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Forum: Research Section 02-13-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,937
Posted By Mie
FBI Investigation

I want to have one of my characters, a 25-year-old white mail, draw the attention of the FBI and be investigated. It's not a detective novel, it's more or less a romance, but I want it to be...
Forum: The Library 06-12-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,812
Posted By Mie
The novella The Fly. Scared the dickens out of...

The novella The Fly. Scared the dickens out of me. Horrible! Much later was made into a Hollywood movie.
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 06-12-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,141
Posted By Mie
You can't please everybody. If you are...

You can't please everybody.

If you are writing a simple story for a mass audience, you might want to take those words out. If you are writing for the 650+ SAT crowd, leave them in.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-12-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,031
Posted By Mie
I have no future as a writer of fiction

The first is by Ron Hansen, from Atticus:

“Atticus put on his Army Air Corps jacket and cattleman’s hat and went out. Cold snow crunched between his gray cowboy boots with the toothgrind noise...
Forum: Publishing 06-12-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,159
Posted By Mie
Sure, Ill bite. How do I get in touch?

Sure, Ill bite. How do I get in touch?
Forum: Publishing 06-12-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,153
Posted By Mie
I do it by telling people the story face-to-face....

I do it by telling people the story face-to-face. Great feedback. You can tell from second to second whether they are interested.
Forum: Publishing 06-12-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,115
Posted By Mie
These days, the cost of self-publishing is zero. ...

These days, the cost of self-publishing is zero. However there is a lot of brute force labor involved to get your work to the attention of the public. It is a numbers game, adding many small...
Forum: Publishing 06-12-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,115
Posted By Mie
Have you no respect for tradition?

Have you no respect for tradition?
Forum: Publishing 09-30-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Mie
What I may do is have it listed on an ebook site,...

What I may do is have it listed on an ebook site, then put cheap little advertisements in the backs of the same magaziness the Rosicrucians advertise in.
Forum: Publishing 09-30-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Mie
Well, Dion Fortune wrote dozens of books...

Well, Dion Fortune wrote dozens of books including at least one autobiographical work so that subject is pretty well covered. One of her works inspired the famous Mists of Avalon novel.
Forum: Publishing 09-30-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Mie
What should I do with this crazy thing?

I have some stuff that is very far out, but real. That is, it is based on real facts. I have no idea where I could get this published.

In summary, the story is this. I started to think about...
Forum: Research Section 06-28-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,465
Posted By Mie
Need help with neutron star physics

I'm writing about neutron stars. Yes, I know about that SF book by Larry Niven. I'm writing about the interiors of neutron stars and want to know in detail about how the magnetic field evolves and...
Forum: Lyrics 12-20-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 865
Posted By Mie
All I Want

I liked Joni Mitchell's All I Want, but why should I sing about what Joni wants? she can do that herself so I set about writing some lyrics of my own. Little did I know what I was getting...
Forum: Lyrics 12-17-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,388
Posted By Mie
Back In The High Life Again

About three years ago a group of psychics and healers from the North America told me that I could be one. They basically looked at me and said, "You can do this. It's easy." Such an idea had...
Forum: Lyrics 12-12-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,181
Posted By Mie
Desdonane ( Orange Jasmine, Qi Li Xiang)

Here is a translation from Mandarin of Jay Chou's big romantic Chinese hit Qi Li Xiang (Orange Jasmine). I got all the lyrics to fit his singing so it is possible to follow along and pretend that he...
Forum: Lyrics 12-12-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 711
Posted By Mie
The Honeybee Shake

Bees do a dance.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7ijI-g4jHg

Here's a dance song about it. It goes to a groove vaguely similar to this.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBLzTD2wTzg
I like the...
Forum: Lyrics 07-21-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 900
Posted By Mie
Chain Of Fools

New lyrics to Aretha Franklin's Chain Of Fools. The rhythm doesn't match so it takes some imagination to image Lady Soul singing it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jzqx4Mf4lE

Chain chain...
Forum: Classifieds 09-25-2009, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By Mie
Who could resist such an offer? Sign me up,...

Who could resist such an offer? Sign me up, buddy. Success Express, here I come.
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 09-22-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By Mie
Since every reader has a different comfort zone...

Since every reader has a different comfort zone...
Forum: Tips & Advice 09-22-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By Mie
I say it's OK. If anybody gives you any lip...

I say it's OK. If anybody gives you any lip refer 'em to me, son.
Forum: Fiction 09-20-2009, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By Mie
I would say that this is formless and...

I would say that this is formless and self-indulgent screwing around.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 09-18-2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,805
Posted By Mie
I knew this would happen.

I knew this would happen.
Forum: Tips & Advice 09-18-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,246
Posted By Mie
> Dialogue is pretentious. Huh? > Write...

> Dialogue is pretentious.

Huh?

> Write with Cliches

We sure have different ideas about writing.

Maybe that's why I don't read much modern fiction.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 09-15-2009, 03:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,805
Posted By Mie
Best 21st century musicians

The rules are, 21st century only! No one who gained any fame in the 20th century is allowed.

Bands
Rock
Peterpan, Indonesia
"Punk"
Shakalabbits, Japan
Fusion
...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 09-14-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,835
Posted By Mie
It's because TV doesn't want to give away free...

It's because TV doesn't want to give away free advertising.
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