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Last updated 21/05/2013
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AUSTRALIA TIMES is a free
non-aligned grass roots, national online
publication in the making. We are a blend of professional and citizen journalists. We intend to go live in June.
We welcome contribution from wwriters in any field. We are also looking for volunteers in other areas from proof reading and editing to layout, etc. Your members can join us here: http://www.theaustraliatimes.org.au/ We will publish here: http://www.theaustraliatimes.com.au/
Please feel free to call me on 9738 1203. Thank you. Kind Regards, David M. Abouay
Winterbourne Publishing is a Perth, WA based boutique Australian e-publisher of speculative fiction by new or unknown Australian authors. They publish 4-6 titles per year and are actively seeking submissions from Australian writers of science fiction and fantasy a little outside the mainstream. Must have a complete manuscript and it has to be speculative fiction.
Go to www.winterbournepublishing.com.au
for full details.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for enquiries relating to publishing.
Email email@example.com for MS submissions.
Friends of ABC Poets' Corner Newsletter,
3 a year. Seeks poetry, including rhyming poetry; publishes work from new,
developing and established writers; runs
Poetry Matters Bi-annual journal;
subs $6 a copy or Life Membership $60 for one copy of each issue for the life
of the journal and free entry to annual competitions; send 4-6 original poems to
Cheryl Howard, Publisher/Editor, 61 Palmer Cres, Newham, Vic, 3442.
Make out cheques to Cheryl Howard. Queries firstname.lastname@example.org.
Payment: a contributor's copy.
The Write Angle, quarterly journal;
Coral Hartley, Publishing Editor/Illustrator,
210 Pinelands Rd, Sunnybank Hills, Qld, 4109;
email: email@example.com subs $16.40 pa;
seeks poems, articles, short stories, cartoons, cover art, short items.
Yvonne Harris, Editor, 11 Ewing St, Augusta, WA 6290 or
bi-monthly magazine for writers; runs competitions for amateur writers;
publishes short stories and articles (to 1,400 w.), serials (mm. 3,500 w.),
poems (to 50 1.), letters (to 100 w.), anecdotes, etc.
Subs 3 issues $ 13,50, 6 issues $27, 12 issues $52. Cheques payable to Y.Harris.
The Architecture of Narrative:
a short course on plotting and structure
to be held at Geelong starting in May
For details, see:
I'm offering short courses in plotting and structure and one-off workshops on other aspects of the craft. I'll be holding these in Melbourne and in regional centres. I'm offering a short course in plotting and structure in Geelong, starting in May.
I'm hoping to promote this and other courses and workshops through the Society of Women Writers. Would that be possible?
Harlequin are accepting
manuscripts for all genres. Go to their website for details.
Omnibus Books An imprint of Scholastic is accepting manuscripts for picture books, fiction and non-fiction for primary school aged children. For guidelines and more information go to www.scholastic.com.au
Reviewers wanted. INTERESTED? Go to: Love of Books
Ginninderra Press is calling for manuscripts of novels or collections of stories between 10,000 and 20,000 words long. They should be socially aware, combining emotional impact with convincing story telling. Details at www.ginninderrapress.com.au
Educational authors required
Education is seeking experienced secondary school teachers to write Instant
Lessons and other resources for the subjects:
Poetry, prose, essays, reviews, articles,
Days to Sanity Stories
You Have a Story?
you have heart-warming, insightful and powerfully moving stories about
how to stay sane in this chaotic 24/7 world?
A co-author of the New York Times Best-selling book series
Chicken Soup for the Soul is currently seeking stories to be included in
30 Days to Sanity, an online stress/resiliency program.
Now you have an opportunity to contribute to this new online program by
sharing your strength, insights, knowledge and wisdom.
makes a good 30 Days to Sanity story?
Sanity Story is an
inspirational, true story, that opens the heart and re-kindles
the spirit. It is the
personal account of an event, an obstacle overcome, a strategy to remain
sane, or a lesson learned that helps the reader discover basic
principles they can use in their own lives.
of the topics we will include are:
Getting to Know Yourself, Your Needs and Your Dreams, Getting Your
Priorities Straight, Learning to Listen to Your Heart, Discovering Your
Passion, Setting Aside Time Just For You, Balancing Work and Family,
Building a Soulful Community, Learning to Love Your Body, Taking a
Mini-Vacation or Playcation, Setting Limits Both at Work and at Home,
Putting Technology to Work for You, Making a Meaningful Contribution to
the World, Growing From the Bumps in Your Life, Making Technology Free
Times to Truly Connect, Creating a Space Just For You, Making Sacred
Time for Your Family, Eliminating Time Wasters and Energy Suckers,
Managing Technology, Banishing Your Guilt, Celebrating Your Gifts and
Strengths, Expressing Appreciation to a Friend or Loved One, Asking for
Help or Support, Discovering an Attitude of Gratitude, Using Life as
Your Teacher, Cultivating Compassion or humorous stories about funny
things you've done while stressed.
we're looking for are 'teaching
tales' that inspire the reader to draw their own conclusions
and insights from the story itself.
We are looking for real-life anecdotes that are instructive: a
personal wake-up call that is enlightening.
No preaching or philosophizing, no fables, just good old fashion
storytelling that is based on true experiences.
you have a great story and would like to be included in 30
Days to Sanity, please send your stories to: 30
Days to Sanity at Box 31453, Santa Fe, NM
87594-1453 (please keep copies as we are unable to return
submissions). Or e-mail stories to firstname.lastname@example.org
The maximum word count is 1200 words.
For each story selected for the program a permission fee of $100
will be offered for one-time rights.
There are no limits on the number of submissions.
Stories must be received no later than May 1, 2013.
Bayside Artist in Residence in Brighton
Visual artists, writers, musicians, composers and multimedia artists are invited to apply for a 12 month funded residency at one of four studios at Billilla Historic Mansion in Brighton, Victoria. The residency runs from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014.
VIM has put out a call for writing and artwork submissions that focus on the
Find out more. Go to: Web: www.vimjournal.com
|Penguin is currently accepting unsolicited manuscripts for their Children and Youth Adult department, including picture books, story books, novels and some noon-fiction works. They are also accepting unsolicieted manuscripts for their Lantern Books imprint - lifestyle books, cook books, fashion, style, interiors, travel and gardening. Go to www.penguin.com.au for details.|
Children's film seeks writers
film production Cowards and Giants is seeking writers to help build the
script and characters. It is a collaborative project with an open
invitation to join.
PITCH: Allen and Unwin are currently accepting
online submissions of adult fiction and non-fiction on Fridays. They
require a synopsis, your first chapter and details about your experience
and writing profile. If they are interested in your pitch, they will get
back to you within two weeks. Go to www.lallenandunwin.com
(UNTITLED) Issue six
is seeking good short stories
Monday: Pan MacMillan are
accepting online submissions between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Mondays. If
they like your work they will get back to you within a month. Similar
requirements to Allen and Unwin (see above). Go to www.panmacmillan.com.au/manuscript