Tired of hearing all about litmag editors’ submission peeves? Maybe you’ll find comfort in Anthony Martin’s brief list of no-no’s from the submitter’s perspective.”
John Vanderslice explains his decision to hire a publicist to help promote his forthcoming story collection (and shares some of the results to date).
“My rule of thumb is that a short story of 3,000 words should be rewritten down to 2,500.” This and other nuggets in “How Stephen King Teaches Writing.”
Whatever your day job may be, read this before you quit it to “be a writer.” Especially (but, again, not only) if you’re an academic.
And speaking of day jobs (and academics), here’s another must-read: Cathy Day on “making sense of creative writing’s job problem.”
Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to enjoy over the weekend.
Have a wonderful weekend, everyone.