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inertia

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Reply #25 on: June 29, 2017, 10:03:14 PM
Hello! I've joined the forum just now so I can submit my story but I've been a regular listener for a couple years. I love the Podcastle and its delightful friends. This contest was a good opportunity to get back into fiction writing and I'm really glad I took it. I'm looking forward to reading other people's submissions. Good luck to everyone!

About me: I'm a 20-something game programmer from Scotland. I like tea, but not coffee.



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Reply #26 on: June 29, 2017, 10:35:20 PM
Where did the month go!? I was sure I had plenty of time to work on my story and now... Well... At least I can read everyone else's submissions  :(

You have some time! Sharpen that pencil, and get writing :)

welcome everybody!



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Reply #27 on: June 29, 2017, 11:43:12 PM
Hi, all. I'm Wendy. I'm here for the contest!



Cutter McKay

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Reply #28 on: June 30, 2017, 04:30:16 AM


Hi everyone! It's been a long time. I was a regular in these parts several years ago, but have taken the last few years off for school. (I started my last class EVAR last week. Almost there...) Good to see some old familiar faces--Benjaminjb, Schrodingrr, danooli--and many new ones.

I've submitted to many of the previous flash contests, and even got into the finals in one. I'm very excited about my story this time, and eagerly await everyone's brutal, soul-crushing critiques. ;)  These contests can be harsh, but they're so much fun to participate in. Good luck everyone!

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Reply #29 on: June 30, 2017, 09:57:06 AM
Hello! I'm Kelsey. I'm going to try to participate on the forum this year since I submitted something. :)



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Reply #30 on: June 30, 2017, 11:48:48 AM
I've just submitted a story!



danooli

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Reply #31 on: June 30, 2017, 12:25:36 PM


Hi everyone! It's been a long time.

Welcome home, Cutter! Glad to see you back, and best of luck with your last class!



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Reply #32 on: June 30, 2017, 01:44:49 PM
Is it July yet? Is it July yet? Is it July yet?   <-- my brain right now.

Can you tell I can't wait to read all your stories? :D

You have a slight advantage over us 'Mericans. It's July 5 hours earlier for you than me! (Although Graeme, Aidan and the rest of the 'Stralians' are even mre futuristic.)

Alas, it doesn't mean we Aussies get to read the stories sooner.  We have to wait until it is July in Yank-land instead.

On the plus side, though, it gives us a little more time to finish off and polish our own stories (says he who is having a go at this story writing business for the first time).

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danooli

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Reply #33 on: June 30, 2017, 01:52:41 PM
No no no...you're in the future! ! :)



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Reply #34 on: June 30, 2017, 03:03:54 PM
Got one in.  Struggled to think of a story, then promptly wrote myself into a corner.  Ended up stuck there for a couple weeks, was getting increasingly worried I'd squander this opportunity to get writing feedback!

Finally, while sitting in a dark hotel room in Tijuana a couple days ago, the answer came to me and I finished up.  As always, my first draft went a couple hundred words over the limit and as usual, they were all gooooooold but I somehow managed to make it work.  I mean word-count-wise, not necessarily that it's a good story.  But it's 500 DAMN WORDS, who needs definitive articles, pronouns, and verbs anyhow?  Crutches, the lot of them!



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Reply #35 on: June 30, 2017, 03:10:47 PM
Hey all, just signed up and wanted to make sure I was completely registered.



Serenity Dee

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Reply #36 on: June 30, 2017, 05:00:11 PM
*waves* Hello hello!

I've submitted this year, even.



TCM

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Reply #37 on: June 30, 2017, 05:43:28 PM
Hello everyone!

I will be submitting my story later today.



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Reply #38 on: June 30, 2017, 08:10:09 PM

 Good to see some old familiar faces--Benjaminjb, Schrodingrr, danooli--and many new ones.

Cutter! Good to see you again too! Your critiques are always spot-on. :)
Also jazzed to see sooo many new people joining the forum for this one! Big welcome to all the new faces. Looks like the contest this time around is going to be huge. Looking forward to spending the next few weeks making some really difficult voting decisions...

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Reply #39 on: June 30, 2017, 10:55:11 PM
Hi everybody! Can't wait to read the flash fictions!

CHRISTI! Did you submit a story?

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Reply #40 on: July 01, 2017, 01:35:33 AM
I'm making that post now. It's me, I'm making the post. Long time listener, first time caller.

^^ Now THAT's ^^ a SPICEY take!!!!!!


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Reply #41 on: July 01, 2017, 03:29:37 AM
Hello! I submitted and I'm looking forward to reading through the other entries. :D



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Reply #42 on: July 01, 2017, 03:30:40 AM
Hi, everyone.  New here.  Looking forward to reading.



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Reply #43 on: July 01, 2017, 03:52:44 AM
Subbed!

http://www.apoGrypha.blogspot.com

What would have been written. 

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Reply #44 on: July 01, 2017, 04:01:45 AM
Hello, I am new here. I have also submitted a flash fiction for this contest type deal.

Dang though! Over 120 entries!



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Reply #45 on: July 01, 2017, 04:51:18 AM
Dang though! Over 120 entries!

Plus the 60 or that came in today.   :o
« Last Edit: July 01, 2017, 04:52:49 AM by Ocicat »



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Reply #46 on: July 01, 2017, 05:21:58 AM
Good luck everyone!



danooli

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Reply #47 on: July 01, 2017, 09:31:51 AM
Dang though! Over 120 entries!

Plus the 60 or that came in today.   :o

Wow, Ocicat! That's a lot of stories.



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Reply #48 on: July 01, 2017, 09:55:15 AM
Hello there... I have also submitted a story... So excited to be part of this  :)



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Reply #49 on: July 01, 2017, 02:10:38 PM
Dang though! Over 120 entries!

Plus the 60 or that came in today.   :o

Is that a new record??!?!

-Marguerite

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