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Just received a rejection for a literary flash piece with editorial comments on the story (with which I agree) and a lot of praise for the quality of writing (which was nice) from not one but from four editors. Together, their critiques are nearly as long as the story I submitted!

Is this sort of thing common with them?
It was as unexpected as it was appreciated.

Respectfully,
Dr. Bob

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I think that is the one that I received one comment from each editor. All were short and none were as nice as the one you got.
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In the end, LD, we're both rejectees. >smile<

Respectfully,
Dr. Bob

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I had a straight reject from them. - Two personal feedbacks.
Next sub made it to 2nd round - Four personal feedbacks.

Seems they have two at each level and they make comments as they read.

They are a great place to send to if you don't mind not really getting paid.
My latest said they are really swamped in the slush room...

Axe

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Every time I've submitted there, I've received feedback from at least two readers. The best one was when the slush readers essentially said, "This is good but I don't think our readers will get it." And the acquiring editor came back with, "Our readers aren't stupid. We're going to publish it." It was like eavesdropping on someone's conversation. [Smile]
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True Dr. Bob but you at least got a bit of a consolation prize.

But if they are still open I think I will send them another story. If I can get myself to remember... sending in stories is on my list of things to catch up on since Nov.

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