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Akaramu

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #50 on: May 05, 2014, 01:41:30 PM »
Being EU timezone, US evenings are definitely off limits to me.

boog

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #51 on: May 05, 2014, 03:04:22 PM »
Yeah. They're still being held in the mornings. Was just seeing if anyone might want to do an evening sesh, like BS, Sha, path, or other evening TS frequenters.

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Akaramu

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #52 on: May 05, 2014, 03:10:47 PM »
Btw... hi boog. I missed you!

valeria

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #53 on: May 05, 2014, 05:40:27 PM »
I have more problems with evenings, and couldn't attend both.  Alas.

Dropbox is super easy to use.  It's definitely easier than emailing documents around to multiple people.  It allows you to create and share a link for people to download your sample.

This last time we read for a while and waited until we were done to start talking.

boog

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #54 on: May 05, 2014, 06:08:08 PM »
Btw... hi boog. I missed you!

 :-*

Where have you been all my life?!

And, np, Val. Today just isn't my day!
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valeria

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #55 on: May 05, 2014, 06:10:18 PM »
Maybe someone else will chime in.  The night's still young!

Akaramu

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #56 on: May 05, 2014, 07:32:39 PM »
Just finished the first chapter, it's just under 3K words. I'm armed and ready!

I really want you guys to rip me apart before the web fiction critics do. Those guys are vicious.

PriestlySiren

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #57 on: May 06, 2014, 02:36:05 AM »
I'd be interested in joining in, if there were a week-day afternoon/evening (preferably Wednesday) scheduled.
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Akaramu

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #58 on: May 06, 2014, 06:45:20 AM »
Is it possible to request feedback on specific aspects of the writing, such as... did this paragraph succeed in building suspense? did any section of this chapter provoke some kind of emotional response?

valeria

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #59 on: May 06, 2014, 07:50:50 AM »
The way we did it last time was first a general critique, and then questions if any were left.

Akaramu

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #60 on: May 09, 2014, 03:44:27 PM »
Friday, could you repost the definite time to meet on TS tomorrow? The previous info is a bit confusing. It IS scheduled for tomorrow, right?

valeria

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #61 on: May 09, 2014, 04:41:16 PM »
It is schedule for tomorrow.  The plan, at the end of last week, was for this week's meeting to be at 10 am EDT/server time.  I guess Is Friday is the final authority on whether it'll be at 10 or 11, though.

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #62 on: May 09, 2014, 06:21:34 PM »
I'll try to make the first time. 10am server time.
And then I sat there going "really? that was it? that's so stupid."

I still think the best closure you get in Armageddon is just moving on to the next character.

Akaramu

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #63 on: May 10, 2014, 05:41:31 AM »
Erm, what's the difference between EST and EDT? I'm confuzzled. Hopefully I'll catch the right time.

valeria

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #64 on: May 10, 2014, 09:37:39 AM »
EDT is Eastern Daylight Time and is what most of the eastern coast of the US is in right now.  It's what server time is.  10 am EDT is in about half an hour.

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #65 on: May 10, 2014, 10:00:33 AM »
This is happening NAO!
And then I sat there going "really? that was it? that's so stupid."

I still think the best closure you get in Armageddon is just moving on to the next character.

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #66 on: May 10, 2014, 12:02:15 PM »
Thanks for showing up, guys. Good sesh!
And then I sat there going "really? that was it? that's so stupid."

I still think the best closure you get in Armageddon is just moving on to the next character.

Akaramu

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #67 on: May 10, 2014, 12:37:10 PM »
Indeed. Ripped to pieces by Valeria, and it was great. Will do again in 2 weeks.

valeria

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #68 on: May 10, 2014, 03:58:29 PM »
I continue to find it super helpful.  Maybe a little demoralizing sometimes, but extremely good.

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #69 on: May 10, 2014, 04:03:08 PM »
I continue to find it super helpful.  Maybe a little demoralizing sometimes, but extremely good.
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And then I sat there going "really? that was it? that's so stupid."

I still think the best closure you get in Armageddon is just moving on to the next character.

valeria

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #70 on: May 15, 2014, 06:29:51 PM »
Am I still allowed to come even if I don't have any new material? :'(  Maybe I can bring a revision?

Is Friday

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #71 on: May 15, 2014, 06:30:25 PM »
That's okay! But it'll just be me and you maybe, unless somebody else rogers up for this Sat morning.
And then I sat there going "really? that was it? that's so stupid."

I still think the best closure you get in Armageddon is just moving on to the next character.

Akaramu

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #72 on: May 16, 2014, 08:08:48 AM »
Looks like I can make it, after all. Maybe I can get TS fixed, too, and prepare some comments for Friday's story that we didn't cover last time.

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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #73 on: May 16, 2014, 08:39:37 AM »
What time on Saturday?  I have to work most of the day, but I'm free for a couple hours in the AM.
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Re: Writing Group
« Reply #74 on: May 16, 2014, 08:59:33 AM »
What time on Saturday?  I have to work most of the day, but I'm free for a couple hours in the AM.
10am server time (your time). 7am PST.
And then I sat there going "really? that was it? that's so stupid."

I still think the best closure you get in Armageddon is just moving on to the next character.