Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Writers of the Future

I just got a phone call from WotF that my story this past submission period is an Honorable Mention. A phone call--I don't think I've had a phone call about a story before, so that caught me by surprise. A pleasant surprise, of course. It's not a winner then, but the person I spoke with said that there are usually around 30 HMs every quarter, which given the number of submissions makes me feel pretty good. I think every other time I've submitted a story there (2? 3?) it's been a quarter finalist, so it's a nice step up.

The list of HMs is going up batch by batch at the WotF blog. At this moment my name isn't up yet, but sometime tonight it should go up.

4 comments:

michael said...

Congratulations! It is nice to see that you are finally getting some of the recognition you deserve.

Paul Abbamondi said...

Congrats, Daniel! I think they are no longer using the term quarterfinalist though as those are now HMs. I know, I know, more confusing.

Now you gotta send them a new submission before the next deadline!

TK42ONE said...

Wow, I'm one step closer to being, well, still not famous. Congratulations! What a great Valentine's present.

Daniel Ausema said...

Thanks everyone. Paul, you mean this isn't any different from quarter finalist? I guess I thought it must be because of the phone call and the blog listing...but oh well. Still pleased with it. Thanks again.