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    couldn't help myself...

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by mammamaia, Nov 8, 2010.

    after years and years of helping aspiring writers on sites like this, i finally had to put into words what so often drives me to distraction and the involuntary issuance of cussin' that'd make a sailor blush... any of you know what i mean? ;-)
     
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    I fell in love with that little poem. God, it good. Funny, short, well executed and well done. You are my new hero.
     
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    Quot: "any of you know what i mean? ;-)"

    Naaaaaww!
     
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    hey, there, my little swedish dove/dub!

    i'm happy and honored to be your new hero[ine]... hope your old one won't take it too hard!

    c'mon now, cap'n bob, fess up... it really hit you like, 'Oh, yeah!' right? ;-)

    thanks for the feedback, kids!... hugs, m
     
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    I just write for the money, the fame, and the chicks. I don't really identify.
     
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    Yes, indeed, if all my wishing were doing, I'd be up to a score on novels. Great verses.
     
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    Auggh, I need to blow that up 300% and paint it on my wall to look at every time I say I "can't" write... :dead:
     
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    thanks, pallas!

    great idea, noya!

    so, how's that working for ya, whiskey? ;-)
     
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    Hey Whiskey!-A tip-Cut your effort by 33%!!. Just concentrate on the money and fame. When you've built those up to eye level--"Surprise"!!--There'll be the Chicks. Also when it drains away the last one left is really worth having!.

    Thanks Ma--missed that. And my- Aaww- was tongue in cheek--doesn't everyone know some of those -of whom- you speak??.
     
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    I write for the creepers, disturbing fans and rejection letters.
     
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    Well, I have ten dollars in my bank account, I'm anonymous in my own hometown, and my thoughtful narrative pacing isn't quite the aphrodisiac I was led to believe it would be.

    Writing is hard. Maybe I'll try acting.
     
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    I have no idea what you be talkin' about, Maia. ;)
     
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    'course not, cagey cogy-baby!
     
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    Awww everyone needs a hug!

    Well done Maia! Loved it
     
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    t'anks, corb!... glad you enjoyed it...

    lotsa love 'n humongo hugs to all, m
     
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    Those are the only reasons anyone should write.
     
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    if that were true, what would there be to buy/read?!
     
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    If you don't have creepy fans, stalkers, and a heaving stack of rejection letters, you aren't trying hard enough.
     
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    Don't we all? Hmm I thought we did.
     
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    The work of the people that we were disturbing fans of, of course! :rolleyes::D
     
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    just realized that the poem should've been done like this:

     
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    ha ha lol, now that is a thing of beauty. :) Now I can relate to the poem.
     
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    U better copywrite that before some body steels it!
     
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    Oh, God, Cogito, I have actually seen copyright misspelled that way in the front pages of a small-press / vanity press novel. *headdesk*

    And the really horrible thing is that the story was good, it was just hard to see under all the frackin' homophone errors. *twitch* Oh, ow, must go have some water to get that memory out of my head.
     
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    thanks, guy/gals!

    i'm gonna go get it copywritted right now, on one of those neat sights that do it for you... then i'm gonna let a reely good publisher have it so we can both make a lot of money and i'll be a famous author...

    hugs t'y'all, m

    ps: oh, and the title's now:

    WritingWebsiteWoes.con
    or, is this version better:

    WritingWebsiteWoes.c’mon!
     

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