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Old 07-12-2012, 01:52 PM
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Hey everyone!

PMPress, our ever generous benefactors of contests related to Mike's latest books and their most excellent covers and contents, have once again reached deep down into their grab bag of goodies and come up with three prizes for an all new contest.

Well, since you guys aren't especially excited about contests, it'll be a sweepstakes again and there is a very simple way to enter:

Post (in this thread) in a synopsis of one of Mike's books or stories using a maximum of 124 characters. If 124 characters isn't enough, you have a second option: haiku. Since there are many forms of haiku, constrain your poetic-synopsis to the "5-7-5" form:


first five syllables
then seven more syllables
end with five and done


This isn't a competition so have fun with it. Please, refrain from pedantry! Haven't we all got better things to do with our time than counting syllables?

©2010 Linda  Steele
The concept of Mike-as-Pyat on the four covers was conceived by Michael and Linda in their discussions with designer John Yates and project editor Allan Kausch.

The outtakes (which are ©2010 by Linda Steele) that illustrate these sweepstakes (this being the first of three photographs) are from the Laughter of Carthage cover shoot, taken December 6, 2010 outside their home in Texas. We thought Misc. readers would like to see some of the shots that were considered, but not used. These are actual uncropped, unretouched photos from that day.

When will you win your copy of Laughter of Carthage? As usual you win if you post and we draw your name at the end of the month. PMPress will send that book winging its way to you tute de suite. Oh, did you know that they sell several of Mike's reasonably priced books here: http://www.pmpress.org/content/artic...ichaelMoorcock

What are you waiting for? Start posting!
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Old 07-13-2012, 01:55 AM
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The Final Programme:

JC stop bro
Save sis
Give party
Ms B eat pal
JC go to secret base
Ms B too
2 in computer program 1 out
New World in the morning
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The Final Programme

Jerry Cornelius
found The Earth a very tasty
thing,so he ate it.

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Talking competition

THE WEIRD OF WHITE WOLF

Weider than the white
the hunter wolf like bladesman
enter Imrryr, go forth
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An Elric Haiku.

Blood and Souls he Cried!
His Dark lord aids in hour of need...
Woe to Companions!
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Old 07-13-2012, 08:04 AM
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français Synopsis

Cool ! But...
In english, I suppose...
OK, a lot of works for papi !
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Old 07-13-2012, 08:39 AM
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Cool ! But...
In english, I suppose...
OK, a lot of works for papi !
En Francais aussi!

OK:

Ulrik, Man of Ice
Finally unchangeable
To Man of Water

[Taken from: http://www.multiverse.org/fora/showthread.php?t=8943]
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Right . . .


I spied with my eye
One Jerry Cornelius
Had no time to die
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The Four Who Are One
Law Chaos destroys Balance
Stormbringer rules ALL
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My signature should totally be considered as an entry. However, to be safe:

The Knight of the Swords (Corum)

Corum has an eye for detail and gives the cosmic powers a hand.
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Elric had a little sword,
Its blade was black as coal,
And everyone that Elric killed,
His sword would get a soul.
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The unfulfilled queen, Gloriana, takes Quire's sword and, with his steel, pricks him to get off.
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Ergo Ego tells tales of before Mike became Jerry and Barry was still around.
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The world is ending
My fate is war with the gods
Not by my own choice
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Hand of Kwyll, Eye of Rhynn
Summon aid, should not have been,
Fight for Prince in Scarlet Robe
In battle at Chaos Lords abode
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A very messed up man,
Travels back to the Ancient Holy Land
Seeks for but becomes Jesus
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\"Mercy? I don\'t deserve it.\"
Karl Glogaur - Behold the Man
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The chaos lords crave
For jokes or paradoxes
Simple truths suffice
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Behold The Man
"I want to meet Jesus. He's brain-damaged? Someone's gotta do it!"

(I wish it was a photo caption contest - then I'd say:
Despite the considerable years... The Shadow had aged well)
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No love for Jherek?
Not a patch on Jagged,but
Lovable surely?
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include <iostream>
include "SwordsOfCorum.h"
using namespace std;
int main ( void )
{
CSwordsOfCorum Swords;
cout << Swords.SerializeObject(); ;
}

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Not my native language, but after all haiku in Italian is not so different - or at least I hope, so...


The Weird of the White Wolf

Strives the skull-white prince.
A sword is found, all else is
Lost, a wolf is born.
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