12.38: What Do Editors Really Want, with Toni Weisskopf and Cat Rambo

Your Hosts: Dan and Howard

Toni Weisskopf and Cat Rambo joined Dan and Howard to discuss what it is that editors “really want.”

Question To Help You Decide Whether Or Not To Send Your Editor Bad News: “Will this news get better if I wait?”

Credits: this episode was recorded at GenCon Indy 2016, and mastered by Alex Jackson


Do something completely new. Write by hand, or outdoors. Also, listen to actual people talking, and write down what is being said.

Through Fire, by Sarah Hoyt, and Neither Here Nor There, a collection from Cat Rambo

2 thoughts on “12.38: What Do Editors Really Want, with Toni Weisskopf and Cat Rambo”

  1. chocolate and bourbon. shriveled little hearts. Readers are like dogs, they can smell crap. It’s okay to say no to an editor. Don’t tell your editor that your mother liked the story.

    These are some of the great points that Toni Weisskopf and Cat Rambo shared with Dan and Howard in this episode. You can read all about it in the transcript, now in the archives and over here…


    And you thought when the editors and the authors got together, it was all business?

  2. I’m surprised there are no comments here!

    I looovveee each podcast! You are doing great job guys! Thank you so much!

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