I'm in the process of redesigning the submissions process. I'm going to be moving to a question/answer format that I hope will improve the quality of input. However, I have a concern.
I just rejected 4 submissions of the 6 I looked at for not having the pages of the story linked together. And, generally speaking, people aren't submitting the first page of the story. This is despite what I think are pretty clear instructions about this on the submissions page (http://webfictionguide.com/about/submissions/).
So, here's my question. Where's the disconnect? Are people just not reading the guidelines? Do people not like the guidelines and so ignore them? Or are they not worded clearly? Many of you have submitted stories in the not-too-distant past. What was your experience?