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    MsJacquiiC Poetica Magnifique

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    The Women’s Independent Press (WIP)™ is a general interest newspaper covering issues that pertain to the vast and varied interests of all women, regardless of race, class, religious/spiritual or political affiliation, age, or sexual orientation. We will consider well-researched and fact-supported articles, investigations, social commentary, essays, fiction, poetry, and humor. Some examples of subject matter are as follows:

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    • Arts/Entertainment: Book, movie, theater and music reviews; profiles of women behind the scenes in the entertainment business, i.e., writers, directors, producers, cinematographers, etc.

    • Consumer: Positive or negative consumer experiences by women regarding local or other vendors, shopping tips, etc.

    • Women in Sports: Accomplishments of female sports figures and teams; positive role models for young women; non-traditional sports/activities such as pool/billiards, bowling, skateboarding, etc.

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    Posted By MsJacquiiC | Oct 15, 2007

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