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: July, 2011

Devozine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 31, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
DEVOZINE 

http://www.upperroom.org/devozine/2011/julaug/writers_guidelines.asp


Daily meditations are 250 words in length and must tie in
with the weekly themes. Longer articles are preferred for weekend publication and reading. Query for these longer pieces. They are 500-600 words. Daily devotions pay $25 and the longer pieces pay $100. Youth are invited to
send the daily, shorter pieces as well.

The publication is designed for:
Youth ages 12-18 who seek personal devotional ...

Continue reading ...
 

Uncle John's Flush Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 30, 2011, In : Fiction Anthology 
Uncle John's Flush Fiction wants your short story! "We're looking for entertaining short fiction, suitable for bathroom (or anyroom) reading, maximum 1,000 words. Send us your best Western, mystery, horror, sci-fi, literary story, parody - all we ask if that it's entertaining." This print anthology will consider previously-published submissions (so long as the author retains copyright).
 
Pays: $50, plus two copies. Deadline: August 31, 2011. See http://bathroomreader.com/flushfiction/ for...

Continue reading ...
 

Haiku Society of America Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 29, 2011, In : Contest 
Three Haiku Society of America Contests -
 

Harold G. Henderson Award for Best Unpublished Haiku

Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu

HSA Contest for Best Unpublished Haibun

 
All contest submissions must be inhand by Aug. 31st. Submit up to 10 unpublished haiku, not submitted for publication or to any other contest. Publication is defined as an appearance in a printed book, magazine, or journal (sold or given away), or in any online journal that presents...


Continue reading ...
 

Women on Writing Summer 2011 Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 28, 2011, In : Contest 
WOMEN ON WRITING SUMMER 2011 FLASH FICTION CONTEST
 


OVERVIEW:


WOW! hosts a (quarterly) writing contest every three months. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity, communication, and well-rewarded recognition to contestants. The contest is open globally; age is of no matter; and entries must be in English. We are open to all styles of writing, although we do encourage you to take a close look at our guest judge for ...


Continue reading ...
 

Seven Hills Prose Literary & Penumbra Poetry & Haiku Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, In : Contest 
SEVEN HILLS PROSE LITERARY CONTESTS AND PENUMBRA POETRY & HAIKU CONTEST
 
http://sevenhillsreview.submishmash.com/Submit
---
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2011 (Firm)
 
Seven Hill Literary Contest $4-$17 ENTRY FEES. $100 first place winners, $75 second, and $50 third plus publication in the Seven Hills Review.
Contest Categories:
Short Story: 2,500 word maximum, any genre.
Creative Nonfiction: 2,500 word maximum. Submissions in this genre could include (but are not limited to) memoir, food or trave...

Continue reading ...
 

Be Part of the Story: His Is Mine

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, In : Christian Online Magazine 

Be Part of the Story: His Is Mine

Whether new or lifelong, bold or quiet, obvious or subtle, each person's story of Christian belief is unique. Whether your story is moving, inspiring, or passionate, God will use it to ignite a desire for Him in the heart of others.

The “His Is Mine” (H.I.M.) campaign, inspired by Max Lucado’s book, God’s Story, Your Story, enables the body of Christ to unite, be heard, and reflect the power of God’s story in millions of individuals’ lives. It...


Continue reading ...
 

Story Callout - Casual Elegance

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Casual Elegance
Submissions should be sent to:

Barbie Jenkins Porter at barbieannporter@gmail.com or to Nellotie Porter Chastain at nellotiec@gmail.com or by snail mail to: Casual Elegance, P.O. Box 222, Beaver Dam KY 42320

There's nothing more beautiful than a woman who walks elegantly in casual faith, nor nothing more alluring as a woman who causally walks in elegant faith. Although it would appear Casual Elegance is an oxymoron, is it not what our Lord called us to do as He taught such thin...


Continue reading ...
 

Faces, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 25, 2011, In : Children's 
FACES, USA
 
The magazine is about world cultures and geography for grades 4 and above. Pays up to $0.25 for fiction and non-fiction. Pay varies for activities section (crafts, games, recipes. projects), puzzles and games.

Continue reading ...
 

Detroit Writers' Guild Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 24, 2011, In : Contest 
Detroit Writers' Guild Poetry Contest
 
Entry fee: $10 for two poems. Line limit: 30 lines. Prizes: $100, $75, $50.

Deadline: August 30, 2011.

http://www.detroitwritersguild.com/
  Click on "Contests"  
 

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Church Libraries

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 24, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Church Libraries, 9118 W. Elmwood Dr., #1G, Niles, IL 60714-5820. F(847)296-0754. Email: linjohnson-at-eclalibraries.org. Website: http://eclalibraries.org. Lin Johnson, Managing Editor. "Our purpose is to assist church and Christian school librarians in setting up, maintaining, and promoting libraries and media centers. Two-thirds of the journal is devoted to reviews of books and other media to help librarians make wise choices with their budgets. (I'm not looking for reviewers.) Although th...

Continue reading ...
 

WRITERS' Journal Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 23, 2011, In : Contest 
WRITERS' Journal Poetry Contest

Prizes: $50, $25, $15, plus honorable mentions. First, Second, & Third prize winners will be published in WRITERS' Journal. Annual Deadlines: April 30, August 30, December 30. Line limit: 25 lines
Reading Fee: $3.00/poem U.S. funds only

Full details at:
www.writersjournal.com/PoetryContest.htm
Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Home Sweet Home

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 21, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Home Sweet Home
www.chickensoup.com

Whether you rent your home or own your home, home is where your heart is. It is your safe place in the world. We are looking for stories about getting your first home, returning to your childhood home, do it yourself repair disasters and successes, downsizing, moving day or any heartwarming or funny stories associated with home. This book will make the perfect housewarming gift. Nonfiction stories up to 1200 words....


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Tennessee

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 21, 2011, In : Contest 
Poetry Society of Tennessee
 
 
Deadline: Aug. 22, 2011
 
35 categories to enter including Country Preacher, Wife, & Children - Popular Music - It Happened on the Bus - Books - Moving On - War - Best Friends Forever - Wisdom -Pirates - and more. Prizes from $10 - $150. $10 registration fee + $1 for each poem entered.



Continue reading ...
 

Past Loves Day

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, In : Contest 
PAST LOVES DAY
http://www.ourpastloves.com/contest
---
NO ENTRY FEE
Nearly everyone has memories of a former sweetheart. Write your true story of an earlier love, in no more than 700 words. Tell us about someone whose memory brings a smile or a tear, or both:What feelings arise if you allow yourself to be fully open to remembering that person? What is it about that special someone that you still cherish? IN PARTICULAR, how did that person's presence in your life change...

Continue reading ...
 

Memoir (and) Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 18, 2011, In : Contest 
MEMOIR (AND) CONTEST
 
Deadline - Tue, 8/16/2011
 
Categories - Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
Entry Fees - None
Prizes - $500/$250/$100 and publication; $100 and publication for graphic and photography memoirs
Description - Memoir in prose, poetry, graphic memoir or photography. Given to most outstanding memoirs (traditional, nontraditional or experimental) drawn from the submission period.
 
Contact Information -
Memoir (and) Submissions
P.O....

Continue reading ...
 

The Banner, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 17, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
THE BANNER, USA

The official monthly publication of the Christian Reformed Church in North America. Pays for articles upon acceptance. Uses humor and some articles for children. Read the magazine online to get an idea of what they want.

Continue reading ...
 

Oregon Writers Colony Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 17, 2011, In : Contest 
The Oregon Writers Colony is sponsoring two writing contests that both have a deadline of August 15, 2011.
 
One is for short stories, both True and Imagined, word limit - 2,500, prizes - $200, $100, $50, entry fee - $15 for non-members with an optional judges' constructive critique available for $10. http://oregonwriterscolony.org/short-story-contest/
 
The other is for poetry, up to 3 poems, any style, unpublished, prizes - $100, $50, $25, entry fee - $15 for 3 poems f...

Continue reading ...
 

Writers Relief Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 15, 2011, In : Contest 
Writers Relief Peter K. Hixson Memorial Award for Creative Writers Poetry Contest
 
DEADLINE: Friday, July 22, 2011
GENRE: Poetry (submit 5-10 poems)
FEE: This is a no-fee poetry contest.
PRIZE: $1300 in Writer's Relief submission services.


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 14, 2011, In : Contest 
 

Limerick Laughs

 
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $100 to the author of the winning limerick for this picture. Limericks must contain five lines. Entries will not be returned. Enter as many times as you wish. The Jul/Aug 2011 Limerick Laughs winner will be announced in the Nov/Dec 2011 issue. Entries must be postmarked by August 3.
 
Send entries on a postcard to:
Lime...

Continue reading ...
 

Salem Literary Festival Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, In : Contest 
SALEM LITERARY FESTIVAL WRITING CONTEST
---
Offering a $200 prize for the winning work of short fiction on a theme of A Classic Re-Told. Choose a childhood fairy tale or story from classic literature and rewrite it, or mash-up some old favorites with a modern twist! The winning author will receive a $200 honorarium. In addition, the winning author will be invited to read their piece at the Salem Literary Festival in Salem, MA, in ...

Continue reading ...
 

2013 Poet's Market

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, In : Contest 
2013 POET'S MARKET
http://blog.writersdigest.com/poeticasides/2011/05/31/CallForPoetrySubmissionsForThe2013PoetsMarket.aspx
---
Considering poetry submissions for the 2013 Poet's Market. Twenty previously unpublished poems will be selected for publication in the book, and the poets will receive a paycheck for their poems. Decision made by December 15, 2011. Announcement made on this blog after individual poets notified. The contract will include publication, $50 payment, and a contributor copy o...

Continue reading ...
 

How to Succeed in Busines and Life Through Your Stomach

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 11, 2011, In : Contest 
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS AND LIFE THROUGH YOUR STOMACH
http://sixteenoctober.com/blog/story-contest-how-to-succeed-in-business-and-life-through-your-stomach
---
NO ENTRY FEE
Looking for stories about business and personal relationships that have been formed as a result of shared meals, including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Drinking stories are also wanted, as we all have friendships and business deals that have been made or broken after a night of cockta...

Continue reading ...
 

Boys Quest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 10, 2011, In : Children's 
BOYS QUEST
http://funforkidzmagazines.com/writers
---
Each of our issues is based on a theme. Great editorial calendar. BOYS' QUEST is a magazine created for boys from 6 to 13 years, with youngsters 8, 9, and 10 the specific target age. BOYS' QUEST looks for articles, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that deal with timeless topics, such as pets, nature, hobbies, science, games, sports, careers, simple cooking, and anything else likely to interest a 10-year-old boy. The...

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Poetry Society of New Hampshire

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 9, 2011, In : Contest 

Poetry Society of New Hampshire
http://www.poetrysocietyofnewhampshire.org/contest.html

The Poetry Society of New Hampshire sponsors four National Contests open to all poets, members or not. Judges for the contests are not members of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire. Prizes are awarded to four places, 1st place, $100, 2nd place, $50, 3rd and 4th places $25 each. Winning poems will be published in our quarterly magazine, The Poets Touchstone, and winning poets will receive ...


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Matter Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 8, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
MATTER PRESS
http://matter.submishmash.com/Submit
---
The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts is looking for, as you might guess, "compressed creative arts." We accept fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, mixed media, visual arts, and even kitchen sinks, if they are compressed in some way. Work is published weekly. We pay writers $50 per accepted piece and signed contract. We are currently ONLY open for compressed prose, either fiction or creative nonfiction. Please submit only during the presc...

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Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 7, 2011, In : Contest 
Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest

http://www.poetrysocietyoftexas.org/PST_2011_annual_contests.pdf


100 categories to enter. Enter 3 poems for $5 and $2 for each poem after that. Prizes range from $25 - $400.
 
Deadline: August 15, 2011.  


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Ruminate Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 7, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
 
A good word, in and of itself, can be a spiritual endeavor expressing the beauty, creativity, and ironies of the human experience. Because of this, RUMINATE publishes work with both subtle and overt associations to the Christian faith as well as work that has no direct association. Accepts fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and reviews.
 
Winter Issue #22, Open Theme: Deadline August 15th, 2011 
 

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Pockets Annual Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 5, 2011, In : Contest 
Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days
Annual Fiction Contest
 
Entries are received beginning March 1 and must be postmarked no later than August 15.
• Please indicate FICTION CONTEST on both the outside envelope and the cover sheet.
• There is no set theme and no entry fee.
• Stories should be 750–1,000 words. (Stories shorter than 750 words or longer than 1,000 words will be disqualified.)
• Stories must be previously...

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Intergeneration Story Contest 2011

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 4, 2011, In : Contest 

Intergeneration Storytelling Contest 2011

http://www.intergenerationday.org/storyboard.html

International Storytelling Contest asks you to tell a story that involves your parents, grandparents, great-aunt, distant cousin or black-sheep uncle. Everyone has family stories that cover humor, horror, incredulous events, sympathy and sorrow. It's what makes families bond, split, develop personality. Just tell the story about multiple levels of your family, sho...


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Berry Blue Haiku online journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 3, 2011, In : Online magazine 
Berry Blue Haiku now accepting submissions for their online journal. http://berrybluehaiku.blogspot.com/p/submissions.html
 
Please read the following guidelines and style tips carefully before submitting:

Berry Blue request FIRST SERIAL RIGHTS and NON-EXCLUSIVE WORLDWIDE ELECTRONIC RIGHTS in PERPETUITY. All other rights revert back to the author following online publication. Please note that this is a nonpaying market. 


Their general definition of haiku is a two- or three-l...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Hello to a Better Body!

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 2, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Hello to a Better Body!
Weight Loss and Fitness for Women Over

It can be so hard for women over 50 to lose weight and stay fit. We're looking for stories from women over 50 who have found answers. How did you find the motivation to lose weight and get fit? Are there special routines that you have found that make it easier to maintain your weight and fitness? Did you find ways to make self-care more of a priority? Your stories will provide inspiration and camarade...


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Christian Bloggers Needed for Book Reviews

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 1, 2011, In : Book Reviews 
Christian Bloggers Needed for Book Reviews

Christian Small Publishers Association (CSPA) has launched a new book review program for bloggers called BookCrash. BookCrash offers free review copies of new books from small Christian publishers to reviewers who post Christian book reviews on their blogs.
 
Many small publishers are producing quality reading material for Christians. BookCrash is designed to help these small publishers get the word out to the readin...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: July, 2011

Devozine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 31, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
DEVOZINE 

http://www.upperroom.org/devozine/2011/julaug/writers_guidelines.asp


Daily meditations are 250 words in length and must tie in
with the weekly themes. Longer articles are preferred for weekend publication and reading. Query for these longer pieces. They are 500-600 words. Daily devotions pay $25 and the longer pieces pay $100. Youth are invited to
send the daily, shorter pieces as well.

The publication is designed for:
Youth ages 12-18 who seek personal devotional ...

Continue reading ...
 

Uncle John's Flush Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 30, 2011, In : Fiction Anthology 
Uncle John's Flush Fiction wants your short story! "We're looking for entertaining short fiction, suitable for bathroom (or anyroom) reading, maximum 1,000 words. Send us your best Western, mystery, horror, sci-fi, literary story, parody - all we ask if that it's entertaining." This print anthology will consider previously-published submissions (so long as the author retains copyright).
 
Pays: $50, plus two copies. Deadline: August 31, 2011. See http://bathroomreader.com/flushfiction/ for...

Continue reading ...
 

Haiku Society of America Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 29, 2011, In : Contest 
Three Haiku Society of America Contests -
 

Harold G. Henderson Award for Best Unpublished Haiku

Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu

HSA Contest for Best Unpublished Haibun

 
All contest submissions must be inhand by Aug. 31st. Submit up to 10 unpublished haiku, not submitted for publication or to any other contest. Publication is defined as an appearance in a printed book, magazine, or journal (sold or given away), or in any online journal that presents...


Continue reading ...
 

Women on Writing Summer 2011 Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 28, 2011, In : Contest 
WOMEN ON WRITING SUMMER 2011 FLASH FICTION CONTEST
 


OVERVIEW:


WOW! hosts a (quarterly) writing contest every three months. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity, communication, and well-rewarded recognition to contestants. The contest is open globally; age is of no matter; and entries must be in English. We are open to all styles of writing, although we do encourage you to take a close look at our guest judge for ...


Continue reading ...
 

Seven Hills Prose Literary & Penumbra Poetry & Haiku Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, In : Contest 
SEVEN HILLS PROSE LITERARY CONTESTS AND PENUMBRA POETRY & HAIKU CONTEST
 
http://sevenhillsreview.submishmash.com/Submit
---
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2011 (Firm)
 
Seven Hill Literary Contest $4-$17 ENTRY FEES. $100 first place winners, $75 second, and $50 third plus publication in the Seven Hills Review.
Contest Categories:
Short Story: 2,500 word maximum, any genre.
Creative Nonfiction: 2,500 word maximum. Submissions in this genre could include (but are not limited to) memoir, food or trave...

Continue reading ...
 

Be Part of the Story: His Is Mine

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, In : Christian Online Magazine 

Be Part of the Story: His Is Mine

Whether new or lifelong, bold or quiet, obvious or subtle, each person's story of Christian belief is unique. Whether your story is moving, inspiring, or passionate, God will use it to ignite a desire for Him in the heart of others.

The “His Is Mine” (H.I.M.) campaign, inspired by Max Lucado’s book, God’s Story, Your Story, enables the body of Christ to unite, be heard, and reflect the power of God’s story in millions of individuals’ lives. It...


Continue reading ...
 

Story Callout - Casual Elegance

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Casual Elegance
Submissions should be sent to:

Barbie Jenkins Porter at barbieannporter@gmail.com or to Nellotie Porter Chastain at nellotiec@gmail.com or by snail mail to: Casual Elegance, P.O. Box 222, Beaver Dam KY 42320

There's nothing more beautiful than a woman who walks elegantly in casual faith, nor nothing more alluring as a woman who causally walks in elegant faith. Although it would appear Casual Elegance is an oxymoron, is it not what our Lord called us to do as He taught such thin...


Continue reading ...
 

Faces, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 25, 2011, In : Children's 
FACES, USA
http://www.cobblestonepub.com/magazine/FAC/
 
The magazine is about world cultures and geography for grades 4 and above. Pays up to $0.25 for fiction and non-fiction. Pay varies for activities section (crafts, games, recipes. projects), puzzles and games.

Guidelines: http://www.cobblestonepub.com/guides_FAC.html

from:
www.worldwidefreelance.com

Continue reading ...
 

Detroit Writers' Guild Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 24, 2011, In : Contest 
Detroit Writers' Guild Poetry Contest
 
Entry fee: $10 for two poems. Line limit: 30 lines. Prizes: $100, $75, $50.

Deadline: August 30, 2011.

http://www.detroitwritersguild.com/
  Click on "Contests"  
 

Continue reading ...
 

Church Libraries

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 24, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Church Libraries, 9118 W. Elmwood Dr., #1G, Niles, IL 60714-5820. F(847)296-0754. Email: linjohnson-at-eclalibraries.org. Website: http://eclalibraries.org. Lin Johnson, Managing Editor. "Our purpose is to assist church and Christian school librarians in setting up, maintaining, and promoting libraries and media centers. Two-thirds of the journal is devoted to reviews of books and other media to help librarians make wise choices with their budgets. (I'm not looking for reviewers.) Although th...

Continue reading ...
 

WRITERS' Journal Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 23, 2011, In : Contest 
WRITERS' Journal Poetry Contest

Prizes: $50, $25, $15, plus honorable mentions. First, Second, & Third prize winners will be published in WRITERS' Journal. Annual Deadlines: April 30, August 30, December 30. Line limit: 25 lines
Reading Fee: $3.00/poem U.S. funds only

Full details at:
www.writersjournal.com/PoetryContest.htm
Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Home Sweet Home

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 21, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Home Sweet Home
www.chickensoup.com

Whether you rent your home or own your home, home is where your heart is. It is your safe place in the world. We are looking for stories about getting your first home, returning to your childhood home, do it yourself repair disasters and successes, downsizing, moving day or any heartwarming or funny stories associated with home. This book will make the perfect housewarming gift. Nonfiction stories up to 1200 words....


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Tennessee

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 21, 2011, In : Contest 
Poetry Society of Tennessee
 
http://www.tpstn.org/midsouthpoetryfestival.html
 
Deadline: Aug. 22, 2011
 
35 categories to enter including Country Preacher, Wife, & Children - Popular Music - It Happened on the Bus - Books - Moving On - War - Best Friends Forever - Wisdom -Pirates - and more. Prizes from $10 - $150. $10 registration fee + $1 for each poem entered.



Continue reading ...
 

Past Loves Day

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, In : Contest 
PAST LOVES DAY
http://www.ourpastloves.com/contest
---
NO ENTRY FEE
Nearly everyone has memories of a former sweetheart. Write your true story of an earlier love, in no more than 700 words. Tell us about someone whose memory brings a smile or a tear, or both:What feelings arise if you allow yourself to be fully open to remembering that person? What is it about that special someone that you still cherish? IN PARTICULAR, how did that person's presence in your life change...

Continue reading ...
 

Memoir (and) Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 18, 2011, In : Contest 
MEMOIR (AND) CONTEST
 
Deadline - Tue, 8/16/2011
 
Categories - Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
Entry Fees - None
Prizes - $500/$250/$100 and publication; $100 and publication for graphic and photography memoirs
Description - Memoir in prose, poetry, graphic memoir or photography. Given to most outstanding memoirs (traditional, nontraditional or experimental) drawn from the submission period.
 
Contact Information -
Memoir (and) Submissions
P.O....

Continue reading ...
 

The Banner, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 17, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
THE BANNER, USA

The official monthly publication of the Christian Reformed Church in North America. Pays for articles upon acceptance. Uses humor and some articles for children. Read the magazine online to get an idea of what they want.

Continue reading ...
 

Oregon Writers Colony Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 17, 2011, In : Contest 
The Oregon Writers Colony is sponsoring two writing contests that both have a deadline of August 15, 2011.
 
One is for short stories, both True and Imagined, word limit - 2,500, prizes - $200, $100, $50, entry fee - $15 for non-members with an optional judges' constructive critique available for $10. http://oregonwriterscolony.org/short-story-contest/
 
The other is for poetry, up to 3 poems, any style, unpublished, prizes - $100, $50, $25, entry fee - $15 for 3 poems f...

Continue reading ...
 

Writers Relief Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 15, 2011, In : Contest 
Writers Relief Peter K. Hixson Memorial Award for Creative Writers Poetry Contest
 
DEADLINE: Friday, July 22, 2011
GENRE: Poetry (submit 5-10 poems)
FEE: This is a no-fee poetry contest.
PRIZE: $1300 in Writer's Relief submission services.


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 14, 2011, In : Contest 
 

Limerick Laughs

 
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $100 to the author of the winning limerick for this picture. Limericks must contain five lines. Entries will not be returned. Enter as many times as you wish. The Jul/Aug 2011 Limerick Laughs winner will be announced in the Nov/Dec 2011 issue. Entries must be postmarked by August 3.
 
Send entries on a postcard to:
Lime...

Continue reading ...
 

Salem Literary Festival Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, In : Contest 
SALEM LITERARY FESTIVAL WRITING CONTEST
---
Offering a $200 prize for the winning work of short fiction on a theme of A Classic Re-Told. Choose a childhood fairy tale or story from classic literature and rewrite it, or mash-up some old favorites with a modern twist! The winning author will receive a $200 honorarium. In addition, the winning author will be invited to read their piece at the Salem Literary Festival in Salem, MA, in ...

Continue reading ...
 

2013 Poet's Market

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, In : Contest 
2013 POET'S MARKET
http://blog.writersdigest.com/poeticasides/2011/05/31/CallForPoetrySubmissionsForThe2013PoetsMarket.aspx
---
Considering poetry submissions for the 2013 Poet's Market. Twenty previously unpublished poems will be selected for publication in the book, and the poets will receive a paycheck for their poems. Decision made by December 15, 2011. Announcement made on this blog after individual poets notified. The contract will include publication, $50 payment, and a contributor copy o...

Continue reading ...
 

How to Succeed in Busines and Life Through Your Stomach

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 11, 2011, In : Contest 
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS AND LIFE THROUGH YOUR STOMACH
http://sixteenoctober.com/blog/story-contest-how-to-succeed-in-business-and-life-through-your-stomach
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NO ENTRY FEE
Looking for stories about business and personal relationships that have been formed as a result of shared meals, including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Drinking stories are also wanted, as we all have friendships and business deals that have been made or broken after a night of cockta...

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Boys Quest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 10, 2011, In : Children's 
BOYS QUEST
http://funforkidzmagazines.com/writers
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Each of our issues is based on a theme. Great editorial calendar. BOYS' QUEST is a magazine created for boys from 6 to 13 years, with youngsters 8, 9, and 10 the specific target age. BOYS' QUEST looks for articles, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that deal with timeless topics, such as pets, nature, hobbies, science, games, sports, careers, simple cooking, and anything else likely to interest a 10-year-old boy. The...

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Poetry Society of New Hampshire

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 9, 2011, In : Contest 

Poetry Society of New Hampshire
http://www.poetrysocietyofnewhampshire.org/contest.html

The Poetry Society of New Hampshire sponsors four National Contests open to all poets, members or not. Judges for the contests are not members of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire. Prizes are awarded to four places, 1st place, $100, 2nd place, $50, 3rd and 4th places $25 each. Winning poems will be published in our quarterly magazine, The Poets Touchstone, and winning poets will receive ...


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Matter Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 8, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
MATTER PRESS
http://matter.submishmash.com/Submit
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The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts is looking for, as you might guess, "compressed creative arts." We accept fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, mixed media, visual arts, and even kitchen sinks, if they are compressed in some way. Work is published weekly. We pay writers $50 per accepted piece and signed contract. We are currently ONLY open for compressed prose, either fiction or creative nonfiction. Please submit only during the presc...

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Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 7, 2011, In : Contest 
Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest

http://www.poetrysocietyoftexas.org/PST_2011_annual_contests.pdf


100 categories to enter. Enter 3 poems for $5 and $2 for each poem after that. Prizes range from $25 - $400.
 
Deadline: August 15, 2011.  


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Ruminate Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 7, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
 
A good word, in and of itself, can be a spiritual endeavor expressing the beauty, creativity, and ironies of the human experience. Because of this, RUMINATE publishes work with both subtle and overt associations to the Christian faith as well as work that has no direct association. Accepts fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and reviews.
 
Winter Issue #22, Open Theme: Deadline August 15th, 2011 
 

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Pockets Annual Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 5, 2011, In : Contest 
Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days
Annual Fiction Contest
 
Entries are received beginning March 1 and must be postmarked no later than August 15.
• Please indicate FICTION CONTEST on both the outside envelope and the cover sheet.
• There is no set theme and no entry fee.
• Stories should be 750–1,000 words. (Stories shorter than 750 words or longer than 1,000 words will be disqualified.)
• Stories must be previously...

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Intergeneration Story Contest 2011

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 4, 2011, In : Contest 

Intergeneration Storytelling Contest 2011

http://www.intergenerationday.org/storyboard.html

International Storytelling Contest asks you to tell a story that involves your parents, grandparents, great-aunt, distant cousin or black-sheep uncle. Everyone has family stories that cover humor, horror, incredulous events, sympathy and sorrow. It's what makes families bond, split, develop personality. Just tell the story about multiple levels of your family, sho...


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Berry Blue Haiku online journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 3, 2011, In : Online magazine 
Berry Blue Haiku now accepting submissions for their online journal. http://berrybluehaiku.blogspot.com/p/submissions.html
 
Please read the following guidelines and style tips carefully before submitting:

Berry Blue request FIRST SERIAL RIGHTS and NON-EXCLUSIVE WORLDWIDE ELECTRONIC RIGHTS in PERPETUITY. All other rights revert back to the author following online publication. Please note that this is a nonpaying market. 


Their general definition of haiku is a two- or three-l...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Hello to a Better Body!

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 2, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Hello to a Better Body!
Weight Loss and Fitness for Women Over

It can be so hard for women over 50 to lose weight and stay fit. We're looking for stories from women over 50 who have found answers. How did you find the motivation to lose weight and get fit? Are there special routines that you have found that make it easier to maintain your weight and fitness? Did you find ways to make self-care more of a priority? Your stories will provide inspiration and camarade...


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Christian Bloggers Needed for Book Reviews

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 1, 2011, In : Book Reviews 
Christian Bloggers Needed for Book Reviews

Christian Small Publishers Association (CSPA) has launched a new book review program for bloggers called BookCrash. BookCrash offers free review copies of new books from small Christian publishers to reviewers who post Christian book reviews on their blogs.
 
Many small publishers are producing quality reading material for Christians. BookCrash is designed to help these small publishers get the word out to the readin...

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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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