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by siebendach
December 29th, 2010, 9:34 pm
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: The L word
Replies: 5
Views: 971

Re: The L word

You should consult a lawyer when you are about to make a business commitment you can't easily undo. (This includes going on the attack.) You should consult a lawyer if you are under attack yourself (sued or arrested). As for what you should look for: A) I prefer small firms to big ones (or solo prac...
by siebendach
December 28th, 2010, 8:35 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: History Longshot
Replies: 23
Views: 7026

Re: History Longshot

I have a book titled 'How the Irish Saved Civilization.' I haven't cracked into it yet, but it is on the shelf waiting for me. I enjoyed that very much. It's referring solely to what we often call "western civilization", but I suppose we couldn't very well expect the Irish to "save" say, Polynesian...
by siebendach
December 28th, 2010, 8:14 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: "Meet my wife. She's an Agent."
Replies: 9
Views: 1842

Re: "Meet my wife. She's an Agent."

I guess that had to happen to someone sooner or later, right? I mean, people get struck by lightning --- so why not this?

Well, congratulations on your good fortune.
by siebendach
December 28th, 2010, 8:11 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: What is Dark?
Replies: 20
Views: 6086

Re: What is Dark?

Absolutely. And if the world were truly "dark", moral outrage would be too weak a concept to function as a worthwhile mask. . . in a completely "dark" world, a "mask" of moral outrage couldn't be exploited for anything. No one but the powerless would feel any moral outrage. The most cynical thing I ...
by siebendach
December 25th, 2010, 8:05 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: What is Dark?
Replies: 20
Views: 6086

Re: What is Dark?

Hmm . . . funny, that's about the least cynical thing I can think of.
by siebendach
December 24th, 2010, 11:59 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Books About War
Replies: 18
Views: 2985

Re: Books About War

When deciding on a book to buy about a recent war --- by that, I mean one where a lot of those who lived through it are still around --- I'd be more likely to choose the one from someone who'd witnessed it. It wouldn't surprise me that editors and agents might feel the same way.
by siebendach
December 7th, 2009, 4:39 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Monkeys vs. Bears
Replies: 63
Views: 22803

Re: Monkeys vs. Bears

Isn't it a species of chimpanzee that currently dominates the planet?