And if writing a 50,000 word novel in one
is bad enough, Anvil Press
holds a 3-day novel
every year (it's already been held this year sadly).
I don't think I'm up to that challenge.
But for the more visually talented people out there, you also have the 24-hour
comic, in which you draw a 24 page comic book in 24 hours. I've read a
few and inevitably, the drawings get more and more loose and the story
line (as much as there is one) gets less and less coherent. It might be
interesting to draw one backwards—that is, start with the last page and
work your way forward. That way, the drawings get tighter and the story
gets more coherent as you read along.
Again, I don't think I'm up for that challenge either.
And then there's the 24-hour
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