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by DavidK
Sat Sep 17, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 33
Replies: 362
Views: 34772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 33

Count me out :) HM
by DavidK
Thu Sep 15, 2016 3:49 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 33
Replies: 348
Views: 30614

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 33

I can finish whatever changes I decide the story needs by Friday since it's only a couple of pages and it has been written already. Now to have someone look it over, at least for the nitpicks LD ... I've been blessed with a HUGO nomination for editing and as a former long-term ASIM editor, slush re...
by DavidK
Fri Sep 09, 2016 2:15 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 33
Replies: 362
Views: 34772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 33

LDWriter2 wrote:So my story is now out again (Wince)

Where two or three people from here can see it and if they are willing to, to show me where I goofed it.


LD,

send it me if you want and I'll give you my thoughts.
David
by DavidK
Thu Jul 14, 2016 2:47 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q2 - Volume 33
Replies: 709
Views: 63910

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q2 - Volume 33

HM for me wotf008 which is a nice consistent result.
Congratulations to the other HM's, commiserations to the R's, and to those still waiting, Good Luck!

David
by DavidK
Sat Jul 02, 2016 3:18 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q2 - Volume 33
Replies: 709
Views: 63910

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q2 - Volume 33

I asked Joni how long she thought it would be until results would come out for Q2 and she said three weeks. It shows that the judges and everyone involved in the process are busy people (and perhaps this might not be the only thing they do in their busy lives), and one thing is clear: we will hear ...
by DavidK
Thu Jun 30, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 33
Replies: 362
Views: 34772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 33

Isn't it satisfying managing to squeeze the sub in on time (just) rather than have to wait out another 3 months. And no interrupted sleep from a late sub Phew!
by DavidK
Thu Jun 30, 2016 1:09 pm
Forum: Quarterly Results
Topic: Quarter 3, Writers and Illustrators of the Future vol. 33
Replies: 37
Views: 5232

Re: Quarter 3, Writers and Illustrators of the Future vol. 3

I squeezed in also. 30th June confirmation email from Joni.
by DavidK
Fri May 13, 2016 2:13 am
Forum: Quarterly Results
Topic: Quarter 2 Writers and Illustrators of the Future volume 33
Replies: 24
Views: 4538

Re: Quarter 2 Writers and Illustrators of the Future volume

Converting upside down Australasian to US... Is it 24/3/2016 or 3/24/16?

Got my acknowledgement 24th March 2016 wotf008
by DavidK
Fri May 13, 2016 2:09 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33
Replies: 676
Views: 77284

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33

These posts have been enough for me to write something a little different, and who knows... wotf008
by DavidK
Thu May 05, 2016 1:56 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33
Replies: 676
Views: 77284

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33

Finally!

A Huge Congrats to Rebecca, Hazlett, dstein and Athena. Well deserved! wotf010
by DavidK
Wed Apr 27, 2016 2:04 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33
Replies: 676
Views: 77284

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33

Yeah! An HM for a 6K story was a good result.

Makes 6 HM's for me.

Now to wait and see who is on the finalist list...
by DavidK
Tue Apr 12, 2016 12:31 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 33
Replies: 362
Views: 34772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 33

So, I think that there is only one thing for it in the Shadows of Issue 32: Be True To Your Story And Write It! Begin Now And Don't Stop Until You're Smiling! wotf007 Find The Time And Do It! wotf007
by DavidK
Mon Apr 11, 2016 3:20 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Volume 32 (2016)--Anthology, Workshop & Gala
Replies: 191
Views: 24229

Re: Volume 32 (2016)--Anthology, Workshop & Gala

I have to say I enjoyed the ceremony, and also putting faces to names, including Stuart's and Krystal's after so many years.

Congratulations to all of the winners. And to Matt. Great winning speech. Really great!
by DavidK
Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:23 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 32
Replies: 594
Views: 91348

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 32

Congratulation to those that were awarded anything other than an R... To those with an R... edit your story, squeeze it until it bleeds life and resubmit... to those yet to speak up with awards, good luck. I also received a HM (and if I'd have payed attention to it I'm sure it could have done better...
by DavidK
Sat Mar 01, 2014 1:49 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Am I doing submissions backwards?
Replies: 20
Views: 4511

Re: Am I doing submissions backwards?

The only advise I could offer is to keep writing new stories - they should get better if you learn from your flaws - and keep submitting to markets. listen to the feedback you get and let that steer you.
by DavidK
Sat Mar 01, 2014 1:43 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Galaxy's Edge
Replies: 103
Views: 67670

Re: Galaxy''s Edge

Awesome, Steve, you are in great company! Well done.
by DavidK
Sat Mar 01, 2014 1:42 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4934
Views: 898116

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

gower21 wrote:Dear Bob Writer Sir,

Sir, I believe I found your lost letter:

http://www.galaxysedge.com/n2.htm

I await your next command on the breach of security.


ha, only on tthe infamous Q1 29 thread ... and the things we learn wotf008
by DavidK
Mon Jun 24, 2013 1:38 am
Forum: Interviews: Entrants, Judges, Past Winners
Topic: Ask Bwana - yes, ask him!
Replies: 18
Views: 4977

Re: Ask Bwana - yes, ask him!

Mike Resnick wrote:That shall remain a secret.
Tell you how it came about, tho...
-- Mike


Mike,

If it hasn't been said in a while, it's GREAT to have you here adding another dimension to the forum with your wealth of knowledge and experiences wotf009
by DavidK
Sat Jun 15, 2013 3:29 am
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: First Four-Fifty Critique Exchanges
Replies: 200
Views: 63518

Re: First Four-Fifty Critique Exchanges

Looking at a new story for this Q, so I have 450 words if anyone has the time to review it and pass judgement.

Thanks in advance, more than happy to swap upwards to 1K also.

David
by DavidK
Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:10 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Galaxy's Edge
Replies: 103
Views: 67670

Re: Galaxy''s Edge

preston wrote:Congrats to all of you who've made it to the edge of the Galaxy. It's quite a journey. The view must be fantastic!


Got to agree, Preston, would be a mighty view! One Day!

Congratulations to everyone
by DavidK
Sat Jun 08, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Analog Submissions
Replies: 507
Views: 104766

Re: Analog Submissions

Great insight into where stories are sitting, thanks, Brad :)
by DavidK
Fri Jun 07, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Analog Submissions
Replies: 507
Views: 104766

Re: Analog Submissions

Hi everyone! I submitted 5 months ago. It's only 1,000 words long. It's still mark "received." What does the category change to when they read it? Does it go to straight rejection or under review as Asimov Magazine? ICarpoz, I wouldn't worry ... have a piece out with Analog that siting at...
by DavidK
Thu May 23, 2013 1:58 am
Forum: Art & Illustration
Topic: Cover Workshop
Replies: 437
Views: 107755

Re: Cover Workshop

So I've got a couple of covers I've done and was wondering what people thought? Here is (hopefully) a link to a small version of both (but I've included a link to a large version at the end too) Here it is ... Cover #1: http://www.davidkernot.com/?attachment_id=964 And here is ... Cover #2: http://w...
by DavidK
Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:14 am
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: Quid pro quo
Replies: 11
Views: 2872

Re: Quid pro quo

Welcome Mike, Having worked with these great people for a couple of years and before that the Online Writing Workshop, I can smile at (and understand) your concerns and your level of control and protection of your work. While I commend your concerns, I think you'll find that most of us adopt an appr...
by DavidK
Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:38 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3862
Views: 723198

Re: Success!

Well, I finally heard back from Andromeda Spaceways and I'm having trouble believing my eyes. I keep re-reading the email to make sure I'm not seeing things. But it looks like it's finally happened. wotf054 wotf053 I've been waiting a long time to post here, and I couldn't be happier. My re-worked ...
by DavidK
Sat Mar 09, 2013 3:06 pm
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: Second reader story exchange
Replies: 0
Views: 985

Second reader story exchange

I've just finished a story collaboration with a fellow WOTF member, and we've ended up with a 6400 word story that is need of a second reader. Don't need a major in depth crit, more after higher level views/thoughts of the story, although the first 450 crit comments are always excellent too. Happy t...
by DavidK
Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: Interviews: Entrants, Judges, Past Winners
Topic: Mike Resnick launches 2 new markets
Replies: 28
Views: 5661

Re: Mike Resnick launches 2 new markets

Mike,

do you trust any of my friends wotf007...

sighs, I don't have any. Woops (sounds better than asking what's your email address)

Did I just write that? It's hot here at 44 degrees C!
by DavidK
Tue Jan 08, 2013 12:50 am
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: A 1K exchange
Replies: 6
Views: 1697

Re: A 1K exchange

I have two 1K stories I'm trying to expand into longer stories in the 4-5K range. One is a fantasy that I sent to two only two flash markets and got two glowing personals from, but complained of the abrupt ending and that it should be longer to flesh the true story out. The other is a SF and I've n...
by DavidK
Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:29 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Dave Wolverton's 10 reasons why he rejects a story
Replies: 444
Views: 112354

Re: Dave Wolverton's 10 reasons why he rejects a story

s_c_baker wrote:
DavidK wrote:There's a super-powerful shadow organization in that which runs the world. They're the "Conspiracy of Daves," and each of the members is named Dave. wotf001


Okay then .... I'm in! Where do I sign up?

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