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!

Oct 31, 2010

Schedule for the Week Of Sunday, October 31st:

Changes/additions will be in teal. Ready or not, here NaNo is! How are your words coming?

Monday, November 1st
7:00 am est
4:30 pm EST

Tuesday, November 2nd
7:00 am EST
11:00 am EST

Wednesday, November 3rd
7:00 am est
10:00 am EST
1 pm EST

Thursday, November 4th (Thursday and Friday I volunteer at school and will be hard pressed to get my words in.)
7:00 am EST

8 pm EST Dianne
Friday, November 5th
7:00 am EST


NaNo Kickoff Chat

Heather, Marisa and myself with three mysterious strangers. We welcomed NaNo with Benadryl, yawns, and open arms. Ready or not, here NaNo comes. (J, sorry we couldn't wait up. Your beautiful banner and button was much admired.)