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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #30 on: March 09, 2015, 01:16:23 AM »
OK, and now @Giddler joins @Raptori and @SJBudd with another super submission. As good as some of the stories last month were, I'd stack these up against them and steal the day. And I'll be royally peeved if anyone else does fit in the bicycle. I have to have something to make mine stand out  ;) ;D
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #31 on: March 11, 2015, 01:21:17 PM »
After months of neglecting these I wrote my submission last night after a few days of thought. Now I just need to find time to polish and fill in the blanks. Although @Jmacyk already did jumping through a window so I might have to change that.

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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #32 on: March 13, 2015, 12:50:07 PM »
I'd like to take part. But one question. Does Fantasy Faction require any kind of exclusive rights over work submitted?

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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #33 on: March 13, 2015, 01:40:09 PM »
That was my first question, and @xiagan told me:
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the copyright stays with you (of course). :)

It's just that a story posted counts as published. So if you someday want to submit a story somewhere else and they ask for unpublished work only, you can't use one you posted here.

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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #34 on: March 13, 2015, 02:20:53 PM »
@Jmacyk - Thanks. Now I've got 2 weeks to write my rogue story.

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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #35 on: March 16, 2015, 04:29:03 PM »
Question for you's guys and gals.

Do we want "The Empty Chair," a tale of regret and making do, or "Open and Shut," a hard look at what can wrong when you're a "lovable rogue?" Because I really have no idea at this point.
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #36 on: March 16, 2015, 04:31:46 PM »
Question for you's guys and gals.

Do we want "The Empty Chair," a tale of regret and making do, or "Open and Shut," a hard look at what can wrong when you're a "lovable rogue?" Because I really have no idea at this point.
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #37 on: March 16, 2015, 04:59:18 PM »
Question for you's guys and gals.

Do we want "The Empty Chair," a tale of regret and making do, or "Open and Shut," a hard look at what can wrong when you're a "lovable rogue?" Because I really have no idea at this point.

'Making do' sounds rather boring, so "Open and Shut".

On a different note, I get the impression that some of you read the entries in advance (meaning before every one has posted their entries). Are you sure that doesn't influence your voting?

(Asks the man who will probably post his entry on the very last day.  :) )
« Last Edit: March 16, 2015, 05:02:06 PM by ArcaneArtsVelho »
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #38 on: March 16, 2015, 05:04:21 PM »
Question for you's guys and gals.

Do we want "The Empty Chair," a tale of regret and making do, or "Open and Shut," a hard look at what can wrong when you're a "lovable rogue?" Because I really have no idea at this point.
I'm gonna go with... both? Probably not much help there.  :-X

On a different note, I get the impression that some of you read the entries in advance (meaning before everyone has posted their entries). Are you sure that doesn't influence your voting?

(Asks the man who will probably post his entry on the very last day.  :) )
I read them all as they're being posted. I then read them all again in one sitting a couple of weeks later before voting. Works well for me at least :)
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #39 on: March 16, 2015, 05:08:57 PM »
On a different note, I get the impression that some of you read the entries in advance (meaning before everyone has posted their entries). Are you sure that doesn't influence your voting?

(Asks the man who will probably post his entry on the very last day.  :) )
I read them all as they're being posted. I then read them all again in one sitting a couple of weeks later before voting. Works well for me at least :)

I do the same. Works out fairly well. And Open and Shut it is guys. Thanks!
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #40 on: March 16, 2015, 05:15:45 PM »
I third that.
Read as posted (because I can't wait) and then review at the end.
Especially since Xiagan says we can tweak already posted stories up until the bell chimes  ;D
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #41 on: March 16, 2015, 05:26:01 PM »
I third that.
Read as posted (because I can't wait) and then review at the end.
Especially since Xiagan says we can tweak already posted stories up until the bell chimes  ;D
Yeah that's a good point, we've done that several times (possibly every time) so far :)
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #42 on: March 16, 2015, 05:49:02 PM »
I read them all as they're being posted. I then read them all again in one sitting a couple of weeks later before voting. Works well for me at least :)
I do the same. Works out fairly well.
Read as posted (because I can't wait) and then review at the end.

Yeah, I figured you would do that. I'm more like: All at once (only once), with another reading if it's necessary to eliminate some stories in order to not run out of votes.

Maybe I should change my ways...  :-\
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #43 on: March 16, 2015, 06:09:54 PM »
I only read them once the month's been finished and all stories posted.
I usually read them on 2-3 days, depending on number and mood, but I keep a list where I note down my score (out of 5) for each, then at the end vote for the highest score ones. In case of tie, I go and reread bits.
It works for me :)
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #44 on: March 16, 2015, 10:44:16 PM »
Well, I said I'd write something for this month and I did. Hope you like it, even if it is a bit rushed. Hoping this "lighthearted 3rd person perspective" starts to grow on me. Kinda like writing in it.
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