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Conversations with famous writers [Aug. 24th, 2016|06:01 pm]
kyle cassidy
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Me: So, I know you're writing, but are you reading anything interesting now?

Famous Writer: Funny you should mention that. Someone came up to me in a signing line the other day and said "X is my favorite book of yours." and I said, "That's nice, but I don't have a book called X. And she said "Yes you do, it's my favorite book, I've read it 40 times." And after the signing was over I got my Kindle out and went to Amazon, just out of curiosity, and sure enough, there was a book by me called X that I have absolutely no memory of writing, so I bought it and I've been reading that for the past few days and it's actually quite good."







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[User Picture]From: penpusher
2016-08-25 01:42 am (UTC)
I don't remember ever seeing a book called "X." I'll look for it, though!
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[User Picture]From: lawbabeak
2016-08-25 01:42 am (UTC)
Auuugh!!! Solve for X!!!! What is X?
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[User Picture]From: chris_walsh
2016-08-25 05:30 am (UTC)
You can't math a book! *grins*
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[User Picture]From: jeffreyab
2016-08-25 12:32 pm (UTC)
I am guessing it was Robert Silverberg who had a prolific output in the 1950's and who is most likely to have written a book and forgotten about it.
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[User Picture]From: kylecassidy
2016-08-25 10:56 pm (UTC)
This past two weeks it could have been SO MANY PEOPLE!
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