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  • Your submission will be marked “pending” and reviewed on an “on spec” basis.  After we become familiar with the nature and quality of your work, we will permit immediate publication of your articles.
  • Maximum length: 800 words.  If you submit a longer piece, it will appear online, but may not be published in print.
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