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Hey! This is not the post any number thread. Start a new one if you want to do that!
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Michael wrote:Not really related to my countdown, but today I got my membership kit for the Mystery Writers of America. :D
Congratulations!



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Yay! Today I finished Chapter Twenty Eight and

Reached My Word Count Goal!

Current word count: 72,867 (78,589 Word / 93,250 Pagecount)

Only six more sections (chapters) to write. About 9,000 more words, I think, should do it.

My new deadline is August 10. 8 days to go... :D
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Good luck, I'm keeping my fingers crossed for publishing :D
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Another 1300 or so words completes Chapter 29. I think I hurried through this one and streamlined it a bit. That's probably for the best making it less wordy - at this point it's not needed. I want to have this thing done one week from today. There are still five sections (chapters) to go, but perhaps tomorrow I will take a break. Or maybe not....
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No, don't take a full day break! I did that once when I had a long paper to write for English class, and when I started back up the next day my flow wasn't flowing. Just don't take thw hole day off. Perhaps set aside an hour or two to work on the book.

BTW: I failed the paper.
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Okay, the main story is OVER. All that is left to write is the Epilogue which I think I will finish tomorrow. :D
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Tonight I wrote those two most wonderful words in the English Language: THE END.

...At least until revision time! But for now, I'm finally finished! It ended up being about 85000 words (401 pages).

I can hardly believe it took me a year and a half to get to this point, but I'm glad I did it. I can't wait to start revising this one and actually getting to work on something new. Perhaps I'll create another murder mystery party next. Oh, the possibilities!
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Haha you better send me a copy :)
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Yay! Now...all you have to do is get it published! Then autograph lots of copies for your "followers."
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Do you plan on having a glossy photo of yourself on the bookjacket?
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Colonel Gray Poopond wrote:Do you plan on having a glossy photo of yourself on the bookjacket?
What? And reveal my true identity?! LOL
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Haha what is your pen name going to be?
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Dunno... any suggestions?
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Michael wrote:
Colonel Gray Poopond wrote:Do you plan on having a glossy photo of yourself on the bookjacket?
What? And reveal my true identity?! LOL
Hmm...before tums website was password protected i saw you!

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OHMYGODYOUSAWMICHAELAHHHHHH!

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Try one of my Clue Characters' names.

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Well, today I sent away my very first query letter in search of a literary agent for my book. Wish me luck!!
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