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Old 05-11-2012, 04:47 AM   #1176
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Having sunk into cookies, pie, and gum drops, I have decided that whatever I wrote wasn't very good. Every time I have to spend ages looking for something I wrote, it turns out to not be as good as I thought it was.

So, I'll just start over.

I'm only doing this because it was the first three pages of the second draft, which will have so many changes it is sort of a first draft.



I think I'll just go have some more cookies and gum drops. That was working fairly well. Yes, one should always do what one is really good at, right?

So I'm happy about it.
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Old 05-12-2012, 12:26 AM   #1177
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I would just like to say--and this is a seriously important point--that I am coming around on the hot button issue of goatees.

Apparently, some men can wear them well.

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No need to choose. They made Oreo Cakes!
erm . . . what are Oreo cakes please?
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Old 05-12-2012, 03:18 AM   #1179
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erm . . . what are Oreo cakes please?
Most recipes I've found include a lot of chopped up Oreo cookies.



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Aghhh. I'm now craving cake.
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Old 05-12-2012, 04:21 AM   #1180
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Most recipes I've found include a lot of chopped up Oreo cookies.



It's worth a thousand words, isn't it?





Aghhh. I'm now craving cake.

Yum.

Enjoying your writing experiences? Any recent trials or tribulations?

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Old 05-12-2012, 10:29 AM   #1181
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Thanks GailD. Chocolate cake - must be good!

WordCount how do you have a lot of work to do on your novel?
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Old 05-12-2012, 08:15 PM   #1182
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Thanks GailD. Chocolate cake - must be good!

WordCount how do you have a lot of work to do on your novel?
I've never wrote one before. The longest piece of fiction I've ever wrote was around 30K words long (and was shiite, at that.)

I'm hoping NaNo can break me of that.
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Old 05-13-2012, 02:07 AM   #1183
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:38 AM   #1184
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I am having a very bad day at the EDJ (Evil Day Job, for those not in the know).

I come to this thread in search of chocolate.

Any of those tollhouse cookies left, Nightingale? I LOVE tollhouse cookies...

Have a recipe at home somewhere, from my mother. I just never get time to bake these days.

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I'm hoping NaNo can break me of that.
Good luck! A few years back I wrote 30,000 in ten days. It was awful, really awful! I couldn't understand it when I read it.
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Old 05-14-2012, 12:18 AM   #1187
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I wrote mine in a month, and, yeah. Shite

Did I mention it was the second thing I'd ever wrote?
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:07 AM   #1189
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Only 145 more posts to go before I reach 3k... I mean 144 after this one.

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Um... Chocolate cake for breakfast is a problem because...?

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