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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?



5/14/2009
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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jimvanpelt
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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chris_gerrib
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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ericgregory
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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