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firstater ferna...

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to crazywriter lady
Posted: Oct 18, 2016 1:32 PM   in response to: crazywriterlady in response to: crazywriterlady
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You are right about keywords.I am jew and I know them,I was joking.
If my Anglo colleagues said that my book isn't well written is perhaps because nobody took the time to read and see what is about.
I am convinced that the book is good and you should take a look having in mind that foreign literature follows another ways,for example: the dog Spooky,the main character dies three times before being cloned and replicated into thousands.American dogs can't do that.
I imagine you very old and wrincked as me.
firstater ferna...

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Posted: Oct 18, 2016 1:35 PM   in response to: Glenn Wilmes in response to: Glenn Wilmes
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The original discussion was about Kindle and it's lack of any visible hierarchy of quality,etc. and everything showing in the same flat dimension.
Suddenly my person became the object of the forum for one exciting day,it was yesterday.
What can I say now at the end of this experience?
-If one day you want to read foreign literature ,start with me.
I will never accept that Dan Brown is a better writer than me.
My book will last because is true and beyond the grammar it holds an emotion.
firstater ferna...

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we share this space and therefore can make acquaintance
Posted: Oct 18, 2016 1:53 PM   in response to: tommy london in response to: tommy london
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May be you are visionary as Nostradamus was in other era that believed in that and you are receiving some information from the future.T his is not to dismiss as not worthing but you can make fiction with it and have fun .Good luck and go ahead carefully.
sallytzq

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Posted: Oct 18, 2016 2:04 PM   in response to: firstater ferna... in response to: firstater ferna...
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Just for forfirstater fernando I am a writer willing to edit the first chapter for you. No. I've never made this offer before and probably won't ever again. If you're interested, say so on the forum and if we can figure out how to do it, I'll give it a try for you.

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firstater ferna...

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I prefere to have to deal with a software
Posted: Oct 18, 2016 2:22 PM   in response to: sallytzq in response to: sallytzq
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Thank you but may be you are not the solution I look for.
Anyway which is your book to drop a glance on your british English?
bye
Glenn Wilmes

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Re: You are my first Kindle contact
Posted: Oct 18, 2016 2:28 PM   in response to: firstater ferna... in response to: firstater ferna...
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I have and will again read "foreign literature", and if you will reread my post, I indicated that I gave your book a fair chance by looking at the sample.
I also indicated to you that the errors therein are what detracted from the experience for me, a person who speaks English fluently.

Yet you hold yourself up as a shining beacon of literature who can't get a fair chance because of the quantity of poor work out there.
Do you not see the irony in that?
Would not a French person, or a Spanish or Hebrew person point out my errors if I tried to sell them a story in those languages? Of course they would, and they would be correct in doing so.

If you choose to feel slighted by people who speak English, a language you don't fully understand, yet attempt to convey a story in, that's your problem.
crazywriterlady

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Posted: Oct 18, 2016 2:38 PM   in response to: tommy london in response to: tommy london
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tommy london wrote:
Hi! As a typical North American I can appreciate the dialog going on here. Your staff still seem to be sincere.

I don't have any staff. I'm not Amazon. No one from Amazon is here. I don't know how many times people have to tell you that before it sinks in.

Well I still have lots to learn about what to put into my fiction. Like, okay, one can "say" that maybe using the "medium" of fiction can send social messages. Or a person can still "say"' that, maybe, all some writer has to produce is "junk" that sells. That can be called a "schlock" method. Robert J. Ringer - who did sell lots of books in the 1970s - once claimed that. Right now I might use that as safest bet. As philosophy of what the readers want.

What readers want is a good story, told in an intelligent manner. When you can do that, you could possibly begin selling books.

This only confirms that we here in the New World are actually like ancient Atlanteans, a bit more "cosmic" than the Old World people. This stuff is in my books. I also have a guy called Fred Biederman, who is a "typical"
21st- centurian. (Verbally aggresive and more cmplicated in character than anyone from the Stone Age, which is what I call the 70s. That is what my "fiction" is about
so it has to be sociology. The only thing that is new will be nuclear shuttles... wow! How brave! (As if they cannot build stuff like that today.) You can see right
away what a hitech universe can... create. Actually, fiction may even CREATE modern and/or FUTURE REALITY. Just enjoy your adventure.

Yep. I'm going to admit it right here: I'm from Atlantis. Sure. No reason to hide it, I guess, since you spilled the beans.

My migraine is back.
crazywriterlady

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Posted: Oct 18, 2016 2:49 PM   in response to: firstater ferna... in response to: firstater ferna...
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firstater fernando wrote:
You are right about keywords.I am jew and I know them,I was joking.

You may be Jewish, but I doubt many of your fellows would be thrilled to have the statement you just threw into the book represent them. It's not like you put it in any context.

If my Anglo colleagues said that my book isn't well written is perhaps because nobody took the time to read and see what is about.

I'm not the only one who looked at the book. No one can see what it is about because it needs a good editor, someone who understands English.

I am convinced that the book is good and you should take a look having in mind that foreign literature follows another ways,for example: the dog Spooky,the main character dies three times before being cloned and replicated into thousands.American dogs can't do that.

Uh, no dogs die three times and get cloned. That's not reality anywhere you go. It doesn't matter what language one writes in, the story has to be intelligible. One can write about fictional things, but it still has to make some sort of sense. Rambling on about Jews and talking dogs and whatever else you tumbled in there doesn't make people want to read the story as presented.

I imagine you very old and wrincked as me.

Nope.
Florrie Person

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Posted: Oct 19, 2016 1:22 AM   in response to: firstater ferna... in response to: firstater ferna...
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I think you are one of those who think the words 'foreign literature' indicate something superior, like those who think a movie needs sub titles to be called a classic. When I think of foreign literature I am thinking Alexander dumas, Tolstoy, those sort of people. You are not the first to respond to criticism with banal remarks like: you think it is not good because you haven't read it. How do you expect anyone to read it when the first paragraph is complete gibberish?

As to kindle (I assume you mean Amazon) having some quality control, you obviously don't realise that if they did, yours would be the first to go.

Oh, and by the way: what the hell does 'wrincked' mean?
crazywriterlady

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Posted: Oct 19, 2016 6:57 AM   in response to: Florrie Person in response to: Florrie Person
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I took it to mean wrinkled. I was a bit taken aback, as I am not wrinkled in the slightest, though I am getting up there in years (no gray hair, either, thank you, good genes). Of course, I could be mistaken, as it's rather hard to interpret the posts.
tommy london

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Posted: Oct 19, 2016 7:42 AM   in response to: firstater ferna... in response to: firstater ferna...
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I got the drift on relations here. Just writers. At least there is sense of humor. In my society I tend to worry about not offending others.
I am now beyond even knowing what "PC" or "PI" may really mean. So I'm beyond that. It was interesting. I'd rather judge by ancient
or medieval standards of "good" or "nasty". But this is too verbose already (also schon lange.. and that is where that old expression
came from.) So long.
tommy london

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Posted: Oct 19, 2016 7:50 AM   in response to: firstater ferna... in response to: firstater ferna...
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here is what I do in reality. I just send some xeroxes on paper of what my stuff looks like in Bookshelf & on Amazon ads. (To some customers like NASA.)
They look impressive. Well it should work out. I have this down pat. Even like buy my own stuff, then just check that out on some Reader device.
Only one futuristic mystery... what sells? I doubt even at Zonland they will know. Seems most out there may not like mail on paper.
Shall quit now while still ahead in karma.
Donald Roble

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Re: Kindle don't know to sell books
Posted: Oct 19, 2016 1:30 PM   in response to: firstater ferna... in response to: firstater ferna...
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I write humor. It's so hard to do when people like this are funnier than anything I can dream up.
Glenn Wilmes

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Posted: Oct 19, 2016 2:44 PM   in response to: Donald Roble in response to: Donald Roble
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Makes good source material...
stacy barnett

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Re: Kindle don't know to sell books
Posted: Oct 20, 2016 1:45 AM   in response to: firstater ferna... in response to: firstater ferna...
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I am a new writer as well and I would never make my work out better than someone else's. Fernando even though English isn't your first language, you need to learn how to use it properly before trying to write it. I read your inside page and I could only make it half way through before the beginning of a headache came on. If you want your book to sell don't ask for help in your books description and learn how to use the English language a little better. Or maybe write a book in your native tongue instead and see how that goes.

Edited by: stacy barnett on Oct 20, 2016 1:48 AM
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