Finalist stories - where to find them

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Finalist stories - where to find them

Postby Dustin Adams » Sat Dec 20, 2014 3:16 am

If you read the 12-13 stories in the anthology every year, then you are wise beyond your years. Intelligent beyond compare but to others of your ilk. Determined to win. I salute us.

But the "winning twelve" are stories selected by the judges.
What about stories selected by Dave? After all, he is who must be impressed, yes?

So here's a list of where to find free and coin of the realm stories to further your research, to support your fellow writers, and to simply enjoy.

(If you know of any others, please PM me and I'll update the list.)

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Free finalists stories available:

Sean Monaghan, Ink For a Verbal Contract
Read atAd Astra

Rebecca Birch, Kindle My Heart
Read at Fantasy Scroll Mag.com
Or as an E-book as part of the 2nd and Starlight anthology.

Kary English, Flight of the Kikayon
Read at Grantville Gazette
Or as an independent short story e-book.

Holly Heisey,An Understanding
Read or Listen at Escapepod.org

Robert Finegold M.D. (Doctor Bob), At the Ends of the Earth For Thy Possession
Read at Giganotosaurus.com
Or as an E-book as part of the 2nd and Starlight Anthology.

Low cost finalist stories available:

Jennifer Campbell-Hicks, Shore Leave
Magazine available Amazon.
Or as part of the 2nd and Starlight Anthology.

JD Brink
Read or Listen to the independent short story e-book

Kary English The Minder's Bond
Independent short story, e-book.
As part of the 1st and Starlight Anthology.

Scott Parkin
Independent e-books:
Predatory Instinct
In the Heart of the Flesh
That He Might Have Joy

Alex Kane (as part of an anthology)
Part of the Spark, Creative Anthology.

DL Young
Part of the Tides of Possibility Anthology.

Stephanie Lorée
https://portal.urbanfantasymagazine.com ... ads/pwyw/5

Robert Finegold (As part of an anthology)
https://www.amazon.com/Mysterion-Redisc ... 01IX1PY58/

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KD Wentworth Finalist stories:

Nick Tchan, Sisters
Read free at Silverblade
Or buy the issue of Galaxy's Edge.

Trina Marie Phillips, The War of Peace
Read on IGMS.com
(subscription required)

Marina Lostetter, Sojourn for Ephah
Read on IGMS.com
(subscription required)

Martin L Shoemaker
Independent short story e-books:
Mother Anthony
Last Chore for Grandpa

Brad T, Outbound
Independent short story, e-book.

David Fleissig, Where's Robbie?
Independent short story, e-book.

Dustin Adams, The Factory Amidst the Stars
As part of the 1st and Starlight Anthology.
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Re: Finalist stories - where to find them

Postby Ember » Sat Dec 20, 2014 3:40 am

Great idea for a thread!
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Postby george nik. » Sat Dec 20, 2014 10:11 am

wotf009
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Fiction (EN): 42 stories sold, 28 published
Fiction (GR): c.10 stories published & a children’s novel
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Re: Finalist stories - where to find them

Postby Nick_T » Mon Dec 29, 2014 12:53 pm

I'll add mine:

http://silverblade.silverpen.org/?p=3540

Originally published in Galaxy's Edge, after much hilarity, confusion and hijinks (well, not really...it just took ages for Mike Resnick to track me down).
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Re: Finalist stories - where to find them

Postby Dustin Adams » Tue Mar 24, 2015 12:26 pm

Updated with some more KDW stories.

As always, if you know of any, tell me!

(Also, I myself will have my KDW finalist published as part of an anthology.)
More info on that later. wotf011
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Re: Finalist stories - where to find them

Postby Dustin Adams » Fri May 01, 2015 12:07 pm

Added a new story to the list.
Hot off the e-press!

Jennifer Campbell-Hicks
http://www.galaxysedge.com/n2.htm
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Re: Finalist stories - where to find them

Postby Jennifer Hicks » Fri May 01, 2015 2:59 pm

Thanks for adding mine to the list, Dustin. This one was a finalist in Q3 2013. I really love this story, and I'm excited to see it published.
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Re: Finalist stories - where to find them

Postby Elen Tel'Ithil » Wed May 06, 2015 8:41 pm

I kept waiting for the communicator to run out of battery! wotf004

Awesome story, though, Jennifer -- I sure enjoyed it!
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Re: Finalist stories - where to find them

Postby Jennifer Hicks » Thu May 07, 2015 2:59 pm

Elen Tel'Ithil wrote:I kept waiting for the communicator to run out of battery! wotf004

Awesome story, though, Jennifer -- I sure enjoyed it!


Thanks! In the future, we have super long-lasting batteries for our communicators.
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Re: Finalist stories - where to find them

Postby Elen Tel'Ithil » Fri May 08, 2015 4:37 am

Jennifer Hicks wrote:
Elen Tel'Ithil wrote:I kept waiting for the communicator to run out of battery! wotf004

Awesome story, though, Jennifer -- I sure enjoyed it!


Thanks! In the future, we have super long-lasting batteries for our communicators.

Aha! That'll be a welcome development!
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Re: Finalist stories - where to find them

Postby Dustin Adams » Fri Jul 03, 2015 1:12 am

2x Finalist
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Eight EDF stories. DSF: Flash1. Flash2. Short Story. My Semi-F

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Re: Finalist stories - where to find them

Postby Dustin Adams » Fri May 06, 2016 9:09 am

Bumping.

Anyone have/heard of any others being published?
Please let me know.
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