Getting editors to accept your story - advice from Marion Zimmer Bradley

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Getting editors to accept your story - advice from Marion Zimmer Bradley

Postby Chris533 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:38 am

Here's some great advice from Marion Zimmer Bradley on what editors are looking for.

I love the repeated: EDITORS DO NOT BUY STORIES BECAUSE THEY ARE WELL WRITTEN

http://mzbworks.com/why.htm
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Re: Getting editors to accept your story - advice from Marion Zimmer Bradley

Postby RSchibler » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:09 pm

Great read. Thanks for sharing. Now if only I could identify which of those eight I’m failing on so I can work to improve that specifically!
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Re: Getting editors to accept your story - advice from Marion Zimmer Bradley

Postby Dustin Adams » Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:36 am

This article makes me want to submit again.
I take rejections pretty hard, (read: personally) which I know six ways from Sunday that I'm not supposed to do, but I do anyway.
But reading this helps.
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Re: Getting editors to accept your story - advice from Marion Zimmer Bradley

Postby ellisael » Thu Nov 05, 2020 1:23 am

Hi, does anyone have specific suggestions for submitting poetry manuscripts?


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