Author Topic: Human Interest and Two Crows Joy by MadLori  (Read 102392 times)

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Human Interest and Two Crows Joy by MadLori
« on: May 05, 2006, 08:40:13 am »
Since my review was the 600th, probably most of you have read it. I read it at one sitting---of NINE HOURS.

   "Human Interest" by madlori

                  http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2759902/1/


Sequel, "Two Crows Joy"--hey, best title I ever read! Anywhere, for any medium. I can't stop saying it...
                 One crow sorrow, two crows joy
Three crows a girl, four crows a boy
Five crows silver, six crows gold
Seven crows a secret never to be told
Eight crows a wish, nine crows a kiss,
Ten crows a time of joyous bliss.

--American folk rhyme

When I think of writing a stoiry about Jack and Ennis, it's always limited tyo two lines of conversationm:

Ennis: Where'd everone go? It's so quiet...
Jack: There ain't anyone else, Bud...


http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2841251/1/
« Last Edit: May 23, 2006, 07:29:18 pm by julie01 »
"We're each of us alone, to be sure. What can you do but hold your hand out in the dark?" --"Nine Lives," by Ursula K. Le Guin, from The Wind's Twelve Quarters

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Re: "Human Interest" by MadLori; "Two Crows Joy" by same.
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2006, 01:47:56 pm »
Julie,

They are among my top five favorites too!  The new chapter (chapter 7) for “Two Crows Joy” is the best so far.  I also like chapter 3 where Jack took Ennis out on a date, very sweet and romantic.

Another one that you should not miss is “Somebody New” (http://jennasts.livejournal.com/)

Here are my top five (in no particular order)
Human Interest
Two Crows Joy
A love Born from Steel
Somebody New
Big Boots of Pain

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Re: "Human Interest" by MadLori; "Two Crows Joy" by same.
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2006, 05:58:37 pm »
Jenny: I can't stand it anymore, limiting myself to one chapter a day..I have to read chapter 7...no more 9 hour sessions...though.
My story has 86 hits, but only a few (very nice) comments...doesn't asnuyone like it...er, think it's good (what's to like?)
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Re: "Human Interest" by MadLori; "Two Crows Joy" by same.
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2006, 09:57:53 am »
Just got an update that MadLori has writer's block plus some real life issues to deal with (real life, what's that?) so we may not be getting an update on Two Crows Joy for awhile...

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Re: "Human Interest" by MadLori; "Two Crows Joy" by same.
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2006, 08:01:55 pm »
Just got an update that MadLori has writer's block plus some real life issues to deal with (real life, what's that?) so we may not be getting an update on Two Crows Joy for awhile...

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And there is a nasty comment on Human Interest site complaining no TCJ updates.  It was "anonymous" of course.

I am patient, but secretly hope there will be an update soon.

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Re: "Human Interest" by MadLori; "Two Crows Joy" by same.
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2006, 10:13:25 pm »
"Writer's block" for fanfiction...must be somethintg serious, I kid you not, because thre mian problem is normally how to STOP writing, and mind your business...I imagine whatever it is, it musty be pretty weighty. And we should all be as patient as we have to be...

Best of everything with whatever it is, MadLori...
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Re: "Human Interest" by MadLori; "Two Crows Joy" by same.
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2006, 02:11:04 am »
I have enjoyed Human Interest and 2 Crows Joy as well.

I know that there haven't been updates for TCJ for a while, and I thought it might be simply because life happened.  She mentioned that she was trying to get something published, I guess - so I thought she might've been busy with that too..who knows.

It is a great story, and I'll wait and hope that she updates it. 
Whatever it is,  I wish her all the best and hope to read from her soon!  :)


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Re: "Human Interest" by MadLori; "Two Crows Joy" by same.
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2006, 02:25:13 pm »
I have devoured all of her writing, and have recommended it to many friends and members of the imdb board.  I keep checking for the next chapter in TCJ. 
We all need to remember she is a professional writer, and has deadlines and stories to do to earn a living.  What she is doing for us is a labor of love. 

Thanks madlori for the love.....

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Re: "Human Interest" by MadLori; "Two Crows Joy" by same.
« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2006, 05:41:40 pm »
I'm up to chapter 9 on "Human Interest".  If this were made into a movie, who do you see playing Liz?  I keep seeing Jami Gertz (a la "Twister") or Julia Roberts...

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Re: "Human Interest" by MadLori; "Two Crows Joy" by same.
« Reply #9 on: June 04, 2006, 09:20:43 am »
I'm up to chapter 9 on "Human Interest".  If this were made into a movie, who do you see playing Liz?  I keep seeing Jami Gertz (a la "Twister") or Julia Roberts...

Not Julia Roberts, I don't picture her as that pretty or that tall. Julia Stiles, maybe?
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