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Sunday, 17 June 2007

Now Playing: The blog changes address...



Due to limited space here, I'll continue this blog on my other site at

Please, go there now.

Thank you!



Posted by liametal at 10:14 AM EDT

Now Playing: More markets...


 The temperature has gone up to 35 degrees!

Time for the sea.




2007-06-17                                   13:35:53

June is hot in Greece, how about your place?

It's a bit uncomfortable to sit in front of a PC screen and sweat...but  that's summertime!  I can't spend my day without writing so, I just open the window and let the breeze hit my face.  And I keep on writing...

Not many markets at this time, but if you search thoroughly you can find a few:

InkWell is great for new writers. Accepts opinion pieces up to 800 words.  Ideas, humour,news,inspiration up to 500 words.

Author profiles from 800 to 2,000 words.

 Send submissions to

along with your credentials or links to your clips.

pays $50 for interviews and advice.  Send query first.  Contest

Theme:  Reunited Lovers

Length up to 750 words

Accepts submissions from August 1st  to September 30th.


And don't forget that you can post your free ads to

or your new books ad for a small fee. 

LaughingLatest offer of the site:

There will be a listing of writers soon (You can have a small ad plus one photo for only 30 euros per year!)


Posted by liametal at 6:05 AM EDT
Updated: Sunday, 17 June 2007 6:35 AM EDT
Sunday, 10 June 2007

Now Playing: Promo


Promo is the first thing a person who has got a business of any kind must think of. 

For writers, newsletters are a plus.  Join as many as you can and start writing articles offering your link at the bottom of each one.

Yahoo groups are also a great way to get your work exposed to others.  Join groups that are relevant to your field.

Promo sites are  great too.  A good one that accepts free ads is the following 

If you have a book to promote, you can post two pictures and a long text/review/article at the cost of $30/month. Cheap and effective.

The site is bilingual(Greek/English) so there's a big market out there for all.


Friends can also pass on your news, but thta's limited.

 Google search can help as well.


Try any of these and send your comments here if you wish



Posted by liametal at 4:27 AM EDT
Sunday, 3 June 2007

Now Playing: For writers!


More news from the writer's market!


Christian market at

 Topics: Parenting, relationships, business, lifestyle and other.

 e mail: the


A directory needs articles on the fear of flying



Articles on diabetes at 


Resources for writers at 


Write reviews and earn money at 

pays via paypal only.


For translators 

Find a job.


If you become an editor you earn revenue at 


Resource for writers 


For script writers 


Have fun!



Posted by liametal at 8:11 AM EDT
Wednesday, 30 May 2007

Now Playing: Markets for writers


Here they are:


Books needed

 $100 and two books



sci-fi stories


More contests 




short stories up to 5000 words




See you soon!



Posted by liametal at 1:22 PM EDT
Friday, 25 May 2007

Now Playing: Market roundup!


Here they are:


Women issues

Pays: $50-175 


Christian writers' market


Non fiction articles 

Non paying but good for promotion in Greece.


Video reviews


For reprints and new pieces 

Pays in royalties 



(ELLE  magazine)


Non paying



Have fun!



Posted by liametal at 11:18 AM EDT
Updated: Friday, 25 May 2007 11:37 AM EDT
Tuesday, 22 May 2007

Now Playing: Markets for writers


Some new markets for writers.

Check them out and good luck!


Academic writing



expires June 15



Accepts entries for 2009.


Fiction/non fiction 

features 2000-4000 words ($100+ 2 copies)

short pieces 500-2000 words (2 copies)

visual art





Stories about cats or including cats.

Pays 3 cents per word


 Good Luck!





Posted by liametal at 8:18 AM EDT
Saturday, 12 May 2007

Now Playing: Promo site


Here is the URL


Place your ads for free, or get promoted for a small fee. 


Posted by liametal at 8:17 AM EDT

Now Playing: New Promo site!


A new site that accepts ads in Greek and in English has been launched.

It aims at the Greek marketplace mainly-that's why the Greek site was built first- but will expand worldwide in due time. Visitors will soon be able to post their ads in English too.

It includes: 

Free ads(up to 20 words)

Paid ads (no limit, plus a picture if desired)

So, those who are looking for a job, they can send an ad there as well as

those who wish to promote their services or products. 

Referring to writers, they can promote their books/site.


I will come back soon with more details.



Posted by liametal at 8:01 AM EDT
Tuesday, 1 May 2007

Now Playing: New market for writers


Christmas true stories are needed for anthology.

Title of book:  Christmas Memories 

Length: 800-1200 words.

Payment:  $50 and a free copy.

Company:  Adams media

send e mail to

 Deadline:  May 30th,2007.


Posted by liametal at 12:56 PM EDT

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