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"Welcome, writers, to our anthology – a canvas for your creativity to bloom and your stories to shine. Join us in crafting a captivating collection that leaves an everlasting impression."

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Dear cherished writers,

In the embrace of nostalgia and the tender caress of cherished moments, we extend a heartfelt invitation to contribute to our anthology, "Unpublished Memories." Within these pages, we seek the magic of your untold stories, the unseen jewels that have adorned the tapestry of your life, eternally bringing smiles to your heart.

Life's most profound beauty lies in the memories that have touched us in ways words can scarcely capture. In "Unpublished Memories," we celebrate the power of your emotions, encapsulated in any form your heart desires – be it a captivating story that transports us to another realm, a flash fiction that crystallizes a fleeting instance of joy, a soul-stirring short story that lingers like a tender melody, or a poem that paints the colors of your soul.

Your words have the ability to transcend time and connect us on a profound level, revealing the universal human experience woven within the intricacies of your personal recollections. We yearn for the intimacy of your memories, the laughter that reverberates through the years, the bonds that have withstood the trials of life, and the gentle moments that have shaped your very essence.

In this anthology, we embark on a journey through the corridors of your hearts, exploring the essence of what it means to be human. We invite you to share the treasures hidden within, as your words have the power to ignite smiles, evoke tears of joy, and kindle a sense of belonging among our readers.

So, with pen in hand and heart on sleeve, pour forth the symphony of your emotions onto the canvas of "Unpublished Memories." Be vulnerable, be authentic, and allow your soul to dance with the rhythm of your recollections. Together, let us craft a literary treasure that resonates with every soul that turns these pages, leaving an everlasting imprint on the tapestry of humanity.

Submission awaits your heart's offerings, and we eagerly anticipate the beauty and wonder your memories will bring to life.

With love and profound anticipation,

 Free Mind Anthology Team

Submission Guidelines 

We are thrilled that you've chosen to share the intimate whispers of your heart with us for our anthology, "Unpublished Memories." Your willingness to bare your soul and open the gates to your cherished recollections fills our hearts with gratitude and admiration. To ensure this journey remains smooth and rewarding for all, we humbly present our submission guidelines:

1. **Theme:** The core of our anthology revolves around "Unpublished Memories" that have brought endless smiles throughout your life. We encourage submissions that embrace the beauty of nostalgia, joy, love, and the human spirit. Let your memories shine through in any form – be it a story, flash fiction, short story, or a poem.

2. **Authenticity:** Your memories are unique, and so is your voice. Embrace your authenticity and let your emotions flow freely through your words. Be unafraid to delve deep into the recesses of your heart, for it is there that the true essence of your memories lies.

3. **Length:** For stories and flash fiction, we welcome submissions between 500 to 1,000 words. Short stories can range from 3,000 to 5,000 words, while poems may consist of up to 100 lines. Remember, it's not the word count that matters most; it's the depth of emotions conveyed.

4. **Submission Format:** Please submit your work in a standard font (e.g., Times New Roman, 12 pt.), double-spaced, with your name and contact information on the first page. If submitting multiple pieces, kindly combine them into a single document.

5. **Language:** As much as we celebrate diversity, our anthology is in English, and submissions must be in this beautiful language to be considered.

6. **Originality:** We value originality and appreciate work that has not been previously published elsewhere. Your unpublished memories deserve a fresh canvas to paint their hues.

7. **Submission Deadline:** The deadline for submissions is Mid September. We encourage you not to wait until the last moment, as our hearts are eager to dive into your memories.

8. **Submission Process:** Please send your submissions to ahirearyan28@gmail.com with the subject line "Unpublished Memories Submission - [Your Name]." Feel free to attach your piece as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf file.

9. **Review Process:** Each submission will be treated with the utmost care and respect. Our team of passionate readers will review all submissions, and we promise to handle your memories with the gentleness they deserve.

10. **Publication:** If your submission finds a cherished place in our anthology, we will notify you promptly. Rest assured, each chosen memory will be celebrated and celebrated once again in the warmth of our pages.

11. In the warm embrace of love and acceptance, the LGBTQ+ community is wholeheartedly welcomed to share their cherished memories in our anthology, "Unpublished Memories." Your voices are valued, and your stories will touch hearts and inspire minds.

Dear writers, we are immensely grateful for your trust and vulnerability in embarking on this journey with us. "Unpublished Memories" will be a testament to the power of emotions, the beauty of the human experience, and the collective wisdom that resides in all of us.

Let your memories flow, and may your words touch the souls of many.

With love and anticipation,

Payments

We approach you with utmost sincerity and transparency, eager to share our heartfelt gratitude

for your willingness to be a part of our anthology, "Unpublished Memories." As much as we wish we could offer monetary compensation for your priceless contributions, we must humbly express that, at this time, we are unable to do so.

Please know that the decision to not offer financial remuneration was not made lightly. Instead, it stems from our genuine belief in the significance of your memories, and our desire to create a space where your emotions can be cherished and celebrated without any reservations. Your memories, stories, and poems are invaluable treasures that transcend monetary worth – they hold the power to touch hearts, inspire souls, and leave an enduring impact.

In the spirit of fairness and reciprocity, we wish to assure you that your words will not go unnoticed. Upon the publication of "Unpublished Memories," we will include a link to your preferred PayPal account or any other platform where readers can directly support and express their gratitude for the emotions you have shared.

We acknowledge that every writer pours their heart and soul into their work, and it is our fervent hope that your contributions to this anthology will lead to a deeper connection with readers who find solace, joy, or resonance within the beauty of your memories.

It is our unwavering commitment to fostering a community that embraces the power of emotional connection, and as we embark on this journey together, we remain dedicated to ensuring that your words receive the recognition and appreciation they so deserve.

We extend our deepest thanks for entrusting your unpublished memories to us. Your decision to join us on this journey fills our hearts with warmth, and we are honored to have the privilege of sharing your untold stories with the world.

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