I got a letter today...

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I got a letter today...

Postby SpyViolette » Sun Dec 25, 2011 8:29 pm

One of my Christmas presents turned out to be a letter from a woman who writes for video games. She gave me tips since I'm embarking on a similar career path. The letter itself meant a lot to me, but what was even more amazing and unbelievable...

That woman just so happened to be Rhianna Pratchett.

My relative who contacted her didn't know this at first, and wasn't sure if he should mention that I'm a huge fan of her father's books since people often want to take advantage of the fact that she's related to such a famous author. But there you have it. I guess wring really is "in the blood" for the Pratchett family. :)
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Re: I got a letter today...

Postby Penfold » Sun Dec 25, 2011 8:51 pm

That's wonderful SpyViolet. :D

Its also really nice as well to hear about someone else who is willing to put themselves out by taking the time and effort, during what is probably their busy schedule, to write and help a newbie to the business. :D
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Re: I got a letter today...

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Dec 25, 2011 8:58 pm

What a lovely present! :D

Rhianna has been known to post on this site before now. ;)
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Re: I got a letter today...

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sun Dec 25, 2011 9:50 pm

What a nice surprize. :mrgreen:
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Re: I got a letter today...

Postby spideyGirl » Mon Dec 26, 2011 9:53 am

Aw that's lovely SpyViolet :D

My lad loves writing, drawing and making up games too. Everytime I teach him a new game, he goes off and either tries to expand on it or creates one for himself. His Snakes & Ladders games are just evil ;) May have to come to you in a few years time for some tips for him :D
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Re: I got a letter today...

Postby ShadowNinjaCat » Tue Dec 27, 2011 10:43 am

That's great. :)
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Re: I got a letter today...

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:17 pm

That's a pretty nifty pressie :D
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Re: I got a letter today...

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:20 pm

Is anyone else having trouble seeing Violette's avatar? :?
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Postby Mycroft Vimes » Tue Dec 27, 2011 4:20 pm

:eusa-shifty:
Not seeing one either i'm afraid(Firefox,WindowsXP).
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Re: I got a letter today...

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Tue Dec 27, 2011 4:58 pm

The Avatar's URL has been zapped Tony so it can't display anymore (may have been a hotlink :? )
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Re: I got a letter today...

Postby michelanCello » Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:22 pm

What a nice surprise! :D
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Re: I got a letter today...

Postby RhiannaP » Sun Jan 01, 2012 12:27 pm

Hi SpyViolette,

Glad to see you got my letter :) I hope that amongst my ramblings there were a few useful nuggets. I must admit that writing about being a writer was quite an interesting exercise. You never know quite how much you know until you start telling someone about it. I hope you and the rest of the forum had a great Hogswatch.

Warmest wishes for 2012.

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Re: I got a letter today...

Postby Penfold » Sun Jan 01, 2012 1:43 pm

Hellooo and good to see you again Rhianna. Best wishes to you and your family for the New Year, may it bring you everything you hope for! :D
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Re: I got a letter today...

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:23 pm

Happy New Year, Rhianna! :D
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:39 pm

Happy New Year to all the Pratchetts :D
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