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Posted on 14 Nov 2012, 12:13:02 GMT
I Readalot says:
Some authors claim they get their best ideas from dreams so maybe it isn't a bad thing.

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Nov 2012, 12:09:14 GMT
Anita says:
To sleep? Perchance to dream?..

(Sorry, just couldn't resist)

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Nov 2012, 11:59:21 GMT
Let's see.

The cold makes me want to curl up in bed with a good book. ( Some Gaiman on the go at the moment.)

The heat makes me go to sleep.

There's a dreadful pattern forming here, I fear.

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Nov 2012, 11:27:09 GMT
Last edited by the author on 14 Nov 2012, 11:29:04 GMT
Anita says:
I can't imagine you being very quick "curled up on a beach in the warm sunshine"...

Edit: and my clue deleted by Amazon! Even if I clearly remember deleting it myself some 5 minutes ago :)

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Nov 2012, 11:24:20 GMT
When the ambient air temperature falls too low, I become slow on the uptake.

I'd be much happier curled up on a beach in the warm sunshine.

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Nov 2012, 11:14:07 GMT
I Readalot says:
Good advice Andrew. I find silly and surreal to be perfect in the cold, grey winter months.

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Nov 2012, 11:09:25 GMT
Anita says:
It was a clue and you got it!

Posted on 14 Nov 2012, 11:00:40 GMT
I do self promote, but only in the MOA. Otherwise, it's just taking part in discussions.

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Nov 2012, 10:58:29 GMT
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In reply to an earlier post on 14 Nov 2012, 10:54:48 GMT
I thought my ears were burning...

give me a clue?

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Nov 2012, 10:53:38 GMT
Anita says:
You are being discussed/wanted elsewhere :)

Posted on 14 Nov 2012, 10:12:42 GMT
Silly and surreal is always good. As to the OP... don't feed the troll, lads.

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Nov 2012, 10:07:29 GMT
Thank you!

Silly/surreal is my target...

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Nov 2012, 22:45:24 GMT
I Readalot says:
The world needs pulp Will, had a look at the blurb for yours and I just might try it, looks very silly.

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Nov 2012, 19:56:10 GMT
gille liath says:
I heartily second that, though.

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Nov 2012, 19:55:43 GMT
Last edited by the author on 13 Nov 2012, 19:58:07 GMT
gille liath says:
Not sure about that one. Not every book is, well, an open book, and I think there is a place for open-and-above-board comment by the author to tell you what they are trying to achieve. Then you might have a better idea whether you can be bothered to find out whether they achieved it.

Posted on 13 Nov 2012, 19:48:43 GMT
If anyone found any hidden treasure in my stuff, I'd expect a cut.

I'm writing pulp, and know it. And have no intention of getting precious or pretentious about it.

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Nov 2012, 18:56:19 GMT
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In reply to an earlier post on 13 Nov 2012, 18:46:30 GMT
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Ethereal says:
I think there can be different levels of reading. Pleasure, or looking for deeper understandings. Sometimes I'm just in the mood to relax, not work hard at reading. Others I crave more. I don't think one is more highbrow than the other, though authors sometimes have high falutin' ideas about their work!

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Nov 2012, 18:45:04 GMT
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In reply to an earlier post on 13 Nov 2012, 18:41:18 GMT
Ethereal says:
But you seem to take such pleasure from it - perhaps we/they don't want to deprive you ...

I'm here whiling away a spare half-hour, btw!

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Nov 2012, 18:41:03 GMT
Anita says:
Your feelings are not my problem, don't you worry about me.

Re your dearest original topic: if an author hasn't said it all by the book itself and needs to review or explain it, the books perhaps is not worth reading. It is just *my* opinion, for what it's worth

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Nov 2012, 18:33:14 GMT
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Posted on 13 Nov 2012, 18:24:45 GMT
Ethereal says:
I confess I don't much care about the perceived odious personality of an author on a forum and if someone raved about their book I might still buy it (SL being the obvious example, I bought on the strength of snide comments!) but I wouldn't bother to check it out myself, that's the only difference such posts would make to me. That old saying about all publicity being good. Mainly because I take everything on here with a pinch of salt.

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Nov 2012, 18:15:44 GMT
Anita says:
A wonderful feeling, isn't it, Michael? And your only chance to feel yourself a superior being. For among your peers you'd be pretty average, shame.

However, contrary to I Readalot, I don't feel insulted by you. You can't insult me, no matter what you choose to say. I can be offended by those I like or respect, certainly not by you. So if you so desperately need the feel of superiority, do enjoy yourself. I'm not *that* greedy to deny you that
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