aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,
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What does an editor mean when she says “it’s not right for our list”?

I love the “Editorial Anonymous” blog. One of my favorite posts was on “the magic decoder ring of editor speak.”

Here are some examples:
Nicely written but ultimately unsatisfying (plotless)
Underdeveloped characters (totally stock)
Nice sense of place (is this about anything?)
Not enough tension (mind-numbingly slow)
Feels familiar (not another)

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