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Dog Stories Wanted
Dog Stories Wanted

Dogs are everywhere, and at one time or another, most people have had a dog in their lives or still do. A book is being compiled of dog stories, Becky Holland, retired Georgia newspaper journalist/freelance writer/blogger, is hoping to collect dog stories from all over the middle Georgia area.

Holland is a native of Bleckley County, and once was the sports and features editor of the Cochran Journal, and most recently served as the news editor of the Americus Times-Recorder and the lifestyle editor of the LaGrange Daily News. She currently writes for Examiner.Com, Kirkus Indie and a variety of other online and print publications.

Share your dog story by finishing the following sentence: "My dog has made/makes a difference in my life by ..." in 300 to 500 words, sharing real life experiences or memories. Be sure to include your dog's name, age, gender, breed, your name, age, location and how you got your dog. 

Entries need to be received no later than May 1, 2012. Entires should be no more than 500 words, pictures should be sent as a jpeg attachment with a resolution of 300 dpi and width shouldn't be larger than 7 inches, but no less than 4, and publishers do have the right to edit essays for mechanics only.

Only emailed entries will be accepted at rlhg4@bellsouth.net. The subject line should read, "Buddy and His Pound."  Stories and pictures can be submitted to Facebook at Buddy and His Pound. Entrants on Facebook need to like the page before submitting.

For more information, e-mail rlhg4@bellsouth.net.

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