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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » April 11th, 2018, 8:25 pm

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Yes, I'm one of those lurking in the background on this thread. I will jump in as soon as I get a bit more caught up.

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Post by adr6090 » April 12th, 2018, 11:38 am

Cori,
I have just had a pl approval on my April Challenge that was moved into a multilingual thread. :thumbs:
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Post by commonsparrow3 » April 12th, 2018, 8:35 pm

I've just uploaded a story to the Short Science Fiction collection. It's a simple little character study of a man and his robot, "Beside Still Waters" by Robert Scheckley. (Length 10:40). Still awaiting PL.

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Post by neecheelok70 » April 13th, 2018, 12:57 pm

I have completed two essays (chapters) of my literary criticism project. Times were 24:01 and 23:17. Jim

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Post by Ealswythe » April 14th, 2018, 4:42 pm

Another success! I just posted to a poem "Set Modus in Rebus" to Carolin's project, "Songs of the Sea and Lays of the Land". (5:15)
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My recording is PL OK.
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Post by commonsparrow3 » April 14th, 2018, 8:50 pm

commonsparrow3 wrote:
April 12th, 2018, 8:35 pm
I've just uploaded a story to the Short Science Fiction collection. It's a simple little character study of a man and his robot, "Beside Still Waters" by Robert Scheckley. (Length 10:40). Still awaiting PL.
"Beside Still Waters" has now been marked PL OK.

I had fun with my first sci-fi story, so decided to attempt another, a wacky little comedy called "We Didn't Do Anything Wrong, Hardly" by Roger Kuykendall -- (length 10:21). Awaiting PL.
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Post by Cori » April 16th, 2018, 12:14 pm

Oh, this is brilliant -- nearly 6 hours of adventuring now (5h 53m 40s!) Since we're at the halfway mark for the month ... I wonder if we'll get to 12 hours at the end of the month. 7 participants (including me :oops: ) still to get off the blocks. I am working on it though. :D

20 sections completed, more than one a day. :D
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » April 17th, 2018, 5:38 am

OK Cori, I'm in! It's a dog story for me too!
MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:
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Carolin wrote:
April 16th, 2018, 8:35 am
we have an orphan!
Carolin,

For my April Adventure, may I read your orphan dog story? That will be a new genre for me.

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Post by commonsparrow3 » April 17th, 2018, 12:35 pm

commonsparrow3 wrote:
April 14th, 2018, 8:50 pm
I had fun with my first sci-fi story, so decided to attempt another, a wacky little comedy called "We Didn't Do Anything Wrong, Hardly" by Roger Kuykendall -- (length 10:21). Awaiting PL.
This has now been marked PL OK!

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Post by Cori » April 18th, 2018, 11:18 am

Good to have you joining us, MaryAnn -- hope you have fun with it!

And ... Maria, I'm super-glad you're enjoying the sci-fi. Are you a short story reader usually, or is that a bit unusual for you too? I rarely read SF short stories, I'm all about the novels (in my reading life, anyway -- for LV I don't tend to do either now, no particular reason.)
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Post by Piotrek81 » April 18th, 2018, 12:00 pm

Btw. my section in Marion Harland's Complete Etiquette has been OKed (running time 16:02). I'll probably take on some more challenges, but I haven't decided yet what this/these will be.
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Post by commonsparrow3 » April 18th, 2018, 1:22 pm

Cori wrote:
April 18th, 2018, 11:18 am
And ... Maria, I'm super-glad you're enjoying the sci-fi. Are you a short story reader usually, or is that a bit unusual for you too? I rarely read SF short stories, I'm all about the novels (in my reading life, anyway -- for LV I don't tend to do either now, no particular reason.)
I hadn't thought about it, but now that you mention it, I have not read very many short stories. My usual genre is non-fiction. My solos have all been full-length non-fiction, and when I read short works, they are usually also non-fiction. My few rare forays into short fiction have been in the annual LV Anniversary and Christmas collections. So yes, I suppose the mere fact that I'm reading fiction is unusual, even aside from it being sci-fi!

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Post by Penumbra » April 18th, 2018, 5:02 pm

I read a lot of fiction, but I just finished recording my first ever ghost story, Marjory, in The Broken Shaft. More importantly for me, at 9000+ words, it is my longest single recording ever by at least a factor of 2. I recorded it in one go. With coughs and throat clearings and repeated phrases, the raw recording is an hour and a half. I'm still editing, but it looks like it will come out to be about 55 minutes.
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Post by Availle » April 18th, 2018, 5:48 pm

I have just posted my first Ghost story over in Bart's collection. Total length: 11:35

It was a quite tame story, thankfully :wink: and fun to read.

Will I do it again? Not sure. Part of the problem is to find "good" stories in that genre, especially since I prefer not to do reruns. I'll probably stick to the non-fiction collection, unless I stumble on something really interesting (and creepy).
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Post by neecheelok70 » April 19th, 2018, 4:55 am

I have completed Chapter 3 of Heroines of Fiction. Time was 26:43. Jim

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