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#1 Lisya72

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 16:19

Ran across this on FPGeeks: http://incowrimo.org/

Who's participating?
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#2 Renfield

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 17:28

I'm in!
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#3 GreenVelvet

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 19:28

Sounds just like Lettermo, AKA A Month of Letters, but hey, whatever gets folks writing.

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 17:19

I will do this. Last year I wrote and mailed over 40 letters during the month. Too much for me. So this year, 23

#5 sharonspens

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 02:22

I did it last year, too. Don't think I managed 28 letters, nor did they go out daily, but I did a pretty good job. I think I'll try it again. Gotta use up all that ink somehow, right?

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#6 Newjelan

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:02

I plan to have a go...

#7 PaperDarts

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 21:00

I had a go at this last year - can't recall whether it was this one or LetterMo - and nearly made the monthly count. I'm aiming for it this time!
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Posted 01 February 2013 - 12:40

Why wait for a specific month? When ever a letter arrives in the mail box it is letter writing day. The more letters, the more letter writing days.
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 17:18

I am in, Just put my 3rd letter in the mail box. What a great way to use my pens and :wub: get to know people in the community.

How can I get me one of those icons that says letter exchange participant?

Edited by sandraw, 04 February 2013 - 17:20.

So many pens. So little time.

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 09:42

I'm in, so long as one can make up for a letterless day by sending two the next.
Thus far, in addition to penpals, victims recipients include one of my favourite ballet dancers (first piece of fanmail I've sent since I wrote to QB Joe Montana when I was 10. He replied with a signed card, too !) as well as the lady who serves me my coffee each morning - she goes off on pregnancy leave at the end of the week, and I've a card for her.
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#11 Lisya72

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 18:55

Ugh. I was planning to participate, but my neighbor's drunk son-in-law decided that my mailbox looked better on the ground than on the post. Unfortunately, he shattered the post when he hit it, and it'll be probably next weekend before we can get a new mailbox put up. And my time is so booked this week, I can't spare the time to detour to the post office. :(
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#12 KrazyIvan

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 21:50

Put it in your neighbors mail box. :D

I'm in. Sent the fifth letter out this morning.

#13 Ernst Bitterman

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 16:39

Well, seven days, seven letters. I won't speak of momentum in such a massless undertaking, but 25% done without a stumble is quite encouraging.
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Posted 07 February 2013 - 19:01

So far, 7 letters in 7 days. This is a great discipline, though why would I use that word for something I love to do? I guess it gives me the excuse to sit down on a busy day!
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Posted 08 February 2013 - 19:16

Eight days into the month.

I was thinking it may be too late to put my hat in the ring except that, already this month, I have hand written two letters to my daughter (away at college), a letter to each of my U.S. Senators, and a letter to my aunt. I could easily be "caught up" after this weekend.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 20:25

Sounds like fun.
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Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:28

Eight days into the month.

I was thinking it may be too late to put my hat in the ring except that, already this month, I have hand written two letters to my daughter (away at college), a letter to each of my U.S. Senators, and a letter to my aunt. I could easily be "caught up" after this weekend.

I'm in!

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When I visit the Post office tomorrow, I will be "caught up." This IS fun.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 07:42

I'm afraid I haven't been able to send out a letter each day, but I plan on writing enough letters over the next three or four weeks to make up for my slow progress.

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 00:06

12 letters. 12 days. :) keeping up. :bunny01:
So many pens. So little time.

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 03:48

Ahead by two letters. Today was a good day for receiving mail. They came from all over the globe.

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:33

I kept up with one letter per day through the 11th, but then I missed a day and had a huge emergency that took more than 24 hours to deal with. So I mailed 4 letters on the 14th to catch up. Sadly, I failed to actually mail anything on three days the USPS is open (I started out doing the LetterMo rules, and added InCoWriMo later), but I have mailed 15 letters in 14 days.

Since I added InCoWriMo, I have used harvested addresses from their website for the extra (Sunday and President's day) letters instead of people I already know. If anyone wants an InCoWriMo letter from me, the first three to PM me an address win (two Sundays and President's day still to go).

Hopefully I can keep it up for the rest of the month more like the first 10 days, without missing days.