Monday, November 10, 2008

Final Table of Contents

Congratulations to those who will be in the upcoming anthology from Permuted Press, The World Is Dead:

Bobbie Metevier, "The Loneliest Man in the World"
William Bolen, "December Warming"
Gustavo Bondoni, "Bridge over the Cunene"
Jennifer Brozek, "A Bite to Remember"
William Carl, "Genuflect"
Peter Clines, "Dead Men Can't Complain"
Kris Dikeman, "What Comes After"
Walter Jarvis, "The Office Party"
Kyle Johnson, "The New Dumb"
Carole Lanham, "The Blue Word"
Dave Macpherson, "Gather Round, Gather Round"
Ralph Robert Moore, "Fleeing, on a Bicylce with Your Father, from the Living Dead"
Christine Morgan, "Cured Meat"
Mark Onspaugh, "The Song of Absent Birds"
David Pinnt, "Working Man's Burden"

They will join three invited contributors: Jack Ketchum, Dave Wellington, and Gary Braunbeck.

Someone asked earlier, on the subject of the avalanche of submissions that came in on the last day (August 31): did late or early submissions have a higher or lower rate of acceptance? So I compiled the data:

Of the 15 accepted stories,

2 received on August 1
2 received on August 2
1 received on August 4
1 received on August 10
1 received on August 15
1 received on August 17
1 received on August 24
1 received on August 30
5 received on August 31

8 Comments:

Blogger Douglas F. Warrick said...

Yay Kyle! Woo! First story sold! He's in the big leagues!

1:57 PM  
Blogger Todd said...

Congratulations to all who were accepted! Quick question, Kim. i wasn't in the finalists but I also never received any type of rejection letter. I realize its too late now, but did you actually receive my story? It was called Books of the Dead and dealt with a cult that worshiped zombies as God's chosen warriors . . . .

2:45 PM  
Blogger Bobbie Metevier said...

It's official, I have moved in!

3:38 PM  
Blogger KPaffenroth said...

I'm sorry, that doesn't sound familiar. I said a couple times that people who hadn't heard from me should check, with the date they sent the original.

4:06 PM  
Blogger Kyle said...

Aw, that Doug. Ain't he just a sweetheart.

6:42 PM  
Blogger KPaffenroth said...

Like a little blonde Wolverine!

7:43 PM  
Blogger Sabledrake said...

So pleased, and what a treat to be amongst such august company! Thanks, Doc!

2:33 AM  
Blogger Sabledrake said...

Hey Doc! Not exactly a related note but one of my art-chick friends did a sketch from "The Barrow Maid"

http://artchicks.org/originalcin/artwork/miscfan/barrowmaid.jpg

Thought you might like to see it :)

2:23 AM  

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