Submissions by Invitation Only!
*Please Note - these RULES apply to all who've submitted stories*
You're INVITED.. if you've lived or live in Africa, or have ever been to Africa (or the Indian Ocean Islands), to be part of this exciting new book.
Simply submit your experience, funny or otherwise, in the box provided below.
A book you, your family, friends and/or valued clients will treasure always.
The new title.. "My Funny Africa", a work in progress with stories piling up, will be a unique collection of 100 or more, mainly humorous, always intriguing and even terrifying anecdote of our personal bush or wildlife encounters.
So become a digital friend, post your story here, and leave your imprint forever.. in the sands of time.
Q: "OK, so my story gets to be published in a unique book.. and even if it becomes a collector's item, what else is in it for me?", you may quite rightly ask. Well read on my dear friend.. read on..
A: Not only will your name and story receive international recognition along with your website or blog but you will receive a.. FREE 1st edition copy of 'My Funny Africa'..
(if your story is published of course - and depending on country, postage may apply)
..AND your published story will contribute towards the 10% royalties received from the sale of the book which will go to the Born Free Foundation who will and have already joined in the promoting of My Funny Africa.
‘The Born Free Foundation is an international wildlife charity founded by Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers following their starring roles in the classic film ‘Born Free’. Today, led by their son Will Travers, the Foundation is devoted to wild animal welfare and compassionate conservation, working to save animal lives, stop suffering, rescue individuals and protect rare species. Our charity is determined to end captive animal exploitation, phase out zoos and keep wildlife in the wild. We take action for lions, elephants, gorillas, tigers, wolves, bears, dolphins, turtles and much more. Born Free works with local people to find solutions to help people and wildlife live together without conflict. Find out more and get involved at www.bornfree.org.uk’
Everything you need to know:
You're welcome to make single or multiple entries, it’s entirely up to you, as long as each story and /or illustration is entered separately.
NB: By submitting your story and, where applicable, your illustration..
1.you are agreeing to it being edited, including the title, and published in 'My Funny Africa'.
2. you certify that all your information and / or materials are your own and if not, please state whose work it is, and that you have their full ‘written’ permission to do with it as you please.
3. you agree to it being part of and included in the publication and sale of 'My Funny Africa'.
4. you agree that no publication or, if previously published, that no further publication will take place until after the publication of My Funny Africa.
5. you agree that all illustrations, commissioned or otherwise, are the property of Greer Noble
6. you understand that it is completely voluntary and that you will have no recourse to any future claim/s whatsoever, be they monetary or otherwise, no matter how or where your story and / or illustration may be utilized.
As a guideline, try to keep your anecdote/s to between 200 and 2000 words.
Please enter your website / blog / Facebook URL link next to your story caption should you wish to included it. This will appear at the back of the book with your bio and cannot be changed once published. If you would prefer not to have your name published as the author of your story, please type '(anonymous)' in the 'Last' name box after your surname.
You will be notified via 'My Funny Africa' Facebook page, this website's Blog and Email should your story / illustration be selected, at which stage we will ask that your postal address be Emailed to us with a short bio.
Your email address is safe with us. We do not spam.
Progress reports will also be posted periodically on this website’s Blog and on 'My Funny Africa' Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MyFunnyAfrica
Stories in pictures.. reminiscent of My Funny Africa..
Click Blog headers for progress report: list of contributors and artists.
Submission Form for your 'My Funny Africa' story:
Simply complete form below. You will be contacted as soon as a price has been established (to be determined depending on number of orders). If at this stage you feel the price is too high, you are under no obligation to purchase the hardcover and may cancel without further ado or cost to yourself.
NB This is a limited edition of 100 hardbacks only.
Please join 'My Funny Africa' FB page, go on, click here >>> https://www.facebook.com/MyFunnyAfrica?ref=hl