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Hello! And excellent use of hashtag, may I say.
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RT : The latest good practice bulletin from looks at managing editorial workflow. The newsletter is put togeth… https://t.co/aEKvTXB3ro
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You guys have Action Saturdays too, huh?
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RT : Please do take a look at the latest edition of 's Editorial Excellence ... and pass it on! (And thanks, H… https://t.co/bongiS3dUr
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RT : It's not only writers who sometimes long for another pair of eyes,a fact-checker or a detail-wrangler: some profess… https://t.co/BQMrYOq2Tn
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RT : Cathy Tingle’s follow-up post on the SfEP blog: Working with an assistant: nuts and bolts. https://t.co/l1S8nTS52q
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- "Hello Frank. My granny got The Astounding Broccoli Boy from the library for me. I found it amaz… https://t.co/2adlgqjSyl
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RT : ‘Reframing the Musical,’ ed. , is about to hit the press! My essay on Ada ‘Bricktop’ Smith, queen of… https://t.co/BrBttXom0U
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Fa-la-la-la-argh! Xx
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And what a book! Back for Christmas, too. I'd say that deserves a quick celebratory number. If you have the energy.
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Ah! Happy Christmas to you, lovely! Xx https://t.co/IONsydlnHI
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Lovely and funny blog, offering all sorts of insights into editors' everyday lives - although I did get dog envy, c… https://t.co/TCTuZRhsJd
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Phew! And relax. Have a fab Christmas and New Year, lovely lady xx
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I've done exactly the same this week with a box of Roses. And, erm, a tub of cheese footballs. Christ… https://t.co/sWywedBA9X
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Pretty darned good, that, Karen - well done! Hopefully that will have put ju… https://t.co/W5HMSsBwO7
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Do what I do - tell them that Santa will start swapping stocking presents for potatoes. Which also has zero effect.
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Cake now. Hot chocolate later, if you can rustle one up. Hot water bottle in the interim. X
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Bought The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle this very day - and indeed its prettiness induced me to… https://t.co/Ai7IE1ZJyF
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Fa la la la la! Hot on the heels of the marvellous Edinburgh Christmas lunch, it's the rather more low-key… https://t.co/xX96X9srOD
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This week I cited section 5.48 of 17 in notes to a client after we had decided to use gender-neutral… https://t.co/vJMmttzoso
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Likewise!
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Good morning! https://t.co/cW0sBbYaXD
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Yay!
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Hm then, so, confidentially, what if I ordered it in the UK aaaaaaages ago, being extra eager to get my hands on it?
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RT : Great fun and chat with everyone today at the Scottish Arts Club. Love our Edinburgh group Christmas lunch… https://t.co/OLdu3S8hTC
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Such a great idea!
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Thank you, sister *wipes away a little tear* xx
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Thank you, Carol! I was literally sobbing as soon as I woke up and looked at my phone. Wa… https://t.co/nfTbfUvD2t
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Sure thing. I'll definitely have sufficient thoughts in order… https://t.co/1M1WH7whNz
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Thank you! Goodness, what a lovely day I'm having! 😀
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RT : My pleasure 🙂 just finished reading your blog post on SfEP — very refreshing. It gives me hope that I… https://t.co/fwuIyzt5tF
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Hey, - you're my 100th follower! 💐Thank you!
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RT : Cathy Tingle of the SfEP suggests hiring an assistant to carry out the less challenging elements of editing so that… https://t.co/7eJdxrCmp9
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Thanks so much, Helen. Not to get too tubthumping about it but there are so many benef… https://t.co/syyN7WenxW
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Ooh - that's me! (And Helen!) https://t.co/6syzKhkI9D
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😄 (Or just use emojis, although there are omissions there too - this is the closest thing I could find to a mince pie ----->🥧)
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Sorry it's been a week! Thanks for posting my blog in all the chaos. I'd suggest that an assistant might… https://t.co/GFSbUT8DdJ
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I got the 45th on my 45th (9 November 2016). Immediately requested a refund, but nothing forthcoming so fa… https://t.co/Sqn8wjfrKy
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On it! Thanks!
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...and it has continued overnight, , and… https://t.co/38l9sKkPkK
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Finding myself whistling various Rodgers and Hammerstein show tunes as I work. I wonder why that might be, ?
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On my Christmas list! Congratulations https://t.co/vw462DYQOJ
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Can there be a better morning than running by the sea in filthy weather before editing a chapter from a lovely book… https://t.co/fNMLXXEa9C
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Ooh, how marvellous ! I once sold Pam Ayres a pack of Eccles Cakes. (In a shop, rather than on eBay or s… https://t.co/RAdwL6E8i9
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Ah! Thank you SO much ! That has made my day (it should have made my yesterday, but I am utterly rub… https://t.co/BHF2xKdJnz
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Yay!! Terrific news (and terrific dancing) https://t.co/Lwmso7JQEV
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As someone who didn't use any semi-colons at all from 2000 to 2014 because I'd been told that I was doing it wrong,… https://t.co/9qWggqhKKG
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Oh goodness, just saw this! Thank you, Karen, it really was such a pleasure to work with you xx https://t.co/liIYHhyx9c
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Woo-hoo!! Looks fab. Congratulations from Cathy and Helen at… https://t.co/cBtBkb0GDg
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RT : Mission accomplished! Fantastic work everyone .… https://t.co/Y40ChMy6Ue
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Ooh, just EXACTLY what I need for my current project (all about presidents). Thank you!
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"Don't step on a bidet" 😄 ... lovely post, thank you x
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A week late to actual International Dawn Chorus Day but in the next few days will open my windows first… https://t.co/RpIhAcUSg8
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Utterly delighted to receive our first-ever thank you present! Thank you so much for our gorgeous mugs… https://t.co/c6qwnthV2I
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Yum! Plus, top marks for excellent choice of mug.
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Same, Liz, same. We editors sometimes talk about the pressure we put ourselves under (and how that knocks o… https://t.co/cw7bCTWf6h
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Yay! So well deserved, Angela. I hope you'll allow yourself a wee treat in… https://t.co/CNtkORhYYH
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Hurrah for this new thing! Always love to hear of editors working together - it's the future. Best of luck to you.
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Couldn’t have planned it better: editing a book today on law and gender. Depressing in parts, but the work that the… https://t.co/kylMvJzA4A
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Advanced Professional Membership of confirmed. Thank you to my clients and colleagues (including the ever-… https://t.co/7PEbdM6NEZ
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Done! Good luck! https://t.co/ZHdV0F7eat
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Me too, , but in a 'medical law' sort of a way. (Not quite so worthy of Mr Bean, although, I must say,… https://t.co/KDiEkNxKci
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Ooh, that's a lovely website, Hannah!
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Lucky you! I loved Efficient Editing and wish there was a way to do it again. But that would be duplicatin… https://t.co/y7HLuGETQH
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I'm Cathy. Can I come? https://t.co/uMDjPrHRX5
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All local parents supercharged by your *free* coffee and doughnuts. Genius to have them ready for school run. Thank you.
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in Gender and Political Analysis the acknowledgements alone are a testament to the po… https://t.co/5zBOwPx5aD
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RT : In our Google era, indexers are the unsung heroes of the publishing world https://t.co/Ol9XrznUYv
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Well, first it was foggy and now it's raining. Pretty much sums up 29 March 2017 in this corner of Edinburgh.
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- yep, that'll ruin your day! Thank you for sharing - so useful! https://t.co/5y4FpPVUyg
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Brilliant. Thank you. https://t.co/UNlxb6Jvf8
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Misread as Things That Are In The Good Life... Margo, Jerry, Geraldine the Goat. Was quite impressed you could come up with 47.
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Ooh! Exciting, hey ? Thank you for sharing, - saves the usual lurk around Amazon four… https://t.co/QHusjgCJGD
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Here's to next time! Glad I was easy to spot - am working on adding DocEditor mouse mat and mug for full effect...
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RT : Sorry to have missed you today - spotted your desk though! Looks like a great place for
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RT : Great to hear about from Ann Robb - widening access to investment management careers for school/co… https://t.co/ROnqcREAZj
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RT : February 14th, the perfect day for writing. Need a proofreader? Check out to see how we can help! https://t.co/DFiT1TB89y
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RT : 'While elsewhere the talk is of walls & borders...' https://t.co/tdKSQ2nBka https://t.co/2UsJE3Shei