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Bed short stories – where we are up to

We got over 300 stories in the call for submissions. As you can imagine it takes time to do justice to so many stories.

In about a month or so – say mid October we will let writers know whether or not we have accepted their story. There have been a fascinating range of submissions from most Southern African countries.

Please be patient, your story is important to us and we will let you know as soon as we can.

 

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  • <a href="http://liesljobson.bookslive.co.za" rel="nofollow">Liesl</a>
    Liesl
    September 16th, 2008 @07:38 #
     
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    Three hundred!

    That is a most impressive figure.

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  • <a href="http://www.readerswarehouse.co.za" rel="nofollow">Thomas</a>
    Thomas
    September 16th, 2008 @22:55 #
     
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    yip, that is very impressive. Alot of budding authors wanting to be heard

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  • <a href="http://www.modjajibooks.co.za" rel="nofollow">Colleen</a>
    Colleen
    September 17th, 2008 @07:57 #
     
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    Not all the authors who have submitted stories are budding, many of the submissions came from authors who are either in full bloom, late spring, and so on. I am sure there are lots of clever places I could take this metaphor - but you get the drift.

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  • <a href="http://alexsmith.book.co.za/" rel="nofollow">Alex Smith</a>
    Alex Smith
    September 17th, 2008 @08:25 #
     
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    I'm looking forward to reading all those bed stories -- when is the publication date Colleen?

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  • <a href="http://bwnamibia.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">nabukenya</a>
    nabukenya
    September 17th, 2008 @08:31 #
     
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    That is impressive. just look at how much exposure and opporunities Ben's facebook is giving people...

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  • <a href="http://bwnamibia.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">nabukenya</a>
    nabukenya
    September 17th, 2008 @08:39 #
     
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    lol, oh yes I forgot they are bed stories. hmmmmm. lol.

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  • <a href="http://liesljobson.bookslive.co.za" rel="nofollow">Liesl</a>
    Liesl
    September 17th, 2008 @09:01 #
     
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    Hope the buds, the blooms and the bloomers have all actually bought at least one of your captivating titles, Colleen.

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  • <a href="http://alexsmith.book.co.za/" rel="nofollow">Alex Smith</a>
    Alex Smith
    September 17th, 2008 @10:39 #
     
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    That is an excellent point Liesl, I'm going to check stock at my bookstore -- I don't think we have copies of Life in Translation or Fourth Child. I think we have five copies of Whiplash though ... will investigate and buy!! (when I get paid:))

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  • <a href="http://www.modjajibooks.co.za" rel="nofollow">Colleen</a>
    Colleen
    September 17th, 2008 @10:56 #
     
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    Thanks Liesl, nice point, would certainly do wonders for sales!

    Publication date is slightly flexible at this stage, hope it will be in time for next year's Book Fair, could be sooner. Small publishers aren't as good at saying (not this one at least and not yet) something as specific as March 15th 2009.

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