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Best connected person in book publishing. Award-winner. Founder of @empoweredauthor. Publishing commentator. Prev. @harpercollinsuk & @thebookseller. She/her.

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@FranklinsSE22 I have zero problem and please share a photo of your dog. :)If you think transphobes in the UK press are being silenced, you are stuffing your ears with torn up newspaper. 20… https://t.co/pbBzZMT69N
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @IsabellePanay @WatkinsWisdom @nourishbooks Huge congrats xYes, advantage indies. https://t.co/4lBkLfTVVd @CTE1 he lived a life though, didn't he!!!Finally a man who understands me. :) https://t.co/1zwbvFdujs @CESheehy_author @LJRossAuthor honestly, Louise is leading the way on so many levels, comletely irrespective of how… https://t.co/ZBXqEy56R0 @CESheehy_author it really does. We are obsessed with the physical book in this industry, which is marvellous on ma… https://t.co/CEpRy2xiUI @Flipping_Pages and everyone is vegetarian :)I have an idea for an industry-wide celebration of the sizzle as opposed to the sausages (for books), that I am wai… https://t.co/6s7ySpV7kV @Flipping_Pages oh god, have they? But, they don't know how to sell sausages or the sizzle. @StevenSavile *brain explodes* @LibertiesPress glad you're taking this seriously :) @SELynesAuthor yes, features v benefits.Officiallly losing it today.Sizzle is NOT the same thing as shizzle. I repeat, NOT the same thing.Have just been reminded of an old phrase that marketers used to be taught - sell the sizzle and not the sausages. A… https://t.co/wOw2zuWa05I don't, but I"m sure some of my followers will have pointers. https://t.co/y2uQS4L0dwThere was a typo.To be honest, I really thought @harpercollins would buy S&S. Do stayed tuned for more publishing punditry. https://t.co/IeasXNX2CS @Ofmooseandmen @philipdsjones @thebookseller Huzzah. I’m assuming I will be appointed Queen of fucking everything? @samatlounge nearly. https://t.co/KXnLB6AEIT
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @beardedbadgerpc 👏👏That’s great https://t.co/dsD6ovENse @betamother That’s lovely. @heidistephens Love it 😂😂 @samatlounge An instant #haiku for that final moment... Recall that moment When the weight of it leaves you, Your life, your world. Gone.
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @gangi_land yes! And the dump! @Sime0nStylites hahaha, it works very well. @shelleywriter aw joy :) @emmabclarke ooh I just read that, amazing.That might go down as my most 2020 tweet so far. My good feelings are now coming from trips to the post office.Are there any poems about how you feel when you drop your parcels off and leave the post office empty-handed? @thebookseller @davidlrroche this looks fantastic David x @AnikaScott1 hahaha I didn't think it made sense :) @jamesgunnwrites $$$$ @madeleineandtea If I were in the UK, I'd be all over the 10 books for £65 lockdown subscription from @CBeditions f… https://t.co/eougtAwct4
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @jamesgunnwrites happy to. Shall I send you my tweet rates? 😂 @tkingdot @FelicityHannah I want them. 😂Today’s most important story that will get buried under everything else: UK equality watchdog says Home Office brok… https://t.co/SmQH0KMRvB
Retweeted by Sam MissinghamMake it so https://t.co/emtMDO4rga @Magic_Kitten It’s very 2020, isn’t it?This is very exciting and you will get to see my face which has apparently been getting drunk all morning without n… https://t.co/vQWK3QVSPY
Retweeted by Sam MissinghamI put this down to my tweet last week. Why, thank you. 🙏📚 https://t.co/4VrWdlyjQz @phoebekirk Such! @phoebekirk Agree. Suck weak arguments too. @AnikaScott1 Oh that's interesting, do you have any examples - always interested in learning xThis is my thinking too. PRH is the only publisher that does this at anything resembling scale. https://t.co/ASCIjJ0b0S @james16matthews I so WOULD, but don't want the owners to think I'm weird. (I am obviously pretty weird already)I mean, you sell MILLIONS of kids books every year, yet you have tiny audiences of parents and kids that you own and can market to directly.I think big book publishers could/should start thinking like this. Why I couldn't understand why they all let the G… https://t.co/WRwgfh3DKTI used to work at Future and this is another interesting step made by a magazine publisher. My thinking is (some) m… https://t.co/Aur7fplgI8 @corinaromonti especially if she made the exact same choices 10 years before!!!!!I think it is perfectly acceptable to hate that you now live a life that you have sneered at in others, but good to own that shit. @pennyb cry me a fucking river.I have seen Suzanne Moore come out of a pilates class. Also, was she the only white woman who noticed that the scho… https://t.co/ceMpeMCerT @GillianGreenEd same here, Gillian. More money spent on dogs than humans. I don't even have a dog!! Lols xxI am mildly obsessed with dog gifts & am being served pure joy. L👀k 🐶 https://t.co/VQMpXirQOcYep https://t.co/l55lrNCo6yI wrote a guest blog for @unireadinglists about some of my favourite women writers - Annie Ernaux, @heidipearljameshttps://t.co/2KBa2hfr3m
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11/25
2020
@Kirsten_Hesketh Oh bless him xAbsolutely thrilled to be running this (free, email) life writing course for @STWevents starting tomorrow! Sign up… https://t.co/lHcP5pDviO
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @i_am_mill_i_am That made me laugh.This is absolutely fantastic. Huge kudos @cbcreative 👏👏 https://t.co/0lyAetWgNR @b3ckybr0wn I know, I was thinking that. I travelled from there to London once a week for 10 years & I know that station so well. @RandyRRQuaid @realDonaldTrump Crack is amazing stuff. @thebookseller @BGPrize @scotwilliams @GuyLodge They are obviously referring to the Bristolian accent. Definitely the sexiest. 👍Just over 48 hours left to bid for the chance to name a character in my new novel! All proceeds to Freedom From Tor… https://t.co/QB1HJsF63J
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @scotwilliams https://t.co/buezXvLNOvJust tided the leaves in my yard with ‘help’ from Master Wu. Such a good boy. https://t.co/6nFcrmnhUW @blackpooltower @pj_bof *blocks* @Ofmooseandmen @upnorthpod *coughs* @CESheehy_author That is so sweet. @Seanchambers78 hahahahah @MarkBrownless @Ofmooseandmen Cheers pal xx @BlueBirdTail @glasses_direct I like them. I need glasses too, but putting it off. @AkiSchilz No, what is it? @jtwentyman That’s brilliant. Well done xx @jessica_engine absolutely, I lived there too, small town, small problems. :)This stunning original artwork could be yours!🧜⚓ ✨Wonderful artist @mariachristania has generously donated two bea… https://t.co/HSZb5RbcPq
Retweeted by Sam Missingham❄️TONIGHT’s THE NIGHT ❄️ FAB #BookLaunch! 📚 One of the FATHERS of #NordicNoir tuning in LIVE from #Bergen! Gunn… https://t.co/02LEEipTyp
Retweeted by Sam MissinghamAnother excellent read from @marisajbate about what we've all lost during 2020. https://t.co/GbEY1ChL7c @Bookhistorybite I do too, especially hyper-local news :) I have been to the West Country once this year - for my Mum's funeral. x @ChrisMaslanka 👏👏👏👏Boosting https://t.co/4C7wyllIGWBig, BIG news in Bath. 😃 https://t.co/pgJOX2nDvoAs well as saving Christmas, Boris Johnson is also saving bookshops. What a man! https://t.co/KlhLRrnvqJ https://t.co/DueV7PK4nw @TheBabyExpert they do look bloomin lovely xExcellent read and a lot of things I touch on on my @smallpressau talk on Thursday. https://t.co/DJX1UEK9DTApparently the keynote is AMAZEBALLS. (It's me!!) Seriously though, a lot of fantastic speakers and sessions. https://t.co/UZoi1OJJzQ @Teens22 Absolutely. There is a lot to be said for it. Is this what you are contemplating?My Mum was one month old and lived right in the centre of this. She also had 8 siblings. Unimaginable. https://t.co/vimf971QOG @Teens22 that is certainly true for most writers. x @peterjfullagar hey, happy birthday Peter, 42 is not so bad. Have a lovely day xxOur Book Concierge package launches tomorrow, and you can #WIN this whole experience for yourself or a friend. Like… https://t.co/7kLb34hLTV
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @Ofmooseandmen getting there. I am speaking at 5.30am on Thursday!! If it wasn't for Covid, I could have been there… https://t.co/6pKb6g6loh @heidistephens oh that is brilliant!!This is one of my favourite stories. https://t.co/b2v7HYFgLp
11/24
2020
Dear twitter: may I please ask for support to help @PopUpFestival publish 10 new illustrated children’s books & sup… https://t.co/PK5a4wdeOa
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11/23
2020

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