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Emily Lloyd-Jones @em_llojo California, USA

SFF Author • Recovering Bookseller • THE BONE HOUSES (2019) Little, Brown (@TheNovl) • HIS HIDEOUS HEART (2019) Flatiron • repped by @SarahLandis1 • She/Her

804 Following   3,257 Followers   10,215 Tweets

Joined Twitter 4/1/12


@jennylhowe I’m just going to sit here quietly and think about Mags and how we could’ve had it all. (Or Haymitch if… https://t.co/DshMWEJXAC @jennylhowe Exactly. And I’m all about making characters complex (especially the villains) but like... there’s a li… https://t.co/dUbEs5oXmm @jennylhowe Yuuuup. At this point, it’s too close to reality to be fun in fiction. :\I was all, “I’ll have more time for being social once I finish this project” except then I opened up a new project… https://t.co/5aWAPFn2LA
1/21
2020
Also yes I’m finally returning to social media after my work hiatus so time to catch up on everything I missed.I think this rvision actually broke my keyboard but you know what? Still worth it.
1/17
2020
Working on character revisions is like https://t.co/3zjJ61vLun
1/9
2020
Kids cartoons? Awesome. Listening to the same song on repeat for six hours? Great. Working out on the elliptical wh… https://t.co/7Wb0KsUkni2020 is the year I have no shame about anything that gives me the smallest amount of serotonin.
1/6
2020
I know I’m late to this party, but can we talk about how the Mandalorian is a masterclass in how to make a simple,… https://t.co/lSbKrSptxM @SarahTolcser YES.
1/4
2020
@FelicityDisco Thank you!! ♡ A friend described my book as “the non-zombie person’s zombie book” which I still cons… https://t.co/vTIAkW46st @RosieeThor From this angle it looks like my book is killing your plant! (It’s a great photo, though! I love it.) @JMuncySTL Thank you so much!! I’m so happy you’re enjoying it.Aww thank you!!! https://t.co/GSZ79pEy5d @CindyOtis_ I admire this guy’s turn of phrase! At least it’s original. Most of my DM requests are just “hey girl.” @BonsaiKate It really is! It’s so hard to explain to a pet that they must swallow a bad-tasting pill. @CindyOtis_ “LOIN STIRRINGLY” HAS ME WHEEZING WITH LAUGHTER. @BonsaiKate She seems to be doing better today! Managed to get her to keep down some anti-nausea meds and she’s eat… https://t.co/SVZmOguPod
1/3
2020
Trying to actually answer emails while revising a manuscript and rushing my cat into the bathroom every so often be… https://t.co/90p7mRRgxk
1/2
2020
@Bibliogato So pretty!!Celebrate the new year right! Drink some water! Feed your pets! Invest in another blank notebook when you already o… https://t.co/FIUwgrGcaEI’m gonna pretend I live farther east and go to bed before midnight. Happy New Year, friends. @CompanionHannah Poor puppy! I feel for them. @dianarowland Oh no!!!New Years resolution for 2020 remains the same: Drink more water. (Not the water pictured. This is just a pretty pi… https://t.co/7S5t9TOBRo
1/1
2019
@RosieeThor @The_Rumpus That’s awesome!! Congratulations!So basically, what I’m trying to say is I’m so grateful for everyone who has been with me on this journey. 2019 is… https://t.co/qGdubziq4gThere were a lot of changes in 2019. Some of them were thrust upon me and others I sought out. But one thing is cer… https://t.co/t4iHSS4Nv1I also had the chance to be included in an amazing anthology, HIS HIDEOUS HEART. It was my first published short st… https://t.co/5bxebyhRE8This year THE BONE HOUSES released - my weird little zombie book with an undead goat, an axe-wielding girl and a so… https://t.co/cE98tKperWI wrote *a lot.* I did the math on it and in 2019 I wrote over 400,000 words. Some of it was practice, some of it w… https://t.co/okFBoBscFHIt’s that time of year where we all reflect on what happened and what we hope will happen next year. 2019 was, for me, a year of transition. @katially I figure that if the worst happens, I can vanish into the Scottish highlands and become some kind of urba… https://t.co/HUYnMWCqFg @katially This is my plan! Mom and I are probably going to Scotland.
12/31
2019
Welcome to Team Bone Goat. https://t.co/QQ65U1R5t0 @jediemma Yes!!!
12/29
2019
@Sara_Wolf1 Stick and box are the winners! @brett_douville As the socks are not infused with catnip, she hasn’t tried to appropriate them yet! @Sara_Wolf1 And approximately 10 balls, a catnip rainbow, two teasers and a bed! 🤣My cat received more gifts than I did. 🤣 https://t.co/7tjmkvJMAC @jennylhowe Kid life is not understanding why socks are necessary and adult life is wearing the same mismatched soc… https://t.co/PBt9MheQP010-year-old me: Oh no someone gifted me socks. 32-year-old me: Oh thank goodness someone gifted me socks.To everyone celebrating, merry Christmas. To everyone else, here is my cat with a snowman. https://t.co/1Wxf6eDapF @RosieeThor I desperately want to see this monstrosity and I wish we could see it together.
12/25
2019
@bookavid Thank you!!! @bardic_lady Someone needs to eat them! Who isn’t just me! 😬 @Morteana There are either no cookies or all the cookies this time of year. 🤣 @Bibliogato Yup. I told my mom about it and she was the same. @CindyOtis_ I love these updates.Buried under cookies. Send help. https://t.co/xP32Dxobeo @sesmith Stylish! @CoraCarmack Perfect!! @CoraCarmack That’s two votes for the Countess Conspiracy so I think I’ll start with that one! (And thank you for the recs!!) @Bibliogato I am writing these down, thank you! @gildedspine It’s such a good binge show. Honestly Food Network is the only thing I miss about having cable channels.Which Courtney Milan books should I be reading?
12/24
2019
@gildedspine You’re making me miss Chopped! 😭The best part of Star Wars were the two guys in front of me who whispered, “Duuude” in reverential tones at every d… https://t.co/FvT3TXuY4s
12/23
2019
@sesmith So they’ll play with literally anything else but corks
12/22
2019
@thehidingspot The Rockton series by Kelley Armstrong might be relevant to his interests if he wants outdoorsy thriller/ mysteries!
12/20
2019
I’m ending the decade with a film festival of action flicks that I could refer to as the Stathamarathon because he’s in like 80% of them.Absolutely no way Wakanda would enter any trade agreements with the Trump administration. https://t.co/QhtpkRncwV
Retweeted by Emily Lloyd-Jones @theLasagna That’s adorable!!!
12/19
2019
Me: It’s almost over! 2019 can’t hurt us anymore! 2019: Hold my beer. @emerylord For the John Grisham reader, maybe Transcription by Kate Atkinson?UM? SO THE BONE HOUSES IS IN THE BOOK SHIMMY FINALS? THANK YOU, FRIENDS. https://t.co/4aG7w8vfYa @KateElliottSFF Now I’m picturing my book outlines lurking in dark crypts, waiting for the day that they shall be r… https://t.co/QMNMK4wilL @sharpegirl My rough outlines are fit for no one else’s eyes. They’re 50% tv tropes lists and 50% typos.Historical and Horror goes to @em_llojo and The Bone Houses! I think next year we’re going to do an award for our… https://t.co/SN9y0DZZml
Retweeted by Emily Lloyd-Jones @crossroadreview Thank you!!! @KateElliottSFF I got to six and then forced myself to go back to the project I *should* be working on. I’ve got at… https://t.co/2IEcTFFsNuI need a soundtrack that is beautiful and a little creepy. Recommendations, please.
12/18
2019
@DeirdreEJones ❤️❤️❤️ @booksmugglers Awww thank you so much!! That means a lot.(I’m not being paid to say this - I just really do love them.)Hey, friendly reminder that if you’re looking to get a holiday gift for someone who loves audiobooks, @librofm is a… https://t.co/9KmGXQnlnL
12/17
2019
@juniperjenny Right??? I usually just panic. A woman complimented my dress at Starbucks today and all I could do wa… https://t.co/zF6zeLCR7EMy poor cousin was the only dude among us, so he was automatically drafted into playing the hero in all of these pl… https://t.co/SeT4c1Ff20The best of all of these plays is when we did a Clue-esque murder mystery in which we all played two different char… https://t.co/RNUlnCiGEnThe upside of being the family chronicler is that I have kept all of the old videos of the plays that my cousins an… https://t.co/ZfGDvNFzOK @HollyKnece Thank you so much!! @Pop_Reader I feel this. (But I have to say you are such a talented artist and I’m always glad to see you in my Twitter feed.)I could go to sleep or I could start reading this 20k coffeeshop au.
12/16
2019
I tried to get a close up but he wanted to sniff the phone. #Caturday https://t.co/8nELR0ezVf @Bibliogato @sesmith Yes!! We can wander in the redwoods and I’ll introduce you to my cat!
12/15
2019
@sesmith @Bibliogato I SECOND THIS. @Bibliogato I MISS YOU, TOO!! I am hoping to make a trip eastward next spring/summer.I spent fifteen minutes doing battle with a bottle of apple cider that just would not open. I went the whole nine y… https://t.co/KrODXGajzE
12/14
2019
GOAT https://t.co/cOYli0jlTrI’ve outlined five books, created three main characters, already know what the ship name will be, and figured out t… https://t.co/MqD7Oe8dkISleep can wait! This snarky antagonist-turned-ally needs a character arc. And a gravelly voice. @KateElliottSFF You are an enabler and I adore it.I’ve outlined three books in this hypothetical series so far; someone tell me to go to bed.I could sleep or I could outline a thriller series with lots of action and conspiracies and banter. @oldst1x Thank you!! I’m so glad you enjoyed it! @jediemma Ahhh! Thank you!! So glad you liked it!I picture all of us leaving 2019 behind the way action heroes stride in slow-mo away from explosions.
12/13
2019
Took Me Eleven Minutes to do That Thing I've Been Avoiding for Three Months: A Memoir
Retweeted by Emily Lloyd-JonesMy mother is spending her retirement playing video games and marathoning the Fast & Furious franchise, so I’d say she’s winning at life.
12/11
2019

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