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What's this NaNoWriMo business?
« on: June 06, 2010, 11:25:26 PM »
NaNoWriMo, short for National Novel Writing Month, is a month-long writing exercise that takes place every November.  The goal: Write a novel of at least 50,000 words in 30 days.  That means an average of 1,667 words a day, or about 3 pages.  For more information, see the official website:

http://www.nanowrimo.org/

While the NaNo site has plenty of opportunities to get involved with the writing community, we like to have a more 'local' feel, or at least a more familiar context if we feel the need to compete with someone (such as Shae and Emperor running neck and neck last year!).

If you'd like to take up the challenge this year, register at nanowrimo.org, and let us know your name over there so we can cheer you on!

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Re: What's this NaNoWriMo business?
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2010, 09:04:14 PM »
A stampede of millipedes: these keys are covered.  I registered and I'm raring to go.


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Re: What's this NaNoWriMo business?
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2010, 07:51:46 PM »
I can't decide which of two stories I want to write...I'm ready to flip a coin lol

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Re: What's this NaNoWriMo business?
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2010, 05:39:12 PM »
Huh.

Well, I lost my user name from '07 because they've cut off access to it.  Maybe because it has been so long????

Which is funny, because I still get all the e-mails.  O.o


New Username:  KiraD

Novel Title:  Downgrade

Current mood:  Hope to some higher deity that I've got the gumption to finish this year! :P

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Re: What's this NaNoWriMo business?
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2010, 04:17:04 PM »
I've made a decision!!!

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Novel Title: The Summoned - Medea Strata
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King Iola Strata has a firm grasp on ruling two kingdoms, each in a separate dimension. But when the two sages at her side can't explain the creatures coming out of Heaven's Shrine, the other kingdoms begin pointing fingers toward Ariyana and its dimensional gate. Explained by the phantom knight Drake, the barrier between dimensions is torn and one is crashing into another.

Now that the summoner Miria is at Iola's side, she plans to help settle matters as Ariyana's queen; except, two unlikely beings tear a hole through space in search of her. They have come to ensure that she lives up to her end of their contract; that is, the body of a powerful entity. The power-hungry spell casters plan to steal Miria's spatial summoning ability and then use her body to seal the torn barrier allowing another dimension to encroach upon theirs.

Iola is confident she can protect her queen; however, her own troubles are far from few when the School for Summoners' old headmaster makes an appearance. Sialla Danurian has returned with more than a small grudge and she's brought a powerful ally--a leader of the Phantom Knights who has a few more immortals up their sleeve.
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