“If I lose the light of the sun, I will write by candlelight,
moonlight, no light. If I lose paper and ink, I will write in
blood on forgotten walls. I will write always. I will capture
nights all over the world and bring them to you.” —Henry Rollins
From Funds for Writers:
LADIES HOME JOURNAL
Keep your query brief-one to two pages-citing your lead and describing how you will research and develop your story. Be specific, and always direct your query to the appropriate editor, as listed on the masthead of the magazine. If you have been published before, send clips, your credits and a resume. Accepts fiction only through a literary agent. Prefers email queries. Pays professional rates, negotiated per submission.
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