Thursday, May 27, 2010

Call for Guest Posts

You read that right, mes auteurs: I'll be on vacation the last week of June, so I'm going to need five—count 'em, five—guest posts to put up while I'm away. And one of them could be yours!

Who: You!

What: One (1) guest post per customer. Please try to keep them in the neighborhood of 300 to 1,000 words. Be creative! Feel free to include a brief bio (50 or so words) and a link to your blog/website, if you have one.

When: You have until 11:59 pm on Wednesday, June 16th. I'll announce the five winning posts on Wednesday, June 23rd, and they'll be posted Monday, June 28th through Friday, July 2nd.

Where: Right here, on PMN!

Why: I'll be on vacation, Dr. Leo Marvin style. Do not come looking for me with an air (bus) sickness bag and a goldfish in a jar around your neck.

How: Please paste your post into the body of an e-mail and send it along to pimpmynovel [åt] gmail [døt] com (see link at right).

Let the games begin!

14 comments:

  1. Question: Can the guest posts be repurposed from our blogs? Or do you want new material?

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  2. Is this a self-marketing avenue to promote our work? Or just a place to vent on any topic we think is worth writing about? I'd prefer it to be a place to mention my many books on my webpage.

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  3. awesome!! i'm also wondering the same thing as Matthew Delman. does it have to be an original post??

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  4. Hi Matthew & Tahereh:

    Repurposed posts are fine.

    Hi John:

    It can be whatever you want it to be, but keep in mind that one of the criteria I'll be using to determine the final five will be breadth of interest; that is to say, I'm more likely to pick a post that caters to the widest possible audience.


    Hope that helps!

    E

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  5. Pimp My Manifesto has been submitted.

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  6. Sent you one, hope you like it ; )

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  7. I've sent one, too. Thanks for the opportunity. :)

    Carol Garvin

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  8. Interesting- I'll give it a shot!

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  9. I was so excited about this contest that I submitted my entry and didn't even leave a response.

    This sounds fun. I can't wait to see which posts are picked. Thanks!

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  10. Are the topics wide open or would you prefer that we keep the entries centered on writing and publishing?

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  11. Yikes I thought I replied to this days ago. What a cool way to keep us all entertained while you're taking a break. Thanks for the opportunity!

    ~bru

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  12. I just sent you my post. You'll recognize it as the one sent by the obvious teacher's pet, waving her hand high, desperately hoping to be called on.

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