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Rejected: beeps, binaries & leftovers

Around this time last year I was much more knee-deep in excitings re: writing and people saying “yes we like this enough to commit pixels or ink and also our own endeavours to it”, but lately it’s been a big

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Poetry Payment Rates

Late last year I and a couple other poets were talking about how much poets get paid for their poems. It occurred to me that I didn’t know which journals paid what, if anything. It could be the doing-it-for-the-love-of-it aspect

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Rejected: Monkey Punch Dinosaur

I got a lovely rejection email from Murdoch Books last week re: my proposal for an art-book collection of illustrations of monkeys punching dinosaurs. I’m not ashamed that I’m trying to jump on the blog-to-book bandwagon – I’d love a

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