It’s time, fellow ghouls, ghosties and unspeakable beasties!
Yes, submissions are now open for
THE SECOND ANNUAL HALLOWEEN SPECIAL!
We’ll leave submissions open for longer this time as I’m looking for a lucky THIRTEEN Submissions for this most scary of holidays!
Recordings are due to me be FRIDAY EVENING, MIDNIGHT EASTERN, October 28th
That’s three days before Halloween and the launch of my first novel, The Prodigal’s Foole.
In celebration of the holiday AND the launch, here are the guidelines:
The Word Count Episode Twenty-The SECOND ANNUAL HALLOWEEN SPECIAL
Submission Guidelines (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY)
PROMPT: Halloween (Monster story, Ghost Story, Scary story – Your Choice!). Must use any or all of the following words somewhere in the story: “Prodigal,” “Foole,” “Arcana,” and/or “Chronicles.”
DEADLINE: I must receive your submission by MIDNIGHT (Eastern Time) Friday 28th October 2011
THE DETAILS:The work must be an original of yours. It could be a poem, short story, song—anything really as long as you write something based on the stated theme (Halloween (Monster story, Ghost Story, Scary story – Your Choice!). Must use any or all of the following words somewhere in the story: “Prodigal,” “Foole,” “Arcana,” and/or “Chronicles.”). Do NOT exceed ten minutes. As this is a podcast, I need to receive a file of YOU, a friend or multiple friends reading (singing or otherwise performing) your work. MP3 FORMAT, please attach your MP3 file to an e-mail. The e-mail should also contain the following:
- Your pen name
- Your bio
- Links to your websites
- Your Twitter name (if you have one)
- A photo I can use for the show notes
- Permission to use your recording in the podcast
- At the end of the recording, please add the following: “The is <YOUR NAME> author of <YOUR WORK(s)> and you’re listing to The Word Count Podcast HALLOWEEN SPECIAL”
Send your file to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday the 28th of October. You can also e-mail me with questions before hand. I do reserve the right NOT to post your submission, but will communicate that to you should it be the case. I add the ‘Explicit’ tag to the ‘cast, so if your story uses adult themes or language that’s ok—but it should be necessary for the story.