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TBD is an ode to the writer’s bureau; an ongoing collection of stories accompanied by photographs of writers at their places of work. The bureau is the easel. Or it is the laboratory, the microscope, or the telescope; it is the cauldron or the smelting furnace; it is sanctuary or it is battleground. But perhaps there is no need for metaphors because no two bureaus are alike: the bureau just is. The Bureau Dispatch is a celebration of working writers: forging onward alone but together; a collection of one-of-a-kind micro stories accompanied by photographs of writers at their places of work—where the focus is as much on the people behind the words as it is on the stories themselves.

Country of Publication & Year Established

Hong Kong Established in 2022

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 4 x per year.

Fiction Temp Closed

Open to a broad Audience, including: All nationalities.
General General
Open to all/most Genres Open to all/most Genres
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Open to all/most Topics, including: Other (See guidelines).
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash Fiction500 - 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 1,500 words.
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Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Pay ranges from Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
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Last Updated: 16 Sep 2022
Last Checked: 22 Sep 2022 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 13 Jul 2022 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 14 Jan 2022

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