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by wetair
February 13th, 2010, 6:16 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Share your opening sentence!
Replies: 236
Views: 41344

Re: Share your opening sentence!

Mine is pretty boring compared to those. :(

The cold wind blew the exhaust of a passing bus into my face and I coughed into my hand.
by wetair
February 6th, 2010, 10:44 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: To e-book or not to e-book?
Replies: 18
Views: 3122

Re: To e-book or not to e-book?

you could submit it to those on demand publishing places as well. not sure how that works though . . . make sure you are on librarything.com, goodreads, shelfire, the places that are like social networking sites for books, try to be active. the amazon forum too. possably even the baen forum since ba...
by wetair
February 6th, 2010, 9:41 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: The iPad
Replies: 32
Views: 10142

Re: The iPad

I wasn't thinking about the iPad as an ereader - I don't like reading for long periods on a backlit screen. lol I spend hours on a computer and I used to spend hours reading on my iTouch (and really, without the 3G, the iPad is an oversized iTouch). now I do it on the kindle and I find it easier on ...
by wetair
February 6th, 2010, 9:06 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Scrivener and Windows Alternatives
Replies: 15
Views: 3177

Re: Scrivener and Windows Alternatives

I like OneNote from Microsoft. It is not what you would call writing software, but it works fine for it. Each "notebook" can have sections and each section can have pages. I mean, within your WIP notebook, you can have section for characters, than a page for each character and put in whatever info y...
by wetair
February 6th, 2010, 8:46 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Creeping to the future with my Kindle
Replies: 5
Views: 1472

Re: Creeping to the future with my Kindle

There are covers. M-edge makes leather and fake leather for all sorts of ereaders, I think.
by wetair
February 6th, 2010, 8:43 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: POLL: Where do you buy your books?
Replies: 21
Views: 4085

Re: POLL: Where do you buy your books?

Libraries! They usually have whatever I want. :P I do adore libraries. But, yeah, online too. Fictionwise.com, Half.com, rarely do I use Amazon.
by wetair
February 6th, 2010, 8:39 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Men and Fiction
Replies: 36
Views: 9932

Re: Men and Fiction

I don't care about the gender of the main character. In order to get a list of books published (do reprints count?) we could go to the major publishers and get a 2009 list of their catalog. or maybe there is a library that has that info. or wait, wiki does have 2009 novel list: http://en.wikipedia.o...
by wetair
December 17th, 2009, 10:03 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Define Fiction for me ;)
Replies: 3
Views: 1383

Re: Define Fiction for me ;)

probably. i mean, if that wasn't fiction, historical fiction would be something else. something not fiction.
by wetair
December 17th, 2009, 9:09 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Do you like Hardcovers?
Replies: 18
Views: 2903

Re: Do you like Hardcovers?

No, they are too heavy, too expensive.