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Honest to God - how difficult can this possibly be to post an entry with some links and a freakin' poll without losing text????  Obviously A LOT difficult since this is my third attempt - grrrrrrr!!!

Anyway - I'm seriously thinking about signing up for the het_bigbang  challenge...and thinking I'm probably just crazy enough to try it.  Although I have the fandom/pairing (three guesses - and the first two don't count!  LOL) I have no plot bunny - except one I've been playing with for love_bingo but discarding since it doesn't really fit the overall "tone" of the other stories/chapters I've written for that one.  Sooo...maybe that one...or the one I never finished for story_lottery  or maybe one I just haven't discovered yet...

And I still have Oasis to update, not to mention finishing all the original fic I've written over the last two years...

GAAAAAAAHHHHHH!!! 

Damn - if I wasn't having so much fun, I'd seriously seek help.  :D

Okay, truth be told - I'm a little worried about the het_bigbang challenge because I've never had a beta reader...and strangely enough that kinda intimidates me...which is stupid - *hangs head in shame*. 

And since I keep losing text everytime I put a poll in here - I think I'll play with that function another day...grrrrrrr......



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seren_ccd
May. 29th, 2011 09:57 am (UTC)
I was very apprehensive about having a beta reader as well. But, I've been really happy with the ones that I've found. You do have to sort of tell yourself, 'okay, they're doing this to help my story and I don't have to take all their advice/corrections, etc.' However, it's wonderful to have someone point out the little discrepancies (and spelling, grammar typos) that you inevitably miss when writing. Especially when writing something long.

You can always just say which pairing/fandom you'd like to do and then tell them your plot later.

Yay for thinking about it though! I'm so excited that almost every awesome writer on my flist is considering doing the challenge! :D
shirleyann66
May. 30th, 2011 01:27 am (UTC)
I was very apprehensive about having a beta reader as well.

Thank you!! I'm glad to know I'm not alone in feeling a bit apprehensive about a beta reader. :) And for sharing the encouraging words about your experiences with them. That makes me feel better.

You can always just say which pairing/fandom you'd like to do and then tell them your plot later.

Oooh, that would be really helpful - since I just don't know what the story will be about at this point...

Yay for thinking about it though!

I really would like to do this - especially since I can't do the Three-day Novel Challenge this year and I'd like to participate in another challenge before NaNo starts again...

Oh, what the hell- what have I got to lose, right?? LOLOL
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