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October 12th, 2007


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02:30 pm
I had to share this! deadwoodrose posted this earlier, but here's it again for anyone who's not our mutual friend

O_O



Phantom of the Opera/Dracula erotic crossover novel

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From:redsilkscarf
Date:October 12th, 2007 07:50 pm (UTC)
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XDD what?
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From:sparklybee
Date:October 12th, 2007 08:59 pm (UTC)
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Is it wrong that I looked on Amazon to see if this was a real book? XD The whole blurb was pretty wanky, but this made me chortle out loud:

Christine wants him [Raoul] out of the way so she and the Phantom can remain safe and happy, living beneath the Opera House.

Oh yes. That's it exactly.

I can only wonder how Dracula thinks Raoul should be dealt with in the book.

And what's the deal with the random boobage in the video? O_O
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From:sparklybee
Date:October 12th, 2007 09:00 pm (UTC)
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Also, where have you been? This is the first time you've updated since August. :O
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From:sirenofaverne
Date:October 14th, 2007 02:23 am (UTC)
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I know! I've been lost in RP land. I'm always on, just have no life of my own to update about. :P
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From:madrigalist
Date:October 13th, 2007 12:55 am (UTC)
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I was wondering when she would start promoting her book. To each their own. This is not my cup of tea. I only wish success...

But as an author I feel books are stronger if they stick to one canon/one book. Especially if continuing a work of classic lit.

I was surprised to see the references to ALW in the video. I just had to work with my publisher to prove Leroux was public domain. ALW... is a huge gray area.

Shrugs. Like I said, I wish her luck. But hey... MISSED YOU Siren!

Mav
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From:sirenofaverne
Date:October 14th, 2007 02:32 am (UTC)
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I hadn't heard of it until this! But I HAVE been out of the loop lately, obviously.

As my friend put it: Erik and Dracula team up to help each other get laid.

I don't think what this book was exactly going for was "strength".... Though I'm a Gothic novel nut, so two rolled into one? hmmmm... Of course, erotica isn't my cup of tea...


Congrats on your contract, btw! I may not be around, but I check in now and then ;)
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From:madrigalist
Date:October 14th, 2007 12:53 pm (UTC)
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I KEEP TRYING TO POST AND LJ and things get WIGGY... Arggg. Sorry for the deletions. What I was TRYING to say....

She was on my f-list for a bit, but I felt I had to trim down. I kept those I felt were truly serious about writing, since the things I post on my LJ are so sensitive (being a professional writer). She doesn't do much marketing. It takes a great deal of time and effort to write professionally and market yourself as such. Not everyone has that time and not every publisher has that ability.

I have read some of her short stories, and like you, it was not my cup of tea. Certainly those who like dracula and phantom might be interested in the crossover. I think she is more a dracula fan than anything from what I recall.

Thanks SO MUCH for the CONGRATS! I can't beleive it. I have busted my arse to land a contract. I don't have a release date yet, but will tell my LJ when I do. I meet my editor soon. It is all very exciting because this Leroux book will open doors to get my other historical recognized by Kensington. So far I am contracted for the first in the Madrigal series, with the publisher's right to the second and third book.

VIVA LEROUX. Hopefully folks will like it. It is a different spin. I still have to tell Jerry Hogle (Undergrounds of Phantom) that I landed a publisher. He is going to be tickled!
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From:vampire_cookies
Date:October 13th, 2007 02:20 am (UTC)
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Methinks Bach would take issue with his music being used thus. YIKES.

BOOBS + VAMPIRE PHANTOM + MASKS THAT CRY BLOOD = WOW
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From:madrigalist
Date:October 13th, 2007 12:54 pm (UTC)
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Very cool icon. I have not seen that lobby card!

Mav
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From:sirenofaverne
Date:October 14th, 2007 02:25 am (UTC)
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That's my cellphone ringtone too. Now every time my phone rings, I'm going to think of this.

Did you get that email I sent you through e-bay last week with the link to the Paul Frank Phantom sticker?? The monkey was dressed in the ALW suit!
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From:vampire_cookies
Date:October 14th, 2007 07:59 pm (UTC)
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Siren, I have that masked monkey on a t-shirt! The minute I saw it, I yoinked it up and claimed it as my very own. MOO HA HA.

I have missed you. WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN!?!?!
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From:avariecaita
Date:October 13th, 2007 02:53 am (UTC)
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HI! HI! HI! HI! HI! HI! *said like a very small, very annoying child*
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From:sirenofaverne
Date:October 14th, 2007 02:26 am (UTC)
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hiiiiiiii! Miss uuuuuuuuu!! VC RP has consumed my life :P
From:(Anonymous)
Date:October 14th, 2007 12:49 am (UTC)
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You pull my leg and tickle me senseless... this is le parody?!

As an aside: Lunch! Or Dinner! Soon! We Should!

*hugs*

c
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From:chatastic
Date:October 14th, 2007 12:51 am (UTC)
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*BLEEP*

Stupid LJ, not logging me in! I KICK YOU LJ

It's me. Chat. You know. BAH.
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From:sirenofaverne
Date:October 14th, 2007 02:27 am (UTC)
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ha! I was wondering! I was like O_o for about 12 seconds.

It is NOT a parody! It's an actual book you can buy and drool on!

And yes! We should! I miss you!! <3!!
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From:chatastic
Date:October 14th, 2007 03:42 am (UTC)
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Let's make merry in the City soon! I'd love to come in and visit-- if you know of some days you have off, shoot me an email (chatastic@yahoo.com) and we could find a good day to convene!

I miss you too! It'd be so lovely to catch up!

c/d
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From:feverentpeanut
Date:December 4th, 2007 12:45 am (UTC)
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Hello :) I feel awkward for leaving you a message on one of your public posts, but my e-mail has been acting strange, so I wasn't sure if you'd end up getting the one I sent you. I just wanted to say that I am a big fan of your fictional stories based on the "phantom of the opera". I found you through livejournal actually, and I was so estatic to find somebody else who loves the dark, more gothic aspects of the story. I've always enjoyed Gaston Leroux's Erik and Christine over any other versions. I use to RP a lot with them, but I couldn't find anybody who enjoyed that as well :S which is why I was never completed inspire to concoct my own fanfiction account, or anything like the sort. I'm so glad you did though!

So yes, I just wanted to say that :) thank you for so many wonderful stories.

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