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by Wulf Moon
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37
Replies: 336
Views: 35621

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

RSchibler wrote:I figured was the US election...


And you would be wrong...
by Wulf Moon
Tue Nov 03, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37
Replies: 336
Views: 35621

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

“And now," cried Max, "let the wild rumpus start!”
by Wulf Moon
Mon Nov 02, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 550138

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

Thank you, Wulf! All excellent advice. wotf009 I particularly like the title you suggested. "Getting mugged"... and yes, it would have been an excessively long phrase to have written on the mug. ha! ha! ha! Also your comments on ensuring my sci fi elements are integral to my story were gr...
by Wulf Moon
Mon Nov 02, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 550138

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

And that concludes our baseline Kill Your Darlings 250 Exercise submissions! I do this at the start of the year to examine where each of you are at, and to give you something to focus on in your writing that might be holding you back. It's my way to quickly get eyes on your work, and to give each o...
by Wulf Moon
Mon Nov 02, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 550138

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

GlibWizard, one other thing I forgot to mention. You had an error in your 250: As she walked, the dragon hunter walked made small chirping noises and whistles. Mistakes like this happen when we rework a sentence, and leave artifacts from the old sentence within it. This is why I say to read your sto...
by Wulf Moon
Mon Nov 02, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 550138

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

Commander Moon stands front and center in the Miramar ready room. "Okay, Jester. Roll the footage on Henckel." The lights go out. A screen drops down. The commander taps the screen with his pointer. "Eyes up front, people. Let's see what this Kiwi's got." Baseline 250 - Negotiati...
by Wulf Moon
Mon Nov 02, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 550138

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

Thank you for the thorough critique. I appreciate your time and I'm going to go check over my work in progress for these errors... wotf009 In hindsight I see clearly that I cut out a synopsis and not a heart, especially comparing it to the 1000 word version. I'm looking forward to hitting this exer...
by Wulf Moon
Mon Nov 02, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 550138

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

Commander Moon stands front and center in the Miramar ready room. "Okay, Jester. Roll the footage on GlibWizard." The lights go out. A screen drops down. The commander taps the screen with his pointer. "Eyes up front, people. Let's see what this flygirl's got." Dragon Bait The vi...
by Wulf Moon
Sun Nov 01, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 550138

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

Commander Moon stands front and center in the Miramar ready room. "Okay, Jester. Roll the footage on AJZach." The lights go out. A screen drops down. The commander taps the screen with his pointer. "Eyes up front, people. Let's see what this flygirl's got." A Drive for Blood “You...
by Wulf Moon
Sun Nov 01, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 3023
Views: 704249

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Not technically a new user but I've been gone so long I feel like I need to introduce myself again. I was able to secure 2 HMs way back in Volume 29, but then between my job and being an adult college student found I had no time or creative energy to do much writing anymore. Now I've graduated and ...
by Wulf Moon
Sun Nov 01, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 3023
Views: 704249

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Ah! Well I plan to enter this quarter. Is there a place I’m supposed to put this info? Under Discussion, Quarterly Topics. Here's the one for Q1, Vol. 38. http://forum.writersofthefuture.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8037 People post their goals for the quarter, and then when they've submitted in eac...
by Wulf Moon
Fri Oct 30, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 550138

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

Our first month is about to end! One day left to meet the monthly requirements of the Top Gun SUPER SECRETS Workshop Year! You will only have two days to privately message SwiftPotato (AKA Jester this year), with the requirements form I posted earlier. She will post the Top Gun Roster on the third o...
by Wulf Moon
Thu Oct 29, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 550138

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

In the Top Gun classroom, Jester kills the combat footage and flicks on the lights. Commander Moon stands to the side of the screen at a wooden lectern. "Gentlemen. Ladies. Top Gun was created to teach ACM. Air Combat Maneuvering ... Dogfighting. That was some of the best flying I've seen to da...
by Wulf Moon
Thu Oct 29, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 550138

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

“What are the requirements? Simple. Act like the pros you are. Fulfill your missions. Prove you are the Right Stuff. Win honors and respectable sales for yourself and your teammates. Here is the bare minimum you must do: 1. Write an original novel chapter or a short story each month of at least 300...
by Wulf Moon
Thu Oct 29, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Last Chance on WotF Volume 35 for Less than a Buck!
Replies: 0
Views: 973

Last Chance on WotF Volume 35 for Less than a Buck!

John Goodwin said the 99 cent special on Volume 35 is about to go away. Amazon selects these, so get it while you can! A great way to study how to create your winner! https://www.amazon.com/Hubbard-Presents-Writers-Future-Award-Winning-ebook/dp/B07MC62NNS/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=writers+of+...
by Wulf Moon
Thu Oct 29, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Dave Chesson Podcast
Replies: 1
Views: 506

Dave Chesson Podcast

John Goodwin's latest podcast is an interview with Dave Chesson, the Kindlepreneur! This is an excellent one that no one should miss. Great pointers in here, whether you'd like to be published traditional or Indie. Don't miss it! https://www.writersofthefuture.com/podcast/ In other news, Amazon's sp...
by Wulf Moon
Thu Oct 29, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 3023
Views: 704249

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Oh! You mean I should put which quarter I’m going to enter? Most of the support occurs in the quarter you plan to enter. This is where everyone cheers you on, talks about how their entry is coming along, and where you will soon say, "I'm in!" It gives some accountability when you state yo...
by Wulf Moon
Thu Oct 29, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 3023
Views: 704249

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Hi everyone I’m new to this forum and to the WoTF contest in general. Heck I’m also a new writer. I really wanna go for this thing, but I’m pretty nearvous. It’s a pleasure to sign up here, I hope that I can get some help from some very talented writers. Welcome aboard, MichaelH! Dive in, there’s l...
by Wulf Moon
Wed Oct 28, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 550138

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

Commander Moon stands front and center in the Miramar ready room. "Okay, Jester. Roll the footage on CCrawford." The lights go out. A screen drops down. The commander taps the screen with his pointer. "Eyes up front, people. Let's see what this flygirl's got." Here's my baseline ...
by Wulf Moon
Wed Oct 28, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: New Writer Looking for Critique from WOTF Veteran
Replies: 8
Views: 778

Re: New Writer Looking for Critique from WOTF Veteran

Let’s not forget our own Leah Ning’s accomplishment, who had one rejection and won on her second try! And Elizabeth Chatsworth. Dave referred her to me for editing on her novel. After the edit, I told her she should enter WotF while she still qualified—her writing and story skills were excellent. Wh...
by Wulf Moon
Tue Oct 27, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: New Writer Looking for Critique from WOTF Veteran
Replies: 8
Views: 778

Re: New Writer Looking for Critique from WOTF Veteran

I’m always available for crits. Send me a pm! Much appreciated! Thank you so much! I just replied. Sorry to forget, mhkuch. It’s hard to keep up with so many but welcome back! And somehow I knew Becky would help you out. Listen closely to her critique. She knows what she’s doing. Best to your writi...
by Wulf Moon
Tue Oct 27, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: New Writer Looking for Critique from WOTF Veteran
Replies: 8
Views: 778

Re: New Writer Looking for Critique from WOTF Veteran

Hello folks! I've been interested in WOTF for a long time and have submitted a couple times in the past. I worked really hard so much to my annoyance, I got big, shiny "R's" both times. I'm polishing up my next story for December, and was wondering if anyone who's gotten at least a HM or ...
by Wulf Moon
Tue Oct 27, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 550138

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

To all Top Gun challenge members: Don't forget you must meet the requirements for this month. This workshop year has extra incentive for the members. It's an elimination year, meaning if you miss, we still love you, but you are out for the year. So don't miss! Too keep the thread uncluttered, please...
by Wulf Moon
Tue Oct 27, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Fyrecon Master Class & Online Con Scholarships
Replies: 15
Views: 2423

Re: Fyrecon Master Class & Online Con Scholarships

I'm about to give away two full registrations to Fyrecon Online Convention on November 12-14th, each a $50 value. David Farland/Wolverton, Martin Shoemaker, myself, and more will be speaking and teaching there. To find out details and to see how to qualify, you need to join my Wulf Pack Club at http...
by Wulf Moon
Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 550138

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

Commander Moon stands front and center in the Miramar ready room. "Okay, Jester. Roll the footage on Jester." Jester whips about and skids his voice through gravel. "But I'm a co-instructor! I did seventy-three air-to-air combat missions in 'Nam. I've got a Purple Heart!" "L...
by Wulf Moon
Sun Oct 25, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 550138

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

Commander Moon stands front and center in the Miramar ready room. "Okay, Jester. Roll the footage on Angela, callsign StarReacher." The lights go out. A screen drops down. The commander taps the screen with his pointer. "Eyes up front, people. Let's see what this flygirl's got." ...
by Wulf Moon
Sat Oct 24, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Fyrecon Master Class & Online Con Scholarships
Replies: 15
Views: 2423

Re: Fyrecon Master Class & Online Con Scholarships

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FORUM MEMBERS
THAT WERE AWARDED THE FYRECON MASTER WORKSHOP SCHOLARSHIPS!

Angela, who goes by StarReacher

Ryland, who goes by oishisushi911

Crystal, who goes by CCrawford

WELL DONE! SEE YOU AT THE FYRECON ONLINE CONVENTION NOVEMBER 12TH-14TH!

https://www.fyrecon.com/
by Wulf Moon
Sat Oct 24, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!
Replies: 3658
Views: 550138

Re: Wulf Moon's SUPER SECRETS Workshop & Challenge!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SUPER SECRET CHALLENGE BEASTIES THAT WERE AWARDED THE FYRECON MASTER WORKSHOP SCHOLARSHIPS! Angela, callsign StarReacher Ryland, callsign oishisushi911 Crystal, callsign CCrawford WELL DONE! CARRY ON, CHALLENGE BEASTIES 3000! SEE YOU AT THE FYRECON ONLINE CONVENTION NOVEMBER ...
by Wulf Moon
Sat Oct 24, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Copyright Questions
Replies: 5
Views: 617

Re: Copyright Questions

What GlibWizard said. It’s out of copyright protection. Payment or even seeking profit does not matter. There are plenty of publishers making money off old stories no longer under copyright. Look at the Flame Tree volumes as one example.
by Wulf Moon
Fri Oct 23, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Fyrecon Master Class & Online Con Scholarships
Replies: 15
Views: 2423

Re: Fyrecon Master Class & Online Con Scholarships

Yikes - I signed up for your masterclass a couple of days ago, seemingly just in time! See you there. wotf008 Cool! So YOU were the last one. I asked them who was last and they said somebody from England. Mystery solved! wotf007 I look forward to seeing you there, Alex! Sorry about the messy time z...

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