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    Steerpike Felis amatus Contributor

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    Success!

    Discussion in 'Success Stories' started by Steerpike, Dec 12, 2016.

    Early this fall I entered a story into a competition by a chapter of the California Writer's Club, a group that dates back to the early 1900s. I found out a short while ago that my entry won first place. I'm pleased with that, and also with the payment of $0.16 per word, which is well into the pro-rate range. I don't know yet when the story will appear in their publication.

    All in all, a good morning, and I just thought I'd share :)
     
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    Steerpike Felis amatus Contributor

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    Thank you.
     
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    Congratulations!

    Has your entry featured here?
     
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    Steerpike Felis amatus Contributor

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    No, I don't usually post work here that I intend to submit somewhere. I have on occasions posted pieces of such work, but it is rare.
     
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    Congratulations! What a great way to start the day :D
     
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    Steerpike Felis amatus Contributor

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    Thank you, @Elven Candy. I appreciate it!
     
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    Excellent. Enjoy your win and the money that comes with it. That's a notch on your CV, for sure.
     
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    Congrats. Will it be appearing online or anywhere us non-Californians can read it?
     
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    Thank you @jannert and @Robert Musil. As far as I know, it will be in hard copy only, though once I get the agreement I can check it to see how long they're wanting the rights for. I'm sure I could post it at some point after that.

    Thanks for the kind words.
     
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    That is very cool news, Steerpike! Not only the win, but very good compensation financially for your effort (talent and skill).
     
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    Thank you @TWErvin2. I appreciate the kind words! It was nice to have to story chosen :)
     
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    Great Job Steerpike, looking forward to reading your work.
     

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