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by storysinger
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q2 Volume 38
Replies: 18
Views: 865

Re: Discussion: Q2 Volume 38

disgruntledpeony wrote: (The twins are two now, so I need all the stress removal I can get. )


Terrible two's times two, how do you find the time to write? wotf017
by storysinger
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:49 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Writers of the Future Forum Wins Best Writers’ Forum!
Replies: 6
Views: 145

Re: Writers of the Future Forum Wins Best Writers’ Forum!

Congratulations Wulf Moon, you da beast! Wulf Moon wins Best Author, Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Story, & More in the 2020 Critters Awards! by Wulf Moon AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT: The winners of Critters 2020 Annual Readers' Poll Awards were announced yesterday. Over 2500 people from around the...
by storysinger
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Writers of the Future Forum Wins Best Writers’ Forum!
Replies: 6
Views: 145

Re: Writers of the Future Forum Wins Best Writers’ Forum!

It took a community working together to accomplish this feat. Well done fellow forumites. wotf010
by storysinger
Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4285
Views: 1161578

Re: Success!

I like your story RSchibler. The surprise ending was unexpected. Good job. wotf010
by storysinger
Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4285
Views: 1161578

Re: Success!

Awesome news Becky. wotf010 Congratulations.
by storysinger
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q1 Volume 38
Replies: 148
Views: 9082

Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 38

Wulf Moon wrote:I recommend viewing these older issues for academic purposes, but a word to the wise: That was then. This is now. :)


True that. When writing wotf042 for the contest I stick to the latest anthologies.
by storysinger
Thu Jan 07, 2021 5:13 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q1 Volume 38
Replies: 148
Views: 9082

Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 38

Eolake Stobblehouse, a published finalist in v5 has a 182 word story, -Just don't-. Not a winner, but I'm sure he got the same treatment. That's the book with K.D. Wentworth's story Daddy's Girls. She won 3rd place and ascended from there. I found a copy of the anthology at a thrift store that has a...
by storysinger
Wed Jan 06, 2021 5:03 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Tips for YOU in My WotF Podcast
Replies: 2
Views: 344

Re: Tips for YOU in My WotF Podcast

Wulf Moon wrote:My interview went live today on the Writers of the Future Podcast.


Well worth listening to. Full of insightful comments and positive vibes. Go check it out.
by storysinger
Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 562977

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

I just listened to your podcast Wulf. It's full of helpful info and positive vibes. Your brand is definitely growing leaps and bounds. Good stuff.
I like the way you keep referring to the forum. I bet we'll have an influx of newbies in the near future. wotf010
by storysinger
Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:20 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4285
Views: 1161578

Re: Success!

HermioneLee wrote: I've got some good news to share! My 70k novel just got accepted at World Castle Publishing!


That's awesome HL. wotf010 I look forward to reading your work.
by storysinger
Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 3024
Views: 707419

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

That's a cool moniker Guy, -strawman-. Sorta brings to mind a character in The Wizard of Oz.
As you'll find around the forum there is an abundance of imaginative work happening.
Explore the many threads and join in the fun, be welcome. wotf007
by storysinger
Fri Jan 01, 2021 6:26 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q1 Volume 38
Replies: 148
Views: 9082

Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 38

I subbed a story with hours to go. Best to everyone that's in this quarter. wotf007
by storysinger
Sat Dec 26, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 3024
Views: 707419

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome to the forum Fawn. Be sure to enter the contest whenever possible and join in the appropriate thread or topic. Enjoy.
by storysinger
Thu Dec 03, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 562977

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

Congratulations Brittany, with all you've been through you deserve this. I look forward to reading your kraken in the next anthology.
by storysinger
Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 5013
Views: 1312142

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Just scrolled the first 15 pages. They are full of winners that didn't know fate would shine on their careers.
by storysinger
Sun Oct 11, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 562977

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

Sending socially distanced and acceptable hugs and/or fist bumps through the screen. ;) Don't forget the elbow bump. I may have had the worst Sept. of my life last month. On the 3rd the virus invaded my house. My wife was back to normal in about a week but I'm just recovering my ability to think cl...
by storysinger
Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37
Replies: 445
Views: 56538

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

R. Congratulations to all who placed. wotf010 On to Q1/38 with a fresh idea for a story.
by storysinger
Fri Oct 02, 2020 5:49 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Goals four V.38!
Replies: 44
Views: 5358

Re: Goals four V.38!

I plan to submit a story to every quarter for volume 38. Unless I get a win in the first three. wotf013
by storysinger
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 562977

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

I did not know Apex did overnight rejections. I got my r this morning for the second story I submitted yesterday. That's fast.
by storysinger
Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 562977

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

I have submitted my second recent creation to a pro zine. All caught up with everything, phew.
by storysinger
Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37
Replies: 336
Views: 36562

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

I'm in for this quarter. Best of luck to all that are in.
by storysinger
Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 562977

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

I'm in with a fresh story for Q4. In the next hour I'll send my second story to a pro paying market.
by storysinger
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Goals four V.38!
Replies: 44
Views: 5358

Re: Goals four V.38!

AlexH wrote:Are you aware of co-author winners?

Volume V- The Wallet and Maudie by Dan'l Danehy-Oakes and Alan Wexelblat.
by storysinger
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:51 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 3024
Views: 707419

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome to the forum Phil. Congrats on the two HM's. wotf010 Hope a win is in the future for you.
by storysinger
Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 562977

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

The story I chose is one I never thought would exist. Towers of Midnight. A Wheel of Time novel. Anyone familiar with the series knows Robert Jordan passed away before finishing his masterpiece, leaving his fans devastated. Brandon Sanderson was enlisted by Jordan's wife to bring the story to it's c...
by storysinger
Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 562977

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

The story I've chosen is Poseidon's Eyes by Kary English In the first two sentences we are informed that all we need to know about the town is to understand one man. Kary gives us the name and the description of her character, Peyton Fain, in the rest of the first paragraph. The terms she uses creat...
by storysinger
Fri Aug 21, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4285
Views: 1161578

Re: Success!

Congrats Becky. Can't wait to read your story. wotf010
by storysinger
Mon Aug 17, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 3024
Views: 707419

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome to the forum FatThor. You'll find everything you need in the many threads available here, enjoy.
by storysinger
Sun Aug 16, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 562977

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

ASSIGNMENT: How do you open your first scene? The title itself is the first hook. The reader will want to find out what a moongirl is, and what a moon-dawdler is? The second word of the first paragraph names the MC. Her approximate age and a playful attitude are indicated in the second line. She the...
by storysinger
Thu Aug 13, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 3024
Views: 707419

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome to the forum Valiant. I imagine a lot of people here know the feeling. You are right of course. The first time I submitted a fantasy piece I thought I'd written the story of my life. The rejection sent me to place where I continued to write but abstained from the internet, Including WotF. Th...

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