Who are the heroes in your life?
The Literary Cottage Agency wants stories about everyday heroes centering on following three themes:
- Teachers or Mentors who are heroic, deadline September 1, 2007
- Mothers or mother figures who are heroic, deadline November 30, 2007
- Fathers or father figures who are heroic, deadline February 28, 2008
The stories should be true and uplifting - similar to Chicken Soup or Cup of Comfort style. Each should be between 850-2000 words. You can find further guidelines and tips for writing a hero story on their website. Early submissions are encouraged.
Payment is $100 and complimentary copy, with extra money prizes awarded to the top 3 stories in each book: 1st place is $250, 2nd place is $150, and 3rd place is $100.