cat story contest: Fireside Publications of Florida
- FIRESIDE PUBLICATIONS OF FLORIDA
ANNOUNCES A CONTEST FOR SHORT STORIES ABOUT CATS
Deadline for contest entries is: June 30, 2008. The following rules must be followed exactly:
The complete story must not exceed 3,000 words.
Please use your computer word counter; not an estimate.
Every page must have a header in the upper left-hand corner consisting of the
author’s name/the title of the story. Example: Smith/My Story
Pages must be numbered in the upper right-hand corner (numeral only).
All material must be typed, double-spaced. Use 12 point New Times Roman typeface.
Any story, true or fictionalized, about a cat or cats.
A cover sheet with complete contact information:
Name, address, telephone number, email address
The complete story in hard copy and on a read/write disk (Microsoft or Word Perfect).
A check or money order for $2.00 (two dollar) registration fee made out to:
No material will be returned, so DO NOT send an SASE for its return.
Material not chosen for the book will be destroyed.
Do NOT request a signature for delivery of your material.
A list of the winning entries will be posted on our web site.
Winners will have their stories published in a Cat’s Short Story Book (to be named after all stories have been se-
lected). Twenty to twenty-five winners will be selected. Each winner will receive a complimentary copy of the book.
Winners must expect their material to be edited as appropriate for publication (spelling, grammar, punctuation;
and inappropriate phrasing or words where necessary).
Winners will be announced by the end of August 2008.
Submit your entry as soon as possible to:
Cat Short Story Contest
1004 San Felipe Lane, Suite 200
The Villages, FL 32159
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