Is it worth it to submit to some place or other in the mere hopes of publication?
As the worms turned up from Helix: A Speculative Fiction Quarterly‘s recent wankery show, sometimes it is decidedly not.
Come with me as we explore a trail of
- racism, bigotry, and rejection letters;
- the acts of nonprofessional spewage from an editor of a Hugo-nominated semi-prozine;
- what happens when your contract with your publisher is not well-examined;
- and how to deal with the blatant wankery.