Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby DoctorJest » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:14 pm

Darnit, the Wizehive form is reporting that it's closed for Q3 -- I suspect an error, maybe just the wrong date set up for it. I've dropped an email over to Joni, hopefully it'll be fixed in time for me to submit tomorrow before the deadline.
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby JDFS » Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:35 am

I've had trouble submitting last night too, with the message being "sorry applications are closed".

Hopefully the problem is cleared up before the deadline

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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby GlibWizard » Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:02 am

Me three on the "applications are closed" message. I am confident that Joni will help us when the west coast starts its day but I'm also jittery, I think my animal brain needs to actually send this file before it will accept that it's time to stop picking at this story and go full throttle on the next one.

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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby disgruntledpeony » Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:39 am

Not the first time this glitch has happened. Keep trying--and e-mailing Joni is definitely not a bad option, because if nothing else she can get your story in as a paper sub.
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby HermioneLee » Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:30 am

Hi! Does anyone know if the deadline is based on the time zones we are in or in America's time zone? For example, can I submit my manuscript (Electronically) on July 1st in Taiwan but June 30 in America?
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby GlibWizard » Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:39 am

HermioneLee wrote:Hi! Does anyone know if the deadline is based on the time zones we are in or in America's time zone? For example, can I submit my manuscript (Electronically) on July 1st in Taiwan but June 30 in America?


The listed deadline is "11:59 p.m. June 30, 2020 Pacific Standard Time" so you can submit! (....once it's fixed.)

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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby HermioneLee » Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:56 am

GlibWizard wrote:
HermioneLee wrote:Hi! Does anyone know if the deadline is based on the time zones we are in or in America's time zone? For example, can I submit my manuscript (Electronically) on July 1st in Taiwan but June 30 in America?


The listed deadline is "11:59 p.m. June 30, 2020 Pacific Standard Time" so you can submit! (....once it's fixed.)

Thanks! wotf007
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby BeeW » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:24 am

Yeah, I'm getting the applications are closed message as well. I shot Joni an email... but should I have attached my story to that email or should I email it to her now to be safe? It's 1AM in Melbourne and I'm tired, but I have no idea what time the contest closes in my time so I always just try to have entered around midnight on the deadline date my time.
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby michaeljwyantjr » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:25 am

Looks like the submissions page crapped itself early today.

Breaking 15.5 hours early this time. I think that's a new record, isn't it?
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby michaeljwyantjr » Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:04 am

michaeljwyantjr wrote:Looks like the submissions page crapped itself early today.

Breaking 15.5 hours early this time. I think that's a new record, isn't it?


Looks like they got it fixed. :)
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby michaeljwyantjr » Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:10 am

DoctorJest wrote:Darnit, the Wizehive form is reporting that it's closed for Q3 -- I suspect an error, maybe just the wrong date set up for it. I've dropped an email over to Joni, hopefully it'll be fixed in time for me to submit tomorrow before the deadline.


The form is accepting submissions again!
WotF Results:
  • R:6
  • HM:8
  • sHM:0
  • SF:1
  • F:0
  • Last: HM, Q2 v37

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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby DoctorJest » Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:08 am

Excellent! And I'm in -- I made a couple of small amends first thing this morning which I liked, too, so perhaps the shut-down form saved me from myself just a tiny bit...
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby Wulf Moon » Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:27 am

BeeW wrote:Yeah, I'm getting the applications are closed message as well. I shot Joni an email... but should I have attached my story to that email or should I email it to her now to be safe? It's 1AM in Melbourne and I'm tired, but I have no idea what time the contest closes in my time so I always just try to have entered around midnight on the deadline date my time.


Joni will always accept if you write to her right away, but sounds like the portal is working now. Success to you and to all! Well, to getting in, at least. The rest is now out of your hands. wotf009
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby SCAFontaine » Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:36 am

Good luck to everyone in for Q3 or about to be!!!!
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby MiloMinderbinder » Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:28 am

I'm in with a rewrite of my first HM from 2016.
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby TheGreatToddman » Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:37 pm

Nothing like a last minute submission! Good luck all.
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby kizernix » Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:53 pm

After a whirlwind marathon of five 10+ hour days, I finally finished and submitted my story!

A week ago I had NOTHING (besides a few notes and outlines) and didn't think I was going to make it.
Good luck to everyone!!
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby HermioneLee » Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:22 pm

I have submitted my story, but I didn’t get the confirmation email from Joni. Does anyone have the same problem?
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby AlexH » Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:25 pm

HermioneLee wrote:I have submitted my story, but I didn’t get the confirmation email from Joni. Does anyone have the same problem?

I usually receive a Wizehive confirmation, then Joni's confirmation a day or two later.
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby HermioneLee » Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:26 pm

AlexH wrote:
HermioneLee wrote:I have submitted my story, but I didn’t get the confirmation email from Joni. Does anyone have the same problem?

I usually receive a Wizehive confirmation, then Joni's confirmation a day or two later.

Oh, I just saw Joni's
Now I can finally stop worrying:)
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby HermioneLee » Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:40 pm

Best of luck to everyone in Q3
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby Henckel » Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:21 pm

Sending a very big virtual high-5 to all of you who’ve submitted.

To those of you still mashing your keyboards, I’m cheering you on. You’ve got about 7.5 hrs left.
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby AlexH » Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:59 pm

I'm in with a revised story. Submitting at 3am (UK time) was better than the 25 hours without sleep and only one hour sleep before work I managed last quarter. Listening to music by Aural Method, Slow Meadow and Hammock saw me through this time and probably last time too.

Well done and good luck everyone. To anyone who doesn't make it, don't be hard on yourself. There's always next time. wotf008
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby SwiftPotato » Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:17 pm

Those who have entered already: good job, good luck, and godspeed!

Those who are working down to the wire: you can do it! I'm rooting for you! Get some words down on some paper and submit!!
R, 3rd place Q4 v36!!!

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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby storysinger » Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:35 pm

I'm in for this quarter. Best of luck to all. wotf010
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby DoctorJest » Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:52 pm

Good luck everyone! :-)
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby Thomas Woodward » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:40 pm

Just submitted - whew! Good luck everyone!
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby BeeW » Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:12 pm

And I'm in . . . now to formulate something for Q4 and hopefully not be scrambling to finish it on the final day like this Q.
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby empressed » Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:16 pm

And after revising from 12K to 4K, I am in for the quarter. And lost to the world for another day or two of sleep. wotf011 Good luck to all and to all a good night!
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Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 37

Postby Beth Powers » Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:30 pm

I'm in for this quarter--I submitted a couple of days ago on 6/29.
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