“I would advise anyone who aspires to a writing career that before developing his talent he would be wise to develop a thick hide.”  Harper Lee

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Cup of Tea Books is a new imprint from Page Springs Publishing, a small press out of Ohio. Page Springs publishes books in digital and print. Cup of Tea focuses on women’s fiction and the editors are seeking completed women’s fiction manuscripts. See their submission guidelines for more information.

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Woman’s World magazine publishes an 800-word contemporary romance story in each issue — 52 stories a year. They pay $800 for each story, making the challenge of writing such a short story worth your while. Breaking into the magazine is tough — they have very specific wants. If you’re serious about writing for them, check out this great resource. Blogger Kate Willoughby, who has sold nine stories to Woman’s World, analyzes each published story and provides tips and insights to help you sell to WW too. Check out her blog Writing for Woman’s World for great information.

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Liternational is still accepting submissions for its Santa Claws contest. The editors are looking for Fantasy stories about “magical holiday fun.” Stories should be 1,000 to 5,000 words. The deadline to enter is December 1, 2012. There is no fee to enter and the top stories will win $500 and $250 respectively. See the contest guidelines for more information. And be sure to check out the submission tips.

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Want to receive news about Entangled Publishing directly to your inbox? They’ve launched mailing lists for each of their imprints, plus a general Entangled List. Here are the links to sign up:

Entangled Pub Main List: http://eepurl.com/oZnnn
Bliss: http://eepurl.com/rsgV9
Brazen: http://eepurl.com/rsg-T
Indulgence: http://eepurl.com/rshhP
Flirt/Ever After:
http://eepurl.com/rshgn
Scandalous: http://eepurl.com/rshjP
Covet: http://eepurl.com/rshaL
Dead Sexy: http://eepurl.com/rshcr
EntangledTeen: http://eepurl.com/rsheT

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The View From Here goes on sale in three weeks. The first in a series set in the small mountain town of Eureka, Colorado, the book received a 4 1/2 star review from Romantic Times and has been picked up by Reader’s Digest for condensation. You can preorder your copy at Amazon, Barnes and Noble or your favorite bookstore.

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As always, feel free to share the information in this blog with others. I only ask that you give me credit as the source, and include a link to this blog. Thank you. Cindi Myers

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