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Re: What is GUNS & DRAGONS?
« Reply #15 on: March 16, 2016, 05:21:57 AM »
If Trump can win the nominee, I can sure as hell beat those other 1700 folks and claim all three spots! Hoping the window is open over the summer so I'll actually have time to write something. Not like I don't have a Doc prequel set up or anything...
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Re: What is GUNS & DRAGONS?
« Reply #16 on: March 16, 2016, 05:44:27 AM »
Oh, and how gun like must the gun be? Must it be a barrel with a trigger and some form of propulsion for a projectile? Must it use gunpowder and bullets? Or can it fire, for example, a moon? Would that be too cannon like? I have an idea but it involves a verry large projectile...
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Re: What is GUNS & DRAGONS?
« Reply #17 on: March 18, 2016, 12:22:26 PM »
"That's no moon! It's a--" Splat!

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Re: What is GUNS & DRAGONS?
« Reply #18 on: May 19, 2016, 03:19:04 PM »
so.  um.  any news on this whole guns and dragons thing?

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Re: What is GUNS & DRAGONS?
« Reply #19 on: May 19, 2016, 04:00:43 PM »
The next century, being optimistic this is overlord only kidding hopefully it be soon.
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Re: What is GUNS & DRAGONS?
« Reply #20 on: May 19, 2016, 08:42:18 PM »
When I spoke to Marc last month this is next on his list bear in mind the enormous number of words to be read by very few people. I wasn't around for the last anthology but believe that was late by years. I have no idea of the number of submissions but would be surprised if it was greater than last time.

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Re: What is GUNS & DRAGONS?
« Reply #21 on: May 19, 2016, 08:50:25 PM »
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I think what m3m was asking was about the submission process - it hasn't happened yet, right? I think Marc only talked with known authors for stories, but he did say there was going to be a competition for unpublished writers, which interested the people here from the forums

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GUNS & DRAGONS is an anthology that will bring together twenty SFF tales. Seventeen stories will be written by some of the world’s most renowned authors and three will come from a writing competition to discover new talent.

There will be a contest with a submission form on the main site. The form will accept .doc, .rtf, etc.

2 months later, here we are, and writers are getting itchy fingers ;D
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Re: What is GUNS & DRAGONS?
« Reply #22 on: May 20, 2016, 01:52:58 AM »
Gosh, you guys are worse than people still waiting on Winds of Winter! Show some patience! :P

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Re: What is GUNS & DRAGONS?
« Reply #23 on: June 09, 2016, 08:53:54 PM »
Hey guys! Quick update.

The update is: we don't have an update.

Marc had some real life emergencies come up and we've put the anthology on hold until he's ready to work on it again. It is still a thing! But we don't have a working timeline at the moment.

Trust me we are both 100% into making this happen, but unfortunately real life trumps fantasy life.

Promise I will update you again as soon as we pick it back up again!

Thanks for being patient! :)

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Re: What is GUNS & DRAGONS?
« Reply #24 on: June 09, 2016, 09:02:37 PM »
Thanks for the update, much appreciated!


Good to hear that we might have time to get our story sorted out after all. Might be worth trying to find someone to check out the part we've written so far...  :o
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Re: What is GUNS & DRAGONS?
« Reply #25 on: June 09, 2016, 09:48:32 PM »
yay!  even an update to say there's no update is way appreciated!

thanks!

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Re: What is GUNS & DRAGONS?
« Reply #26 on: July 03, 2016, 09:00:18 PM »
whoa!  look what i found today while doing some random googling!

https://fantasyfactionpublishing.com/

anthology contest stuff!

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Re: What is GUNS & DRAGONS?
« Reply #27 on: July 03, 2016, 09:04:00 PM »
That's cool.

I should probably write my story for this!

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Re: What is GUNS & DRAGONS?
« Reply #28 on: July 03, 2016, 09:19:16 PM »
Great find!  :o
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Re: What is GUNS & DRAGONS?
« Reply #29 on: July 03, 2016, 09:30:01 PM »
Marc might have forgotten to update it, based on everything that was going on in his life, because the contest page still says:

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Contest submissions will open toward the end of April 2016 and remain open until one month later. Any story sent before submissions open or after submissions close will be discarded.

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