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Old 29 June 2015, 04:39 AM
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I know that many ULMB members are very good writers, and that some of you write professionally, either as your main job or as a sideline.

Now that we've finally moved off our ancient web site platform and onto one that allows for a more collaborative approach, I'd like to invite any of you who might be interested to write for snopes. Although our meat and potatoes is fact checking and debunking, you wouldn't necessarily be limited to that type of material -- just about anything (e.g., odd news stories, social issues, entertainment) is fair game as long as it's approached with a skeptical, informational bent.

I can't promise the gig will pay all that well (at least at first), but if your efforts are well-received by our audience, it could turn into a full-time thing. And if you just want to chip in an article from time to time for the recognition (and a little money), that's okay too. If you already know WordPress well enough so that we don't have to teach you much about it, that's a bonus.

I think you all know how to contact me without my having to publish my e-mail address here for spammers to grab. If not, reply here and we'll get in touch.
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Old 29 June 2015, 11:47 AM
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I'd be interested in contributing occasionally.
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Old 29 June 2015, 12:15 PM
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Like Lainie, I too would be interested in contributing.
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Old 29 June 2015, 12:42 PM
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So would I; but it would probably have to be in the winter, or mostly in the winter.

If it keeps raining around here, though, I might contact you about this sooner.
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Old 29 June 2015, 12:57 PM
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This sounds interesting to me, as well. I have been posting a fair few threads about odd news stories and whatnot all along anyway.
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Old 29 June 2015, 01:59 PM
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I'm interested as well.
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Old 29 June 2015, 02:32 PM
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I also have interest.
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Old 29 June 2015, 02:55 PM
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I'm also interested.
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Me want do. Good write guy me.

Sorry.
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Old 29 June 2015, 03:15 PM
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I would be tremendously interested, but am honest enough to admit I'd never have the time.

Have fun, guys.

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Old 29 June 2015, 05:54 PM
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(I was about to post the same as Seaboe. Since we share many similar hobbies that already take up much of our time, that's probably not surprising.)

I regret that I can't participate, but I doubt you'll be lacking for willing and excellent recruits.
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Old 29 June 2015, 05:56 PM
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I'd be interested in part time writing. I'm on the homestretch to retirement here at the office job.
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Sorry I took so long to get back to this, but all the Confederate and rainbow flags have been keeping us pretty busy.

If you'd like to start contributing, send me something to get the ball rolling. It can be anything from just suggesting some topics you'd like to write about, to sending some outlines of article ideas you have, to submitting a full-fledged writing sample. Just give me an idea of what you can/want to do, and we'll work on getting started.
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Quote:
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Me want do. Good write guy me.
Correction: Good write guy I.
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I'm up for it, though my contributions may be very occasional.
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Sent something about it.
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