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Weekly Check-in

Welcome to your weekly check-in. (Sorry I forgot August.) This is where you can update us on your progress, ask for prompts or a deadline, or just commiserate about writing.

Totally optional: without explanation or context, share the latest sentence you've written.
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[personal profile] kalloway2017-08-23 08:26 pm
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[Check-In]

This is a weekly check-in! You do not have to check in, of course, but if you would like to comment on the last week, feel free!


If you have a deadline coming up, you can do it! If you need a deadline, feel free to ask!
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[personal profile] kalloway2017-08-14 05:26 pm
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[Check-In]

(august - the sneakiest month. we'll do an early check-in for both last week and this week, then try to be on time next week!)


This is a weekly check-in! You do not have to check in, of course, but if you would like to comment on the last week, feel free!


If you have a deadline coming up, you can do it! If you need a deadline, feel free to ask!
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[personal profile] kalloway2017-08-05 06:17 pm
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[Check-In]

Hello, August~ Are you trying to slip by undetected?


This is a weekly check-in! You do not have to check in, of course, but if you would like to comment on the last week, feel free!


If you have a deadline coming up, you can do it! If you need a deadline, feel free to ask!
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[personal profile] kalloway2017-07-27 08:15 pm
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[Check-In] & Deadlines

Since we're at the last post for the month, it's time for list revision. You are free to look over your list and remove anything that you've realized isn't working for you. There is nothing wrong with keeping all your bunnies, of course, but it is also okay to let go. We all grow and change and moving on is a thing that happens.


This is also a weekly check-in! You do not have to check in, of course, but if you would like to comment on the last week, feel free!


Deadlines! I always offer to give deadlines and I mean it! The few times I've given deadlines to people, I've put a sticky note up on the wall by my desk and done a couple PMs as reminders. Other options include a sticky 'deadlines!' post on the community if members would be comfortable with that. (Or any combination of things...)

Do you have something you think you'd be more motivated to work on if you had a deadline for it?

If so, mention it in your comment, when you'd like your deadline to be (or I can pick something), and how you'd prefer it to be administered (community sticky, private PMs/sticky note, other, all of the above?), etc. There would, of course, be no penalty or guilt if the deadline doesn't happen. It's a hectic time of year for a lot of people and I only want to offer gentle nudges in the rear, not stress.
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[personal profile] kalloway2017-07-21 08:55 pm
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[Check-In]

It looks like summer is trying to sneak by~ Sorry about that!

This is a weekly check-in! You do not have to check in, of course, but if you would like to comment on the last week, feel free!


If you have a deadline coming up, you can do it! If you need a deadline, feel free to ask!
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Weekly Check-in

Welcome to your weekly check-in post! This is where you can report your progress, vent your frustrations, ask for prompts or a deadline, or use how you need to.

Totally optional participation challenge: the WHAM line. The WHAM line is a single sentence, usually dialogue, that delivers a plot twist and changes everything. Without context or explanation, share the WHAM line from your current WIP or latest project.
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[personal profile] kalloway2017-06-29 07:42 am
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[Check-In]

(where the heck did June go?)

Since we're at the last post for the month, it's time for list revision. You are free to look over your list and remove anything that you've realized isn't working for you. There is nothing wrong with keeping all your bunnies, of course, but it is also okay to let go.


This is also a weekly check-in! You do not have to check in, of course, but if you would like to comment on the last week, feel free!


If you have a deadline coming up, you can do it! If you need a deadline, feel free to ask!
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One (slightly late) Weekly Check-in!

I hope everyone's doing well. I've had a busy week, and spent yesterday totally wiped out with an awful migraine, so. I have not been very productive this week. I haven't even thought about writing. But there you go. That's how good my brain has been this week.

So I hope you've had a better week than me. Share your successes with us, or your failures. Let us know if you want any prompts, advice, or anything else.

Bonus prompt: Ten song ficlets! If you're stuck, put your music on shuffle, take a fic you're stuck on, and write something for the length of the first ten songs, just to see if that gets your inspiration going. Feel free to share with us in the comments, if you like.
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Check-in

This is your weekly check-in post. Here you can report your progress, vent your frustrations, ask for prompts or a deadline, or just use the community as you need.

Totally optional participation topic: Post a sentence from your latest work/current WIP that uses the word "brother."
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[personal profile] kalloway2017-05-29 06:41 am
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[Check-In]

(i had the worst vacation brain last week, I'm sorry-- let's do an early end-of-month post!)

Since we're at the last post for the month, it's time for list revision. You are free to look over your list and remove anything that you've realized isn't working for you. There is nothing wrong with keeping all your bunnies, of course, but it is also okay to let go.


This is also a weekly check-in! You do not have to check in, of course, but if you would like to comment on the last week, feel free!


If you have a deadline coming up, you can do it! If you need a deadline, feel free to ask!
kalloway: Kaoru from Rurouni Kenshin tinted purple (RuroKen Kaoru Purple)
[personal profile] kalloway2017-05-16 07:46 am
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[Check-In]

(whoops! looks like we missed a week! let's do this week a day early~)

This is a check-in post! You do not have to check in if you don't want to and there are no requirements for what you need to check in with. This is your space, so have at!


Feel free to talk about success, frustration, current projects, nagging projects, exciting projects, and everything else going on.


If you have a deadline, you can do it! If you need a deadline, they're available.
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[personal profile] kalloway2017-04-29 05:47 am
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[Check-In]

Since we're at the last post for the month, it's time for list revision. You are free to look over your list and remove anything that you've realized isn't working for you. There is nothing wrong with keeping all your bunnies, of course, but it is also okay to let go.


This is also a weekly check-in! You do not have to check in, of course, but if you would like to comment on the last week, feel free!


If you have a deadline coming up, you can do it! If you need a deadline, feel free to ask!
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[personal profile] kalloway2017-04-22 06:05 pm
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[Check-In]

This is a check-in post! You do not have to check in if you don't want to and there are no requirements for what you need to check in with. This is your space, so have at!


Feel free to talk about success, frustration, current projects, nagging projects, exciting projects, and everything else going on.


If you have a deadline, you can do it! If you need a deadline, they're available.
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Weekly Check-in!

Hello, it is time for another weekly check-in! How's everyone doing this week?

This is a bit late, because my life has been taken over by Tiny Niece and birthdays and Easter, and this week has been way too busy. But if I have achieved anything in the last week, it is finally finishing the Pasithea's City draft, so now it runs from beginning to end. :D Now I just need to finish the other two novels. I may not get all three done this year, but Camp NaNo will help me get a chunk of work done I wouldn't otherwise do, so that's better than nothing.

Mostly, I have been doing world-building and working out timelines, which I needed to do in order to keep on writing. With three novels all converging into the same timeline, I really did need to sit down and figure out how they all fit together, and what I need to work on next, so at least I'll have somewhere to go now that that's out of the way. I do not recommend trying to reconcile three different calendars based on three different methods (Gregorian, stellar, lunar), it is an exercise in yelling at ancient Greeks for not using a more consistent calendar system.

I have a few other things I still want to work on, little chaptered bits and pieces I still need to finish, but nothing is set in stone for this weekend. Tiny Niece is coming over on Sunday, so there will be one more weekend of busy-ness before my life is back to normal. I still have managed about 8.6k for Camp NaNo so far, which I'm pretty happy with, all things considered.

Share your trials and triumphs with us below., and how you've been going this month. Feel free to share the 4th last sentence you wrote last week, if you like.
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[personal profile] kalloway2017-03-29 04:21 pm
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[Check-In]

Since we're at the last post for the month, it's time for list revision. You are free to look over your list and remove anything that you've realized isn't working for you. There is nothing wrong with keeping all your bunnies, of course, but it is also okay to let go.


This is also a weekly check-in! You do not have to check in, of course, but if you would like to comment on the last week, feel free!


If you have a deadline coming up, you can do it! If you need a deadline, feel free to ask!
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[personal profile] kalloway2017-03-22 05:47 pm
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[Check-In]

This is a check-in post! You do not have to check in if you don't want to and there are no requirements for what you need to check in with. This is your space, so have at!


Feel free to talk about success, frustration, current projects, nagging projects, exciting projects, and everything else going on.


If you have a deadline, you can do it! If you need a deadline, they're available.
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[personal profile] kalloway2017-03-12 04:44 am
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[Check-In]

(sorry this is a bit late --)


This is a check-in post! You do not have to check in if you don't want to and there are no requirements for what you need to check in with. This is your space, so have at!


Feel free to talk about success, frustration, current projects, nagging projects, exciting projects, and everything else going on.


If you have a deadline, you can do it! If you need a deadline, they're available.
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[personal profile] kalloway2017-02-22 04:58 pm

[Bunny #3] Bunny Management

Just a reminder - this is your community, too. Feel free to use it to ask for advice, vent, commiserate, celebrate, etc.


So. We've been here all month. \o/ We have made our shiny lists and looked at our shiny lists and a few of us have possibly even despaired a bit over our shiny lists before remembering they are shiny lists of awesome things we're gonna write/draw/create/etc.


Let's talk about how things end up on those lists this week.

What makes you add a plotbunny/project/idea to your list and keep it there? Do you write mostly for bingos/exchanges/challenges? Do you take requests? What inspires you? Do you maaaaaybe keep a few more ideas than you should or realize they need a little (or a lot) more work to become a proper story?


And since we're at the last post for the month, it's time for list revision. You are free to look over your list and remove anything that you've realized isn't working for you. There is nothing wrong with keeping all your bunnies, of course, but it is also okay to let go.


This is also a weekly check-in! You do not have to check in, of course, but if you would like to comment on the last week, feel free!


If you have a deadline coming up, you can do it! If you need a deadline, feel free to ask!
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[personal profile] kalloway2017-02-15 04:33 pm
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[Check-In]

Just a check in this week. ^_^ (Relax, if you need to.)


This is a check-in post! You do not have to check in if you don't want to and there are no requirements for what you need to check in with. This is your space, so have at!


Feel free to talk about success, frustration, current projects, nagging projects, exciting projects, and everything else going on.


If you have a deadline, you can do it! If you need a deadline, they're available.