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Re: Success!

Postby Ishmael » Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:08 am

Yea! wotf010
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Re: Success!

Postby Dustin Adams » Wed Oct 07, 2015 12:00 pm

Rock the A&A! wotf026
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Re: Success!

Postby preston » Wed Oct 07, 2015 5:54 pm

s_c_baker wrote:Just sold a story I wrote in 2012 (and that had earned me a form rejection from the contest in 2013 some time) to Abyss & Apex, after 246 days on submission. And it won't publish until next October. That's a long lead time! wotf003

Niiiiiice! You're on quite a streak!

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Re: Success!

Postby Rebecca Birch » Wed Oct 07, 2015 7:21 pm

Congratulations, Stewart!

I'll also jump on the Abyss & Apex bandwagon, having just had a story accepted there as well. Mine is slated for April 2016, so I won't get to be TOC-mates with Stewart, though, which is a bummer. wotf008
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Re: Success!

Postby preston » Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:12 pm

Rebecca Birch wrote:Congratulations, Stewart!

I'll also jump on the Abyss & Apex bandwagon, having just had a story accepted there as well. Mine is slated for April 2016, so I won't get to be TOC-mates with Stewart, though, which is a bummer. wotf008


Lots of awesomeness going on here. Congrats, Rebecca.

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Re: Success!

Postby Randy Hulshizer » Thu Oct 08, 2015 3:14 am

Congratulations, Rebecca! wotf010
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Re: Success!

Postby storysinger » Thu Oct 08, 2015 4:24 am

Congratulations Stewart. wotf010 That was a long wait.
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Re: Success!

Postby storysinger » Thu Oct 08, 2015 4:27 am

Congrats to you Rebecca. That's good news.
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Re: Success!

Postby amoskalik » Thu Oct 08, 2015 5:06 am

This has been a busy thread this year. Congrats everyone!
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Re: Success!

Postby george nik. » Thu Oct 08, 2015 5:14 am

Congrats Aaron, Stewart and Rebecca!
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Re: Success!

Postby hlf » Thu Oct 08, 2015 5:15 am

Way to own the A&A slush pile, Baker & Birch!
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Re: Success!

Postby s_c_baker » Thu Oct 08, 2015 7:02 am

Rebecca Birch wrote:Congratulations, Stewart!

I'll also jump on the Abyss & Apex bandwagon, having just had a story accepted there as well. Mine is slated for April 2016, so I won't get to be TOC-mates with Stewart, though, which is a bummer. wotf008

Woohoo! Yay! Waa! wotf010
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Re: Success!

Postby s_c_baker » Thu Oct 08, 2015 7:02 am

hlf wrote:Way to own the A&A slush pile, Baker & Birch!

We sound like a gritty crime duo. wotf019
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Re: Success!

Postby Ishmael » Thu Oct 08, 2015 8:29 am

Birch Baker was never an Indiana senator but may have been a policy for dealing with artisans boulangers during the French Revolution.

Congratulations to both regardless. wotf009

This may have been the A&A process that threw me out after a mere 189 days I guess. Since my latest effort is at a mere 64 I either have a nasty surprise or a long wait coming.
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Re: Success!

Postby amoskalik » Mon Oct 19, 2015 8:10 am

I've two acceptances to report. One to The Mad Scientist Journal and another to Stupefying Stories. I've now broken 3 figures for the year. Woo hoo!
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Re: Success!

Postby Ishmael » Mon Oct 19, 2015 8:16 am

Yea Aaron! wotf010
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Re: Success!

Postby s_c_baker » Mon Oct 19, 2015 8:18 am

amoskalik wrote:I've two acceptances to report. One to The Mad Scientist Journal and another to Stupefying Stories. I've now broken 3 figures for the year. Woo hoo!

Huzzah! Very nicely done. wotf007
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Re: Success!

Postby Ishmael » Mon Oct 19, 2015 8:22 am

Today I enjoyed receipt of the Flame Tree anthology Chilling Ghost Short Stories. I have never before held a hardback containing my work. I feel like a proper author.

They arranged the stories by author alphabetically. There are classic authors as well as modern.

I'm between Nikolai Gogol and Washington Irving.
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Re: Success!

Postby Rebecca Birch » Mon Oct 19, 2015 8:44 am

Hooray to Aaron and Ishmael! I love the success thread. wotf007
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Re: Success!

Postby amoskalik » Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:06 am

Ishmael wrote:Today I enjoyed receipt of the Flame Tree anthology Chilling Ghost Short Stories. I have never before held a hardback containing my work. I feel like a proper author.

They arranged the stories by author alphabetically. There are classic authors as well as modern.

I'm between Nikolai Gogol and Washington Irving.
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Very good company indeed. Congrats!
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Re: Success!

Postby liz » Mon Oct 19, 2015 11:30 am

Very nice Aaron, Ishmael! Some inspiring things happening around here wotf013

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Re: Success!

Postby s_c_baker » Mon Oct 19, 2015 1:13 pm

Ishmael wrote:Today I enjoyed receipt of the Flame Tree anthology Chilling Ghost Short Stories. I have never before held a hardback containing my work. I feel like a proper author.

They arranged the stories by author alphabetically. There are classic authors as well as modern.

I'm between Nikolai Gogol and Washington Irving.
wotf013

Not bad! Not bad at all... wotf007

Haven't received my hardcover of the SF volume yet, presumably due to shipping times on transpondial mailings.
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Re: Success!

Postby bobsandiego » Mon Oct 19, 2015 5:32 pm

Ishmael wrote:Today I enjoyed receipt of the Flame Tree anthology Chilling Ghost Short Stories. I have never before held a hardback containing my work. I feel like a proper author.

They arranged the stories by author alphabetically. There are classic authors as well as modern.

I'm between Nikolai Gogol and Washington Irving.
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Re: Success!

Postby george nik. » Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:01 am

Congrats, Aaron and Philip! wotf010
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Re: Success!

Postby Ishmael » Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:20 am

Thanks, folks, but I didn't actually do anything recently. Aaron deserves the claps; I'm just feeling rather pleased.
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Stewart this is the kind of good-looking volume to leave lying around in prominent positions in the home / library etc. When people notice it we can remark in an offhand way 'Oh yes, I'm in that, you know.'

I forget whether it was Bear Bryant or Vince Lombardi who advised thus, 'When you get into the End Zone,
act like you’ve been there before." Whoever said it, it was good advice and still is.

I suspect the books are aimed at the gift market, nicely in time for Christmas.
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Re: Success!

Postby Rebecca Birch » Tue Oct 20, 2015 7:30 am

My fantasy short story Beneath the Raven's Wing is live at Fantasy Scroll Magazine today. It received an HM from WotF once upon a time. wotf008
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Re: Success!

Postby s_c_baker » Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:35 am

Rebecca Birch wrote:My fantasy short story Beneath the Raven's Wing is live at Fantasy Scroll Magazine today. It received an HM from WotF once upon a time. wotf008

Woohoo! wotf010
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Re: Success!

Postby bobsandiego » Tue Oct 20, 2015 11:14 am

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Rebecca Birch wrote:My fantasy short story Beneath the Raven's Wing is live at Fantasy Scroll Magazine today. It received an HM from WotF once upon a time. wotf008

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Re: Success!

Postby storysinger » Wed Oct 21, 2015 4:34 am

Nice story Rebecca. Congrats on the sale. wotf010
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Re: Success!

Postby Rebecca Birch » Wed Oct 21, 2015 5:55 am

Thanks very much, Stewart, Bob, and Storysinger!
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