Not sure if this is legit or not - the domain was just registered in
October 2005, and the website is a bit sketchy on first publication
rights and such. Seems to have the flavor of those endless "Poetry
Not to mention, you could publish your own set of stories on Lulu.com
for free (well, if you want to have a copy for yourself, you still
have to pay for it...)
Insert shameless plug here:
So - writers beware before you submit.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org
, "Chris" <midicibooks@y...>
> Hi from Midici Books
> We have some space available for short fiction stories in our
> forthcoming series of paperback books
> This is a wonderful opportunity for aspiring authors to showcase
> their literary talents in a quality printed paperback book.
> This was never intended to be a competition as such but we have just
> recently decided to offer a US$1,000 prize for the best short story
> For more detailed information about Midici Books and this
> opportunity you are welcome to check out the website
it explains everything.
> If you also have friends who like writing stories, perhaps you could
> let them know as well, the offer is open to everyone
> There is no fee to have your story included in Book #1, we just hope
> that our authors will support us by purchasing a few of the books in
> which their story appears, they will make wonderful gifts for family
> and friends.
> Please also check out Q.14 on FAQ's for an extra special opportunity.
> Best Wishes to everyone who enters,
> Regards, CJ, (Chris)