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genevive42
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This intro took 2nd in the recent SF intro challenge run by axeminister.

Until They Come is about two mechanicals on an orbital platform waiting for humans to return to repair the Earth. It is loosely inspired by Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett.

This was one of the rewrites I was working on. The story grew from 1400 to 2100 words, and I think it's much stronger for the editor's suggestions.

I am thrilled to finally get my first pro sale - also SFWA qualifying. I've been doing the tango with this milestone for awhile. Feels. Really. Good.

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The story is now live:

http://aescifi.ca/index.php/fiction/35-short-stories/1358-until-they-come

[ August 27, 2012, 02:45 AM: Message edited by: genevive42 ]

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Congratulations!!!
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Congratulations, Trina! It's well-deserved.
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Congratulations! That's wonderful!
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The simple matter of time was the only thing holding you back from your first pro sale.
Time, is all that's left between you and a writing career.
Mark my confusing words folks...

Axe

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Mazel Tov!
Go Canada!

Dr. Bob

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Way to go!!
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Congrats, that's got to be a thrill!
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Awesome!!! [Smile]

Congrats!

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Congrats TRina
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Thanks everyone!
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You did it Trina. Woohoo!
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Congrats!
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Congratulations Trina!
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For those curious how that intro actually panned out, the story is now live: http://aescifi.ca/index.php/fiction/35-short-stories/1358-until-they-come
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Good story and not something I'm able to write. My congratulations, genevive.
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I love that you have art!
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Very awesome! And neat art to go with it. How cool.
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