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  • What I love about Cowbird is the Love people send when they have enjoyed your story - maybe they were inspired, intrigued, delighted, maybe they found the story magical, maybe it is encouragement to write another story soon. What ever the reason they touch the magic button and send the love winging through the ether. I love the love giving and receiving.

    Recently on the dashboard I saw the retelling button how intriguing I thought and wondered how and why I would use it. Shortly after a story from Ian O. popped into my inbox called Every Day sprout from Friday Night by R. R. Shan I loved both stories.of two very different cities at night. I could not wait to see some more stories which where sparked by another story teller. Or perhaps a story would send a echo into my mind creating a sprout for a story

    But then the deluge came of fan mail for a stories using the retell button. All sent with love but jamming my inbox. This morning I deleted fifty of them and then had no time to read the new stories - your stories.

    So please please just have MERCY!. The love button is perfect - it does not judge or emphasise it just says:

    I hear you, I am looking reading and listening to you..

    And I promises:

    I will not use the retell button for fan mail but only if a sprout of idea from a story has inspired me to write this story!

    Hey I do not want to delete every retold story in case there is a gem of a new story sprung from another story teller's post.

    But Guys I have not got all the time in the world! ease up just Love!

    I may be a curmudgeon but isn't LOVE enoughl
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