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Re: Success!

Postby Elen Tel'Ithil » Tue Oct 14, 2014 1:11 am

Congrats! That was fun to read. =)
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Re: Success!

Postby klaatu » Tue Oct 14, 2014 1:44 am

klaatu wrote:For those who don't know, Dimension6 is brand new this year. A free semi-pro e-mag published by the highly regarded Keith Stevenson.

I'm thrilled to be on this TOC with Cat Sparks and Rob Hood, both superb writers and editors themselves.


Thanks on the congrats, everyone. I'm thrilled by the great comments I've received for my story.

If you haven't already, I encourage you to download Dimension6. It's a *really* good mag.

http://keithstevenson.com/CDLblog/dimension6/



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Re: Success!

Postby george nik. » Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:42 pm

Thanks, Dustin, Preston, Rebecca and Elen! I'm glad you enjoyed it! wotf007

It was fun to write, as well. wotf008
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Re: Success!

Postby Ease » Wed Oct 15, 2014 11:48 pm

Ease wrote:I just sold a story to Acidic Fiction wotf007 It's my first ever sale, and was my tenth ever submission.


My story, Forgettable, has just been published on AcidicFiction.com wotf001
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Re: Success!

Postby Elen Tel'Ithil » Thu Oct 16, 2014 12:58 am

Ease wrote:
Ease wrote:I just sold a story to Acidic Fiction wotf007 It's my first ever sale, and was my tenth ever submission.


My story, Forgettable, has just been published on AcidicFiction.com wotf001


Congrats, Ease, and thanks for the link!
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Re: Success!

Postby dracoangelica » Thu Oct 16, 2014 10:01 am

Ease wrote:
Ease wrote:I just sold a story to Acidic Fiction wotf007 It's my first ever sale, and was my tenth ever submission.


My story, Forgettable, has just been published on AcidicFiction.com wotf001


Congratulations! I'm at work right now but I can't wait to read it when I get off mobile. Go you!

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Re: Success!

Postby george nik. » Thu Oct 16, 2014 12:50 pm

Congrats, Ease!
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Re: Success!

Postby Dustin Adams » Tue Nov 04, 2014 2:00 am

Congrats to Stewart for his 2nd place finish in the Spark: contest.

And to Dawn, whose story is up at DSF today!
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Postby katsincommand » Tue Nov 04, 2014 3:42 am

Thanks, Dustin. Yep, Cara's Heartsong is up at DSF. (http://dailysciencefiction.com/science- ... -heartsong)

I just hope Stewart remembers us when he makes it bigbigbig. :D
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Re: Success!

Postby george nik. » Tue Nov 04, 2014 7:21 am

Congrats, Stewart and Dawn!
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Re: Success!

Postby s_c_baker » Thu Nov 06, 2014 11:43 am

Whee! Thanks, all. :)

The story which placed second in that contest, incidentally, was my semi-finalist here. I posted more details about its revision history on my blog: http://www.infomancy.net/contest-win-ku ... anthology/

As for bigbigbig... Well, I'm not holding my breath. wotf001

katsincommand wrote:Yep, Cara's Heartsong is up at DSF. (http://dailysciencefiction.com/science- ... -heartsong)


Hurrah! Rocket dragons for everyone! wotf007
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Re: Success!

Postby Dustin Adams » Thu Nov 06, 2014 12:00 pm

Stewart, I couldn't leave a disqus comment on your site.
The box is there to type in, but no submit button...
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Re: Success!

Postby s_c_baker » Thu Nov 06, 2014 7:44 pm

Dustin Adams wrote:Stewart, I couldn't leave a disqus comment on your site.
The box is there to type in, but no submit button...

That would certainly go towards explaining the total lack of comment on any of my posts. (Well, that and the fact that I average about 3 views per day. Ahem.)

Thanks, Dustin! I'll look into that...
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Re: Success!

Postby klaatu » Fri Nov 07, 2014 12:45 pm

Really pleased my latest publication was mentioned here:

http://www.antisf.com.au/flashview/1478-flashviews-197


Standout stories I've read in the past couple of months or so that have impressed themselves on me for one reason or another.

Novel: The Back of The Back of Beyond by Edwina Harvey
Short Story: The Shark God Covenant (Dimension6) by Robert Hood
Short Story: The Last Of The Butterflies (Dimension6) by Steve Cameron
Novel: "Jump" Twinmaker 1 by Sean Williams
Novella: Equoid by Charles Stross
Novel: The Windup Girl by Paolo Baciagalupi
Novel: NOS4A2 by Joe Hill


Some great comments as well. The story is available in Dimension6. Free! Oh, and they've just opened for submissions again til the end of the month. Great market. Great editor.

http://keithstevenson.com/CDLblog/dimension6/

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Re: Success!

Postby klaatu » Fri Nov 07, 2014 12:47 pm

Congrats to Dawn for the DSF story, and Stewart on the Sparks contest.

Well done.

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Re: Success!

Postby Deborah Wolf » Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:18 am

My first real writing success...I signed with literary agent Mark Gottlieb of Trident Media! So excited! He's busy pitching my epic fantasy to publishing houses <3 Wish me much luck! The only thing better than winning WotF would be selling my novel and having to withdraw from the competition!
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Re: Success!

Postby s_c_baker » Mon Nov 10, 2014 10:48 am

Nice!

Good luck, Deborah--on both fronts! wotf007
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Re: Success!

Postby preston » Mon Nov 10, 2014 6:30 pm

Wow, lots of successes. Congrats Ease, Dracoangelica, Stewart and any others. And Deborah, wow! An actual agent. That's huge! Congrats!

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Re: Success!

Postby storysinger » Tue Nov 11, 2014 5:18 am

preston wrote:Wow, lots of successes. Congrats Ease, Dracoangelica, Stewart and any others. And Deborah, wow! An actual agent. That's huge! Congrats!


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Qualified Success!

Postby bobsandiego » Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:12 pm

This is not a sale, but it feels so much more to me at the moment.
I have just gotten my first request for a full manuscript from an agency.

Apparently I didn't muck up the first chapter too badly...
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Re: Qualified Success!

Postby preston » Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:23 pm

bobsandiego wrote:This is not a sale, but it feels so much more to me at the moment.
I have just gotten my first request for a full manuscript from an agency.

Apparently I didn't muck up the first chapter too badly...


Nice! Best of luck. And keep up the unmuckiness!

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Re: Success!

Postby Elen Tel'Ithil » Wed Nov 12, 2014 9:08 pm

I'm behind on 'grats: Stewart, Dawn, Steve, and Deborah!! ::confetti all around:: wotf010

bobsandiego wrote:I have just gotten my first request for a full manuscript from an agency.


Sweet!!
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Re: Success!

Postby E.CaimanSands » Thu Nov 13, 2014 3:17 pm

Conga rats to Bob and Steve and Dawn and Stewart and Deborah and... and... er... I'm sure I've forgotten someone.

You forgot me.

You, Gator? What do you need congratulating for?

For being awesome. wotf035

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Re: Qualified Success!

Postby s_c_baker » Thu Nov 13, 2014 6:14 pm

bobsandiego wrote:This is not a sale, but it feels so much more to me at the moment.
I have just gotten my first request for a full manuscript from an agency.

Apparently I didn't muck up the first chapter too badly...

Awesome! Here's hoping they like the full just as much. wotf007
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Re: Success!

Postby s_c_baker » Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:40 am

Stewart C Baker - 1st place, Q2 V32
My contest history: Semi-finalist, R, HM, R, R, HM, HM, R, R, R, R, HM, R, R, R, R, Winner
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Re: Success!

Postby bobsandiego » Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:11 am


Congrats
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Re: Success!

Postby Elen Tel'Ithil » Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:36 pm



Second person wotf013

Congrats, thanks for sharing, and I like the ending!
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Re: Success!

Postby s_c_baker » Wed Nov 19, 2014 10:21 am

I love me some second person. wotf007
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Re: Success!

Postby preston » Wed Nov 19, 2014 6:32 pm



Hey, this story popped up in my email. Nice little story there, Stewart. I really got a sense of the mood. I enjoyed it.

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Re: Success!

Postby klaatu » Wed Nov 19, 2014 11:14 pm

Congratulations, Stewart. Well done.


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