Saturday, March 31, 2012

Some News

1. Pulp Modern has been nominated for a Spinetingler Award! Please visit and vote.

2. Pulp Modern is temporarily closed to submissions.  Look for the door to open again around August of this year.

ALSO:

Lately I've noticed a trend where I pass on a story and the author writes back to tell me he or she wants to remove his or her story from consideration.  Any other editors out there experienced this?  Just wondering.

3 comments:

  1. Do they backdate the email, so they are dumping you first?

    Weird. Unless I get an insulting rejection, I always respond with a thank you, for the editor's time. Publication is about placement. Finding the venue that fits your story. But some writers still take it personally...

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  2. They're not even clever enough to backdate the email. One person sent me the same story after I passed on it. When I forwarded this person the email with the "rejection" notice in it, this person wrote back, "Thanks. Hope you enjoy the story"!

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