Today’s Writing Contest To Run Like Hell From (via Whatever)

I’ve fallen victim to writing contest scams a time or two before, but never to something this expensive and blatantly exploitative. Spread the word and help spare the naive and uninformed, lest they give these leeches the time of day.

It’s this one, from an outfit called First One Digital Publishing. Why? Because it costs $149 to enter, and because of this little gem in the contest fine print: All submissions become sole property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. By submitting an entry, all entrants grant Sponsor the absolute and unconditional right and authority to copy, edit, publish, promote, broadcast, or otherwise use, in whole or in part, their entries … Read More

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About Morgan Maria D'Isidoro

Morgan Maria D'Isidoro has lived in Baltimore, MD for most of her life, saving a handful of failed escape attempts. Given the murder rates, she'll probably die here too. Morgan is a writer of speculative fiction and poetry, a musician of dubious quality, cat aficionado, art history fangirl, kitchen sorceress, recovering pyromaniac, accomplished liar, and an all around person of questionable employability.
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2 Responses to Today’s Writing Contest To Run Like Hell From (via Whatever)

  1. Great blog! I truly love how it’s easy on my eyes and the details are well written. I am wondering how I could be notified whenever a new post has been made. I have subscribed to your rss feed which ought to do the trick! Have a nice day!

    • I’m still playing with the dashboard controls, trying to figure out how to customize everything so everyone can enjoy my blog to it’s fullest insane measure. I haven’t figured out everything yet, but give me time! I’m glad you like the look of it, though. 🙂

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