“Triumph Of The Human Spirit” Short Story Writers Announced

call for stories

August 21, 2006 – Hollywood: Artists For A Better World International, in conjunction with the Celebrity Centre International Professional Writers Association, has completed the final selection process for the stories that will be included in the AFABW Int short story anthology The Triumph Of The Human Spirit.

Editor for the compilation, David Bartlett, who is also the Executive Director of Celebrity Centre International Professional Writers Association said, “Thank you very much to all who submitted their work for consideration. The quality of the submissions was very good and made the decision-making challenging at best, but the theme of the compilation combined with the quality of the works became the final deciding factor in the end.”

This soft-cover volume is scheduled to be completed and released this Fall. Details will be announced in the free, monthly AFABW Art Line eNewsletter.

Artists For A Better World International is dedicated to building a worldwide network of artists who share a vision of creating a better world through aesthetics and is open to artists and art enthusiasts of goodwill from all religions, nationalities, creeds, races and cultures. In short, short story submissions were welcomed from any and all writers, the world over, who desire to help in the creation of a better world.

Artists For A Better World International thanks all the global writers who submitted their work and would like to acknowledge the following writers who were selected for publication in this year’s Triumph Of The Human Spirit book.


  • Dèjá View – Robin Beaman
  • Helter Shelter – Becky Mate
  • Just Her Imagination – Mari Werner
  • Kayla and the Night of the Falling Stars – Val Gameiro
  • Somewhere Not Too Far From Here – Joanna Celeste
  • The Footprint – Leslie Silton
  • The Way Of The Eagle – Daveda Lamont

Artists For A Better World International has a purpose to raise the awareness of worldwide artists about using their creative powers to benefit mankind by leading the way to a better world and by supporting like-minded public benefit organizations that advocate humanitarian benevolence.

We accomplish our aims by cultivating international artistic participation in constructive, inspirational and creative projects as well as working hand-in-hand with other community advancement organizations.

AFABW Int activities include art and social betterment projects and/or events conceived to foster heightened awareness with and through art and artists, to help build a better world through aesthetics.