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Monthly Archive: November 2010

Nov 07 2010

NaNoWriMo Day 6

20% of the way through the month! Right, so, I’m about 48% of the way to 50k, which is good. I have 26217 words remaining to write to win NaNo. According to my computer models, this is about 16 hours of work and, at current pace, I’ll be done on November 14th. My excel sheets …

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Nov 04 2010

Cinematic Appraisals: Scam or Science?

I’m a writer, which means that I have to spend a lot of time looking out for scams trying to take advantage of me.  There are fake agents, fake contests, and fake publishers who are all trying to get my money by promising me riches and fortune and, most importantly, an audience.  If anything can teach you skepticism, …

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Nov 03 2010

NaNoWriMo Day 2

Some stats for you (really for me): Day 2/30 (7%) Words for Nano 11500/50000 (23%) Words to Minimum Publishable Length 11500/80000 (14%) Chapters 3/21 (14%) Projected length: 98000 (196% nano, 122% min publishing) Projected time frame to 50000 ~7 days Projected time frame to 98000 ~15 days I don’t think I’ll be keeping this pace, …

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Nov 02 2010

Tim Minchin

If you love me, or at least like me a little bit, you’ll go ask Tim Minchin to play in Columbia, SC.   View all Tim Minchin tour dates

Nov 01 2010

NaNoWriMo Begins

I don’t know how much blogging I’ll be doing throughout NaNoWriMo.  Maybe less, since I have other writing to do, maybe more since I’ll already be writing.  I still have write ups of my Cleveland trip to do, I’d like to maybe interview Micah Ranum about winning the Nicholl, so I need to come up …

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