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






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: March, 2010

Alabama Writers Conclave 2010 Writing Competitions

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 31, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.alabamawritersconclave.com/contests.html
 
Deadline: April 20, 2010 (postmark)

Entry Fees: For First Chapter Novel: $10 if member, $12 if nonmember. For poem: $3 per poem if member, $5 if nonmember.
Prizes: 1st: $100, 2nd: $75, 3rd: $50, 4th: $25 and up to 4 Honorable Mentions.
Writing Competition Categories: Fiction, Short Fiction, Juvenille Fiction (ages 4-12), Nonfiction, Humor, Traditional Poem, Free Verse Poems, and First Chapter of Novel.


Continue reading ...
 

WRITERS' Journal Write-to-Win Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 30, 2010, In : Contest 
Postmark deadline: April 20, 2010

Starter phrase, "The lights went out..." Entry fee: $5. First Prize: $150, Honorable Mentions: one year subscription to WRITERS' Journal. Maximum word length: 1500 words.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Grit

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 29, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.ogdenpubs.com/writers/grit.html

Grit celebrates the intergenerational bonds among those who live on the land with spirit and style - a legacy of self-sufficiency, audacious ingenuity and pragmatic problem solving that gave this country its backbone and continues to shape its unique character. Grit publishes feature-length articles on topics of interest to those living in rural areas, on farms or ranches, or those interested in the rural lifestyle. Articles will be from 800 to 1,500 ...
Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 28, 2010, In : Contest 
Contests are open to all poets. Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet. Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem. Send two copies of each poem - one with name and address and one with no. ID for judge. For a Winners' List, send SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope) -  Send entries to:  Gertrude Callis, Contest Chm., 10 Pleasant Street, Apt. 106, Lynn, MA 01902. Mark name of contest on envelope. 

http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html
 
AMBASSADOR O...

Continue reading ...
 

Book Writers Wanted

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 27, 2010, In : Book Publisher 
Atlantic Publishing is looking for writers in various fields to write books on subjects such as: Opening a Business, Investing, Building a Greenhouse, Real Estate, Cooking, etc... This position is a freelance opportunity. There are 8 titles available, some are in different stages than others, this project pays up to $1400 depending on how much work needs to be done. Work is assigned on a first come first serve basis. Writers are not required to reside in Ocala, FL, work may be done anywhere i...
Continue reading ...
 

Gulf Coast Writers Assoc. "Let's Write" Literary and Photo Contest 2010

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 26, 2010, In : Contest 
http://gcwriters.org/contest.html     Deadline: April 15, 2010
 
All categories--Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction are open to all writers, published or unpublished. We will accept most genres, except pornography, erotica, graphic violence/horror, or anything racial or biased toward any religious or moral preference.
 
ENTRY FEE: $8.00  for each Fiction or Nonfiction entry, $5.00 for each Poetry entry and $8.00 for each Photo entry.   Prizes: $80, $50, $20
...

Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest: Your Story

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 25, 2010, In : Contest 
Every other month, Writer's Digest presents a creative challenge for fun and prizes. We'll provide a short, open-ended prompt. In turn, you'll submit a short story of 750 words or fewer based on that prompt. You can be funny, poignant, witty, etc.; it is, after all, your story. The winner will receive publication in an upcoming issue of Writer's Digest.

Your Story #25: April Fool's Day Joke
Two boys attempt to pull an April Fool's Day joke on a female classmate, only to find out that she's the...

Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers Quarterly Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 24, 2010, In : Contest 
Tell us your funniest winter memory in 500 words or less. Was it learning to snow ski? Or water ski? The time Santa showed up after having a bit too much eggnog? Or maybe the time snow camping sounded like fun. It doesn't have to be about snow. Many of us grew up without it. Double-spaced.
Postmark deadline: March 31, 2010.
All entries $10. Prizes: $150/1st prize; $50/2nd prize; $25/3rd prize.

Continue reading ...
 

Becoming Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, In : Poetry Anthology 
Deadline: 03/31/10
Becoming. What forms and shapes us as women? Which moments become unforgettable, the impetus to act, the seeds for who we are today? Please submit your story to be considered for publication in the upcoming anthology: Becoming.
Submit to: Becoming Anthology. Send via e-mail: becominganthology@gmail.com.
Theme: Women's stories.
Type: Personal essays (1,000 words MAX) or one poem.


http://becominganthology.blogspot.com/2010/02/call-for-submissions.html

Continue reading ...
 

Writecorner Press Annual Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, In : Contest 
Deadline: 03/31/10

Submit to: Writecorner Press, Koeppel Contest - Poetry, PO Box 140310, Gainesville, FL 32614.
Entry fee: $5. First prize: $500 and online publication. Editors' Choices: $100 each.
Type: Poetry (40 lines MAX).
URL:
http://www.writecorner.com/poetry_guidelines.asp
 
The winning poem and editors' choice are eligible to be published on www.writecorner.com and for inclusion in the permanent website writecorner.com anthology. Authors retain all rights to their works. Winners a...

Continue reading ...
 

Smories $1,500 Prize for Children's Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 20, 2010, In : Children's 
http://www.smories.com
---
NO ENTRY FEE
Smories.com is an exciting, independent and free website for kids to watch great new stories being read by other kids. It is also a place for children's story writers (published and unpublished, professionals & amateurs) to get their work published online, whilst retaining all rights.We are offering a £1,000 (US$1,500) prize for the best story submitted each month. Entries accepted from anywhere in the world. The current competition closes March 31, 2010....
Continue reading ...
 

The Fredericksburg Poems

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 19, 2010, In : Poetry Anthology 

Flying Cow Productions is soliciting poems about Fredericksburg, Texas, for a chapbook to be sold locally called The Fredericksburg Poems. Poets are welcome to submit 1-3 poems of 30 lines or less. Of particular interest are old poems written by people who have passed on. Deadline: May 15, 2010. See all the details at their web site: www.fredericksburgpoems.yolasite.com


Continue reading ...
 

Peachtree Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 18, 2010, In : Book Publisher 
http://peachtree-online.com/inner/ManuscriptGuide.aspx
---
Peachtree currently publishes the following categories: Children's fiction and nonfiction picture books, chapter books, middle readers, young adult books; Education, parenting, self-help, and health books of interest to the general trade.
 
NOTE: Peachtree does not publish historical novels (except children's/young adult), science fiction, fantasy, romance, westerns, horror, poetry, short stories, plays, business, scientific or techni...

Continue reading ...
 

Mayfly

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, In : Print Magazine 

Randy & Shirley Brooks started editing Mayfly in 1986 as a new approach to publishing haiku. We announced that we would publish an issue after we had acquired the quality haiku needed. All submissions are judged competition style, together before each issue. We are now biannual, publishing an issue every summer and winter.

         a mayfly
         taps the screen-
         warm beets slip their skins

                                   --Peggy Lyles

We feel it is the duty of the editors ...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

101 Inspirational Stories about Counting Your Blessings and Having a Positive Attitude

This title is a continuation of the theme of our very popular past titles - Chicken Soup for the Soul: Count Your Blessings and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tough People. We are looking for stories of optimism, faith and strength to encourage our readers to think positive in these challenging times.

What was the situation that inspired you to think positive? What changes did you make in your at...


Continue reading ...
 

Dream of Things: Coffee Shop Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 15, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Call for submissions: Dream of Things plans to publish an anthology of coffee shop stories, and we want to include YOUR story! It could be something that happened to you in a coffee shop, or it could be something you witnessed. It might be about the customers, or it might be about the employees. Maybe it involves a mix-up when one person picks up somebody else's Triple Venti Soy White Mocha by mistake. Or maybe it's simply about the camaraderie of two people getting a cup of Joe before they...

Continue reading ...
 

Foley Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 14, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.americamagazine.org/content/article.cfm?article_id=10540
---
NO ENTRY FEE
Each entrant is asked to submit only one typed, unpublished poem of 30 lines or fewer that is not under consideration elsewhere.
Deadline March 31, 2010. The winning poem will be published in the June 7-14 issue of America. Three runner-up poems will be published in subsequent issues. Prize: $1,000.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family, Sept. issue

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 13, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 

For their September magazine, Thriving Family is looking for methods to teach children to share their faith. For the tween stages, they’d like to focus more on kids demonstrating (rather than defining) their faith to non-Christian friends. Showing rather than telling, living rather than preaching… They are looking for practical, authentic ways to help kids represent Christ in their daily lives.

Each article (true-life narrative) must be written to parents of pre-teen/tween children (
8- t...


Continue reading ...
 

Lyrical Passion Poetry 2010 Think Tanka Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 12, 2010, In : Contest 
http://lyricalpassionpoetry.yolasite.com/2010-think-tanka-contest.php
 
Only previously unpublished tanka poems accepted. Seeking high quality tanka poetry. There is no theme for this contest. Please type "TANKA" in subject line to avoid deletion. Enter as often as you like by email (no attachments please) or by snail mail and you can make 1 total payment by paypal, US check or US money order.
Fee: $2 per tanka   Prizes: $75, $50, $25   Snail mail entries must be postmarked by April 30, 2...

Continue reading ...
 

Club house, Jr.

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 11, 2010, In : Children's 
Clubhouse Jr. has increased the size of the magazine from 24 pages to 32 pages. Which leads to what editor Suzanne Gosselin calls, "A greater need for fantastic freelance children's writers." Uses fiction, nonfiction, Bible stories, poetry, rebus stories, activities/crafts, and puzzles. Pays between $30 - $200.
 
http://www.family.org/sharedassets/correspondence/pdfs/GeneralInformation/ClubJr_Writers_Guidelines.pdf

from: http://www.kidmagwriters.com/onemrkt.htm

Continue reading ...
 

Haiku this Haiga

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, In : Contest 
For the December 2010 issue of Haigaonline (http://www.haigaonline.com/issue10-2/issue10-2.html), we invite you to 'Haiku this Haiga'. We have a new painting by Mary in the Traditional section. Send us a haiku for it - the chosen haiku will be featured in our Dec. 2010 issue. Include "Haigaonline--Haiku this Haiga" in your subject line and mail to paplinda@yahoo.com. The deadline for submissions is 22 March 2010.
Continue reading ...
 

Share Your Recipes and Win $100

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 8, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
Create a recipe that uses fresh ingredients and can be made in 30 minutes or less. Receive $100 for each recipe published. Send original recipes to www.sunset.com/submitrecipe Include recipe title, its origin, ingredients and directions, plus your name, email, address and phone.

TAKE THE READER WEEKEND CHALLENGE

They seek an original recipe for an inventive weeknight dish that includes these three basic ingredients: chicken (any cut), tomatoes (fresh or canned), and feta cheese. From start to ...

Continue reading ...
 

Novel Beginnings First Chapter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 6, 2010, In : Contest 
The Great American Novel beckons! (Or any other country for that matter!) You accept the challenge. But first things first, you must write the opening chapter. Your objective: to write the best attention-grabbing, heart-stopping, thought-provoking chapter imaginable. So get started, your adoring public awaits!

Free critique available upon request! To request your free critique, write the words "free critique" on your title page. (Optional: To receive a thorough line edit, enclose an additional...
Continue reading ...
 

Whispering Angel Books: Living Lessons

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 5, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Whispering Angel Books is now accepting submissions for its next anthology, Living Lessons. The deadline is May 31, 2010. Living Lessons will focus on people who have positively impacted our lives by teaching us, directly or indirectly, important life lessons.
  • Did someone help you learn a critical life lesson that changed you for the better?
  • Did they turn you around when you were going down the wrong path?
  • Did they open up your mind in a way that changed your life?
Your work shoul...

Continue reading ...
 

Country Woman Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.countrywomanmagazine.com/Misc_Pages/cGuidelines.asp

Payment for craft projects will generally range from $50 to $150, depending on the project. Features negotiated. Country Woman is a 68-page, full-color, bimonthly magazine for women who live in or long for the country. It is a positive, upbeat, entertaining and informative publication. The publication reflects the many interests and roles of its readers through short, photo-illustrated profiles of rural women doing interesting thin...
Continue reading ...
 

Lyrical Passion Poetry 2010 Haiku Pen Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 2, 2010, In : Contest 
http://lyricalpassionpoetry.yolasite.com/2010-haiku-pen-contest.php
 
Only previously unpublished haiku poems accepted. Seeking high quality haiku poetry. There is no theme for this contest. Please type "Haiku Pen" in subject line to avoid deletion. Enter as often as you like by email (no attachments please) or by snail mail and you can make 1 total payment by paypal, US check or US money order.
Fee: $2 per haiku.    Prizes: $100, $50, $20

Snail mail entries must be postmarked by April...

Continue reading ...
 

Voices de la Luna

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 1, 2010, In : Print Magazine 

A quarterly poetry and arts magazine printed in San Antonio, Texas.

Poetry: We are devoted to publishing mostly poems from unsolicited manuscripts. We do not base our selections on a writer’s publication or award history, but on the poems themselves. We will accept up to 3 original poems per month. To fit into the format of our magazine, please limit the length of your poems to 28 (or fewer) lines of no more than 60 characters each. We believe it is up to the poet to break longer lines in ...


Continue reading ...
 
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Browsing Archive: March, 2010

Alabama Writers Conclave 2010 Writing Competitions

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 31, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.alabamawritersconclave.com/contests.html
 
Deadline: April 20, 2010 (postmark)

Entry Fees: For First Chapter Novel: $10 if member, $12 if nonmember. For poem: $3 per poem if member, $5 if nonmember.
Prizes: 1st: $100, 2nd: $75, 3rd: $50, 4th: $25 and up to 4 Honorable Mentions.
Writing Competition Categories: Fiction, Short Fiction, Juvenille Fiction (ages 4-12), Nonfiction, Humor, Traditional Poem, Free Verse Poems, and First Chapter of Novel.


Continue reading ...
 

WRITERS' Journal Write-to-Win Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 30, 2010, In : Contest 
Postmark deadline: April 20, 2010

Starter phrase, "The lights went out..." Entry fee: $5. First Prize: $150, Honorable Mentions: one year subscription to WRITERS' Journal. Maximum word length: 1500 words.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Grit

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 29, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.ogdenpubs.com/writers/grit.html

Grit celebrates the intergenerational bonds among those who live on the land with spirit and style - a legacy of self-sufficiency, audacious ingenuity and pragmatic problem solving that gave this country its backbone and continues to shape its unique character. Grit publishes feature-length articles on topics of interest to those living in rural areas, on farms or ranches, or those interested in the rural lifestyle. Articles will be from 800 to 1,500 ...
Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 28, 2010, In : Contest 
Contests are open to all poets. Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet. Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem. Send two copies of each poem - one with name and address and one with no. ID for judge. For a Winners' List, send SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope) -  Send entries to:  Gertrude Callis, Contest Chm., 10 Pleasant Street, Apt. 106, Lynn, MA 01902. Mark name of contest on envelope. 

http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html
 
AMBASSADOR O...

Continue reading ...
 

Book Writers Wanted

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 27, 2010, In : Book Publisher 
Atlantic Publishing is looking for writers in various fields to write books on subjects such as: Opening a Business, Investing, Building a Greenhouse, Real Estate, Cooking, etc... This position is a freelance opportunity. There are 8 titles available, some are in different stages than others, this project pays up to $1400 depending on how much work needs to be done. Work is assigned on a first come first serve basis. Writers are not required to reside in Ocala, FL, work may be done anywhere i...
Continue reading ...
 

Gulf Coast Writers Assoc. "Let's Write" Literary and Photo Contest 2010

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 26, 2010, In : Contest 
http://gcwriters.org/contest.html     Deadline: April 15, 2010
 
All categories--Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction are open to all writers, published or unpublished. We will accept most genres, except pornography, erotica, graphic violence/horror, or anything racial or biased toward any religious or moral preference.
 
ENTRY FEE: $8.00  for each Fiction or Nonfiction entry, $5.00 for each Poetry entry and $8.00 for each Photo entry.   Prizes: $80, $50, $20
...

Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest: Your Story

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 25, 2010, In : Contest 
Every other month, Writer's Digest presents a creative challenge for fun and prizes. We'll provide a short, open-ended prompt. In turn, you'll submit a short story of 750 words or fewer based on that prompt. You can be funny, poignant, witty, etc.; it is, after all, your story. The winner will receive publication in an upcoming issue of Writer's Digest.

Your Story #25: April Fool's Day Joke
Two boys attempt to pull an April Fool's Day joke on a female classmate, only to find out that she's the...

Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers Quarterly Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 24, 2010, In : Contest 
Tell us your funniest winter memory in 500 words or less. Was it learning to snow ski? Or water ski? The time Santa showed up after having a bit too much eggnog? Or maybe the time snow camping sounded like fun. It doesn't have to be about snow. Many of us grew up without it. Double-spaced.
Postmark deadline: March 31, 2010.
All entries $10. Prizes: $150/1st prize; $50/2nd prize; $25/3rd prize.
See all the details and rules at: http://southwestwriters.com/contestQuarterlyCurrent.php

Continue reading ...
 

Becoming Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, In : Poetry Anthology 
Deadline: 03/31/10
Becoming. What forms and shapes us as women? Which moments become unforgettable, the impetus to act, the seeds for who we are today? Please submit your story to be considered for publication in the upcoming anthology: Becoming.
Submit to: Becoming Anthology. Send via e-mail: becominganthology@gmail.com.
Theme: Women's stories.
Type: Personal essays (1,000 words MAX) or one poem.


http://becominganthology.blogspot.com/2010/02/call-for-submissions.html

Continue reading ...
 

Writecorner Press Annual Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, In : Contest 
Deadline: 03/31/10

Submit to: Writecorner Press, Koeppel Contest - Poetry, PO Box 140310, Gainesville, FL 32614.
Entry fee: $5. First prize: $500 and online publication. Editors' Choices: $100 each.
Type: Poetry (40 lines MAX).
URL:
http://www.writecorner.com/poetry_guidelines.asp
 
The winning poem and editors' choice are eligible to be published on www.writecorner.com and for inclusion in the permanent website writecorner.com anthology. Authors retain all rights to their works. Winners a...

Continue reading ...
 

Smories $1,500 Prize for Children's Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 20, 2010, In : Children's 
http://www.smories.com
---
NO ENTRY FEE
Smories.com is an exciting, independent and free website for kids to watch great new stories being read by other kids. It is also a place for children's story writers (published and unpublished, professionals & amateurs) to get their work published online, whilst retaining all rights.We are offering a £1,000 (US$1,500) prize for the best story submitted each month. Entries accepted from anywhere in the world. The current competition closes March 31, 2010....
Continue reading ...
 

The Fredericksburg Poems

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 19, 2010, In : Poetry Anthology 

Flying Cow Productions is soliciting poems about Fredericksburg, Texas, for a chapbook to be sold locally called The Fredericksburg Poems. Poets are welcome to submit 1-3 poems of 30 lines or less. Of particular interest are old poems written by people who have passed on. Deadline: May 15, 2010. See all the details at their web site: www.fredericksburgpoems.yolasite.com


Continue reading ...
 

Peachtree Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 18, 2010, In : Book Publisher 
http://peachtree-online.com/inner/ManuscriptGuide.aspx
---
Peachtree currently publishes the following categories: Children's fiction and nonfiction picture books, chapter books, middle readers, young adult books; Education, parenting, self-help, and health books of interest to the general trade.
 
NOTE: Peachtree does not publish historical novels (except children's/young adult), science fiction, fantasy, romance, westerns, horror, poetry, short stories, plays, business, scientific or techni...

Continue reading ...
 

Mayfly

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, In : Print Magazine 

Randy & Shirley Brooks started editing Mayfly in 1986 as a new approach to publishing haiku. We announced that we would publish an issue after we had acquired the quality haiku needed. All submissions are judged competition style, together before each issue. We are now biannual, publishing an issue every summer and winter.

         a mayfly
         taps the screen-
         warm beets slip their skins

                                   --Peggy Lyles

We feel it is the duty of the editors ...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

101 Inspirational Stories about Counting Your Blessings and Having a Positive Attitude

This title is a continuation of the theme of our very popular past titles - Chicken Soup for the Soul: Count Your Blessings and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tough People. We are looking for stories of optimism, faith and strength to encourage our readers to think positive in these challenging times.

What was the situation that inspired you to think positive? What changes did you make in your at...


Continue reading ...
 

Dream of Things: Coffee Shop Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 15, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Call for submissions: Dream of Things plans to publish an anthology of coffee shop stories, and we want to include YOUR story! It could be something that happened to you in a coffee shop, or it could be something you witnessed. It might be about the customers, or it might be about the employees. Maybe it involves a mix-up when one person picks up somebody else's Triple Venti Soy White Mocha by mistake. Or maybe it's simply about the camaraderie of two people getting a cup of Joe before they...

Continue reading ...
 

Foley Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 14, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.americamagazine.org/content/article.cfm?article_id=10540
---
NO ENTRY FEE
Each entrant is asked to submit only one typed, unpublished poem of 30 lines or fewer that is not under consideration elsewhere.
Deadline March 31, 2010. The winning poem will be published in the June 7-14 issue of America. Three runner-up poems will be published in subsequent issues. Prize: $1,000.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family, Sept. issue

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 13, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 

For their September magazine, Thriving Family is looking for methods to teach children to share their faith. For the tween stages, they’d like to focus more on kids demonstrating (rather than defining) their faith to non-Christian friends. Showing rather than telling, living rather than preaching… They are looking for practical, authentic ways to help kids represent Christ in their daily lives.

Each article (true-life narrative) must be written to parents of pre-teen/tween children (
8- t...


Continue reading ...
 

Lyrical Passion Poetry 2010 Think Tanka Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 12, 2010, In : Contest 
http://lyricalpassionpoetry.yolasite.com/2010-think-tanka-contest.php
 
Only previously unpublished tanka poems accepted. Seeking high quality tanka poetry. There is no theme for this contest. Please type "TANKA" in subject line to avoid deletion. Enter as often as you like by email (no attachments please) or by snail mail and you can make 1 total payment by paypal, US check or US money order.
Fee: $2 per tanka   Prizes: $75, $50, $25   Snail mail entries must be postmarked by April 30, 2...

Continue reading ...
 

Club house, Jr.

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 11, 2010, In : Children's 
Clubhouse Jr. has increased the size of the magazine from 24 pages to 32 pages. Which leads to what editor Suzanne Gosselin calls, "A greater need for fantastic freelance children's writers." Uses fiction, nonfiction, Bible stories, poetry, rebus stories, activities/crafts, and puzzles. Pays between $30 - $200.
 
http://www.family.org/sharedassets/correspondence/pdfs/GeneralInformation/ClubJr_Writers_Guidelines.pdf

from: http://www.kidmagwriters.com/onemrkt.htm

Continue reading ...
 

Haiku this Haiga

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, In : Contest 
For the December 2010 issue of Haigaonline (http://www.haigaonline.com/issue10-2/issue10-2.html), we invite you to 'Haiku this Haiga'. We have a new painting by Mary in the Traditional section. Send us a haiku for it - the chosen haiku will be featured in our Dec. 2010 issue. Include "Haigaonline--Haiku this Haiga" in your subject line and mail to paplinda@yahoo.com. The deadline for submissions is 22 March 2010.
Continue reading ...
 

Share Your Recipes and Win $100

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 8, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
Create a recipe that uses fresh ingredients and can be made in 30 minutes or less. Receive $100 for each recipe published. Send original recipes to www.sunset.com/submitrecipe Include recipe title, its origin, ingredients and directions, plus your name, email, address and phone.

TAKE THE READER WEEKEND CHALLENGE

They seek an original recipe for an inventive weeknight dish that includes these three basic ingredients: chicken (any cut), tomatoes (fresh or canned), and feta cheese. From start to ...

Continue reading ...
 

Novel Beginnings First Chapter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 6, 2010, In : Contest 
The Great American Novel beckons! (Or any other country for that matter!) You accept the challenge. But first things first, you must write the opening chapter. Your objective: to write the best attention-grabbing, heart-stopping, thought-provoking chapter imaginable. So get started, your adoring public awaits!

Free critique available upon request! To request your free critique, write the words "free critique" on your title page. (Optional: To receive a thorough line edit, enclose an additional...
Continue reading ...
 

Whispering Angel Books: Living Lessons

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 5, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Whispering Angel Books is now accepting submissions for its next anthology, Living Lessons. The deadline is May 31, 2010. Living Lessons will focus on people who have positively impacted our lives by teaching us, directly or indirectly, important life lessons.
  • Did someone help you learn a critical life lesson that changed you for the better?
  • Did they turn you around when you were going down the wrong path?
  • Did they open up your mind in a way that changed your life?
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Country Woman Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.countrywomanmagazine.com/Misc_Pages/cGuidelines.asp

Payment for craft projects will generally range from $50 to $150, depending on the project. Features negotiated. Country Woman is a 68-page, full-color, bimonthly magazine for women who live in or long for the country. It is a positive, upbeat, entertaining and informative publication. The publication reflects the many interests and roles of its readers through short, photo-illustrated profiles of rural women doing interesting thin...
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Lyrical Passion Poetry 2010 Haiku Pen Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 2, 2010, In : Contest 
http://lyricalpassionpoetry.yolasite.com/2010-haiku-pen-contest.php
 
Only previously unpublished haiku poems accepted. Seeking high quality haiku poetry. There is no theme for this contest. Please type "Haiku Pen" in subject line to avoid deletion. Enter as often as you like by email (no attachments please) or by snail mail and you can make 1 total payment by paypal, US check or US money order.
Fee: $2 per haiku.    Prizes: $100, $50, $20

Snail mail entries must be postmarked by April...

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Voices de la Luna

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 1, 2010, In : Print Magazine 

A quarterly poetry and arts magazine printed in San Antonio, Texas.

Poetry: We are devoted to publishing mostly poems from unsolicited manuscripts. We do not base our selections on a writer’s publication or award history, but on the poems themselves. We will accept up to 3 original poems per month. To fit into the format of our magazine, please limit the length of your poems to 28 (or fewer) lines of no more than 60 characters each. We believe it is up to the poet to break longer lines in ...


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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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