For you short-story writers out there, two opportunities present themselves in September. Both of the them come from the Literary Cottage; working for Adams Media, the Literary Cottage is seeking stories for two anthologies they're currently working on.
1. Woodstock Revisited: Adams Media is seeking true story accounts written by people who actually attended the 1969 Woodstock Festival. According to their website, "stories must be TRUE, 850-1100 words, vivid, and substantive." DEADLINE: Sunday, September 7th, 2008.
2. My Dog is my Hero: The fourth book in the Hero series, this volume will contain stories about the remarkable dog in each writer's life. Stories must be 850-1100 words, true, and preferably uplifting. See website for more details. DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Monetary concerns: You will be paid $100 for your story, receive a free copy of the anthology, and be considered for a "top three" monetary prize. Submission guidelines are located on each topic's page, and questions can be directed at Susan Reynolds.
Note: For you non-fiction writers out there, Adams Media is currently looking for new book proposals. The good news is that they accept submissions directly from authors (including first time authors), as well as from literary agents, so don't be shy.