Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Submission Guidelines

Want to submit a true story of yours to Mug of Woe? Here's what you need to do:

1. Visit our About the Book FAQ page to get all your questions about the book answered. 
2. Type up your tale and send it as a MS word attachment to by March 30, 2011.
3. Keep it to a maximum of 1,200 words. We don't have a set minimum.
4. All accepted submissions will receive a copy of the book.
5. Include a short bio of yourself in 3rd person in the body of the email. In this bio, you can list other publications, what you do, what you want to do, what you like to do, etc.

Here's an example of Kyle's:

Kyle Therese Cranston is a Boston-based copywriter who writes fiction and creative nonfiction on the side. She currently writes the Boston Online Dating column for, and her work has also been featured in Chicken Soup for the Soul. Besides writing and working on trying to get her first novel published, Kyle likes to spend her time watching funny movies, dork dancing, drinking wine, eating chocolate, and making people laugh with her tales of woe.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Calling All Writers!!!

Had something funny, mortifying, and just dang unpleasant happen to you? Did your last vacation turn into a comedy-of-errors?  Want to share it with the world?

Mug of Woe: Tales To Make You Realize Your Life Is Awesome, is seeking personal essays up to 1200 words, focusing on the "not so awesome" side of life, with a humorous twist.

So, come on...write it out and submit it to us! You know you want to.

Love Kyle and Jenn