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Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-18-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By Seedy M.
I have been editing several of my books for...

I have been editing several of my books for Chadam House. I find editing more difficult and time-consuming than writing, and don't like distractions. I had decidedly reduced participation earlier...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-07-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Seedy M.
A writer worthhis/her salt is against censorship...

A writer worthhis/her salt is against censorship 100%. You can use or not use phrases, words, ideas with a bit of self-censorship to fit your particular beliefs or style, but, imposed from outside,...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-02-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,651
Posted By Seedy M.
Give up the apostrophe? People whore undecided...

Give up the apostrophe? People whore undecided will think ... I doubt that would work. Agree about the semi-colon.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 09-26-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,143
Posted By Seedy M.
Rub capsaicin (Tabasco sauce) on the wrist and...

Rub capsaicin (Tabasco sauce) on the wrist and elbow. It works wonders. I had CTS pretty severely. This cleared it up in two days. It starts about once a year, I use it at the first sign, no problem...
Forum: Free Writing 09-16-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By Seedy M.
Interesting. Being a hippie in the hippie era...

Interesting. Being a hippie in the hippie era (and still, in many ways) sort of makes me a bit aware of the situation, and expanded a great deal in several directions.
It strikes me that you seem to...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-11-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,179
Posted By Seedy M.
Save as word for windows 97///2007 (your prgm) ...

Save as word for windows 97///2007 (your prgm)
take to Open Office and delete the "1" at the starting of the document
save - maintain original ...

The "1" is a field description that means it is...
Forum: Free Writing 08-10-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,109
Posted By Seedy M.
This comes up every election-time. It is an...

This comes up every election-time. It is an emotional issue that can be depended upon to distract from the issues. I have yet to see the tactic fail.
Ask yourself what these politicians are doing...
Forum: Free Writing 07-26-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,049
Posted By Seedy M.
Very true and expressed well. Sure, it's old hat,...

Very true and expressed well. Sure, it's old hat, and agreed that it won't make anyone think more than thirty seconds, but you have expressed yourself adequately. After all, isn't that what this...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-21-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,469
Posted By Seedy M.
JC - I agree with most of your post, but you have...

JC - I agree with most of your post, but you have made one error in history.
The church supported and financed science, originally. There were some important advances because of that fact. Monk...
Forum: Free Writing 07-08-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,701
Posted By Seedy M.
Nacia; If you are sneaking around with a married...

Nacia; If you are sneaking around with a married or promised person, you are cheating with them.
If you you then become involved in a relationship and they sneak around with someone else, they are...
Forum: Free Writing 07-07-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,701
Posted By Seedy M.
203: If he/she will cheat with you, he/she will...

203: If he/she will cheat with you, he/she will cheat on you
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-07-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By Seedy M.
... In The World Are Foreign-Owned Where are...

... In The World Are Foreign-Owned
Where are the owners, then? Mars, or extra system?
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-14-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By Seedy M.
There's a free download on B&N, Apple, etc. "!"...

There's a free download on B&N, Apple, etc. "!" It's horror, in a way, but a comedy based on a person I know.
So I have a weird sense of humor. He admits that I have him pegged, and finds it...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-08-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,584
Posted By Seedy M.
I'm not altogether gone. I actually write, so...

I'm not altogether gone. I actually write, so have to spend some time at it or I'd just be a troll. Published two more books and am writing another, so won't be here to irritate you who spend so much...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-07-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By Seedy M.
It's a writers' forum. Because of that, I gave...

It's a writers' forum.
Because of that, I gave a writer's opinion
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-05-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By Seedy M.
If Vonnegut or Heinlein or Hemingway had stuck to...

If Vonnegut or Heinlein or Hemingway had stuck to the rules, would we have ever heard of them?
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-04-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,860
Posted By Seedy M.
Several things came out in that test. Romance...

Several things came out in that test. Romance novels with a horse on the cover were better sellers. Put a dog on the cover and you get sales - but put both on the same cover and your sales fall. A...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-04-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,860
Posted By Seedy M.
An addition: printed books, be careful of the...

An addition: printed books, be careful of the spine. That is the first thing a potential reader is going to see in a library shelf type of display. It has proven effective, certainly is series work,...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-04-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,860
Posted By Seedy M.
We were discussing covers. A gold plated cover on...

We were discussing covers. A gold plated cover on the garbage pail won't make the garbage attractive.
A cluttered cover makes, me, at least, think what's inside is going to be incoherent babble. A...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-02-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,860
Posted By Seedy M.
A cover catches the eye. The blurb sells it. ...

A cover catches the eye. The blurb sells it.
Everything else is BS.
Do NOT clutter the cover. It detracts.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-02-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,518
Posted By Seedy M.
Stop thinking about it. Do it. Do you want your...

Stop thinking about it. Do it.
Do you want your epitaph to be " Well. I coulda?"
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-14-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,584
Posted By Seedy M.
I accidentally started that post that was quoting...

I accidentally started that post that was quoting where you made assumptions very plainly. Forgive me for doubting your authority here, but I'm not obligated in any way to answer the questions you...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-14-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,584
Posted By Seedy M.
This was unfinished. I was about to point out...

This was unfinished. I was about to point out where this BS started - with your assumptions about my motivation and your assumption I was a conspiracy nut. I realize that would be playing into your...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-14-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,584
Posted By Seedy M.
Okay, JM. I will not assume anything else about...

Okay, JM. I will not assume anything else about you. You might refrain doing so constantly about me and others.
Sorry, Nacia. I didn't mean to get into anything like this. I should have known when...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-14-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,584
Posted By Seedy M.
Joe Matt - okay. You are determined to take what...

Joe Matt - okay. You are determined to take what I say and to project yourself into it. I use the expression, "get off your lazy ass" as a prod to make you think. It was not meant the way you took...
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