1001 Places to Sell Mss; 6th Ed., 500 Places to Sell Mss

1001 Places to Sell Mss; 6th Ed., 500 Places to Sell Mss

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...well as women folks. For such material that we can use, we pay the best prices and on acceptance. We have particular need for interesting, lively short fiction of not more than 3000 words in length.--Arthur T. Vance. Woman's Home Journal, Boston, Mass.: We have special editors for all our departments and the only manuscripts we care particularly about is of short stories. We make separate and direct contracts or agreements with authors for their manuscripts.--L. N. Cushman, Pub. HUMOROUS OF late years the humorous magazines have seemed to lose ground, though there are still a number of high grade ones. The reason, we believe, is that the literary magazines have been gradually encroaching upon the field of humor. Note, for example, the Walnuts and Wine Department of Lippincott's, Philadelphia; the In Lighter Vein of The Century, New York; the Editor's Drawer of Harper's, New York; the humorous columns of the household, agricultural and daily papers. Today there is a greater field for humorous matter outside the strict funny papers than there is with them. The demand, as ever, is for terse, fresh jokes; little anecdotes or skits; graceful, airy verse with a point, etc. Good matter brings very excellent prices, and many is the poet who sings with a gay heart for the humorous papers merely because his most remunerative markets is with them. Since the last edition of our book, trouble in the offices of one of the New York weeklies resulted in the formation of a new company, which promptly put out several magazines along the general lines of Puck and Judge. As the market stands at present, the list of humorous publications includes the following: Foolish Book, Fun Quarterly, Just...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236840453
  • 9781236840455