The universal language -- one that, in just a few bars, can lift our mood, move us to tears, and transport us across time, space, and possibility.
How has music shaped you, guided your path, or even saved your life? Is there a song, album, or artist that speaks to you? What does the creative process of songwriting look like?
What is music? And how does it move us so? Ask your Muse and report back!
In 1000 words or less, tell us about the majestic power of music.
The top three entries will be published on our website and in a special print anthology.
Winners will also receive the ever-changing Enigma Gift. (That's right, we're not telling! We promise it will be thoughtful. It may also be fun, funky, profound...or maybe all three.)
- Stories, essays, or poems should be 1000 words or less and previously unpublished.
- No restrictions on style.
- Entrant retains copyright ownership of work.
- Multiple and simultaneous submissions welcome.
- Anonymous Judging: Submission file should contain only the title and text of the story, essay, poem. Cover letters are optional and may be added separately.
- Winners will be announced within 30 days of the closing date.
- The reading fee is $8, and each contest will be open for 30 days.
- Submissions must be received by the December 10, 2017 deadline.
If you have any questions, shoot us an email and we'll be happy to help: hello [at] newmillenniumwritings [dot] org