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Forum: The Library Café Dec 30 2011, 08:17 AM
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Re: What is happening

So I'm still jobless, BUT I do have a couple of interviews in the New Year. On the 17th of January, I'm through to th 3rd stage (out of 4) for an assistant directorship of a place called 'Explore...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 9 2011, 06:33 AM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: happy Birthday, AnnMarie!

-Sneaks in, rather embarassed at being so late-

MERRY CAKE DAY! (...and the great thing is that technically...ANY day can be Cake Day...um...yeah, let's go for that. ;) )
Forum: The Library Café Dec 8 2011, 02:29 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: What is happening

Where to start!

I got my Master Degree grade in the post today. Turns out I got a Merit, which isn't half bad...looking forward to getting my transcript and Dissertation back though...I want to...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 24 2011, 12:16 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Good Bye, Anne

I didn't realise how much I was obviously vocal about my appreciation for everyone here and Anne herself. I just received a text from one of my University friends:

"Hey Sara, I just heard about...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 23 2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 33,038
Posted By sjslack
Re: Good Bye, Anne

I'm still numb. I heard last night on Twitter, of all places...then verified. I had to come back here. I know I've been away for months but...I had to come back and 'be around' you guys.

I still...
Forum: Café Archives May 9 2011, 06:50 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Congratulation Kugai!

Merry Cake Day! :D
Forum: Café Archives May 8 2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,250
Posted By sjslack
Re: Some Exciting News

Inspired Quill needs your help!

So as all of you know, Inspired Quill is now a registered publishing house. The problem is that we don’t have any funding. Don’t worry, I’m not asking for...
Forum: Café Archives May 2 2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,263
Posted By sjslack
Re: Turn on the news

Being English, I can obviously only view this from a 'foreign' standpoint as it were...but does Bin Laden being killed actually mean a difference for anything other than Obama's ratings?
Forum: Café Archives Apr 21 2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 163
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

H'okay!

Apart from Anareth, who needs to send me a PM with shipping details, I'm going to post everyone elses today. :) (Of those who have recently asked me for items).

In terms of what I have...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Apr 19 2011, 08:58 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Well. they are making the movie.

I'm keeping an eye out on the miniscule chance they hold some sort of auditions here in the UK. Extremely unlikely of course, but I can wait in hope. xD
Forum: Café Archives Apr 19 2011, 08:56 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: The Passing of a Companion

This upset me. A lot. More than it should upset a normal person.

Here's to Ms. Sladen, who without knowing it was a rather big part of my life, and a big part of the relationship I have/had with...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Apr 13 2011, 11:57 AM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Etymology of the Word 'Weyr' ?

The first use of the word 'Weyr' (spelt the same) was in the 13th century, and it was used to mean a piece of timber which was used in part of a vessel's (presumeably a ship) structure.
Forum: Café Archives Apr 13 2011, 08:00 AM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonrider film?

US. Which means no casting auditions over here.

Drat.
Forum: Café Archives Apr 12 2011, 02:01 PM
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Views: 5,250
Posted By sjslack
Re: Some Exciting News

Well, since we're just starting we obviously can't offer advances, so our royalties are rather competative (from what I've been told / have managed to see for myself).

Our royalties are split into...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 11 2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,250
Posted By sjslack
Re: Some Exciting News

In terms of what the authors get d'you mean?
Forum: Café Archives Apr 11 2011, 07:51 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonrider film?

She wrote something praising on the cover. I remember because that was the reason I bought the book in the first place. -Nodnod-
Forum: Café Archives Apr 11 2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,250
Posted By sjslack
Re: Some Exciting News

Thanks everyone!

As you can imagine, it's a pretty big step to set up my own company, especially since I'm halfway through my Masters Degree.

I'll be concentrating on utilising electronic media...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 9 2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,250
Posted By sjslack
Some Exciting News

"INSPIRED QUILL - Companies House Accepted"

That's the topic line of an email I received on the 5th of this month...Which means that I'm now the Managing Director of my own business. Wow. I didn't...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 5 2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 96
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Anne Mccaffrey's 85th birthday

:blush::blush: What kind words!

I'm thrilled that Anne had a wonderful birthday. :) It sounds like it was a really special event without the need to be overwhelmingly large.

THANK YOU Hans,...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 1 2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 163
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

@ Anneli - Of course! If you want to send me your order + details via PM, I'll tell you how to get the funds to me. ^_^

@ Everyone Else - I also have one script left, if anyone's interested. As...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 1 2011, 10:06 AM
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Views: 2,307
Posted By sjslack
Re: Happy Birthday, Anne McCaffrey

A very happy birthday to you! :)
Forum: Café Archives Mar 31 2011, 08:25 AM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonrider film?

I don't see why a decent script hasn't been made yet. >.> Seriously. I've read the one for TV and it made me cringe.

Ohh! It's 'script frenzy' month in April...too bad we're unallowed to write...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 29 2011, 09:07 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

:blush::blush::blush: Thank you Hans! Needless to say, the opinion of those here at MoM is a big deal for me (although you may have guessed that from the 'Special Note' page of the program ;) )
Forum: Café Archives Mar 23 2011, 06:46 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Happy birthday Eann

A very Happy Birthday to you! :)
Forum: Café Archives Mar 18 2011, 08:10 AM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

We're using the handheld puppets in another production in June as part of the midland-wide 'SPARKS Children's Festival'. I got everyone's orders. :)

Nina - I will do my best regarding getting...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 17 2011, 12:52 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

The best way of payment will be through PayPal, although I'll take cheques if people need to do it that way. :) I'll PM everyone back with my details once I have everything to send out.
Forum: Café Archives Mar 17 2011, 11:49 AM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

Confirmed. :) I'm just waiting for the DVD's to be made and sorted. Roger says he'll be doing it next week.
Forum: Café Archives Mar 17 2011, 10:08 AM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

Just a quick note about what I have left guys:

- DVD's x As many as are required by people
- Original Scripts x 2
- Programs x 2
- Signed Posters x 5

Everyone who orders something also gets...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 17 2011, 09:20 AM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Anne's upcoming 85th birthday

Hans, do you think Anne would like a copy of the Dragonsong DVD, a poster and a program? If you think she would, is there still time to send them to you? (I can send you yours at the same time, since...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 11 2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 163
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

He may be able to copy Region 4 as well. It never hurts to ask. :)
Forum: Café Archives Mar 11 2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 163
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

Hey, guys, time for an update! (Sorry I didn't post yesterday after my committee meeting, I've managed to catch the lurgy, and I'm supporting-actress in a play that opens tonight, so I'm sat here...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 8 2011, 09:26 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

Oh! I also forgot to mention.

In case anyone's interested (probably not, but I thought I might as well post it here just in case), in June, the Firelizard puppets will also be for sale for £30...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 8 2011, 12:39 PM
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Views: 1,496
Posted By sjslack
World Book Night 2011

Hi guys!

I was just wondering how many of you did something for the first ever 'World Book Night' this year? I was lucky enough to be picked as a 'giver', as well as receiving two free tickets to...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 8 2011, 06:43 AM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

The sound quality on the DVD's is such that you can hear everything, but it's slightly tinny. We did our best. ^^;

In terms of the DVD, that's a really good question. I'll ask Roger (who's doing...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 7 2011, 06:20 PM
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Views: 17,742
Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

KC - Yus, just PM me your details and I'll get it all sorted for you. :) I have to wait until this Wednesday to get the rest of the DVD's (I only have my copy).

OH! Just as a head's up, the chap...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 7 2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 163
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

Hullo hullo hullo!

I know that I've been rubbish in getting info up here in a timely manner. In my defence, the DVD has only just been completed, so I'm not -too- behind I guess.

First of all,...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 31 2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 163
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

Hey guys! Sorry for not posting an update in here sooner. Things have been insane here just recently, and I'm still waiting on the video to be sent to me.

If people want, I can post a bit of a...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 13 2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 283
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Show us your Bookshelves!!!

I really like that coffee-table-bookcase idea. It's also in a lightwood, which is the stuff I adore anyway. xD
Forum: Café Archives Jan 1 2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
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Posted By sjslack
Re: New Year's Eve Chat Party!

Sorry I was only there for a short while. But in my defence, it WAS 5am. xD
Forum: Café Archives Dec 13 2010, 09:44 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

I haven't looked at a dragon all day...it's really...really strange. I feel a little lost, to tell the truth. 0_o

I'm really busy at the moment with a deadline I had to put off due to the Musical,...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 10 2010, 11:13 AM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

OPENING NIGHT TONIGHT!!!

Ahhhh! It's going to be epic!

Also, I've emailed Anne regarding videoing, but I haven't had a reply. Should I video anyway so I don't lose the opportunity? Also, I have...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 7 2010, 07:33 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

In my defence, I was reading in for Yanus. xD
Forum: Café Archives Dec 7 2010, 02:40 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

Here's something you guys might find amusing:

CLICK HERE!!!...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 6 2010, 08:49 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

AHHHHHHHHHHH!!!

It's in less than 4 days!

(On an upnote, I've just finished the Program, and there are a few signed posters up for grabs for people. :D )
Forum: Café Archives Dec 2 2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 163
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

In that case I shall send her an email over the next few days. I guess I could always film it and then hold off on showing other people the film until I get permission.
Forum: Café Archives Dec 2 2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 163
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

Hey Guys! I need your help!

I contact Anchorage Press Plays in order to see whether I would be allowed to film the performance (I know a lot of you guys would like to see it, and I'd kinda like to...
Forum: Café Archives Nov 26 2010, 04:59 PM
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Forum: Café Archives Nov 23 2010, 12:57 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Happy birthday Shalyn!

A very merry Cake Day!
Forum: Café Archives Nov 23 2010, 12:12 PM
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

Hey guys, d'you think I should post the info over on NKT? I don't really want to go back over there just to promote myself...anyone fancy mentioning it? xD
Forum: Café Archives Nov 15 2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 163
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Posted By sjslack
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

-Chuckles-

I haven't. I'm going to wait until I get can a poster, program and a signed copy of the script to send to Anne (with hopefully q full-cast photograph in it).

There's a chance that I...
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