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#1524

That and, sense I know eventually I plan on doing graphic novels, something that’s say … only 7,500 words, might be a volumes of content for a medium told in pictures, and only uses words to convey dialogue.

So writing a regular length novel, I’d suddenly have 6 volumes (about 6 chapters each in Tankobon). Which outside of serialization, I’ve gotten the impression anything longer than 3 or 4 volumes is pretty unheard of.

I might I hope I’m wrong, but it doesn’t seem so.


#1525

The 500 word weekend-write-in prompt for Mar 8 2019 is now available:

[The 500 Word Weekend Write-In]

500 words, with a new prompt every Friday. Everybody is welcome!


#1526

Weekly Check-In

Sorry for falling behind on messages this week, I kept hitting errors when trying access the site. I’ll need to catch up another day.

But anyway, how has writing gone this week?

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#1527

Slow. Not that much done this week, unfortunately. I think I’ve got a story stuck in my head … .


#1528

omg I haven’t been here in ages but lately, I’ve been getting back into Wattpad a little, so uh, hi again!

Writing’s been kinda slow this week but I’ve been plotting a novel so most of my efforts have gone in another creative direction. I’ve also been working on a short story (magical realism) but I took a short break from that because I’m still not exactly sure what direction I wanna take it in yet. And in the time I’ve been absent, I finished a 17k short story! That’s the longest thing I’ve completed to date tbh haha, so I’m really proud of myself for getting it done, even if I plan on revising again later on :blush:. I’m still trying to get in the habit of writing a story consistently, even if it’s only a sentence every day.


#1529

Is it stuck in a good way or a bad way?


#1530

Writing was a bit rushed but good. Got some stuff out. Feels like it’s really slowing down as I reach the end of the book. I feel like most people have lost interest or dropped off which is frankly pretty discouraging.

Am prepping for Camp NaNo though. Trying out a new genre too. Sci-Fi Fantasy


#1531

Stuck in a not so good way. The other stories are having to make their way past it. It’s a bit like Larry, Moe and Curly trying to get through a door at the same time. Fortunately the story hasn’t gone ‘sour’ on me. I’ve had that happen before, and it can really ruin a week.


#1532

Oh oof, I definitely get the struggle of having my brain latch onto this one thing, regardless of what I’m already working on/prior responsibilities. At least you don’t seem to have an absence of ideas of inspiration!


#1533

Absence is not a problem. I have too many ideas at times, and not enough time to write them down. It’s one of the reasons why I took up writing short stories rather than longer form stories. If I ever get the desire to build on the ideas, I at least have them written down.

That or they end up as settings for convention RPGs.


#1534

Agreed. If you can’t read a book’s title, it’s not exactly appealing, is it?

I see you say it’s not a good stuck. Are you going to write it to get it out of the way?


#1535

Me too! Also getting better (I think)


#1536

Yeah, it’s very difficult. Sometimes I wonder whether anyone would notice or care, but I still feel bad. I think of how I would feel if someone took my writing and I can’t really bring myself to use someone’s art without permission.


#1537

Good advice! I think people forget how small the thumbnails are on Wattpad books. What would be fine on a published book is generally way too small on the Wattpad app.


#1538

That’s fair too.


#1539

I used to use PicsArt but I find Canva much easier. Dafont is a great resource.


#1540

Yeah it’s a really handy thing about Canva!


#1541

Good luck! Hope the waiting isn’t too painful!


#1542

Welcome back!

That’s great! Congratulations!

Good luck!


#1543

Sometimes people just need time to catch up, especially at this time of year. A lot of people I know are busy with exams/school work. Some people might also be waiting to binge the ending? I’ve done that before. I don’t want to get left on a cliffhanger, even if I know it’s only for a week, so I wait.

That should be fun. What made you want to try sci-fi fantasy?