Thursday, 8 March 2012

Spin-A-Yarn.[The Introduction]- The Journals. *Updated*

It's here fellas! My very first contribution to the exercise. [Again, if you feel like a lost puppy in the woods, read up about the exercise here and here.] I penned this down at 5 a.m in the morning today, so if you're disappointed, don't show it! =P Eagerly awaiting the sequel to this post. ALREADY. *nervous shiver*


They had witnessed confusion. They had witnessed destruction. And they were the silent spectators of inexplicable bliss. Surrounded by a musty aroma, which undeniable emitted from the thousands of pages that they secured and bound together, they now lay in front of him on the ancient oakwood table, in all their splendor. They smelt different;they smelt wonderful, but he just couldn't put his finger on it. Eventually, he concluded that it was vanilla like, with a tinge of fruity almond. This explanation satisfied him, though a part of him toyed with "woody fruitiness" for a while.
They sat all proud on the table, in an almost worldly wise fashion. The golden letters, which had once adorned the the leather binding, had faded away to an almost unrecognizable extent, and the peeling edges spoke volumes about their loyalty, for they had been his closest confidantes, for twenty six thousand two hundred and eighty eight days of his existence. They had witnessed the edges of his beauty, and eventually, his sanity peel off. 
The pages, they held a lifetime. They boasted of his magnificent rise, they bemoaned his tragic fall. Those pages which smelt of vanilla scented wood, held sagas of unsolved mysteries and countless secrets. They spoke of his companions. They talked of his enigmatic lineage. But most importantly, they talked of HER.

Source: Google

Come on, tell me what's on your mind! QUICK! :)
PS. Soumi, I tried to make it as non mushy as possible ;) Hope I lived up to your expectations! :)

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Great response on the first day itself! =D 
But guys here's a thing, the title of your post doesn't necessarily have to be the same as mine! Just thought I'd clarify that, since I gave the title no thought whatsoever and just blankly wrote "The Journals" =P You can experiment with YOUR titles if you want to, since it won't be the title of the entire story[That we'll decide once we're done with the ENTIRE story!] But if you don't want to, well then just let it be! =P
Anyhooo, Akanksha wrote PART II.
And Diwita wrote PART III
Wonderful work guys! :) You are loved! :*
ALSO, whoever's writing part IV, let's take a step ahead? My advice-Take the story forward and don't stick to journals so much[We can come back to them towards the end or something]
Again, eagerly awaiting Part IV! Love you guys! =D

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I am back guys! That's because NG has already penned down the fabulous Part IV to this story! :) 
ALSO, we should all thank him for making a proper Google Document for those of you who'd want to read the entire story in a flow later on! The Document is in here. Brilliant job done, NG! :)

This is making me greedy. Part V, anyone? =D

And guys whenever you write a piece, make sure you post your link as a comment under this, as well as under the post of the person from whom you'll be taking charge. Makes it easier for me to put your link in here! Love! :*

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Guys! Joyee at Bittersweet Symphony has written an Alternative Part IV! So whoever plans to write part V, you now have an option between two incredibly well written, and very different prequels! Choose well, it will determine where this story actually goes! :)
Again guys, let's not forget the "Call dibs system". Make sure before you start writing, you let the other bloggers know by posting a comment under this post so that there are no clashes! Soooo, Part V? =D


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I am sooo happy! Such a great response on the first day itself! =D D2 has already written PART V
Way to go guys! =D 
Again, I'd like to remind everyone about the Dibs system. Happy writing, guys! =D
Eagerly awaiting the Grand PART SIX now! =D [Whoever does it, CALL DIBS FIRST =P]

71 comments:

  1. Done! Yay much? Do I get a price for writing the first sequel to the first post of this activity?
    P.S. Shouldn't you be providing an e-mail so that no one is left out in this?

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    1. Mail as in so you don't leave out anyone's link of the sequels.

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    2. Why will I leave out anyone's link babe, I can see it here na! :)

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    3. I've got something in my mind. I feel like I've another sequel for this. =P
      But I'm going to be generous and leave the spot for others to fill in.

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    4. Haha I like the enthusiasm! =D
      But you've got to wait for atleast 3 posts babe! :(

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    5. 3 posts? I feel like child being banished from the playgrounds now. =P

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    6. Haha babe there are like 13 people on the list. Traditionally, everybody is supposed to write before the cycle can be repeated and people can get a second try. If we're the ones who keep writing all the time, how will we be able to call the exercise "Spin-a-yarn"? =P

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    7. I know. I'm a loyal follower and I'd read the last post. Just troubling. I'm jobless.

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  2. @ Akasksha : Sequel nicely written. :)

    @Ruhani : Actually, how will we know who is writing the sequel? Is it the dibs calling method you mentioned or is there some other way!

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    1. Yep! You've got to call dibs!
      However, if you have another method in mind, please let me know? :(

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  3. Wait weren't we doing this in May? D:

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    1. No babe that's Mindblowing May! WHAAAY? Don't tell me you won't take part in THIS? :(

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    2. Crap! Fuuuu blonde moment! Idk yaar, i guess you'll have to demote me to the "maybe list" :(
      Im so sorry :/

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    3. Noooo you must not abandon me! Peabeeee :(

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  4. No that's mindblowing may. This is different.

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  5. I'll keep reading until I think my time to butt in is right. Really well written.
    This story should mature like wine. ;)

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  6. Suggestion for everyone. The links to sequels can be left as a comment here and the previous part of it as well. That would leave a good track of links. :)
    Cheers.

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    1. Thank you,D2 :) And yeah, I'll be adding the link of the sequel on this post by the end of this day :)

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    2. Already done that. Me thinks it should be done soon after posting so all the participants can come here for the database. :)

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    3. Common repository, we call it in the business. :P

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    4. Hahaha alright alright thank you!:)

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    1. Link added to the main post! :)

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  8. Thanks for that D2.
    I love the way this is growing. Good job starting this Chub!

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  9. Oooooh. Absolutely loving the sound of this alright! and I agree with D2. Thus one should mature like wine. Pretty much exactly the thought that came to my head :)
    off to read Akansha's!

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    1. I really, really hope it does! =D

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  10. Just wrote Part 3 here: http://diwita.blogspot.in/2012/03/spin-yarn-journals-part3.html

    :D

    Hope you like it!

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  11. this idea, spin-a-yarn whoevers it was is sooo amazing. can I participate in the middle if I want to? I'm probably not gonna cos of the boards an all but since most of u guys have boards too I'm gonna eel less guilty. :P
    I love what you wrote ruhani :D

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    1. It was mine =D Unless, you mean the ACTUAL idea. THAT wasn't mine =P
      Yeah join in whenever you want to! It'll be great! =D
      Thank you so much :)

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  12. Oho,this is BEAUTIFUL! I'll write after Monday. Please don't be mad.*Folded hands*

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    1. Haha don't worry! But do write! it'll be great to read your piece:)

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  13. too bloody sexy. lemme try my hand after i read all the parts.

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  14. Here is the fourth part and here you'd find all the pieces consolidated in an otherwise dull google doc.

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    1. Link added! =D Cheers! :)

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    2. Perfect :)
      Thanks Ruhani, for your idea is coming out so well, ain't I excited!

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  15. ruhani. i am trying to write the next part. but m kinda lost. care to help?

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  16. Written the 5th part. Will post now. :D

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  17. Haha GUYS! Call dibs on the post before you write! Or else you might end up clashing with someone! [Like what happened for the IVth part]
    Raj, sorry man, D2 seems to have already written Part V. Write Part VI?
    OR, now that we have an alternative Part IV and can't help it, you can write an alternative part V, carrying forward Joyee's post? Your call! :)

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  18. the part i write, if i ever end it will fit anywhere. dont worry about that. :)

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    1. Cool! But makes sure you maintain the consistency! Okay before anything, OFFICIALLY CALL DIBS! =P

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  19. The 5th part is posted here.

    Everyone, please don't kill me for having changed this story entirely. :P
    Hope you all like it, though. :D

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  20. Alternative 4th part here:
    http://joyee-bhattacharya.blogspot.in/2012/03/spin-yarn-part-iv-d.html :)

    Cheers! :D

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  21. Okay so here is a problem. I've included only my version of part 4 in the Google doc. As people follow up on Joyee's part, I'd make a separate document. Sounds fair?
    PS : Part 5 added :)

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  22. Okay, How about I delete my post? :P
    I could follow up in another part :)
    This created confusion :P

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    1. Nooo you must not delete your work :O
      Do follow up wherever, but don't delete :O

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  25. Couldn't reach your phone. I guess switched off as usual.
    Anyway. So so so so so so so so so so many happy 45 months Chub. I hope Anmol knows how lucky he's. Stay forever. :*

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  26. so i have written this thing. and it might pretty mucy fit anywhr. prob is, its too mighty big.

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  27. whoa, seems like the blogger world is getting its fresh dose of creativity in the form of new ideas. It's good and so is the story, the introduction rather.

    Keep writing!

    Cheers,
    Blasphemous Aesthete

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    1. Thank you so much :)
      Will do =D

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  28. Ruhani :( Joyee wrote to my "That girl. Her story" :(
    Not to the one you started :(

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  29. heya Ruhani! does calling Dibs mean ..informing everyone that you are going to write the next part? hmm..that's what i think!!
    Anyways... i am writing the 6th part!! will soon send the link!! :D
    mind if I participate too????? Well!! I am all excited about it! :) :)

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    1. Yes yes that's exactly what it means! :)
      Ooh that's pretty damn cool! Send me the link ASAP =D

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  30. here is the part 6!!
    part- 6
    hopefully you all will like it!! :D

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  31. Ruhaniii!
    I made a HUGE mistake. I thought Diwita's own creation was the PART 3. This is confusing.
    Do let me know if I could delete it, it has NOTHING to do with you story!
    Shit. I'm so sorry. :\

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    1. Yeah she told me :| Okay kiddo, whatever you think is right :|

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  32. I'll write another part of the story :)
    Anddd, I'll all dibs on it :D
    Sorry Ruhani :(

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    1. Then write Part 7! Part 6 is already out! =D

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