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One Last: The Final Post of the twytte Writing Experiment

The final line, One last look, Before darkness falls. A chorus of indrawn breaths Ushering in the hushed silence Before hands meet Again and again As lights return, And the wall is broken. Slowly, chattering chaos Peters out into brisk efficiency Behind locked doors. Unseen, sans audience, They play their roles And tread the boards: Cleaning and resetting. Finally, they, too,  Make their exits, Leaving the stage, Dimmed to a ghost’s glow But set and primed: Ready for tomorrow and The first look and The first line. Em T. Wytte Poem

The final post. That seems so surreal to write. Actually, it should be “the final post of the experiment.” Today, is the 1 year anniversary of the first post, so today is the day when the writing experiment comes to a close. I have officially posted a bit of new writing every day for a year. Yay! I did it!

Party time!

And how do you kick off the celebration at the end of a writing experiment? Write a poem! I can’t decide if that’s sadly predictable or simply in character. Regardless, I was trying to capture where the blog is now, and somehow it became theatre. I shouldn’t be surprised.

Anyway, thank you to everyone for reading!

I am going to take a wee vacation before I start posting here again (the cleaning and resetting stage, if you will). I expect to start again in July – assuming that I’ve figured out what I want to start again. I need a new experiment! If anyone has any suggestions or requests, I will gladly take them into consideration. At the moment, all I know for sure is that it will be writing-related.

For those of you who want to know how the novels end, so do I! (jk, kind of) Seriously, though, the novels will be continued. They will, however, be removed from the writing experiment rules. I may even give them their own sites so that if you want to read them but not poetry, you have somewhere to go. That’s one of the things I have to figure out. But one way or another, I will finish those, and I hope to get ahead enough that I can post them more consistently.

So wish me luck, thanks again, and stick around! There is definitely more to come.

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Happy 11 Month Anniversary! 1 Left… And Then What?

It’s almost surreal to think that a writing experiment that started mostly on a whim is now a month away from completion. And realizing that I’ve written a new post (a new bit of fiction) every single day of those 11 months makes me want to take a nap in retrospect. At the same time, being a month away from completing a goal like that is pretty exciting. So “Woohoo! – what’s next?” What is twytte going to become when this year-long writing experiment is officially over?

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Well, that didn’t help.

Hmmm… I’m not sure, but I have some ideas.

I’m pretty sure that the long-running stories (Deathwalker and Wind Town) are going to be taken off the experiment rules and move to a regular-but-non-weekly posting schedule. I’m thinking that they might be more readable in chapter-length chunks (or maybe half a chapter?) that are published on their own page once or twice a month. I know some people wait until that much is published before reading them anyway, so I thought that might work.

What do you think? As a reader, would that work for you?

As far as the rest of twytte, I’m pretty open to ideas.I think it will probably stay with daily postings, and I expect to keep writing poetry. I like the idea of keeping the experiment aspect, but what kind of writing experiment should be next? I might like to explore the short story and play parts more – I’ve fallen off of that in recent months as my schedule’s gotten crazier. But since my schedule’s only liable to get worse, that might not be possible.

So it’s a bit up in the air right now. If you would like a say in what the next writing experiment will be, post suggestions or comments in the comments section. Your input could change the future! (of twytte) So tell me – what parts of twytte do you like best?

Thanks again (and always) for reading!

-Em


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