This makes so much sense Jim. I've tried submitting a lot of my work to different larger publications and like you said, either heard nothing or got their "we have to be selective in what we publish" response. I don't even see Publishous, who I used to write a lot for in the past, on my list of publications I'm a writer for anymore. I think I'm going to start doing what you're doing - writing more for my own publications (yes I do have a few, but they're just not well developed) and maybe to the few that I'm an editor of, and the few that will publish my work in a reasonable timeframe.

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