Places to submit


Rebecca Evans taught an amazing class about writing monologues, which sent me on a search for “monologue submissions.” Scroll down for information on Rebecca’s June 16, 2022 writing workshop. A few places to submit monologues FORWARD THEATRE:  2023 Monologue Festival Out in This World “The detour that leads to an unexpected adventure. The vacation where everything goes wrong. The annoying stranger who turns into an amazing guide. Forward Theater is looking for original scripts about travel, whether to places far away or destinations close to home. Even a trip across the street can expand your horizons. Here is your chance to create a tale of the connection, joy, fear, beauty, exploration, and discovery that can only happen when you get out in this world. As you consider what to write, please be as creative as possible. It can take the form of comedy, spoken word, drama, farce, autobiography, or pure…


Tall Tales or Truth . . . Prompt #656

Write about yourself or about one (or more) of your fictional characters. You can write the truth or embellish a tall tale. “Your” is you or one of your fictional characters. Some writing starts: Describe your career / job. If you are retired, what did you do before retirement? If you could start over, what type of work do you wish you had pursued? Hobbies? What do you do in your spare time? If you don’t have spare time, what would you do if you had spare time? What do you like to do? Something very few people know about you. Something that is not true about you. Best vacation. Children. Grandchildren. Where did you grow up? Where do you live? What are you especially good at? What do you want people to know about you? #justwrite #iamawriter #iamwriting


Comfort Food . . . Prompt #653

Comfort Food is a real thing. The idea of eating for comfort might be new to you. Or you may have experienced how food can bring relaxation and a sense of well-being since you were a child. Perhaps you are an “eat to live” person and became a “love to eat” person during shelter in place, when activities were limited and frustrations were high. Here’s what happened to me with comfort food during shelter in place, summer 2020. “Comfort food took on a new meaning. It was more than comfort food. It was about how to cope with feeling scared. When food filled my belly, there was more than a feeling of satiation. There was a feeling of we’re going to be okay. We can handle this. I tell myself this is just a moment in time. It’s temporary. But I know we are forever changed.” —“Things I Never Thought…


People are . . . Prompt #648

“Mama Always Said Life Was Like a Box of Chocolates. You Never Know What You’re Gonna Get.”—Forrest Gump People are like that, too. You never know what people are going to do or say. Perhaps that was the inspiration for The 2022 Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest. Choose a category and Just Write! People are . . . Funny     Amazing     Changers Unreasonable     Unpredictable World These are the categories for The 2022 Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest. Write your story and submit your writing.