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tinyzombie
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« Reply #30 on: November 13, 2012, 2:13:04 PM »

It was one of those dumb placeholders ("add this").

I had a revelation on the train home last night - I really want to be writing both a longform academic thing and a short fiction thing. It might be too much for me to take on both - but the feeling of really WANTING to do both was good, and I'm going to keep reminding myself of that.

I agree with you about the benefit of exercise, dinamica! I get great ideas when I run, and sometimes in yoga, too.
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« Reply #31 on: November 13, 2012, 2:16:31 PM »

Tinizombie: I started writing fiction too. I am doing 15 minutes a day, a treat really and if I donīt get to it, it doesn't matter. It doesn't go on any list. I have been doing it for two weeks and it is wonderful. It is something I have wanted to do for a very long time but never got around to it.

It is wonderful that you had the desire to write fiction, and to combine it with your academic writing. Just acknowledging it is great.
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« Reply #32 on: November 16, 2012, 7:59:37 PM »

Pushing the thread up...
I am not quite at my 500 word goal per day, but my paper has grown over the past week. I still need to ramp it up since I would like to get the draft completed before Thanksgiving.
It is motivating to read about some of your writing successes!
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« Reply #33 on: November 25, 2012, 7:08:12 PM »

Rumpumpel,
It's so good that you kept writing. have you about made your Thanksgiving goal?

Sorry I have been away. I was at a conference and then a flurry of end of semester events kept me far from the forums and from my writing. I have tried to keep doing a little bit for my book, maybe just reading something related during half an hour. It helps.
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« Reply #34 on: November 25, 2012, 7:16:40 PM »

I've had a lot of personal drama/trauma, so I'm in the bits and pieces wing, too, but I'm hoping to do more this week.
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« Reply #35 on: November 26, 2012, 1:02:01 PM »

Hello all,

thanks dinamica for asking. I finished Friday and I am not super happy with the final draft, but it is done!  Now I am hoping to carry over the momentum to the next set of revisions on 'new paper'. So my goal for the week is to get the data revised and add a section that needs to be added... But there is grading, too....

Tinyzombie, I hope things are better soon!
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