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Re: Success!

Postby Ishmael » Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:02 am

Agreed. A serious work Dr B. wotf010
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Re: Success!

Postby Dr.Bob » Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:04 pm

amoskalik wrote:I enjoyed your story very much, Dr. Bob. Well done.
Ishmael wrote:Agreed. A serious work Dr B. wotf010

Thank you both. :)

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Re: Success!

Postby hlf » Thu Dec 01, 2016 12:33 pm

Congrats to...well, everyone! Lots of new stories out in the world by all of you.

And I'd like to throw one more of mine on the Success pile (which I think will be the last one of mine out in 2016.)

The antho Time Travel Tales is now available on Amazon and has "Grandma Was a Time Machine" in it by me. And there are a couple of other names you may have seen hereabouts at one time or another in the TOC with some great stories - if you like that science-fiction-y type of stuff.
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Re: Success!

Postby george nik. » Sun Dec 11, 2016 4:47 pm

Just a month off the forum and see what happens wotf015

Congrats Matt, Rachelle, Aaron, Preston, Emily, Dr.Bob and HL! wotf010

I've only had an acceptance by StarShipSofa recently, but I'm very happy because I love being podcast, and it's my first time there, and it's edited by a fellow forumite, so all's great. wotf007
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Re: Success!

Postby Rebecca Birch » Sun Dec 11, 2016 8:33 pm

Congratulations to HLF & George!

I have a new novelette, "A Breath of Aphrodite," out today in Perihelion Science Fiction. This is the only story I've submitted to the contest twice, because I loved it so much. (Edited the second time, of course.) Both versions received HMs. It's been edited still farther, but I still love this story, and I am SO HAPPY that it has finally found a home!
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Re: Success!

Postby Athena » Mon Dec 12, 2016 3:39 am

Congrats! Glad that one found a home!
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Re: Success!

Postby Athena » Thu Dec 15, 2016 11:49 am

Well, I finally get to post a success! I made my very first sale!

Joni called me November 15 to let me know that my Q1 Finalist story was selected as one of the published finalists for V33. The other PF and I got word today that we can finally talk about it publicly today, so since I've been bursting to say something, I came here right away to post.
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Re: Success!

Postby disgruntledpeony » Thu Dec 15, 2016 11:58 am

Athena wrote:Well, I finally get to post a success! I made my very first sale!

Joni called me November 15 to let me know that my Q1 Finalist story was selected as one of the published finalists for V33. The other PF and I got word today that we can finally talk about it publicly today, so since I've been bursting to say something, I came here right away to post.


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Re: Success!

Postby Athena » Thu Dec 15, 2016 12:43 pm

Thanks! wotf007
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Re: Success!

Postby Tamlyn » Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:33 pm

yay, Athena!
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Re: Success!

Postby amoskalik » Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:32 pm

Awesome first sale!
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Re: Success!

Postby preston » Thu Dec 15, 2016 6:31 pm

amoskalik wrote:Awesome first sale!


What he said! That's amazing news. Congrats. Can hardly wait to read it.
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Re: Success!

Postby preston » Thu Dec 15, 2016 6:33 pm

Rebecca Birch wrote:Congratulations to HLF & George!

I have a new novelette, "A Breath of Aphrodite," out today in Perihelion Science Fiction. This is the only story I've submitted to the contest twice, because I loved it so much. (Edited the second time, of course.) Both versions received HMs. It's been edited still farther, but I still love this story, and I am SO HAPPY that it has finally found a home!


Wow, Rebecca. You really can produce. And your titles are awesome. Not to mention the stories, of course! I'll check this one out. The title intrigues...
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Re: Success!

Postby george nik. » Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:36 am

Thanks, Rebecca, and congrats! Good stories eventually find a home -- including the ones that still haven't but one day surely will wotf008

Congrats, Athena, that's awesome! wotf010

By the way, Issue 2 of Helios Quarterly is now live. In addition to my drabble, it contains HL's story, so go ahead and check it out! wotf007
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Re: Success!

Postby Ishmael » Sat Dec 17, 2016 4:12 am

Way to go, guys!

Especial congratulations to Athena. That first sale is always magical.

And I've always loved Aphrodite, Rebecca.

Any chance of HL playing Artemis?

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Re: Success!

Postby george nik. » Sat Dec 17, 2016 4:40 am

Another one of my stories was podcast. This one at the awesomely titled Radio Show Sculptor Dwarf Irregular.
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Re: Success!

Postby amoskalik » Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:53 am

Congrats George!
And a general round of congrats to those who I may have missed. Keep it up everybody!
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Re: Success!

Postby george nik. » Mon Dec 19, 2016 8:54 am

Thanks, Aaron!

New update (stuff keeps happening all the time): An 18-minute Galaxy's Edge acceptance (my second sale there) wotf006

Oh, and that's my 17th sale for 2016. Not bad, huh? wotf021 wotf007
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Re: Success!

Postby Eliza C » Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:51 am

It's been awhile since I've dropped in here. <waves to everyone>
My WotF v30 story was my first pro sale. I've had a few more since then and joined SFWA this year as an active member. Over the past couple of years I've focused more on my novels and am shopping those with fingers crossed. I just recently started a newsletter (stuffs imposter syndrome in the closet and tries to ignore the shouting) and the "Welcome" issue contains a reprint of my WotF story, "The Clouds in Her Eyes." If anyone here is interested, the sign up form can be found at: http://ow.ly/owre303brf7
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Re: Success!

Postby emilymccosh » Wed Dec 21, 2016 5:34 pm

Congrats to everyone!

And my Nature Futures story came out today!!

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Re: Success!

Postby preston » Wed Dec 21, 2016 6:16 pm

george nik. wrote:Thanks, Aaron!

New update (stuff keeps happening all the time): An 18-minute Galaxy's Edge acceptance (my second sale there) wotf006

Oh, and that's my 17th sale for 2016. Not bad, huh? wotf021 wotf007


Wow, Mr. Nik! You are rocking it! Congratulations 17 times!
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Re: Success!

Postby preston » Wed Dec 21, 2016 6:19 pm

emilymccosh wrote:Congrats to everyone!

And my Nature Futures story came out today!!

Breathe the Last Bits of Air


Congrats, Emily. The story is beautiful and poignant. I enjoyed it.
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Re: Success!

Postby amoskalik » Thu Dec 22, 2016 8:02 am

emilymccosh wrote:Congrats to everyone!

And my Nature Futures story came out today!!

Breathe the Last Bits of Air


Congrats Emily. I enjoyed it and am now intrigued to learn more about Endgame.
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Re: Success!

Postby george nik. » Tue Dec 27, 2016 4:23 pm

Congrats, Emily!

Thanks, Preston!

And here's my just-after-Christmas news:

- Truancy 3 was published, including several fine stories as well as my Daughter of the Sea,

- I received confirmation that General Zirkon's Last feelings was accepted to the newly renamed Fifty Flashes anthology,

- I have at last my copy of Helios Quarterly Vol.1 Issue 2 (with Prisoner in Stone), and

- I discovered that an interview I gave to D. Avraham has been already published in his blog -- for quite some time in fact, but I just found out.
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Re: Success!

Postby J'nae Rae » Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:21 am

Congratulations George!
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Re: Success!

Postby Beth Powers » Sat Dec 31, 2016 1:23 pm

I have a reprint in The Best of Both Worlds Vol. 1 wotf007
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Re: Success!

Postby J'nae Rae » Sat Dec 31, 2016 2:41 pm

Congrats Beth!
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Re: Success!

Postby Dustin Adams » Mon Jan 02, 2017 7:30 am

Laugh 'till you cry.
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Or just read and smile. I'll take either!
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Re: Success!

Postby amoskalik » Mon Jan 02, 2017 7:55 am

Congrats Dustin, Beth, George and anyone else I might have missed.
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Re: Success!

Postby Dr.Bob » Mon Jan 02, 2017 1:00 pm

Dustin Adams wrote:Laugh 'till you cry.
http://everydayfiction.com/future-hero-by-dustin-adams/
Or just read and smile. I'll take either!

Hearty congratulations to you, Dustin (I certainly chuckled).
Also to Beth, George (on a roll, George!), Emily, Eliza, HLF, Rebecca (loved it as always), and Athena (PF!)
Mazel tov!
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