Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Tweet the Meat News: Cold Ethyl and a change to the Guidelines

This weekend 8/22's theme is Open/No Theme!

If the Guinness Book of World Records has an entry for 'Most Necrophilia-Themed Stories Read in a Single Sitting,' I'm fairly certain we would have a shot at winning.

Almost 50% of you took to the True Love theme as an invitation to relate to us your sex/love/relationships with a corpse stories. A good shower was needed after the first round of readings.

As of this moment we are not yet done with the submissions, so if you haven't heard from us yet, that's okay. We'll get to you soon.

We are requesting an additional right for all future stories, and it has been added to the guidelines. We are asking for non-exclusive print anthology rights. The reasons for this will become apparent in the next couple of weeks. However, if any future Tweet the Meaters are uncomfortable with this, they may choose to opt-out at the time of acceptance without fear of us rescinding our offer to publish that or any future tweet. If you have any questions about this, please email us at tweetthemeat(at)gmail(dot)com.

Total submissions this week: 90

Subs where the "Love" was no longer with us: 42
Thread and needle used to sew up parts: 5
Same-sex love stories: 4
Interspecies love stories: 3
Where that species was a turtle: 1 I'm reading: Tweet the Meat News: Cold Ethyl and a change to the GuidelinesTweet this!


  1. It's turtles all the way down. :) kind of surprised I didn't hit the main tropes this week, as that seemed to be all I could come up with...

  2. Oooh, "non-exclusive print anthology rights." Very cool. I was wondering if one of the Twitterzines might do something like this in the future. Looking forward to reading the details in the official announcement.