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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Call For Submissions!

Call for submissions:
This letter was compiled by Drew Nicholson. Feel free to email him at drewishdrewid@gmail.com or myself at ninapower155@gmail.com for further information. To learn more about Prompt-and-Share click here.

To all writers, poets, parents, and people who are over ten years of age:

+Nina Pelletier and I are starting a new project, and we want your help! Every day, Nina posts a writing prompt for interested people, and today's was particularly evocative. You can see some examples in the comments of the post shared below, and here:


What are You Doing? Accepting Submissions for a free e-Chapbook

What areYou Looking For? 300 word or less letters to your ten year old self. Or stories about people writing a letter to their ten year old self. Or stories in reaction to the letters that others have written to their ten year old selves. Also, we're looking for art that can be used for breaking up pages, or being related to the subject.

When do You Want It? Ideally, as soon as possible. However, we will accept submissions till September 23rd.

How do We Do It? Go here: https://spreadsheets.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ag53sJnzF2itdGhCUUNfaHZPN21ieHhSVDFhWGY3Z0E&hl=en_US and put in your information. Nina and I will circle you, and update you regularly with information on how, specifically, to submit. Since some people will choose to write stories about other people's letters, we'll be sharing a select group of said letters with the entire group.

What Will You Do With It? When submissions are complete, Nina and I will edit everything. We'll collate everything together into a nice PDF, with a nice cover, and put it up on the internets somewhere for free. People will be encouraged to make a donation, and the money that THEY donate will be donated to a literacy advocacy group. We're taking suggestions on what that group should be.

What if I Have More Questions? Reply to this post, or email us under our profiles!

Let's get started! This could be another really cool collaborative effort made on G+, the only social network that has such quality artists and writer


  1. Chris can I get your permission to use your submission pretty please?

  2. This sounds like an amazing project.

  3. I'd love to see you submit a little piece Summer:) Pretty please with sugary substances on top?