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by Rebecca Birch
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 35
Replies: 124
Views: 4333

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 35

Keep in mind that even if/when Dave is done, he's not the one who sends out the responses, Joni is, and she's in the middle of workshop week/gala prep, so the first quarter is almost always a long wait.
by Rebecca Birch
Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3900
Views: 748753

Re: Success!

Congratulations to all the people finding success! It's wonderful to see. wotf007 In the last two months I've received acceptances from both Cricket and, just yesterday, Flash Fiction Online. No idea when either story is coming out, but glad that the stories will be read! Wishing everybody happines...
by Rebecca Birch
Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3900
Views: 748753

Re: Success!

disgruntledpeony wrote:Congratulations, Rebecca. wotf007


Thanks, Peony!
by Rebecca Birch
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3900
Views: 748753

Re: Success!

Congratulations to all the people finding success! It's wonderful to see. wotf007 In the last two months I've received acceptances from both Cricket and, just yesterday, Flash Fiction Online. No idea when either story is coming out, but glad that the stories will be read! Wishing everybody happiness...
by Rebecca Birch
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4936
Views: 916596

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

*bouncebouncebounce*
by Rebecca Birch
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: Problems and Troubleshooting
Topic: New anti-Spam Q&A is up and running
Replies: 22
Views: 1700

Re: New anti-Spam Q&A is up and running

morganb wrote:Pretty sure FictionMuse is also a spammer.


~Morgan


FictionMuse is generally posting links to interviews or articles about authors/editors in the business, in the Interviews subforum. This one doesn't bother me.
by Rebecca Birch
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Problems and Troubleshooting
Topic: WilliamHawk
Replies: 4
Views: 170

Re: WilliamHawk

disgruntledpeony wrote:I got a PM saying someone would be on it, but haven't seen the results yet.


Ditto.
by Rebecca Birch
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: What's a Silver Honorable Mention as opposed to a regular HM?
Replies: 21
Views: 902

Re: What's a Silver Honorable Mention as opposed to a regular HM?

Even Rs can be publishable. I've sold 3 out of 5 Rs so far, and only 1 out of 5 HMs. I do feel my HMs are better than my Rs in general, so it is just a matter of market really. I second that it's a matter of market, often. I've sold 6 out of 14 HMs (two of my HMs were the same story, just edited), ...
by Rebecca Birch
Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Problems and Troubleshooting
Topic: New anti-Spam Q&A is up and running
Replies: 22
Views: 1700

Re: New anti-Spam Q&A is up and running

disgruntledpeony wrote:Williamhawk keeps dumping all kinds of spam everywhere. It's not even remotely writing related anymore. Please help.


Fourthed.
by Rebecca Birch
Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Four in Thirty-Five (4 in 35!)
Replies: 102
Views: 3061

Re: Four in Thirty-Five (4 in 35!)

Bring it on! I'm in.
by Rebecca Birch
Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 35
Replies: 124
Views: 4333

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 35

Nope! Nope, Nope, Nope. Not ready yet!
by Rebecca Birch
Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 34
Replies: 285
Views: 11451

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 34

For list purposes, I'm in for Q4 as of today.
by Rebecca Birch
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 34
Replies: 312
Views: 20284

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 34

I sing the congratulating song! For K.D.! For a less disgruntled peony! For KristyEmber who makes it three! With trumpet blast and bagpipe skirl I play your path to what lies beyond. Victory's most rousing song! Or dirge of falling just so near. Where sight of what could have been appears, to goad ...
by Rebecca Birch
Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 34
Replies: 312
Views: 20284

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 34

I sing the congratulating song! For K.D.! For a less disgruntled peony! For KristyEmber who makes it three! With trumpet blast and bagpipe skirl I play your path to what lies beyond. Victory's most rousing song! Or dirge of falling just so near. Where sight of what could have been appears, to goad y...
by Rebecca Birch
Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Story in a Day Challenge
Replies: 295
Views: 56182

Re: Story in a Day Challenge

I have to sadly admit to getting totally distracted by the eclipse and then forgetting about the challenge. Failure! I will try later this week.
by Rebecca Birch
Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Story in a Day Challenge
Replies: 295
Views: 56182

Re: Story in a Day Challenge

Anyone up for one of these? I've got a lot more free time coming up for at least a little while, and have found that this tends to produce interesting results. (I know this is usually Rebecca's baby, but I think it's bloody awesome and wonderful fun so I'm kicking it off this time. I might actually...
by Rebecca Birch
Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 34
Replies: 312
Views: 20284

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 34

R here. Not unexpected.
by Rebecca Birch
Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4936
Views: 916596

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Galen wrote:The flabby birds balked at the speckled donut under our dock.


The flabby birds balked at the speckled donut under our woodshed.
by Rebecca Birch
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4936
Views: 916596

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

disgruntledpeony wrote:A tabby cat slapped at the speckled fish on the dock.


A tabby cat slapped at the speckled donut on the dock.
by Rebecca Birch
Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q2 - Volume 34
Replies: 425
Views: 29684

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q2 - Volume 34

Congratulations, Amy!

wotf010
by Rebecca Birch
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q2 - Volume 34
Replies: 425
Views: 29684

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q2 - Volume 34

(And kudos if you can name the pro editor that peronally typed "alas" on his rejections well over 100,000 times. You get a Scooby Snack.) It was Gordon van Gelder at F&SF who used alas in his rejects. Alas, he has since retired. Zoinks! Laurie gets a Scooby Snack! ~Moon~ I got as pers...
by Rebecca Birch
Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q2 - Volume 34
Replies: 425
Views: 29684

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q2 - Volume 34

wotf041
J'nae Rae wrote:Congratulations to even more HMs and a SHM.

And commiserations to my fellow Rs. Wish there was a hug smilie.


Will this one do?

wotf041

And more congrats to placers and commiserations to Rs.
by Rebecca Birch
Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q2 - Volume 34
Replies: 425
Views: 29684

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q2 - Volume 34

wotf056

I finally got the last box checked on my list!!! I'm kind of ridiculously happy about this.
by Rebecca Birch
Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3900
Views: 748753

Re: Success!

Congratulations, jficke13! Mad Scientist Journal is awesome. wotf007

And thank, Ishmael, Preston, and Peony. Glad you liked it!
by Rebecca Birch
Wed Jul 05, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2387
Views: 429481

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Hello, I'm Alexis. I've been writing for a while now, one unpublished novel and quite a few short stories. I'm also a middle school science teacher and a classical musician (violin, viola, and now Medieval rebec). I've written a couple of non-fiction articles for Renaissance Magazine, and I've had ...
by Rebecca Birch
Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3900
Views: 748753

Re: Success!

Congratulations on the recent successes, folks, especially jficke13. First sale is the best sale, and I'm looking forward to hearing the details!

I have a flash piece out today in T. Gene Davis's Speculative Blog: Anchor and Key. It's basically my love letter to libraries.

wotf008
by Rebecca Birch
Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 34
Replies: 312
Views: 20284

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 34

I'm in, too. Submitted on 6/13.
by Rebecca Birch
Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:28 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3900
Views: 748753

Re: Success!

A couple of things to report here. I had a flash story, What Waits Beneath the Rainbow Sea , published recently in Every Day Fiction. Also! I'm happy to announce my first short story collection! Life Out of Harmony and Other Tales of Wonder features twenty fantasy and science fiction short stories, ...
by Rebecca Birch
Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 34
Replies: 353
Views: 27842

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 34

Super congratulations to the winners! Also super congratulations to the finalists and other placers.

Well done!

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