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    Re: Twitter Wars!

    Postby Ampoliros » 25 Apr 2015 23:19

    The And Kevin J Anderson awards!

    -Most Books Delivered On Time.
    -Largest page count to content ratio.
    -Ultra use of the term Ultra Award

    And of course, the coveted 'Hellhole Vineyard' Award for Logical Fallacy.
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    Re: Twitter Wars!

    Postby Sardaukar Capt » 05 May 2015 10:23

    https://instagram.com/p/2TcLiCitDB/

    I wonder if in the middle of Navigators the setting will inexplicably and illogically switch to a new water world or sea-side setting because Kieth was dicta-hiking there that day. He'll probably introduce a new character named Reddy Toosevelt also.
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    Re: Twitter Wars!

    Postby lotek » 06 May 2015 06:17

    How you can witness such beauty and still produce crap is beyond me.
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    Re: Twitter Wars!

    Postby Sardaukar Capt » 08 May 2015 11:37

    https://twitter.com/TheKJA/status/596322518920630272

    Kevin J Anderson @TheKJA
    After MANY hours on the plane to and from Puerto Rico, headphones on, I have mapped out 120 kick-ass chapters in Book 3, ETERNITY'S MIND.
    9:35 AM - 7 May 2015


    Would be fascinating to read that outline for "120 KICK-ASS CHAPTERS" he did on a plane flight and get a glimpse into that "wonderful" mind at work.

    I'll give it to him, that he's got a talent for vomiting out work that people actually pay to read. :puke: :clap:
    The name Atreides was also consciously chosen. It is the family name of Agamemnon. Says Herbert, "I wanted a sense of monumental aristocracy, but with tragedy hanging over them--and in our culture, Agamemnon personifies that."
    Frank Herbert by Tim O'Reilly
    http://tim.oreilly.com/herbert/

    Ghanima said. "We Atreides go back to Agamemnon..."
    Distracted, Irulan asked: "Who's Agamemnon?"

    Children of Dune by Frank Herbert

    WTF? A BG forgets the Titans?! :)
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    Re: Twitter Wars!

    Postby Ampoliros » 09 May 2015 14:58

    Lets See

    120 * 3.75 = 450.

    450 * .75 = 337.5

    So taking his average page count and the ratio of repetition, each chapter will have about 2.8 pages worth of new content.

    And while I made up those numbers, its sad that they probably aren't that far off.

    EDIT: Scarier thought: anyone of us could write a KJA quality novel as fast as he could. Even scarier, I'd bet most of ours would be better. Hugo Please.
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    Re: Twitter Wars!

    Postby lotek » 11 May 2015 14:19

    I'll have the fangirls. :cat fight:
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    Re: Twitter Wars!

    Postby Hunchback Jack » 11 May 2015 16:09

    Sardaukar Capt wrote:https://twitter.com/TheKJA/status/596322518920630272

    Kevin J Anderson @TheKJA
    After MANY hours on the plane to and from Puerto Rico, headphones on, I have mapped out 120 kick-ass chapters in Book 3, ETERNITY'S MIND.
    9:35 AM - 7 May 2015


    Would be fascinating to read that outline for "120 KICK-ASS CHAPTERS" he did on a plane flight and get a glimpse into that "wonderful" mind at work.


    Assuming a 10-hour flight, that's a chapter outline every five minutes.

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    Re: Twitter Wars!

    Postby Ampoliros » 13 May 2015 02:10

    Hugo Nominee KJA.
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    Re: Twitter Wars!

    Postby Redstar » 30 May 2015 14:16

    There's a lot of Twitter-based programs. Some calculate how many "fake" followers you have to real ones.

    @TheKJA's audit via Twitter Audit is 85% with 8,519 real/1,456 fake.
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    Re: Twitter Wars!

    Postby Ampoliros » 01 Jun 2015 16:46

    We need that for amazon reviews.
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    Re: Twitter Wars!

    Postby Sandwurm88 » 26 Aug 2015 12:02

    Well, KJA didn't win the Hugo at least!
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    Re: Twitter Wars!

    Postby Robspierre » 26 Aug 2015 21:31

    Sandwurm88 wrote:Well, KJA didn't win the Hugo at least!



    Yet, thanks to the puppies, he now is part of the illustrious Hugo Losers group, which he would not have been part of if the whiners had not tried to game the Hugos.

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    Re: Twitter Wars!

    Postby Omphalos » 27 Aug 2015 11:10

    Amen. I like to think that his inclusion doubly-fucked that whole movement.
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    Re: Twitter Wars!

    Postby Serkanner » 28 Aug 2015 15:47

    Omphalos wrote:Amen. I like to think that his inclusion doubly-fucked that whole movement.


    KJA being nominated made sure that we can never ever take this award serious any more.
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    Re: Twitter Wars!

    Postby Freakzilla » 09 Apr 2016 06:07

    Sandwurm88 wrote:I've only read the Many Colored Land, which was really good, Freak.


    Rumor has it this is being made into a TV series by Nick Dudman.

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