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BS: The Gnome has been published!

29 Nov 20 - 08:51 AM (#4081300)
Subject: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Dave the Gnome

Well, a story by me anywzy :-) In a Canadian online magazine.

The Gateway

It is a fantasy piece so if you don't like fantasy don't read it! I am quite chuffed :-)


29 Nov 20 - 10:15 AM (#4081304)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Stilly River Sage

Congratulations!


29 Nov 20 - 10:45 AM (#4081310)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Monique

I like it!


29 Nov 20 - 01:25 PM (#4081321)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: leeneia

Congratulations, Dave. I like it.


29 Nov 20 - 03:17 PM (#4081331)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Mrrzy

Woot woot! Bully for you!


29 Nov 20 - 03:29 PM (#4081333)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: punkfolkrocker

I'm not much of a reader, I'll wait* for the movie adaptation..

Try to retain enough control to make it a proper violent blood thirsty 18 cert...

[*.. one of my old mates sold his novel to Hollywood about 30 odd years ago,
he made enough $$$ to buy a home, and set himself up nicely.
The movie still aint been made...]


29 Nov 20 - 05:08 PM (#4081337)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Mrrzy

Read your lovely story, Gnome!


29 Nov 20 - 05:11 PM (#4081338)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: EBarnacle

The adventure has begun. Keep us posted on the rest of the story.


29 Nov 20 - 05:17 PM (#4081340)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Donuel

Now you will be used in the same sentence as JK Rowling and after that the Gateway franchise will be be making the 4th generation movie and we can say we knew you when. Be careful buying your next island if your neighbor is Richard Branson, he's got control of transportation and distribution in the Carribean. Animatronic action gnomes will come flooding into the market from China causing a security threat in America worse than Tic Tok and could lead to a world war. Be careful and stay safe.


29 Nov 20 - 05:50 PM (#4081346)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Dave the Gnome

Thanks all :-)


29 Nov 20 - 06:38 PM (#4081352)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Rapparee

It ain't all that bad, neither. When you're all rich and famous, contribute a few million to MC.


29 Nov 20 - 07:48 PM (#4081357)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Sandra in Sydney

more! more! (please)


29 Nov 20 - 07:49 PM (#4081358)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Sandra in Sydney

ps. my comment did not refer to the millions - more stories, please


30 Nov 20 - 05:27 AM (#4081390)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Steve Shaw

I haven't read any fiction for many a long decade (except for the speeches of the Trump/Johnson axis), but, as it's you, I'll give it a whirl presently, Dave...

So that's what you look like... :-)


30 Nov 20 - 06:33 AM (#4081394)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: gillymor

Way to go, Dave.


30 Nov 20 - 12:05 PM (#4081419)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Dave the Gnome

Older and slimmer now Steve :-)


30 Nov 20 - 12:25 PM (#4081422)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: punkfolkrocker

I think I might also use my best photo from my early 20s...


30 Nov 20 - 12:53 PM (#4081427)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Steve Shaw

I've just bought an air brush on eBay for £2.99 to sort photos of me out. It's just a handle with no bristles...


30 Nov 20 - 01:15 PM (#4081429)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Dave the Gnome

The is a much better one of me

Dave the Gnome

I won the works Christmas do fancy dress that year :-)


30 Nov 20 - 02:27 PM (#4081438)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: EBarnacle

Yep, you do look more efishient in that one.


30 Nov 20 - 04:13 PM (#4081453)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Steve Shaw

I kid you not, Dave. We have a garden gnome that we've had for thirty years that looks exactly like that... Bejaysus... :--0


30 Nov 20 - 04:27 PM (#4081454)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Dave the Gnome

Should that be elffishinet?


01 Dec 20 - 04:25 AM (#4081495)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Backwoodsman

Don’t know how I managed to miss this thread, Dave! Well done that man! :-)


01 Dec 20 - 07:02 AM (#4081510)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Donuel

Word to the wise: Print publishers often have contracts that include the provision that fewer than X number of people have had access to or have read your work.
no worries.


01 Dec 20 - 08:25 AM (#4081517)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Jos

These days self-publishing is much easier (but some of the results can be pretty dire).


01 Dec 20 - 09:11 AM (#4081521)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Sandra in Sydney

I remember the very strange friend & fan of an excruciatingly bad poet/reciter who smiled a big smile & said "He has been published!"


01 Dec 20 - 09:32 AM (#4081524)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: Jos

I once had to proofread a book by someone who had persuaded a publisher to publish his life story. They had agreed on condition he paid for the production himself.
As I read it I realised that he must have bored everyone at his local pub with his anecdotes, and they had humoured him by saying "You should write a book, you know", just to shut him up.


01 Dec 20 - 02:09 PM (#4081554)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: The Sandman

congratulations, will you now be writing for Private Eye


01 Dec 20 - 02:13 PM (#4081556)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: punkfolkrocker

The Beano recently launched a one off 'adult' special edition..

Who knows, if that takes of, will they be needing freelancers...???


01 Dec 20 - 06:37 PM (#4081580)
Subject: RE: BS: The Gnome has been published!
From: meself

Congratulations!