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Forum: Issues 02-01-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 22,665
Posted By OnceUponATime
Terrific issue - loved the review on "Pride and...

Terrific issue - loved the review on "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" LOL! Terrific stuff...

JKC
Forum: Board Games 01-18-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,037
Posted By OnceUponATime
blinded by these tears an angel melancholy ...

blinded by these tears
an angel melancholy
wings without a breeze
Forum: Writer's Beat Technical Support 08-22-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,853
Posted By OnceUponATime
I LOVED the book "The Shack" - excellent book,...

I LOVED the book "The Shack" - excellent book, even for those who don't usually read Christian-based novels. Yes, agreed that writing is a dying art, what with all the leet-speak and text-speech out...
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 08-22-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By OnceUponATime
Good point - we're doing this with a former chef...

Good point - we're doing this with a former chef who is critiquing local restaurants, but he's doing so in a snotty/highbrow manner that's hilarious to read. I'm networking with PR people now, but...
Forum: Writer's Beat Technical Support 08-22-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,853
Posted By OnceUponATime
I don't know, but novellas and other lengthier...

I don't know, but novellas and other lengthier short stories seem to be gaining momentum in popularity online. With these new hand-held reading devices they've got out there, novels are getting...
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 08-22-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By OnceUponATime
I wanted to reply to this, mainly because a lot...

I wanted to reply to this, mainly because a lot of what Lin said here is true, and if you want to start a publication of your own, I wouldn't recommend doing it the way I did. We're still publishing,...
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 06-11-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By OnceUponATime
Agreed - newspapers must give the people...

Agreed - newspapers must give the people something to read. Makes me wonder how they've managed to forget all about that, over time.
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 06-09-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By OnceUponATime
The exact same thing was happening to us at the...

The exact same thing was happening to us at the daily I worked for. The workload became too much for me because they were constantly changing things. You're exactly right - readers and advertisers in...
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 06-09-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By OnceUponATime
Thanks for your kind words, Nemesis. You're right...

Thanks for your kind words, Nemesis. You're right about the greed - that's about 95% of what's wrong with the newspaper industry today - it's all about advertising and making a buck. It's no longer...
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 06-08-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By OnceUponATime
What the *&$# did I just do????

Hi all -

I haven't posted on WB for quite a while, mainly because I've been extremely busy with a lot of stuff going on in my life (health issues and work issues) that allows very little time for...
Forum: The Notice Board 05-02-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,105
Posted By OnceUponATime
Very nice - terrific job on the design, as...

Very nice - terrific job on the design, as always. Great issue -

J.
Forum: The Notice Board 04-26-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 36,562
Posted By OnceUponATime
Interesting article, but take heart - the...

Interesting article, but take heart - the publishing industry isn't dying, it just needs to weather the current economic storm -- and change their current business model to something a little more...
Forum: Tips & Advice 04-26-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 26,678
Posted By OnceUponATime
Amen. Same here. I need to listen to music while...

Amen. Same here. I need to listen to music while I write, and it can range from just about anything from Rock to Rachmaninov. It usually helps me when I pick a certain kind of tune to set a mood...
Forum: Tips & Advice 04-26-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 26,678
Posted By OnceUponATime
Oh, come on, you can do better than that...

Oh, come on, you can do better than that...
Forum: Tips & Advice 04-26-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 26,678
Posted By OnceUponATime
Beautiful, awesome, SPECTACULAR! Don't know what...

Beautiful, awesome, SPECTACULAR! Don't know what it has to do with writing prompts, but this girl is a terrific singer. I'd definitely buy her CD & use it as background music to write by.

J.
Forum: Board Games 04-05-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,263
Posted By OnceUponATime
LOL - my chihuahua, Snarls Barkley, does the...

LOL -
my chihuahua, Snarls Barkley, does the same thing. Then he tries to look all cute & innocent. Sort of a Nietzche-esque parallel going on here -- blame the dog for far too long and eventually,...
Forum: Board Games 04-05-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,263
Posted By OnceUponATime
lmfao - well, I concede the point. You must be an...

lmfao - well, I concede the point. You must be an expert on dog farts to know the difference. I bow at your greatness.
Forum: The Library 04-05-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,692
Views: 253,144
Posted By OnceUponATime
"The Almost Moon" by Alice Sebold. A woman,...

"The Almost Moon" by Alice Sebold.

A woman, in a fit of anger and depression, kills her helpless invalid mother. The book follows the woman in the ensuing 24 hour period after the murder....
Forum: Board Games 04-05-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,263
Posted By OnceUponATime
Fact: methane gas formula is CH4; Ozone is O3... ...

Fact: methane gas formula is CH4; Ozone is O3...

So how is a collective fart-a-thon going to plug the holes in the Ozone Layer when there are no available oxygen molecules in methane?
Forum: Publishing 04-04-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By OnceUponATime
Huh? "Anarchy" and "Self-help" in the same theme?...

Huh? "Anarchy" and "Self-help" in the same theme? How odd.
Try Lulu.com.
Forum: Introductions 04-04-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,093
Posted By OnceUponATime
Regime change always comes in '12s.

Regime change always comes in '12s.
Forum: Introductions 04-04-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,093
Posted By OnceUponATime
Some of us are already there, pal. No need to...

Some of us are already there, pal. No need to wait for 2012.
Forum: Prompts & Challenges 04-04-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,200
Posted By OnceUponATime
Very nice! I particularly liked this para: "...

Very nice! I particularly liked this para:

" Where his eyes should have been, Pappy had black holes. The opposite of two pinpoint lights, he had two pinpoints of abyss, exuding shadows the same...
Forum: Prompts & Challenges 04-04-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By OnceUponATime
Terrific story - I was browsing through here...

Terrific story - I was browsing through here looking for a writing prompt and got caught up in reading this delightful short. Nice work!

J
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 03-15-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,184
Posted By OnceUponATime
Agreed - reminds me of the "Twilight" books. I...

Agreed - reminds me of the "Twilight" books. I grew tired of vampires and werewolves in the early 90s. I love horror novels, but if I pick one up and find the word 'vampire' mentioned anywhere in the...
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