[DWJ] An ambitious project

Deborah Meghnagi Bailey deborah at brightweavings.com
Wed Sep 7 04:48:53 EDT 2011


Darn it. I just got an email from the amazon marketplace seller that my
order of Changeover was cancelled because they don't have the item. I guess
that leaves me out of the first month's read... there doesn't seem to be any
way I can get a copy that isn't exorbitantly expensive.

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Wow, Melissa, 


That compiled list is both amazingly complete AND useful for this project. 
Have you recognized your precognition abilities before this?

Esther




>________________________________
>From: Melissa Proffitt <Melissa at Proffitt.com>
>To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
>Sent: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 1:26 AM
>Subject: Re: [DWJ] An ambitious project
>
>A few months back I compiled a chronological list of DWJ's works, including
>short stories, in case I wanted to do something like this. :) I think the
>list is complete, and I was able to track down year and month of
publication
>for the novels and the stories--useful when you consider that _Eight Days
of
>Luke_, _Cart and Cwidder_ and _Dogsbody_ all have original publication
dates
>in 1975. Only five of the short stories haven't been included in one of the
>anthologies, and four of those are in relatively easy to find volumes. (As
>far as I can tell, "Mela Worms" has only been published the one time, in a
>1989 anthology called _Arrows of Eros_ that took some doing to track down
>online.)
>
>So I do have the list, and I don't think it would be impossible to read
>everything in strict chronological order. But it might be easier for people
>to just read the anthologies as they come, particularly if we're talking
>about getting them from a public library.
>
>Melissa Proffitt
>
>On Wed, 7 Sep 2011 08:10:33 +0800, Kylie Ding wrote:
>
>>I'd like to include short stories, but how to handle them?  Some
anthologies
>>were published in the US with slight changes to UK anthologies, so there'd
>>be a lot of duplicates if we went by volumes of short stories.  Some
stories
>>were never published in her collections.  
>>
>>Suggestions?
>>
>>Maybe we could read the anthologies in order and count the duplicates as
an
>>easy month.  And for those who have access to the uncollected short
stories
>>we could slot them in in order as an added bonus for that month.
>>
>>Kylie
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
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>>> Including short stories?
>>> 
>>> Melissa Proffitt
>>> 
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