Word of Art TWO!

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WORD of ART 2 is our second collaboration of authors and artists. This is how it works: Authors submit stories (see rules below), we post those submissions online and invite artists to select a story that inspires them. The artists then create a canvas to accompany the words. A hard cover, full-color book with both word and art is published. Then we host a gallery reception and book release party to showcase the displayed art with a program featuring readings and books for sale in September.

Author Guidelines:
Word submissions open Saturday, February 14, 2015.
Work can be any genre– fiction, non-fiction, poetry, etc.
Subject matter is at your discretion, but please, nothing of a graphic nature.
Stories must be original and previously unpublished.
Stories must NOT exceed a 200 word count, poetry limit is 16 lines.
Submissions exceeding the word or line count will not be posted.
All submissions must have a title. This will also be the title of the accompanying art piece.
You may submit up to 3 pieces, but no more than two will be published.
Submit your work to WordofArt@inprintwriters.com in the body of the email.
No attachments will be opened.
Multiple submissions should be sent separately.
Include name, address, phone and a brief bio, 50 words or less, in 3rd person.
Submissions close March 21, 2015.

Words will be posted on the In Print website Monday, March 23, 2015 for artist selection.

Look for Artist Guidelines coming soon.

Last year’s Word of Art event was a HUGE success. We look forward to topping that– with your participation! Space is limited to only 30 authors and 30 artists for both the gallery exhibition and the publication, making this an exclusive collaboration.

Like our Word of Art Facebook page and check it daily for updates and inspiration!

You do not need to be a member of In Print Professional Writers’ Organization to participate, but with all the awesome things In Print has to offer, why wouldn’t you join?


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About Mary Fran Says

I am an artist, crafter, designer and writer. I enjoy working with mixed media-- applying visual and tactile manipulations to telling a story. Not a lot of market for that, though, :), so I'm focusing on short story submissions and novel completions. Yes, plural. Lots of beginnings, too many ideas, not enough focus.
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5 Responses to Word of Art TWO!

  1. sharon says:

    Reblogged this on sharon p. lynn and commented:
    Some contests are just for fun … and bragging rights. This is one of them.

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