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by george nik.
Sat Jan 16, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Congrats, HL!
by george nik.
Thu Jan 14, 2016 7:47 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

LawrenceVanHoof wrote:Just sent my edits for a flash piece accepted by Splickety Prime. For their “news that never happened” issue.
Crossing my fingers for a piece being held for consideration elsewhere.
A nice little start to 2016.

Congrats!
by george nik.
Wed Jan 06, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

amoskalik wrote:My story in Nature was just published:
Ghosts in the Machine
About the story blog post

I'm very geeked because not only do I get paid, but this is my first story that will be in print as well as online, AND I get a free one year subscription to Nature.


Congrats, Aaron! wotf008
by george nik.
Thu Dec 31, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: What did you publish in 2015?
Replies: 17
Views: 13115

Re: What did you publish in 2015?

It feels a little intimidating to post after Stewart and Martin, but anyway: A Rise to the Surface, on “SFComet” website (in English and Chinese) A Rise to the Surface, on “QuarterReads” website Razor Bill Vs Pistol Anne, in “Bards & Sages Quarterly” January 2016 issue, print & e-book A Rise...
by george nik.
Thu Dec 31, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Congrats, Tamlyn, and thanks! wotf007
by george nik.
Wed Dec 30, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Congrats to everyone here. :) My story just went up today at Daily Science Fiction. Very excited! http://dailysciencefiction.com/hither-and-yon/sf-fantasy/jennifer-dornan-fish/little-galaxies Please rate or comment on their FB page if the mood moves you. Congrats, Jennifer! I liked this story a lot...
by george nik.
Mon Dec 28, 2015 6:21 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Congrats, Philip!!! wotf010
by george nik.
Thu Dec 24, 2015 2:34 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Thanks, Tamlyn! wotf008

Congrats, Dustin and Stewart! Nice stories!
by george nik.
Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:30 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Thanks, Aaron and D.R.! wotf007

I'll keep you posted when it comes out.
by george nik.
Wed Dec 16, 2015 4:29 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Randy, Rebecca, Matt, Preston, Alpha, Philip, thank you very much! wotf007 It was an interesting process, picking an intriguing title out of a big list and writing a story to fit it, and then going through a workshop -- though I have to admit that Gil didn't suggest a single change to my manuscript,...
by george nik.
Tue Dec 15, 2015 8:43 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Now, quite probably, this is my greatest success yet. wotf007 I’m pleased to announce a sale to Clash of the Titles. What is the Clash of the Titles? In the words of its editor and creator, Gil Bavel: A new anthology of science fiction, fantasy, horror, steampunk, supernatural horror and more, comin...
by george nik.
Thu Dec 10, 2015 5:45 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 229309

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

2 new markets to submit to; I wasn't aware of either one. Thanks for the (inadvertent) tip, George! My pleasure! wotf008 But I suggest you check the Grinder (or Duotrope) often. There are a lot of markets coming and going, or temporarily opening to submissions, and of course many new anthologies al...
by george nik.
Wed Dec 09, 2015 5:40 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 229309

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Ishmael wrote:Fran replied to me in the same circumstances George. wotf008


She did reply to me, too, quite early in the (US) day. So I logged in and submitted without any further problems. wotf008
by george nik.
Tue Dec 08, 2015 7:41 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 229309

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Thanks, Mat! wotf008 In the meantime, an email address magically appeared on the guidelines page as I refreshed it, along with the lines: "There is a small percentage of people who may find that the spam filters on their email host don’t allow them to register. If you can’t get your filters to ...
by george nik.
Tue Dec 08, 2015 3:45 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 799
Views: 229309

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Got my first personal rejection from Liminal Stories, in the second try -- incidentally, this was for my last week's HM, so it's the second "close but not that close" for this story in a week. They said that the worldbuilding was "wonderfully done" and they look forward to my nex...
by george nik.
Thu Dec 03, 2015 10:30 am
Forum: Quarterly Results
Topic: Quarter 4, Writers and Illustrators of the Future vol. 32
Replies: 23
Views: 6089

Re: Quarter 4, Writers and Illustrators of the Future vol. 3

HM. For those interested in such information, it was a mildly revised former R.
by george nik.
Sun Nov 29, 2015 4:15 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Chappy Fiction Time Travel Anthology
Replies: 8
Views: 11453

Re: Chappy Fiction Time Travel Anthology

storysinger wrote:Thanks for the prompt Martin. I've never written a story about time travel but it's definitely time to make an attempt. If I can only find the time.

At least you won't have to worry about a deadline. wotf007
by george nik.
Fri Nov 20, 2015 4:58 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Thanks, guys!

Or, should I say, podziękowanie wotf007
by george nik.
Thu Nov 19, 2015 7:25 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Amid a never-ending string of rejections -- most of which are tolerable or even expected, but there's still a few particularly irritating and seemingly inexplicable -- another moderate piece of success. It seems that a story of mine has been accepted by Szortal magazine and is currently being transl...
by george nik.
Mon Nov 16, 2015 8:10 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Congrats, Dr. Bob!
by george nik.
Sat Nov 14, 2015 7:28 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Dustin Adams wrote:We do have a sort-of success thread. I wonder where it went.


Still there. wotf008
by george nik.
Wed Nov 11, 2015 8:01 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Congrats, Stewart, Philip and HL! wotf010

Btw, I'm at 392 submissions, 350 rejections, 6 acceptances. Excluding poetry and excluding my Greek sales. But anyway, I'm still waiting for my break. wotf005
by george nik.
Thu Nov 05, 2015 7:44 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Congrats, Stewart and Alpha! Hurray for the HMs! wotf007
by george nik.
Thu Nov 05, 2015 7:18 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Crossed Genres
Replies: 6
Views: 2227

Re: Crossed Genres

Curses! I liked the way they went about things. I once found myself with the perfect story for one of their themes--an android story with a gay protagonist--and had to decide between submitting to them or entering it here. It was the best story I'd written to that point, and I really, really wanted...
by george nik.
Sat Oct 31, 2015 5:34 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Congrats, Dustin, Aaron, Liz and Jeeohn! Am I forgetting anyone? wotf008
by george nik.
Sun Oct 25, 2015 4:58 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!
Replies: 598
Views: 253032

Re: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!

Second Kindle title available: Harnessing Hotters.

I'll be making Kindles of all my previously published short stories. Well, because I can. wotf008
by george nik.
Wed Oct 21, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Congrats, Rebecca!!! wotf010
by george nik.
Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:01 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4111
Views: 909264

Re: Success!

Congrats, Aaron and Philip! wotf010
by george nik.
Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:00 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!
Replies: 598
Views: 253032

Re: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!

Thanks, Dustin! I hope you do like it! wotf007
by george nik.
Tue Oct 20, 2015 1:58 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Fantastic Stories Rejection Question
Replies: 9
Views: 2924

Re: Fantastic Stories Rejection Question

I've checked my huge collection of FSI rejections. Here goes: First four, sent by Warren (not signed by Warren, just his name on the "From" tag): Thank you for sharing your story with us at Fantastic Stories of the Imagination. Unfortunately it doesn't meet our editorial needs at this time...

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