Events, Casting Calls and Open Calls for Submissions

Events

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Online Premiere

October 1 through 31

Free. Attend the live online premiere of the Cracked Mirror Film Festival and vote for your favorite film or watch and vote anytime before the end of October. Join us here.

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BBQ & Books

November 7 through 13

Free. Support local authors who are also veterans at BBQ2U in Gig Harbor, WA, from 11am to 8pm Monday through Sunday. Half a dozen books written by local veterans will be for sale hosted by Marshall Miller.

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Unnerving

Saturday, October 22

Free. Celebrating the fourth annual volume of thought-provoking, unsettling stories, Bree Indigo, J.W. Capek, Lauren Patzer and David Mecklenburg will sign all four volumes at Barnes & Noble in Northgate from noon to 6pm.

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BBQ & Books

December 12 through 18

Free. Books for everyone on your shopping list at BBQ2U in Gig Harbor, WA, from 11am to 8pm. Local authors Jennifer DiMarco (12th), Lauren Patzer (13th), Marshall Miller (14th), Gary Floyd (15-16th), and Diane McPhee (17-18th) are hosting.

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BBQ & Books

October 24 through 27

Free. Discover a spooky book for the special kiddo in your life or find other family-friendly spooky fare at BBQ2U in Gig Harbor, WA, hosted from noon to 7pm Monday through Thursday by Jennifer DiMarco.

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BBQ & Books

October 28 through 30

Free. Meet horror author Lauren Patzer at BBQ2U in Gig Harbor, WA, from 11am to 8pm Friday through Sunday for the best, new books in the horror genre from this master local author.

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Join Spoony & Bowler

Saturdays Year-round

Free. This inclusive, award-winning children's show teaches nutrition and healthy eating habits while showing the importance of diversity and friendship. Watch here or browse books and more here.

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Blue Village Acting Troupe

Year-round

$24/year. Receive weekly casting calls and act in filming projects in Washington State. All ages and abilities  welcome. Vote on projects with other members and have custom scripts written just for you. Find out more here.

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BlueFlix

Year-round

$2.99 to $16.99. Stream, rent, or purchase the best short films, feature films, festivals and workshops from Blue Forge Films and our artisans right from the comfort of your own home. Explore content and watch trailers for free at BlueFlix.

Casting Calls and Open Calls for Submissions

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Short Fiction Writers

Deadline: Nov 1, 2022

Blue Forge Press is signing authors for Naughty & Nice, a PG-rated pocket-size anthology of Christmas stories that are naughty (spooky, exciting, fables) and nice (sweet, joyful, sentimental). Stories must  be 250 to 500 words. Writers must submit one story in each category. Contact us.

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Authors with Autism

Deadline: Dec 31, 2022

Blue Forge Press is honored to be the publisher of two bestselling authors with autism but we want to increase representation. We're looking to sign  poets, novelists, and short story writers on the spectrum. Contact us.

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Women Writers & Poets

Deadline: Dec 31, 2022

Blue Forge Press is accepting submissions for the third annual edition of Rise, published in paperback, hardback and ebook worldwide. We're looking for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in the categories hope and revolution. Contact us.

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Novella Authors

Deadline: Dec 31, 2022

Blue Forge Press is signing new authors for its Blue Flash pocket-size book imprint for adult readers on the go. Preference will be given to series in the sci-fi, fantasy, noir, erotica and mystery genres. Stories must be 6k to 8k words. Contact us.

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Empowering Students

Deadline: Dec May 1, 2023

Created with support from ArtsWA and the NEA, this program provides Washington State teachers with everything they need to create a printed and bound showcase of their students' art and writing--at no charge. Contact us.