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My First Sale!


I just got an email from Every Day Fiction, rejecting my 900-word short story, Sticks And Stones.   It stung (as all rejections should), but they offered some nice comments.  



About a minute later, I got another email from them, telling me they'd accepted my 100 word flash fiction, Wild West Justice.  My first ever cashy-money-type sale.  So, Yay me!    



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dferguson
Jun. 11th, 2009 07:46 pm (UTC)
You GO, boi!
jongibbs
Jun. 12th, 2009 09:53 am (UTC)
Thank you :)
marshallpayne1
Jun. 11th, 2009 07:47 pm (UTC)
Congrats, Jon! Cash-money is a good thing! :-)
jongibbs
Jun. 12th, 2009 09:53 am (UTC)
Thanks. I'll try not to spend it all at once :)
mongrelheart
Jun. 11th, 2009 07:48 pm (UTC)
Way to go!!!
jongibbs
Jun. 12th, 2009 09:54 am (UTC)
Thanks :)
plattcave
Jun. 11th, 2009 07:50 pm (UTC)
Yay you!
jongibbs
Jun. 12th, 2009 09:55 am (UTC)
Cheers! :)
calendula_witch
Jun. 11th, 2009 07:51 pm (UTC)
Woo hoo!!!
jongibbs
Jun. 12th, 2009 09:55 am (UTC)
My thoughts exactly :)
kmarkhoover
Jun. 11th, 2009 07:56 pm (UTC)
Woo hoo! Go, you!
jongibbs
Jun. 12th, 2009 09:56 am (UTC)
Thanks :)
mmerriam
Jun. 11th, 2009 08:00 pm (UTC)
congrats!
jongibbs
Jun. 12th, 2009 09:57 am (UTC)
Thanks, and I love that bouncing elephant :)
eclectic_writer
Jun. 11th, 2009 08:00 pm (UTC)
Woohoo, congrats!!! :D :D
bogwitch64
Jun. 11th, 2009 10:45 pm (UTC)
...I want that button. Hilarious!
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jongibbs
Jun. 12th, 2009 09:58 am (UTC)
Cheers! :)
bondo_ba
Jun. 11th, 2009 08:14 pm (UTC)
A truly important step. Hats off to you sir.

I will be looking forward to the story!
jongibbs
Jun. 12th, 2009 09:59 am (UTC)
Thank you. Now I've only got to sell another thousand or so, and I'll have caught up with you ;)
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karen_w_newton
Jun. 11th, 2009 08:18 pm (UTC)
Yay, yay! Good news is always welcome.
jongibbs
Jun. 12th, 2009 09:59 am (UTC)
Thanks :)
j_cheney
Jun. 11th, 2009 08:24 pm (UTC)
Congratulations!!
jongibbs
Jun. 12th, 2009 10:00 am (UTC)
Thank you :)
cathschaffstump
Jun. 11th, 2009 08:24 pm (UTC)
Good for you!

Catherine
jongibbs
Jun. 12th, 2009 10:00 am (UTC)
Thanks :)
xjenavivex
Jun. 11th, 2009 08:28 pm (UTC)
Congratulations!
jongibbs
Jun. 12th, 2009 10:09 am (UTC)
Thank you :)
brian_ohio
Jun. 11th, 2009 08:32 pm (UTC)
Nicely done! I'm glad the rejection came first... made the sale that much sweeter!
jongibbs
Jun. 12th, 2009 10:10 am (UTC)
Absolutely. Now I just have to hope my career hasn't peaked :)
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