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bastaborn

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Re: Some of you guys-n-gals are freaking liars!
Posted: Apr 25, 2012 7:02 AM   in response to: lins777 in response to: lins777
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Erm, I just wondered why you wanted to eat aborigine
in a white wine sauce? That's all. lol

The white wine sauce is poured directly over the salmon...works well with trout too, but halibut, yuck, doesn't work...so, 1 star for halibut, but five for salmon and trout...hurrraahhh...

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lins777

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Re: Some of you guys-n-gals are freaking liars!
Posted: Apr 25, 2012 7:06 AM   in response to: bastaborn in response to: bastaborn
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But what the hell has aborigini got to do with it!? Are you just trying to be...an enigma? Or maybe that should be enema!
bastaborn

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Re: Some of you guys-n-gals are freaking liars!
Posted: Apr 25, 2012 7:22 AM   in response to: lins777 in response to: lins777
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But what the hell has aborigini got to do with it!?
Are you just trying to be...an enigma? Or maybe that
should be enema!

I see...harsh, but fair..

I have gone slightly red now...my ipad changed aubergine to aborigine and I didn't notice...bloomin auto correct...I must take the shame...and on a writers forum where perfect grammar is the norm...

Forum users, please substitute aborigine with aubergine to hide my blushes...

And I didn't even notice Lins777's vicious use of sarcasm...

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lins777

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Re: Some of you guys-n-gals are freaking liars!
Posted: Apr 25, 2012 7:38 AM   in response to: bastaborn in response to: bastaborn
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Thank you for your explanation. As I have also been a victim of auto correct, I can quite understand the mistook.
bastaborn

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Re: Some of you guys-n-gals are freaking liars!
Posted: Apr 25, 2012 7:57 AM   in response to: lins777 in response to: lins777
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Oh, very amusing sevens...

It's been one of those days today...I seem to suffering from writers crap...

Please forgive me...but there is nothing worse; I fear the freight train of time has been derailed by the aubergine(aborigine) of destiny...there I go again...noooooo...

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psychicvampire

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Re: Some of you guys-n-gals are freaking liars!
Posted: Apr 25, 2012 7:59 AM   in response to: captaincareless in response to: captaincareless
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Actually, when you are writing for a niche market like suspense or romance, the readers are far more open minded and less critical than someone who reads Hemingway for enjoyment. Literary readers, and genre readers cater to two completely different audiences. I've noticed that readers of literary material tend to be a bit more pretentious (for lack of better word -- sorry) and willing to dole out a 2 or a 1 to a writer like Dostoevesky lol whereas a romance fan (For example) will write "Omg, I love it!" because the story moved or tittilated them in a different more simplistic way. I know this because I am an avid reader of genre books like Romance, and often find myself giving a 4 star rating to a book where I might have hated the characters or thought they were stupid. Why? Because despite its character flaws, the book may have held my interest.

You also assume too much of what writers value. I don't mind a 4 star rating. I don't mind a 3. I don't mind a bit of criticism. I would feel so foolish if I'd written a subpar novel and people had scored high. In fact, I would feel betrayed and patronized. I value and appreciate the truth.

I see no reason to go out and solicit 5 star reviews from strangers or friends for that matter. I am often very surprised when I get a review in the first place.

http://www.amazon.com/Disappear-Love-ebook/dp/B005JWCCFU
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