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Thanks everyone! I'm here. Totally behind on PiBoIdMo, but that's okay.
Got feedback from second CP group, still getting a range of responses. Need to work through it so I can post the PB for an agent workshop. Posting deadline is tomorrow.

Of course now I am even more nervous about getting said PB revision done right, since I have to send it to two of my top agent picks. I would like to get it to them by end of Nov.
#1111 - November 05, 2015, 08:15 AM
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Darshana, I'm sure you'll get your book polished in time to send to your favorite agents. :stars3

I started this month working on two ms, but now a third has appeared so I'm spending a lot of time at the computer with my head down. But I love it when I'm on a deadline so I'm in imagination heaven and enjoying every minute! :goldstar
#1112 - November 05, 2015, 07:19 PM

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Checking in.

Thanks Cali. :-)
Yes deadlines can be motivating. I work better that way too.

#1113 - November 06, 2015, 05:48 AM
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darshana, good luck on getting your writing done by deadlines. Don't fizzle on PiBoIdMo! You can catch up, no problem. You're a writer.

Cali, I love it too, when I'm sitting at my computer but totally somewhere else.

And Melissa, I hope your notebook saw some good writing yesterday.

Happy writing to everyone today.
#1114 - November 06, 2015, 06:05 AM

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JFriday, my notebook saw plenty of writing yesterday; I'll leave it for another day to decide whether or not it was good. Darshana and Cali, happy writing!

I'm checking in for an afternoon writing session today.
#1115 - November 06, 2015, 01:54 PM
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I got my revision done and posted in the agent workshop. Now I just have to critique 8-9 manuscripts over the next week and catch up on PiBoIdMo.

Thanks JFriday and Melissa!
Happy Friday!
#1116 - November 06, 2015, 03:47 PM
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So glad you got your revision done, Darshana. Keep us posted about what happens with it. :pompoms :star2 :star2 :pompoms

I'm checking in.
#1117 - November 07, 2015, 05:21 AM
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I'm here, revising.

Yay, darshana!
#1118 - November 07, 2015, 07:00 AM

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Checking in.
#1119 - November 08, 2015, 06:30 AM
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Checking in.
#1120 - November 09, 2015, 06:25 AM
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i'm here.
#1121 - November 09, 2015, 07:58 AM
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I'm here. Need  :coffee3.

Then I need  :coffee3 :coffee3 :coffee3.

One of those days.
#1122 - November 10, 2015, 03:42 AM

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JFriday, here's an extra cup of :coffee3 for you, with a :donut2 on the side.

I'm checking in.
#1123 - November 10, 2015, 06:42 AM
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Checking in.
#1124 - November 11, 2015, 06:24 AM
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Thanks for the extra coffee, Melissa. And the donut was delish. Evidently I was coming down with a cold, which I now have full-force. Yuck.

Don't know how creative I'll be, but checking in anyway... :coldsick

#1125 - November 11, 2015, 09:10 AM

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Oh no. hope you feel better soon JFriday.
#1126 - November 11, 2015, 01:10 PM
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Can I join? Technically, I'm setting the clock early to get all household tasks done before my husband leaves for work. That means once he's out the door, I have quiet time to write until time to leave for my own job.

Anyway, after spending three years of my writing life on a young adult novel, I reached the place this fall of needing an indefinite break. Now I'm back to writing articles and stories and ... um, breathing :-) My recent writes has revolved about animals, with an occasional religious item thrown in the mix.
#1127 - November 11, 2015, 06:38 PM

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7:30 am here! All my household tasks are complete and my husband is getting ready to leave for work.

With a pet curled up on either side, I'm about to start writing my daily book review post. Then I'll continue with research. I'm recording the contents of newsletters from some of our local animal welfare groups, as part of preparation for writing local articles and eventually a book.

Happy writing to everyone!
#1128 - November 12, 2015, 05:43 AM

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Welcome, Allison! Always nice to have another early riser around here. Sounds like you've found a cool way to carve out writing time for yourself.

JFriday, it's a bummer you're sick. Hope you feel better soon.

I'm checking in, I hope. I slept later than I meant to, and my little guy will be up pretty soon.
#1129 - November 12, 2015, 07:16 AM
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Woke up in the middle of the night, so I'm going to try writing.
#1130 - November 13, 2015, 03:56 AM
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Checking in. As always, I have a daily review post to write. Then I might get to finish up my research on our local animal welfare groups or a visitor might interrupt today's writing time. I just got the news last night about a visitor from out of town wanting to see our foster cat.

Melissa, I've read enough to know you're working on a novel. For what age group? I don't have a little one to wake me up, but my three cats start getting restless about 5:00.

Happy writing to everyone!

Welcome, Allison! Always nice to have another early riser around here. Sounds like you've found a cool way to carve out writing time for yourself.
I'm checking in, I hope. I slept later than I meant to, and my little guy will be up pretty soon.
#1131 - November 13, 2015, 05:46 AM

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Allison, I'm working on a YA. Happy writing, everyone!
#1132 - November 14, 2015, 06:50 AM
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Checking in.
#1133 - November 15, 2015, 05:33 AM
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Checking in, although it's not early.Welcome, Allison!

I've been gathering ideas for PiBoIdMo and polishing a pb which I just sent out. Haven't felt up to working on the novel, so I'm taking a rest from that. Also reeling from what happened in Paris.

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Wrangling two novels in NaMoIdMo; one MG fantasy and one YA paranormal romance. Some days all I can do is research or write. Mostly rewriting today.

I hope everyone else is doing better! :stars3
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Wow, Cali. Wow.
#1136 - November 15, 2015, 08:07 PM
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Cali, I can't imagine. I don't think I could do two novels at once. Bravo!

Hope everyone has a productive day!
#1137 - November 16, 2015, 03:34 AM

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Checking in. Thanks for the welcomes!

Melissa and Cali, how long have you been working on your novels?

JFriday, two of the ladies in our local writing group are doing picture books. I have ideas, but not ready yet to tackle them.

My day will start with a personal meme at my blog. Then I need to prepare for our aforementioned writing group. Somehow this introvert ended up being the leader. Finally, I hope to find some markets for a couple pet articles in the works.

Happy writing everyone!
#1138 - November 16, 2015, 05:46 AM

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I wrote for a couple of hours this morning--actually in the middle of the night, because I couldn't sleep. Didn't think to check in at the time.

Allison, I've been working on my novel for a couple of months or so.

Keep on keepin' on, everybody!
#1139 - November 16, 2015, 09:58 AM
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Checking in.

My day will start with a quick book review teaser. Then as part of my pet project research, I'm heading out to meet a lady who owns a store that gives its proceeds to animal rescue. Busy morning.

Happy writing everyone!
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