[META] Re: REVIEW: End of Month Reviews - May 2004 [spoilers]

Arspitzer arspitzer at aol.com
Thu Jun 10 21:22:47 PDT 2004

Subject: [META] Re: REVIEW: End of Month Reviews - May 2004 [spoilers]
From: Jamas Enright <A HREF="mailto:thad at eyrie.org">thad at eyrie.org</A> 
Date: Wed, Jun 2, 2004 2:30 PM
Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0406012325040.3036-100000 at haven.eyrie.org>

>On 2 Jun 2004, Saxon Brenton wrote:

>>      In any case, everybody, please post your stories when your stories
>> are ready to post. If that means putting them all out together, and part
>> of the benefit of it is for me to be able to summarise everything in one
>> sitting, all well and good. However, I'm very leery of the idea of
>> things being rushed for my benefit, especially as I've said I'm doing
>> this for my benefit rather than anybody else's.

>This brings up a question of: how often do people post (when they have
>stuff to post)?
>I am currently on every fortnight, but I may slow down as once a month is
>good enough for most comics! I have written far ahead ('cos I'm trying to
>get back into writing), but think spacing it out is a good way to go. No
>need to overload readers.

I try to post every five or so years.

>There is also a related question, which Martin brought up last time: how
>do people know when they've written enough for an issue?

Usually when I've finished it.

>Martin said he writes until about 10K. I used to be going for 500 lines,
>but now am happy to stop when the story does. And Saxon tends to hit his
>max fairly easily. :)

>But how about others?

I try to keep my stories as short as possible, but I usually have a hard
time doing that.

Arthur "Maybe I'll go for the Rabbit Breeder's Cup this year" Spitzer

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