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by Rebecca Birch
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4201
Views: 995857

Re: Success!

I had two stories published at the beginning of this month: "This Isn't Better" in Galaxy's Edge , and "Peace in the Valley" in Factor Four Magazine . They were my second publications in both markets. I am now officially pro-ed out from the contest. I have learned so much from be...
by Rebecca Birch
Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion - Q2 - Volume 35
Replies: 194
Views: 24961

Re: Discussion - Q2 - Volume 35

Submitted on March 31.
by Rebecca Birch
Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4201
Views: 995857

Re: Success!

I sold a story to The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction . *faints* Blogged about it here: http://www.ympang.com/i-sold-a-story-to-the-magazine-of-fantasy-and-science-fiction/ It's close to April Fool's. Wouldn't blame y'all if you didn't believe me. Fantastic sale, Michelle! Congratulations! ...
by Rebecca Birch
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35
Replies: 341
Views: 36894

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35

The moral of this story: I need to spend less time on my phone. wotf019 Seriously, though! I've recently taken up walking every day, and I don't use my phone, I don't have the internet, and I don't even listen to music. It's amazing what a brain will do when it doesn't have other things taking up i...
by Rebecca Birch
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4201
Views: 995857

Re: Success!

Congratulations, Beth and Michelle!
by Rebecca Birch
Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4201
Views: 995857

Re: Success!

Thanks so much, everybody! Glad you enjoyed it!
by Rebecca Birch
Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4201
Views: 995857

Re: Success!

I have a new piece of fantasy flash out in Flash Fiction Online today! Eyes of Wood, Heart of Stone.
by Rebecca Birch
Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4201
Views: 995857

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: 4201
Views: 995857

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: 4201
Views: 995857

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: 5000
Views: 1141073

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: 7784

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: 2542

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
Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Problems and Troubleshooting
Topic: New anti-Spam Q&A is up and running
Replies: 22
Views: 7784

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: 149
Views: 23092

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

Bring it on! I'm in.
by Rebecca Birch
Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 5000
Views: 1141073

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: 5000
Views: 1141073

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
Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4201
Views: 995857

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: 2912
Views: 585062

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: 4201
Views: 995857

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
Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:28 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4201
Views: 995857

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
Wed May 24, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4201
Views: 995857

Re: Success!

I'm so excited I finally get to post in here. My Heroic Fantasy submission to Flame Tree Publishing got picked up for publication! I found out about three weeks ago, but they asked me to keep quiet until they made official announcements. http://blog.flametreepublishing.com/fantasy-gothic/gothic-fan...
by Rebecca Birch
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: Writing help
Replies: 5
Views: 3108

Re: Writing help

kentagions wrote:Oh man! I was really trying to help.
wotf019


And you were super-helpful, too! Almost made me wish I had to write an essay. (Only, not really. wotf001 )
by Rebecca Birch
Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Flame Tree seeking short stories
Replies: 69
Views: 29552

Re: Flame Tree seeking short stories

I've got two in the hopper at Heroic Fantasy and one at Time Travel.

I am all the impatience.
by Rebecca Birch
Sun Apr 16, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Problems and Troubleshooting
Topic: Shunting me off
Replies: 5
Views: 3476

Re: Shunting me off

LDWriter2 wrote:This site is still shunting me off to the page that says I have made too many attempts to sign in and need to answer a question.


We are talking once in three days or so.


I find that it does that any time I log in on an incognito window.
by Rebecca Birch
Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Annual 48 Hour Flash Fiction Contest (New Scientist)
Replies: 5
Views: 8727

Re: Annual 48 Hour Flash Fiction Contest (New Scientist)

It sounds like a very cool contest, but be sure to read the FAQ section, which has this bit here: Q: Can I sell, publish or develop my film or story after submitting to the challenge? A: Yes. It's yours and you own own it, so exploit away! However, please remember by taking part you grant us an in-p...
by Rebecca Birch
Sun Dec 11, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4201
Views: 995857

Re: Success!

Congratulations to HLF & George! I have a new novelette, " A Breath of Aphrodite ," out today in Perihelion Science Fiction. This is the only story I've submitted to the contest twice, because I loved it so much. (Edited the second time, of course.) Both versions received HMs. It's bee...
by Rebecca Birch
Sat Dec 10, 2016 11:45 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Forum Members' Published Stories of 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 13180

Re: Forum Members' Published Stories of 2016

Oh, hey, cool! I'll play! (Looks like you had a great year, Philip! Congratulations!) Original Short Stories of 2016 (Rebecca Birch) DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE April 2016 in Abyss & Apex SAFE WORD August 2016 in Every Day Fiction SILVERBIRD RISING September 2016 in Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Me...

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