Posts Tagged Publication submission

You Stink!

What the editors wrote: Dear Susie WriterPerson: Thank you for submitting your short story, “Whatever” to Big Fancy Literary Review. We appreciate the opportunity to read it. Unfortunately, the piece is not for us. Good luck placing it elsewhere. Best Regards, The Editors What the writer reads: Dear Sucky WriterPerson: Thanks for submitting your crappy […]

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Submitting Work Is Like Dating

When I first started dating, I was just happy to have a boyfriend.  My standards were low (even if the guys were truly nice, cute, etc.).  I looked for a nice smile and answers to questions about what he liked to drink (preferably something alcoholic).  These early relationships didn’t last.  The issue wasn’t that the […]

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