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Jay W. Friks
Oct 4, 2016

Six of one, half dozen of another.

Grimey Drawer

https://docs.google.com/document/d/...a9zFAN0Rt8/edit

17510 for the current novel I'm writing.

The rest of the 20k come from edits on my lovely first novel.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/...dit?usp=sharing

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Sitting Here
Dec 31, 2007


Blood Empress of Thunderdome

Tap to emit spores


Clapping Larry

1500 words in TD

https://thunderdome.cc/?story=6598&...+and+the+Devout

rewrote an old story, no idea how much is still the same from the first draft but it's nearly twice as long now and I did a lot of editing (and need to do a lot more...). Gonna count that as 2k words.



working on draft 3 of another short story, got about 3200 words into that



all in all, well over 5K words

for 5k in july

sebmojo
Oct 23, 2010


Legit Cyberpunk

Long Walk 2018: July

Sitting Here 5k
Spectres of Autism 17k
Hungry 20k
Clipperton 20k
Mocking quantum 5k

RECORD OF THE FALLEN 2015-2018

CLIPPERTON... DIDN'T MAKE IT
CHTHONIC BELL/A PAINTED BIRD... DIDN'T MAKE IT (X4)
KILLFAST37... DIDN'T MAKE IT (X2)
REDTONIC... DIDN'T MAKE IT (X2)
KURONA BRIGHT...DIDN'T MAKE IT (X2)
SITTING HERE.... DIDN'T MAKE IT (X2)
SURREPTITIOUS MUFFIN.... DIDN'T MAKE IT
SKAANDSCREENPLAYS.... DIDN'T MAKE IT
MORNING BELL... DIDN'T MAKE IT
DR KLOCTOPUSSY... DIDN'T MAKE IT
BOMPACHO... DIDN'T MAKE IT
CRABROCK... DIDN'T MAKE IT
MARTELLO... DIDN'T MAKE IT
THEHOMEMASTER... DIDN'T MAKE IT
JONKED... DIDN'T MAKE IT
ANIME WAS RIGHT... DIDN'T MAKE IT
MAG7.... DIDN'T MAKE IT
IRONIC TWIST.... DIDN'T MAKE IT
TEQUILAJESUS.... DIDN'T MAKE IT
ANOMIEATTHEGATES.... DIDN'T MAKE IT
ANGELOPPORTUNITY.... DIDN'T MAKE IT
SPECTRES OF AUTISM....DIDN'T MAKE IT
FLERP....DIDN'T MAKE IT
NEWTESTLEPER....DIDN'T MAKE IT
SITTING HERE....DIDN'T MAKE IT
GUINNESS13....DIDN'T MAKE IT
IRONIC TWIST.....DIDN'T MAKE IT
UNFUNNY POSTER.....DIDN'T MAKE IT

sebmojo fucked around with this message at Jul 5, 2018 around 07:23

Hungry
Jul 14, 2006



Okay, I'm back in with a for 20k. This is working great for me but I need to cut down the amount because I have to do so much editing this month.

Clipperton
Dec 20, 2011


Grimey Drawer

20k for me too, also I think I still need to get banned for June

sebmojo
Oct 23, 2010


Legit Cyberpunk

It's in the mail. See you on the flip flop.

MockingQuantum
Jan 20, 2012


Unlockable Ben

I'm having trouble getting back into the habit of regular writing, so I'm gonna be gentle on myself and 5k words, in any project.

Veni Vidi Ameche!
Nov 2, 2017

this is a face you can trust

Question: sebmojo is who we have to satisfy, so only sebmojo needs to see it, right? Iím not sure I want to share widely if I write, because

1) The only thing Iíve written in 20 years is a short story I wrote a few weeks ago and posted in the submission thread, which no one read (or at least no one commented on)
2) Iím not a very good fiction writer

I want to write something, but being both out of practice, and not very good to start with, makes me kind of reluctant to do it if Iím going to have to widely share the result.

sebmojo
Oct 23, 2010


Legit Cyberpunk

Naw, just post a screen shot of your wordcount. I can recommend thunderdome once you've got your feet wet, its a great way to get over worrying and get ink on the page.

I'll have a look at your story, too....

Oh right, i remember that one I think. Pleasant but eh, iirc. A little 'why are you telling me this?' But ok words.

sebmojo fucked around with this message at Jul 6, 2018 around 12:33

ibntumart
Mar 18, 2007

Good, bad. I'm the one with the power of Shu, Heru, Amon, Zehuti, Aton, and Mehen.


College Slice

sebmojo posted:

I can recommend thunderdome once you've got your feet wet, its a great way to get over worrying and get ink on the page.

Thunderdome has started to help me with that. I spend so much time handwringing over how to start a story that I just never do.

MockingQuantum
Jan 20, 2012


Unlockable Ben

So this will sound silly, but this is what a writer friend of mine does, and I've found it strangely helpful too: Start a story badly. Or write something in early on that is intentionally very dumb and bad, like a character doing something totally unmotivated or just an awfully constructed sentence or something. Then tell yourself, "eh I'll fix it in the edit." Then keep writing, and when you're worried about whether the story is good or if you're starting it right or if you're ending it right, just tell yourself "eh I'll fix it in the edit."

It's totally a dumb mental trick thing, but for me it got me over my perfectionist tendencies. "Pre-marring" the story like this kind of forces me to accept that it's not going to be right until I do some edit passes anyway, and that I may as well just pound keys until its done, since I won't know what the final product looks like when I start it.

Hungry
Jul 14, 2006





Phew, okay. That was a lot more manageable, but also not actually enough. Posting early this morning before I forget even though I'll probably add another thousand later today.

spectres of autism
Feb 12, 2011

~it's like people say we're all gonna die
but me it's different i'm not trying to be alive~




im kind of in trouble. my comp got hyperfucked (literally fell apart). managed to grab a screenshot of my scriv file but... i lost the usb (negative emoji etc)

i got it done on principle. here are links to a five thou because whatever

this would have been a td story but i hosed up which week it was

some novella bits

im working on a longform story

i still dont know what im doing or why

i like helping to augment lowtaxs spine but im really frustrated that ill get another number next to the x on my file

ban me w a sweet gif

e: comps back, proof i did it



(USER WAS BANNED FOR THIS POST)

spectres of autism fucked around with this message at Aug 22, 2018 around 19:46

MockingQuantum
Jan 20, 2012


Unlockable Ben

I definitely hit my goal for the month, I just gotta consolidate it since it was a handful of shorter stories. Will post word count in the next day or so.

Edit:

MockingQuantum fucked around with this message at Aug 1, 2018 around 05:46

sebmojo
Oct 23, 2010


Legit Cyberpunk

Alright fellows it's August! time for new long walk pledges come on i belief in u you can DO IT

Guiness13
Feb 17, 2007

The best angel of all.

Gonna jump back in with a for 5K.

spectres of autism
Feb 12, 2011

~it's like people say we're all gonna die
but me it's different i'm not trying to be alive~




k

24.8k whatever

MockingQuantum
Jan 20, 2012


Unlockable Ben

I nearly hit it last month so I'm gonna for 7k.

Sitting Here
Dec 31, 2007


Blood Empress of Thunderdome

Tap to emit spores


Clapping Larry

oh i am way over my for last month, let's go 7k for this month

flerp
Feb 25, 2014


im gonna get back on my bullshit, 5k words, combo of new stuff and editing my nonfiction piece

Clipperton
Dec 20, 2011


Grimey Drawer



Done for July! Going to sit August out, busy as poo poo at work

sebmojo
Oct 23, 2010


Legit Cyberpunk

Clipperton posted:



Done for July! Going to sit August out, busy as poo poo at work

Haha you just missed out on the ban, I'd queued it and everything. Nice work!

spectres of autism
Feb 12, 2011

~it's like people say we're all gonna die
but me it's different i'm not trying to be alive~




confession cuz im not sure how cool this is

i threw out a shitload of words in favour of a new draft with a more cohesive action-y plot with most of the ideas recycled. like 70k words gone. in total i retained like 11k words. this felt really important, i was hating that first draft and working on it and it was just a bloated slog

i figure i can have a 50k draft done by the end of the next month. will toxx for that in my next post here.

yeah

e: not doing too hot as a writer rn lol

spectres of autism fucked around with this message at Aug 24, 2018 around 20:50

sebmojo
Oct 23, 2010


Legit Cyberpunk

I think that's actually potentially really good, need to clear the bad words to let the good words grow.

spectres of autism
Feb 12, 2011

~it's like people say we're all gonna die
but me it's different i'm not trying to be alive~




gently caress writing lol

here, here, here, here, here, here, here,
here, here
and here

will be al 50k by end of next month

2 subs

MockingQuantum
Jan 20, 2012


Unlockable Ben

fuuuuuuck I just barely made m'toxx this month.

sebmojo
Oct 23, 2010


Legit Cyberpunk

Waiting on flerp, sh and guinness treize, got some sweet gifs waiting so dont be late unless you want to see them next to your name in the lazarium

Sitting Here
Dec 31, 2007


Blood Empress of Thunderdome

Tap to emit spores


Clapping Larry

uuuh i dunno what i was at the start of the month but it was less than 10K because i hit 10K on august 2

now i'm at 21K



e: for 10K in sept

Guiness13
Feb 17, 2007

The best angel of all.

Knew I was forgetting something last night.

I'm at 7,976 total words

Two thunderdome entries totaling 2,349





And one short story for 5,627



for another 5k in September

flerp
Feb 25, 2014


opps forgot to post it and im at work now away from computer. i can post proof around 10pm pst if thats alright

sebmojo
Oct 23, 2010


Legit Cyberpunk

Np flerpzor

flerp
Feb 25, 2014


MockingQuantum
Jan 20, 2012


Unlockable Ben

Alright I for 7k again this month. Barely made it last month, hopefully I smack 7k across its filthy mouth this time.

Anniversary
Sep 12, 2011

I AM A SHIT-FESTIVAL


So I just started a microfiction podcast on a lark and want to trick myself into sticking with it.

To that end, I'm in for 4k

sebmojo
Oct 23, 2010


Legit Cyberpunk

Sitting Here posted:

uuuh i dunno what i was at the start of the month but it was less than 10K because i hit 10K on august 2

now i'm at 21K



e: for 10K in sept


Anniversary posted:

So I just started a microfiction podcast on a lark and want to trick myself into sticking with it.

To that end, I'm in for 4k


MockingQuantum posted:

Alright I for 7k again this month. Barely made it last month, hopefully I smack 7k across its filthy mouth this time.


Guiness13 posted:

Knew I was forgetting something last night.

I'm at 7,976 total words

Two thunderdome entries totaling 2,349





And one short story for 5,627



for another 5k in September


spectres of autism posted:

gently caress writing lol

here, here, here, here, here, here, here,
here, here
and here

will be al 50k by end of next month

2 subs

go go writing firneds!

Anniversary
Sep 12, 2011

I AM A SHIT-FESTIVAL


sebmojo posted:

go go writing firneds!

..what have I done?!

sebmojo
Oct 23, 2010


Legit Cyberpunk

Something wonderful

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Anniversary
Sep 12, 2011

I AM A SHIT-FESTIVAL


sebmojo posted:

Something wonderful

Close to 500 words since signing up, so I think you're right!

I might've realized I needed to have a script for tomorrow's episode done today. That might've inspired me a little.

e: As of tihs moment I already have ~9k words done this week. So I'm updating my to 13k this month (or just updating it to 4k for the rest of the month, I don't expect to keep up with this weeks productivity.)

Anniversary fucked around with this message at Sep 16, 2018 around 02:18

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