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Good seats for Macbeth at the Popup Globe.
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This year's Event Horizon (the anthology of stories by authors eligible for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer) is just out, and you can get it free at the link below.

I haven't checked yet, but one of my stories should be in there. This is my second (and final) year of eligibility, and I'm not connected enough to actually get nominated, so no Campbell for me; but it is cool to be eligible.

Pick up the book and see what the neopro authors are up to these days.
Event Horizon 2018
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My story "Gatekeeper, What Toll?" is reprinted in this rather beautiful anthology, along with a number of other stories and poems by NZ speculative fiction writers. It's produced by SpecFicNZ, our local authors' group.

Just published today. I do have a link for review copies if anyone would be interested in reviewing it on Amazon, Goodreads, etc.
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Well, that's my 200th submission since 2012: a reprint to Cast of Wonders.

Forty different pieces, 200 submissions, 161 rejections, 20 acceptances, and I've made $1,621.41 USD. (I love The Submission Grinder and how it helps me keep track.)
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Now that Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores and Compelling Science Fiction are SFWA-qualifying markets, I believe (if I've interpreted the rules correctly) that I'm within one story sale of being eligible to be an Active Member, and have qualified to be an Associate Member. I've sold four stories to qualifying markets (two to Cosmic Roots, one to Compelling, and one to Daily Science Fiction), and the minimum for full membership is three sales, but I haven't quite reached the 10,000-word total that's also required; I'm at 8200.

I'm not actually going to join, since most of the member benefits are more applicable to Americans, and it's not worth $90 or $100 to me to get a vote in the Nebulas. But it's a yardstick of professional progress.
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I'm not "emerging" enough to enter this, but you might be.
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Pleased to get an acceptance today from the NZ anthology Korero Ahi Ka for my story "Gatekeeper, What Toll?" (originally published last year in Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores).

It's a piece in what I think of as my Zelaznian style, which sets out to imply a six-book epic fantasy series in a thousandth of the wordcount. I don't know if it succeeds at that, but judging from the very positive editor comments it clearly succeeds at something.
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Not published until February, and I don't know what they plan to ask for it, but this was really, really good, and I recommend it highly.
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Via +Charlie Kravetz. Do you want to venture a bit further beyond the usual paths in your spec-fic?
From 2016. "Dreams From Beyond is an anthology of Czech speculative fiction freely available in English, edited for Eurocon 2016 (November 4-6, Barcelona). The anthology is free to share for all readers interested in world speculative literature. Showcasing some of the best current Czech SF authors, Dreams From Beyond will take you from the stellar pastures of long-gone mythical creatures through warring future cities and strange alien worlds to the mysteries within ourselves.

Download as a pdf, mobi or epub (note: the mobi and epub files are zipped, simply because WordPress doesn’t allow upload of these formats directly)."
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