I can’t speak for every editor, but here are some tweets I made over the course of three nights drinking scotch and reading submissions. Most of these are of the “Do NOT” variety, but a few, at least, are of the “Yes, please” variety.
Taking charge from the outset sets an energy that everyone else can feed on. It makes for an environment in which people spend more time playing and less time discussing how to play.
Just finished pushing the last bits of this issue live (after Tara Laskowski, Beth Thomas, and the staff did all the heavy lifting). It’s a beauty. Please go read! cover art “Sparta, NJ” by David Ohlerking Issue Thirty-Three (October 2,… Read More »SmokeLong Quarterly Issue 33
Okay, onto the festival itself. Whew. It’s hard to imagine how 14/48 could have done more to have targeted my own personal desires better. Thursday night, 7:30, the participants gathered to drink, hear the rules, how things work, and select… Read More »The inspiration of festivals (Part 2)