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by Thomas Woodward
Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: SUPERSTARS Writing Seminar
Replies: 38
Views: 1057

Re: SUPERSTARS Writing Seminar

I just saw you announced on the 2020 board, Thomas!!! So happy for you and Liz! We shall meet up at Superstars! Congratulations to both of you for winning this prestigious scholarship! It was tough competition, always is, BUT YOU MADE IT! And I call out again to any ready to make the next step...if...
by Thomas Woodward
Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: SUPERSTARS Writing Seminar
Replies: 38
Views: 1057

Re: SUPERSTARS Writing Seminar

I just saw you announced on the 2020 board, Thomas!!! So happy for you and Liz! We shall meet up at Superstars! Congratulations to both of you for winning this prestigious scholarship! It was tough competition, always is, BUT YOU MADE IT! And I call out again to any ready to make the next step...if...
by Thomas Woodward
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: SUPERSTARS Writing Seminar
Replies: 38
Views: 1057

Re: SUPERSTARS Writing Seminar

disgruntledpeony wrote:
Thomas Woodward wrote:I just got a call from Joy Auburn letting me know I got the scholarship - very excited to get the opportunity to go and meet everybody!

wotf010 Awesome! We'll have to arrange a meet-up, for sure.


That would amazing - looking forward to it! wotf007
by Thomas Woodward
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: SUPERSTARS Writing Seminar
Replies: 38
Views: 1057

Re: SUPERSTARS Writing Seminar

I just got a call from Joy Auburn letting me know I got the scholarship - very excited to get the opportunity to go and meet everybody!
by Thomas Woodward
Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 36
Replies: 564
Views: 14623

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 36

Congrats to everyone, whether you placed or not. I just sent my HM out to Asimov's. The best way to move on is to send it out to the next market. wotf011
by Thomas Woodward
Sat Nov 23, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 36
Replies: 564
Views: 14623

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 36

Congrats Becky and Peony!!!
by Thomas Woodward
Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 36
Replies: 564
Views: 14623

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 36

Definitely beginning to feel the effects of extended twitching this week. Sleep has been...spotty at best. It would be awesome to see some more of us forumites win this quarter! wotf008
by Thomas Woodward
Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4104
Views: 904728

Re: Success!

I can now announce that I've sold my first story, and to a pro market at that. Flame Tree accepted my story for their "A Dying Planet" anthology. http://blog.flametreepublishing.com/fantasy-gothic/gothic-fantasy-successful-submissions-detective-thirillers-and-a-dying-planet?utm_campaign=G...
by Thomas Woodward
Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Moon's SUPER SECRET Bonus Challenge!
Replies: 1857
Views: 54052

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

Just submitted my Q4. Thanks to Wulf's challenge, I wrote two new stories this year, for which I am grateful.
by Thomas Woodward
Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 36
Replies: 564
Views: 14623

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 36

Just submitted. Good luck everyone!
by Thomas Woodward
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 36
Replies: 572
Views: 23292

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 36

R. Good luck to all of those still in the running and congrats to those who placed!
by Thomas Woodward
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Quarterly Results
Topic: Quarter 3 Writers and Illustrators of the Future Vol 36
Replies: 31
Views: 2232

Re: Quarter 3 Writers and Illustrators of the Future Vol 36

R. Good luck to everyone still in the running and congrats to those who placed!
by Thomas Woodward
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: SUPERSTARS Writing Seminar
Replies: 38
Views: 1057

Re: SUPERSTARS Writing Seminar

This workshop sounds amazing! I checked out the schedule, and it looks like it covers just about everything a writer needs to get a good foothold as they're starting out.
by Thomas Woodward
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36
Replies: 391
Views: 22078

Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

HM here - best of luck to everyone still in the running!
by Thomas Woodward
Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: First Four-Fifty Critique Exchanges
Replies: 236
Views: 84862

Re: First Four-Fifty Critique Exchanges

I'm also interested in swapping 450s for Q4 - please pm me
by Thomas Woodward
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Moon's SUPER SECRET Bonus Challenge!
Replies: 1857
Views: 54052

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

Hi Moon, Your 250 didn't have nearly the emotional impact of your 500 or 999, at least to me. I noticed your opening did not anchor us in a setting in the 250. I feel that the first 2 paragraphs of your 500 are extremely important in giving us a character in a setting with a problem. I sat in a hard...
by Thomas Woodward
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:17 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Moon's SUPER SECRET Bonus Challenge!
Replies: 1857
Views: 54052

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

I just submitted for Q3 - my first new story in a long time. Thanks Moon for encouraging us to push ourselves with new stories :)
by Thomas Woodward
Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 228280

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

I did some digging and found an interesting post on the subject on the absolutewrite forums: https://absolutewrite.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-208362-p-33.html ********************************* JJ Litke 07-23-2015, 07:23 PM Here they are: https://twitter.com/ccfinlay/status/622077408154222593 htt...
by Thomas Woodward
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 228280

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

I just got the following rejection letter from F&SF on a previous HM of mine: From: CC Finlay <notify@moksha.io> Date: Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 1:37 PM Subject: "[my Story Title]" / F&SF To: Thomas C Woodward <[my email address]> Dear Tom, Thank you for giving me a chance to read "...
by Thomas Woodward
Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: VOL 35, ANTHOLOGY, WORKSHOP & GALA EVENT
Replies: 80
Views: 6063

Re: VOL 35, ANTHOLOGY, WORKSHOP & GALA EVENT

My wife and I will be going to the Gala. We just drove through Topanga Canyon to see the ocean today, and it made me think of you Preston :) I hope the workshop is going great!
by Thomas Woodward
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36
Replies: 391
Views: 22078

Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Just submitted! A special thank you to Becky, Dustin, Ellie, Mike, Glenn, Sabine, Ryan, and Nate - your crits were incredibly helpful! wotf008
by Thomas Woodward
Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: Q2 quick turn around exchange blitz
Replies: 1
Views: 589

Q2 quick turn around exchange blitz

Would anyone be up for a quick 450 exchange before the end of this month? Please PM me if interested.
by Thomas Woodward
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q1 Volume 36
Replies: 537
Views: 30610

Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 36

Just submitted! Best of luck to everyone!
by Thomas Woodward
Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 311
Views: 25869

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

Congrats Wulf and Brittany! You both deserve this so much!
by Thomas Woodward
Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: 4 in 36
Replies: 100
Views: 7195

Re: 4 in 36

Let's do this thing! I'm in. wotf007
by Thomas Woodward
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 311
Views: 25869

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

HM here. Congrats/commiserations all around! And good luck to those still in the running, I'm pulling for you!
by Thomas Woodward
Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 311
Views: 25869

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

For along came a sign,
That all would be fine,
Actually wait...that's not right,
I just dreamt it. wotf002

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