It seems like a good time for another story of an unexpected happening with a submission. This strange submission story may have felt like an April Fool's but it was no joke. Today's submission tale from an anonymous guest goes to show that editors are people too, and don't always remember things: I subbed a picture book manuscript to a small... Continue Reading →
The Longest Strange Submission Story Ever!
You've heard about strange submission stories I'm sure. Don't have one yet? The more you submit your work the more likely you are to get one of your own. The story we have today? Well, you'd have to be submitting for a long time to get something like this. Our anonymous guest decided to give... Continue Reading →
Things That Make You Go Hmm…
It's time to share another Strange Submission Story. This one definitely made our anonymous sharer go hmm.... Here's the scoop: Submitted a PB manuscript. Got a letter back from an editorial assistant saying that the story had her laughing all the way through, that she loved the characters and the situations I put them in,... Continue Reading →
Strange Submission Stories
Strange things can happen when you send your work out on submission. No, no, nothing scary (granted, submitting your work itself can be a bit frightening at times.) The kind of things I’m talking about are, well, the things that no one usually talks about. At least not online. Things that happen that don’t necessarily... Continue Reading →