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Jim Rudnick
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And I wonder which rest this was?
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It nice meeting u
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I ALWAYS make it a rule to NEVER EVER buy or click on ANY adverts in the videos I want to watch!!!
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Had to add this review - I recently bought "Quarter Share" by Nathan Lowell, a member here I believe, and while it sat till this past Saturday on the "to read" pile, I got to it early Sat morn...and sat on my couch till I finished it Sat afternoon. One long interesting, innovative read for sure! Loved that he crafted a world I enjoyed, a hero I related to, chars that appealed to me - and yes it's the first of a whole series!

You have a brand new reader, Nathan, and i just ordered the next two of your Trader's Tales series...can't wait to get them and keep right on a reading!

http://www.amazon.com/Quarter-Share-Traders-Golden-Clipper-ebook/dp/B00AMO7VM4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1425322325&sr=8-1&keywords=quarter+share+by+nathan+lowell
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Thanks, Jim :) 
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Working my way thru Issue #2 and loving it...some very interesting short stories within this book....so Kudos editors!!
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Thanks +Jim Rudnick for letting us know. Glad you are enjoying our work :)
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Anyone care to share your thoughts on a new SF mag called NovoPulp? Found them here at G+ and have sent in a submission but wondered about others and their own experiences with this mag?
Have you been eager to see the cover. for the second NovoPulp Anthology? Then wait no more! We chose this year to commission a cover based on one of the stories in the anthology, 'Drive Like Lightning' by B. Morris Allen. The artwork is by +Marc Reynes Ferra, who also did the cover art for the ...
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Plot doesn't interest me very much these days. I've become more interested in character-driven works. Authors who can handle stylistics well also interest me. These modes requires a work to include description that does not push plot forward.
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Just discovered Hugh Howey - but his blog on writing is pretty special - I especially like his numbers on books....as below! $3 billion in NEW eBook sales! Do click thru, eh!

http://www.hughhowey.com/two-important-publishing-facts-everyone-gets-wrong/ 
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I still pretty much only buy paperbacks.  I'm old school I guess.  I get free ebooks, but I rarely pay for those.
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and....at the IVY, the wine list aint bad! :-)
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Question for us Canucks? Here in Canada, we drive on the right hand side of the road...so on a multi-lane highway the "fast" lane is always the furthest to the left. What do they "do" in Britain and other countries where you drive on the left hand side of the road?
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+Mark Chapman Thank goodness it doesn't get too cold in Scotland you'd look weird wearing your Stanfields under your kilt.
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What I'm looking for is info from other authors on the Draft2Digtal site...is the use of same worth the effort? Anyone care to share their experiences with this online group? Good? Bad? ???
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I think they are much easier to use than Smashwords, and really efficient, but as for sales - they remain to be seen :)
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My NaNoWriMo project is now complete! First draft of book#2 of my series out on the rim of our galaxy entitled "The RIM Confederacy: SleeperShip" is complete at 77k and it rocks! Thanks SO much to my muse....

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RE: CreateSpace...can anyone here offer up any criticisms or laudatory notes on this site? My book is ready to go but before I do that, I wanted to learn what others think of this POD type of service? Any counsel?
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thanks all here...I followed the "Fred" idea, did all the work myself and my printed draft #3 is on it's way...I expect that it'll be fine...so thanks here for the help! :-)
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Found this a few days ago and as a SciFi author, loved it! This is chock full of aids for both us and other genre writers too...give it a click and look over the vast resources listed....

Big thank you to David Walton for this too!
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That's extensive. Thanks.
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THE ABSOLUTELY worst service possible....we ordered one month ago and never got the order after waiting 2.5 hours, calling in twice to ask where the order was and then ordered from Waterdown PizzaPizza who delivered in 41 minutes and only THEN did the PizzaHut driver show up. So we tried again last night - we love the pizza, but the service...good god....we again had to call in after 65 minutes to ask and were told the driver couldn't find our house....sigh...it is in the core of Waterdown on every map and when he finally showed up at the door - sorry, is all he could say, my GPS said you lived the other way as he held up his left hand and said 'turn right' sigh.... To top it off - of course, we didn't get what we ordered...sigh....they forgot the wings and sent some kind of chicken nuggets...sigh.... We're DONE with the Waterdown PizzaHut - the new owners know NADA about service....so we'll find another spot to order from from now on! #badCustservice
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spot on way to compare your firm with any other in your industry or channel....you can learn lots there cause I did just that! REAL business intelligence, eh!
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We've used Beth here at Verico over the past years and would like to just say that for great service that cost us nothing -- we got the best rates and terms that could be found! Beth should be congratulated for the work that she did...and I just wanted to say that too!
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at a recent ArtCrawl, we had the pleasure of sitting outside on the Patio...and enjoyed a wonderful Chardonnay with Mussels.....ably served and it was such a wonderful evening! kudos to the whole team at the Acclamation.....a great James St North restaurant!
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
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Spot-on! Great pub fare & ice cold beers! Staff & Beth & Deb are the bestest owners ever! Love them & the Carrigan too!
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My wife and I have used Beth for I think three mortgages for different houses over the past decade - and we've NOT been disappointed! Even when we bought firm and looked like we'd own two houses, Beth came thru with a mortgagor who gave us a great rate and we owned both for months till the old house sold...we will continue to use Beth and Verico and we're so so pleased with the service and the reliability!
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