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by Eagerink
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 764
Views: 212705

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Thanks everyone :)
by Eagerink
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 764
Views: 212705

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Does anyone know of a market that likes stories that are lighter than most? Like not quite children's stories, but without many dark elements, though still with a purpose and meaning and all that, especially symbolically. I consider them to be what Dave calls the wonder genre. I'm not sure where to ...
by Eagerink
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Software, Reviews & Deals
Replies: 5
Views: 449

Re: Software, Reviews & Deals

Hey! I'm interested in keeping closer track of my daily word count... does anyone know of a good app, software, ect. that will keep track of how much time I spend writing, how many words I write and delete? And how much I need to write to reach a goal? I'm currently using word. If your suggestion is...
by Eagerink
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Contest Questions
Replies: 90
Views: 4296

Re: Contest Questions

Okay great, thanks for for the help everyone!
by Eagerink
Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Contest Questions
Replies: 90
Views: 4296

Re: Contest Questions

I have a question about pro markets and the contest - I understand that a market is considered pro if it pays 6 cents a word or more, correct? But what if it only pays 6 cents up to a certain word count, and your story is longer than that? I'm guessing that still counts, but thought I'd ask :) In m...
by Eagerink
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Contest Questions
Replies: 90
Views: 4296

Re: Contest Questions

I have a question about pro markets and the contest -

I understand that a market is considered pro if it pays 6 cents a word or more, correct? But what if it only pays 6 cents up to a certain word count, and your story is longer than that? I'm guessing that still counts, but thought I'd ask :)
by Eagerink
Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 311
Views: 16949

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

Wow! Congratulations to the winners and finalists and everybody!
by Eagerink
Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 311
Views: 16949

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

Hi, I'm new here! I got an Honorable Mention this quarter (my second) so thought I'd join. I have a question - what is the longest word count that usually wins? One of my stories was nearly 17,000, and then I heard that stories that long don't usually win, so I was wondering on average about how lon...

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