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: November, 2013

Cricket

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 30, 2013,
Cricket

CRICKET magazine seeks to publish the highest quality fiction, poetry, and literary nonfiction to engage our audience of enthusiastic young readers ages 9-14. Editors consider unsolicited submissions from writers of every level of experience. Since its founding in 1973, CRICKET has published some of the most respected writers of children's literature. It is also a wonderful opportunity for pro...

Continue reading ...
 

Redrock Writers' Chaparral Poetry Forum

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 29, 2013,
Redrock Writers’ Chaparral Poetry Forum
 
Entries welcome: postmarked Oct. 10, 2013, through Jan. 10, 2014
 
CHOLLA Division: any subject, any form, 42 lines or fewer
 First Prize $200, Second Prize $100, Third Prize $50
 
CHAQUETA Division: Southwest theme–nature, people, history …
any form, 42 lines or fewer
 First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25
 
CHAPAREJOS Division: Rhymed and metered poem
 any subjec...

Continue reading ...
 

Odyssey: The View From Space

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 28, 2013,

Odyssey
http://www.cricketmag.com/31-Submission-Guidelines-for-ODYSSEY-magazine-for-children-ages-9-14

ODYSSEY is interested in articles rich in scientific accuracy and lively approaches to the subject at hand. The inclusion of primary research (interviews with scientists focusing on current research) are of primary interest to the magazine. Keep in mind that this magazine is essentially written for 9- to 14- year-old children and includes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Current theme: The Vi...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dog Did WHAT?

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 27, 2013,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dog Did WHAT?

(Previously posted as "Stories about Dogs." If you submitted your story for that title we have it - no need to resubmit.) We love stories about our dogs and the amazing and magical things they do. We rejoice in their simple absurdities, funny habits, and crazy antics. Our dogs make us smile and laugh every day, but sometimes they really outdo themselves. Whether they came up with the idea themselves, or you put them in a ...

Continue reading ...
 

Ladies' Home Journal Personal Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 27, 2013,

Ladies’ Home Journal Personal Essay Contest
http://www.lhj.com/community/your-stories/2012-personal-essay-contest/

Entry Fee: None
Deadline: 12/6/2013
First Prize: $3,000 plus publication
Type: Personal essays on the best decision you’ve ever made (2,000 words
MAX)

from: http://writersrelief.com


Continue reading ...
 

Alive Now: Blessing

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 26, 2013,
Alive Now is a devotional magazine that supports the spiritual lives of small groups as well as individuals. The magazine invites readers to enter an ever-deepening relationship with God, helps them reflect on contemporary issues from a faith perspective, and supports them in acting on these issues.
 
General Guidelines
Each issue of this bimonthly, 48-page magazine focuses on a contemporary topic that impacts the faith life. Divided into sections that move readers through exploration and ...

Continue reading ...
 

Appleseeds: Dinosaurs

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 24, 2013,

Appleseeds
http://www.cricketmag.com/18-Submission-Guidelines-for-APPLESEEDS-magazine-for-children-ages-6-9

APPLESEEDS is a 36-page, multidisciplinary, nonfiction social studies magazine for children ages 6 and up (primarily in grades 3 & 4). We are looking for articles that are lively, age-appropriate, and exhibit an original approach to the theme. Scientific and historical accuracy is extremely important. Authors are urged to use primary sources and up-to-date resources for their research....


Continue reading ...
 

Story Share $50K Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 23, 2013,

Story Share $50K Writing Contest
www.storysharecontest.com

NO ENTRY FEE. The Story Share Contest is offering 11 prizes totaling $50,000 for accessible, age-appropriate, high-interest, low literacy stories to benefit teen and adult beginning readers on the pre-primer to primer and third to fourth grade levels.

Deadline December 7, 2013.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com



Continue reading ...
 

Jesus Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 22, 2013,

Jesus Stories

Deadline: December 31, 2013 but preferred earlier
Word count: 1000-2000
Payment: $50 for stories 1500-2000 words; $25 for stories 1000-1499 words
Bio: 30 words
Submit to: Jeanette Littleton at JesusStories@earthlink.net

This volume of stories that will be published by Bethany House Publishers.

Jesus Stories (working title) would be a compilation of stories that focus on the invoking of the Son of God’s power and presence as we seek Him in prayer. This could range from "Jesus sight...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cat Did WHAT?

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 21, 2013,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cat Did WHAT?
 
(Previously posted as "Stories about Cats." If you submitted your story for that title we have it - no need to resubmit.)
 
We love stories about our cats and the amazing and magical things they do. We rejoice in their simple absurdities, funny habits, and crazy antics. Our cats make us smile and laugh every day, but sometimes they really outdo themselves. Whether they came up with the idea themselves, or you put them i...

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Worried

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 21, 2013,
Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days
http://pockets.upperroom.org/write-for-us/writers-guidelines
 
Designed for 6- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. The m...

Continue reading ...
 

Snapshot Press One-Line Haiku Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 19, 2013,
Snapshot Press One-Line Haiku Anthology
 
Submission Guidelines: One-Line Haiku Anthology
 
Snapshot Press invites open submissions of one-line haiku (also known as “monostich haiku”, “monoku” or simply “one-liners”) for the first tradition-spanning anthology of one-line haiku in English. Edited by John Barlow, the anthology will consider the conventions and history of one-line haiku in English, tracing the tra...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine topics for Summer 2014

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 18, 2013,
Thriving Family Magazine
Call for Submissions
 
Early Years (ages 0-3) topics for Summer 2014:
Fears of the Dark, Brushing Battles, Summer Sun Safety, Throwing Food, Cling-on
 
Discovery Times (ages 4-7) topics for Summer 2014:
Practicing Patience, Water Safety, Room to Roam, Don’t Vacate the Brain, Seeing Beyond Stubborn, Bringing the Bible Alive, Honoring Mom and Dad
 
Tween Ages (ages 8-12) topics for Summer 2014:
Mom and Dad Have Needs T...

Continue reading ...
 

eChapbooks: Memoir/Personal Narrative

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 17, 2013,
eChapbooks: Memoir/Personal Narrative
 
Submissions are open for the December 2013 MEMOIR / PERSONAL NARRATIVE echapbook from October 1 through November 30, 2013.
 
The prose narratives should be based on personal experience and written from 1st person point of view. They may be flash or longer, from 500 up to 3,500 words each, totaling a minimum of approximately 8,000 and a maximum of 16,000 words for the collection. We would like to publish at least fi...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: Devotions on the Go

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 16, 2013,

Thriving Family Magazine
Call for Submissions
http://www.thrivingfamily.com/extra/call-for-submissions

Devotions On the Go—May Devotions
Theme: 1 John Chapter 1

Each devotion must include a Play, Talk and Pray element, along with an additional and somewhat related prayer that is based in a specific Scripture. Give your devotion a title.

Requirements: Your submission should have four parts: a three-part devotion, Play- Talk-Pray on one of the topics listed above, and another prayer (a paraphr...


Continue reading ...
 

Spider

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 15, 2013,
Spider

SPIDER, a literary magazine for children ages 6-9, features fresh and engaging literature, poems, articles, and activities for newly independent readers. Editors seek energetic, beautifully crafted submissions with strong "kid appeal" (an elusive yet recognizable quality, often tied to high-interest elements such as humor, adventure, and suspense).

Payment for stories and articles: up to 25¢ pe...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Adolescences Articles

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 15, 2013,

Thriving Family Magazine Calls for Submissions
http://www.thrivingfamily.com/extra/call-for-submissions

Four topics for articles dealing with adolescents (ages 8-12)

Topic: Preparing Tweens for Adolescence (ages 8-12)
Topic: Mentoring Relationships for Tweens (ages 8-12)
Topic: Teacher Talk (ages 8-12)
Topic: Family Fun Traditions (ages 8-12)

Word Count: 150-250 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50
Date Due: by Nov. 18, 2013

See full details on the web site


Continue reading ...
 

Hollard Park Press "What's Your Place?" Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 13, 2013,
Holland Park Press "What's Your Place?" Poetry Contest
 
Deadline: December 31, 2013
 
No entry free
 
We invite you to write a poem about a neighbourhood that’s important to you. It could be the place you grew up in, the area you live in now, or a neighbourhood which influenced your life in a particular way. It could well be a place you visited on holiday, or city that made a big impression on you, or equa...

Continue reading ...
 

GENEii Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 13, 2013,
GENEii Writing Contest
 
Deadline: December 31, 2013 (received)
 
No entry fee
 
The GENEii Writing Contest is for factual articles: either family history or local history, character sketches, or memoirs. Winning entries capture a sense of a family’s experience(s), the character of a locality, or reveal an individual’s character and personality. We feel the best articles help illuminate the human drama—and will also illuminate the era, and/or ...

Continue reading ...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 11, 2013,

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest
http://www.sps.com/poetry/index.html

NO ENTRY FEE

1st prize: $300. 2nd prize: $150. 3rd prize: $50. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. Deadline:
December 31, 2013.

NOTE: Go into any Cracker Barrel or independent card store and you'll find Blue Mountain Arts cards, stationery and bookmarks. With no entry fee, there's no stopping you from entering innumerable times.


Continue reading ...
 

Workers Write: Tales from the Cubicle

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 11, 2013,
Workers Write: Tales from the Cubicle
 
Call for Submissions . . . Issue #10
 
This all started with a quest to chronical the lives of cubicle workers. So, has office work changed in the last ten years? Let's find out . . .
 
Issue 10 of Workers Write! will be More Tales from the Cubicle and will contain stories and poems from the office worker's point of view. Drop us a line if you have a question.
 
The deadline for submissions is Dec. 31, 2013 (or the issue is f...

Continue reading ...
 

Little Red Tree International Poetry Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 9, 2013,
Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize – 2014
 
Little Red Tree Publishing is proud to announce the launch of the second International Poetry Prize, with a first prize of $1,000, runner-up $250 with $50 to 5 finalists.
 
The prizewinner, runner-up and third place will feature prominently, with full biography, in a special collection called The Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize 2014 Anthology.  The book will al...

Continue reading ...
 

Babybug

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 8, 2013,
Babybug
 
BABYBUG, a look-and-listen magazine for children under the age of three, presents simple poems, stories, nonfiction, and activities that reflect the natural playfulness and curiosity of babies and toddlers. When reviewing submissions, the editors look for manuscripts that please the ear and beg to be read again, as well as those that capture a baby's nearly constant discoveries in a few simpl...

Continue reading ...
 

The Lascaux Prize for Short Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 7, 2013,
The Lascaux Prize in Short Fiction
 
Stories may be previously published or unpublished. Length should not exceed 10,000 words. Entry fee is $5, and authors may enter more than once.
 
The editors will select a winner and nineteen additional finalists. The winner will receive $500 and publication in The Lascaux Review. Both winner and finalists will earn the privilege of displaying a virtual medallion on blogs and websites. All twenty stories will appear in Th...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine: Back to School

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 7, 2013,

Thriving Family Magazine

Thriving Family focuses on marriage and parenting from a biblical perspective. Most articles address marriage and the needs of families with 4- to 12-year-olds in the home, but parenting preschoolers and teens are not ignored. See full writers guidelines at: http://tinyurl.com/pbyk4pe

The magazine is divided into departments and each issue follows a theme. The next deadline for the August/September 2014 issue is: The Back-to-School and the deadline is December 20,...


Continue reading ...
 

At the Bend in the River Poetry Workshop

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 6, 2013,
At the Bend in the River
The Act of Listening as a Catalyst for Your Creativity
A Writing Workshop by John Fox, CPT
 
Sunday Afternoon, December 8, 2013 at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 601 West Creek Street, Fredericksburg, Texas, 2:00–5:00 pm, Fee: $35. Registration is limited to 22 people.
 
John’s writing workshop will explore listening and the act of poem-making as ways to help us “think like a river” so that a legacy of beauty and life can be made real to ourselves and others. In t...

Continue reading ...
 

Appleseeds: Skyscrapers

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 4, 2013,
Appleseeds
 
APPLESEEDS is a 36-page, multidisciplinary, nonfiction social studies magazine for children ages 6 and up (primarily in grades 3 & 4). We are looking for articles that are lively, age-appropriate, and exhibit an original approach to the theme. Scientific and historical accuracy is extremely important. Authors are urged to use primary sources and up-to-date resources for their research....

Continue reading ...
 

Not Your Mother's Book on Pets

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 4, 2013,
Not Your Mother’s Book on Pets
 
Deadline: December 1, 2013
 
Consisting of real-life stories written by individuals 18 years and older, NYMB is tailored for a mature-audience readership; stories may contain language and situations akin to a PG-13 or TV-14 rating. While not all stories will fall into this rating system, the series will not focus on death/dying, cry-your-eyes out sad selections, but only hip, fun, moder...

Continue reading ...
 

Odyssey

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 3, 2013,
Odyssey
 
ODYSSEY is interested in articles rich in scientific accuracy and lively approaches to the subject at hand. The inclusion of primary research (interviews with scientists focusing on current research) are of primary interest to the magazine. Keep in mind that this magazine is essentially written for 9- to 14- year-old children and includes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
 
Current theme: Boo...

Continue reading ...
 

Not Your Mother's Book on Cats

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 2, 2013,
Not Your Mother’s Book on Cats
 
Deadline: December 1, 2013
 
Consisting of real-life stories written by individuals 18 years and older, NYMB is tailored for a mature-audience readership; stories may contain language and situations akin to a PG-13 or TV-14 rating. While not all stories will fall into this rating system, the series will not focus on death/dying, cry-your-eyes out sad selections, but only hip, fun, moder...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: November, 2013

Cricket

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 30, 2013,
Cricket

CRICKET magazine seeks to publish the highest quality fiction, poetry, and literary nonfiction to engage our audience of enthusiastic young readers ages 9-14. Editors consider unsolicited submissions from writers of every level of experience. Since its founding in 1973, CRICKET has published some of the most respected writers of children's literature. It is also a wonderful opportunity for pro...

Continue reading ...
 

Redrock Writers' Chaparral Poetry Forum

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 29, 2013,
Redrock Writers’ Chaparral Poetry Forum
 
Entries welcome: postmarked Oct. 10, 2013, through Jan. 10, 2014
 
CHOLLA Division: any subject, any form, 42 lines or fewer
 First Prize $200, Second Prize $100, Third Prize $50
 
CHAQUETA Division: Southwest theme–nature, people, history …
any form, 42 lines or fewer
 First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25
 
CHAPAREJOS Division: Rhymed and metered poem
 any subjec...

Continue reading ...
 

Odyssey: The View From Space

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 28, 2013,

Odyssey
http://www.cricketmag.com/31-Submission-Guidelines-for-ODYSSEY-magazine-for-children-ages-9-14

ODYSSEY is interested in articles rich in scientific accuracy and lively approaches to the subject at hand. The inclusion of primary research (interviews with scientists focusing on current research) are of primary interest to the magazine. Keep in mind that this magazine is essentially written for 9- to 14- year-old children and includes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Current theme: The Vi...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dog Did WHAT?

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 27, 2013,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dog Did WHAT?

(Previously posted as "Stories about Dogs." If you submitted your story for that title we have it - no need to resubmit.) We love stories about our dogs and the amazing and magical things they do. We rejoice in their simple absurdities, funny habits, and crazy antics. Our dogs make us smile and laugh every day, but sometimes they really outdo themselves. Whether they came up with the idea themselves, or you put them in a ...

Continue reading ...
 

Ladies' Home Journal Personal Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 27, 2013,

Ladies’ Home Journal Personal Essay Contest
http://www.lhj.com/community/your-stories/2012-personal-essay-contest/

Entry Fee: None
Deadline: 12/6/2013
First Prize: $3,000 plus publication
Type: Personal essays on the best decision you’ve ever made (2,000 words
MAX)

from: http://writersrelief.com


Continue reading ...
 

Alive Now: Blessing

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 26, 2013,
Alive Now is a devotional magazine that supports the spiritual lives of small groups as well as individuals. The magazine invites readers to enter an ever-deepening relationship with God, helps them reflect on contemporary issues from a faith perspective, and supports them in acting on these issues.
 
General Guidelines
Each issue of this bimonthly, 48-page magazine focuses on a contemporary topic that impacts the faith life. Divided into sections that move readers through exploration and ...

Continue reading ...
 

Appleseeds: Dinosaurs

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 24, 2013,

Appleseeds
http://www.cricketmag.com/18-Submission-Guidelines-for-APPLESEEDS-magazine-for-children-ages-6-9

APPLESEEDS is a 36-page, multidisciplinary, nonfiction social studies magazine for children ages 6 and up (primarily in grades 3 & 4). We are looking for articles that are lively, age-appropriate, and exhibit an original approach to the theme. Scientific and historical accuracy is extremely important. Authors are urged to use primary sources and up-to-date resources for their research....


Continue reading ...
 

Story Share $50K Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 23, 2013,

Story Share $50K Writing Contest
www.storysharecontest.com

NO ENTRY FEE. The Story Share Contest is offering 11 prizes totaling $50,000 for accessible, age-appropriate, high-interest, low literacy stories to benefit teen and adult beginning readers on the pre-primer to primer and third to fourth grade levels.

Deadline December 7, 2013.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com



Continue reading ...
 

Jesus Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 22, 2013,

Jesus Stories

Deadline: December 31, 2013 but preferred earlier
Word count: 1000-2000
Payment: $50 for stories 1500-2000 words; $25 for stories 1000-1499 words
Bio: 30 words
Submit to: Jeanette Littleton at JesusStories@earthlink.net

This volume of stories that will be published by Bethany House Publishers.

Jesus Stories (working title) would be a compilation of stories that focus on the invoking of the Son of God’s power and presence as we seek Him in prayer. This could range from "Jesus sight...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cat Did WHAT?

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 21, 2013,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cat Did WHAT?
 
(Previously posted as "Stories about Cats." If you submitted your story for that title we have it - no need to resubmit.)
 
We love stories about our cats and the amazing and magical things they do. We rejoice in their simple absurdities, funny habits, and crazy antics. Our cats make us smile and laugh every day, but sometimes they really outdo themselves. Whether they came up with the idea themselves, or you put them i...

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Worried

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 21, 2013,
Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days
http://pockets.upperroom.org/write-for-us/writers-guidelines
 
Designed for 6- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. The m...

Continue reading ...
 

Snapshot Press One-Line Haiku Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 19, 2013,
Snapshot Press One-Line Haiku Anthology
 
Submission Guidelines: One-Line Haiku Anthology
 
Snapshot Press invites open submissions of one-line haiku (also known as “monostich haiku”, “monoku” or simply “one-liners”) for the first tradition-spanning anthology of one-line haiku in English. Edited by John Barlow, the anthology will consider the conventions and history of one-line haiku in English, tracing the tra...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine topics for Summer 2014

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 18, 2013,
Thriving Family Magazine
Call for Submissions
 
Early Years (ages 0-3) topics for Summer 2014:
Fears of the Dark, Brushing Battles, Summer Sun Safety, Throwing Food, Cling-on
 
Discovery Times (ages 4-7) topics for Summer 2014:
Practicing Patience, Water Safety, Room to Roam, Don’t Vacate the Brain, Seeing Beyond Stubborn, Bringing the Bible Alive, Honoring Mom and Dad
 
Tween Ages (ages 8-12) topics for Summer 2014:
Mom and Dad Have Needs T...

Continue reading ...
 

eChapbooks: Memoir/Personal Narrative

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 17, 2013,
eChapbooks: Memoir/Personal Narrative
 
Submissions are open for the December 2013 MEMOIR / PERSONAL NARRATIVE echapbook from October 1 through November 30, 2013.
 
The prose narratives should be based on personal experience and written from 1st person point of view. They may be flash or longer, from 500 up to 3,500 words each, totaling a minimum of approximately 8,000 and a maximum of 16,000 words for the collection. We would like to publish at least fi...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: Devotions on the Go

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 16, 2013,

Thriving Family Magazine
Call for Submissions
http://www.thrivingfamily.com/extra/call-for-submissions

Devotions On the Go—May Devotions
Theme: 1 John Chapter 1

Each devotion must include a Play, Talk and Pray element, along with an additional and somewhat related prayer that is based in a specific Scripture. Give your devotion a title.

Requirements: Your submission should have four parts: a three-part devotion, Play- Talk-Pray on one of the topics listed above, and another prayer (a paraphr...


Continue reading ...
 

Spider

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 15, 2013,
Spider

SPIDER, a literary magazine for children ages 6-9, features fresh and engaging literature, poems, articles, and activities for newly independent readers. Editors seek energetic, beautifully crafted submissions with strong "kid appeal" (an elusive yet recognizable quality, often tied to high-interest elements such as humor, adventure, and suspense).

Payment for stories and articles: up to 25¢ pe...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Adolescences Articles

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 15, 2013,

Thriving Family Magazine Calls for Submissions
http://www.thrivingfamily.com/extra/call-for-submissions

Four topics for articles dealing with adolescents (ages 8-12)

Topic: Preparing Tweens for Adolescence (ages 8-12)
Topic: Mentoring Relationships for Tweens (ages 8-12)
Topic: Teacher Talk (ages 8-12)
Topic: Family Fun Traditions (ages 8-12)

Word Count: 150-250 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50
Date Due: by Nov. 18, 2013

See full details on the web site


Continue reading ...
 

Hollard Park Press "What's Your Place?" Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 13, 2013,
Holland Park Press "What's Your Place?" Poetry Contest
 
Deadline: December 31, 2013
 
No entry free
 
We invite you to write a poem about a neighbourhood that’s important to you. It could be the place you grew up in, the area you live in now, or a neighbourhood which influenced your life in a particular way. It could well be a place you visited on holiday, or city that made a big impression on you, or equa...

Continue reading ...
 

GENEii Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 13, 2013,
GENEii Writing Contest
 
Deadline: December 31, 2013 (received)
 
No entry fee
 
The GENEii Writing Contest is for factual articles: either family history or local history, character sketches, or memoirs. Winning entries capture a sense of a family’s experience(s), the character of a locality, or reveal an individual’s character and personality. We feel the best articles help illuminate the human drama—and will also illuminate the era, and/or ...

Continue reading ...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 11, 2013,

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest
http://www.sps.com/poetry/index.html

NO ENTRY FEE

1st prize: $300. 2nd prize: $150. 3rd prize: $50. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. Deadline:
December 31, 2013.

NOTE: Go into any Cracker Barrel or independent card store and you'll find Blue Mountain Arts cards, stationery and bookmarks. With no entry fee, there's no stopping you from entering innumerable times.


Continue reading ...
 

Workers Write: Tales from the Cubicle

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 11, 2013,
Workers Write: Tales from the Cubicle
 
Call for Submissions . . . Issue #10
 
This all started with a quest to chronical the lives of cubicle workers. So, has office work changed in the last ten years? Let's find out . . .
 
Issue 10 of Workers Write! will be More Tales from the Cubicle and will contain stories and poems from the office worker's point of view. Drop us a line if you have a question.
 
The deadline for submissions is Dec. 31, 2013 (or the issue is f...

Continue reading ...
 

Little Red Tree International Poetry Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 9, 2013,
Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize – 2014
 
Little Red Tree Publishing is proud to announce the launch of the second International Poetry Prize, with a first prize of $1,000, runner-up $250 with $50 to 5 finalists.
 
The prizewinner, runner-up and third place will feature prominently, with full biography, in a special collection called The Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize 2014 Anthology.  The book will al...

Continue reading ...
 

Babybug

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 8, 2013,
Babybug
 
BABYBUG, a look-and-listen magazine for children under the age of three, presents simple poems, stories, nonfiction, and activities that reflect the natural playfulness and curiosity of babies and toddlers. When reviewing submissions, the editors look for manuscripts that please the ear and beg to be read again, as well as those that capture a baby's nearly constant discoveries in a few simpl...

Continue reading ...
 

The Lascaux Prize for Short Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 7, 2013,
The Lascaux Prize in Short Fiction
 
Stories may be previously published or unpublished. Length should not exceed 10,000 words. Entry fee is $5, and authors may enter more than once.
 
The editors will select a winner and nineteen additional finalists. The winner will receive $500 and publication in The Lascaux Review. Both winner and finalists will earn the privilege of displaying a virtual medallion on blogs and websites. All twenty stories will appear in Th...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine: Back to School

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 7, 2013,

Thriving Family Magazine

Thriving Family focuses on marriage and parenting from a biblical perspective. Most articles address marriage and the needs of families with 4- to 12-year-olds in the home, but parenting preschoolers and teens are not ignored. See full writers guidelines at: http://tinyurl.com/pbyk4pe

The magazine is divided into departments and each issue follows a theme. The next deadline for the August/September 2014 issue is: The Back-to-School and the deadline is December 20,...


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At the Bend in the River Poetry Workshop

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 6, 2013,
At the Bend in the River
The Act of Listening as a Catalyst for Your Creativity
A Writing Workshop by John Fox, CPT
 
Sunday Afternoon, December 8, 2013 at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 601 West Creek Street, Fredericksburg, Texas, 2:00–5:00 pm, Fee: $35. Registration is limited to 22 people.
 
John’s writing workshop will explore listening and the act of poem-making as ways to help us “think like a river” so that a legacy of beauty and life can be made real to ourselves and others. In t...

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Appleseeds: Skyscrapers

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 4, 2013,
Appleseeds
 
APPLESEEDS is a 36-page, multidisciplinary, nonfiction social studies magazine for children ages 6 and up (primarily in grades 3 & 4). We are looking for articles that are lively, age-appropriate, and exhibit an original approach to the theme. Scientific and historical accuracy is extremely important. Authors are urged to use primary sources and up-to-date resources for their research....

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Not Your Mother's Book on Pets

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 4, 2013,
Not Your Mother’s Book on Pets
 
Deadline: December 1, 2013
 
Consisting of real-life stories written by individuals 18 years and older, NYMB is tailored for a mature-audience readership; stories may contain language and situations akin to a PG-13 or TV-14 rating. While not all stories will fall into this rating system, the series will not focus on death/dying, cry-your-eyes out sad selections, but only hip, fun, moder...

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Odyssey

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 3, 2013,
Odyssey
 
ODYSSEY is interested in articles rich in scientific accuracy and lively approaches to the subject at hand. The inclusion of primary research (interviews with scientists focusing on current research) are of primary interest to the magazine. Keep in mind that this magazine is essentially written for 9- to 14- year-old children and includes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
 
Current theme: Boo...

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Not Your Mother's Book on Cats

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 2, 2013,
Not Your Mother’s Book on Cats
 
Deadline: December 1, 2013
 
Consisting of real-life stories written by individuals 18 years and older, NYMB is tailored for a mature-audience readership; stories may contain language and situations akin to a PG-13 or TV-14 rating. While not all stories will fall into this rating system, the series will not focus on death/dying, cry-your-eyes out sad selections, but only hip, fun, moder...

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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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