4 of 9 now

Dec. 1st, 2011 09:34 pm
jeffthoth: (writing)
 It took me a day to process this: NaNoWriMo 2011 led to my most depressing wordcount. Now I've woofed five in a row.

My self-confidence has now taken a huge hit. I'm still intending to go for an even 10 next year, but after that I don't know.
jeffthoth: (novel writing)
It's about 33 days away now.

I realized that my original plan will be too complex for a month's project. Instead, I'll be using another idea. It seems that I'll be doing a western with SF concepts... but not Cowboys and Aliens.
jeffthoth: (screenplay)
At midnight, Script Frenzy 2011 began.
jeffthoth: (writing)
JanNoWriMo

JaNoWriMo

Both have the same idea:write 50000 words in the 31 days of January. You can continue an unfinished NaNo.

I have too many other things to do now to try it. Maybe in 2012.

jeffthoth: (writing)
NaNoWriMo again. My eighth, trying again for my fifth win.

I'm trying to get my other projects done and to get as much of my novel outline done ahead too.
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Script Frenzy 2010 is over now... I dozed off before 10 PM, so I missed my chance to add another page or so to my final count. I didn't think I'd make it to 100 pages, but at least 69-70.

Instead, I dozed off after supper until past 1AM. My final tally was 68 pages.

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- a lot has happened though!

1). I had to find a new Australasian nominator for DUFF. One of the ones I already had needed to recluse herself. As an incumbent administrator, her nominating me was a conflict of interest.

So I had to e-mail around to get a new one. I laughed when one guy who turned me down suggested I get a few years known behind my belt...between APAzines, letters in comics, letters in zines and my own award-winning one I have more than 20 years of experience!

He mentioned ANZAPA, the SF APA in Australia. I declined because a) it would dilute the time for my own zine b) joining an APA again would be a step backwards for me and c) costs would be too high for me.

2). Another potential shared notes for a panel on comics at a local Melbourne con. Regardless or not of my attendance I've offered to send him some info.

3). I wrote a piece for my prolific friend Chris Garcia's zine Annual. Chris deserves a Hugo for all that he does.

4). DUFF doesn't have a Facebook group, while TAFF does. Another project for me to start.

5). My zine is coming along nicely.

6). The DUFF ballot is now out. I'm one of 5 candidates, some with big credentials.

I'll do my best, but without animosity. The final vote is at 11:59 PM on Mar 31. May the best fan win!

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