[Sca-cooks] SCA Publication was Unmitigated bullpucky

Terry Decker t.d.decker at att.net
Thu Aug 16 12:43:23 PDT 2012

It is truly amazing what people will put up with to get in on a good quest. 
So what's your maguffin?


> ooooOOOOOOoooooo......this gives me a great idea for submission
> requirements at our next event:
> Seek Thou the Pen of Fili-Pum Poo, and stretch thy hand into the Abyss of
> Mooing, and there, obtain the Scratch Pad of Thought, and Impress thy
> documentation unto these pages, and obtain the verification of the
> Cantankerous Witch of the Tollbooth on I-75; From There, you must Slay the
> Dragon of Waga Waga Waga, and fashion a stamp out of its Hide, and Place
> thy Publication into the Federal Mail Box.
> Or you could just make it a scavenger hunt, and send them to various
> members of the Barony....
>>> All publications have editorial standards to which authors are expected
>> to adhere.  I can assure you that the SCA submission guidelines are not 
>> any
>> crazier or stringent than some of the commercial submission guidelines I
>> have encountered.  In writing for publication, you are preparing a
>> manuscript to the editor's requirements, so if you have a need to violate
>> those requirements, talk to the editor.  If you are writing a worthwhile
>> piece, editors tend to be flexible.
>> Bear
> -- 
> Ian of Oertha

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