justin_pilon (justin_pilon) wrote,
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My first submission blunder

I guess my attention to detail must be off, because I usually am pretty thorough at checking the submission guidelines, but I just sent a .doc to Shimmer. Whoops! They only take .rtf. They sent me a polite email asking me to resubmit in .rtf. Hope they won't hold it against me. What kind of submission blunders have you made? I still live in terror of sending a previously rejected story to a mag. And of course there is the issue of forgetting to attach all together. Haven't done that one yet, but I do it to my friends all the time, so I figure it's only a matter of time. For those of you editing, do these things usually tick you off?
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