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by Blake Wallace
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 34
Replies: 262
Views: 8887

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 34

Dustin Adams wrote:Yup, I've got em all except for PF or Win.
Actually I'm pushing for my second SF so I can have doubles on everything. wotf011


Is a PF a Published Finalist?
by Blake Wallace
Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2374
Views: 418731

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Hello to all. I submitted my first entry ever just last week. I’ve been writing for about 12 years but I never had the cojones to submit to a contest or publisher. I finally got out of my own way and decided that writing is going to be my new full time profession (good or bad) as soon as I reach ret...
by Blake Wallace
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Four in Thirty-Five (4 in 35!)
Replies: 74
Views: 1805

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

What do you mean by "simultaneously submit?" When story A is submitted to the Contest, I don't submit story A to Publisher X until *after* it fails to win in the Contest. I think typically "simultaneous submissions" is used to mean "I have Story A submitted to Publisher X a...
by Blake Wallace
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Four in Thirty-Five (4 in 35!)
Replies: 74
Views: 1805

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

Thank you all for the advice and encouragement. I’m about to sit down to turn out another tale. Do most of you who are submitting for the competition also simultaneously submit to publishers, magazines, anthologies, etc? I guess if you’re good (and lucky) you’ll either chalk up a win in the competit...
by Blake Wallace
Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Four in Thirty-Five (4 in 35!)
Replies: 74
Views: 1805

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

I just submitted my first ever entry! Sooo, when do the butterflies subside? I’ve put off submitting for several years due to a lack of confidence and probably fear. Super excited to finally have something “out there” for others to see.

Good luck to all.

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