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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Sun April 22nd, 2012, 10:09 pm

Girls day at the movies. :)
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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LoveHistory
Bibliomaniac
Location: Wisconsin, USA
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Postby LoveHistory » Mon April 23rd, 2012, 8:02 pm

"DianeL" wrote:I won't get into details irrelevant to most of us, but today, rainy and cold and beautiful, is one I am grateful for in Christ. Training myself to humility may be beyond me in the end, but there is joy even occasionally releasing myself to a finer will than I can ever possess, and even more in finding hope for a loved one's greater good.


Diane, you have my support. We will never attain perfection. All we can do is try to do better. And I believe we get credit, so to speak, for the trying.

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Tue April 24th, 2012, 12:31 am

I am absolutely thrilled today because I have been accepted as a one-on-one online critique partner by an HF novelist I respect very much, who has been in the business for over 40 years, has pver 30 novels out there and whose writing (for the most part) I enjoy. We met originally at the San Diego HNS conference and a couple times more at a local chapter meeting. Even though I panned one of her novels! (she agreed with me, how gracious is that?)

I hope she doesn't take one look at my latest opus and regret the offer. (Altho I take some comfort that she has at least seen a five-minute clip of my stuff; at our chapter 3 different writers get up to be critiqued each meeting and I was one of the first victims.)

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fljustice
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Location: Brooklyn, NY
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Postby fljustice » Tue April 24th, 2012, 3:26 pm

"MLE" wrote:I am absolutely thrilled today because I have been accepted as a one-on-one online critique partner by an HF novelist I respect very much, who has been in the business for over 40 years, has pver 30 novels out there and whose writing (for the most part) I enjoy.


Congrats, MLE!
Faith L. Justice, Author Website
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DianeL
Bibliophile
Location: Midatlantic east coast, United States
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Postby DianeL » Wed April 25th, 2012, 12:12 am

"LoveHistory" wrote:Diane, you have my support. We will never attain perfection. All we can do is try to do better. And I believe we get credit, so to speak, for the trying.


LH, thank you. :) And what is amazing - yesterday came with a surprise which was even better. Truly amazing.
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"

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The pre-modern world was willing to attribute charisma to women well before it was willing to attribute sustained rationality to them.
---Medieval Kingship, Henry A. Myers

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http://dianelmajor.blogspot.com/
I'm a Twit: @DianeLMajor

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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Wed April 25th, 2012, 12:22 am

My dish in class turned out really well. I was proud.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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LoveHistory
Bibliomaniac
Location: Wisconsin, USA
Contact:

Postby LoveHistory » Wed April 25th, 2012, 8:50 pm

Congratulations, MLE and Nefret! Great news for you both!

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Ludmilla
Bibliophile
Location: Georgia USA

Postby Ludmilla » Fri April 27th, 2012, 3:29 pm

Going to a Braves game tomorrow night. This will be first time I've been to an evening game. We went last year around this time to a day game and I nearly expired from the heat!

On the neither good nor bad front, they are apparently filming a movie in our office building and out on the surrounding streets. It can be interesting from a people-watching perspective, but it is also very disruptive. Adding to the fun, our office is renovating so it's total chaos at work today.

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Miller's Dance by Winston Graham & How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Fri April 27th, 2012, 3:34 pm

What movie? Anyone interesting in it?
Currently reading "How to stop time" by Matt Haig & "The Miller's Dance" by Winston Graham

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Ludmilla
Bibliophile
Location: Georgia USA

Postby Ludmilla » Fri April 27th, 2012, 3:52 pm

The signs say "Identity Theft". I'm guessing it's what I see listed for Director, Seth Gordon, on IMDb, starring Jason Bateman. What I mostly saw when I went downstairs to grab lunch was crews setting up in various areas around the building. Our office tower is connected to one of the major downtown hotels, so I suspect the hotel will be in the movie. Our building does have a lovely atrium/lobby area that probably lends itself well for filming purposes.


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