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by AlistairKimble
Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 897741

Re: Success!

Ember wrote:For those who have a DSF subscription my teeny tiny flash story 'Trophy Wife' should be in your inbox today.

(It is today for me already, I'm just waiting on it being today for DSF)


Awesome! Congratulations! Gonna go read it now!
by AlistairKimble
Fri Sep 21, 2012 11:09 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 897741

Re: Success!

wotf006 I do get to share an issue with Nick! Yes! And... I'm doubly excited to follow in greenroom's steps. Sojourn for Ephah is the cover story for issue 30: http://www.intergalacticmedicineshow.com/ And Eric Wilkerson's illustration is beautiful! I'm incredibly honored. Congratulations, that is ...
by AlistairKimble
Sun Sep 16, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 897741

Re: Success!

Nick_T wrote:Hi guys,

I've received an acceptance for a story from OSC's IGMS. More details when it's published (which should be pretty soon...they move from acceptance to publication pretty quickly it seems).

Nick


Congratulations, Nick!
by AlistairKimble
Sun Sep 09, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 897741

Re: Success!

Again thanks to all I missed. But here is the link I promised---paraphrasing a movie line, "ahead and to the right". No, I mean all the way down to the bottom. wotf007 Blue Home I can see why the first place got First but not the third place story...it seems on the same level as the three...
by AlistairKimble
Sat Sep 08, 2012 7:35 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 897741

Re: Success!

Congratulations, LD! Looking forward to reading it!
by AlistairKimble
Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:09 am
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: Chicon 7
Replies: 178
Views: 48585

Re: Chicon 7

AMcCarter wrote:
Brad R. Torgersen wrote:I am camped at Mike Resnick's house until the weekend. A science fiction (wannabe) historian's dream.

wotf003


So THAT'S where you found the old issues of sci-fi mags....



Wow, that's awesome Brad!
by AlistairKimble
Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:08 am
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: Lessons from Worldcon
Replies: 24
Views: 7940

Re: Lessons from Worldcon

First: It was great meeting and hanging out with quite a few WotF people: Tom, Dantzel, Alex, David Carani, Marie Croke, Jacob Boyd, and...I'm probably leaving someone out. I'm really sorry to have missed all the others who attended Chicon. Takeaways: The biggest advice I have is this: you never kno...
by AlistairKimble
Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:38 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 897741

Re: Success!

The September issue of Penumbra, featuring my short story "The Memory of Huckleberries" is now available. http://penumbra.musapublishing.com/ I'm so excited. My name is BIG! WOW! Rebecca your name is HUGE!! Congrats! I've got a 6,000-word story in the current issue of Emerald Sky magazine...
by AlistairKimble
Tue Aug 21, 2012 7:55 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 897741

Re: Success!

I have a big success today: my first pro publication. My flash piece "30 Pounds of Human Tissue" is today's offering from DSF. I mention in my author notes a friend who made a challenge to write and submit a flash every month (targeting DSF in particular). That friend is Dustin. So thanks...
by AlistairKimble
Sat Aug 11, 2012 7:36 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!
Replies: 598
Views: 250851

Re: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!

soulmirror wrote:I ... that's one of the coolest covers I've ever seen! And the description is a gotta-buy-it too. Lovely indeed, Annie!

I await the vagaries and whims of Amazon to work ...


I second that! That is an awesome cover! Wow. --And I just bought it for Nook. wotf008
by AlistairKimble
Sat Aug 04, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1064772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Martin has posted 6.08% of all posts. Brad has posted 4.87% of all posts. Soulmirror has posted 4.43% of all posts. Gold, silver, bronze Olympic medals for you all, I reckon. wotf033 This is sort of like doing /played in World of Warcraft--it's best to not know that sort of thing. No one wants to s...
by AlistairKimble
Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: Quarterly Results
Topic: Quarter 2, vol. 29
Replies: 60
Views: 24121

Re: Quarter 2, vol. 29

Honorable Mention.

wotf008
by AlistairKimble
Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2720
Views: 524979

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Hello everybody, My name is Alberto and I sent my first submission ever to the contest for Q3 V.29. I heard about the contest last year and have since bought V.27 & V.28 which I enjoy very much. I've only posted twice in the past in the "Problems with E-Submitting" thread to share my ...
by AlistairKimble
Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:59 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1064772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Rebecca Birch wrote:
E.CaimanSands wrote:Gatorina. It has a certain ring to it.


Sadly, it rings a bit like a bad Sci-Fi Channel original movie...

wotf017


wotf019

Luckily I was done with my morning coffee.
by AlistairKimble
Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1064772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Full results on the blog. Joni has been busy this evening!

http://www.writersofthefuture.com/node/722
by AlistairKimble
Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:13 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1064772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

I believe we need to congratulate Tina's husband for this one as well correct? Wasn't this the entry he zipped to the post office at zero hour? Quite a story!
by AlistairKimble
Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1064772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Looks like we have more congratulations in order for forum members...and commiserations for others. Announcement on PRWeb.

You can all come out of the results closet now...
by AlistairKimble
Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1064772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

It looks like congratulations are in order for Steve (CONGRATS STEVE!), but i only got that from the posts. I know the contest is over... Are we free to admit we didn't win yet or is there still an official release pending...? I think you just did.... I was gonna say... Sorry to hear you didn't win...
by AlistairKimble
Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:26 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1064772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Since we're on a Mike Resnick diversion, he wrote a couple of how-to books regarding fiction. 1) Putting It Together: Turning Sow's Ear Drafts Into Silk Purse Stories -- in this one he takes his own short stories and shows various drafts and why he revised certain sections, etc. Pretty handy. http:/...
by AlistairKimble
Sun Jul 08, 2012 6:25 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1064772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Sorry to hear that David. That sort of thing seems more painful to me, especially after submitting super early and waiting well beyond 6 months. *wince*
by AlistairKimble
Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:34 pm
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: Chicon 7
Replies: 178
Views: 48585

Re: Chicon 7

I will be attending Chicon as well--hope to see everyone there.
by AlistairKimble
Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:20 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1064772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Sorry to hear the bad news, Isto. Keep writing and keep submitting!
by AlistairKimble
Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:16 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 897741

Re: Success!

Congrats Marina! What a great market to crack!
by AlistairKimble
Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1064772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

I'm really sorry to hear about all the rejections. I was so sure all the hold pile people were at least HMs or higher. Rejection sucks, no doubt, but keep at it! Perseverance is the key don't give up. Don't make DF's job easier, if you think DF hates your writing you're helping him out by not submit...
by AlistairKimble
Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1064772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Congratulations! Awesome news!
by AlistairKimble
Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:36 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1064772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Hee.. so is anyone reading these days? :) I just started Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson. Quite the interesting magic system... Haven't read Warbreaker yet, however, I really, really enjoyed the Mistborn series (another interesting magic system). Right now I'm in the middle of a few books--a horrib...
by AlistairKimble
Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:33 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1064772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

My dog in the Q1 fight has long since been submitted elsewhere, but I'll cheer the rest of you on.

wotf024

And add to the post count, view count, page count, and my own count. wotf007
by AlistairKimble
Tue May 29, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1064772

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Happy Birthday Tina!
by AlistairKimble
Tue May 08, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 897741

Re: Success!

greenroom wrote:I found out today that OSC's IGMS is going to publish the short story I sent them. It will be in either their July or Sept. issue. It's my first sale. wotf045


Excellent news! Congratulations on having IGMS as your first sale! I can't wait to read the story.
by AlistairKimble
Tue May 08, 2012 7:07 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 897741

Re: Success!

Congratulations everyone!

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