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boswellbaxter
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Postby boswellbaxter » Wed September 2nd, 2009, 5:23 pm

The ever-vigilant Boswell alerted me to the fact that the FedEx lady left a package by the door. Turned out to be Michelle's new book!
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/
http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/blog/

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Fri September 4th, 2009, 6:37 pm

I won a 2 vol "History of England" set from 1821 with an illustration of Lady Jane Grey I don't have (hey, it does happen) for about $26 with s/h. I looked online for other copies but the only one (and it doesn't say if it's the 2 vol set) I found, the seller wanted $154 for it!

I'm only partially doing the no book buying challenge, but this doesn't count since it's for my Jane collection and the likelihood of me ever reading it is nil.

SM
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nona
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Postby nona » Fri September 4th, 2009, 8:29 pm

what an awesome find!

I got to play hooky today and call in sick to go tothe library and get ready forthe weekend ahead. We're going with a few friends to the lake and off road park. we're all excited.

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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) » Tue September 8th, 2009, 12:29 am

This isn't about today, its for the last two days --
just wrapped up the annual Scottish Games, the world's largest. Our guild was doing the 'Living History' section. Rather different from a renaissance faire, as we had everything from Vikings to Romans, although it was mostly centered around the time of Mary Queen of Scots.
The weather was perfect, sunny but not too warm; the entertainment was wonderful, the company was good, and everybody had a blast. And since it's so close to where we live, today we had a good time of camaraderie doing maintenance for the props in our shop.
I'm going to master that picture thing soon, I'd love to post some photos.

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue September 8th, 2009, 9:44 pm

I got my Lady Jane Grey Brooch I won from Russia today, it's gorgeous! I think it's my first package from there ever. Usually I would never buy anything from Russia on Ebay but the seller has perfect rating and it wasn't like it was the usual crap they try to sell you.

SM
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Chatterbox
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Postby Chatterbox » Wed September 9th, 2009, 6:18 am

I finished the draft of the Wall Street opus moments ago. Total MS word count: 111,510.

Now on to edits (thankfully not major structural ones, more inside the chapters, and even that, not every chapter), updates and other tweaks and revisions.

It will go to the copy editor October 15...

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed September 9th, 2009, 6:22 am

"Chatterbox" wrote:I finished the draft of the Wall Street opus moments ago. Total MS word count: 111,510.

Now on to edits (thankfully not major structural ones, more inside the chapters, and even that, not every chapter), updates and other tweaks and revisions.

It will go to the copy editor October 15...


Great! Now go get some sleep woman!

SM
The Lady Jane Grey Internet Museum
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Original Join Date: Mar 2006
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Books Read In 2014: 109 - June: 17 (May: 17)
Full List Here: http://www.historicalfictiononline.com/forums/showthread.php?p=114965

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boswellbaxter
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Postby boswellbaxter » Fri September 11th, 2009, 8:22 pm

Got a book from an Amazon seller that was wrapped in Christmas paper! (The book, not the seller.) I thought that was sweet.
Susan Higginbotham

Coming in October: The Woodvilles





http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/

http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/blog/

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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Sat September 12th, 2009, 12:50 am

back to my regular schedule of Sun-Thurs, I fogot how nice it is to have a friday to myself, kids in school though hubby's still off on short term disability but still very nice. I went and bought two books today, not HF but I really want to finish the series since I started it all ready.

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sweetpotatoboy
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Location: London, UK

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Mon September 14th, 2009, 9:09 am

Had great time at the outdoor Abba celebration concert in Hyde Park last night. 30,000 people gathered for a live two-and-a-half-hour BBC radio broadcast with lots of big names and less known singers (who were often better!) plus Benny and Bjorn were there too. Great atmosphere. And it ended with fab fireworks too.


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