[DWJ] Living Famously

minnow at belfry.org.uk minnow at belfry.org.uk
Mon Nov 21 18:09:02 EST 2005

Sallyo wrote:

>Other unfavourite questions and comments;
>How many books have you wrote?
>Your my favourite orthor. I have read (choose two titles from 15 years ago)
> - have you ritten any others?
>When are you going to stop writing?
>I haven't read any of your books, but please answer these 30 questions by
>I liked your book.
>You wrote a good book.
>(These two only OK for authors of ONE book.)
>Your best book is Z (choose first title, written 30 years ago.)

There's always "I was reading [book by other author, published this year]
last month and I noticed that [x] was very like [y] in [your book, written
and published many years ago].  Did you get the idea from hers?"

That's sure to please the author you write it to, isn't it.

Minnow (very deadpan)

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