Pump the brakes and learn why writers should let a story “rest” before submitting.
Learn how The Dread Machine’s managing editor, Tim Burkhardt, reads and evaluates incoming submissions.
Learn how the executive editor of The Dread Machine, Tina Alberino (also known as Alin Walker) evaluates submissions.
If you are the kind of writer who scoffs at the idea of sensitivity readers or content/trigger warnings, you’re exactly who we’re addressing here.
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