Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby Wulf Moon » Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:01 am

I still believe notices won't happen until the end of the month at the soonest.
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby chuckt » Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:25 pm

Wulf Moon wrote:I still believe notices won't happen until the end of the month at the soonest.


Cookie, having had enough of the cowboys' merriment, dumped his bucket over the camp fire. Steam, and wet hot ash, splattered those unfortunate enough to be sitting opposite. With a harrumph, Cookie hobbled back to his bed roll. If anyone but him, or big Joe, had done that, it would have meant fists and ropes.
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby Pen-Prince » Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:49 am

chuckt wrote:
Wulf Moon wrote:I still believe notices won't happen until the end of the month at the soonest.


Cookie, having had enough of the cowboys' merriment, dumped his bucket over the camp fire. Steam, and wet hot ash splattered those unfortunate enough to be sitting opposite. With a harrumph, Cookie hobbled back to his bed roll. If anyone but him, or big Joe, had done that, it would have meant fists and ropes.


Hahahahahaha
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby czing » Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:13 am

chuckt wrote:
Wulf Moon wrote:I still believe notices won't happen until the end of the month at the soonest.


Cookie, having had enough of the cowboys' merriment, dumped his bucket over the camp fire. Steam, and wet hot ash, splattered those unfortunate enough to be sitting opposite. With a harrumph, Cookie hobbled back to his bed roll. If anyone but him, or big Joe, had done that, it would have meant fists and ropes.


Snorted some of my tea because of this. wotf019
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby chuckt » Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:38 pm

czing wrote:
Snorted some of my tea because of this. wotf019


Thanks!
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby Henckel » Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:09 pm

Listen up, all you Q2 writers. I just want to wish y’all good luck.
Y'all awesome.
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby RSchibler » Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:38 pm

That’s an ominous statement! *duck and cover*
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby clforsauthor » Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:38 pm

*Lurk* *Lurk* *Lurk*...Oh wait, I broke my lurking because I lurked out loud. Hi, I guess :)

Email fills daily with coupons and notifications I don't want and the only calls that come are (310) hang-ups and sales calls...still the compulsion to check remains. At least comments here are fun when I lurk for any signs of results! I am off to write on my novel for the night. May results come soon!

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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby TimE » Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:06 am

clforsauthor wrote:*Lurk* *Lurk* *Lurk*...Oh wait, I broke my lurking because I lurked out loud. Hi, I guess :)

Email fills daily with coupons and notifications I don't want and the only calls that come are (310) hang-ups and sales calls...still the compulsion to check remains. At least comments here are fun when I lurk for any signs of results! I am off to write on my novel for the night. May results come soon!


Lurkers - as a general rule need more exercise than the greyhound. They need a fully secure garden. Historically a poacher's dog. A good pet but inclined to chew things coming through the mail - like vouchers. Might also bark at unwanted phone-calls.

Can't have much longer to wait.
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby storysinger » Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:45 am

The last Thursday of the month is just days away. Good luck everyone.
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby WriterGirl0426 » Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:28 am

SCAFontaine wrote:If someone submits their Q4 this coming week, they might even have three in queue.


It's official. Just submitted Q4, so I'm in for all 4 quarters this year, and in for 3 quarters at the same time.
Not sure if I should proud of that, or a little embarrassed that this opportunity worked as motivation for me. wotf001
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V36 Q2: SF!!! wotf015

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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby empressed » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:44 am

May fortune favor us all!

Part of me says it can't, but that's wrong. I've learned too much from my failures to believe they can't be a favor.
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby chuckt » Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:42 pm

Now that I received my rejection, I can publicly confess. I started my story with my protagonist waking up. It may not have been good enough otherwise but that didn't help. The story was written before I found out that starting a story this way is a common rookie mistake. I think I had a lot of bad language although that doesn't;t seem to be the killer it once was.

I am super excited about the prospect someone here got some good news tonight. I'll be scouring the posts carefully hoping some of you go dark. :)
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby CCrawford » Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:42 pm

Results are coming! I got a Rejection this time. :( But best of luck to all of you!!!!
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby Dragonchef » Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:45 pm

R for me!!!
No place to go but up.
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby disgruntledpeony » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:01 pm

HM for me.
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby Corbin Maxwell » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:02 pm

Are these initial results for Q2 or Q3?
For there is death in the sound of it, and a glamorous fatality, like silver pennons downrushing at sunset, or a dying fall of horns along the road to Ronceveaux.

The only easy day was yesterday.




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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby chuckt » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:03 pm

disgruntledpeony wrote:HM for me.


That's awesome. Congrats. I was hoping you'd be one of the ones going dark though.
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby thegirlintheglasses » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:04 pm

HM here wotf009
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby RSchibler » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:04 pm

I got my fourth HM. Good luck to everyone waiting!
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V36: R, HM, HM, SHM

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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby disgruntledpeony » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:05 pm

Corbin Maxwell wrote:Are these initial results for Q2 or Q3?

Q2. It should say which quarter it's for in either the title or the body of the e-mail.
If a person offend you, and you are in doubt as to whether it was intentional or not, do not resort to extreme measures; simply watch your chance and hit him with a brick. ~ Mark Twain

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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby DoctorJest » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:10 pm

Silver HM.
WotF: R:0 / HM:6 / sHM:2 / SF:0 / F:0
Currently working on entry for Q1.v37...

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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby Corbin Maxwell » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:11 pm

July seems awfully late for Rs and HM results for Q2.
For there is death in the sound of it, and a glamorous fatality, like silver pennons downrushing at sunset, or a dying fall of horns along the road to Ronceveaux.

The only easy day was yesterday.




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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby chuckt » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:15 pm

RSchibler wrote:I got my fourth HM. Good luck to everyone waiting!


Woot!

And very nice Dr. Jest!
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby thegirlintheglasses » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:21 pm

Corbin Maxwell wrote:July seems awfully late for Rs and HM results for Q2.

wotf017 I think with Dave's health scare earlier in the year, it set him back. The email does say 2nd quarter in it. Hopefully, Q3 isn't this slow. We all know Q4 won't be. It can't--because they have a book to print! lol

Best of luck to those still waiting... And those who have already (or will soon receive) their calls wotf011
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby dosmax » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:21 pm

SHM! My first! I'm surprised. I was expecting an R.

Congrats to everyone else, regardless if you placed or not! Just being in the contest means you're writing, and that's what matters.

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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby thewritescott » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:24 pm

Another HM for me.

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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby Thomas Woodward » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:29 pm

HM here - best of luck to everyone still in the running!
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby czing » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:35 pm

Congrats to all those SHMs and HMs and well done to the Rs too since it means you are writing and submitting. You all make me jealous I didn't have anything in for Q2 so I could be getting a response now - whatever type of response it would be!
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Re: Discussion: Q2, Volume 36

Postby Benjamin Tyler Smith » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:38 pm

Silver Honorable Mention here. Last quarter was an Honorable Mention, so I assume that's a step in the right direction!

Congrats to the winners, and thanks to the administrators and judges for keeping this contest going!
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