Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

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Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

Postby Dustin Adams » Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:46 am

Q1: October 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Q2: January 1, 2020 - March 31, 2020
Q3: April 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020

Q4: July 1, 2020 - September 31, 2020

Results and link to the winners will post when judging is complete.
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Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

Postby disgruntledpeony » Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:57 am

Oh God, it is coming up, isn't it? wotf019 Subbing early for Q3 has left me with a lot of time to figure out my Q4. I've been poking at editing the story I wrote for the WotF workshop, but amusingly enough I'm not sure it's appropriate for WotF. (The subject matter is... well... not exactly what I'd expect your average teenage boy to want to read.)
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: Q4 Volume 37

Postby nreavis » Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:15 am

I've figured out my Q4, but I'm waiting to start on it until i get my last round of feedback for Q3 from my critique partner
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Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

Postby KD Julicher » Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:11 pm

I'm cheering for three of you to join me in LA! Get those stories plotted and polished! disgruntledpeony, if you need a quick "is this or isn't this WOTF material", you know where I am.
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Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

Postby disgruntledpeony » Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:35 pm

KD Julicher wrote:I'm cheering for three of you to join me in LA! Get those stories plotted and polished! disgruntledpeony, if you need a quick "is this or isn't this WOTF material", you know where I am.

Oh, I'll probably be sending a few stories your way depending on what/when I get things back. I've written... an abnormally high volume of short stories since Superstars. (Co-wrote one story with Becky for an anthology sub; finished two stories that had already been in progress, both of which are at WotF right now; wrote three more stories from scratch, two for specific markets and one for the workshop course.)

It's because the boys finally have mostly-consistent naptime schedules. Swear to God. Having a consistent time frame in which I can write every day (not that I write every day, although I tend to when I've got a story in progress) is miraculous.
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: Q4 Volume 37

Postby nreavis » Thu Jun 04, 2020 10:00 pm

KD Julicher wrote:I'm cheering for three of you to join me in LA! Get those stories plotted and polished! disgruntledpeony, if you need a quick "is this or isn't this WOTF material", you know where I am.


working on it, I just submitted Q3 after staring at the submit button for 20 minutes...
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Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

Postby Pumpkin » Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:16 am

nreavis wrote:
working on it, I just submitted Q3 after staring at the submit button for 20 minutes...


I keep meaning to submit mine, but I always hesitate. Just another week for more editing, I tell myself haha
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Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

Postby AlexH » Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:15 pm

disgruntledpeony wrote:Oh God, it is coming up, isn't it? wotf019 Subbing early for Q3 has left me with a lot of time to figure out my Q4. I've been poking at editing the story I wrote for the WotF workshop, but amusingly enough I'm not sure it's appropriate for WotF. (The subject matter is... well... not exactly what I'd expect your average teenage boy to want to read.)

I think you and your critiquer(s) will have a much better idea than me, but if you think the concept is good, it must be worth a shot, and Dave looks out for your stories! I don't think a lot of stories in WotF are necessarily what any teenager wants to read about. But they don't know that until they read the story. There are stories on topics I never thought I'd find interesting in WotF, but they end up being very intriguing.

There's a massive difference between your record and mine, but my first HM was flash, and the least WotF-like story I thought I'd entered, with a pretty dark ending too.
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Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

Postby LDWriter2 » Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:34 pm

Been thinking I need to write a story for this one. Got two stories to write at the same time. Hmmm...
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Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

Postby pdblake » Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:07 am

I'm ready for this one, and it's the story I took from the online workshop so I hope it reflects well on the tutors wotf011

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Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

Postby pdblake » Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:00 am

Right, I'm In. Now to go write something else.

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Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

Postby kizernix » Wed Jul 01, 2020 6:39 am

Okay, this quarter my goal is to be done with my story early, so I won't be racing against time on the last day! (I think I said that in Q3 also :[} )

Happy writing everyone!
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Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

Postby AlexH » Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:07 am

I have a story I wrote as a contender for Q2 I'm going to work on, so it should be easier than writing a new story from scratch.

kizernix wrote:Okay, this quarter my goal is to be done with my story early, so I won't be racing against time on the last day! (I think I said that in Q3 also :[} )

Happy writing everyone!

I spent 2 months trying to think of a particular element to improve the story I entered, and it didn't come to me until the last day.
35: - R R R | 36: R HM R R | 37: HM ?

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Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 37

Postby disgruntledpeony » Wed Jul 01, 2020 6:08 pm

I'm strongly considering using the story I wrote for Baen's Fantasy Adventure Award contest, but I'm not 100% decided. (If I do, I could enter early again. XD)
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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