Submissions and Rejections
Issue # 18
Welcome to the final issue of
really be that late in the year, can it? Once again I find myself amazed to
realize how fast the year has passed. Another six issues (18 in all)
have seen publication. It's been a very good run for the last three
issue we are looking at what might possibly be the hardest part of being a
writer -- submitting material to editors, and accepting that most often
that will lead to rejections.
I think, perhaps, everyone went a
little crazy in the last couple months. I've never had so many fun, and funny,
articles turn up in one batch, from Holly's
workshop to Valerie Comer's Character
Driven Plotting, and Chelley Park's
Anatomy of a Critique. I hope that you get as much enjoyment out
of them as I have. This is the
NaNoWriMo issue as well, with a few little bits and pieces for those
of us who are crazy enough to leap into the morass.
has, I think, proven itself in the field. It is taken seriously as a
good resource for writers. So it's time that writers submitting to
it get a little bit back as well. Starting with the next issue we
will pay one half cent per word for articles. That isn't a lot of
money, and it is an experiment. We might not continue for long.
But check out
Upcoming Changes for Vision.
forward to another year of Vision.
We have a tentative
theme schedule for 2004!
January/February -- Favorite Genres
March/April -- Writing Novels
May/June -- Writing Shorter Fiction
July/August -- The Fine Points of
September/October -- Essentials of
November/December -- Toys for Writers
These are not entirely 'set' as of yet, so
watch the next issue for more information and details on what each
theme will include. But also remember that we are always
looking for writing-related articles of any type!
out our Guidelines for more information --
and remember that we're always looking for articles that are writing
related in anyway. The themes are only part of each issue!)