“The best revenge, like the best sex, is performed slowly, and with the eyes open.”
― Gregory David Roberts, Shantaram
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ICONS, Issue I
CC Pocket Notebooks
Wednesday, July 3 - 11:59pm CST
How do I format my submission?
The subtitle should include “Creative Cafe Prompt” and the quote should be included near the top of the story - as shown below. It is generally recommended that a header image be included as well.
What do I do if I’m already a contributing writer for Creative Cafe?
If you are already a writer for Creative Cafe, you can add your story directly to the publication AFTER filling out this form. All submissions will be reviewed at the close of the submission deadline. If necessary, further instructions will be sent to you. Otherwise, expect your story to be published in 1-2 weeks.
What if this is my first submission?
New writers will be added after the close of the submission deadline and all submissions have been reviewed. You will receive a note with next steps and further instructions as necessary. You will be added with the Medium username provided in the form so make sure it is correct. Then, you will have access to add your story to the publication.
What if I need help adding my story?
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What else do I need to know to participate?
All submissions must follow Creative Cafe guidelines. We reserve the right to reject submissions that do not follow the guidelines or do not align with the editorial direction of the publication. Submissions will be reviewed and those accepted will be featured in The Creative Cafe. Stories published in other publications will not be featured; writers of such stories may still be added as contributing writers to The Creative Cafe. Only one submission per contributor will be accepted.