Why it’s hard to make the grade in publishing

Writing for publication is not like writing for your creative writing class. There are no grades on your assignments; truthfully there are rarely assignments at all, and you’ll be lucky if you ever actually lay eyes on the prof or receive a rubric of any sort. And the whole thing is pass/fail. At first glance, it’s the easiest class ever.

Here’s the problem: the only passing grade is an “A”.

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3 Comments on “Why it’s hard to make the grade in publishing”

  1. Shoqua Says:

    Incredibly true and yet utterly terrifying.

  2. Bob Sanchez Says:

    I love that line, “The only passing grade is an A.” To that may I add that there is no grade inflation.

    Bob Sanchez
    http://bobsanchez1/blogspot.com
    http://tinyurl.com/gettinglucky


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