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crime novelist. professor of english at southwest minnesota state university. spicy food is mad at me. books on @fahrenheitpress & @downandoutbooks.

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That feeling when a friend of one of your literary idols (now passed on) says, "He would've been pleased by it" re:… https://t.co/YspiO23D98 @JerryBloomfield Oh, and also my PhD field of American Hard-Boiled Literature, but, meh, don't want to bore anyone. @JerryBloomfield How all Slytherins were not evil, and not all of the other houses were purely good and innocent.+++ NEW BOOK KLAXXON +++ We are delighted to announce the publication of DEER SHOOTS MAN by @Artifice_Rex Availa… https://t.co/EhwLvrVZb1
Retweeted by Anthony Neil Smith @fahrenheitpress @Artifice_Rex Aw, yeah, I do look forward to that one a lot.Fahrenheit Gift Cards! People, this is huge. Buy them for your friends and family, and tell them, "By the way, I he… https://t.co/XKclu2eXZW @jackstrange11 Reading more makes that enjoyment multiply. @paulstevenstone It's all part of my "platform." @paulstevenstone Ha. Well, I don't remember if I made a crack about his hair or not. His wife was there, too, and s… https://t.co/zhV4X9MXzqOn this, the 4th day of Christmas (according to my advent calenday), let us all take a deep restful breath and be t… https://t.co/MsTogJLhvzSome Christmasyness for you from Black Flamingos. https://t.co/st9RDU4RFiTHAT is a solid fuck of a story. Loved it. https://t.co/RI6e2tdTguWhat's a bit unfair about this (just a little) is that we already know what's coming from all of the big NYC publis… https://t.co/G3kpIhrSsB @mxgomez78 @beech_jason @SteveGone58 @DarkSoftlyTales @kip_knott @RoyChristopher @CW_Blackwell @adavieauthorhttps://t.co/RhSPS9o9bTI met Max once in St. Paul at a book expo, and I don't think he liked me very much. Something about my naturally gr… https://t.co/m7ZYtwT1FG @HardCaseCrime @eggybenedict Ha. That's makes it sound like, "Max, here's a title. Uhhhhh....Quarry's Toothbrush. Get it to me by August." @beech_jason @mxgomez78 @SteveGone58 @DarkSoftlyTales @kip_knott @RoyChristopher @CW_Blackwell @adavieauthorhttps://t.co/hf2t8u7gx0 @MartinBodenham You win. @RchrdsnMark @Jimthomsen @silviamg @blacklionking73 @JohnWoods333 @aengelwrites @stevenhwright @jpwrites1 @RapSheetmag Thanks!Yes! Very cool. https://t.co/f8YfAklCQgLeonard-Style: DEA Agent Tony’s partner dies saving Tony’s life during an operation & grief is a bitch. As Tony pro… https://t.co/VLxEE42Kn1
Retweeted by Anthony Neil Smith @mgnlcs Good. I see agents liking it. Excellent. Carry on.
12/4
2020
@gabehudson https://t.co/teq2fkEV9uSeriously! C'mon! Anybody at @threeroomspress or @fahrenheitpress or @PolisBooks or @julietgrames want to see this?… https://t.co/k6DwBY1KpUThe Cure! Got a broken bone? Smooth Up In Ya! Got diabetes? Smooth Up In Ya! Got heart disease? Smooth Up In Ya… https://t.co/sdPqUmlcjgAltman's Long Goodbye in the U.P. When a murdered woman’s father is found at the bottom of a river, a detective an… https://t.co/VbRGrBGEBj
Retweeted by Anthony Neil SmithWhen new mom Ellie rekindles her friendship with her college friend Ophelia, a foreboding feeling overtakes her rea… https://t.co/qEjdgkfB9S
Retweeted by Anthony Neil Smith @MStanleyAuthor That’s to be expected I guess. Still, after the eighth or ninth list...whatever.Somebody read this and make Terlson a star. https://t.co/TPLPTKIc1aNO matter what ails you, I'm prescribing the same cure: Smooth Up in Ya. https://t.co/sD4jxpNm4wHey, if I have any agents left following me (which is unlikely), go request this manuscript and pre-empt it and sel… https://t.co/LHpQ2DEAfeSo who's FUCKING STUPID idea was it to publish FOUR FUCKING BOOKS on the SAME FUCKING DAY? #SoBusyItHurtshttps://t.co/KkFK4mcWKT
Retweeted by Anthony Neil Smith @MStanleyAuthor I read the year end stuff to find books I might've overlooked. But so many are just so....samey? Pr… https://t.co/em857rSXzR @MStanleyAuthor Thanks man. Appreciated. Fuck your list, too! (ha ha ha ha!)Okay, maybe I don't speak for everyone else.Congrats to all the great writers I know who ended up on Year End Best Of lists. Cheers. From the rest of us: fuc… https://t.co/F7nxln6ABp @MartinBodenham Oh, really? I'm going to go ahead and believe Fauci on this.Some days you're just going along, minding your own business, and you then suddenly want to listen to the Bulletboy… https://t.co/UMFVkHWT6I @faustfatale I was going to go with, "You mean Ben Kenobi? That weird old guy in the desert?"Come on, folks. Play Secret Santa. And if any of you happen to get a copy of Slow Bear, share it with me over here! https://t.co/NLKC19Ekbg @mgnlcs I hope several agents will make your day better than that. :-) @mgnlcs Best one I've read today. Good luck. @jmacfee @kentgowran @Jimthomsen I wouldn't put much currency in a character that's just a bag of money. I don't… https://t.co/7nzq0p5zv4 @Jimthomsen There will always be something. I think. @CasinoJizzones Atosennim? @Jimthomsen It's not so much the plot point, though. It's what the writer does with it. Nothing new under the sun, eh?So far, so good, but yes. Get paid. https://t.co/VAXhkuFx24My Zoom icon for today's faculty union meeting. https://t.co/OLZUxgsBWw @MPell2137 @GabrielHart77 @Gabino_Iglesias @beaujohnson44 @nikkidolson @ToriEldridge @SuzJay11 @SJ_Writerhttps://t.co/PedqAVa7Lx
Retweeted by Anthony Neil Smith @sandraruttan @PRMcDonough In my case, I've had 14 books that haven't sold so well as it would take to get a larger… https://t.co/6QN27LGBFb @PRMcDonough @sandraruttan I haven't been able to get an agent from the past two books, but found a home at… https://t.co/YPhVTLLppt @PRMcDonough @sandraruttan Well, "platforms" and being able to "hook" into trends or what might sell *a lot.* What… https://t.co/BheuhEMGxLItalian singer Adriano Celentano released a song in the 70s with nonsense lyrics meant to sound like American Engli… https://t.co/TXD6h1yJZY
Retweeted by Anthony Neil SmithComps never really have anything to do with the actual book: JAWS X THE ENGLISH PATIENT HARRY POTTER X SAUSAGE PA… https://t.co/LfieDjB5spReaders, I don't mind you telling me you think my books suck. I really don't. As long as you also don't mind me tel… https://t.co/C51rSTJN9ZAnd it's not that I have anything against those things (well, maybe...), but how they sound so cringy when smushed down to a tweet.Me reading Pitmad pitches: Okay, good start...oh interesting, keep going...FUCK. SUPERPOWERS. (or a faerie world… https://t.co/0jt2s16AejA samurai from feudal Japan awakens as a homeless man in the 20th Century. A doctor who purports to be treating his… https://t.co/qI3npK5NOA
Retweeted by Anthony Neil Smith @RobPierce2verbs Agreed. No such thing as too much garlic. @RobPierce2verbs MY HOUR IS NOT OVER! It's not about the shortness. It's kind of the ways chef talk: "I used a lit… https://t.co/8l0hFz3Qbi @IlynWelch Nope.
12/3
2020
@ebay says everything is back to normal and they paid everyone today. Good. That's all we needed to know.Ah, the first playing of "We Need a Little Christmas" on the Pandora channel this year...which always reminds me ho… https://t.co/YNS1ZbVl8YDeer Shoots Man (then steals his cigarettes) : Tyler Knight https://t.co/3T1ODdePC5 by @fahrenheitpress #tylerknight
Retweeted by Anthony Neil Smith @markhillwriter I love it. It's good.Dude...yes. https://t.co/VpOymw4Qi2 @linwood_barclay @SSCav WOw, I love that cover. Black, white, and red all over (or gray. Some gray in there too). Thumbs up. @J_ToddScott ALSO a cultural crime! @rustybarnes23 Oh man. Sending good vibes. Get well.Oh, wait, it's not just me. @ebay screwed up and is blaming our banks? https://t.co/XHYHH9qWWVIt suuuuucks it sucks it sucks it sucks. Beetner is excellent. But no agents will touch him and he's never on "best… https://t.co/sBXFGaQLZMCan we go, like, get some of it? https://t.co/du6RsRTlZI @eBay Very frustrating for @eBay to switch payment systems, and now have it almost immediately not work when I need… https://t.co/T8KrrWXvj5Really cool! I have it preordered and I'm looking forward to it. https://t.co/J8pAi9FTYnWell, no help from @eBay so far. They switched from Paypal payouts to "managed" bank payouts and after two days of… https://t.co/PgQpsEy3glThe massively brilliant @ianayris brings it in tiny form today at @NoirBristol https://t.co/Qbt2ClUWKH @AskeBay Have not yet received a response. https://t.co/8YOfnXKvmKWhat a joy to talk to @StandardIssueUK about The Beloved Children @fahrenheitpress. And why My Tambo’s Better Than… https://t.co/15mv9rDtCl
Retweeted by Anthony Neil SmithFahrenheit author @TJacksonwriter talks about Crime fiction and the joy of being Other and how they combine on her… https://t.co/Ou4ZIX442Q
Retweeted by Anthony Neil Smith @AskeBay I received a message saying my bank payout didn't go through. It's the same acct. you used for my last two… https://t.co/uPXy650MvSIt’s been a day of great news. We are so stoked and proud to share that @teachrobotslove and @JaceyCockrobin are bo… https://t.co/asEpMecwmp
Retweeted by Anthony Neil SmithInterested in @HookedOnNoir's newest book, HARD TIMES? You can read an excerpt on @crimehq: https://t.co/oRL40TNQhNhttps://t.co/DUtRxWE8jw
Retweeted by Anthony Neil SmithInterested in @langstonhimes's ACE BOON COON? You can read an excerpt on @crimehq: https://t.co/ZpeYPj06QC https://t.co/iu9Q2scIBC
Retweeted by Anthony Neil SmithAuthor Spotlight: LES EDGERTON https://t.co/HdE7jvear7 via @bridgit66
Retweeted by Anthony Neil SmithWill All The Way Down make any "best of" lists this year? No. It certainly will not. But it did come out this year.… https://t.co/uRJE4wvZoM
Retweeted by Anthony Neil SmithCongrats! What a great crime publisher. https://t.co/IooCbWKyZb
12/2
2020
@ElsbyCharlene @christophpaul_ But it loves telling us what to think. @christophpaul_ Yeah. A lot of bandwagon-jumping on book twitter. A lot of scolding sometimes. @christophpaul_ Why not?Beginners Guide To #Souljourner. Absolute Entity: One of The Bapucharya's many names for God. Other slightly irreve… https://t.co/KbseMD9V69
Retweeted by Anthony Neil SmithFahrenheit author @jactherat introduces herself & Lola Jones - the star of her debut novel. https://t.co/2viPkIj0wa
Retweeted by Anthony Neil SmithBeginners Guide To #Souljourner. AKASHIC RECORDS: The Universal Spiritual Records where all that we do and say is w… https://t.co/y0cBvPZKLw
Retweeted by Anthony Neil Smith @CarrrBrian The tweet you quoted is unavailable, but I don't care. You're still right. @paulstevenstone I’m going to write them until I drop.Go get em. You deserve some good news. https://t.co/KxSnLURC9J @paulstevenstone Oh really? I'm only 47. I've got on the outside AT MOST ten more years of prime active life to con… https://t.co/iyVLU0WTQCBargain: BULLETTIME by @NMamatas is $1.99 for #Kindle right now, and I just bought one. Send it skyrocketing. https://t.co/OXKZlVmQ41 @tsrichardson @mxgomez78 @VictorGischler @seandoolittle A cuppa Joe?
12/1
2020
@mxgomez78 @VictorGischler @seandoolittle Didn't matter. They didn't speak English anyway, everybody knows.Reminder to any reviewers that my book Two In The Head (out Jan 18th) is available in e-copies if you want one. I'm… https://t.co/9aznVb6LN8
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11/30
2020

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