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P=Poetry, N=Nonfiction, F=Fiction
Exploring deep space or diving into the deepest oceans, you never know what you might find. This anthology asks writers to dig into the dark recesses and explore what’s hidden.
Poetry, up to 50 lines
Prose, up to 7,500 words
Open fiction genre*
Entries must meet the following general formatting requirements:
Arial or Times New Roman, size 10 or 12pt, black text only
No extra spaces between lines or paragraphs except for scene breaks.
1″ empty margins on all four sides
0.5″ (12.7mm) or Tab indentations for all paragraphs
Do not use the spacebar for indentations
Empty line for scene breaks
Do not include your title a second time before your entry.
Tip: Keep things simple!
The Writer’s Workout uses single-spaced industry standard formatting; it’s designed to let the work shine without extra flourishes and unnecessary efforts. You can find great examples of industry standard formatting in a traditionally published book.
Entries must include the proper Title Information at the start of the document, aligned left:
Name and email
Title of Entry
Tales from the Deep
Word or Line Count
Entries not meeting the general formatting requirements will not be considered. Entries not including Title Information in the order listed above will not be considered. Entries must be in English.
The Writer’s Workout accepts these file types: .doc, .docx, .odt
Email entries to firstname.lastname@example.org OR use our DropBox button below.