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Call for Submissions

The January 2016 issue needs to be completed early as the printers close over the Christmas/New Year break.

If you have any New Year themed stories or poems please send them as soon as possible. Hard copies, please 🙂 Send to Positive Words magazine, PO Box 798, Heathcote Victoria 3523.

And, general submissions are always welcome at all times – I’ve already started preparing for the rest of 2016 🙂

Stories & Poems WANTED

Positive Words Magazine is seeking submissions of MELBOURNE CUP related poetry and stories for the November  2015 issue of the monthly magazine but work on any theme is always welcome.

Submission guidelines: Submissions & Subscriptions for Positive Words

Send submissions and SSAE or email address for response to the Editor, Sandra James, PO Box 798, Heathcote 3523, Victoria. For further information please email  but please note submissions are only accepted in hard copy. Sample copies of the magazine which aims to encourage new and experienced writers can be obtained from the editor by sending $2.80 in unused stamps.

Cars Submissions

A prompt to get you started for CARS submissions . . .

The Lemon.

I hope it inspires some great stories and poems 🙂

Call for submissions

Over the next few months I will be using lots of stories, poems and articles on the theme CARS.

Your first car, first driving experience, favourite car, toy cars.

Fact or fiction, serious or tongue-in-cheek, longer and shorter pieces will all be welcome.

Submissions need to be in hard copy with electronic copies requested for longer pieces on acceptance.

Submission guidelines are here: Submissions & Subscriptions for Positive Words

There is no deadline – I will be using car-themed pieces over several issues.

If you would like a sample copy of Positive Words magazine please send $2.80in unused stamps to The Editor, Positive Words magazine, Sandra James, PO Box 798, Heathcote 3523, Victoria, Australia.



May your words flow in 2014 and produce better results than my poor brown lawn!

I hope everyone had a great rest over Christmas and New Year . . . now it’s time to get back to sending in those stories and poems. Think of the usual themes – Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Anzac Day etc – try something new, dedicate an ode, vent your spleen or offer some advice . . . and send them in 🙂

I have 26 pages to fill each month. Please send hard copy first. Stories and articles up to 1000 words, poems up to one page. Fillers and short pieces very welcome. Send to Positive Words magazine, PO Box 798, Heathcote 3523,, Victoria, Australia.

If you would like a sample copy, please send $2.40 in unused stamps to the above address.

Subscriptions and stamps always welcome and vital to ensure continued publication. Positive Words is self-funded and receives no government grants etc and I do not draw any wages or compensation. Everything goes into producing the magazine 🙂

I look forward to an overflowing mailbox 🙂


What will this week bring?

Today’s prompt…

Monday morning and I’m hoping my PO Box is filled every day this week 🙂

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