July 29th, 2004

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In Which I Think Out Loud: Part 1

I have no idea how many people here want to write, and I'm certain that most people who already write are familiar with much of what I'm going to say, but I'd like to say it anyway, so a possible boredom alert has now been issued, and I'll rap the knuckles of anyone who complains. Or snores. You could have left.

Something janni said got me thinking, which is why I started this. And, as it's long, it's multi-part, which will, I'm certain, surprise no one <wry g>.

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In Which I Muse Out Loud: Part 2

The submission criterion has changed in many ways since the time I submitted my first novel. I don't believe that Del Rey now accepts unsolicited submissions, for one. When I submitted my novel, length was an issue. In the intervening years, for a while, it was vastly less of an issue -- and now it's an issue again, with a vengeance.

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