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After being stuck for weeks I had a breakthrough on the last chapter of the novel. *does little dance* It made me happy because now, I think, I have all the requirements to send it to a publisher. There are sixteen chapters total plus the epilogue.

Now a question. I know I have TDC readers in the UK, Spain, France, Italy, Germany and Canada. Is there anywhere else? I think one of the biggest selling points on this novel is that there's a market out there and, if I can convince the publisher to take a chance, there's a good chance it'll go overseas as well.
IF IT DOESN'T...I'll be willing to send copies to folks who ask. I'll likely set up a paypal account and would ask for shipping on the book plus the American purchase price which would be about six bucks. The only one I can do right off the top of my head is England and I think it would be about three pounds. Two dollars for every pound. Or would that be twelve? Oh well, you guys get the idea.

And I think I have to change Mandy's name to isolate this from the fan fiction piece totally because of the CSI/NCIS copyright issues. I've changed the dragons and humans already. Oh, and people watch the CSI shows in the book. So I hope that covers it. *grin*

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kingsnvagabonds
Feb. 10th, 2008 11:45 pm (UTC)
I guess it would be pretty interesting from a sociology stand point but I wouldn't even begin to know how! The closest I've come to that sort of thing is Economics which really isn't, I'm too mathematically minded for that sort of subject :)
Yeah, CSI is one of the best fandoms out there, crime drama fandoms in general actually. And the guys in Bandom are the nicest people ever too, a lot have migrated from supernatural I've found and that's said to be a really friendly fandom.
Oh, one of those special print runs, like the posh hard back Harry Potters with JKR's sig on the cover that cost an arm and a leg.
lexxiescott
Feb. 12th, 2008 12:07 am (UTC)
Yeah, my department the first time around sucked so I ended up in a lot of sociology classes to get my Justice degree.
I'm just getting into the Supernatural fandom but it seems great so far. But, like I said, I really feel at home in the CSI group. I think I've run into like two really mean people since I started writing.
Yeah, like that. I figured it'd be my only time in England when he put one out and I was on holiday. And Ro took a pic of me next to the billboard in the tube for the book. That's my pic on myspace right now.
kingsnvagabonds
Feb. 12th, 2008 12:21 am (UTC)
Oh it sounds interesting, but with our degrees we don't get to choose classes and what not so I've not had the choice of picking something like that up, and I did Maths/Business A-levels.
I'm not really into supernatural I only caught the last episode of the first season and I've not really been bothered to try to get into it. I think 20 or so readable fandoms is enough :)
I have a pic like that next to an Eragon one in Euston tube station, I went and stood outside the premiere and we snagged 3 of those boards they hang on the barriers.
lexxiescott
Feb. 12th, 2008 04:12 am (UTC)
I tend to read in the fandoms I watch/read so that limits my scope a little. *grin* I fell in love with Supernatural when I saw my first episode in London. But I feel like a dirty old lady because Sammy is the same age as my kid brother. *sigh*
Ally and I have been discussing the differences between UK and US universities. I'm not sure which system I'd like better. I do know I'd like to take the classes that'll help me the most at my chosen career and that so doesn't happen here.
Yeah, you wouldn't think a pic in a tube station (and I'll be deuced if I can remember which one it was) would be my favorite from the trip. Well, that and me next to the statue of Sherlock Holmes outside Baker Street Tube.

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