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by mattj
Wed Sep 21, 2011 1:22 pm
Forum: Interviews: Entrants, Judges, Past Winners
Topic: Frank Herbert quote
Replies: 20
Views: 7207

Re: Frank Herbert quote

Well, I'd do it early in the AM, but that's my meditation time --- which is how I learned to work with constant distractions. wotf001 I wish I could do that. Sadly, I rarely get solid writing time. Usually, it goes: That's why I usually write late at night after my husband and three kids are asleep....
by mattj
Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:50 am
Forum: Interviews: Entrants, Judges, Past Winners
Topic: Frank Herbert quote
Replies: 20
Views: 7207

Re: Frank Herbert quote

I wish I could do that. Sadly, I rarely get solid writing time. Usually, it goes: Write. Wife: Honey, can you XYZ? Go XYZ. Write. Kid#1: Daddy, you want to play cars with me? Play. Write. Kid#2: I forgot my homework instructions at school. Can you explain it to me? Explain. Write. Parents will also ...
by mattj
Thu Sep 15, 2011 6:30 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4945
Views: 935592

Re: Q1 Volume 29

Oddly enough, I started out wanting to be a horror writer. As it turns out, I don't like reading horror. And I don't like writing horror. So I turned to fantasy. Sort of like horror, in a way. DARK FANTASY! But that didn't take, either. Even not so dark fantasy, with magic and all that. I can't get ...
by mattj
Wed Sep 14, 2011 3:51 pm
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: NPR's "Top 100 Sci-Fi and Fantasy books" of all time
Replies: 79
Views: 27295

Re: NPR's "Top 100 Sci-Fi and Fantasy books" of all time

I've only read 18, but I've started over 50.
by mattj
Fri Jun 10, 2011 10:15 am
Forum: Art & Illustration
Topic: ILLUSTRATORS' Q & A
Replies: 93
Views: 34955

Re: ILLUSTRATORS' Q & A

Illustrators,

I was just wondering if there was a standard or going rate for an image, such as those published in WotF. For writers, it's easy, we have token to pro rates. But I have no idea what an image would cost, say for a book cover or a website background.
by mattj
Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:58 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2421
Views: 442853

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Hi! My name is Matt and I currently live and write from Northwest Florida, USA. I've only just recently discovered this contest (and anthology--- good stuff!). Good info here.

Matt

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