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Heresy
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It's that time of the week again, time for the kick in the pants. The idea is that having somewhere to report progress will spur you on to make some. So I'm posing the question to all of us here. Did you write this week? As we have been reminded in the past, writing for the purposes of this thread can mean just about anything you want. You did some editing? Report it here. Outlining, pre-writing or any other kind of prep work? Sure, that counts too. And, of course, writing new work always counts.

Wow, what a weekend. I hadn't planned to write. I had planned to tackle more of my mountain of editing that I need to get done. Really. Then I got home from work on Friday and checked over an outline for a novella in the world of my first trilogy. That's all I was going to do. The story was screaming to be written and #writeclub was going on on Twitter. I wrote. I wrote 24, 254 words between Friday, Saturday and Sunday, breaking a new one day total record yesterday. 9322 words. I don't know how I still have any words today. I really don't. I think it'll take me a couple days more to finish this one, but who knows. It's close. )

Other than that, I did some notes on various ideas and made some blog posts.

How about you? Did you write?

-Julie

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@Heresy - Great work on a super-productive weekend!

I got to 22,000 words. Finished the first draft of my novel. Now it's on to rewrites.

[ March 04, 2013, 09:46 AM: Message edited by: Owasm ]

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Meredith
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Yes, I wrote, although not that much. [Smile]

Started on something new, probably a novella, with the working title "Magic and Power".

Also a full novel crit and two blog posts.

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Robert Nowall
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Still working on that supposed-loosening-up nonsense verse...twenty or thirty pages (I haven't counted, but I do two or three pages of it a day). Sometime in the next two days---my days off from work-that-pays---I'll start thumbing through it to look for anything really interesting.
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Wordcaster
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On a rewrite for my space opera/mythology novella. Wrote maybe 7-8k.

Deciding whether to start on book 2, revisit my MG heroic fantasy that I shelved, or start a new short story once I'm done with the rewrite.

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Heresy
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Thanks Owasm! [Smile] I think I'm still a bit in shock over yesterday. [Smile]

-Julie

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Yep, I did.


On short stories galore--including flash and a mini story for a contest.

Posts here, on another forum, E-mails, Google + and HERE


One crit.

Revising two stories. My Q2 tale and one I want to send out next Saturday--wrote it months ago and I've learned a couple things about writing since. It's a simple, cliche-ish tale so it probably won't go far even though it's gotten a bit more complicated.

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Grumpy old guy
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Yes, I did. Two posts on my blog HERE and work on an entry for my website about finding your story's premise, what it is and why it is so important.

Oh, yeah. A post here and there here.

Phil.

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rstegman
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wrote THE END on another story. It is a crappy first draft and about three thousand words too long, but THE END is wonderful to write.
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