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Post by Lynnet » April 2nd, 2019, 10:48 am

My First Book by various ( - 0).

Have you ever wondered how your favorite author started on his or her writing career? Did they launch themselves wholeheartedly into literature? Did they slave away every evening after a hard day at the office? Did they devote their golden years to reflect on a life well-spent? Some faced rejection while others found almost instant success. In this volume, we learn from the authors themselves what launched their literary careers... Bret Harte, Arthur Conan Doyle, R.M. Ballantyne, H. Rider Haggard and many other favorites contributed their stories. ( Lynne Thompson)
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    Keywords that describe the book: literature, authors, writers, starting out

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Post by silverquill » April 2nd, 2019, 11:12 am

I'd love to read Section 8.
If you need a DPL, this would be a fun one to do.

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Post by Lynnet » April 2nd, 2019, 11:22 am

silverquill wrote:
April 2nd, 2019, 11:12 am
I'd love to read Section 8.
If you need a DPL, this would be a fun one to do.
You're at it again :lol:
Section 8 and DPLing are yours!
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Post by pschempf » April 2nd, 2019, 11:32 am

Lynne -

May I have sections 7 (Kipling) and 12 (Ballantyne)?
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Post by Lynnet » April 2nd, 2019, 11:56 am

pschempf wrote:
April 2nd, 2019, 11:32 am
Lynne -

May I have sections 7 (Kipling) and 12 (Ballantyne)?
Of course!
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Post by ej400 » April 2nd, 2019, 12:05 pm

Hello, can I please claim section 22 (Treasure Island) ?

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Post by Lynnet » April 2nd, 2019, 12:22 pm

ej400 wrote:
April 2nd, 2019, 12:05 pm
Hello, can I please claim section 22 (Treasure Island) ?
All yours!
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Post by ej400 » April 3rd, 2019, 11:37 am

Lynne,
Do you want us to say "Chapter" or "Section"?

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Post by Lynnet » April 3rd, 2019, 4:05 pm

ej400 wrote:
April 3rd, 2019, 11:37 am
Lynne,
Do you want us to say "Chapter" or "Section"?
My preference would be chapter, but if someone says 'section', so be it.
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Post by 2839reader » April 10th, 2019, 1:34 pm

Sections 9, 10 and 11 please.
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Post by iBeScotty » April 10th, 2019, 2:38 pm

May I have 19, from Bret Harte?
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Post by Lynnet » April 11th, 2019, 7:49 am

2839reader wrote:
April 10th, 2019, 1:34 pm
Sections 9, 10 and 11 please.
Enjoy!
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Post by Lynnet » April 11th, 2019, 7:51 am

iBeScotty wrote:
April 10th, 2019, 2:38 pm
May I have 19, from Bret Harte?
You may!
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Post by iBeScotty » April 11th, 2019, 8:31 am

Scotty

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Post by Lynnet » April 11th, 2019, 10:26 am

Thank you
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