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by AMcCarter
Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066901

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: 10847

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: 1175
Views: 248266

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: 1175
Views: 248266

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: 2726
Views: 526603

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: 4985
Views: 1066901

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: 4985
Views: 1066901

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: 4985
Views: 1066901

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: 4985
Views: 1066901

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: 4985
Views: 1066901

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: 4985
Views: 1066901

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: 4985
Views: 1066901

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: 4985
Views: 1066901

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: 4985
Views: 1066901

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: 598
Views: 251355

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: 598
Views: 251355

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: 4985
Views: 1066901

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: 4985
Views: 1066901

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: 132117

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: 132117

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: 4985
Views: 1066901

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: 4985
Views: 1066901

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: 4985
Views: 1066901

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: 4985
Views: 1066901

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

What's all this about Topanga Canyon? I am so totally confused.
by AMcCarter
Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:26 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066901

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

I think Martin is definitely up to be in Brad's position over the next couple of years.
by AMcCarter
Tue Jun 19, 2012 1:47 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066901

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Martin L. Shoemaker wrote:Oh, no.

That is awful.

R.I.P., K.D.


And then there was this on the next page. Damn, man. Is that when you realized it?
by AMcCarter
Tue Jun 19, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066901

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Yes, yes it was. Where are my tissues?
by AMcCarter
Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:42 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066901

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Dustin Adams wrote:Only a matter of time for you folks with names starting with M.
As for Tina. Welcome to the party!

Now you get to.....



.....


Wait some more! wotf010


Wait, what if our last name starts with 'M?' Makes me glad I changed it back after the divorce.
by AMcCarter
Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066901

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Hooray! Congrats everybody! And Welcome back, Martin! And there's no one from the PNW. What's up with that?
by AMcCarter
Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:25 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066901

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

LOL, I was wondering how long it would take for someone to start thinking about Q2. Afterall, Dave did say he started on the Q2s this past Saturday. I think we're a couple of months away from Q2. Even if he's a fast slush reader, and even if it's only one-thousand entries, it'll still take him almo...

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