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  • Matthew Winslow
    Sorry, I forgot to change the subject line on that last one after I mistyped the addy. Gar. matt ... -- Matthew Winslow mwinslow@firinn.org
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 23, 1999
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      Sorry, I forgot to change the subject line on that last one after I mistyped the addy. Gar.

      matt

      mwinslow@... [mwinslow@...] wrote:
      > From: mwinslow@...
      >
      > A couple items here: first, my apologies to everyone for being so muddle-headed yesterday about the George Martin series. Diane was/is correct that it is slated for "only" six volumes. A good friend died over the weekend, so I'm way behind on sleep and make even less sense than usual.
      >
      > Next, I'd like to put forth a proposal for the mythsoc list. As most (all?) of you know, one of the main activities of the Mythopoeic Society is the discussion group. However, not everyone is able to participate in those discussion groups -- for various reasons. And so in my recent befuddlement, I was thinking, "what about having a discussion group on the mythsoc list?" I'm on a coupl'a other lists that do this and when there are enough people interested, it works quite well with very little need for administration.
      >
      > Basically, what I was thinking was that we'd have a chosen book to discuss on a regular basis (monthly? bi-monthly?). Discussion on that book is verboten until the start date, then we can begin discussing whatever aspects of the book we may want.
      >
      > It's really that simple; the only thing it depends on is the willingness of the participants -- and someone to do the simple administration of taking votes for books to read and making the timetable.
      >
      > Any thoughts? Takers?
      >
      > --
      > Matthew Winslow mwinslow@... http://x-real.firinn.org/
      > "Books are my passion, not only writing them and every once in a while
      > even reading them but just having them and moving them around and feeling
      > the comfort of their serene presence." - Fred Buechner
      >
      > Currently reading: Song for the Basilisk by Patricia McKillip
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      Matthew Winslow mwinslow@... http://x-real.firinn.org/
      "Books are my passion, not only writing them and every once in a while
      even reading them but just having them and moving them around and feeling
      the comfort of their serene presence." - Fred Buechner

      Currently reading: Song for the Basilisk by Patricia McKillip
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