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by ted2112
January 14th, 2010, 10:53 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: The Birth of Slipstream
Replies: 0
Views: 511

The Birth of Slipstream

Slipstream is a hybrid genre. It’s not quite science fiction and yet not quite mainstream literature. Slipstream was born in an essay by Steam Punk writer Bruce Sterling in 1989. He wrote of science fiction’s failure to become “worthy literature” and felt its chance to do so have passed. Sterling al...
by ted2112
January 1st, 2010, 9:05 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: A forum game: three word story
Replies: 83
Views: 10372

Re: A forum game: three word story

block of cheese
by ted2112
January 1st, 2010, 9:03 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Top 5 Favorite Christmas Albums?
Replies: 17
Views: 3046

Re: Top 5 Favorite Christmas Albums?

I am a huge Dylan fan and bought his Christmas from the heart album. It's worth a listen if your a fan. Even if your not it's kind of funny to hear Bob's tradmark hoarse voice draging his way through I'll be home for Christmas, even if it does sound like a threat rather than a promice!
by ted2112
December 9th, 2009, 9:17 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Spelling errors get my goat
Replies: 6
Views: 1436

Re: Spelling errors get my goat

I use the autocorrect option in Word but sometimes if you’re typing quick and not paying attention you end up with some very funny sentences
by ted2112
December 7th, 2009, 7:27 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: the query letter blues
Replies: 3
Views: 1271

Re: the query letter blues

Right on! It's like this funky sickness we have, we can't help ourself. I like your image of the bookstore shelf...or the virtual one!
by ted2112
December 7th, 2009, 6:59 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: the query letter blues
Replies: 3
Views: 1271

the query letter blues

I finished my first Novel two years ago and started the query letter process. It takes several hours to research, and submit a query letter to an agent. Multiply this many times and reading that your "project has merit" but no thanks, leaves little time for eating, doing things away from your comput...