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
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from Moonbeam Children's Book Awards






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Browsing Archive: June, 2009

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 30, 2009, In : Contest 
Postmark Deadline: September 30, 2009
 

Now in its seventh year, this contest seeks poems in any style, theme or genre. Both published and unpublished poems are welcome. Prizes of $2,000, $1,000, $500 and $250 will be awarded, plus five High Distinction awards of $200 each and six Most Highly Commended Awards of $100 each. The entry fee is $7 for every 25 lines you submit. Submit online or by mail. Early submission encouraged....

Continue reading ...
 

Saving the Planet:Saving Our Souls

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 29, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
 
How does ecological awareness inform spiritual practice? Is sustainable living possible? Is it prescribed by religious tradition? We are currently looking for thoughtful, well-written essays that explore these and other questions regarding the sometimes strained, often misunderstood relationship between ecology and spirituality. Click here for more information about this project. Submissions of creative nonfiction under 5,000 words should be sent to su...

Continue reading ...
 

Living Word Literary Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 28, 2009, In : Literary Agency 
Living Word Literary Agency, PO Box 40974, Eugene OR 97404. ph: 541.683.6567. Email: livingwordliterary@gmail.com. Website: www.livingwordliterary.wordpress.com; Agent: Kimberly Shumate. Estab. 2009. 12 years of publishing experience in sales and editorial. Open to new and unpublished authors. Handles adult fiction (no science fiction or fantasy), YA fiction, Christian living, marriage, parenting, self-help, apologetics, health, inspirational, environmental, social issues, pop-culture, women...

Continue reading ...
 

Dogs and the Women Who Love Them

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 27, 2009, In : Contest 

NO ENTRY FEE
The Angel Animals Network (AAN) is accepting story submissions about dogs and the women who love them. The stories should demonstrate the benefits for a woman who fulfills a life purpose by partnering with a dog to perform extraordinary physical, emotional, or spiritual service. Stories must be original, based on real dogs, people, and events. Deadline September 30, 2009. Each individual is limited to submit three separate entries. On...

Continue reading ...
 

Hope Whispers

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 26, 2009, In : Poetry and Prose Anthology 
Hope Whispers is now accepting submissions for an inspirational anthology illustrating the power of hope and faith in aiding emotional, physical and spiritual healing.  Writers of all religious and spiritual persuasions are encouraged to submit. There is no entry fee and you will retain all rights to your work.The deadline to submit is June 30, 2009.

Your submission should be hopeful, uplifting and easily relatable to our readers.  The best submissions will pull the reader into your world, ...


Continue reading ...
 

Regular Baptist Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 25, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.rbpstore.org/about/writefor.cfm

Interested in writing Regular Baptist Press Sunday School papers and curriculum periodicals? Our mission is to glorify God by providing church educational resources that are true to God's Word and encourage maturity in Christ. Regular Baptist Press was founded to produce distinctively Baptist Sunday School curriculum.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Garden Verse Poetry Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 24, 2009, In : Contest 
Sponsored by Horticulture magazine. Entry deadline: September 1, 2009; 40 lines or less; $15 for first poem, $10 for each additional poem. More details at: http://www.hortmag.com/gardenversecomp 

The names and poems of the first place winners will be printed in an upcoming issue of Horticulture magazine. Afterwards, the names and poem titles of all winners and honorable mentions will be posted on www.hortmag.com
 
Prizes: $250, $100, $50

Continue reading ...
 

Review Fuse August Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 23, 2009, In : Contest 
50 lines or fewer. Theme: be a bull fighter; must adhere to clean content policy. Award: $50. No entry fee (must register for free Review Fuse account if you haven't already). Deadline: August 31, 2009.

Info: www.reviewfuse.com/blog/2009/05/poetry-contest-august-2009/;
Email:
support@reviewfuse.com.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Umbrella Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 22, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
 
 
For the Fall 2009 Umbrella (pub date September 1) we will be reading both unthemed and themed poetry and prose.  For the themed section, we are looking for poems that have something to do with school subjects, e.g., history, geography, science, math, languages, etc.  Understand, we are not looking for retrospective poems that deal with your school days, but rather poems that encounter the subjects themselves. (Despite that statement, we’ve been see...

Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 21, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Sherri Langton, Bible Advocate and Now What? www.cog7.org/BA and http://nowwhat.cog7.org Church of God (Seventh-day). Adult readers; 50% not members of the denomination. Monthly (8X) mag.; 32 pgs.; circ. 13,500. Subscription free. 25–35% unsolicited freelance. Complete ms/cover letter; no phone/fax/e-query. Pays $25–55 on publication for first, one-time, reprint, electronic, simultaneous rts. Articles 1,000–1,500 wds. (10–20/yr.). Responds in 4–8 wks. Seasonal 9 mos. ahead (no Chris...
Continue reading ...
 

First Annual NANO Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 20, 2009, In : Contest 
First Annual NANO Prize for a flash fiction piece, prose poem, or micro essay of 300 words or less. Award: $500 and publication in the Fall issue. Entry fee: $12 for the first three pieces, and $2 for each additional piece; which includes a one-year subscription to NANO Fiction. Deadline: August 1, 2009.
Info: www.nanofiction.org/contest.html
NANO Prize, PO Box 667445, Houston TX 77266.
 
from: http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/contests.htm

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The Walrus Guilty Pleasures Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 19, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.walrusmagazine.com/blogs/2009/05/29/enter-our-guilty-pleasures-writing-contest/

NO ENTRY FEE
To enter, write the first paragraph of a novel in one of the following genres: Science Fiction, Romance, Western, Ghost Story/Gothic. Make it the most gripping, titillating and action-packed read of the summer.
Deadline July 31, 2009. Win a prize package from Fairmont Hotels & Resorts or a Walrus prize package, and have your work published at http://www.walrusmagazine.com/
 
from: www.hopecl...

Continue reading ...
 

Newport Review Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 18, 2009, In : Contest 
http://newportreview.org/?contests.html 

ENTRY FEE $7
Stories will be considered from June through the postmark deadline of September 1, 2009. Seeking works that are short in length but linger long in memory: small stories that pack a big emotional punch and make creative use of language. Stories limited up to a maximum of 1,000 words. First Prize: $150 and publication. Second Prize: $100 and publication. Third Prize: $50 and publication. Honorable Mention: Publication
 
from: www.fundsforwri...

Continue reading ...
 

In Touch, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 17, 2009, In : Christian Online Magazine 
Strives to inspire, encourage, educate, and change lives by communicating God's Truth, and connect people to God's work through In Touch Ministries. Pays $0.30 to $0.35 per word for first rights. Guidelines: http://ww2.intouch.org/site/lookup.aspc=dhKHIXPKIuE&b=2315275
 
from: www.worldwidefreelance.com

Continue reading ...
 

Irish Stories and Poems wanted for SPS anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 16, 2009, In : Poetry and Prose Anthology 
PAY: $50
Blue Mountain Press is looking for inspirational stories and wisdom related to Ireland or Irish culture for an upcoming anthology. Accepting stories and essays (100-600 words) and poems (non-rhyming; no minimum word count). Stories should include "a pithy saying at the end, which sums up the inspirational message of your story. For example: 'Laughter is brightest where food is best.'" Payment: US$50 for anthology rights upon publication. Deadline: June 30, 2009 (extended). Send name/...

Continue reading ...
 

Route 66 Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 15, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.gondwanapress.com/gondwana_iii_003.htm

NO ENTRY FEE
Gondwana Press of Edmond, Oklahoma announces its first annual Route 66 Writing Contest. Submit stories about Route 66, 3,000 to 5,000 words, any genre - short story, essay, poetry, etc., with up to 2 pictures (optional). Prize includes $50 per story and publication in Gondwana Press' upcoming book Tales of Route 66. There is no entry fee and the deadline is September 1, 2009. Submit entries by mail or email.
Continue reading ...
 

Grandmother Earth Nat'l Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 14, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.grandmotherearth.org/id2.html

ENTRY FEE $10 for 1-3 entries. Deadline July 15, 2009.
Published or nonpublished.


Poetry Awards - Any subject, Any form, 50-line limit.
$100 First Prize, $75 Second Prize, $50 Third Prize,$25 Fourth Prize.
 
Prose Awards - Any subject, fiction or non-fiction, 2,000-word limit.
$100 First Prize. $75 Second Prize. $35 Third Prize.
 
Additional Awards:
$50, 1st Place; $35, second place; $25, third place.
1.   Best Haiku, Senryu, or up to 6 lines short form...

Continue reading ...
 

Life Press Christian Writers' Conference & Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 13, 2009, In : Contest 
12th Annual Life Press Christian Writers' Conference Celebration, in Cordova, TN, Aug. 1, 2009, contest deadline: July 6, 2009 postmark
 
Contest rules: All entries should be inspirational or on any subject suitable for a Christian publication, and may be previously published or unpublished. Entries will not be considered for publication, only for awards.
 
Poetry: 50 line limit, $50, $25, $10
Prose: 2000 word limit, $50, $25, $15
Fees: A fee of $5 entitles you to enter one entry. $2 for eac...

Continue reading ...
 

Past Loves Day Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 12, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.ourpastloves.com/contest

NO ENTRY FEE
To foster awareness of PAST LOVES DAY, September 17, Spruce Mountain Press is sponsoring its 3rd annual Past Loves Day Story Contest. Write your true story of an earlier love, in no more than 700 words. Deadline August 16, 2009. Your story may be heart-warming or humorous. Just tell it as if you were talking to a good friend.
 
First Prize: $100
Second Prize: $75
Third Prize: $50
Honorable Mention(s)
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Renewed & Ready

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 11, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Renewed & Ready was created to inspire Adventists, over 50 to have a zest for life. We are looking for powerful stories, encouraging articles, and practical “how-to” submissions. Approximate word counts for each section are shown below. If you have longer submission ideas, please contact the editor with an outline and word count. Submissions that are especially meaningful and well focused may be selected for use as features.

http://www.renewedandready.com/RR_Guidelines.pdf

 
from: www.s...


Continue reading ...
 

Fireside Publications

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, In : Book Publisher 
PAY: $100+
Open call for submissions in the following genres: Romance novels, Romantic Suspense and Mysteries. Please see website
http://www.firesidepubs.com for specific details. $100 advance and royalties. Good Market Plan necessary.
 
from: www.writergazette.com

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Dynamic Dialogue Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 9, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.readingwriters.com/contest.htm
 
Deadline: July 15, 2009
NO ENTRY FEE
Share your characters' gift of gab. Write a complete story--not a scene--that consists of pure dialogue. No narrative whatsoever, not even a he said or she replied. If it isn't spoken, and within quotation marks, it can't be on the page. Grand prize $100. Length may be up to 1,000 words. But not a word more. (Your contact information and your title are not included in the word count.) Entries must be original and u...

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Crossword Puzzle Fanatics Needed!

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 8, 2009, In : Speciality Products 

We are looking for 14 people who are crazy about crossword puzzles for an interesting project. Don’t be intimidated, a program will be made available to the puzzle writers. We need 10 writers and 4 checkers. Checkers will work the puzzles, looking for errors. If you are interested, reply to Snapdragongroup@aol.com. We will interview you and pull up your resume as we put together the teams.

 
from: http://www.snapdragongroup.com/page.asp?id=24

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Now What?

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 7, 2009, In : Christian Online Magazine 
NOW WHAT? Box 33677, Denver CO 80233. (303) 452-7973. Fax (303) 452-0657. Email: bibleadvocate@cog7.org. Website: http://nowwhat.cog7.org. Church of God (Seventh-day). Sherri Langton, assoc. ed.

Articles on salvation, Jesus, social issues, life problems that are seeker sensitive. Monthly online mag.; available only online. 100% unsolicited freelance. Complete ms/cover letter; no query. Pays $25–55 on publication for first, one-time, electronic, simultaneous, or reprint rts. Articles 1,000...


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Word and Sound Creative Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 6, 2009, In : Contest 
http://albertanthonyfoundation.googlepages.com/

$3 to $6 ENTRY FEE
Deadline June 30, 2009. Winners selected/notified: September 30. Winnings disbursed: December 30. Prizes: $100, $75, $50, $25 with external sponsorship otherwise $50, $40, $30, and $20 for first place, second place, third place, and honorable mention awarded at judges' discretion. Categories poetry, short story, short/short story, and essay.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

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Southern Experiences To Be Read Aloud

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 5, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://www.tobereadaloud.org/submissions
TBRA publishes over one hundred freelance submissions a year. We purchase one-time rights for $100 per submission upon acceptance. The best submissions are in first person. All submissions must be at least 850 words, and no more than 2,000. The literature is written specifically for oral interpretation. This means that each book of the TBRA series is written to be read aloud, and to meet the time constraints of competition. By submitting, you are suppo...

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Writer's Digest: Your Story

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 4, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
Every other month, Writer's Digest presents a creative challenge for fun and prizes. We'll provide a short, open-ended prompt. In turn, you'll submit a short story of 750 words or fewer based on that prompt. You can be funny, poignant, witty, etc.; it is, after all, your story. The winner will receive publication in an upcoming issue of Writer's Digest.

Your Story #19: Back in Time
A woman is given the ability to go back in time and change one event in her life.
—From
The Writer's Book of Ma...

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Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 3, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 

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

Show Me Your Ways, O Lord

Vol. XXV, No. 3 (Summer)

All Proposals Due: 7/01/09

All Assignments ...


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2009 Green River Writers Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 2, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.greenriverwriters.org/contest.html
 
Postmark deadline: July 31, 2009
 
$5 for each entry; $10 for grand prize entry. Prizes range from $10 - $175.
See web site for details of 4 fiction categories and 11 poetry categories.

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Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 1, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.winningwriters.com/contests/margaret/ma_guidelines.php

Postmark deadline: June 30, 2009

Now in its sixth year, this contest seeks poetry in traditional verse forms such as sonnets and free verse. Both published and unpublished poems are welcome. Prizes of $2,000, $1,000, $500 and $250 will be awarded, plus five High Distinction awards of $200 each and six Most Highly Commended Awards of $100 each. The entry fee is $7 for every 25 lines you submit. Submit online or by mail. Early sub...

Continue reading ...
 
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Browsing Archive: June, 2009

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 30, 2009, In : Contest 
Postmark Deadline: September 30, 2009
 

Now in its seventh year, this contest seeks poems in any style, theme or genre. Both published and unpublished poems are welcome. Prizes of $2,000, $1,000, $500 and $250 will be awarded, plus five High Distinction awards of $200 each and six Most Highly Commended Awards of $100 each. The entry fee is $7 for every 25 lines you submit. Submit online or by mail. Early submission encouraged....

Continue reading ...
 

Saving the Planet:Saving Our Souls

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 29, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://jesuslovestrees.com/?page_id=8
 
How does ecological awareness inform spiritual practice? Is sustainable living possible? Is it prescribed by religious tradition? We are currently looking for thoughtful, well-written essays that explore these and other questions regarding the sometimes strained, often misunderstood relationship between ecology and spirituality. Click here for more information about this project. Submissions of creative nonfiction under 5,000 words should be sent to su...

Continue reading ...
 

Living Word Literary Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 28, 2009, In : Literary Agency 
Living Word Literary Agency, PO Box 40974, Eugene OR 97404. ph: 541.683.6567. Email: livingwordliterary@gmail.com. Website: www.livingwordliterary.wordpress.com; Agent: Kimberly Shumate. Estab. 2009. 12 years of publishing experience in sales and editorial. Open to new and unpublished authors. Handles adult fiction (no science fiction or fantasy), YA fiction, Christian living, marriage, parenting, self-help, apologetics, health, inspirational, environmental, social issues, pop-culture, women...

Continue reading ...
 

Dogs and the Women Who Love Them

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 27, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.angelanimals.net/contestrules.html

NO ENTRY FEE
The Angel Animals Network (AAN) is accepting story submissions about dogs and the women who love them. The stories should demonstrate the benefits for a woman who fulfills a life purpose by partnering with a dog to perform extraordinary physical, emotional, or spiritual service. Stories must be original, based on real dogs, people, and events. Deadline September 30, 2009. Each individual is limited to submit three separate entries. On...

Continue reading ...
 

Hope Whispers

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 26, 2009, In : Poetry and Prose Anthology 
Hope Whispers is now accepting submissions for an inspirational anthology illustrating the power of hope and faith in aiding emotional, physical and spiritual healing.  Writers of all religious and spiritual persuasions are encouraged to submit. There is no entry fee and you will retain all rights to your work.The deadline to submit is June 30, 2009.

Your submission should be hopeful, uplifting and easily relatable to our readers.  The best submissions will pull the reader into your world, ...


Continue reading ...
 

Regular Baptist Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 25, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.rbpstore.org/about/writefor.cfm

Interested in writing Regular Baptist Press Sunday School papers and curriculum periodicals? Our mission is to glorify God by providing church educational resources that are true to God's Word and encourage maturity in Christ. Regular Baptist Press was founded to produce distinctively Baptist Sunday School curriculum.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Garden Verse Poetry Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 24, 2009, In : Contest 
Sponsored by Horticulture magazine. Entry deadline: September 1, 2009; 40 lines or less; $15 for first poem, $10 for each additional poem. More details at: http://www.hortmag.com/gardenversecomp 

The names and poems of the first place winners will be printed in an upcoming issue of Horticulture magazine. Afterwards, the names and poem titles of all winners and honorable mentions will be posted on www.hortmag.com
 
Prizes: $250, $100, $50

Continue reading ...
 

Review Fuse August Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 23, 2009, In : Contest 
50 lines or fewer. Theme: be a bull fighter; must adhere to clean content policy. Award: $50. No entry fee (must register for free Review Fuse account if you haven't already). Deadline: August 31, 2009.

Info: www.reviewfuse.com/blog/2009/05/poetry-contest-august-2009/;
Email:
support@reviewfuse.com.
 
from: http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/contests.htm

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Umbrella Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 22, 2009, In : Literary Journal 
 
http://umbrellajournal.com/submit.html
 
For the Fall 2009 Umbrella (pub date September 1) we will be reading both unthemed and themed poetry and prose.  For the themed section, we are looking for poems that have something to do with school subjects, e.g., history, geography, science, math, languages, etc.  Understand, we are not looking for retrospective poems that deal with your school days, but rather poems that encounter the subjects themselves. (Despite that statement, we’ve been see...

Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 21, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Sherri Langton, Bible Advocate and Now What? www.cog7.org/BA and http://nowwhat.cog7.org Church of God (Seventh-day). Adult readers; 50% not members of the denomination. Monthly (8X) mag.; 32 pgs.; circ. 13,500. Subscription free. 25–35% unsolicited freelance. Complete ms/cover letter; no phone/fax/e-query. Pays $25–55 on publication for first, one-time, reprint, electronic, simultaneous rts. Articles 1,000–1,500 wds. (10–20/yr.). Responds in 4–8 wks. Seasonal 9 mos. ahead (no Chris...
Continue reading ...
 

First Annual NANO Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 20, 2009, In : Contest 
First Annual NANO Prize for a flash fiction piece, prose poem, or micro essay of 300 words or less. Award: $500 and publication in the Fall issue. Entry fee: $12 for the first three pieces, and $2 for each additional piece; which includes a one-year subscription to NANO Fiction. Deadline: August 1, 2009.
Info: www.nanofiction.org/contest.html
NANO Prize, PO Box 667445, Houston TX 77266.
 
from: http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/contests.htm

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The Walrus Guilty Pleasures Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 19, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.walrusmagazine.com/blogs/2009/05/29/enter-our-guilty-pleasures-writing-contest/

NO ENTRY FEE
To enter, write the first paragraph of a novel in one of the following genres: Science Fiction, Romance, Western, Ghost Story/Gothic. Make it the most gripping, titillating and action-packed read of the summer.
Deadline July 31, 2009. Win a prize package from Fairmont Hotels & Resorts or a Walrus prize package, and have your work published at http://www.walrusmagazine.com/
 
from: www.hopecl...

Continue reading ...
 

Newport Review Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 18, 2009, In : Contest 
http://newportreview.org/?contests.html 

ENTRY FEE $7
Stories will be considered from June through the postmark deadline of September 1, 2009. Seeking works that are short in length but linger long in memory: small stories that pack a big emotional punch and make creative use of language. Stories limited up to a maximum of 1,000 words. First Prize: $150 and publication. Second Prize: $100 and publication. Third Prize: $50 and publication. Honorable Mention: Publication
 
from: www.fundsforwri...

Continue reading ...
 

In Touch, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 17, 2009, In : Christian Online Magazine 
Strives to inspire, encourage, educate, and change lives by communicating God's Truth, and connect people to God's work through In Touch Ministries. Pays $0.30 to $0.35 per word for first rights. Guidelines: http://ww2.intouch.org/site/lookup.aspc=dhKHIXPKIuE&b=2315275
 
from: www.worldwidefreelance.com

Continue reading ...
 

Irish Stories and Poems wanted for SPS anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 16, 2009, In : Poetry and Prose Anthology 
PAY: $50
Blue Mountain Press is looking for inspirational stories and wisdom related to Ireland or Irish culture for an upcoming anthology. Accepting stories and essays (100-600 words) and poems (non-rhyming; no minimum word count). Stories should include "a pithy saying at the end, which sums up the inspirational message of your story. For example: 'Laughter is brightest where food is best.'" Payment: US$50 for anthology rights upon publication. Deadline: June 30, 2009 (extended). Send name/...

Continue reading ...
 

Route 66 Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 15, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.gondwanapress.com/gondwana_iii_003.htm

NO ENTRY FEE
Gondwana Press of Edmond, Oklahoma announces its first annual Route 66 Writing Contest. Submit stories about Route 66, 3,000 to 5,000 words, any genre - short story, essay, poetry, etc., with up to 2 pictures (optional). Prize includes $50 per story and publication in Gondwana Press' upcoming book Tales of Route 66. There is no entry fee and the deadline is September 1, 2009. Submit entries by mail or email.
Continue reading ...
 

Grandmother Earth Nat'l Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 14, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.grandmotherearth.org/id2.html

ENTRY FEE $10 for 1-3 entries. Deadline July 15, 2009.
Published or nonpublished.


Poetry Awards - Any subject, Any form, 50-line limit.
$100 First Prize, $75 Second Prize, $50 Third Prize,$25 Fourth Prize.
 
Prose Awards - Any subject, fiction or non-fiction, 2,000-word limit.
$100 First Prize. $75 Second Prize. $35 Third Prize.
 
Additional Awards:
$50, 1st Place; $35, second place; $25, third place.
1.   Best Haiku, Senryu, or up to 6 lines short form...

Continue reading ...
 

Life Press Christian Writers' Conference & Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 13, 2009, In : Contest 
12th Annual Life Press Christian Writers' Conference Celebration, in Cordova, TN, Aug. 1, 2009, contest deadline: July 6, 2009 postmark
 
Contest rules: All entries should be inspirational or on any subject suitable for a Christian publication, and may be previously published or unpublished. Entries will not be considered for publication, only for awards.
 
Poetry: 50 line limit, $50, $25, $10
Prose: 2000 word limit, $50, $25, $15
Fees: A fee of $5 entitles you to enter one entry. $2 for eac...

Continue reading ...
 

Past Loves Day Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 12, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.ourpastloves.com/contest

NO ENTRY FEE
To foster awareness of PAST LOVES DAY, September 17, Spruce Mountain Press is sponsoring its 3rd annual Past Loves Day Story Contest. Write your true story of an earlier love, in no more than 700 words. Deadline August 16, 2009. Your story may be heart-warming or humorous. Just tell it as if you were talking to a good friend.
 
First Prize: $100
Second Prize: $75
Third Prize: $50
Honorable Mention(s)
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Renewed & Ready

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 11, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Renewed & Ready was created to inspire Adventists, over 50 to have a zest for life. We are looking for powerful stories, encouraging articles, and practical “how-to” submissions. Approximate word counts for each section are shown below. If you have longer submission ideas, please contact the editor with an outline and word count. Submissions that are especially meaningful and well focused may be selected for use as features.

http://www.renewedandready.com/RR_Guidelines.pdf

 
from: www.s...


Continue reading ...
 

Fireside Publications

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, In : Book Publisher 
PAY: $100+
Open call for submissions in the following genres: Romance novels, Romantic Suspense and Mysteries. Please see website
http://www.firesidepubs.com for specific details. $100 advance and royalties. Good Market Plan necessary.
 
from: www.writergazette.com

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Dynamic Dialogue Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 9, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.readingwriters.com/contest.htm
 
Deadline: July 15, 2009
NO ENTRY FEE
Share your characters' gift of gab. Write a complete story--not a scene--that consists of pure dialogue. No narrative whatsoever, not even a he said or she replied. If it isn't spoken, and within quotation marks, it can't be on the page. Grand prize $100. Length may be up to 1,000 words. But not a word more. (Your contact information and your title are not included in the word count.) Entries must be original and u...

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Crossword Puzzle Fanatics Needed!

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 8, 2009, In : Speciality Products 

We are looking for 14 people who are crazy about crossword puzzles for an interesting project. Don’t be intimidated, a program will be made available to the puzzle writers. We need 10 writers and 4 checkers. Checkers will work the puzzles, looking for errors. If you are interested, reply to Snapdragongroup@aol.com. We will interview you and pull up your resume as we put together the teams.

 
from: http://www.snapdragongroup.com/page.asp?id=24

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Now What?

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 7, 2009, In : Christian Online Magazine 
NOW WHAT? Box 33677, Denver CO 80233. (303) 452-7973. Fax (303) 452-0657. Email: bibleadvocate@cog7.org. Website: http://nowwhat.cog7.org. Church of God (Seventh-day). Sherri Langton, assoc. ed.

Articles on salvation, Jesus, social issues, life problems that are seeker sensitive. Monthly online mag.; available only online. 100% unsolicited freelance. Complete ms/cover letter; no query. Pays $25–55 on publication for first, one-time, electronic, simultaneous, or reprint rts. Articles 1,000...


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Word and Sound Creative Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 6, 2009, In : Contest 
http://albertanthonyfoundation.googlepages.com/

$3 to $6 ENTRY FEE
Deadline June 30, 2009. Winners selected/notified: September 30. Winnings disbursed: December 30. Prizes: $100, $75, $50, $25 with external sponsorship otherwise $50, $40, $30, and $20 for first place, second place, third place, and honorable mention awarded at judges' discretion. Categories poetry, short story, short/short story, and essay.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

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Southern Experiences To Be Read Aloud

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 5, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://www.tobereadaloud.org/submissions
TBRA publishes over one hundred freelance submissions a year. We purchase one-time rights for $100 per submission upon acceptance. The best submissions are in first person. All submissions must be at least 850 words, and no more than 2,000. The literature is written specifically for oral interpretation. This means that each book of the TBRA series is written to be read aloud, and to meet the time constraints of competition. By submitting, you are suppo...

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Writer's Digest: Your Story

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 4, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
Every other month, Writer's Digest presents a creative challenge for fun and prizes. We'll provide a short, open-ended prompt. In turn, you'll submit a short story of 750 words or fewer based on that prompt. You can be funny, poignant, witty, etc.; it is, after all, your story. The winner will receive publication in an upcoming issue of Writer's Digest.

Your Story #19: Back in Time
A woman is given the ability to go back in time and change one event in her life.
—From
The Writer's Book of Ma...

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Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 3, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 

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

Show Me Your Ways, O Lord

Vol. XXV, No. 3 (Summer)

All Proposals Due: 7/01/09

All Assignments ...


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2009 Green River Writers Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 2, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.greenriverwriters.org/contest.html
 
Postmark deadline: July 31, 2009
 
$5 for each entry; $10 for grand prize entry. Prizes range from $10 - $175.
See web site for details of 4 fiction categories and 11 poetry categories.

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Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 1, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.winningwriters.com/contests/margaret/ma_guidelines.php

Postmark deadline: June 30, 2009

Now in its sixth year, this contest seeks poetry in traditional verse forms such as sonnets and free verse. Both published and unpublished poems are welcome. Prizes of $2,000, $1,000, $500 and $250 will be awarded, plus five High Distinction awards of $200 each and six Most Highly Commended Awards of $100 each. The entry fee is $7 for every 25 lines you submit. Submit online or by mail. Early sub...

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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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