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Everytown announces list of 130 authors pledged to fight gun violence. 

The gun control group backed by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a new initiative last week designed to “harness the power of the literary community to amplify the gun safety movement.”

Everytown for Gun Safety—the largest gun violence prevention non-profit in the country with more than three million supporters has joined with a consortium of acclaimed authors to launch the Everytown Authors Council.

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Ever want to write a short story about Zombies?

Tannhauser Press is planning a new anthology:

      Whispers of the Apoc

This is an open call for a collection of Tales from the Zombie Apocalypse.

We are looking for stories with the following features:

  • 5,000 to 20,000 words
  • Stories about survival
  • Character driven stories
  • Setting in 2017
  • Various setting locations
  • Urban, suburban, rural, desolate
  • No previous experience required
  • $25 to $100 per story
  • More details available
  • Deadline is currently not set

If you are interested, a document with all the foundation additional details are available.

Email me at and I will send you full info.

Classic: Women with guns 100 years ago.

Original Caption: Women’s machine gun squad police reserves of New York City. Practicing with Lewis Machine Gun which is to be sent to the front. The killing range of this gun is 2 miles and it fires 500 shots per minute. Captain Elise Reniger, manning the gun, Miss Helen M. Striffler on the rear seat, and Mrs. Ivan Farasoff driving. Date Taken: 8/1/1918 Photographer: International Film Service. From