Beanery Online Literary Magazine

May 1, 2009

Writers calls for submissions, competitions and events: May 1, 2009

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE
WRITERS CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS, COMPETITIONS AND EVENTS
MAY 1, 2009

CONTENTS:

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE call for submissions
LOYALHANNA REVIEW call for submissions
WRITERS WORKSHOP IN SOMERSET, call for submissions
FLASH FICTION CONTEST call for submissions
PENNWRITERS 22nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE: A Writer’s Tool Chest
THE 52ND ANNUAL ST. DAVIDS CHRISTIAN WRITERS’ CONFERENCE
8th ANNUAL WRITING POPULAR FICTION RETREAT: SETON HILL UNIVERSITY
Laurel Mountain Post Editor, Cathi Gerhard Williams, speaker

“Celebrate Poe: A Visit from the Ghost of Edgar Allan Poe”

MELLOW MIKE, open mike music, poetry/prose reading
BEANERY WRITERS GROUP
SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA WRITERS GROUPS
CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS:

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE
Call for Submissions

     The Beanery Online Literary Magazine (BOLM) is seeking submissions in all genres. Especially needed are items that celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Lent, Easter, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Father’s Day and July 4 (or any other holiday that occurs in this time frame). Contributors are welcome from the United States and the global village.
     The BOLM is sponsored by the Beanery Writers Group in Latrobe, (Southwestern) Pennsylvania. It’s global readers include persons who live in Australia, Sweden, Singapore, Jordan, Italy, Chile and across the United States.
     GUIDELINES: Posts must not contain inappropriate language or subjects. They may be edited. If extensive editing is done, the post will be sent back to the author for their approval. Writers of (and for) all ages are published (a 7th grader just had her post selected for an assignment in a California school English class). Length preference is 300-500 words, although longer pieces, or stories with several parts, will be considered.
E-mail writings to beanerywriters@yahoo.com with the word “SUBMISSIONS” in the subject line.
     To receive a sample Beanery Writers Newsletter, or for a subscription, E-mail beanerywriters@yahoo.com with the word “NEWSLETTER” in the subject line.

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LOYALHANNA REVIEW
Call for submissions
Deadline: May 15, 2009 postmark
Sponsored by the Ligonier (PA) Valley Writers

     The Loyalhanna Review, a literary journal, includes (more…)

March 21, 2009

Finding Ben

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE

FINDING BEN

Pat

     A press release on Finding Ben states, “Everyone needs love and affection—no matter what. For any parent who has ever experienced disappointment in their child’s failures comes Barbara LaSalle’s Finding Ben: a Mother’s Journey through the Maze of Asperger’s.
     Finding Ben is an honest portrait of parental love. Written in novel form, the book tells the story of what it is like to suffer from what the author calls ‘disappointed mother (more…)

February 9, 2009

MIDDLE AGE KNIGHT vs. MODERN DAY SOLDIER

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE

MIDDLE AGE KNIGHT vs. MODERN DAY SOLDIER

Ashley

     Civilization has always had some sort of defense system. In the Middle Ages, civilization had the knights to protect them, while today’s society is protected by soldiers. Over time the role has slightly adapted to accommodate different aspects and needs of society, but (more…)

May 30, 2008

JOURNALIST ETHICS CONCERNING THE RECEIPT OF GIFTS

—written by Carolyn C. Holland

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) is one of the oldest organizations representing journalists in the United States. The national organization debuted in 1909.   

Preamble: Members of the Society of Professional Journalists believe that public enlightenment is the forerunner of justice and the foundation of democracy. The duty of the journalist is to (more…)

April 16, 2008

BEANERY WRITERS NEWSLETTER (BWN) Vol. 1 Issue 1 April 2008

BEANERY WRITERS NEWSLETTER (BWN)
VOL. 1 ISSUE 1
APRIL 1, 2008

Edited by Carolyn C. Holland and BWG members.
(Forward this newsletter to the writers you know!)

The Beanery Online Newsletter (BWN) shares information on our members—their writing, their activities/interests, their concerns, their thoughts, as well as news on conferences, perhaps a joke or two. It will include links to the most hit posts on the Beanery Online Literary Magazine (BOLM)www.beanerywriters.wordpress.com —and the other sites the group facilitator manages: www.carolyncholland.wordpress.com and www.laurelmountainboro.wordpress.com (the latter a newsletter for her community, Laurel Mountain Borough).

SUBSCRIPTIONS
The BWN is distributed monthly by subscription. To subscribe, send your name, your regional location and your E-mail address to beaneryblog@yahoo.com . Please put the words “Subscribe Newsletter” in the E-mail subject line. To unsubscribe, E-mail beaneryblog@yahoo.com with the words “Unsubscribe Newsletter” in the subject line.

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
The BOLM (www.beanerywriters.wordpress.com) accepts submissions (in any genre) from guest writers. Items may be edited, but if there are any significant changes your work will be sent to you for your approval.. Submit your post to beaneryblog@yahoo.com with the word “Submission” in the subject line…

To read the rest of this newsletter, E-mail beaneryblog@yahoo.com with the words “NEWSLETTER SAMPLE” in the subject line. Information on subscribing to the Beanery Writers Newsletter is included in this issue.

The members of the Beanery Writers Group lead interesting lives. The first issue profiles Sal Martin, who at 77 (with her 80-year old husband Chuck) recently participated in a ski competition in Idaho. This first issue contains posts on upcoming writers events, books members read, writings in progress by Beanery Writers Group members, and much more.

December 5, 2007

COLORING OUR CHILDREN

Filed under: WR/BW BETH ANN — beanerywriters @ 4:10 pm
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My third grade teacher, Mrs. Sigler, gave us a blank piece of construction paper and asked us to take any number of crayons and to color sections of circles, lines or anything else until the page was filled. We were instructed not to draw any particular thing, but just to fill in all the spaces. I was nine, so I complied.
Then, she asked us to take our black crayon and to cover up the entire previously colored page. Again, I complied but it really seemed silly. When we finished, she instructed us (more…)