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    Thread: Andre mentioned by another writer
Post: Andre mentioned by another writer

I just finished reading "Genesis Fleet: Ascendant" by Jack Campbell - an excellent military space opera author. It is clear to see who influenced him in his writing. In the series, he has Mars deter...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 1 502 June 30th, 2018, 08:48 PM
    Thread: Happy New Year!
Post: Happy New Year!

Victor Horadam can be contacted through this user name, catsrule1. Sorry, it has been a while since I have been on the forum.
catsrule1 Andre Norton 9 1,058 January 7th, 2018, 06:38 PM
    Thread: Seasons Greeting
Post: Seasons Greeting

Same to you on Boxing Day. I always hate to admit my ignorance, but have to admit that I always thought it had to do with the sport. I friend from the UK today told me that it celebrates the first w...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 7 796 December 26th, 2016, 10:51 PM
    Thread: Seasons Greeting
Post: Seasons Greeting

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and Happy Holidays to all of Andre's friends and fans.
catsrule1 Andre Norton 7 796 December 25th, 2016, 02:08 AM
    Thread: Garan the eternal
Post: Garan the eternal

I am pretty sure there is no precedence for the color of the binding, and I know that a lot of them came with the dust jacket not as tall as the book. And I think there was only one printing, I think...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 8 713 November 2nd, 2016, 09:27 PM
    Thread: Trouble in Mayapan
Post: Trouble in Mayapan

I can't make an absolute statement, but this was an early draft and had lots of manuscript corrections in Andre's hand. For the final draft, these would have been edited out. I'd have to agree with ...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 7 630 February 25th, 2016, 10:32 PM
    Thread: Trouble in Mayapan
Post: Trouble in Mayapan

Excellent job, Jay. We all owe you a great deal of thanks for all of your work (of course, we have owed that for some time, but this is the icing on the cake).
catsrule1 Andre Norton 7 630 February 18th, 2016, 02:44 AM
    Thread: Book editions question
Post: Book editions question

Taliesin, I could not find my hardcover edition of Warding of the WW, but found Silver May Tarnish, and it has a price on the front flap of the DJ. As a general rule (although not always) a SFBC edit...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 6 835 November 27th, 2015, 12:35 AM
    Thread: Jay Watts
Post: Jay Watts

Jay, that means you still have 7 lives left! And you know what cats do, right? They rule!
catsrule1 Andre Norton 15 1,118 September 12th, 2015, 10:13 AM
    Thread: Jay Watts
Post: Jay Watts

Fantastic news, glad you are doing so well. And your cardiac output probably doubled after that was taken out... Just remember you are not Superman, and even though you may feel like him now, you ne...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 15 1,118 September 11th, 2015, 08:29 PM
    Thread: Jay Watts
Post: Jay Watts

Same here, I did not know his surgery was so soon, but great news that he did well. His work on the website keeps Andre alive for all of us...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 15 1,118 September 7th, 2015, 12:04 AM
    Thread: Andre's writing contracts
Post: Andre's writing contracts

I just read some of the contracts, and they are fascinating, mostly (as Jay said) by how little she was paid for works appreciated by so many. Clearly, one writes for the love of writing, and not to ...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 8 526 May 17th, 2015, 03:39 PM
    Thread: Surprise!!!!!!!!!
Post: Surprise!!!!!!!!!

I think it is important to realize that these are unpublished manuscripts, often in an earlier draft form. They would still have gone through editing and correcting by Andre and her editor or whoever...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 3 477 May 16th, 2015, 08:22 PM
    Thread: Dane Thornson vs Mal Reynolds
Post: Dane Thornson vs Mal Reynolds

Interesting concept. Certainly, they are similar characters in similar roles, I just do not know if anyone else every wrote using a merchant ship in the future. Almost all of the other mentions of a...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 3 441 February 24th, 2015, 07:12 PM
    Thread: Attention Fans of Andre-Norton-Books.com
Post: Attention Fans of Andre-Norton-Books.com

My hopes and prayers are with the webmaster, to hope that he survives and does well with the current crisis. He has many people dependent on him as the Keeper of Andre Norton history and wisdom, in a...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 6 553 February 2nd, 2015, 12:41 AM
    Thread: Merry Christmas
Post: Merry Christmas

And...a Happy New Year to all.
catsrule1 Andre Norton 10 798 January 1st, 2015, 03:46 AM
    Thread: Merry Christmas
Post: Merry Christmas

A Merry Christmas to all of Andre's friends and fans (I think, to her, all of her fans were her friends...)! Have a safe and reflective holiday.
catsrule1 Andre Norton 10 798 December 25th, 2014, 02:29 PM
    Thread: Andre Reading Club--Golden Trillium
Post: Andre Reading Club--Golden Trillium

Just a bit of information from Andre's notes and original manuscripts (as early drafts and as the manuscript originally submitted to her agent), the novel was first titled, "The Timeless Trillium", an...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 1 372 November 8th, 2014, 07:44 PM
    Thread: identification of items
Post: identification of items

I sent scans of each unidentified item to Lots-A-Watts for his website. I don't know how to post them to this website, but I suspect he is easily able to do so.....once again, I appreciate any help, ...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 16 986 October 26th, 2014, 11:16 PM
    Thread: identification of items
Post: identification of items

Sorry, one last item. 4. A full length off-white lady's gown with red/white rolled rope tie with silvered metal leaf clasp. I suspect she wore it to one of her more important award ceremonies. Tha...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 16 986 October 25th, 2014, 08:44 PM
    Thread: identification of items
Post: identification of items

I am donating Andre's awards to Texas A&M University Cushing Library to their collection, following my donation of her collection of her books last year. There are 3 items I cannot identify and w...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 16 986 October 25th, 2014, 08:16 PM
    Thread: A Story that was ment to be released
Post: A Story that was ment to be released

Fanus is a short story written and according to her notes on the top were for/from "FALL/WINTER '85, SS - REED ANTH." It is a manuscript of 13 pages with corrections, with a second final draft of 22...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 32 2,235 September 20th, 2014, 08:12 PM
    Thread: A Story that was ment to be released
Post: A Story that was ment to be released

Sorry, it will take a while, but I will find it and give a report.
catsrule1 Andre Norton 32 2,235 September 8th, 2014, 12:25 PM
    Thread: The books come in, the books go out
Post: The books come in, the books go out

Do like I do, Irene, donate to a library. I am working on my second year of donations to the Texas A&M UNiversity Cushing Library right now. It's the only way to keep from having the house found...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 8 527 July 20th, 2014, 09:59 AM
    Thread: Quick trivia
Post: Quick trivia

Probably just the earliest, as it was common practice in the 1930's and 40's to do that. Probably Prince Commands, Follow the Drum, and Ralestone Luck?
catsrule1 Andre Norton 11 835 March 30th, 2014, 09:47 AM
    Thread: Andre Reading Club--Time Snaps
Post: Andre Reading Club--Time Snaps

Talk about minds thinking alike, or at least at the same time.
catsrule1 Andre Norton 11 1,213 March 7th, 2014, 12:24 PM
    Thread: Andre Reading Club--Time Snaps
Post: Andre Reading Club--Time Snaps

rkomar: I am not sure if the full manuscript for the sequel to OTS was discarded or not. I have 26 pages of manuscript of the start of the sequel. I don't know if there was a completion of this man...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 11 1,213 March 7th, 2014, 12:22 PM
    Thread: Happy New Year
Post: Happy New Year

While I realize that many of you celebrated this some time ago (Australia and Asia), and many just now recently celebrated it (Hawaii and surrounding Islands), I do want to wish you all a Happy New Ye...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 5 788 January 1st, 2014, 01:13 PM
    Thread: Andre Norton's personal collection of her books
Post: Andre Norton's personal collection of her books

Irene, I understand. I know that the paperwork I signed for her collection with the University allows them total control of the items, and does not include any return. They did verbally promise to k...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 11 688 December 25th, 2013, 10:37 PM
    Thread: Andre Norton's personal collection of her books
Post: Andre Norton's personal collection of her books

jmelsna, sorry I don't remember the details, but they are probably best left to history anyway. I think I either have somewhere, or maybe I just saw it, a letter from her to Syracuse University offic...
catsrule1 Andre Norton 11 688 December 25th, 2013, 11:15 AM