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Call for essays about what you learned from your parents

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I thought some of our reflective and creative essay writers might be interested in this opportunity –

Call for short writings or essays: Lessons learned from My Parents.

Did you ever experience a moment with your mother or father that changed your life, a lesson that influenced all other decisions and helped you become who you are today? At Familius we hear about these stories all the time and have launched a new, crowdsourced book project to celebrate these moments and share these lessons.

We invite you to participate by sending us an essay that shares the lesson you learned and how it has impacted you and helped you throughout your life. These lessons could be profound or simple, tragic or funny. We all have stories and our lives are improved through sharing.
Simply enter your essay in the online form below along with your information.

Essays will be reviewed by an editorial team through October 31, 2012 and the contributors whose submissions are included in the new book Lessons From My Parents: Silent and Spoken will receive the advance eBook free and a special discount on the print edition, scheduled for release this December.
Entry length is up to you. If the lesson is short and sweet then submit it short and sweet. If it is longer send in an essay. Poetry is also acceptable. If you are a parent, you can also share how you apply the lesson today or how you use it with your own children. We look forward to reading your stories.


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