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des
Posted on Saturday, April 01, 2006 - 12:14 pm:   

Anyone want to publish this trilogy?
Probably the only DF Lewis long fiction in his eventful life of writing.
See his CV here:
http://www.weirdmonger.com

Read most of his previously published work here:
http://www.nymous.esmartbiz.com/

If you are to publish the trilogy, it would need to be done quickly so it would have to head your publication list as far as timing is concerned.

Tenders welcome.

des
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des
Posted on Saturday, April 01, 2006 - 01:39 pm:   

Although this is April 1st, the above is not a joke.
des
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des
Posted on Sunday, April 02, 2006 - 05:31 am:   

Several queries coming through. :-)

Early days.
des
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des
Posted on Saturday, April 08, 2006 - 12:48 am:   

Someone wrote this on a thread elsewhere:

Stay informed and don't let this weird new disease, or any disease, catch you off-guard!

I think, if we are horror authors, we should incorporate themes arising from Bird Flu in our fiction, for a magical catharsis that fiction provides. I've been doing that for many months in my first set of novels (a trilogy called 'The Tenacity Of Feathers') and I quote an extract below from the 2nd novel, 'Klaxon City'.
des

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“What are those chambers?”

He pointed to some unusually constructed areas uplifted into a huge portholed lobe of swollen earth membrane.

“They’re the Healing Chambers.”

Greg and Beth were taken into one. There they found creatures that evidently had once been human like them – but now suffering from Bird Flew. Each body (including face) was currently being cream mudbathed with Angevin (a new discovery of its curative qualities in addition to its known dream-masking) to remove feathers at their root so they would not return. Each patient – to have been admitted to this particular chamber and its specialist healing process – had been forced to show the depth of their illness by actually proving they could fly: hence the name of their disease. One was in such a state of desperation – because, having once flown, to be treated he or she needed to show they couldn’t fly any more, a method that necessitated the painful process of plucking. Those that were incurable and more intrinsically (indelibly) Bird Flown or still-Bird-Flying (albeit only in dreams) were forced from their beds and frog-marched next door to what was called a lethal chamber.

One patient was jerking in his or her own bed – as if pitifully trying to fly from within the heavy quilt. The nurses – who themselves were not dissimilar to human-like ostriches – continued, undeterred, the painful process of plucking that did not seem out of place amid all the wailing noises.

As Greg and Beth left – after their tour as tourists – they spotted a long winding queue of hopping creatures leading to one of the notorious lethal chambers. Some hopped a few feet into the air and then flopped back. Greg averted his eyes. None of this would go in the book.


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http://www.weirdmonger.com
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des
Posted on Saturday, April 08, 2006 - 04:02 am:   

In other words, I'm using the Horror genre to help people keep alive to read more Horror!
des

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