Daily Archives: October 14, 2013

Assumptions

I talk a lot about examining assumptions–about questioning dearly held beliefs and common truth(isms), and about learning to see the world through a different and sometimes much more accurate or perceptive lens. This principle works for everything from training animals … Continue reading

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Editor Interview: Deborah J. Ross

“I first started thinking about editing during the years when I’d visit Marion Zimmer Bradley on a regular basis. I helped read slush for her magazine (MZB’s Fantasy Magazine) and we’d talk. I got a “behind the scenes” look at what she looked for and why, and how she handled rejection letters. She taught me that the work of an editor isn’t mysterious, in part because her own tastes were so definite. A story could be perfectly good but not suit the anthology or magazine she was reading for, or might do both but not “catch fire” for her.” Continue reading

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