This is for the rash of bloggers this week who are sick, out-of-town, enmeshed in graduation / mother’s day / BEA / pre-summer funks. Hope it cheers you up. My apologies if it annoys you. I don’t read Japanese either, so I hope the text isn’t obscene.
Finally want to get paid for writing? Writer’s Digest is now accepting entires for its 75th annual writer competition. The grand prize winner receives $3000 and a trip to New York to meet with agents and editors. Might make it worth hauling out that short story you played with last year. If that fails, the Picolata Review is looking for new stories for launching their magazine. Unlike other literary magazines, they are open to genre fiction (hat tip Metaxu Cafe).
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