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  • Posted: Sun, Sep 30, 2012
  • Time Left: Closed
  • Location: Anywhere
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  • Budget: Less than $500
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Unless you're inhuman, a liar, or dead, everyone makes mistakes. We want to hear about yours! We don't just want to hear about any ole mistake, mind you, we're looking for those massively colorful, insanely inane and completely idiotic faux pas that made you run for cover and then we want to hear how you fixed it.

Our goal is to create a mixed-media ebook that showcases some of the stupidest mistakes ever known to mankind, or at least our readers. Since writing is one of the outlets we'll be using, we want writers who can:

- Tell a good story
- Laugh at themselves
- Get others to laugh with them
- Learn from their mistakes
- Engage in self-depreciation without plunging into the pity pot

A sense of humor is a must. Twisted humor is certainly OK.

The project is not research-based but meant to explore real-life situations that could have floored the average Joe (or Jane) but you found a way to survive or even thrive because of them. They don't have to be big-giant challenges, but...

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