Gator Bites Submission Guidelines:


PROJECT: Selections of fiction and poetry will be printed on a single sheet of paper, tri-folded, and placed in packets at our conference and around Lake Charles for free.

PURPOSE: To promote our members, their writing(s), and Bayou Writers’ Group.

Submissions due by TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 by 5:00PM CST.

Submissions must adhere to these guidelines:
1. Must be typed, single-spaced, 12-pt, Times New Roman
2. Must be written by a member in good standing (dues are paid)
3. Each member should submit one project only. Depending upon the number of submissions, this may increase. Submissions will only be accepted via email. Submit piece either as an attachment (Word or PDF).
4. Deadline to submit, Aug 1st so coordinator has time to copy/paste/insert/transcribe into final form and present at the September BWG meeting for edit/review. No late entries will be accepted.

FLASH FICTION: No more than 250 words.

POETRY: No more than 25 lines per poem. For prose poems, follow the Flash Fiction guidelines.

EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: Subject your email “GATOR BITES 2017.” Send your best work. Any editing will be approved by you, the author.

Past president, Jessica Ferguson came up with this marketing idea to showcase our members. With this in mind, please understand we want to incorporate all (wouldn’t that be great?) members. Please consider submitting! *Questionable material (if it offends or contains vulgarity) will be discussed and voted on by the Board for inclusion or rejection.