Sunday, June 25, 2017

Call for submissions to the Space Coast Writers Guild's next anthology: "Holidays” !

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Perry Como’s 1954 recording of “There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays” is a perennial favorite, reflecting our deep-seated urge to return to a simpler time during the hectic holiday season. Happy memories of holidays from years ago tend to center on family, friends, and food. Our modern holiday season begins with Halloween, builds towards Thanksgiving, reaches its feverish peak with Christmas and Chanukah, and ends on New Year’s Eve.

The Space Coast Writers’ Guild’s forthcoming anthology, Holidays, is a collection of stories filled with fond recollections of holidays past and present. Whether it’s ice skating on frozen ponds at Christmas, dressing up in amusing costumes for Halloween, or eating too much turkey at Thanksgiving, Holidays captures the best (and worst) of times.

* Important Dates: Submit your work by Friday, September 8, 2017 for consideration.

* Submission Guidelines: All SCWG members in good standing are allowed one free submission (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, essays), no longer than 5,000 words.

* Note: Not a SCWG member? No problem! Submit your work, along with a $40 non-refundable entrance fee, and you’re in. Plus, you get one full year of membership in the SCWG. Contact the editor, Scott Tilley, at for more details.

* Submissions must be sent as an email attachment in MS Word format (DOC, DOCX) to The submission cannot be previously published, or currently under review elsewhere. Images must be in JPG or PNG format at 300dpi. All submissions must be accompanied by a 75-word author biography and a 1”x1” author digital photograph. The SCWG reserves the right to edit or decline submissions. Holidays will be published by Anthology Alliance and distributed through in Kindle and print formats by Thanksgiving.

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