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Old 05-05-2012, 07:28 PM   #3876
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34-day R from One Buck Horror. Seems their response times have been all over the place lately.
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Old 05-05-2012, 08:51 PM   #3877
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34-day R from One Buck Horror. Seems their response times have been all over the place lately.
Yup, 26-day form from OBH for me today as well.
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0-day personalish R from Camroc Press Review. Suggested that my work wasn't literary and it would fit better in a noir magazine.
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34-day R from One Buck Horror. Seems their response times have been all over the place lately.
Yeah, I had a 21-day.
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Old 05-06-2012, 05:14 PM   #3881
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Old 05-06-2012, 09:36 PM   #3882
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Old 05-06-2012, 09:58 PM   #3883
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Old 05-06-2012, 10:11 PM   #3884
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34-day from Glimmer Train. Wasn't expecting that one for at least another month and a half.
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Old 05-06-2012, 11:41 PM   #3885
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Geeze, that must be a record for Glimmer Train! Hopefully that means they're getting their slush in order. I did one of their pay-to-play contests, and they still took months to respond.
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Old 05-07-2012, 04:50 AM   #3886
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*smashes a cricket. You'll stop chirping now, won't you?

Sorry about all the Rs guys, especially those of you that submitted to OBH. I feel your pain.
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Old 05-07-2012, 06:23 AM   #3887
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21-day form R from Shimmer. WTF.
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Old 05-07-2012, 06:57 AM   #3888
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21-day form R from Shimmer. WTF.
Chin up. I imagine they've been swamped with submissions since they tripled their pay rate. Their response times have certainly lengthened considerably.

They've always struck me as having a pretty high prestige, and now that their pay matches that, I'm sure they're just trying to keep up with the increased flood of stories.
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It's not the wait that bugs me, but the fact that it's form, and they usually hand out personal R's. I figured I'd at least get one those.
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:32 AM   #3890
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It's not the wait that bugs me, but the fact that it's form, and they usually hand out personal R's. I figured I'd at least get one those.
Right, I thought the WTF regarded the form. And I think them being swamped is probably the reason for that as well. Probably lots of people are getting form Rs at the moment.
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:43 AM   #3891
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Hmm, well if they are, they're not reporting them on duo. It's mostly personals and a few acceptances.
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:46 AM   #3892
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Well, anyway, that's what I'll be telling myself if I get a form R for the story of mine they have. Only on day 8, though.
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I'm sure some more form rejections will pop up on duotrope. I'll bet O'Dandelo is right. Bummer, though. Sorry about that.

Form R from Strange Horizons on Dreameater. Augh! Well, I've run through the pro markets for that one. I usually trunk at this point, but I really really like this story. I just sent out a query to Midnight Echo, so I'll see what happens with that. Thanks for the market suggestion, Marzioli!
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You're welcome! Hope it works out! I'm out at 11 days there myself.
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Hmm, well if they are, they're not reporting them on duo. It's mostly personals and a few acceptances.
FWIW another form R just popped up on Duo.

I wonder if how personal the Rs are is individual by first reader? I know I've gotten 50% personal and 50% form in the past.
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FWIW another form R just popped up on Duo.

I wonder if how personal the Rs are is individual by first reader? I know I've gotten 50% personal and 50% form in the past.
Goodie, I'm not alone!

My R was signed by editor, Keffy Kehrli. Dunno if their editors partake in first readings as well. Maybe they were picking up the slack.
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My R was signed by editor, Keffy Kehrli. Dunno if their editors partake in first readings as well. Maybe they were picking up the slack.
The two form Rs I received from Shimmer were both from other members of the staff.
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I'm out at Shimmer at 14 days. I guess I'll know not to count on a personal.:/
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There was a 7-day R today, so chances are somebody already likes it. Although their overall response times have been quite a bit longer as of late.
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