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« on: February 19, 2007, 01:10:11 AM »
For months now, I've been planning a fiction blog where I release a fairly long story as an internet serial, one bit at a time.

Well folks, it now exists. I'd love to hear what you think of it.

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« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2007, 06:11:53 AM »
Well, you had my heart pounding, John D. I am really a nervous passenger, so that was edgy all the way through for me.  :shock:

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« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2007, 12:22:59 PM »
John_D, congrats!  Looks great - it is now bookmarked with my "must read while being paid to work" stuff! :wink:

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« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2007, 01:50:17 PM »
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John_D, congrats!  Looks great - it is now bookmarked with my "must read while being paid to work" stuff! :wink:


Same here  :)
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« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2007, 02:05:50 PM »
Oooh, I love the radio! Backstory's a bitch, ain't she?  :wink:

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« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2007, 09:50:53 PM »
If you loved the radio, you'll love Part 2! So anyone who's getting paid to work tomorrow, waste some of that time - and your company's money - with my story!

Thank you for the kind comments on the first part. I'll keep writing as long as I think someone out there is enjoying it.

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« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2007, 10:31:03 PM »
John D I'll read all together when I get some time. Gotta go away and won't be back til 3rd of March. I just hope where I'm going has a puter.  :cry:

But judging from everyone else's remarks I'm fer sure gonna enjoy.
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« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2007, 10:35:39 PM »
I hope it's going to be a fun trip for you, computer or no.

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« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2007, 06:20:01 AM »
Sorry to continue to be all "advertisy" and what not, but...

My stats show that a lot more people have read Part 1 of the story than Parts 2 or 3 (and further, more people have read 2 than 3). There are a lot of possible reasons for this. Perhaps it is just a function of the greater length of time the early parts have been up. Perhaps I'm a lousy writer, and people just aren't interested. Or perhaps people just aren't aware that I update regularly, every Monday and Friday!

Check out the constantly updated Table of Contents to see how much of the story is up (I'm planning several chapters and dozens upon dozens of updates before this story is done!) If you enjoyed Part 1, but have not yet seen Part 2 or Part 3, give em a look-see! And feel free to leave comments on what you like or dislike about the story or any part.

Thank you for your time, and we now return you to your regularly scheduled forums.

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« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2007, 06:22:32 AM »
Oops. I'm one of the baddies, John D.

Go ahead and remind us -- me, anyway -- regularly. I'm not very well organized is all. Off to read.  :)

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« Reply #10 on: February 28, 2007, 07:27:52 AM »
oops didn't know part 3 was up. Damn you're fast.

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« Reply #11 on: March 06, 2007, 10:16:45 AM »
John_D, I am officially addicted . . . waiting anxiously for part 5, ETA YESTERDAY!  Need to know, need to know, do Arthur and Don make it out of the boardroom?

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« Reply #12 on: March 06, 2007, 10:29:32 AM »
Isn't  "Stupendous Man" one of Calvin's alter egos (from Calvin and Hobbes)? That was my first thought when I saw this thread.

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« Reply #13 on: March 06, 2007, 01:29:41 PM »
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John_D, I am officially addicted . . . waiting anxiously for part 5, ETA YESTERDAY!  Need to know, need to know, do Arthur and Don make it out of the boardroom?

 :popcorn


Sorry, it was supposed to go up this morning but things are a bit crazy. I was in a minor (very minor, don't worry!) car accident today and so plans for the day have been delayed. It should be out within the next few hours, though.

Boom Boom - yes, Stupendous Man is from Calvin and Hobbes. That's not really the source of the name... in fact, I wasn't even thinking of it at the time. I was looking more to lampoon Superman specifically and silly comic book names in general.

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« Reply #14 on: March 06, 2007, 01:34:03 PM »
car accident!!

Damn it how many times do I have to tell you to be careful out there!!

Glad you're ok.
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