PUBLISHERS/AGENTS 10/27/2008

UNDERLAND PRESS http://www.underlandpress.com/mission.cfm — We like stories that scare us. We like the macabre-monsters and magic and men with nothing to lose. More than anything, we like to be intrigued and entertained. We started the press to bring the best of the world’s scary and strange stories to life and to light. Call it the new weird, or fantasy, or dark fantasy. Call it what you want. We like reading by flashlight under the covers at night. We want to make books you can’t put down. ===== LONE PINE PUBLISHING http://www.lonepinepublishing.com/about — Lone Pine Publishing is creating a library of … Continue reading PUBLISHERS/AGENTS 10/27/2008

JOBS 10/27/2008

WRITER-EDITOR Location Northern Virginia http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=76775984&aid=27015391-20108&WT.mc_n=MKT000125 — Deadline November 10, 2008. Employing Agency: Defense Intelligence Agency. The incumbent serves as a Writer-Editor and as such, exhibits a high level of expertise in writing, editing, research techniques and methods to develop and prepare written products. Reviews all outgoing correspondence and final products prior to submission for printing and distribution. Writes abstracts based on finished products and performs comprehensive editorial reviews. Serves as a technical authority in journalism and publishing technology, and participates in workflow management. ===== WRITER Location New York, NY http://www.idealist.org/en/job/315199-242 — Employer YAI-National Institute for People with Disabilities. The writer … Continue reading JOBS 10/27/2008

FREELANCE MARKETS 10/27/2008

  INSPIRATIONS http://www.pohlyco.com/about-pohly/guidelines/inspirations.html — Inspirations is a lifestyle and gardening magazine for customers of several leading garden centers located around the country. It appeals to the readers’ desire to beautify their homes and yards and to create welcoming spaces for entertaining and relaxing with friends and family. Writers do not need any special expertise in gardening or landscaping. While there is hands-on gardening content and information about plants, Inspirations is very much about living well, especially outdoors. Its tone, structure, and composition appeal to readers, mostly women, who are looking for practical, time-saving, and novel ideas to enhance their garden … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 10/27/2008

GRANTS 10/27/2008

LOS ANGELES JOURNALISM SISTER-CITY FELLOWSHIP http://www.freelancewriting.com/contestsannouncements/110108-fellowship-program.php — The Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau and Los Angeles World Airports seek applications from qualified arts and/or travel journalists from countries in which Los Angeles has a Sister City for a weeklong, all-expense-paid professional fellowship program to learn first-hand about the city’s culture and communities. Los Angeles’ Sister Cities are: Athens, Greece; Auckland, New Zealand; Beirut, Lebanon; Berlin, Germany; Bordeaux, France; Busan, Korea; Eilat, Israel; Giza, Egypt; Guangzhou (formerly Canton), People’s Republic of China; Ischia, Italy; Jakarta, Indonesia; Kaunas, Lithuania; Lusaka, Zambia; Makati, The Philippines; Mexico City, Mexico; Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India; … Continue reading GRANTS 10/27/2008

COMPETITIIONS/CONTESTS/AWARDS 10/27/2008

The ASA International Screenplay Competition, co-sponsored by Gotham Writers’ Workshop, is an industry leading competition because it was designed and is maintained first and foremost with you the screenwriter in mind. We pride ourselves on offering a competition that is only one of eight to be awarded an A+ grade by Creative Screenwriting, a structured judging program, and a notification system to let every entrant know where they stand and how the competition is doing. We know you have a choice of screenplay competitions to enter and we want the ASA International Screenplay Competition to be your choice. Thank you … Continue reading COMPETITIIONS/CONTESTS/AWARDS 10/27/2008