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Writing Scams: Are People Still Doing This Crap?

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I found this┬áhilarious post at Writing.org. Hilarious only because I can’t believe that people are still trying to get away with these hare-brained schemes.

Durant Imboden writes that people who enter writing contests–in this case, competitions for poets–sometimes get letters back saying hopeful things…with strings attached.

“Congrats, you’re a semi-finalist. Oh, and by the way, if you win and get published in our groovy anthology of all the winners, you have to buy the book your poetry’s going in. Continue reading Writing Scams: Are People Still Doing This Crap?