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LONG STORY SHORT Writing Site Honors Author's Short Story    2006-06-08 03:41:58    

New York-based author's story chosen as Story of the Month by Writer's Digest's Top 101 Writing Website
New York, NY (PRWEB) June 9, 2006 -- The board of editors at Long Story Short e-zine chose Mark Jabo's story, "A Sweetheart Like You" as it's Story of the Month in June.

"A Sweetheart Like You" was inspired by the Bob Dylan song and a cautionary article about online dating.

Edited by Denise Cassino, Linda Barnett-Johnson, and Susan Scott, Long Story Short features fine writing from fiction and poetry to essays and, unlike many journals, also offers critiques from their submission committee. Their goal is to promote and advance the work of writers worldwide.

The URL to the story is

Mark Jabo is a writer, comic and financial consultant who spends time in Florida, New York and Maryland. Originally from Philadelphia, Mark has lived and worked all over the world including Tokyo, London and Australia.

Mark was a founding member of The Comics Roundtable, a writing and performance group headed by Emmy-award winning comic, Paul Wagner. He is a contributing writer for webzine and was a finalist in Humor Press' "America's Funniest Humor" contest. Mark's short stories have been featured on Apollo's Lyre and Long Story Short websites - both sites have been honored by Writer's Digest as among the "101 Best Writing Sites."

Mark co-produces a weekly comedy show in Rochester, NY called The Comedy Block Party. (

Learn more about Mark Jabo at

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