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Re: How to get your stuff read by Brandon Sanderson, and possibly Tor Books
« Reply #15 on: April 01, 2009, 10:01:51 PM »
Didn't fool me. Not at all. No siree. *cough*

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Re: How to get your stuff read by Brandon Sanderson, and possibly Tor Books
« Reply #16 on: April 02, 2009, 01:51:01 AM »
LOL! That was good. You had me at the beginning, but then I realized that there was no way that this was for real when I saw that you mentioned me. Plus it was April Fools, so...I put 2 and 2 together eventually.( took awhile though, I'm not too good at math)

Well played sir, well played.

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Re: How to get your stuff read by Brandon Sanderson, and possibly Tor Books
« Reply #17 on: April 03, 2009, 11:10:22 PM »
A little late to the party, I'm afraid...

But - well played, sir! This is hilarious.

If, you know, kinda cruel. XP

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Re: How to get your stuff read by Brandon Sanderson, and possibly Tor Books
« Reply #18 on: April 19, 2009, 11:43:31 PM »
You actually really had me going for a second. I was almost ready to go ask my mom for permission.  :P
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Re: How to get your stuff read by Brandon Sanderson, and possibly Tor Books
« Reply #19 on: April 20, 2009, 12:40:26 AM »
Shaggy how old are you.  I'm just tryingto reconcile asking [elided]  for permission against submitting a work for publication. . .
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Re: How to get your stuff read by Brandon Sanderson, and possibly Tor Books
« Reply #20 on: April 20, 2009, 12:42:49 AM »
Well, it wasn't exactly for publication...

I think anyone under eighteen would have to have permission from a parent or guardian, if not to submit for publication, then to actually sign a contract with an agent or a publishing house. I could be wrong on that one, though...

PS: Shaggy, don't say stuff like that. You'll encourage him!

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Re: How to get your stuff read by Brandon Sanderson, and possibly Tor Books
« Reply #21 on: April 20, 2009, 01:24:09 AM »
I'm [edited for safety purposes]. Although I don't think I'm supposed to say that on the Internet. *shrug* whatever

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Re: How to get your stuff read by Brandon Sanderson, and possibly Tor Books
« Reply #22 on: April 20, 2009, 02:51:36 AM »
Yeah,

Probably better to keep that to yourself, but you brought up asking [elided and altered] permission in a couple of places and it had me wondering.  Probably shouldn't bring that up either, because it's sort of a red flag statement.

@silk good point.  I'd sort of figured that out.  I was just boggling about being under eighteen and wanting to submit books to TOR.
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Re: How to get your stuff read by Brandon Sanderson, and possibly Tor Books
« Reply #23 on: April 20, 2009, 03:14:05 AM »
I changed it. Just so you know.
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Re: How to get your stuff read by Brandon Sanderson, and possibly Tor Books
« Reply #24 on: April 20, 2009, 03:18:59 AM »
Good idea! :)

Anyway, don't let what I said discourage from writing.  It's just not common for younger people ;) to be serious enough to think much about trying to get published.  It struck me as interesting that's all.
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Re: How to get your stuff read by Brandon Sanderson, and possibly Tor Books
« Reply #25 on: April 20, 2009, 03:21:18 AM »
Getting my writing published someday is more of an idle fancy to me than a real thought.
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Re: How to get your stuff read by Brandon Sanderson, and possibly Tor Books
« Reply #26 on: April 20, 2009, 03:50:29 AM »
I dunno, I was fairly young when I started thinking of getting published. Thirteenish, maybe even a little younger. I just haven't grown out of it yet. ;)

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Re: How to get your stuff read by Brandon Sanderson, and possibly Tor Books
« Reply #27 on: April 21, 2009, 12:52:40 AM »
Getting my writing published someday is more of an idle fancy to me than a real thought.

Don't let that stop you from trying. Send your stuff into Writers of the Future, etc and hope for the best.

Hell, I'm sure all of the publishers out there would love to discover the next Christopher Paloni.
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Re: How to get your stuff read by Brandon Sanderson, and possibly Tor Books
« Reply #28 on: April 21, 2009, 01:08:54 AM »
Yeah…or something a little better.  ::)
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Re: How to get your stuff read by Brandon Sanderson, and possibly Tor Books
« Reply #29 on: April 21, 2009, 02:32:46 AM »
Yeah…or something a little better.  ::)

LOL, True.

Still, for all of its flaws, that kid of PAID.
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