The Sisters of Mercy biography commissioned

THE place for your Sisters-related comments, questions and snippets of Sisters information. For those who do not know, The Sisters of Mercy are a rock'n'roll band. And a pop band. And an industrial groove machine. Or so they say. They make records. Lots of records, apparently. But not in your galaxy. They play concerts. Lots of concerts, actually. But you still cannot see them. So what's it all about, Alfie? This is one of the few tightly-moderated forums on Heartland, so please keep on-topic. All off-topic posts will either be moved or deleted. Chairman Bux is the editor and the editor's decision is final. Danke.
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eastmidswhizzkid wrote:as i'm terminally skint the only way i'd be able to contribute to the funding aspect (dont know why they call it pledging if you pay upfront) is if it goes on longer than i'm sure anyone wants it too. also, with these crowdfunded affiars it seems terribly difficult to buy the item if you dont pay upfront. with that in mind, what is the hoped for print run? i dont believe it says on the unbound page (if it does i cant find it).
I imagine the crowdfunding will run for a few months. If 100% isn't reached, the inevitable is that all the pledgers get their money back and there's no book.

If 100% is reached, there will be a print run in excess of the number of pledgers.
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My apologies, I was sending a cryptic message to Lee and wasn't expecting other people to mis-interpret it before he's had a chance to read my posting...
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Big Si wrote:My apologies, I was sending a cryptic message to Lee and wasn't expecting other people to mis-interpret it before he's had a chance to read my posting...
sorry Bro, i only just saw the post..... Thank you Si! youre a fucking diamond. :kiss: :kiss: :notworthy: 8)
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eastmidswhizzkid wrote:
Big Si wrote:My apologies, I was sending a cryptic message to Lee and wasn't expecting other people to mis-interpret it before he's had a chance to read my posting...
sorry Bro, i only just saw the post..... Thank you Si! youre a fucking diamond. :kiss: :kiss: :notworthy: 8)
You need to PM me your postal address and how you want your Name to appear in the Back of the Book :wink:
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Big Si wrote:
eastmidswhizzkid wrote:
Big Si wrote:My apologies, I was sending a cryptic message to Lee and wasn't expecting other people to mis-interpret it before he's had a chance to read my posting...
sorry Bro, i only just saw the post..... Thank you Si! youre a fucking diamond. :kiss: :kiss: :notworthy: 8)
You need to PM me your postal address and how you want your Name to appear in the Back of the Book :wink:
Done. 8) :notworthy:
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And I knerw the words to every song
Did my singing please you?
No! the words you sang were wrong"

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You 'd just better organise a new HL Belgian Do and go get the book from Mark personlly....

It's cheaper to fly over there than to send the book by post, faut le faire, Europe[/b]...

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Izzy HaveMercy wrote:You 'd just better organise a new HL Belgian Do and go get the book from Mark personlly....

It's cheaper to fly over there than to send the book by post, faut le faire, Europe[/b]...

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Books printing in the UK I think
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MAndrews wrote:
Izzy HaveMercy wrote:You 'd just better organise a new HL Belgian Do and go get the book from Mark personlly....

It's cheaper to fly over there than to send the book by post, faut le faire, Europe[/b]...

IZ.


Books printing in the UK I think


Arse! And it was only a two-hour drive for me otherwise! :lol:

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Last two days of the "Back December" offer: A copy of the first edition hardback at a special price, plus the ebook.

"I'm Dreaming of a Black Christmas" is still live, although officially expired on 25 December. Two hardback books so you can give one to a friend, and keep one for yourself plus the ebook.

https://unbound.com/books/sistersofmercy/
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Pledged.
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for those in Belgium, would it be possible to pick it up directly from the author?
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lelebi wrote:for those in Belgium, would it be possible to pick it up directly from the author?
The book is being printed in the UK, so there is still shipping to Belgium.
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Currently stuck at 44% ... :( ...
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Being645 wrote:Currently stuck at 44% ... :( ...
Had noticed that myself too. Guess another bone needs throwing
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hmmm i reckon theres some elements involved for which we shouldnt stand.

@any one who has read that "reptile house" arse-wipe of a book : we wouldnt want another one of those would we? no, Whizz, we certainly fucking wouldnt.... :evil: :von:

"when i was the only living person to understand the concept of black i one day created gothic rock from my own farts...."
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And I knerw the words to every song
Did my singing please you?
No! the words you sang were wrong"

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eastmidswhizzkid wrote:hmmm i reckon theres some elements involved for which we shouldnt stand.

@any one who has read that "reptile house" arse-wipe of a book : we wouldnt want another one of those would we? no, Whizz, we certainly fucking wouldnt.... :evil: :von:

"when i was the only living person to understand the concept of black i one day created gothic rock from my own farts...."
I for one haven't read anything by Mark Andrews except for his wonderful and remarkable articles in The Quietus ...

so I gather, there are opinions and interests actively counteracting this release?
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eastmidswhizzkid wrote:hmmm i reckon theres some elements involved for which we shouldnt stand.

@any one who has read that "reptile house" arse-wipe of a book : we wouldnt want another one of those would we? no, Whizz, we certainly fucking wouldnt.... :evil: :von:

"when i was the only living person to understand the concept of black i one day created gothic rock from my own farts...."
I for one haven't read anything by Mark Andrews except for his wonderful and remarkable articles in The Quietus ...

so I gather, there are opinions and interests actively counteracting this release?
There's no mystery behind the 44%. That's as far as we got with Phase 1, which was focussed on FB Groups and HL. There will be a Phase 2 of crowdfunding starting shortly, so we'll see if we can get the book over the line. I hope so, but if it doesn't fund, it doesn't fund.
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eastmidswhizzkid wrote:hmmm i reckon theres some elements involved for which we shouldnt stand.

@any one who has read that "reptile house" arse-wipe of a book : we wouldnt want another one of those would we? no, Whizz, we certainly fucking wouldnt.... :evil: :von:

"when i was the only living person to understand the concept of black i one day created gothic rock from my own farts...."
I for one haven't read anything by Mark Andrews except for his wonderful and remarkable articles in The Quietus ...

so I gather, there are opinions and interests actively counteracting this release?
i wasnt saying that was him at all lol. don't put words inb my mouth. i have no problem with Mark or his writing. :roll:
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eastmidswhizzkid wrote:
Being645 wrote:
eastmidswhizzkid wrote:hmmm i reckon theres some elements involved for which we shouldnt stand.

@any one who has read that "reptile house" arse-wipe of a book : we wouldnt want another one of those would we? no, Whizz, we certainly fucking wouldnt.... :evil: :von:

"when i was the only living person to understand the concept of black i one day created gothic rock from my own farts...."
I for one haven't read anything by Mark Andrews except for his wonderful and remarkable articles in The Quietus ...

so I gather, there are opinions and interests actively counteracting this release?
i wasnt saying that was him at all lol. don't put words inb my mouth. i have no problem with Mark or his writing. :roll:
It was only a question, no account of what you were saying or what problems you might have or not. Nothing to do with you at all.

Only a general question. Because I wonder ... sorry for that. It just won't switch off ...



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ah, ok. Thank you for the explanation. And good progress ...
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New Update added - a tale involving Eldritch, ABBA and JFK (not that one).

https://unbound.com/books/sistersofmercy/

Heartlanders who haven't pledged should do so now-ish. The book is at 48% funded. There will be a review meeting with Unbound at the end of February to see if this thing is viable.

This Sticky has had nearly 10,000 views. If 7% resulted in Pledges, the book would happen.

And a Volume 2. If this first one funds, Unbound have said they would very likely pick up the option of a second.
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MAndrews wrote:New Update added - a tale involving Eldritch, ABBA and JFK (not that one).
Joe Kinnear?

:innocent:
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MAndrews wrote:New Update added - a tale involving Eldritch, ABBA and JFK (not that one).

https://unbound.com/books/sistersofmercy/
Can't find it anywhere. :|
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czuczu wrote:
MAndrews wrote:New Update added - a tale involving Eldritch, ABBA and JFK (not that one).
Joe Kinnear?

:innocent:
From context I'd guess John F Keenan (F club's promoter back in the day)
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eastmidswhizzkid wrote:
MAndrews wrote:New Update added - a tale involving Eldritch, ABBA and JFK (not that one).

https://unbound.com/books/sistersofmercy/
Can't find it anywhere. :|
It's there as long as you're Logged In ;-)
https://unbound.com/books/sistersofmerc ... amage-done
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Aha! it's the being not signed in that does it is it? cheers Si. :notworthy: also thanks to MAndrews who PM'd me the update. :notworthy:
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