Mytho Needs To Write A Novel

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If a writer came up with a loathsome character that was recognisably me, so that people said 'Sue him! Sue him!', I'd laugh my head off.
Anyone who wants to do it, please go ahead. Blacken my character in print. I have no ego. I will sign a document to that effect.
 

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If a writer came up with a loathsome character that was recognisably me, so that people said 'Sue him! Sue him!', I'd laugh my head off.
Anyone who wants to do it, please go ahead. Blacken my character in print. I have no ego. I will sign a document to that effect.
Nah.
 
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[yaaaaawn] and how long will it take Mythopoeika to write a novel about an infinite number of doomed donkeys, do you think?!

I mean I've barely survived the new relax-thread uploads, without any further complications..

https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?threads/the-relax-thread.62478/page-5#post-1878544

can you imagine I watched and listened 'a beautiful girl by dana', for almost 2 days and then tried to relax? Dana Durnford has put a lot of new episodes on his youtube-channel and I needed to study them for new clues to the fukushima-hoax, but he has such a pinching voice and keeps repeating detail after detail about the sad state of the oceans and the fish dying and also I object to him a lot, when he wants to punish evil scientists, in about every show, so I stated recently I'm no longer loyal to him in this information-war (even though he is educating everybody on an almost daily basis). it's been really terrifying: gamma-shine, neutrons, protons and beta-emitters cause about 2000 different diseases in people and the global siuation surrounding 'nuclear safety' is getting worse every day, indefinitely.. yuk
 
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If a writer came up with a loathsome character that was recognisably me, so that people said 'Sue him! Sue him!', I'd laugh my head off.
Anyone who wants to do it, please go ahead. Blacken my character in print. I have no ego. I will sign a document to that effect.
I had a friend who would write fiction as a hobby, and he made his pals read it (because it's difficult to build an audience, I suppose), or at least he did until I noticed that a lot of his characters were based on real people and there was a heck of a lot of point scoring and score settling going on! As far as I know, he never did get published.
 

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If a writer came up with a loathsome character that was recognisably me, so that people said 'Sue him! Sue him!', I'd laugh my head off.
Anyone who wants to do it, please go ahead. Blacken my character in print. I have no ego. I will sign a document to that effect.
Please do, my children's novel The Snail Who Slimed the Internet awaits publication.
 

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I had a friend who would write fiction as a hobby, and he made his pals read it (because it's difficult to build an audience, I suppose), or at least he did until I noticed that a lot of his characters were based on real people and there was a heck of a lot of point scoring and score settling going on! As far as I know, he never did get published.
Didn't everyone do this as kids at school? Can remember writing luridly violent stories about thinly-disguised classmates being eaten by monsters or blown to bits by aliens. Deeply satisfying.

As a young teenager I read a Famous Five-type story someone'd written about a bunch of adventurous gung-ho girls and instantly recognised the one with the scraggy hair and unfashionable shorts as my own gorgeous self. It was nice to know what my so-called mate really thought about me!
 
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When I was asked to write a piece of fiction at school, I usually lifted my ideas straight from the pages of 2000AD. Even at primary school, when we were given the working title of 'The Life Story of a Ten Pence Piece' the teacher never wondered why the supporting character of 50p spoke with a Scandinavian accent.
(it was Wulf Sternhammer. And yes, the Gronk was the 2p)
 

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If only that was true. I'd have a few best sellers by now!
I think you should warm up by writing a reader's letter to RAZZLE:

"Dear editor .. my wife and I own a barge in southern Kent. One day two Swedish girls approached along the leafy twilight canal footpath, their spokes glistening off the reflections playfully bouncing from the water when one of them got a flat tyre and I offered to lend her my pump .."

Yes, that should do it .. write some porn Mytho.
 

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I've considered trying to write a Dan Brown conspiracy thriller or an EJ James "Fifty shades..." "Erotic" novel, but a) it's actually difficult to write that badly, b) I wouldn't be able to stop laughing long enough.

BTW: There's a Fifty Shades Generator, which produces smut Erotica at the click of a mouse, no link as it's really NSFW...
 
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I think you should warm up by writing a reader's letter to RAZZLE:

"Dear editor .. my wife and I own a barge in southern Kent. One day two Swedish girls approached along the leafy twilight canal footpath, their spokes glistening off the reflections playfully bouncing from the water when one of them got a flat tyre and I offered to lend her my pump .."

Yes, that should do it .. write some porn Mytho.
How about a Scratch and Sniff porn book? Er... on second thoughts, maybe not.
 

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The Doom..of DOOM!!!
My old school friend and his university housemates used to clip the best headlines from The Sun each day and blu-tak them to the wooden-panelled dining room wall. This went on for a few years, the trick being to combine the best ones to come up with the finest-sounding and most wondrously implausible stories.

The thing that they quickly realised was how frequently the word 'hate' and the phrase 'of hate' featured.

For some reason, of the many that I saw while visiting on weekends, the following has stayed with me (formatting sic.).

TOO LATE: BIZARRE CIRCUS OF HATE WITH GIRL OF EIGHT (AGED EIGHT)—WITH HATE!
 

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My old school friend and his university housemates used to clip the best headlines from The Sun each day and blu-tak them to the wooden-panelled dining room wall. This went on for a few years, the trick being to combine the best ones to come up with the best sounding and most wondrously implausible stories.

The thing that they quickly realised was how frequently the word 'hate' and the phrase 'of hate' featured.

For some reason, of the many that I saw while visiting on weekends, the following has stayed with me (formatting sic.).

TOO LATE: BIZARRE CIRCUS OF HATE WITH GIRL OF EIGHT (AGED EIGHT)—WITH HATE!
The Hateful Eight!
 
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