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by cmmg
Thu May 24, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Five Minute Rant
Replies: 1170
Views: 220523

Re: Five Minute Rant

The only problem is when you get something that's somehow neither of the tiered response :/. Also, doesn't he always include "I hope you'll consider submitting to us again" even for Tier 1 when he doesn't really mean it?

Alas, probably best not to think about it too much.
by cmmg
Sun Mar 18, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: The line between Form and Personal Rejection
Replies: 2
Views: 281

The line between Form and Personal Rejection

Not sure if this is obvious, but I'm not 100% sure what counts as a personal rejection. I'm a little new submission, but the general consensus seems to be if an editor took the time to send you something personal about your story, then they enjoyed at least part of your story/personal rejections are...
by cmmg
Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Plot and Structure and... oh my gosh, help
Replies: 9
Views: 2059

Re: Plot and Structure and... oh my gosh, help

I think in general, the thing about three act structure or any plot archetype is that they exist for a reason, because they work for a reason, not because they are this magical things everyone has to or should follow. It has nothing really to do with being "commercial" but often has to the...

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