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

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Sat Oct 17, 2015 5:55 am Post

Sounds like a plan!

The email questions have dried up now... Looks like everyone's either gone to bed or not got up yet so I'm going to go grab a quick couple of hours myself. Hopefully nothing urgent will come up in he meantime. If anyone does need anything, type really loudly and I might wake up! :D
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Sat Oct 17, 2015 5:58 am Post

OK. First draft done. Now I just have to go back and put in all the expectoratin'. I think the aliens will probably take care of that, though. They and the elves don't hold with a lot of spitting in their magic forest. It's okay I put that in, isn't it? You said extra characters were okay.
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Sat Oct 17, 2015 6:08 am Post

Evil Overlord wrote:OK. First draft done. Now I just have to go back and put in all the expectoratin'. I think the aliens will probably take care of that, though. They and the elves don't hold with a lot of spitting in their magic forest. It's okay I put that in, isn't it? You said extra characters were okay.


Okay if someone else is doing aliens and elves I'm totally putting in the UFO scene I wasn't sure about.

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Sat Oct 17, 2015 6:09 am Post

I hate you all. :D
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Sat Oct 17, 2015 6:56 am Post

Okay so its the first year trying to write with a daughter.. NOT ONE WORD WRITTEN! I dont suppose it would be NIAD without me cutting it right to the wire... I'm blaming her!
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Sat Oct 17, 2015 6:59 am Post

Rollerdiva wrote:Okay so its the first year trying to write with a daughter.. NOT ONE WORD WRITTEN! I dont suppose it would be NIAD without me cutting it right to the wire... I'm blaming her!


Can I blame your daughter too? Please? :oops:
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Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:00 am Post

Although in my head the 'Triceptacon' battle section is pretty much done..
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Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:01 am Post

nom wrote:
Rollerdiva wrote:Okay so its the first year trying to write with a daughter.. NOT ONE WORD WRITTEN! I dont suppose it would be NIAD without me cutting it right to the wire... I'm blaming her!


Can I blame your daughter too? Please? :oops:


I've asked her.. she's fine with it... :lol:
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Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:24 am Post

A western - awesome!
I never thought about writing one myself, so this is really cool!

I got two questions:

1) Does the Wells Fargo man riding into town to alert the Marshal have a name or do I need to call him "the Wells Fargo man", which might become rather strange?

2) Does the Marshal knwo about the contents of the stolen cases and / or is the content of any importance (to the story).

Cheers and happy writing!!
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Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:30 am Post

Done for now. I will wake up and look with fresh eyes. Can't wait to read the rest of the books. Had a great time, thanks again for the invite.
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Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:34 am Post

560 words so far.

Time for a break.

I had a few problems with getting WordPad to open the instruction file, but it worked OK in Libre Office

There's a lot that has to happen, and I have a feeling that my chapter is close to the end. The events fit with the genre conventions for that.

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Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:38 am Post

Catcher74 wrote:A western - awesome!
I never thought about writing one myself, so this is really cool!

I got two questions:

1) Does the Wells Fargo man riding into town to alert the Marshal have a name or do I need to call him "the Wells Fargo man", which might become rather strange?

2) Does the Marshal knwo about the contents of the stolen cases and / or is the content of any importance (to the story).

Cheers and happy writing!!


Hey Catcher74.
1) I've not given him a name anywhere. You can refer to him however you like!
2) The contents are mostly papers and a little bit of cash. Huge irritation to the bank, limited benefit to the robbers.
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Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:40 am Post

Wolf_Baginski wrote:There's a lot that has to happen

It's not often I get told that! :D

Wolf_Baginski wrote:and I have a feeling that my chapter is close to the end. The events fit with the genre conventions for that.

Assuming, of course, that I have any familiarity with the genre conventions. :oops: :D
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Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:46 am Post

400 words short and the chapter is 'finished'. Have to see if I can stretch it out some more.

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Sat Oct 17, 2015 8:29 am Post

I opened the pack before bed, a little drunk, and almost cried at the amount of info given! It's obviously a good thing though, so drunken me should get a grip.

Everything I know about westerns comes from Red Dead Redemption on the Xbox, which is great for the soundtrack to get me in the mood but bad because that game is set a full 40 years after this story! :shock:
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