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by emilymccosh
Wed Jun 29, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: Quarterly Results
Topic: Quarter 3, Writers and Illustrators of the Future vol. 33
Replies: 37
Views: 7807

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

Sent in June 29th!

Waiting...

September 16th: wotf061
by emilymccosh
Sat Jun 25, 2016 10:07 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: The Infinity Project
Replies: 2
Views: 1468

The Infinity Project

Okay, so before I go asking the editor about this, I'm going to ask you awesome people. wotf007 I found out about a series of sci fi anthologies called the Infinity Project, edited by Jonathan Strahan . The 6th book in the series is due to be published next year, and for the life of me, I can't find...
by emilymccosh
Sat Jun 18, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4979
Views: 1011521

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

We would be talking about hobbits on this forum. I'm just surprised it took so long... wotf019
by emilymccosh
Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4979
Views: 1011521

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

By the way, Peony, I love the quote in your signature! wotf019
by emilymccosh
Fri Jun 10, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4031
Views: 848767

Re: Success!

george nik. wrote: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.



Wow, congrats!!!
by emilymccosh
Mon May 16, 2016 6:21 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 764
Views: 213092

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

reigheena wrote:My story was held for consideration by an anthology before ultimately getting rejected.

And it would have been my first pro publication too. Darn.

On to the next market. wotf024


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by emilymccosh
Tue May 10, 2016 11:27 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 764
Views: 213092

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Well, it appears my nervous fretting was not needed. I opened my inbox this morning to their reply (and it was a yes wotf048 ). Thanks for everyone's advice/encouragement. wotf009
by emilymccosh
Sun May 08, 2016 8:39 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 764
Views: 213092

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Dustin Adams wrote:Emily,
Looking at my post 30 day history for that market, I have a 44 day acceptance, a 49 day rejection, and a 50 day acceptance after having received a similar e-mail.
I've got nothing between 30 and 44 days.
Read: Hang in there! wotf007



Thanks Dustin, that does make me feel better! wotf007
by emilymccosh
Sat May 07, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 764
Views: 213092

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

preston wrote:
He-he! I know who sent you this. I wouldn't query. I would just cross your fingers and wait. Can't be too much longer, right? I'm sure they haven't forgotten.



Ha! I knew somebody would recognize it. wotf019

Ahh, crossing my fingers and waiting. The writers life. Thanks Preston. wotf024
by emilymccosh
Sat May 07, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread
Replies: 764
Views: 213092

Re: Almost Success - The "Mixed Feelings" Thread

Hi everyone, I have a question for anyone who might have advice for such a thing. On April 6th, I received this email from a place I submitted to: Emily, We have good news and we have bad news. The good news is that your story has made our second round, rarified company that more than 90% of submiss...
by emilymccosh
Wed May 04, 2016 12:50 pm
Forum: Quarterly Results
Topic: Quarter 2 Writers and Illustrators of the Future volume 33
Replies: 24
Views: 5891

Re: Quarter 2 Writers and Illustrators of the Future volume

Submitted March 30th, 2016. wotf036

July 25th: wotf055
by emilymccosh
Wed May 04, 2016 8:32 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4031
Views: 848767

Re: Success!

Thanks everyone, and congrats Rebecca! wotf010

And thank you very very much Poeny, that means a lot. wotf041
by emilymccosh
Tue May 03, 2016 12:32 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4031
Views: 848767

Re: Success!

First of all, congrats Stewart, Galaxies Edge is impressive. AND I LOVE that story, it's brilliant! wotf010 Also, congrats to anyone else I'm missing, because I'm sure I am. 2016 has exploded for all of us. wotf026 And one more thing...AE Micro 7 is now live on the site, and it has one of my stories...
by emilymccosh
Thu Apr 28, 2016 8:09 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: AE Micro 7
Replies: 37
Views: 6759

Re: AE Micro 7

Thanks everybody!! wotf041
by emilymccosh
Wed Apr 27, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: AE Micro 7
Replies: 37
Views: 6759

Re: AE Micro 7

I've been accepted!!! Holy everything!!! wotf048 wotf049 wotf045
by emilymccosh
Tue Apr 26, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Unidentified Funny Objects 5
Replies: 23
Views: 4233

Re: Unidentified Funny Objects 5

And there's my rejection. Darn.
by emilymccosh
Mon Apr 25, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Unidentified Funny Objects 5
Replies: 23
Views: 4233

Re: Unidentified Funny Objects 5

Well, I've finally thought through my story, written and submitted it. Let's see how fast I get the story get kicked back to me... wotf019
by emilymccosh
Sun Apr 24, 2016 8:57 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: AE Micro 7
Replies: 37
Views: 6759

Re: AE Micro 7

Muri McCage wrote:The wait is getting long enough that I'm reduced to just imagining some happy campers sitting on good news, waiting for the announcement.



I know, I keep checking the website but nothing's come up. Weird. wotf021
by emilymccosh
Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:27 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4031
Views: 848767

Re: Success!

It's hard to describe how delighted I am to receive an acceptance from Cosmic Roots & Eldritch Shores . wotf024 I'm doubly delighted because this is a story about the Gododdin, the old people who lived in Sliabh Mannan before me. I'm pretty sure I made it up, but the events have now melded so i...
by emilymccosh
Tue Apr 19, 2016 7:35 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4031
Views: 848767

Re: Success!

OldDarth wrote:Way to go Emily! WooT!


wotf007
by emilymccosh
Tue Apr 19, 2016 7:03 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4031
Views: 848767

Re: Success!

Thanks all!

And yes Preston, acceptance feels great! wotf007
by emilymccosh
Tue Apr 19, 2016 11:35 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4031
Views: 848767

Re: Success!

I have a maybe success and a definite success. Happy day... The maybe success is that DSF is holding one of my stories for consideration, and I am not at all patient in hearing back from them. They said it may be a whole extra month before they make the final decision. https://media.giphy.com/media/...
by emilymccosh
Fri Apr 01, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: 2016 BAEN FANTASY ADVENTURE AWARD
Replies: 7
Views: 1751

Re: 2016 BAEN FANTASY ADVENTURE AWARD

storysinger wrote:I entered a story, now the wait begins.


I know the feeling. wotf060

Good luck! wotf007
by emilymccosh
Thu Mar 31, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: 2016 BAEN FANTASY ADVENTURE AWARD
Replies: 7
Views: 1751

Re: 2016 BAEN FANTASY ADVENTURE AWARD

Anyone else going to enter?

I am, although I can't decide if I love or hate the story I'm sending. Stupid writer brain... wotf024
by emilymccosh
Mon Mar 28, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Unidentified Funny Objects 5
Replies: 23
Views: 4233

Re: UFO5

Ishmael wrote:Oh, I love funny scifi.

The problem is persuading editors that I can do funny.

If any editors are reading this:

I CAN DO FUNNY! wotf004


My thoughts exactly!!
by emilymccosh
Sun Mar 27, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Unidentified Funny Objects 5
Replies: 23
Views: 4233

Unidentified Funny Objects 5

Well, I plan on trying to write for this anthology. It's had some awesomely funny stories in the past and I would like to be part of it. Check out the cover...it's kind of cute! https://alexshvartsmandotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/ufo5cover.jpg?w=188&h=300 The submission window is April 1st ...
by emilymccosh
Sun Mar 20, 2016 8:28 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: AE Micro 7
Replies: 37
Views: 6759

Re: AE Micro 7

amoskalik wrote:Last year it was April 7, or at least that is when I recorded my rejection on The Grinder. They don't actually send out rejections, just announce the winners on their website if I remember correctly.



Cool, thanks!
by emilymccosh
Sat Mar 19, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: AE Micro 7
Replies: 37
Views: 6759

Re: AE Micro 7

Just because I'm bored and obsessively looking at all my submissions on the Grinder...for those who have followed this contest in previous years, does anyone know when in April they announce the results? wotf007
by emilymccosh
Thu Mar 17, 2016 4:45 pm
Forum: Quarterly Results
Topic: Quarter 1, Writers and Illustrators of the Future vol. 33
Replies: 22
Views: 5301

Re: Quarter 1, Writers and Illustrators of the Future vol. 3

Got me Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.............


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