Kiwi Publishing is looking for true, inspirational stories; 1200 words or less, that will make readers laugh, cry, or sigh. Stories should be positive, universal, and non-controversial. The "point" or "message" should be evident without preaching. No essays, commentaries, tributes, philosophical or biographical pieces will be accepted.
We are currently collecting stories in the following categories:
Thin Threads of Business & Career
Thin Threads of Compassion & Giving
Thin Threads of Recovery & Survival
Thin Threads of Holidays & Celebrations (including Romance/Valentines Day)
Thin Threads of Teachers & Mentors
Thin Threads of Teens & Young Adults
Thin Threads® the Legacy Project – featuring fathers, mothers, grandparents
Thin Threads of Patriotism & Courage
Thin Threads of Achievement in Sports & Fitness
Each story must contain the following elements:
1. Be Real - non fiction
2. Capture the essence of a thin thread event
3. Evoke an emotion from the reader
You may submit more than one story for any of our upcoming titles. Please select stories from your own experiences, or from a someone in your life.
Should your story be selected and be included in one of the Thin Thread book series, a permission fee of $100 will be paid to you. The submission deadline is June 28th, 2009.
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