Submissions Closed — WT Chapbook vol. XII

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Theme to Use: Finding Harmony
Form to use: short story or poem


Welcome to ‘Finding Harmony,’ our theme for Chapbook vol. XII. Join us on a quest for harmony through short stories and poetry, diving into moments of longing, treasured memories, and heartfelt emotions.

Imagine striking balance between opposites like love and war, peace and sadness, life and death, or explore the elements of faith, hope, and danger which may lead to unity. Through your words, guide us along your path to uncovering your steps to finding harmony. This is your chance to reveal how you navigate through life’s contrasts, forging a unique balance. Join us in crafting a collection that shares the beautiful dance of varied experiences on your personal quest for harmony.

Is it:

  • The delicate balance between work and play, seeking harmony in daily life.
  • Navigating the dance of love and conflict within relationships.
  • The blend of chaos and calm in the routines of modern living.
  • Exploring the harmony within diverse communities and shared spaces.
  • The symphony of emotions in the pursuit of personal passions.
  • Balancing ambition and contentment on the journey of self-discovery.
  • The convergence of technology and nature, finding harmony in the digital age.
  • Embracing the duality of solitude and social connections.
  • Harmonizing aspirations with the realities of life’s unexpected twists.
  • The ebb and flow of personal faith and its impact on daily decisions.
  • Finding unity amidst cultural diversity, creating a harmonious world.
  • The rhythm of personal growth, reflecting on lessons learned and paths taken.

No matter what it may be, submit your piece and let us see what “ Finding Harmony” means to you.

Guidelines For .

  1. One (1) submission per entry with no more than four (4) total submissions. Submission with more than one entry per form will not be accepted.
  2. Short stories cannot be over 1500 words max.
  3. All work submitted must be original and written by you, the author. We seek unpublished work for our chapbooks.
  4. No A.I. derived work allowed of any kind.
  5. Entries with basic spelling or grammar errors will be rejected. Please double-check your work before submitting.
  6. Submissions not properly formatted will be rejected. Please add paragraph breaks before submitting.
  7. Please include your name or pen name, bio, and website in the form below as we list it in the “Writers Bio” section. Bio should be written in the third person. If bio is missing, we will not consider your submission for publication.
  8. All selected authors for the Chapbook will receive a copy of the e-book edition via a download link.
  9. Any author we select for publication is offered a coupon for 20% off our subscriptions.  This include access to all content on including past, current and future e-ChapBooks.
  10. You must read and agree to the disclaimer below to submit your work.
  11. To read the complete details of our guidelines, please click submission guidelines.

Written Tales magazine is self-funded; we are not able to pay for submission at this time. Please keep checking back as we update our guidelines often. To learn more about the magazine, please read our about page.

Selected work will appear on our website with a chance to be featured in our Written Tales Chapbook. They’re available to paid subscribers in multiple digital formats. Those authors selected for the Chapbook will receive a free digital copy.

If you have any questions, please contact us. To see a sample of previous editions, check them out on

Submissions Closed — WT Chapbook vol. XII