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May 16, 2019 23:37:22

Breaking Rules

by @gabrielgreco PATRON | 222 words | 🐣 | 100💌

Gabriel Greco

Current day streak: 0🐣
Total posts: 100💌
Total words: 44407 (177 pages 📄)

I'm breaking two rules with this post. The first rule I'm breaking is the First Rule of 200wad. I wrote about it before. I basically invented it. The second rule is not so much a rule as a principle: don't let yourself become beholden to a task for the sake of the task. I also wrote about this

So here I am, on 200 wad, mentioning 200wad in a post I am only writing because I feel like keeping my streak. To be fair (to myself) I didn't publish anywhere else today. The point of the rule was not to worry about a streak on a website (this one) if you're still doing what you need to be doing: writing on a daily basis.  

The only reason it's all come apart, why I've been reduced to betraying my own principles, is because I didn't finish Part 5 of my Havana series. I need to write a sex scene and I want to do it right - whatever that means. Well, I know what it means. It means not turning it into a candidate for the Bad Sex in Fiction Award. It means taking a bit more time writing, and it also means more than 200 words.

There is also a personal blog I've recently returned to. I'm editing and adding pictures to it today. That's it.

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    @gabrielgreco and yet you went back to honouring your rules! off the streak again... oh boy...
    https://literaryreview.co.uk/bad-sex-in-fiction-award thats sooo cool (An award:-)
    maybe we could organise some kind of competition for the worst something (like this)... or something (totally not this) :-)))

    Lucjah avatar Lucjah | May 18, 2019 18:14:17
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      @lucjah What would you suggest? I'd say "the best and worst in 'writing about 200wad'"

      Gabriel Greco avatar Gabriel Greco | Jun 01, 2019 13:28:03
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    @gabrielgreco

    lmao they say that there are two types of plots people love to witness. The rags to riches -- or the rise to grace. And the fall from grace.

    I love watching you fall from your grace here because I share the same ideology as you. But somewhere along the line i decided to challenge that ideology. And so soon I will indeed be part of the streak club haha.

    Sir Abe avatar Sir Abe | May 17, 2019 19:27:47
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      @abrahamKim I'll get back on it too....someday. Someday...

      Gabriel Greco avatar Gabriel Greco | Jun 01, 2019 13:27:34
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      @gabrielgreco

      Yo email me [email protected]

      I wanted to ask you something directly not in a comments section.

      Sir Abe avatar Sir Abe | Jun 03, 2019 11:12:39
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      @abrahamKim Sent

      Gabriel Greco avatar Gabriel Greco | Jun 05, 2019 08:28:45
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