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Number 117.

Thursday, 17 September 2009

A few months ago, I got an email from a media agent at Medavia (Cosmo, Look, Now etc) asking if he could do an interview with me to ask about various aspects of my life, to sell stuff to magazines as articles for money. After I had said no (twice), he agreed to leave me alone, but still emails me with requests from magazines to see if I am interested. I will now share one of these emails with you now, as they are quite something.


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I slept through my wedding/ hen night/ honeymoon – Do you suffer from narcolepsy? Did it cause you to snooze through your big day? Or another important or significant event in your life? Maybe it was your partner who kept nodding off?
Price guide – You are likely to get between £300 - £1000 for this story or similar

Survivors of rape/ domestic abuse – Do you want to speak out about what happened to you to help other women? Would your story reach out to others suffering and inspire them to act? Was your attacker convicted? Do you have pictures to show what he did to you?
Price guide – You are likely to get between £700 - £2000 for this story or similar

Best friend stole my husband – Did you catch your best friend with your husband? Are you now divorced and them married? Have you been able to forgive them? Have you now found Mr Right?
Price guide – You are likely to get between £1000 - £2000 for this story or similar

I’m different – and I love it! – Were you born with a physical abnormality? Or perhaps you were involved in an accident and were left with significant injuries? Did you learn to love your look instead of opting for surgery? Have you found love since? Maybe you have an unusual condition which affects your hair? Or putting on make-up? Or shopping for clothes?
Price guide - You are likely to get between £600 - £1500 for this story or similar

I went to university – with my mum! – Did you live in student accommodation together? Go out socialising together? Study the same course and go to lectures together? Perhaps you even went on dates together?
Price guide - You are likely to get between £600 - £1200 for this story or similar

THIS WEEK’S MOST SOUGHT AFTER STORY –
IN THE NEWS – Have you appeared in your local paper or even a national newspaper? Has your story already made headlines? Did you get hounded by the press but didn’t know what to do? Did you decide not to speak at the time? Maybe you would like to talk about your experiences now to pay tribute to a lost loved one or to raise awareness and campaign for change? Get in touch and we can have an informal discussion about your options
Price guide – You are likely to get between £500 - £3500 for this story or similar

Amazing survival – Have you survived a recent plane crash? Devastating house fire? Or some other equally shocking disaster? Do you have pictures to show what you went through?
Price guide – You are likely to get between £300 - £1000 for this story or similar

I married my toy boy lover! – Did you marry a man more than 20 years your junior?
Price guide – You are likely to get between £600 - £2000 for this story or similar

Unusual surgery – Have you had surgery to correct unequal breasts? Or to correct some form of disfigurement? The more unusual the surgery and the better the pictures the higher your fee will be
Price guide – You are likely to get between £300 - £2000 for this story or similar

Shocking crime – Have you been held up at gun point? Violently attacked or conned out of all your possessions? Was a loved one tragically murdered? Have you been the victim of knife crime? The more shocking the crime the higher your fee will be. The offender will need to have been convicted in court
Price guide – You are likely to get between £1000 - £3000 for this story or similar

Weight loss found me a new man – Did you shed the pounds and found love? Perhaps your efforts saved your current relationship? Or was there another radical benefit to dropping dress sizes?
Price guide – You are likely to get between £300 - £1000 for this story or similar

Unusual sex! – Did you and your partner find a shocking or unusual way to breathe new life into the bedroom – or wherever!?
Price guide – You are likely to get between £300 - £1000 for this story or similar

Ideas and pics to [email address withheld] or you can call me on [number withheld]
Have a great week and I look forward to hearing from you!

[name withheld]


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I actually seriously considered the narcolepsy one.

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