November Prompt: The Middle

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November Prompt: The Middle

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Can you believe it's already November? Traditionally at Hogwarts, November is known for the start of the Quidditch season - and in other parts of the work November is the time where people go on vacation to a warmer climate. But, here at HOL, it will always be the middle of the fall term - the point where the halfway point is in sight and we are closer to the end of the term than the beginning!

Your task this month is to write at least 75 words that - in at least some way - signifies passing the midpoint of progress towards a goal. The twist is as follows: to signify the fact that November is the middle of the term, each word used must either begin or end with a letter in the middle half of the alphabet (which I will define, for the purposes of this prompt, as the thirteen letters "H", "I", "J", "K", "L", "M", "N", "O", "P", "Q", "R", "S", or "T".) As an example, of the ten most common words in the English language ("the", "of", "and", "a", "to", "in", "is", "you", "that", "it"): "and", "a", and "you" are disallowed but the other seven are fine.

The deadline is November 30 at 11:59 PM HOL; completing this prompt will earn you 25 hoots. (Partial credit will be given in the form of 1 hoot for every 3 words up to 75.)
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Re: November Prompt: The Middle

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Midway through this project, something that one thought might never have some minor indication or form showing completion, despair reeks simply throughout the total mess. Thus it is when one nears the place when it suddenly congeals into words showing power, including maybe even elegant prose. Luckily the finish is near, words rushing to the page, almost too fast to scribe down, but then, its brought to its completion. Let it sit for three days, read again. Is it ready? Yes.
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The response to the prompt has earned full HOOTs!
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