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Caz

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NaNoWriMo 2012
« on: October 08, 2012, 06:02:54 am »

Who's mad enough to try another stab at NaNoWrimo this year? I remember several from Bay12 doing it last year, didn't we have an irc channel for wordwars and general rambling? I didn't get anywhere near finished last time, but maybe 2012 is the year to go gold.

In case this is new and confusing to anyone:

NaNoWrimo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and is this increasingly huge community-driven contest/challenge to write 50,000 words, a novel, in the month of November. There's great resources and tools on the actual site, and real-life gatherings in most major cities where you can go and write, talk about writing, and imbibe ludicrous quantities of coffee and tea.

But hang on... November is 3+ weeks away! Why am I jumping the gun with this post?

Planning. I'm sure loads have started Nano on the day, or even day two or three and still finished. But if you have time to think about what you're writing and properly plan it out, it's a lot less headache inducing than getting to page 54 and trying to find the PERFECT name for the supersecret hidden castle of doom that houses the main antagonist. After 73 hours of sleep deprivation and a 3-quart mug of java.


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Re: NaNoWriMo 2012
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2012, 06:16:39 am »

Sounds...


...intimidating, mostly. >.>
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2012
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2012, 06:51:49 am »

Posting to watch.

Think I'm going to struggle this year (won last year though, go me), but good luck to anybody that is brave stupid enough to have a go.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2012
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2012, 09:40:55 am »

I don't really have the time this year, but I wish luck on those brave enough to attempt. Keep us updated on your progress.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2012
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2012, 10:48:44 am »

Posting to fail.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2012
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2012, 03:07:28 pm »

I wanted to do something like this last year, so... posting to watch (and hopefully participate).
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2012
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2012, 06:33:24 pm »

I was gonna join as well, cuz it sounds fun.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2012
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2012, 07:33:43 pm »

I'm going to try again this year, hopefully with more success than last year.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2012
« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2012, 09:48:19 pm »

Fuck the police I am going to do this. November is my birth month after all so I should have homefield advantage.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2012
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2012, 01:09:10 am »

I succeeded last year!


... It was a Half Life Full Life Consequences fanfanfic. That doesn't diminish the accomplishment at all though. Not one bit. Nope.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2012
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2012, 01:12:32 am »

Hmmm. Perhaps an eco-terrorism story. Not something I believe in, but provides for some good characters who most can sympathize with.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2012
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2012, 01:16:35 am »

Hey, this sounds fun. Maybe I'll have a go. :)
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2012
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2012, 02:04:21 am »

Ikinda want to do this, but it's in November. D: Finals, whoo.

Also, I don't know if I can keep up the writing style I like for a whole novel without it becoming stale >.>
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2012
« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2012, 02:05:45 am »

I usually write 2-3 short stories instead. I find it hard to concentrate on one story for that long.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2012
« Reply #14 on: October 11, 2012, 02:12:12 am »

I'll write some schlocky B-grade detective/crime thingy. Maybe I can get my sister in on this, too. :)
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