Author's Check-in #11

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Re: Author's Check-in #11

Post by blablover5 » Sun May 12, 2019 12:22 am

I've been doing prep work for my upcoming facebook group takeover and it is exhausting. I don't do this spiel stuff well.

I made this game to hopefully get a few responses.
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Post by RJDiogenes » Sun May 12, 2019 8:55 pm

First name or last name? I'm either Nexus Cruiser or Strike Cruiser. I kind of like Nexus Cruiser Better.
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Post by Lupine » Mon May 13, 2019 2:59 pm

I got either Hellhound Cruiser or Vigilant Cruiser.

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Re: Author's Check-in #11

Post by Jim Gamma » Mon May 13, 2019 9:20 pm

I've written the Tale of Arcania (Champion of Compassion). And I very nearly couldn't finish it from crying so much. :( It's 3,600 words, more or less.

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Post by RJDiogenes » Mon May 13, 2019 10:30 pm

Yikes. :mellow:
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Re: Author's Check-in #11

Post by blablover5 » Thu May 16, 2019 5:16 pm

Please please please vote for either Jaya or Rikuto or else you can’t vote for them later! I know, it’s stupid, but brackify sucks.
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Post by RJDiogenes » Thu May 16, 2019 9:11 pm

Okay, I voted for Jaya. And Variel. And Fluffy.
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Post by blablover5 » Thu May 16, 2019 9:38 pm

Thanks! I think you have to vote for everyone for it to count. This thing is so broken.
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Post by blablover5 » Fri May 17, 2019 12:44 pm

Begging again for people to vote for Jaya and Variel. Poor Rikuto got left in the dust.
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Post by RJDiogenes » Fri May 17, 2019 10:17 pm

I had to vote against Fluffy. :(
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Post by blablover5 » Sat May 18, 2019 1:24 pm

Oh no, Jaya and Variel are facing off against each other! Please vote for one of them because I can’t pick.
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Post by RJDiogenes » Sat May 18, 2019 7:49 pm

I had a feeling that would happen. I picked Jaya.
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Post by blablover5 » Sat May 18, 2019 11:02 pm

Tomorrow is when I'll be super annoying and begging for votes. I hate that I have to ask everyone every day or they drop out.
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Post by blablover5 » Sun May 19, 2019 1:21 pm

Jaya’s in the finals! This is the absolute last time I’ll ask people to vote for her. Please! http://brackify.com/bracket/35161/OWS-C ... ter-Battle
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Post by RJDiogenes » Sun May 19, 2019 8:06 pm

Eh, don't worry about asking. I'm happy to vote, especially for Jaya. :D
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Post by blablover5 » Mon May 20, 2019 1:33 am

And I just learned that they changed whoever was hosting the bracket so my character getting that far doesn't even matter. Now there's a whole different one. AH!!!! I am never doing this con again. It was so much work for no gain.
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Re: Author's Check-in #11

Post by Lupine » Mon May 20, 2019 3:47 pm

I finished the re-write of Murder the World. Preliminary word count comes in at 112,906 words, up from the 80,000 or so it had been.

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Re: Author's Check-in #11

Post by RJDiogenes » Mon May 20, 2019 10:28 pm

Whoa, that's almost a 50% increase. :eek:
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And I just learned that they changed whoever was hosting the bracket so my character getting that far doesn't even matter. Now there's a whole different one. AH!!!! I am never doing this con again. It was so much work for no gain.
Wow, they really shouldn't switch horses in mid-stream like that, or boats in mid-racetrack or however that goes. What's the new link?
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Re: Author's Check-in #11

Post by blablover5 » Tue May 21, 2019 12:31 am

It doesn't matter, it's too late. I'm tired of this mess.
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Re: Author's Check-in #11

Post by Lupine » Tue May 21, 2019 2:59 pm

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Whoa, that's almost a 50% increase. :eek:
I wanted to add more detail and flesh out the plot more. I'll take a break to clear my head, then start going through the book again.

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Post by blablover5 » Tue May 21, 2019 8:56 pm

I've decided to try publishing Dwarves in Space through Direct2Digital and, I have to say, it is really nice. I'll still probably go directly through Amazon for my books, but D2D is a great option when I want to go universal.
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Post by Lupine » Tue May 21, 2019 9:59 pm

Direct2Digital does look promising, though I'll have to look into it more to be sure- as it does sound almost a little too good to be true.

Meanwhile I put in some work on a novella currently titled Severance Pay.

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Post by RJDiogenes » Tue May 21, 2019 10:21 pm

blablover5 wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 12:31 am
It doesn't matter, it's too late. I'm tired of this mess.
Aw, that's too bad. :(
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I wanted to add more detail and flesh out the plot more. I'll take a break to clear my head, then start going through the book again.
Cool. Let me know when it's ready. I'd like to read the fleshier version.
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I've decided to try publishing Dwarves in Space through Direct2Digital and, I have to say, it is really nice. I'll still probably go directly through Amazon for my books, but D2D is a great option when I want to go universal.
That does look pretty good for expanding access.
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Direct2Digital does look promising, though I'll have to look into it more to be sure- as it does sound almost a little too good to be true.
I like their affiliate program. We could all refer each other and make some extra money. :lol:
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Post by blablover5 » Tue May 21, 2019 11:42 pm

Lupine wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 9:59 pm
Direct2Digital does look promising, though I'll have to look into it more to be sure- as it does sound almost a little too good to be true.

Meanwhile I put in some work on a novella currently titled Severance Pay.
Honestly, I think they're the go-to for people trying to free themselves from Amazon's clutches. Lots of people are using them.
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Re: Author's Check-in #11

Post by Jim Gamma » Wed May 22, 2019 8:42 pm

2k words done on Azlek's story (Champion of Patience). :) The rest must wait for next week.

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