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Title: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: Cindyb on August 26, 2015, 05:23 PM
First time I've seen them request for their bug magazines, on their submission page. Have I just missed this before?
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: Starfish on August 26, 2015, 05:37 PM
Hi Cindy, Where are you seeing this? I just went to cricketmedia.com and it looks the same to me (at least it looks like the same info as what I've seen in Submittable).

I did read that they are revamping their websites. There was a separate website for Spider which is no longer accessible - it redirects to Cricket Media. I think the same is true for some of the other bug mags.
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: JodyJS on August 26, 2015, 06:44 PM
Maybe she was looking at this...

https://cricketmag.submittable.com/submit

Which leads to this...

http://www.cricketmagkids.com/files/cricket/CallforSubs24AUG2015final.pdf

All very interesting!
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: Starfish on August 26, 2015, 06:58 PM
Oh! That IS interesting! They must've updated their needs recently. I checked Submittable last week and don't remember seeing the call for submissions or even their frequent needs. Thank you for sharing this!
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: Andi W. on August 27, 2015, 05:03 AM
Thanks for sharing, Cindyb. Very cool!
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: onestepp on September 13, 2015, 04:11 PM
Thanks for sharing.  At a writer's group, one person gave us a prompt.  We wrote for fifteen minutes, and now I think I have a story for the Flash Fiction submission at Cicada.
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: DianaM on September 13, 2015, 05:21 PM
Thanks for posting!!
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: Meredithmiller1 on September 15, 2015, 09:57 AM
Thanks
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: Cali on September 15, 2015, 12:44 PM
Very interesting!  :goldstar Thanks for sharing, Cindyb!! :running
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: poet on September 16, 2015, 02:59 AM
This is interesting.  Thanks for letting us know.
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: DianaM on October 02, 2015, 08:16 AM
Anyone else having trouble getting into submittable today? I keep getting "Page Not Found". Ugh. Trying to sub to Spider.
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: JodyJS on October 02, 2015, 09:29 AM
I had that yesterday, Diana. I just went to a different web page of theirs with a different submittable link, and it worked. Try this:  https://cricketmag.submittable.com/submit
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: DianaM on October 02, 2015, 09:32 AM
Thanks, Jody! It just worked off the Cricket mag page.

I sent them an email so maybe the Spider link will get fixed.

Good luck with your sub!
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: JodyJS on October 02, 2015, 09:34 AM
You, too!
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: DianaM on October 02, 2015, 09:34 AM
Ah, they just emailed me back that the issue has been fixed. Wow, that was fast!
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: onestepp on October 18, 2015, 01:01 PM
What do you do when you forget to add you contact information to a manuscript.  I just realized that I sent a story to CICADA, for the flash fiction, and didn't include anything but my name.   How do I add my address and e-mail to this submission.  It is in the IN-progress stage with CICADA  - the story is THE CHOCOLATE BALL.  What's the best thing to do in this situation? 
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: DianaM on October 18, 2015, 02:33 PM
Well, if you subbed through submittable, then the info will still be available in your Submittable Profile.

Also, there's an "edit" button next to each sub. Maybe you can still do a quick edit?
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: onestepp on October 20, 2015, 06:23 PM
Thanks for responding to my concern DianaM.
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: Cindyb on November 17, 2015, 07:50 AM
Cricket media has a new "active call for submissions"!
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: JodyJS on November 17, 2015, 09:32 AM
Yay, Cindyb!

Here's the link: https://cricketmag.submittable.com/submit
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: MysteryRobin on November 17, 2015, 10:34 AM
Thank for this!
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: DianaM on November 19, 2015, 05:39 AM
Thanks so much!!
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: stephanie-lucianovic on December 17, 2015, 08:32 AM
Does anyone know if Cricket Media allow multiple submissions when they put out a call for submissions? Like, for the current call, is it okay to submit multiple poems (on different subjects)? I have looks at the guidelines and I don't see anything saying only one submission allowed per writer.
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: JodyJS on December 17, 2015, 09:06 AM
Submit as many good things as you've got, Stephanie. :) (as separate submissions) Good luck!
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: DianaM on December 17, 2015, 09:07 AM
I don't know for sure, but my guess is that it's fine. I've sent them multiple subs for non-calls and it was never a problem.
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: stephanie-lucianovic on December 17, 2015, 09:07 AM
Thank you, JodyJS and DianaM! I'm on it!
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: Cindyb on January 31, 2016, 05:34 PM
Two new requests up on the website for Cicada and Ladybug.  Has anyone had any luck with past requests?
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: Ev on January 31, 2016, 06:12 PM
Thanks for the update, Cindy! You're thoughtful to keep us in the loop.  :thankyou
Title: Re: Cricket Media "Active call for submissions"
Post by: Starfish on February 03, 2016, 07:34 AM
Thanks, Cindy! I haven't responded to a call for submissions yet, but I did hear last week that Spider is still considering my fiction revision from early June (original sub early Feb.) for a specific 2016 issue. Between this and the call for submissions, I wonder if the Cricket magazines are moving more toward purchasing for specific issues rather than general acceptances as in the past?