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: May, 2010

Windmill Women Writers June/July Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 31, 2010,
 
In this contest you are asked to write a 1000 word, or less, story with a hint of mystery to it. Your story can be about anything as long as it draws in the judges and makes them want to know more. It doesn’t have to be a murder whodunit, but something as simple as a lost shoe or the answer to a question. Have fun!

Guidelines:
Category: General Fiction with a mystery twist
1000 Word Limit
Entry deadline postmarked no later ...

Continue reading ...
 

Relief: A Quarterly Christian Expression Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 30, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Details:http://www.reliefjournal.com

We are currently accepting submissions for Relief: A Quarterly Christian Expression.  This literary journal is designed for authors who want to write seriously, but struggle to find an outlet for poetry and stories that have a faithful slant.  Our goal is to publish poems and short stories that push the envelope beyond stereotypically "fluffy" Christian writing, so please feel free to stand out on the edge.

Cash prizes will be awarded to "Editor's Choice" f...

Continue reading ...
 

Heart Poetry Award $500

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 29, 2010, In : Contest 
Postmark Deadline: June 30
http://nostalgiapress.com/guidelines.htm

The winner and all Honorable Mentions will be published in the Fall 2010 edition of Heart. $10 covers 3 poems and reserves your copy. We seek insightful, immersing, unpublished prose poems. Include on each page your name, address, phone, and email address (optional). Winners announced on website or include a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) for printed announcement. Your poems will not be returned—please keep a copy....

Continue reading ...
 

SPS Stuido 16th Biannual Poetry Card Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 28, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.sps.com/poetry/index.html
Deadline: June 30, 2010
NO ENTRY FEE

This competition awards cash prizes ($300/$150/$50) plus online publication. "Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. We suggest that you write about real emotions and feelings and that you have some special person or occasion in mind as you write."
 

Continue reading ...
 

WRITERS Journal Romance Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 27, 2010, In : Contest 
 
Prizes: $250, $100, $50. Entry fee: $7. Word limit: 2,000 words.

Postmark deadline: July 30.


Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Adoption Mosaic

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 26, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 

Writers, 
    For the November issue of Thriving Family, we will be publishing an “adoption mosaic” piece. This feature article will include profiles (with pictures) of several families who have journeyed through the adoption process. If your family has adopted a child, we’d love to hear from you. You can share your story in article form, or just plug in your responses after each of the following questions. (Either way, we’d like you to generally adhere to this outline.)
    Also, we’...


Continue reading ...
 

Missouri Writers Guild Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 25, 2010, In : Contest 
 
Deadline: June 30, 2010. Poems, short fiction, & essays. $5 for each entry or 3 entries for $10. Prizes: $100, $50, $25 in each category.

Continue reading ...
 

The Lutheran, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 24, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
The magazine of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Published 12 times per year. Pays $75 to $750 for articles up to 1,200 words.
 

Continue reading ...
 

We Walk by Faith Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 23, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
PAY: $50 plus 2 copies
Deadline: June 30, 2010
Have you stepped out on faith to pursue your life’s passion? Have you found a way to support your creative self-expression in a way that is fulfilling and rewarding, but does not compromise your integrity? Do you feel called or compelled to share your gifts and talents and can no longer work that nine-to-five grind? Then we want to hear from you. Sunset Pointe Press is accepting submissions for WE WALK BY FAITH, an anthology of writings by people...

Continue reading ...
 

White County Creative Writers 2010 Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 22, 2010, In : Contest 
16 contests to enter including: Children's stories, short & long fiction, essay, poetry, Western, romance, science or math article for young readers, inspirational essay, fantasy, and narrative poem. Prizes: $25, $15, $10. Fee: $5 for first entry, $3 for each additional entry.  

http://www.whitecountycreativewriters.org/id52.html
 
Postmark deadline: July 26, 2010

Continue reading ...
 

Guideposts Extraordinary Answers to Prayer Series

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 21, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
We are now in phase four of the Extraordinary Answers to Prayer series published by Guideposts.
 
For volume nine, how has God answered your prayers for your loved ones, or even enemies, to draw them closer to God?  Maybe they don’t yet have a personal relationship with God and your prayers helped bring them to the Lord.  Perhaps they have just wandered away and lost their need for Him.  Or perhaps they are having major trauma and need to grow spiritually in order for God to bring change ...

Continue reading ...
 

Marian Heath Greeting Cards, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 20, 2010, In : Greeting Cards 
Greeting card publisher. Accepts submissions for all holidays and occasions including humor. Paying market. Click on Freelance Guidelines at site. http://www.marianheath.com
 

Continue reading ...
 

The Kids Ark

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 19, 2010, In : Children's 
 
 
You can't be there to teach, guide and protect your children 24 hours a day, but God can. The Kids’ Ark is a Quarterly children's Christian magazine full of the truth about God’s love. There are many questions kids have growing up: Who am I? Am I loved? Am I worthy? Am I valuable? Think of all the pain that could be avoided in a lifetime if a child knew the answers to these questions at an early age. Geared to kids ages 6-12, this 32 page, f...

Continue reading ...
 

Florida State Poetry Association

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, In : Contest 

http://www.floridastatepoetsassociation.com

Postmark deadline: July 15, 2010

25 categories, including mountains, sonnets, the dark side, time, sleeping babies, and one to assume the persona of and speak as if you were any person from the Old Testament of the Bible.  Enter at only $1 for each category. Prizes range from $10-$100.


Continue reading ...
 

Life Press Christian Writers Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 17, 2010, In : Contest 


http://www.grandmotherearth.org/RULES_FOR_2010.html

Deadline: June 30, 2010 (Postmark)
Welcome, writers everywhere.
1. Poetry: 50 line limit. $75, $20, $10
2. Prose: 2000-word limit. Fiction or nonfiction or devotionals. $50, $20, $10

Contest Rules: All entries should be inspirational or on any subject suitable for a Christian publication, and may be previously published or unpublished. Entries will not be considered for publication, only for awards. No first place poems or prose from pre...


Continue reading ...
 

Lutheran Woman Today, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 16, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
A magazine for all women in the church, developed by Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Published 10 times per year. Paying market.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Living With Teenagers, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 15, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.lifeway.com/article/169747/

Focusing on areas such as youth culture, parenting issues, and family matters, Living with Teenagers magazine strives to offer the kind of solid information and practical advice that encourages and equips parents to succeed. Paying market. An outreach of the Southern Baptist. Guidelines: http://www.lifeway.com/menu/200944/
 

Continue reading ...
 

2010 Kentucky State Poetry Society Adult Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 14, 2010, In : Contest 

Deadline: June 30, 2010
All poems must be the poets original work and cannot be published elsewhere or have won a cash prize. Must be titled with something other than the contest category title, unless specified. Must be typed, photocopied or computer generated, single spaced on one side of 81/2 x 11 inch white paper. USE 56 CHARACTER LINE WIDTH, INCLUDING PUNCTUATION AND SPACES LINE WIDTH. Adhere to the style, form o subject stated in the category description. If there is no statement regar...

Continue reading ...
 

2 Camels

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 13, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.2camels.com/writers-guidelines.php
---
Our writers are a mixed bunch of professionals and amateurs who share a common love for the travel/festival writing genre. Our contributors include award winning authors, guide book writers, features writers and first time authors. We're after articles that capture an event. We want our readers to experience a festival as if they were right there beside you. Our articles are usually between 500 and 1,000 words. Pays $20 per article.
 
from: w...

Continue reading ...
 

Creative Writers Circle Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, In : Contest 
Respond to our prompt with an original short story of 3,500 words or less. Award: $50. Entry fee: None. Deadline: June 15, 2010. Info: www.creativewriterscircle.com
 
from: http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/contests.htm

Continue reading ...
 

Daily Bread Contest: Short Essays of Workplace Humor

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 11, 2010, In : Contest 
We're looking for true-life tales about bizarre tasks, wacky work environments, and ludicrous predicaments you've gotten into while trying to earn a living. Original work only. Maximum length: 1,000 words. You may enter up to three essays. Awards: $200, $100, $50. Entry fee: $5 per essay. Deadine: June 1, 2010. Info: http://laughatlifebooks.blogspot.com.
 
from: http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/contests.htm
 

Continue reading ...
 

Saying Goodbye anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 10, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

http://dreamofthings.com/today-arrived

After only a few months of accepting submissions, we are almost ready to publish the first Dream of Things anthology. Submissions will close for the “Saying Goodbye” anthology on June 30, 2010, and we will move into production mode shortly after that.

 
So this is a last call for submissions for “Saying Goodbye.” That said, there’s still plenty of time to submit your story. We would be particularly interested in stories about saying goodby...


Continue reading ...
 

Youth and Christian Education Leadership

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 9, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.pathwaypress.org/leadership-guidelines.htm
---
Youth and Christian Education Leadership is written to inform, inspire and instruct Christian education workers. This includes Sunday school teachers and leaders, youth pastors, children's church leaders, music personnel, Christian education directors, pastors and outreach workers. Write articles that are between 500 and 1,000 words long. Quote experts. Include real-life examples. Pay ranges from $25 to $50 per article.
 
from: www.fu...

Continue reading ...
 

2010 Seior Poets Laureate Poetry Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 8, 2010, In : Contest 
A literary contest open to all American poets age 50 and older who are U.S. Citizens regardless of where they live or are temporarily staying throughout the world, the 2010 SPL Contest is sponsored by VERA-JANE GOODIN SCHULTZ and WANDA SUE PARROTT, original co-founders of the competition and current co-administrators of the 2010 event. Judges will include former Senior Poets Laureate of the Meeting The Muse Panel of Judges. Entries accepted Jan. 1 through June 30, 2010.
 
Entry fee: $3 per ...

Continue reading ...
 

What's in Your Ziploc?

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 7, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.tasteofhome.com/Contests/Ziploc-contest
---
NO ENTRY FEE
Do you have a creative way you use Ziploc Brand Bags or Containers. Submit your solution in 100 words or less and you could win $25,000.
Deadline June 30, 2010. Only open in the US. Must be 18 years of age. Entrants are encouraged to be creative.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com  

Continue reading ...
 

Bay Area Writers League Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 6, 2010, In : Contest 
Postmark deadline: May 15, 2010
 
Enter novel, book length non-ficton, essay, short story, or poetry. Prizes from $50-$250. Entry fees from $10 - $20. Contest is limited to the first 1,200 entrants. For more information, go to http://www.bawl.org/2010-writers/contests-awards/ 
 
Carol Pena, of the Bay Area Writers League Conference Chair, says that you do not have to register for the conference to enter the poetry contest.

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: Service and Fun

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 5, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Hello Thriving Family Writers’ List,
 
If you would be interested in writing a short article about the holidays, please send it to Sheila Seifert on the following topic:

Theme: Service and Fun! What have you done anonymously for someone else that made the Christmas season even more fun for your family? For example, one family got together with their church group, bought presents for a family in need, and delivered the presents anonymously to that family. We don’t need versions of that idea, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Ohio Poetry Day Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 4, 2010, In : Contest 
http://ohiopoetry2.host56.com/1_25_Ohio-Poetry-Day-CONTESTS.html
 
Deadline: May 31, 2010
 
For a $10 entry fee, you may enter any or all of 28 categories, including a religious poem, a poem about our industrial heritage, a ballad, a poem about seasonings, a "so mad I could spit" poem, a contest for the best designed book cover, plus more. Prizes range from $5 -$75.

Continue reading ...
 

Professional Writers of Prescott Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 3, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.prescottwriters.com/WritingContest.html
---
$10 ENTRY FEE
First place, $100, second place $50, third place $25. Winners will be announced by September 15th. The names will be published in the PWP newsletter, on the PWP website, and in the general publicity. Winners will also be invited to read their entries at the November PWP meeting in Prescott, AZ. Entries must be original writing that has never been published in any format including the Internet. Sorry, no erotica or children's st...

Continue reading ...
 

The Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 2, 2010, In : Contest 
Ruminate: A Magazine of Faith in Literature and Art invites you to enter the 2010 Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize. The finalist judge is poet, pastor, and musician Vito Aiuto of The Welcome Wagon. The submission deadline is May 15th, 2010; entry fee is $15 (includes a free copy of the Fall 2010 Issue). You may submit up to three poems per entry, no longer than 40 lines each. $800 will be awarded to the winner and publication in the Fall 2010 Issue will be awarded to the winning poem and runner-u...

Continue reading ...
 
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Browsing Archive: May, 2010

Windmill Women Writers June/July Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 31, 2010,
 
In this contest you are asked to write a 1000 word, or less, story with a hint of mystery to it. Your story can be about anything as long as it draws in the judges and makes them want to know more. It doesn’t have to be a murder whodunit, but something as simple as a lost shoe or the answer to a question. Have fun!

Guidelines:
Category: General Fiction with a mystery twist
1000 Word Limit
Entry deadline postmarked no later ...

Continue reading ...
 

Relief: A Quarterly Christian Expression Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 30, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Details:http://www.reliefjournal.com

We are currently accepting submissions for Relief: A Quarterly Christian Expression.  This literary journal is designed for authors who want to write seriously, but struggle to find an outlet for poetry and stories that have a faithful slant.  Our goal is to publish poems and short stories that push the envelope beyond stereotypically "fluffy" Christian writing, so please feel free to stand out on the edge.

Cash prizes will be awarded to "Editor's Choice" f...

Continue reading ...
 

Heart Poetry Award $500

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 29, 2010, In : Contest 
Postmark Deadline: June 30
http://nostalgiapress.com/guidelines.htm

The winner and all Honorable Mentions will be published in the Fall 2010 edition of Heart. $10 covers 3 poems and reserves your copy. We seek insightful, immersing, unpublished prose poems. Include on each page your name, address, phone, and email address (optional). Winners announced on website or include a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) for printed announcement. Your poems will not be returned—please keep a copy....

Continue reading ...
 

SPS Stuido 16th Biannual Poetry Card Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 28, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.sps.com/poetry/index.html
Deadline: June 30, 2010
NO ENTRY FEE

This competition awards cash prizes ($300/$150/$50) plus online publication. "Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. We suggest that you write about real emotions and feelings and that you have some special person or occasion in mind as you write."
 
from: http://www.practicing-writer.com

Continue reading ...
 

WRITERS Journal Romance Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 27, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.writersjournal.com/RomanceContest.htm
 
Prizes: $250, $100, $50. Entry fee: $7. Word limit: 2,000 words.

Postmark deadline: July 30.


Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Adoption Mosaic

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 26, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 

Writers, 
    For the November issue of Thriving Family, we will be publishing an “adoption mosaic” piece. This feature article will include profiles (with pictures) of several families who have journeyed through the adoption process. If your family has adopted a child, we’d love to hear from you. You can share your story in article form, or just plug in your responses after each of the following questions. (Either way, we’d like you to generally adhere to this outline.)
    Also, we’...


Continue reading ...
 

Missouri Writers Guild Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 25, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.missouriwritersguild.org/mwg_contests2010.shtml
 
Deadline: June 30, 2010. Poems, short fiction, & essays. $5 for each entry or 3 entries for $10. Prizes: $100, $50, $25 in each category.

Continue reading ...
 

The Lutheran, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 24, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
The magazine of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Published 12 times per year. Pays $75 to $750 for articles up to 1,200 words.

Guidelines: http://www.thelutheran.org/template/page.cfm?id=40
 
from: www.worldwidefreelance.com

Continue reading ...
 

We Walk by Faith Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 23, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
PAY: $50 plus 2 copies
Deadline: June 30, 2010
Have you stepped out on faith to pursue your life’s passion? Have you found a way to support your creative self-expression in a way that is fulfilling and rewarding, but does not compromise your integrity? Do you feel called or compelled to share your gifts and talents and can no longer work that nine-to-five grind? Then we want to hear from you. Sunset Pointe Press is accepting submissions for WE WALK BY FAITH, an anthology of writings by people...

Continue reading ...
 

White County Creative Writers 2010 Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 22, 2010, In : Contest 
16 contests to enter including: Children's stories, short & long fiction, essay, poetry, Western, romance, science or math article for young readers, inspirational essay, fantasy, and narrative poem. Prizes: $25, $15, $10. Fee: $5 for first entry, $3 for each additional entry.  

http://www.whitecountycreativewriters.org/id52.html
 
Postmark deadline: July 26, 2010

Continue reading ...
 

Guideposts Extraordinary Answers to Prayer Series

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 21, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
We are now in phase four of the Extraordinary Answers to Prayer series published by Guideposts.
 
For volume nine, how has God answered your prayers for your loved ones, or even enemies, to draw them closer to God?  Maybe they don’t yet have a personal relationship with God and your prayers helped bring them to the Lord.  Perhaps they have just wandered away and lost their need for Him.  Or perhaps they are having major trauma and need to grow spiritually in order for God to bring change ...

Continue reading ...
 

Marian Heath Greeting Cards, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 20, 2010, In : Greeting Cards 
Greeting card publisher. Accepts submissions for all holidays and occasions including humor. Paying market. Click on Freelance Guidelines at site. http://www.marianheath.com
 
from: www.worldwidefreelance.com

Continue reading ...
 

The Kids Ark

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 19, 2010, In : Children's 
 
http://www.thekidsark.com/guidelines.htm
 
You can't be there to teach, guide and protect your children 24 hours a day, but God can. The Kids’ Ark is a Quarterly children's Christian magazine full of the truth about God’s love. There are many questions kids have growing up: Who am I? Am I loved? Am I worthy? Am I valuable? Think of all the pain that could be avoided in a lifetime if a child knew the answers to these questions at an early age. Geared to kids ages 6-12, this 32 page, f...

Continue reading ...
 

Florida State Poetry Association

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, In : Contest 

http://www.floridastatepoetsassociation.com

Postmark deadline: July 15, 2010

25 categories, including mountains, sonnets, the dark side, time, sleeping babies, and one to assume the persona of and speak as if you were any person from the Old Testament of the Bible.  Enter at only $1 for each category. Prizes range from $10-$100.


Continue reading ...
 

Life Press Christian Writers Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 17, 2010, In : Contest 


http://www.grandmotherearth.org/RULES_FOR_2010.html

Deadline: June 30, 2010 (Postmark)
Welcome, writers everywhere.
1. Poetry: 50 line limit. $75, $20, $10
2. Prose: 2000-word limit. Fiction or nonfiction or devotionals. $50, $20, $10

Contest Rules: All entries should be inspirational or on any subject suitable for a Christian publication, and may be previously published or unpublished. Entries will not be considered for publication, only for awards. No first place poems or prose from pre...


Continue reading ...
 

Lutheran Woman Today, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 16, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
A magazine for all women in the church, developed by Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Published 10 times per year. Paying market.

Guidelines: http://www.lutheranwomantoday.org/writers/index.html
 
from: www.worldwidefreelance.com

Continue reading ...
 

Living With Teenagers, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 15, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.lifeway.com/article/169747/

Focusing on areas such as youth culture, parenting issues, and family matters, Living with Teenagers magazine strives to offer the kind of solid information and practical advice that encourages and equips parents to succeed. Paying market. An outreach of the Southern Baptist. Guidelines: http://www.lifeway.com/menu/200944/
 
from: www.worldwidefreelance.com

Continue reading ...
 

2010 Kentucky State Poetry Society Adult Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 14, 2010, In : Contest 

Deadline: June 30, 2010
All poems must be the poets original work and cannot be published elsewhere or have won a cash prize. Must be titled with something other than the contest category title, unless specified. Must be typed, photocopied or computer generated, single spaced on one side of 81/2 x 11 inch white paper. USE 56 CHARACTER LINE WIDTH, INCLUDING PUNCTUATION AND SPACES LINE WIDTH. Adhere to the style, form o subject stated in the category description. If there is no statement regar...

Continue reading ...
 

2 Camels

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 13, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.2camels.com/writers-guidelines.php
---
Our writers are a mixed bunch of professionals and amateurs who share a common love for the travel/festival writing genre. Our contributors include award winning authors, guide book writers, features writers and first time authors. We're after articles that capture an event. We want our readers to experience a festival as if they were right there beside you. Our articles are usually between 500 and 1,000 words. Pays $20 per article.
 
from: w...

Continue reading ...
 

Creative Writers Circle Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, In : Contest 
Respond to our prompt with an original short story of 3,500 words or less. Award: $50. Entry fee: None. Deadline: June 15, 2010. Info: www.creativewriterscircle.com
 
from: http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/contests.htm

Continue reading ...
 

Daily Bread Contest: Short Essays of Workplace Humor

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 11, 2010, In : Contest 
We're looking for true-life tales about bizarre tasks, wacky work environments, and ludicrous predicaments you've gotten into while trying to earn a living. Original work only. Maximum length: 1,000 words. You may enter up to three essays. Awards: $200, $100, $50. Entry fee: $5 per essay. Deadine: June 1, 2010. Info: http://laughatlifebooks.blogspot.com.
 
from: http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/contests.htm
 

Continue reading ...
 

Saying Goodbye anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 10, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

http://dreamofthings.com/today-arrived

After only a few months of accepting submissions, we are almost ready to publish the first Dream of Things anthology. Submissions will close for the “Saying Goodbye” anthology on June 30, 2010, and we will move into production mode shortly after that.

 
So this is a last call for submissions for “Saying Goodbye.” That said, there’s still plenty of time to submit your story. We would be particularly interested in stories about saying goodby...


Continue reading ...
 

Youth and Christian Education Leadership

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 9, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.pathwaypress.org/leadership-guidelines.htm
---
Youth and Christian Education Leadership is written to inform, inspire and instruct Christian education workers. This includes Sunday school teachers and leaders, youth pastors, children's church leaders, music personnel, Christian education directors, pastors and outreach workers. Write articles that are between 500 and 1,000 words long. Quote experts. Include real-life examples. Pay ranges from $25 to $50 per article.
 
from: www.fu...

Continue reading ...
 

2010 Seior Poets Laureate Poetry Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 8, 2010, In : Contest 
A literary contest open to all American poets age 50 and older who are U.S. Citizens regardless of where they live or are temporarily staying throughout the world, the 2010 SPL Contest is sponsored by VERA-JANE GOODIN SCHULTZ and WANDA SUE PARROTT, original co-founders of the competition and current co-administrators of the 2010 event. Judges will include former Senior Poets Laureate of the Meeting The Muse Panel of Judges. Entries accepted Jan. 1 through June 30, 2010.
 
Entry fee: $3 per ...

Continue reading ...
 

What's in Your Ziploc?

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 7, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.tasteofhome.com/Contests/Ziploc-contest
---
NO ENTRY FEE
Do you have a creative way you use Ziploc Brand Bags or Containers. Submit your solution in 100 words or less and you could win $25,000.
Deadline June 30, 2010. Only open in the US. Must be 18 years of age. Entrants are encouraged to be creative.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com  

Continue reading ...
 

Bay Area Writers League Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 6, 2010, In : Contest 
Postmark deadline: May 15, 2010
 
Enter novel, book length non-ficton, essay, short story, or poetry. Prizes from $50-$250. Entry fees from $10 - $20. Contest is limited to the first 1,200 entrants. For more information, go to http://www.bawl.org/2010-writers/contests-awards/ 
 
Carol Pena, of the Bay Area Writers League Conference Chair, says that you do not have to register for the conference to enter the poetry contest.

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: Service and Fun

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 5, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Hello Thriving Family Writers’ List,
 
If you would be interested in writing a short article about the holidays, please send it to Sheila Seifert on the following topic:

Theme: Service and Fun! What have you done anonymously for someone else that made the Christmas season even more fun for your family? For example, one family got together with their church group, bought presents for a family in need, and delivered the presents anonymously to that family. We don’t need versions of that idea, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Ohio Poetry Day Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 4, 2010, In : Contest 
http://ohiopoetry2.host56.com/1_25_Ohio-Poetry-Day-CONTESTS.html
 
Deadline: May 31, 2010
 
For a $10 entry fee, you may enter any or all of 28 categories, including a religious poem, a poem about our industrial heritage, a ballad, a poem about seasonings, a "so mad I could spit" poem, a contest for the best designed book cover, plus more. Prizes range from $5 -$75.

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Professional Writers of Prescott Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 3, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.prescottwriters.com/WritingContest.html
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$10 ENTRY FEE
First place, $100, second place $50, third place $25. Winners will be announced by September 15th. The names will be published in the PWP newsletter, on the PWP website, and in the general publicity. Winners will also be invited to read their entries at the November PWP meeting in Prescott, AZ. Entries must be original writing that has never been published in any format including the Internet. Sorry, no erotica or children's st...

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The Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 2, 2010, In : Contest 
Ruminate: A Magazine of Faith in Literature and Art invites you to enter the 2010 Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize. The finalist judge is poet, pastor, and musician Vito Aiuto of The Welcome Wagon. The submission deadline is May 15th, 2010; entry fee is $15 (includes a free copy of the Fall 2010 Issue). You may submit up to three poems per entry, no longer than 40 lines each. $800 will be awarded to the winner and publication in the Fall 2010 Issue will be awarded to the winning poem and runner-u...

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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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