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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by idahobob » Sat Oct 06, 2012 8:12 am

Just got caught up with the story, this morning.

Great writing! :awesome:

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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by complex57 » Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:22 pm

Awesome story! I am enjoying it very much.

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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by DAVE KI » Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:39 pm

A few hundred words to whet the appetite,another great post to peak the interest.
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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by dogbane » Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:52 pm

I have to take a brief hiatus to fulfill other obligations but I look forward to returning to the story. Thanks again for the phenomenal interest. The story topped 10k page views yesterday. Incredible. You folks are an inspiration to me.

Edit to add, Friday 10/12: I've resumed writing the story and may have a new installment up in a day or so. James makes another discovery, then calls the meeting of the new group. New characters will be developed and a bigger picture of wider events will emerge.
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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by DAVE KI » Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:00 pm

I'm reading several on ZS and not on, and this is by far the best in story and updates.
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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by Raptor 6 » Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:08 pm

I thought there was MOAR!!! now you got me all excited with no where to go :vmad:

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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by Nancy1340 » Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:01 pm

Dogbane, get your snake killin' all done and return to us soon.

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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

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High Ground: House of Adair

Post by Ike » Fri Oct 12, 2012 6:14 pm

More please!!!!


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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by Bearcat » Fri Oct 12, 2012 6:40 pm

Yeah, I'm gonna need an immediate replenishment of moar this time.
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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by FlashDaddy » Fri Oct 12, 2012 7:26 pm

Ah! The Roaring Twenties! Love it.
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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by Shellyann36 » Fri Oct 12, 2012 8:59 pm

Oh yes this is very interesting indeed!
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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by Zimmy » Sat Oct 13, 2012 8:49 am

Excellent additions!!

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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by FlashDaddy » Sat Oct 13, 2012 9:12 am

Dress for sucess seems to be working so far. Let's see how this meeting goes!
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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by Zimmy » Sat Oct 13, 2012 3:07 pm

Haha

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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by dogbane » Sat Oct 13, 2012 4:38 pm

While anything could happen, it's in the best interests of everyone involved if they can find a way to work together. Cindy has an interest in preserving the peace, and she is also a check on Rob's ambition. She was happy with the idea of a park ranger for a husband. Being a Sheriff's wife isn't as much to her liking.

The meeting is coming up. Let's find out what people have to say.

ETA: I hope folks aren't disappointed with the way things are turning. I can only write it the way I can write it.
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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by GotMak » Sat Oct 13, 2012 9:38 pm

love the story, and I think your plot and dynamics are highly plausible
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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by dogbane » Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:36 pm

I've been mocking up book covers. Any thought on these? The pic is just one I had on hand from a hiking trip. The font is Charlemagne Standard. I did a color and a B&W. The Gore Vidal quote is fake. :wink:

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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by DAVE KI » Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:57 pm

I for one like the way things are going.Can't wait for the meet and greet,got a feeling someone is going to try and push their authority a little(not James either).Hmm how long till Rob begins to wonder about Cindy's fidelity?
This is really getting good.

I like the BW one myself.
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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by Tetra Grammaton Cleric » Sat Oct 13, 2012 11:08 pm

The B&W cover please. :mrgreen:

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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by Towanda » Sun Oct 14, 2012 12:38 am

Another vote for the B&W cover.

Dogbane, throughout the story you have three or four different spellings of McReady. It's a little distracting. :)

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Re: High Ground: House of Adair

Post by dogbane » Sun Oct 14, 2012 12:44 am

Towanda wrote:Another vote for the B&W cover.

Dogbane, throughout the story you have three or four different spellings of McReady. It's a little distracting. :)

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ETA: I just did a replace and got 0 MacReadys, 0 MacCreadys, and 2 McCreadys. Please let me know of any other spellings.
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