Novel-in-a-Day 5: Go Set A NiaD

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Fri Aug 14, 2015 4:55 pm Post

Well, there is a special sandboxed area in here marked 'numpty dumpty'. Could that be it? Let's see, it seems this chapter is to be told in 1st or deep 3rd person from the point of no view (POnV) of a certain unidentified character during a period of uninterrupted and dreamless sleep. That's all it says. But I guess that says it all.

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Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:05 pm Post

gr wrote:Well, there is a special sandboxed area in here marked 'numpty dumpty'. Could that be it? Let's see, it seems this chapter is to be told in 1st or deep 3rd person from the point of no view (POnV) of a certain unidentified character during a period of uninterrupted and dreamless sleep. That's all it says. But I guess that says it all.


Sounds like an impotent narrator, t' me.
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Fri Aug 14, 2015 7:07 pm Post

I'm in.
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Fri Aug 14, 2015 7:31 pm Post

Evil Overlord wrote:I'm in.

Another naive, unsuspecting, innocent lamb to the slaughter … ah well … c'est la vie, eh?

M' Lord, welcome aboard the sinking, stinking ship, Scrivener, floundering, adrift on the tempestuous seas of literary endeavour
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Fri Aug 14, 2015 8:19 pm Post

How could I let another year go by without making piggy stay up until five in the morning waiting for me to finish another poorly edited chapter? I'm in!
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Sat Aug 15, 2015 5:50 pm Post

Evil Overlord, welcome to the forum! I've sent you a Direct Message with details on what happens next.

AmberV, yes, my personal suffering is one of the hidden benefits of the event for many. :? :D
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Sat Aug 15, 2015 8:31 pm Post

Thanks for the story, Evil Overlord. Welcome to NiaD!

If you have any questions, you can ask them here, on the email address in the Direct Message, or via the NiaD twitter account @novelinaday
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Sun Aug 16, 2015 3:56 pm Post

Sign me in for another one...

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Mon Aug 17, 2015 7:10 am Post

Hey Jaype, DONE!
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Tue Aug 18, 2015 1:53 am Post

Me too, please! :)
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Tue Aug 18, 2015 8:40 am Post

nom wrote:1. Pig's *#se!


Not pigfender's?

Apologies, nom. Somehow in the confusion with the "Where Jaysen tests the patience of Mr Piggy " thread, I missed your message.

Am grateful for it. Very.

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Tue Aug 18, 2015 8:49 am Post

Siren wrote:Me too, please! :)


Hey Siren, yes! I've added you to the list. :D

That brings our tally to 25 people which seems like a nice point to look at some stats*:
- 3 of you are doing NiaD for the first time (welcome!)
- Over half of you will have done at least three NiaDs by 18th October
- A quarter of you will have done ALL FIVE NiaDs!

As well as being a nice round number, it also pushes us over the 24 chapters mark into our second book! Wonder how many versions we'll have this year?

* - because stats always make things FUN.
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Tue Aug 18, 2015 10:54 am Post

Briar Kit wrote:
nom wrote:1. Pig's *#se!


Not pigfender's?


I was pushing the limits of public acceptability as it was, and some... err... mental images are better left unexamined (so to speak).

Briar Kit wrote:Apologies, nom. Somehow in the confusion with the "Where Jaysen tests the patience of Mr Piggy " thread, I missed your message.

Am grateful for it. Very.

Bestest

Briar Kit


You are most welcome and I'm glad to know I didn't offend too much. I trust that you can respond with grace, courage and conviction to whatever ails you.









P.S. Keep writing!
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Tue Aug 18, 2015 10:57 am Post

pigfender wrote:
Siren wrote:Me too, please! :)


Hey Siren, yes! I've added you to the list. :D

That brings our tally to 25 people which seems like a nice point to look at some stats*:
- 3 of you are doing NiaD for the first time (welcome!)
- Over half of you will have done at least three NiaDs by 18th October
- A quarter of you will have done ALL FIVE NiaDs!

As well as being a nice round number, it also pushes us over the 24 chapters mark into our second book! Wonder how many versions we'll have this year?

* - because stats always make things FUN.


Hmmm... ¼ of 25 is 6¼ . Who's the ¼? Is this a commentary on personality, writing ability, or stature?
You're right, stats are fun!
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Tue Aug 18, 2015 11:31 am Post

It's using the Internationally Accepted Protocol[citation needed] for degrees of accuracy and rounding in stated proportions.

Look, it was bang on 25.00000000% when I worked it out, but then DMJ signed up. :)
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