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« on: February 26, 2014, 12:41:53 PM »

I hereby propose that all interested parties solemnly swear that they are up to no good to compose and post in the Critique Group at least one new story per month.  The deadline I suggest as the 15th of each month so as to give a little room for this first round and also because that way we can call it "The Ides" and have it be all allusive and shiznit.

So far parties who have voiced interest:

Me (Scattercat/Nathan)
DKT (Dave)
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Cutter McKay
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« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2014, 12:48:56 PM »

The shiznit is not optional, people!  Grin

I'm excited.
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« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2014, 01:01:00 PM »

Time to get busy!

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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2014, 05:21:51 PM »

I'm in.
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« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2014, 05:38:42 PM »

Added to the list!
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« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2014, 04:45:40 AM »

From the front page, this thread just looks like "The Ides of Butt."  LOLbutts.
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« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2014, 06:56:44 AM »

It says "The Ides of Butt In" for me (probably because my handle has fewer letters), which is funny in its own way. A festival dedicated to joining conversations to which you weren't invited? Sounds like fun! Wink
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« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2014, 07:36:11 AM »

I'm going to have to decline this, as I'm currently working on a novel. Perhaps when there's a Tax Day version?
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« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2014, 05:42:18 PM »

OK, I'm in... 

Though the hard part may be getting three crits done so I can post a story. 
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« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2014, 09:58:42 PM »

OK, I'm in... 

Though the hard part may be getting three crits done so I can post a story. 

Huzzah!! Cheesy

What do you mean by 3 crits? If you mean the old crit forum rules, I have it on good authority those don't apply anymore (or at least, not unless things get out of control and they're needed again). You can just post and/or crit as you find the time, or not at all if you're too busy.
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« Reply #10 on: March 02, 2014, 12:56:58 AM »

OK, I'm in... 

Though the hard part may be getting three crits done so I can post a story. 

Huzzah!! Cheesy

What do you mean by 3 crits? If you mean the old crit forum rules, I have it on good authority those don't apply anymore (or at least, not unless things get out of control and they're needed again). You can just post and/or crit as you find the time, or not at all if you're too busy.

I was referring to the old crit forum rules.  It's still something I'll try to do because I want to be more involved with the Crit Forum, and it seems like a reasonable rule, but if it gets down to crunch time, I'll post regardless.
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« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2014, 01:16:36 PM »

I guess I'm in too, though I can't promise quality.  Everyone, please note that I'm in the throes of a rather awesome cold, so I may be delirious.  Don't let me weasel my way out later when I come to my senses.  No matter how I protest, hold me to it.

I need more meds.
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« Reply #12 on: March 02, 2014, 09:29:16 PM »

I'm in, at least for flash pieces.

How do you feel about reading short film scripts/comic book scripts?
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« Reply #13 on: March 03, 2014, 09:56:35 PM »

How do you feel about reading short film scripts/comic book scripts?

Rough and slightly abrasive.
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« Reply #14 on: March 03, 2014, 10:47:17 PM »

I'm in, at least for flash pieces.

How do you feel about reading short film scripts/comic book scripts?

Obviously it's a different beast than prose, but I'm not against the idea of including them.
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« Reply #15 on: March 04, 2014, 12:24:56 AM »

I'm in, at least for flash pieces.

How do you feel about reading short film scripts/comic book scripts?

I'm perfectly willing to read them, but my opinion is probably pretty worthless. 
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« Reply #16 on: March 15, 2014, 06:58:38 AM »

Cutter!  Jason!  The Ides is ONE THIRD OVER (on the east coast US) 

GET CRACKING.
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« Reply #17 on: March 15, 2014, 09:52:40 AM »

Cutter!  Jason!  The Ides is ONE THIRD OVER (on the east coast US) 

GET CRACKING.
Don't worry, I'll have mine in today. Between two jobs and a sick wife, things just got really crazy this week. But it'll be done by this afternoon.
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« Reply #18 on: March 18, 2014, 06:31:24 PM »

Nice job getting it in, Cutter. I'm not sure how you managed it.

I read a few of the stories today. I will probably read a few more over the rest of the week. Mostly: Good job, all Smiley
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« Reply #19 on: March 20, 2014, 01:33:47 AM »

I read a few of the stories today. I will probably read a few more over the rest of the week. Mostly: Good job, all Smiley

Oh?  Who didn't do a good job?  ;-)
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