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by Watcher55
November 27th, 2010, 9:11 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: Will technology kill book publishing? Not even close
Replies: 18
Views: 3203

Re: Will technology kill book publishing? Not even close

Great discussion and lots of good points, but I have to confess that for me there is a degree of nostalgia involved and I compare ebooks to cassette tapes and CD’s. Without a doubt they’re superior to vinyl, but I was bummed because I miss the experience of holding the black platter between both han...
by Watcher55
November 27th, 2010, 8:17 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: One uppin' the turducken
Replies: 9
Views: 3055

Re: One uppin' the turducken

y'know, normally it would bother me that the guy who served had a cigarette hanging out of his mouth, but in this case I guess it's a small matter.
by Watcher55
November 27th, 2010, 8:04 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Creator or Channel of Creation
Replies: 64
Views: 14722

Re: Creator or Channel of Creation

Hi y'all, I'm a n00bee. I go by the name, Watcher - you can call me W if you want but I won't answer. Great board btw, and i'm looking forward to making new friends here. I guess you could say I’m a channel of creation whose experiences created the story in the first place. The story is already ther...
by Watcher55
November 27th, 2010, 10:31 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: What's your favorite song that tells a story?
Replies: 58
Views: 14864

Re: What's your favorite song that tells a story?

Six pages and I'm the first one to mention Skynyrd's The Ballad Of Curtis Lowe? C'mon now y'all, don't be snobs. You know it's a classic and epitomizes the experience of getting lost in what I call bare dirt Blues.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NbTpssTGRI[/youtube]
by Watcher55
November 27th, 2010, 8:49 am
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Do I have to call Molly Hatchet Milly Ax?
Replies: 2
Views: 659

Do I have to call Molly Hatchet Milly Ax?

In my nearly completed first novel (If Nathan had nickel for every time. . . .), I make anachronistic references to songs songwriters and products in the text. for example one kid is wearing a Molly Hatchet t-shirt and Converse tennis shoes and I have specific (non-critical) reasons for including th...