Debi

Debi

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Stories for Homes 2 is ready for formatting. One step closer to publication and making more £££ for Shelter.
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  • What are your working habits when you write?
    Procastinatory
    Are you the edit-every-sentence-ten-times type, or do you prefer to let rip?
    Prefer to let rip and edit afterwards
    Your ultimate writing ambition?
    To change the world. (You did say 'ultimate'.)
    Your worst habit?
    Displacement activity
    Your opinion on the books industry?
    It is a tough game, but everyone does their best

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    Debi
    Debi Stories for Homes 2 is ready for formatting. One step closer to publication and making more £££ for Shelter.
    9 hours ago
    • Catasshe
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      Catasshe Fantastic news!
      9 hours ago
    • Woolleybeans
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      Woolleybeans Yay!
      8 hours ago
    • Squidge
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      Squidge And it is - dare I say it? - even better than the first...
      7 hours ago
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    Debi
    "Debi" commented on Skylark's Blog "A Very Belated Update on Getting Published".
    Let's take a moment to reflect on the 'firsts' here: * Harry always told me Mandy was WW's first client, and the first person he did a critique for under the WW banner. * Mandy was on the first ever self-edit course, back in 2011. * Mandy's novel ...
    1 day ago
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    Debi
    "Debi" commented on Woolleybeans's Blog "Looking Ahead".
    Twelve years ago, I took a year's sabbatical from my job as a charity finance officer. During that year, I dedicated myself to writing and I also went on every school trip and got involved in all the end-of-year performance stuff etc etc. At the end ...
    24 days ago
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    Debi
    Debi has accepted Bullipe's friend request.
    1 month ago
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    Debi
    Debi Heads up, Cloudies. The Costa Short Story Award is open. http://www.costa.co.uk/costa-book-awards/costa-short-story-award/
    1 month ago
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    Debi
    Debi has accepted eowyn123's friend request.
    1 month ago
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    Ella
    Ella has accepted Debi's friend request.
    1 month ago
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    Debi
    Debi Please check out Authors for Grenfell and bid on one of the items. https://authorsforgrenfelltower.wordpress.com/
    1 month ago
    • Catasshe
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      Catasshe That's fantastic thing. I've bid! :-)
      1 month ago
    • OFP
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      OFP the list is growing....
      1 month ago
    • Debi
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      Debi Good innit.
      1 month ago
    • Catasshe
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      Catasshe I've been having fun scaring myself putting bids I can't afford on Philip Pullman and David Walliams to push the price up. Such fun! ;-)
      1 month ago
    • Catasshe
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      Catasshe It's working too... I suspect I may not be the only one playing this game of dare.
      1 month ago
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    Debi
    Debi has accepted Fran's friend request.
    2 months ago
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    Debi
    Debi Looking forward to welcoming people on the 24th self-edit course. Stock up on gin and cake and let's get ready to rumble.
    2 months ago
    • Pippa
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      Pippa Very excited for this too :)
      2 months ago
    • Raine
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      Raine I have my lock-picks ready, and my invisibility cloak.
      2 months ago
    • J.net
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      J.net Is there room under there for two?
      2 months ago
    • Seagreen
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      Seagreen Traitors, both of you! And you know what happens to those who try to leave...
      2 months ago
    • J.net
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      J.net Ah, but with the invisibility cloak, we can come and go. I hear there's chocolates and gin in there ;)
      2 months ago
    • Debi
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      Debi Nah. Scoffed the lot. :-D
      2 months ago
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    Debi
    "Debi" commented on Catasshe's Blog "Stories for Homes".
    Yes! Especially as Katherine is the Cloud's very own Squidge. (Psst - it's also her birthday today.) ;-)
    2 months ago
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    Debi
    "Debi" commented on RichardB's Blog "Plumbing".
    I do hope you manage to get some well-earned holiday time in. What a drama! And how bloomin' amazing is our NHS and all its staff? Imagine if this had been in the US. Take lots of care and thanks for sharing.
    2 months ago
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    Debi
    "Debi" commented on Gerry's Blog "On Titles, Tone and Tomfoolery".
    I'm with Chris on her analysis. You've written the book you wanted to write and that you would want to read. Having read the full draft, I'm living proof that you're not alone in wanting to read a novel like this. Take out the humour and it will be ...
    2 months ago
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    Debi
    "Debi" commented on Gerry's Blog "On Titles, Tone and Tomfoolery".
    Hi Gerry - I do feel your pain. Having been on the panel last year for Friday Night Live, I have to say you might be over-internalising that response. There were 3 of us and only one commented negatively about your performance. I then followed up by ...
    2 months ago
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    Debi
    "Debi" commented on Catasshe's Blog "Stories for Homes".
    I mean the comments were left long ago and I've only just spotted them. I intended it as an example of why it might be better not to have commenting enabled on each thread - it gives the impression of a conversation but the reality is that few ...
    3 months ago

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  • AlanP
    by AlanP 4 months ago
    Thanks Debi. Probably not that then.
  • bazbaron
    by bazbaron 10 months ago
    Oooops! sorry, Debi, didn't realise. x
  • GippsGirl
    by GippsGirl 1 year ago
    Have sent you a PM, Debi.x
  • GippsGirl
    by GippsGirl 1 year ago
    Have sent you a PM, Debi.
  • GippsGirl
    by GippsGirl 1 year ago
    Debi, have sent you a PM.
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    by GippsGirl 1 year ago
    Have sent you a PM, Debi.
  • Tony
    by Tony 1 year ago
    Ok, Debi. Thanks.
  • Giselle
    by Giselle 1 year ago
    Read Nirvana Bites, adored, laughed, and commented on Amazon. There are so many lines I love. I actually laughed out loud while reading in the metro. thank you, Debi, for such a factastic story. :-)

    Anxiously waiting for the post to bring me Trading Tatiana.
  • Giselle
    by Giselle 1 year ago
    Just received Nirvana Bites from Amazon, just in time for my 3-day weekend. can't wait! *hugs*
  • BP
    by BP 1 year ago
    Hahahahha! You're looking well on it, anyway.