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    FIRESIDE PUBLICATIONS OF FLORIDA  ANNOUNCES A CONTEST FOR SHORT STORIES ABOUT CATS  http://www.firesidepubs.com/downloads/Contest%20Rules%20Cats.pdf  
    Message 1 of 1 , May 28, 2008
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      FIRESIDE PUBLICATIONS OF FLORIDA 


      ANNOUNCES A CONTEST FOR SHORT STORIES ABOUT CATS 

      http://www.firesidepubs.com/downloads/Contest%20Rules%20Cats.pdf



       


      Deadline for contest entries is: June 30, 2008. The following rules must be followed exactly: 


       


      Guidelines: 


      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. 


       


      Content: 


      Any story, true or fictionalized, about a cat or cats. 


      Include: 


      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:  


      Fireside Publications 


      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 


      Fireside Publications 


      1004 San Felipe Lane, Suite 200 


      The Villages, FL 32159 


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