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: June, 2010

Pockets Magazine for Children Annual Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 30, 2010, In : Children's 
http://pockets.upperroom.org/annual-fiction-contest

Entries must be porstmarked no later than August 15.

Please indicate FICTION CONTEST on both the outside envelope and the cover sheet.
There is no set theme and no entry fee.
Stories should be 750-1,000 words. (Stories shorter than 750 words or longer than 1,000 words will be disqualified.)
Stories must be previously unpublished.

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for Preteens

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
The preteen years – those years from nine to twelve can be rough from both a physical and emotional perspective. You are not a kid anymore but you are not yet a teen. There are so many issues to deal with and sometimes it feels like you are all alone. You are not! The stories in this book – almost all of them written by preteens just like you – will prove that to you. We are looking for stories that will inspire you, make you laugh, make you think and let you know that life is not as ba...
Continue reading ...
 

Destination Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 28, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.buses.org/destinationsmagazine

The official publication for members of the American Bus Association. The bi-monthly  features extensive coverage of North America's best group travel destinations, state-by-state travel/itinerary options, planning calendars of ABA Top 100 events, motorcoach & tour operator business tips, plus essential marketing and strategic insights. Pays up to 75 cents/word for features up to 1,800 words.

Continue reading ...
 

Corporate Drop Out Success Stories Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 26, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
PAY: $50 plus 2 copies
Have you taken the steps to leave Corporate America and begin your self employment journey? Maybe you accepted a lower paying job or are volunteering because it was more in line with your passions. Has money become less important (still important though) than pursuing your life’s work?Then we want to hear from you.

Sunset Pointe Press is accepting submissions for CORPORATE DROP OUT SUCCESS STO...

Continue reading ...
 

Spruce Mountain Press Annual Past Loves Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 26, 2010, In : Contest 
Write your true story of a former sweetheart, in 700 words or less. Awards: $100, $75, $50. No entry fee. Deadline: August 17, 2010.
 
Details at http://ourpastloves.com/contest.

Continue reading ...
 

Life Around Galveston Bay

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 25, 2010, In : Fiction and Nonfiction Anthology 

The Bay Area Writers League is now accepting submissions for the 2010 Anthology.

http://www.bawl.org/publications/2010-anthology/  

Submission Guidelines
Use Standard Manuscript Guidelines. Entries must be typed, double spaced with one inch margins using either Times New Roman 12 point or Courier 10 point font. Please send a printed copy to P.O. Box 580007 , Houston , TX 77058   AND  to anthology@bawl.org using Word 2003 or 2007 only.

Theme
Write to the theme of Life Around Galveston Bay. ...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Texas 2010 Annual Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 24, 2010, In : Contest 
 
Postmark deadline: August 15, 2010.
100 different contests to enter.
3 poems for $5, additional poems $2 each.
Prizes range from $25 to $400.

Continue reading ...
 

Deep South

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, In : Online magazine 
http://www.deepsouthmag.com/?page_id=484
---
Deep South is an online magazine connecting the Southern states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and parts of Texas and Florida. Through stories on travel, dining, shopping and events, as well as a "Southern Voice" literary section, Deep South aims to help readers rediscover their South, while also looking back on the history and traditions that got us to where we are today. New publication only six months old.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Frogpond Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, In : Literary Journal 
an official publication of the Haiku Society of America.
 
Accepting submissions of unpublished haiku for their Fall issue until August 1, 2010. Up to 10 haiku per submissions. Details at: http://www.hsa-haiku.org/frogpond/submissions.html

Continue reading ...
 

A Cup of Comfort for Christian Women

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 20, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

“For this anthology of inspirational true stories, we are looking for narrative personal essays (creative-nonfiction short stories) written by and for Christian women that reveal myriad ways in which one’s faith has provided (provides) insight, guidance, comfort, and joy in navigating one’s life. Stories must be original, unpublished, true, and positive. Stories can focus on any of life’s challenges and/or blessings, and can be either serious or humorous or contain elements of both li...


Continue reading ...
 

Dream of Things: Holiday Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 18, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Call for submissions: Got a favorite story about Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or New Year’s? Submit it now for inclusion in a collection of holiday stories. Deadline: July 31, 2010.
 
Accepted stories share in the royalties. Read guidelines at: http://dreamofthings.com/guidelines

Continue reading ...
 

Hearts and Craft

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 18, 2010,
Christian Writers Guild San Antonio, Texas, and the Alamo City Writers present...

Hearts and Craft
Friday - Saturday, July 16-17
A Mid-Summer Writing Workshop featuring multi-published author Janice Thompson.

Please plan to attend a fabulous workshop featuring Janice Thompson, author of the popular Weddings by Bella series, as well as workshops offered by local authors Kelly Irvin, Eileen Key, Allison Pittman and Karen Roth.

Friday evening, 6:30-8:30--Dessert Reception and Janice Thompso...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Extra Christmas Book

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 17, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Everyone loves Christmas and the holiday season. We reunite scattered family members, watch the wonder in a child's eyes, and feel the joy of giving gifts. The rituals of the holiday season give a rhythm to the years and create a foundation for our lives, as we gather with family, with our communities at church, at school, and even at the mall, to share the special spirit of the season, brightening those long winter days.

Our Christmas Magic book has been completed and will be released in...


Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: Tweens and family gatherings

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
For the November Tween Stages section of Thriving Family, Vance Fry has a couple of shorter articles that he is requesting submissions for:

First, he's looking for effective methods for working with a tween who is not interested in extended family gatherings. Do you have a son or daughter who would rather hang out with their cellphone or Nintendo DS than hanging with the cousins? Have you found a way to loosen them up and get them interested in Uncle Bob and Aunt Donna? If so, he’d love to h...

Continue reading ...
 

Frederik Van Eeden Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 15, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.hollandparkpress.co.uk/magazine_detail.php

NO ENTRY FEE

The Task - The history of a woman's life. How she sought the cool deeps wherein lies deliverance, and how she found it. These lines form the opening sentences of the novel Hedwig's Journey (Dutch title: Van de koele meren des doods) by Frederik van Eeden which was published by Holland Park Press earlier this year. They also define what the novel is about. You should take your inspiration from these lines and write a poem on the ...
Continue reading ...
 

Whispering Prairie Press 2010 Poetry, Flash Fiction and Essay Writing Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 14, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.kansascityvoices.com/03calendar/contest.shtml
---
ENTRY FEE $5 / COLLEGE STUDENTS $5 for TWO ENTRIES. Deadline June 30, 2010. Prizes in each category are 1st place $100, 2nd place $50, 3rd place $25, plus one honorable mention for every 10 entries. Open to all writers age 18 and up.
POETRY - Any style, any subject. Limit: 36 lines.
FLASH FICTION - A complete fictional short story with a beginning, middle and end. 1,000 words or less.
NON-FICTION PERSONAL ESSAY - 1,000 words or less.
...

Continue reading ...
 

Special Short Story Contest - Houston Writers Guild

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 13, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.houstonwritersguild.org

$10 ENTRY FEE
Deadline June 30, 2010. Limit 15 pages. No limit on the
number of entries. First place $100.
-ALSO-
The Six-Word Story Contest!
No entry fee
First Prize: $25
Must accompany your short story entry
Example by Hemingway: "For sale: baby shoes. Never worn."
 

=====
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 12, 2010, In : Contest 
Deadline: received by Aug. 1; mail by July 17th to assure acceptance.
 
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id16.html
 
$8 entry fee covers all 27 categories which include: love of animals, farming/gardening, humor, earth day, halloween, teachers, grandparents, small towns, any more. Prizes range from $5 to $50.

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets Annual Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 11, 2010, In : Children's 
http://pockets.upperroom.org/annual-fiction-contest/
 
Previously unpublished stories of 750-1000 words suitable for Christian children. No theme and no entry fee. Prize is $500 and publication. Deadline: August 15, 2010.
 
See web site for further details.

Continue reading ...
 

Two contests from Mamazina magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 10, 2010, In : Contest 

Mamazina Spring/Summer 2010 First-Line Contest

Deadline: August 9 , 2010
Entry Fee: $10.00
We are accepting submissions for our first-line writing contest starting April 12, 2010. It may be creative non-fiction or fiction and should be less than 500 words. The first line must be “If life is but a song, this one was written for me.” The work submitted will be judged by Mamzina editors and we will choose one grand prize winner to receive $100!http://www.mamazina.com/Contest.htm

Mamazi...


Continue reading ...
 

2010 Southern Illinois Writers Guild Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 9, 2010, In : Contest 
Deadline: Aug. 1, 2010
Entry fee: $5
Three categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry.
Prizes: $100 - 1st, $50 - 2nd, $25 - 3rd, in each category.
Complete info: http://www.jalc.edu/activities/siwg/contest.html
Direct inquiries to Roger Poppen at drrock2k@yahoo.com
 
from: www.writergazette.com

Continue reading ...
 

Caddylak Graffix

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 8, 2010, In : Greeting Cards 
http://www.caddylakgraffix.com/Writers_Guidelines.asp
---
Payment of $25 per Caption or message with a full copyright release agreement. Caddylak Graffix is in the business of creating funny moments and bringing folks together with smiles and laughter using Funny Greeting Cards featuring Birthday Cards, Christmas Cards, Get Well Cards, Holiday Cards, All Occasion Cards and showcases a large assortment of niche card categories including Sarcastic Cards, Golf Cards, Nautical Cards, Fishing Cards,...

Continue reading ...
 

Grandmother Earth XVII National Writing Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 7, 2010, In : Contest 

http://www.grandmotherearth.org/Grandmother_Earth_National_Writers_Contest.html

Deadline: August 1, 2010 (postmark)

Works can be unpublished or published. Money award entries (and selected finalists if permission is given) will be published in Grandmother Earth XVII. Rights to previously published work must belong to the author. No profanity or new age (Mother Earth) material will be accepted.

Poetry Awards: any subject, any form,50-line limit. Prizes: $150, $50, $35, $25

Prose ...


Continue reading ...
 

Dream Quest One Poetry and Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 6, 2010, In : Contest 
Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject and/or write a short story, 5 pages maximum on any theme, for a chance to win cash prizes. All works must be original. Awards: Poetry Contest: $250, $125, $50; Writing Contest: $500, $250, $100. Entry fees: $5 per poem, $10 per story. Postmark Deadline: July 31, 2010. Mail entries/fees to: Dream Quest One, PO Box 3141, Chicago IL 60654. Info: www.dreamquestone.com.
 
from: http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/contests.htm

Continue reading ...
 

pen 2 paper disability-focused creative writing contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 5, 2010,
the coalition of texans with disabilities presents

pen 2 paper
a disability-focused
state-wide
creative writing contest

whether or not you have experience as a cretive writer and whether or not you have a disability - ctd wants to hear your stories, your perspectives, your fears, and your discoveries about disability.

enter a piece in one or all of four divisions:
fiction, poetry, non-fiction, graphic narrative.
cash and prizes for 8 division winners + 1 grand prize winner
deadline: july 30, 2010

for m...
Continue reading ...
 

Haiku Society of America

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 4, 2010, In : Contest 
Annual Haiku and Senryu contest deadline: in hand by August 31, 2010 --- mail by Aug. 17th to be assured of entry.
 
http://www.hsa-haiku.org/hsa-contests.htm
 
$1 per entry. Prizes: $150, $100, $50 plus publication in Frogpond.

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: Social Justice for Tweens

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 3, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Writers, for the November Tween Stages section of Thriving Family, we’ll be taking a look at the importance of social justice. If that sounds a little fuzzy to you, well, you’re not alone. At our editorial meetings, we’ve had more than a few discussions about how these developmental assets can be effectively taught to children. Social justice was a tricky one at first, but we decided that for the tween stages, it meant things like equality, caring about the poor, hel...

Continue reading ...
 

League of Minnesota Poets

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 2, 2010, In : Contest 
www.mnpoets.org
Deadline: July 15, 2010
 
Entry fee, $1 per poem. 18 categories to enter, including crossword, scrabble, or word puzzle poem, sonnets, haiku, the mysterious, bridges, animals, and ancestry. Prizes range from $10-$85.

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Moms

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Becoming a new mom is the most amazing experience. From the moment that baby is placed in your arms, there is an incredible feeling only a new mother can know. This book celebrates the physical, emotional, and spiritual experience of having a child and creating a family. We are looking for heartwarming, insightful, and humorous stories about raising babies and toddlers that share with our readers the wonders of early motherhood. Stories should not extend past the toddler years. We are also lo...
Continue reading ...
 
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Browsing Archive: June, 2010

Pockets Magazine for Children Annual Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 30, 2010, In : Children's 
http://pockets.upperroom.org/annual-fiction-contest

Entries must be porstmarked no later than August 15.

Please indicate FICTION CONTEST on both the outside envelope and the cover sheet.
There is no set theme and no entry fee.
Stories should be 750-1,000 words. (Stories shorter than 750 words or longer than 1,000 words will be disqualified.)
Stories must be previously unpublished.

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for Preteens

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
The preteen years – those years from nine to twelve can be rough from both a physical and emotional perspective. You are not a kid anymore but you are not yet a teen. There are so many issues to deal with and sometimes it feels like you are all alone. You are not! The stories in this book – almost all of them written by preteens just like you – will prove that to you. We are looking for stories that will inspire you, make you laugh, make you think and let you know that life is not as ba...
Continue reading ...
 

Destination Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 28, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.buses.org/destinationsmagazine

The official publication for members of the American Bus Association. The bi-monthly  features extensive coverage of North America's best group travel destinations, state-by-state travel/itinerary options, planning calendars of ABA Top 100 events, motorcoach & tour operator business tips, plus essential marketing and strategic insights. Pays up to 75 cents/word for features up to 1,800 words.

Continue reading ...
 

Corporate Drop Out Success Stories Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 26, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
PAY: $50 plus 2 copies
Have you taken the steps to leave Corporate America and begin your self employment journey? Maybe you accepted a lower paying job or are volunteering because it was more in line with your passions. Has money become less important (still important though) than pursuing your life’s work?Then we want to hear from you.

Sunset Pointe Press is accepting submissions for CORPORATE DROP OUT SUCCESS STO...

Continue reading ...
 

Spruce Mountain Press Annual Past Loves Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 26, 2010, In : Contest 
Write your true story of a former sweetheart, in 700 words or less. Awards: $100, $75, $50. No entry fee. Deadline: August 17, 2010.
 
Details at http://ourpastloves.com/contest.

from: http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/contests.htm

Continue reading ...
 

Life Around Galveston Bay

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 25, 2010, In : Fiction and Nonfiction Anthology 

The Bay Area Writers League is now accepting submissions for the 2010 Anthology.

http://www.bawl.org/publications/2010-anthology/  

Submission Guidelines
Use Standard Manuscript Guidelines. Entries must be typed, double spaced with one inch margins using either Times New Roman 12 point or Courier 10 point font. Please send a printed copy to P.O. Box 580007 , Houston , TX 77058   AND  to anthology@bawl.org using Word 2003 or 2007 only.

Theme
Write to the theme of Life Around Galveston Bay. ...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Texas 2010 Annual Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 24, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.poetrysocietyoftexas.org/PST2010Brochure.pdf
 
Postmark deadline: August 15, 2010.
100 different contests to enter.
3 poems for $5, additional poems $2 each.
Prizes range from $25 to $400.

Continue reading ...
 

Deep South

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, In : Online magazine 
http://www.deepsouthmag.com/?page_id=484
---
Deep South is an online magazine connecting the Southern states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and parts of Texas and Florida. Through stories on travel, dining, shopping and events, as well as a "Southern Voice" literary section, Deep South aims to help readers rediscover their South, while also looking back on the history and traditions that got us to where we are today. New publication only six months old.
 
from: www.fundsforwriter...

Continue reading ...
 

Frogpond Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, In : Literary Journal 
an official publication of the Haiku Society of America.
 
Accepting submissions of unpublished haiku for their Fall issue until August 1, 2010. Up to 10 haiku per submissions. Details at: http://www.hsa-haiku.org/frogpond/submissions.html

Continue reading ...
 

A Cup of Comfort for Christian Women

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 20, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

“For this anthology of inspirational true stories, we are looking for narrative personal essays (creative-nonfiction short stories) written by and for Christian women that reveal myriad ways in which one’s faith has provided (provides) insight, guidance, comfort, and joy in navigating one’s life. Stories must be original, unpublished, true, and positive. Stories can focus on any of life’s challenges and/or blessings, and can be either serious or humorous or contain elements of both li...


Continue reading ...
 

Dream of Things: Holiday Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 18, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://dreamofthings.com/share-your-favorite-holiday-story

Call for submissions: Got a favorite story about Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or New Year’s? Submit it now for inclusion in a collection of holiday stories. Deadline: July 31, 2010.
 
Accepted stories share in the royalties. Read guidelines at: http://dreamofthings.com/guidelines

Continue reading ...
 

Hearts and Craft

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 18, 2010,
Christian Writers Guild San Antonio, Texas, and the Alamo City Writers present...

Hearts and Craft
Friday - Saturday, July 16-17
A Mid-Summer Writing Workshop featuring multi-published author Janice Thompson.

Please plan to attend a fabulous workshop featuring Janice Thompson, author of the popular Weddings by Bella series, as well as workshops offered by local authors Kelly Irvin, Eileen Key, Allison Pittman and Karen Roth.

Friday evening, 6:30-8:30--Dessert Reception and Janice Thompso...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Extra Christmas Book

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 17, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Everyone loves Christmas and the holiday season. We reunite scattered family members, watch the wonder in a child's eyes, and feel the joy of giving gifts. The rituals of the holiday season give a rhythm to the years and create a foundation for our lives, as we gather with family, with our communities at church, at school, and even at the mall, to share the special spirit of the season, brightening those long winter days.

Our Christmas Magic book has been completed and will be released in...


Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: Tweens and family gatherings

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
For the November Tween Stages section of Thriving Family, Vance Fry has a couple of shorter articles that he is requesting submissions for:

First, he's looking for effective methods for working with a tween who is not interested in extended family gatherings. Do you have a son or daughter who would rather hang out with their cellphone or Nintendo DS than hanging with the cousins? Have you found a way to loosen them up and get them interested in Uncle Bob and Aunt Donna? If so, he’d love to h...

Continue reading ...
 

Frederik Van Eeden Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 15, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.hollandparkpress.co.uk/magazine_detail.php

NO ENTRY FEE

The Task - The history of a woman's life. How she sought the cool deeps wherein lies deliverance, and how she found it. These lines form the opening sentences of the novel Hedwig's Journey (Dutch title: Van de koele meren des doods) by Frederik van Eeden which was published by Holland Park Press earlier this year. They also define what the novel is about. You should take your inspiration from these lines and write a poem on the ...
Continue reading ...
 

Whispering Prairie Press 2010 Poetry, Flash Fiction and Essay Writing Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 14, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.kansascityvoices.com/03calendar/contest.shtml
---
ENTRY FEE $5 / COLLEGE STUDENTS $5 for TWO ENTRIES. Deadline June 30, 2010. Prizes in each category are 1st place $100, 2nd place $50, 3rd place $25, plus one honorable mention for every 10 entries. Open to all writers age 18 and up.
POETRY - Any style, any subject. Limit: 36 lines.
FLASH FICTION - A complete fictional short story with a beginning, middle and end. 1,000 words or less.
NON-FICTION PERSONAL ESSAY - 1,000 words or less.
...

Continue reading ...
 

Special Short Story Contest - Houston Writers Guild

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 13, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.houstonwritersguild.org

$10 ENTRY FEE
Deadline June 30, 2010. Limit 15 pages. No limit on the
number of entries. First place $100.
-ALSO-
The Six-Word Story Contest!
No entry fee
First Prize: $25
Must accompany your short story entry
Example by Hemingway: "For sale: baby shoes. Never worn."
 

=====
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 12, 2010, In : Contest 
Deadline: received by Aug. 1; mail by July 17th to assure acceptance.
 
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id16.html
 
$8 entry fee covers all 27 categories which include: love of animals, farming/gardening, humor, earth day, halloween, teachers, grandparents, small towns, any more. Prizes range from $5 to $50.

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets Annual Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 11, 2010, In : Children's 
http://pockets.upperroom.org/annual-fiction-contest/
 
Previously unpublished stories of 750-1000 words suitable for Christian children. No theme and no entry fee. Prize is $500 and publication. Deadline: August 15, 2010.
 
See web site for further details.

Continue reading ...
 

Two contests from Mamazina magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 10, 2010, In : Contest 

Mamazina Spring/Summer 2010 First-Line Contest

Deadline: August 9 , 2010
Entry Fee: $10.00
We are accepting submissions for our first-line writing contest starting April 12, 2010. It may be creative non-fiction or fiction and should be less than 500 words. The first line must be “If life is but a song, this one was written for me.” The work submitted will be judged by Mamzina editors and we will choose one grand prize winner to receive $100!http://www.mamazina.com/Contest.htm

Mamazi...


Continue reading ...
 

2010 Southern Illinois Writers Guild Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 9, 2010, In : Contest 
Deadline: Aug. 1, 2010
Entry fee: $5
Three categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry.
Prizes: $100 - 1st, $50 - 2nd, $25 - 3rd, in each category.
Complete info: http://www.jalc.edu/activities/siwg/contest.html
Direct inquiries to Roger Poppen at drrock2k@yahoo.com
 
from: www.writergazette.com

Continue reading ...
 

Caddylak Graffix

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 8, 2010, In : Greeting Cards 
http://www.caddylakgraffix.com/Writers_Guidelines.asp
---
Payment of $25 per Caption or message with a full copyright release agreement. Caddylak Graffix is in the business of creating funny moments and bringing folks together with smiles and laughter using Funny Greeting Cards featuring Birthday Cards, Christmas Cards, Get Well Cards, Holiday Cards, All Occasion Cards and showcases a large assortment of niche card categories including Sarcastic Cards, Golf Cards, Nautical Cards, Fishing Cards,...

Continue reading ...
 

Grandmother Earth XVII National Writing Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 7, 2010, In : Contest 

http://www.grandmotherearth.org/Grandmother_Earth_National_Writers_Contest.html

Deadline: August 1, 2010 (postmark)

Works can be unpublished or published. Money award entries (and selected finalists if permission is given) will be published in Grandmother Earth XVII. Rights to previously published work must belong to the author. No profanity or new age (Mother Earth) material will be accepted.

Poetry Awards: any subject, any form,50-line limit. Prizes: $150, $50, $35, $25

Prose ...


Continue reading ...
 

Dream Quest One Poetry and Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 6, 2010, In : Contest 
Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject and/or write a short story, 5 pages maximum on any theme, for a chance to win cash prizes. All works must be original. Awards: Poetry Contest: $250, $125, $50; Writing Contest: $500, $250, $100. Entry fees: $5 per poem, $10 per story. Postmark Deadline: July 31, 2010. Mail entries/fees to: Dream Quest One, PO Box 3141, Chicago IL 60654. Info: www.dreamquestone.com.
 
from: http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/contests.htm

Continue reading ...
 

pen 2 paper disability-focused creative writing contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 5, 2010,
the coalition of texans with disabilities presents

pen 2 paper
a disability-focused
state-wide
creative writing contest

whether or not you have experience as a cretive writer and whether or not you have a disability - ctd wants to hear your stories, your perspectives, your fears, and your discoveries about disability.

enter a piece in one or all of four divisions:
fiction, poetry, non-fiction, graphic narrative.
cash and prizes for 8 division winners + 1 grand prize winner
deadline: july 30, 2010

for m...
Continue reading ...
 

Haiku Society of America

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 4, 2010, In : Contest 
Annual Haiku and Senryu contest deadline: in hand by August 31, 2010 --- mail by Aug. 17th to be assured of entry.
 
http://www.hsa-haiku.org/hsa-contests.htm
 
$1 per entry. Prizes: $150, $100, $50 plus publication in Frogpond.

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Thriving Family: Social Justice for Tweens

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 3, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Writers, for the November Tween Stages section of Thriving Family, we’ll be taking a look at the importance of social justice. If that sounds a little fuzzy to you, well, you’re not alone. At our editorial meetings, we’ve had more than a few discussions about how these developmental assets can be effectively taught to children. Social justice was a tricky one at first, but we decided that for the tween stages, it meant things like equality, caring about the poor, hel...

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League of Minnesota Poets

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 2, 2010, In : Contest 
www.mnpoets.org
Deadline: July 15, 2010
 
Entry fee, $1 per poem. 18 categories to enter, including crossword, scrabble, or word puzzle poem, sonnets, haiku, the mysterious, bridges, animals, and ancestry. Prizes range from $10-$85.

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Moms

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Becoming a new mom is the most amazing experience. From the moment that baby is placed in your arms, there is an incredible feeling only a new mother can know. This book celebrates the physical, emotional, and spiritual experience of having a child and creating a family. We are looking for heartwarming, insightful, and humorous stories about raising babies and toddlers that share with our readers the wonders of early motherhood. Stories should not extend past the toddler years. We are also lo...
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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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