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by liz
Mon Feb 08, 2016 9:34 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

Congratulations Elinor, that's exciting! And you're absolutely right, we should never take rejection from a single market as commentary on the quality of our work--or even from several markets. Everyone is looking for something, and if our work doesn't fit its not goin' in regardless of how well wri...
by liz
Sat Feb 06, 2016 10:03 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Indie writer's web pages
Replies: 1
Views: 766

Re: Indie writer's web pages

I haven't set up a publishing website but I've heard of others who have and found it useful. Here's some thoughts: http://www.independentpublisher.com/article.php?page=1810 http://selfpublishingadvice.org/should-self-published-authors-create-their-own-publishing-imprints/ One question is, do you jus...
by liz
Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:49 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: 2016 Campbell Award
Replies: 41
Views: 6459

Re: 2016 Campbell Award

Some exciting stuff going on here!
by liz
Sat Jan 23, 2016 9:25 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

Wow, lots of great stuff going on here while I was gone. Congrats guys!
by liz
Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:27 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

alpha wrote:My story, "Adroit," is live in The Theian Journal. It was an HM here.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B017J9LPG2


Very nice wotf010
by liz
Sun Nov 01, 2015 9:16 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

s_c_baker wrote:My story "Fugue in a Minor Key," which I think was an HM at one point, is in this month's issue of Galaxy's Edge: http://galaxysedge.com/n11.htm


Congratulations Stewart! Great story wotf013
by liz
Sat Oct 31, 2015 12:57 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Wyrm's Gauntlet writing contest
Replies: 8
Views: 1666

Re: Wyrm's Gauntlet writing contest

Good luck stewart :)
by liz
Tue Oct 27, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

Thanks guys! Drabbles are fun wotf007
by liz
Mon Oct 26, 2015 11:22 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

Congratulations dustin and jeeohn and aaron! First paycheck, awesome. First humor, also awesome. First pro-level acceptance. Awesome. Good stuff is happening around here! I recently received my first fictional paycheck as well...or rather, paycheck for fiction (grin) Behold, a drabble: http://speckl...
by liz
Wed Oct 21, 2015 9:29 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

Congratulations Rebecca! wotf010
by liz
Mon Oct 19, 2015 11:30 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

Very nice Aaron, Ishmael! Some inspiring things happening around here wotf013
by liz
Sun Oct 18, 2015 9:55 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!
Replies: 595
Views: 227252

Re: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!

Nice work George! First one off the ground is always exciting wotf010
by liz
Mon Oct 05, 2015 10:01 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Wyrm's Gauntlet writing contest
Replies: 8
Views: 1666

Re: Wyrm's Gauntlet writing contest

amoskalik wrote:I signed up. Sounds like fun.


Ditto
by liz
Thu Oct 01, 2015 12:30 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

amoskalik wrote:My second drabble was published Tuesday:
http://specklit.com/blog/2015/09/29/down-time/


Congratulations!
by liz
Wed Sep 30, 2015 12:18 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2439
Views: 451207

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Wow, lot's of new people! Welcome everyone, this is a good place to be wotf007
by liz
Sat Sep 26, 2015 7:41 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

I hit the USA Today bestseller list just about two weeks ago. That was kind of awesome :) Bestseller list: mind wotf039 As for me, I've got a surreal, Heroes sorta take on literature that's up today at Every Day Fiction I was hoping for a release on the 24th when the new season starts . Alas, I'm t...
by liz
Sat Sep 19, 2015 12:37 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

Congratulations guys :) Some awesome stuff happening!
by liz
Sat Sep 19, 2015 12:29 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Retiring a Piece - When to Call it Quits
Replies: 14
Views: 2764

Re: Retiring a Piece - When to Call it Quits

Thanks for the encouragement you guys. Three rejections in 48 hours left me feeling pretty down. I know, I know. It's part of it, and since I'm just starting out, it's going to be a long road. That's okay. I'm willing to walk it. It just left me a little blue is all. My rejections for 2015 just hit...
by liz
Sat Sep 05, 2015 7:46 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

george nik. wrote:Congrats, Dustin!!! wotf007

Liz, I hope you did have a good time! I'd really no idea where Nea Kallikratia is, I had to Google it -- but I saw it's in Halikidiki and I know that's supposed to be nice wotf008


It was great George thanks wotf007 Very sunny!
by liz
Sat Sep 05, 2015 7:42 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Story in a Day Challenge
Replies: 295
Views: 59491

Re: Story in a Day Challenge

Wish I could join in this time but I know I won't have time this weekend. Good luck though! wotf013
by liz
Sat Sep 05, 2015 7:40 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2439
Views: 451207

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

rebeccy88 wrote:Hello everyone- new here. Planning to enter the contest after working on a story for about a year now. This looks like a great community and I hope to learn as much as I can. wotf013

Currently writing to you all from Boston!


Welcome wotf008
by liz
Sun Aug 30, 2015 7:01 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

Congrats George! Nice work wotf009 Incidentally, i am visiting your fair country this week to attend an arts workshop. Between classes i will definitely be taking some writerly advantage of the setting. It's absolutely beautiful wotf015 Thanks, Liz!!! wotf008 And I hope you really enjoy your time i...
by liz
Sat Aug 22, 2015 4:46 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

Congrats George! Nice work wotf009

Incidentally, i am visiting your fair country this week to attend an arts workshop. Between classes i will definitely be taking some writerly advantage of the setting. It's absolutely beautiful wotf015
by liz
Tue Aug 18, 2015 12:52 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 715
Views: 195316

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

How's this for a personal rejection from a long-standing semi-pro mag: I'm sorry to say that after a couple of reviews from others, we decided not to use [redacted]. Just don't have room for that story at the moment. However, it was impressive enough to go through 3 stages. We did like your writing...
by liz
Mon Aug 17, 2015 12:51 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

Yesterday I recv'd an emailed contract for a short story sale! In term's of dollars it is my biggest sale to date. I have forwarded it to my agency for review and approval. yay! Congrats! wotf010 and Now off to worldcon in the morning. So jealous. I have a new story published in Bewildering Stories...
by liz
Thu Aug 13, 2015 10:41 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2439
Views: 451207

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome Anthony!
by liz
Thu Aug 13, 2015 2:34 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2439
Views: 451207

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome Rachelle :)
by liz
Tue Aug 11, 2015 11:44 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Indie Author vs. Self Published
Replies: 19
Views: 3198

Re: Indie Author vs. Self Published

ThomasKCarpenter wrote:
bobsandiego wrote:BobSanDiego of the House Rejection, the First of his Name, the Unburnt, King of Typos, King of the Forgotten Submission and the Rhoynar and the First Draft, Khal of the Great Blank Page, Breaker of Symbolism, and Father of dispair, Sparklepants.


You win, sir. You win.

wotf009


Indeed wotf009
by liz
Tue Aug 11, 2015 11:44 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

ThomasKCarpenter wrote:Sold the story "Three Moons of Earth" to Abyss & Apex. The second story I've sold to Wendy. :)


That's exciting :) Nice job!
by liz
Mon Aug 10, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 3938
Views: 786866

Re: Success!

Nice work Preston wotf009

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