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A Cup of Comfort is a bestselling anthology (book) series featuring uplifting true stories about the experiences and relationships that inspire and enrich our lives. These slice-of-life stories are written by people from all walks of life and provide unique personal insights into powerful universal truths.

We are now seeking submissions for the following volumes:

A Cup of Comfort for New Mothers
Submission Deadline: 5/15/2008
A Cup of Comfort for Adoptive Families
Submission Deadline: 6/15/2008
A Cup of Comfort for Fathers
Submission Deadline: 8/1/2008
A Cup of Comfort for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Submission Deadline: 8/15/2008
A Cup of Comfort for Dog Lovers II
Submission Deadline: 12/15/2008
A Cup of Comfort for the Grieving Heart
Submission Deadline: 2/1/2009

See Writer's Guidelines for additional details.


Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.


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