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, 2011

The Liebster Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 31, 2011,

The Liebster Award

Great News! Canadian blogger, Rose McCormick Brandon, has given my blog, Christian Writers Submission Information, the Liebster Award!  

Rose blogs on Listening to my Hair Grow: Enjoying God and His Creation where she shares personal stories of how others have found God and her own journey of praise for His creation.

One of the conditions of my receiving this award, is that I present it to other bloggers of my choosing, so I have chosen the following five bloggers to ...


Continue reading ...
 

Glass Woman Prize Exceptional Call for Ghost Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 31, 2011, In : Contest 
Glass Woman Prize Exceptional Call for Ghost Stories
http://www.sigriddaughter.com/GlassWomanPrize.htm
Deadline: November 18, 2011
NO ENTRY FEE

"An anonymous flesh and blood patron of the arts has offered a $100 prize for a ghost story written by a woman. Here is what she writes: 'Ghosts are with us all year round and in this season of mists they call for particular attention. I leave the definition of "ghost story" up to the author and look forward to the many embodiments and disembodiments of t...

Continue reading ...
 

A Writing Opportunity from Christian published author, Dena Dyer

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 30, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
 

A Writing Opportunity: Help Me with my Book (please?) from published Christian author, Dena Dyer 

 
“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Psalm 147:3
                 I’m so excited about the project I’m currently working on! It was an idea that God gave to my co-author, Tina Samples, in the middle of the night. We’re kindred spirits and both sing, spea...

Continue reading ...
 

Ladybug, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 29, 2011, In : Children's 
Ladybug, USA
 
Magazine for children ages 2 to 6. Features original stories and poems. Pays $0.25 per word, $25 minimum.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Springfield Poets & Friends 12th Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 28, 2011, In : Contest 

Springfield Poets & Friends 12th Annual Poetry Contest
http://christwriters.info/springfield-poets-and-friends-poetry-contest.php

Categories: Free Verse, Formal Verse, Contemporary Forms, Humorous, Haiku or Senryu

40 lines limit

$1.00 per poem entry fee. Enter up to 3 unpublished poems in each category.

Prizes: $25, $15, or $10 + 3 Honorable Mentions

Deadline: November 30, 2011.


Continue reading ...
 

Workers Write! Tales From the Combat Zone

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 28, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
WORKERS WRITE! TALES FROM THE COMBAT ZONE
 
Issue eight of Workers Write! will be Tales from the Combat Zone and will contain stories and poems from the soldier's point of view (all branches welcome). We are interested in everything from command to grunt work. We will also consider war stories and peacekeeping missions, as long as the job is the central theme. Drop us a line if you have a question.
 
Deadline Dec. 1, 2011 (or until the issue is fu...

Continue reading ...
 

Bacopa Literary Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 27, 2011, In : Contest 
Bacopa Literary Review
Deadline: Nov. 30, 2011
 
Fiction and Nonfiction/Creative Nonfiction - 1,000-3,300 words
Short Fiction - up to 1,000 words
Poetry - up to 30 lines, 3 poems per entry
 
Entry fee: $11    Prizes: $200, $100 + publication
 

Continue reading ...
 

The Writer Magazine Essay & Memoir Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, In : Contest 
The Writer Magazine Essay & Memoir Contest
 
We're pleased to announce that The Writer, in collaboration with Gotham Writers' Workshop, is offering a new contest: a personal essay/memoir contest.

Here's your chance to tell us something about you! We're looking for your original, unpublished viewpoint about a particular topic or an experience you've had. Essays should be 1,000-1,200 words; the deadline is Nov. 30, 2011. For more details, check out the complete rules and guidelines at:
http:/...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Dog Did That!

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Dog Did That!
 
 
Our dogs make us smile every day, but sometimes they really outdo themselves. Whether they came up with the idea themselves, or you put them in a situation that caused them to do something unusual, we want to hear about it! Tell us what your dog did that made you say "I Can't Believe My Dog Did That!" We know you'll have many great stories for us and that you rejoice in the simple absurdities, funnyf your...

Continue reading ...
 

Creative Nonfiction Book Project: Becoming a Nurse

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 24, 2011,
Creative Nonfiction Book Project: Becoming a Nurse
http://www.creativenonfiction.org/thejournal/submittocnf.htm#nurse

Creative Nonfiction is seeking essays by and about nurses for a new collection, Becoming a Nurse: Real Stories of Nurses, Their Lives and Their Patients.
 
Most Americans will be hospitalized at some point in their lives, and nurses will be their most consistent point of contact with the health care establishment. While doctors have long been the subjects of the more glam...

Continue reading ...
 

Adanna 2011 Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 23, 2011, In : Contest 
 
Adanna 2011 Poetry Contest
http://adannajournal.blogspot.com/p/poetry-contest.html

a Collection of Contemporary Love poetry
Open to all writers: (National and International submissions in English)
-         $100 cash prize for 1st place with centerfold placement
-         This collection will be limited to 50 of the best love poems
-         Adanna’s collection of love poetry will be a perfect bound print book publication
-         All winners will rece...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Cat Did That!

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 22, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Cat Did That!

Our cats make us smile every day, but sometimes they really outdo themselves. Whether they came up with the idea themselves, or you put them in a situation that caused them to do something unusual, we want to hear about it! Tell us what your cat did that made you say "I Can't Believe My Cat Did That!" We know you'll have many great stories for us and that you rejoice in the simple absurdities, funny habits, and crazy antics of your c...

Continue reading ...
 

Chrysalis Reader

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 21, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Chrysalis Reader is a contemporary journal of spiritual discovery.
 
The Chrysalis Reader audience includes people from numerous faiths and backgrounds. Many of them work in psychology, education, religion, the arts, sciences, or one of the helping professions. The style of writing may be humorous, serious, or some combination of these approaches. Essays, poetry, and fiction that are not evangelical in tone but that are unique in addressing the Chrysalis Reader theme are more likely to be ...

Continue reading ...
 

WyoPoets National Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 20, 2011, In : Contest 
2011 WyoPoets National Poetry Contest
http://www.wyopoets.org/contests.html

Send poems for the National Contest any time afer Aug. 1, 2011. Postmark deadline Nov. 30, 2011. Poems may be published or unpublished, on any subject, any form, 40 lines or less (including title and line breaks), that has NOT won a prize larger than $50.00 in any one contest, or a money prize in a previous WyoPoets Annual contest. All poems must be original work of entrant. No pornography, racial or sexual slurs, or la...

Continue reading ...
 

Women on Writing Fall 2011 Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, In : Contest 
WOMEN ON WRITING FALL 2011 FLASH FICTION CONTEST
http://wow-womenonwriting.com/contest.php  

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 the season (upper right...

Continue reading ...
 

Lucidity Poetry Journal Clarity Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 18, 2011, In : Contest 
Lucidity Poetry Journal Clarity Awards
http://lucidityjournal.00books.com
Deadline: Oct. 31, 2011

Twice-yearly neutral free contest offers prizes of $100, $50, and $25 for poems about the human experience. No entry fee. Authors must be 18+. Editor Ted Badger says: "Seeking poetry that deals with people, relationships, life issues and events, written in clear and concise English. Form of the poem is open but it must have something to say without resorting to v...

Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers Writing Contest: Personal Essay

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 17, 2011, In : Contest 
 SouthWest Writers 2011 Fifth Bi-Monthly Writing Contest: Personal Essay
 
A personal essay on any subject whatever -- political or lifestyle choices, rants or praise, pet peeves or dear loves. Limit 500 words. Postmark deadline: October 29, 2011. Please include your contact information (address, phone and email) and permission to publish or not on a separate sheet. Do not include any identifying information on the manuscript itself. ...

Continue reading ...
 

Assissi: An Online Journal of Arts & Letters

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 16, 2011,
Assissi: An Online Journal of Arts & Letters, published by St. Francis College in Brooklyn, is actively seeking submissions (poetry, short stories, non-fiction essays, photography and art work) for our third issue. Assisi maintains a rolling call for submissions. Assisi offers an eclectic mix of essays (both academic and personal), short fiction and poetry in an online journal which is published twice-yearly. We also publish photographs, drawings and other art works. To see first two issues a...

Continue reading ...
 

Abilene Writers Guild Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 16, 2011, In : Contest 

Abilene Writers Guild Annual Writing Contest

 
Deadline: November 30, 2011. Entry fee: $10 per entry per category. onte
 
Categories include: rhymed poetry, unrhymed poetry, flash fiction, children's stories 3-8, articles of general interest, compositions of inspirations, memoir/nostalgia, fiction for adults.   Prizes in each category: $100, $65, $35.


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Oklahoma

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 15, 2011, In : Contest 
Poetry Society of Oklahoma

http://www.angelfire.com/poetry/pso/Contest_Rules.html

Postmark deadline: November 30, 2011.

Entry fee: $3 per contest entry. 9 cateogreis to enter including Your Favorite Biblical Character.

Prizes range from $5 to $40.



Continue reading ...
 

Soul-Making Literary Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 14, 2011, In : Contest 
Soul-Making Literary Competition
 
Categories: poetry, short story, creative nonfiction, novel excerpt, prose poem, flash fiction, memoir, humor, and essay.
 
Prizes in each category, $100, $50, and $25.
 
Entry fee: $5 per entry. Postmark deadline: November 30, 2011.


Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Short Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 13, 2011, In : Contest 
 
Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition 2011
http://www.writersdigest.com/competitions/short-story

We’re looking for fiction that’s bold, brilliant…but brief. Send us your best in 1,500 words or fewer.
But don't be too long about it - the deadline is Nov. 15, 2011.
 
PRIZES
First Place: $3,000 and a trip to the Writer's Digest Conference
Second Place: $1,500
Third Place: $500
Fourth Through Tenth Place: $100
Eleventh Through Twenty-Fifth Place: $50 gift certificate for Writer's...

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The Poetry Society of New Hampshire

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, In : Contest 

The Poetry Society of New Hampshirehttp://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 one copy of...


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2011 Dr. Doris Mueller Poetry & Prose Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, In : Contest 
 
2011 Dr. Doris Mueller Poetry & Prose Contest
http://saturdaywriters.blogspot.com/p/contests.html

Dr. Doris Mueller was a passionate educator, author and poet. She was also a long-time member of the Missouri Writers’ Guild. As part of her legacy, the 2011 MWG Board of Directors has established this contest, with proceeds beyond the prize money to go toward an annual scholarship to be awarded to a creative writing or English student enrolled in a program in a Missouri college or universi...

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Poetry Society of South Carolina

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 10, 2011, In : Contest 
Poetry Society of South Carolina

Deadline November 15
Judges to be announced
7 contests open to anyone. Prizes $50 - $500. Entry fee: $5 per poem.

Continue reading ...
 

Heavenly Company: Entertaining Angels and Other Strangers

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 9, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
 
Heavenly Company: Entertaining Angels and Other Strangers is a book project that Cecil Murphey and Twila Belk have contracted with Summerside/Guideposts for an August 2012 release. We want true stories of angelic appearances that resulted in changed lives.
 
Do you have an angel story to tell but can't write it yourself? Email us the details. If we believe your story has potential for this book, we will contact you for more information and will write the story for you. We will edit every...

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Georgia Poetry Society 2011 Poetry Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 8, 2011, In : Contest 

Georgia Poetry Society 2011 Poetry Contests

The Georgia Poetry Society conducts contests in the fall of each year, with an October 31 postmark deadline for all entries. In addition to earning cash prizes, the top three poems in each contest may be published in The Reach of Song, the annual GPS poetry anthology. Eight specific categories and complete rules can be found at: 
http://www.georgiapoetrysociety.org/Contests.aspx  

Entry fees: GPS Life Members: No fee; GPS members: $2 per pome; Non-...


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The Society of Southwestern Authors 2011 Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 7, 2011, In : Contest 
 
The Society of Southwestern Authors 2011 Writing Contest

Deadline: October 31, 2011
 
 
Categories: Short Story - 2,500 words max
                  Personal Essay/Memoir - 2,500 words max
                  Poetry - 40 lines max
 
Prizes Awarded In Each Category: 1st: $250, 2nd: $125, 3rd: $75, Honorable mentions: $25
1st place through Honorable Mention winning stories printed in The Story Teller
 
Entry fee: $15 per entry
 
Commendation ...

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Cool Well Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 6, 2011, In : Book Publisher 
Cool Well Press
 
 
Cool Well Press is your new destination for amazing reads. We offer a variety of genres including fantasy, mystery, science fiction, suspense, historicals, Young Adult, and non-fiction. We strive to bring you the best and brightest authors and stories that will touch your heart, open your mind, and keep you thinking long past The End.
 
We publish two distinct lines - book-length Young Adult fiction across all genres...

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Illinois State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, In : Contest 

Illinois State Poetry Society Poetry Contest for 2011 (18th Annual) 
http://www.illinoispoets.org/contest.htm 

Categories: 1) free verse, 2) formal verse--please identify form, 3) a poem on Personal Growth (physical, mental, emotional or spiritual). Prizes $50, $30, $10 & three Hon. Mention.

Maximum length one standard page. Type size 12 or 14 pt. Original poems in English only.

Submit two copies of each poem; first copy with ID (name/address/e-mail or ph.) and category in upper left ha...


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Hallmark Cards: Watch What You Say

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, In : Greeting Cards 
 
Hallmark Cards: Watch What You Say
 
 
Your challenge this month is to use a photo or a design with your original writing to create a funny birthday card specifically for a guy or a gal. Too easy, right? That's why we have these rules:
 
Rule #1:
The cards for the gals cannot use these words in any way, shape or form on the card: FAT, PAMPER or WRINKLES.
 
Rule #2:
The cards for the guys cannot use these words ...

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Going Bonkers

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 3, 2011, In : Online magazine 
 
Going Bonkers is a self-help magazine that is educational, entertaining and motivational. This humorous, delightfully eclectic magazine is packed with information and articles to help you understand, manage and overcome stress in ALL areas of your life.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Zocalo Public Square Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 2, 2011, In : Contest 
ZOCALO PUBLIC SQUARE POETRY PRIZE
http://zocalopublicsquare.org/thepublicsquare/2011/06/26/zocalo-public-square-poetry-prize/read/poems/
---
NO ENTRY FEE
The Zócalo Public Square Poetry Prize is awarded annually to the U.S. poet whose poem best evokes a connection to place. "Place" may be interpreted by the poet as a place of historical, cultural, political or personal importance; it may be a literal, imaginary or metaphorical landscape. We are looking for one poem that offers our readers a fres...

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Ideals Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 1, 2011,
Ideals Books
 
Ideals Children’s Books publishes fiction and nonfiction picture books for children ages 4 to 8. Subjects include holiday, inspirational, and patriotic themes; relationships and values; and general fiction. Manuscripts should be no longer than 800 words.
 
CandyCane Press publishes board books and novelty books for children ages 2 to 5. Subject matter is similar to Ideals Children’s Books, with a focus on younger children. Manuscripts should be no longer than 250 word...

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Browsing Archive: October, 2011

The Liebster Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 31, 2011,

The Liebster Award

Great News! Canadian blogger, Rose McCormick Brandon, has given my blog, Christian Writers Submission Information, the Liebster Award!  

Rose blogs on Listening to my Hair Grow: Enjoying God and His Creation where she shares personal stories of how others have found God and her own journey of praise for His creation.

One of the conditions of my receiving this award, is that I present it to other bloggers of my choosing, so I have chosen the following five bloggers to ...


Continue reading ...
 

Glass Woman Prize Exceptional Call for Ghost Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 31, 2011, In : Contest 
Glass Woman Prize Exceptional Call for Ghost Stories
http://www.sigriddaughter.com/GlassWomanPrize.htm
Deadline: November 18, 2011
NO ENTRY FEE

"An anonymous flesh and blood patron of the arts has offered a $100 prize for a ghost story written by a woman. Here is what she writes: 'Ghosts are with us all year round and in this season of mists they call for particular attention. I leave the definition of "ghost story" up to the author and look forward to the many embodiments and disembodiments of t...

Continue reading ...
 

A Writing Opportunity from Christian published author, Dena Dyer

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 30, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
 

A Writing Opportunity: Help Me with my Book (please?) from published Christian author, Dena Dyer 

 
“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Psalm 147:3
                 I’m so excited about the project I’m currently working on! It was an idea that God gave to my co-author, Tina Samples, in the middle of the night. We’re kindred spirits and both sing, spea...

Continue reading ...
 

Ladybug, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 29, 2011, In : Children's 
Ladybug, USA
 
Magazine for children ages 2 to 6. Features original stories and poems. Pays $0.25 per word, $25 minimum.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Springfield Poets & Friends 12th Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 28, 2011, In : Contest 

Springfield Poets & Friends 12th Annual Poetry Contest
http://christwriters.info/springfield-poets-and-friends-poetry-contest.php

Categories: Free Verse, Formal Verse, Contemporary Forms, Humorous, Haiku or Senryu

40 lines limit

$1.00 per poem entry fee. Enter up to 3 unpublished poems in each category.

Prizes: $25, $15, or $10 + 3 Honorable Mentions

Deadline: November 30, 2011.


Continue reading ...
 

Workers Write! Tales From the Combat Zone

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 28, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
WORKERS WRITE! TALES FROM THE COMBAT ZONE
 
Issue eight of Workers Write! will be Tales from the Combat Zone and will contain stories and poems from the soldier's point of view (all branches welcome). We are interested in everything from command to grunt work. We will also consider war stories and peacekeeping missions, as long as the job is the central theme. Drop us a line if you have a question.
 
Deadline Dec. 1, 2011 (or until the issue is fu...

Continue reading ...
 

Bacopa Literary Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 27, 2011, In : Contest 
Bacopa Literary Review
Deadline: Nov. 30, 2011
 
Fiction and Nonfiction/Creative Nonfiction - 1,000-3,300 words
Short Fiction - up to 1,000 words
Poetry - up to 30 lines, 3 poems per entry
 
Entry fee: $11    Prizes: $200, $100 + publication
 

Continue reading ...
 

The Writer Magazine Essay & Memoir Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, In : Contest 
The Writer Magazine Essay & Memoir Contest
 
We're pleased to announce that The Writer, in collaboration with Gotham Writers' Workshop, is offering a new contest: a personal essay/memoir contest.

Here's your chance to tell us something about you! We're looking for your original, unpublished viewpoint about a particular topic or an experience you've had. Essays should be 1,000-1,200 words; the deadline is Nov. 30, 2011. For more details, check out the complete rules and guidelines at:
http:/...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Dog Did That!

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Dog Did That!
 
 
Our dogs make us smile every day, but sometimes they really outdo themselves. Whether they came up with the idea themselves, or you put them in a situation that caused them to do something unusual, we want to hear about it! Tell us what your dog did that made you say "I Can't Believe My Dog Did That!" We know you'll have many great stories for us and that you rejoice in the simple absurdities, funnyf your...

Continue reading ...
 

Creative Nonfiction Book Project: Becoming a Nurse

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 24, 2011,
Creative Nonfiction Book Project: Becoming a Nurse
http://www.creativenonfiction.org/thejournal/submittocnf.htm#nurse

Creative Nonfiction is seeking essays by and about nurses for a new collection, Becoming a Nurse: Real Stories of Nurses, Their Lives and Their Patients.
 
Most Americans will be hospitalized at some point in their lives, and nurses will be their most consistent point of contact with the health care establishment. While doctors have long been the subjects of the more glam...

Continue reading ...
 

Adanna 2011 Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 23, 2011, In : Contest 
 
Adanna 2011 Poetry Contest
http://adannajournal.blogspot.com/p/poetry-contest.html

a Collection of Contemporary Love poetry
Open to all writers: (National and International submissions in English)
-         $100 cash prize for 1st place with centerfold placement
-         This collection will be limited to 50 of the best love poems
-         Adanna’s collection of love poetry will be a perfect bound print book publication
-         All winners will rece...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Cat Did That!

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 22, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Cat Did That!

Our cats make us smile every day, but sometimes they really outdo themselves. Whether they came up with the idea themselves, or you put them in a situation that caused them to do something unusual, we want to hear about it! Tell us what your cat did that made you say "I Can't Believe My Cat Did That!" We know you'll have many great stories for us and that you rejoice in the simple absurdities, funny habits, and crazy antics of your c...

Continue reading ...
 

Chrysalis Reader

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 21, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Chrysalis Reader is a contemporary journal of spiritual discovery.
 
The Chrysalis Reader audience includes people from numerous faiths and backgrounds. Many of them work in psychology, education, religion, the arts, sciences, or one of the helping professions. The style of writing may be humorous, serious, or some combination of these approaches. Essays, poetry, and fiction that are not evangelical in tone but that are unique in addressing the Chrysalis Reader theme are more likely to be ...

Continue reading ...
 

WyoPoets National Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 20, 2011, In : Contest 
2011 WyoPoets National Poetry Contest
http://www.wyopoets.org/contests.html

Send poems for the National Contest any time afer Aug. 1, 2011. Postmark deadline Nov. 30, 2011. Poems may be published or unpublished, on any subject, any form, 40 lines or less (including title and line breaks), that has NOT won a prize larger than $50.00 in any one contest, or a money prize in a previous WyoPoets Annual contest. All poems must be original work of entrant. No pornography, racial or sexual slurs, or la...

Continue reading ...
 

Women on Writing Fall 2011 Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, In : Contest 
WOMEN ON WRITING FALL 2011 FLASH FICTION CONTEST
http://wow-womenonwriting.com/contest.php  

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 the season (upper right...

Continue reading ...
 

Lucidity Poetry Journal Clarity Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 18, 2011, In : Contest 
Lucidity Poetry Journal Clarity Awards
http://lucidityjournal.00books.com
Deadline: Oct. 31, 2011

Twice-yearly neutral free contest offers prizes of $100, $50, and $25 for poems about the human experience. No entry fee. Authors must be 18+. Editor Ted Badger says: "Seeking poetry that deals with people, relationships, life issues and events, written in clear and concise English. Form of the poem is open but it must have something to say without resorting to v...

Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers Writing Contest: Personal Essay

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 17, 2011, In : Contest 
 SouthWest Writers 2011 Fifth Bi-Monthly Writing Contest: Personal Essay
 
A personal essay on any subject whatever -- political or lifestyle choices, rants or praise, pet peeves or dear loves. Limit 500 words. Postmark deadline: October 29, 2011. Please include your contact information (address, phone and email) and permission to publish or not on a separate sheet. Do not include any identifying information on the manuscript itself. ...

Continue reading ...
 

Assissi: An Online Journal of Arts & Letters

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 16, 2011,
Assissi: An Online Journal of Arts & Letters, published by St. Francis College in Brooklyn, is actively seeking submissions (poetry, short stories, non-fiction essays, photography and art work) for our third issue. Assisi maintains a rolling call for submissions. Assisi offers an eclectic mix of essays (both academic and personal), short fiction and poetry in an online journal which is published twice-yearly. We also publish photographs, drawings and other art works. To see first two issues a...

Continue reading ...
 

Abilene Writers Guild Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 16, 2011, In : Contest 

Abilene Writers Guild Annual Writing Contest

 
Deadline: November 30, 2011. Entry fee: $10 per entry per category. onte
 
Categories include: rhymed poetry, unrhymed poetry, flash fiction, children's stories 3-8, articles of general interest, compositions of inspirations, memoir/nostalgia, fiction for adults.   Prizes in each category: $100, $65, $35.


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Oklahoma

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 15, 2011, In : Contest 
Poetry Society of Oklahoma

http://www.angelfire.com/poetry/pso/Contest_Rules.html

Postmark deadline: November 30, 2011.

Entry fee: $3 per contest entry. 9 cateogreis to enter including Your Favorite Biblical Character.

Prizes range from $5 to $40.



Continue reading ...
 

Soul-Making Literary Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 14, 2011, In : Contest 
Soul-Making Literary Competition
 
Categories: poetry, short story, creative nonfiction, novel excerpt, prose poem, flash fiction, memoir, humor, and essay.
 
Prizes in each category, $100, $50, and $25.
 
Entry fee: $5 per entry. Postmark deadline: November 30, 2011.


Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Short Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 13, 2011, In : Contest 
 
Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition 2011
http://www.writersdigest.com/competitions/short-story

We’re looking for fiction that’s bold, brilliant…but brief. Send us your best in 1,500 words or fewer.
But don't be too long about it - the deadline is Nov. 15, 2011.
 
PRIZES
First Place: $3,000 and a trip to the Writer's Digest Conference
Second Place: $1,500
Third Place: $500
Fourth Through Tenth Place: $100
Eleventh Through Twenty-Fifth Place: $50 gift certificate for Writer's...

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The Poetry Society of New Hampshire

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, In : Contest 

The Poetry Society of New Hampshirehttp://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 one copy of...


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2011 Dr. Doris Mueller Poetry & Prose Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, In : Contest 
 
2011 Dr. Doris Mueller Poetry & Prose Contest
http://saturdaywriters.blogspot.com/p/contests.html

Dr. Doris Mueller was a passionate educator, author and poet. She was also a long-time member of the Missouri Writers’ Guild. As part of her legacy, the 2011 MWG Board of Directors has established this contest, with proceeds beyond the prize money to go toward an annual scholarship to be awarded to a creative writing or English student enrolled in a program in a Missouri college or universi...

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Poetry Society of South Carolina

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 10, 2011, In : Contest 
Poetry Society of South Carolina

Deadline November 15
Judges to be announced
7 contests open to anyone. Prizes $50 - $500. Entry fee: $5 per poem.

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Heavenly Company: Entertaining Angels and Other Strangers

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 9, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
 
Heavenly Company: Entertaining Angels and Other Strangers is a book project that Cecil Murphey and Twila Belk have contracted with Summerside/Guideposts for an August 2012 release. We want true stories of angelic appearances that resulted in changed lives.
 
Do you have an angel story to tell but can't write it yourself? Email us the details. If we believe your story has potential for this book, we will contact you for more information and will write the story for you. We will edit every...

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Georgia Poetry Society 2011 Poetry Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 8, 2011, In : Contest 

Georgia Poetry Society 2011 Poetry Contests

The Georgia Poetry Society conducts contests in the fall of each year, with an October 31 postmark deadline for all entries. In addition to earning cash prizes, the top three poems in each contest may be published in The Reach of Song, the annual GPS poetry anthology. Eight specific categories and complete rules can be found at: 
http://www.georgiapoetrysociety.org/Contests.aspx  

Entry fees: GPS Life Members: No fee; GPS members: $2 per pome; Non-...


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The Society of Southwestern Authors 2011 Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 7, 2011, In : Contest 
 
The Society of Southwestern Authors 2011 Writing Contest

Deadline: October 31, 2011
 
 
Categories: Short Story - 2,500 words max
                  Personal Essay/Memoir - 2,500 words max
                  Poetry - 40 lines max
 
Prizes Awarded In Each Category: 1st: $250, 2nd: $125, 3rd: $75, Honorable mentions: $25
1st place through Honorable Mention winning stories printed in The Story Teller
 
Entry fee: $15 per entry
 
Commendation ...

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Cool Well Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 6, 2011, In : Book Publisher 
Cool Well Press
 
 
Cool Well Press is your new destination for amazing reads. We offer a variety of genres including fantasy, mystery, science fiction, suspense, historicals, Young Adult, and non-fiction. We strive to bring you the best and brightest authors and stories that will touch your heart, open your mind, and keep you thinking long past The End.
 
We publish two distinct lines - book-length Young Adult fiction across all genres...

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Illinois State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, In : Contest 

Illinois State Poetry Society Poetry Contest for 2011 (18th Annual) 
http://www.illinoispoets.org/contest.htm 

Categories: 1) free verse, 2) formal verse--please identify form, 3) a poem on Personal Growth (physical, mental, emotional or spiritual). Prizes $50, $30, $10 & three Hon. Mention.

Maximum length one standard page. Type size 12 or 14 pt. Original poems in English only.

Submit two copies of each poem; first copy with ID (name/address/e-mail or ph.) and category in upper left ha...


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Hallmark Cards: Watch What You Say

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, In : Greeting Cards 
 
Hallmark Cards: Watch What You Say
 
 
Your challenge this month is to use a photo or a design with your original writing to create a funny birthday card specifically for a guy or a gal. Too easy, right? That's why we have these rules:
 
Rule #1:
The cards for the gals cannot use these words in any way, shape or form on the card: FAT, PAMPER or WRINKLES.
 
Rule #2:
The cards for the guys cannot use these words ...

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Going Bonkers

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 3, 2011, In : Online magazine 
 
Going Bonkers is a self-help magazine that is educational, entertaining and motivational. This humorous, delightfully eclectic magazine is packed with information and articles to help you understand, manage and overcome stress in ALL areas of your life.
 

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Zocalo Public Square Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 2, 2011, In : Contest 
ZOCALO PUBLIC SQUARE POETRY PRIZE
http://zocalopublicsquare.org/thepublicsquare/2011/06/26/zocalo-public-square-poetry-prize/read/poems/
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The Zócalo Public Square Poetry Prize is awarded annually to the U.S. poet whose poem best evokes a connection to place. "Place" may be interpreted by the poet as a place of historical, cultural, political or personal importance; it may be a literal, imaginary or metaphorical landscape. We are looking for one poem that offers our readers a fres...

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Ideals Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 1, 2011,
Ideals Books
 
Ideals Children’s Books publishes fiction and nonfiction picture books for children ages 4 to 8. Subjects include holiday, inspirational, and patriotic themes; relationships and values; and general fiction. Manuscripts should be no longer than 800 words.
 
CandyCane Press publishes board books and novelty books for children ages 2 to 5. Subject matter is similar to Ideals Children’s Books, with a focus on younger children. Manuscripts should be no longer than 250 word...

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