* Subject matter now includes inanimate objects AND animals
* Theme for August 2015: OPEN. Submit a perspective for ANY inanimate object or animal by August 10, 2015.
* Visit Issuu to see previous editions of Perspectives.
Submissions MUST include the following:
Top line reads "Perspectives Object: _____" or "Perspectives Animal: _____" Example (Object: Phone), (Object: Tornado), (Animal: Lion)
Contact information: mailing address and phone number to call (in case of email problems)
Object or animal must experience an event of some kind (a storm, a rejection, an injury, a happy moment, etc)
POV: 1st person (I, my, mine, our, ours, we)
Insert complete contact info on manuscript AND email
Include strong, vivid word choices to engage the sight, smell, hearing, touch and taste senses
Margins (1.5"), double space lines, and indent paragraphs
Prefer active vs passive sentence structures
Maximum word count: three single-spaced full pages
Prefer that lines do not begin with all capital letters
Submit up to three poems in separate emails
Use poetry techniques (smilies, metaphors, comparisons, onomatopoeia, alliteration, etc.)
Use proper spacing and punctuation
Maximum lines: 30
Send submissions to: [email protected]
Subject line for Perspectives reads: "Perspectives Submission"
Acceptable file formats: doc, docx, pdf, rtf or inline
If you haven't contributed to previous issues, mention how you found the magazine
Thank you for following the guidelines!