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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Sharing Stories

We Invite You to Write a Story
AND SUBMIT IT TO

THE SMCGS STORY WRITING EVENT OF 2017

Sharing Stories


Join the fun and write a family history or local San Mateo County story.
Submit your story to SMCGS to be entered into a drawing for prizes; and/or for publication, or reading aloud at a monthly meeting. Each entry receives a small gift. 

SCHEDULE

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February 9, 2:30-4 pm - Writing Workshop with Elliot Margolies
March 15 - Submissions OPEN, watch for announcements
April 30 - Submissions DEADLINE
May 20, 10:30 am-1 pm - Event! Story readings, prizes drawn, gifts given,
family storyteller speaker, & POTLUCK LUNCH


PRIZES

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All entries receive a small gift on day of the event, May 20
All entries entered into the Sharing Stories drawing for three $25 cash prizes
• Additional drawing for entries about or which take place in San Mateo County for three SMCGS tote bag prizes


GUIDELINES

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• Open to all SMCGS members & non-members
• Non-fiction family or San Mateo Co. stories
• 1,000 words or less
• Up to three entries per person
• Sample story topics: A person, family, incident, birth/marriage/death, immigration, place (house, business, church, etc.)
• Photos, maps or other graphics encouraged
• Online submissions only via website
• Writers must agree to have their stories printed in the SMCGS newsletter, blog, or Facebook page
• Questions? Contact SharingStories@smcgs.org

THINK, TELL YOUR FAMILY STORIES,
YOUR 3rd GREAT GRANDKIDS WILL THANK YOU.






Sharing Stories

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