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by PatriceFitz
July 10th, 2011, 11:37 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: The SQUEE GOOD NEWS Thread
Replies: 364
Views: 79852

Re: The SQUEE GOOD NEWS Thread

I am excited to say that my newly-published eBook, RUNNING, has been available for only four days and already has two 5-star reviews (and no, not written by relatives!) It has also hovered around the 90th mark in Kindle eBooks for the "political" category. Which might not be high, but I'm pretty thr...
by PatriceFitz
April 23rd, 2011, 10:46 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Hiring A Social Media Expert
Replies: 11
Views: 3620

Re: Hiring A Social Media Expert

Interesting thread! My daughter has been handling social media (professionally) on a freelance basis, and just got hired to do it full-time for a company with clients whose names you would recognize. I think this is a field which is growing in sophistication as people become aware of the possibiliti...
by PatriceFitz
November 29th, 2010, 2:37 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Favorite misheard song lyrics
Replies: 33
Views: 16866

Re: Favorite misheard song lyrics

These, of course, are called mondegreens -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mondegreen -- developed from this old song: Ye Highlands and ye Lowlands, Oh, where hae ye been? They hae slain the Earl O' Moray, And Lady Mondegreen. But the last line is really "and laid him on the green." One of my favorite...
by PatriceFitz
October 22nd, 2010, 11:17 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Nathan in a Village People video
Replies: 7
Views: 3541

Re: Nathan in a Village People video

You people are not getting the milkshake subtext. Um...
by PatriceFitz
June 18th, 2010, 11:39 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 213
Views: 118619

Re: Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog

Vice President Catherine Young has just been anointed the Democratic nominee for president when her past comes roaring back to haunt her -- in the form of a gorgeous Brazilian woman claiming to be her illegitimate child. This political bombshell blows the race wide open and leaves Young vulnerable t...