**blog idea from a whole bunch of lovely bloggers**
Dear Charles Dickens, could you tell me how you manage to take three times as many characters as I'd think would be necessary, add a chain of events that would be wildly improbably in one of my novels, and still are able to connect the threads of plot into a neat little box with a happy ending inside?
Dear Kraft Canada, 'light' peanut butter is one of the most illogical things I've ever used. The amount of oil I had to add to the peanut butter balls before they'd stick together was ridiculous.
Dear Sir Percy Blakeney, I have almost weeded you out of my next novel. Being already in love with Marguerite, you are not available for the position of romantic lead. Find me someone else.
Dear Judo, why do you like starting before I have time to do my hair? I know its not a fashion show, but, in the words of a hero whom you all probably are tired of hearing about, "My dear Fouquet, if I'm going to take a ride on the tumbril I'm going to go properly dressed.
Dear Chester, you are so absolutely gorgeous. So sweet and devoted, but your friend is that too, and his eyes just make me melt.
Dear followers, in case you were thinking I had a romantic dilemma, don't worry. Chester and his friend are dogs. :)
Dear On the Contrary, also known as The Frenchwoman, also known as A Woman in Shadow, called for convenience The Novel Without a Title, could you please decide your title and stick with it? Oh, and the name of the heroine too. I'm perfectly ready to let you have your way, but could you at least tell your author what is is?
Dear short story contest hosted by my library, why is the maximum 1000 words? Nano has ruined short stories for me. I probably couldn't write something like that to save my life. :(
Dear Les Miserables, I'll read you as soon as
Dear lovely fellow-bloggers, stop making me laugh.