[Guestlist] Moomers Journal: Issue 2: DATES

Clara Raubertas clara.raubertas at gmail.com
Wed May 23 14:16:19 CDT 2012


These are due tomorrow!

On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Clara Raubertas <clara.raubertas at gmail.com
> wrote:

> So your Moomers Journal submissions were supposed to be due today.
> BUT, I didn't send you a reminder, because I was distracted by Scav
> Hunt. So in honor of Scav, you get extra time! ONE MORE WEEK to send
> in your submissions for Moomers Journal Issue 2 (theme: HOME).
> Submissions due by May 24th.
>
> For the HOME issue, we're interested in running the following small
> features that you could knock off quickly:
> - View From Your Window: photos, paragraphs, poems, sketches, or
> whateverabout what you can see from your house
> - Hometown: a short (1-2 paragraph) description of your hometown;
> possibly accompanied by descriptions of other places you've lived and
> how they're similar/different.
>
> ALSO, the Moomers Journal is encouraging contributions of Remedial
> Scav! Pick a Scav Hunt item from years past (all archived lists
> available at http://scavhunt.uchicago.edu) and do it over on your own
> time & with whomever you want. Document your adventures for the
> journal!
>
> As always, send your submissions/subscription
> requests/questions/concerns to editors at moomers.org!
>
> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 1:11 PM, Clara Raubertas
> <clara.raubertas at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello Moomers and friends!
> >
> > Submissions for the second issue are going to be due on THURSDAY, MAY 17,
> > and the journal will be printed and mailed about 1-2 weeks after this.
> >
> > The theme of the second issue is (loosely) HOME!
> >
> > Feel free to send submissions on any topic (not just HOME), but some HOME
> > themed pieces might be:
> > - home improvement project guides
> > - home fire safety comic
> > - home schooling
> > - hometowns (send a few sentences describing different places you've
> lived
> > -- why they're similar/different, what you like/dislike about each, etc
> --
> > if we get a bunch of small ones we can make this into a feature)
> >
> > We'd also love to get letters to the editor on any topic!
> >
> > By sending a submission to the Moomers Journal, you are giving the
> Moomers
> > Journal the right to publish and distribute your submission (although you
> > retain copyright & other rights). You don't know who will get the Moomers
> > journal -- maybe your mom!? -- so keep that in mind; we can print things
> > anonymously or pseudonymously if you prefer. Submissions may be edited
> for
> > length & clarity; if I want to make structural edits, I'll email you and
> > we'll work on it (and if you send early drafts, we can edit them
> > together!).
> >
> > Send your submissions or questions to editors at moomers.org.
> >
> > love,
> > Clara
> >
> > On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 1:50 PM, Clara Raubertas <
> clara.raubertas at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> You've probably received your copies of the first issue of the Moomers
> >> Journal by now! (If you haven't, and you'd like to, please send your
> mailing
> >> address to editors at moomers.org.) Thank you so much to everyone who
> >> contributed!
> >>
> >> We're now accepting submissions for Issue 2! Submission deadlines and
> >> publication date are TBD, but submission deadline will probably be
> mid-April
> >> and publication date early May. Send your submissions early if you can.
> >>
> >> Some things we'd love to see for Issue 2:
> >> - Original art, illustrations, or cartoons
> >> - How-to guides
> >> - Poetry
> >> - Screeds on unschooling
> >> - Reviews
> >> - Letters to Aunt Moomers (advice column)
> >>
> >> http://www.allourideas.org/moomers/ has more on what people would like
> to
> >> see (and you can suggest some ideas or upvote your topics there).
> >>
> >> If you're planning to write something longform, please send your pitch
> to
> >> the editors before you write the whole thing so we can make sure we're
> >> coordinating any pieces on similar topics and so that we can work with
> you
> >> on appropriate length and formatting.
> >>
> >> As always, questions, complaints, et al to editors at moomers.org, and
> let me
> >> know if you want to stop receiving these occasional updates.
> >>
> >> love,
> >> Clara
> >>
> >> On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 1:29 PM, Clara Raubertas
> >> <clara.raubertas at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Reminder: Your submissions to the first issue of the Moomers Journal
> are
> >>> due by this Tuesday, February 7! Thanks so much to those who have
> already
> >>> sent in some submissions.
> >>>
> >>> <3,
> >>> Clara
> >>>
> >>> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 6:41 PM, Clara Raubertas
> >>> <clara.raubertas at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> Dear Moomers Journal,
> >>>>
> >>>> Further details have come to light!
> >>>>
> >>>> SUBSCRIPTIONS
> >>>> - We will be creating a journal at moomers.org mailing list which will
> be
> >>>> low-traffic and where you will receive submission notices and
> important
> >>>> subscription update info; we will also be creating an
> editors at moomers.org
> >>>> mailing list where we can argue about typefaces and post off-topic
> rants and
> >>>> all that. [Steven and/or Igor, can you make these lists happen?]
> >>>> - For now, the subscription process will be that you email me your
> >>>> mailing address and PayPal me (at this address) a voluntary donation
> of
> >>>> $0-$5 or so; this entitles you to a copy of the first issue. The
> >>>> subscription process is subject to change as I find out how much it
> costs to
> >>>> print and mail this stuff :).
> >>>>
> >>>> SUBMISSIONS
> >>>> - Submissions for the first issue of the Moomers Journal are due by
> >>>> Monday, February 7; this issue will be published on February 15. Get
> them in
> >>>> now!!
> >>>> - Email them to me at this address. Or mail them to me:
> >>>>   Clara Raubertas
> >>>>   3 Carlisle St. #2
> >>>>   Cambridge, MA 02139
> >>>> - The first issue will be printed in black and white, so make sure
> your
> >>>> submissions are amenable to that. Color will possibly be added in
> future
> >>>> issues depending on demand and cost.
> >>>> - Optional: including any contact info you want to have printed with
> >>>> your submission, or requesting that it be printed anonymously
> (although I'll
> >>>> know who you are and others can probably guess)
> >>>>
> >>>> YEAR OF FEAR
> >>>> - The main theme of the first issue is that 2012 is the "Year of Fear"
> >>>> -- in 2012, we are committing to recognizing and trying to
> face/overcome our
> >>>> fears!
> >>>> - There will be a "Year of Fear" page with short quotes from as many
> >>>> people as care to submit saying what they're afraid of (e.g.
> >>>> "'Responsibility.'  -Clara") -- send yours in!
> >>>> - Any "Year of Fear" themed content especially welcome
> >>>>
> >>>> CONTENT IDEAS
> >>>> Not sure what to submit? How about something like...
> >>>> - Updates/ads for Moomers-owned or operated businesses
> >>>> - Puzzles (crossword puzzles? word searches? crazy Mystery Hunt
> puzzles?
> >>>> mini scav hunts?)
> >>>> - screeds screeds screeds!
> >>>> - Book/music/movie/TV recommendations (et al) for our Arts & Letters
> >>>> section
> >>>> - Questions for the advice column (or volunteers to be the columnist)
> >>>> - "Classic Moomers" -- info or features on people who lived or stuff
> >>>> that happened at Moomers "back in the day" (i.e. 2003-2006 or so -- or
> >>>> earlier!?!?)
> >>>> - Photos of all kinds
> >>>> - Cartoons, comics, sketches
> >>>> - Infographics (both the serious kind and the Onion-style kind)
> >>>> - Foreign correspondent reports from non-Chicago Moomers outposts
> (e.g.
> >>>> San Francisco)
> >>>> - Profiles of animals, people, or objects currently living at Moomers
> >>>> - Recipes
> >>>> - Tutorials
> >>>> - really anything, big or small.
> >>>>
> >>>> love,
> >>>> Clara
> >>>>
> >>>> On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 12:52 PM, Clara Raubertas
> >>>> <clara.raubertas at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Dear Moomers,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> At the New Year's Eve party we were tossing around the idea of a
> >>>>> "Moomers Journal". I would like to make this a reality! I volunteer
> to edit
> >>>>> and produce at least the first issue, which I'd like to publish in
> early
> >>>>> February or so, depending on volume and timeliness of submissions.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> This will be (or at least start out as) 'zine format; I will make
> paper
> >>>>> copies and mail them to everyone who subscribes (and probably ask
> you to
> >>>>> paypal me a dollar or something to cover costs). Yes, I will mail
> them
> >>>>> overseas!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Everyone should create for it! Things that may go in it:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> - Updates on Moomers Enterprises businesses and relevant news/info
> >>>>> (e.g. schedule for Northwest Chicago Film Society, hours for Open
> Produce,
> >>>>> etc.)
> >>>>> - Updates on other projects Moomerites are doing
> >>>>> - Re-posts of Readings screeds (or miscellaneous other screeds)
> >>>>> - Games, poetry, art, photos
> >>>>> - Recipes, cocktails, etc.
> >>>>> - Advice column!
> >>>>> - Gossip column!?
> >>>>> - Letters to the editor
> >>>>> - Classifieds
> >>>>> - Personals!
> >>>>> - Anything that can be printed on paper that reflects the awesome
> >>>>> interests and abilities of the broader Moomers community (from the
> Moomers
> >>>>> Moomers community to the international Moomers community!)
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Let me know if you have ideas. Or just go ahead and email me your
> >>>>> content!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> [p.s. I stole this email list from the New Year's party invite. let
> me
> >>>>> know if this is obnoxious and/or I should stop emailing you.]
> >>>>>
> >>>>> love,
> >>>>> Clara
> >>>>>
> >>>>> --
> >>>>> http://stemming.org - a community for girls and women interested in
> the
> >>>>> STEM fields (science, tech, engineering, and math)
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> http://stemming.org - a community for girls and women interested in
> the
> >>>> STEM fields (science, tech, engineering, and math)
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> http://stemming.org - a community for girls and women interested in
> the
> >>> STEM fields (science, tech, engineering, and math)
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> http://stemming.org - a community for girls and women interested in the
> >> STEM fields (science, tech, engineering, and math)
> >
> >
>
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