Tuesday, 23 July 2013

If the literary greats were self-published......


..... and promoting themselves on Twitter!

Part 2 ~ you can find Part 1 HERE
                                Part 3 HERE
 
Charles Dickens @CDickensAuthor


Writer of novels, novellas and journals
Hopes to see novels made into BBC dramas (fat chance lol)

Blogs at oldcuriosityshop.com

London UK

@CDickensAuthor Feeling a bit peaky today, hope not serious :(  Hope I'll manage to finish The Mystery Of Edwin Drood  #amwriting



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Emily Bronte @HaworthGirl


Author of Amazon Bestseller 'Wuthering Heights'
Blog: siblingrivalry.blogspot.com
Also writes as @EllisBell

Yorkshire lass

@HaworthGirl YAY!  Wuthering Heights now #FREE on Amazon! 341 x 5* reviews!  http://www.amazon.co.uk/Wuthering-Heights-ebook/dp/B004UJAOLM #ASMSG #BYNR #KindleShoutOuts



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Bill Shakespeare @StratfordDramatist


Writes plays and sonnets.
Likes: dark ladies, young men and iambic pentameter
Dramapreneur.  No DMs, please
#teamfollowback

Stratford, England

@StratfordDramatist  Need some help from my tweeps for my WIP!  Can anyone think of a good name for a Danish Prince?  Please RT! 


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Geoff Chaucer @Chanticleer


Poet.  Alchemist.  Philosopher. Astronomer
Husband, Father, traveller.
Royal connections - honest.

Worldwide

@Chanticleer New #Blog Post!  How a weekend in #Canterbury gave me new inspiration! httw//www.nunspriest.com #MondayBlogs



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Dante Alighieri @ilSommoPoeta


Divinely comedic.  
Tu lascerai ogne cosa diletta.

Europa 

@ilSommoPoeta F**k off @AuthorDanBrown.  Stop trivialising my work just to make big bucks, asshole.  



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PB Shelley @Bysshe


Writes poetry.  Loving husband 
of Mary @Frankenstein (please follow!)
Oxford grad 
Visionary

@Bysshe Am considering anthology of #micropoetry
Get my complete works for only 99p! http://www.amazon.co.uk/Delphi-Complete-Shelley-Illustrated-ebook/dp/B00AJ5I60M #traditional #romantic 



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James Joyce @Dubliner


Novelist.  Poet.
Avant-garde
Author of landmark work Ulysses
& a whole bunch of other stuff
Aquarius

In the pub, Ireland #amdrinking

@Dubliner ULYSSES is on #KindleCountdown this weekend.  Hoping to get more beer vouchers.  You won't understand it, but buy it anyway.  



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Jane Austen @AuthorJane


Award winning author of light romantic fiction:
EMMA, MANSFIELD PARK, NORTHANGER ABBEY & more
A woman of letters

Hampshire, UK

@AuthorJane "A different class" - whoo-hoo!  Brand new 5* review for SENSE AND SENSIBILITY.  Thanks, @TomLefroy!!  http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sense-and-Sensibility-ebook/dp/B007SXB498



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Dorothy Parker @AlgonquinChick


Poet, critic, short story writer
Some say humourist
I say life's pretty damn tragic half the time
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Noo York

@AlgonquinChick Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses ~~~  #quote >>> And it's one of mine, so there :)

38 comments:

  1. ha ha ha - this is brilliant. Even better than the first one. Love the Dan Brown comment! Keep 'em coming, Sooz x

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    1. I thought you'd appreciate that one!!! Thanks - glad you liked it better - I get that some of it is not so immediately amusing :)

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  2. I love that Jane Austen says 'whoo hoo!' And I love Shakespeare - love all of it, really! Especially 'dramapreneur'.

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    1. Ha ha!!!! I like the usernames...! :)

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    2. ps, all the links do actually work, like to Wuthering Heights being free on Amazon with 341 5* reviews - though obv things like Chaucers blog site (nunspriest.com) are NOT real links :)

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  3. Ha! I LOVE THESE!!! Hope you are working on Part 3!

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    1. Karena, I feel there is more mileage with these! Thanks to you and Alice for reading and commenting!!!! xx

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    2. These are great! The Dan Brown one especially 😉

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    3. Thanks, Maxi, glad you like!

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  4. What a great idea! I love this especially the Dan Brown tweet. Mwwwahahahaaaa! Bloomin' hilarious. Thanks for the smiles. :) X

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  5. What a marvellous blog. Jane Austen will no doubt add: "Chuffed to be on the new £10 note" Awesome.

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    1. Damn, why didn't I think of that???!!

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  6. These are priceless. I have to check out installment # 1...

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    1. Ha ha, thanks, Julie, hope you like part 1 as much! x

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  7. Haha - Bill Shakespeare, lol! And I loved the naked Chaucer in A Knights Tale. You crease me up lady:)

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    1. Thanks for reading, Jane - glad you liked! Yes, I loved A Knight's Tale! part 3 to follow...!

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  8. Great post, Terry. My favourite is Yorkshire lass, Emily Bronte. I'm guessing that sibling rivalry would have been pretty fierce.

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  9. Loved Dante's hating on Dan Brown. Actually all of them were hilarious.

    Laura Hedgecock
    http://www.TreasureChestofMemories.com
    http://www.twitter.com/LauraLHedgecock

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    1. Many thanks for reading and commenting, Laura and EL, and glad you approve!! :)

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  10. Terry, these are brilliant! :)

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    1. ha ha, thanks, Sean/Dan!! Have you looked at the first part, too? Link is there. I'm planning a part 3...!

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  12. Brilliant Terry, I will look forward to seeing them all together in a little book! :)

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    1. That would be nice, wouldn't it - someone else suggested that, but copyright for pics would be a problem!

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  13. Gosh, I thought I'd commented on this! These are excellent, Terry. Gave me a good chuckl!

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  14. Great idea and very funny - share, share,share!!

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    1. Have you seen the other two parts, Judith? And thank you!

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    1. Thank you, Jacy - I think I like this one the best of the three and like giving it them an airing from time to time!

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    1. Thank you! Your endorsement is much valued :)

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  17. Terry, this post made me laugh out loud on a not-so-great Monday! Love it!

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    1. Ha ha, thanks! I hope Tuesday is better x

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  18. Hahaha! The Dante Alighieri one, particularly brilliant :-)

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