This site features current writing opportunities for authors of all genres, with a preference for Christian publications. The submission opportunites featured on this blogsite have been collected by Sally Clark. The source of the information is listed at the bottom of each post. Please check these websites for additional writing articles and information on submissions in other genres.

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a lift-the-flap board book for ages 2-5,

written by Sally Clark


and winner of a 2015
Silver Medal
from Moonbeam Children's Book Awards






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Browsing Archive: July, 2009

Illinoise State Poetry Society 16th Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 31, 2009, In : Contest 
 
Categories; 1) free verse, 2) formal verse, 3) a poem related to Abraham Lincoln and/or Charles Darwin. Prizes $50, $30, $10. 3 HM. Maximum length: one poem page. Type size 11 pt or higher; no columns. Poems in English only. Submit two copies of each poem, first copy with ID (name/address/e-mail) and category in upper left hand corner; second copy without ID but with category. Entry fee: Non-members, $6.00 for up to 3 poems, $1.00 each additional poem...

Continue reading ...
 

Readaloud Folktale or Fantasy

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 30, 2009, In : Contest 

www.childrenswriter.com/contests.htm

A folktale, legend, fairy tale, or other fantasy story for early readers, age 7, to 500 words. Stories should be written at the appropriate age level so a child can read them independently.  Entries will be judged on creativity, voice, and writing style. Publishability is the ultimate criterion. Include sources if the story is a retelling. 

Entries must be received by October 31, 2009. Current subscribers to Children’s Writer enter free. For all othe...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Evening Post

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 29, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
Before sending us a manuscript or query, look through recent issues of the Post to get an idea of the range and style of articles we publish. You will discover that our focus has broadened to include well-researched, timely and informative articles on finance, unusual photo/story packages, home improvement, humor, transportation, travel, fashion, entertainment, personality profiles, technology, communication with a healthy emphasis on medical breakthroughs, promising new treatments, preventio...

Continue reading ...
 

Georgia Poetry Society

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 28, 2009, In : Contest 
Georgia Poetry Society annual contesthttp://georgiapoetrysociety.org/contests.htm
 
Deadline: October 15, 2009, $3 per poem to enter, Prizes $25-$75. Variety of contest + publication in their anthology.

Continue reading ...
 

The Smoking Book

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 27, 2009, In : Poetry and Prose Anthology 
Poetry (any form or style) and Micro or Flash Fictions wanted for an anthology on SMOKE. Not just the black clouds rising from the five-alarm fire next door, or the billowing plumes of smoke warning us of a forest fire, or the emissions from factory smoke stacks, apartment house incinerators, and crematoriums, smoke rings rise from cigarettes, smoke pours out of headshops, pipe shops & cigar stores--see that purple haze rising over the fields of poppies and marijuana we just planted--we've us...

Continue reading ...
 

Hurray God!

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 26, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Deadline: December 1, 2009. Jeanette Sharp is looking for submissions to a new anthology series for short, answered prayer stories, called "Hurray God!" Length is 480-1,500 words. Prefers first person, but accepts third. Use their online form only for submissions (www.hurraygod.com). No reprints or queries. Accepts previously published, if author holds the copyrights.Notifies by e-mail. Pays $50, plus a copy of the book. Full guidelines at: http://www.hurraygod.com/writers-guidelines 
 
from:...

Continue reading ...
 

The Family Handyman Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 25, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
Clever. Entertaining. Original. Check out our Handy Hints®, where do-it-yourselfers share their time and money-saving ideas, and Great Goofs™, where they share their biggest blunders. Got a hint or goof of your own? You can email your Handy Hints® or Great Goofs™ to us (don't forget to add your name and address), or you can mail your Handy Hints® or Great Goofs™ to Handy Hints® or Great Goofs™, The Family Handyman, 2915 Commers Drive, Suite 700, Eagan, MN 55121. We pay $100 for ti...

Continue reading ...
 

2009 Penumbra Poetry and Haiku Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 24, 2009, In : Contest 
Tallahassee Writers Association
2009 Penumbra Poetry and Haiku Contest

Prizes $20-$200 plus publication in their journal.
$5 per poem, $3 per haiku

Deadline: Oct. 1, 2009

Continue reading ...
 

Smithsonian.com The Last Page

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, In : Online magazine 
The Last Page Humor Column Writer's Guidelines
 
The Last Page is a monthly column that aims at humor. Its length runs between 500 and 650 words. Because of the difficulty in judging humor by proposal, we require submission of a completed manuscript. The Web submission form's proposal text box will accommodate a manuscript and cover letter. Payment for the column is $1,000, and there is no kill fee.
 
The article should be amusing and the tone genial - a story rather than a list of jokes or...

Continue reading ...
 

E-How Summer Themed Articles

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 21, 2009, In : Speciality Products 



Calling all eHow members! We are looking for some Summer themed "Home and Garden" articles!
 
Publish your Summer themed "Home and Garden" articles between 7/20/2009 and 7/31/2009, and if they appear on the homepage between 7/21/2009 to 8/1/2009 in the "Today's Top How To" or "Featured How Tos" section, you will receive $75!

Submission Instructions:
1) Be a writer currently enrolled in the eHow Writer Compensation Program.
2) Submit only Summer themed "Home and Garden" related articles. All ...

Continue reading ...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 20, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.nfsps.com/mo/summer.htm
 
5 categories including: rhymed or blank verse, free verse, humorous verse, Summer, and poet's choice. Entry fee $1 per poem, prizes $10-$25.
 
Deadline: September 1, 2009

Continue reading ...
 

Chrysalis Reader

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 19, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
The Chrysalis Reader audience includes people from numerous faiths and backgrounds. Many of them work in psychology, education, religion, the arts, sciences, or one of the helping professions. The style of writing may be humorous, serious, or some combination of these approaches. Essays, poetry, and fiction that are not evangelical in tone but that are unique in addressing the Chrysalis Reader theme are more likely to be accepted. Our readers are interested in expanding, enriching, or challen...

Continue reading ...
 

Oregon State Poetry Association

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 18, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.oregonpoets.org/images/Fall2009/ospafallcontest2009.pdf
 
Five contests including: poet's choice, Movies, traditional verse, new poets, & Members only. $4 for each poem to nonmembers. Prizes $20-$50.
 
Deadline: August 31, 2009

Continue reading ...
 

The Ultimate Pastor

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 17, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://ultimatehcibooks.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=45&Itemid=66
 
A book of personal, true stories from pastors and the Christians whose lives have been touched by their ministry. If you have a passion for God, His word, and His people, we invite you to share your stories of faith, service to others and the role spiritual leaders have played in your journey.
 
Submission deadline: August 15, 2009
Publication date: Spring, 2010

Continue reading ...
 

Memoir (and) Prizes for Prose or Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 16, 2009, In : Contest 
Deadline: August 15, 2009
http://memoirjournal.squarespace.com/contest

Recommended free contest offers twice-yearly prizes for the best memoirs submitted to their magazine during each reading period (November 1-February 15, May 1-August 15). Online submissions preferred. Send 1-5 poems or one prose piece, maximum 10,000 words. See website for art formatting requirements. "Memoir (and) publishes memoirs in many forms. We strive with each issue to include a selection of prose, poetry, graphic m...

Continue reading ...
 

Holidays Can Be Murder! Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 15, 2009, In : Contest 
http://deadlyink.com/short.html

NO ENTRY FEE
Prizes: First Place: $100, Second Place: $50, Third Place:$25. Profits from the sale of the anthology will be donated to: Habitat for Humanity and the American Red Cross. Deadline August 15, 2009. Limited to 5,000 words. Must have a holiday theme and contain a "deadly incident."
 
from:  www.hopeclark.blogspot.com

Continue reading ...
 

GreenPrints: The Weeder's Digest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 14, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
Looking for the best, personal (important word, that) garden writing I can get. Expressive, thoughtful, humorous, angry, contrite, flippant, searching, witty, observant, sad, inviting— whatever! We focus on the human, not how-to side of gardening. On the people as well as the plants. After all, gardening is a relationship, not a recipe. GreenPrints explores that relationship, not by instructing, preaching, or lecturing about it. Instead, we celebrate it . . . by sharing the stories and expe...

Continue reading ...
 

South Dakota State Poetry Society (SDSPS)

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 13, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.sdstatepoetrysociety.com/Site/adult2007contest.html
34TH ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST  Deadline August 1, 2009

FEES: $2.00 per poem for Category 1 from all entrants
ONE $5.00 fee per SDSPS MEMBER for all other categories combined
ONE $10.00 fee per NON-MEMBER for all other categories combined
PRIZES: GRAND SDSPS PRIZE: $75, $50, $25, plus honorable mentions
ALL OTHER CATEGORIES: $25, $15, $10, plus honorable mentions
MONEY-WINNING poems, only, will be published in winter Pasque Petals. N...


Continue reading ...
 

Relevant Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 12, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.relevantmagazine.com/footer/15839-how-to-write-for-relevant

RELEVANT's tagline is: "God. Life. Progressive Culture." Our readership is culturally savvy, (largely) Christian twentysomethings who are looking for purpose, depth and spiritual truth. Our purpose is to challenge non-Christians and Christians alike to go further in their spiritual journey, live selflessly and intentionally, care about positively impacting the world around them, and find the unexpected places God is speakin...
Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Michigan

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 11, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.nfsps.com/mi/contests.html
 
18 categories to enter your poetry including: relationships, bridges, ancestry, a rural setting, wings, animals, sonnets, moving on, frosty windows, or haikus. $3 per poem entry fee. Prizes $10-$75.
 
Deadline: August 1, 2009

Continue reading ...
 

Galavanting

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 10, 2009, In : Online magazine 
http://www.gogalavanting.com/submissions

This site's co-founders hope that Galavanting "will inspire, empower and connect women to the communities they visit." Travel essays are welcome for several categories described in the guidelines. "We love lighthearted, witty essays giving a flavor of the place you've been. Your writing should also reflect on of how you’ve learned, grown as a person, or broadened your horizons through travel. What surprised you? What disappointed you? What made you ne...
Continue reading ...
 

Inkspotter Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 9, 2009, In : Contest 
Details: http://inkspotter.com/contests.htm
 
1st Prize: $60 + publication
2nd Prize: $30 + publication
Theme: open
Genre: Fiction
Length: 500 words or less
Deadline: July 21, 2009 (postmark)
Entry fee: $2.00 per story
 
from: www.anthologiesonline.com

Continue reading ...
 

What is Compassion?

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 8, 2009, In : Online magazine 
http://bibledude.net/2009/06/now-accepting-creative-writing-submissions-compassion/
 
In honor of the upcoming Idea Camp conference on Compassion and Justice…   through the month of July I will be accepting submissions on the topic of compassion. You can write whatever you would like, but just on the topic of compassion. What does compassion look like to you? What does it sound like? What does it smell and feel like?
 
Use any of the listed forms of creative writing (or photo journaling) to...

Continue reading ...
 

Write a Children's Storybook

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 7, 2009, In : Children's 
A National Honey Corporation is looking for authors to bring their logo bear to life on the pages of a Storybook for Children age 2-8. A specific theme and outline of characters has already been established and will be emailed to interested authors once a Non Disclosure Agreement has been completed. Writers of all experience levels are welcomed to send in submissions. This is an excellent opportunity to become a published author or increase your market exposure. 

If you are interested in work...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 6, 2009, In : Contest 
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id16.html
 
Deadline: Received no later than August 1, 2009
 
$8.00 for entire contest. Fee covers one or all categories which include: love/loss, mothers, happiness, grandparents, teachers, family, nature, light verse, sonnets, pets, names, humor, poem for children, farming/gardening, and something that lasts.
 
Prizes range from $5-50.

from: www.nfsps.com

Continue reading ...
 

League of Minnesota Poets

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 5, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.mnpoets.org/09contest.pdf
 
18 categories including relationships, bridges real or imagined, ancestry/heritage, rural settings, wings, animals, sonnets, moving on, frosty windows, and haikus.
$1-2 per poem to enter, prizes $10-$125 
 
Deadline: July 31, 2009

Continue reading ...
 

Family Fun

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 4, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
http://tinyurl.com/exhwr

Describes itself as America's "number one magazine for families with children ages 3 to 12, with more than 12 million subscribers. " The magazine's "Family Traditions" section features first-person contributions that highlight 'one family's favorite or most meaningful tradition, such as a Saturday-morning ritual or a neat way to mark milestones. The topics vary but are often seasonal and usually focus on some way in which the tradition has helped shape that family's id...
Continue reading ...
 

Florida State Poets Association

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 3, 2009, In : Contest 
Annual poetry contest:  http://www.floridastatepoetsassociation.com/Contests.php
 
25 different poetry categories including sonnets, haikus, ballads, ekphrastic, scallop, poems about men of the Bible, old ladies, the moon, bottles from the sea, flowers, peace, strong women, teachers, and voices from the grave. 
$1-2 per poem to enter. Prizes $10-$100.
 
Deadline July 15, 2009.

Continue reading ...
 

New contest from White Rose Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 2, 2009, In : Contest 

"Hearts Crossing"

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, we’re giving you a picture plus a synopsis—and that’s worth 20,000-25,000 words plus a publishing contract. All you have to do is fill in the synopsis blanks to create your own unique plot, and then write the story to go with it. White Rose furnishes you with the synopsis and you complete the story.  Deadline September 30, 2009. Winner will receive a standard “Miniature Rose” publishing contract, and the story wil...


Continue reading ...
 

Weavings

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 1, 2009, In : Literary Journal 

Weavings journal is a quarterly publication that promotes a pattern of faithful living marked by prayer, community, and engagement. Such living, to which laity and clergy alike are called, embraces all those expressions of discipline and discipleship that mark the Christian's response to God's work of weaving together the torn fabric of life.  http://www.upperroom.org/weavings/writers_guidelines.asp

Do Not Be Anxious About Tomorrow

Vol. XXV, No. 4 (Fall)

All Proposals Due: 8/03/09
All Assign...


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Browsing Archive: July, 2009

Illinoise State Poetry Society 16th Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 31, 2009, In : Contest 
 
Categories; 1) free verse, 2) formal verse, 3) a poem related to Abraham Lincoln and/or Charles Darwin. Prizes $50, $30, $10. 3 HM. Maximum length: one poem page. Type size 11 pt or higher; no columns. Poems in English only. Submit two copies of each poem, first copy with ID (name/address/e-mail) and category in upper left hand corner; second copy without ID but with category. Entry fee: Non-members, $6.00 for up to 3 poems, $1.00 each additional poem...

Continue reading ...
 

Readaloud Folktale or Fantasy

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 30, 2009, In : Contest 

www.childrenswriter.com/contests.htm

A folktale, legend, fairy tale, or other fantasy story for early readers, age 7, to 500 words. Stories should be written at the appropriate age level so a child can read them independently.  Entries will be judged on creativity, voice, and writing style. Publishability is the ultimate criterion. Include sources if the story is a retelling. 

Entries must be received by October 31, 2009. Current subscribers to Children’s Writer enter free. For all othe...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Evening Post

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 29, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
Before sending us a manuscript or query, look through recent issues of the Post to get an idea of the range and style of articles we publish. You will discover that our focus has broadened to include well-researched, timely and informative articles on finance, unusual photo/story packages, home improvement, humor, transportation, travel, fashion, entertainment, personality profiles, technology, communication with a healthy emphasis on medical breakthroughs, promising new treatments, preventio...

Continue reading ...
 

Georgia Poetry Society

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 28, 2009, In : Contest 
Georgia Poetry Society annual contesthttp://georgiapoetrysociety.org/contests.htm
 
Deadline: October 15, 2009, $3 per poem to enter, Prizes $25-$75. Variety of contest + publication in their anthology.

Continue reading ...
 

The Smoking Book

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 27, 2009, In : Poetry and Prose Anthology 
Poetry (any form or style) and Micro or Flash Fictions wanted for an anthology on SMOKE. Not just the black clouds rising from the five-alarm fire next door, or the billowing plumes of smoke warning us of a forest fire, or the emissions from factory smoke stacks, apartment house incinerators, and crematoriums, smoke rings rise from cigarettes, smoke pours out of headshops, pipe shops & cigar stores--see that purple haze rising over the fields of poppies and marijuana we just planted--we've us...

Continue reading ...
 

Hurray God!

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 26, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Deadline: December 1, 2009. Jeanette Sharp is looking for submissions to a new anthology series for short, answered prayer stories, called "Hurray God!" Length is 480-1,500 words. Prefers first person, but accepts third. Use their online form only for submissions (www.hurraygod.com). No reprints or queries. Accepts previously published, if author holds the copyrights.Notifies by e-mail. Pays $50, plus a copy of the book. Full guidelines at: http://www.hurraygod.com/writers-guidelines 
 
from:...

Continue reading ...
 

The Family Handyman Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 25, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
Clever. Entertaining. Original. Check out our Handy Hints®, where do-it-yourselfers share their time and money-saving ideas, and Great Goofs™, where they share their biggest blunders. Got a hint or goof of your own? You can email your Handy Hints® or Great Goofs™ to us (don't forget to add your name and address), or you can mail your Handy Hints® or Great Goofs™ to Handy Hints® or Great Goofs™, The Family Handyman, 2915 Commers Drive, Suite 700, Eagan, MN 55121. We pay $100 for ti...

Continue reading ...
 

2009 Penumbra Poetry and Haiku Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 24, 2009, In : Contest 
Tallahassee Writers Association
2009 Penumbra Poetry and Haiku Contest

http://twaonline.org/pgs/contst/pnuba/17_09_penbra_gdlnes.html

Prizes $20-$200 plus publication in their journal.
$5 per poem, $3 per haiku

Deadline: Oct. 1, 2009

Continue reading ...
 

Smithsonian.com The Last Page

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, In : Online magazine 
The Last Page Humor Column Writer's Guidelines
 
The Last Page is a monthly column that aims at humor. Its length runs between 500 and 650 words. Because of the difficulty in judging humor by proposal, we require submission of a completed manuscript. The Web submission form's proposal text box will accommodate a manuscript and cover letter. Payment for the column is $1,000, and there is no kill fee.
 
The article should be amusing and the tone genial - a story rather than a list of jokes or...

Continue reading ...
 

E-How Summer Themed Articles

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 21, 2009, In : Speciality Products 



Calling all eHow members! We are looking for some Summer themed "Home and Garden" articles!
 
Publish your Summer themed "Home and Garden" articles between 7/20/2009 and 7/31/2009, and if they appear on the homepage between 7/21/2009 to 8/1/2009 in the "Today's Top How To" or "Featured How Tos" section, you will receive $75!

Submission Instructions:
1) Be a writer currently enrolled in the eHow Writer Compensation Program.
2) Submit only Summer themed "Home and Garden" related articles. All ...

Continue reading ...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 20, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.nfsps.com/mo/summer.htm
 
5 categories including: rhymed or blank verse, free verse, humorous verse, Summer, and poet's choice. Entry fee $1 per poem, prizes $10-$25.
 
Deadline: September 1, 2009

Continue reading ...
 

Chrysalis Reader

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 19, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
The Chrysalis Reader audience includes people from numerous faiths and backgrounds. Many of them work in psychology, education, religion, the arts, sciences, or one of the helping professions. The style of writing may be humorous, serious, or some combination of these approaches. Essays, poetry, and fiction that are not evangelical in tone but that are unique in addressing the Chrysalis Reader theme are more likely to be accepted. Our readers are interested in expanding, enriching, or challen...

Continue reading ...
 

Oregon State Poetry Association

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 18, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.oregonpoets.org/images/Fall2009/ospafallcontest2009.pdf
 
Five contests including: poet's choice, Movies, traditional verse, new poets, & Members only. $4 for each poem to nonmembers. Prizes $20-$50.
 
Deadline: August 31, 2009

Continue reading ...
 

The Ultimate Pastor

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 17, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://ultimatehcibooks.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=45&Itemid=66
 
A book of personal, true stories from pastors and the Christians whose lives have been touched by their ministry. If you have a passion for God, His word, and His people, we invite you to share your stories of faith, service to others and the role spiritual leaders have played in your journey.
 
Submission deadline: August 15, 2009
Publication date: Spring, 2010

Continue reading ...
 

Memoir (and) Prizes for Prose or Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 16, 2009, In : Contest 
Deadline: August 15, 2009
http://memoirjournal.squarespace.com/contest

Recommended free contest offers twice-yearly prizes for the best memoirs submitted to their magazine during each reading period (November 1-February 15, May 1-August 15). Online submissions preferred. Send 1-5 poems or one prose piece, maximum 10,000 words. See website for art formatting requirements. "Memoir (and) publishes memoirs in many forms. We strive with each issue to include a selection of prose, poetry, graphic m...

Continue reading ...
 

Holidays Can Be Murder! Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 15, 2009, In : Contest 
http://deadlyink.com/short.html

NO ENTRY FEE
Prizes: First Place: $100, Second Place: $50, Third Place:$25. Profits from the sale of the anthology will be donated to: Habitat for Humanity and the American Red Cross. Deadline August 15, 2009. Limited to 5,000 words. Must have a holiday theme and contain a "deadly incident."
 
from:  www.hopeclark.blogspot.com

Continue reading ...
 

GreenPrints: The Weeder's Digest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 14, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
Looking for the best, personal (important word, that) garden writing I can get. Expressive, thoughtful, humorous, angry, contrite, flippant, searching, witty, observant, sad, inviting— whatever! We focus on the human, not how-to side of gardening. On the people as well as the plants. After all, gardening is a relationship, not a recipe. GreenPrints explores that relationship, not by instructing, preaching, or lecturing about it. Instead, we celebrate it . . . by sharing the stories and expe...

Continue reading ...
 

South Dakota State Poetry Society (SDSPS)

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 13, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.sdstatepoetrysociety.com/Site/adult2007contest.html
34TH ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST  Deadline August 1, 2009

FEES: $2.00 per poem for Category 1 from all entrants
ONE $5.00 fee per SDSPS MEMBER for all other categories combined
ONE $10.00 fee per NON-MEMBER for all other categories combined
PRIZES: GRAND SDSPS PRIZE: $75, $50, $25, plus honorable mentions
ALL OTHER CATEGORIES: $25, $15, $10, plus honorable mentions
MONEY-WINNING poems, only, will be published in winter Pasque Petals. N...


Continue reading ...
 

Relevant Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 12, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.relevantmagazine.com/footer/15839-how-to-write-for-relevant

RELEVANT's tagline is: "God. Life. Progressive Culture." Our readership is culturally savvy, (largely) Christian twentysomethings who are looking for purpose, depth and spiritual truth. Our purpose is to challenge non-Christians and Christians alike to go further in their spiritual journey, live selflessly and intentionally, care about positively impacting the world around them, and find the unexpected places God is speakin...
Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Michigan

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 11, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.nfsps.com/mi/contests.html
 
18 categories to enter your poetry including: relationships, bridges, ancestry, a rural setting, wings, animals, sonnets, moving on, frosty windows, or haikus. $3 per poem entry fee. Prizes $10-$75.
 
Deadline: August 1, 2009

Continue reading ...
 

Galavanting

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 10, 2009, In : Online magazine 
http://www.gogalavanting.com/submissions

This site's co-founders hope that Galavanting "will inspire, empower and connect women to the communities they visit." Travel essays are welcome for several categories described in the guidelines. "We love lighthearted, witty essays giving a flavor of the place you've been. Your writing should also reflect on of how you’ve learned, grown as a person, or broadened your horizons through travel. What surprised you? What disappointed you? What made you ne...
Continue reading ...
 

Inkspotter Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 9, 2009, In : Contest 
Details: http://inkspotter.com/contests.htm
 
1st Prize: $60 + publication
2nd Prize: $30 + publication
Theme: open
Genre: Fiction
Length: 500 words or less
Deadline: July 21, 2009 (postmark)
Entry fee: $2.00 per story
 
from: www.anthologiesonline.com

Continue reading ...
 

What is Compassion?

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 8, 2009, In : Online magazine 
http://bibledude.net/2009/06/now-accepting-creative-writing-submissions-compassion/
 
In honor of the upcoming Idea Camp conference on Compassion and Justice…   through the month of July I will be accepting submissions on the topic of compassion. You can write whatever you would like, but just on the topic of compassion. What does compassion look like to you? What does it sound like? What does it smell and feel like?
 
Use any of the listed forms of creative writing (or photo journaling) to...

Continue reading ...
 

Write a Children's Storybook

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 7, 2009, In : Children's 
A National Honey Corporation is looking for authors to bring their logo bear to life on the pages of a Storybook for Children age 2-8. A specific theme and outline of characters has already been established and will be emailed to interested authors once a Non Disclosure Agreement has been completed. Writers of all experience levels are welcomed to send in submissions. This is an excellent opportunity to become a published author or increase your market exposure. 

If you are interested in work...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 6, 2009, In : Contest 
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id16.html
 
Deadline: Received no later than August 1, 2009
 
$8.00 for entire contest. Fee covers one or all categories which include: love/loss, mothers, happiness, grandparents, teachers, family, nature, light verse, sonnets, pets, names, humor, poem for children, farming/gardening, and something that lasts.
 
Prizes range from $5-50.

from: www.nfsps.com

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League of Minnesota Poets

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 5, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.mnpoets.org/09contest.pdf
 
18 categories including relationships, bridges real or imagined, ancestry/heritage, rural settings, wings, animals, sonnets, moving on, frosty windows, and haikus.
$1-2 per poem to enter, prizes $10-$125 
 
Deadline: July 31, 2009

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Family Fun

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 4, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
http://tinyurl.com/exhwr

Describes itself as America's "number one magazine for families with children ages 3 to 12, with more than 12 million subscribers. " The magazine's "Family Traditions" section features first-person contributions that highlight 'one family's favorite or most meaningful tradition, such as a Saturday-morning ritual or a neat way to mark milestones. The topics vary but are often seasonal and usually focus on some way in which the tradition has helped shape that family's id...
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Florida State Poets Association

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 3, 2009, In : Contest 
Annual poetry contest:  http://www.floridastatepoetsassociation.com/Contests.php
 
25 different poetry categories including sonnets, haikus, ballads, ekphrastic, scallop, poems about men of the Bible, old ladies, the moon, bottles from the sea, flowers, peace, strong women, teachers, and voices from the grave. 
$1-2 per poem to enter. Prizes $10-$100.
 
Deadline July 15, 2009.

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New contest from White Rose Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 2, 2009, In : Contest 

"Hearts Crossing"

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, we’re giving you a picture plus a synopsis—and that’s worth 20,000-25,000 words plus a publishing contract. All you have to do is fill in the synopsis blanks to create your own unique plot, and then write the story to go with it. White Rose furnishes you with the synopsis and you complete the story.  Deadline September 30, 2009. Winner will receive a standard “Miniature Rose” publishing contract, and the story wil...


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Weavings

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 1, 2009, In : Literary Journal 

Weavings journal is a quarterly publication that promotes a pattern of faithful living marked by prayer, community, and engagement. Such living, to which laity and clergy alike are called, embraces all those expressions of discipline and discipleship that mark the Christian's response to God's work of weaving together the torn fabric of life.  http://www.upperroom.org/weavings/writers_guidelines.asp

Do Not Be Anxious About Tomorrow

Vol. XXV, No. 4 (Fall)

All Proposals Due: 8/03/09
All Assign...


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Sally Clark Like finding shells on the beach, I love doing market research! And what I find, I love to share! I write in a variety of genres including children's, Christian, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, so these post follow along those lines. Check out my web site: www.sallyclark.info, for more about me.
 
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