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by morshana
Sat Nov 02, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4975
Views: 971155

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

*throws out mice and marshmallows and a few dozen flame-throwers and launchers all over the floor* *sits in the middle of the floor beside a tower of chocolate and licks her paw* Wait... Kitty has her own account? Are you sure we want to encourage accounts for the voices in our heads? Do I detect f...
by morshana
Fri Nov 01, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4975
Views: 971155

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Most active topic:
Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
(194 Posts / 11.32% of your posts)

Not too bad.

Is this a competition? Since the thread's undead, we could just keep going, and going, and going...
by morshana
Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:33 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Penumbra Submissions
Replies: 434
Views: 83470

Re: Penumbra Submissions

Woo-hoo! Good luck everyone! wotf007
by morshana
Mon Oct 28, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Harlan Ellison -- Pay the Writer
Replies: 4
Views: 1376

Re: Harlan Ellison -- Pay the Writer

I like how he points out that all the writers writing for free is what makes it hard for professionals, since people are used to getting it for free.
by morshana
Sat Oct 26, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Penumbra Submissions
Replies: 434
Views: 83470

Re: Penumbra Submissions

Completed a story for the Winter issue. Who else is planning to submit for this issue? Interested in swapping?
by morshana
Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:04 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4007
Views: 810260

Re: Success!

Congratulations, Dawn!!
by morshana
Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:43 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Penumbra Submissions
Replies: 434
Views: 83470

Re: Penumbra Submissions

That's a bummer, Ishmael, that they never responded about your Gaslight story. Or to your query about their lack of response.
by morshana
Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Penumbra Submissions
Replies: 434
Views: 83470

Re: Penumbra Submissions

"I have an idea forming in my head."


Hm. I might have something for Winter. wotf007
by morshana
Wed Oct 16, 2013 6:27 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Penumbra Submissions
Replies: 434
Views: 83470

Re: Penumbra Submissions

I made it to the final round with my Family Traditions story, but it wasn't selected for the issue. Suppose I should have inserted these smilies: wotf006 wotf005 wotf23 wotf051 There. I feel better now. Kitty escaped from her cage now, too! Noooooooo.....! Not the marshmallow shoot--Agggghhh wotf04...
by morshana
Wed Oct 16, 2013 4:30 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Penumbra Submissions
Replies: 434
Views: 83470

Re: Penumbra Submissions

I made it to the final round with my Family Traditions story, but it wasn't selected for the issue. Suppose I should have inserted these smilies: wotf006 wotf005 wotf23 wotf051 There. I feel better now. Kitty escaped from her cage now, too! Noooooooo.....! Not the marshmallow shoot--Agggghhh wotf044
by morshana
Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 726
Views: 202827

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

austinDm wrote:I got my first personal from Strange Horizons this morning. It seems like I've been getting personal rejections from several different markets lately (though none of the big three ... yet), so I suppose I'll take that as a good sign.


That's great! wotf010
by morshana
Wed Oct 16, 2013 6:32 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 726
Views: 202827

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Made it to final round with Penumbra, but my story wasn't selected for the issue.
by morshana
Wed Oct 16, 2013 6:30 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Penumbra Submissions
Replies: 434
Views: 83470

Re: Penumbra Submissions

I made it to the final round with my Family Traditions story, but it wasn't selected for the issue.
by morshana
Fri Oct 11, 2013 8:30 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4007
Views: 810260

Re: Success!

Congratulations, Steve!!
by morshana
Fri Oct 04, 2013 11:26 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Galaxy's Edge
Replies: 116
Views: 73605

Re: Galaxy''s Edge

storysinger wrote:Congratulations Andrea, Eric, Martin, and Alvaro. Way to go. wotf010


Yes! Congratulations!!
by morshana
Wed Oct 02, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4007
Views: 810260

Re: Success!

Congratulations Dustin and Sean!!
by morshana
Wed Oct 02, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4007
Views: 810260

Re: Success!

That's great news, Preston! Congratulations!
by morshana
Wed Oct 02, 2013 8:41 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Penumbra Submissions
Replies: 434
Views: 83470

Re: Penumbra Submissions

Who else is waiting on a reply from Penumbra? No rejections or acceptances recorded on Submission Grinder for a while now.
by morshana
Tue Oct 01, 2013 3:01 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4007
Views: 810260

Re: Success!

Congratulations Sarasvati!
by morshana
Tue Oct 01, 2013 3:00 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!
Replies: 596
Views: 233150

Re: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!

I'm proud to release the fourth book of my Alexandrian Saga -- Warmachines of Alexandria! http://thomaskcarpenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/warthumbnail-184x300.jpg Two hundred years before the Alexandrian revolution, the inventor Archimedes created unimaginable weapons to defend the city-stat...
by morshana
Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:33 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4007
Views: 810260

Re: Success!

Congratulations, Rebecca!! Just saw your acceptance on Submission Grinder. wotf007
by morshana
Sat Sep 28, 2013 5:49 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Penumbra Submissions
Replies: 434
Views: 83470

Re: Penumbra Submissions

Seems no responses at all from Penumbra in a while...
by morshana
Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:05 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 726
Views: 202827

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Received a personal rejection from tor.com. They had pulled it aside for further consideration because of the "interesting premise & smooth prose" but had a hard time identifying with the main character (she has Aspergers, but my fault for not making that clear). This story was my V30...
by morshana
Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:21 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2540
Views: 466397

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Hi all I write fantasy, science fiction and a whole bunch of other stuff as C.M. Simpson. I have independently published four novels (all dark fantasy) and am working on a science-fiction-fantasy blend next. After that, it's back to another dark fantasy novel and then some dark science fiction. Aro...
by morshana
Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:09 pm
Forum: Quarterly Results
Topic: Quarter 3, vol. 30
Replies: 35
Views: 8574

Re: Quarter 3, vol. 30

Rejected. At least I accurately predicted this one!

Kitty's having fun firing marshallows at my head. wotf005 At least she isn't whipping out the flame thrower...yet.

Congratulations to all the HMs so far! And to Michael on being a Finalist!
by morshana
Wed Sep 25, 2013 6:57 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 726
Views: 202827

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

A personal rejection for my DF SF story 'Lies I tell Myself' That included this feedback... The way in which the story is framed is interesting, particularly the nod at the end towards Doubting Thomas. The narrator’s revelation after following Nick’s soul after death was a creative approach to the ...
by morshana
Wed Sep 25, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4975
Views: 971155

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Martin L. Shoemaker wrote:
Kary English wrote:OK, maybe it was Kitty, then. :) Or the T-rex. Come to think of it, I haven't seen the T-rex around lately. I wonder what it's up to?


T-Rex ate my car today. Don't mention the T-Rex...


Oh no...
by morshana
Wed Sep 25, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4975
Views: 971155

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

austinDm wrote:At least Kitty is preoccupied over at the Q3 thread. I don't think this place could handle another alternate persona.


Do not speak of the cat that must not be named...
by morshana
Wed Sep 25, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4975
Views: 971155

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Rebecca Birch wrote:
austinDm wrote:At least Kitty is preoccupied over at the Q3 thread. I don't think this place could handle another alternate persona.


Sparkle Pony here!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ucb6sw48bI
by morshana
Tue Sep 24, 2013 4:44 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 726
Views: 202827

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Just got my second-in-a-row "Well done but not quite right for me; look forward to the next one" rejection from Sheila at Asimov's. wotf007 and wotf005 You must be close then, and F&SF too! I've had two of those type rejections too from Asimov's, but with a gap of about 2 years betwee...

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