Monday, February 27, 2006

Submission Guidelines

Submission Specifications

  • Authors receive a complimentary copy of the book, on publication.

  • Payment: $50 on publication. The author whose account of their classroom experience is chosen as the most inspirational will receive $100.

  • Story Length: 500-2,000 words.

  • Point of View: First-person.

  • Composition Style: Written as a factual account culled from your classroom experiences. We do not publish fiction, poetry, or eulogies.

  • Stories must be original, true, positive, and in English.

  • Previously published material is acceptable—with the exception of stories that have been or will be published in a mass market anthology (print) distributed in North America.

  • A publishing agreement will be mailed to the Author of each story selected as a finalist.

  • Manuscripts are not returned.

  • Authors may submit multiple entries.
  • Formatting: all submissions to be typed, double-spaced, in either Times New Roman or Courier, Font Size 12. Do not indent for new paragraphs. (See example page for further information).
  • Manuscripts should be saved as a word document, attached to an email, and then sent to thorntonwriter@msn.com. Acknowledgement of receipt of your manuscript will be sent out within 48 hours of receiving it.
  • Remember to put your name, full address, email address, and telephone number(s) in the upper left hand corner of the first page of your manuscript when submitting. The more ways I have of contacting you, the easier it will be to let you know if you’ve made the cut!

Deadline is April 1, 2006

1 Comments:

Blogger Nidhi Kaushik said...

Hi Brian,

I just wanted to ask whether it's ok if the story is based in India.

Do let me know.

Thanks
Nidhi

4:13 AM  

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