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Is Friday

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #25 on: April 28, 2014, 01:20:04 PM »
Did I say Saturday? I meant Sunday. Sorry! Edited post above to reflect.
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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #26 on: April 28, 2014, 03:21:03 PM »
Whoops.  I'm out of town Sunday.  I probably can't make it.
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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #27 on: April 29, 2014, 07:53:37 AM »
Sundays are my tabletop group, so it's a no-go for me.

Is Friday

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #28 on: April 29, 2014, 08:55:17 AM »
Saturday morning...? 8 PST, 11 EST.
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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #29 on: April 29, 2014, 06:15:39 PM »
I could do Saturday at 11 EST for a couple of hours.  I'll have to leave around 1:30 EST to hang out with my sister.

The short story I'd like to get feedback on is about 5k words, swashbuckling fantasy.  It's something I've received a couple of rejections on and would really like a critical read of.  If that's too long, let me know.

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #30 on: April 29, 2014, 06:25:02 PM »
I can make it Saturday morning/afternoon.
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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #31 on: April 29, 2014, 11:44:14 PM »
I could do Saturday at 11 EST for a couple of hours.  I'll have to leave around 1:30 EST to hang out with my sister.

The short story I'd like to get feedback on is about 5k words, swashbuckling fantasy.  It's something I've received a couple of rejections on and would really like a critical read of.  If that's too long, let me know.
5k is a bit long for the sesh. Can you find a place to stop halfway thru?
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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #32 on: April 30, 2014, 08:01:01 AM »
... turns out it was actually a different story I was working on that was about 5k words.  The swashbuckling one is about 2100.  ::)  So never mind.

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #33 on: May 02, 2014, 07:43:37 PM »
Can someone post the TS info?  I have TS and I visited the Arm room once or twice, but it was many moons ago.

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #34 on: May 02, 2014, 07:47:06 PM »
The address is

sj01.gameservers.com:9363

I'll double check that when I get home and update if needed.
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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #35 on: May 03, 2014, 11:44:08 AM »
WELL THAT WAS AWESOME.

Same time next week!

(7am PST Saturday the 10th!)
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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #36 on: May 03, 2014, 11:51:29 AM »
WELL THAT WAS AWESOME.

Emphasis.  Very helpful!

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #37 on: May 03, 2014, 04:18:31 PM »
Hate that I couldn't make it, my kids decided our new plan for the day (of course).  I'll be working next weekend, but I will get around to one of these!
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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #38 on: May 04, 2014, 08:11:05 PM »
Was helping clean up tornado wreckage all day. :(
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valeria

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #39 on: May 05, 2014, 07:53:40 AM »
Well, we're going to do it again next week an hour earlier.  Hopefully there will be less tornado wreckage to clean up then  :-\

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #40 on: May 05, 2014, 08:29:10 AM »
!!!
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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #41 on: May 05, 2014, 11:41:04 AM »
I could probably make it to the next meeting. But I'm no friend of teamspeak, at all, so if I talk, it will be really short. Might not understand a bunch of what is being said, either. Wouldn't mind writing into chat, give me a chat window and I'll make it explode with letters and words. :p

Where / how are everyone's writing samples shared in advance?

Is Friday

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #42 on: May 05, 2014, 11:42:38 AM »
We used Dropbox last time.
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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #43 on: May 05, 2014, 12:18:28 PM »
This is probably a stupid question but... what is Dropbox?

Is Friday

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #44 on: May 05, 2014, 12:20:30 PM »
I learned in 5mins on teamspeak. Just show up and we'll show you.
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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #45 on: May 05, 2014, 12:35:05 PM »
Dropbox is a syncing service that syncs your files between devices.

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #46 on: May 05, 2014, 12:37:16 PM »
I learned in 5mins on teamspeak. Just show up and we'll show you.

Sounds like a plan, but... then I'd have to show up early so people actually have time to read my chapter?

It's not finished yet, but will probably be 3K words or so.

Edit to add: Or I could share my chapter in advance with someone who is attending for sure, asking them nicely to distribute it for me?
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Is Friday

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #47 on: May 05, 2014, 01:03:29 PM »
Keep what you're sharing below 3k words please. Show up a second time to share the rest.
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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #48 on: May 05, 2014, 01:17:34 PM »
Unnngh.

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Is Friday

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #49 on: May 05, 2014, 01:20:15 PM »
If you can get others to commit I'll see if I can show to moderate.
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