Re: RARA-AVIS: Bouchercon, UK mags, People's Friend

From: James R Winter (
Date: 12 Oct 2004

Oh, Donna, you're funny. I've met you. You're funny. Like a few other people I know, it sometimes doesn't come through on the Internet.

Jim who's not funny, but people seem to think he is Road Rash:
----- Original Message ----- From: "tootsbinswanger" <> To: <> Sent: Tuesday, October 12, 2004 7:22 PM Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Bouchercon, UK mags, People's Friend

> Jim wrote:
> > I plead not guilty. I was passing along market info,
> > not claiming a familiarity with the publication.
> > Moreover I warned that the readership demographic, as
> > described ("traditionalist," 30 to early 80's) and the
> > "generalist" nature of the magazine might make
> > anything remotely hard-boiled a hard sell.
> ...> And, if you're a writer, it's better to know about a
> > potential market than not to know.
> >
> Yes you're absolutely right and sorry if I sounded as though I was
> sniping - it was just the idea of a hard-boiled story in People's
> Friend which made me snigger. Trying to be funny - sorry. This is
> why I don't come out onlist very often :o)
> Cheers,
> Donna

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