Volume 1, Book 2 - Dark Secrets  April 26, 2011 - January 31, 2012

Reading and Deliberating


There are secrets that live deep within most of us, some we wish we could just release, others we tend to compact with smiles to hide... some of us have those which we will go to any lengths to avoid being revealed.

What about you?

Do you have a write lying around that has never been published? Would you like to have your chance out of 1000 to become published in a poetry/short story book? We would like to invite you to submit your finest Dark poem or very short story into this contest of DARK SECRETS.

Non-fiction or fiction, right or wrong... Whatever the Secret, if it is Dark take this, it is your opportunity to illuminate.

There are only a few stipulations.

One: No Erotica (must be able to view or submit without the 18 warning)

Two: In order to keep our market VAST (publishing purposes). Be cautious in your subject matter, Emo stories are great, as long as they are tasteful and not sending approval messages of cutting. The usage of extremely vulgar
language is immediate grounds for disqualifacation. Just use your best judgements, our publishing company can not sell to populations with a narrow market.

Three: Only serious contestants please

Four: No previously or soon to be published works allowed

Five: You must be a member of Poetic Infusion Society to ENTER and to VOTE~

Six: Any short stories submitted may not be more than one 6x9 page (350 words MAX), or it will be disqualified from the contest. (sorry)

Read the front page of Poetic Infusion Society for further details, also, check your email… we sent out a group email and for some reason (sorry guys) the server kept failing. So, if you received this email more than once, we apologize. If you didn’t receive it at all, we apologize. If you received it and it was blank, we apologize. Please let us know if you weren’t able to view or get the message and we will attempt to send it out to you.

Good Luck Writers.

******We must have 1,000 submissions or contest is void******
************We reserve the right to extend contest*************

KEEP IN MIND PLEASE... Stories can only be VERY short stories, here is the reason: our printing company suggests how many allowable words on an page.

WE NEED to keep it within the range as listed below:

For a 6x9 size book figure approximately 350 words per page.


300 Dark Secret Poems or Short (350 words MAX) Stories will be chosen for book two. Stories cannot be more than one 6x9 page, 1,000 must be submitted for contest to be valid.


300 will be chosen for publication. 300 will be chosen for publication.



239 Contestants
252 Submissions
Created Apr 27, 2011

Submit Submit Writing


  • Only Poetic Infusion Society Members can Submit
  • All types of Writing can be Submitted
  • All Genres of Writing can be Submitted
  • Each Contestant May Submit 1 Piece of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 4/26/2011 - 1/31/2012
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator


Legacy is solely responsible for the content of this contest, including all promised prizes. Take any promises of large monetary awards with a grain of salt. Contact Legacy if you have any further questions.

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