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DMN Blog wants columnists

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Aug 15, 2006.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    Wanted: columnists

    So ya think you're better than Matt Mosley?

    We're looking for a few good Cowboys columnists to share their opinions on this blog. Interested? E-mail us here. The ground rules are simple. Send us your mugshot in jpeg format. If you are selected, you will be asked to write a column on the Cowboys topic of your choice. Keep the column short -- no longer than seven paragraphs. We'll run your mug with the column online.

    After it is posted, our esteemed panel of two will critique it. We may also open it up for comments from the 2,636,349 people who click to this blog every single day.

    Keep in mind this blog is not a democracy. Do not whine, complain or vent that you have not been selected. There are no prizes for writing a column other than the pure joy you will bring to millions when it is posted here.

    Posted by John Banks [​IMG] at 5:06 PM (E-mail this entry) | Comments (0)
  2. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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  3. FoldedSpace

    FoldedSpace Member

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    Communists?! Whatever for? I can't see how these sort of people would have any kind of perspective that would differ from say, your 'average' sports fan. Unless you were to get that nice, young Yakov Smirnoff fellow...eh? What's that?


    "Never mind..."
  4. tomson75

    tomson75 Brain Dead Shill

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    EMMITTnROY Well-Known Member

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    I just sent them an email.. You guys think I'd be good for it? Come on, be honest.
  6. Duane

    Duane Well-Known Member

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    Yakuza Rich does a great job on his blog but they probably won't run his stuff because it's better than theirs.
  7. DallasKen

    DallasKen New Member

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    So their criteria for picking a guest columnist is just looking at your picture? No wonder none of these guys can write... Wouldn't it be better to actually read some samples of someone's work before posting it to a blog?

  8. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    Please, no Engles type writers :bang2:
  9. CanadianCowboysFan

    CanadianCowboysFan Lightning Rod

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    I don't care if they write like the Little Ball of Hate, just make sure the female ones look better than her.
  10. JSP21

    JSP21 Redneck Daddy

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    hahaha. I signed up as well. We'll see if they like my picture ;)

    Since that's what there basing this off of.
  11. TruBlueCowboy

    TruBlueCowboy New Member

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    Grizz? You da man, go get 'em!
  12. Yakuza Rich

    Yakuza Rich Well-Known Member

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    I think my farts could write better stuff than Mosely.

    they don't read lips, though
  13. TruBlueCowboy

    TruBlueCowboy New Member

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    I wouldn't mind readin' your stuff YR. Yakuza's Weekly Stat Column. :) At least it would be something out of the ordinary. A detailed look at stats folks don't normally bother to monitor would be a fun weekly diversion.
  14. Yakuza Rich

    Yakuza Rich Well-Known Member

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    What I don't get is that they say the column should be no longer than 7 paragraphs long. Well, I could write an 8 page column with only 7 paragraphs should I choose to do so.

    I think in all my years of high school and college, there was either:

    1. Page limit, using a specified font and font size by the teacher


    2. A word limit.

    I've never seen a paragraph limit.


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