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Re: Pazuzu Manifestation - A Free Fantasy-Horror Ebook

Von: Dan Clore (clore@columbia-center.org) [Profil]
Datum: 06.06.2010 21:47
Message-ID: <872caeFqn9U1@mid.individual.net>
Newsgroup: alt.horror.cthulhu
Isylumn wrote:
> On Jun 3, 10:19 pm, Dan Clore <cl...@columbia-center.org> wrote:
>> Al Smith wrote:
>>> Sarku wrote:
>>>> Your time stamp between saying you'd read his book to your
>>>> comment that its poorly written is 2 minutes. Hell, it would
>>>> have taken longer to log off and immediately log back in and
>>>> write your second post than 2 minutes. You know, it could very
>>>> well be poorly written. I have no clue and (no offense to the
>>>> author) I have hundreds of books piled up to read before I have
>>>> time to get to think about getting to this one. Still, if you
>>>> just want to piss on this guy's parade - then just say so. But
>>>> is there truly a need to be spiteful to a person who probably
>>>> spent a lot of time, effort and love on a project?
>>> Why didn't you even look at the guy's book before spouting off?
>>> It is poorly written, as I said. That's not a cruel statement,
>>> it's reality. I read several pages, but I knew it was poorly
>>> written by reading the first sentence. If you read any of it
>>> yourself, and if you have any discernment at all, you will agree
>>> with my assessment. Read the first sentence.
>> I'm afraid I have to back up Al here. I've also read the first few
>> pages, and the writing is pretty bad. I wonder if English is the
>> author's first language.

> English is my only language.  Where can I find samples of your
> fiction - i.e. stories?  Weird Words: A Lovecraftian Lexicon offers a
> sample, but that is a whole different sort of writing. (That is not
> an implied dig - I am curious about your stories)

Google Books has a limited preview of the first edition of The
Unspeakable and Others, which collects my fictions (damn it's been a
long time since I wrote a story), here:


I should probably note that I intentionally wrote in a prose style that
only appeals to a minority of readers.

> I found your "Reality Mythos" (
> http://www.nolanchart.com/article2706.html ) and found it very
> entertaining.


Dan Clore

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-- Clark Ashton Smith, "Epigrams and Apothegms"

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