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: March, 2014

Alive Now: Loving Oneself

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 31, 2014,

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 r...


Continue reading ...
 

Rainbow Publishers

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 29, 2014,
Rainbow Publishers
 
Rainbow Publishers accepts unsolicited book proposals from authors. We also hire freelance illustrators for both the interiors and covers of our books. We specifically seek reproducible classroom resource books that use crafts, games, puzzles and other activities to creatively teach the Bible to kids ages 2-12. Therefore, we do not publish any other types of books including — but not limited to — academics, poetry, pict...

Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Sidewalk Art

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 28, 2014,
Guardian Angel Kids: Sidewalk Art
 
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 ...
 

32nd Annual SouthWest Writers Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 27, 2014,

32nd Annual SouthWest Writers Writing Competition
http://www.swwcontest.com

The 32nd Annual SWW Writing Competition will take online submissions beginning February 1, 2014. Early deadline is May 1, late deadline is May 15.

The 2014 contest has 10 categories for novels, creative nonfiction/memoir, essay, short stories, children’s picture books, and poetry. Categories have been changed for 2014. Please read “Contest Rules” carefully. A total of $6,500 is awarded in cash prizes. Winners are...


Continue reading ...
 

2014 Leapfrog Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 26, 2014,
2014 Leapfrog Fiction Contest
 
For Adult Fiction and Children's Fiction (middle grade and YA only). Any novella- or novel-length work of fiction, including short-story collections, not previously published is eligible. The minimum length is 22,000 words; there is no maximum length.
Awards: First Prize: publication contract offer from Leapfrog Press, with an advance payment, plus the finalist awards.
Finalists: $150 and two critiques of the manuscript from cont...

Continue reading ...
 

Not Your Mother's Book: On Dieting - Extended Deadline

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 25, 2014,
Not Your Mother’s Book: On Dieting
 
Extended Deadline: May 1, 2014
 
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, fu...

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Behold!

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 24, 2014,

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 magazi...


Continue reading ...
 

Knoxville Writers' Guild Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 23, 2014,
Knoxville Writers’ Guild Annual Contest
 
Contest categories: Creative Nonfiction, Crime/Mystery, Fiction-SciFi/Fantasy, Literary Fiction, Novel Excerpt, One Act Play, Poetry, Romance, and Screenwriting.
 
Entry fees are $10 for members, $20 for nonmembers, except for the Literary Fiction category which is free. Prizes are $100, $50, and $25 for each category.
 
Deadline: April 30, 2014.
A collection of winning contest entries will be published late...

Continue reading ...
 

Real Simple

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 22, 2014,
Real Simple

Real Simple is the magazine for women who are very busy and want ways to simplify their lives. Magazine is particularly friendly to freelancers in the front of the book area to include "Health" (1,500 words) and "Money" (1,000 words). Features are harder to obtain, but they are 1,000 to 3,000 and open to freelance pitches. "Food" and "Fashion" are difficult to obtain. If pitching to "...

Continue reading ...
 

Alabama Writers' Conclave 2014 Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 21, 2014,
Alabama Writers' Conclave 2014 Contest
 
Prizes: $100, $75, $50, and $25.
 
Categories: First Novel Chapters (1500 words), Short Story (1500 words), Flash Fiction (500 words), Juvenile Fiction (1500 words), Creative Nonfiction (1500 words), Poetry (1000 words; may include more than one poem)
 
Submission postmark deadline: April 30, 2014.
 
Entry fee for each category is $5 for member of Alabama Writers’ Conclave and $8 for nonmemb...

Continue reading ...
 

E.M. Koeppel Short Fiction Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 20, 2014,
Writercorner Press
E.M. Koeppel Short Fiction Award
 
For unpublished fiction, any style, any theme.
 
First Place Award: $1,100. Editor’s Choices: $100 each. Ten stories will be named Stories of Distinction. Maximum length: 3000 words. Submission deadline: April 30, 2014.
 
Entry fee: $15 for the first story and $10 for each additional story.



Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Special Needs Kids

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 19, 2014,
Guardian Angel Kids: Special Needs
 
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 ...
 

Persimmon Tree Literary Journal Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 18, 2014,
Persimmon Tree Literary Journal
http://www.persimmontree.org/v2/submissions

Persimmon Tree’s mission is to bring the creativity and talent of women over sixty to a wide audience of readers of all ages. We are looking for work that reveals rich experience and a variety of perspectives. Each issue of the magazine will include several fiction and nonfiction pieces, poetry by one or more poets, and the work of one or more visual artists. The magazine is published quarterly, in association with...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers: Joy/Happiness/Laughter

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 18, 2014,
Saturday Writers 2014 Writing Contests
 
Current Theme: Joy/Happiness/Laughter
Current Form: Poetry or Flash Fiction
Deadline: April 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.  Unpublishe...

Continue reading ...
 

2014 Writers' League of Texas Book Awards Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 16, 2014,
2014 Writers’ League of Texas Book Awards Contest
 
OPEN TO: The 2014 Book Awards Contest is open to Texas authors of books published in 2013. Authors are NOT required to be members of the Writers’ League.
 
DEADLINE: Open to submissions from Jan. 1, 2014April 25, 2014
 
PRIZES: Winners in each category receive a $750 cash prize, a commemorative award, and public recognition at the 2014 Texas Book Festival in Austin, TX.
 
MATERIALS:...

Continue reading ...
 

Fortress Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 15, 2014,
Fortress Press
 
Fortress Press has three major customer groups: Members of professional academic guilds in religion, bible, and theology; students and professors in colleges, universities, and seminaries; professionals in ministry in all denominations. Fortress Press does NOT publish fiction, poetry, children's and young adult literature, and nonscholarly books for general audiences. Our editorial team is actively seeking proposals for schola...

Continue reading ...
 

Calliope: Winston Churchill

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 15, 2014,
Calliope
 
CALLIOPE covers world history (East / West) and we are looking for lively, original approaches to the subject. Keep in mind that our magazine is aimed at youths from ages 9 to 14. We need fiction, nonfiction, activities, and games that relate to a theme.
 
Current theme: Winston Churchill
 
Deadline for queries: 04-25-14



Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine: The Christmas Issue

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 13, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Call for submission for feature articles in various departments on the theme of:
The Christmas Issue.
 
 
 
Deadline is April 24, 2014 for publication in the December 2014 issue.



Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Overcoming Challenges/Finding Inner Strength

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 13, 2014,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Overcoming Challenges/Finding Inner Strength 
 
Our writers surprise us with their ability to Overcome Challenges and Find Their Inner Strength. It is amazing how people demonstrate resilience, find hope, and use positive thinking in situations they never dreamed would happen to them. We would like to know what challenges you have faced in your life and what you did to overcome them. Are you recovering from health problems, financial difficult...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels in our Midst

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 11, 2014,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels in Our Midst 
 
 **Please note this book was originally titled My Guardian Angel. If you already submitted a story or poem for that title please do not submit it to us again. We have it in our database and it will be considered for this title.**
 
We are looking for stories from people who believe that they have encountered or been helped by angels. How did your angel manifest himself or herself? How did your angel help you or someone y...

Continue reading ...
 

Willamette Writers Kay Snow Writing Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 10, 2014,

Willamette Writers Kay Snow Writing Awards
http://www.willamettewriters.com/1/guidelines.php

Postmark Deadline: April 24th, 2014

Categories

Adult Fiction - maximum 2500 words. One complete short story (or novel excerpt; excerpt can be any part of the novel) on any subject intended for an adult audience. (Double space) Can be self-published or posted on a personal blog. 

Adult Non-Fiction - maximum 2500 words. One complete article for an adult market. Can be self-published or posted on a per...


Continue reading ...
 

Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 9, 2014,

Arkansas Writers' Conference Contest
http://www.arkansaswritersconference.org/5.html

Postmark deadline: April 18, 2014

Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, memoir 

30 categories open to all writers, including Christian Poetry Award. 

Fee is $15 to enter any and all contests.

Prizes range from $10 to $150 for each category. 

You must submit a contest registration form (available on the web site) with your entry but you do not have to attend the conference to win.


Continue reading ...
 

Forward Movement

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 9, 2014,
Forward Movement
 
Forward Movement is an official agency of The Episcopal Church. we publish books, pamphlets, and other materials with a focus on discipleship. We strive to provide insightful, engaging, and accessible content on a range of topics, including prayer, spiritual practices, stewardship, church traditions, emerging trends, and Bible study. Our materials are published in a variety of manners, including print, electro...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 7, 2014,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html
 
AMBASSADOR OF POETRY AWARD
 
Deadline:  April 15
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.
 
Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet.
Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem.
Send two copies of each poem - one with name and addres...

Continue reading ...
 

The Kids Ark: Change

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 6, 2014,
The Kids Ark Christian Children’s Magazine
 
Looking for fiction or nonfiction stories of no more than 650 words for the 6-10 year old reading level. Stories must be written to theme. 
 
Theme: Change
Deadline: April 11, 2014
 
Lizards change color to blend in to their surroundings. People sometimes do the same. They pretend to be like others around them in order to fit in or impress these people.
 
When we give our lives to Jesus, the Holy Spirit comes int...

Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark Cards: More Caring Messages

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 6, 2014,
Hallmark Cards: More Caring Messages
 
For this contest, we’re focusing on people going through an illness or injury—we’re looking for messages to support them, celebrate victories, let them know they matter, and cheer them on. You provide the writing, and our designers will do the rest to create a card. (Please make sure your writing can easily be turned into a card. We’re looking for cover and inside writing.) Wi...

Continue reading ...
 

Passager 2014 Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 5, 2014,
Passager: A Press for Writers Over 50
 
Welcome to Passager! We publish two journal issues a year, an Open Issue (fall/winter), and a Poetry Contest issue (spring/summer). We urge you to become familiar with Passager before submitting work. Browse some previously published work, or order sample copies.
 
NOW OPEN!
2014 Poetry Contest
January 1, 2014April 15, 2014
 
Passager only accepts mailed entries. Please send:
 
-Up to five poems (40-line maximum each)...

Continue reading ...
 

Appleseeds: Bird Brains

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 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 ...
 

Rattle Literary Journal: Poets of Faith issue

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 2, 2014,
Rattle Literary Journal: Poets of Faith issue
 
Deadline: April 15, 2014
 
Poetry: This issue will be dedicated to Poets of Faith. The poems may be any style or length, but must be written by someone for whom religious faith is a central aspect of their writing and their lives, with a special attention to members of the clergy. Please explain how this applies to you. The poems need not to be about faith in particular, so long as the poet qualifies...

Continue reading ...
 

Green River Writers Memoir Writing Workshop

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 1, 2014,
Green River Writers Memoir Writing Workshop in Fredericksburg, TX
April 14-18, 2014
 
Memoir Writing Workshop - “Turning Memory into Story”
Fredericksburg, Texas
 
Through the Fredericksburg Artists’ School we present a week long memoir writing workshop in the beautiful and culturally-rich town of Fredericksburg, set in the Texas hill country.
$595, room and board not included.
 
Contact: Bill Bush bush@fbgartschool.com
503 E. Schubert...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: March, 2014

Alive Now: Loving Oneself

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 31, 2014,

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 r...


Continue reading ...
 

Rainbow Publishers

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 29, 2014,
Rainbow Publishers
 
Rainbow Publishers accepts unsolicited book proposals from authors. We also hire freelance illustrators for both the interiors and covers of our books. We specifically seek reproducible classroom resource books that use crafts, games, puzzles and other activities to creatively teach the Bible to kids ages 2-12. Therefore, we do not publish any other types of books including — but not limited to — academics, poetry, pict...

Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Sidewalk Art

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 28, 2014,
Guardian Angel Kids: Sidewalk Art
 
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 ...
 

32nd Annual SouthWest Writers Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 27, 2014,

32nd Annual SouthWest Writers Writing Competition
http://www.swwcontest.com

The 32nd Annual SWW Writing Competition will take online submissions beginning February 1, 2014. Early deadline is May 1, late deadline is May 15.

The 2014 contest has 10 categories for novels, creative nonfiction/memoir, essay, short stories, children’s picture books, and poetry. Categories have been changed for 2014. Please read “Contest Rules” carefully. A total of $6,500 is awarded in cash prizes. Winners are...


Continue reading ...
 

2014 Leapfrog Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 26, 2014,
2014 Leapfrog Fiction Contest
 
For Adult Fiction and Children's Fiction (middle grade and YA only). Any novella- or novel-length work of fiction, including short-story collections, not previously published is eligible. The minimum length is 22,000 words; there is no maximum length.
Awards: First Prize: publication contract offer from Leapfrog Press, with an advance payment, plus the finalist awards.
Finalists: $150 and two critiques of the manuscript from cont...

Continue reading ...
 

Not Your Mother's Book: On Dieting - Extended Deadline

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 25, 2014,
Not Your Mother’s Book: On Dieting
 
Extended Deadline: May 1, 2014
 
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, fu...

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Behold!

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 24, 2014,

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 magazi...


Continue reading ...
 

Knoxville Writers' Guild Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 23, 2014,
Knoxville Writers’ Guild Annual Contest
 
Contest categories: Creative Nonfiction, Crime/Mystery, Fiction-SciFi/Fantasy, Literary Fiction, Novel Excerpt, One Act Play, Poetry, Romance, and Screenwriting.
 
Entry fees are $10 for members, $20 for nonmembers, except for the Literary Fiction category which is free. Prizes are $100, $50, and $25 for each category.
 
Deadline: April 30, 2014.
A collection of winning contest entries will be published late...

Continue reading ...
 

Real Simple

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 22, 2014,
Real Simple

Real Simple is the magazine for women who are very busy and want ways to simplify their lives. Magazine is particularly friendly to freelancers in the front of the book area to include "Health" (1,500 words) and "Money" (1,000 words). Features are harder to obtain, but they are 1,000 to 3,000 and open to freelance pitches. "Food" and "Fashion" are difficult to obtain. If pitching to "...

Continue reading ...
 

Alabama Writers' Conclave 2014 Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 21, 2014,
Alabama Writers' Conclave 2014 Contest
 
Prizes: $100, $75, $50, and $25.
 
Categories: First Novel Chapters (1500 words), Short Story (1500 words), Flash Fiction (500 words), Juvenile Fiction (1500 words), Creative Nonfiction (1500 words), Poetry (1000 words; may include more than one poem)
 
Submission postmark deadline: April 30, 2014.
 
Entry fee for each category is $5 for member of Alabama Writers’ Conclave and $8 for nonmemb...

Continue reading ...
 

E.M. Koeppel Short Fiction Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 20, 2014,
Writercorner Press
E.M. Koeppel Short Fiction Award
 
For unpublished fiction, any style, any theme.
 
First Place Award: $1,100. Editor’s Choices: $100 each. Ten stories will be named Stories of Distinction. Maximum length: 3000 words. Submission deadline: April 30, 2014.
 
Entry fee: $15 for the first story and $10 for each additional story.



Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Special Needs Kids

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 19, 2014,
Guardian Angel Kids: Special Needs
 
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 ...
 

Persimmon Tree Literary Journal Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 18, 2014,
Persimmon Tree Literary Journal
http://www.persimmontree.org/v2/submissions

Persimmon Tree’s mission is to bring the creativity and talent of women over sixty to a wide audience of readers of all ages. We are looking for work that reveals rich experience and a variety of perspectives. Each issue of the magazine will include several fiction and nonfiction pieces, poetry by one or more poets, and the work of one or more visual artists. The magazine is published quarterly, in association with...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers: Joy/Happiness/Laughter

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 18, 2014,
Saturday Writers 2014 Writing Contests
 
Current Theme: Joy/Happiness/Laughter
Current Form: Poetry or Flash Fiction
Deadline: April 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.  Unpublishe...

Continue reading ...
 

2014 Writers' League of Texas Book Awards Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 16, 2014,
2014 Writers’ League of Texas Book Awards Contest
 
OPEN TO: The 2014 Book Awards Contest is open to Texas authors of books published in 2013. Authors are NOT required to be members of the Writers’ League.
 
DEADLINE: Open to submissions from Jan. 1, 2014April 25, 2014
 
PRIZES: Winners in each category receive a $750 cash prize, a commemorative award, and public recognition at the 2014 Texas Book Festival in Austin, TX.
 
MATERIALS:...

Continue reading ...
 

Fortress Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 15, 2014,
Fortress Press
 
Fortress Press has three major customer groups: Members of professional academic guilds in religion, bible, and theology; students and professors in colleges, universities, and seminaries; professionals in ministry in all denominations. Fortress Press does NOT publish fiction, poetry, children's and young adult literature, and nonscholarly books for general audiences. Our editorial team is actively seeking proposals for schola...

Continue reading ...
 

Calliope: Winston Churchill

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 15, 2014,
Calliope
 
CALLIOPE covers world history (East / West) and we are looking for lively, original approaches to the subject. Keep in mind that our magazine is aimed at youths from ages 9 to 14. We need fiction, nonfiction, activities, and games that relate to a theme.
 
Current theme: Winston Churchill
 
Deadline for queries: 04-25-14



Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine: The Christmas Issue

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 13, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Call for submission for feature articles in various departments on the theme of:
The Christmas Issue.
 
 
 
Deadline is April 24, 2014 for publication in the December 2014 issue.



Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Overcoming Challenges/Finding Inner Strength

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 13, 2014,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Overcoming Challenges/Finding Inner Strength 
 
Our writers surprise us with their ability to Overcome Challenges and Find Their Inner Strength. It is amazing how people demonstrate resilience, find hope, and use positive thinking in situations they never dreamed would happen to them. We would like to know what challenges you have faced in your life and what you did to overcome them. Are you recovering from health problems, financial difficult...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels in our Midst

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 11, 2014,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels in Our Midst 
 
 **Please note this book was originally titled My Guardian Angel. If you already submitted a story or poem for that title please do not submit it to us again. We have it in our database and it will be considered for this title.**
 
We are looking for stories from people who believe that they have encountered or been helped by angels. How did your angel manifest himself or herself? How did your angel help you or someone y...

Continue reading ...
 

Willamette Writers Kay Snow Writing Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 10, 2014,

Willamette Writers Kay Snow Writing Awards
http://www.willamettewriters.com/1/guidelines.php

Postmark Deadline: April 24th, 2014

Categories

Adult Fiction - maximum 2500 words. One complete short story (or novel excerpt; excerpt can be any part of the novel) on any subject intended for an adult audience. (Double space) Can be self-published or posted on a personal blog. 

Adult Non-Fiction - maximum 2500 words. One complete article for an adult market. Can be self-published or posted on a per...


Continue reading ...
 

Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 9, 2014,

Arkansas Writers' Conference Contest
http://www.arkansaswritersconference.org/5.html

Postmark deadline: April 18, 2014

Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, memoir 

30 categories open to all writers, including Christian Poetry Award. 

Fee is $15 to enter any and all contests.

Prizes range from $10 to $150 for each category. 

You must submit a contest registration form (available on the web site) with your entry but you do not have to attend the conference to win.


Continue reading ...
 

Forward Movement

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 9, 2014,
Forward Movement
 
Forward Movement is an official agency of The Episcopal Church. we publish books, pamphlets, and other materials with a focus on discipleship. We strive to provide insightful, engaging, and accessible content on a range of topics, including prayer, spiritual practices, stewardship, church traditions, emerging trends, and Bible study. Our materials are published in a variety of manners, including print, electro...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 7, 2014,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html
 
AMBASSADOR OF POETRY AWARD
 
Deadline:  April 15
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.
 
Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet.
Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem.
Send two copies of each poem - one with name and addres...

Continue reading ...
 

The Kids Ark: Change

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 6, 2014,
The Kids Ark Christian Children’s Magazine
 
Looking for fiction or nonfiction stories of no more than 650 words for the 6-10 year old reading level. Stories must be written to theme. 
 
Theme: Change
Deadline: April 11, 2014
 
Lizards change color to blend in to their surroundings. People sometimes do the same. They pretend to be like others around them in order to fit in or impress these people.
 
When we give our lives to Jesus, the Holy Spirit comes int...

Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark Cards: More Caring Messages

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 6, 2014,
Hallmark Cards: More Caring Messages
 
For this contest, we’re focusing on people going through an illness or injury—we’re looking for messages to support them, celebrate victories, let them know they matter, and cheer them on. You provide the writing, and our designers will do the rest to create a card. (Please make sure your writing can easily be turned into a card. We’re looking for cover and inside writing.) Wi...

Continue reading ...
 

Passager 2014 Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 5, 2014,
Passager: A Press for Writers Over 50
 
Welcome to Passager! We publish two journal issues a year, an Open Issue (fall/winter), and a Poetry Contest issue (spring/summer). We urge you to become familiar with Passager before submitting work. Browse some previously published work, or order sample copies.
 
NOW OPEN!
2014 Poetry Contest
January 1, 2014April 15, 2014
 
Passager only accepts mailed entries. Please send:
 
-Up to five poems (40-line maximum each)...

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Appleseeds: Bird Brains

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 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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Rattle Literary Journal: Poets of Faith issue

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 2, 2014,
Rattle Literary Journal: Poets of Faith issue
 
Deadline: April 15, 2014
 
Poetry: This issue will be dedicated to Poets of Faith. The poems may be any style or length, but must be written by someone for whom religious faith is a central aspect of their writing and their lives, with a special attention to members of the clergy. Please explain how this applies to you. The poems need not to be about faith in particular, so long as the poet qualifies...

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Green River Writers Memoir Writing Workshop

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 1, 2014,
Green River Writers Memoir Writing Workshop in Fredericksburg, TX
April 14-18, 2014
 
Memoir Writing Workshop - “Turning Memory into Story”
Fredericksburg, Texas
 
Through the Fredericksburg Artists’ School we present a week long memoir writing workshop in the beautiful and culturally-rich town of Fredericksburg, set in the Texas hill country.
$595, room and board not included.
 
Contact: Bill Bush bush@fbgartschool.com
503 E. Schubert...

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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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