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Shut Up and Write Virtual Meetup

  • Oct 10, 2012 · 6:30 AM
  • Virtual Meeting - from your home/office

This is an experimental Virtual Shut Up and Writing meetup. Please only RSVP if you know you will be there, ready to write at 6:30 a.m.

Please "check in" to this meetup at 6:30. Please also post a short message on the chat below this announcement to let everyone know what's up and that you are writing. You can also tell everyone if you are having your coffee or tea, etc.

We will all commit to writing a half hour from 6:30 a.m. to 7 a.m.

We will see how this goes. If it works out, and we get people participating, I will schedule other virtual meetings.

Thanks, Joe, for starting the idea for this.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    wow it was awesome to watch the sun go up and write this morning, even though it was super early!

    October 10, 2012

  • Rebecca

    OK. We can try both 6:30 and 7 a.m. or I can set it from 6:30 to 7:30 and people can join at either time..

    October 10, 2012

  • Alx

    I don't mind- I need to wake up earlier anyway! Haha

    October 10, 2012

  • Alx

    6:30 was a little early, I'd rather 7- but I know some people may have to work and cannot do it.

    October 10, 2012

  • Rebecca

    Thanks, Melody. Hope to "see" you again.

    October 10, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    this is Melody...signing off! time to get ready for work now!

    October 10, 2012

  • Rebecca

    Great. Glad to hear it. What time is good for you for a virtual meetup? Is 6:30 a.m. too early?

    October 10, 2012

  • Alx

    I think this chat room worked alright- I was having loading issues with team viewer, but I would try it again! I got a good session of writing in- I will be signing up for the next one for sure! See you then!

    October 10, 2012

  • Rebecca

    Hi Folks. It's past 7 a.m. and I promised to keep this morning meetup to a half hour so if you have to get ready for work or something, feel free to do so. It's been a good trial run. I will try this again and hopefully be ready with a TeamViewer invite as soon as we start. Having the chat box is good. I hope you got some things written! I'm going to work for another 20 minutes or so. Please send me feedback on how/what we can improve on with the virtual writing meetup. I'd like to continue them! Thanks for joining!

    October 10, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Yes, this first time i spent more time checking the email posts and trying to get TeamViewer to work than i spent actually writing :-) But next time should go smoother. Have a good day everyone.

      October 10, 2012

    • Rebecca

      Yes, I was busy actually trying to get my other laptop to boot up so I could get my last writing off of it. I need to save it to the cloud. The next one will definitely go smoother. You couldn't get TeamViewer to work?

      October 10, 2012

  • Rebecca

    Yes, I thought about my story for a few years. I actually started tell the story to some children and they became hooked.. then they asked me if I was going to write a book about it. Now I finally am..

    October 10, 2012

    • Rebecca

      I just sent it to you again at [masked]

      October 10, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      sorry guys, the team viewer did not work for me...kept getting errors, however, I am so amazed and happy that I got up and did some writing this morning! thank you thank you one and all! I think I'm going to try to get up early like this every morning!

      October 10, 2012

  • Alx

    Melody, what are you working on?

    October 10, 2012

  • Alx

    Go to your email and click the link

    October 10, 2012

  • Rebecca

    Hi Melody. I sent you an invitation to your email. I think you just click on the link in the email.

    October 10, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    how do we do the team viewer?

    October 10, 2012

  • Alx

    Loading the team viewer app now

    October 10, 2012

  • Alx

    Oh cool! I am starting a book about zombies, I am thinking it will be a collection of short stories but be connected as one. I've been brewing it for a while, but needed an excuse to start

    October 10, 2012

  • Rebecca

    OK, I just sent you an invite. We can see if it works! In the meantime, please post a little bit about what you are writing here.. I'm writing an adventure story about two boys. The are about 8 or 9 years old and are good friends.

    October 10, 2012

  • Alx

    @melody- when I woke up I thought the same thing! Haha like wait, what? :D

    October 10, 2012

  • Alx

    [masked]

    October 10, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    [masked]

    October 10, 2012

  • Alx

    I am writing the old fashioned way. :D pen an paper- my laptop took a poop a few weeks ago, but that can't stop me. Haha

    October 10, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    wow, and I admire anyone who can write on their iphone. I can't do the touch thingie at all...

    October 10, 2012

  • Rebecca

    If you send me your email addresses, I can send you an invite to the Team Viewer meeting. We could try it. That way we have a chat box...

    October 10, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    good morning. why didn't someone tell me it's still dark at 6:30am? hehehe!

    October 10, 2012

  • Alx

    How are you this morning? I thought I was late too! Haha how weird- maybe because we aren't used to this hour of the morning?

    October 10, 2012

  • Alx

    I am on my iPhone- so here works best for me. :D

    October 10, 2012

  • Rebecca

    Good morning! I just had a dream that I was late for this.. haha. I'm here. Going to get some tea. I was thinking of utilizing a free online meeting place like Team Viewer. But maybe this time we can just chat here..

    October 10, 2012

  • Alx

    Good morning everyone! Just getting my coffee ready and starting a short story project that I've been talking about for weeks. :D

    October 10, 2012

  • Chel M.

    I would love to join this, but I can promise that I'll be unable wake up at 6:30. Hope it goes well, though!

    October 6, 2012

  • Jim G.

    Rebecca and Joe - I like this idea. Unfortunately, I will be in NYC next week. Let me know how this works out.

    October 2, 2012

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