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16 September 2009 @ 04:17 pm
You guys are awesome.  

Yesterday’s short story meme has hit upon the following:

- at least 5 stories I’d actually like to write
- something startlingly close to the plot of an upcoming book
- one story I’ll never write, but probably it’s not the one you think it is
- the observation that none of you pay attention to the structure of a Walker Papers title, and
- a clear predilection amongst my readers to see Morrison in leather pants

Later I’ll post a few responses. :)

(x-posted from the essential kit)
 
 
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hegemony hedgehogagrimony on September 16th, 2009 05:04 pm (UTC)
In my defense, I thought I was naming a short story and not a book! :)
kitmizkit on September 16th, 2009 05:07 pm (UTC)
Well, you are, but I've kept the same naming pattern with the novella and the one short story I've written, so. :)
hegemony hedgehogagrimony on September 16th, 2009 09:56 pm (UTC)
pffft. Blind adherence to tradition is why the bad guys win! :)
axisor on September 16th, 2009 10:30 pm (UTC)
I thought "The Blarney Stoned" was really close. Its a noun and verb. :) you know... Walking Dead... Thunderbird Falls... Banshee Cries... Rabbit Tricks (Urban Shaman... not so much... but i thought it was a bit of an outlier.... )

I'm betting the Old Races x Walker Paper Crossover is the nixed idea though... because I think I read somewhere on your site that they were distinctly separate universes.
kitmizkit on September 17th, 2009 05:31 am (UTC)
Actually, yeah, Blarney Stoned was pretty close. It'd just have to have "The" dropped from it. And it /is/ the nixed one, because I'm profoundly reluctant to cross those universes even in jest. :)
axisor on September 17th, 2009 09:42 am (UTC)
Snap. I hate it when I'm right