To Avoid Rejection, Take the Writer Out of the Story — Jane Friedman

I’m sharing this awesome post because it expresses, in a way I haven’t been able to, the magic of a story with the ability to transport me, the reader, into another realty. Forgetting I’m reading a book, instead living the story. I save my five star reviews for the story that will do this for me.

Today’s guest post is by editor and author Joe Ponepinto (@JoePonepinto).An admission: As I read my way through the submission queue for our literary journal, I often decide to decline a story well before its end.It’s not that the stories are always bad. Many times the premise is interesting, and the characters as well. It…

To Avoid Rejection, Take the Writer Out of the Story — Jane Friedman

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