Angry Robot 2020 Open Door

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Editing for authors: because every writer needs a good editor.

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Are these guys legit? I don't know that much about the publishing industry so i am wondering if i should send in my manuscript.
 

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Yes, they are legitimate. They are on the 'good' list.
 

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Ooh, though I would love to submit to them, I don't have anything that hits 60k words at this point. Maybe if my idea for a galactic pirates was finished, I'd do it, but not atm. I'll root for ya'll though.
 

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I could submit my YA/NA Sci Fi, but it would only be practice for a rejection letter. They specifically don't want the genre I'm writing in.
 

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Are these guys legit? I don't know that much about the publishing industry so i am wondering if i should send in my manuscript.

Very much so. Respected pro publisher with wide distribution. My crit pal is with them. This is a significant opportunity.
 

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Very much so. Respected pro publisher with wide distribution. My crit pal is with them. This is a significant opportunity.


My trouble is i don't have anything even close to 60,000 words that I feel confident enough to submit.
 

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Thank you for posting this. I'm querying agents now with a recently completed 96K scifi...I think I will do this too!
 

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I made the submission window just under the wire! I missed the 2017 open door, but have followed other open door discussions on AW and they can, indeed, be fun, even for those (majority) who are not selected!
 

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I notice that there is a lot less interest/activity/commisseration/obsessing about this open door than some in the past. Has anyone gotten an invite? Is anyone enjoying the wait in silence?
 

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Waiting in silence. Sweet, sweet silence.
I don't remember how long it was before people started hearing back last time.
 

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I'm also waiting, but the last one was a no response means no, so there's a lot less tracking that can be done from the outside. And publishing is very slow.

Finger's crossed!
 

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Well, good luck to all who are waiting. If any of you get an invite for a closer look at your work, please feel free to share the good news!
 

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I got a request for the full manuscript yesterday! I sent it last night. Now to wait some more...!
 

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Thanks everybody! I keep wanting to check my email even though it's only been a few days! Just have to surrender to the wait now.
 

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