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THX1138

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I am still working on the wording of the 1st chapter of my novel (the 1st story is the 2nd book as I posted before). But am taking a short break from it.

Now I am working on a very short story for my wife for Mother's Day. I won't say what, but it is appropriate for all ages. Nice, clean and honest.
OK, it is an "UP" story base to it. No more said.
 

redzwritez

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I'm trying to finish up a first draft so I can start my second one. Hopefully by then it'll resemble a good-ish story.
 

Phyrebrat

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I've been very naughty and done little writing on my 3rd book, a superhard Sci-fi*... (I have been doing final editing on the 2nd book -- mostly converting hyphens to em dashes)

Here're my tallies from the past few days. Managed to do nearly 1k today.
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*i.e horror :D
 

Oochillyo

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hey Phyrebrat how are you :)

Wow this is super cool and professional, is this from a website/software ?

Good Luck with your stories I bet they are gonna be spectacular :)

Take care :)

Regards - Declan Sargent
 

Phyrebrat

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Wow this is super cool and professional, is this from a website/software ?
Aww thanks, I appreciate your optimism.

It’s a life-changing software for writers called Scrivener. You can download a free 28 day trial from Literature and Latte and if you like it you can pay around $40 for an unlock key. I’ve been using it since 2013.

There are versions for MacOS, iOS and Winblows ;)
 

Oochillyo

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hey Phyrebrat how are you :)

Your welcome :)

Thank you for the guidance :) I'll check it out once I plan more of my story so I can start linking things up which is defiantly an element I need to work on.

Regards - Declan Sargent
 

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I am presently writing a piece on the relationship(s) shared between modern technologies and private/group spiritual practices; with a heavy focus on shamanism.
 

magpie Asylum

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Working on a follow up novel to my first. This one is an undercover investigation in a shady asylum. Also working editing for my first novel and considering maybe a YouTube channel to get some exposure for my work and sci fi reviews. Oh and my day job.......never enough time.
 

David Evil Overlord

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I'm working on what has become a two-book comic fantasy, set in a mythical Australia.

Two novels. Who knew sending a half-trained herald on a quest to slay a dragon, while armed with nothing but a cheese knife, would come to this?

Not me. I'm a pantser. ;)

P.S. The first novel is done(-ish). Might be looking for beta readers.
 

magpie Asylum

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I'm working on what has become a two-book comic fantasy, set in a mythical Australia.

Two novels. Who knew sending a half-trained herald on a quest to slay a dragon, while armed with nothing but a cheese knife, would come to this?

Not me. I'm a pantser. ;)

P.S. The first novel is done(-ish). Might be looking for beta readers.
hit me up for beta reading.
 

THX1138

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After spending some time here, doing some challenges and researching on/input from some of the threads, I went back and redid the order of the first chapter for my novel. It now has a cleaner flow to it and there is also more room within the first chapter to work with.
 

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Fixing my washing machine. Small hole in door seal floods the room. New replacement seal is 50 or so quid - and that's just the part before the cost of swapping it over. I'm attempting to rebuild the thing with silicon and a bit of reinforcement...
 

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