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by pigfender
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION
Replies: 303
Views: 36824

Re: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION

Alobear wrote:Talking about being out of comfort zones - my chapter seems to be all about electrical engineering and I have a BA in English!!
Let the technobabble commence!
:D
It can be about electrical engineering or about electical engineers
by pigfender
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION
Replies: 303
Views: 36824

Re: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION

Hi Pigfender, Thanks for the email and your advice here. Much appreciated! I guess the point of this exercise is to get us out of our comfort zone. It’s certainly doing that! Perhaps the next NIAD can be a Fantasy genre and we can invent our own world? Back to the research and writing... :D This is...
by pigfender
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION
Replies: 303
Views: 36824

Re: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION

Hi everyone, I’m stuck! I've sent you an email with answers to some of your specific questions I thought we were going to be writing The Road or The Hunger Games. There are, sadly, a great many types of apocalypse! My browsing history from the past 2 weeks will defeintely have me on a watch list! :...
by pigfender
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION
Replies: 303
Views: 36824

Re: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION

Kramer wrote:What little I know of the White House is purely down to President Bartlett and his team in The West Wing.

Great TV show. Can't go wrong.

Kramer wrote:I could write a ukulele into my chapter...our characters could jam together if everything goes pear-shaped for them. :D

If?
by pigfender
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION
Replies: 303
Views: 36824

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I am finding this brief extremely challenging. When I feel that -- and I feel that a lot! -- I always make sure I understand if my story is POOEE. P -Protagonist - who is my protagonist for this scene? O- Objective - what are they trying to achieve? O - Obstacle - what is stopping them? E - Escalat...
by pigfender
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION
Replies: 303
Views: 36824

Re: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION

Accordion Noir wrote:there's an squeezebox, but I haven't decided if it's a good accordion, or a bad one.

Wait... there are *bad* accordions?!
by pigfender
Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION
Replies: 303
Views: 36824

Re: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION

Hi everyone. Well, it's 3am and the questions seem to have died off on email so I'm going to nip off to bed for a few hours. Please do crowdsource wisdom if you need anything time sensitive, else I've respond to anything that's come through when I wake up!

Best,
Rog.
by pigfender
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION
Replies: 303
Views: 36824

Re: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION

Here is good!
by pigfender
Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION
Replies: 303
Views: 36824

Re: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION

Well, if you're ever feeling squished, whether it's a NiaD or any time in the future, you've got my email address.
I'm good at listening.
by pigfender
Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION
Replies: 303
Views: 36824

Re: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION

Would you like me to say yes or no? :)
Hope all is ok?
by pigfender
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION
Replies: 303
Views: 36824

Re: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION

PLEASE NOTE THAT SIGN UP TO TAKE PART IN NIAD9½ HAS NOW CLOSED IN ORDER TO GET THE BRIEFING PACKS READY!
by pigfender
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION
Replies: 303
Views: 36824

Re: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION

kirtvee wrote:@pigfender, @pigfender!
*raises hand urgently*
Is there still time for me to get in on the fun?

Yup! Signup closes at 5pm UK (so 2 hours) time. Will add you to the list.
by pigfender
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION
Replies: 303
Views: 36824

Re: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION

JacquelineM wrote:Hi @pigfender

I’d like to join in, if that’s okay and it’s not too late!


Yup!

SIGN UP CLOSES AT 5PM TODAY!
by pigfender
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION
Replies: 303
Views: 36824

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by pigfender
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION
Replies: 303
Views: 36824

Re: Novel-in-a-Day 9½ - SPECIAL APOCALYPSE EDITION

...and lets not forget: pulled together in just 2 weeks!

xiamenese wrote:I have never read any apocalyptic fiction, nor watched any apocalyptic films
Sounds like you'll have a fresh take on the challenge, then!