Archive for The Story Project

Introduction – What is the Story Project?

This entry is part 1 of 49 in the series The Story Project

This entry is part 1 of 49 in the series The Story ProjectThe Story Project was an experiment. Before I discovered the world of web serials, I gathered five of my writer friends and attempted a collaborative, real-time web serial told through the journals of 13 fictional characters. The Project…

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January 1, 2005 – Foreword

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This entry is part 2 of 49 in the series The Story ProjectBy Stuart Lem The Story Project has been a dream of mine for some time. It is, perhaps, the greatest dream I am capable of having. From an early age, I knew I was gifted. I skipped approximately…

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January 3, 2005 – It Is Good to Write

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This entry is part 3 of 49 in the series The Story ProjectBy Cassandra Talbot It’s so good to write. You won’t see me take my hair down during the day, and you sure as hell won’t see my makeup come off, but at the end of the day, when…

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January 4, 2005 – College Graduate Existence

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This entry is part 4 of 49 in the series The Story ProjectBy Cassandra Talbot Today I was made aware, or shall we say reminded, of the plight of the 22-year-old college graduate existence. I had an interview with a young lady hoping to become my assistant. Now, when I…

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January 7, 2005 – The Weekend

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This entry is part 5 of 49 in the series The Story ProjectBy Cassandra Talbot Ah, the weekend! And, oh, let me tell you, what a week. I spent most of my time sitting in on classes, observing the students. I’d originally thought that I’d inherit this group and not…

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January 10, 2005 – Officially Committed

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This entry is part 6 of 49 in the series The Story ProjectBy Dr. Xayyachack Now I am officially committed … to the Story Project, that is, not a mental institution like some might think. My wife, bless her heart, says I should be sent to an old folks’ home…

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January 11, 2005- Why Write?

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This entry is part 7 of 49 in the series The Story ProjectDr. Xayyachack After much pondering in between classes today, I was able to piece together some reasoning for my desire to be a part of a writing project. Though I fear my words are still inadequate, the following…

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January 13, 2005 – Peeking Around The Corner

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This entry is part 8 of 49 in the series The Story ProjectDr. Xayyachack Glad tidings! Cassandra has agreed to use the mansion as headquarters for all Story Project meetings and activities. She said she was grateful I offered it and mentioned a fear of having to use the dorms…

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January 19, 2005 – Asdfjkl;

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This entry is part 9 of 49 in the series The Story ProjectBy Sarah Smith My boss is weird. Okay, okay, so I have a new job. This is progress, or so I would have thought. Like I said, my boss is weird. I’m supposed to be her assistant, right?…

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January 20, 2005 – Cass

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This entry is part 10 of 49 in the series The Story ProjectBy Sarah Smith Today, I actually did something. I helped clean some guest rooms at the much-talked-about-but-never-seen Xayyachack mansion. We’re getting it ready for whomever Ms. Talbot’s been recruiting. Cass washed windows in her suit and high heels….

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January 21, 2005 – I Was the Meeting

This entry is part 11 of 49 in the series The Story Project

This entry is part 11 of 49 in the series The Story ProjectBy Sarah Smith Well, it all makes sense now. I found out what the journal’s for. So, I’ve been aware all week of who’s coming and going to and from the office, what Ms. Talbot’s plans are as…

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January 26, 2005 – Salvaging the Lem Factor

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This entry is part 12 of 49 in the series The Story ProjectBy Cassandra Talbot Amazing. I’m not sure if that’s a good thing or a bad thing, but that’s how I’d describe this week. Probably both, actually. Katrina officially joined us Monday, with a short story to boot; however,…

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