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Call for Submissions: New York Magazine’s Political Fiction Contest

Friday, November 27th, 2009

With Sarah Palin’s much anticipated memoir finally being released last week, there’s been some discussion about fictionalizing the truth. Well New York Magazine has decided to take this idea and run with it by asking seven writers to each take a political figure and insert them into fictional stories that look deep into “the hearts, minds, [...]

Call for Submissions: Postcrossing

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Receiving a postcard is always a cool surprise. It’s always interesting to receive a small piece of a faraway location accompanied by a story. Unfortunately, up until now the only real way to receive a postcard is to know someone that happens to be visiting that place.
Enter Postcrossing, the new project that allows you to receive [...]

Call for Submissions: OMG I’M THE ADULT

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

A perfect example of a blog that’s brilliant in it’s simplicity, OMG I’M THE ADULT is currently looking for submissions of your story about the moment you realized that you weren’t a kid anymore.
Whether it happened when you started your first post-college job, bought your first home, or simply the first time somebody called you [...]

Call for Submissions: Kodak’s What’s Your Story Flickr Pool

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Photographs always tell a story. I mean, whether or not the story is interesting is another matter all together, but the fact remains that the story is there. It’s documented evidence of an event that you simply cannot deny.
The Kodak-sponsored What’s Your Story Flickr Pool is a great place to share the photographic evidence of [...]

Call for Submissions: Stories of Health

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you might have started to notice an emerging trend of health care-related story projects. But when you’re dealing with such an important issue that directly effects each and every one of us, it seems unavoidable to ask the obvious question, “How is this affecting your life?”

Call for Submissions: Specs Issue 3: Toys

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

When you’re a kid, playing with toys is just one of those things that you inherently understand. Regardless of the era you grew up in or your economic status, it goes without saying that before you even knew how to talk, you had a collection of objects that you regularly used to create imaginary worlds. [...]

Call for Submissions: Awkward Yearbook Signatures

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

It’s always interesting to take out one of your yearbooks and flip through the messages that old friends wrote to you. Most of them are sweet or at least polite, but on the other hand there are those that are just awkward.
Enter Awkward Yearbook Signatures: A place to share all of the inappropriately sexual, overly [...]

Call for Submissions: Adoption Stories

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

No matter what side of the situation you’re on, adoption can be an incredibly difficult thing to process. Whether you’re the parent that had to give up a child or the child who grew up wondering what your biological parents were like, chances are that you have a story that needs to be heard.
Editors Bruce [...]

Contest—Obsolete: An Encyclopedia of Once-Common Things Passing Us By

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

We live in an era where everything is in a constant state of change. From the latest technology to customs to fashion trends, as a culture we tend to keep things moving. But isn’t it interesting to look back at the various outdated objects that, at one point, were completely essential to your life?
In her [...]

Call for Submissions: William Campbell’s Health Care Stories

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

If you spent anytime on Facebook today, you’ve no doubt been bombarded with the following status: “No one should die because they cannot afford health care, and no one should go broke because they get sick. If you agree, join us in posting this as your status for the rest of the day.”
And with the [...]

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