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Postby olistasia » Mon Sep 28, 2009 11:47 am

thank you for the welcome
they have virsions wich you can use a dictaphone while your away from the computer, and then conect it and it type it. they are a fiddly mess but getting much better than they were
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Sep 28, 2009 11:59 am

I noticed on the Unseen Academicals preview thread, that he credits someone called Rob as typing it for him.

Presumably, the same Rob who is his assistant, wot woz seen on the BBC documentaries?
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Sep 28, 2009 12:06 pm

Yes, Rob is his PA. :)

Terry is using (I believe) Dragon voice recognition software. But it obviously still requires someone to go through it and make corrections. :D
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Postby olistasia » Mon Sep 28, 2009 12:23 pm

It can make interesting mistakes, first daraft of disatation would have been bad. I'm glad that he's found stuff that can at least help a bit.
If I ever meet him I'd tank him for helping me get reading by, along with D Adams, providing books wich kepeed me reading :)
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Postby Lady Vetinari » Mon Sep 28, 2009 2:08 pm

Back on topic ... :lol:

I would ask him why we don't ever meet Mrs. Colon and the Colonettes? :(
When exactly does Carrot and Angua get married? :shock:
Why does Vimes hate Vampires so much? :twisted:
Is he planning another William De Worde novel? :?:
And...
Why hasn't he satirised Big Brother yet? :wink:
And does Susan and Lobsang get together? :oops:

I think I need an hour to ask him all what I would like to ask him ...
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Sep 28, 2009 3:54 pm

Hi olistasia enjoy yourself on the forum like the rest of us.Image :)
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Postby kakaze » Mon Sep 28, 2009 4:24 pm

Tonyblack wrote:Yes, Rob is his PA. :)

Terry is using (I believe) Dragon voice recognition software. But it obviously still requires someone to go through it and make corrections. :D


That might explain why, in my copy of Witches Abroad, "Germany" is substituted for "Genua" at one point. :D
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Mon Sep 28, 2009 7:55 pm

Welcome Olistasia :D
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Postby cols » Tue Sep 29, 2009 4:07 pm

Welcome Olistasia :D
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Postby Kattrina of Smarlsburg » Sun Nov 29, 2009 1:43 pm

I'd ask him how difficult it was to get published, and if he had any tips. I'm sure he'sporbably said it in some interview or on some website, but i'll eb damned if i can find the blasted thing :?
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Sun Nov 29, 2009 8:29 pm

Lady Vetinari wrote:Back on topic ... :lol: I would ask him why we don't ever meet Mrs. Colon and the Colonettes? :(
I think I need an hour to ask him all what I would like to ask him ...


Fred does actually "have a talk" with Mrs. Colon when he decides Not to retire, having been all to close to the soil in Feet of Clay. Just wanted to let ya know. :wink:

I wish I could have had time with him back in the day when he was not horrifically famous and now sick, but alas, there are such things in this nasty old world. :(
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Postby Quark » Tue Dec 01, 2009 1:59 pm

Is he planning another William De Worde novel?


I liked 'The Truth' a lot, would love to see another one with William as the protagonist.


Why hasn't he satirised Big Brother yet?


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Postby Dotsie » Tue Dec 01, 2009 2:22 pm

Lady Vetinari wrote:Why hasn't he satirised Big Brother yet? :wink:


Ben Elton got there first, and it was good. And there's no telly on Discworld (yet :wink: )
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Dec 01, 2009 2:55 pm

Kattrina of Smarlsburg wrote:I'd ask him how difficult it was to get published, and if he had any tips. I'm sure he'sporbably said it in some interview or on some website, but i'll eb damned if i can find the blasted thing :?
You probably be better of asking Terry's editor Colin Smythe about tips for getting published as he sometimes is with Terry at signing and events also conventions. :wink:
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Postby theboywiththethankyoucard » Sun Dec 27, 2009 7:37 am

Tony Black. On the first page you asked about Rincewind's Firstname. It is bill.
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