On Wed, 2001-09-19 at 17:19, Brian Marick wrote:
> The question is: can I pull it off? To see, I wrote the first chapter, 
> which you can find here:
> <http://www.visibleworkings.com/little-ruby/Chapter1.pdf>
> If you also liked The Little Lisper, I'd be happy if you took a look at my 
> chapter and gave me your opinion:
> 
> 1) I'm trying to come close to TLL's gently whimsical tone. Have I got it?
> 
> 2) Does the chapter show evidence that I can make a book build in the
>     way that TLL does?
> 
> Please be frank. Writing in this style is surprisingly hard, so I want to 
> stop now if I'm not up to it.

In some cases it seems a little forced, but overall I think you've shown
that you have the tone and the talent to pull it off.  

Since TLS and TES used elephants in the cartoons, does this mean we'll
be looking at another 'my favorite animal' war on the list in the near
future?  ;)


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