Acceptances and Beyond

by Tom Howard There’s nothing more exciting than digging through form letter rejects and finding one that says, “We love your story and would like to publish it.  Contract forthcoming.”  Some assign you an editor right away, some don’t touch the story after they’ve bought it.  There are probably as many different types of acceptances … Continue reading Acceptances and Beyond

Kind Editors?!?

Ahhhh, editors. Writers, love to hate on them when the rejections come in. If you're like me, you also like to secretly pass judgment on their selections. Your inner critic flicks on the hyper-drive and reading those stories that were granted the ever elusive gift of publication becomes less pleasureable and more cathartic. You know … Continue reading Kind Editors?!?