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Jaysen
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Sat Oct 19, 2019 12:26 am Post

pigfender wrote:I'LL EMAIL YOU A READABLE COPY.
We're supposed to be able to read? No one said reading was a qualification.
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Sat Oct 19, 2019 12:33 am Post

Open Office sorted out the black table problemette. It looks beautiful, now. Beautiful!

Also, if you highlight the table it's readable.
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Sat Oct 19, 2019 12:38 am Post

Camy wrote:Open Office sorted out the black table problemette. It looks beautiful, now. Beautiful!

Also, if you highlight the table it's readable.

ya know what didn't work? selecting the table, then making the text white! then I yelled at piggy for messing up column 2!

Mr Fender, if you have a moment your email may contain a legit (and a few illegitimate) questions.
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Sat Oct 19, 2019 12:51 am Post

A)

To fix the black-on-black left column of the chapter brief table in Scrivener: click into the table, Select All. Then select Format > Table... Change the Cell Background Color Fill from black to white.

B)

The rtf opens and the table is fine in Word.

C)

The left column of the table is just the labels that indicate what each of the five rows of the table represent -- which are (for the record):

1) Background
2) Things that have already happened
3) Begins with
4) Chapter Details
5) Ends with

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Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:26 am Post

Jaysen wrote:
gr wrote:Dude. Try to focus.

NO!!! YOU CAN'T MAKE ME!!!


Are you surrre?
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Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:28 am Post

gr wrote:
Jaysen wrote:
gr wrote:Dude. Try to focus.

NO!!! YOU CAN'T MAKE ME!!!


Are you surrre?

According to my wife... no.
Jaysen

I have a wife and 2 kids that I can only attribute to a wiggle, a giggle, and the realization that she was out of my league so I might as well be happy with her as a friend. 26 years marriage later, I can't imagine life without her. -Me 10/7/09

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Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:44 am Post

I'm operating under a much more compressed timeframe than I'd prefer, so ... I'm done. Not with any of the poetry I'd like, but the chapter is ... functional. I'm holding off on sending it though, in case I come up with a surge of brilliance in the night, and before my day-long event. [Which I suppose means I'm almost certain to forget to send it at all.] Still, it is, in some way, finished.
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Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:46 am Post

No. Just no. You are not allowed to be done. Go do it again.
Jaysen

I have a wife and 2 kids that I can only attribute to a wiggle, a giggle, and the realization that she was out of my league so I might as well be happy with her as a friend. 26 years marriage later, I can't imagine life without her. -Me 10/7/09

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Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:06 am Post

Evil Overlord wrote:I'm operating under a much more compressed timeframe than I'd prefer, so ... I'm done.


Oh good gracious. By what demonic power....? Wait, don't answer that, Evil Overlord.
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Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:19 am Post

And here I was feeling good about having hit 500 words already. What sorcery is this?
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Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:26 am Post

I keep having questions. :/
Thank you, Pigfender for being there for me. :D So much for resting. :D
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Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:08 am Post

Hi everyone!

When I first read my brief from Mr Piggy, I experienced a severe case of Writer's Block.

When this happens, I usually muddle through, but this time I emailed him a few questions for clarification,and his answers have made me feel SO much better -especially since I correctly guessed the identity of one of the characters. I think I've been given an early chapter, so there weren't many clues.


I shan't be able to start writing until late morning.

I can't believe someone has finished ALREADY!!! :mrgreen:

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Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:12 am Post

It is a dark and stormy night here. The wind howls and rattles at our windows. Or maybe it is as still as pitch and a lone train whistle can be heard in the distance. How am I supposed to think with all these distractions? Perhaps I should go down to the basement where it is silent and dark and snug and write by the illumination of my screen.
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Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:21 am Post

It is an nice novel :)

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RonjoI
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Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:48 am Post

Now to let it simmer. I will do a final polish on this little turd of mine in the morning. I don't hate it now, I hope to love it in the morning.
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