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Offline S. K. Inkslinger

Re: How much did you write today?
« Reply #1500 on: July 16, 2017, 04:21:09 AM »
guess who just finished their first draft!?!

*does the happy dance*

Congratulations! How many words is it? What is the story about? Now I'm curious too.  :D *joins in in the happy dance as well*
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Re: How much did you write today?
« Reply #1501 on: July 16, 2017, 05:39:40 PM »
guess who just finished their first draft!?!

*does the happy dance*

Congratulations! How many words is it? What is the story about? Now I'm curious too.  :D *joins in in the happy dance as well*

the first draft was just shy of 60k.  but, i'm a severe under-writer, so i suspect it's going to net out at about 90k.  for example, i've already added a thousand words -- and i'm only halfway through editing the first chapter.

as to what it is . . . um . . . gothic-sardonic-ridiculously-escalating-character-driven-grimdark-lite-thriller-with-a-mindblowing-twist-ending?

so, similar in tone to this demon-x story, but written in third-person-close, and in a more sanderson-magic-heavy version of a faction-laden-asoiaf-like setting.

for example, here's a sample of "unedited rough draft" stuff in one of the later fight scenes:
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Refocusing, [ONE OF THE 'HEROES'] grunted and brought his fist down on top of the [BADGUY], his arm smashing down through [THAT SAME BADGUY] with bare resistance, and thundered into the stone floor below.  Dividing the man like a crushing portcullis, and nearly carving him in half.

[OUR 'HERO'] pulled his hand from where he'd buried it in the floor.  [THAT POOR BADGUY]'s gore, smeared along the hallway rug, pooled in the indented trough made by [OUR 'HERO']’s forearm.

yeah. 

that's about right.

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Re: How much did you write today?
« Reply #1502 on: July 16, 2017, 07:09:16 PM »
I may've said this already, but I shoot for 500 words/day. Been kind of out of it for the past few months, but things are looking up. Made and passed my goal yesterday.

Offline m3mnoch

Re: How much did you write today?
« Reply #1503 on: July 16, 2017, 10:46:03 PM »
I may've said this already, but I shoot for 500 words/day. Been kind of out of it for the past few months, but things are looking up. Made and passed my goal yesterday.

nice.

yeah, my soft-target is 250, my goal is 500, and my celebration mark is 750.

Offline night_wrtr

Re: How much did you write today?
« Reply #1504 on: July 18, 2017, 02:49:44 PM »
guess who just finished their first draft!?!

*does the happy dance*


Happy for you! May revisions be ever in your favor.

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the first draft was just shy of 60k.  but, i'm a severe under-writer, so i suspect it's going to net out at about 90k.  for example, i've already added a thousand words -- and i'm only halfway through editing the first chapter.

I wrote about 7k in the last two days. Crazy production for me, but i am getting to the juicy parts. I am now just over 35k into my rough draft.
« Last Edit: July 18, 2017, 02:51:34 PM by night_wrtr »

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Re: How much did you write today?
« Reply #1505 on: July 25, 2017, 02:56:13 AM »
Spent a good chunk of time updating my outline. 13 chapters left to write.

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Re: How much did you write today?
« Reply #1506 on: July 30, 2017, 02:04:14 PM »

No fiction but I did write a 30 page quarterly grant report.  yay.

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Re: How much did you write today?
« Reply #1507 on: July 30, 2017, 09:12:51 PM »
Finished the first era of the history portion of my lorebook. Just adding in the last pictures now.
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Re: How much did you write today?
« Reply #1508 on: July 30, 2017, 10:02:45 PM »
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Re: How much did you write today?
« Reply #1509 on: August 01, 2017, 02:15:02 AM »
Finished the first era of the history portion of my lorebook. Just adding in the last pictures now.
I should get back to Henry the Jack, I left him in a dance battle...

When do we get to see the lorebook? :)

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Re: How much did you write today?
« Reply #1510 on: August 01, 2017, 08:17:51 AM »
Finished the first era of the history portion of my lorebook. Just adding in the last pictures now.
I should get back to Henry the Jack, I left him in a dance battle...

When do we get to see the lorebook? :)

Once I finish the last paintings of this part.

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Re: How much did you write today?
« Reply #1511 on: August 02, 2017, 06:21:13 AM »
Finished the first era of the history portion of my lorebook. Just adding in the last pictures now.
I should get back to Henry the Jack, I left him in a dance battle...

When do we get to see the lorebook? :)

Once I finish the last paintings of this part.


You can PAINT???????


This is basically all I'm capable of:




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Re: How much did you write today?
« Reply #1512 on: August 02, 2017, 07:17:28 AM »
Finished the first era of the history portion of my lorebook. Just adding in the last pictures now.
I should get back to Henry the Jack, I left him in a dance battle...

When do we get to see the lorebook? :)

Once I finish the last paintings of this part.


You can PAINT???????


This is basically all I'm capable of:





Digital painting to be more precise. And still in the process of self-teaching. I tried art classes but I don't like people telling me what to do and the teacher had some superiority complex. (aka asshole type)
Anyway 2 more to go and I finish this part.

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Re: How much did you write today?
« Reply #1513 on: August 02, 2017, 02:20:39 PM »
Past few days, I've managed 1000-200 words a day. Today I've hit a stop at 200, and I'm starting to hate what I've written.

Time to skip ahead to another section, I think.  >:(

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Re: How much did you write today?
« Reply #1514 on: August 04, 2017, 10:27:35 AM »
Show us some samples of your art @Henry Dale !!