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Jay Lake
Date: 2007-11-01 06:08
Subject: [travel|publishing] Climbing the Tor
Security: Public
Location:Holiday Inn, Saratoga Springs, NY
Mood:pleased
Music:morning sounds
Tags:books, personal, photos, publishing, travel
As previously mentioned, yesterday kenscholes, lasirenadolce and I visited the Tor offices in New York. It was a lot of fun, and very informative. We met a bunch of folks in the organization, saw some old friends, and got lay on an episode of "Cletis and Bubba Joe" over lunch. Ken and I are like Fozzie Bear and Fozzie Bear on tour. Luckily we brought along our own photographer.

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Preparing for our sojourn into the heart of bookness.

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The mighty Flatiron Building, where the palatial offices of Tor World Headquarters are located.

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We breach the security seals on Fortress Tor.

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Strangely, the lobby is full of books. What kind of place is this? Oh, look, it's Mainspring!

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We tour the premises. We also bump into bram452.

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Very Important People in the editorial and publicity departments. (Meaning, they work on our stuff.)

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We were lucky enough to be invited into Tom Doherty's office, thanks to some quick thinking by pnh. Note the book behind him in the photo on the right. (Which I also think is an excellent photo of Tom.)

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Tom was kind enough to open the window on the prow of the building so lasirenadolce could take some shots up Broadway and up Fifth Avenue.

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On the way out, kenscholes and I stopped for a little street corner preaching, Mainspring style. Of course, the corner was Broadway and Fifth Avenue...

As usual, lots more at the Flickr set
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Twilight: Smile
User: twilight2000
Date: 2007-11-01 14:21 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:Smile
Damn -- you weren't kidding -- Fozzie and Fozzie ;>
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Sean P. Fodera
User: delkytlar
Date: 2007-11-01 19:03 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Glad you had such a good time here. If I hadn't been having such a good time Tricking and Treating with my kids, I'd still be upset at having missed your visit.
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Gary Emenitove
User: garyomaha
Date: 2007-11-01 20:27 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
You know there is a Flatiron building in Omaha, too?

You know that, don't you?
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kara_gnome
User: kara_gnome
Date: 2007-11-01 23:49 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
What fun! These are great pictures :)
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maryrobinette
User: maryrobinette
Date: 2007-11-02 00:45 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Looks like you had a grand time. And how crazy to bump into you.
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dinogrl: fruity
User: dinogrl
Date: 2007-11-02 08:38 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:fruity
Awww, you're just two wild and crazy guys!!!!!

(she says in her best Steve Martin accent)
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The NewroticGirl
User: newroticgirl
Date: 2007-11-02 16:02 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Oh man I wish I was running around with you guys... at the very least I would have warned you that it *really* isn't safe to lick windows in NYC.

Pigeon.
Poop.

;)
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