To all and sundry who are sending me mildly anxious e-mails on the matter: Yes, I am accepting submissions for the Subterranean magazine cliche issue through 11:59:59 pm Eastern Standard Time, November 1st, 2005. So, presuming you read this entry before then, you still have time.
To answer the next question: Yes, I’ve been reading submissions, but no, I’ve not made any final decisions yet as to what’s in and what’s not. Folks who submitted earlier and those who submit later are on equal footing in terms of making the final cut. So don’t panic that you’re getting your submission in on the last day.
Given that from the time I went to sleep until the time I woke up, about 100,000 words worth of submissions dropped into my e-mail box, I see that, like me, lots of other writers will wait until the last minute. Excellent. I’m curious to see how many I get between 11pm and midnight.
Type! my friends! Type!