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mikewyantjr
(@mikewyantjr)
Bronze Star Member
Posts: 177

Whoops, me too. I'm in with my single rewrite.

WotF Results:

R:6
HM:12
sHM:0
SF:1
F:0
Last: HM, Q1 v38

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Posted : January 2, 2019 6:37 am
RETreasure
(@rschibler)
Silver Star Member
Posts: 725

Many threads little time. I submitted a half-canned, half-newly baked story for Q1. I'm 3k into a story that may end up being my Q2. We'll see. I have many pots on the stove.

V34: R,HM,R
V35: HM,R,R,HM
V36: R,HM,HM,SHM
V37: HM,SF,SHM,SHM
V38: F, SHM, P, P
Available for critiques - PM for availability.
www.rebeccaetreasure.com

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Posted : January 2, 2019 6:43 am
ddonche
(@ddonche)
Active Member
Posts: 23

Count me in. I'm going to rewrite my previous HM and put that in for Q2.

R R HM R R
Everwind.us

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Posted : January 2, 2019 7:56 am
chuckt
(@chuckt)
Silver Member
Posts: 419

I'm a noob and just found this forum and this thread but I'll join if you'll have me. I already have a new story in Q1 and a new one ready to go for Q2. (I've only written two career total!).

By "noob" I mean I started writing scifi short stories in 2018 although I've been doing technical writing for decades now. Laughably, I knew extremely little about this contest when I submitted Q1 and only this week learned what a big deal it really is.

36: R, R, R, SHM
37: R, HM, R, HM
38: HM, R, ?

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Posted : March 6, 2019 8:45 am
TimE
 TimE
(@time)
Silver Member
Posts: 339

I'm a noob and just found this forum and this thread but I'll join if you'll have me. I already have a new story in Q1 and a new one ready to go for Q2. (I've only written two career total!).

By "noob" I mean I started writing scifi short stories in 2018 although I've been doing technical writing for decades now. Laughably, I knew extremely little about this contest when I submitted Q1 and only this week learned what a big deal it really is.

Good luck chuckt - I hope you get something above an R. It is nice to feel top writers see something in your story.

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Posted : March 6, 2019 7:11 pm
DoctorJest
(@doctorjest)
Silver Member
Posts: 344

I'm in as well, now -- a new story for Q2 to go with my new one for Q1.

This year is feeling awesome to me, I've worked more, read more, and written more in the last six months than I have in a great while. I feel like either this year will end up being tremendous, or I'll end up keeling over from the effort of it -- but I don't think I'll regret it, no matter how it pans out.

(*Addendum: I may regret it, just slightly, if I do the keeling-over bit.)

R: 0 / HM: 8 / SHM: 4 / SF: 0 / F: 1
Currently in for Q3.V38 / Q4.V38 currently in crit/revision stage
Last result: SHM for Q2.V38
Revised SHM ('Ashwright') at PodCastle
Revised HM ('The Winds of the Mind') forthcoming at Abyss and Apex, ~October 2023

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Posted : March 17, 2019 11:31 am
JVAshley
(@jvashley)
Silver Member
Posts: 262

This year is feeling awesome to me, I've worked more, read more, and written more in the last six months than I have in a great while. I feel like either this year will end up being tremendous, or I'll end up keeling over from the effort of it -- but I don't think I'll regret it, no matter how it pans out.

For me it the last 7-8 moths. Something has changed.
I think it will be tremendous as well. If we keel over... well...see you on the floor. wotf017

This submitting every quarter and writing new stories has only sped up the process. I have a chart for a minimum word goal for the year instead of just project by project. So far so good.

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Posted : March 18, 2019 3:54 am
OldDarth
(@olddarth)
Bronze Member
Posts: 77

Making a submission this quarter is not going to happen. My recovery from knee surgery has progressed well but it's impact on my sleep has been substantial. A lack of uninterrupted sleep leaves me with very little energy to spare much less be creative. wotf014

Hopefully another month and I'll truly be back to normal and good to submit for the next quarter.

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Posted : March 18, 2019 5:58 am
Disgruntled Peony
(@disgruntledpeony)
Gold Star Member
Posts: 1093

Making a submission this quarter is not going to happen. My recovery from knee surgery has progressed well but it's impact on my sleep has been substantial. A lack of uninterrupted sleep leaves me with very little energy to spare much less be creative. wotf014

Hopefully another month and I'll truly be back to normal and good to submit for the next quarter.

That's okay, OldDarth. Health comes first. I hope your ability to rest improves quickly!

If you are in difficulties with a book, try the element of surprise: attack it at an hour when it isn't expecting it. ~ H.G. Wells
R, SF, SHM, SHM, SHM, F, R, HM, SHM, R, HM, R, F, SHM, SHM, SHM, SF, SHM, 1st Place (Q2 V38)
Ticknor Tales

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Posted : March 18, 2019 6:22 am
JVAshley
(@jvashley)
Silver Member
Posts: 262

Making a submission this quarter is not going to happen. My recovery from knee surgery has progressed well but it's impact on my sleep has been substantial. A lack of uninterrupted sleep leaves me with very little energy to spare much less be creative. wotf014

Hopefully another month and I'll truly be back to normal and good to submit for the next quarter.

Heal Well, Good Sir.
I am scheduled for back surgery in two and a half weeks. So, we shall see if I am writing fit for Q3. Healing and lack of sleep can wreck writing. Take care.

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Posted : March 18, 2019 12:34 pm
OldDarth
(@olddarth)
Bronze Member
Posts: 77

Thanks disgruntledpeony & JVAshley - best wishes with your back surgery!

Best writing wishes to all on this forum!

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Posted : March 18, 2019 4:01 pm
Disgruntled Peony
(@disgruntledpeony)
Gold Star Member
Posts: 1093

I'm officially halfway there. wotf007

If you are in difficulties with a book, try the element of surprise: attack it at an hour when it isn't expecting it. ~ H.G. Wells
R, SF, SHM, SHM, SHM, F, R, HM, SHM, R, HM, R, F, SHM, SHM, SHM, SF, SHM, 1st Place (Q2 V38)
Ticknor Tales

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Posted : March 30, 2019 12:00 am
Dragonchef
(@dragonchef)
Silver Member
Posts: 279

I'm officially halfway there. wotf007

Halfway thru your Q3? Wow! I'm only a quarter in--1st draft, that is. wotf042

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Posted : March 30, 2019 2:17 am
Disgruntled Peony
(@disgruntledpeony)
Gold Star Member
Posts: 1093

I'm officially halfway there. wotf007

Halfway thru your Q3? Wow! I'm only a quarter in--1st draft, that is. wotf042

No, no--I've submitted to the first two quarters. wotf019 Not even close to knowing what my Q3 will be yet, although I have a few possibilities in mind.

If you are in difficulties with a book, try the element of surprise: attack it at an hour when it isn't expecting it. ~ H.G. Wells
R, SF, SHM, SHM, SHM, F, R, HM, SHM, R, HM, R, F, SHM, SHM, SHM, SF, SHM, 1st Place (Q2 V38)
Ticknor Tales

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Posted : March 30, 2019 2:30 am
storysinger
(@storysinger)
Gold Member
Posts: 848

In with the second installment of the 4 in 36. Time to get to work on the next.

Today's science fiction is tomorrow's reality-D.R.Sweeney
HM-V32/Q3
HM-V36/Q4
HM-V38/Q1

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Topic starter Posted : March 30, 2019 11:29 am
AlexH
(@alexh)
Silver Member
Posts: 250

I'm signing up for 4 in 36. I don't like to commit to things I don't think I can achieve, and starting the year it looked like I'd enter 2 or 3. Now it's looking like I can enter all 4. Also, a couple of Wulf Moon's posts inspired me. Smile

35: - R R R | 36: R HM R R | 37: HM HM HM SHM | 38: HM HM

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Posted : April 1, 2019 2:33 am
Jamesblakey
(@jamesblakey)
Advanced Member
Posts: 49

I'm in with my second of the 4 in 36. Got 1000 words so far for my Q3 submission.

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Posted : April 1, 2019 2:54 am
RETreasure
(@rschibler)
Silver Star Member
Posts: 725

I'm in for Q1 and Q2, and I know what I'm writing for Q3 - I should have two stories to choose from. Editing my novel currently, but when I need a break I flip to brainstorming and researching and plotting for shorts.

V34: R,HM,R
V35: HM,R,R,HM
V36: R,HM,HM,SHM
V37: HM,SF,SHM,SHM
V38: F, SHM, P, P
Available for critiques - PM for availability.
www.rebeccaetreasure.com

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Posted : April 1, 2019 4:04 am
TimE
 TimE
(@time)
Silver Member
Posts: 339

I'm in for Q1 and Q2, switched back to writing a crime novel at the moment. My intention is not to think about Q3 until late May. 4 weeks ought to be plenty - hadn't it?

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Posted : April 1, 2019 4:15 am
Disgruntled Peony
(@disgruntledpeony)
Gold Star Member
Posts: 1093

I'm in for Q1 and Q2, switched back to writing a crime novel at the moment. My intention is not to think about Q3 until late May. 4 weeks ought to be plenty - hadn't it?

That's the hope, aye. I'm not sure what to write for my Q3 yet. My brain keeps wanting to gear toward another weird western, but I refuse to do that again. Neither of my weird westerns has gotten higher than SHM, and Dave apparently gets inundated with them--probably because he published a weird western short story he'd written in the anthology a few years ago.

If you are in difficulties with a book, try the element of surprise: attack it at an hour when it isn't expecting it. ~ H.G. Wells
R, SF, SHM, SHM, SHM, F, R, HM, SHM, R, HM, R, F, SHM, SHM, SHM, SF, SHM, 1st Place (Q2 V38)
Ticknor Tales

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Posted : April 1, 2019 4:42 am
TimE
 TimE
(@time)
Silver Member
Posts: 339

Weird western? That sounds interesting. Might have been tempted to have a go at one of those myself, but for you saying about inundation etc.

Whatever I go for, I might try a humorous slant again.

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Posted : April 1, 2019 4:54 am
JVAshley
(@jvashley)
Silver Member
Posts: 262

It was looking a little iffy for me at the end of Q2. I cut it tight again, but I am still in with 2 of my 4 in 36 submitted. Now: back surgery, recovery, re-write novel, and get Q3 written in the next 3 months. wotf005

Good Luck to Us All!

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Posted : April 2, 2019 4:20 am
RETreasure
(@rschibler)
Silver Star Member
Posts: 725

wotf015

It was looking a little iffy for me at the end of Q2. I cut it tight again, but I am still in with 2 of my 4 in 36 submitted. Now: back surgery, recovery, re-write novel, and get Q3 written in the next 3 months. wotf005

Good Luck to Us All!

wotf010

Amazing goals! Good luck with the surgery.

V34: R,HM,R
V35: HM,R,R,HM
V36: R,HM,HM,SHM
V37: HM,SF,SHM,SHM
V38: F, SHM, P, P
Available for critiques - PM for availability.
www.rebeccaetreasure.com

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Posted : April 2, 2019 4:27 am
JVAshley
(@jvashley)
Silver Member
Posts: 262

Amazing goals! Good luck with the surgery.

Thankee!
I am only a tini-tiny bit terrified. Not much

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Posted : April 2, 2019 4:35 am
mikewyantjr
(@mikewyantjr)
Bronze Star Member
Posts: 177

Forgot to post I dropped in my Q2 on March 30th.

WotF Results:

R:6
HM:12
sHM:0
SF:1
F:0
Last: HM, Q1 v38

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Posted : April 3, 2019 6:23 am
Scafontaine
(@scafontaine)
Bronze Star Member
Posts: 119

Good luck with your surgery JVAshley. Wishing you a quick recovery!

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Posted : April 3, 2019 6:30 am
JVAshley
(@jvashley)
Silver Member
Posts: 262

Good luck with your surgery JVAshley. Wishing you a quick recovery!

Thankee!
Good Luck on your submission!

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Posted : April 3, 2019 2:17 pm
BrandieJ
(@brandiej)
Advanced Member
Posts: 33

I'm a bit late to jump into this, but I'm in. I submitted stories for Q1 and Q2. Right now I have a draft for another story and a partially written additional story.

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Posted : April 30, 2019 4:26 pm
Disgruntled Peony
(@disgruntledpeony)
Gold Star Member
Posts: 1093

I'm a bit late to jump into this, but I'm in. I submitted stories for Q1 and Q2. Right now I have a draft for another story and a partially written additional story.

There is no 'late to jump in' with this one, so long as you make the submissions on time. wotf011

If you are in difficulties with a book, try the element of surprise: attack it at an hour when it isn't expecting it. ~ H.G. Wells
R, SF, SHM, SHM, SHM, F, R, HM, SHM, R, HM, R, F, SHM, SHM, SHM, SF, SHM, 1st Place (Q2 V38)
Ticknor Tales

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Posted : April 30, 2019 11:17 pm
BrandieJ
(@brandiej)
Advanced Member
Posts: 33

I'm a bit late to jump into this, but I'm in. I submitted stories for Q1 and Q2. Right now I have a draft for another story and a partially written additional story.

There is no 'late to jump in' with this one, so long as you make the submissions on time. wotf011

Good to know. Thanks! Looking forward to a year of new stories. wotf007

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Posted : May 1, 2019 2:44 am
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