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Jul.08.2012 - 11:49 am
It's been a couple years, now.  After NaNoWriMo was over, and I'd hit the 50,000 word mark, it was tricky getting back in and editing those thousands of hastily written words...
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Nov.18.2008 - 10:48 pm
Oh my.  I had some things come up, and took a couple days off from writing.  Apparently a couple days ballooned into a week before I noticed!  I'm sitting at about 15,000 words,...
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Nov.07.2008 - 3:27 pm
I needed another character. Worse than Diana Troy? Could be. The narrator and the protagonist were getting boring, like two guys locked in a space ship for days on end might tend...
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Nov.06.2008 - 10:50 am
I write slower than I read. Sometimes I forget that. No, I don't have cyborg gorillas fighting robots... but I really should. After getting to 8600 words (still more or less on...
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Short Story: Enlightenment

Comments from Roy

Nov.04.2008 - 6:02 pm
In response to: Redistribution of the Wealth: On Slavery, Writing and Politics
I really enjoy reading your posts, so full of life and opinion. It will be an interesting day tomorrow, if all goes...
Nov.04.2008 - 2:10 pm
In response to: A letter to my horrifically pathetic excuse for a protagonist
Now I'm going to be imagining my character struggles in the second person... "Secretive! If you don't keep your...
Nov.03.2008 - 6:58 pm
In response to: Time to Write a Novel in One Month
I have a friend acting as a science advisor, so he's been reading some parts of my work. It might take some time away...
Nov.03.2008 - 2:00 pm
In response to: Blog or blot or what???
I use blogging as more of a personal activity. I know that only a few (if any) people are going to see it, read it, or...
Nov.03.2008 - 11:57 am
In response to: Cheating on NaNoWriMo? OMG
I don't know... they're pretty clear (NaNoWriMo's FAQ): "Outlines and plot notes are very much encouraged, and can...