Thursday, February 21st, 2008
Yes friends, foes, and family, I have begun the undertaking of a small publishing venture by the name of NaDA. I am looking for some mind blowing stacks of thought patterns to belch out like black smoke from an industrial smokestack into the otherwise decent and civil atmosphere of the cut-throat back-stabbing money-laundering publishing industry. I am looking for Fiction and Non-Fiction particularly concerned with: sci-fi, radical cultural theory, divergence, emergence, and information theories, rage articulation, experimental journalism, schizo software, humanistic appropriations of technology, modern mythologizing, and ontological anarchy, but I implore you to shock, surprise, and otherwise amaze both yourself and I. NaDA makes no claims to global influence, wide distribution, public acclaim, improved writing skills, or better sense of self, but if we can construct a platform to explore new an old ideas alike, a community where every member challenges every other member to be better than themselves, and our own little pocket of the cosmos where we may do battle with the perpetual torrent of nothing burying us every day in it’s vague shapelessness, then we are well on the road to NaDA, nothing, zip, zilch, squat.
The function and format of NaDA is simple. You send to me things that you believe to be of the utmost quality. After a sufficient layer of dust has accumulated on your heart and soul, I will decide weather or not your life has value. I will then take it upon my myself to arrange your soul into an attractive and pleasant .pdf layout in addition to personally designing the cover, spine, and back of your new opus. This completed layout will be sent to Lulu.com which presses professional quality books, complete with Big Brother’s UPC, to order. Your work will lie dormant in an ethereal digital state until someone smart enough comes along set it free by paying for it. I will buy the first two copies of your masterpiece (one for you, one for me) and after I recoup the price of these first two books, the rest of the sales minus 20% (for my efforts) will go right into your pocket/ bank account. I also promise to promote said masterpiece on all available and appropriate formats. No one, least of all me, will ever get rich off of this venture, so view it less as a career choice than an assisted smashing through the wall of accomplishment, and a chance to actually explore something really exciting.
Start sending me your ideas. In certain cases I may have assignments for you. Strive to have something at lest the length of a novella, something to justify the form. You may also derive pleasure from visiting the website which lives at http://nadapublishing.com
Thank you all so much. I am far past the point of excitement to see where this venture leads. I have contacted you because I think you all possess some real talent, energy, and potential, and it is my modest goal to support that in this meager way. It will be a race to the first release, so keep that in mind. I look forward to NaDA. My greatest hope is that this project stirs similar passions in each of you.
Until the future.
Founder and CEO of NaDA Publishing Industires
a division of Labor Inc. and a subsidiary of Lepanto.
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