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    I managed only about 500 words this week on Gated, but at least I'm going in the right direction (I'm up to just under 6k words which is better than when I left it in November).

    Goal for this week is to get at least another 1200 words written on Gated and at least one more blog post plus get The Bare Bones discussion up and running again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slcboston View Post
    I do *not* whine.

    Whinge, maybe. But not whine.

    And while I would rather have what you sent Greg... I have a place in my garden for your "minion."

    He'll look good next to the flower next spring.
    Sounds like whining to me, DL.
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    I don't see your goals *anywhere* there little doggie.

    There's a big difference between mostly dead and all dead.

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    Um, goals? You mean like points or something? You know, like in soccer when someone kicks it into the net and the announcer yells "Gol! Gol! Gol!"

    Homey don't do no goals.

    Okay, I will.

    500 words.

    Did 500 last week. Actually more like 520. Or so.
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    Wasn't sure if I could post the linky with Erotica's SYW having its adults only password thingy...

    http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/...ight=delicious

    Quote Originally Posted by LaurieD View Post
    Didn't write any new words -- Christmas activities/programs/etc with the kids monopolized my week.

    I did finish the last round of edits on my December prompt -- plan to post it over in the Erotica SYW, got a shiny new password in my inbox just waiting to be used.

    It's called Delicious btw.

    ETA: Realized I forgot to add goals -- I'll shoot for 500 -- with Christmas, and still trying to work the pay the bills gig with kids home, it'll be a challenge.

    And Delicious is up in Erotica.
    Quote Originally Posted by DL Hegel View Post
    Good luck Laurie,

    I think it is awesome and anyone who writes it has my utmost respect! I am not so good with erotica, I am strictly a rip out their guts and hang them from a celing girl. Give us a link to your story please.

    Hugs and pushups,

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    Mmmmmm... lovely pre-Christmas appetizer. Thank you, tigery mistressness!

    Quote Originally Posted by DL Hegel View Post
    I wrapped something up for you...happy holidays Lily


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    I wrote nothing, except for blog posts.

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    I make it a point to never eat anything that's been dead longer than I've been alive, thanks.

    And, fortunately, I know where that's been...


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    Lady DL, I did nada...

    I stared at a story, decided I hated it and refused to turn on the 'puter for the last couple of days.

    I did take some nice pics in a forest tho
    The normal are not detectably sane


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    Revised December prompt at the linky, post #9



    http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/...d.php?t=166022

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    Quote Originally Posted by soapdish View Post
    Goals for this last week: Finish and post my Dec. prompt story. Done. And currently undergoing revisions based on the initial feedbacks. Still coming in around 4700 words no matter what I do. Delete some words, add some words...

    Accomplishments this last week: I sold a short story! It's UF though, not horror. My first every UF, actually Check my sig for the details.

    Goals for this week: finish revisions on The Death of Me Yet (Dec. prompt).

    Keeping the goals small this week because of the holiday and also because I am resting a little before I attempt revisions on the NaNo novel, Razor and Blades, in Jan.
    Congrats soap!!!!




    Quote Originally Posted by Haggis View Post
    Sounds like whining to me, DL.
    If you only knew the half of it...I've had to listen to that for centuries.
    Luckily they have mp3 players and head phones now.


    Quote Originally Posted by Haggis View Post
    Um, goals? You mean like points or something? You know, like in soccer when someone kicks it into the net and the announcer yells "Gol! Gol! Gol!"

    Homey don't do no goals.

    Okay, I will.

    500 words.

    Did 500 last week. Actually more like 520. Or so.
    You could use a gnome as a goal post right?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kitty View Post
    Lady DL, I did nada...

    I stared at a story, decided I hated it and refused to turn on the 'puter for the last couple of days.

    I did take some nice pics in a forest tho
    well then you get a hug...



    Quote Originally Posted by bsolah View Post
    I wrote nothing, except for blog posts.
    For you!!!!

    happy holidays all---I need output in the next week or expect my new pet fluffy to come visit.


    hugs and pushups,
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    Can I choose Cousin George instead? Pretty please with minced mutton on top?

    Quote Originally Posted by DL Hegel View Post

    Dunno if I'll get anything much done this week, what with Christmas and all. Telling the family about the book deal at Christmas dinner--looking forward to it!

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    Hi, guys, *sigh*

    sorry I haven't stopped in much, hope everyone is doing well

    once the new year breaks, I hope to spend more time visiting!
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    lol...who's the freaky guy trying to give me a hug?


    actually, what I need...

    hmmm...was gonna list a few things but realised all I really need is a 2hr sparring session
    The normal are not detectably sane


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    Quote Originally Posted by callalily61 View Post
    Can I choose Cousin George instead? Pretty please with minced mutton on top?


    Sure you can
    Dunno if I'll get anything much done this week, what with Christmas and all. Telling the family about the book deal at Christmas dinner--looking forward to it!
    I'm sure they'll be excited! And proud of you

    Quote Originally Posted by heth718 View Post
    Hi, guys, *sigh*

    sorry I haven't stopped in much, hope everyone is doing well

    once the new year breaks, I hope to spend more time visiting!
    Hi heth happy holidays!

    Quote Originally Posted by Kitty View Post
    lol...who's the freaky guy trying to give me a hug?


    actually, what I need...


    hmmm...was gonna list a few things but realised all I really need is a 2hr sparring session
    I like sparring
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    I don't know, mighty Tigress. You've presented some fine alternatives, but Boston and Rob are the little-black-dresses of blame. You know. Classics.
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    I got about 250 words written yesterday on The Midnight Box. I sould get at least that many x2 written on Gated tomorrow morning (no time today between slipping and sliding on the ice - maybe tonight after everyone goes to bed).

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    Goals:

    • 2k new words

    Accomplishments: Approx. 3,300 words
    • Sticks and Stones and Brittle Bones - short - added 300 words
    • Play, Pray, Prey (working title) - unfinished short - 600 words
    • Paper Tigers (WIP) - 1,400 words
    • Received 1 short story rejection
    • Sent out 1 short story sub
    • Ink update:One agent asked if I would be willing to do some surgery on the pacing in the middle section of the MS. He said "Tighten that up, and I feel confident I'd be willing to proceed." So, I ended up deleting about 6k and adding about 1k new words. I sent the newly revised version (which I'm very happy with) off to him yesterday; he's going to reread it and let me know in about a week or so. Keep your fingers crossed for me please.

    Goals for this week:

    • 4k new words
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    Again, nothing ...

    I believe it is time to start getting drunk with Dionysus...


    A vostre sanitate
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    A few hundred words on the outline for Book 2.

    Lots of present-wrapping, unwrapping, cooking, and eating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kitty View Post
    Again, nothing ...

    I believe it is time to start getting drunk with Dionysus...


    A vostre sanitate
    *sprays Kitty in the face with a spray bottle*

    (that keeps our kitties in line)

    Let's see...my goal from this last week was 500 words, I think.
    I got that (plus another 500) in revisions on my Dec. Prompt story.

    This week--hmm. I'm aiming for a revise on 2 other shorts, with a word count goal of 1000 between the two of them.

    The rest of the time I will be researching editing methods to take a stab at editing/revising novel no. 2 in Jan.
    Quote Originally Posted by ShaunHorton View Post
    "You should see the things I DON'T write down."

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    I had to go back and check from last week to get the details right:

    Goals:
    • At least a K or two of words this week. New ones, even.
    yeah, that was it.

    (Well, after a certain someone tinkered with it)

    I got that accomplished, if we're generous with what we term "new" words and where they are. But hey, it was the holidays, and then I had to spend the day navigating the wilds of Pittsburgh around the airport.

    Going to be a little more specific this week with the goals: dusting off an old short that's going in a new direction, tentatively titled "Bob, The Avenging Angel"; there's the prompt story that's been kicking around in my head, tentatively working under "Do Vampires Dream of Plasma Sheep?"; and a poem about a not so jolly version of Santa Claus "All I Want For Christmas." I figure if I title them they're more likely to get done and then subbed. Plus a K or two of words someplace on one of the WIPs.
    Last edited by slcboston; 12-28-2009 at 08:56 PM. Reason: minor changes
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    I think I said I'd write 500 new words.

    Yeah--Didn't quite make it.

    I did finish editing Delicious but that's about it.

    Tossed a bunch of ideas around in my head for Telepathy but punched too many holes in them and ended up not keeping any of them.

    Goals for next week -- kids and Mr. D will still be home, so, keeping that in mind -- let's say 500 again on existing wip(s).

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    My dearest Horror Hounds,

    Duty calls...work wants me to work so if you haven't reported in you have until tomorrow. My friend will keep you company until then. He likes snacks, to be petted and cuddled---I suggest you draw straws or pick the fuzziest hound to do it. HINT HINT!!!!

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    Hugs and pushups,

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    PS Output and goals or else....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neurotic View Post
    I don't know, mighty Tigress. You've presented some fine alternatives, but Boston and Rob are the little-black-dresses of blame. You know. Classics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DL Hegel View Post
    I suggest you draw straws or pick the fuzziest hound to do it. HINT HINT!!!!
    *grabs the extra-fluffy pink dog sweater*

    Here, Haggis. Here, little undead doggy.... C'mere boy...

    There's a big difference between mostly dead and all dead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slcboston View Post
    *grabs the extra-fluffy pink dog sweater*

    Here, Haggis. Here, little undead doggy.... C'mere boy...

    The hell, you say.

    *Pounds stake into the ground...affixes leg trap...affixes Boston's leg to leg trap*

    Here, um, doggy-like-creature. Here's a present for you.
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