Lady Dragonfly Publishing Contest – “Restoring Gratitude.”

26 August 2011

Lady Dragonfly Publishing Contest – “Restoring Gratitude.”

With the economy being at an all time low, the housing market plummeting, unemployment numbers rising; our society seems to be illuminating sadness and despair. Lady Dragonfly Publishing is ready to show the world that although you may be losing money, work, or your home there ARE STILL things in life that make you smile and say THANK YOU! Now is the time to come together and empower each other with stories of achievement and triumph in the face of doom! What are you grateful for? Have you cheated death? Do you live each day with passion and purpose? Have you overcome an obstacle when life seemed at its worst? Have you been fortunate enough to help others overcome when they thought there was no way out? Has some one helped you when you were at your lowest? We want to hear your stories! Lady Dragonfly Publishing is currently holding a contest for the best short story that shows and attitude of gratitude! Keep it 5000 words or less and tell us what you are grateful for today. The story can be fiction or non-fiction, but we are looking for originality and inspiration
  • $20 submission fee
  • Multiple submissions $10 each (after initial fee)
  • Close date: September 30, 2011
  • Grand Prize Winner receives: $150
  • Anthology out by: Thanksgiving
  • Word Limit: 2,500-5000 words
  • Fiction or non fiction
  • Entry will be done via email submissions. You must register online at Lady Dragonfly Publishing, and activate your account FIRST. After a confirmed registration, you may submit your completed submission via email. If you are not registered, your submission will not be opened, only deleted. More details on the registration page.
  • Open to all contestants of any age group! Contestants under the age of 18; must provide a signed parental letter of consent prior to publishing, if story is selected.
  • No profanity
  • No gender bias
  • No adult content
    • Format
      • Must be in English
      • Must be an original, unpublished, and un-awarded piece
      • Must be a complete story apart from another work
      • Must be sent using Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or as a Rich Text File (.rtf)
      • Must be typed, double-spaced, and in Calibri, Times New Roman, or Arial 12 point black font, and 1″ margins. Paragraphs should be indented and left aligned (not justified).
      • Must include a coversheet with the title of your piece, address, phone number, email (same as registration email) and brief biography of no more than 250 words.
      • Your name must not appear on the pages of the story, except as part of the story. In other words, there should be no labeling of the author’s name on the pages of the story. Your story will be linked to the email address you use for registration.

Visit the website for detail:
http://www.ladydragonflypublishing.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=59&Itemid=88

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