Each week LocalLit will deliver an original short and family-friendly story, or a book review, by a local author to the newsletter's subscribers.
Authors with a connection to our readership area may submit. Submission does not guarantee acceptance.
Stories should be edited and between 1,000 words and 7,500 words.
To submit, contact Denise M. Baran-Unland at 815-280-4122 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To read excerpts from "Chasing Charlie" along with author commentary, sign up for the free LocalLit newsletter at theherald-news.com/newsletter/locallit/#//.
Newsletters are emailed to subscribers on Tuesday.
Past LocalLit authors include Ken McGee of Plainfield, Norm Cowie of Chicago, Tom Hernandez of Plainfield, Vanessa Stephens of Joliet, Anne Anderson of Sandwich, Joshua Henderson of Joliet, Peggy Lindstrom of Shorewood, Carolyn Hill of New Lenox, Sharon Houk of Joliet, James Guseman of Oswego, Allison Rios of Joliet, Colleen Robbins of Joliet, Diane Maciejewsk of Elgin, Denise Issert of Wilmington, Bill McCormick of Chicago, J. Terence (the pen name of Joe Wengler) of Plainfield, Larry Zoeller of Downers Grove, Robert Hafey of Joliet, Ramesh Shah of St. Charles, Dawn Plestina of New Lenox, Wendy Bialek of St. Charles, Vern Coop of Joliet, Alyssa Gomez of Joliet, Kathy Whitgrove of Joliet and Cean Magosky of Lockport.