One month left to submit to “Love Letters to Gaia”

The deadline for submissions to our anthology dedicated to and honouring the earth is only a month away.  Love Letters to Gaia will be a collection of letters, poems, songs, hymns and prayers covering a whole range of subjects, including (but not limited to): the environment, conservation, paganism, earth spirituality, paganism, folklore, natural spaces, nature deities.

For more information, take a look at the submissions guidelines.  And don’t forget the deadline is 5 August 2017.

Ghosts and Ghastly Things – submissions now open

We are currently open to submissions for Ghosts and Ghastly Things: an anthology of spooky tales.

Here’s what we’re looking for in brief:

  • Any sort of spooky tale in pretty much any genre; think: ghosts and hauntings, monsters and witches, things that go bump in the night, demons, curses…
  • You can submit up to 2 short stories, each between 2,000-6,000 words in length
  • When the anthology is released it will be posted on Wattpad
  • There is NO monetary payment for accepted submissions, however, a PDF copy of the anthology will be made available for contributors.
  • Don’t forget we do accept stories that have been posted on blogs and websites.

To learn more about this anthology, please check out the submission guidelines.  The deadline for submissions is 1 October 2017.

We can’t wait to read your spooky tales!

Love Letters to Gaia – submissions now open

We are currently open to submissions for our first anthology in the Love Letters series, Love Letters to Gaia.

For this anthology we are looking for poems and letters dedicated to and honouring the earth.

Here’s what we’re looking for in brief:

  • The scope for this collection is wide: nature, the environment, earth spirituality, paganism, folklore, natural spaces, deities…for a more detailed list of ideas and themes, see the section “Let’s Talk Theme” on the submission guidelines page.
  • You can submit:
    • up to 5 poems (max 50 lines each), or
    • up to 5 letters (max 1500 words each), or
    • a mix of up to 5 poems and letters
  • When the anthology is released it will be posted on Wattpad
  • There is NO monetary payment for accepted submissions, however, a PDF copy of the anthology will be made available for contributors.
  • Don’t forget we do accept stories and poems that have been posted on blogs and websites.

To learn more about this anthology, please check out the submission guidelines.  The provisional deadline for submissions is 5 August 2017, though this might be extended.

We can’t wait to read your earth-inspired poems and letters!

Whispers and Echoes – creative writing prompts…

The deadline for Issue 2 of Whispers and Echoes is still some distance away so there is still plenty of time to get your submissions written and sent in.  If you are in need of a little inspiration, here is a selection of writing prompts to get those creative juices flowing before the submission window closes.

Below you will find ten prompts, five word prompts and five photo prompts.  Let your imagination run wild and see what you can come up with.

And, if your story / stories are 100 words or less, or your poem(s) 10 lines or under, please consider submitting it / them to Issue 2.  You can read the full submission guidelines here.

I can’t wait to read what you’ve been inspired to write!

To see past word and picture prompts and inspiration ideas, check out the inspiration link at the top of the page.

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Word Prompts

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Stars

hopes, dreams, wishes, space, night sky

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The Sea

adrift, floating, safe harbour, storm, mermaids, waves, ships

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Yarn

knitting, sheep, story-telling, wool, lies

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Fortune

four leaf clover, treasure, good luck, destiny, fortune-telling

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Diary

secrets, journal, records, planning

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Picture Prompts

 

 

 

Summer Spells

Summer Spells is a multi-author seasonal anthology, the second from Dreaming Spirit Press.

Within it you will find a selection of poems and stories covering a whole host of themes, all of them inspired by the magic of the summer season.

So if you have a moment, please support the talented authors who sent their amazing work this way, by reading, voting and commenting.

To learn more about this anthology, please visit the Summer Spells anthology page.  To read the anthology for FREE via Wattpad, clicking the cover below.

Summer Spells – a multi-author anthology of poetry and prose

The first poems and short stories from our Summer 2017 anthology, Summer Spells, are now available to read, for FREE, via Wattpad.  The remainder will be released over the coming days, so be sure to check it out!

What is the anthology about?

The summer season is often enchanting. It is a time of warm weather and sunshine, a time where many seek to escape from the normality of life. A time for holidays and vacations. A time for love and romance. But it is also the time of the Summer Solstice, the longest day and shortest night of the year, a time for the Fae, a time for magic…

Within these pages you will find poetry and prose all of which has been inspired by the summer season and the spells it can weave. Sometimes the inspiration behind the piece is obvious; for other, more eclectic pieces, the inspiration must be sought out. Either way, these pages hold much enchantment.

So find the cool shade of a weeping willow or a meadow full of wildflowers still coated in morning dew…sit in the middle of a stone circle on Midsummer’s Day or simply recline out of the sun on your sofa or nestled into your favourite armchair, maybe with a glass of something cold and refreshing, and enjoy the magic of the season…

To learn more about this multiple-author anthology, visit its page here or head straight over to Wattpad by clicking the anthology cover or the link below:

https://www.wattpad.com/story/109782595-summer-spells-a-multi-author-anthology-of-poetry