...the bar to impress us is much higher than a casual reader who might only pick up a book if it becomes as big as Twilight or Harry Potter. When an editor sees a manuscript in the slush pile, we are not looking to be entertained. We are looking for a reason to reject.
Some news for you fine readers, recently I had some luck with writing but not with my own. The awesome folks over at PodCastle decided to take me on as one of their Associate Editors. Though Associate Editor sounds cool, I am really just a Slush Reader. In addition, I've decide to start a podcast called the Slush … Continue reading The Submission Process (From a Slush Reader)