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« Reply #15 on: October 26, 2005, 11:23:02 am »
In November, you try to write an entire novel in 30 days (50,000 words, or 175 pages). Deadline is midnight, November 30th.  Think quantity, not quality.  

...masturbation lessons?  puppets?

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« Reply #16 on: October 26, 2005, 02:03:35 pm »
I love you Harm. So much.
I am sick. I am sick, sick, sick of your shit. And when I'm not sick, I'm tired. I am sick and tired!

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« Reply #17 on: October 26, 2005, 04:44:39 pm »
So it's a contest to see who can put themselves through the most hell in a short timespan? Or is it judged based on the content of the stories originality. Something that is pretty rare now days.

Then again, it's hard to think of a story that isn't in some way a derivation of what someone else has already thought of at one time in history. It's no wonder why movies are starting to suck. It seems like people are running out of original ideas lately, so things are starting to bleed together in similarity.
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« Reply #18 on: October 26, 2005, 07:55:57 pm »
Nah, it's only a contest against yourself, but with the theory that "misery loves company." Anyone who actually meets the goal is declared a "Winner." I guess it's mostly like a self-help group for masochistic-writer-wannabes. :-)

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« Reply #19 on: October 26, 2005, 08:32:11 pm »
Mmmmmm...masochistic wannabe writers....
I am sick. I am sick, sick, sick of your shit. And when I'm not sick, I'm tired. I am sick and tired!

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« Reply #20 on: October 27, 2005, 11:45:33 am »
I don't know if I'll have time this year...

(but if i do, i'm writing about a muffin with eyes and feet.)
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« Reply #21 on: October 27, 2005, 02:08:51 pm »
Mmmmmm...bipedal muffins....
I am sick. I am sick, sick, sick of your shit. And when I'm not sick, I'm tired. I am sick and tired!

Kahootz... I've been... *kahooted*.

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« Reply #22 on: November 01, 2005, 01:47:00 am »
Sigh...I need to get something to get me on my groove, but I don't think this will be it...I'm still working on trying to make sure my house isn't falling down or flooding (and failing horribly at it).
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« Reply #23 on: November 01, 2005, 02:10:20 am »
Quote from: Xepher
Quote from: griever
I think they're all literary masochists.
But you repeat yourself. Seriously, don't literary asperations and masochism go hand-in-hand? Or have I been doing it wrong all these years?
Only if they try to write the great American novel in a month... ^-^
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« Reply #24 on: November 01, 2005, 02:43:57 am »
Oh goodness, guys, 5 hours left!  (in my time zone, anyway)... and here I am reconsidering my idea.  >.<

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« Reply #25 on: November 01, 2005, 04:41:54 am »
I think if I were doing this I'd jump into cold water. Just like that, bam - new ideas.

Good luck, guys!
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« Reply #26 on: November 01, 2005, 05:24:02 am »
Unfortunantly I have to be at work at 9am, or I'd start writing tonight. Tomorrow though... tomorrow I must make myself write. Good luck all!

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« Reply #27 on: November 01, 2005, 05:55:54 am »
Good bye soul, and hello soulless husk!
I am sick. I am sick, sick, sick of your shit. And when I'm not sick, I'm tired. I am sick and tired!

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« Reply #28 on: November 01, 2005, 10:36:08 pm »
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Oh goodness, guys, 5 hours left!  (in my time zone, anyway)... and here I am reconsidering my idea.  >.<
YOUR idea? I still don't even HAVE an idea and I'm a good 14 hours into November! Just go with what you got and it'll go fine. Well, as fine as trying to write a 50k-word novel in one month can go at least. :/
I don't hate everyone, I'm just very, very disappointed in them.

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« Reply #29 on: November 02, 2005, 03:09:22 am »
2000 hours, MST, 11-01-2005: Word count=0.

EDIT: 2130 hours, MST, 11-01-2005: Word count=1475.