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book hype thread by Barnaby Cruvingstit - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:20:36 EST ID:nOX/Rchu No.68039 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What books are you waiting on/getting hyped for?
Joe Hill's new book comes out in May.
Stephen King's 3rd and final Bill Hodge's book (Mr. Mercedes sequel) is in June.
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Barnaby Cruvingstit - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:23:08 EST ID:nOX/Rchu No.68040 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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This too obv, I forgot to include it because I doubt it will ever come out.
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Simon Pittcocke - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 02:58:08 EST ID:g/JLFISI No.68042 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68040
it'll be out this year, after s6 of got finishes
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Isabella Sapperledging - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 20:37:59 EST ID:U/i6uTI0 No.68048 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68042
>believing this
oh you poor gullible fool
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Ian Siffingcocke - Sun, 24 Jan 2016 16:55:12 EST ID:ta4EK9n8 No.68064 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68048
it will almost definitely maybe be released in 2016, probably
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Charlotte Bossleford - Fri, 29 Jan 2016 22:48:16 EST ID:f4b8xcIm No.68107 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Doors of Stone by Patrick Rothfuss and The Core by Peter V. Brett


Completing a collection by Jack Sibberbeg - Sun, 10 Jan 2016 08:58:51 EST ID:Jnk9p+Zu No.68002 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hiya guys im in need of help, i am looking for a specific book cover for Frank Herberts Dune Messiah (pic related) but i can seem to find that cover anywhere. the reason why i want this cover is to complete my collection of these covers.
Is there anywhere that you know of where i may be able to get this?
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Ernest Brossledetch - Thu, 14 Jan 2016 00:28:17 EST ID:N6DzaUNu No.68014 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I actually have this exact copy. I work at half price books and I see this cover variation quite often do you have a HPB near you? You can call the stores and have it shipped to you or you could try searching on amazon if you haven't tried that already
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Samuel Pozzleworth - Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:30:10 EST ID:YWAmnexy No.68090 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>68014
I have two lol
One from a thrift shop and one from a box of free stuff someone put out near my house.

If it weren't a bannable offense to post personal contact info on 420chan I'd make a throwaway email so you can send me your address and I'd mail one to you.

I started out looking for all those dusty red covers but after finding the blue Berkley paperback of God Emperor and Heretics, I ended up getting the Berkley Chapterhouse too and I've been looking to complete the set ever since. I think they are my favorite covers. I'm not the type to horde/covet books but sometimes I just enjoy having beautiful and pleasing objects around me. I find the design really inspiring, as corny as that sounds. I feel like the aesthetic suits the subject matter.


Please review my short story by Cedric Lightford - Mon, 25 Jan 2016 23:00:32 EST ID:aakQRj0h No.68082 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Here is a link to a short, completed story I wrote today, about 4000 words. I wrote it specifically for an online publication that is offering money for short supernatural stories about sex toys lol. So basically a trashy porno rag. It ia just a first draft, I know the punctuation is shit and will fix that. I'm looking for narrative help and identifying which lines come off cringy. A coupe lines are shitty and just placeholders for something more clever down the line. But even if this is very low-rent, it will be worth it to get bragging rights for getting something published.

Help a brother out. I am OG 420chan and want you guys to read my amazing paranormal porno story. I could win a small amount of money for this shit! It's like penthouse forum meets Stephen King.
http://textuploader.com/5zems
Please read this and critique before I submit it to them.
After hearing this contest was sex toy themed, I did research into vibrators until I came across this classic vibrator from the 20's (pic related) and it inspired the story that follows.
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Frederick Publingstod - Tue, 26 Jan 2016 02:08:24 EST ID:mLN7HFVm No.68085 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>68082
Paragraph 1 (P1) liked the reference to Skid Row and how rhymes with Marilyn Monroe.

Nix (delete) "Over the years", it feels like filler and the sentence sounds better without it.

Maybe flip the sentences and combine them for fluidity: "Some say it was not suicide but an accidental overdose, others accuse President John F Kennedy of being involved."

nix "in her death"

maybe get rid of "its impact was so wide that" and leave "The suicide rate in LA doubled." or maybe mess around with it to give more character, my suggestion still sounds a little weird.

P2 change "the" to "her"? Nix "still".
"to go down" feels weird, maybe "Not wanting to leave his patient with the legacy..."

Maybe nix "shopping bag", unless you especially like that detail and "that he brought back to his office." Sentence seems more succinct as: "..and packed it away." That he goes to his office is implied in the next paragraph, which is cool how you do that.
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Cedric Lightford - Tue, 26 Jan 2016 08:52:59 EST ID:aakQRj0h No.68086 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68085
Thank you for the editing note. I wish you had finished it, not for the notes, but because my biggest worry still is that the sexy parts aren't sexy enough, and that the trippy/creepy scenes aren't trippy or creepy enough.
Thanks for the p1 notes, I'm taking pretty much all advice given.
I hadn't written in a few years, so I was using this weird contest subject matter to dust the skills off.
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Cedric Lightford - Tue, 26 Jan 2016 10:00:53 EST ID:aakQRj0h No.68087 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I did a bunch of editing, so here is the current version of the story, read this instead of the OP link http://textuploader.com/57ata
so if anyone wants to offer critique or editing notes or just thoughts on if the plot worked, I'd appreciate it.
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Fanny Grimgold - Tue, 26 Jan 2016 11:55:06 EST ID:bq5scg8g No.68088 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I like the story! I have no clue how to edit. But it was well told, seemed researched, I started to have a crush on the main girl lol, it got sexy, then freaky. I was enjoying the sexy parts and pretty peeved when the ending happened. It was a good ending, just a downer, you killed my new waifu
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Cedric Lightford - Tue, 26 Jan 2016 17:57:41 EST ID:aakQRj0h No.68089 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68088
Thank you, thank you.
This is what I hope will be my final draft to submit: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1trhIym9xQjaDcZp7As8LLuEe5b1uaH7HN-0TRo0Rwpg/pub


Books? by A Wizard - Thu, 07 Jan 2016 00:26:48 EST ID:KJ+IcUog No.67987 Locked Banned Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I hate books! grawwawwwwwwww!!!

my favorite book is The Matrix
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Walter Muffinghood - Fri, 08 Jan 2016 06:53:35 EST ID:jL5EFvH6 No.67992 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>67987

I've been looking for a physical copy of the matrix books since someone mentioned them in a tinfoil thread, they are damned expensive. It sucks not being able to read digital book :(
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Basil Blythewell - Sat, 23 Jan 2016 22:47:08 EST ID:h0NevVoZ No.68063 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>67987
Yet another glorious A Wizard post


Codex Gigas by Beetlejuic369 - Mon, 18 Jan 2016 06:54:50 EST ID:8nkTRAo+ No.68032 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Anyone knows where i can download Codex Gigas(in english) or anyone has it in pdf and wants to share it whit me?
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A Wizard - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 19:28:33 EST ID:6ABDF1bw No.68046 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68032

We didn't help you in the other thread, we will not help you here.

Also, what makes you think you can use or comprehend something, when you can't even manage to find it?
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David Chellytudge - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 03:19:21 EST ID:oFFBogM+ No.68050 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68046
Who the fuck belives in some13th century crap?I just wanna know how the writer trolld them.
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press !QUHukXEvkY - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:47:08 EST ID:CrYSEoNK No.68051 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68050

so youre too inept to find it and yet estimate yourself capable enough if somebody back then wrote the biggest volume that there was just to *troll* people.
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A Wizard - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 19:15:34 EST ID:6ABDF1bw No.68053 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68051

He doesn't understand the kind of labor it takes to create anything. A common issue today, and honestly it disgusts me.
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Shitting Niggerbanks - Fri, 22 Jan 2016 19:05:47 EST ID:x7MsJWxE No.68059 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>68053
someone else will take care of it


looking for a book by Molly Drapperdot - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:08:18 EST ID:xWljOfBf No.68036 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hi,
I'm looking for books on the western influence in Eastern countries (Iraq, Libya,Syria...)

I want to know why western countries wanted to take down dictators, and the reason behind all the refugees fleeing to the West.

I don't want some Tinfoil bullshit, just good critical journalism.
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Martha Ceppernore - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:01:58 EST ID:4Ry4SBXq No.68037 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68036

Untangling the Web: A Thinking Person's Guide to Why the Middle East is a Mess and Always has Been
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Nathaniel Parringwadge - Fri, 29 Jan 2016 02:56:06 EST ID:mLN7HFVm No.68099 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I don't know of any off hand, but mayhaps goto a big library or book store to the history section and look there? Even in literature there's revisionists misportraying reality. Here's a good list: http://www.juancole.com/resources/books-on-mideast


Pirate books for kindle paperboard 1gen by James Mother Fucking Randi !lwriJ94kMg - Sat, 16 Jan 2016 14:32:31 EST ID:AI9S28M2 No.68021 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Whats the best site to pirate ebooks? Im specifically looking for "ender in exile", preferably in kindle or mobi format but i can't find it. Any help is appreciated.

Pic not related.
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James Mother Fucking Randi !lwriJ94kMg - Sat, 16 Jan 2016 14:33:17 EST ID:AI9S28M2 No.68022 Ignore Report Quick Reply
My phone auto corrected paperwhite to paperboard.
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Edwin Deffingridge - Sun, 17 Jan 2016 18:50:13 EST ID:AWAGvHF2 No.68031 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68021
https://encyclopediadramatica.se/Bookz
Try this. It's through irc chat but amazing nonetheless


Books that use language innovatively by Nigel Bubblewudge - Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:47:03 EST ID:oL+X5uWx No.67368 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey /lit/ I'm trying to get together a list of books or poetry or whatever that uses language creatively or innovates it.

So far I have:

-Shakespeare's plays
-Ulysses
-A clockwork Orange

Anything else I'm missing?
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Albert Gondlestock - Wed, 06 Jan 2016 07:24:04 EST ID:/epzyvyX No.67984 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>67973
idk what constitutes as "a gabe move". i just have a problem.
keep coming back, it works if you work it.
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Fuck Honeyworth - Fri, 08 Jan 2016 23:54:15 EST ID:WKklPEdX No.67996 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Can't believe nobody's mentioned this yet.
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Owenandthenewmans - Mon, 11 Jan 2016 23:37:50 EST ID:oyTTCZuB No.68007 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>67368
Richard Brautigan - Troutfishing in America
Gertrude Stein - Tender Buttons
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Fucking Wasslewedging - Sun, 17 Jan 2016 16:32:39 EST ID:fN3vHibz No.68028 Ignore Report Quick Reply
e.e. cummings
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press !QUHukXEvkY - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:21:35 EST ID:CrYSEoNK No.68045 Ignore Report Quick Reply
judging by the replies so far, theres been a focus on innovation.

id like to mention these links for their creativity or atleast novelty
>A Void
>Le Train de Nulle Part

i think constrained writing does fit the description of being a creative and somewhat innovative way of using language. 'though i do admit that they may seem trivial, i think its fruitful to use them in order to redefine the scope of language
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oulipo


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