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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby hlf » Sat Jul 05, 2014 3:50 am

Strycher wrote:
Rebecca Birch wrote:And I'm out in the final round for Pain. Dangit.


Me too, alas.



Me three. Though I haven't sent mine anywhere else yet. It's wracked up some travel time that one. And I think my most rejected before selling is currently 16. I've had a few hit that number so it's almost my lucky number now. (I'd prefer 2, but take what I can get.)

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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby Strycher » Sun Jul 06, 2014 10:10 am

hlf wrote:
Strycher wrote:
Rebecca Birch wrote:And I'm out in the final round for Pain. Dangit.


Me too, alas.



Me three. Though I haven't sent mine anywhere else yet. It's wracked up some travel time that one. And I think my most rejected before selling is currently 16. I've had a few hit that number so it's almost my lucky number now. (I'd prefer 2, but take what I can get.)


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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby Holly Heisey » Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:14 am

I was just ready to put in a sub for the Paranormal issue, but I've been up and down and over the Penumbra site and I can't seem to find the editor's name. Which is weird, I must be missing something. Ah well.

Can anyone help me out with that?

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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby Holly Heisey » Wed Jul 09, 2014 9:38 am

Never mind, I was on the wrong site. wotf002 Well, story away!

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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby Strycher » Thu Jul 10, 2014 4:08 am

The Musa publishing sites are kinda oddly arranged, I thought.

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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby s_c_baker » Tue Jul 15, 2014 12:10 pm

Strycher wrote:The Musa publishing sites are kinda oddly arranged, I thought.

I always mix up the blog with their actual website. *shakes fist*
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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby Holly Heisey » Wed Jul 16, 2014 4:44 pm

s_c_baker wrote:
Strycher wrote:The Musa publishing sites are kinda oddly arranged, I thought.

I always mix up the blog with their actual website. *shakes fist*


That's what tripped me up. I didn't know there was more than one site. wotf017

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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby Ishmael » Fri Jul 25, 2014 2:44 am

I knew that Penumbra would toss out my little Lewis Carroll story in round one because it is most unlikely that its topical references will be widely understood in the US. (Not much reason for them to be unless by Euro-specialists.)

Anyway I have reduced its length by half and published it on my blog since it isn't too likely to be published anywhere else now. So if anyone is interested. You know.

http://sliabhmannan.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/david-in-euroland-tale-for-children.html

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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby hlf » Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:32 am

Anyone want to trade Arthurian Legends? Mine's about 3000 words. (Doesn't have to be that theme. Will read whatever you have.)
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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby preston » Sun Jul 27, 2014 5:46 pm

I'm out for Lewis Carroll and in for Paranormal Adventures. I don't know much about Arthurian Legends, but the next theme has been a popular sf trope since forever: Aliens! I might give that a go. Then maybe I'll tackle Arthurian Legends.

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Postby george nik. » Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:40 am

I'm in for Paranormal. This is only the second time I'm submitting to Penumbra a story not specifically written for their call, but I think it fits the theme nicely. I hadn't even thought about it, but it was conveniently rejected yesterday and as I was browsing my lists of markets to decide where to send it next I realized there's a nice coincidence. So let's see what happens.
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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby hlf » Tue Aug 05, 2014 6:43 am

So...I know you've all moved on to either waiting on Paranormal responses or working on Aliens, but my story made it into the LC issue. Yay!

(This is my third Penumbra sale so it's sure to be charming, right?)
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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby Rebecca Birch » Tue Aug 05, 2014 6:54 am

hlf wrote:So...I know you've all moved on to either waiting on Paranormal responses or working on Aliens, but my story made it into the LC issue. Yay!

(This is my third Penumbra sale so it's sure to be charming, right?)


Woo-hoo! Well done!
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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby Strycher » Tue Aug 05, 2014 7:31 am

Rebecca Birch wrote:
hlf wrote:So...I know you've all moved on to either waiting on Paranormal responses or working on Aliens, but my story made it into the LC issue. Yay!

(This is my third Penumbra sale so it's sure to be charming, right?)


Woo-hoo! Well done!


Yay for sale!

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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby Holly Heisey » Tue Aug 05, 2014 8:09 am

hlf wrote:So...I know you've all moved on to either waiting on Paranormal responses or working on Aliens, but my story made it into the LC issue. Yay!

(This is my third Penumbra sale so it's sure to be charming, right?)


Awesome! Congrats!

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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby preston » Tue Aug 05, 2014 9:13 pm

hlf wrote:So...I know you've all moved on to either waiting on Paranormal responses or working on Aliens, but my story made it into the LC issue. Yay!

(This is my third Penumbra sale so it's sure to be charming, right?)


Wow, HL! Three times. That's awesome. Congrats!

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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby storysinger » Wed Aug 06, 2014 2:30 am

Congratulations on your success hlf. I look forward to reading your story.
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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby Ishmael » Fri Aug 08, 2014 7:41 am

HL, we are going to run out of superlatives.

Getting into Penumbra is tough (I have apparently made the last round three times.) Getting in three times makes you officially an ace!
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So I am going to resume my assault on their defences. I'm in for Aliens. We'll see if I can get close this time.
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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby Holly Heisey » Mon Aug 18, 2014 5:28 pm

I'm out for Paranormal, but then, this one was a long shot. Ah well, off to the next market!

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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby Rebecca Birch » Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:39 am

I wish I'd been able to get in for Paranormal, but the story I wanted to sub came back from being second rounded at another market about two days late. My new plan, since it's a Halloween-y story full of pumpkin-y goodness is to get it ready for self-publishing, to be available in October.

Good luck to anybody still in consideration for the Paranormal issue!
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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby preston » Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:07 am

I'm out for paranormal.
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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby storysinger » Thu Aug 21, 2014 9:52 am

Sorry to hear about that Preston. My computer was attacked by a virus at exactly the right time to have me scrambling to get my story transmitted. Didn't happen. At least I have a paranormal story to shop around.

Now let's get our alien stories in and try to make a showing for the forum like hlf is doing. wotf010

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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby preston » Thu Aug 21, 2014 5:36 pm

Thanks for the condolences, Storysinger. I had high hopes for that one. But yeah, let's get those aliens to take over! I'm thinking this is going to be a popular theme, but I've got a really good one to enter. It won an HM and has made it to the final or second round of several mags, so I have really high hopes for this one.
Which probably means I'll get a straight reject. wotf001

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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby storysinger » Mon Sep 01, 2014 5:20 am

I subbed with three hours to spare last night so I'm in for Aliens.
Good fortune wishes for all.
Now on to white horses and wizards for the next issue.
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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby preston » Tue Sep 23, 2014 5:17 pm

Seems like we should be hearing about aliens about now.
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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby storysinger » Wed Sep 24, 2014 5:57 am

Any day now we'll be getting those messages. Hope someone from the forum sells one.

My Arthur is finished except for a final read before submitting.
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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby Pat R Steiner » Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:30 am

Last issue acceptances came on Sept. 2. So definitely soon.
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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby tmaulhardt » Mon Sep 29, 2014 5:03 am

I'm in for Arthur! Good luck all!
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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby storysinger » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:19 am

I just sent in my Arthurian Legend story so I'm in. Best of luck to all forumites.
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Re: Penumbra Submissions

Postby preston » Tue Oct 07, 2014 5:20 pm

I think the results for the alien theme may have been abducted by themselves! wotf017


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