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Fake “Boston Bombing” Reporter * Amazon Sells “Car Theft Kits” * PETA Loses Monkey Suit * Jacket Hijacking Journalist
Answering a Craigslist ad revealed that I was worth far more as a writer than I gave myself credit for!
All of our seaside solitude came to a screaming halt this week when…
Can you pull short stories from the Internet and include them in your book? NO!
Three emails in a row about the East Area Rapist and THEN….
“Normal Deviation is a short fiction anthology inspired by a throwaway tweet and one weird-ass picture. Visit our Call for Submissions (link below) to see the picture, then write a short story based on the image. Deadline for stories is 31 Aug 2017.” Annual (May). Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Usually responds within 1-2 weeks; decisions on manuscripts will be in Sept/Oct of each year. Guidelines online at http://wonderboxpublishing.com/#submissions.
“We sell cutting edge, humorous greeting cards in many styles: humorous photo ideas, many cartoon styles, and more traditional word-play styles of humor. See our website.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on acceptance. Publishes card 6 months to 2 years after acceptance. “We request exclusive purchase and use of any idea we buy. We respond within a few days to e-mails and we hold copy for between 3-10 weeks for review (depending on when it comes during our current review cycle). We tell writers what dates they can plan on final decisions.” Samples available at the website. Guidelines online at http://www.oatmealstudios.com/html5/pages/art_guide.html.
“Monadnock Table is a guide to local food, farms and community of the Monadnock Region and the Connecticut River Valley of New Hampshire. Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3 months after acceptance. Buys first North American rights. Occasionally accepts reprints, depending on where the article first appeared. Where it appeared. Responds 1 week. Guidelines by email.
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