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  1. #10 envelope ?

    I've noticed several literary magazines asking for a #10 envelope SASE....I know what SASE is, but #10??

    Started by Robyn M.‎, 06-27-2005 12:17 PM
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    06-27-2005, 12:55 PM Go to last post
  2. $$ to blog

    <http://www.writingup.com?referer=617> We like to give our point of view, why not get paid for it?

    Started by June Mason‎, 11-22-2005 04:39 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    11-29-2005, 09:06 PM Go to last post
  3. $1,000 fiction prize

    American Fiction: The Best Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Writers, was twice chosen by Writers' Digest as one of the best places in the United...

    Started by Kris T‎, 02-25-2009 02:30 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-28-2009, 05:49 AM Go to last post
  4. $100 writing prize for lyric parody

    V-Day Contest Asks How a Man's Life Might Be Better "If I Only Had a V" An international team of men and women is staging a lyric-writing contest...

    Started by Women & Men for Women & Men‎, 01-19-2003 04:21 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    01-20-2003, 09:30 PM Go to last post
  5. $???

    Can someone tell me what the '$' sign stands for in the preditors and editors agency pages means? I looked for an explanation and couldn't find one....

    Started by Marc Vinicky‎, 06-01-2005 04:25 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-02-2005, 12:49 PM Go to last post
  6. % deals you can expect to find as a rule of thumb?

    I saw Gary post this: "be little or no profit left" From what I have gleaned over the last 6 months or so, if you go to a trad pub you can expect...

    Started by Herman Munster‎, 06-15-2009 05:29 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    06-16-2009, 03:31 PM Go to last post
  7. """UniqueCritique"""

    Since you're all listed in the directory, the same as I am, you've probably all heard from someone named Lynnette Scott who is pushing a website...

    Started by Robin Stone‎, 05-08-2002 06:33 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    10-04-2002, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  8. "Advise" = verb ~~ "Advice" = noun

    Personal pet peeve. Like using "loose" when you mean "lose."

    Started by Ed Potter‎, 12-10-2003 01:19 PM
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    12-15-2003, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  9. "Am I Published?"

    I have discerned lurking around in the background on the WritersNet discussion boards the question not directly addressed recently of "am I...

    Started by Gary Kessler‎, 09-16-2002 09:43 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 850
    09-17-2002, 11:59 AM Go to last post
  10. "Elder Mysteries"

    My sister and I are both writers - both interested in mysteries but of entirely different "types". I'm writing a series involving a young female...

    Started by Pam‎, 06-01-2001 04:53 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    06-08-2001, 01:01 PM Go to last post
  11. "experimental fiction"????

    Hi all - Got a strange E-mail from a new writer, who stated he was going to do "experimental fiction". Anybody ever heard of, or written such? If...

    Started by danilo smajich‎, 12-17-2001 05:45 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,004
    12-18-2001, 09:36 PM Go to last post
  12. "Eye of Argon": an object lesson

    There's such a thing as publishing too soon, but as well there's writing too soon. In 1970, a 15-year-old science fiction fan named Jim Theis...

    Started by Anthony Ravenscroft‎, 11-06-2009 09:34 PM
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    11-08-2009, 08:48 PM Go to last post
  13. "Falling" in Love

    The day I signed in with WritersNet I also sent in an article to be published online. The other day I recieved an email from WritersNet saying that I...

    Started by Jugal Mody‎, 10-01-2003 07:48 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,106
    10-03-2003, 07:29 AM Go to last post
  14. "felo-de-se"

    Have you ever felt guilty for killing off one of your fictional characters? No, really! Norman Lear once said that that Edith Bunker meant...

    Started by Mitchell Warren‎, 10-11-2003 11:23 PM
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    • Replies: 40
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    10-14-2003, 06:38 PM Go to last post
  15. "For hire" editors?

    What is the general consensus of using 'for hire' editors such as those who advertise in the back of Writer's Digest magazine (for example)? ...

    Started by Bill‎, 12-19-2002 09:30 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 561
    12-20-2002, 07:09 PM Go to last post
  16. "Generating BUZZ" in Publishing and Editing!

    The software truncates my header... It says 'See "Generating BUZZ" in Publishing and Editing!' So, go see it.

    Started by A.L. Sirois‎, 09-16-2008 10:10 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 585
    09-16-2008, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  17. "Ghost in a jar"

    Hi I am the one who started it all. If you don't know what I'm talking about, go to Ebay and type in #2931457201 and hit "search". My auction closed...

    Started by tommy johnson‎, 06-07-2003 11:12 AM
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    • Replies: 49
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    06-09-2003, 06:59 PM Go to last post
  18. "How To" Manuals

    New publisher. Looking for "How To" manuals on various topics. 30-75 pages. New ideas welcome.

    Started by Joseph LoBianco‎, 02-21-2001 10:18 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 706
    02-27-2001, 10:38 AM Go to last post
  19. "Jungle Fever" Novels

    Dear anyone interested, I am trying to market a novel that involves the theme of "Jungle Fever," or black-and-white, biracial love. I'm looking...

    Started by Nils Ljungberg‎, 10-16-2001 06:14 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 776
    10-16-2001, 12:54 PM Go to last post
  20. "paid to read" ""editors""

    all replies i've had from agents and publishers have been, rather rude... http://www.rascal-machines.com/books/books.php any idea where I can...

    Started by Russell Sneddon‎, 08-15-2005 01:56 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 645
    08-19-2005, 10:30 AM Go to last post

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