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Nov 8, 2023Liked by Brian Reindel ๐Ÿ‘พโš”๏ธ

Brian, I'm truly honored and grateful to be included in this list. Simon, Bill, and Geoffrey are all incredible writers and have been extremely generous to me and so many others in my time on this platform. Maybe "it's a privilege simply to be nominated" is kind of a cliche, but it's a deeply true one. Thank you. โœจ

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We're glad you joined our merry band of fiction writers! It's been a joy to read your work and see how your readership grows and responds. You're making a big difference on Substack. ๐Ÿ‘

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Nov 8, 2023Liked by Brian Reindel ๐Ÿ‘พโš”๏ธ

I already subscribe to all the nominees, they're all great writers and community builders (like yourself, Brian) and I refuse to vote for just one of them!

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You're a rebel Johnathan! And I respect that. ๐Ÿ˜ I'm happy to hear you're already subscribed to them as getting more attention to all of these writers is my primary goal. ๐Ÿ‘

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Nov 9, 2023Liked by Brian Reindel ๐Ÿ‘พโš”๏ธ

May the written force be with you! ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Nov 8, 2023Liked by Brian Reindel ๐Ÿ‘พโš”๏ธ

I hope I can stick around on Substack to make the kind of impact the nominees make.

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Me, too, David!

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Nov 8, 2023Liked by Brian Reindel ๐Ÿ‘พโš”๏ธ

Really thrilled to be on this list. What a fabulous bunch of people to hang out with.

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For sure, Simon! It's amazing how much talent is in our community, and I count you among them!

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Nov 8, 2023Liked by Brian Reindel ๐Ÿ‘พโš”๏ธ

Hi Brian, Am I right in saying you can only vote for one nominee? Probably a daft question, but, if so, thatโ€™s going to be tricky ๐Ÿค”

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Not daft at all! Yes, only one vote can be cast. ๐Ÿ˜

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Nov 8, 2023Liked by Brian Reindel ๐Ÿ‘พโš”๏ธ

I'm honored to be nominated. Thank you.

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When I was writing your summary, I almost said you were a "senior" member of the community. ๐Ÿ˜ Whenever speculative fiction comes up, and people ask for recommendations, your name is typically at the top of the list. It has been for a long time in Substack years!

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Nov 9, 2023Liked by Brian Reindel ๐Ÿ‘พโš”๏ธ

One reason I feel like I've been on Substack forever is that there's no writing and publishing place I'd rather be.

Thank you, Brian.

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