In under 500 words, write us a piece inspired by this photo. Your piece can be poetry or a short story as long as it is under 500 words. If you can think of other creative ways to be inspired by this photo, go ahead and surprise us! The winner (or winners) of the challenge will be featured in the September issue!
Deadline for submission: Saturday, August 6. The winners will be announced Monday, August 8.
With your submission please put in the subject line "Blast from the Past - Rats Edition".
For the name of your document please put your story/artwork name, underscore and your name. Ex: ToesForEating_MarjorieMerle.doc
You can submit your work as a Word document or stick it directly in the email to firstname.lastname@example.org and please forgive us in advance if we don't write back to you immediately. Tex is fairly anal about reading and viewing everything we get. With your submission please tell us a little bit about yourself and please send us your website if you have one. If you don't have one, get one. They are free, you know.
For the rest of the guidelines and what should not be submitted, go to our Submissions & Guidelines page.
We look forward to your creative mind-doodles!