Archive for September 29th, 2009

Shape of a Box (YouTube) Call for Submission

29 September 2009

Shape of a Box, YouTube’s First Literary Magazine will be open for submissions during the month of October 2009 for our 2nd year of publishing our video literary magazine.

Our detailed guidelines are available at

We are seeking: poetry, fiction, non-fiction, stage/screen, graphic/comic work, cover art, reviews, interviews all under 5 minutes and/or 1000 words.

If you have any additional questions please email us

Versal Call for Submissions

29 September 2009

Versal wants your poetry, prose, and art for its eighth issue due out in May 2010. Internationally acclaimed literary annual published in Amsterdam, bringing together the world’s urgent, involved & unexpected.

See website for guidelines and to submit:

Inquiries (only) can be directed to:

Deadline: January 15, 2010. Short Story Contest

29 September 2009 is holding a Halloween short story contest open to writers of all ages living in the continental United States and Canada.

* All entrants that follow these written guidelines will have their short story displayed in the “Stories” section of and will receive a free music download from M Ryan Taylor’s Halloween album, “Thirteen for Halloween.”
* 1 winner will be awarded with a Halloween Scare Package, with a $25 gift card, Halloween candy, toys, original Halloween artwork and a “Thirteen for Halloween” CD.
* Positive feedback by visitors who read the stories posted on will be taken into account when choosing the winner.


Please send the following information to by October 15, 2009:
* Name, address & email.
* Halloween-themed short story (1000 to 3000 words)

Winner will be announced by October 25, 2009 at
Additional Guidelines for Submission:
* Story should reflect the theme of Halloween or Children at Halloween. See for ideas.
* Story must be age appropriate for viewing by young people, 5-18 years of age.
* Story must be original and not contain references to any copyrighted characters or logos.
* Writers retain the copyright to their story.
* By submitting an entry you agree to give permission to display the story without further compensation.
* VOID where prohibited. Writing Contest

29 September 2009

Competition gives incentives for self-improvement. When it’s won, it allows one a great sense of fulfillment as well. In order to encourage healthy competition among all qualified writers out there, we host a writing contest here at

The purpose of our writing contest is not only to encourage competition among writers, but also to let all the talents out there get to know and network with each other through our contest. So although most of you will enter the contest to win the prize, participation itself can be fun and enjoyable experience. Who know? It may also help you overcome writer’s block!

Deadline: October 9, 2009

For more information on how to enter, visit

Wags Revue Writing Contests

29 September 2009

Wag’s Revue invites you to enter its second round of biannual contests in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Submissions of electronic writing are also encouraged in any of the above genres. First prize in each category receives $500 and publication in Wag’s Revue, and all submissions are considered for publication. The contest deadline is November 30, and winners will be announced December 21. There is no limit to the number of entries an author may submit, but each entry must be accompanied with its own submission fee. The submission fee is $20.

For information on how to submit, visit