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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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Sakura Matou
Sakura Matou Jan 9 2014, 8:33am says:

Bring back the "Ostrich"

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Arcones
Arcones Jan 9 2014, 11:59am replied:

Noooo, I can't do that xD

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Sakura Matou
Sakura Matou Jan 9 2014, 1:23pm replied:

Awww Why not?

Come on now don't bury your head in the sand about it!

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Arcones
Arcones Jan 10 2014, 12:27am replied:

That ostrich joke doe!

It's too small and I know that's why people called it the Ostrich, but still!

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CrazyOldTeenager
CrazyOldTeenager Jan 7 2014, 10:21pm says:

When will the glorious pear avvy return?

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Arcones
Arcones Jan 9 2014, 11:59am replied:

Maybe eventually ;)

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Sanguinius
Sanguinius Dec 31 2013, 11:04pm says:

Happy new year, all the best in 2014!

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Kark-Jocke Dec 31 2013, 7:31pm says: Online

Happy new year! Arcones - Moddb.com

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MHstudios
MHstudios Dec 25 2013, 10:10pm says:

Yeah Merry Christmas to you and to ALL!

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Arcones
Arcones Dec 25 2013, 8:58pm replied:

Merry Christmas Tactical!

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