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by storysinger
Thu Jun 23, 2016 12:33 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 33
Replies: 348
Views: 42427

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q4 - Volume 33

Lately I've been concentrating on inserting the five senses into my stories because Dave seems to like that. I tend to establish my setting as needed as the story progresses. I try to create emotional stress of different levels working towards a climactic ending. IMHO when writing a short story you ...
by storysinger
Sun Jun 19, 2016 2:51 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4962
Views: 966170

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

I have read all those books more than once. Watched the movies too.
I have the Dune video so I can watch at my leisure.
by storysinger
Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4962
Views: 966170

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Only 216 to go. Everyone that views this message do something to help me stop posting on this thread. wotf004
by storysinger
Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:19 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4001
Views: 805518

Re: Success!

That's way cool Preston. Congrats.
by storysinger
Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:17 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33
Replies: 676
Views: 89936

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33

Does anyone know the third winner? wotf017
by storysinger
Sat Jun 11, 2016 4:31 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4962
Views: 966170

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Welcome back to the forum Elinor. I look forward to reading more of you and gators conversations.
by storysinger
Sat Jun 11, 2016 4:27 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33
Replies: 676
Views: 89936

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33

Congratulations Dstein and Sean on the wins. wotf010
The forum rocks again.
Good luck Rebecca and Athena.
by storysinger
Sun Jun 05, 2016 2:52 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2505
Views: 463057

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome Kristy klevang.
The problem you've experienced explains the recent lack of newbies.
Good luck with the contest and getting registered as you.
by storysinger
Sat Jun 04, 2016 2:56 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4001
Views: 805518

Re: Success!

Congrats on the nice surprise Beth. wotf010
by storysinger
Wed Jun 01, 2016 2:19 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!
Replies: 596
Views: 231912

Re: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!

Thanks for the link Dustin.
by storysinger
Mon May 30, 2016 2:59 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4962
Views: 966170

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

For those who served in the military wotf009 wotf009 .
by storysinger
Tue May 10, 2016 10:32 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33
Replies: 676
Views: 89936

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33

Thanks to all of you on this thread for todays insights, I absorb all of them and incorporate usable advice.
Forumites ROCK!

Now back to your regularly scheduled program.
by storysinger
Mon May 09, 2016 3:29 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4962
Views: 966170

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

During my younger days I was a single parent for awhile.
I received chuckles when I made the statement I should be recognized on Mothers Day.
Alas, the laughs were all I got.
Oh well, Fathers Day isn't that far away.
by storysinger
Thu May 05, 2016 4:30 am
Forum: Quarterly Results
Topic: Quarter 2 Writers and Illustrators of the Future volume 33
Replies: 24
Views: 5408

Re: Quarter 2 Writers and Illustrators of the Future volume

Submitted my story on March 31st, 2016.
by storysinger
Wed May 04, 2016 7:03 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4001
Views: 805518

Re: Success!

Nice story Emily. Congrats.
by storysinger
Wed May 04, 2016 6:45 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33
Replies: 676
Views: 89936

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33

Congratulations Sean, Athena, Rebecca, and dstein. wotf010
Here's hoping ya'll come through with a forumites sweep.
by storysinger
Mon May 02, 2016 7:48 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4962
Views: 966170

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Just made my first online book purchase, V32- WotF.
Looking forward to getting my hands on it.
by storysinger
Mon May 02, 2016 6:50 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4001
Views: 805518

Re: Success!

Interesting pov there Stewart. Congrats on the sales.
by storysinger
Thu Apr 28, 2016 3:48 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: AE Micro 7
Replies: 37
Views: 6155

Re: AE Micro 7

Seems you are hitting your stride, congrats Emily.
by storysinger
Tue Apr 26, 2016 3:38 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4001
Views: 805518

Re: Success!

Way to go Muri. wotf010
by storysinger
Tue Apr 26, 2016 3:36 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33
Replies: 676
Views: 89936

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33

2nd rejection for me also.

Congrats to everyone and good luck to you that are still in.
by storysinger
Fri Apr 22, 2016 2:10 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Future Scapes Writing Contest - US Residents Only
Replies: 3
Views: 923

Re: Future Scapes Writing Contest - US Residents Only

Imagining our society as it may be in 2046.
How many forumites will be attempting to win a place in volume 63 of the anthology?
How many of us will have entry streaks exceeding 100?
by storysinger
Wed Apr 20, 2016 4:46 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4001
Views: 805518

Re: Success!

Congratulations Emily, Preston, and George and anyone I missed. wotf010
You guys are proof that persistence brings rewards.
by storysinger
Fri Apr 15, 2016 4:42 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Five Minute Rant
Replies: 1170
Views: 221050

Re: Five Minute Rant

Thanks for the links Lou.
by storysinger
Fri Apr 15, 2016 4:23 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33
Replies: 676
Views: 89936

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 33

Nice update to your signature Matt.
Maybe Dave meant next Thursday, wotf011.
by storysinger
Thu Apr 14, 2016 3:45 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Five Minute Rant
Replies: 1170
Views: 221050

Re: Five Minute Rant

That's what happened with my current entry to the contest. Once I found an ending that worked the story was complete. After it sat unattended for weeks.
by storysinger
Sun Apr 10, 2016 5:51 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Five Minute Rant
Replies: 1170
Views: 221050

Re: Five Minute Rant

" the reality is that someone will always dislike your work. He stressed that you should never write to please everyone because you never will." One of the emails from this years event is a statement by Robert J. Sawyer. I celebrated my 3rd year as a "writer" in February. Those w...

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