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The best places for new writers to start with the magazine are the Perspective column, an opinionated 650-word essay on a timely local news topic, and Connections, a 650-word first-person essay on relationships of any kind (romantic as well as those between friends, siblings, and parents and children). The following are not open to freelance submissions: Your Week Ahead, Soundtrack, One-Liners, Out and About, On the Block, Cooking, Miss Conduct, Dinner With Cupid.
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