Simultaneous submission restrictions may be my least favorite aspect of the traditional writing process. Few steps embody the “submission" bit of writing more than meekly acceding to the arbitrary whims of particular markets.
OMG, did I just say arbitrary whims?
You bet yer sweet bippy I did.
The restrictions against simultaneous subs have little to do with fairness or efficiency and everything to do with the convenience of the market considering a story. By prohibiting simultaneous submissions, the magazine editorsRead More