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by greenroom
Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2714
Views: 519067

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome, Crey Gold, Jarebcollins, Rui and hlreinhold! It's so nice to have new users on here again :)
by greenroom
Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Problems and Troubleshooting
Topic: Registering Problem
Replies: 12
Views: 3666

Re: Registering Problem

Any progress on this front?
by greenroom
Wed May 22, 2013 1:14 pm
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: WorldCon Roll Call
Replies: 79
Views: 22864

Re: WorldCon Roll Call

I'll be there as well. It'll be my first WorldCon (first ever con for that matter).
by greenroom
Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:21 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4065
Views: 888987

Re: Success!

And Greenroom, she needs to crow big time, too. The results for the IGMS readers' poll are in--and my story "Sojourn for Ephah" (which was also a finalist in WotF) took second place! Second place to none other that "The Butcher of Londinium"! Congrats, Greenroom! Thanks, Marina!...
by greenroom
Fri Nov 02, 2012 4:20 pm
Forum: Quarterly Results
Topic: Quarter 3, vol. 29 - RESULTS POSTED
Replies: 54
Views: 16510

Re: Quarter 3, vol. 29

rejection here as well
by greenroom
Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:02 pm
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Five Minute Rant
Replies: 1175
Views: 245281

Re: Five Minute Rant

I keep seeing references to Codex and IGMS. What is the connection? (I know what both are, just wondering what the connection is). I'd hazard the following guess: One of the ways to qualify for Codex is to attend certain workshops. I'm not sure of the full list of them, but I know OSC's Bootcamp is...
by greenroom
Sun Sep 30, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4065
Views: 888987

Re: Success!

wotf006 I do get to share an issue with Nick! Yes! And... I'm doubly excited to follow in greenroom's steps. Sojourn for Ephah is the cover story for issue 30: http://www.intergalacticmedicineshow.com/ And Eric Wilkerson's illustration is beautiful! I'm incredibly honored. The illustration is beaut...
by greenroom
Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:08 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Five Minute Rant
Replies: 1175
Views: 245281

Re: Five Minute Rant

IGMS has this weird fasttrack submission option--where if you've been to the Orson Scott Card Boot Camp Workshop, you go into a different queue and your story is read faster. Most rejections on Duotrope are in the 32-36 day ball park, but occasionally there's a response at 5-9 days. The short respo...
by greenroom
Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:00 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4065
Views: 888987

Re: Success!

Nick_T wrote:
Strycher wrote:wotf006 Good job! Might I inquire how many days?


Hey Strycher,

195 days, but there was a re-write request and other delays. It's an outlier for IGMS.

Nick


Congrats Nick!

My acceptance from IGMS (for the story currently up there) came at 236 days. Also an outlier.
by greenroom
Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:17 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4065
Views: 888987

Re: Success!

My story, "The Butcher of Londinium", is now out in the current issue of Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show. And it got the cover illustration! :)
by greenroom
Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:27 am
Forum: Quarterly Results
Topic: Quarter 2, vol. 29
Replies: 60
Views: 23820

Re: Quarter 2, vol. 29

Rejection
by greenroom
Sat Jul 14, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: Is this a 'wandering' opening?
Replies: 27
Views: 8375

Re: Is this a 'wandering' opening?

Example: Short story - characters arrive in exotic locale pursued by bad guys. Much sneaking ensues followed by a covert meeting with a contact that is interrupted when the bad guys attack. Fight scene! Little bit of denouement (finish conversation with covert contact), then the characters escape i...
by greenroom
Sat Jul 14, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: Is this a 'wandering' opening?
Replies: 27
Views: 8375

Re: Is this a 'wandering' opening?

I would be interested in this too. Throughout the discussion on this thread, I was thinking that the prologue to A Game of Thrones was wandering, but when I went back to reread it, I noticed that there is a lot of dialog. The very first sentence is dialog. Would that preclude wandering or can you w...
by greenroom
Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:56 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1055251

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Thanks, Amanda! Thanks, Tina! Thanks, Rebecca! Today even more than most days, I'm proud to be a member of this forum. My uncle was given a death sentence from non-Hodgkins lymphoma when I was 16. Thanks to cancer research and some experimental treatments, he's still with us, so I will definitely b...
by greenroom
Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1055251

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

MJNL wrote:Wow, Joni is amazing. She said she was aiming for a press release tomorrow.

Thank you all!


Technically, it did come out after midnight EST, so it was tomorrow there and in places across the atlantic...

Now update your signature to reflect your good (and hard-earned) fortune!
by greenroom
Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1055251

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Kary English wrote:Wow. I'm stunned (again). Only six semis and one SHM.


lol. I was just noting that...
by greenroom
Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1055251

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

So, last quarter there were 88 HMS, 1 SHM, and 6 Semi-Finalists (unless I miscounted on the HMS).

Isn't that less Semi's than usual?
by greenroom
Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:03 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1055251

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Congrats Tina and Marina!

(and commiserations to Martin and JDBrink and Holly Heisey)
by greenroom
Tue Jul 10, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1055251

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Kary English wrote:40 lines on Duo and still going. The mind boggles...


One of those 40 lines looks to be a Q1 personal rejection (given how many days out it was). But 39 is still huge! I now think a third of the responses must have been sent out yesterday.
by greenroom
Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:26 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1055251

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

MJNL wrote:Congrats Steve!

Apparently the rest of us are just gonna have a stare down until the press release...


Break..break..break..break... oh wait, I should try to be a good influence.
by greenroom
Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:23 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1055251

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Congrats, Steve!
by greenroom
Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:54 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1055251

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Nope. Informed. Q1 is done. Watch for the announcement. And no, I'm not saying. wotf010 A premature congratulations to whoever the winners are (assuming there are winners, which I think is a safe assumption) wotf008 Lol. Can you imagine? The Judges have read through the 8 finalists and decided that...
by greenroom
Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1055251

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Martin L. Shoemaker wrote:
Nope. Informed. Q1 is done. Watch for the announcement.

And no, I'm not saying.


Just to move it to its proper place... (and to get one last post in on the longest thread ever).
by greenroom
Thu Jul 05, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1055251

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Congrats Bluestocking and Kary!
by greenroom
Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:04 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 224257

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Filing this here, hoping someone will have an answer for me: I've asked to join Codex (writer's forum/workshop thingy, that you have to have either A) 1 pro sale, B) an established agent, or C) have attended an audition only writers workshop to join). I feel that's kind of a success, if I get in, s...
by greenroom
Mon Jul 02, 2012 1:16 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1055251

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Kary James wrote:Ok, by my count, six of us have yet to hear anything.


You could query...
by greenroom
Sun Jun 24, 2012 6:43 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4065
Views: 888987

Re: Success!

katsincommand wrote:Big news this week -- I applied to Viable Paradise and was accepted! wotf047

I'm not the only one from the forums, but I'll let the other guy anounce his own news...


I'm not the other guy, though I do know who Dawn means. Nor am I a guy, at that. But I also got into Viable Paradise this year.
by greenroom
Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:59 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1055251

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

I hadn't noticed her post in the intro thread. I often forget about it, seeing how its pinned in plain sight and all :)

Congrats to all the finalists, named and not!
by greenroom
Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:55 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1055251

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Another finalist just posted up in the quarterly results thread. Someone needs to drag her down here!

That makes 2 that have named themselves.
by greenroom
Thu May 31, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1055251

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

The one response on Duotrope in the last 30 days looks so sad and lonely. I think they are waiting until June 3rd, so all the listings will be SHM and up. wotf010 Well, that won't happen now. Someone just posted a 66-day form rejection on duotrope. It would be a very long wait for the new one to fa...

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