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by AMcCarter
Thu Jul 12, 2012 5:41 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

trdixon wrote:Just a few months ago, my father passed the five year cancer free mark! I will definitely be making a donation! Good luck to your team!


Because of your avatar, I hear everything you say on the forum with a super happy voice. This especially.
by AMcCarter
Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:27 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Thanks, Amanda! Thanks, Tina! Thanks, Rebecca! Today even more than most days, I'm proud to be a member of this forum. My uncle was given a death sentence from non-Hodgkins lymphoma when I was 16. Thanks to cancer research and some experimental treatments, he's still with us, so I will definitely b...
by AMcCarter
Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:44 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Amanda, I completely understand. We in the writing business aren't known for a lot of spare funds. That's why I'm casting a wide net (and other nets as well) to catch what I can, where I can. The Relay is 24 hours, from the 28th to the 29th. My goal is to walk at least 6 of those hours. 8 if I can ...
by AMcCarter
Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:14 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Grayson Morris wrote:It's a definite sign of the times that when I see Internet misspellings these days, I first assume "posting from his phone."


I assumed posting while inebriated.

I would dearly love to donate, however surgery and funeral have wiped my funds. When is the run?
by AMcCarter
Wed Jul 11, 2012 3:53 pm
Forum: Interviews: Entrants, Judges, Past Winners
Topic: Worldcon for Beginners
Replies: 33
Views: 10486

Re: Worldcon for Beginners

ThomasKCarpenter wrote:
AMcCarter wrote:Interesting he listed a Kaffeeklatsch with KJA considering he's going to be at Dragon Con this year.


I think he was listing an old one to show an example.


I think you're right.
by AMcCarter
Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Thanks again, everyone! Mmm, feel the love! I'm so glad the results came out yesterday. After today I'll be incommunicado for quite a while. Third time apparently was a charm, though it's definitely been an emotional rollar coaster (lovingly illustrated below): First finalist call: What? Say hu? OM...
by AMcCarter
Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Look at the pretty on Duotrope!! http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v234/Strycher/WotF%20Forum/Gower21b.png wotf006 I found more pretty on Duotrope! http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v234/Strycher/WotF%20Forum/MJNL.png They do look nice. Epic quarter, guys. Very epic. I'm kinda convinced now that Ma...
by AMcCarter
Wed Jul 11, 2012 9:44 am
Forum: Interviews: Entrants, Judges, Past Winners
Topic: Worldcon for Beginners
Replies: 33
Views: 10486

Re: Worldcon for Beginners

Interesting he listed a Kaffeeklatsch with KJA considering he's going to be at Dragon Con this year.
by AMcCarter
Wed Jul 11, 2012 9:12 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Five Minute Rant
Replies: 1173
Views: 236841

Re: Five Minute Rant

Dustin Adams wrote:Stewart,
A cover letter like that will land you straight back here, in the 5 minute rant thread!

wotf019 <-- me actually laughing at my keyboard. Er, laughing at your post, not my keyboard.


Glad you clarified that, Dustin. Keyboards have enough self-esteem issues as it is.
by AMcCarter
Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:46 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Five Minute Rant
Replies: 1173
Views: 236841

Re: Five Minute Rant

I'm so incredibly mad at myself!! ERG. I was up last night past midnight trying to formulate a blog post and also sending out my Q2/3 stories (I know, I know....what a problem to have *sigh*). I misspelled the magazines name on my cover letter in one of them. I MISSPELLED THE MAGAZINE'S NAME!! I fo...
by AMcCarter
Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:21 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2660
Views: 500289

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome! And we're not all mad here...well, no, that's a lie. We're pretty much nuts. wotf037
by AMcCarter
Wed Jul 11, 2012 7:03 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

For reference. And no, I don't actually want to smack Steve with a shovel (or a cricket bat). That would be mean.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeJzHSxRq40
by AMcCarter
Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:39 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Strycher wrote:
AMcCarter wrote:Martin should have won too. Why are there only three slots? /sigh, picks up shovel Sorry Steve...


=P


wotf024 Run!


It should have been a cricket bat, actually.
by AMcCarter
Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:36 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Congrats everyone! It couldn't have happened to a better group of forumites, except Martin. Martin should have won too. Why are there only three slots? /sigh, picks up shovel Sorry Steve...


=P
by AMcCarter
Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:01 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

jdbrink wrote:It looks like congratulations are in order for Steve (CONGRATS STEVE!), but i only got that from the posts. I know the contest is over... Are we free to admit we didn't win yet or is there still an official release pending...?


I think you just did....
by AMcCarter
Tue Jul 10, 2012 4:03 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

You burn one word of your fine prose, and I will march out there and kick you. Twice, if it's a Remy Pigeon story! I think she meant the certificates... Shhh... I'm trying to sneak in as many plugs for Remy Pigeon as I can sneak past Brad... I read books by Heinlein, Bova, Bellet, and more in the p...
by AMcCarter
Tue Jul 10, 2012 3:45 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

I just got my final HM certificate. My husband did a little dance (he's been waiting for me to pro-out forever). I added it to the stack on a shelf. Maybe I'll have an HM burning party or something... You burn one word of your fine prose, and I will march out there and kick you. Twice, if it's a Re...
by AMcCarter
Tue Jul 10, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

GVG is a bit dark and twisted humor wise.
by AMcCarter
Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:23 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Isto wrote:
dantzel wrote:Congrats, Steve! wotf010

Would they just announce it so I can get back to writing???


Maybe they're waiting until THURSDAY.


Everyday is Thursday.
by AMcCarter
Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:42 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Congrats, Steve. Though Eureka, CA? Is that a real place, or is someone pulling my British trousered leg?? And yes, the Gator is preparing a special anchovy surprise for whichever forum regular will still be with us. wotf005 You see, she's not all bad. wotf041 Isn't that where Global Dynamics is lo...
by AMcCarter
Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:46 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!
Replies: 596
Views: 242901

Re: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!

Oooh, just read the blurbs on Rebecca's. I'm going to have to read those now as well.
by AMcCarter
Mon Jul 09, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!
Replies: 596
Views: 242901

Re: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!

I've listed my semi-finalist for free on most ebook sites. Here's the Amazon link: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51z%2BMMdaYWL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click,TopRight,35,-76_AA278_PIkin4,BottomRight,-63,22_AA300_SH20_OU01_.jpg http://www.amazon.com/My-Brother-Jacob-ebook/dp/B008...
by AMcCarter
Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:01 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Er . . . Hope I didn't sound snobby. "Homecoming" made my get all weepy, so I've been looking for an excuse to repost it. I've stopped worrying about it. It makes me jumpy. To be fair, I didn't know who a lot of these guys were either. I've never been much of a fan of some of the deep gen...
by AMcCarter
Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:44 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

jdbrink wrote:
MJNL wrote:Yep, that's a pretty good deal.



...Did anyone else notice that Mike Resnick stopped by?



and i won't embarrass myself by admitting that i don't know who that is.

oops.


/ahem

http://mikeresnick.com/
by AMcCarter
Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:35 am
Forum: Art & Illustration
Topic: Cover Workshop
Replies: 437
Views: 126380

Re: Cover Workshop

I like the second one, Alex. It's kind of haunting.
by AMcCarter
Sun Jul 08, 2012 10:42 am
Forum: Art & Illustration
Topic: Cover Workshop
Replies: 437
Views: 126380

Re: Cover Workshop

I really like that cover, Martin. Very Golden Age.
by AMcCarter
Sat Jul 07, 2012 7:23 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Commiserations, Isto. Nothing to do but turn around and submit it elsewhere and write your next entry. Good luck next quarter.
by AMcCarter
Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:46 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Congrats everyone.


wotf043


Night night. Looooooooooooooooooong day.
by AMcCarter
Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:15 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Ah ha! Thank you so much for the explanation. I thought I was having an extreme blond moment.
by AMcCarter
Tue Jul 03, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4981
Views: 1025238

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

What's all this about Topanga Canyon? I am so totally confused.

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