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LitMag2012
07-04-2012, 10:23 PM
A new bi-monthly, online literary journal is looking for submissions in the following categories: fiction, nonfiction (narrative journalism, essay, memoir, book reviews), photography, photo essay, comics, short-short film.

Submission Guidelines:

Reading Period: July 5-August 15, 2012

Fiction 200-2,000 words
Photos 1-2
Photo Essay 300-1,000 words, 2-6 photos
Nonfiction 300-2,000 words
Illustration -- varies
Comics -1/page
Videos 1-5 minutes

Please do not send - genre fiction. This doesn't mean fiction submissions can't have cowboys, vampires, detectives, aliens, Fabio, etc. as characters, but they shouldn't be formulaic, cliched and/or unoriginal.
First, second, third ... 100th drafts. Finished work only.
Poetry
Political rants
Entertainment/pop culture news
Music or visual arts reviews

No pay will be offered, but premiere issue will be heavily promoted.

E-MAIL FORMAT

Include your name, the best way to reach you if necessary, your location, a small photo or illustration of yourself, and a short autobiographical note, written in the third person 50-100 words long.

Fiction and nonfiction submissions - NO ATTACHMENTS PLEASE. PASTE YOUR ENTIRE SUBMISSION INTO AN E-MAIL. Indicate whether the story is fiction or nonfiction.

Photos and illustrations - Jpeg and PDF attachments are fine.

Videos - Please compress files before sending.

matt1191979@Hotmail.com

Ses
07-05-2012, 07:22 PM
Do you have the site up yet?

LitMag2012
07-12-2012, 08:00 AM
Pachinko! - an online literary due to launch in August 2012 is accepting submissions: http://www.pachinkomag.com/submissions

mirandashell
07-12-2012, 04:53 PM
I'm at work, and my work system just reported the above link as 'potentially dangerous'.

Buffysquirrel
07-12-2012, 05:00 PM
What not to send

Genre fiction*

*This doesn’t mean your story can’t have cowboys, vampires, detectives, aliens, Fabio, etc. as characters, but they should be “literary.” They shouldn’t be formulaic, cliched and/or unoriginal.

mirandashell
07-12-2012, 05:10 PM
Oh dear.

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear.

How many AWers did they just insult?

Buffysquirrel
07-12-2012, 05:15 PM
Possibly more than half.

drachin8
07-12-2012, 06:37 PM
I want to find it insulting, but it honestly just strikes me more as sad than anything.


:(

-Michelle

Smish
07-12-2012, 07:34 PM
Is this a paying or non-paying market?

(Once I know, I'll move it to a more appropriate section of AW)

Buffysquirrel
07-12-2012, 09:58 PM
Non-paying.

Pay
Contributors will not be paid, but premiere issue will be heavily promoted.

mirandashell
07-12-2012, 10:01 PM
This is just sounding better and better!



:sarcasm

Buffysquirrel
07-13-2012, 05:06 PM
Looks like they already posted in non-paying markets anyway: http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=249029

Guess this thread is redundant.

Poor thread. *pats it gently*

mirandashell
07-13-2012, 05:08 PM
Off to look at the other thread. <pats this thread before leaving>

mirandashell
07-13-2012, 05:12 PM
So there are now two threads for subs to this new mag. And neither has been visited by the OP since they were posted.

Add that to this:



Please do not send - genre fiction. This doesn't mean fiction submissions can't have cowboys, vampires, detectives, aliens, Fabio, etc. as characters, but they shouldn't be formulaic, cliched and/or unoriginal.



and it doesn't exactly fill me with confidence.


OP, any chance of you paying us a visit?

mirandashell
07-13-2012, 05:18 PM
Interesting that the mag is named after a gambling game.

lorna_w
07-13-2012, 05:52 PM
First, second, third ... 100th drafts. Finished work only.

This line confuses me. I'm a professional writer, and I understand to only send finished work, which can go without saying, but what does this mean? I don't want to miss some subtle point you're trying to make.

CaoPaux
07-13-2012, 11:08 PM
(Belated thread merge. As you were.)