Posts made in September, 2011

Messy Desk Report for September

After an epic cleaning session last month, things were pretty rough for a while. And by rough, I mean tidy on the desk. But now the iPad is back on my desk, to play Pandora. The new webapp is cool, but it uses so much memory over time that it chokes my system.…

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SMF as IQ test

One thing I’ve picked up from acquiring editors and slush readers is that some view Standard Manuscript Format as a kind of IQ test. If a potential author can’t even follow simple, straightforward instructions, it’s easy and justified to simply toss out that submission and move on to the next.…

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Micah Joel

Purveyor of things geeky