Sat 11:00 AM in Plaza III (Three) (1 hour)
DO YOU WRITE WITH A READER IN MIND?
[Panelists: Oz Drummond (mod), Gary Frank, Linda Bushyager, Gordon
Linzner, Alyce Wilson, Larry Hodges]
Is an awareness of the reader actually part of the creative process? Or
does a writer seek out an audience later?
Sun 3:00 PM in Plaza II (Two) (1 hour)
IT CAME FROM THE SLUSH PILE
[Panelists: Hildy Silverman (mod), John Gregory Betancourt, Alyce
Wilson, Neil Clarke, Brian Koscienski]
Killer toilets. Vengeful roadkill. What stories keep getting
submitted to editors? Are there any hot new trends hiding in the
And now, the polls:
Do you write with a reader in mind?
What's the worst mistake writers make in their submissions?
In addition, I'd appreciate it if editors would share their stories of some of the worst submissions they've received. Leave those in the comments or, if you prefer, send them in a private message.