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6 comments by Arcones on Jun 10th, 2014

I think it's safe to say at this point that I can't write blogs consistently, which is slightly odd considering how much I love to write in general. Oh well. I figured I'd give a general update for those of you who think I may have died recently, for lack of a better scenario. Well hi. Recently I've been fairly productive irl, which is why I haven't been super productive online, although I'm sure that's most of us whenever the school year winds down.

I've been working quite a bit, getting that hard-earned cash, but that'll primarily be going to school. Speaking of, I finally graduated from High School. Finally. Now onto at least three more years of school. And for those of you who did the mental math there, I already completed a year of college during my last year of HS. In addition to that, I'm still playing Ultimate Frisbee three to four times a week and really starting to hit a new level playing, which is kinda exciting for me. I'm usually one of the smaller and therefore athletically challenged players on the field due to the fact that I play with college students/adults in the prime of their life (or beginning to hit it). I'm just now getting there myself and it's paying off for sure.

A big thing for me though, is the conclusion of two years of National November Writing Month. For those of you who don't know, it's an international event wherein you attempt to write a novel of 50,000 words in one month. I've actually participated in this event for the last three years (we won't talk about the first year) and I've completed all three successfully, but I've never edited any of them. This year however, one of the rewards for finishing and reaching the 50k mark was two free bound books privately published by Amazon's publishing company Createspace and given to the author. I've never used their offer in the past, but this year seemed like a good time to try it out now that I have successive story lines (the past two years I've been writing a specific series).

So now I'm going through the tough (hah) editing process and actually just about close to getting them published and sent to me. I'm kinda psyched. I might actually publicly publish them later on the Kindle or something, if people I know actually want to read them. I've actually learned a decent amount about the publishing process through this offer, although it is different from normal publishing companies.

It's been a pretty eventful last year, as you can tell and I'm sure the next year will be too (well, I am going to Europe this fall, so I think so =P). Hope everyone here is doing good as well!

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Ten10dix
Ten10dix May 24 2012, 4:23pm says:

*staggers back*

Damn, this positive energy is just too much for me to handle...

*screams in inhumane pain*

NAOWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!

*bursts into flames*

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Arcones
Arcones May 24 2012, 5:33pm replied:

You forgot... You're on my page. It's like LAW here to karma somebody up :P

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Metaltooth
Metaltooth May 24 2012, 5:39pm replied:

I reckon those Positive poltergeists have something to do with all the 'Peace and Love' around these parts.

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Arcones
Arcones May 24 2012, 11:44am says:

All of this karma is just a beautiful thing!

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Metaltooth
Metaltooth May 24 2012, 12:38pm replied:

heheh. The wolf approves!

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Arcones
Arcones May 23 2012, 7:53pm says:

Karma trolls...

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Smallchange
Smallchange May 23 2012, 8:41pm replied:

I re-upd you :)

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Arcones
Arcones May 23 2012, 10:24pm replied:

But someone downed you! Interesting...

And fixed :)

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Arcones
Arcones May 23 2012, 6:40pm says:

So close to getting that HTML finished...

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Arcones
Arcones May 23 2012, 2:26pm replied:

Wait! You're not a ghost! Or are you??

*gasps* :O

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