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: October, 2010

Writing-World

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 30, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
Pays five cents/word up to $100. Prefers articles in the 1,000 to 1,500-word range, but considers pieces in the 800 to 2,000 range. Please review our topical indices on our Master Article Index before submitting a query or manuscript. As we have a huge collection of "beginner" pieces, we are currently interested primarily in articles for the more experienced writer, and we are particularly interested in articles on commercial/business writ...

Continue reading ...
 

Sleepy Hollow Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 29, 2010, In : Children's 
http://sleepyhollowbooks.com/submit.html
---
Currently seeking submissions of original fiction for children ages:
0-7 (picture book/storybook)
8-13 (middle grade/ chapter books)
14 and up (young adult novels)
Parents, grandparents, educators, friends and caregivers of children.
Topics of Special Interest:
Nurture children's connection to nature.
Address the natural and unseen world and other imaginative topics.
Topics that are life affirming and possess a sense of wonder.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Boulevard

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 28, 2010, In : Literary Journal 
http://www.boulevardmagazine.org/projects.html
---
Boulevard strives to publish only the finest in fiction, poetry, and non-fiction (essays, interviews, etc.). No submissions will be accepted from May 1 to October 1.
 
POETRY - Submit no more than five poems at a time. We accept poems of up to 200 lines. We do not accept light verse. We pay $25-$500 (sometimes higher) for accepted work.
 
FICTION - We accept fiction works up to 8,000 words. We do not accept science fiction, erotica, weste...

Continue reading ...
 

Sharing the Victory

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 27, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
PAY: varies
Our mission is to serve as a ministry tool of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes by informing, inspiring and involving coaches, athletes and all whom they influence, that they may make an impact for Jesus Christ. Audience: The primary STV audiences are athletes and coaches of all levels and the FCA ministry staff. Format: A balance of first- and third-person articles, Q/A articles and profiles and sports-related ministry articles. We feature athletes and coaches of all le...

Continue reading ...
 

Sunset Needs Recipes

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, In : Speciality Products 
http://www.sunset.com/submitrecipe
Sunset is accepting recipes that use fresh ingredients and can be made in 30 minutes or less including prep time. Pays $100. Include name, email, address, and phone.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Berry Blue Haiku Photo Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 25, 2010, In : Contest 


Traditional haiga originated in Japan in the seventeenth century. It combined brush and ink artwork with haiku penned in elegant calligraphy. Today, many modern forms of haiga exist, such as photo-haiku.

For this challenge, Berry Blue Haiku asks readers to create their own haiga by writing a haiku to accompany the photo displayed above.

The winning entry will be posted on our blog and the winner will receive a one-year subscription to Berry Blue Haiku

Pparents and children are encouraged t...


Continue reading ...
 

True Angel Encounters

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 24, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
True Angel Encounters Sought for Angel Digest,
Compilation of Extraordinary Stories by Ordinary People

Sometimes ordinary people have the most extraordinary true stories about angel encounters. Angelnook Publishing is it seeking such stories for its planned Angel Digest publication.

The digest will give hope and inspiration to thousands of people who have experienced such miraculous encounters, as well as those seeking truth. These heartwarming and often moving stories cross nearly all reli...

Continue reading ...
 

Sasee

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 23, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://sasee.com/submissions/
---
We are looking for new, unpublished, first-person, non-fiction material that is for or about women. Essays, humor, satire, personal experience, and features on topics relating to women are our primary editorial focus. Diversity of subjects that reflect all age groups and variety of writing styles are invited. Articles should be no more than 500 to 1,000 words in length. Payment varies.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Virgogray Chapbook Anthology Series

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 22, 2010, In : Poetry Anthology 
Submit poetry to the Virgogray Chapbook Anthology Series
 
 
The Virgogray Chapbook Anthology series is quickly becoming a hallmark of the Virgogray Press publication ring (located in Austin, Texas). Each anthology is themed with several writers contributing to the body of text. We do not accept simultaneous submissions, nor may any previously published work be submitted for any anthology. DO NOT SEND PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED WORK or WORK SUBMI...

Continue reading ...
 

Young Adult Novel Discovery Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 21, 2010, In : Contest 
Serendipity Literary Agency, in collaboration with Sourcebooks and Gotham Writers' Workshop, is hosting its second Young Adult Novel Discovery Competition at: http://www.writingclasses.com/ContestPages/YAPitch.php. If you've written a novel for young adults—or have an idea for one that you would like to write—submit an enticing title along with the first 250 words from the opening of your original YA novel.

The Grand Prize Winner will have the opportunity to submit an entire...

Continue reading ...
 

Writing for Dollars

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, In : Speciality Products 
http://www.writingfordollars.com/GuidelinesDB_display.cfm?MarketID=833
---
Writing for DOLLARS! is a free, weekly newsletter for writers who want to start selling their work or to increase their present writing income.Length: 500-1000 wds. Pieces longer than 1000 wds may be accepted on rare occasions, but good, tightly written 500-1,000 word pieces have a better chance of being bought. How-to-sell to specific markets, interviews with successful writers, new ways to make money as a writer, are s...
Continue reading ...
 

Echoes of the Right to God Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 19, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.righttogod.com/Rules.html

NO ENTRY FEE
Adults (16 and over): What does the right to God mean to you? 15-and-under: Tell us a true story of how God has worked in your life or in someone you know.
 
First prize is $100 for each category and publication in Echoes of The Right to God online magazine (and possible publication in a future print compilation). Word limit is
approximately 1,000 words. Deadline November 25, 2010.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com




Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 18, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.saturdaywriters.org/contest.htm
---
$7 ENTRY FEE
Deadline November 1, 2010 (postmarked). Word Limit: 2010 (as in the year 2010). Open to all writers. Open subject, open genre. (Please, no pornography or gore.) Prizes: 1st place - $100, 2nd place - $50, 3rd place - $25, 4th place - $15, 5th place - $10. 6-10th places receive certificates. Winners may be invited to submit their story to Cuivre River Anthology. Short stories only (no poems, essays or articles) must be in English.
 
fr...

Continue reading ...
 

Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 17, 2010, In : Contest 

Four contests to enter:
Cholla Division:Prizes $200, $100, $50
Any subject, any form, 42 lines or less.

Chaqueta Division: $100, $50, $25
Southwest Theme: nature, people, history, etc. – any form, 42 lines or less

Chimera Division: $100, $50, $25
Imaginative or absurd/humorous – no vulgarity please – 42 lines or less

Chaparejos Divison: $100, $50, $25
Rhymed and metered poem, any subject, 42 lines or less

Entry fee: $3 per poem. Deadline: December 1, 2010.
More informa...


Continue reading ...
 

Horn Book Magazine, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 16, 2010, In : Book Reviews 
A bimonthly publication covering children's and young adult literature. Publishes approximately 70 book reviews in every issue. Accepts article submissions. The magazine does not publish fiction, nor does it publish work by children. Paying market. Guidelines: http://www.hbook.com/aboutus/publications/submissions.asp
 
From: www.worldwidefreelance.com


Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers 2010 4th Quarter Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 15, 2010, In : Contest 

Thanksgiving Fiction

http://southwestwriters.com/contestQuarterlyCurrent.php

Write a fiction story about a Thanksgiving dinner, 500 words total. First half is from the guest of honor's point of view, and second half from the host's point of view.

Postmark deadline: December 31, 2010. Please note if you grant publication permission.

All entries $10. Prizes: $150/1st prize; $50/2nd prize; $25/3rd prize.

Mail Entries to:
SWW Quarterly Contest
3721 Morris St. NE, Ste A
Albuquerque, NM 87111

Continue reading ...
 

WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea National Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 14, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.wyopoets.org/page4.html
 
Open to all poets world-wide, published or unpublished, any subject or form, 40 lines or less that have NOT won a prize more than $50 in any one contest.
 
Deadline: November 30, 2010. Prizes: $100, $50, $30, and $20. $2.00 entry fee + $1.00 per poem, i.e. 3 poems entered for $5.00, 5 poems entered for $7.00.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Belle Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 13, 2010, In : Book Publisher 
http://www.bellebooks.com/writers.htm
---
BelleBooks is based in Atlanta, Georgia with additional offices in Memphis, Tennessee and Saltillo, Mississippi. The company motto is "Southern Fried Fiction At Its Finest." Quality, integrity, and innovation-- both as publishers and as writers--guide the company's four dedicated directors.  BelleBooks specializes in upbeat, sentimental, traditional fiction about life in the South. Think "Mayberry" and "Chicken Soup" more than "Mitford." We are not look...
Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 12, 2010, In : Contest 
Contest info: http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/contests.html
 
Contest guidelines: http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/guidelines.html
 
Deadline: November 15, 2010. Entry fee: $5 per poem.
 
Eight contests open to anyone including: religious, lyric, and folklore of the South.



Continue reading ...
 

Moonlighting Cards

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 11, 2010, In : Greeting Cards 
 
http://www.moonlightingcards.com/catalog.php/moonlightingcards/pg10163
 
Moonlighting Cards pays $25 for quotes up to 20 words. They produce cards that are kindly, intelligent, and appreciative. Inspirational, but not preachy. Off-beat works. Specializes in observations about life & food. Humor very appreciated. Quote should be for the FRONT of the greeting card only. The cards are blank inside.

If your quote is selected, you receive:

1) Payment of $25 (for nonexclusive rights).
2) Twe...

Continue reading ...
 

Writing for Standard

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 10, 2010,
Here is some updated information on WordAction (Nazarene) SS take-home, Standard. This spring, they announced they would no longer accept unsolicited manuscripts. Now Editor Duane Brush explains:

Each year Standard will contract with authors for approximately 32 manuscripts for one or more lead story/articles. The manuscripts will be 800-850 words long and fiction, true story, or based on true store, human interest, or feature piece. They’ll continue to want “Christianity in action.”

The ...

Continue reading ...
 

Cricket and Cobblestone

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 9, 2010, In : Children's 
Cricket Magazine Group and Cobblestone Publishing are looking for writers of every level of experience! The "bug " line (LADYBUG, CRICKET, SPIDER, BABYBUG, and CICADA) accepts unsolicited manuscripts; the history and cultures group (COBBLESTONE, ODYSSEY, FACES, CALLIOPE, DIG, and APPLESEEDS) selects articles by detailed query letter and is also interested in illustrator submissions; the science and ideas titles (CLICK, ASK, and MUSE) seek writers with subject expertise and request a resume an...
Continue reading ...
 

2010 World Haiku Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 8, 2010, In : Contest 
Theme: "Endings, Darkness, Coldness, Death"
 
The "World Haiku Competition is here again! Only previously unpublished haiku poems accepted. Seeking high quality haiku poetry. Please type "World Haiku" in subject line of your email 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. Simply email your poems, then  click on the paypal button at our website and enter the total cos...

Continue reading ...
 

Blue Earth Review Eighth Annual Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 7, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.english2.mnsu.edu/ber/contests.html
 
We want only your brightest, boldest flash fiction—work that breaks boundaries in genre and content. The only requirement is that each entry is 600 words or less. Reading fee is $5 for up to three entries. You can enter online by going to our Submission Manager and pay online. You must set up two separate accounts: one in the Submission Manager for your contest submission and one on the Payment page for your $5 payment.

Please note: We wi...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Mothers and Daughters

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Mothers and daughters - they are, at the same time, very similar and also completely unique. Mothers show daughters who they will become. Daughters live out mothers' dreams. Through birth, childhood, teen years, adulthood, grandchildren, aging, and every step in between, this relationship can be the best, the hardest, and the sweetest. The deadline date for story submissions is December 31, 2010. This title will not publish until 2012.
 
Submit stories to: www.chickensoup.com

Continue reading ...
 

Heart Poetry Award $500

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

http://www.nostalgiapress.com/guidelines.htm

Winner, Honorable Mentions published HEART 2011

~   $10 covers 3 unpublished modern prose poems, reserves issue of HEART.
~   Each page include name, address, phone, E-mail.SASE or Website announces winners, poems discarded.
~   Deadline:  Postmark December 31, 2010
~   Mail to:   Nostalgia Press, 2003 Broughton St., Orangeburg, SC 29115

Sample copy HEART - $5   

E-mail: heart@sc.rr.com

...


Continue reading ...
 

Fighting Fear, Winning the Battle at Home: When Your Soldier Leaves for Battle

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 4, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
"Saying goodbye to a loved one leaving for war is a gut-wrenching proposition. But for those of us left behind it’s also the start of our own battle. This collection of devotions and stories is written to help those at home find God’s peace and conquer the fear that ambushes us when we least expect it."

This is a nonpaying anthology under contract to Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas (http://www.christiandevotionsbooks.com/). Word count is under 1000 (with 800 preferred).
Deadline ...

Continue reading ...
 

Keys for Kids: Because Kids Need Christ

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 2, 2010, In : Children's 
CBH (Children's Bible Hour) Ministries is an international ministry based on the gospel of Jesus Christ. Keys for Kids is their print magazine that also features online devotionals for kids and families.
 
http://www.cbhministries.org/kfk/submission_guidelines.php
 
Tell a story (not a Bible story) with a spiritual application. Avoid "Pollyanna" type children—make them normal, ordinary kids, not "goody-goodies." Include an illustration of the lesson being taught—some everyday happeni...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Young at Heart

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 1, 2010, In : Contest 
So, you've crossed that magic age and you are ready to retire or start a second career. But you're not ready to stop living! You feel energetic and young and there is still so much to see and do and enjoy. We are looking for stories that will share with our readers humorous and fun adventures from those who are actively enjoying their "senior years!" Tell us about your new careers, your volunteer work, your sports and sports cars, your new love interest, your travels, your families and all of...

Continue reading ...
 
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Browsing Archive: October, 2010

Writing-World

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 30, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
Pays five cents/word up to $100. Prefers articles in the 1,000 to 1,500-word range, but considers pieces in the 800 to 2,000 range. Please review our topical indices on our Master Article Index before submitting a query or manuscript. As we have a huge collection of "beginner" pieces, we are currently interested primarily in articles for the more experienced writer, and we are particularly interested in articles on commercial/business writ...

Continue reading ...
 

Sleepy Hollow Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 29, 2010, In : Children's 
http://sleepyhollowbooks.com/submit.html
---
Currently seeking submissions of original fiction for children ages:
0-7 (picture book/storybook)
8-13 (middle grade/ chapter books)
14 and up (young adult novels)
Parents, grandparents, educators, friends and caregivers of children.
Topics of Special Interest:
Nurture children's connection to nature.
Address the natural and unseen world and other imaginative topics.
Topics that are life affirming and possess a sense of wonder.
 
from: www.fundsforw...

Continue reading ...
 

Boulevard

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 28, 2010, In : Literary Journal 
http://www.boulevardmagazine.org/projects.html
---
Boulevard strives to publish only the finest in fiction, poetry, and non-fiction (essays, interviews, etc.). No submissions will be accepted from May 1 to October 1.
 
POETRY - Submit no more than five poems at a time. We accept poems of up to 200 lines. We do not accept light verse. We pay $25-$500 (sometimes higher) for accepted work.
 
FICTION - We accept fiction works up to 8,000 words. We do not accept science fiction, erotica, weste...

Continue reading ...
 

Sharing the Victory

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 27, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
PAY: varies
Our mission is to serve as a ministry tool of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes by informing, inspiring and involving coaches, athletes and all whom they influence, that they may make an impact for Jesus Christ. Audience: The primary STV audiences are athletes and coaches of all levels and the FCA ministry staff. Format: A balance of first- and third-person articles, Q/A articles and profiles and sports-related ministry articles. We feature athletes and coaches of all le...

Continue reading ...
 

Sunset Needs Recipes

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, In : Speciality Products 
http://www.sunset.com/submitrecipe
Sunset is accepting recipes that use fresh ingredients and can be made in 30 minutes or less including prep time. Pays $100. Include name, email, address, and phone.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com



Continue reading ...
 

Berry Blue Haiku Photo Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 25, 2010, In : Contest 


Traditional haiga originated in Japan in the seventeenth century. It combined brush and ink artwork with haiku penned in elegant calligraphy. Today, many modern forms of haiga exist, such as photo-haiku.

For this challenge, Berry Blue Haiku asks readers to create their own haiga by writing a haiku to accompany the photo displayed above.

The winning entry will be posted on our blog and the winner will receive a one-year subscription to Berry Blue Haiku

Pparents and children are encouraged t...


Continue reading ...
 

True Angel Encounters

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 24, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
True Angel Encounters Sought for Angel Digest,
Compilation of Extraordinary Stories by Ordinary People

Sometimes ordinary people have the most extraordinary true stories about angel encounters. Angelnook Publishing is it seeking such stories for its planned Angel Digest publication.

The digest will give hope and inspiration to thousands of people who have experienced such miraculous encounters, as well as those seeking truth. These heartwarming and often moving stories cross nearly all reli...

Continue reading ...
 

Sasee

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 23, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://sasee.com/submissions/
---
We are looking for new, unpublished, first-person, non-fiction material that is for or about women. Essays, humor, satire, personal experience, and features on topics relating to women are our primary editorial focus. Diversity of subjects that reflect all age groups and variety of writing styles are invited. Articles should be no more than 500 to 1,000 words in length. Payment varies.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Virgogray Chapbook Anthology Series

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 22, 2010, In : Poetry Anthology 
Submit poetry to the Virgogray Chapbook Anthology Series
 
http://virgograypress.wordpress.com/submissions/
 
The Virgogray Chapbook Anthology series is quickly becoming a hallmark of the Virgogray Press publication ring (located in Austin, Texas). Each anthology is themed with several writers contributing to the body of text. We do not accept simultaneous submissions, nor may any previously published work be submitted for any anthology. DO NOT SEND PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED WORK or WORK SUBMI...

Continue reading ...
 

Young Adult Novel Discovery Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 21, 2010, In : Contest 
Serendipity Literary Agency, in collaboration with Sourcebooks and Gotham Writers' Workshop, is hosting its second Young Adult Novel Discovery Competition at: http://www.writingclasses.com/ContestPages/YAPitch.php. If you've written a novel for young adults—or have an idea for one that you would like to write—submit an enticing title along with the first 250 words from the opening of your original YA novel.

The Grand Prize Winner will have the opportunity to submit an entire...

Continue reading ...
 

Writing for Dollars

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, In : Speciality Products 
http://www.writingfordollars.com/GuidelinesDB_display.cfm?MarketID=833
---
Writing for DOLLARS! is a free, weekly newsletter for writers who want to start selling their work or to increase their present writing income.Length: 500-1000 wds. Pieces longer than 1000 wds may be accepted on rare occasions, but good, tightly written 500-1,000 word pieces have a better chance of being bought. How-to-sell to specific markets, interviews with successful writers, new ways to make money as a writer, are s...
Continue reading ...
 

Echoes of the Right to God Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 19, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.righttogod.com/Rules.html

NO ENTRY FEE
Adults (16 and over): What does the right to God mean to you? 15-and-under: Tell us a true story of how God has worked in your life or in someone you know.
 
First prize is $100 for each category and publication in Echoes of The Right to God online magazine (and possible publication in a future print compilation). Word limit is
approximately 1,000 words. Deadline November 25, 2010.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com




Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 18, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.saturdaywriters.org/contest.htm
---
$7 ENTRY FEE
Deadline November 1, 2010 (postmarked). Word Limit: 2010 (as in the year 2010). Open to all writers. Open subject, open genre. (Please, no pornography or gore.) Prizes: 1st place - $100, 2nd place - $50, 3rd place - $25, 4th place - $15, 5th place - $10. 6-10th places receive certificates. Winners may be invited to submit their story to Cuivre River Anthology. Short stories only (no poems, essays or articles) must be in English.
 
fr...

Continue reading ...
 

Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 17, 2010, In : Contest 

Four contests to enter:
Cholla Division:Prizes $200, $100, $50
Any subject, any form, 42 lines or less.

Chaqueta Division: $100, $50, $25
Southwest Theme: nature, people, history, etc. – any form, 42 lines or less

Chimera Division: $100, $50, $25
Imaginative or absurd/humorous – no vulgarity please – 42 lines or less

Chaparejos Divison: $100, $50, $25
Rhymed and metered poem, any subject, 42 lines or less

Entry fee: $3 per poem. Deadline: December 1, 2010.
More informa...


Continue reading ...
 

Horn Book Magazine, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 16, 2010, In : Book Reviews 
A bimonthly publication covering children's and young adult literature. Publishes approximately 70 book reviews in every issue. Accepts article submissions. The magazine does not publish fiction, nor does it publish work by children. Paying market. Guidelines: http://www.hbook.com/aboutus/publications/submissions.asp
 
From: www.worldwidefreelance.com


Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers 2010 4th Quarter Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 15, 2010, In : Contest 

Thanksgiving Fiction

http://southwestwriters.com/contestQuarterlyCurrent.php

Write a fiction story about a Thanksgiving dinner, 500 words total. First half is from the guest of honor's point of view, and second half from the host's point of view.

Postmark deadline: December 31, 2010. Please note if you grant publication permission.

All entries $10. Prizes: $150/1st prize; $50/2nd prize; $25/3rd prize.

Mail Entries to:
SWW Quarterly Contest
3721 Morris St. NE, Ste A
Albuquerque, NM 87111

Continue reading ...
 

WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea National Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 14, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.wyopoets.org/page4.html
 
Open to all poets world-wide, published or unpublished, any subject or form, 40 lines or less that have NOT won a prize more than $50 in any one contest.
 
Deadline: November 30, 2010. Prizes: $100, $50, $30, and $20. $2.00 entry fee + $1.00 per poem, i.e. 3 poems entered for $5.00, 5 poems entered for $7.00.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Belle Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 13, 2010, In : Book Publisher 
http://www.bellebooks.com/writers.htm
---
BelleBooks is based in Atlanta, Georgia with additional offices in Memphis, Tennessee and Saltillo, Mississippi. The company motto is "Southern Fried Fiction At Its Finest." Quality, integrity, and innovation-- both as publishers and as writers--guide the company's four dedicated directors.  BelleBooks specializes in upbeat, sentimental, traditional fiction about life in the South. Think "Mayberry" and "Chicken Soup" more than "Mitford." We are not look...
Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 12, 2010, In : Contest 
Contest info: http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/contests.html
 
Contest guidelines: http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/guidelines.html
 
Deadline: November 15, 2010. Entry fee: $5 per poem.
 
Eight contests open to anyone including: religious, lyric, and folklore of the South.



Continue reading ...
 

Moonlighting Cards

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 11, 2010, In : Greeting Cards 
 
http://www.moonlightingcards.com/catalog.php/moonlightingcards/pg10163
 
Moonlighting Cards pays $25 for quotes up to 20 words. They produce cards that are kindly, intelligent, and appreciative. Inspirational, but not preachy. Off-beat works. Specializes in observations about life & food. Humor very appreciated. Quote should be for the FRONT of the greeting card only. The cards are blank inside.

If your quote is selected, you receive:

1) Payment of $25 (for nonexclusive rights).
2) Twe...

Continue reading ...
 

Writing for Standard

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 10, 2010,
Here is some updated information on WordAction (Nazarene) SS take-home, Standard. This spring, they announced they would no longer accept unsolicited manuscripts. Now Editor Duane Brush explains:

Each year Standard will contract with authors for approximately 32 manuscripts for one or more lead story/articles. The manuscripts will be 800-850 words long and fiction, true story, or based on true store, human interest, or feature piece. They’ll continue to want “Christianity in action.”

The ...

Continue reading ...
 

Cricket and Cobblestone

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 9, 2010, In : Children's 
Cricket Magazine Group and Cobblestone Publishing are looking for writers of every level of experience! The "bug " line (LADYBUG, CRICKET, SPIDER, BABYBUG, and CICADA) accepts unsolicited manuscripts; the history and cultures group (COBBLESTONE, ODYSSEY, FACES, CALLIOPE, DIG, and APPLESEEDS) selects articles by detailed query letter and is also interested in illustrator submissions; the science and ideas titles (CLICK, ASK, and MUSE) seek writers with subject expertise and request a resume an...
Continue reading ...
 

2010 World Haiku Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 8, 2010, In : Contest 
Theme: "Endings, Darkness, Coldness, Death"
 
The "World Haiku Competition is here again! Only previously unpublished haiku poems accepted. Seeking high quality haiku poetry. Please type "World Haiku" in subject line of your email 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. Simply email your poems, then  click on the paypal button at our website and enter the total cos...

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Blue Earth Review Eighth Annual Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 7, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.english2.mnsu.edu/ber/contests.html
 
We want only your brightest, boldest flash fiction—work that breaks boundaries in genre and content. The only requirement is that each entry is 600 words or less. Reading fee is $5 for up to three entries. You can enter online by going to our Submission Manager and pay online. You must set up two separate accounts: one in the Submission Manager for your contest submission and one on the Payment page for your $5 payment.

Please note: We wi...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Mothers and Daughters

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Mothers and daughters - they are, at the same time, very similar and also completely unique. Mothers show daughters who they will become. Daughters live out mothers' dreams. Through birth, childhood, teen years, adulthood, grandchildren, aging, and every step in between, this relationship can be the best, the hardest, and the sweetest. The deadline date for story submissions is December 31, 2010. This title will not publish until 2012.
 
Submit stories to: www.chickensoup.com

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Heart Poetry Award $500

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

http://www.nostalgiapress.com/guidelines.htm

Winner, Honorable Mentions published HEART 2011

~   $10 covers 3 unpublished modern prose poems, reserves issue of HEART.
~   Each page include name, address, phone, E-mail.SASE or Website announces winners, poems discarded.
~   Deadline:  Postmark December 31, 2010
~   Mail to:   Nostalgia Press, 2003 Broughton St., Orangeburg, SC 29115

Sample copy HEART - $5   

E-mail: heart@sc.rr.com

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Fighting Fear, Winning the Battle at Home: When Your Soldier Leaves for Battle

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 4, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
"Saying goodbye to a loved one leaving for war is a gut-wrenching proposition. But for those of us left behind it’s also the start of our own battle. This collection of devotions and stories is written to help those at home find God’s peace and conquer the fear that ambushes us when we least expect it."

This is a nonpaying anthology under contract to Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas (http://www.christiandevotionsbooks.com/). Word count is under 1000 (with 800 preferred).
Deadline ...

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Keys for Kids: Because Kids Need Christ

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 2, 2010, In : Children's 
CBH (Children's Bible Hour) Ministries is an international ministry based on the gospel of Jesus Christ. Keys for Kids is their print magazine that also features online devotionals for kids and families.
 
http://www.cbhministries.org/kfk/submission_guidelines.php
 
Tell a story (not a Bible story) with a spiritual application. Avoid "Pollyanna" type children—make them normal, ordinary kids, not "goody-goodies." Include an illustration of the lesson being taught—some everyday happeni...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Young at Heart

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 1, 2010, In : Contest 
So, you've crossed that magic age and you are ready to retire or start a second career. But you're not ready to stop living! You feel energetic and young and there is still so much to see and do and enjoy. We are looking for stories that will share with our readers humorous and fun adventures from those who are actively enjoying their "senior years!" Tell us about your new careers, your volunteer work, your sports and sports cars, your new love interest, your travels, your families and all of...

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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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