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Forum: Fiction 11-20-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By jimr
So Anna, you liked it? I think your comment's...

So Anna, you liked it? I think your comment's much better than the piece. Thanx 4 the comments.
Forum: Fiction 11-20-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By jimr
I remember, I was thinking about John Upton (who...

I remember, I was thinking about John Upton (who I can't actually read yet) and I wrote this very inordinate start to something (maybe a novel, maybe a delete). I'm trying to overcome my habit of...
Forum: Fiction 11-07-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By jimr
REAL BASTARD 140 words

REAL BASTARD

We never had any problems, Trinni and me, not even the usual ones, and I guess that’s because we saw things so much the same, but the day I left her with the baby and the beaten...
Forum: Fiction 11-07-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By jimr
ONE SANE MOMENT 240 words

ONE SANE MOMENT

Tween days in September moved slow, pacing themselves with long stretches of blue-charcoal-gray sky and perfectly timed simooms blowing at the tree heads, time ticked like an...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-20-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,040
Posted By jimr
It would be in poor taste to name specific mags,...

It would be in poor taste to name specific mags, I feel. Sorry. But I assure you I have had pure junk appear in non-payers, that I now know was second rate prose.If you are looking for mags, try...
Forum: Writing Markets 04-13-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,564
Posted By jimr
FOREWARNING WRITERS: They want you to pay to...

FOREWARNING WRITERS:
They want you to pay to submit, without any monetary gain possible. I don't pay to audition my work even with a possible paycheck.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-13-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,040
Posted By jimr
The best thing

The best thing I ever done {sic} was to stop submitting to nonpaying markets. I'm sure there are exceptions to this truism, but not for me. I realize now a lot of nonpaying pubs are rife with bad...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 12-05-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,590
Posted By jimr
Isn't that just crazy?

I had Aurora Wolf and The Flash Fiction Press accept stories two weeks back and then on Thursday Another Realm accepted one, Friday Theme of Absence accepted one, and today The Fifth Dimension took...
Forum: Writing Markets 10-07-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,887
Posted By jimr
reply

The site looks good. A freebee, writers.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 09-08-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,653
Posted By jimr
There is probably no afterlife and the propounded...

There is probably no afterlife and the propounded manifestation of spirits (true or not) probably has nothing to do with human experience. One thing I am certain of is that if there is an afterlife,...
Forum: Writing Markets 09-08-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,482
Posted By jimr
Good luck. Not for me. Writers: this is a gig...

Good luck. Not for me. Writers: this is a gig that charges for submissions.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-14-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,718
Posted By jimr
I did find a dead body last year. White guy was...

I did find a dead body last year. White guy was sunburned or something after being out for a week; had teak-colored flesh.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-12-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,394
Posted By jimr
No, Black Lives Matter was not culpable beyond an...

No, Black Lives Matter was not culpable beyond an indirect connection (that's like saying the emancipation of Negroes was responsible for Jim Crow Laws). Interesting thread, this.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-16-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,718
Posted By jimr
Nacia, I had to withdraw them because I sold them...

Nacia, I had to withdraw them because I sold them to other pubs. Mohican, it's strange because those are the first 2 stories I ever sent to this publisher Encounters Magazine, and they were both...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-13-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,718
Posted By jimr
I'm submitting a 3rd story to Encounters...

I'm submitting a 3rd story to Encounters magazine. The first two I sent them were accepted by other publishers and I had to withdraw them.
Forum: Fiction 06-06-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,670
Posted By jimr
Great imagery. Good plot. Good tone. Thanks for...

Great imagery. Good plot. Good tone. Thanks for sharing this.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-14-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,082
Posted By jimr
wrc— Layoffs could be for many reasons,...

wrc—
Layoffs could be for many reasons, including increased productivity due to efficiency. If you haven't read Capitol by Marx, I think you might like it.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-08-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By jimr
I meant my 1st romance, which I really...

I meant my 1st romance, which I really appreciate; I always wanted to break into foreign markets, thinking 'maybe they'll get me' and I'll be a successful writer at last!
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-06-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By jimr
Sure I said yes, wondering why they even asked...

Sure I said yes, wondering why they even asked permission; it just seemed funnilly odd, y'know.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-04-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By jimr
publication

A romance (my 1st) flash fiction of mine was accepted by a Canadian publisher and they want to translate it into Romanian.
Forum: Publishing 12-28-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,279
Posted By jimr
Good Luck with the next one.

Good Luck with the next one.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 12-28-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By jimr
Actually, 3 seemed competent (efficient and...

Actually, 3 seemed competent (efficient and professional) and 8 seemed incompetent (secretive, nonresponsive, goofy, and/or inexperienced at agenting {or some other reason}), and none of them liked...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 12-23-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By jimr
Non Serviam: If you sold over 10000 copies (low...

Non Serviam: If you sold over 10000 copies (low five figures means this?) of a popular genre, then yes—I say try an agent. Forget small press, you've accomplished more than 99.2% of all contemporary...
Forum: Writing Markets 12-23-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,926
Posted By jimr
Thanks for indicating this is unpaid and good...

Thanks for indicating this is unpaid and good luck.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 12-18-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By jimr
Agents?

I was thinking about agents, and wondering who here has one (this is an invite to respond), and wondering what it takes to be one, and I wound up thinking about books I myself would not have accepted...
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