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    Fire & Ice Publishing Enterprise

    Has anyone heard of this company? I met a woman last night who was hawking her book, and it was pubbed by this company.

    I pray to God it came from a vanity press; wretched doesn't even begin to cover it.

    I could only find one book on Amazon pubbed by Fire and Ice, and it was hers, and google brought back nothing.

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    Hmnmm....maybe she self published it?

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    I hope so. If someone paid her for that, I might have to start breaking all my pens...

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    There's this:

    http://www.fireandice.uk.net/titles.htm

    But they seem to have only one title, a collection of Nietzsche's poetry (yuck!!). I would bet she self-pubbed it, too. Of course, you never know...

    Rob

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    Nietzsche wrote poetry?

    Oh, my. I should have stayed under my rock.

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    Sounds like self-publishing. And "poetry"?

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    It's int'ing what you say, robeiae, b/c of two reasons which make this coincidental.

    - "Fire and Ice" was a theory proposed by Horbiger, an Austrian engineer, in the beginning of the 20th cent, into which I won't go now. Among other crazy notions and theories, it had a pronounced influence on the Nazi thought and even their way of fighting b/c of its aleged capability to predict the weather. It was partly responsible for a disastrous campaign in Russia, and for not conquering Moscow in this campaign, when it was more than possible, b/c the soldiers went to battle in light uniforms while it was snowy and very cold outside - the Horbiger scientists predicted wrongly a mild winter.

    - Nietzsche's philosophy was very influential, too, with the Nazis.

    I'd like to know the name and the subject of the bk that BlueTexas mentions.

    Dan

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    Quote Originally Posted by WriteRead
    It's int'ing what you say, robeiae, b/c of two reasons which make this coincidental.

    - "Fire and Ice" was a theory proposed by Horbiger, an Austrian engineer, in the beginning of the 20th cent, into which I won't go now. Among other crazy notions and theories, it had a pronounced influence on the Nazi thought and even their way of fighting b/c of its aleged capability to predict the weather. It was partly responsible for a disastrous campaign in Russia, and for not conquering Moscow in this campaign, when it was more than possible, b/c the soldiers went to battle in light uniforms while it was snowy and very cold outside - the Horbiger scientists predicted wrongly a mild winter.

    - Nietzsche's philosophy was very influential, too, with the Nazis.

    I'd like to know the name and the subject of the bk that BlueTexas mentions.

    Dan
    It wasn't the UK publisher listed above. The book was "Lana's Magic Garden" or something close to that. It was a new-agey bunch of nonsense. I'm pretty sure it was self-pubbed and the Fire and Ice title was a play on a poem.

    (Note: I'm not saying new-agey stuff is nonsense, just this particular book.)

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    I see. But you don't know if it has any connection w what I wrote?

    Dan

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    I wouldn't imagine that it does, seeing the subject matter of the book was shamanistic hoohah and psychic magic.
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    I see. But you don't know if it has any connection w what I wrote?

    Dan

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    I see... Dan

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    Quote Originally Posted by WriteRead
    I see... Dan
    No, no, no...Slurpee.

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    The book in question: http://www.amazon.ca/Lanas-Magic-Gar.../dp/0971420602.

    No other hit for "Fire & Ice Publishing Enterprise".
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    Anything new for this publisher? Is it the same as Fire and Ice YA? http://www.fireandiceya.com
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    It doesn't appear to be the same publisher as Lana Stevens' Fire & Ice Publishing Co. The one you link, an imprint of Melange Books LLC, appears to be for teens and new adults, and Lana's Magic Garden is not among their titles. People here at AW have discussed Melange--click on the link.

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