WIP. I've got my research stacked, my highlighter at the ready, and time to tear into, hopefully, more than one text today. I've left writing off my plate for too many weeks now; it's a good thing I have a way of making a lot of progress at a time when I do put myself to it.
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"



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The pre-modern world was willing to attribute charisma to women well before it was willing to attribute sustained rationality to them.

---Medieval Kingship, Henry A. Myers



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http://dianelmajor.blogspot.com/

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princess garnet
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Location: Maryland

Postby princess garnet » Fri May 31st, 2013, 12:41 am

Got a step increase at work so a bit more pay.

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DianeL
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Postby DianeL » Mon June 3rd, 2013, 11:36 pm

Yesterday I set the goal to plough through two texts worth of research and query at least two agents. I only managed one book (but it was J. B. Bury - a rich enough vein for two), but I did FIVE queries and have one bubbling in my brain, a re-query of an agent who bit on a partial before The Late Revision. Taking tomorrow off for some contractors, so planning some more progress in this area. *Fingers crossed*
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"



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The pre-modern world was willing to attribute charisma to women well before it was willing to attribute sustained rationality to them.

---Medieval Kingship, Henry A. Myers



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http://dianelmajor.blogspot.com/

I'm a Twit: @DianeLMajor

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DianeL
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Postby DianeL » Sat June 8th, 2013, 4:59 pm

Spent a little while this morning before getting up, lazing a bit with Penelope. She was relatively quiet for a good long belly rub.

Yesterday - had an enormously stressful personal appointment that stripped away some illusions and hope but ended by being overall fairly positive.

This past week - six queries out. That's not a bad count, for me. More this weekend; I have a re-query I need to spend some attention and time on.
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"



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The pre-modern world was willing to attribute charisma to women well before it was willing to attribute sustained rationality to them.

---Medieval Kingship, Henry A. Myers



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http://dianelmajor.blogspot.com/

I'm a Twit: @DianeLMajor

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Nefret
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Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Tue June 11th, 2013, 6:35 pm

Saw the new Hobbit trailer, got higher grades than I was expecting, received new tea in the post, and I have job interview this afternoon.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}


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