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Re: Writing Groups
« Reply #45 on: December 03, 2003, 12:27:01 AM »
Use writer's group so I won't feel tempted to read the threads all the time and fool myself into thinking I have time to join.
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Re: Writing Groups
« Reply #46 on: December 03, 2003, 01:51:19 AM »
Isn't temptation nice, though?

Come on, you know you want to...time shmime.

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Re: Writing Groups
« Reply #47 on: December 03, 2003, 03:15:24 AM »
Personally, I would like it if you did it here.  Though I don't intend to take an active part, it would be nice to be able to check in occasionally and perhaps read something or comment.

You have a perfectly good message board already set up here.  So, why not use it?

As for why I'm not participating...well, THE WAY OF KINGS is 88 chapters long.  With eight people in the group, doing two people's chapters a week, that means each person gets to submit a chapter every four weeks, which means...it would take about seven years to get through my book.  

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Re: Writing Groups
« Reply #48 on: December 03, 2003, 06:52:33 AM »
Ahh, but EUOL. Some of the best things in life take years. Like the depletion of a uranium deposits half-life. 7 years? Why I've worked on projects for months as long as that. I would have other things to say but theres a depletion of stuff in me, so I need to keep it up for today.
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Re: Writing Groups
« Reply #49 on: December 03, 2003, 08:01:55 AM »
I kinda wanted to move it so it would have a little more privacy. But I'm waiting to seee what other people say.

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Re: Writing Groups
« Reply #50 on: December 03, 2003, 09:31:30 AM »
I'm okay with either place. And Tuesdays after 7 or 8 EST work if there will be a chat involved. And if there isn't, all the better.
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Re: Writing Groups
« Reply #51 on: December 03, 2003, 12:18:24 PM »
I say move it.

I need to get working on my story. But first, I was wondering if anyone had any advice for outlines. I have yet to draft up a successful one. An example would be most helpful if anyone is willing to let me puruse (sp?) it.

Secondly, does anyone have any books on the fae of the old world to recommend? I'm going to borrow a copy of Grimm's Faerie Tales from the library.
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Re: Writing Groups
« Reply #52 on: December 03, 2003, 01:56:50 PM »
I would prefer to keep it here, for the sake of simplicity. Why check two forums a day when I can only check one and cover everything? Besides, I don't see why privacy is an issue--even if the rest of the forum reads our discussion, what harm does it do?
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Re: Writing Groups
« Reply #53 on: December 03, 2003, 08:14:48 PM »
Because then the evil piglets could eat your chocolate eyeballs.

And i cannot take part in that chat. Thats what... 3am? Hahaha, no. But i'll make comments, and write some lame-o stuff sometimes i guess. And i can always ambush SE at 2pm.
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Re: Writing Groups
« Reply #54 on: December 03, 2003, 08:22:24 PM »
i assume you mean YOUR 2am, because I can't stay up that late anymore
my new job starts at 8, which means leaving by 7, which means waking not much after 6

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Re: Writing Groups
« Reply #55 on: December 03, 2003, 08:28:00 PM »
2 PM you old fart.
If you're ever in an argument and Entropy winds up looking staid and temperate in comparison, it might be time to cut your losses and start a new thread about something else :)

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Re: Writing Groups
« Reply #56 on: December 03, 2003, 08:29:32 PM »
which is like 7am my time... right when i'm going  to work, you young poop

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Re: Writing Groups
« Reply #57 on: December 04, 2003, 01:54:30 AM »
I think here is nice.  But if privacy is a concern...is there a way to gain that kind of privacy here at TWG?  A forum topic that only appears for specific members?  

It sounds complicated, but I try not to underestimate the miracle of computers and those who tell them what to do.

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Re: Writing Groups
« Reply #58 on: December 04, 2003, 04:49:01 AM »
There's always the 'make X people moderators, then lock the topic' trick.  That would let writing group members post, and keep everyone else out.  Not privacy, but a little bit of quality control...
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Re: Writing Groups
« Reply #59 on: December 04, 2003, 07:08:39 AM »
I think, EUOL, what Kije is worried about, as am I, is that someone may come along and steal our ideas.

And I'm fine with it being here or over there, but I will not eat it with green eggs and ham.
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