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Dorian Grey from Transexual, Transylvania is reading "East of Eden" by John Steinbeck April 29, 2012 - 1:55pm

Do it.

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ReneeAPickup from Southern California is reading Wanderers by Chuck Wendig April 29, 2012 - 6:33pm

They stop eating their food when I talk about a type of nephelid spider that actually has a detachable penis to prevent the female from eating him when she is done, but often, she manages to cannibalize him anyway.

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bryanhowie from FW, ID is reading East of Eden. Steinbeck is FUCKING AMAZING. April 29, 2012 - 9:54pm

I don't care what the context is for that Stark, I want to read it.

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Liana from Romania and Texas is reading Naked Lunch April 29, 2012 - 10:06pm

I know out of context this will sound dumb. One of my characters asked at a key moment in the story, when he already knew the answer: "Is it possible to live... without joy?" (and the answer was yes (of course)).

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aliensoul77 from a cold distant star is reading the writing on the wall. April 30, 2012 - 12:58am

She put it to her lips and sucked softly.
The white fluid tingled on her tongue numbing it and she felt it burn as it went down her throat.
The texture was almost like that of semen but sweet tasting.

 

From the story "Opium Roses" I am currently writing.

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avery of the dead from Kentucky is reading Cipher Sisters April 30, 2012 - 4:46am

She was on him.  Because patience is a virtue, but no one ever called her virtuous. 

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Matt Attack from Richmond, Va. is reading As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner April 30, 2012 - 6:35am

Your agony is beautiful to me"

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Brandon from KCMO is reading Made to Break April 30, 2012 - 6:48am

Because a woman can be an object if that's her objective.

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Clutch from Detroit Metro Area now living in Charlotte, NC is reading "The Spooky Art" by Norman Mailer April 30, 2012 - 8:13am

"You often hear of people breaking wind, but never of anyone fixing it. I think I'll open a repair shop."

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ReneeAPickup from Southern California is reading Wanderers by Chuck Wendig April 30, 2012 - 11:49am

Howie--it's coming to the workshop soon. I need to tweak some stuff and rework the ending.

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Dave from a city near you is reading constantly April 30, 2012 - 12:37pm

"...in contempt of fatherhood."

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Howard Litchfield from Bristol UK is reading Jay McRoy - Japanese Horror Cinema April 30, 2012 - 1:09pm

Such objects do, I’m afraid, inspire such avarice in men as to lead even the greatest saint into previously uncontemplated atrocities.

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Howard Litchfield from Bristol UK is reading Jay McRoy - Japanese Horror Cinema April 30, 2012 - 1:09pm

Such objects do, I’m afraid, inspire such avarice in men as to lead even the greatest saint into previously uncontemplated atrocities.

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Howard Litchfield from Bristol UK is reading Jay McRoy - Japanese Horror Cinema April 30, 2012 - 1:11pm

Such objects do, I’m afraid, inspire such avarice in men as to lead even the greatest saint into previously uncontemplated atrocities.

Edit: Double post, that's a good start. Apologies.

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Liana from Romania and Texas is reading Naked Lunch April 30, 2012 - 1:26pm

Triple post Howard, but well deserved.

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Howard Litchfield from Bristol UK is reading Jay McRoy - Japanese Horror Cinema April 30, 2012 - 1:35pm

Ach thanks Liana. Think I'll stick to posting via the laptop since I seem too inept at doing it on my tablet. How embarassing.

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Nick from Toronto is reading Adjustment Day May 3, 2012 - 7:27pm

"You need to hold dog tilt for at least ten minutes while the bleaching cream is applied to, then left on, the area surrounding the anus."

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Pretty Spry for... from I'd prefer it if you didn't know. So would you, only you don't know it. is reading whatever he makes time for this week May 3, 2012 - 7:36pm

So I run up to her and I’m like, “Redrum, bitches!” and I throw the paint right in her fuckin’ face!

Either that or "The cat is confused."

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Dwayne from Cincinnati, Ohio (suburbs) is reading books that rotate to often to keep this updated May 4, 2012 - 7:39am

"I think one chunk of tooth was near the surface. At least they didn’t splash me.

It was all just too odd to even work up a good hate."

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Mark Grover May 11, 2012 - 11:17am

She stomped into the room and flipped off The Bozo Show.

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moleskine from Virginia is reading The Booked. Anthology, edited by Pela Via May 11, 2012 - 1:47pm

@Clutch: You just made me howl. Awesome line.

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manda lynn from Ohio is reading Of Love and Other Demons (again) May 11, 2012 - 6:36pm

There is no such thing as August.

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Wayne Rutherford from Columbus, Ohio is reading NOS4A2 May 11, 2012 - 6:41pm

And so the band broke up for the same reason that every band in history breaks up; because of a girl.

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Alex Kane from west-central Illinois is reading Dark Orbit May 11, 2012 - 8:17pm

"She looks way better in person than all pixelated on this little webcam screen, but fifty bucks says I get her to show me those sweet friggin’ knockers before the night’s over."

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Clutch from Detroit Metro Area now living in Charlotte, NC is reading "The Spooky Art" by Norman Mailer May 15, 2012 - 1:05pm

Thanks moleskin! Here's another one.

"I used to work as a roadie for The Bee Gees. My job was to tighten up their nuts so they could hit the high notes."