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by Dragonchef
Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:19 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q1 Volume 38
Replies: 178
Views: 18186

Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 38

Alicia: Does your group have size limits?
by Dragonchef
Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:17 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q1 Volume 38
Replies: 178
Views: 18186

Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 38

Dustin Adams wrote:.
. . . but I've always felt like I'd be the weakest link, so I eliminate myself before I join. :(

Dustin: Weakest link? Really?!! This is coming from a 2x Finalist; 2x Semi; 4x Silver; 9x HM
I think NOT!
wotf002
by Dragonchef
Thu Jan 28, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3691
Views: 646917

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

Heh-heh. And that is the EXACT moment I signed the two, count it, TWO book contract with Mark Leslie Lefebvre's company, Stark Publishing Solutions, to publish Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS ! Since today is the rise of the Wolf Moon, I figured it would be a most auspicious moon to sign under. Thanks fo...
by Dragonchef
Thu Jan 28, 2021 7:17 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q2 Volume 38
Replies: 65
Views: 3756

Re: Discussion: Q2 Volume 38

I am in for Q2 v38 as of 01/17
by Dragonchef
Thu Jan 28, 2021 7:15 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q2 Volume 38
Replies: 65
Views: 3756

Re: Discussion: Q2 Volume 38

disgruntledpeony wrote: Things will get better once the weather warms up enough that they can play outside regularly again.

If you don't have one already, invest in a large trampoline (and get those long ground staples to keep it grounded in the wind) . It wears them out nicely - did for all five of mine.
by Dragonchef
Thu Jan 28, 2021 6:57 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3691
Views: 646917

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

I hear today the full moon is rising at 2:16 pm ET - that's 11:16 am PT
It is allegedly called the Wolf Moon
wotf015
by Dragonchef
Wed Nov 04, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3691
Views: 646917

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

A tremendous WOOP! WOOP! to Chris and Brittany. So dang cool you two. Fingers, eyes, and whatever else could be are crossed for you guys to head for the winners circle. So proud . . . . . . and yet so green. But hey, what kills us makes us stronger, and I have died many times in this contest. Love y...
by Dragonchef
Wed Nov 04, 2020 4:44 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37
Replies: 342
Views: 46910

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

Beth Powers! WOW!!! You deserve it after all this time. Liz an Michael - so excellent! Congrats to all you SFs. All the SHMs and HM . . . Way to go! You did the work and now you reap.congrats. wotf009 wotf010 As for me, sadly, an R. (And I thought it was my best work - weird, huh?) Crying in my coff...
by Dragonchef
Tue Nov 03, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37
Replies: 342
Views: 46910

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

babooher wrote:Just got chills. How fun!

wotf008
by Dragonchef
Tue Nov 03, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37
Replies: 445
Views: 67321

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

wotf007
Yay! got my SHM certificate for Q3 in the mail today. Wondering, though, why it isn't that pretty blue it used to be. Budget cuts?
wotf017
by Dragonchef
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37
Replies: 342
Views: 46910

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

* automates refresh on email to cycle at 10 second intervals *
* changes refresh for 5 second intervals *
by Dragonchef
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37
Replies: 342
Views: 46910

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

Wulf Moon wrote:
RSchibler wrote:I figured was the US election...


And you would be wrong...

wotf003
So it was a peep!
by Dragonchef
Tue Nov 03, 2020 4:33 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37
Replies: 342
Views: 46910

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

Wulf Moon wrote:“And now," cried Max, "let the wild rumpus start!”

wotf021
Whatchu talkin bout Willis?
by Dragonchef
Thu Oct 29, 2020 6:03 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37
Replies: 342
Views: 46910

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

I once got a Q4 response on October 30th (in 2013)! But before you twitch, I've also gotten a Q4 response on January 4th (in 2011, a different judge, and the early days of online submissions), but most of them have been in November (5 of them) and a few in December (3 of them). Last year, it was ne...
by Dragonchef
Fri Oct 23, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3691
Views: 646917

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

Henckel wrote: Aggie ordered herself a new coffee mug. The inscription read, why spend ten thousand when you could get the same for free.

Heh-heh! Love it
by Dragonchef
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q1 Volume 38
Replies: 178
Views: 18186

Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 38

chuckt wrote:Oh dear. The first reminder I should be working on my next entry. And I don't even have an idea yet.

Heh! Don't fret, Chucky. Like they do in MIB...Read the tabloids. Nothing but good ideas there. Find one on an urban legend come to life, maybe. Take it into space or another realm or dimension.
by Dragonchef
Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:57 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q1 Volume 38
Replies: 178
Views: 18186

Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 38

Weird how that occurs. It's like creative withdrawal symptoms. There are some neurotransmitters in the brain that triggers that need: dopamine and serotonin.
https://kristinaludwig.wordpress.com/2014/03/06/the-science-behind-creativity-how-brain-chemistry-influences-us/
by Dragonchef
Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:48 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37
Replies: 445
Views: 67321

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

clforsauthor wrote:Hi! Does anyone know if we have results for the Illustrators yet? I enter as a writer and illustrator and I'm still checking that E-mail with twinges of anxiety.

You may want to email Joni for that info.
by Dragonchef
Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3691
Views: 646917

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

Brittany - You struggled with all that and still got a Semi-Finalist spot?
There is no doubt that you truly are a ROCK STAR!!! I seriously doubt I could have achieved it while crying in my chicken soup.
We hope you are feeling better now, or at least getting there. Do let us know if you need anything.
by Dragonchef
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37
Replies: 445
Views: 67321

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Looks like the results are in for Q3, and our WotF Forum had an AWESOME showing! wotf009 Wulfy's heartfelt words are below that line . . . there are no further words that could be spoken. At least, none so eloquently. Wulfy said it all, and it comes from the hearts of all of us here at the forum. Y...
by Dragonchef
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:22 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37
Replies: 445
Views: 67321

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

AjZach wrote:I just got my email too. A semi-finalist! I was not expecting that!

Whoa! Aj - Super-Dooper Congrats on the SF! Up the ante now and go for the GOLD!!!!
wotf010 wotf009
by Dragonchef
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37
Replies: 445
Views: 67321

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

I've had a number of Honorable Mentions in the past, but this is the first time I've posted here, and also the first time that... wotf057 What exactly does that mean, though? The email said something about a personalized critique. Anybody have any info on what that's like, who does it? CD - Way to ...
by Dragonchef
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:11 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37
Replies: 445
Views: 67321

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

thegirlintheglasses wrote:Aaaaaannnd... wotf057

Just got the email. I look forward to Dave’s critique.

BRITTANEEEEEEEEEEEEY!!!! Yes.Yes.Yes. Way to go! Congrats on the SF. Next stop - 1, 2, or 3
wotf010 wotf009
by Dragonchef
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37
Replies: 445
Views: 67321

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Holy Moley, Dragonchef! What a great honor! Top 50 In The World! Out of thousands! You were in Dave’s final pile! In with the best of the best, many almost pros, or were pros before the SFWA rate went up last year. Nicely done! You have a real chance at winning when you hit this level. Don’t ever g...
by Dragonchef
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37
Replies: 445
Views: 67321

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Dustin Adams wrote:Whoa. Sweet! Any spam folders to check?
Gotta update your signature. :)

Nowhere to be found, Dustin! Lost in Cyberland. wotf017
Thanks for reminding me to update the Sig - done! wotf007
by Dragonchef
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37
Replies: 445
Views: 67321

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

So, according to Joni (per my query) I was purportedly sent an email yesterday with a "Congrats Silver Honorable Mention" !!!
(never got it)
wotf056
by Dragonchef
Tue Oct 06, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37
Replies: 445
Views: 67321

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

thegirlintheglasses wrote:I still don’t have results either. Perhaps I’ll query soon too. But I’ll wait for a bit.

Sorry, Brittany, I don't mean to be insensitive but I am glad I am not alone. I hope you get good news . . . SOON! wotf007
by Dragonchef
Tue Oct 06, 2020 4:42 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37
Replies: 445
Views: 67321

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

wotf020 wotf23 I still haven't heard anything. wotf024 Seems finalists have been called. I say go ahead and query at this point. Thanks Dustin. Yeah, queried Joni at 6:52 am today. Of course, it was 3:52 in LA so I don't expect to hear anything for at least a few more hours. <sigh> This is the thir...
by Dragonchef
Tue Oct 06, 2020 2:42 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37
Replies: 445
Views: 67321

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

wotf020 wotf23
I still haven't heard anything.
wotf024

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