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Old 03-08-2014, 07:28 AM   #1251
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As of 10 minutes ago, the rough draft is completely done! Hooray for me!
Woohoo! Congratulations! Time to celebrate with the vice of your choice!
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Old 03-08-2014, 03:27 PM   #1252
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Old 03-08-2014, 05:24 PM   #1253
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Thanks everyone! My vice of choice last night was sleep. It was awesome.
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Old 03-08-2014, 05:53 PM   #1254
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As of 10 minutes ago, the rough draft is completely done! Hooray for me!
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Old 03-08-2014, 07:49 PM   #1255
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Old 03-08-2014, 10:54 PM   #1256
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Old 03-08-2014, 10:55 PM   #1257
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Old 03-08-2014, 11:28 PM   #1258
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Thanks everyone! My vice of choice last night was sleep. It was awesome.
Congrats! On the draft and the sleep!
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Old 03-09-2014, 07:16 AM   #1259
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Old 03-09-2014, 03:30 PM   #1260
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Old 03-10-2014, 06:56 PM   #1261
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Oh, I need to come here more often. Just great news to celebrate!

Congrats on finishing the draft, Matt. It's a great feeling!

Zelenka! EQMM! It would have been so sad had that gotten deleted. I subscribe, so let us know when it will be in!

Slick looking books, History!

And congrats on the review, Grizzletoad!

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Old 03-10-2014, 09:28 PM   #1262
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Old 03-12-2014, 08:25 PM   #1263
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Not often I get to make a post here but...

My story is going to be published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine! Was just going through emails, deleting the million ones I wasn't even going to bother reading and it took a minute to click what EQMM was. I was about to delete it thinking it was something from one of the jobs websites I've been going on.

Only thing is it's 6am here, just found the email, so no one I know in my timezone is awake so I can call them!
Congrats. I've been trying to break in there for years. Like 17 years. Good for you!
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Old 03-12-2014, 09:20 PM   #1264
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Not often I get to make a post here but...

My story is going to be published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine! Was just going through emails, deleting the million ones I wasn't even going to bother reading and it took a minute to click what EQMM was. I was about to delete it thinking it was something from one of the jobs websites I've been going on.

Only thing is it's 6am here, just found the email, so no one I know in my timezone is awake so I can call them!
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Old 03-14-2014, 09:51 PM   #1265
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My story “Murderous Lies” is free to read at Plan B Mystery Magazine and also will be included in their upcoming Volume III anthology.

Plan B is a great market that pays writers, publishes anthologies, and posts free stories for readers.

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This isn't bragging for me, but another writer. I was a beta for her some time back. She just emailed me that she's going to be published this summer and wanted to know how to credit me in the acknowledgments. I'm so happy for her!
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Old 03-14-2014, 10:06 PM   #1267
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Plan B is a great market that pays writers, publishes anthologies, and posts free stories for readers.

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Old 03-14-2014, 11:53 PM   #1268
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That's great, tara!
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Old 03-15-2014, 02:16 AM   #1269
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Aw shucks, Tara. Thanks for noticing me. Info is in my sig, but nothing available yet. Figured I'd be bragging when the books are out.
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Old 03-15-2014, 06:03 PM   #1270
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Congrats, Peter and jeseymour! That's great news!
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Old 03-15-2014, 10:19 PM   #1271
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Guys!

I just got another 5 star review for The Railroad Man, this one from Goodreads, my first review from that site. I'm psyched!
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Old 03-17-2014, 06:16 AM   #1272
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And right on the heels of that 5 star came a 4 star review! This really feels good to know that people really like my novel. Wow! I'm calling it a novel, not a manuscript now! Sweet!
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Old 03-17-2014, 06:57 AM   #1273
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Yay, tara! Yay, grizzletoad!
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Old 03-28-2014, 03:12 AM   #1274
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Bloom and Doom received a nice review from the Library Journal. In part, they said:

“Allen’s upbeat series debut reads smoothly and easily with excellent dialog and an immensely likable cast.”

If you want to read the whole review (including those little negative digs writers always leave out when posting snippets of their reviews), Barnes and Noble printed the entire review in the editorial review portion of the listing here: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/bloo...=9780425264973
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Old 03-28-2014, 03:20 AM   #1275
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