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Old 4th March 2012, 02:17 AM   #721 (permalink)
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Also explains where the Necromancer has gone from the WiP
I hate it when the villagers get out their pitchforks, torches, broken bottles, half-bricks and chainsaws, and chase the law-abiding, hard-working, chocolate-giving, bunny-cuddling necromancer out of the WIP.
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Old 5th March 2012, 07:13 AM   #722 (permalink)
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My novel: Doomed* is my working title now
Genre: it's barely scifi and somewhat fantasy. that makes it somewhat urban fantasy. (can urban fantasy be set in a small town in a rural county?)
so far: the prologue and a dream and I know what has to happen by chapter 4.
word count: is wackily off the wall changing weirdly it's now 2376 but might be smaller the same time tomorrow.




*it used to be called Eyes of the law
My Novel: Doomed
Genre: Urban Fantasy
So far: I just finished rewriting the prologue *again* and I'll post it up for grammar help and so on.
word count:2673

*I just noticed after posting that 2*376* (what it was) is 2*673* turned around. weird.

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Old 5th March 2012, 02:58 PM   #723 (permalink)
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Into sequel of first novel, finding it flowing much better now. 40000 words in, and the start at least has taken much better shape.

(Seems to flow better than the first one, and I wonder is that the case or if I've just looked at the first one so much I can't tell anymore.)

First submission to a magazine today - very nervous - 1000 word extension of my rejected 75 worder for this month (my mum liked it, and that is an absolute first ). I'm going to do a bit more competition entries and short stuff, see if I get feedback, and see the novel as something more of a marathon. So, that being the case by the end of the week I want to have a 750 word story completed - not sure what yet, but it'll be mainstream, I think - and a 1200 horror one, plus a revamp of a short sci fi one I did for a comp a couple of months ago and see about submitting it.

(feels great to be back playing.... and having more than one thing to look at each day. )
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Old 9th March 2012, 09:33 PM   #724 (permalink)
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Title: I Am Not A Super Hero
Start Date: January 2012
Genre: Super Hero (Short story, may also become a chapter in a novel)
Word Count: 6408
Status: Fourteenth Draft! Grrrrr! We're Getting There!

@Springs -- good luck with beating your stories into submission.
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Old 9th March 2012, 10:09 PM   #725 (permalink)
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Title: The Beautiful Man
Genre: Urban Paranormal Supernatural Fantasy
Word Count: 14,723 (289 of which are notes)
Status: Been off work all week so got a fair bit done, yay! Up to chapter 12 now.

(I second the Go springs!)
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Old 9th March 2012, 10:15 PM   #726 (permalink)
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i got two in. the 1000 worder and a 750 one for a comp. And I got the sequel up to 45000 words, and then I got distracted with matters of pov.... where I'm kind of stuck for now.

(Oh, and I reviewed the sci fi one, scratched my head and put it to the side )

Mouse, I like your title, very much. (don't let Hex see it, it's too good. )
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Old 10th March 2012, 07:01 AM   #727 (permalink)
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Mouse, I like your title, very much. (don't let Hex see it, it's too good. )
Quickly, Mouse -- trademark that title.
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Old 10th March 2012, 09:20 AM   #728 (permalink)
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Mouse, I like your title, very much. (don't let Hex see it, it's too good. )
Well thank you very much! You know, I actually like the title too. Must be the first time ever!

Hex has already seen it and read some of it!

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Quickly, Mouse -- trademark that title.
I'm hoping it's so simple that nobody else'll think of it!
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Old 10th March 2012, 10:42 PM   #729 (permalink)
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Title: I Am Not A Super Hero
Start Date: January 2012
Genre: Super Hero (Short story, may also become a chapter in a novel)
Word Count: After some vicious pruning of excessive verbiage, currently 6,260 words.
Status: Fourteenth Draft finished. Leave it to stew for a day or so, then see if we're on to the fifteenth draft...
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Unfinished:
Novel (untitled (I'm useless at titles))
Genre: Um...Fantasy, I'm going to say.
Word Count: 56,824
Status: Don't shout at me yet, please, as I can't write much until I return home for the summer holiday. Then I'll be able to get some writing done!
Waaaay back in the heady days of 2007, I posted this (blimey, time, where have you gone). It was actually under the title of 'Other Worlds' but I'm so bad at titles and just put generic descriptions until I can actually give time to thinking of them, I left it off.

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Update: 63,051
I'm leaving it as it is.

However, instead I am turning it into a script.

So:

Title: Other Worlds (bleeeergh)
Genre: Er...fantasy still, I guess. Kind of a soft SFF mix.
Word Count: Well, technically page count. Four pages. Woo!
Status: Once more unto the breach...
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Title: I Am Not A Super Hero
Start Date: January 2012
Genre: Super Hero (Short story, will also become a chapter in a novel, aiming for the Terry Pratchett First Novel contest, which means I need 80,000+ words by 31st December 2012.)
Word Count: After some vicious pruning of excessive verbiage, and more writing, we're back up to 6,489 words.
Status: Fourteenth Draft finished. Left to stew for a day or so, the Muse has amused with her ideas, and it's editing time.
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Old 12th March 2012, 07:32 PM   #732 (permalink)
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The Many - Start date January 2012
This is now 12/03/2012 - 18,750.

I have not done anything in over a week so - guilt please kick in..
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Old 14th March 2012, 12:36 AM   #733 (permalink)
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The Many - Start date January 2012
This is now 13/03/2012 - 18,500 - I killed 100's of words on an edit then birthed "many" (ah ah joke!) more. Going backwards, grrr, annoying.
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Old 14th March 2012, 12:40 AM   #734 (permalink)
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Bowler, happens to me all the time, those words will come back when you edit, mine went from 150000 to 60000 to 90000 was back to 60000 on Sunday and is not back to 75000. And they've all been better than the original 150000 words, although that's not saying a lot.
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Title: Why Do You Think I'm A Super Hero? (Note slight change in title)
Start Date: January 2012
Genre: Super Hero (Short story, will also become a chapter in a novel, aiming for the Terry Pratchett First Novel contest, which means I need 80,000+ words by 31st December 2012.)
Word Count: After some vicious pruning of excessive verbiage, and more writing, and even more writing, we're back up to 6,801 words.
Status: Either Fourteenth Draft being edited, or Fifteenth Draft about to be Drafted. Unsure which.
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