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(Denver Post)   Husband of "50 Shades of Grey" author to release a novel in the fall. If he's anything like his wife, it will be poorly disguised fan fic about fisting Katniss   (denverpost.com ) divider line
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2012-07-10 09:48:13 AM  
Yeahhhhhhno.

i249.photobucket.com
 
2012-07-10 10:00:14 AM  
So given that her penname is "Snowgueens Icedragon", what do you think his will be?
 
2012-07-10 10:06:20 AM  
How does shiat like Shades of Grey get worldwide fame? Is it marketing? No wonder so many real writers kill themselves.

/cause the protagonist's name is "Grey" get it? It's deep!
 
2012-07-10 10:14:36 AM  

Mugato: How does shiat like Shades of Grey get worldwide fame? Is it marketing? No wonder so many real writers kill themselves.

/cause the protagonist's name is "Grey" get it? It's deep!



upload.wikimedia.orgwhats wrong with using the name Grey?

 
2012-07-10 10:16:05 AM  
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2012-07-10 10:18:04 AM  

Mugato: How does shiat like Shades of Grey get worldwide fame? Is it marketing? No wonder so many real writers kill themselves.

/cause the protagonist's name is "Grey" get it? It's deep!


It started out as Twilight fan fiction and got a following that way. Then it got published and the millions of twilight fans found a fifth book to read.
 
2012-07-10 10:18:57 AM  
Why do they hate 9-11 so?
 
2012-07-10 10:20:07 AM  
Fisting might work..but unless it's a prequel, it can't be about farking Katniss' brain out.
 
mhd
2012-07-10 10:20:47 AM  
Leonard is a TV screenwriter whose credits include "Wire in the Blood."

Awesome show. So he might have some chops, although the mere mention of "young adults" makes me shudder.
 
2012-07-10 10:22:02 AM  
All my female friends are reading 50 Shades of Grey, even the intelligent ones I thought would have no time for badly written crap, and they're all now "oooooh, this is kinky, tee hee."

Go to any website, and I do mean ANY website, where there are guys and you'll find out something that make 50 Shades of Grey look like it's written by St. Teresa de Avila.

/shiat you not, had a friend compare it to the erotic, religious writings of St. Teresa because, I guess, nothing says a beautiful S/M love like farking the Lord.
 
2012-07-10 10:24:10 AM  

Carth: Mugato: How does shiat like Shades of Grey get worldwide fame? Is it marketing? No wonder so many real writers kill themselves.

/cause the protagonist's name is "Grey" get it? It's deep!

It started out as Twilight fan fiction and got a following that way. Then it got published and the millions of twilight fans found a fifth book to read.


Then some people tried to get it taken off the bookshelves in Florida, and hilarity ensued.
 
2012-07-10 10:27:17 AM  
p.twimg.com

That's all I have to say about that.
 
2012-07-10 10:31:03 AM  

rickycal78: That's all I have to say about that.


Is that a real line? What the hell? And who the fark says pointer finger after 3rd grade?
 
2012-07-10 10:31:34 AM  
Knock the book all you want but innovation is finding a need and coming up with a simple solution. First we had teen girls and their mothers wanting to read romance novels but now wanting to be seen reading romance novels so vampires were added to provide cover. Then the mothers realized there was more than heaving bosoms and long stares so E L James dropped the vampires, for legal reasons, and added some text from a few old Penthouse Forums that were still in the basement.

The smarter ones here will realize that there is money to be made off of middle class women and come up with the next idea.
 
2012-07-10 10:35:00 AM  
I was soooo hoping Shades of Grey was gonna be good literary erotica.

I were so disappoint.
 
2012-07-10 10:36:52 AM  

Sir Digby: rickycal78: That's all I have to say about that.

Is that a real line? What the hell? And who the fark says pointer finger after 3rd grade?


I really couldn't tell you if it is or not, but I've seen a number of variations of a do not want pic with that line. It could quite well be real, but I'd give it an equal chance of not being real.
 
2012-07-10 10:37:58 AM  

Carth: Mugato: How does shiat like Shades of Grey get worldwide fame? Is it marketing? No wonder so many real writers kill themselves.

/cause the protagonist's name is "Grey" get it? It's deep!

It started out as Twilight fan fiction and got a following that way. Then it got published and the millions of twilight fans found a fifth book to read.


I was walking through a book store the other day because I found I was in a town that actually had a book store and I said, "Look, a book store!" and the front shelves were full of farking teen/vampire/sex/but also sex books. So ok. But what makes that one stand out? And WTF, society?
 
2012-07-10 10:41:58 AM  

rickycal78: Sir Digby: rickycal78: That's all I have to say about that.

Is that a real line? What the hell? And who the fark says pointer finger after 3rd grade?

I really couldn't tell you if it is or not, but I've seen a number of variations of a do not want pic with that line. It could quite well be real, but I'd give it an equal chance of not being real.


searching the in book text for "hamster" in both google books and amazon returns no results. I'm going with fake unless someone has a page number.
 
2012-07-10 10:48:49 AM  

Sir Digby: rickycal78: That's all I have to say about that.

Is that a real line? What the hell? And who the fark says pointer finger after 3rd grade?


Here are some Pointer fingers:

i50.tinypic.com
 
2012-07-10 10:48:57 AM  
Of all the books that have been published in human history, 1 in 5 books sold in this country is "50 Shades of Grey."
 
2012-07-10 10:49:00 AM  

Flab: Carth: Mugato: How does shiat like Shades of Grey get worldwide fame? Is it marketing? No wonder so many real writers kill themselves.

/cause the protagonist's name is "Grey" get it? It's deep!

It started out as Twilight fan fiction and got a following that way. Then it got published and the millions of twilight fans found a fifth book to read.

Then some people tried to get it taken off the bookshelves in Florida, and hilarity ensued.


citation needed

mostly so i can read it for the lulz
 
2012-07-10 10:49:34 AM  

Carth: rickycal78: Sir Digby: rickycal78: That's all I have to say about that.

Is that a real line? What the hell? And who the fark says pointer finger after 3rd grade?

I really couldn't tell you if it is or not, but I've seen a number of variations of a do not want pic with that line. It could quite well be real, but I'd give it an equal chance of not being real.

searching the in book text for "hamster" in both google books and amazon returns no results. I'm going with fake unless someone has a page number.


The funny part is, I really want to believe that line is in the book. It would totally justify the smug.
 
2012-07-10 10:52:46 AM  

duffman13: Flab: Carth: Mugato: How does shiat like Shades of Grey get worldwide fame? Is it marketing? No wonder so many real writers kill themselves.

/cause the protagonist's name is "Grey" get it? It's deep!

It started out as Twilight fan fiction and got a following that way. Then it got published and the millions of twilight fans found a fifth book to read.

Then some people tried to get it taken off the bookshelves in Florida, and hilarity ensued.

citation needed

mostly so i can read it for the lulz


Hopefully wikipedia's article is good enough since I really don't want to spend more time looking up 50 shades of grey links.
 
2012-07-10 10:52:57 AM  

duffman13: Flab: Carth: Mugato: How does shiat like Shades of Grey get worldwide fame? Is it marketing? No wonder so many real writers kill themselves.

/cause the protagonist's name is "Grey" get it? It's deep!

It started out as Twilight fan fiction and got a following that way. Then it got published and the millions of twilight fans found a fifth book to read.

Then some people tried to get it taken off the bookshelves in Florida, and hilarity ensued.

citation needed


Yeah really, where are there bookshelves in Florida?
 
2012-07-10 10:57:03 AM  
The wife read it. Her reaction was "meh, nothing really kinky in there"
 
2012-07-10 10:59:21 AM  
I hope she writes another 2 or 3 books, I market personal lubricant and my sales have seen a spike in the online suburban mommy market since that book came out.
 
2012-07-10 11:00:24 AM  
Mrs Bobo decided to see what the hype was all about and read them. It turned out to be a good thing.

Not because the books were sexy (they weren't), or well written (they definitely weren't), but because it prompted her to talk to me about a lot of things we hadn't talked about in a long time. We talked a lot about tough childhoods (which she did not have, but I did) and breaking out of our rut after our 17th year of marriage.

But even better, she has been talking with the Harpies in the neighborhood who are saying the book changed thier lives and basically informing them that she didn't get he attraction to the sex in the book because there wasn't a fantasy in there that was better than our reality, and she feels sorry for people who think that what happens in the books is all new and exciting. I actually heard her say to one "Have you never even watched a porno?" And she rather awkwardly told both my mother in law and both sisters in law that she has read far better erotica online.

It wasn't a world changer for her, but it did help us reclaim a little of that closeness that had faded after three kids and many many years. Not because of the sex, that was never a problem. Just the talking about it.

So, I got that goin' for me, which is nice.
 
2012-07-10 11:00:41 AM  

Cheron: Knock the book all you want but innovation is finding a need and coming up with a simple solution. First we had teen girls and their mothers wanting to read romance novels but now wanting to be seen reading romance novels so vampires were added to provide cover.


At this point, I think 50SoG is the first series to benefit from the shameless anonymity that comes with e-readers.
 
2012-07-10 11:01:26 AM  

Cheron: Knock the book all you want but innovation is finding a need and coming up with a simple solution. First we had teen girls and their mothers wanting to read romance novels but now wanting to be seen reading romance novels so vampires were added to provide cover. Then the mothers realized there was more than heaving bosoms and long stares so E L James dropped the vampires, for legal reasons, and added some text from a few old Penthouse Forums that were still in the basement.

The smarter ones here will realize that there is money to be made off of middle class women and come up with the next idea.


The funny thing is that there's been this type of book out there for a very long time. I mean there's Jeanine Frost's 'The Night Huntress' books, anything Laurell K. Hamilton's written and quite a few more.
 
2012-07-10 11:02:37 AM  

kliq: Of all the books that have been published in human history, 1 in 5 books sold in this country is "50 Shades of Grey."


3.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-07-10 11:02:53 AM  

Tom_Slick: I hope she writes another 2 or 3 books, I market personal lubricant and my sales have seen a spike in the online suburban mommy market since that book came out.


How many of these have you moved this year?

ecx.images-amazon.com
 
2012-07-10 11:03:46 AM  
Two women at work were reading that and that was all they talked about for weeks. "ooh did you get to such and such part yet? " giggle giggle. UGH. I just don't get it. Badly written dreck gets published and receives worldwide fame, but good writers struggle and drink themselves to death.

I just don't get it.

/female
//hates fan fiction girl porn crap.
 
2012-07-10 11:07:28 AM  
Justine or Philosophy in the bedroom by Marqes de Sade is a much better example of erotic prose.
 
2012-07-10 11:09:43 AM  

Mawson of the Antarctic: All my female friends are reading 50 Shades of Grey, even the intelligent ones I thought would have no time for badly written crap, and they're all now "oooooh, this is kinky, tee hee."

Go to any website, and I do mean ANY website, where there are guys and you'll find out something that make 50 Shades of Grey look like it's written by St. Teresa de Avila.


I've read some sections and honestly, you get this stuff for free on various erotica sites. This isn't even "you buy porn?" as in "I can get it illegally for free", it's "you buy erotica?" as in "I can get it legally for free".
 
2012-07-10 11:10:06 AM  

Pucca: Two women at work were reading that and that was all they talked about for weeks. "ooh did you get to such and such part yet? " giggle giggle. UGH. I just don't get it. Badly written dreck gets published and receives worldwide fame, but good writers struggle and drink themselves to death.

I just don't get it.

/female
//hates fan fiction girl porn crap.


Is someone in the Raven Society?
 
2012-07-10 11:13:13 AM  
Most of this stuff shouldn't qualify as erotica. Personally, for me, erotica involves having another person stimulate me and then returning the favor, not reading about or watching two or more strangers doing it.
 
2012-07-10 11:15:22 AM  

Pucca: Badly written dreck gets published and receives worldwide fame, but good writers struggle and drink themselves to death.


Applies for virtually any and all forms of art.
 
2012-07-10 11:16:36 AM  
Pucca: Two women at work were reading that and that was all they talked about for weeks. "ooh did you get to such and such part yet? " giggle giggle. UGH. I just don't get it. Badly written dreck gets published and receives worldwide fame, but good writers struggle and drink themselves to death.

I just don't get it.

/female
//hates fan fiction girl porn crap.

Is someone in the Raven Society?


What's that?
 
2012-07-10 11:17:12 AM  

IamSoSmart_S_M_R_T: Tom_Slick: I hope she writes another 2 or 3 books, I market personal lubricant and my sales have seen a spike in the online suburban mommy market since that book came out.

How many of these have you moved this year?

[ecx.images-amazon.com image 500x500]


Don't need a salesman for that. You can get it right off of Amazon.
 
2012-07-10 11:20:15 AM  

Xanlexian:

How many of these have you moved this year?

[ecx.images-amazon.com image 500x500]

Don't need a salesman for that. You can get it right off of Amazon.


Yeah, I wonder where I hotlinked from? ;)

I was genuinely curious if he'd sold that much lube at once. I don't know any lube merchants in real life, but Fark always delivers.
 
mhd
2012-07-10 11:21:00 AM  
i50.tinypic.com
 
2012-07-10 11:22:40 AM  
Seriously? Who needs a 55 gallon drum of personal lubricant?
 
2012-07-10 11:26:42 AM  
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2012-07-10 11:15:22 AM


Pucca: Badly written dreck gets published and receives worldwide fame, but good writers struggle and drink themselves to death.

Applies for virtually any and all forms of art.


Touche
 
2012-07-10 11:27:10 AM  

Dick Gozinya: Seriously? Who needs a 55 gallon drum of personal lubricant?


Whorehouses. They could just put a pump on it and when the bottle in each girl's room runs out they could go to the barrel and refill.

/don't know that really, but it's the first thing that came to mind.
//yeah, I have a weird thought process.
 
2012-07-10 11:30:14 AM  

Disposable Rob:

At this point, I think 50SoG is the first series to benefit from the shameless anonymity that comes with e-readers.


It also doesn't hurt that Barnes and Noble (and I'm sure Amazon) were pushing it VERY hard. I must have received 3 or 4 different "hot new read" emails related to it for my Nook. It was cheapish, and I regularly read romances when I've got time, so I looked into it. The description totally put me off. I didn't even know it was Twilight fan fiction until someone else mentioned converting their own (well written) fan fic piece to an original work and I put all the info together.

I've written a few fan fic pieces (not for Twilight, though, ugh), so that aspect doesn't put me off the story completely, but then I freely admit my stuff is girl porn... even the stuff that's not sexual. What are fantasies for if not for having fun?
 
2012-07-10 11:31:48 AM  
The wife has a copy she's barely read and I flipped through it last weekend. It didn't take long to figure out why the better half stopped reading it. I talk dirtier between the sheets than anything in that piece of trash. I also have better sentence structure.
 
2012-07-10 11:32:58 AM  

Pucca:
Is someone in the Raven Society?

What's that?


Society for Edgar Allen Poe. They keep his old room in shape at Univ of Virginia. It's actually kind of cool and eerie to see.
 
2012-07-10 11:38:37 AM  

IamSoSmart_S_M_R_T: Dick Gozinya: Seriously? Who needs a 55 gallon drum of personal lubricant?

Frank the Tank?

[www.goseewrite.com image 350x231]


You're my boy, Blue! You're my boy!
 
2012-07-10 11:40:15 AM  

gonzojohn: The funny part is, I really want to believe that line is in the book. It would totally justify the smug


I don't believe it is, after looking at excerpts from the book, I don't believe that she's capable of a metaphor of any complexity.
 
2012-07-10 11:47:58 AM  

kliq: Of all the books that have been published in human history, 1 in 5 books sold in this country is "50 Shades of Grey."


It's everything Atlanta Nights could've dreamed to be...

/I mean, come on, 50 Shades has to be SO bad to have been done on purpose
//maybe not for the same purpose as Atlanta Nights was done for, but still
 
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