“In 2015, though, I think that competition for editorial talent will grow even stiffer, and throwing freelance crumbs at writers who are looking for a full meal just won’t cut it. But even as I solicit freelance work (please pitch me!), I’m happy when I lose a good writer to a staff job. It was my fault for not hiring them in the first place.” Many of my students would like to see this prediction come true. I think it just may come about.