15 August 2010

Turning the tables

devyani borade - verbolatry - turning the tables - writing worldSubmission Guidelines, Contributor Guidelines, Writer Guidelines or just Guidelines - every magazine has a set of regulations according to which they like to receive material for publication. Deviate from these holy decrees and there is sure to be a "Sorry, but your article does not suit our present needs" response waiting for you in the post. Some rules are easy to understand, others are complicated to follow, but all are non-negotiable. The only thing that is certain if they are not adhered to, is rejection.

Wouldn't it be nice if writers could get back at the editors of these magazines...

Read the full article in the August 2010 issue of Writing World


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Words from the Wise

"I like the work (it’s an intriguing concept and table-turner)"
Zachary Petit
Assistant Editor
Writer's Digest

"This definitely made me chuckle!"
Moira Allen
Writing World

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