Submissions suck.

The text below is an editorial from my good friend and fellow writer at Beautiful Losers Magazine. He talks about how the magazine has been for the first few years of our life and how we’ve decided to go moving forward. I hope you enjoy reading it and are also on board with us for this new direction.


Yeah, you read that right. Submissions suck.

Wait, aren’t you a literary magazine of sorts?

Yes. Yes we are, and we’re also writers.

So wait, how the hell are you going to publish anything if people can’t submit?

The world is full of talented people. We’ve tried the old ways – basically sitting on a pile of all-the-same-emails, looking for that diamond in the rough. Hey, don’t get us wrong – we’ve met some incredible people out there. But the thing is, there’s only so much time. And we tried a lot of things to skim out bad submissions, but since we were committed to read everything, the time to actually work with talented people was wasted away.

Read the Rest: Submissions suck.

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