Eric Binfet is hosting this Meetup to get the ball rolling. More details to follow!
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Hey guys, I started a thread on the main MinnSpec board where all of you can keep us updated on your project: http://www.meetup.com/MinnSpec/messages/boards/thread/39734032/#[masked]
1 · November 18, 2013
A lot of wonderful energy at the meeting. I'd suggest when the stories for the anthology are polished that each writer send their story to a few of the appropriate markets listed in Ralan: http://www.ralan.com/index.htm. Many of the magazines take email submissions and get back to authors very quickly--often with comments. If folks are interested in the anthology's commercial prospects it could be a good gauge.
5 · October 23, 2013
Big thanks for your input and support!
0 · October 23, 2013
Good idea, Terry. Thanks so much for attending and giving us your experienced thoughts.
Good turnout and great enthusiasm.
2 · October 23, 2013
Sorry I wasn't able to make it. I look forward to hearing the details and the next steps.
1 · October 23, 2013
Exciting meeting. Feeling jazzed.
I am very interested and I look forward to an update of the plans. I am home sick today and just not feeling up to going out tonight.
0 · October 22, 2013
Neither a big short story reader or writer, so I'll bow out of this one.
0 · October 21, 2013
Okay, so I'll be bringing everything I've researched about timelines and costs and whatnot, so make sure to have questions ready (or send me a message early so I can have answers right away) and we can see about getting this rolling. Also, if anyone knows a publishing group I should check into, let me know as well so we can see what options are available.
1 · October 10, 2013
I just saw a disussion on the MNSPEC log about a possible conflict with GPS. GPS is a non-profit group, and if we sell the book for profit, there may be a conflict. I don't know the relationship between MNSPEC and GPS, so I can't speak to this issue in any detail, but the people who did the two anthologies for MNSPEC seem to think it might be something to address. I attended a meeting with some of these people planning a third anthology. A member of GPS was there, and he thought it might be a concern.
0 · October 19, 2013
Bill, I don't think people need be concerned. I posted in the thread: http://www.meetup.com...]
Cool. You guys are going to be making your own anthology? Let us know how it goes!
We're just in the proposal stages, but it looks like there's a lot of interest.
0 · October 10, 2013
Janice. I just threw out some dollar figures and a way to fund an anthology in Michael's thread: http://www.meetup.com...]
1 · October 12, 2013
Thanks! I'll forward it to Eric Binfet who's leading the project.
0 · October 12, 2013
Hi guys. If you have any questions about how Northern Lights and Sky-Tinted Waters were put together, just ask.
2 · October 11, 2013
Thanks, Mike! Since we're just starting, we may have to take you up on that offer!
0 · October 11, 2013
This sounds interesting.... :D
2 · October 10, 2013
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