Sunday, March 29, 2015

Inspired by Wonderland, a Writing Project

Did you know that this year is the 

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was published on the 26th of November in 1865. In honor of this fact, The No Shush Salon is doing a Writing Project called "Inspired by Wonderland".

If you would like to participate, here is what we are looking for:

What we want: Stories, poems, songs, fiction, nonfiction... basically, words that you have written that were inspired by reading the book.

Limits: up to 500 words & 1 entry per person
(If you have a longer piece, you can submit a teaser & include a link to the full story/song/poem/etc.)

How to participate: There are two ways you can participate. You can do one or both, but please follow the guidelines.
1. Submit your words before October 15th, 2015 by emailing:
  • In the Subject, put - Inspired by Wonderland: followed by the Title
  • Put your story/song/poem/etc. in the body of the email and a brief bio including any links you want used.
  • PLEASE do NOT attach a file.
2. Present / Perform your words at the November 19th Rock the Podium event:
  • We meet at The Clarendon Hills Library
  • We meet at 6:30pm
  • 10 minute time slots
  • If you want your piece to go on this blog, please follow the above instructions as well.
Posting: In November we will post a new piece of work each day, crediting the creator, to this blog. We will continue posting until we run out of submissions.

Future Plans: We may possibly make an ebook of some of the writing at some point, but there are no immediate plans. We will contact the authors if this becomes a possibility.

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