Story Excerpt Sunday: from Across the Spectrum, edited by Pati Nagle and Deborah J. Ross

Across the Spectrum Book View Cafe Fifth Anniversary Collection edited by Pati Nagle and Deborah J. Ross Perfect Stranger By Amy Sterling Casil Author’s Note: My son Anthony died in 2005. He was born with Down Syndrome. I began thinking … Continue reading


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.”

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