• Benjimum posted an update 5 years, 8 months ago

    I cross over the 50,000 words yesterday at the Write in! Yahoo! Books not complete yet but feels good to be over the goal! Keep writing!!! You can do it!!

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  • Benjimum posted an update 6 years, 9 months ago

    I am going to be away at a retreat next weekend so I will miss this months morning meeting. Gregory plans to be there. I’ll miss ya all…see in November though!

  • Benjimum just registered for the event Kickoff party!. 6 years, 9 months ago

  • Benjimum posted a new activity comment 7 years ago

    In reply to: Benjimum posted an update in the group Winners: I sent my book in to be published..exciting but kinda scarey too. View

    I used a create space template for my cover. Next time i hope I can be more creative. I procratinated too long this time. So I just added a photo I had that worked and followed their insturctions. Good thing I left a few days grace til the deadline because I had to do some edits and send in again. I ordered my book on the 30th. Nothing like…[Read more]

    • Ian replied 7 years ago

      Hey, at least you got yours done – mine fell by the wayside in May and never got picked back up again. I think for July, I’m going to try and write an hour a day and see how far that gets me…

  • Benjimum posted a new activity comment 7 years ago

    In reply to: Benjimum posted an update in the group Winners: I sent my book in to be published..exciting but kinda scarey too. View

    Through create space, and now waiting for the proof book.

    • Ian replied 7 years ago

      Exciting! I’ll be jazzed to see what you did for cover art and whatnot… yours will be the second, I believe. Nice work!

      • I used a create space template for my cover. Next time i hope I can be more creative. I procratinated too long this time. So I just added a photo I had that worked and followed their insturctions. Good thing I left a few days grace til the deadline because I had to do some edits and send in again. I ordered my book on the 30th. Nothing like…[Read more]

        • Ian replied 7 years ago

          Hey, at least you got yours done – mine fell by the wayside in May and never got picked back up again. I think for July, I’m going to try and write an hour a day and see how far that gets me…

  • Benjimum just registered for the event July meetup. 7 years ago

  • Benjimum posted an update in the group Winners: 7 years ago

    I sent my book in to be published..exciting but kinda scarey too.

    • Ian replied 7 years ago

      That’s awesome! Did you go through CreateSpace or Lulu?

      • Through create space, and now waiting for the proof book.

        • Ian replied 7 years ago

          Exciting! I’ll be jazzed to see what you did for cover art and whatnot… yours will be the second, I believe. Nice work!

          • I used a create space template for my cover. Next time i hope I can be more creative. I procratinated too long this time. So I just added a photo I had that worked and followed their insturctions. Good thing I left a few days grace til the deadline because I had to do some edits and send in again. I ordered my book on the 30th. Nothing like…[Read more]

            • Ian replied 7 years ago

              Hey, at least you got yours done – mine fell by the wayside in May and never got picked back up again. I think for July, I’m going to try and write an hour a day and see how far that gets me…

  • Benjimum created the group Winners 7 years ago

  • Benjimum posted an update 7 years, 2 months ago

    A little piece of writing from my book:

    Climbing and climbing and climbing it seemed that there was never an end. She could see a very large wooden plaque with names written all over it, and she strived to climb up the stairs a little higher so that she could see the names; she was so curious, but her legs wouldn’t let her climb much f…[Read more]

  • Benjimum posted an update 7 years, 2 months ago

    I’m at the coffee shop!

  • Benjimum posted a new activity comment 7 years, 3 months ago

    In reply to: Ian posted an update Our writing contest for this month was to start with the sentence “The cowardly comedian repaired the bomb…” So here’s what I came up with: The cowardly comedian repaired the bomb in the […] View

    This is so clever! I love it!

  • Benjimum and Profile picture of cjoocatcjoocat are now friends 7 years, 4 months ago

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  • Benjimum posted an update 7 years, 4 months ago

    Word Wars
    One of the challenges at our meeting this weekend was to write a story using that had five specific words in it. The words were:

    Brochure
    Steal
    Bliss
    tantalize
    buzzword

    We had 2 min to come up with a story beginning, and for some reason, perhaps because of the word tantalizing, I thought of a romantic story.

    The buzzword around…[Read more]

  • Benjimum posted an update 7 years, 4 months ago

    at the coffee shop where are you??

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