Seeking how-you-met stories from Colorado for publication in a book. Submit stories about how you met and what you think are the essential elements that help make their relationships last. to www.bookstories.net or Bookstories, 1288 Columbus Ave. #154, San Francisco, CA 94133-1302.
Call for Entries: Commonwheel Holiday Market, Commonwheel Gallery, 102 Canon Ave. Submit 3-5 samples of handcrafted gift items on Oct. 3 6, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. for a jury session being held Oct. 8. For more, call 719/685-1008
Unpublished writers contest, by Pikes Peak Writers. Contest categories include short stories, several novel-length categories, children's stories, young adult, screenplays and creative nonfiction. Deadline Nov. 3. Basic fee $25, entry and critique $40. For more, call 521-5723 or visit www.pikespeakwriters.org.
Call for entries, Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum's Capture the Courthouse, Architectural Detail as Art, a competition celebrating the 100th birthday of the El Paso County Courthouse, now the home of the Pioneers Museum. Submit 2-dimensional artwork depicting the architectural details of the Pioneers Museum building. Jury dates Oct. 10 - 11. Call 385-5990.