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Finally.

A Year in the City is done.

Sure, there'll probably be a few bits to clean up, some clarity here, bits to smooth there, but it's done. It is what it is, good or bad or whatever, it's just done. No larger changes will happen now. It's a hundred and five thousand words, give or take, eighteen chapters, ninety eight footnotes, and right about now, that is all I can say to describe it. I am so utterly beyond it, you wouldn't even begin to imagine, but pleased. It's done. Finished.

Special thanks must go to Mari (mariness) whose been proof reading as I go. No one will really know the pain she has had to endure in relation to my poor spelling and ability to capitalise odd words for no particular reason.

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jlundberg
Jan. 12th, 2006 01:02 am (UTC)
Congrats, Ben! That's a huge achievement.
benpeek
Jan. 12th, 2006 01:05 am (UTC)
thanks.

i, personally, think the bigger achievement will be writing thrity thousand words of a publishable level academia :)
switchknitter
Jan. 12th, 2006 01:04 am (UTC)
Oh, Benjy, that's wonderful! Congrats! *huge hugs*
benpeek
Jan. 12th, 2006 01:06 am (UTC)
thank you, me dear. wild hugs back for your job, too.
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ironed_orchid
Jan. 12th, 2006 02:18 am (UTC)
Many congratulations.

Am rather envious.
benpeek
Jan. 12th, 2006 02:40 am (UTC)
Am rather envious.

this is all i require :)
ataxi
Jan. 12th, 2006 03:10 am (UTC)
Well done, I'm sure it's full of a suitable mongrel diversity ;-)
benpeek
Jan. 12th, 2006 03:15 am (UTC)
it's one huge wankfest, yes ;)
ratmmjess
Jan. 12th, 2006 03:25 am (UTC)
Congrats!
benpeek
Jan. 12th, 2006 03:27 am (UTC)
thanks.
kazzibee
Jan. 12th, 2006 03:42 am (UTC)
congratulations BP. in fact, may your BP reach even loftier heights than mine! that's pretty high! :D!
benpeek
Jan. 12th, 2006 05:31 am (UTC)
all i want is to be high.

...yes.
shadowsandice
Jan. 12th, 2006 05:26 am (UTC)
I remember reading somewhere that anything you type that contains capitals is a lie.

So...you haven't really finished, have you?
benpeek
Jan. 12th, 2006 05:30 am (UTC)
yeah, i've finished the novel. no matter what anyone says to me, this is it. i'm done. content. the phd needs a couple more months, but the novel is done, and that's why i was here.
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benpeek
Jan. 12th, 2006 05:31 am (UTC)
i hope it squirts you in the face ;)
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deadcities_icon
Jan. 12th, 2006 05:33 am (UTC)
Kick ass, man.

And kick it hard.
benpeek
Jan. 12th, 2006 05:36 am (UTC)
can't someone else? heh. thanks, man. it's good to have it done, even if the phd ain't over.
ex_benpayne119
Jan. 12th, 2006 07:59 am (UTC)
Coolness. Congrats.

benpeek
Jan. 13th, 2006 12:58 am (UTC)
ta.
artbroken
Jan. 12th, 2006 01:15 pm (UTC)
Fuckin' rock.
benpeek
Jan. 13th, 2006 12:58 am (UTC)
thanks.
experimeditor
Jan. 12th, 2006 04:08 pm (UTC)
Congrats, Ben. Looking forward to the finished, finished product!
benpeek
Jan. 13th, 2006 12:59 am (UTC)
finished finished? that just makes me head hurt, just thinking of that.
shawn_scarber
Jan. 12th, 2006 04:16 pm (UTC)
Congratulations!
benpeek
Jan. 13th, 2006 12:59 am (UTC)
thanks.
bodhichitta0
Jan. 12th, 2006 05:41 pm (UTC)
Big accomplishment, Ben. Congrats! :-)
benpeek
Jan. 13th, 2006 12:59 am (UTC)
thanks.
lyndarama
Jan. 13th, 2006 01:12 am (UTC)
Big deal.


Just wanted to be the voice of dissent.
benpeek
Jan. 13th, 2006 01:27 am (UTC)
i'm just going to have to kill you now.
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