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02 June 2009 @ 12:36 pm
[writing] well, now I'm totally embarrassed (ie, Quit Whining, Yeff!)  
A few days ago I posted on LJ about how my latest WOTF entry came back as a "no place" and that became part of some later LJ whining about feeling discouraged about my writing.

Well, will_couvillier kindly noted that the first batch of WOTF 2009 Q2 results are out and I actually was named an Honorable Mention!

Geez. I'm really embarrassed. I have an excuse, which is that usually a HM cert is included with the story when it's returned.

But still. Enough with the self-pity. I re-vow that there will be No More Whining on this blog. Just hard work, continued self-challenging, increased story submission, and hopefully some good results.

Also, congratulations to dr_phil_physics on his WOTF HM!
eljaydaly on June 2nd, 2009 10:01 pm (UTC)
Congratulations on the HM. Nice going! (I spotted your name on the list. I haven't heard yet, but I'm presuming I'll either get my no-place or see my name on the HM list in the next few days.)
jeffsoesbe: vpxi vineyard sculpture spearing fishjeffsoesbe on June 3rd, 2009 05:33 am (UTC)
We'll keep watch, and celebrate all the HMs!

ex_camillea on June 3rd, 2009 12:02 am (UTC)
I fully approve of a whining ban on writers' LJ posts.
jeffsoesbe: yeff southparkjeffsoesbe on June 3rd, 2009 05:33 am (UTC)
Agreed! And I shall start with myself!
joycemocha on June 3rd, 2009 01:25 am (UTC)
Congrats! I've been told that sometimes this happens. Last time I entered, I didn't get on the list, but I did get my certificate. Interesting....
jeffsoesbe: yeff southparkjeffsoesbe on June 3rd, 2009 05:34 am (UTC)
The certificate is what makes it "official", I guess.

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jeffsoesbe: yeff southparkjeffsoesbe on June 3rd, 2009 05:35 am (UTC)
Well, an LJ consisting only of my whining about writing would get boring very fast. So I've decided to avoid it.


And have a great time at your workshop! Or did you already go and come back and I missed it?
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jeffsoesbe: yeff southparkjeffsoesbe on June 4th, 2009 05:42 pm (UTC)
Well, I look forward to your report back from the workshop. It sounded great! I hope it's a great experience.