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by george nik.
Fri Jul 01, 2016 4:26 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Another sale, the 9th this year I think. My story, Daughter of the Sea, has just found a home in Truancy magazine. Happy coincidence: I first heard about Truancy yesterday (June 30), realized it would be a perfect match for the Daughter, then I saw that the next day submissions were closing for summ...
by george nik.
Wed Jun 29, 2016 4:31 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Congrats, Jeremy!
by george nik.
Tue Jun 21, 2016 7:15 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Congrats Matt -- and Stewart!
by george nik.
Tue Jun 21, 2016 7:14 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1026633

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

By the way, Peony, I love the quote in your signature! wotf019 Glad you enjoy it, Emily. wotf007 If I remember correctly, it's from one of Twain's essays... I read it over a decade ago and have been using the quote for my signature ever since. How can flowers sulk? By wilting? Actually, Peony is my...
by george nik.
Tue Jun 21, 2016 6:59 am
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: Long long long SF novels like Battlefield Earth
Replies: 5
Views: 1584

Re: Long long long SF novels like Battlefield Earth

Brian Aldiss' Helliconia is one of the best SF series I've ever read.
by george nik.
Thu Jun 16, 2016 4:48 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Congrats, Philip!
by george nik.
Sun Jun 12, 2016 1:47 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Congrats, Preston! wotf010

Thanks, Nick! And I think I've mentioned it before, your WOTF-winning story is probably my all-time WOTF favorite wotf009
by george nik.
Sat Jun 11, 2016 4:09 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Thanks, Jeanette, Aaron, Lou, Philip, Emily, Rachelle, Preston, Peony! wotf007 Really awesome George. How close are you to proing out now? Not close at all, in fact. Only two of my sales can be considered pro, and this latest one is 750 words, so supposedly it doesn't count against my eligibility. T...
by george nik.
Fri Jun 10, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

A new sale, and finally a great one: Mike Resnick bought my story for Galaxy's Edge. wotf003 wotf015

I still can't really believe it.
by george nik.
Fri Jun 10, 2016 9:02 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1026633

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Thanks for sharing, Elinor! wotf008

And the Gator is still huge and overwhelming. wotf007
by george nik.
Thu Jun 09, 2016 10:45 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Submit, submit, submit
Replies: 24
Views: 5382

Re: Submit, submit, submit

These days I'm at around 30-35. I don't think I've ever made 50. Yet.
by george nik.
Thu Jun 09, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Congrats, Beth (three more times), Nick, and Kristy-klevang-ember! wotf008
by george nik.
Sat Jun 04, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Congrats, Beth! wotf010
by george nik.
Sat Jun 04, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Thank you Philip, Lou, Rebecca, Jeannette and Aaron! wotf007 I don't really feel much like I'm taking over the world, because all these sales come together with a humongous number of pro-market rejections, but well, it's better than only having the rejections wotf008 Seriously though, my sales have ...
by george nik.
Wed Jun 01, 2016 7:07 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Another moderate success, and another publication in Australia: Razor Bill will be published in AntipodeanSF on November. wotf008
by george nik.
Thu May 19, 2016 4:37 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Thought I may as well update this forum with a sale to Lightspeed for my story "Salto Mortal" for the special POC destroy SF. http://www.destroysf.com/ The anthology will be on sale on the 1st June. My story will be free at both Lightspeed on the 8th June. It will also be featured as the ...
by george nik.
Thu May 05, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Congrats, Emily and Rebecca!!!
by george nik.
Mon May 02, 2016 2:36 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Congrats, Stewart! wotf010
by george nik.
Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:02 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: AE Micro 7
Replies: 37
Views: 6910

Re: AE Micro 7

Congrats, Emily!
by george nik.
Wed Apr 27, 2016 3:04 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Ishmael wrote:Can't compare with Analog and I almost hesitate to butt in here, however:

My story Last of The Spice Schooners is now live for (podcast) download on Gallery of Curiosities

This story is unsuitable for anyone who thinks that mermaids are cute.
wotf011

Congrats, Philip!
by george nik.
Tue Apr 26, 2016 11:26 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

I'm beyond happy to announce that I've sold my story "Mom in the Moon" to Analog! It's been the genre market I've most hoped to sell to, for a long time. Dreams, fueled by preternatural tenacity in my case, really do come true. Analog! Wow! That's a tough one! wotf003 wotf015 wotf010 You ...
by george nik.
Mon Apr 25, 2016 6:03 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Thanks, Rebecca, Matt and Preston!

Congrats, Rebecca and Mat!

Rebecca, I've read The Memory of Huckleberries in Penumbra and it was great! wotf007

I also submit reprints as much as I can -- in fact seven of my 14 sales so far were reprints!
by george nik.
Thu Apr 21, 2016 3:29 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

OK, I'm here again. I think I've become addicted to this thread. wotf002 This time I wanted to announce that "Harnessing Hotters" has just been podcast at Manawaker Studio's FFP and you can actually listen to it here . I can only say that it was thrilling to listen to my story being recite...
by george nik.
Thu Apr 21, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Congrats, Philip!!!
by george nik.
Wed Apr 20, 2016 6:25 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Thank you, folks! wotf007

And congrats, Emily!!!
by george nik.
Sat Apr 16, 2016 3:17 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Congrats, Preston!
by george nik.
Fri Apr 08, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Today 9Tales from Elsewhere #5 (with A Rise to the Surface included) went live on Amazon.

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by george nik.
Sun Apr 03, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

Thanks Jeanette!
by george nik.
Sat Apr 02, 2016 1:32 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4042
Views: 863014

Re: Success!

amoskalik wrote:Congrats Dustin and George. I got George's Unsung Story in my email this morning. It was a fun read.


Thanks, Aaron!

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