[ExI] POST MORTAL chugging on

Jef Allbright jef at jefallbright.net
Sun Jun 10 17:48:12 UTC 2007

Damien -

I'm reading and enjoying the story, but frustrated by the inefficiency
and "gappiness" of the experience, like listening to a good piece of
music in short segments, preventing the development and appreciation
of broader patterns in the work and in the mind of the perceiver.
I've nearly persuaded myself to wait and read it when completely
released, but this conflicts with my desire to stay on the leading
edge of items of interest.  Overall, to me, it's a net negative
experience, but a price I'm willing to pay to keep up with your

- Jef

On 6/10/07, Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com> wrote:
> The serial sf novel with the serial killer, POST MORTAL SYNDROME, is
> now entering the home straight, with three more weeks to go. That
> means the bulk of the book is now posted and linked at
> <http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/fiction/online/serials/post_mortal_syndrome/cover>
> so if anyone gave up early out of frustration at the gappiness of the
> experience, now might be a time to have another look.
> Barbara and I would be interested to hear any reactions from
> extropes, favorable or un-. Is this an acceptable way to publish such a book?
> The experiment is still running... And of course once all the
> chapters have been posted, the entire book will remain available on
> line until the end of the year (although not in a single aggregated
> download, like several freebies by Charlie Stross, Cory Doctorow and others).
> Damien Broderick
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