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Do You Have A St. Jude Story?
We would love to hear it! Currently, we are seeking submissions for a new short-story anthology about St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Also, gathering stories about Make-A-Wish, Ronald McDonald House, and Muscular Dystrophy Assn. for future books. As a patient, no matter what age, and as a parent, share with us how your life has been changed forever by the acts of kindness shown to you. Volunteers and donors, we need your stories, too. Published stories will be compensated, however at this time, rate has not been decided.
A gay moon rising ... submissions are invited for an anthology of gay werewolf tales in a contemporary, urban setting centering on a community of gay werewolves.
Call for Submissions
A gay moon rising …
An anthology of gay werewolf tales for publication early 2009.
We're looking for contemporary, urban fantasy set within a fictional city (unnamed and not location specific) centering on a community of gay werewolves. Your submission should be a short story between 4,000 and 10,000 words. We are seeking sensual fiction with positive images of gay characters. We're not looking for clichés.
We do not want horror or science fiction. We do not want reprints. We are seeking first world rights for this anthology which will be published as an ebook and/or potentially as a print softcover.
Your submission (or query) should be via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with Queer Wolf submission in the subject line. Please embed your short story within the body of the email and provide a brief author bio. Payment will be through a 50% royalty split between contributors. Submission period opens 1st September 2008 and closes 30th November 2008 (or until the anthology is full).
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Find multiple open calls and specific guidelines of stories of with & wisdom from around the world.
Chicken Soup for the Soul
Accepting submissions for dozens of different planned and possible titles.
The Apple Valley Review, a semiannual online literary journal, will be accepting submissions of poetry, short fiction, and essays for its Spring 2009 issue
Deadline: February 15th, 2009
Announcing the Annual
We are seeking selections of fine poetry, essays, and short stories (3,000 words or less). Book will be beautifully produced with full color cover.
EARN CASH ROYALTIES. Author will receive a 10% royalty on all sales that he or she generates.
There is no purchase required and nothing is required of the author for publication. Publication will be fall 2010 (in time for Christmas gifts).
submissions is Feb. 28,
Accepting submissions through electronic submission system only. No submissions through postal services or email. You may send us manuscripts for the following submission categories: General Submissions, Narrative Prize, Story of the Week, Readers’ Narrative, or a specific Contest.
Wait a Minute, I Have to Take Off My Bra : Breast Anthology
InkSpotter Publishing is looking for submissions for an anthology celebrating the most female of body parts, the breasts. From light-hearted memories of the first buds of puberty to heart wrenching accounts of breast cancer, these stories will run the gamut of experiences and emotions.
Unpublished submissions are welcome from both women and men. Maximum 3,000 words for both fiction and non-fiction. Poems are also welcome, though a limited number will be used (no specific length requirements, but please, no epics).
NOT looking for salacious material. Please keep your submissions tasteful. Think in terms of what you would want your young daughter (or niece) to be able to read.
Send your submissions in the body of an email (absolutely no attachments) to email@example.com with “Submission for Wait a Minute” in the subject line. You may also submit via postal mail to:
InkSpotter Publishing, 163 Main Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3M 1B3
ATTN: Betty Dobson & Darcelle Adams, Editors
The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest
Visit http://www.dreamquestone.com for details and to enter!
Open to anyone who loves expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful art of poetry or writing a short story that is worth telling everyone! And to all who have the ability to dream… Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash prizes. All works must be original. http://www.dreamquestone.com
Write a poem, thirty lines or fewer on any subject, style, or form, typed or neatly hand printed.
And/or write a short story, five pages maximum length, on any subject or theme, creative writing fiction or non-fiction (including essay compositions, diary, journal entries and screenwriting). Also, must be typed or neatly hand printed.
Multiple poetry and short story entries are accepted.
Postmark deadline: December 31, 2009
All winners will be announced on January 31, 2010
Writing Contest First Prize is $500. Second Prize: $250. Third Prize: $100.
Poetry Contest First Prize is $250. Second Prize: $125. Third Prize: $50.
Entry fees: $10 per short story/$5 per poem
To send entries: Include title(s) with your story (ies) or poem(s), along with your name, address, phone#, email, brief biographical info. (Tell us a little about yourself), on the coversheet. Add a self-addressed stamped envelope for entry confirmation. Fees payable to: “DREAMQUESTONE.COM”
Dream Quest One
Poetry & Writing Contest
P.O. Box 3141
Chicago, IL 60654