-  [WT]  [PS]  [Home] [Manage]

  1.   (new thread)
  2. (for post and file deletion)
/lit/ - Literature
  • Supported file types are: DOC, GIF, JPG, LIT, PDF, PNG, WEBM
  • Maximum file size allowed is 5120 KB.
  • Images greater than 200x200 pixels will be thumbnailed.
  • Currently 613 unique user posts. View catalog

  • Blotter updated: 2011-01-12 Show/Hide Show All

Movies & TV 24/7 via Channel7: Web Player, .m3u file. Music via Radio7: Web Player, .m3u file.

WebM support has been added on a trial basis.UPDATE: WebM is now available sitewide! Please check this thread for more info.

Celsius 09/07/12(Sun)16:23 No. 3532 [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts] Stickied
3532

File 124740858955.jpg - (1.25MB , 1600x1200 , 12440595449.jpg )

Post some goddamn books


659 posts and 351 images omitted. Click Reply to view.
>>
Hipster Slut 14/10/12(Sun)13:09 No. 17332

I don't suppose anyone here has pdfs of volumes 1-3 of The Collected Works of Bronislaw Pilsudski?




Hipster Slut 14/05/09(Fri)00:09 No. 17162 [Reply]
17162

File 139958695434.jpg - (131.19KB , 1111x819 , 0ec2932174f813fdbc252beed80d9291d5160b26.jpg )

Anyone know any books that have underage gay relations?


6 posts and 1 image omitted. Click Reply to view.
>>
Hipster Slut 14/10/08(Wed)00:24 No. 17328

ever heard of the black magician trilogy? In the second book there is a gay relationship as a B-plot.


>>
Hipster Slut 14/10/08(Wed)00:29 No. 17329

ever heard of the black magician trilogy? In the second book, there is a B-plot that is centered around two men that become lovers in the third book. I'd look into that...


>>
Hipster Slut 14/10/15(Wed)17:57 No. 17333
17333

File 141338862682.jpg - (21.73KB , 318x470 , 92365.jpg )




Hipster Slut 14/09/29(Mon)20:38 No. 17315 [Reply]
17315

File 141201591532.jpg - (194.06KB , 903x817 , bodieswip2.jpg )

Need some good books to read, could be new or old, fiction, non-fiction, whatever, just a book I won't be able to put down until I'm finished.


2 posts and 1 image omitted. Click Reply to view.
>>
Hipster Slut 14/10/03(Fri)04:08 No. 17324

I suggest Artemis Fowl. It may seem a bit childish, but its pretty good


>>
Hipster Slut 14/10/07(Tue)08:48 No. 17326
17326

File 141266450485.jpg - (198.08KB , 338x500 , 620x419xDetroit-Tigers-October-2012-620x419_jpg_pa.jpg )

Out of the Silent Planet by C S Lewis is a good place to start. It is the beginning of a trilogy, with Perelandra and That Hideous Strength.


>>
Hipster Slut 14/10/07(Tue)09:12 No. 17327

If you like good hard scifi that's not too inaccessible in the language department try Ring by Stephen Baxter. Pretty much anything in the Xeelee sequence is fantastic. Vacuum Diagrams is a great place to start if you just like a collection of short stories.




Wang du lu books lordmisery 14/10/07(Tue)01:20 No. 17325 [Reply]
17325

File 141263761682.jpg - (10.48KB , 150x220 , crouching-tiger-hidden-dragon-vol-1.jpg )

Ey, guys, any of you have the Crane Iron Pentalogy from Wang du lu ???

Crane Frightens KunLun
Precious Sword, Golden Hairpin
Sword Spirit, Pearl Light
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Iron Knight, Silver Vase

i´ll be so thankful to you, :D




Critique? Hipster Slut 14/09/30(Tue)20:56 No. 17320 [Reply]
17320

File 141210340772.jpg - (31.55KB , 300x300 , img-thing.jpg )

Hi /lit/, not too sure if this is the right place to post but would any of you with a good grasp on literature critique my personal statement for university? I'm studying programming, web development or application development so it's meant to cover all of those bases. I already had to butcher it somewhat because of the character limit. Thanks for taking the time if you do :)




Since I was a child technology has made such great leaps in advances, and I had always watched on in wonder until I saw the computer workshop that my Uncle worked on in his spare time when I was 10. He showed me that there was careful work, design and planning behind every example of technology I used that I hadn't even consider beforehand, and from right then I wanted to follow that same path. My love of technology has been encompassed in many aspects of my life, from playing computer games, getting my first PC and learning how to code, then finding a love of web design. I have always been a keen problem solver with a creative mind, and seeing his ability to sculpt and modify sophisticated programs just from manipulating lines of code alone got me hooked on the subject. As a budding programmer and designer, I want to be able to help mould the future of how we interact with the ever growing immersion of technology. I have always believed that cooperation is one of our most valuable assets, and would like to eventually be part of a small creative team of specialists developing on all platforms.

After High school, I went on to college where I took a BTEC in IT, and then went on to complete an extended diploma in graphic design, furthering my skills in IT, Web Development and also developing my creativity at the same time, also gaining experience with different operating systems. At the time I was interested in visual kinds of coding, and became a competent HTML user, and eventually was exposed to various forms of Javascript, SQL and other sophisticated programming languages. I also found an outlet for my creativity and particularly enjoyed designing GUI's, photography and illustration. During my time at college, I began working as an assistant in a retail chain selling video games. During my time there I developed a greater understanding of marketing, quantitative and research. Afterwards, I moved onto medical administration, where I played an interdependent role with various duties.

Outside of my work life, I have continued creating websites for a hobby and sometimes even a profit, and continue to read up on the subject to keep in touch with current trends and advances. I'm an enthusiast computer builder, and have built many of my own rigs and also some for friends and clients made through a small personal business I ran during my time at the NHS, offering advice, securing and utilising parts and offering entry level website pages for small business start ups. I also have a few side hobbies Message too long. Click here to view the full text.


>>
Anonymous 14/10/01(Wed)23:04 No. 17322

>Since I was a child technology has made such great leaps in advances, and I had always watched on in wonder

faggotry

>After High school

if you fucking capitalise one more non proper noun i will cut you

>other sophisticated programming languages

SQL, so fucking sophisticated

>due to it's important

did you have ANY ADULTS proofread your goddamn thing because if you did they're fucking retarded
Message too long. Click here to view the full text.


>>
Hipster Slut 14/10/02(Thu)00:50 No. 17323

>>17322

Keeping in mind I had to shorten my original write up by about 1800 or so characters, I'll most likely have to use this as a base to write it from scratch. I think the shortening has made it somewhat retarded in places.

Thanks for checking though, appreciate it!




Echo Company Hipster Slut 14/09/21(Sun)22:05 No. 17305 [Reply]
17305

File 14113299378.jpg - (141.00KB , 293x475 , 1787270.jpg )

Hey /lit/ , I am about to start reading the Echo Company series.

Can you recommend any other Vietnam war fiction books?


>>
Hipster Slut 14/10/01(Wed)10:59 No. 17321
17321

File 141215397992.jpg - (35.34KB , 307x409 , Matterhorn.jpg )




Online Publishing kathy 14/09/29(Mon)06:55 No. 17313 [Reply]
17313

File 141196655519.jpg - (2.35MB , 3264x2448 , photo 4.jpg )

I would like to publish my writings on line, similar to how Stephen King publishes some of his work. Read a part of the book, buy the rest of it if you like it. Does anyone know where I can go to get information on how to go about doing that?
Thanks in advance.


>>
Zed 14/09/29(Mon)16:56 No. 17314

>>17313
I have that same bed spread.


>>
Hipster Slut 14/09/29(Mon)23:04 No. 17319

The first post on this page:

http://forums.indiegamer.com/showthread.php?17891-How-to-Sell-Your-Game-Boot-Camp

has a pdf that covers some of the basics for setting up a website and payment options. It is aimed at independent video game makers, but a lot of the same information applies to your goal.

On the other hand, I can't recommend your approach. Stephen King can get away with the ransom model because he already has a large group of fans. If you are an unknown, or a new writer, then this will not work for you.

A better choice would be to leverage existing publishing avenues in order to promote your name or find a particular audience. After you have several books published, then jump to the independent publishing model.

There's simply too much competition for the limited number of readers out there if you start from nothing. It takes roughly 1000 core fans who sing your praises to all of their friends in order to generate the sort of awareness that you'll need. Otherwise you spend as much time on marketing as you do on writing, and end up earning peanuts for the effort.

In any case, I wish you good luck on your endeavors.




Hipster Slut 14/06/10(Tue)02:37 No. 17194 [Reply]
17194

File 140236066395.jpg - (24.54KB , 388x344 , 1402008141425.jpg )

Hello, /lit/. I'm desperately looking for a certain pdf. It's the holy grail of manipulation/people reading;
Chase Hughes' Behavioral table of elements and alle related documents.

I wouldn't have asked if I didn't look through most of the internet first. I even tried asking niggertits for crying out loud. There also doesn't seem to be an /r/ board on this chan.

So, I'm probably risking a ban here, but the reward is definitely worth it, and as I said. I'm pretty desperate at this point.

Please let me know if there is anything I could dump in return. Occult maybe? I could also dump funny images, but that would be off-topic and knowing the mods it'd get me banned for sure.

tl'dr I need this thing
http://www.chasehughes.com/behavior-profiling.html


11 posts and 7 images omitted. Click Reply to view.
>>
sage sage 14/09/12(Fri)16:33 No. 17297

>>17289

OP, listen to this person


>>
Hipster Slut 14/09/15(Mon)10:17 No. 17301
17301

File What_Every_BODY_Is_Saying___An_Ex-FBI_Ag_-_Joe_Nav.pdf - (2.67MB , What Every BODY Is Saying _ An Ex-FBI Ag - Joe Nav.pdf )

Here have this


>>
Hipster Slut 14/09/26(Fri)20:35 No. 17312

OP what is this, you're either doing some idiotic promoting or are an idiot yourself. You can't be buying this shit. Just look at the goddamn website. Even if it proves to be useful to some extent, have some fucking dignity.




Grammar Hipster Slut 14/08/19(Tue)12:34 No. 17277 [Reply]
17277

File 140844445371.gif - (374.20KB , 460x491 , cp2ea2h.gif )

>"Why don’t you wait over there--" she nodded to some chairs against the wall "--and I’ll give you a signal when he comes by."

>"Why don't you wait over there," she nodded to some chairs against the wall, "and I'll give you a signal when he comes by."

>"Why don’t you wait over there"--she nodded to some chairs against the wall--"and I’ll give you a signal when he comes by."

>"Why don't you wait over there,"--she nodded to some chairs against the wall--"and I'll give you a signal when he comes by."

There are probably more variants I could write here, like adding a comma after 'wall' in the first version, but which is the most correct?

I understand that different publishers/editors go by different house rules and more than one can be 'correct', but there has to be a majority consensus on one method, right? Or at least one method has to be more popular than the rest, even if it's split down to a minority.

So what's your thoughts on this? Which is the best way to do this?


>>
Hipster Slut 14/08/19(Tue)23:16 No. 17278

The website http://www.grammar-monster.com/ has experts who focus on these sorts of questions, but here is my opinion:

I'm fairly certain you should write "nodding towards" the chairs rather than "nodding to" the chairs.

What you have here is a compound sentence. One of them is dialogue, and the other isn't, which makes the structure a bit disconnected. Honestly I'd probably rewrite the whole thing, but it would help to have the rest of the paragraph to work with.

You could cut the word count by writing "Take a seat over there, and I'll give you a signal ...." That conveys everything but the nod and the position of the chairs. If they are not relevant the this is probably the simplest choice.

You could introduce the chairs by the wall in a previous sentence and simply have the speaker prompt the other character to take one of the seats.

You could have the speaker prompt the other character to move out of the way, and then introduce the seats as a part of the other character's action.


It's difficult to draw a conclusion based on one sentence alone, but you appear to be working in a visual mode rather than a text mode. Action and dialogue combine to give a complete scene in film, and one can do this in prose, but it doesn't take advantage of the medium's strengths.

Message too long. Click here to view the full text.


>>
Hipster Slut 14/09/25(Thu)07:10 No. 17310

That fookin' gif m8!




The Future Eve Hipster Slut 14/09/17(Wed)21:39 No. 17303 [Reply]
17303

File The_Future_Eve_-_Villiers_de_L'Isle-Adam.pdf - (591.74KB , The Future Eve - Villiers de L'Isle-Adam.pdf )

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Future_Eve

keep in mind that this translation is abridged and not the best available.If you are attracted by this book, you should totally read the new version (which you can still find on sites such as abebooks) titled "Tomorrow's eve" which is much more faithful to the original as for the language used.
For the moment, you can enjoy the kindle edition though.

http://www.amazon.com/The-Future-Annotated-Villiers-LIsle-Adam-ebook/dp/B00F4F1YZQ

http://books.google.it/books?id=KEZxhkG5eikC&lpg=PA774&ots=M2GfJ-rF9v&dq=florence%20crewe-jones%20villiers&hl=it&pg=PA773#v=onepage&q=florence%20crewe-jones%20villiers&f=false


>>
Hipster Slut 14/09/17(Wed)21:41 No. 17304
17304

File 141098288358.jpg - (29.53KB , 215x322 , future.jpg )




Delete post []
Password  
Report post
Reason