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  Topic: dolphins are tagged and followed...
HRH Gracie

Replies: 0
Views: 805

PostForum: Weird News   Posted: Sat May 28, 2005 6:48 pm   Subject: dolphins are tagged and followed...
they are using satellites to follow them. they have figured out that they dive over a thousand feet for up to 10 minutes!?!?! is that incredible or what?
  Topic: Depp Arranges Shooting of Thompson's Ashes
HRH Gracie

Replies: 1
Views: 1095

PostForum: Weird News   Posted: Sat May 28, 2005 6:15 pm   Subject: Depp Arranges Shooting of Thompson's Ashes
this may be premature, buuuuuutttttttttttttttt, Chris, any last requests?
  Topic: What's Your AQ
HRH Gracie

Replies: 27
Views: 12470

PostForum: Who's Who   Posted: Fri May 27, 2005 7:04 pm   Subject: What's Your AQ
I got a 14, it is all about me, right?

on a serious note, I teach an Asperger Syn. child. He told a joke one day. The rest of the class ( who claim to be 'normal) and I listened patiently to this ...
  Topic: The Keynote Speech
HRH Gracie

Replies: 15
Views: 9548

PostForum: So You Wanna Be a Writer?   Posted: Fri May 27, 2005 3:55 am   Subject: The Keynote Speech
I would want to know about decisions writers make regarding writing for themselves and /or writing for the market.

as someone who hasn't published fiction, I am just interested in getting an agen ...
  Topic: Any ideas about a writing workshop
HRH Gracie

Replies: 11
Views: 6457

PostForum: So You Wanna Be a Writer?   Posted: Mon May 23, 2005 10:35 pm   Subject: Any ideas about a writing workshop
I gave my students a picture from National Geographic and they had to write a SHORT story about one of the folks or animals in the picture.

I cut out lots of pictures so everyone had a different on ...
  Topic: another thought/question for the author guy
HRH Gracie

Replies: 1
Views: 2207

PostForum: Blog Comments   Posted: Mon May 23, 2005 8:49 pm   Subject: another thought/question for the author guy
I am not the AG but...

NO, not even a little.

I base this on my (italian) husband who used to walk around the house singing that old Stones' classic, I'll never be your Pizza Burner, over and ov ...
  Topic: Non Fiction
HRH Gracie

Replies: 7
Views: 4731

PostForum: So You Wanna Be a Writer?   Posted: Mon May 23, 2005 8:45 pm   Subject: Non Fiction
I have had to write several detailed reports in the past. As always, the more work you do before the actual writing, the easier the job is. Out line, outline, outline, and furthermore outline.

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  Topic: A Fresh Start
HRH Gracie

Replies: 3630
Views: 713971

PostForum: Word Association Game   Posted: Wed May 18, 2005 2:16 pm   Subject: A Fresh Start
peek-a-boo!
  Topic: regional food
HRH Gracie

Replies: 5
Views: 3750

PostForum: Blog Comments   Posted: Wed May 18, 2005 2:03 pm   Subject: regional food
Now, see! I learned something. Someone made me a batch of buck-eye candy/cookies one time, they were fabu btw, and told me that they were named after buck (deer) eyes. Gross. I like your explainat ...
  Topic: three rules
HRH Gracie

Replies: 12
Views: 6630

PostForum: So You Wanna Be a Writer?   Posted: Tue May 17, 2005 2:25 pm   Subject: three rules
I have on my wall a quote:

"If you are writing a book, by God, let's move that sucker along"
anonymous

I think that is great advice or rule to follow. No matter how much i like the characters, ...
  Topic: Novel Vs. Book
HRH Gracie

Replies: 12
Views: 4867

PostForum: So You Wanna Be a Writer?   Posted: Tue May 17, 2005 2:16 pm   Subject: Novel Vs. Book
I have noticed that the phrase "a novel" is added to titles where one would otherwise not know by reading the title if the book were in fact fiction.

I can't, of course, think of an example right ...
  Topic: Question
HRH Gracie

Replies: 3
Views: 2802

PostForum: Blog Comments   Posted: Tue May 17, 2005 2:03 pm   Subject: Question
bless your heart. been there, done that. not fun
  Topic: Potatoes/Potatos
HRH Gracie

Replies: 7
Views: 5045

PostForum: Blog Comments   Posted: Tue May 17, 2005 1:59 pm   Subject: Potatoes/Potatos
I read somewhere in cyberspace that most of the sugar consumed in the US comes from sugar-beets these days, not from sugar cane. I think that is wild.

I have never had a fresh beet but now I thi ...
  Topic: regional food
HRH Gracie

Replies: 5
Views: 3750

PostForum: Blog Comments   Posted: Tue May 17, 2005 1:49 pm   Subject: regional food
so glad to see you self corrected bar-be-que to bar-b-que. I vote for Carolina vinegar sauce, Razz my own self.

I'm from Virginia where we are known for peanuts and ham. Yes,the salty kind. We kno ...
  Topic: Research comment and question.
HRH Gracie

Replies: 0
Views: 1801

PostForum: Blog Comments   Posted: Tue May 10, 2005 8:23 pm   Subject: Research comment and question.
I totally get that Fluke required a ton of research, but do you really spend 6 months of research time on most of your books? I mean no disrespect, but could you give me an example of something you ...
 
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