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: January, 2010

Kyria Replaces TCW

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 31, 2010,
So sorry! My mistake!!
 
Hill Country Women of Words member Dena Dyer emailed to tell me that Today's Christian Woman is no more but has been replaced by Kyria: Chosen in Christ, Called to Influence. Sounds like a great magazine. Here is the link to the writers guidelines: http://www.kyria.com/help/writersguidelines/kyriawritersguidelines.html

Continue reading ...
 

Today's Christian Woman

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 31, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
PAY: $.20/word
Takes its mission from Luke10:25-28. Our magazine and website seek to build a community of Christian women who love God with all their heart, soul, strength, and mind, and to encourage them to engage their culture and world with God's grace and redeeming power. We wrap our editorial around these four scriptural "pillars"—heart, soul, strength, and mind. The TCW reader includes those mature in their Christian faith, knowledgeable about the Bible, and involved in church. But she...

Continue reading ...
 

Haiku Now! Contest 2010

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 30, 2010, In : Contest 
 
Entry is free for one haiku per category: traditional, contemporary, innovative.
 
Prizes: $100 for First Place and $25 for Honorable Mentions, each per category.

Deadline: March 31, 2010

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Grandmother's Soul

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 29, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Everyone has a great story about the unconditional love between grandmothers and their grandchildren. We are looking for wonderful stories celebrating grandmothers and grandchildren, written by grandmothers about being a grandmother, and by grandchildren about their grandmothers. Stories about stepgrandmothers and honorary grandmothers are welcomed also. We are not looking for stories from children so please save those for a future book. The deadline date for story submissions is March 31, 20...
Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 28, 2010, In : Contest 
THE GERTRUDE DOLE MEMORIAL AWARD
 
Deadline:  March 15
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
Poems must NOT have been previously published or have won ANY prize.
Entry fee: $3 per poem
 

Continue reading ...
 

Patchwork Path: Treasure Box

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 27, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
What item brings you good memories?
 
Everyone has a favorite item or possession that we treasure because it helps us remember the special people and events of our lives. Choice Publishing Group (Choice) is collecting stories about favorite things for their new book Patchwork Path: Treasure Box.
 
Choice is looking for original stories and essays from 250 to 2000 words about your favorite possessions. EAch submission will be reviewed and considered based on creativity, originality, conc...

Continue reading ...
 

Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 26, 2010, In : Contest 
As a memorial to Editor Bob Spiess, who died on March 13, 2002, Modern Haiku sponsors The Robert Spiess Memorial Award Haiku Competition.
Many haiku of quality combine unexpectedness with inevitability
—that “shock of mild surprise” (Blyth), followed immediately by the felt-significance of “Of course, that’s just as it is.”

Deadline: March 13, 2010

Enter up to 5 haiku, $1 per haiku. Prizes: $100, $50, $25.

Continue reading ...
 

WRITERS' Journal Horror/Ghost Stories Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 25, 2010, In : Contest 
Postmark deadline: March 30, 2010. Reading fee: $7, up to 2,000 words. Prizes of $250, $100, and $50 + publication in WRITERS' Journal.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 24, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/contests.html
http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/guidelines.html
---
ENTRY FEE - Members submit their poems for free. Non-members must pay $5 for each poem. Deadline February 15, 2010. Twelve separate categories paying $50 to $200. Poems cannot exceed 36 lines. Only one poem submission allowed.
 

Continue reading ...
 

The Kids Ark: Gentleness

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 23, 2010, In : Children's 

Looking to get your writing published in The Kids’ Ark?
Here’s what we’re looking for:
  • Fiction or Non-Fiction stories.
  • Stories not longer than 650 words and written for the 6-10-year-old reading level.
  • Engaging, exciting and adventurous stories that are applicable to the issue’s theme.
  • Inspiring stories that subtly teach children biblical principles.
  • Stories that are contemporary, historical or science fiction but are absolutely Christian based.
  • Stories tha...


Continue reading ...
 

2011 Texas Poetry Calendar

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 21, 2010, In : Poetry Anthology 
 
Submit 1-3 typewritten poems in 12-pt. Times New Roman font; 35-line limit per poem, including title and spaces. No email submissions; no previously published poems. Do not place your name or other identifying information on the poems themselves. Poems with a Texas connection preferred.
 
Submit a cover letter that includes: 

  • the title of each poem (first line for an untitled poem, although we strongly prefer titled poems)
  • your...

  • Continue reading ...
     

    2010 Christian Writing Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, In : Contest 
    2010 Christian Writing Contest Promotes Evangelizing through Story
    Athanatos Christian Ministry's 2010 Christian writing contest is taking submissions through February 15th. This is the second of their annual contest and with the addition of a poetry category is set to disburse more than $2,000 in awards, plus publishing the winners in an anthology. Every entrant receives a copy of the anthology for the price of their entry as part of ACM's effort to spur writers on to excellence.

    The website...
    Continue reading ...
     

    Carteret Writing Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 19, 2010, In : Contest 
    http://CarteretWriters.org
    ---
    ENTRY FEE $5 MEMBERS; $10 NONMEMBERS
    Deadline March 9, 2010. Categories include flash fiction, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children's. Cash prizes are awarded in each category: $100 for first place, $50 second, $25 third. You do not have to be a member of Carteret Writers to enter. If fewer than ten entries from ten different participants are received for a category, the entry fee will be refunded. Winning entries will be published in the 2010 edition of our l...
    Continue reading ...
     

    Dream of Things

    Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 18, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
    http://www.dreamofthings.com/guidelines
    http://www.dreamofthings.com/workshop-2
    ---
    Dream of Things seeks creative nonfiction for anthologies of stories built around a central topic or theme, and motivational and inspirational gift books. See website for a complete list of current book projects. Pays royalties of 15% on hardback books, 10% on trade paperback books, and 20-40% on electronic books. Length 500 to 5,000 words. Previously published material okay as long as author has retained rights ...
    Continue reading ...
     

    National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Poetry Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 17, 2010, In : Contest 
    Postmark deadline: March 15, 2010.
    50 categories to enter, most only $1 per poem.
     

    Continue reading ...
     

    Berry Blue Haiku

    Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 16, 2010, In : Children's 
     
    Berry Blue Haiku, a new online publication for kids, is now open to submissions. Our first issue is slated for June 2010. "We are open to all types of haiku: traditional with a seasonal word (kigo), modern, human haiku (often called senryu), or fun haiku." They are also open to a variety of types of nonfiction related to haiku -- see the Special Report for more.
     

    Continue reading ...
     

    100 Open Writing Courses

    Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 15, 2010, In : Online writing course 
    Whether you are in high school, a graduate student, or a professional writer, there is loads of help on the web for your writing. An essential part to any career, everyone from journalists to managers to politicians need to have an impressive prose. Those low on funds will find a wide array of tools to take their writing to the next level with these 100 open courses from everyone from leading universities to private compananies. For a list of these course, go to:
    http://www.universityreviewso...

    Continue reading ...
     

    Seacoast Writers Association Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 14, 2010, In : Contest 
    Deadline - Mon, 2/1/2010
    Categories - Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    Fees - $5 per submission for members; $10 per submission for non-members.
    Prizes - $100/$75/$50 and publication in SWA's "Currents" in each category.
    Description - Contest open to all writers!

    Fiction: Submit up to 3,500 words
    Poetry: Submit up to 3 poems; no word limit
    Nonfiction: Submit a personal essay up to 1,500 words


    See Web site for guidelines:  http://www.seacoastwritersassociation.org
     
    ...

    Continue reading ...
     

    Flashlight Memories

    Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 13, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
    Silver Boomer Books seeks submissions for an anthology tentatively identified as Flashlight Memories. Submissions of prose and poetry should be submitted pursuant to these guidelines by March 15, 2010. The focus of the anthology is childhood reading. What events in your childhood led you to become a reader for life? Did you crawl between the sheets with a book and a flashlight? Did a friend or family member influence you? What books drew you into the world of literature? Send poetry or prose,...
    Continue reading ...
     

    Poetry on the Move

    Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 12, 2010, In : Contest 
    VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio, Texas, is now accepting entries for a contest in which the winning poetry will be displayed on buses and vans during National Poetry Month in April.
     
    Called “Poetry on the Move,” the contest is open to anyone over 18 years of age in Central and South Texas (except for VIA employees and their families). Contestants can submit one to three poems of no more than 10 lines each, and the works must be understandable by a wide audience, free of any off...

    Continue reading ...
     

    Conneticut River Review Poetry Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 11, 2010, In : Contest 
    Open to all poets. NEW GUIDELINES AND PRIZE AMOUNTS
    Submit poems: Dec. 1, 2009 - Feb. 28th 2010

    Prizes of $400, $200, and $100.
    Send up to 3 unpublished poems, any form, 80 line limit each.  Include two copies of each poem: one with complete contact info and one with NO contact info. Both copies should be marked CRR Contest. Include SASE for results only (no poems will be returned). Winning poems must be submitted by disc or electronically following notification. Send fee of $15 for up to t...

    Continue reading ...
     

    Flash Fiction Boot Camp

    Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 10, 2010, In : Online writing course 
    There is still time to register for the next Flash Fiction Boot Camp at: http://www.wingedhalo.com/bootcamp.html

    Flash Fiction Boot Camp is a 12-day intensive course for serious writers taught by the Editor-in-Chief of Flash Me Magazine, Jennifer Dawson. She is joined by Flash Me Magazine's Senior Managing Editor, Elizabeth Hull. The next session will be February 1-12, 2010. Interested participants must register before January 15th.

    Tuition for this session will be $25 US. Discounted rates are...
    Continue reading ...
     

    Highlights for Children

    Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 9, 2010, In : Children's 
    http://www.highlights.com/contributor-guidelines?iCategoryID=203&CCNavIDs=3,203

    Highlights for Children is a general-interest, advertising-free magazine for children up to age twelve.

    Fiction - Stories for younger readers (ages three to seven) should have 500 words or fewer and should not seem babyish to older readers. Stories for older readers (ages eight to twelve) should have 800 words or fewer and should be appealing to younger readers if read aloud. Frequent needs include humor, mystery...

    Continue reading ...
     

    Thanksgiving Tales

    Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 8, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
    Seeking personal, engaging, and creative nonfiction essays for anthology to capture different experiences and feelings related to any aspect of Thanksgiving. Submissions can be humorous, inspiring, thought-provoking, or about variations on holiday traditions. 500-2000 words. They will consider poetry.
     
    Deadline: January 31, 2010. Payment: 2 copies for accepted material. For information and guidelines, send e-mail to info@thanksgivingtales.com.
     
    from: www.anthologiesonline.com

    Continue reading ...
     

    Lit Magazine Online

    Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 7, 2010, In : Contest 
    The upcoming Spring Issue of LIT MAGAZINE (http://sites.google.com/site/litmagazinenow) is being formed and publisher Lori Simpson is running a contest. $10 cash will go to the best poem about spring time or new beginnings. The poet may interpret that any way he/she chooses to. Deadline for the contest is Feb. 1, 2010. 30 line limit, up to three contest poems.
     
    Poets are also welcome to submit poems on other themes for consideration of publication, again, up to 30 lines, 3 poems.
    ...

    Continue reading ...
     

    If I Ruled the World Essay Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 6, 2010, In : Contest 
    http://www.paper-perfect-editing.com/2009/11/essay-writing-contest-win-100/

    In 1,000 words or less, tell the contest judges what you hate about the world – what bothers you or ticks you off, and how you’d fix it if you were running things. Open to anybody who enjoys writing. Essays should be persuasive – they should develop an idea, topic or argument and try to convince readers to accept an idea. Essays should be well-organized, and if necessary, give evidence, examples, and logical ar...

    Continue reading ...
     

    The Writer's Group "ABC" Writing Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 5, 2010, In : Contest 

    The Writers' Group on Facebook "ABC" Monthly Writing Contest is open to all writers, national and international, whether published or not, regardless of experience.  Previously published short stories, articles, essays, and poems in other contests, books, magazines, etc., are accepted and welcome as long as they are original to the contest entrant. All entries  must be either received, or if mailing by post, postmarked, by the last day of the month for which you are submitting. Entries receiv...


    Continue reading ...
     

    Career Transition Story Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 4, 2010, In : Contest 
    http://www.worklifegroup.com/contests/career-transition-stories/

    NO ENTRY FEE
    Tell the story of a person who has been through career transition. It could be from school to the workforce, position to position, or from career to career. Capture their victories, failures and emotions, and distill their lessons to assist others who might seek to learn from their experience. Your story should be fresh, original, insightful, and engaging. The winning entry as judged by WorkLifeGroup will win US$5...

    Continue reading ...
     

    Oregon State Poetry Association

    Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 1, 2010, In : Contest 
    http://www.oregonpoets.org/images/conferences/spring2010/ospaspring2010contestupdated.pdf
    ---
    ENTRY FEE - Members of OSPA pay a flat rate submission
    fee of $5 per contest. Non-members pay $4 per poem.

    Deadline March 1, 2010.
    1. Poet's Choice, 80-line maximum. Any form, any subject:
    1st, $100; 2nd, $50; 3rd, $30; 4th, $20; HMs.
    2. Free Verse, 40-line max., any free form, any subject:
    1st, $50; 2nd, $30; 3rd, $20; HMs.
    3. Traditional Verse, 40-line max., any traditional form, any subject:
    1st, $50; 2n...

    Continue reading ...
     
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    Browsing Archive: January, 2010

    Kyria Replaces TCW

    Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 31, 2010,
    So sorry! My mistake!!
     
    Hill Country Women of Words member Dena Dyer emailed to tell me that Today's Christian Woman is no more but has been replaced by Kyria: Chosen in Christ, Called to Influence. Sounds like a great magazine. Here is the link to the writers guidelines: http://www.kyria.com/help/writersguidelines/kyriawritersguidelines.html

    Continue reading ...
     

    Today's Christian Woman

    Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 31, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
    PAY: $.20/word
    Takes its mission from Luke10:25-28. Our magazine and website seek to build a community of Christian women who love God with all their heart, soul, strength, and mind, and to encourage them to engage their culture and world with God's grace and redeeming power. We wrap our editorial around these four scriptural "pillars"—heart, soul, strength, and mind. The TCW reader includes those mature in their Christian faith, knowledgeable about the Bible, and involved in church. But she...

    Continue reading ...
     

    Haiku Now! Contest 2010

    Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 30, 2010, In : Contest 
     
    Entry is free for one haiku per category: traditional, contemporary, innovative.
     
    Prizes: $100 for First Place and $25 for Honorable Mentions, each per category.

    Deadline: March 31, 2010

    Continue reading ...
     

    Chicken Soup for the Grandmother's Soul

    Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 29, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
    Everyone has a great story about the unconditional love between grandmothers and their grandchildren. We are looking for wonderful stories celebrating grandmothers and grandchildren, written by grandmothers about being a grandmother, and by grandchildren about their grandmothers. Stories about stepgrandmothers and honorary grandmothers are welcomed also. We are not looking for stories from children so please save those for a future book. The deadline date for story submissions is March 31, 20...
    Continue reading ...
     

    Massachusetts State Poetry Society

    Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 28, 2010, In : Contest 
    THE GERTRUDE DOLE MEMORIAL AWARD
     
    Deadline:  March 15
    Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
    Line Limit:  40 Lines
    Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
    Poems must NOT have been previously published or have won ANY prize.
    Entry fee: $3 per poem
     

    Continue reading ...
     

    Patchwork Path: Treasure Box

    Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 27, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
    What item brings you good memories?
     
    Everyone has a favorite item or possession that we treasure because it helps us remember the special people and events of our lives. Choice Publishing Group (Choice) is collecting stories about favorite things for their new book Patchwork Path: Treasure Box.
     
    Choice is looking for original stories and essays from 250 to 2000 words about your favorite possessions. EAch submission will be reviewed and considered based on creativity, originality, conc...

    Continue reading ...
     

    Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Award

    Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 26, 2010, In : Contest 
    As a memorial to Editor Bob Spiess, who died on March 13, 2002, Modern Haiku sponsors The Robert Spiess Memorial Award Haiku Competition.
    Many haiku of quality combine unexpectedness with inevitability
    —that “shock of mild surprise” (Blyth), followed immediately by the felt-significance of “Of course, that’s just as it is.”

    Deadline: March 13, 2010

    Enter up to 5 haiku, $1 per haiku. Prizes: $100, $50, $25.
    More details: http://www.modernhaiku.org/spiessawards2010.html


    Continue reading ...
     

    WRITERS' Journal Horror/Ghost Stories Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 25, 2010, In : Contest 
    Postmark deadline: March 30, 2010. Reading fee: $7, up to 2,000 words. Prizes of $250, $100, and $50 + publication in WRITERS' Journal.
     
    More details: http://www.writersjournal.com/HorrorGhost.htm

    Continue reading ...
     

    Poetry Society of South Carolina Poetry Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 24, 2010, In : Contest 
    http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/contests.html
    http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/guidelines.html
    ---
    ENTRY FEE - Members submit their poems for free. Non-members must pay $5 for each poem. Deadline February 15, 2010. Twelve separate categories paying $50 to $200. Poems cannot exceed 36 lines. Only one poem submission allowed.
     
    from: www.fundsforwriters.com

    Continue reading ...
     

    The Kids Ark: Gentleness

    Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 23, 2010, In : Children's 

    Looking to get your writing published in The Kids’ Ark?
    Here’s what we’re looking for:
    • Fiction or Non-Fiction stories.
    • Stories not longer than 650 words and written for the 6-10-year-old reading level.
    • Engaging, exciting and adventurous stories that are applicable to the issue’s theme.
    • Inspiring stories that subtly teach children biblical principles.
    • Stories that are contemporary, historical or science fiction but are absolutely Christian based.
    • Stories tha...


    Continue reading ...
     

    2011 Texas Poetry Calendar

    Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 21, 2010, In : Poetry Anthology 
    Guidelines:   http://dosgatospress.org/submissions.html
     
    Submit 1-3 typewritten poems in 12-pt. Times New Roman font; 35-line limit per poem, including title and spaces. No email submissions; no previously published poems. Do not place your name or other identifying information on the poems themselves. Poems with a Texas connection preferred.
     
    Submit a cover letter that includes: 

  • the title of each poem (first line for an untitled poem, although we strongly prefer titled poems)
  • your...

  • Continue reading ...
     

    2010 Christian Writing Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, In : Contest 
    2010 Christian Writing Contest Promotes Evangelizing through Story
    Athanatos Christian Ministry's 2010 Christian writing contest is taking submissions through February 15th. This is the second of their annual contest and with the addition of a poetry category is set to disburse more than $2,000 in awards, plus publishing the winners in an anthology. Every entrant receives a copy of the anthology for the price of their entry as part of ACM's effort to spur writers on to excellence.

    The website...
    Continue reading ...
     

    Carteret Writing Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 19, 2010, In : Contest 
    http://CarteretWriters.org
    ---
    ENTRY FEE $5 MEMBERS; $10 NONMEMBERS
    Deadline March 9, 2010. Categories include flash fiction, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children's. Cash prizes are awarded in each category: $100 for first place, $50 second, $25 third. You do not have to be a member of Carteret Writers to enter. If fewer than ten entries from ten different participants are received for a category, the entry fee will be refunded. Winning entries will be published in the 2010 edition of our l...
    Continue reading ...
     

    Dream of Things

    Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 18, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
    http://www.dreamofthings.com/guidelines
    http://www.dreamofthings.com/workshop-2
    ---
    Dream of Things seeks creative nonfiction for anthologies of stories built around a central topic or theme, and motivational and inspirational gift books. See website for a complete list of current book projects. Pays royalties of 15% on hardback books, 10% on trade paperback books, and 20-40% on electronic books. Length 500 to 5,000 words. Previously published material okay as long as author has retained rights ...
    Continue reading ...
     

    National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Poetry Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 17, 2010, In : Contest 
    Postmark deadline: March 15, 2010.
    50 categories to enter, most only $1 per poem.
     
    See details at: http://nfsps.com/poetry_contests1.htm

    Continue reading ...
     

    Berry Blue Haiku

    Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 16, 2010, In : Children's 
    http://cobaltcrowproductions.blogspot.com/
     
    Berry Blue Haiku, a new online publication for kids, is now open to submissions. Our first issue is slated for June 2010. "We are open to all types of haiku: traditional with a seasonal word (kigo), modern, human haiku (often called senryu), or fun haiku." They are also open to a variety of types of nonfiction related to haiku -- see the Special Report for more.
     
    from: http://www.kidmagwriters.com/market/onemrkt.htm

    Continue reading ...
     

    100 Open Writing Courses

    Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 15, 2010, In : Online writing course 
    Whether you are in high school, a graduate student, or a professional writer, there is loads of help on the web for your writing. An essential part to any career, everyone from journalists to managers to politicians need to have an impressive prose. Those low on funds will find a wide array of tools to take their writing to the next level with these 100 open courses from everyone from leading universities to private compananies. For a list of these course, go to:
    http://www.universityreviewso...

    Continue reading ...
     

    Seacoast Writers Association Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 14, 2010, In : Contest 
    Deadline - Mon, 2/1/2010
    Categories - Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
    Fees - $5 per submission for members; $10 per submission for non-members.
    Prizes - $100/$75/$50 and publication in SWA's "Currents" in each category.
    Description - Contest open to all writers!

    Fiction: Submit up to 3,500 words
    Poetry: Submit up to 3 poems; no word limit
    Nonfiction: Submit a personal essay up to 1,500 words


    See Web site for guidelines:  http://www.seacoastwritersassociation.org
     
    ...

    Continue reading ...
     

    Flashlight Memories

    Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 13, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
    Silver Boomer Books seeks submissions for an anthology tentatively identified as Flashlight Memories. Submissions of prose and poetry should be submitted pursuant to these guidelines by March 15, 2010. The focus of the anthology is childhood reading. What events in your childhood led you to become a reader for life? Did you crawl between the sheets with a book and a flashlight? Did a friend or family member influence you? What books drew you into the world of literature? Send poetry or prose,...
    Continue reading ...
     

    Poetry on the Move

    Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 12, 2010, In : Contest 
    VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio, Texas, is now accepting entries for a contest in which the winning poetry will be displayed on buses and vans during National Poetry Month in April.
     
    Called “Poetry on the Move,” the contest is open to anyone over 18 years of age in Central and South Texas (except for VIA employees and their families). Contestants can submit one to three poems of no more than 10 lines each, and the works must be understandable by a wide audience, free of any off...

    Continue reading ...
     

    Conneticut River Review Poetry Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 11, 2010, In : Contest 
    Open to all poets. NEW GUIDELINES AND PRIZE AMOUNTS
    Submit poems: Dec. 1, 2009 - Feb. 28th 2010

    Prizes of $400, $200, and $100.
    Send up to 3 unpublished poems, any form, 80 line limit each.  Include two copies of each poem: one with complete contact info and one with NO contact info. Both copies should be marked CRR Contest. Include SASE for results only (no poems will be returned). Winning poems must be submitted by disc or electronically following notification. Send fee of $15 for up to t...

    Continue reading ...
     

    Flash Fiction Boot Camp

    Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 10, 2010, In : Online writing course 
    There is still time to register for the next Flash Fiction Boot Camp at: http://www.wingedhalo.com/bootcamp.html

    Flash Fiction Boot Camp is a 12-day intensive course for serious writers taught by the Editor-in-Chief of Flash Me Magazine, Jennifer Dawson. She is joined by Flash Me Magazine's Senior Managing Editor, Elizabeth Hull. The next session will be February 1-12, 2010. Interested participants must register before January 15th.

    Tuition for this session will be $25 US. Discounted rates are...
    Continue reading ...
     

    Highlights for Children

    Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 9, 2010, In : Children's 
    http://www.highlights.com/contributor-guidelines?iCategoryID=203&CCNavIDs=3,203

    Highlights for Children is a general-interest, advertising-free magazine for children up to age twelve.

    Fiction - Stories for younger readers (ages three to seven) should have 500 words or fewer and should not seem babyish to older readers. Stories for older readers (ages eight to twelve) should have 800 words or fewer and should be appealing to younger readers if read aloud. Frequent needs include humor, mystery...

    Continue reading ...
     

    Thanksgiving Tales

    Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 8, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
    Seeking personal, engaging, and creative nonfiction essays for anthology to capture different experiences and feelings related to any aspect of Thanksgiving. Submissions can be humorous, inspiring, thought-provoking, or about variations on holiday traditions. 500-2000 words. They will consider poetry.
     
    Deadline: January 31, 2010. Payment: 2 copies for accepted material. For information and guidelines, send e-mail to info@thanksgivingtales.com.
     
    from: www.anthologiesonline.com

    Continue reading ...
     

    Lit Magazine Online

    Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 7, 2010, In : Contest 
    The upcoming Spring Issue of LIT MAGAZINE (http://sites.google.com/site/litmagazinenow) is being formed and publisher Lori Simpson is running a contest. $10 cash will go to the best poem about spring time or new beginnings. The poet may interpret that any way he/she chooses to. Deadline for the contest is Feb. 1, 2010. 30 line limit, up to three contest poems.
     
    Poets are also welcome to submit poems on other themes for consideration of publication, again, up to 30 lines, 3 poems.
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    If I Ruled the World Essay Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 6, 2010, In : Contest 
    http://www.paper-perfect-editing.com/2009/11/essay-writing-contest-win-100/

    In 1,000 words or less, tell the contest judges what you hate about the world – what bothers you or ticks you off, and how you’d fix it if you were running things. Open to anybody who enjoys writing. Essays should be persuasive – they should develop an idea, topic or argument and try to convince readers to accept an idea. Essays should be well-organized, and if necessary, give evidence, examples, and logical ar...

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    The Writer's Group "ABC" Writing Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 5, 2010, In : Contest 

    The Writers' Group on Facebook "ABC" Monthly Writing Contest is open to all writers, national and international, whether published or not, regardless of experience.  Previously published short stories, articles, essays, and poems in other contests, books, magazines, etc., are accepted and welcome as long as they are original to the contest entrant. All entries  must be either received, or if mailing by post, postmarked, by the last day of the month for which you are submitting. Entries receiv...


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    Career Transition Story Contest

    Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 4, 2010, In : Contest 
    http://www.worklifegroup.com/contests/career-transition-stories/

    NO ENTRY FEE
    Tell the story of a person who has been through career transition. It could be from school to the workforce, position to position, or from career to career. Capture their victories, failures and emotions, and distill their lessons to assist others who might seek to learn from their experience. Your story should be fresh, original, insightful, and engaging. The winning entry as judged by WorkLifeGroup will win US$5...

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    Oregon State Poetry Association

    Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 1, 2010, In : Contest 
    http://www.oregonpoets.org/images/conferences/spring2010/ospaspring2010contestupdated.pdf
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    ENTRY FEE - Members of OSPA pay a flat rate submission
    fee of $5 per contest. Non-members pay $4 per poem.

    Deadline March 1, 2010.
    1. Poet's Choice, 80-line maximum. Any form, any subject:
    1st, $100; 2nd, $50; 3rd, $30; 4th, $20; HMs.
    2. Free Verse, 40-line max., any free form, any subject:
    1st, $50; 2nd, $30; 3rd, $20; HMs.
    3. Traditional Verse, 40-line max., any traditional form, any subject:
    1st, $50; 2n...

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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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