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My name is Mike Blood and Iíve got a 3000 word short story Iíd like to share with you. Itís a light-hearted piece that should only take 15 Ė 20 minutes of your time to read.
Last year my good friend Dave Hume and I published a book called The Bumper Book of Climbing Fun which has had some great reviews.
- Wonderful, irreverent, and hugely entertaining book... Brilliantly observed... quick-witted genius...
- It's a great book ... and had me sitting laughing away. The two authors have done a great job and I can't recommend it highly enough.
- The book, whilst seemingly never serious, is sharp, witty and really hits the nail on the head... All in all - a fun book, humorous and witty...
- One of the most gloriously funny and un-put-downable books I've read for a very long time (and not just a climbing one either)."
- What do you buy a climbing fan who already has all the gear he needs? THIS!"
Dave Pickford, Editor, Climb Magazine
Jack Geldard - UKClimbing.com Chief Editor
We feel the book is the perfect gift for any climber.
Youíve probably guessed that what Iím hoping is that youíll like the short story and buy the book ;-) but thereís certainly no obligation and I promise that there will be absolutely no follow-up contact of any sort (unless you ask nicely!).
The short story is called As Luck Would Have It and I can e-mail it to you via UKC if you send me a message by clicking on my user name, nwclimber.
Please let me know which format you would like it in: MS Word, pdf, or .mobi (for kindle).
You can find out more about us at http://www.cliperati.com/
And you can contact us here: http://www.cliperati.com/#!contact/c24vq
Best wishes and thanks for reading.
So, the 1st part of your canvas has worked, I clicked on a premier post - quite a rare event!
You might attract some additional interest by inviting critique of your work. Whatever, send me a pdf and I'll take a look.
The Bumper Book of Climbing Fun is brilliant, it is the ideal Christmas present for a climber.
I will have a read if you send me a pdf. Thanks.
Please send me a pdf to read - thanks.
Are you the climber I have often seen soloing with enviable grace and ease around many of the climbs in Wilton 3.
If you write as well as you climb then yes -I'll take a copy. :)
Sounds good, I'll have a pdf copy to read, thanks.
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