What I learned from reading slush

about how to get past a slush reader.

I hate the word ought, and I hate blanket imperatives. For that reason, I am not about to say that every aspiring writer really ought to spend a year reading slush.

But I will say that I learned an awful lot from my stints as a slush reader back in the day, and I believe that other aspiring writers can learn by reading slush. For one thing, it will show…

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