To Those Who Have Submitted Work to Recent Anthologies (but who haven't heard from me yet)...

Clarendon House Publications has recently released a number of books, including Enigma: The Inner Circle Writers’ Group Crime/Mystery/Thriller Anthology 2018 and Miracle: The Inner Circle Writers’ Group Christian Stories Anthology 2018.

I haven’t yet been able to write at any length to those who sent in submissions for recent anthologies but whose work wasn’t accepted. I don’t normally like leaving loose ends like that, and I will try to catch up with everyone as soon as I can, but there are some general comments which I feel should be made about anyone whose work doesn’t make it into a Clarendon House book. These remarks might prove valuable for everyone, even accepted authors, as they might apply to all contributors at some point.

In selecting work to appear in a Clarendon House book, I have in mind one vital point, which is that writers