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James Maxwell

MANAGING DIRECTOR
Pattie DeMatteo

 

Mendocino is a magical area of rare beauty
– a gathering place, she attracts kindred spirits -
nature lovers, poets, artists, musicians,
writers, and lefties abound.
- Bonnie Sanger

Mendocino Stories invites you to join in with other remarkable
local artists and creators. A minimum donation of $40 lists your personal page for six months; one year at $60 for one page; one year at $80 for two pages. Renewals with no changes are half price.


We appreciate submissions from the heart of the writer,
poet, painter, photographer, musician - amateur or professional
- deeply felt and personal - eloquent - empowering – sincere, not hurtful or negative - condoning no violence, ill will, power trips or politics. Your work will be reviewed by editors in your field.

Our editors require that you follow our guidelines.

All submissions should include a single paragraph artist’s biography
not exceeding 100 words (via e-mail)
and an image of yourself at 200 pixel width not to exceed 260 pixels in height as an e-mail attachment, or by CD include bio and portrait along with your submission.


STORIES: Short stories must be 2,500 words or less; novel excerpts no more than 2,500 words.
(Choose two of your best - Editor will select his favorite.)
Please review Stories Editor's page for additional suggestions.
SUBMIT BY: CD - Word documents with your format, files saved as RTF, PDF, or text sent via e-mail if you don't care about formatting, or by attachment.


POETRY: Please limit each poems to no more than two standard pages.
(Choose up to five of your best -editor will select his favorite four.)
Please review Poetry Editor's page for additional suggestions.
SUBMIT BY: CD - Word documents with your format
- files saved as RTF or PDF.
Files can also be sent as e-mail attachments.


MUSIC: mp3 files, 30 – 60 seconds in length
(Choose up to five of your best - editor will select her favorite four.)
Lyrics may be included as Word files.
Please review Music Editor's page for additional suggestions.
SUBMIT BY: CD with mp3 files.
Mail to Pattie DeMatteo, PO Box 432, Comptche, CA 95427

If you are unable to format your music to an mp3 file, we can prepare your files to this specification for a nominal charge. The more clear you are about the section of the song you wish to submit, the more quickly it will be formatted. We operate our online store and can sell your CDs and individual songs directly from our website.


ART: Images must be 72dpi, no larger than 640x640 pixels.
RGB, .psd format (Choose up to five of your best - editor will select his favorite four.)
Also include titles, size, medium, and prices.
Please review Art Editor's page for additional suggestions.
SUBMIT BY: CD. If you are unable to format your images by this guideline,
we can prepare your images to these specifications for a nominal charge.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Images must be 72dpi, no larger than 640x640 pixels.
RGB, .psd format (Choose up to five of your best - editor will select his favorite four.) Titles, size, medium, and prices can be submitted at the same time.
Please review Photography Editor's page for additional suggestions.
SUBMIT BY: CD. If you are unable to format your images by this guideline,
we can prepare your images to these specifications for a nominal charge.

 

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