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, 2014

San Francisco Writers Conference Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 30, 2014,
San Francisco Writers Conference Contest
 
We are looking for great writing! The writing contest sponsored by the San Francisco Writers Conference is open to writers worldwide in four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, children’s books/young adult.
 
Writers may enter up to the first 1500 words of an unpublished or self-published flash fiction collection short story, novella, novel, nonfiction essay or collection or essays, nonfiction ...

Continue reading ...
 

Alive Now: Stability

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 29, 2014,
Alive Now: Stability
 
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. 
 
Each issue of this bimonthly, 48-page magazine focuses on a contemporary topic that impacts the faith life. Divided into sections that...

Continue reading ...
 

Gemini Magazine Poetry Open

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 28, 2014,
Gemini Magazine Poetry Open
 
Gemini Magazine is now accepting entries for its fifth annual Poetry Open competition.
 
The grand prize is $1,000. Second place wins $100 and four honorable mentions will each receive $25. All six finalists will be published online in the March 2015 issue of Gemini. The entry fee is $5 for each batch of three poems. Deadline: January 2, 2015.
 
We are open to any type of poetry, any subject matter, any length. Scroll d...

Continue reading ...
 

21 Days of Grace: Stories That Celebrate God's Greatest Gift

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 27, 2014,
21 Days of Grace: Stories That Celebrate God’s Greatest Gift
 
Christian Author Kathy Ide is putting together a series of compilations of short fictional stories (1500-1700 words), accompanied by Life Applications to help readers glean scriptural truths from those stories (100-200 words). BroadStreet Publishing will be doing this in a 5×7 hardcover gift-book format. Bios (50-60 words) of contributing authors will be featured at the end of each story...

Continue reading ...
 

Mississippi Review Contest: Fiction & Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 26, 2014,
Mississippi Review Contest: Fiction & Poetry
https://mississippireview.submittable.com/submit
$16 ENTRY FEE.

Our annual contest awards prizes of $1,000 in fiction and in poetry. Winners and finalists will make up next winter's print issue of the national literary magazine Mississippi Review. Contest is open to all writers in English, except current or former students or employees of The University of Southern Mississippi. Fiction entries should be 1,000-8,000 words, poetry entries should be t...

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Lonliness

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 25, 2014,
Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days
  
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 ...

Continue reading ...
 

Today's Catholic Teacher magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 24, 2014,
Today's Catholic Teacher magazine
 
Pays up to $250/article
 
Today’s Catholic Teacher is a nationally circulated magazine for K-8 educators concerned with private education in general and Catholic education in particular. Subject matter may be any topic of practical help, concern, or interest to educators in Catholic schools. Feature articles fall into three general categories: 600-800 words, 1,000-1,200 words, and 1,200-1,500 w...

Continue reading ...
 

Tethered by Letters Fall Literary Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 23, 2014,
Tethered by Letters Fall Literary Contest
 
Tethered By Letters is pleased to announce our second third annual Fall Literary Competition. There are three submission categories: 1) short stories of any genre ranging from 1,000 to 7,500 words, 2) flash fiction with a word limit of either 55, 250, or 500 words, and 3) poetry no longer than three pages. For these contests we are looking for engaging stories, vivid characters, and...

Continue reading ...
 

Monkey Star Press Anthologies

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 22, 2014,
Monkey Star Press Anthologies
 
We are looking for content for two mom lit anthologies 1) tantrums and babysitters, and 2) moms, children, and lack of sleep. We accept personal essay, creative nonfiction, flash memoir, and non-essay content including poems, lists, top ten, dos and don'ts, humor or inspirational, up to 2,000 words. Deadline December 31, 2014. One to two free paperback copies of the anthology and compensation ranging fro...

Continue reading ...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 21, 2014,
SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest
 
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, 2014.
 
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 ...
 

GENEii Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 20, 2014,
GENEii Writing Contest
 
Deadline: December 31, 2014 (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 th...

Continue reading ...
 

National Writers Association Nonfiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 19, 2014,
National Writers Association Nonfiction Contest
 
The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Nonfiction Contest is to encourage the writing of nonfiction and recognize those who excel in this field.
 
All entries must be postmarked by December 31. Only unpublished works may be submitted. Judging of entries will not begin until the contest ends.
 
Nonfiction in the following areas will be accepted:
 
Articles-submission sho...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 18, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Thriving Family Magazine is seeking submissions on a number of topics.
Find full details on their site.
 
50-250 words: How to have an amazing family camp?
Due date: November 21
 
50-250 words: How do you train your child to speak appropriately, but differently, at home, in public, and with friends OR how do you help them understand when potty-talk isn't appropriate?
Due date: November 24
 
50-250 words: What is one u...

Continue reading ...
 

Wordrunner echapbooks Winter 2015 Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 17, 2014,
Wordrunner echapbooks Winter 2015 Anthology
 
The theme for our winter anthology is strange encounters.
 
Poetry, fiction and memoir will be considered for the winter 2015 e-chapbook anthology by multiple authors, to be published around January 31.
 
We want to read about any kind of unusual encounter and its impact, be it serious or humorous or both. We are not interested in horror or sci fi, unless it transcends the genre.
 
Submissions will be accepted be...

Continue reading ...
 

On the Premises Magazine Mini-Contest #24

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 16, 2014,
On the Premises Magazine Mini-Contest #24
 
The current premise is REFRIGERATOR
 
Tell, show, or evoke a complete story in 20 to 40 words. Exactly ONE of those words must be “refrigerator.” (Not “refrigerators,” but the word in its singular form.)
 
You may use the word literally, metaphorically, or any other way you can think of, but use it EXACTLY ONCE in your 20-40 word story.
 
Deadline: 11:59 PM Eastern Time, Friday, December 5, 2014.
 
E...

Continue reading ...
 

Houston Writers House Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 15, 2014,
Houston Writers House Contests
American Society of Freelancers
 
SHORT STORIES:
Word Length – 750-3500
Entry Fee – Member $10 per entry, Nonmembers - $15.  
No limit on entries
First Prize - $100
Deadline – November 30, 2014
Winner announced February 1, 2015
 
NOVEL CONTEST:
First 10 pages of your manuscript
No limit on entries
Entry fee – Members - $10 per entry, Nonmembers - $15
First Prize - $100
Format – Times Roman 11 or 12 pt, max 225 l...

Continue reading ...
 

21 Days of Grace: Stories That Celebrate God's Unconditional Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 14, 2014,
21 Days of Grace: Stories That Celebrate God’s Unconditional Love
 
Christian Author Kathy Ide is putting together a series of compilations of short fictional stories (1500-1700 words), accompanied by Life Applications to help readers glean scriptural truths from those stories (100-200 words). BroadStreet Publishing will be doing this in a 5×7 hardcover gift-book format. Bios (50-60 words) of contributing authors will be featured at the end of each ...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Time to Thrive

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 13, 2014,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Time to Thrive
 
This title deliberately has a double meaning: 1) You need to make time in your busy life to thrive; and 2) It's time to thrive-no more putting off those life changes you know you should make. If you have a story about taking time to thrive, i.e. pursue a passion, find your purpose, improve your wellbeing, or if you realized it was time to thrive and you did something about it, we want to hear from you. Were you stuck in the ...

Continue reading ...
 

Eldin Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 13, 2014,
Eldin Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE.
Any unpublished middle grade manuscript, in whole or part, for which no publication contract exists at the time of submission, is eligible. Only English language submissions will be considered. Contestants cannot be previously published in middle grade book-length fiction. $1,000 prize and trophy. Deadline December 31, 2014. Submit the first 5000 words of an unpublished middle-grade manuscript, along with a comprehensive synopsis (max...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Support for Therapists/Mental Health Professionals

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 11, 2014,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Support for Therapists/Mental Health Professionals
 
Therapists and mental health counselors listen to people's problems all day. But where's the "chicken soup for the soul" for them? Who supports the therapists and mental health professionals? We’re looking for stories from therapists and mental health professionals about how you get through your day. How do you separate your clients' pain from your own life? Share your advice and support ...

Continue reading ...
 

Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize - 2015

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 10, 2014,
Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize – 2015
 
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 2015 Anthology. The book will also...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living a Life of Purpose by Volunteering

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 9, 2014,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living a Life of Purpose by Volunteering
 
We’re making another book about volunteering! How has your life been changed by volunteering? Have you been a volunteer in a hospital, a school or in your community? What have you done with your life that makes you feel good and has also made this world a better place? What have you done to make a difference in the lives of others? Or do you want to thank a volunteer who helped you? Share your tru...

Continue reading ...
 

Women's Memoir Contest & Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 8, 2014,
Women’s Memoir Contest & Anthology
 
Women’s Memoirs Contests provide an exciting opportunity for you whether you have ever been published before or not. Of course, the real value of entering and winning in our contests is that you have a marvelous chance to share your life story, your message, your life lessons with others.
 
Submit a 750 – 1500 word memoir vignette. Be sure to polish it. We’re not looking for rough drafts. We will read your vignette. ...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 7, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
Three New Calls for Submissions
 
Topic: What happens when one parent bonds more, or more naturally, to a new baby than the other parent? How do you handle it as a parent and as a spouse?
Word count: 800 words.
Payment: $250 upon final acceptance.
Due date: Nov. 12, 2014
 
Topic: What are the top 10 safety precautions you'd recommend to a parent of a new baby?
Word Count: 50 to 250 words.
Rights: First nonexclusive ri...

Continue reading ...
 

Workers Write: Tales From the Coliseum

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 6, 2014,
Workers Write: Tales from the Coliseum
 
Call for Submissions...Issue eleven of Workers Write! will be Tales from the Coliseum and will contain stories and poems from workers in the sports industry.
 
We're looking for fiction about sportscasters, scouts, referees and umpires, agents, front office employees, vendors, groundskeepers, trainers, and even athletes - as long as the tale is about the "job" of sports.
 
Your stories can be about "the Game" but not a reco...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 5, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Topic: How did you help your 8- to 12-year-old adjust his/her attitude OR how did you help your 8- to 12-year-old stop being rude to you, a sibling or others?
 
Word Count: 50 to 250 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: on acceptance / $50
 
Due date: November 17, 2014
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online.
 
Audience: Married couples with children in the home (these need to be practical, hands-on artic...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams & Premonitions

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 4, 2014,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams & Premonitions
 
When we are asleep, we dream. Are dreams a connection to the unconscious mind? Are they omens of things to come - both good and bad? In our dreams we can be anything we want to be. We are looking for stories about your dreams and the impact they have had on your life. What have you learned from your dreams? Did your dreams come true? Did a dream strengthen your faith or help you change the direction your life was headed...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Arthur Potter Memorial Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 3, 2014,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contests
 
ARTHUR (SKIP) POTTER MEMORIAL CONTEST
 
Deadline:  December 15
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.
 
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 eac...

Continue reading ...
 

Girls Gone Stupid Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 2, 2014,
Funny Stories Needed for Girls Gone Stupid Anthology
 
Author and life coach Stephanie Marston is seeking submissions for a forthcoming anthology titled Girls Gone Stupid: Dumb Things Smart Women Do. She is inviting women writers to share their most funny, real-life experiences and escapades.
 
The thread that binds these stories is they narrate a time when you (or somebody else) did something foolish, ridiculous or absurd and n...

Continue reading ...
 

Tiger's Eye Press: Infinities

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 1, 2014,
Tiger's Eye Press
Infinities
 
We have launched a new series, Infinities, small chapbooks with just eight poems. Our first Infinities poet is Leta McDonald, and our second is Roger Bernard Smith. These mini-chapbooks are primarily for readings, and for our poets to hand out to friends and family. If you have a series of eight poems, or eight poems that simply belong together, contact us. Maybe you'll be our next Infinities poet!

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: November, 2014

San Francisco Writers Conference Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 30, 2014,
San Francisco Writers Conference Contest
 
We are looking for great writing! The writing contest sponsored by the San Francisco Writers Conference is open to writers worldwide in four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, children’s books/young adult.
 
Writers may enter up to the first 1500 words of an unpublished or self-published flash fiction collection short story, novella, novel, nonfiction essay or collection or essays, nonfiction ...

Continue reading ...
 

Alive Now: Stability

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 29, 2014,
Alive Now: Stability
 
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. 
 
Each issue of this bimonthly, 48-page magazine focuses on a contemporary topic that impacts the faith life. Divided into sections that...

Continue reading ...
 

Gemini Magazine Poetry Open

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 28, 2014,
Gemini Magazine Poetry Open
 
Gemini Magazine is now accepting entries for its fifth annual Poetry Open competition.
 
The grand prize is $1,000. Second place wins $100 and four honorable mentions will each receive $25. All six finalists will be published online in the March 2015 issue of Gemini. The entry fee is $5 for each batch of three poems. Deadline: January 2, 2015.
 
We are open to any type of poetry, any subject matter, any length. Scroll d...

Continue reading ...
 

21 Days of Grace: Stories That Celebrate God's Greatest Gift

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 27, 2014,
21 Days of Grace: Stories That Celebrate God’s Greatest Gift
 
Christian Author Kathy Ide is putting together a series of compilations of short fictional stories (1500-1700 words), accompanied by Life Applications to help readers glean scriptural truths from those stories (100-200 words). BroadStreet Publishing will be doing this in a 5×7 hardcover gift-book format. Bios (50-60 words) of contributing authors will be featured at the end of each story...

Continue reading ...
 

Mississippi Review Contest: Fiction & Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 26, 2014,
Mississippi Review Contest: Fiction & Poetry
https://mississippireview.submittable.com/submit
$16 ENTRY FEE.

Our annual contest awards prizes of $1,000 in fiction and in poetry. Winners and finalists will make up next winter's print issue of the national literary magazine Mississippi Review. Contest is open to all writers in English, except current or former students or employees of The University of Southern Mississippi. Fiction entries should be 1,000-8,000 words, poetry entries should be t...

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Lonliness

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 25, 2014,
Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days
  
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 ...

Continue reading ...
 

Today's Catholic Teacher magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 24, 2014,
Today's Catholic Teacher magazine
 
Pays up to $250/article
 
Today’s Catholic Teacher is a nationally circulated magazine for K-8 educators concerned with private education in general and Catholic education in particular. Subject matter may be any topic of practical help, concern, or interest to educators in Catholic schools. Feature articles fall into three general categories: 600-800 words, 1,000-1,200 words, and 1,200-1,500 w...

Continue reading ...
 

Tethered by Letters Fall Literary Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 23, 2014,
Tethered by Letters Fall Literary Contest
 
Tethered By Letters is pleased to announce our second third annual Fall Literary Competition. There are three submission categories: 1) short stories of any genre ranging from 1,000 to 7,500 words, 2) flash fiction with a word limit of either 55, 250, or 500 words, and 3) poetry no longer than three pages. For these contests we are looking for engaging stories, vivid characters, and...

Continue reading ...
 

Monkey Star Press Anthologies

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 22, 2014,
Monkey Star Press Anthologies
 
We are looking for content for two mom lit anthologies 1) tantrums and babysitters, and 2) moms, children, and lack of sleep. We accept personal essay, creative nonfiction, flash memoir, and non-essay content including poems, lists, top ten, dos and don'ts, humor or inspirational, up to 2,000 words. Deadline December 31, 2014. One to two free paperback copies of the anthology and compensation ranging fro...

Continue reading ...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 21, 2014,
SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest
 
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, 2014.
 
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 ...
 

GENEii Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 20, 2014,
GENEii Writing Contest
 
Deadline: December 31, 2014 (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 th...

Continue reading ...
 

National Writers Association Nonfiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 19, 2014,
National Writers Association Nonfiction Contest
 
The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Nonfiction Contest is to encourage the writing of nonfiction and recognize those who excel in this field.
 
All entries must be postmarked by December 31. Only unpublished works may be submitted. Judging of entries will not begin until the contest ends.
 
Nonfiction in the following areas will be accepted:
 
Articles-submission sho...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 18, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Thriving Family Magazine is seeking submissions on a number of topics.
Find full details on their site.
 
50-250 words: How to have an amazing family camp?
Due date: November 21
 
50-250 words: How do you train your child to speak appropriately, but differently, at home, in public, and with friends OR how do you help them understand when potty-talk isn't appropriate?
Due date: November 24
 
50-250 words: What is one u...

Continue reading ...
 

Wordrunner echapbooks Winter 2015 Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 17, 2014,
Wordrunner echapbooks Winter 2015 Anthology
 
The theme for our winter anthology is strange encounters.
 
Poetry, fiction and memoir will be considered for the winter 2015 e-chapbook anthology by multiple authors, to be published around January 31.
 
We want to read about any kind of unusual encounter and its impact, be it serious or humorous or both. We are not interested in horror or sci fi, unless it transcends the genre.
 
Submissions will be accepted be...

Continue reading ...
 

On the Premises Magazine Mini-Contest #24

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 16, 2014,
On the Premises Magazine Mini-Contest #24
 
The current premise is REFRIGERATOR
 
Tell, show, or evoke a complete story in 20 to 40 words. Exactly ONE of those words must be “refrigerator.” (Not “refrigerators,” but the word in its singular form.)
 
You may use the word literally, metaphorically, or any other way you can think of, but use it EXACTLY ONCE in your 20-40 word story.
 
Deadline: 11:59 PM Eastern Time, Friday, December 5, 2014.
 
E...

Continue reading ...
 

Houston Writers House Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 15, 2014,
Houston Writers House Contests
American Society of Freelancers
 
SHORT STORIES:
Word Length – 750-3500
Entry Fee – Member $10 per entry, Nonmembers - $15.  
No limit on entries
First Prize - $100
Deadline – November 30, 2014
Winner announced February 1, 2015
 
NOVEL CONTEST:
First 10 pages of your manuscript
No limit on entries
Entry fee – Members - $10 per entry, Nonmembers - $15
First Prize - $100
Format – Times Roman 11 or 12 pt, max 225 l...

Continue reading ...
 

21 Days of Grace: Stories That Celebrate God's Unconditional Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 14, 2014,
21 Days of Grace: Stories That Celebrate God’s Unconditional Love
 
Christian Author Kathy Ide is putting together a series of compilations of short fictional stories (1500-1700 words), accompanied by Life Applications to help readers glean scriptural truths from those stories (100-200 words). BroadStreet Publishing will be doing this in a 5×7 hardcover gift-book format. Bios (50-60 words) of contributing authors will be featured at the end of each ...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Time to Thrive

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 13, 2014,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Time to Thrive
 
This title deliberately has a double meaning: 1) You need to make time in your busy life to thrive; and 2) It's time to thrive-no more putting off those life changes you know you should make. If you have a story about taking time to thrive, i.e. pursue a passion, find your purpose, improve your wellbeing, or if you realized it was time to thrive and you did something about it, we want to hear from you. Were you stuck in the ...

Continue reading ...
 

Eldin Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 13, 2014,
Eldin Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE.
Any unpublished middle grade manuscript, in whole or part, for which no publication contract exists at the time of submission, is eligible. Only English language submissions will be considered. Contestants cannot be previously published in middle grade book-length fiction. $1,000 prize and trophy. Deadline December 31, 2014. Submit the first 5000 words of an unpublished middle-grade manuscript, along with a comprehensive synopsis (max...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Support for Therapists/Mental Health Professionals

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 11, 2014,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Support for Therapists/Mental Health Professionals
 
Therapists and mental health counselors listen to people's problems all day. But where's the "chicken soup for the soul" for them? Who supports the therapists and mental health professionals? We’re looking for stories from therapists and mental health professionals about how you get through your day. How do you separate your clients' pain from your own life? Share your advice and support ...

Continue reading ...
 

Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize - 2015

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 10, 2014,
Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize – 2015
 
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 2015 Anthology. The book will also...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living a Life of Purpose by Volunteering

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 9, 2014,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living a Life of Purpose by Volunteering
 
We’re making another book about volunteering! How has your life been changed by volunteering? Have you been a volunteer in a hospital, a school or in your community? What have you done with your life that makes you feel good and has also made this world a better place? What have you done to make a difference in the lives of others? Or do you want to thank a volunteer who helped you? Share your tru...

Continue reading ...
 

Women's Memoir Contest & Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 8, 2014,
Women’s Memoir Contest & Anthology
 
Women’s Memoirs Contests provide an exciting opportunity for you whether you have ever been published before or not. Of course, the real value of entering and winning in our contests is that you have a marvelous chance to share your life story, your message, your life lessons with others.
 
Submit a 750 – 1500 word memoir vignette. Be sure to polish it. We’re not looking for rough drafts. We will read your vignette. ...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 7, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
Three New Calls for Submissions
 
Topic: What happens when one parent bonds more, or more naturally, to a new baby than the other parent? How do you handle it as a parent and as a spouse?
Word count: 800 words.
Payment: $250 upon final acceptance.
Due date: Nov. 12, 2014
 
Topic: What are the top 10 safety precautions you'd recommend to a parent of a new baby?
Word Count: 50 to 250 words.
Rights: First nonexclusive ri...

Continue reading ...
 

Workers Write: Tales From the Coliseum

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 6, 2014,
Workers Write: Tales from the Coliseum
 
Call for Submissions...Issue eleven of Workers Write! will be Tales from the Coliseum and will contain stories and poems from workers in the sports industry.
 
We're looking for fiction about sportscasters, scouts, referees and umpires, agents, front office employees, vendors, groundskeepers, trainers, and even athletes - as long as the tale is about the "job" of sports.
 
Your stories can be about "the Game" but not a reco...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 5, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Topic: How did you help your 8- to 12-year-old adjust his/her attitude OR how did you help your 8- to 12-year-old stop being rude to you, a sibling or others?
 
Word Count: 50 to 250 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: on acceptance / $50
 
Due date: November 17, 2014
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online.
 
Audience: Married couples with children in the home (these need to be practical, hands-on artic...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams & Premonitions

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 4, 2014,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams & Premonitions
 
When we are asleep, we dream. Are dreams a connection to the unconscious mind? Are they omens of things to come - both good and bad? In our dreams we can be anything we want to be. We are looking for stories about your dreams and the impact they have had on your life. What have you learned from your dreams? Did your dreams come true? Did a dream strengthen your faith or help you change the direction your life was headed...

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Massachusetts State Poetry Society Arthur Potter Memorial Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 3, 2014,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contests
 
ARTHUR (SKIP) POTTER MEMORIAL CONTEST
 
Deadline:  December 15
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.
 
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 eac...

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Girls Gone Stupid Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 2, 2014,
Funny Stories Needed for Girls Gone Stupid Anthology
 
Author and life coach Stephanie Marston is seeking submissions for a forthcoming anthology titled Girls Gone Stupid: Dumb Things Smart Women Do. She is inviting women writers to share their most funny, real-life experiences and escapades.
 
The thread that binds these stories is they narrate a time when you (or somebody else) did something foolish, ridiculous or absurd and n...

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Tiger's Eye Press: Infinities

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 1, 2014,
Tiger's Eye Press
Infinities
 
We have launched a new series, Infinities, small chapbooks with just eight poems. Our first Infinities poet is Leta McDonald, and our second is Roger Bernard Smith. These mini-chapbooks are primarily for readings, and for our poets to hand out to friends and family. If you have a series of eight poems, or eight poems that simply belong together, contact us. Maybe you'll be our next Infinities poet!

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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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