Replied to another ad today, requesting submission requirements for a new ezine called "Howl at the Moon".
Their reply looks just like what I got from "The Rag", as discussed in this previous thread.
Except -- they're charging $7, instead of $3.
But they're using the same kind of line:So they seem to be saying: A) Their costs of operation include a cost for looking at submissions that comes out to $7 per submission; and B) Instead of paying for their costs of operation through revenues from their customers (subscribers), like a normal business, they prefer to get money from the vendors who provide them with their stock (writers).Originally Posted by Howl at the Moon
Oddly enough, their Submission page gives the size limit for short stories as "15 pages", rather than a wordcount. (It also says, "Single or double spacing", which would make a difference of a couple hundred words per page, easy.)