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: June, 2014

Appleseeds: Declaring Independence

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 30, 2014,
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 ...
 

Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 29, 2014,
Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest
 
Deadline: August 15, 2014
 
100 categories to enter, 53 categories open to nonmember. One category is for best poem based on a Biblical scripture.
Prizes range from $25 - $500.
Entry fee for nonmembers, $5 for the first 3 poems, $2 for every 3 poems after that.
 
1st, 2nd and 3rd place contest winners are announced at the Annual Awards Banquet in Dallas each year. 1st place winners who are present read...

Continue reading ...
 

Pelican Book Group Passport to Romance Series

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 29, 2014,
Pelican Book Group Christian Fiction
Passport to Romance Series
 
Let’s take a trip and fall in love! Passport to Romance™ titles are contemporary romances that are set in specific locales and feature a special set of objects. (Check out the Location/Object table for specifics).
 
Passport to Romance™ feature chic heroines who are sparkling, confident, open for adventure—and who are a perfect match for a contemporary alpha ma...

Continue reading ...
 

White County Creative Writers Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 27, 2014,
White County Creative Writers Annual Contest
 
Prizes range from $10-$50. Entry fees - $5 for first entry, $3 for each additional entry.
 
Deadline: July 25, 2014
 
13 categories to enter: villanelle poem, personal essay, fantasy short story, personal experience story about overcoming obstacles, book review, descriptive essay, free verse poem, horror story, rhymed poem, children’s story that teaches a basic Biblical principal, humorous short st...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: Teens & Depression

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 26, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine: Teens & Depression
 
Theme: Teens and Depression
 
The article should focus on parenting a teenager who struggles with depression. This should be a come-alongside tone, not teaching or preaching. Focus on helping parents navigate the confusion, concern, and fear when a teenager has depression. When to get it diagnosed. How to know when it moves beyond sadness into true depression. What are signs to look for. What a...

Continue reading ...
 

Weavings: Yearning For God

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 25, 2014,
Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life
http://weavings.upperroom.org/write-for-weavings  

Articles 1000 to 2000 words, sermons and meditations 500 to 2000 words, stories (fiction or nonfiction) 750 to 2000 words, poems, prayers and liturgical pieces. Weavings is neither a popular devotional guide nor a technical scholarly journal. We are looking for material that has spiritual depth expressed in simple, even poetic, prose. We hope authors will show our readers the subject rather ...


Continue reading ...
 

MeeGenius Seeks Children's Book Manuscripts

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 24, 2014,
MeeGenius Seeks Children’s Book Manuscripts
 
Established in 2010, the top-selling ebook reader app for young readers, MeeGenius is accepting children’s book manuscripts from writers. The publisher works individually with writers to publish stories for young ones (ages 2-8). The MeeGenius app (available for iPad, Android, and other mobile devices) enriches the reading pleasure for young readers by highlighting text and adding clear voice narration as reade...

Continue reading ...
 

Writers League of Texas Summer Retreat in Alpine, TX

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 23, 2014,
Writers League of Texas Summer Retreat in Alpine, TX
 
2014 Summer Writing Retreat
August 2-7, 2014
Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas
 
The 2014 Writers' League of Texas Summer Writing Retreat will be held August 2-7 at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, the perfect summer escape. There’s something truly special and one of a kind about the stunning landscape of mountainous West Texas — not to mention the refreshing afternoon show...

Continue reading ...
 

Lovely Things

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 23, 2014,
Lovely Things

Lovely Things is a magazine that will be free to readers. We currently have a waiting list of over 5000 customers who will receive the first issue. Our plan is to allow writers of clean or Christian romance books place 1/2 page ads for their books with active links to your Amazon page (or wherever you want readers to come to purchase) for $10 an issue. New customers will always get the back issues.

To get our first few issues together, (rememb...

Continue reading ...
 

Fairy Tale Review Awards in Poetry and Prose

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 22, 2014,
Fairy Tale Review Awards in Poetry and Prose
 
$10 ENTRY FEE.
Fairy Tale Review is thrilled to announce the debut of an annual contest, beginning this year with Prose & Poetry awards. We're interested in poems, stories, and essays with a fairy-tale feel -- mainstream to experimental, genre to literary, realist to fabulist. Both contests will award $1,000, and all submissions will be considered for publication in The Mauve Issue.
Deadline July 15, 2...

Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Aussie Animals

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 20, 2014,
Guardian Angel Kids: Aussie Animals
 
Guardian Angel Publishing believes we can change the world by investing in children one child at a time. Our hope is that the seeds of the influence from our books will live longer than we do. Our goal is to build a harvest of knowledge and vibrant faith in kids to help transform a time in the future that we may never see.
 
Guardian Angel Kids is an interactive ezine for kids. They publish fiction up to 500...

Continue reading ...
 

Houston Writers Guild Fantasy Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 19, 2014,
Houston Writers Guild Fantasy Anthology
Tides of Impossibility
 
The Tides of Impossibility Anthology is now accepting submissions. It is being produced by the Houston Writers Guild in cooperation with Skipjack Publishing. It will be available both as an ebook and a print book, and is expected to be shipped in late 2014. It will be an independent publication, and its mission statement is to provide independent and unpublished writers an enc...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 18, 2014,
Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

http://poetrysocietyofmichigan.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/2014-psm-contest-brochure.pdf

Deadline: August 1, 2014

Entry fee: $3 - $5. Prizes $15 - $100.

Categories to enter include: humor, tanka, pantoum, family, friends, children, loss, ekphrastic poem, nature, love, spiritual, animals, and list poem.


Continue reading ...
 

Blue Earth Review Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 18, 2014,
Blue Earth Review Flash Fiction Contest

https://blueearthreview.submittable.com/submit

Blue Earth Review is the literary magazine of Minnesota State University, Mankato. Blue Earth Review publishes fiction, nonfiction and poetry. We try to publish  the very best submissions we receive. We will hold our annual flash fiction contest for the Fall 2014 issue.

Entry fee -  $2.00 USD              Deadline - 8/1/2014

Please submit a story 750 words or fewer. Please enter a maximum of 2 stories. Ple...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 17, 2014,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest
 
Deadline: August 1, 2014
 
Entry Fee: one $10 fee to enter any or all contests
 
Prizes: $50 - $5
 
26 categories including: Angels, Grandparents, Teachers, Haiku, Sonnet, Favorite Name, Pets, Cats, Sisters, Shape Poem, Solitude, Firefighters, Immortal, Special People, Family, Nature, Journey, and more.



Continue reading ...
 

Mark Twain House and Museum Nonesuch Humor Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 15, 2014,
Mark Twain House and Museum Nonesuch Humor Writing Contest
 
ENTRY FEE $12 or $22.
Two age categories: Adult (18 and over) and Young Author (17 and under). Submit 10,000 words (or fewer) of any original work of humor writing. Submissions must be in English. Submissions are not required to be in the style of Mark Twain or about Mark Twain. We want to hear your voice. And we want you to make us laugh!
 
Deadline June 30, 2014. Prizes are in each category. ...

Continue reading ...
 

Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 14, 2014,
Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction
 
$10 ENTRY FEE.
The Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction is a literary prize to promote writers and great undiscovered stories of Catholic fiction. What is Catholic fiction? Stories that capture the imagination of the reader and are infused with the presence of God and faith – subtly, symbolically or deliberately. Think of Flannery O’Connor, Graham Greene, J.R.R. Tolkien and G.K. Chesterton and many others whose wri...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: For Him

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 13, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Theme: For Him
 
Topic: This “For Him” article should focus on how dads can set the tone for the Christmas season. If dads aren’t intentional about leading their families, the natural drift might be to follow culture’s definition of a “meaningful Christmas.” As Christian dads, we have an opportunity to redefine (or “rediscover”) what Christmas should be about for our families. We want to help dads ...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: New Years Traditions

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 12, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
Stages—New Years Traditions/Activities

http://www.thrivingfamily.com/extra/call-for-submissions  

Do you have a special way of ringing in the New Year in your family? Whether your tradition/activity is sentimental, motivational or just plain fun, share the unique way your family kicks off the year. Please indicate whether your tradition works best with ages 0-3, 4-7, 8-12, teens, or all of the above. We are looking for practical ideas that other parents could try. ...


Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine: Discovery Times

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 12, 2014,
Thriving Family Discovery Times (ages 4-7)
 
Word Count for each article: 150-250 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50
Date Due: by June 16, 2014
Acceptance or Rejection: The Thriving Family editors appreciate your submissions. If your story was not accepted by July 16, it was not chosen for publication. We hope to work with you on a different article at a later time.
Submit to: Please submit your FS Discovery Time articles to ...

Continue reading ...
 

Homeschooling Today Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 11, 2014,
Homeschooling Today Magazine
 
Pays 10 cents/word. We focus on providing information and tools for those who homeschool, shared from a Christian perspective. The magazine doesn't just offer encouragement but also ready-to-use lessons and activities for anyone who wants to expand the educational experience of their children, while keeping the approach to learning natural. Our goal is to help parents create an environment "Where The Love of Learning Tak...

Continue reading ...
 

HSA Haiku & Senryu Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 10, 2014,
Haiku Society of America
Harold G. Henderson Haiku Contest
and
Gerald Brady Senryu Contest
 
Deadline: Inhand by July 31, 2014. Entries received after that date will not be accepted. All entries must be unpublished.
 
Submit up to 10 haiku or senryu.
Entry fee: $1 for each haiku or senryu HSA members, $2 for each haiku or senryu for nonmembers.
 
First Prize, $150; Second Prize, $100; Third Prize, $50. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the H...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers: A Sad Attempt Short Story or Essay

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 9, 2014,
Saturday Writers 2014 Writing Contests
 
Current Theme: A Sad Attempt
Current Form: Short Story or Essay
Deadline: July 26, 2014
Word Count: 2014
Entry Fee: $5 for members, $7 for non-members
Prizes: Winners and Honorable Mentions may win a cash prize of up to $25.00 and will be published in our 2014 anthology.
 
The works must be unpublished at the time of submission and be the original work of the contestant. Unpublished includes NOT p...

Continue reading ...
 

League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 8, 2014,
League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest
 
25 categories to enter including relationships, love, ancestry, humor, deliberate changes, unsung heroes, music, bridges, foreign languages, animals, crossword puzzles, prairies, haiku, and many more.
 
Entry fee is $1 per poem for members, $2 per poem for nonmembers. Prizes range from $10 to $125.
Deadline is July 31, 2014.

Continue reading ...
 

Speeding Star: Keep Boys Reading

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 7, 2014,
Speeding Star: Keep Boys Reading!
 
Speeding Star is currently seeking fiction manuscripts and nonfiction queries. We are looking for content written at a 4th grade reading level, but on topics that will appeal to boys and like-minded readers from third grade through high school.
 
For nonfiction and informational text, please submit a query letter, your résumé, and a sample chapter or other writing sample of your work. Please subm...

Continue reading ...
 

Woman's Day Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 5, 2014,
Woman’s Day Magazine
 
Women's magazine on food, health, lifestyle, relationships, home, style, beauty. Prefers clips and a pitch. Negotiates each contract but is a high paying market at the professional level.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com/  Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers, 2001-2014



Continue reading ...
 

TTU Fbg, TX, Writers Workshop: How to Get Your Manuscript Published

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 5, 2014,

Writers Workshop at TTU-Fredericksburg, TX

"How to Get Your Manuscript Published"

http://www.christinegranados.com/calendar.html

When – Wednesday & Thursday, Jul 23 -24, 2014

Where – Texas Tech University, Fredericksburg, TX campus

Description - “How to Get Your Manuscript Published” is set for 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., July 23 and 24. The workshop will provide attendees with the knowledge of how to write an author biography, query letter to an agent or publishing house and where to mark...


Continue reading ...
 

Appleseeds: Finding Our Way

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 3, 2014,
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 ...
 

The War Cry

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 2, 2014,
The War Cry
 
The War Cry is a monthly magazine devoted to sharing the love of God without discrimination and representing the Salvation Army’s mission of serving human need.
 
What to Submit: Articles, reprints, queries, poetry, nonfiction only, prefer NIV translation.
The Salvation Army strives to put Christianity in action and, “To Do the Most Good.” Articles that demonstrate this, especially in a Salvation Army context or c...

Continue reading ...
 

Knowledge of Atlantis Short Play Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 1, 2014,

Knowledge of Atlantis Short Play Competition

https://www.knowledgeofatlantis.com/writing-contest-historical-event.html

Choose a specific historical event and write a short play about it.  The purpose of the play is to teach your main character Atlas (write as if this character could be played by a male or female) about this significant event.  The event could be a battle with a unique strategy, a war that changed the map, the invention of a medication, a significant life event of a signifi...


Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: June, 2014

Appleseeds: Declaring Independence

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 30, 2014,
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 ...
 

Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 29, 2014,
Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest
 
Deadline: August 15, 2014
 
100 categories to enter, 53 categories open to nonmember. One category is for best poem based on a Biblical scripture.
Prizes range from $25 - $500.
Entry fee for nonmembers, $5 for the first 3 poems, $2 for every 3 poems after that.
 
1st, 2nd and 3rd place contest winners are announced at the Annual Awards Banquet in Dallas each year. 1st place winners who are present read...

Continue reading ...
 

Pelican Book Group Passport to Romance Series

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 29, 2014,
Pelican Book Group Christian Fiction
Passport to Romance Series
 
Let’s take a trip and fall in love! Passport to Romance™ titles are contemporary romances that are set in specific locales and feature a special set of objects. (Check out the Location/Object table for specifics).
 
Passport to Romance™ feature chic heroines who are sparkling, confident, open for adventure—and who are a perfect match for a contemporary alpha ma...

Continue reading ...
 

White County Creative Writers Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 27, 2014,
White County Creative Writers Annual Contest
 
Prizes range from $10-$50. Entry fees - $5 for first entry, $3 for each additional entry.
 
Deadline: July 25, 2014
 
13 categories to enter: villanelle poem, personal essay, fantasy short story, personal experience story about overcoming obstacles, book review, descriptive essay, free verse poem, horror story, rhymed poem, children’s story that teaches a basic Biblical principal, humorous short st...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: Teens & Depression

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 26, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine: Teens & Depression
 
Theme: Teens and Depression
 
The article should focus on parenting a teenager who struggles with depression. This should be a come-alongside tone, not teaching or preaching. Focus on helping parents navigate the confusion, concern, and fear when a teenager has depression. When to get it diagnosed. How to know when it moves beyond sadness into true depression. What are signs to look for. What a...

Continue reading ...
 

Weavings: Yearning For God

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 25, 2014,
Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life
http://weavings.upperroom.org/write-for-weavings  

Articles 1000 to 2000 words, sermons and meditations 500 to 2000 words, stories (fiction or nonfiction) 750 to 2000 words, poems, prayers and liturgical pieces. Weavings is neither a popular devotional guide nor a technical scholarly journal. We are looking for material that has spiritual depth expressed in simple, even poetic, prose. We hope authors will show our readers the subject rather ...


Continue reading ...
 

MeeGenius Seeks Children's Book Manuscripts

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 24, 2014,
MeeGenius Seeks Children’s Book Manuscripts
 
Established in 2010, the top-selling ebook reader app for young readers, MeeGenius is accepting children’s book manuscripts from writers. The publisher works individually with writers to publish stories for young ones (ages 2-8). The MeeGenius app (available for iPad, Android, and other mobile devices) enriches the reading pleasure for young readers by highlighting text and adding clear voice narration as reade...

Continue reading ...
 

Writers League of Texas Summer Retreat in Alpine, TX

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 23, 2014,
Writers League of Texas Summer Retreat in Alpine, TX
 
2014 Summer Writing Retreat
August 2-7, 2014
Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas
 
The 2014 Writers' League of Texas Summer Writing Retreat will be held August 2-7 at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, the perfect summer escape. There’s something truly special and one of a kind about the stunning landscape of mountainous West Texas — not to mention the refreshing afternoon show...

Continue reading ...
 

Lovely Things

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 23, 2014,
Lovely Things

Lovely Things is a magazine that will be free to readers. We currently have a waiting list of over 5000 customers who will receive the first issue. Our plan is to allow writers of clean or Christian romance books place 1/2 page ads for their books with active links to your Amazon page (or wherever you want readers to come to purchase) for $10 an issue. New customers will always get the back issues.

To get our first few issues together, (rememb...

Continue reading ...
 

Fairy Tale Review Awards in Poetry and Prose

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 22, 2014,
Fairy Tale Review Awards in Poetry and Prose
 
$10 ENTRY FEE.
Fairy Tale Review is thrilled to announce the debut of an annual contest, beginning this year with Prose & Poetry awards. We're interested in poems, stories, and essays with a fairy-tale feel -- mainstream to experimental, genre to literary, realist to fabulist. Both contests will award $1,000, and all submissions will be considered for publication in The Mauve Issue.
Deadline July 15, 2...

Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Aussie Animals

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 20, 2014,
Guardian Angel Kids: Aussie Animals
 
Guardian Angel Publishing believes we can change the world by investing in children one child at a time. Our hope is that the seeds of the influence from our books will live longer than we do. Our goal is to build a harvest of knowledge and vibrant faith in kids to help transform a time in the future that we may never see.
 
Guardian Angel Kids is an interactive ezine for kids. They publish fiction up to 500...

Continue reading ...
 

Houston Writers Guild Fantasy Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 19, 2014,
Houston Writers Guild Fantasy Anthology
Tides of Impossibility
 
The Tides of Impossibility Anthology is now accepting submissions. It is being produced by the Houston Writers Guild in cooperation with Skipjack Publishing. It will be available both as an ebook and a print book, and is expected to be shipped in late 2014. It will be an independent publication, and its mission statement is to provide independent and unpublished writers an enc...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 18, 2014,
Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

http://poetrysocietyofmichigan.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/2014-psm-contest-brochure.pdf

Deadline: August 1, 2014

Entry fee: $3 - $5. Prizes $15 - $100.

Categories to enter include: humor, tanka, pantoum, family, friends, children, loss, ekphrastic poem, nature, love, spiritual, animals, and list poem.


Continue reading ...
 

Blue Earth Review Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 18, 2014,
Blue Earth Review Flash Fiction Contest

https://blueearthreview.submittable.com/submit

Blue Earth Review is the literary magazine of Minnesota State University, Mankato. Blue Earth Review publishes fiction, nonfiction and poetry. We try to publish  the very best submissions we receive. We will hold our annual flash fiction contest for the Fall 2014 issue.

Entry fee -  $2.00 USD              Deadline - 8/1/2014

Please submit a story 750 words or fewer. Please enter a maximum of 2 stories. Ple...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 17, 2014,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest
 
Deadline: August 1, 2014
 
Entry Fee: one $10 fee to enter any or all contests
 
Prizes: $50 - $5
 
26 categories including: Angels, Grandparents, Teachers, Haiku, Sonnet, Favorite Name, Pets, Cats, Sisters, Shape Poem, Solitude, Firefighters, Immortal, Special People, Family, Nature, Journey, and more.



Continue reading ...
 

Mark Twain House and Museum Nonesuch Humor Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 15, 2014,
Mark Twain House and Museum Nonesuch Humor Writing Contest
 
ENTRY FEE $12 or $22.
Two age categories: Adult (18 and over) and Young Author (17 and under). Submit 10,000 words (or fewer) of any original work of humor writing. Submissions must be in English. Submissions are not required to be in the style of Mark Twain or about Mark Twain. We want to hear your voice. And we want you to make us laugh!
 
Deadline June 30, 2014. Prizes are in each category. ...

Continue reading ...
 

Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 14, 2014,
Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction
 
$10 ENTRY FEE.
The Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction is a literary prize to promote writers and great undiscovered stories of Catholic fiction. What is Catholic fiction? Stories that capture the imagination of the reader and are infused with the presence of God and faith – subtly, symbolically or deliberately. Think of Flannery O’Connor, Graham Greene, J.R.R. Tolkien and G.K. Chesterton and many others whose wri...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: For Him

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 13, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Theme: For Him
 
Topic: This “For Him” article should focus on how dads can set the tone for the Christmas season. If dads aren’t intentional about leading their families, the natural drift might be to follow culture’s definition of a “meaningful Christmas.” As Christian dads, we have an opportunity to redefine (or “rediscover”) what Christmas should be about for our families. We want to help dads ...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: New Years Traditions

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 12, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
Stages—New Years Traditions/Activities

http://www.thrivingfamily.com/extra/call-for-submissions  

Do you have a special way of ringing in the New Year in your family? Whether your tradition/activity is sentimental, motivational or just plain fun, share the unique way your family kicks off the year. Please indicate whether your tradition works best with ages 0-3, 4-7, 8-12, teens, or all of the above. We are looking for practical ideas that other parents could try. ...


Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine: Discovery Times

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 12, 2014,
Thriving Family Discovery Times (ages 4-7)
 
Word Count for each article: 150-250 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50
Date Due: by June 16, 2014
Acceptance or Rejection: The Thriving Family editors appreciate your submissions. If your story was not accepted by July 16, it was not chosen for publication. We hope to work with you on a different article at a later time.
Submit to: Please submit your FS Discovery Time articles to ...

Continue reading ...
 

Homeschooling Today Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 11, 2014,
Homeschooling Today Magazine
 
Pays 10 cents/word. We focus on providing information and tools for those who homeschool, shared from a Christian perspective. The magazine doesn't just offer encouragement but also ready-to-use lessons and activities for anyone who wants to expand the educational experience of their children, while keeping the approach to learning natural. Our goal is to help parents create an environment "Where The Love of Learning Tak...

Continue reading ...
 

HSA Haiku & Senryu Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 10, 2014,
Haiku Society of America
Harold G. Henderson Haiku Contest
and
Gerald Brady Senryu Contest
 
Deadline: Inhand by July 31, 2014. Entries received after that date will not be accepted. All entries must be unpublished.
 
Submit up to 10 haiku or senryu.
Entry fee: $1 for each haiku or senryu HSA members, $2 for each haiku or senryu for nonmembers.
 
First Prize, $150; Second Prize, $100; Third Prize, $50. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the H...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers: A Sad Attempt Short Story or Essay

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 9, 2014,
Saturday Writers 2014 Writing Contests
 
Current Theme: A Sad Attempt
Current Form: Short Story or Essay
Deadline: July 26, 2014
Word Count: 2014
Entry Fee: $5 for members, $7 for non-members
Prizes: Winners and Honorable Mentions may win a cash prize of up to $25.00 and will be published in our 2014 anthology.
 
The works must be unpublished at the time of submission and be the original work of the contestant. Unpublished includes NOT p...

Continue reading ...
 

League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 8, 2014,
League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest
 
25 categories to enter including relationships, love, ancestry, humor, deliberate changes, unsung heroes, music, bridges, foreign languages, animals, crossword puzzles, prairies, haiku, and many more.
 
Entry fee is $1 per poem for members, $2 per poem for nonmembers. Prizes range from $10 to $125.
Deadline is July 31, 2014.

Continue reading ...
 

Speeding Star: Keep Boys Reading

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 7, 2014,
Speeding Star: Keep Boys Reading!
 
Speeding Star is currently seeking fiction manuscripts and nonfiction queries. We are looking for content written at a 4th grade reading level, but on topics that will appeal to boys and like-minded readers from third grade through high school.
 
For nonfiction and informational text, please submit a query letter, your résumé, and a sample chapter or other writing sample of your work. Please subm...

Continue reading ...
 

Woman's Day Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 5, 2014,
Woman’s Day Magazine
 
Women's magazine on food, health, lifestyle, relationships, home, style, beauty. Prefers clips and a pitch. Negotiates each contract but is a high paying market at the professional level.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
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Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com/  Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers, 2001-2014



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TTU Fbg, TX, Writers Workshop: How to Get Your Manuscript Published

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 5, 2014,

Writers Workshop at TTU-Fredericksburg, TX

"How to Get Your Manuscript Published"

http://www.christinegranados.com/calendar.html

When – Wednesday & Thursday, Jul 23 -24, 2014

Where – Texas Tech University, Fredericksburg, TX campus

Description - “How to Get Your Manuscript Published” is set for 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., July 23 and 24. The workshop will provide attendees with the knowledge of how to write an author biography, query letter to an agent or publishing house and where to mark...


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Appleseeds: Finding Our Way

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 3, 2014,
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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The War Cry

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 2, 2014,
The War Cry
 
The War Cry is a monthly magazine devoted to sharing the love of God without discrimination and representing the Salvation Army’s mission of serving human need.
 
What to Submit: Articles, reprints, queries, poetry, nonfiction only, prefer NIV translation.
The Salvation Army strives to put Christianity in action and, “To Do the Most Good.” Articles that demonstrate this, especially in a Salvation Army context or c...

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Knowledge of Atlantis Short Play Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 1, 2014,

Knowledge of Atlantis Short Play Competition

https://www.knowledgeofatlantis.com/writing-contest-historical-event.html

Choose a specific historical event and write a short play about it.  The purpose of the play is to teach your main character Atlas (write as if this character could be played by a male or female) about this significant event.  The event could be a battle with a unique strategy, a war that changed the map, the invention of a medication, a significant life event of a signifi...


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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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