Re: RARA-AVIS: How To Win Friends on a List

Words from the Monastery (
Tue, 21 Jul 1998 12:01:57 -0400 Eh, technically and literally speaking ... I'm an award winning published author
of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry ... such generic titles are really not that
hard to come by to be considered as some sort of quality insurance.

"I'm (hypothetically speaking) a Pulitzer winning best selling author" ... now
that carries some weight.

Kevin Smith wrote:

> >It's amazing that a web list who claims to be fans of hard-boiled fiction
> >would rather worry about what can and can't be posted rather than taking a
> >look at a preview of the latest best seller. You were given a test as to your
> >opened mindedness to the genre. What was posted to this list was from a
> >publishered writer.
> >Sidney Feldman
> >Publisher.
> A publishered writer? Ooh, boy, you got us with that one. Yup, do we feel
> chagrined.
> Gee, a hardboiled bestseller. Now would that be Danielle Steel's latest
> P.I. tale or maybe "Chicken Soup is Good For Your Soul, But Brass Knuckles
> Are Bad For Your Teeth" or maybe Martha Stewart's "Murder, It's a Good
> Thing."
> Tell us who this publishered writer is who has such a cunning publisher (or
> is that publisherer?).
> **************************************************
> Kevin Smith
> The Thrilling Detective Web Site
> It's summertime, and the living is cheesy...What are you reading this summer?
> Tell us in this month's P.I. Poll...
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