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by thegirlintheglasses
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Moon's SUPER SECRET Bonus Challenge! Vol. 36
Replies: 205
Views: 2748

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

And according to the BBC we are to get a Super Blood Wulf Moon! https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-46908305 Rumors of Super Wulf Moon's brilliance were greatly exaggerated. I'm able to light up a room at best. Awwwwwwww I went out to look last night but our sky was full of clouds (snows...
by thegirlintheglasses
Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Moon's SUPER SECRET Bonus Challenge! Vol. 36
Replies: 205
Views: 2748

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

[quote="Wulf Moon"] Moon's SUPER SECRET #17: Know thy judge! Oy! I remember when I first found out about the tips. AND THEY'RE FREE! I'm finding as I look on other websites/ezines/etc they have links to similar tips. And, as always, most encourage reading previous winners/story publication...
by thegirlintheglasses
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Moon's SUPER SECRET Bonus Challenge! Vol. 36
Replies: 205
Views: 2748

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

Congrats on everyone getting stories in! I was up last night making final changes and hovering over the submit button for about twenty minutes before diving in lol. And now... ...THE WAY IS SHUT! I put together a document of everyone taking up the challenge--and I'll be keeping track of submissions ...
by thegirlintheglasses
Thu Dec 20, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Moon's SUPER SECRET Bonus Challenge! Vol. 36
Replies: 205
Views: 2748

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

Blood drawn!

Full Challenge

Storysinger
TimE
DoctorJest
disgruntledpeony
Dragonchef
AjZach
Megan
AnikeKristen
LittleRed
MiloMinderbinder

The Three Quarter Challenge

KDJulicher
thegirlintheglasses
RShibler
SCAFontaine
vsutherland01
Michealjwyantjr
by thegirlintheglasses
Tue Dec 18, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Moon's SUPER SECRET Bonus Challenge! Vol. 36
Replies: 205
Views: 2748

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

LittleRed wrote:But... but ... I am here, I am here! I have sent the hope laden scrolls to to the game master. Why am I not among the chosen inscribed? Weeps softly into her handkerchief.

Oppps!! *Dips finger in red paint and fixes mistake*
by thegirlintheglasses
Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Moon's SUPER SECRET Bonus Challenge! Vol. 36
Replies: 205
Views: 2748

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

. Your steps echo as you sulk forward, squinting through the shadows and dancing firelight. Past the spitting embers and towards the east wall, a glittering something shines on the rock. Another step forward and a metallic tang floods your mouth. Blood. Dripping red blood glitters on the rock wall--...
by thegirlintheglasses
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: VOL 35, ANTHOLOGY, WORKSHOP & GALA EVENT
Replies: 15
Views: 318

Re: VOL 35, ANTHOLOGY, WORKSHOP & GALA EVENT

Here is something wonderful I didn't know happens when you win. The contest creates a Facebook private group page for the volume you are in, and you make introductions and learn about all the illustrators and writers in the group before you ever get to the workshop! What a cool thing to help us bui...
by thegirlintheglasses
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: VOL 35, ANTHOLOGY, WORKSHOP & GALA EVENT
Replies: 15
Views: 318

Re: VOL 35, ANTHOLOGY, WORKSHOP & GALA EVENT

Here is something wonderful I didn't know happens when you win. The contest creates a Facebook private group page for the volume you are in, and you make introductions and learn about all the illustrators and writers in the group before you ever get to the workshop! What a cool thing to help us bui...
by thegirlintheglasses
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q1 Volume 36
Replies: 89
Views: 2387

Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 36

Wulf's SUPER SECRET challenge group is poppin' right now, if anyone needs the motivation to finish. Check out the tips he's posting and get in before the castle door shuts ;) There be a party there!!! ;)
by thegirlintheglasses
Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Moon's SUPER SECRET Bonus Challenge! Vol. 36
Replies: 205
Views: 2748

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

I'll throw in there that there's something to be said for fresh writing, fast and furious. I took Dustin's challenge last year and wrote my Q4 story partially in the hospital after delivering my baby. The last bit I wrote was the day before the deadline. No critiques, no rewrites. Just a few edits a...
by thegirlintheglasses
Tue Nov 27, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 310
Views: 10213

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: 205
Views: 2748

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: 310
Views: 10213

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: 310
Views: 10213

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: 205
Views: 2748

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: 9278

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: 310
Views: 10213

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: 32
Views: 828

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: 4975
Views: 971433

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: 310
Views: 10213

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: 310
Views: 10213

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: 310
Views: 10213

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: 310
Views: 10213

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: 9278

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: 9278

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: 341
Views: 11434

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: 341
Views: 11434

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: 341
Views: 11434

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: 341
Views: 11434

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: 341
Views: 11434

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35

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

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