Letters from DWJ
kp027 at energex.com.au
Wed Feb 2 01:26:37 EST 2000
At a New Year's Eve party I went to a few years ago there was a part of the
evening where lots of people were clustered around a girl (someone who
writes to the list occasionally) who had brought the reply to a letter that
she wrote to DWJ. They were all awfully impressed. Including me.
I guess that gives you an indication of the kind of parties I go to! It was
held by someone from the Uni science fiction club. I don't think at your
average party there would have been that many people who were that impressed
by a genuine DWJ letter!
In the bit that was read out to us DWJ answered a question about something
she didn't explain fully in _Power of Three_. Very interesting.
I really must get around to writing to her myself.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Jones [mailto:jonesk at primus.com.au]
> Sent: Wednesday, 2 February 2000 3:47 PM
> To: dwj at suberic.net
> Subject: RE: dwj-digest (Diana Wynne Jones) V1 #133
> I also wrote to her about 15 years ago. I was young and it
> was a fan letter
> of questions however the answers were very interesting. This
> was part of the
> reason for catching her several times on her Australian tour.
> I found if you suggest and explain you responses to their
> writing, you get a
> better response. Much more interesting letters than "What's
> your favourite
> colour?" or "Why do you write?"
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