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Re: Getting Published
« Reply #15 on: May 27, 2004, 06:16:39 PM »
Congrats!

Though that means the writers just lost their lead in board attendance....

(TWG professional writers: 2  TWG professional editors: 2.   Someone else get published so we can show those snooty editors what for. ;))
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Re: Getting Published
« Reply #16 on: May 27, 2004, 06:46:59 PM »
Fell's job description is Senior Writer.  Sure, he's not published, but, technically he's a professional writer.

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Re: Getting Published
« Reply #17 on: May 27, 2004, 06:47:59 PM »
Technically, one of the editors *is* a published writer, just not of books or fiction. Whaddaya make of that?

(I've worked for magazines and newspapers, remember?)

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Re: Getting Published
« Reply #18 on: May 27, 2004, 08:29:49 PM »
Well, technically, I got a poem published in my school yearbook, but didn't get paid or anything.
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Re: Getting Published
« Reply #19 on: May 27, 2004, 08:45:05 PM »
Hey, I've graduated and I'm working as an editor...don't I count as a professional editor now? ;)
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Re: Getting Published
« Reply #20 on: May 27, 2004, 09:32:07 PM »
well, I've been paid for writing that got published before, just not currently. so add one to "writer" i guess.

However, I've also been paid for editing other people's stuff, during the same era, so i guess i count for both if I count at all.

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Re: Getting Published
« Reply #21 on: May 27, 2004, 10:42:05 PM »
I wasn't aware we were keeping score!
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Re: Getting Published
« Reply #22 on: May 27, 2004, 11:04:49 PM »
Professional writers:5

Professional Editors:4

Entropy: 1

I win.
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Re: Getting Published
« Reply #23 on: May 28, 2004, 12:43:14 AM »
Well, you win at losing at least.
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Re: Getting Published
« Reply #24 on: May 28, 2004, 04:19:35 PM »
Now, now.  "Professional" in my definition implies "Receiving a significant portion of your income from this activity."

I think Fell counts, and Brenna's freelance right now, but she's earning a good amount (at least, if what her husband told me is true.)  Stacer, you're not a professional writer right now--you jumped the fence and betrayed us!   ;)

So, that makes the count...

Professional Writers: 3
Professional Editors: 3
Entropy: 1

Hum.  Yeah, I think Entropy does win....
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Re: Getting Published
« Reply #25 on: May 28, 2004, 04:25:39 PM »
Yes, but how many of them have cool websites?  Not even Entropy has that (though he should).
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Re: Getting Published
« Reply #26 on: May 28, 2004, 04:40:36 PM »
so CURRENT significant income?
Darn. Because I was making a couple thousand a month when I was writing.

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Re: Getting Published
« Reply #27 on: May 28, 2004, 04:44:45 PM »
That means you're retired, SE!  How does it feel?
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Re: Getting Published
« Reply #28 on: May 28, 2004, 05:19:10 PM »
surprisingly inglorious and poor.

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Re: Getting Published
« Reply #29 on: June 01, 2004, 12:34:40 AM »
So, out of curiosity (because I've forgotten), what exactly do you edit, Stacer?  Is it YA/children's fiction?  I can't remember for some reason.
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