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Forum: Writing Markets 06-06-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,162
Posted By bethane
Ok, Better Response Time

Did resend my submission - expected a response by Mother's Day (based on the timeline on their website). Got a nice rejection notice last week. Would say their response time has definitely improved!
Forum: The Notice Board 05-01-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,784
Posted By bethane
I enjoyed the Intellectual Forum (most of the...

I enjoyed the Intellectual Forum (most of the time...) and I miss it. I enjoy a good discussion of various topics, and it was one of the main reasons I drop by this site. I'm sorry that things got to...
Forum: Writing Markets 04-09-2007, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,162
Posted By bethane
Response! Of Sorts...

I e-mailed these guys back in July 2006 checkinig on the status of my submission, and received a response yesterday stating they did not receive my submission, and asking me to resubmit. Will try...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-20-2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,147
Posted By bethane
That's great news! And no, MySpace isn't all...

That's great news! And no, MySpace isn't all predators and lost teens - there are several groups related to the arts - music, writing, et al. And YES, PARENTS SHOULD - MUST - MONITOR THEIR...
Forum: Writing Markets 01-12-2007, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,162
Posted By bethane
I'd say slow is more like molasses in January - I...

I'd say slow is more like molasses in January - I submitted in late April of 2006 and still have not had a response. I did send them an e-mail as well, shortly after my previous post, and no response...
Forum: Writing Markets 12-06-2006, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,334
Posted By bethane
Quick update: I recieved an e-mail announcing...

Quick update: I recieved an e-mail announcing that Simon and Schuster, Inc has agreed to publish the three winning novels - and the deadline for submissions has been extended to 31 Mar 07. I checked...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 11-16-2006, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,711
Posted By bethane
I'm with Riverstone on this one...thanks!

I'm with Riverstone on this one...thanks!
Forum: Writers' Cafe 11-16-2006, 04:16 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,966
Posted By bethane
mmm...very low food security or hunger - which...

mmm...very low food security or hunger - which phrase supports more sheep-like complacency in our society, enabling us to more easily turn away from our fellow man in need versus evoking a very...
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 11-01-2006, 10:20 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,979
Posted By bethane
And I'm up to 964 now - two hours or so later...

And I'm up to 964 now - two hours or so later than the last post! And I still have about 10 hours before I hit bed, so plenty o'time to double that!!
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 11-01-2006, 08:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,979
Posted By bethane
I've done 554 so far, and it's only 9:13am!

I've done 554 so far, and it's only 9:13am!
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 10-31-2006, 11:52 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,979
Posted By bethane
I read the following in the text used for the...

I read the following in the text used for the creative writing course I'm taking at the local community college - seemed to fit:



"When we dream we make connections that astound us later...The...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 10-30-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,126
Posted By bethane
I believe this is wandering around this site...

I believe this is wandering around this site somewhere, but I can't remember where I copied it from back in March timeframe...

Novel: Generally any work of prose fiction over 45,000 words, ranging...
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 10-29-2006, 08:01 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,979
Posted By bethane
Sorry darling - I don't do my children's homework...

Sorry darling - I don't do my children's homework for them either...some things you just HAVE to do yourself or you gain no self-confidence or sense of accomplishment!:arabia:
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-26-2006, 10:07 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,966
Posted By bethane
This is a fascinating discussion here. I...

This is a fascinating discussion here.

I note that Christianity and Islam are noted here, as well as several cultures from around the world. How about bringing together the threads common to human...
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 10-26-2006, 07:19 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,979
Posted By bethane
I did a NaNo in February with the nanopubye.org...

I did a NaNo in February with the nanopubye.org group, and had a blast! I have a 51K+ rough draft patiently waiting for editting (that's December's project!) as well as the knowledge that hey, I CAN...
Forum: The Notice Board 10-25-2006, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,475
Posted By bethane
Speaking of blogs - what happened to the member...

Speaking of blogs - what happened to the member blogs? I can't find mine :(
Forum: The Library 10-13-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,918
Posted By bethane
My favorite author is Diana Gabaldon. I got...

My favorite author is Diana Gabaldon. I got hooked on her first book back in the early 1990s and have every one in the series - in hardback!

I have also enjoyed Anne McCaffrey's Pern series since...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-08-2006, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,482
Posted By bethane
I'm doing a crime novel....have a basic outline...

I'm doing a crime novel....have a basic outline started...and copies of the news clips that are my inspiration.

I'm using characters from another crime storyline that I've been tugging along for...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 09-26-2006, 10:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,482
Posted By bethane
I'm in for it too...I did one back in Feb - full...

I'm in for it too...I did one back in Feb - full bore, 51K+ words, now sitting on a shelf patiently awaiting editting. I half-heartedly (and less heartedly) tried a couple more in Mar and Jul.
...
Forum: Writing Markets 09-15-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,334
Posted By bethane
Where they get the funds for the prize money is...

Where they get the funds for the prize money is an easy answer - $85 a person entrance fee.

As for the rest, this contest has made the major news arena - it was in our local paper, as well as on...
Forum: Writing Markets 09-13-2006, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,334
Posted By bethane
Sobol Award

This can be found at www.sobolaward.com

Comments/thoughts?
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 09-08-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 582
Posted By bethane
Checking in...

There's a new blog entry added: Checking in... (http://www.writersbeat.com/blogs/node/75)
Forum: Writing Markets 09-08-2006, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,162
Posted By bethane
Um...could you define "slow"? I still have not...

Um...could you define "slow"? I still have not received a response from them.

Thanks!
Forum: Writing Markets 07-28-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,162
Posted By bethane
I submitted something to them back in late April...

I submitted something to them back in late April and have yet to hear a word...I even e-mailed them a week or so ago and still nothing...Fantasy and Science Fiction got back to me quite quickly...
Forum: Writing Markets 07-23-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,335
Posted By bethane
24 Hour Contest

There's a new blog entry added: 24 Hour Contest (http://www.writersbeat.com/blogs/node/73)
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