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Offline ScarletBea

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Re: The King's Paws (with one holding a bottle of Peri Peri sauce.)
« Reply #11715 on: May 28, 2019, 02:43:32 PM »
So fantastic.
Please tell me it’s all true.
My reaction was actually "wow, he writes his journal like a book! So different from me!" ;D
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Re: The King's Paws (with one holding a bottle of Peri Peri sauce.)
« Reply #11716 on: May 29, 2019, 12:37:01 AM »
Haha @ScarletBea  it's bc I started these as long form letters to people back home while I'd be gone for years. I've got hundreds of these I went to put into a book one day but I don't how to tie them all together. 

Haha yes @JMack it is all true

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Re: The King's Paws (with one holding a bottle of Peri Peri sauce.)
« Reply #11717 on: May 29, 2019, 07:47:34 PM »
Haha @ScarletBea  it's bc I started these as long form letters to people back home while I'd be gone for years. I've got hundreds of these I went to put into a book one day but I don't how to tie them all together. 

Haha yes @JMack it is all true
The few glimpses I got of your life (haunted tea pots, muggings, chantacuros, hostage situations, ...) and the style you wrote this piece in says in big bold letters: Write this book!
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Re: The King's Paws (with one holding a bottle of Peri Peri sauce.)
« Reply #11718 on: May 29, 2019, 08:04:59 PM »
Haha @ScarletBea  it's bc I started these as long form letters to people back home while I'd be gone for years. I've got hundreds of these I went to put into a book one day but I don't how to tie them all together. 

Haha yes @JMack it is all true
The few glimpses I got of your life (haunted tea pots, muggings, chantacuros, hostage situations, ...) and the style you wrote this piece in says in big bold letters: Write this book!

Mrs. JMack agrees. I read the post to her, as I have others you’ve written.

Mr. Darewood, write this book!
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Re: The King's Paws (with one holding a bottle of Peri Peri sauce.)
« Reply #11719 on: May 30, 2019, 02:06:48 AM »
Hey and they probably don't know that WD Frank refers to you as man candy or about all the offers to share prostitutes! (Yes I have read Hearts and Other Dead Things)

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Re: The King's Paws (with one holding a bottle of Peri Peri sauce.)
« Reply #11720 on: May 30, 2019, 03:18:38 AM »
Heineken has introduced a 0% alcohol beer. What's the point? It was crap with alcohol and more so now.
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Re: The King's Paws (with one holding a bottle of Peri Peri sauce.)
« Reply #11721 on: May 30, 2019, 12:10:57 PM »
I’m trying to wrap my head around doing tastings at multiple wineries on the same day when they’re too far to walk from one to the other. Drink a flight. Drive. Drink a flight. Drive. Drin a flit Driv. Dr and driv.

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Re: The King's Paws (with one holding a bottle of Peri Peri sauce.)
« Reply #11722 on: May 30, 2019, 12:25:21 PM »
I’m trying to wrap my head around doing tastings at multiple wineries on the same day when they’re too far to walk from one to the other. Drink a flight. Drive. Drink a flight. Drive. Drin a flit Driv. Dr and driv.
Let Mrs Jmack drive - you deserve the booze ;D
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Re: The King's Paws (with one holding a bottle of Peri Peri sauce.)
« Reply #11723 on: May 31, 2019, 06:02:02 AM »
Hey and they probably don't know that WD Frank refers to you as man candy or about all the offers to share prostitutes! (Yes I have read Hearts and Other Dead Things)

Hahahahaha  I forgot that you and @Lady Ty have read "Hearts"
How did you know WD Frank calls me man candy????

Haha @ScarletBea  it's bc I started these as long form letters to people back home while I'd be gone for years. I've got hundreds of these I went to put into a book one day but I don't how to tie them all together. 

Haha yes @JMack it is all true
The few glimpses I got of your life (haunted tea pots, muggings, chantacuros, hostage situations, ...) and the style you wrote this piece in says in big bold letters: Write this book!

Mrs. JMack agrees. I read the post to her, as I have others you’ve written.

Mr. Darewood, write this book!



Awweeeeeeee you read my stuff to Mrs. Jmack???? That's the sweetest thing I've ever heard!!!!!!!!
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Re: The King's Paws (with one holding a bottle of Peri Peri sauce.)
« Reply #11724 on: May 31, 2019, 12:58:37 PM »
Mrs. JMack will watch a fantasy movie if forced - and did love GoT - but she’s no genre fan. She likes memoirs that reveal interesting new things. And she’s particularly fascinated with sickness, death, sleep, and stuff like that. So the most recent post was perfect for reading to her!  ;D
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Re: The King's Paws (with one holding a bottle of Peri Peri sauce.)
« Reply #11725 on: June 01, 2019, 09:06:52 AM »
Hm.

I have been sending out query letters for The Rot Beneath, the first in my new horror/fantasy trilogy, for a year now.

I just woke up to find the first positive response in my inbox. An agent wants to see the full manuscript.
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Re: The King's Paws (with one holding a bottle of Peri Peri sauce.)
« Reply #11726 on: June 04, 2019, 03:25:50 PM »
Well, that agent wound up passing.

So much for that.

Every glimmer of hope in this whole thing is just a setup for more disappointment.
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Re: The King's Paws (with one holding a bottle of Peri Peri sauce.)
« Reply #11727 on: June 04, 2019, 03:37:18 PM »
Well, I guess it's a question of perspective...
Would you prefer to never have the hope, or to go through a hopeful stage (where either outcome is possible) and then have the rejection?

If your answer is the first, then better just stay put and never do anything, but I don't think it's a good way to live.

Good luck for the future!
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Re: The King's Paws (with one holding a bottle of Peri Peri sauce.)
« Reply #11728 on: June 04, 2019, 11:08:22 PM »
Do they give reasons for passing up? Or just a generic response?
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Re: The King's Paws (with one holding a bottle of Peri Peri sauce.)
« Reply #11729 on: June 05, 2019, 12:05:49 AM »
Do they give reasons for passing up? Or just a generic response?

She felt the story was more told than shown.

I don't agree 100%, but I can't deny that my writing style is quite talky, and that I move things along at a breakneck pace. I just don't know how to write any other way, so I'm sticking to it.
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