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Old October 17th, 2015 (7:45 PM).
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NaNoWriMo is fast approaching! Before the big event on November 1st, some things we can discuss:
  • Exchange usernames! I'm bay-alexison there and I'm cool being writing buddies with the PC peeps here!
  • Any stories/ideas you have for this year? Do you usually plan your stories for Nano beforehand or just make up as you go?
  • Will you be trying for 50K? If not, have a specific wordcount goal of your own?
  • Plan to go to various writing events near your area?
  • Anything else relating to NaNo!

This year I plan to do a short story collection Bravely Default fanfic. I doubt it'll be 50K, but I think I'll be able to get the collection done before NaNo finishes! I already have a barebones outline as to which short story will be about. If I do get to finish early I might do a couple more projects (there's one Pokemon chaptered fic that has been on my head for a long while that I never got to yet) but November has always been a busy month for me haha. For now my endgoal is to complete that story collection first.

As for events, I know there have been several in the Southern California area but I've never been to those. The bigger ones are in the Los Angeles area but urghhh traffic.
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    I plan on getting as far as I can with my current novel attempt. I'm not sure how many words I can write, since I'm a pretty slow writer, but I actually have something to work on this year. Previous years I've tried I didn't even have any story ideas, so that didn't go far. I think I wrote one short story and that was it. This year should be better, but we'll see.
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    Old October 17th, 2015 (10:05 PM).
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      Old October 18th, 2015 (3:22 AM).
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      I won't have quite a busy November for once, and... I may actually give it a go. Only did campnanowrimo the once (10,000 words too), but I do have a messy story idea that just won't go solved. Maybe this'll help that if I just write whatever comes to mind and try and clean it up later.
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      Old October 18th, 2015 (4:23 AM).
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        Well, my name there is Crackajack, and honestly I forgot I even had an account there; I made it almost three years ago but now that you all've reminded me, I give it my all to finish a novel on there.
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        Old October 18th, 2015 (5:39 AM).
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          Old October 19th, 2015 (8:51 AM).
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          I'm still trying to decide if I want to be part of it this year. I might enter with something a little less difficult if I do. I really want to do it this year, so I've been thinking hard about it. The hard part for me is probably being committed to it. I always change my stories and can't focus on just one before getting bored of it. For this, I blame it a lot on ADHD. :c

          Anyway, I made a fresh new account there. I don't remember my previous info because it was almost a year ago since my last attempt. XD I'm forgetful, so I don't remember any of my previous info. :c My new account is here if anyone wants to add me. ^^
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          Old October 19th, 2015 (9:36 AM). Edited October 19th, 2015 by NidoKingdra.
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            I've never done this before, but maybe I will... I'll sign up today and let you know my account name. I've had an idea in planning that I could use for it.

            Alright, registered as RidleyX, back to plotting and things I suppose. Look forward to writing alongside you folks.
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            Old October 21st, 2015 (8:55 AM).
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            I decided to just enter in the Christmas story I've been working my butt off on. I wasn't planning on doing one about it, but I decided I would. It didn't feel right not to for some reason.
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            Old October 21st, 2015 (9:05 AM).
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            I wish I had enough free time to enter I've tried NaNoWriMo a few times in the past and I've just gradually got worse and worse the busier real life has gotten.

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            Old October 28th, 2015 (7:40 PM).
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            I shall be continuing and probably not finishing The Eon Chronicles, a fic I'm re-writing that's been in the works since 2007. Hope to see some of y'all on the NaNo forums! I'm txteclipse over there as well.
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            Old October 30th, 2015 (11:26 PM). Edited October 31st, 2015 by Candy.
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            I'm gonna join despite being in Indonesia. It's been a while since I wrote anything fanfiction or original, so I want to brush up my skills again.

            EDIT: Oh right, probably gonna enter in fanfiction 'cause it's been a long time since I've write anything and I want to get back into the groove. xD

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            Old October 31st, 2015 (3:53 AM).
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            I'M JOINING IN YEAH BIT OVER AN HOUR BEFORE IT BEGINS WHO LIKES LAST MINUTE DECISIONS??

            Working on an original story, which I was unsure about but managed to get some plotting done for it. Still some gaps but I'll figure it out as I go! That's what NaNo is for after all, right? I may also include any words written for drabbles or pokemon webzine articles done during the month as well. Not sure if a uni related paper should be included in that, probably not. =p I'm also bobandbill on the nanowrimo site.
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            Old October 31st, 2015 (12:34 PM). Edited November 1st, 2015 by Warspirit.
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              Oh wow I wish I would've known about this sooner! I've been working on a fanfic series (Harry Styles/One Direction) for nearly a year now and I'm about to start the third book probably next month or December, depending on how much free time I have (curse you Physics and Organic Chem!). I'd love to enter but eh I don't know if I could squeeze enough time into writing anything new. I've had several ideas for different fanfics in another fandom (EXO) and I'm on the "Thinking/Fleshing Out" phase but who knows when I'll be ready to write anything.

              Either way I'll try to give it a shot and see what I can squeeze out. When I'm in the mood I'm a pretty fast writer so I might be able to get this done ha. I'll edit this post with my username later after I think up a good one!

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              Old November 1st, 2015 (9:08 PM).
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                Day one is down, how's everybody doing? I got almost 2100 words done today, pretty good start I think!
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                2100 words is awesome! =D

                As for me, only managed to do around 1250 words so far, though I might try to squeeze in a bit more before heading to bed tonight. Probably not as much as several others here, but I did finish two short stories for the story collection and I'm content with that.

                Real quick, anyone interested in a Nano Skype chatroom? In another forum I know they do weekly writing chats, though for this one anyone participating in NaNo can join in to do some word wars, general cheerleading, writing discussions, etc. Basically a very relaxing setting.
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                Old November 2nd, 2015 (1:05 AM). Edited November 2nd, 2015 by Delirious Absol.
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                  I've almost finished my current fanfic, so when I get the final chapters out I'll be working on the background fluff. Whether or not I'll meet 50k this year remains to be seen... I also have assignments XD

                  I like the idea of a Nano Skype. I'd really like to chat writing with other writers. How would it work though?

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                  Not sure if a uni related paper should be included in that, probably not. =p
                  I seriously considered that when I thought of my assignments! XD
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                  I got 1900+ words in my first day. Going to get much less today, only got home an hour ago after a long day (was home earlier... with enough time for a quick dinner). This was expected though, and as long as I get some work done each possible day that'll be fine by me.

                  I'd be fine with a skype group for this! As long as we still post in here as well.
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                  Old November 2nd, 2015 (7:06 AM).
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                    A skype chatroom sounds awesome.
                    I'm going for 2000 a day every day until I'm done!
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                    Old November 2nd, 2015 (8:14 AM).
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                      Got 1,402 written today, but none yesterday as we were really busy. It's a quiet day for me. But I'm tired from a busy Sunday XD Hoping to get double that done tomorrow and catch up!
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                      I have about 5,156 words right now. ^w^ I'm proud of myself so far. I actually stayed up after midnight to update my word count. I already had my first chapter done before it started! X3 I got so excited!

                      I wrote about four times yesterday. 8D I want to do a little pacing though so I can get my brain to think of ideas. If you want to read my story, you can find it here. ^w^
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                      Old November 2nd, 2015 (12:29 PM).
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                        Whew, daily goal achieved! Just barely this time, but I'm still very happy with it.

                        Hope everybody is having fun with this!
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                          That's great, Deracine! =D It looks like we're all doing well.

                          I just had another writing bash and reached a total of 4,078 words! That's me caught up to yesterday's goal as well, so I'm slightly ahead! I had more planned for this chapter, but I might have to break it into two XD
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                            I'm handwriting my project this time around, since when I'm on the computer the internet is a little too distracting, so I don't have an exact word count. However, I've written about five pages today, so as long as I can keep that up, I have a chance on completing the challenge this year.

                            I'm actually really enjoying how the story is coming out so far, so here's hoping it'll continue!

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                            I like the idea of a Nano Skype. I'd really like to chat writing with other writers. How would it work though?
                            Basically I'll make an announcement soon asking for people's skype usernames and I'll add them to a skype chatroom (I'll have the room name something like "PC NaNo 2015" or something like that ). But yeah, I'll have more info concerning that Wednesday maybe (Tuesdays are pretty busy for me, lol).

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                            I'd be fine with a skype group for this! As long as we still post in here as well.
                            Yeah everyone can post here too, the chat won't replace this thread.

                            Tonight I was able to add in almost 1600 words so right now I have almost 3K! The next scene I'm supposed to write I'm a bit unsure how to go about it, but after that are the next scenes I'm really excited for.

                            Looks it everyone is fine with a Skype chatroom! I'll see about doing a proper announcement and info concerning that within a couple days, so keep an eye on this thread!
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