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Eight months since rebus submit; personal rejection today. Twice as many days as the word count in the rebus :shrug
#151 - May 05, 2017, 02:52 PM

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Sorry, James. I've sent many rebuses, and they've all been rejected. The HL rebus feature is a tough nut to crack, in my opinion! However, seems like 8 months meant they were considering it and a personal rejection is a good sign!
#152 - May 05, 2017, 04:18 PM
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Commiserating with you on the reject, James. I'm another one who hasn't cracked the HL rebus nut.

Best wishes to you on your next sub.
#153 - May 05, 2017, 06:55 PM

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Thanks for the tea and sympathy, Sara and Ev.  Second time sending a rebus--first was a decade ago. I find writing to 150-word length a bit like   :!
#154 - May 06, 2017, 08:51 PM

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Delighted to get an acceptance from Highlights last week while I was on vacation.  :running

It was for a puzzle I had subbed the last day of December.  An almost 6 months wait.
#155 - June 28, 2017, 02:03 PM

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Yay, Ev!
#156 - June 28, 2017, 02:04 PM
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Awesome, Ev! Congratulations!
#157 - June 28, 2017, 02:15 PM
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Congrats, Ev. Terrific news ::-)
#158 - June 28, 2017, 02:22 PM

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Hooray, Ev!!!  :stars3
#159 - June 28, 2017, 03:18 PM

Congratulations Ev!   Also like you e-zine about writing.
#160 - June 28, 2017, 03:50 PM

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Yay, Ev! Fantastic news to come home to!
#161 - June 28, 2017, 04:16 PM

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Always nice when a long wait is rewarded! I sent a poem on the last day of December. Hoping I have good news soon.



7.24.17  An acceptance!!  Yay!
#162 - June 28, 2017, 06:06 PM
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Thank you to all my magazine buddies!! :grouphug2  I'm sending good vibes for those of you who are still waiting to hear. Hope I'll get to celebrate with you.
#163 - June 28, 2017, 07:39 PM

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