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Issue 4:24         14,600 subscribers           November 25, 2004
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                           CONTENTS
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         From the Editor's Desk
         News from the World of Writing
         FEATURE: Teaching Writing Online, by Moira Allen
         The Write Sites -- Online Resources for Writers
         WRITING DESK:  Must I Be Successful to Deduct Expenses?
            by Moira Allen
         WHAT'S NEW at Writing World
         MARKET ROUNDUP/Writing Contests

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                     FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK
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Happy Thanksgiving from Writing-World.com!
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I've been struggling for the past week to come up with some
deeply profound editorial to offer for the Thanksgiving holiday -
something that expresses the concept of giving thanks, of the
things that writers have to be grateful for, and so on...  Yet
though various thoughts surfaced, none seemed just right.  I
mulled over ideas like cider, but like a typical editor, seemed
more inclined to reject than accept.  Then, at last, it hit me.
The perfect thought for the season.

"You're on vacation.  Don't strain your brain!"

So there you have it -- this is about as deep as it gets this
week!  Because I AM on vacation, really REALLY on vacation, and
loving it.  We had planned to go out of town for Thanksgiving,
but because of a sick cat, decided to stay home and just relax
instead, and relax we did.  No work.  No worries.  (Even the cat
cooperated.)  No cooking; instead, we visited a delightful bistro
I'd been wanting to try for more than a year (I know this because
it was LAST Thanksgiving's coupon that was posted on my
refrigerator, and believe it or not, they took it!).  Instead of
turkey, we pigged out on chateaubriand for two, plus dessert.

I then retired my fall decorations, and dug my Christmas stuff
out of the closet -- it says something, perhaps, that my fall
decorations fit in one small box and my Christmas decorations
fill most of the under-the-stairs closet.  The cat freaked; I'm
sure she thought, with all those boxes strewn around, that we
were moving again!  Finally she curled up on the back of the
chair next to the wreath I'd set there, making a most picturesque
display.  I spent Friday evening "elfing," and the house is now
aglitter with just about everything except the tree (which is
coming later).

This vacation business is pretty cool; we've agreed we may have
to try this more often!


                                          -- Moira Allen, Editor


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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF WRITING
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New writing magazine for women
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April 2005 is the launch date for Penwomanship, a magazine for
the creative woman writer. "While there are many magazines which
publish fiction and poetry, there are very few which publish
strictly women's writing," says Penny White, publisher of the new
monthly periodical. "I decided it was time to do something about
it." The magazine will contain at least 48 pages of women's
writing, artwork and photography. Although seeking original
submissions for the magazine, White likes to think of it as a
type of Reader's Digest for women's writing. But what's with the
name of the magazine? White says, "There is an interesting story
behind that. And that story can be found on the web site." For
more information: http://www.penwomanship.com

AAP and NEA join forces to battle reading crisis
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On October 25, the Association of American Publishers (AAP)
announced a partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts
(NEA) to help raise awareness and mobilize public action in the
face of the startling decline in book readership which the NEA
documented in a report released in July. Reading at Risk points
to an ongoing and significant drop in the number of readers in
the US, especially readers of fiction, poetry and drama. AAP is
providing a $19,000 grant to help cover the costs of reprinting
the report and to facilitate a series of Reading at Risk
presentations across the country. They will also work together on
a second phase of the initiative, to assist US cities to
implement city reads programs, and to develop a series of
book-focused public service announcements to air on public and
commercial radio and TV stations. "The publishing industry has an
obvious interest in reversing this disturbing trend," said Robert
Miller, President of Hyperion Books and Chairman of the AAP Trade
Executive Committee. "George Washington said that 'a knowledge of
books is the basis on which all other knowledge rests.' We know a
lot of people share that belief and through this new partnership
we hope to reach and energize them."

New search engine unveiled
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Vivisimo, a provider of clustering and meta-search software for
organizing search results, has unveiled Clusty.com, a search site
powered completely by clustering technology. Instead of simply
presenting long lists of results, Clusty.com groups search
results into folder topics, giving users a quick overview of the
main themes in the results and letting them focus on topics of
interest. Clusty organizes general web searches as well as
shopping, blogs, gossip, images, Wikipedia and people searches.
For more information: http://www.clusty.com

Magazines considering online fees
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Should online publications and magazines charge readers a fee to
access their web sites? Continued weak advertising and a weak
economy has some publishers contemplating the idea of charging.
Publications like WSJ.com, ConsumerReports.org, and Salon.com
have managed to bring in growing revenues from charging for
online subscriptions. Publishers worry about moving to a
fee-based model and then losing traffic and advertisers to free
online magazines, weblogs and discussion forums. Despite the
risks from losing readers publishers appear to be leaning towards
the idea. Ann Moore, Chief Executive of Time Inc., said, "Find
the market and they'll pay."

Librarians want jail time for overdue book offenders
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Bay City, Michigan Library System Director Frederick Paffhausen
is asking the county library board for permission to seek arrest
warrants for offenders who ignore overdue notices. According to
Paffhausen, one patron owes $1,190 for 73 items overdue for more
than a year and patrons keep an average of $25,000 in overdue
materials out of the system each year. Librarians want the worst
offenders to face charges and up to 90 days behind bars. The
board plans to consider the idea.

Canadian Postal Officials Enforcing Mail Regulations
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If you're mailing cards, gifts, or manuscripts to Canada, be sure
that your mail conforms to international postal regulations.  All
items must display the complete name and address of both the
addressee AND the sender, printed or typed. Sender or recipient
names such as "Grandma" or "Mom" are not acceptable.  Do not omit
your name from your return address. According to Canadian
officials, addresses should be printed in capital letters.  The
last line of the address should be the country name written in
full (e.g., CANADA, not "Can"); a delivery zone number may also
be included in or as the last line of the address.  Customs
declarations forms (available at the post office) must also be
provided on any package, and must indicate what the package
contains (not just "gift").  Canadian customs officials report a
backlog of mail that does not meet these requirements -- so take
care to make sure your items get through!

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TEACHING WRITING ONLINE
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                                                   by Moira Allen

One way for writers to turn their experience into cash is by
teaching online classes. A number of sites sponsor electronic
writing courses, and these sites are always in search of
instructors. Since such classes are typically handled through
e-mail, no real-world "classroom" experience is required;
instead, your best credential is your ability to communicate
effectively in writing.

Online courses offer a flexibility unmatched in real-world
programs. Generally, the only formal schedule is the requirement
to provide lectures on a specific day. Otherwise, you can prepare
lectures, review homework, and discuss student questions on your
own time -- just as students can take the course on their time.
And since there is no scheduled meeting time or place, your
students can come from around the country and from around the
world.

Rates for online classes range from as low as $25 to several
hundred dollars, but typically hover between $50 and $150,
depending on the number of sessions. The host site usually takes
a commission of anywhere from 25 to 50 percent. Thus, if your
class costs $100 and attracts ten students, and the host takes a
25 percent commission, you'd receive $750.

Of course, you don't have to go through a host. If you are a
well-known writer or have a popular website, you can offer a
course independently. If, however, you have to advertise your
courses on other sites or through writing newsletters to attract
customers, you may soon find that the cost of advertising exceeds
the cost of a host site's commission.

Pitching a Course
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The first step in developing an electronic class is determining
the type of class you'd like to offer. Are you a fiction writer,
or a nonfiction writer? Do you specialize in a particular genre
or subject? Are you experienced in screenwriting, technical
writing, or poetry? Would you prefer to offer a general "getting
started" course (e.g., "plotting your first mystery novel"), or a
more specialized course (e.g., "creating the police procedural")?

Next, you need to find an appropriate host. Check
Writing-World.com for a list of sites that host classes, or just
run a Google search on "online writing classes". Visit the site
and check its course list and its policies. Is your course at the
same "expertise level" as the site's offerings, or is it too
basic or too advanced? Don't despair if the site already offers
several courses in your topic area; instead, try to tailor a
class to an area of the topic that isn't being covered. (However,
if there are no courses on your topic area, don't assume that
this means they have a niche begging to be filled; it may mean
that this particular site doesn't have a large audience for the
topic.)

Some sites post information on how to become an instructor. If
you can't find this information on the site, contact the site
host by e-mail and ask how to apply. You will usually be asked to
provide the following information:

1) Credentials. Most class sites want instructors with published
credentials in the subject area that they wish to teach. For
example, don't try to pitch a mystery novel course unless you've
published at least one mystery novel! Don't try to sell a course
on writing travel articles unless you've sold several such
articles. (Keep in mind, as well, that print publication still
counts for more than electronic publication.) Experience as a
book or magazine editor is also a good credential.

2) A proposal. Generally, this is a one-page e-mail describing
your course. The proposal should include an overview of what the
course will cover, and how long it will run (usually from two to
eight weeks). The proposal should give an idea of the expected
"outcomes" of the class -- e.g., "by the end of the course,
students will have a working outline of a mystery novel." If the
site allows instructors to set their own fees, state your
preferred fee. You may also be asked to provide minimum and
maximum enrollment numbers. Finally, include your credentials in
a one-paragraph bio.

3) A syllabus. If your proposal is accepted, you may be asked for
a week-by-week syllabus that outlines the topics to be covered in
each section. You may also have to list each week's homework
assignments.

Teaching the Course
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Once you've been accepted into a "program," your next step is to
develop the class! A word of warning: Before you start writing
lectures, make sure that your class is actually going to run. If
it doesn't reach its minimum quota, it may be canceled (often
this choice is left to you), so it's often wise to write only the
first lecture in advance.

Lectures are your primary mode of instruction, and students
expect them to be "meaty." Consider each lecture to be the
equivalent of a full-length feature article. Such lectures do
take time to write -- one of the most common mistakes new
instructors make is underestimating how much time an online class
actually involves. (The good news, however, is that you can use
those lectures again and again, which makes subsequent classes
much more "profitable.")

Some sites will set up an e-mail list for you; others expect you
to handle this. If you don't want to give students your direct
e-mail, consider setting up a separate Yahoo! list or Hotmail
account for class purposes. You must also decide whether this
list should be a discussion-style list that enables students to
talk to one another (and possibly critique each other's work), or
a "private" list where students interact only with you. If your
list is private, be sure protect your students' privacy by
keeping their e-mails in the "blind copy" [bcc] section.

Typically, discussion-style "workshops" work best for more
advanced fiction courses, and less well for beginning courses
where students may be reluctant to share their work with others.
Some courses also involve a "chat" component (which may also be
set up by the host site); however, keep in mind that this
requires students to "meet" at a specified time, which can be
awkward for some.

Students also expect meaningful homework assignments that give
them an opportunity for direct, "expert" feedback from you. Most
instructors give weekly assignments that build toward a final
project, such as a finished article or story. For example, a
short story class might begin with an assignment to brainstorm
ideas, followed by one on character building, followed by a plot
outline, and so on. Finally, students expect instructors to be
available to answer questions.

One of the joys of teaching an online class is watching a student
blossom, and realizing that you have had a vital role in
launching a new talent into the writing world. Teaching others
how to write effectively is a rewarding way to share your passion
and to give back some of the lessons and insights you've gathered
along the way. It can also bring in a decent paycheck!

Resources:
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   Links to Writing Classes
   http://www.writing-world.com/links/classes.shtml

   Getting the Most from an Online Writing Class
   http://www.writing-world.com/basics/classes.shtml

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Moira Allen has been writing and editing professionally for more
than 20 years. A columnist for The Writer, she is also the author
of "Starting Your Career as a Freelance Writer", "The Writer's
Guide to Queries, Pitches and Proposals" (now available as an
e-book) and "Writing.com: Creative Internet Strategies to
Advance Your Writing Career". For more details, visit:
http://www.writing-world.com/moira/moira.shtml

Copyright (c) 2004 by Moira Allen


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Encyclopedia of Mythica
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An encyclopedia of myth, lore and legend, including gods,
goddesses, and worldwide legends and heroes.
    http://www.pantheon.org/mythica.html

Historic Events & Birthdates
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A handy search engine for looking up any date, any month, any
year in history, plus holidays and a new POW/MIA search engine.
    http://www.scopesys.com/today/

Editorial Freelancers Association
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A national, nonprofit, professional organization of self-employed
workers in the publishing and communications industries.
    http://www.the-efa.org

S.G.R. MacMillan, Barrister
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Links to resources for crime writers, including computer crime,
organized crime, and money laundering.
    http://www.sgrm.com/Resources.htm

Webgrammar
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Writing or research grammar help, plus style guides and writing
resources.
    http://www.webgrammar.com

ScreenSite
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The links section of this site offers a host of useful resources,
including links to college screenwriting programs, financial aid,
academic jobs, and festivals and calls for submissions.
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THE WRITING DESK
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                                                   by Moira Allen

Must I Be Successful to Deduct Expenses?
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Q: Does one have to be a "successful" writer in order to deduct
conferences and other writing related expenses?

A: The answer can be "it depends."  Conferences can involve
travel expenses, and travel is a more complicated deduction.  If
you are actively involved in the business of writing, you can
probably take such a deduction with no problem, whether you are
earning a profit or not.  However, I would be cautious about
deducting travel expenses if this will create a tax "loss" for
you.  It is not illegal, but it can raise red flags.

Another issue is also involved: Whether you are actively involved
in the business of writing NOW, or whether you are "learning" the
business with the idea of becoming a writer "later."  As I
understand it, you cannot deduct educational (including
conference) expenses relating to a business that you are not
currently involved in -- i.e., you can't deduct the cost of
learning a NEW business.  So if you were just starting out as a
writer, you could not deduct the classes you might take to "learn
how to be a writer."  But once you have begun acting as a writer
-- i.e., running a writing business -- then you can deduct
classes and conferences you take to INCREASE your knowledge about
that business.

The answer also depends on whether you consider your writing a
"business" -- i.e., a pursuit that you are engaged in with the
direct intention of earning a profit.  Do you file a Schedule C
with your taxes?  If you are a "business," you will need to do
so.  If, however, you do not write with the intent to make money
(i.e., profit), there is a chance that you can get classified as
a "hobby" rather than a "business". The Writer's Pocket Tax Guide
website explains the difference (tax-wise) between a business and
a hobby.

Profit, or lack of profit, isn't the only proof of a business. If
you can show that you are making an earnest attempt to EARN money
through writing, even if you haven't succeeded yet, you can be
considered a business by IRS standards.  While there is an
informal "two years out of five" rule of thumb, that's not a
hard-and-fast law.  However, in the eyes of the IRS, a
"successful" writer is one who shows a profit!

If you plan to operate as a business, or already do, then by all
means deduct your legitimate writing expenses - supplies, printer
cartridges, copying, postage, etc.  SOME expenses must be
depreciated or amortized rather than deducted directly.  Computer
equipment can be deducted by "expensing" it (writing it off
directly), but software and books have to be amortized
(depreciated over a period of several years).  Travel expenses
can be deducted according to the portion of your travel that is
directly related to your business.  If your spouse goes with you,
the share that is spent on the spouse is not deductible.

Keep your receipts - easiest thing is just to have a folder for
each month, and stuff all your writing receipts (and income
receipts) into that folder.  Put the folders away at the end of
the year; you don't need them, unless you get audited.  I
recommend tracking your income and expenses on a spreadsheet;
that way, you have all the info you need for taxes at the end of
the year.  And I really do recommend using an accountant; it
makes life MUCH easier when handling business expenses.

For More Information:
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Handling Writing Income and Expenses -
http://www.writing-world.com/basics/expenses.html

The Writer's Pocket Tax Guide -
http://www.foolscap-quill.com/writersptg/wptg2004.html

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Moira Allen has been writing and editing professionally for more
than 20 years. A columnist for The Writer, she is also the author
of "Starting Your Career as a Freelance Writer", "The Writer's
Guide to Queries, Pitches and Proposals" (now available as an
e-book) and "Writing.com: Creative Internet Strategies to
Advance Your Writing Career". For more details, visit:
http://www.writing-world.com/moira/moira.shtml

Copyright (c) 2004 by Moira Allen


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MARKET ROUNDUP
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CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE CAT LOVER'S SOUL
Dr. Marty Becker, Carol Kline, Amy D. Shojai, Co-Editors
PO Box 1262, Fairfield, IA 52556
EMAIL: submit"at"yourpetstory.com
URL: http://www.yourpetstory.com

Do you have a true story, article or anecdote about cats that
would uplift, inspire or entertain other cat lovers? Have you had
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DEADLINES: December 15, 2004
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REPRINTS: Yes
SUBMISSIONS: We strongly encourage you to submit stories online.
You may email a story in the body of the message, or as an MS
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GOD ANSWERS THE PRAYERS of SOLDIERS AND THEIR FAMILIES
Allison Bottke, Editor
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EMAIL: submit2militaryprayers"at"godallowsuturns.com
URL: http://www.godallowsuturns.com/writersinfo.htm

This is a new book series under the God Allows U-Turns brand to
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we want to share with readers around the world how God is
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prayers in the military environment for countless years,
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The ultimate purpose of prayer is to praise and glorify God -- no
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stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things in
extraordinary circumstances with God's help. Sample stories and
detailed guidelines available at web site.

DEADLINE: February 28, 2005
LENGTH: 500-1,500 words
PAYMENT: $50, plus one copy of the anthology
RIGHTS: One time non-exclusive rights, or reprint rights
REPRINTS: Yes
SUBMISSIONS: Submit online, via email, or snail mail
GUIDELINES: http://www.godallowsuturns.com/guidelines.htm

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TOWARD FREEDOM
Greg Guma, Editor
PO Box 468, Burlington, VT 05402-0468
EMAIL: Editor"at"towardfreedom.com
URL: http://www.towardfreedom.com

We are currently seeking articles on topics such as human rights,
specific local or regional impacts of globalization and its
emerging management structures, trade and investment agreements,
challenges and potentials of new technologies, labor and
sweatshops, local and international activism, creative solutions,
promising initiatives that stress empowerment, economic democracy
and environmental preservation, political prisoners,
contributions for our Beyond Nationalism series, and stories for
special focus issues. We also welcome your queries on other
matters and important stories we may be missing.

LENGTH: Features: 1,500-2,500 words; Reports: 800-1,200 words;
Reviews: 700-900 words; Short humor: 600-900 words
PAYMENT: 10 cents/word
RIGHTS: Author retains all rights after publication
REPRINTS: Yes
SUBMISSIONS: Query first by email. See issue deadlines posted
online.
GUIDELINES: http://www.towardfreedom.com/submit.htm

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"FNASR": First North American Serial Rights, "SASE":
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WRITING CONTESTS
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This section lists contests that charge no entry fees. For more
contests, check our online contests section.
      http://www.writing-world.com/contests/index.shtml

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       Delacorte Press Contest for a First Young Adult Novel

DEADLINE: December 31, 2004
GENRE: Young adult fiction
OPEN TO: US and Canadian writers who have not previously
published a young adult novel
LENGTH: 100-224 ms pages

THEME: Submissions should consist of a book-length manuscript
with a contemporary setting that will be suitable for readers
ages 12 to 18. The judges are the editors of Delacorte Press
Books for Young Readers and reserve the right not to award a
prize. Please see web site for complete submission guidelines.

PRIZE: $1,500 in cash, plus standard contract and $7,500 advance
against royalties

ELECTRONIC ENTRY: No

ADDRESS: Delacorte Press Contest, Random House, Inc., 1745
Broadway, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10019

URL: http://www.randomhouse.com/kids/games/delacorte.html

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           Harold Morton Landon Translation Award

DEADLINE: December 31, 2004
GENRE: Poetry book translation
OPEN TO: Books published in the US in 2004
LENGTH: 40 pages or more and 500 or more copies

THEME: This award recognizes a published translation of poetry
from any language into English. Founded in 1976, the award was
originally biennial. It has been given annually since 1984. A
noted translator chooses the winning book.

PRIZE: $1,000

ELECTRONIC ENTRY: No

ADDRESS: The Harold Morton Landon Translation Award, The Academy
of American Poets, 588 Broadway, Suite 604, New York, NY
10012-3210

EMAIL: rmurphy"at"poets.org

URL: http://www.poets.org/awards/landon.cfm

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          Thomas Merton Poetry of the Sacred Contest

DEADLINE: December 31, 2004
GENRE: Poetry
OPEN TO: All
LENGTH: 100 lines or less

THEME: What is poetry of the sacred? Poetry that expresses,
directly or indirectly, a sense of the holy or that, by its mode
of expression, evokes the sacred. The tone may be religious,
prophetic, or contemplative. Naomi Shihab Nye will be this year's
judge.

PRIZES: 1st Prize: $500; Three Honorable Mention Prizes: $50 each

ELECTRONIC ENTRY: Yes

ADDRESS: The Thomas Merton Foundation, 2117 Payne Street,
Louisville, KY 40206

EMAIL: hgraffy"at"mertonfoundation.org
URL: http://snipurl.com/aqrm

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         L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest

DEADLINE: December 31, 2004 (Quarterly competition)
GENRE: Short fiction, novelette
OPEN TO: All who have not professionally published (more than
5,000 copies) a novel or short novel, or more than 3 short
stories, or more than 1 novelette in any medium.
LENGTH: 17,000 words maximum

THEME: All types of science-fiction, fantasy and horror with
fantastic elements are welcome. We regret we cannot consider
poetry or works intended for children. Excessive violence or sex
will result in disqualification.

PRIZES: Quarterly Prizes - 1st: $1,000; 2nd: $750; 3rd: $500;
Annual Grand Prize: $4,000; all winners published in annual
anthology

ELECTRONIC ENTRY: No

ADDRESS: L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of The Future Contest,
PO Box 1630, Los Angeles, CA 90078

E-MAIL: contests"at"authorservicesinc.com

URL: http://www.writersofthefuture.com

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