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Each year, we publish an anthology of mostly local writers. It is free to submit and there are no fees if you are accepted. Your compensation is a complimentary copy of the paperback version of the anthology, invitation to read at all Mays Publishing events, and promotion of your work through MaysPublishing.com and our social media accounts.
Most of the work from the Corpus Christi Writers series migrates to MaysPublishing.com. We receive brisk traffic on the site. You don't have to be in CCW or from Corpus Christi to be on MaysPublishing.com. We accept work from writers anywhere on the planet. Want a larger audience for your writing? Submit poetry or prose, fiction or non-fiction. We'll include it on MaysPublishing.com and promote it via our social media accounts. Open to writers anywhere in the world. In addition to posting your work, we'll give you a section on our website, which includes links to your website or buy page. We are mostly looking for short poems or flash fiction which can be read in 5 - 15 minutes, but are open to longer pieces and even to serializing novels.
Mays Publishing strives to create a community of writers and readers. Our efforts include maintenance of an online literary magazine featuring the work of writers, artists, and photographers.
It also includes yearly publishing of Corpus Christi Writers. This book showcases fine writing. Most writers are from the Corpus Christi metropolitan area.
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This local, literary anthology showcases the unique voices of residents or natives of Corpus Christi, Texas. From poetry to prose, fiction to non-fiction, the selections express individuality and diversity while also articulating universal themes.
Photography + Commentary
From bobcat to big birds, all 140 photos in this book were taken within a mile of the photographer's home. See the big diversity of life in a small ecosystem.
Nevins, a talking cat, wants to adopt a homeless boy. Some humans don't like the idea of a cat adopting a human and a legal case ensues. When it comes to cat vs. court, who will win?
Nevins thinks life will get back to normal after the trial to adopt Clay, but everyone comes to him to solve their problems. Reginald the Raccoon is about to be evicted from the junkyard. Will he be able to save the junkyard?
Vigorous senior citizens prison break a nursing home, but powerful enemies stand in the way of beach living, romance, and spending time with a pot-smoking surfer. Escape with this collaborative creation by William & Carol
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This anthology contains writing by 35 people who are natives or residents of Corpus Christi, Texas. Contains everything from fiction to poetry, and items that fall somewhere in between.
Featuring the writing of 55 residents or natives of the Coastal Bend. This anthology showcases the diverse viewpoints and writings of the people of South Texas.
A modern domestic guide, in easy-to-read 1 page outlines. A simple, practical, & frugal approach to life, from marriage to divorce & everything in between.
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We're a husband and wife team, Bill and Carol Mays. We're South Texas natives and writing enthusiasts. We're also living out our life dream of writing. Thank you for supporting local authors.
Together, we have written more than 1,000 pages. We write in various genres, from fiction to nonfiction, and currently have five books for sale. Plus, we're working on more
Bill provides a variety of support services for writers. This includes manuscript review and designing a page on MaysPublishing.com