Anybody own or control a print publication?

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    ryankettposted 8 years ago

    The magazine that I have been writing for has folded (excuse the blatent pun), shame because it was helping me to build a nice little portfolio. At least I got all my copies first!

    This is a long shot, but I wondered whether any hubbers are involved with print publications? I am not looking for payment, I just like the look of my name in print. Obviously I can't write on every subject known to man, but I will sure try.

    Let me know, it's not everyday that you get a semi-competant writer for free!

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    ryankettposted 8 years ago

    ps. I can submit in American English and I am only interested in publications which are distributed in a physical format.

    1. Maddie Ruud profile image78
      Maddie Ruudposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      This makes me smile.

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        ryankettposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Looks like I edited just before you pressed submit!

        True though, Microsoft Word spell check comes in handy!

        1. Maddie Ruud profile image78
          Maddie Ruudposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Just don't count on UrbanDictionary.com for reliable slang translations wink

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            ryankettposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Really? The top rated definition for the word 'Ryan' is....

            "the cutest guy ever, and has the greatest respect for girls, is funny, and very very LOVING!"

            I found that to be incredibly accurate cool

  3. megs78 profile image61
    megs78posted 8 years ago

    sorry, i've only been published in newspapers so far (which i love though).  I do write however for RUSE magazine.  the problem is that it is online and i know thats not what your looking for.  but they are a cool magazine to write for if ever you're interested.

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      ryankettposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Many thanks meg78 but, just as you anticipated, not looking for an online outlet! (self publication is my game on here) I will however pop along sometime and check out your stuff!

      I am just deeply attracted the prospect of writing for a dying medium really, magazines and newspapers are falling every week it seems, want to grab a slice of history whilst I can!

      Ok so that's a little bit far fetched, I just think that print publications hold much more weight in a portfolio. A bit of a stigma attached to online writing, which is fair enough because of a lot of it is crap! lol

      Cheers, Ry

      1. megs78 profile image61
        megs78posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I agree.  I love seeing my work in print and distributed.  LOVE IT.  even if there is no monetary reward, i just don't care.  writing is my passion and if people think its worth publishing, thats all the reward I need.  I get it Ryan.  I think its sad that papers are going out of business because nothing compares toa  good cup of Timmys and an hour with a newspaper.

  4. wrenfrost56 profile image81
    wrenfrost56posted 8 years ago

    Sorry to hear about that Ryan, I can't think of anything off hand but I will let you know if I do. All the best of luck.

 
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