Posted by She Who Tracks La Longue Carabine on September 15, 1999 at 21:45:24:
In Reply to: Re: Happy BDay JFC??? posted by MMMMarcia on September 15, 1999 at 21:36:15:
: Jayne wrote:
: : I was told that during the era when Cooper was writing authors were paid by the word. Would certainly explain some of the wordiness that many seem to hate. Might have been a quicker way to get out from under his debts. Can anyone confirm if this is
: : true?
: Gee...I don't know about the authors, but if CHARACTERS were paid by the word, then Chatty Natty Bumppo must have been the RICHEST longue carabine in the woods, sartain! ;o)
Now you just be kind there, Miss Marcia. How do you think I'd keep track of him in the woods if'n he wasn't always mutterin' to himself?
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