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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Published by Ideals Children's Books,


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






You can read Sally's poetry and hear her reading her poems on http://www.ifollowfredericksburg.com with a new poem posted every week.

Browsing Archive: August, 2010

Thriving Family: Advice to the Parent of a Tween

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 31, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
If you could give one piece of advice to a parent of a tween, what would it be? What was your best parenting moment?

For the January Tween Stages section of Thriving Family, I'm in need of a few short, practical stories that show a great idea in action. The good news for this issue is that we'll not be sticking to the developmental asset guidelines for the topic. So let fly with your best parenting story, particularly if it is an idea other parents could use.

Each short article (true-life narra...

Continue reading ...
 

Art Affair Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 30, 2010, In : Contest 
Art Affair's poetry contest is open to any writer. Poems may be any style, any subject, and no more than 60 lines in length. Enter your own original work only. Please do not include a SASE; entries will not be returned. 
Entries must be postmarked by October 1, 2010 and should be unpublished and/or unaccepted for publication when entered into the contest. 
Please type your name, address, telephone number, and title of manuscript on a cover page, which will be removed before judging. On your...

Continue reading ...
 

Oatmeal Studios Greeting Card Co.

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 29, 2010, In : Speciality Products 
Oatmeal Studios publishes humorous alternative greeting cards for everyday occasions.
CURRENT NEEDS: "We are currently looking for birthday ideas. We pay $75.00 if we decide to buy an idea.
http://oatmealstudios.com/Writer'sGuides/WG-Pg.htm

from: www.writersweekly.com


Continue reading ...
 

Art Affair 2010 (General) Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 28, 2010, In : Contest 

Art Affair’s short fiction contest (maximum: 5,000 words) is open to any writer.  Enter your own original work only. Please do not include a SASE; entries will not be returned.

Entries must be postmarked by October 1, 2010 and should be unpublished and/or unaccepted for publication when entered into the contest. Manuscripts must be double-spaced and in 12-point font.

Please type your name, address, telephone number, and title of manuscript on a cover page which will be removed before ju...


Continue reading ...
 

Flying Island Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 27, 2010, In : Online magazine 
http://flyingislandpress.com/flagship

FlagShip is looking for the sort of science fiction and fantasy that we grew up on. FlagShip is looking for stories with a positive spin. We prefer stories that are uplifting and generally optimistic in their outlook and portrayal of humanity (if present in your story) or of intelligent life in general.  While we recognize that violence and sex are a part of life, gratuitous use of either is grounds for rejection. We do not publish erotica. Length 2,000 to...

Continue reading ...
 

Art Affair Western Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 26, 2010, In : Contest 

Art Affair Western Short Story Contest Rules

Art Affair’s western fiction contest (max: 5,000 words) is open to any writer. Enter your own original work only. Please do not include a SASE. Entries will not be returned. Entries must be postmarked by Oct. 1, 2010, and should be unpublished and/or unaccepted for publication when entered into the contest. Manuscripts must be double-spaced and in 12-point font.

Please type Western and your name, address, telephone number, and title of manuscript o...


Continue reading ...
 

Lit Magazine Nano-Fiction Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 25, 2010, In : Contest 
LIT MAGAZINE, a quarterly online literary magazine edited by Lori Simpson is hosting a "nano-fiction" writing contest. Nano-fiction is a form of prose that focuses on telling stories in as few as six words. It is a challenging but fun way for writers to express their creativity.  (If the stories submitted to LIT for the Autumn 2010 Issue are spooky or mysterious, in honor of Halloween hijinks, so much the better.)
 
Entry rules are simple-
 
-Stories must be six words long- no more or le...

Continue reading ...
 

Art Affair Mystery Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 24, 2010, In : Contest 

Art Affair’s mystery fiction contest (maximum: 5,000 words) is open to any writer.  Enter your own original work only.    Please do not include a SASE: entries will not be returned.

Entries must be postmarked by October 1, 2010 and should be unpublished and/or unaccepted for publication when entered into the contest. Manuscripts must be double-spaced and in 12-point.

Please type Mystery and your name, address, telephone number, and title of manuscript on a cover page which ...


Continue reading ...
 

Writers Digest: Your Story #28: This House

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 23, 2010,
Deadline: Spetember 10, 2010
 
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.

Prompt: During your weekly housecleaning you find an unfamiliar cell phone in the cushions of your couch--but can't recall havi...

Continue reading ...
 

The Bark

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 22, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.thebark.com/content/submission-guidelines

With each issue, we seek to bring our readers a literate and entertaining spectrum of dog-centric articles and stories. Articles and stories should not exceed 2,000 words. Ideally an article should be no longer than 1,200 words, and will stand a better chance of publication if it is below this limit. We also accept short pieces (less than 600 words) on general tips, how-to and other topics. Pays around 20 cents/word.
 

Continue reading ...
 

The Bloom Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 21, 2010, In : Contest 

In 2009, Blooming Tree Press began selecting new, undiscovered writing talents and rewarding them with publishing contracts. Named The Bloom Award, the prize strives to celebrate the life of Mildred Bloom, Matriarch of Blooming Tree Press.

T
his award is for unpublished authors only. Each year's award will consist of a different genre, age group and imprint. This award WILL result in the offer of a publishing contract for one lucky winner.

The second Bloom Award will only be open to the followi...


Continue reading ...
 

Georgia Poetry Society 2010 Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 20, 2010, In : Contest 
The Georgia Poetry Society conducts contests in the fall of each year, with an October 15 postmark deadline for all entries. In addition to earning cash prizes, the top three poems in each contest may be published in The Reach of Song, the annual GPS poetry anthology. Contests are listed on the web site: http://georgiapoetrysociety.org/Contests.aspx. Please click the links for descriptions of the contests, along with contest-specific requirements such as form and number of lines.

Entry Fees -...
Continue reading ...
 

Higher Faith Publications Christian Romance Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 19, 2010, In : Contest 
 
We are hosting a Writing Contest that begins August 1 and ends October 30 2010
First Place Winner will receive $30. All others will be read for a chance to be included on our website for sale and at Kindle. Theme is general Christian Romance.....Historical or Contemporary  and general Christian Suspense...Historical or Contemporary  (no graphic death or blood). Word Count 15000 to 30000 words. We suggest you read the...

Continue reading ...
 

Acorn: a journal of contemporary haiku

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 18, 2010, In : Literary Journal 

Acorn is now open to submissions until August 31, 2010 for their January/February issue. Original, unpublished haiku, not under consideration elsewhere, are welcome from all writers. Please send submissions of 5-15 poems.

More submission details and sample poems:
http://www.acornhaiku.com/acornhaiku/Submissions.html


Continue reading ...
 

Fall Writers' Retreat with Cecil Murphey

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 17, 2010,
"When You Have Something to Say - Say it Well"

October 31 - November 2 at The Haven River Inn, 105 Hwy. 473, Comfort, TX  78013,
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. to Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 12:00 p.m.

Cecil Murphey is the best selling author of over a hundred books including (with Don Piper) the best-selling 90 Minutes in Heaven.

You are invited to our fall writers' retreat at the beautiful Haven River Inn, in Comfort, Texas. Cec Murphey will lead us through several topics for both non-...
Continue reading ...
 

Springfield Writers Guild 17th Annual Literary Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 16, 2010, In : Contest 
Deadline: October 1, 2010
http://www.missouriwritersguild.org/mwg_contests2010.shtml  (scroll down to the middle of the page)
 
Poetry, fiction, nonfiction categories. Entry fees: $2 - $3. Prizes: $5 - $20.

Continue reading ...
 

Prayables.com

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 15, 2010, In : Christian Online Magazine 
PAY: $10
Prayables is now accepting original prayers for our website. We’re looking for the best inspirational prayers from writers who are passionate about prayer and have a heart for helping others. No experience needed— we’re not impressed by a fancy resume. Simply write a meaningful prayer that will touch someone’s heart and make them smile. You will be paid $10 for each prayer accepted for publication. We’re choosy about our team of pray makers, so carefully follow the s...

Continue reading ...
 

Parent:Wise Seeking Writer

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 14, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
A note from Nisa Sharma, Art Director for Parent:Wise Austin:
We are looking to redo our hand-out coloring books.Our first was a bilingual trip to the zoo, and our current is “Daddy Monster” by a local dad/author, but supplies are running low and we are ready to change it up again.These books are part of our giveaway items that we bring with us to community/family events we help to sponsor, such as Children’s Day Art Park happening right now. We also give away the current issue of th...

Continue reading ...
 

Missouri Writers Guild Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 13, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.missouriwritersguild.org/mwg_contests2010.shtml
Deadline: September 30, 2010.
Entry fee: $10. Prizes $25 - $100.
Word limit: 500 words.

Continue reading ...
 

Green River Writers Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 12, 2010, In : Contest 
 
Deadline: September 30, 2010
 
16 contests to enter. 3 fiction, 13 poetry. Entry fee, $3 per entry. Prizes $15 - $175.
 

Continue reading ...
 

End of the World Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 11, 2010,
http://www.swordandsagapress.com/contest.html

$5 ENTRY FEE
Deadline is September 30, 2010. Contest winners will be notified by October 31, 2010 and published in the Winter issue of the Last Man Magazine. First Prize: $75 cash prize, free six week course on SF & Fantasy Writing, a $120 value,a copy of the Last Man Anthology, a $15 value, publication in the first edition of The Last Man Magazine, Winter, 2010. Feature "author's spotlight," an interview with the writer about his or her craft, nove...

Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark - It's a Teen Thing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, In : Contest 

Hallmark is accepting entries for their teen line of cards, particularly birthday. Create a card for a teen’s birthday. It can be a girl or a guy or one that works for both. Use photography, drawings or graphic design. Just make sure it’s a funny birthday card for someone 14-18 years old; applicable to many people; and cohesive (writing and images work well together).

You could win $250 and publication in the Hallmark line online. You could earn $250 more if they decide to distribute your...


Continue reading ...
 

The Earlene Grey Tea Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 9, 2010, In : Contest 
Tea poetry - poetry about tea, savouring tea, your favourite teacup or having tea with friends - is a lovely way to express one's self. Earlene Grey and The Tea Poetry Society of America is proud to present Tea Poetry 2010, the second annual tea poetry contest. Everyone has at least one poem in them somewhere. We invite you to write your tea poems down, if you haven't already, and submit them to Tea Poetry 2010.
 
An independent panel of professionals from within the tea, literary and publi...

Continue reading ...
 

Folade Bell of Seredipity Literary Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 8, 2010, In : Literary Agency 

Folade Bell is seeking: literary, upmarket and commercial women's fiction with a strong sense of story, voice and character; funny and relatable fiction; Daring YA books that showcase a fresh, unique perspective; literary mysteries/thrillers that aren't formulaic or market saturated, contemporary historical fiction, African-American issues, gay/lesbian, Christian fiction, humor and books that deeply explore other cultures. No subject is ou...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: Easter Calendar Ideas

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 7, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
If you would be interested in submitting Easter calendar ideas to Thriving Family magazine, please follow the guidelines below:

Theme: Send your ideas for parent-child activities, with associated Scriptures, that could be put on a 40-day calendar that leads up to Easter. These activities should be geared toward children who are 5 to 10 years old. This calendar will be similar to our June calendar (http://www.thrivingfamily.com/Features/Magazine/2010/may/seize-smmr-jun.asp...

Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers 2010 3rd Quarter Writing Competition: Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 6, 2010, In : Contest 
http://southwestwriters.com/contestQuarterlyCurrent.php
Enter a poem of any form, any topic, but no longer than 2 pages, double-spaced, in length.
Please note if you grant
publication permission.
Postmark deadline: September 30, 2010
All entries $10. Prizes: $150/1st prize; $50/2nd prize; $25/3rd prize.
 
Mail Entries to:
SWW Quarterly Writing Competition
3721 Morris St. NE, Ste A
Albuquerque, NM 87111
(Print name of category under your return address)

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An Inspirational Anthology: The Woman I've Become

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 5, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Seeking women of all ages who have experienced challenging, negative, toxic and/or abusive relationships in the past and have overcome these situations to become the woman she was meant to be. Were you raised in an overly restrictive, negative, disempowering or abusive family? Did you find yourself in a challenging or toxic relationship with men, friends, co-workers or your children? How did those relationships define the "earlier you"? What was the turning point? Was there some person(s) o...

Continue reading ...
 

Illinois State Poetry Society 17th Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 4, 2010, In : Contest 

http://www.illinoispoets.org/contest.htm

Deadline: must be postmarked by September 30, 2010.

Categories: free verse, formal verse, a poem related to a family tradition, old or new.

Prizes : $50, $30, $10, 3 HM.

Maximum length: one poem per page. Type size 11 pt or higher; no columns. Poems in English only. Simultaneous submissions accepted. No poems which have won monetary awards or been published. Poems not returned. Submit two copies of each poem, first copy with ID (name/address...


Continue reading ...
 

Bookmarks

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 3, 2010,
http://www.bookmarksmagazine.com/writers-guidelines
---
Book reviews, author interviews, suggested reading. See guidelines for more specific details. Bookmarks is a guide to books, both older and new. Pays up to ten cents/word.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Carol E. Doering Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 2, 2010, In : Contest 
Third annual contest is hosted by the Women's Artistic Network. Awards: $75, $50, $25. Original, unpublished work; 50 lines max; traditional or free-verse. Entry fee: $5 per poem or 3 for $10. Deadline: September 30, 2010. Info: www.womensartisticnetwork.org or send SASE to PO Box 1485, Simi Valley, CA 93063.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Full Spirit Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 1, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
At Full Spirit Magazine we firmly believe that while mental health therapy does a great job of helping the person come to understand their condition, it is through a personal relationship with the Lord that true healing occurs. Scientific studies do, in fact, show that those with a strong Christian faith are far more successful in treatment. That data only reinforces what we feel in our hearts… Christ has healed our lives and can heal others.

Our magazine is dedicated to what we refer to as...

Continue reading ...
 
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Browsing Archive: August, 2010

Thriving Family: Advice to the Parent of a Tween

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 31, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
If you could give one piece of advice to a parent of a tween, what would it be? What was your best parenting moment?

For the January Tween Stages section of Thriving Family, I'm in need of a few short, practical stories that show a great idea in action. The good news for this issue is that we'll not be sticking to the developmental asset guidelines for the topic. So let fly with your best parenting story, particularly if it is an idea other parents could use.

Each short article (true-life narra...

Continue reading ...
 

Art Affair Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 30, 2010, In : Contest 
Art Affair's poetry contest is open to any writer. Poems may be any style, any subject, and no more than 60 lines in length. Enter your own original work only. Please do not include a SASE; entries will not be returned. 
Entries must be postmarked by October 1, 2010 and should be unpublished and/or unaccepted for publication when entered into the contest. 
Please type your name, address, telephone number, and title of manuscript on a cover page, which will be removed before judging. On your...

Continue reading ...
 

Oatmeal Studios Greeting Card Co.

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 29, 2010, In : Speciality Products 
Oatmeal Studios publishes humorous alternative greeting cards for everyday occasions.
CURRENT NEEDS: "We are currently looking for birthday ideas. We pay $75.00 if we decide to buy an idea.
http://oatmealstudios.com/Writer'sGuides/WG-Pg.htm

from: www.writersweekly.com


Continue reading ...
 

Art Affair 2010 (General) Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 28, 2010, In : Contest 

Art Affair’s short fiction contest (maximum: 5,000 words) is open to any writer.  Enter your own original work only. Please do not include a SASE; entries will not be returned.

Entries must be postmarked by October 1, 2010 and should be unpublished and/or unaccepted for publication when entered into the contest. Manuscripts must be double-spaced and in 12-point font.

Please type your name, address, telephone number, and title of manuscript on a cover page which will be removed before ju...


Continue reading ...
 

Flying Island Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 27, 2010, In : Online magazine 
http://flyingislandpress.com/flagship

FlagShip is looking for the sort of science fiction and fantasy that we grew up on. FlagShip is looking for stories with a positive spin. We prefer stories that are uplifting and generally optimistic in their outlook and portrayal of humanity (if present in your story) or of intelligent life in general.  While we recognize that violence and sex are a part of life, gratuitous use of either is grounds for rejection. We do not publish erotica. Length 2,000 to...

Continue reading ...
 

Art Affair Western Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 26, 2010, In : Contest 

Art Affair Western Short Story Contest Rules

Art Affair’s western fiction contest (max: 5,000 words) is open to any writer. Enter your own original work only. Please do not include a SASE. Entries will not be returned. Entries must be postmarked by Oct. 1, 2010, and should be unpublished and/or unaccepted for publication when entered into the contest. Manuscripts must be double-spaced and in 12-point font.

Please type Western and your name, address, telephone number, and title of manuscript o...


Continue reading ...
 

Lit Magazine Nano-Fiction Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 25, 2010, In : Contest 
LIT MAGAZINE, a quarterly online literary magazine edited by Lori Simpson is hosting a "nano-fiction" writing contest. Nano-fiction is a form of prose that focuses on telling stories in as few as six words. It is a challenging but fun way for writers to express their creativity.  (If the stories submitted to LIT for the Autumn 2010 Issue are spooky or mysterious, in honor of Halloween hijinks, so much the better.)
 
Entry rules are simple-
 
-Stories must be six words long- no more or le...

Continue reading ...
 

Art Affair Mystery Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 24, 2010, In : Contest 

Art Affair’s mystery fiction contest (maximum: 5,000 words) is open to any writer.  Enter your own original work only.    Please do not include a SASE: entries will not be returned.

Entries must be postmarked by October 1, 2010 and should be unpublished and/or unaccepted for publication when entered into the contest. Manuscripts must be double-spaced and in 12-point.

Please type Mystery and your name, address, telephone number, and title of manuscript on a cover page which ...


Continue reading ...
 

Writers Digest: Your Story #28: This House

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 23, 2010,
Deadline: Spetember 10, 2010
 
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.

Prompt: During your weekly housecleaning you find an unfamiliar cell phone in the cushions of your couch--but can't recall havi...

Continue reading ...
 

The Bark

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 22, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.thebark.com/content/submission-guidelines

With each issue, we seek to bring our readers a literate and entertaining spectrum of dog-centric articles and stories. Articles and stories should not exceed 2,000 words. Ideally an article should be no longer than 1,200 words, and will stand a better chance of publication if it is below this limit. We also accept short pieces (less than 600 words) on general tips, how-to and other topics. Pays around 20 cents/word.
 
from: www.fundsforwr...

Continue reading ...
 

The Bloom Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 21, 2010, In : Contest 

In 2009, Blooming Tree Press began selecting new, undiscovered writing talents and rewarding them with publishing contracts. Named The Bloom Award, the prize strives to celebrate the life of Mildred Bloom, Matriarch of Blooming Tree Press.

T
his award is for unpublished authors only. Each year's award will consist of a different genre, age group and imprint. This award WILL result in the offer of a publishing contract for one lucky winner.

The second Bloom Award will only be open to the followi...


Continue reading ...
 

Georgia Poetry Society 2010 Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 20, 2010, In : Contest 
The Georgia Poetry Society conducts contests in the fall of each year, with an October 15 postmark deadline for all entries. In addition to earning cash prizes, the top three poems in each contest may be published in The Reach of Song, the annual GPS poetry anthology. Contests are listed on the web site: http://georgiapoetrysociety.org/Contests.aspx. Please click the links for descriptions of the contests, along with contest-specific requirements such as form and number of lines.

Entry Fees -...
Continue reading ...
 

Higher Faith Publications Christian Romance Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 19, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.higherfaithpublications.com/index.php?act=viewDoc&docId=8
 
We are hosting a Writing Contest that begins August 1 and ends October 30 2010
First Place Winner will receive $30. All others will be read for a chance to be included on our website for sale and at Kindle. Theme is general Christian Romance.....Historical or Contemporary  and general Christian Suspense...Historical or Contemporary  (no graphic death or blood). Word Count 15000 to 30000 words. We suggest you read the...

Continue reading ...
 

Acorn: a journal of contemporary haiku

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 18, 2010, In : Literary Journal 

Acorn is now open to submissions until August 31, 2010 for their January/February issue. Original, unpublished haiku, not under consideration elsewhere, are welcome from all writers. Please send submissions of 5-15 poems.

More submission details and sample poems:
http://www.acornhaiku.com/acornhaiku/Submissions.html


Continue reading ...
 

Fall Writers' Retreat with Cecil Murphey

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 17, 2010,
"When You Have Something to Say - Say it Well"

October 31 - November 2 at The Haven River Inn, 105 Hwy. 473, Comfort, TX  78013,
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. to Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 12:00 p.m.

Cecil Murphey is the best selling author of over a hundred books including (with Don Piper) the best-selling 90 Minutes in Heaven.

You are invited to our fall writers' retreat at the beautiful Haven River Inn, in Comfort, Texas. Cec Murphey will lead us through several topics for both non-...
Continue reading ...
 

Springfield Writers Guild 17th Annual Literary Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 16, 2010, In : Contest 
Deadline: October 1, 2010
http://www.missouriwritersguild.org/mwg_contests2010.shtml  (scroll down to the middle of the page)
 
Poetry, fiction, nonfiction categories. Entry fees: $2 - $3. Prizes: $5 - $20.

Continue reading ...
 

Prayables.com

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 15, 2010, In : Christian Online Magazine 
PAY: $10
Prayables is now accepting original prayers for our website. We’re looking for the best inspirational prayers from writers who are passionate about prayer and have a heart for helping others. No experience needed— we’re not impressed by a fancy resume. Simply write a meaningful prayer that will touch someone’s heart and make them smile. You will be paid $10 for each prayer accepted for publication. We’re choosy about our team of pray makers, so carefully follow the s...

Continue reading ...
 

Parent:Wise Seeking Writer

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 14, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
A note from Nisa Sharma, Art Director for Parent:Wise Austin:
We are looking to redo our hand-out coloring books.Our first was a bilingual trip to the zoo, and our current is “Daddy Monster” by a local dad/author, but supplies are running low and we are ready to change it up again.These books are part of our giveaway items that we bring with us to community/family events we help to sponsor, such as Children’s Day Art Park happening right now. We also give away the current issue of th...

Continue reading ...
 

Missouri Writers Guild Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 13, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.missouriwritersguild.org/mwg_contests2010.shtml
Deadline: September 30, 2010.
Entry fee: $10. Prizes $25 - $100.
Word limit: 500 words.

Continue reading ...
 

Green River Writers Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 12, 2010, In : Contest 
 
Deadline: September 30, 2010
 
16 contests to enter. 3 fiction, 13 poetry. Entry fee, $3 per entry. Prizes $15 - $175.
 

Continue reading ...
 

End of the World Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 11, 2010,
http://www.swordandsagapress.com/contest.html

$5 ENTRY FEE
Deadline is September 30, 2010. Contest winners will be notified by October 31, 2010 and published in the Winter issue of the Last Man Magazine. First Prize: $75 cash prize, free six week course on SF & Fantasy Writing, a $120 value,a copy of the Last Man Anthology, a $15 value, publication in the first edition of The Last Man Magazine, Winter, 2010. Feature "author's spotlight," an interview with the writer about his or her craft, nove...

Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark - It's a Teen Thing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, In : Contest 

Hallmark is accepting entries for their teen line of cards, particularly birthday. Create a card for a teen’s birthday. It can be a girl or a guy or one that works for both. Use photography, drawings or graphic design. Just make sure it’s a funny birthday card for someone 14-18 years old; applicable to many people; and cohesive (writing and images work well together).

You could win $250 and publication in the Hallmark line online. You could earn $250 more if they decide to distribute your...


Continue reading ...
 

The Earlene Grey Tea Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 9, 2010, In : Contest 
Tea poetry - poetry about tea, savouring tea, your favourite teacup or having tea with friends - is a lovely way to express one's self. Earlene Grey and The Tea Poetry Society of America is proud to present Tea Poetry 2010, the second annual tea poetry contest. Everyone has at least one poem in them somewhere. We invite you to write your tea poems down, if you haven't already, and submit them to Tea Poetry 2010.
 
An independent panel of professionals from within the tea, literary and publi...

Continue reading ...
 

Folade Bell of Seredipity Literary Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 8, 2010, In : Literary Agency 

Folade Bell is seeking: literary, upmarket and commercial women's fiction with a strong sense of story, voice and character; funny and relatable fiction; Daring YA books that showcase a fresh, unique perspective; literary mysteries/thrillers that aren't formulaic or market saturated, contemporary historical fiction, African-American issues, gay/lesbian, Christian fiction, humor and books that deeply explore other cultures. No subject is ou...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: Easter Calendar Ideas

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 7, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
If you would be interested in submitting Easter calendar ideas to Thriving Family magazine, please follow the guidelines below:

Theme: Send your ideas for parent-child activities, with associated Scriptures, that could be put on a 40-day calendar that leads up to Easter. These activities should be geared toward children who are 5 to 10 years old. This calendar will be similar to our June calendar (http://www.thrivingfamily.com/Features/Magazine/2010/may/seize-smmr-jun.asp...

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SouthWest Writers 2010 3rd Quarter Writing Competition: Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 6, 2010, In : Contest 
http://southwestwriters.com/contestQuarterlyCurrent.php
Enter a poem of any form, any topic, but no longer than 2 pages, double-spaced, in length.
Please note if you grant
publication permission.
Postmark deadline: September 30, 2010
All entries $10. Prizes: $150/1st prize; $50/2nd prize; $25/3rd prize.
 
Mail Entries to:
SWW Quarterly Writing Competition
3721 Morris St. NE, Ste A
Albuquerque, NM 87111
(Print name of category under your return address)

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An Inspirational Anthology: The Woman I've Become

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 5, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Seeking women of all ages who have experienced challenging, negative, toxic and/or abusive relationships in the past and have overcome these situations to become the woman she was meant to be. Were you raised in an overly restrictive, negative, disempowering or abusive family? Did you find yourself in a challenging or toxic relationship with men, friends, co-workers or your children? How did those relationships define the "earlier you"? What was the turning point? Was there some person(s) o...

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Illinois State Poetry Society 17th Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 4, 2010, In : Contest 

http://www.illinoispoets.org/contest.htm

Deadline: must be postmarked by September 30, 2010.

Categories: free verse, formal verse, a poem related to a family tradition, old or new.

Prizes : $50, $30, $10, 3 HM.

Maximum length: one poem per page. Type size 11 pt or higher; no columns. Poems in English only. Simultaneous submissions accepted. No poems which have won monetary awards or been published. Poems not returned. Submit two copies of each poem, first copy with ID (name/address...


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Bookmarks

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 3, 2010,
http://www.bookmarksmagazine.com/writers-guidelines
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Book reviews, author interviews, suggested reading. See guidelines for more specific details. Bookmarks is a guide to books, both older and new. Pays up to ten cents/word.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

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Carol E. Doering Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 2, 2010, In : Contest 
Third annual contest is hosted by the Women's Artistic Network. Awards: $75, $50, $25. Original, unpublished work; 50 lines max; traditional or free-verse. Entry fee: $5 per poem or 3 for $10. Deadline: September 30, 2010. Info: www.womensartisticnetwork.org or send SASE to PO Box 1485, Simi Valley, CA 93063.
 

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Full Spirit Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 1, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
At Full Spirit Magazine we firmly believe that while mental health therapy does a great job of helping the person come to understand their condition, it is through a personal relationship with the Lord that true healing occurs. Scientific studies do, in fact, show that those with a strong Christian faith are far more successful in treatment. That data only reinforces what we feel in our hearts… Christ has healed our lives and can heal others.

Our magazine is dedicated to what we refer to as...

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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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