How do I submit work to be published at Webstatic?
submit work for consideration by the Webstatic editors, complete the
form. You must submit three titled works including
the year each was originally written or copyrighted.
Your submissions will not be acknowledged unless
selected for publication.
editors screen hundreds of submissions per month, but
select only 10 to 15 writers per year to showcase at Webstatic. Writers selected to be published at the site
generally show unique perspectives and style in one of the
themes common to Webstatic.
- If your
work is selected to be published at Webstatic, we will request
your biography and a photo at that time, for your Webstatic bio. Do not send
a bio or photo with regular submissions.
- The underlying considerations for publication at Webstatic
are that readers can relate on an emotional level with the poetry,
and the poems
are easily understood (non-abstract).
- Webstatic does
not accept submissions from children age 12 or under.
pay for submissions?
- No. Webstatic does not pay work that is
published at the site.
How many works can I have published at Webstatic?
current limit on a writer’s showcase is ten works.
When a writer exceeds the ten-work limit, their older
work is archived in another section at the Webstatic
published work at Webstatic end up in the archives?
work is archived if we have not published new work by an
author or the author has not contacted us for 2 - 3 years. Work is also
archived if a writer’s active showcase would exceed
the ten-work limit.
I was a
Webstatic contest winner. Will more of my work be featured at Webstatic?
- Publication at
Webstatic as a showcased poet is by invitation only. In some cases
the editors have requested additional samples of work from contest winners,
to consider for publication in a showcase.
How long will
my poetry remain at Webstatic?
poets remain at Webstatic, either active or archived,
indefinitely, unless they request to be removed.
When contests are being conducted, the
work of contest winners stays up for at least six months, or
longer at the sole discretion of the editors.
Some of my
friends can hear music at Webstatic, but I can't. What is going on?
- Music will play on most of the
pages at Webstatic if you are using the Microsoft Internet Explorer
browser. Visitors using other browsers may not hear the music.
Our server statistics show that more than 85 percent of our visitors
use a Microsoft browser. We coded our music to work with
the browser used by the majority of our visitors.
Webstatic belong to any Internet Poetry Rings?
- Webstatic withdrew from all poetry web rings. Our
reason for doing so was the questionable content of certain ring-member
Webstatic sponsor or bestow any Internet awards?
- Not at the present
time. We are designing three awards to recognize
deserving Internet sites, but the screening criteria is
not final. There will be a site award for outstanding
poetry content, another award for outstanding visual
design on a poetry site, and an award for a combination
of both. These awards will be granted annually and will also
include cash prizes.
Webstatic editors accept submissions
of poetry and prose for possible publication at the site. Webstatic does not pay for submissions. Copyright ©1998-2011 by Sondra & Leon Schlossberg. All rights