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by RonfarZ3
Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:12 pm
Forum: Open Bar
Topic: Welcome NaNoWriMoers!
Replies: 1
Views: 638

Re: Welcome NaNoWriMoers!

Hello everyone! I'm RonfarZ3 (aka Benjamin M. Weilert) and I'm the Municipal Liaison to the Colorado Springs Region of NaNoWriMo. I've been doing NaNo for six years now and have won every time. I have self-published my first three novels in various forms, and learned a lot in doing so. Now that my s...
by RonfarZ3
Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:09 pm
Forum: Open Bar
Topic: NaNoWriMo has begun...
Replies: 14
Views: 2075

Re: NaNoWriMo has begun...

It's funny how I didn't think I'd hit 123k in this month, but once I got close (and after posting on here), I made it my goal and got there!
by RonfarZ3
Wed Dec 02, 2015 3:00 am
Forum: Critiques and Beta Readers
Topic: NOVEL: The Constellation Tournament
Replies: 2
Views: 835

NOVEL: The Constellation Tournament

Title: The Constellation Tournament (trilogy of 3 novels) Length, Draft and Language: ~300,000 words in total (not yet finished with the last part, but close) / Part 1 is in 3rd revision, Part 2 is in 2nd revision and Part 3 was just written this November / English Brief Summary: [from Part 1] Ever...
by RonfarZ3
Wed Dec 02, 2015 2:54 am
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: Off to Be the Wizard - Scott Meyer
Replies: 1
Views: 691

Re: Off to Be the Wizard - Scott Meyer

Neat! Sounds a little like "Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline in theming.
by RonfarZ3
Sun Nov 29, 2015 5:14 am
Forum: Open Bar
Topic: NaNoWriMo has begun...
Replies: 14
Views: 2075

Re: NaNoWriMo has begun...

Hit 112k today, so It's only 11k more until 123k . . . that's doable.
by RonfarZ3
Thu Nov 26, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: Critiques and Beta Readers
Topic: READ THIS FIRST: Critique and Beta Reader Guidelines
Replies: 0
Views: 678

READ THIS FIRST: Critique and Beta Reader Guidelines

Welcome to the Critiques and Beta Readers Forum! This is long, but please read it over before joining in the fray (most of it was taken from the NaNoWriMo forum of the same purpose). 1. Your material posted here is public . It will be seen on Google searches. DO NOT post anything here you are not co...
by RonfarZ3
Sun Nov 22, 2015 3:22 am
Forum: Open Bar
Topic: NaNoWriMo has begun...
Replies: 14
Views: 2075

Re: NaNoWriMo has begun...

Yeah, I calculated out that I got 82k so far, so adding another third to that would get me 123k :P
by RonfarZ3
Sat Nov 21, 2015 2:56 pm
Forum: Open Bar
Topic: NaNoWriMo has begun...
Replies: 14
Views: 2075

Re: NaNoWriMo has begun...

Yikes. If it's only 2/3 done, then that means my novel will be 123,000 words . . .
by RonfarZ3
Tue Nov 03, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: Writing Tips and Discussion
Topic: It's okay to have a market plan of "Write awesome books"
Replies: 1
Views: 377

Re: It's okay to have a market plan of "Write awesome books"

I think I do pretty well with the first two. My blurb and Opening pages could use some work. Where my rub comes in is that, because I work a full-time job (amongst other responsibilities), I don't have anything to reach out to potential readers that is comfortable. Right now it all feels like work a...
by RonfarZ3
Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:22 pm
Forum: Open Bar
Topic: NaNoWriMo has begun...
Replies: 14
Views: 2075

Re: NaNoWriMo has begun...

My issue is that I have very distinct scenes that I know what happens, but getting to said scenes is what's slowing me down. I did seem to get some momentum last night, but I think part of my problem is switching over from the editor to the writer.