1 February 2013

When publication goes bad

When an email message popped into my Inbox with the promising subject line of “Your submission has been accepted”, I clicked on it immediately, eager to devour the details. The first thing I saw was, “We loved your story!” Delighted, I read on. “We definately would like to publish this peace. Please find attached teh contract and sign and return it at your earliest convinience.”

After getting over my dismay at the unpardonable spelling mistakes, I began to have serious doubts about whether I wanted to go ahead with this particular publication at all. If the editor couldn’t be bothered to run...

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