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Forum: Café Archives Feb 26 2007, 06:13 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,800
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: manners

Personal space is a big issue. The Brits have the biggest personal space of any group while many Asian people have much smaller personal spaces. Apparently it is quite amusing to go to any...
Forum: Freedom Feb 6 2007, 02:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,591
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: Eosi

Right! the way the story is panning out - extapolating from book four - the Catteni have their hands more than full with just running their own part of the empire.

I have the chapters planned out...
Forum: Freedom Jan 28 2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,591
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: Eosi

Agreed they were very neccessary in the Ann's novels but they may cramp any future story. I am tossing up the idea of setting story climax that has a huge Eosi Armada bearing down on Earth Catteni...
Forum: Freedom Jan 26 2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,842
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: What About Earth

I was even thinking of the more recent Asian Tsunami that wiped out 250.000 people. That is a quater of a million people gone in few hours but the regions are recovering - I will not say fully...
Forum: Freedom Jan 25 2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,591
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: Eosi

I am afraid to delve too deeply into the farmers in case I end up with the "Deus ex Machina" problem



http://www.sfwa.org/writing/turkeycity.html
Forum: Freedom Jan 23 2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,591
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: Eosi

Thank-you Allana. There is much to explore within the Catteni female - so much so that the secondary story, the one about the Nilista and Milistin is proving to be the stronger of the two. This...
Forum: Freedom Jan 23 2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,591
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: Eosi

Story Arc

Starts on Barevi with the opening of a new Terran Enclave. This Enclave is the brainchild of many and represents a new era in Earth -Catteni relationships. This event is so important...
Forum: Freedom Jan 20 2007, 04:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,457
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: My book five

Thanks but no thanks I doubt I will post any of the book here again. The first two posts I think said it all, I was wasting my time and I got a visit from the Grammar police.

And that after being...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 19 2007, 12:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,006
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: Mystery Object - Any Ideas?

A bit of inventive googling and I have come up with these

http://www.wokshop.com/HTML/products/steamers/steam_hp_japanese_stainles.html
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Forum: Café Archives Jan 18 2007, 11:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,006
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: Mystery Object - Any Ideas?

Japanese cooker

It looks very much like the fast fryer that was used at one Japanese restruant I went to. They cooked at the table.
Forum: Freedom Jan 17 2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,457
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: My book five

Apologies - I usually read my stories more carefully than this but I guess I got excited with a new idea and direction and wished to share.

Won't make that mistake again I am sorry.
Forum: Freedom Jan 17 2007, 03:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,457
Posted By Bowerbird
My book five

Okay - as I have said before, for some reason or other I have been bit and bit bad with the writing bug. I find myself with a compulsion to write the fifth book in the Freedom series.

Anyway here...
Forum: Freedom Jan 17 2007, 03:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,842
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: What About Earth

In my future scenario there is a resurgence first among what is at present considered the "poorer" nations. Especially India and South East Asia because the population in those areas are so dense...
Forum: Freedom Jan 14 2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,591
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: Eosi

Thanks for the feedback. As you can guess this will be part of the story arc I am working on. I know that I will probably never get published and am OK with that but there are many part of this...
Forum: Freedom Jan 13 2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,591
Posted By Bowerbird
Eosi

I am writing a fan fic centered around the Freedom series and in it the Eosi are protagonists again.

The logic underpinning this is thus:-

Where did the Eosi come from? They had only been...
Forum: Crystal Singer and Brainships Jan 13 2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,636
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: What kind of animals should Ballybran have?

Now THAT is creative and brings the germ of a whole new series.

What if the crystal IS sentient? It would exist in it's own time and space. Hmmmm - let me think on this and I will get back to you...
Forum: Freedom Jan 13 2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,088
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: Freedoms Ransom: It is the last book?

Okay - reread the Freedom series recently and the hanging questions bugged me so much that I have started my own fifth novel (Actually it started as a short story, went to a novella and is now...
Forum: Freedom Jan 13 2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,193
Posted By Bowerbird
Re: A Reader's Guide to Freedom

If you get anywhere with this please let me know I am part way through a fan story on the Freedom series
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