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Title: Puzzlemania closed to submissions
Post by: RebeccaL-G on January 18, 2010, 09:10 PM
In response to my email submission 1/18/10 I received an automated email stating:

"Thank you for your interest in Puzzlemania.  At this time we are no longer accepting puzzle submissions.  However, any puzzles you have sent by January 8, 2010, will be reviewed, and you will hear from us within several weeks."

Too bad!  I've sold them two puzzles in the past year and they have two more under consideration.  Looks like I'll have to find another home for the one I just tried to submit. 
Title: Re: Puzzlemania closed to submissions
Post by: JuliePgh on February 03, 2010, 10:52 AM
I was wondering if something was going on there.  I've been waiting to hear back since I submitted in October.  They used to be quicker with turn-around.  I'm wondering if this is a temporary thing while they get caught up.  Any thoughts?
Title: Re: Puzzlemania closed to submissions
Post by: RebeccaL-G on February 03, 2010, 06:33 PM
I sent work in October also and haven't heard.  Judging by past experience, I'd say a wait this long is typical and we should both be hearing back soon.  :goodluck
Title: Re: Puzzlemania closed to submissions
Post by: RebeccaL-G on April 20, 2010, 06:07 PM
I'm bumping this thread up to see if anyone has heard from Puzzlemania lately.  Since getting the message I listed up above I've heard nothing from pieces subbed back in October '09.    Anyone else heard from them?
Title: Re: Puzzlemania closed to submissions
Post by: JuliePgh on April 21, 2010, 07:42 PM
I haven't heard either.  Sort of forgot about them.  You can contact them at this point if you'd like.  This is VERY long for them.  I might contact them in another few weeks (busy with other stuff at the moment).  Good luck!
Title: Re: Puzzlemania closed to submissions
Post by: JuliePgh on July 29, 2010, 07:27 AM
I take it no one else here has heard back yet either.  I've sent a question off to a Highlights editor, asking what to do, as I get the same automated response from Puzzlemania each time I send a status check.  I'll let you know what happens.
Title: Re: Puzzlemania closed to submissions
Post by: WilsonWilliamsJr on December 28, 2010, 09:51 PM
Any news on this guys???
Title: Re: Puzzlemania closed to submissions
Post by: RebeccaL-G on December 29, 2010, 03:22 PM
I met the Puzzlemania editor at a Highlights workshop this summer.  She said they are not currently in need of any work.