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Calling for submissions for Volume 4 of An Honest Lie
Theme: Petulant Parables
We are accepting submissions in the areas of fiction, well written misadventures from real life, and blatant lies that are fun and entertaining..
We’re looking for …
… the ironies in life
… the serendipity of it all
… the epitome of adventure
… the power of imperviousness
… the pull of naivety
… the view from a different angle
… the mix of mood, moment, and movement
… the wretched truth
… a clever lie
… the humor inside
… the mockery of it all
We’re looking for the perspective.
The subject is up to you.
(Please keep it clean. No political commentaries, testimonials, religious manifestos, or poetry)
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Submissions should be at least 3000 words in length and no more than 6,000 words total, submissions will be disqualified for not meeting minimum or exceeding maximum word count requirements.
All submissions should be sent in .doc,. odf, or in docx format, in a legible 14 pt font, with pages numbered in the top right corner. Please be sure to attach this document to your email, do not copy and paste the text into the body of your email.
Please include title and author name on all pages submitted.
Include the following information with your submission:
Full Legal Name (with nom de plume)
Email and Regular Mail Addresses
A Short Bio (100 words)
For all other inquiries regarding submission formatting please visit our FAQ, located at the official anthology website at
Please also let us know how you heard about us!
Please e-mail your submissions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for Submissions is March 15 2012.
Public engagements associated with this publication are for promoting the book and for promoting you as an author.
Pay for published authors will be based on royalty accrued via sales of merchandise, books sold, and attendance at public engagements.
The most popular author from each anthology will receive a book contract with Open Heart Publishing !
Attendance at public engagements is not mandatory.
All travel and travel associated expenses are author’s responsibility.
Limit of two pieces for consideration unless asked for more.
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We are also seeking illustrators for this and other projects. Please e-mail us at email@example.com for further details concerning illustrations. Pay structure for original art will be based on the project it is for.
Definition of PETULANT
: insolent or rude in speech or behavior
: characterized by temporary or capricious ill humor : PEEVISH
— pet•u•lant•ly adverb
See petulant defined for English-language learners
See petulant defined for kids
Examples of PETULANT
Her tone was petulant and angry. a petulant and fussy man who is always blaming everyone else for his problems
Short stories for anually printed anthology