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July 13, 2002

From correspondence (2)
Posted by Teresa at 09:39 AM *

One rule always to live by is, never make plans to save the world in secret with a drunken Elf and without Jeeves. I came to this resolution a little late, but now it is graven on my heart. …
From “The Fellowship of the Woosters” by John M. Ford.
Comments on From correspondence (2):
#1 ::: Trent Goulding ::: (view all by) ::: July 13, 2002, 11:02 AM:

Good Lord, where do we find this gem?

#2 ::: Kate Nepveu ::: (view all by) ::: July 13, 2002, 01:24 PM:

Teresa, you are an evil, evil woman.

#3 ::: Teresa Nielsen Hayden ::: (view all by) ::: July 14, 2002, 06:33 AM:

It's unpublished. I only asked permission to quote a couple of sentences because I couldn't very well ask to run the whole thing in my weblog.

#4 ::: Christopher Hatton ::: (view all by) ::: July 14, 2002, 09:03 AM:

Is the author trying to pub it? Or can we get from him if we ask reaaaaal nice?

I know some folks (we're the oldest Tolkein fan group in the world, since the Mythopoeics bit the dust) who would eat this up. A subgroup used to read Jeeves stories aloud and try not to crack up (in a fashion exactly NOT like Eye of Argon readings) while playing mah-jongg, of all things.

So can I get a copy pleasepleaseplease?

#5 ::: Kate Nepveu ::: (view all by) ::: July 14, 2002, 12:41 PM:

I didn't expect you to quote the whole thing--but it's evil all the same, so there.

(Who, me, rational? Never--at least not on this...)

#6 ::: Nicklas ::: (view all by) ::: July 14, 2002, 08:01 PM:

Gah! As if it's not hard enough to find everything published by the esteemed Mr. Ford, now unpublished teasers mess things upp even more. Do you know if it's going to be published somewhere?

#7 ::: James Macdonald ::: (view all by) ::: July 14, 2002, 09:33 PM:

The Mythopoeics bit the dust?

#8 ::: Mary Kay Kare ::: (view all by) ::: July 15, 2002, 11:03 AM:

Christopher: I'm with the Jim: The Mythopoeics bit the dust? Since I'm on the Council of Stewards for the Mythopoeic Society, I would have thought someone would have told me.


#9 ::: Ulrika O'Brien ::: (view all by) ::: July 15, 2002, 07:36 PM:

Why? Why can't you ask to run the whole
thing on your weblog? Do we imagine it
would deprive him of income he would otherwise
reasonably expect on the burgeoning Woodhouse-
Tolkien pastiche market?

Or, more succinctly: wah.


#10 ::: Ulrika O'Brien ::: (view all by) ::: July 15, 2002, 07:38 PM:

Wodehouse. Of course I know how to spell
it. Personally, I blame Jane Austen.

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