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Nate Crowley; section ed @rockpapershot, wrote NOTES FROM SMALL PLANETS (September 2020, Harper Voyager), author for Black Library, Rebellion. Agent @bigjcowen.

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Also: lol. I am a reasonable designer but my DIY skills will always be those of an ork https://t.co/WYx32qH9NyWoke up not feeling the hardscape I'd put in place, so decided to rethink things. I've used perspex & silicone seal… https://t.co/h9Xzej8mGKIn a classic modern druidic mishap, I just had to give myself an emergency shave with a heavy duty retractable knif… https://t.co/F4Z0uInZN8
9/28
2020
I've rounded up a bunch of wood - it's a mix of bogwood, ironwood and mopani wood, most of it from existing tanks,… https://t.co/VTSFb10oorThere it all is in situ. It's arguably overkill for a 70l tank as each of these would comfortably deal with a 50, b… https://t.co/xJ7WmDh5BsNext up - filtration and heat. Using a nifty aquael heater, and these two bruisers from Oase in the corners. I've p… https://t.co/hZ6f101T79The F120 is a powerful light, but this is a powerful job. I've put down some tape to mark out where the other tanks… https://t.co/4lDoyLuWtDOk then, let's get to work. Although this is gonna be an aquarium triptych, we'll do the biggest tank first and mov… https://t.co/XqvxiU3kQA
9/27
2020
@mrbasil_pesto I've gotten really into crisps recently you know
9/25
2020
@GinBroguesHats Hahaha, that's on "break in case of emergency" playlist - I know it well! @daniel_barker Gonna reply to thi in like a week, just to show how bad of an ass I am 🏍 @daniel_barker No rules 😎
9/24
2020
19 pages into reading @FrogCroakley's Notes from Small Planets I have had to move rooms because my cackling was dis… https://t.co/DMehoMB2ik
Retweeted by Regular FrogOk, I am restarting my amazon biotope setup how-to thread, cos I've changed the parameters of the project and it no… https://t.co/qlQfI9Z3mdBig Weird Zoo is back! Today I'm talking about Olms, which are some of my very favourite animals. In just 30 minute… https://t.co/86RZjc6pXK
Retweeted by Regular FrogBig Weird Zoo is back! Today I'm talking about Olms, which are some of my very favourite animals. In just 30 minute… https://t.co/86RZjc6pXK @AmandaHayes6 There's a little bit of a knack to the planting - you can be quite firm in pushing the root base down… https://t.co/aCOvTs3oUA @AmandaHayes6 Hmm, I might recommend using a dedicated aquarium soil, and maybe using sand on top rather than grave… https://t.co/s6gK9RPbfN @AGildedEye @chompmancobra @beardedsaffa I was actually thinking of hopping in the tub later, as it happens! @GinBroguesHats @Philip_Ellis Me and phil always joke about the grim inevitability of us starting a podcast togethe… https://t.co/4WqrCmG6pm @Haze______ Oh god, I just reverse engineered that, didn't I? @Wendles1967 I bloody love bovril as a spread. I salute you all. @Glitter_brawl @sw_cardwell omg is buster our third? are we polyamorous now? @eph_bee It was lovely - he's an extremely funny guy; we had a long chat after the recording stopped about just...… https://t.co/lOiKQ96N2T @chainbearman I'll take it tho, tbf @tempestusultra Aaaah, fantastic! Are you having fun? @brainxray Living without it is getting to me mate @AGildedEye @chompmancobra @beardedsaffa Oh gosh no, I'm in no way advanced enough for marine tanks... yet ;) @AngelosLH I do stop short of fish-on-fish thunderdomes. But I do keep some predators along with potential prey wit… https://t.co/xwnYrB3p4s @FuzzyFreaks It's strange, I was a hopeless aquarist despite all my enthusiasm for most of my life, but now I am ol… https://t.co/cerIVBgGOY @iRNY It's like... the exact opposite of a phone, somehow? @olliegerlach This is where I'm really glad I've got 16 or so tanks on the go - makes it very easy to be patient, a… https://t.co/EUtp9F0pGC @LianaBrooks I honestly can't wait to see how it looks in a month or so! @AmandaHayes6 Why thank you! So I don't patronise you accidentally by telling you the obvious, may I ask what you'r… https://t.co/C5rA0Yw5KQ @nickuk72 It's gonna be a good one, I think :) @KBaileyBooks @LianaBrooks I shall be in this one, yes - got a big oase canister filter with an injection feed, so… https://t.co/6eKYR1Ac54 @NAS_CT Thank you! <3
9/23
2020
@ScarletCatalie *batters u with an old rope* @johnneh They really bloody grow on you, aye :) @FuzzyFreaks This one's gonna be a good one, I think :)Honestly, I've never been wild about cats in general cos other beasts interest me more, but this owl-looking git he… https://t.co/PcN1MbLqEuWant to go to bed but I'm sat here with good old turkey boy purring away on my lap, staring at this new setup like… https://t.co/2Gh5tWU8Sw @holir_twitch Generally use tropica soil powder as my base substrate, seeded with filter gunk from established tank… https://t.co/KNyq8076R2 @BunniesKitchen are these the ones from Grondorra? They are actually something of an easter egg reference in themselves!It's a huge relief when you meet your heroes and they're just... really nice to hang out and play dwarf fortress with??But as one door closes, another opens - I've started a new Dwarf Fortress let's play series, which I kicked off on… https://t.co/1AdEFSjS8iOh! I forgot to post this: for EGX, I did a nice, relaxing little Dwarf Fortress video where I finally brought the… https://t.co/zGztDJbPIfThere was nothing endearing about the sound Blobby made. It was the pleading of an animal with its leg caught in a trap, a scream of horror
Retweeted by Regular FrogIt was possible for the human mind to cope with Blobby b/c he was slow & clumsy. Imagine him with the desperate, anxious speed of a chimp
Retweeted by Regular Frog @AGildedEye These are some comfy fuckers, sure enough <3 https://t.co/bkIBvvkMw3Filled the big man today and all. Looks a bit guffo without the light on and the epiphytes grown in, plus it still… https://t.co/8KEMW8KJf6 @AngelosLH That's right, ye - I am quite a strong believer in tanks that don't require water changes to keep nitrat… https://t.co/TcXK0X6RHsSet this up in a 60l hex tank for the kitchen - can't decide whether to hold out for some dwarf puffers for this on… https://t.co/Cv98G1bMFwWhoops got distracted and smashed out a quick bonsai marshscape instead (lol adhd etc). Ok, now that's done, back t… https://t.co/D3lsbSdwUn @AvoidedDrowning @hyenabusiness Where is my kibble tho @hyenabusiness In this house it is known as "daddy kibble"If anyone can secure for me boxes this exact cereal (has to be this precise variant) I will pay them a healthy comm… https://t.co/LFmAc8GVvu @chainbearman Laughed so hard at thisClassical Culture https://t.co/atGhPGZ97L
Retweeted by Regular FrogI'm a little late to the party but I am SO EXCITED to be holding this book in my hands at long last https://t.co/Jf4kkHDGgU
Retweeted by Regular Frog @allwrongthink Very similar energy tbf @mapchanges https://t.co/HiwcWMHf2K @mapchanges Oh god what if this is all just a prelude to a... @Philip_Ellis Can u shed any light on this tho friend? https://t.co/92mhQen4Dr @missspeaking It's amazing right? @HSouthwellFE Oh god tho imagineI usually eat normal food but today I am on holiday and taking a day off my meds to reset a bit, and I've made the… https://t.co/FULdhAZDEF @mapchanges Honestly every time i go for a wee and see the bottle I wonder whether like, buster is into busting plu… https://t.co/d4F1SultKdI'm not usually one for "tee hee, that sounds naughty" jokes, but I'm struggling to believe that the decision to se… https://t.co/QLnkNK7DlCI really enjoyed this interview. Talking science, writing practice and the future with Cris. https://t.co/36B4rVGJii
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9/22
2020
I had a genuinely lovely time speaking to Jonny for Magpie Book Club, and I hope that comes across in this intervie… https://t.co/h3mtMGzivKActually sod it, if I'm doing fishtanks I'll make a how-to thread of it. Here's a new tank - it's a dennerle 70l, w… https://t.co/sJLSrwAKJ9It's positioned on the midway landing on the stairs, so every morning when I come down for work, this is what I'm l… https://t.co/8VVpjmaNEsMeanwhile, my hallway tank is coming along really pleasantly. Waterlily has three surface leaves now, with two more… https://t.co/pdZ4w9iat3 @Beardynoise Can i just say that I was hoping sea snakes would get some love and you have done yourself proud in supporting them xxI'm mid way through planting up this beautiful beast - it's a full 50cm front to back so I've been able to go reall… https://t.co/kQOwKJ3egMGoing to do another episode of big weird zoo tomorrow morning though - what would you like to hear about this week?Cracked my knuckles and readied myself to try and get back on here today, but already seen about eight tweets that… https://t.co/hadlbcmyHN @withoutaplain I've known shitter, tbf. https://t.co/YPVbjkurIu
9/21
2020
@Thairyn ARE YOU HANGING UP YOUR STOCKINGS ON THE WALL ARE YOU HANGING UP YOUR STOCKINGS ON THE WALL
9/20
2020
@withoutaplain Don't you worry pal, those apes will get plenty larger yet <3Well, maybe I won't blast that shit house music _just_ yet. I leave you, then, with the absolute *anthem* I shall b… https://t.co/6c30OECdnlFinally, just an apology to every sweet soul who has tweeted a review, a recommendation, or a "look what just arriv… https://t.co/VcaFxgFL78You do not, of course, owe me anything! I don't feel entitled to any of the above. But I'd be a fool not to at leas… https://t.co/Ywi88PtGjBAlternatively, please talk about it somewhere new people can see it. I'm lucky to have a good publisher, but there'… https://t.co/lFUAvDYvceSo, to be viciously businesslike about it, I'll drop the mask and just say: if you are enjoying Notes From Small Pl… https://t.co/6RIaYKVpm2I'm OK! Reasonably anyway, given 2 really special people at work just got made redundant, A is at a brutally sad fu… https://t.co/d48aCa7KBvI've had some lovely messages about Notes from people, & I'm deeply grateful for the reviews that are going up. But… https://t.co/xLGrZ4LzBTI had intended to spend the weekend being a good, proactive author & cheerily promoting my new book on here, but tw… https://t.co/YpYGPwraOiShow me a bookseller who doesn’t face out their favourites and give them rec cards and I’ll show you a liar 😂 https://t.co/UP7h2BhBdK
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9/19
2020
Two good games journos right here. I worked with both Sin and Matthew at RPS and any publication would be lucky to… https://t.co/jD6Lfa7UGd
Retweeted by Regular FrogWhy are they called cowboy builders? I can’t remember construction being a big thing in tales of the Old West. It’s… https://t.co/SfWZt9xVju
Retweeted by Regular Frog @Brainmage Not sure about this particular death sentence tbhIt's the final day of our whistlestop tour through the worlds of SFF, guided by the expert @FrogCroakley and his am… https://t.co/NNjcPxWL4A
Retweeted by Regular Frog @sboxle @rockpapershot You're welcome! And I'm glad if it's helped defuse the ol' launch anxiety. I know only too w… https://t.co/pfUHxvJSZn @RingOfPain It's true, yes: I enjoyed my stay. But please, bird creature, keep away. I'm sure you mean well, but it… https://t.co/pOhXo3sEXAIt's speaking to me. Help. The nasty owl is doing couplets at me :( :( :( https://t.co/kVIs2wZS8dUnsettling card crawler Ring Of Pain is one of the standout demos on show at #EGXdigital, and @frogcroakley can't q… https://t.co/PTu8EG2kGo
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9/18
2020
@chainbearman Omg! This was such a thoughtful and pleasant thing to say <3It's my book birthday! A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is officially out today 🗡️🗡️🥳🎈🎉🗡️🗡️… https://t.co/iqLal9oHqH
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9/17
2020

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