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Nastrovia peeps nastrovia!
Well here's to HubPages and my one hundredth hub article. I've learned a lot here on HubPages, about writing, about my own nature and positively about the nature of others! I am envious of the success stories I've read about due to the hub-influence. I'm afraid I haven't quite got there yet! But I admire those that have, well done, cheers to you my fine feathered friends. I have had some interesting offers and a few opportunities that are still floating out there in the ether, like gold leaves floating just out of my reach! But I'm not dead yet! Wait...***pinch*** nope, I'm not dead yet. So hey, let's party! I live in Madison for cryin' out loud, that's how we do it!
I would be remiss not to mention my one success of note recently in publishing my first eBook entitled, Your Life As A Painting. If you're looking for inspiration, or for a book to review, check it mon soire!
Now where was I, ah yes, toasting my fan mail! Followers and fan mail, like some of my darker skinned brothers might say, what it is? I mean, come on, I'm not Ludacris, nor am I Jimmy Buffet, or Jesus, or even They Might Be Giants. I am a salacious writer and artist who is humbly honored that someone would even take the time to compliment my words and art. Below you will find a list of my favorite comments from my fan mail. Check out these other great Hubpages writers, they are all the cat's pajamas. As Patty Inglish is want to say, write on!
I'm not exactly sure what these French fellas are saying, but I know it's extra extra large!
What can I say? It's good to be loved by your peers.
TIME TO RIDE THE BEN LINE, WOOT WOOT!
Niteriter I've just been reading some of your Hubs. Ben, my friend, you are truly talented. Your ability to bend the written word to your wishes is a long way down the road past average. You will be discovered and you will have a great following. I'm delighted to be one of your early fans.
sunforged Although I don't always comment, I must admit that I gladly visit each new hub by this creative individual time and again. A strong and entertaining voice always shines through regardless of the topic and the conversation that inevitable ensues within the comments is always worth absorbing = Im a fan!
stars439 Excellent Writer. Very Talented Artist. And Good Friend. GBY
K9keystrokes I am in love with the hubs I have a chance to read, I am an instant fan!
Patty Inglish, MS Ben Zoltak, you offer a wide variety of topics in your writing and I enjoy many of them. In addition, your name sounds like a Space Hero. Another plus.
Karanda If the first paragraph in his profile is anything to go by, this is one fine writer.
Anaya M. Baker Love your bio - one of the best I've seen! Couldn't agree more on the "selling out" point. Worked many crap jobs, so if I could ever make a living creatively I'd take it in a second! And thanks for the kind comments and encouragement for this newbie writer:)
buckjoseph I like your attitude! Praise you to God, and back to holy Hell! Ha ha! Keep up the fantastic job dude.
SteveoMc Your answer to the question, should a man marry a woman taller than himself was hysterical. I laughed and laughed at the thought of a short village tying on to the tall woman's ears. Bravo! I love the entertainment.
Art 4 Life Always ready to fan another artist out here~ Welcome to the hubs, your hubs are brilliant!
agvulpes G'day Ben from an Aussie who loves crazy humor. :-)
LegumePastabasta I fan to you. You have happy face, I like it. You are nice man. I like it. You write nice, I like it! My writing can be good like you some day. My daughter helps me. The hub boss dont put my story because my English not so good. I reading Ben and llearn the nice way to talk. Thank you Ben Zoltak. Your name before is Zoltaky no?
IdeaMorphist I enjoy the humor of your hubs, thanks for making me grin!
Momma Mia You certainly have my attention......I really like your style! Refreshing to see and feel an articulate person that is also down to earth....hats off to ya.... Mia
cheaptrick Sorry it took so long to visit you. Your one of the finest word smiths I've had the pleasure of reading.I don't often comment but I do read so know that I suport you.
bearclawmedia Just read your SEO content blog, top notch writing! I applaud you. I like your writers voice and any one who read this article would have had a bit of fun and learned a lot. This has to be our goal here at the hub pages. Thank you for your presence and presents. Bearclaw
Anita Revel Your choices of subject are COOL. I wanted to click on so many! LOL
Nell Rose Cos you make me laugh! cheers Nell
AEvans You certainly are a person of many characters and a painter too! I am impressed and glad to become a fan! :)
Ben's inspirational eBook on the Kindle format, available on fine digital screens everywhere
I like your philosophy on life and your style. Looking forward to reading more of your hubs.
Ben - quite inspirational. Love your topics.
loving the writiing expresses alot of emotion and very sensual
Thank you for being my number one fan. I am new and will post soon. I had a look at your articles and will read with interest. I really appreciate artists in our society. Without their contribution our world would be a grim and dark place. Z
wytegarillazYou made me laugh when I read your answer on should a guy marry some one taller or not !
Great hubs. You're a great presence here on HubPages -- keep it up!
You are among the best!
Hi, many thanks for your comment. Let me know if you do build your own bee-hive - and why! Your hubs look fascinating
Somehow missed fanning you after a few nice comments on my hubs. I guess I was newer then and more in a daze. All woken up now. A new follower for ya by a fellow Madisonian.
I knew that I would be a fan just by reading your profile. You have an artist's sensibility for writing! Looking forward to reading more ~
I've just read one hub - and it's made me look forward to reading all of yours!
Ben, how could I not sign up after those nice compliments? Actually I could have sworn I already had.
It's great to meet an artist! You now have a new fan!
You write about things worth reading. Look forward to more from you. I enjoy painting too. Aloha!
Thanks for taking the time to share a part of your life with us. Jeremy
Just browsing I try to personally follow people that I like reading (sometimes it's just returning the favor you know etiquette). Anyway I have enjoyed reading your very personal and well written hubs.
Hey Ben! Thanks for being a fan - What a charmer! x
I was going to fan you after I read your hub, but my daughter came over and kidnapped me. lol!
Thanks for joining. Looks like you have some pretty cool hubs too. And you flatter me with comparison to Nick Drake. I'm afraid it's a coincidence of camera angle and lighting.
Great variety of hubs - all interesting and with lots of good humor!
I like the way you write and I will read as time goes by. Hope one day you can visit Philippines too!
Enjoyed your article on how to price art. So...an artist and writer from Madison! I spent my early childhood in Wisconsin and have cousins living in Madison.
I like the idea of painting without criticism.
Hi Ben-Love your hubs, glad I can be your fan...
You are a hilarious author. Fun to read.
Because even I believe 'art' is a universal language..and words (language) are for everyone! Ben, it is a pleasurable read as your introduction..your profile..
I will be looking for more of your great hubs.
Ben. You're a wonderful writer and I am glad to be your fan.
Hi! I like your cool dad Hub!
Thanks again everybody. Times have been kind of bleak around here, it's really heartening to see all the supportive comments from fans, friends and peers. I think a recent Facebook post of mine says it best:
Anyone who knows me knows I'm one of those bleeding hearts who wears his heart on his sleeve. Problem is, after sneezing into the crook of my arm it's more difficult to share my heart felt emotion without getting boogers and blood everywhere.
Reckon yourself a writer? A saavy thinker who thinks suave thoughts?