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Best connected person in book publishing. Award-winner. Founder of @empoweredauthor. Publishing commentator. Used to work @harpercollinsuk & @thebookseller

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Housmans has re-opened! Behold our first customer! Hope to see you soon if you can make it in, and if not do make u… https://t.co/uWJ4DDVoIR
Retweeted by Sam MissinghamA reminder that the #TLCScholarship is currently open! A new @TLCUK initiative offering one year's free mentoring a… https://t.co/lshJXkZ313
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @MagsWinters 🙏💋You can’t know who @KamalaHarris is without knowing who our mother was. Missing her terribly, but know she and the… https://t.co/zSpPY1oH60
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @ImogenRW They look good though. @sharonthomas1 I feel all of this ❤️ @happimess73 Think I’ve hit a wall, but I’ll definitely be ok x @LucyTheReader Agree & thank you for articulating it so well xI am very unsure of this because, whilst on the surface it seems great to "reclaim women's voices!!!", it also fail… https://t.co/tSINp7NOLB
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @happimess73 👊 @bronzebygold Lovely photo 😄I have a copy and it is fantastic, thank you 🙏📚 https://t.co/gbVDLt6B3KThanks to everyone who tuned into this: if you couldn't get a place, you can always find the recorded session on th… https://t.co/x6egSVGPYm
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @sacha_coward How I brought my daughter up. Turned out ok, I think. @jtwentyman Oh gorgeous dogs @Magnocarta https://t.co/2phBivM0Bz @dangerbosoms Thanks gorgeous, night take you up on that x.@randomhousekids triumphs in 15-way auction for a "genre-defying, time-travelling" debut from @FemiFadugba! The Up… https://t.co/stDIgxTHHW
Retweeted by Sam Missingham"Ify is an inspirational woman with an exceptional story that everyone needs to read", @OWNITLDN partners with Grim… https://t.co/7zZM5U8gQD
Retweeted by Sam Missingham"This is my love letter to the Black men who had to grow up too early, and for whom the task of being carefree and… https://t.co/tlinu2hRaS
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @SteffanyMR 😄 @fionnuala_b Absolutely. I am sure you have travelled a way too x @JezzaTrev 🙏❤️ @ThatKerryHudson 🙏❤️ @pressfuturist very welcome, thank you xWell, it's been a tough year and I'm not ashamed to say I'm flagging. @CatBlackChoc thank you Cat, things are tough, but they will get better x @Peggy_Riley oh yes, the guilt. I envy sons if they don't feel this.Anyway, bit melancholy, I realise. Right now I don't have the stamina to keep moving forward, but I know I will at some point. @JDIrwinbooks I know she was, Julie. Thank you x @perfectrose2011 thank you, gorgeous x @PolisLoizou on thank you, gorgeous xxI can only speak to my own w/c experience, but there are a lot of expectations put on daughters to stay local, take… https://t.co/R7UvKdU7QM @NewhamBookshop @Literacy_Trust sure, what time do you open? @Maria_Roberts don't we all :)Build her own business, buy her own home and bring 4 children up on her own. What strength it took to forge a good… https://t.co/qdgH91TwjeDo you know what I think about quite a lot, how far you can travel in a lifetime, especially when you're working cl… https://t.co/6rfsWhNjldWhen I was young and imagined my future, did I imagine being 50, living in London, having a load of frizzy grey hai… https://t.co/ND9blwxcay @NewhamBookshop @Literacy_Trust count me in, can I paypal you?Incredibly easy way to put a reading book into a child's hands. https://t.co/sixrBz1F1G1 in 11 disadvantaged children in the UK say that they don’t have a book of their own. Children who do have their… https://t.co/dmwo8BKv5C
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8/12
2020
@MartinBodenham @Beathhigh The only way is up 👍 @b3n3llis That would be good. Who would you like to get yours?Thanks, Ian Rankin @Beathhigh, for sharing that your first novel earned £200. It prompted me to calculate my last y… https://t.co/GxkxGW9z17
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @sarah_hilary Exactly 😄 @LauraSummersNow Oh poor love. So hard for little children.American friends, trust me on this one, you want this book in your life, especially right now. https://t.co/73iO0TTJ4C @SJ_Watson An empty box in the freezers. https://t.co/GrMxo1n8L2 @samatlounge @soops_ There's an outtake too and I am dying: https://t.co/JtyZlPmKaZ
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @markland_jane At your service 😂😂❤️Seems to me we are all being manipulated to stop sharing this. Stop being manipulated. https://t.co/MEYBXUjmEu @CorylusB These would be removed, as would photos. It could work if we just try hard enough 😂Joy 😂😂 h/t @soops_ https://t.co/5IRoI2Hxo6 @soops_ @SamBaker @caitlinmoran @SouthwarkLibs @OrkneyLibrary That is AMAZING 😂😂😂😂😂 @LaFranglaise66 You are gorgeous. @samatlounge Ps: @samatlounge - this is what I was talking about. Today at 12pm ET, join Crowsnest Books #authorhttps://t.co/Ay62CSH4Td
Retweeted by Sam MissinghamI have and I LOVE IT. https://t.co/tFbjAR8xtC @juliawildsmith @TwoCrimeWriters don't know, missed that festival.That's a lovely idea, @katecmorrison https://t.co/03nnnRVRcU @samatlounge Keyhole Publishing.
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @BookJo ha! Let's do it. @DPunctum no room for negative ninnies, I'm afraid. @allthatchas EXACTLY - hostess with the mostessIs that for real!!!!! https://t.co/I1yNLRGVAm @NotQuiteUnique yes, important detail. Good thinking.Pitching both of these to Sky Arts as we speak.Or: author house swap with an author who lives in another country. They get to live another author's life for a few days. @samatlounge And be able to tell exactly what stage in the writing process the author is at by the state of their h… https://t.co/AU8z3o6XTg
Retweeted by Sam MissinghamIdea: Through The Keyhole, but with authors' houses? Another author gets to do the tour and try to work out whose house it is. @autumnrosewell I love youPublishers suddenly realising that they can do things online - in May 2020. https://t.co/EO140hCTV8
Retweeted by Sam MissinghamToday is the day I start on my Christmas Gift Guide page for @PrimaMag Lovely publicists please email/DM with your… https://t.co/7JbQ3sxtR3
Retweeted by Sam MissinghamPublishing, never change...... https://t.co/OX4ODRW0qp https://t.co/4pCgyFYWijThe artistic director for The @ClassFestival, @natashacarthew, is issuing a call-out to publishers, agents and book… https://t.co/r9Ozmstxrg
Retweeted by Sam MissinghamDo follow the authors who generously gave their advice, you'll learn plenty on a daily basis from all of them. https://t.co/QXqzWhLL2gDelighted that this has resonated so much. https://t.co/f09fDToJ4BFabulous advice 🌺 https://t.co/RKplxbzL22
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @CharlotteMende1 I did the same last week. Sad times.I have nothing but praise for the work (and support from) @Soc_of_Authors https://t.co/vN3DZPgpj9
Retweeted by Sam MissinghamUp to number 2 now on the main Kindle chart! So close and still so cheap! 99p (Just accidentally typed 999p in my e… https://t.co/852tTxxYqw
Retweeted by Sam MissinghamPublishers having websites. https://t.co/1keKIXdksN @osborne_bella SameThis feature in @GuardianBooks is a sort of Desert Island Books, except I chose twenty instead of eight and still l… https://t.co/HgpcrSRxpI
Retweeted by Sam Missingham @katobell @Louiestowell @Beathhigh I still fancy it. @micahsb well, yes. @TheDaiLlew agree. Also, I think we aren't set up to function in the heat - commute or work etc. Althoug, I am tryi… https://t.co/IbsuKGuYjH @Louiestowell Edinburgh is looking good. Think I saw rain in one of @Beathhigh’s tweets.We don’t really like hot weather, do we? @simonbrew There’s always someone richer, it seems @MeNigeStew Maybe don’t try to sleep in the garden next time? 😄 @Danacea https://t.co/ppyxR3r4Rl @Thelastword1962 Which city? Safe travels x @daletimwood @PaulDragonwolf1 very glad it resonated x @MsEmilyMorris total solidarity, Emily. It is INSANELY hard to live on one income. As far as I'm concerned, being a… https://t.co/5gGpIVgRTV
8/11
2020
@Mrssmithmunday I’m delighted that it’s useful. They are all such generous authors. @suebmuseum Delighted that it helps x @rachelphilippa @klaramay thank you Rachel xxThis is an interesting & important topic. Do I have any friends in children's publishing who could help @klaramay o… https://t.co/8KLASlfkOi @SampsonF they are a very generous bunch x @LadyGrimdark thanks Lou, hope you and family are doing well. What a year it's been! x
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