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horsebreaker5110

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Have any of you.....
Posted: May 13, 2012 5:03 PM
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Was just wondering if any of you authors have ever written a scene in your latest creation, sat back and read through your just finished lines, and then thought, my God, I'm Hemingway!!!!!!......LOL
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Posted: May 13, 2012 5:09 PM   in response to: horsebreaker5110 in response to: horsebreaker5110
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Never read Hemingway. Maybe you could read my book and let me know?
immortali

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Posted: May 13, 2012 5:23 PM   in response to: horsebreaker5110 in response to: horsebreaker5110
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Yes, I have written things and then thought...Damn, that's good.
andresanthomas

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Posted: May 13, 2012 5:24 PM   in response to: horsebreaker5110 in response to: horsebreaker5110
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I run through a range of emotions several times per book. From man, this s@#$ is good! To meh, it'll do. To geeze, this entire thing sucks. Then back to hey, this is pretty damn okey dokey.
inyun

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Posted: May 13, 2012 5:26 PM   in response to: immortali in response to: immortali
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Is Hemingway equal to "Damn that's good"? If so I am a Hemingway.
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Posted: May 13, 2012 6:08 PM   in response to: horsebreaker5110 in response to: horsebreaker5110
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To tell you the truth, I'd rather think that I just tied Raymond Chandler. Or Elmore Leonard.

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Posted: May 13, 2012 6:15 PM   in response to: horsebreaker5110 in response to: horsebreaker5110
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Can't say I've donethat but I have written a scene and laughed uncontrollably for about an hour afterwards.

I've also written a scene that depressed me fo a week.
horsebreaker5110

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Posted: May 13, 2012 6:41 PM   in response to: saxon21 in response to: saxon21
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I've done that too, I think the laughing comes when I proof read and find a giant mistake that doesn't make any since then think about ...What if that got published that way. What would the reader think? LOL
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Posted: May 13, 2012 6:52 PM   in response to: horsebreaker5110 in response to: horsebreaker5110
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Error - wrong thread.

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inyun

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Posted: May 13, 2012 7:45 PM   in response to: lorddog46 in response to: lorddog46
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Hey, I read both of those authors. Chandler is friend Worm's main man.
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Posted: May 13, 2012 11:52 PM   in response to: horsebreaker5110 in response to: horsebreaker5110
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I was recently clearing out a closet I hadn't looked into in years (we're moving soon), and came across some old papers and articles I'd written 20 and even 30 years ago. And I had the same feeling - gosh, this is good stuff!

The sad part is that this stuff was so good that I doubt I could even begin to reproduce something like that today, as senility starts to set in. Hope I can get all my books out into the big wide world before my brain goes AWOL altogether.
diamondlifestyle

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Posted: May 14, 2012 1:13 AM   in response to: saxon21 in response to: saxon21
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yeah I've howled laughing at something I wrote...unfortunately it was a typo ("a fish came from nowhere, smacking Danny in the face..." - it was meant to be a [b]fist[/b]). I like trying to write scenes that get people in the gut, although I did get an email a couple of weeks ago from someone who told me he read one of my books in a state of constant, um, [i]excitement[/i]. TMI...apparently I get people slightly lower than intended ;-)
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