Output Challenge 2015/2016 Discussion

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Re: Output Challenge 2015/2016 Discussion

Postby snowflake » Sun Nov 06, 2016 11:08 pm

I've done very little recording for quite a while so am officially withdrawing from this challenge. Thanks everyone.
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Re: Output Challenge 2015/2016 Discussion

Postby steyyan » Mon Nov 07, 2016 8:40 am

It's kinda lonely here on the finish line (writing only). Has anyone else made it through yet?

If you're struggling due to your lack of inspiration, I'd suggest translating stuff (short stories, online fiction, /r/writingprompts responses, etc.). Keeping a journal might beef up the word count as well, but it gets sort of repetitive after a while.
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Re: Output Challenge 2015/2016 Discussion

Postby Radioclare » Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:52 am

I've officially quit too :( Somehow I just haven't been able to find the discipline to keep writing this year. I've ended up with a worse word count than in the first output challenge, despite having more time :oops:

Well done steyyan - I'm glad at least one person has managed to finish and show us that the challenge *is* possible :D
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Re: Output Challenge 2015/2016 Discussion

Postby rdearman » Mon Nov 07, 2016 7:06 pm

steyyan wrote:It's kinda lonely here on the finish line (writing only). Has anyone else made it through yet?

If you're struggling due to your lack of inspiration, I'd suggest translating stuff (short stories, online fiction, /r/writingprompts responses, etc.). Keeping a journal might beef up the word count as well, but it gets sort of repetitive after a while.

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Re: Output Challenge 2015/2016 Discussion

Postby Elenia » Mon Nov 07, 2016 8:56 pm

steyyan wrote:It's kinda lonely here on the finish line (writing only). Has anyone else made it through yet?

If you're struggling due to your lack of inspiration, I'd suggest translating stuff (short stories, online fiction, /r/writingprompts responses, etc.). Keeping a journal might beef up the word count as well, but it gets sort of repetitive after a while.


Not yet, but hopefully I'll be significantly further along with my written by the end of this month :) Well done to you!! :D
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Re: Output Challenge 2015/2016 Discussion

Postby Allison » Sun Jan 01, 2017 4:07 pm

Well. I have rather miserably failed both the Output Challenge proper and my mini-challenge over the last few months. :oops: I don't even dare take a look at my log to see my numbers. Oh well.
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Re: Output Challenge 2015/2016 Discussion

Postby Elenia » Wed Jan 04, 2017 3:25 am

21984 words written this year. Not super much, but I feel like that is a good amount. I have done MUCH less speaking. The official number is 48 minutes, which is embarrassingly only five minutes up from last year. I have done more actual speaking than that, but not nearly enough to make me feel satisfied.
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Re: Output Challenge 2015/2016 Discussion

Postby rdearman » Sun Jan 08, 2017 4:54 pm

OK, well I officially failed the 2015/2016 Challenge. But ever onward and upward! I'm officially calling time on the 2015/2016 challenge and start a new thread for the 2017 challenge.
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