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Jay Lake
Date: 2009-05-14 09:15
Subject: [links] Link salad heads down the rabbithole
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Why We Don't Accept Electronic SubmissionsF&SF

Why We Don't Accept Paper SubmissionsClarkesworld Magazine

MultitaskingArt writing guru James Gurney is at it again, with the story of a real character. Wow.

Beneath the footsteps of commasLanguage Log on Louis Aragon on literary style. A must read for writers and critics.

Milky Way Dwarf Galaxies Thwart Newtonian Gravity?In the continuing debate over the widely-accepted cold-dark-matter theory, a new study of the dwarf galazies surrounding the Milky Way has found that their arrangement appears to simultaneously require and refute the presence of dark matter. (Thanks to danjite .)

?otD: Visicol, Fleet or Go-Lytely?

Body movement: n/a (colonoscopy prep)
This morning's weigh-in: 212.2
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville, Engine Summer by John Crowley

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User: jimvanpelt
Date: 2009-05-14 17:21 (UTC)
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LOL on the juxtaposition of why we do/don't accept electronic/paper submissions.
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MG Ellington
User: xjenavivex
Date: 2009-05-14 19:28 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I love the opposing submission links. Thanks. I hope you are getting through the day with the least anxiety possible.
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User: chris_gerrib
Date: 2009-05-14 19:56 (UTC)
Subject: Submissions
The shorter version of each post:

"It's easier for me."

P. S. I hope all is going well.
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User: ericgregory
Date: 2009-05-14 22:13 (UTC)
Subject: Re: Submissions
Well, that's certainly the F&SF post. Clarkesworld makes three pretty strong pro-writer points, and writers usually aren't clamoring for a market to open hard-copy subs.
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jeffsoesbe: yeff yahoo avatar
User: jeffsoesbe
Date: 2009-05-14 20:27 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:yeff yahoo avatar
Go-Lytely, even though the name is a complete and utter misnomer.

I hope everything goes perfectly for you today, sir! Best wishes for a clean everything.

- yeff
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Laird  Barron
User: imago1
Date: 2009-05-15 01:12 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Ha, being "pro writer" doesn't have jack to do with paper v. e-subs.

Edited at 2009-05-15 01:21 am (UTC)
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