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by gower21
Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4927
Views: 889553

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Ah, it's good to sneak into the WOTF forum every so often and see my favorite thread at the top. Well done, team. Well done.
by gower21
Mon May 23, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4927
Views: 889553

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

*sneaks in, looks around* I've been summoned from the depths of hence where Golden Pen winners are stored. Matt Dovey, be prepared to be shoved in this coat closet when your reign ends. We have Randy, Sharon, Laurie...but it's not so bad we also have Dave Farland in here too. *A large skeleton hand ...
by gower21
Fri Jan 08, 2016 12:00 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32
Replies: 730
Views: 85263

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32

In my post above where I cheerlead those rejected, I mis-attributed the person as "Julie" I meant KD. For some reason your last name makes me want to call you Julie...er sorry :(
by gower21
Fri Jan 08, 2016 9:38 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: What did you publish in 2015?
Replies: 17
Views: 11836

Re: What did you publish in 2015?

"INCI" Written with Mike Resnick (Available through Phoenix Picks) "Calming the Tempest" (A shared world project) Galaxy's Edge "Department of Death Predictions, Final Notice" UFO4 I also was nominated for the Golden Heart (which is Romance Writers of America's equivale...
by gower21
Thu Jan 07, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32
Replies: 730
Views: 85263

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32

ALSO CONGRATS TO ALL THE WINNERS!! You guys rock. And to those who have gotten bad news take a look at Julie who has the right attitude. Don't wait for WOTF to start your writing career. There are a lot of entrants who didn't win that went on to have fabulous careers, some way better than the winner...
by gower21
Thu Jan 07, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32
Replies: 730
Views: 85263

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32

In fact, I'm lead to understand they put our story titles on our name badges. They did for v31. But yes, by workshop week all judging is complete and selections made, so everyone can chatter without reservation. It was kind of fun as a third prize winner to watch the firsties be all paranoid. I had...
by gower21
Mon Dec 28, 2015 10:18 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4927
Views: 889553

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Here.

I'll help you with that.
by gower21
Sat Dec 26, 2015 7:33 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32
Replies: 730
Views: 85263

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32

Congrats you guys!! Hope the wait is short!
by gower21
Fri Dec 04, 2015 9:36 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32
Replies: 730
Views: 85263

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32

s_c_baker wrote:
dbeavers wrote:A guy goes off network for a few days and all hell breaks lose. Good luck to the folks still in the running. For those 'Thursday' theorists out there, I got my notice at 12:01 AM UTC Thursday.


Fixed that for you. wotf007


He, it's midnight somewhere!
by gower21
Mon Nov 30, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32
Replies: 730
Views: 85263

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32

Saw DF's Facebook post a few days ago. Came in to wish everyone luck who's still in the game.
by gower21
Fri Nov 20, 2015 10:10 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Putting this here where people will see it...
Replies: 9
Views: 2515

Re: Putting this here where people will see it...

I know a guy who knows a guy who writes term papers about kitchen remodeling for totally reasonable rates. If anybody's interested. That person is you, isn't it? I asked them to meet me in a dark alley and all I could see was the beard and crazed parent-of-young-children eyes. I backed away slowly....
by gower21
Fri Nov 20, 2015 12:50 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Putting this here where people will see it...
Replies: 9
Views: 2515

Re: Putting this here where people will see it...

Kary English wrote:Don't forget real estate kitchen remodel term paper spambots. Them, too!


Crap we'll cut them out too???!! We didn't think this through. How will I get my real estate kitchen remodel term paper done without those ads directing me right to the service???
by gower21
Fri Nov 20, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Putting this here where people will see it...
Replies: 9
Views: 2515

Re: Putting this here where people will see it...

I'm sorry. All the San Diego Viagra Party Bus spam bots will just have to be diverted to other forums.

Bummer.
by gower21
Fri Nov 20, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Putting this here where people will see it...
Replies: 9
Views: 2515

Putting this here where people will see it...

Just wanted to let people know--all us moderators decided to make the Kitchen Sink Forum visible to members only for now. To see the discussion and reasoning you will need to log in to your account.

Cheers!
by gower21
Thu Nov 19, 2015 11:25 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32
Replies: 730
Views: 85263

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32

New forum rule: Nobody feed Stewart's ego. With Martin running around here, too, we'll run out of space in no time. I have Schroedinger's ego. It's both vastly huge and nonexistent until you can prove it one way or the other. wotf001 Philosophical egos are... winter flowers a woman washing sheets a...
by gower21
Thu Nov 19, 2015 11:20 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32
Replies: 730
Views: 85263

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32

Randy Hulshizer wrote:There are rumors going around that tomorrow might be Thursday wotf015


Shhhhh,

Every day is Thursday.

*rocks in corner with tin-foil hat*
by gower21
Thu Nov 19, 2015 11:18 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32
Replies: 730
Views: 85263

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 32

Totally agree with Stewart's last two posts. Also: while I may be jinxing myself, I'm still in, and submitted on the 30th. Keeping fingers crossed. A trip in April to meet Stewart, I mean, to go to a workshop with Stewart, i mean.... ;-) hee. Hi Stewart. You know, writing career and all. I bet you ...
by gower21
Thu Jun 25, 2015 6:48 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2366
Views: 412550

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Hello Galen! Welcome to WOTF, our community is the best there is. No joke ;)
by gower21
Thu Jun 25, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!
Replies: 594
Views: 213499

Re: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!

For anyone that is curious, I recently read the first book of Tomas K. Carpenter's series and I loved it. Check out the sample, it has a really great strong opening and at that price you can't go wrong.
by gower21
Wed Jun 17, 2015 11:49 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3859
Views: 712756

Re: Success!

Congrats again, Karen!!
by gower21
Sun Mar 29, 2015 7:22 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3859
Views: 712756

Re: Success!

That is the Best. Joke. Ever.
by gower21
Sat Mar 28, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3859
Views: 712756

Re: Success!

Congrats, Tina! Or is it Alice? wotf013 LOL. Alice Faris is closer to my real name that Tina Gower is....Well, I guess they're both equally close. All my names are pen names!! I'm actually your crazy cat lady neighbor who stares at you while water her plastic roses planted in a tin planter. Always ...
by gower21
Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:09 pm
Forum: Interviews: Entrants, Judges, Past Winners
Topic: Annie Bellet Interview
Replies: 6
Views: 2680

Re: Annie Bellet Interview

I got interviewed on my first podcast appearance (and maybe after people hear it, my ONLY one, haha). http://rockingselfpublishing.com/episode-87/ Also crossed the 100,000 sales mark on my urban fantasy series. Maybe I can steal that "writer with no future" title from KJA, eh? Really enjo...
by gower21
Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:01 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3859
Views: 712756

Re: Success!

For those not following me on Facebook/Twitter. My unpublished romance novel, Good Girl's Guide to Talking Dirty was nominated for the Romance Writers of America Golden Heart. It's the biggest contest in Romance for unpublished manuscripts. I'm super stoked!! I know this is not SF/F related news, bu...
by gower21
Wed Dec 31, 2014 5:55 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4927
Views: 889553

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

ThomasKCarpenter wrote:
gower21 wrote:This thread continues to be a Holiday Miracle.


So what are you going to announce in 49 more posts? You're nearing 2000! wotf001


Oh I wish! That would be awesome to have something to announce. Maybe the universe will cook something up for me.
by gower21
Sun Dec 28, 2014 9:25 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4927
Views: 889553

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

This thread continues to be a Holiday Miracle.
by gower21
Mon Oct 13, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4927
Views: 889553

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29 Postby gower21 » Tue Sep 13, 2011 11:00 pm Does anyone else think it's crazy that this thread was started over three years ago !! That gower21 is obviously a troublemaker... wotf013 This thread shall live!!! It is my lifeblood. *also people are talking about Outlander. I lov...
by gower21
Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:10 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Galaxy's Edge
Replies: 103
Views: 67178

Re: Galaxy''s Edge

Just to keep you on your toes, the next interview is with George R.R. Martin. And the same issue will have a brand-new Draco's Tavern story from Larry Niven, and also a new story by Mercedes Lackey. Not bad for a magazine that no one thought would live 3 issues. :-) -- Mike George RR Martin!!! Very...
by gower21
Mon May 19, 2014 3:46 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4927
Views: 889553

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

I would just like to remind people of a little story. It started in the volume 29 quarter 1 thread. I had written a story I was very proud of and there was no reason for me to be too excited about it given my past performance in this contest (all rejections). I went to turn in my story on the day o...
by gower21
Mon May 19, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4927
Views: 889553

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

I would just like to remind people of a little story. It started in the volume 29 quarter 1 thread. I had written a story I was very proud of and there was no reason for me to be too excited about it given my past performance in this contest (all rejections). I went to turn in my story on the day of...

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