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by morshana
Wed Sep 25, 2013 6:57 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 227231

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: 4985
Views: 1066099

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: 4985
Views: 1066099

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: 4985
Views: 1066099

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: 799
Views: 227231

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...
by morshana
Tue Sep 24, 2013 4:43 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 227231

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 That's awesome! Two in a row from Asimov's, three in a row from F&SF. Any day now I'll be reading your stories in both of them. wotf0...
by morshana
Tue Sep 24, 2013 12:26 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 227231

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Rebecca Birch wrote:
morshana wrote: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


Woot! I need to get another sci-fi story up and running (or back from markets) so I can send her another one.


Yes, Rebecca!
by morshana
Tue Sep 24, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 227231

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
by morshana
Mon Sep 23, 2013 10:16 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066099

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

They'll be finding fresh crumbs here long after the rest of the forum has fallen into ruin three thousand years from now.
by morshana
Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:37 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066099

Re: Q1 Volume 29

He just called me to confirm the package was postmarked for DEC 31 and with 40 minutes to spare! You do realize, I hope, that this puts a lot more pressure on you. Now you have to win so that you can tell this story in your acceptance speech! Happy new year to you and nerdy husband and beloved chil...
by morshana
Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:34 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 227231

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Will it confuse the people at the magazine, though, to get an envelope postmarked from their own country when the author lives abroad?
by morshana
Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 227231

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

I'd be willing to swap on submissions to Interzone and Black Static. Mighty expensive rejections, otherwise.
by morshana
Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:30 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 227231

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Thanks! I will push onward! *bites nails about which submission to send next*
by morshana
Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:29 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 899222

Re: Success!

Congratulations to Scott and Stacy!
by morshana
Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:06 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 227231

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Thanks, Rebecca! I'll keep submitting, of course. wotf024
by morshana
Thu Sep 19, 2013 10:55 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 227231

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Not sure if this is the right place to post this, but I just got my third (in a row) rejection from Gordon Van Gelder. He keeps telling me his assistants like my stories, but they can't "grab him," "hit him right", or "hold his interest." wotf014
by morshana
Fri Sep 13, 2013 3:58 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 899222

Re: Success!

Congratulations, Rebecca!
by morshana
Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2722
Views: 525879

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome Erin and Karen!

The only mad one around here is Tina, apparently. wotf011
by morshana
Fri Sep 06, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!
Replies: 598
Views: 251154

Re: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!

That's great, Rebecca!
by morshana
Thu Sep 05, 2013 11:23 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Penumbra Submissions
Replies: 434
Views: 92077

Re: Penumbra Submissions

I'm in for Family Traditions.

Good luck to everyone else who got a story in or is hoping to get one in before the deadline in 24 days or so!
by morshana
Thu Sep 05, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 899222

Re: Success!

I'm behind on congratulating all these successes. Great job everyone! wotf010
by morshana
Thu Aug 22, 2013 8:06 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2722
Views: 525879

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome Connie and Storysinger!
by morshana
Thu Jul 25, 2013 4:20 pm
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Five Minute Rant
Replies: 1175
Views: 248046

Re: Five Minute Rant

Regarding Lightspeed rejections, there's also: "Thanks for submitting this story, but I'm going to pass on it. It's nicely written and I enjoyed reading it, but overall it didn't quite win me over, I'm afraid. Best of luck to you placing this one elsewhere, and thanks again for sending it my w...
by morshana
Wed Jul 24, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 899222

Re: Success!

Congratulations everyone! Awesome news! So happy for you all!! wotf010
by morshana
Wed Jul 24, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Five Minute Rant
Replies: 1175
Views: 248046

Re: Five Minute Rant

Regarding Lightspeed rejections, there's also: "Thanks for submitting this story, but I'm going to pass on it. It's nicely written and I enjoyed reading it, but overall it didn't quite win me over, I'm afraid. Best of luck to you placing this one elsewhere, and thanks again for sending it my wa...
by morshana
Mon Jul 01, 2013 7:10 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 899222

Re: Success!

Congratulations, Rebecca! Loved the story!
by morshana
Mon Jul 01, 2013 7:02 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2722
Views: 525879

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome arobnett, Isabella, and JB!
by morshana
Wed Jun 19, 2013 11:06 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 899222

Re: Success!

Congratulations, Dustin!
by morshana
Wed Jun 19, 2013 9:27 am
Forum: Quarterly Results
Topic: Quarter 2, vol. 30
Replies: 44
Views: 12156

Re: Quarter 2, vol. 30

Rejected. wotf007
by morshana
Thu May 30, 2013 10:14 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2722
Views: 525879

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

wotf010

Dancing Donkey!

wotf049

My day is made.

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