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    An identity a dream a goal or an obsession?

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by seagobe, Apr 21, 2007.

    I remember the first time I was called Captain as a Marine infantry officer and wondering why it felt so awesomely special. Now with a pending contract I may be able to be called an "author". Wondering why that seems like it will be so special - and why I'm intrigued to find out if the "author's life" is truly a walk in a different jungle?
     
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    Welcome aboard. Former Air Force Captain here and I understand what you're saying. For me though, it felt more special to be called a Captain than an author. Almost anyone can write (though getting published is special) but it took a proven leader to become an 0-3. :)

    What genre do you write?
     
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    Hi there.
    It sounds like you've had an interesting time. Hope you like it here.
    Cheers.
     
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    non-fiction

    Thanks for the welcome - grew up near Barksdale (SAC). The one coming out deals with entrepreneurship from the relationship perspective - hope to be able to use that to work on some non-fiction..
     
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    Welcome to the forums! Wishing you many blessings upon this contract Seagobe.
     
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    Hey, hey. I don't know all about marines or anything but I'd take a wild guess that being an author is an entirely different walk than being a marine. Perhaps wilder, more brains and less brawn. Who knows. Any ways welcome! :D
     
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    welcome.. im new too... have fun here.. writing is really a different job.. isnt it.. youll have to love it.. or else youll end up nowhere.. anyways.. have a nice day captain..:)
     
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    Welcome to the Writing Forums seagobe though they don't call me Captain they do call me "Serg" or rather some yell it. I am currently in the army Paratroop Section Para One.

    I too wish to be called an author one day. I write Various things some of which I have experienced though their for my eyes really. Who knows. But fiction wise mainly I write of a sci fio genre.
     
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    Welcome aboard Captain - looks like you're in (a) good company here with what the others have said - I'm no military man but I hope you'll accept my civilian welcome nevertheless!
     
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    welcome aboard and congrats on your contract!... who's it with?... for a novel, or...?

    best of luck with it...

    love and hugs, maia
     
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    Welcome to the forums!

    Good luck to you and your new adventures with becoming an author.
     
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    welcome to the forum home of the funniest and craziest of writers lol (only jokes) anyways welcome and have fun :D

    ~Torana
     

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