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Here’s your chance. Seal Press is launching a new series and we’re looking for writers who are experts on the following topics:

Car repair
Home repair
We’re looking for women writers who are passionate about these topics. Whether it be your passion, your hobby, or your profession, the main qualifier is that you really know your stuff. We want writers who can translate these subjects in an intelligent, fun, and accessible style. We’ll tell you the details of the series upon seeing your qualifications.


One-page cover letter detailing why you’re the person to write on this topic
Resume or CV
Previous publishing experience
Anything that you think sets you apart from other applicants (keep this within reason, please)
Send materials in a word document attachment, in the order listed above, to Brooke Warner at:

Please allow three weeks for a response.

Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.

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