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by thegirlintheglasses
Tue Nov 27, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 307
Views: 9160

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

Just got the call from contest coordinator Joni Labaqui. It's now okay for me to wave this sign: wotf059 SECOND PLACE! I'm going to Hollywood! I get to meet Preston! Where's that Topanga Canyon banner? Fortune favor the brave...in hopefully less time than it took me! All the beast, ~Moon~ Gahhhhhh ...
by thegirlintheglasses
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Moon's SUPER SECRET Bonus Challenge! Vol. 36
Replies: 63
Views: 660

Re: Moon's SUPER SECRET Bonus Challenge! Vol. 36

My quarter 1 is almost finished but it is a dusting of my silver. I promised myself I'd take the first quarter slow after baby...But I will take your challenge for the other three!!! Can I please?? ;) Brittany, you and I will be in the "three fresh, one canned" category of the challenge. ...
by thegirlintheglasses
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 307
Views: 9160

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

KD Julicher wrote:
thegirlintheglasses wrote:
When you make a post, there are smilies to the side. If you click "View more smilies" you can get the signpost smiles.


wotf058 hahaha! I did it! Thank you!
by thegirlintheglasses
Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 307
Views: 9160

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

CONGRATULATIONS, BRITTANY! WELL DONE! Now go click on that extra smiley button and put up your I MADE FINALIST smiley! You earned it! That's quite an accomplishment! Tops out of what's probably close to two thousand entries from around the world! Many at that level are professionally published, but...
by thegirlintheglasses
Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Moon's SUPER SECRET Bonus Challenge! Vol. 36
Replies: 63
Views: 660

Re: Moon's SUPER SECRET Bonus Challenge! Vol. 36

My quarter 1 is almost finished but it is a dusting of my silver. I promised myself I'd take the first quarter slow after baby...But I will take your challenge for the other three!!! Can I please?? ;)
by thegirlintheglasses
Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Four in Thirty-Five (4 in 35!)
Replies: 149
Views: 8903

Re: Four in Thirty-Five (4 in 35!)

Just wanted to thank Dustin for coming up with this challenge. It's the only reason I pushed through that final quarter, and man did the results give me some wind in my sails. So THANK YOU for making us work those writing muscles! You are awesome!
by thegirlintheglasses
Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 307
Views: 9160

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

It's gotten awfully quiet in here. Who hasn't reported in yet? We need some detectives. Look for guilty faces. Hunt down those that suddenly go silent, that's a dead giveaway. Bring out the RACK! Make them SQUAWK! Since you pulled out the rack... Lol. I made FINALIST!!!! Joni said I could put that ...
by thegirlintheglasses
Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: 4 in 36
Replies: 25
Views: 551

Re: 4 in 36

Alright I'm going for it again :)
by thegirlintheglasses
Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4973
Views: 969758

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Turkey smells pilgrim's tales, Thanksgiving is here! Lots of food and stuffing as parades come near Oh! Take to heart, be a part! All the food we'll eat Doesn't everyone agree Thanksgiving is a treat! Ohhhh!!! Dashing to the treats. So much so much to eat! Eat it all I must! Stuffed to top am I Oh! ...
by thegirlintheglasses
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 307
Views: 9160

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

YM Pang wrote:- The main character is a cat.
- The main character is a jerk (because, cat).
- The story is a slow burn and the scope is quite small (not necessarily a problem, but most of the anthologies have big-idea stories)
- But, mostly, the main character is a cat.


Um, this sounds awesome because... Cat!
by thegirlintheglasses
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 307
Views: 9160

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

Our Girl in the Glasses got to share her story on creating 5 in 35! Well done, Brittany! Check it out on the Writers of the Future website and see her adorable baby girl too! https://www.writersofthefuture.com/birthing-stories-five-in-thirty-five-by-brittany-rainsdon/ Inspiring. I don't have an exc...
by thegirlintheglasses
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 307
Views: 9160

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

vjalrik wrote:
Wulf Moon wrote:Our Girl in the Glasses got to share her story on creating 5 in 35! Well done, Brittany! Check it out on the Writers of the Future website and see her adorable baby girl too!

https://www.writersofthefuture.com/birt ... -rainsdon/

Fun story! wotf010

Thank you!
by thegirlintheglasses
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 307
Views: 9160

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

SCAFontaine wrote:That's some serious perseverance! Congrats again Brittany, on submitting each quarter and on your baby. She's absolutely lovely.


Thanks so much! I can't believe it's been almost four weeks (will be on Monday) .
by thegirlintheglasses
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Four in Thirty-Five (4 in 35!)
Replies: 149
Views: 8903

Re: Four in Thirty-Five (4 in 35!)

Figured I should post this under the actual challenge as well. Our Girl in the Glasses got to share her story on creating 5 in 35! Well done, Brittany! Check it out on the Writers of the Future website and see her adorable baby girl too! https://www.writersofthefuture.com/birthing-stories-five-in-t...
by thegirlintheglasses
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Four in Thirty-Five (4 in 35!)
Replies: 149
Views: 8903

Re: Four in Thirty-Five (4 in 35!)

YM Pang wrote:^Incredible work, Brittany!

Thank you! It feels good to meet the goal! Everyone here was a huge help!!!
by thegirlintheglasses
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35
Replies: 340
Views: 10830

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35

Honourable Mention. And so I bow out with 10 HMs and 1 Finalist. It's been a good run, and I've learned loads by entering the contest throughout the years and having deadlines to work with. Cheering for the rest of you, and I'm still up for story exchanges in the future should anyone need it. Congr...
by thegirlintheglasses
Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35
Replies: 340
Views: 10830

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35

Incoming! And rejected. On to next quarter ;)
by thegirlintheglasses
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35
Replies: 340
Views: 10830

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35

GruffbaneJoe wrote:Less than 12 hours of twitching left, and probably less than 5! My nerves will be so thankful for the rest.

*Twitch*Twitch*
by thegirlintheglasses
Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35
Replies: 340
Views: 10830

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35

Thursday is coming. wotf009
by thegirlintheglasses
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35
Replies: 340
Views: 10830

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35

Cure might be an exaggeration - more like a bandaid.[/quote]

wotf001 wotf001 wotf001
by thegirlintheglasses
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Four in Thirty-Five (4 in 35!)
Replies: 149
Views: 8903

Re: Four in Thirty-Five (4 in 35!)

I did it! Thanks for setting this up. I love how encouraging everyone is and I've learned so much. Like reigheena, my last story had no time for critique, but IT IS DONE and each new story feels pretty dang good!
by thegirlintheglasses
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 307
Views: 9160

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

Well, I threw my hail mary. Baby girl came early Monday morning. I may or may not have written a few scenes in the hospital ;) but I finished editing a few minutes ago. I just sent the finished story in. I may have missed something stupid, I had no time for exchanges, BUT I FINISHED and 4/4 feels go...
by thegirlintheglasses
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 307
Views: 9160

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

I'm throwing a hail Mary as well. Currently I'm 3/4 this year and would like to be 4/4. 5k words in. Three scenes left. Gahhhhh! I'm also very pregnant. Due date was yesterday. WOTF due date looming. Pretty sure I'll be writing/editing in the hospital room lol... Let's do this thing! (Even if it's j...
by thegirlintheglasses
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35
Replies: 340
Views: 10830

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35

Got my first pass email! Looks like we're in for a looong quarter.
by thegirlintheglasses
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q1 Volume 36
Replies: 36
Views: 1282

Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 36

Dustin Adams wrote:October 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019

The possibilities are endless!
New volume, new friends. Gala in 2020.

Gahhhhhh not ready not ready
by thegirlintheglasses
Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35
Replies: 340
Views: 10830

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35

Got another David Farland writing tips email this evening and my heart fluttered for a half second lol. No still in the running email... Mine was a last minute submission. Not sure that matters.
by thegirlintheglasses
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Vol. 34 (2018) -- Anthology, Workshop, & Gala
Replies: 45
Views: 2183

Re: Vol. 34 (2018) -- Anthology, Workshop, & Gala

Gah! That was awesome! The art, the speeches, the magic tricks!!!! Well done!

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