Posts Tagged: slush pile
Want to get out of the slush pile and onto the pages of your favorite publications?
One of the wisest bits comes from her own editor, who says, “Remember that the person on the other end is, after all is said and done, just a reader.”...more
“Here’s the thing though–whatever your experience with the slushpile, it is not the enemy. Writers are not the enemy. They can be frustrating but we should not be fighting them or trying to keep them away like some kind of contagion....more
I feel bad for most writers who want to get published or make money from their writing, including myself.
But I never feel that bad — after all, writing is a privilege that not everybody can do, or even should do....more
On Friday, The Wall Street Journal published an article by Katherine Rosman lamenting the end of the slush pile. Choosing what to publish is now just as much about marketing, she says, as it is about discovering new writers.
“A primary aim of the slush pile used to be to discover unpublished voices....more