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by Alex Jay Berman
Sat Apr 05, 2003 11:20 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: April 2003
Replies: 333
Views: 67243

Just catchin' up ...

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20030523.htm Okay--names. I tend to be crap on character names--it seems every time I write a viewpoint character who is an analog of myself, his name begins with a "J", so I've been consciously avoiding that of late. Some of the names in the present works-in-progr...
by Alex Jay Berman
Mon Mar 31, 2003 10:22 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2003
Replies: 82
Views: 33619

The Scrivener's Beginnings

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20030523.htm BILL: When it comes to nonfiction, the idea comes first. But I don't start actually WRITING it until the first line comes into my head--I tend to write columns with first-line "hooks," so that's how it comes. In the course of writing it, by about the t...
by Alex Jay Berman
Thu Feb 20, 2003 6:19 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: February 2003
Replies: 60
Views: 23607

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20030523.htm HARLAN: "What the hell is the point of parodying [...] Mickey?" Well, there CAN be a point: If you can tell a good story by doing so. I refer you to Rich Koslowski's ambitious THREE FINGERS graphic novel, put out last year by Top Shelf. What it is is e...
by Alex Jay Berman
Thu Jan 30, 2003 12:45 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2003
Replies: 146
Views: 42810

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20030523.htm P.A. BERMAN: I am not and never would presume to be Harlan, but I think you should start the kid off with TROUBLEMAKERS. It's neither overly long nor overly expensive, and would seem tailor-made for the situation. HARLAN: Evil man. Evil, evil man. I wa...
by Alex Jay Berman
Wed Jan 29, 2003 12:17 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2003
Replies: 146
Views: 42810

Fictional Dining Companions.

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20030523.htm It's perhaps interesting to note that the first several choices which popped into my head were characters from science fiction and fantasy: Mike Callahan, of Spider Robinson's Callahan's Place stories and books, popped immediately into mind, as did his...
by Alex Jay Berman
Sat Jan 25, 2003 4:55 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2003
Replies: 146
Views: 42810

Various and Sundry

Name: Alex Jay Berman
Source: unca20030523.htm
BRIAN: Does your PRIEST know what you just wrote? Shame, shame ...

(What?!? I love to watch guilt-twitches ...)
by Alex Jay Berman
Thu Sep 19, 2002 8:31 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: September 2002
Replies: 50
Views: 21643

Lynn's Question

Name: Alex Jay Berman
Source: unca20030523.htm
LYNN: Both the fathers of Nathan Stack in "The Deathbird" and Dennis Lanfear in "Midnight" were stamped to death in a hydraulic press.

Now, what's (b)?

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