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Re: NaNoWriMo 2016
« Reply #15 on: November 02, 2016, 03:58:28 am »
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Anyway. This'll be fun, I'm sure. I'm Sashataakheru over there if anyone wants another buddy.


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Re: NaNoWriMo 2016
« Reply #16 on: November 02, 2016, 02:20:23 pm »
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I'm pantsing it this year, as I haven't had time to actually construct a plot or story idea.


See, I was debating the same thing, as this is the first year in the past few that I've actually had some time to devote. Decided I'd at least use the time to get back in the habit of writing and if I end up with a few loose ideas or, maybe (if I'm lucky), an anthology of shorts, I'll be happy. If I'm reall lucky, I might even find some divine inspiration along the way.

The point is, I'll be writting and exercising that daily, even if I don't "win" or have anything productive in the end.

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Re: NaNoWriMo 2016
« Reply #17 on: November 02, 2016, 03:25:51 pm »
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Who's participating this year and what will you be writing?


Maaaaaaaaaaan, I've wanted to do it for a few years, but school hasn't been giving me the time of day.

I'm thinking of starting to write anyway, without signing up or setting a word target, just to see what comes out. There are words in there, but only zero commitment could persuade them to come out.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2016
« Reply #18 on: November 02, 2016, 03:38:07 pm »
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Who's participating this year and what will you be writing?

 
I'm in again!  This will be my busiest year ever..with Patreon, Moon posts, blog...and now NaNo!

Ascillian is me at NaNo, will be posting excerpts there every week or so (saving the daily excerpts for my Patreon this year)

My story is based on a magical ship and crew I came up with for a RPG that I'm Co-GM'ing with some friends.  But I had all these NPC's I had made up, and needed to flesh out, so I'm writing up the backhistory of the ship and crew, before the players meet them...should be good for the game when we get back into it too!
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2016
« Reply #19 on: November 02, 2016, 05:16:22 pm »
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November is nearly here and that means it's time for National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo.  

For those who aren't familiar with it, NaNoWriMo is a month long writing challenge with a goal of writing a 50,000 word novel (or other writing project for those rebels out there who want to do their own thing).  Full details are available on the above link.

Who's participating this year and what will you be writing?

 
I'm going to be writing a mythic/hagiographic/pseudo-steampunk fiction novel about Antinous. I haven't officially started it yet -- which means I'm two days behind, yikes! --but I'm excited to see how it turns out.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2016
« Reply #20 on: November 03, 2016, 12:12:39 am »
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I'm going to be writing a mythic/hagiographic/pseudo-steampunk fiction novel about Antinous. I haven't officially started it yet -- which means I'm two days behind, yikes! --but I'm excited to see how it turns out.

 
I feel like there's an lot of steampunk to go around on the board this year... XD
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2016
« Reply #21 on: November 03, 2016, 05:57:21 pm »
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I feel like there's an lot of steampunk to go around on the board this year... XD

 
Well, you know, when ya start out with an image of a nice young man in an evening gown carrying a steampunk laser rifle, there's only so many places to go with that, genre-wise... ;)
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2016
« Reply #22 on: November 28, 2016, 04:46:38 pm »
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Anyway. This'll be fun, I'm sure. I'm Sashataakheru over there if anyone wants another buddy.

 
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2016
« Reply #23 on: November 29, 2016, 08:18:52 am »
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I see we have a winner!

 
Congratulations...I still have about 3k and a ton to do today/tomorrow, but I think it's doable!
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2016
« Reply #24 on: November 29, 2016, 03:43:49 pm »
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Congratulations...I still have about 3k and a ton to do today/tomorrow, but I think it's doable!

 
I'm at 2420 words to go with 30 hours remaining.  That's about a chapter and a half.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2016
« Reply #25 on: November 29, 2016, 06:02:01 pm »
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I'm at 2420 words to go with 30 hours remaining.  That's about a chapter and a half.

 
About 38K here.  Not bad, but still a long way from the finish line.  
I'd like to say 12K in two days is doable, but....
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2016
« Reply #26 on: November 30, 2016, 09:09:37 am »
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I'm at 2420 words to go with 30 hours remaining.  That's about a chapter and a half.

 
You can do it!
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2016
« Reply #27 on: November 30, 2016, 09:10:22 am »
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About 38K here.  Not bad, but still a long way from the finish line.  
I'd like to say 12K in two days is doable, but....

 
It is...might be rough, but I've done over 5k in a day (and still had time to do other things)

but even if not, 38k is great!
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2016
« Reply #28 on: November 30, 2016, 10:25:05 am »
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You can do it!

 
663!  Gonna see if I can make any go before I have to go out to take the kids for their regular oil change and tire rotation....
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2016
« Reply #29 on: November 30, 2016, 11:49:58 am »
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663!  Gonna see if I can make any go before I have to go out to take the kids for their regular oil change and tire rotation....

 
50402!

and still have four characters to do back history on.  Ended up scrapping the full novel approach a week or so ago, and just exploring the characters, how they grew up and how they got on the ship.  Since this is all prep for an RPG I'm going to run, that is the important stuff!  Will have to finish it up here in the next week or so too
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