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#SaysTheEditor You Might be Wanting the Wrong Thing

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

I see this one from time to time, and after thinking about it, I think it’s a misguided desire. Now, this obviously isn’t something that comes direct to my inbox from a potential client. Nope, those folks (you guys!) are savvier about what they want, and are usually coming to me via a referral, or […]

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#SaysTheEditor Time to Celebrate!

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

Nope, we’re not celebrating me, although of course I’m WORTH celebrating, and you all should celebrate me (and refer your friends and yourselves to me. Have I mentioned I’m hankering for a really good erotic romance author right now? I am. Totally. Preferably someone prolific, but keep reading to see why). I got word the […]

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#SaystheEditor You Deserve Better Than This

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

I woke up the other morning with my good eye swollen shut and an unsolicited e-mail in my inbox. A so-called publisher was looking for editors. The scope of the work was unclear, there was no pay rate given, there were errors in the body of the e-mail — we editors may be important in […]

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#SaystheEditor How You Present Yourself Matters

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

Hope you guys are glad I’m back, even if it’s only temporary. So here’s the deal. A couple weeks ago, I saw on Facebook an appeal from an author for reviewers. Not a bad place to look for reviewers. Except… Well, you KNEW there would be an except. Admit it. And this one, well, it’s […]

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Through the Window #atozchallenge

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

Quite possibly, the only Hanukkah song I’ve ever liked is the one that begins, In my window where you can see the glow From my menorah, on newly fallen snow Menorahs have nothing to do with this post. Windows, however, do. And that’s because I want you to stop and think about windows. About how […]

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