Need structure? Want to find camaraderie? Tired of writing in solitude? Join our virtual office space. At TPR someone is always in the cubicle next to you.

Here's how the practice room works:


At the given date and time (weekly schedule posted below), meet at post 1. It appears 30 minutes in advance of the hour (barring unusual circumstances), giving us a chance to set our goals in the comments. Declare your goal. Work toward furthering your project; word counting, revision, or whatever it needs - you decide.

Post 2: WE ARE UNPLUGGED! announces our hour. During that time, we write! The rules: no procrastinations. Please feel free to make tea or stand on your head as needed.

When the time is up, Post 3 appears with a chat box and we will get a chance to converse, or you can comment old-style to tell us what you got done! We are dying to know!

Read about a typical first time here. I make the schedule every Sunday. It will remain up in the side bar until I post the next week's schedule (feel free to make requests for particular times in the comments - I take them into serious consideration). All additions will be noted in in the side bar. Come back and check it often. (The schedule times are listed in Eastern Time Zone but the blog posts in Central - Tina's time zone. Our visitors are from all over the map.)

Please email me with questions, comments, or just to introduce yourself! tina dot laurel at gmail dot com

Don't forget to sign the guestbook at the bottom of the page!

Aug 22, 2010

Schedule for the Week Of Sunday, August 23rd:

I am back (and feeling very out of it!). Hope to see you sometime next week. Maybe there will be additions when I see what this last week of summer has in store!
Any changes will be in red:

Monday August 23rd
9 am EST
5 pm EST

Tuesday August 24th
9 am EST

Wednesday August 25th
9 am EST
3 pm EST

Thursday August 26th
9 am EST
3 pm EST

Friday August 27th
9 am EST

Saturday August 28th
9 pm EST Marisa!

Sunday August 29th
9pm EST Marisa!

Post 3: Reconvention!

Chat canceled as no one came!

But I didn't get anything done. Chaos in the house this morning!

Enjoy the rest of your weekend, folks!


We are unplugged! We'll meet back at 11 am EST in post 3 for a reconvention chat. If no one is there, the chat will be canceled.

Post 1: Unpluggage Begins 10 AM eastern

What will you be working on? Tell us in the comments!