academic writing and editing / anthologies / non-fiction writing and editing

Essay Tips from an Editor

This editor’s response is to a young man who is planning to submit his essay to an anthology and wants some feedback: ***** Thank you for your thoughtful essay. You are obviously a young man with high ideals, and I applaud you for that. I enjoyed reading your essay, and have attached my edit, including … Continue reading

anthologies / editing / publishing / traditional publishing

An Editor’s Tips on Following the Publisher’s Rules

Today’s “response from an editor” went to a writer who was submitting a story to an anthology. The story length requirement was very clear: the story had to be a maximum of 5 double-spaced pages, in Microsoft Word, and with a Times New Roman 12 font. The story had been returned to the writer with … Continue reading