Fri Sep 23, 2016 8:10 am Post
Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:15 am Post
pigfender wrote:Hi all,
I'm very sorry to announce that we're not going to be running a Novel-in-a-Day event this October. Real life has sadly done what real life occasionally does, and put more things on my plate than I'm able to do and still organise a NiaD of the standard you deserve.
If there is sufficient interest, we'll look to re-instigate the event in the New Year -- possibly with a January event. In the meantime, you can keep up to speed with NiaD news and developments by subscribing to notifications from this sub-forum, and if you're on social media by following twitter.com/novelinaday or instagram.com/novelinaday.
Thanks to those who've been patiently waiting for this year's event. I'm really glad you've enjoyed taking part in previous years, and hope we get to write a book together again soon.
Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:28 am Post
Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:34 am Post
Serves you right for being greedy and having such big plates!!pigfender wrote: Real life has sadly done what real life occasionally does, and put more things on my plate than I'm able to do and still organise a NiaD of the standard you deserve.
Fri Sep 23, 2016 12:06 pm Post
Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:57 pm Post
vic-k wrote:gr wrote:e, we could just make it a Novel-in-an-Hour.
or worrabout 'A Novel Now' or ANN
Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:01 pm Post
Jaysen wrote:SNORT* Vic-K want to do ANN. Wait till his wife hears about this!
Sat Sep 24, 2016 7:18 am Post
vic-k wrote::(Jaysen wrote:SNORT* Vic-K want to do ANN. Wait till his wife hears about this!
Here's me thinking about us knocking out a short story. and looking to: Chekhov; Poe; Kafka; Woolf; Hemingway; Wilde; Eliot; Twain; Tolstoy; Faulkner; Melville; Christie; Atwood and Joyce, etc., etc., for inspiration, and there's you lowering the standard to your usual sewer level. The kind of filth that gets yosimiti up on his high horse! tch!tch!
Sat Sep 24, 2016 9:03 am Post
Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:52 am Post
Young devin,devinganger wrote:Admit it, sir; you're just jealous that you didn't get there first.
Sat Sep 24, 2016 2:04 pm Post
ConradG wrote:I was really looking forward to joining in this year at long last, having lurked for about 2 years, and I wonder if there might be an alternative for this year.... for example:
Is there a "veteran" of this event who might feel ready to give it a whirl?
Or could the overall duties be split up ....
It'd be a shame for a year to go by without a NiaD being produced. The gap in the icon row of all these folks' sigs would just be so unsightly!
Sat Sep 24, 2016 3:16 pm Post
gr wrote:I really think we just need to give the fellow some space.
....may enhance the already fertile imaginations of Scriv's crew members.Britannica wrote
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