Thanks to Abbie Johnson Taylor and her committee members: Marilyn Brandt Smith, Lillian Way, Valerie Moreno, and Cleora Boyd for all of your hard work.
The determination of guidelines and the selection of winners required a great deal of time and consideration.
We had contests with cash prizes in fiction, nonfiction and poetry.
Previously published material and simultaneous submissions are permitted provided you own the copyright to the work.Innovative techniques for better writing as well as publication success stories are welcome. Make your donation through Pay Pal (see magnetsandladders.org) or by check by March/September 1. Final author approval and review is necessary if changes are needed beyond punctuation, grammar, and sentence or paragraph structure.Content will include many genres, with limited attention to the disability theme. 100-word promotional information is due by February/August 15. We will not change titles, beginnings, endings, dialog, poetic lines, the writer’s voice, or the general tone without writer collaboration.In all instances, our preference is for shorter lengths than the maximum allowed.Please single-space all submissions, and use a blank line to separate paragraphs and stanzas.