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Forum: Writers' Cafe 11-25-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By Q Wands
Crikey, this scam is almost as old as I am. Still...

Crikey, this scam is almost as old as I am. Still sucks. Be thankful your friends didn't part with their cash.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 11-24-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By Q Wands
Since when did piggies go gobble, gobble, gobble?...

Since when did piggies go gobble, gobble, gobble? :D
Forum: Issues 11-09-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,590
Posted By Q Wands
I prefer Tau's cookies, especially with a copy of...

I prefer Tau's cookies, especially with a copy of the WBQ. :cookie3:
Forum: Issues 11-09-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,590
Posted By Q Wands
Sorry, my friend. I forgot about your proclivity...

Sorry, my friend. I forgot about your proclivity for chomping newbies. :D
Forum: Issues 11-08-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,590
Posted By Q Wands
Loosely connected. E Wells is probably...

Loosely connected. E Wells is probably referencing the member email with the WBQ download. All the same, why not just move, or delete, the post?
Forum: Members' Choice 07-29-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,091
Posted By Q Wands
Tracing...

Tracing (http://forums.writersbeat.com/showthread.php?p=439231#post439231) by Baywriter
Forum: Poetry 07-29-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By Q Wands
Aha! Saw this one elsewhere and was staggered by...

Aha! Saw this one elsewhere and was staggered by the brutal beauty of it, so much so that words would not assemble themselves into the praise you deserve. Even now, all I can come up with is to say...
Forum: Poetry 07-29-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By Q Wands
Enjoyed this but wonder if the repeated "you...

Enjoyed this but wonder if the repeated "you might be a shooter" really works? As a line, it doesn't carry such impact (to my untrained ear) to deserve repetition. On the other hand, if you continued...
Forum: Poetry 07-29-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By Q Wands
Long time, no read. Pity that, but you haven't...

Long time, no read. Pity that, but you haven't lost your touch. This is a marvellous piece, full of in-your-face beat imagery with a punchy cadence. Not crazy about the centred format but who cares?...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-14-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Q Wands
The daughter has books full of these...

The daughter has books full of these mis-translations, by the way. We think they're hilarious. Thanks for posting. :D
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-14-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Q Wands
My favourtie bit: Presumably, you...

My favourtie bit:



Presumably, you meant centuries. ;)
Forum: Free Writing 07-12-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By Q Wands
At least kippers don't make you fat, Yank. :tt2:

At least kippers don't make you fat, Yank. :tt2:
Forum: Free Writing 07-12-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By Q Wands
That's some last meal. A couple of porch chops,...

That's some last meal. A couple of porch chops, huh? What a pig. :D
Forum: Members' Feedback 07-10-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,763
Posted By Q Wands
You can also use the Search/Advanced Search...

You can also use the Search/Advanced Search function which allows you to select forums (ie the entire Writing forum, or only a specific subforum such as Fiction). :)
Forum: Free Writing 07-10-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By Q Wands
Now we know where Hath gets it from. :smilielol5:

Now we know where Hath gets it from. :smilielol5:
Forum: Poetry 06-23-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,086
Posted By Q Wands
Thanks for taking the time to explain, TheCrooked...

Thanks for taking the time to explain, TheCrooked Path. Much appreciated. :)



As writers, we should be in control of our words, but should is a mighty big word. Damn things scarper and even...
Forum: Poetry 06-22-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,086
Posted By Q Wands
As an atheist, I agree with Malavox. Not sure...

As an atheist, I agree with Malavox. Not sure what the poem has to do with atheism, but on the subject of modern-day consumerism, it makes a point. :)
Forum: Poetry 06-22-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,763
Posted By Q Wands
More Wallter Scott than Byron or Shelley, but...

More Wallter Scott than Byron or Shelley, but nicely done all the same. Two wee niggles:

God's grace is missing the apostrophe, and it should be a lowercase g in "In tunic gold and Lincoln...
Forum: Poetry 06-22-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,621
Posted By Q Wands
You've just moved to the top of my People I Love...

You've just moved to the top of my People I Love list, Ilseum. (Mind you, it's a short list, so just to be on it is pretty awesome. :coffeescreen:)
Forum: Poetry 06-22-2011, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By Q Wands
Love, obsession, infatuation - whatever it is, it...

Love, obsession, infatuation - whatever it is, it always provides inspiration. The difficulty is in finding the right words to express the confusion it leaves us in. You've made a good stab at it...
Forum: Poetry 06-22-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,621
Posted By Q Wands
One from the opposite direction but, for me a...

One from the opposite direction but, for me a shadow is almost a separate entity; something connected to, but not necessarily equal to the person. A shade, however, could denote a paling or lessening...
Forum: Poetry 06-21-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,621
Posted By Q Wands
WARNING: UNQUALIFIED OPINION TO FOLLOW Of...

WARNING: UNQUALIFIED OPINION TO FOLLOW

Of the two versions in the original post, I prefer the first. The concise language is starker and less sentimental. Having said that, the lastest...
Forum: Publishing 06-20-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,789
Posted By Q Wands
Good luck with that, lvcabbie, but like CandraH,...

Good luck with that, lvcabbie, but like CandraH, I'd be wary. They're labelled as Not Recommended on Preditors & Editors.
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 06-13-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By Q Wands
Don't overthink it, though! Not everyone gets...

Don't overthink it, though! Not everyone gets every character, and that will include editors. After all the hard work you've put into your story, I can't really imagine that you've not fully...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 06-13-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,192
Posted By Q Wands
Loved Perfume and agree about the MC. Not...

Loved Perfume and agree about the MC. Not likeable, but very compelling.

Iris Murdoch books are full to rafters with unlikeable characters, so are Thomas Hardy's. Steinbeck was not adverse to...
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