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My Novel Completion Celebration Thread...

Postby Quatermass » Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:45 am

I've just completed my novel for the Terry Pratchett Prize. 91 thousand words, taking (in this particular draft) about 6 weeks. It needs polishing, but it's complete.

Oh, let me rephrase that.

I'VE FINISHED MY NOVEL!!! F**K YEAH!

:dance: :dance: :dance:

:happy-jumpeveryone:

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:orcs-cheers:

And now, for some music...

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Re: My Novel Completion Celebration Thread...

Postby Selkie » Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:50 am

Congrats and good luck! :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: My Novel Completion Celebration Thread...

Postby pip » Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:52 am

Well done Q . Glad you finally got there.
We'll be rooting for you.
:D :D :D :D

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Re: My Novel Completion Celebration Thread...

Postby Quatermass » Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:57 am

Thanks.

And now for some dance music...with what else?



:dance:
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Re: My Novel Completion Celebration Thread...

Postby Conforumist » Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:33 am

I did not know you had a book in the words. What is it about?
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Re: My Novel Completion Celebration Thread...

Postby Quatermass » Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:38 am

Conforumist wrote:I did not know you had a book in the words. What is it about?


In the words? I thought the words would be in the book?

It's a novel for the Terry Pratchett Prize, so it has to be set in an alternate history, but other than that, I'm not saying. Sorry, no offence, I just have a paranoid streak wider than the Red Sea.
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Re: My Novel Completion Celebration Thread...

Postby pip » Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:40 am

We'll all find out when its published. :D
Signed copies all round ;)
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Re: My Novel Completion Celebration Thread...

Postby michelanCello » Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:46 am

pip wrote:We'll all find out when its published. :D
Signed copies all round ;)

Seconded! Can't wait to read it :D

CONGRATS, Q! :clap: :clap:
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Re: My Novel Completion Celebration Thread...

Postby Dotsie » Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:47 am

Congrats Q, and good luck with the competition! :D
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Re: My Novel Completion Celebration Thread...

Postby Quatermass » Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:58 am

michelanCello wrote:
pip wrote:We'll all find out when its published. :D
Signed copies all round ;)

Seconded! Can't wait to read it :D

CONGRATS, Q! :clap: :clap:


If it does get published, then I will definitely sign copies. My ego needs inflating. :D

Dotsie wrote:Congrats Q, and good luck with the competition! :D


I hope I go well. Even if I don't win the main prize, there's always the possibility that they may publish other books of mine. It's in the T & C for the competition.
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Re: My Novel Completion Celebration Thread...

Postby CrysaniaMajere » Fri Oct 26, 2012 11:07 am

Congratulations Q! :clap:
Good job, and good luck!
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Re: My Novel Completion Celebration Thread...

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Oct 26, 2012 11:17 am

Quatermass wrote:
Conforumist wrote:I did not know you had a book in the words. What is it about?


In the words? I thought the words would be in the book?

It's a novel for the Terry Pratchett Prize, so it has to be set in an alternate history, but other than that, I'm not saying. Sorry, no offence, I just have a paranoid streak wider than the Red Sea.



I believe Con meant "in the works....".
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Re: My Novel Completion Celebration Thread...

Postby Catch-up » Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:00 pm

Congratulations Q! I can't even imagine what it takes to start a novel, let alone complete one. Best of luck in the competition!
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Re: My Novel Completion Celebration Thread...

Postby Quatermass » Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:08 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:
Quatermass wrote:
Conforumist wrote:I did not know you had a book in the words. What is it about?


In the words? I thought the words would be in the book?

It's a novel for the Terry Pratchett Prize, so it has to be set in an alternate history, but other than that, I'm not saying. Sorry, no offence, I just have a paranoid streak wider than the Red Sea.



I believe Con meant "in the works....".


Yeah, and I believe that I meant a technical term known as a 'joke'. :?

Anyway, thank you, etc.
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Re: My Novel Completion Celebration Thread...

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:26 pm

:clap: Well done again :D
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