Glad Tidings for the Melancholy  August 31, 2010 - December 1, 2011

Reading and Deliberating


Please read the entire description. Works that do not fulfill the requirements will not be considered. Thank you in advance.

For publication. All proceeds go to charity.

Give us your tongue-in-cheek. Give us your wry wit. Give us your dry humor. Give us your satire. Social commentary, as long as it is intelligent and humorous, is welcome.

Spelling and grammar count. Any work with glaring mistakes will be rejected out of hand.

Awards will be given to the five best, but all good pieces will be included in the book.

Multiple submissions accepted. No fiction unless it is relevant social commentary.


$0.00, Your piece in publication


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68 Contestants
141 Submissions
Created Aug 31, 2010

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  • Any Member can Submit
  • All types of Writing can be Submitted
  • All Genres of Writing can be Submitted
  • Each Contestant May Submit 3 Pieces of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 8/31/2010 - 12/1/2011
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator


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