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Writing Contest Deadline Extended

GalleyCat readers are furiously rewriting Varney the Vampirea bestselling vampire novel packed with purple prose and surreal scenes. To account for Hurricane Sandy, we are extending the contest deadline from October 31 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 4th.

To prepare for Mediabistro’s upcoming Media App Summit, we launched The World’s Longest Literary Vampire Remix writing contest. If you signed up for the contest and haven’t received your page to remix for the contest, email GalleyCat and we’ll make sure you get your official page.

We have been spotlighting entries on Tumblr page, including Lady Gaga Meets Varney the Vampire  and Cliche Cockney Vampire Remix and Vampire Haiku.

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Food Writing

Food WritingStarting October 8, work with the food features editor at Everyday with Rachel Ray to develop your portfolio! Gabriella Gershenson will teach you how how to write a successful food piece, conceive story ideas, land assignments to get attention from foodies, and build authority in the food writing community. Register now!