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Sunday, August 31, 2008

Call for Stories: Wisdom of our Mothers

The person putting this anthology together has specifically stated that he would be interested in adding some Muslim stories to the collection:

Call for Stories

Attention Writers: We want your stories.

Familia Books is buying stories to be collected into an anthology tentatively titled Wisdom of Our Mothers. Fifty percent of the profits from the book will be donated to shelters for mothers and their children escaping from abusive relationships.

Payment: If your work is accepted, you will be paid US $100 per story upon publication of the book. (Other payment options for more money are available.)

Story guidelines: Stories will be true accounts of life’s lessons learned from one’s mother, regarding values, ethics, relationships. They should be generally positive, but may explore areas of disagreement or conflict with one’s mother.

Maximum length is 3,000 words (no minimum).

How to submit your story:
E-mail (preferred):
S-mail: Familia Books • PMB 326 • 1225 E. Sunset Dr. Ste. 145 • Bellingham , WA 98226 USA

Include with submission: Contact information: your name, address, phone number, and email address.

Deadline: November 30, 2008 (tentative)

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