Edited Collections/Anthologies

book-w-bookmarkReading through The Chronicle’s fora, I have seen much about how you shouldn’t edit anthologies.

This article is about an instructor who did it and for whom it worked out well, despite many difficulties. A positive thing about that article is that the author turned around a rejection. The work was rejected for a series, but the author asked for it as stand alone. That worked.

One thread actually said edited collections are a good thing. And I’m glad for that, since I’ve sent off to three or four this year. (I forget.) I really need to work on these more/better. I’m not sure what I should be doing with them, but I know I need better work.

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