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Old 07-22-2011, 01:29 AM   #26
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Hope it's not too late to join. On 7/1, I started an official one-year short story blitzkrieg. I'll check out the blog tonight.
It's never too late to join. We're going to be running an ongoing version of the challenge here at AW so peeps can join up whenever they want.

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Old 07-22-2011, 06:03 AM   #27
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Welcome to the club Mel! Others might have jackets. We have rejection slips!
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Old 07-25-2011, 05:35 PM   #28
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The W1S1 concept is interesting, particularly because it falls right in line with my writing productivity goals: write 1 short story a month and complete 1 novel per year. I'm behind this year with accomplishing that goal, but hope to continue at that pace from here on out.
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Old 07-26-2011, 03:09 AM   #29
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Good luck with your goals Wordcaster! Hope you hang out with us and share your progress.
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Old 07-26-2011, 09:46 PM   #30
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Huh. Just found this but it sounds awesome. Joining in now!
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:00 AM   #31
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Yay, KalenO! Welcome along.
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:38 AM   #32
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I'm so tempted to join in with this, but knowing me I would fall off the wagon, especially after I go to college in the fall. Hmmm...
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Old 07-27-2011, 01:18 AM   #33
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I'm so tempted to join in with this, but knowing me I would fall off the wagon, especially after I go to college in the fall. Hmmm...
Don't let that scare you away. I've fallen off the wagon so many times already that i'm now chasing behind it.

Step 1) Structure the challenge in a way that you think will benefit your writing the most, but don't get yourself down if you sometimes fall short.

Step 2) Hang out with us.
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Old 07-28-2011, 03:37 AM   #34
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Don't let that scare you away. I've fallen off the wagon so many times already that i'm now chasing behind it.

Step 1) Structure the challenge in a way that you think will benefit your writing the most, but don't get yourself down if you sometimes fall short.

Step 2) Hang out with us.
You sold me, I'm in. Looking forward to this.
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Old 07-28-2011, 03:45 AM   #35
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Old 07-28-2011, 06:37 AM   #36
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I hope none of the new folks are bothered by crickets........


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Old 07-28-2011, 02:45 PM   #38
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Wow, thanks for the welcome, everyone!
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Old 07-28-2011, 07:40 PM   #39
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Is it too late to join? What if I want to take November off? I'm scared (ok, that's not a question)...is this really just a waste of time or do you think it would really work for me? I've been having moderate success in the self-publishing world...do I really want to set myself up for...rejections?
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Old 07-28-2011, 11:52 PM   #40
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I'm going to give this a shot and submit something. Only problem is, I don't know where to submit my story too! There's so many markets. . .it's very confusing!

Also, should I submit to more then one? Should I submit to paid or non paying? etc.
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Old 07-29-2011, 01:45 AM   #41
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Celesta -- never too late to join! Not a waste of time, either -- if nothing else, it's practice. And I think with this group you get medals for rejections. (or at least parties. There are definitely parties.)

BlackFlag, welcome!

One story to one market at a time, unless they specify simultaneous subs are ok. Start with paying & work your way down (unless there's a non-paying market you really like). And, good luck!
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Old 07-29-2011, 05:19 AM   #42
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Celesta: It's never too late to join and this whole thing is flexible. You can take vacations any time you want (even if it's for an entire month of November!) and we tend to help each other with the rejections. So in short, there's no good reason for you not to try it out
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Old 07-30-2011, 06:41 PM   #43
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Okay, I'm going to try it!
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Old 08-04-2011, 03:21 AM   #44
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Hi.

I feel like a dumbass asking this, but what does sub mean?

Submit? That's my best guess since it fits with what you are getting at. I just want to make sure.
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I feel like a dumbass asking this, but what does sub mean?

Submit? That's my best guess since it fits with what you are getting at. I just want to make sure.
Yup! (Not on the dumbass part, but the submit part. )

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Old 08-05-2011, 08:54 AM   #46
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I wanted to say, "Hi!" since I've been lurking around for the past couple months reading all your threads. I'm trying to create something as close to a schedule for my writing as my scattered mind will allow, and think this might help (even if I maintain a lurker with sporadic posts).

So, hello!
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Old 08-05-2011, 09:02 AM   #47
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I wanted to say, "Hi!" since I've been lurking around for the past couple months reading all your threads. I'm trying to create something as close to a schedule for my writing as my scattered mind will allow, and think this might help (even if I maintain a lurker with sporadic posts).

So, hello!
I thought I saw someone creeping around out there....

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Old 08-05-2011, 09:11 AM   #48
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Old 08-05-2011, 03:48 PM   #49
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This is a magnificent idea, kudos to those who implemented it on AW.
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Fantastic idea ... I think I'll join. Problem is though ... I am the worlds biggest procrastinator, so me saying I'll join doesn't mean much in the grand scheme of things.

But the idea is great ... and might get to write more and flesh out a few short story ideas I have.
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