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Some time ago, I submitted a story to the relaunch of Weirdbook Magazine: "The Road to Hell". In this story, two middle-aged/elderly men sit around a fire, waiting to die. During the course of their conversation we discover what happened to their world, and why they are so fatalistic about it all.

The editor accepted it and asked to use it in the second planned issue a week ago; however, my past experience with Wildside Press (the publisher) and John Betancourt left me less than confident that my story would ever be published.

Today I received the publication contract. I have signed it and will return it once I get clarification on what rights I am selling. I have allowed myself an extra helping of confidence and have decided to make this announcement for the benefit of my fans.

However, and this bears repeating:

*** There is no guarantee my story will be published. ***

Even with a signed contract, nothing is certain until the issue actually comes off the presses. I hope that after a decade Mr. Betancourt is more professional with his publications, but one thing that bothers me is that he is not promoting the magazine; he isn't even offering advance sales. There isn't even any announcement that Weirdbook is forthcoming.

So...

How it now stands is I have signed a contract to allow my story to be published, but I still don't know if it will be. I will make another announcement when the issue is available for purchase.

But I wouldn't hold my breath.

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:iconshannonandklara:
Shannonandklara Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015
happy birthday XD
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TeamGirl-Differel Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
Thank you!
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jamesgunner123 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015
...happy birthday to you sir...=3
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:iconteamgirl-differel:
TeamGirl-Differel Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
Thank you!
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Shannonandklara Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014
merry christmas XD
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:iconteamgirl-differel:
TeamGirl-Differel Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
The Season's Greetings to you and yours!
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:iconshannonandklara:
Shannonandklara Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014
Happy birthday XD
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:iconteamgirl-differel:
TeamGirl-Differel Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Hey, thanks!

We'd've said something sooner, but I gave Eile her present last night, and boy! Was she grateful!!
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:iconshannonandklara:
Shannonandklara Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
hehehe I think its best if I don't know :P

and I just sent you an email.
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:iconteamgirl-differel:
TeamGirl-Differel Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
In reply to your email:

Sure! You can have a threesome with us anytime! You can also invite Shannon, too!
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m4kian Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist
Thanks for the fave:)
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:iconteamgirl-differel:
TeamGirl-Differel Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Yer welcome!
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neonpink98 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013
hello :)
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:iconkeithspangle:
Keithspangle Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving my work!:)
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TeamGirl-Differel Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Yer welcome!
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Sasazaki47 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ty
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:iconteamgirl-differel:
TeamGirl-Differel Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Yer welcome!
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:iconjamesgunner123:
jamesgunner123 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
...a very happy birthday to you sir....=3
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:iconteamgirl-differel:
TeamGirl-Differel Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Thank you! But actually, it's Eile's birthday. Kevin's won't be until the 27th.
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Huwman Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Professional
I appreciate the watch!
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