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by ejays17
Sat March 5th, 2011, 11:19 am
Forum: The Craft of Writing
Topic: An experimental copy editing fable
Replies: 8
Views: 942

This reminds me of a story about a writer-friend of mine. She wrote a fill-in book for the Chalet school series, it went through eleventy-million rewrites, a bunch of pre-readers, then the assistant editor, editor, a final neutral read-over, only to be published with the wrong name for the main char...
by ejays17
Fri February 25th, 2011, 11:51 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: About those scam emails
Replies: 49
Views: 3123

Tis very pretty usually - or at least the Australia part is... :D


I find these email scams hugely amusing to read, bad grammar and all.
by ejays17
Wed January 26th, 2011, 1:28 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: The best thing today
Replies: 2019
Views: 117835

Had the day off today (Australia Day) and went to the local citizenship ceremony as my dad was receiving a certificate of recognition from the local council for years of volunteer work in the community. Very happy for him :D
by ejays17
Sun January 16th, 2011, 5:16 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: The best thing today
Replies: 2019
Views: 117835

Spending the day yesterday with a friend who I haven't seen for over a year. Lots of talking, visiting 2nd-hand bookstores, a nice lunch out... Just a wonderful day!
by ejays17
Wed January 12th, 2011, 11:05 am
Forum: Elizabeth Chadwick
Topic: To Defy a King
Replies: 56
Views: 7484

Oh yes, I can see what you mean about Roger chaging, he's definately not the same "nice" man he was before. Can't rememember whether I posted about William Longespee while I was reading Time for Singing, but I don't like him any more now than I did then! I'm reacting a bit Hugh-like as the hair on t...
by ejays17
Mon January 10th, 2011, 8:48 am
Forum: Elizabeth Chadwick
Topic: To Defy a King
Replies: 56
Views: 7484

I'm currently reading this & enjoying it thoroughly - I'm only in Oct 1207, so not very far at all, but I just wanted to post about something that made me laugh & think that nothing much has changed in the last 800 years. :) Mahelt's irritation boiled up. Why did her father-in-law have to interfere?...
by ejays17
Mon January 10th, 2011, 8:13 am
Forum: Birthday Thread
Topic: Updated Birthday List
Replies: 11
Views: 3647

Didn't realise there was a proper birthday list or else I would have said something earlier about mine.

Just a minor point though - cos I'm Australia, I'm "ahead" of the time on the board for a lot of people, so my birthday is actually the 7th, not the 6th. :)
by ejays17
Sat January 8th, 2011, 6:55 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: The best thing today
Replies: 2019
Views: 117835

[quote=""LoveHistory""]My oldest son made a sign and blew up balloons and even had a game for everyone to play. He wrote my name in runes for me for my prize. Never had a surprise party before and boy was I surprised! Those sneaky people. :) [/quote]) That sounds just lovely! It's nice that you were...
by ejays17
Sat January 8th, 2011, 6:43 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: How do you arrange your books?
Replies: 16
Views: 890

In the main library (shared between SLOC & I) yhe books are alphabetical by author, then series order, the singletons in title alphabetical. The top shelf of each of the bookshelves are the non-fictions, and are fairly haphazardly organised (I'm a short-arse & can't reach them easily ;) ) And the ot...
by ejays17
Sat January 1st, 2011, 12:45 am
Forum: Things We Collect
Topic: Chess Sets
Replies: 20
Views: 4714

They're mostly in storage at the moment - when I first moved in with SLOC, it was a small 2-bedroom unit, and there just wasn't enough room. Anyway, from memory: * Roman Vs Ancient Briton * Dr Who (the first one) * Star Wars x2 (one from the original trilogy, one from the new one) * Lord of the Ring...

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