I write about crime for @pacificstand and edit @thebafflermag's website. Previously: @CJR, @capitalnewyork, @longformpodcast.
I think that quietly deleting the email and not writing back is the compassionate thing. We've all been there.
If someone pitches me saying how exciting it would be to be published in X mag, which is not the one I edit...how much of a jerk should I be