Book Review: Rule 34 By Charlie Stross

MikeNM

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December 05, 2018

It’s a good sign when you finish an older book that you go digging for the sequel. Sadly, despite the fact that Charlie Stross’ Rule 34 came out seven years ago, there isn’t going to be a sequel. Stross cancelled the series because the Snowden revelations were making the series too close to reality.

Making a . . .

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NaNoWriMo 2018

MikeNM

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December 04, 2018

I hit my fifty-thousand-word count for NaNoWriMo 2018 at 4 AM on December first, but I don’t count the date change until after I go to sleep. So I’m counting it as a win. The final day was a grind of nearly seven-thousand words, and I’m convinced that the last chapter became a hallucinatory version of the closing credits wrap up to the story. . . .

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NaNoWriMo - Day 19

MikeNM

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November 20, 2018

Cracked the halfway point and made up some more ground.
Daily Word Count: 1680
Total Word Count: 28752
Target Word Count: 31673
Writing Music:
Punky Radio
All That Jazzz

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NaNoWriMo - Day 17

MikeNM

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November 18, 2018

Making up some ground here and ripping some vinyl at the same time. Around four hours of straight writing time today, this month has really helped me see how much writing I can do at a time with more focus.
Daily Word Count: 4220
Total Word Count: 23690
Target Word Count: 28339
Writing Music:
Street Sects - The Kicking . . .

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NaNoWriMo Day 15

MikeNM

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November 16, 2018

Hit the halfway point, still a bit behind. Late night Packer game meant it was a bare minimum day. Tried a new agey psych music podcast I like to listen when working, and it didn’t do much to hold my attention writing. Probably skip it for something a bit less meandering and more focused. I think that I hit a point where I can lock in the . . .

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NaNoWriMo - Day 14

MikeNM

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November 15, 2018

Got some lunch writing in today, though I had to stay up a little late to hit my goal.
Today’s Word Count: 2208
Total Word Count: 17785
Target Word Count: 23338
Today’s Writing Music
All That Jazzz Podcast

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NaNoWriMo - Day 13

MikeNM

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November 13, 2018

Lost some ground over the weekend. Churning in a little extra to make up for lost time.
Today’s Word Count: 1940
Total Word Count: 15577
Target Word Count: 21671
Today’s Writing Music:
Zeni Geva With Steve Albini - Maximum Implosion
Gary Numan - The Fallen EP

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