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Offline CameronJohnston

Re: Adventures in Writing
« Reply #225 on: December 06, 2017, 07:24:09 AM »
Oh!
What is that official post on the main FF page all about? ;)
Hells yeah!

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Re: Adventures in Writing
« Reply #226 on: December 06, 2017, 07:34:20 AM »
Oh!
What is that official post on the main FF page all about? ;)
Hells yeah!

Nice job Cameron!!!!
(in case future generations can't find the article: http://fantasy-faction.com/2017/10-science-fiction-books-and-series-that-made-me-guest-blog-by-cameron-johnston )

I'm ashamed to say I haven't read any of those (I was busy reading Tolkien, Zelazny, TH White, Orwell, Le Guin, Lloyd Alexander, CS Lewis, Twain, Piers Anthony, Hickman&Weiss, and King)  Okay that's 11, but I was nerdy and stayed inside and read a lot when I was a kid.  They used to give us stars on this pin and we'd get a personal pizza at Pizza Hut every time we filled one up and I read so much they were all dismayed and I think they thought my parents were just scamming the place b/c I read a freakish amount when I was like super young.

Maybe we should open a thread based on your article where we all put down and debate our 10 early influences?

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Re: Adventures in Writing
« Reply #227 on: December 06, 2017, 07:53:14 AM »
Oh I read all of those back in the day, but who needs me to regurgitate things everybody has heard of :) I just thought the lesser known novels and series' might be more interesting.
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Re: Adventures in Writing
« Reply #228 on: December 06, 2017, 08:12:24 AM »
Oh!
What is that official post on the main FF page all about? ;)
Hells yeah!
I just read the first bit now: many congratulations!!!! :D :D
Let this be the first of many:



I think you're the first old member to get published yay (not those that joined as they were being signed) - please somebody correct me if I'm wrong
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Re: Adventures in Writing
« Reply #229 on: December 06, 2017, 09:06:52 AM »
Looking forward to checking out the Traitor God!
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Re: Adventures in Writing
« Reply #230 on: December 06, 2017, 09:07:16 AM »
W00t, congrats Cameron! :D

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Re: Adventures in Writing
« Reply #231 on: December 06, 2017, 11:12:21 AM »
Nice, good work! Grats!
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Re: Adventures in Writing
« Reply #232 on: December 06, 2017, 11:31:42 AM »
Go Cameron that is wonderful, feel need to appropriate a phrase "He persevered." ;D
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Re: Adventures in Writing
« Reply #233 on: December 06, 2017, 02:05:11 PM »
Congrats, Cameron! Looking forward to reading it.

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« Reply #234 on: December 06, 2017, 04:33:26 PM »
Thank all, you are the best! Now all I need to worry about is getting my edits in on time, then the cover reveal, then people actually liking the novel... still, nice problems to have! :p
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Re: Adventures in Writing
« Reply #235 on: December 06, 2017, 06:56:32 PM »
Thank all, you are the best! Now all I need to worry about is getting my edits in on time, t :)hen the cover reveal, then people actually liking the novel... still, nice problems to have! :p

Angry Robot has a good track record and some loyal readers. I think you'll do just fine. :)
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Re: Adventures in Writing
« Reply #236 on: December 06, 2017, 07:59:19 PM »
Congratulations Cameron! Good for you!
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Re: Adventures in Writing
« Reply #237 on: December 06, 2017, 11:10:49 PM »
This is truly awesome, @CameronJohnston.
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Oh fuggedaboudit.

Congrats!
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Re: Adventures in Writing
« Reply #238 on: December 07, 2017, 11:36:54 AM »
Wow Cameron congrats

Offline JRTroughton

Re: Adventures in Writing
« Reply #239 on: December 07, 2017, 07:43:54 PM »
Saw this on Twitter so thought I had better pop my head in.

Well done!