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: February, 2015

Weavings: Eldering

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 28, 2015,
Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life
 
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 ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Make Your Own Luck

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 27, 2015,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Make Your Own Luck  

Luck is not always just chance. You have to be ready and willing to seize the opportunities that are in front of you and make your own good things happen. How did you take advantage of chance events and make the most of them? How did you make the most of what life has to offer? How did your positive outlook change the direction your life was taking? We also would love to publish amazing stories of just plain serendipity. T...

Continue reading ...
 

Mutabilis Press Houston Poetry Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 26, 2015,
Mutabilis Press Houston Poetry Anthology
 
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Mutabilis Press is seeking well-crafted and imaginative poems about Houston’s unique nature—both the persistence of the natural world in spite of its growing, urban sprawl and poems about the nature of Houston, Texas, itself as a bustling modern city of landscapes: its climates, arts, cultures, ethnicities, neighborhoods and chal...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Merry Christmas!

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 26, 2015,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Merry Christmas!  
 
Our holiday books are very popular. We do a new edition every other year and so we are now collecting stories for our Christmas 2015 book. Share your special stories about the holiday season - including Chanukah and Kwanzaa - from inspirational and joyous, to heartwarming and humorous. Remember all of the stories in our Christmas books are "Santa Safe" - we don't want to spoil the magic for children. The deadline for story ...

Continue reading ...
 

2015 Houston Writers House Novels by Genre Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 24, 2015,
2015 Houston Writers House Novels by Genre Contest
 
Categories:
 
Mystery/Thriller
Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Historical or Contemporary Women’s Fiction, Romance/Memoir/Nonfiction
Middle School Novels
Young Adult Novels
 
Deadline is March 30, 2015. No limit on number of entries.
 
Crème de la Crème, Best of Genre Winners: $300
 
Five prizes: $100 each
 
Unpublished novels only. Enter the first 10 pages. You may be published, but your entry should not be....

Continue reading ...
 

DIG Into History Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 23, 2015,
DIG Into History Magazine
 
DIG Into History focuses on world history for ages 9-14 with a 10- to 14-page section that focuses on an archaeological discovery or topic related to the issue’s theme. Each issue is theme-related. Accuracy is essential. Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available at $6.95 plus $2.00 shipping and handling.)
 
For April...

Continue reading ...
 

A Kiss is Still a Kiss

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 22, 2015,
A Kiss is Still a Kiss
 
Next Step Books is an independent publisher of well-written fiction and non-fiction that entertains, inspires, and delights readers. Next Step Books is now accepting submissions for A Kiss is Still a Kiss, an anthology of short romance fiction. The collection is scheduled for a November, 2015 release.
 
The deadline for submissions is March 22, 2015.
 
Each submission will include a romantic element as the ...

Continue reading ...
 

St. Anthony Messenger

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 21, 2015,
St. Anthony Messenger
 
St. Anthony Messenger, published by Franciscan Media, is a monthly, general-interest, family-oriented Catholic magazine, in continuous print since 1893. Our company motto, "Live in love. Grow in faith." states well the goal of this magazine: We seek to meet our 170,000 subscribers where they are and to offer them inspiration from the heart of Catholicism—the Gospels and the experience of God's people. Th...

Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 20, 2015,
Bible Advocate Welcomes Articles/Poetry for May/June
 
Bible Advocate Magazine (est. 1863) welcomes freelance writers to contribute material to the May-June 2015 issue which will focus on the Sabbath. The bi-monthly magazine is published by the Bible Advocate Press, the media division of the General Conference of the Church of God.
 
Deadline: 03/02/2015. We pay an honorarium, on publication, of $25 per printed magazine page, up to $55, for print and electronic ...

Continue reading ...
 

Mississippi State Poetry Society Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 19, 2015,
Mississippi State Poetry Society Spring Contest
 
Entries must be received no later than March 16, 2015
 
$2 per poem entry fee for unpublished poems up to 40 lines. Prizes range from $10 - $100.
 
Categories include: “If I Could Be...,” Small Towns, Ballad, Troilet, Trails, Nature, Jazz, “Trail of Tears,” Deep Water, Romantic Love, Villanelle, Grandfathers, and more.

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams & Premonitions

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 18, 2015,
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 premonitions and the impact they have had on your life. What have you learned from your dreams? Did your dreams come true? Did a dream or premonition strengthen your faith or help you change th...

Continue reading ...
 

ASK Science Magazine for Kids: Making Stuff

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 17, 2015,
ASK Science Magazine for Kids
 
ASK is a nonfiction magazine for children 7-10 years old who are curious about science and the world they live in. Each edition of ASK is built around a central theme on some question or concept in the natural, physical, or social sciences, technology, mathematics, history, or the arts. ASK introduces kids to the joys of thinking, writing, and observing scientifically, an...

Continue reading ...
 

Utmost Christian Writers Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 16, 2015,
Utmost Christian Writers Annual Poetry Contest
 
Deadline: February 28. Christian writers are invited to compete for $3,000 in cash prizes, including a grand prize of $1,000 and a second prize of $500. Special awards for rhyming poems. Entry fee: $20 for each poem, up to 60 lines per poem.
 
This contest has run annually for more than 10 years and is sponsored by the Utmost Christian Writers Foundation, a non-profit organ...

Continue reading ...
 

The Binnacle Twelfth Annual Ultra-Short Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 15, 2015,
The Binnacle Twelfth Annual Ultra-Short Competition

Submissions: December 1, 2014-March 15, 2015
NO ENTRY FEE INDICATED
 
"The Binnacle will sponsor its Twelfth International Ultra-Short Competition in the 2014-2015 academic year. We are looking for prose works of 150 words or fewer and poetry of sixteen lines or fewer and fewer than 150 words.  All works should have a narrative element to them.....A minimum of $300 in cash prizes will be awarded, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Appleseeds: Ancient Mexico

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 14, 2015,
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 ...
 

Thriving Family 2 new calls for submissions

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 13, 2015,
Thriving Family Magazine - two new calls for submissions
 
Faith Conversations for Couples (couples devotions and conversation starters)
 
General ideas for the three questions:
• Question to help couples know their spouse better (question that makes the reader say, “I wonder how my spouse would answer this.”)
• Question that ties to the topic of the insight/application paragraph (sort of a transition between the other two questions)
...

Continue reading ...
 

Annual Writers-Editors International Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 12, 2015,
Annual Writers-Editors International Writing Competition
 
Nonfiction (Previously Published and Unpublished); Fiction (Short Story and Novel Chapter); Children's Literature; Poetry. Awards: $100, $75, $50. Entry fee: $3–$20.
Deadline: March 15, 2015
 

Continue reading ...
 

Alive Now: Mystery

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 11, 2015,
Alive Now: Mystery  
 
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 ...
 

Creative Nonfiction Anthology: Becoming a Teacher

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 10, 2015,
Creative Nonfiction Anthology: Becoming a Teacher
 
Deadline: March 9, 2015
 
For a new anthology, In Fact Books is seeking true stories exploring and reflecting on the process of becoming a teacher.
 
Education is a hotly-contested subject, but too often the voices of teachers themselves are left out of the discussion. This fall, approximately 3.5 million full-time teachers will be headed into classrooms in the United States. What mo...

Continue reading ...
 

NFSPS Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 9, 2015,
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest
 
29 categories open to all poets. Prizes range from $15 to $1500.  Unpublished poems up to 40 lines.
 
Deadline March 15, 2015
 
Non-members may enter most contests at $1.00 per poem (except $5.00 for each entry in Contest 1-NFSPS Founders Award).
 
Members may enter up to 10 contests for $1.00 per poem or $10.00 total for entries in more than 10 contests (except for Contest 1-NFS...

Continue reading ...
 

On the Premises Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 8, 2015,
On The Premises Short Story Contest
 
We've raised our prize money! Here are the details on our current contest.
 
Deadline: March 6, 2015. The premise of our 25th short story contest is "Learning". Submit a 1,000 to 5,000 word story in which one or more characters make a deliberate effort to learn something or figure something out. (The key words are "deliberate" and "effort.") The characters do not have to succeed in their effort to learn, but...

Continue reading ...
 

Idaho Writers Guild Rendezvous Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 7, 2015,
Idaho Writers Guild Rendezvous Contest
 
Enter the Idaho Writers Guild Writing Competition for a chance to win prizes and get valuable judges' feedback.
 
Categories include: Short Story, Short Screenplay, Poetry, Children's, Young Adult, Non-Fiction
 
Entry fees range from $20 to $35. Deadline: March 5, 2015
 
PRIZES: $100 to each First Place Winner, $50 to each Second Place Winner
All first place entries will be posted on the Idaho Writer...

Continue reading ...
 

FACES: Great Cities Around the World - Istanbul

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 6, 2015,
FACES: World Cultures magazine for grades 5-9
 
Faces takes readers where no other publication goes. Around the world and back, young readers get an honest and unbiased view of how people in other countries and world regions live. From the clothes they wear to the foods they eat, readers get a glimpse into the way their peers live. Each issue takes readers to a different country or region, or explores ...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for theSoul: Volunteering and Giving Back

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 5, 2015,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Volunteering and Giving Back
 
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 true stories abou...

Continue reading ...
 

Cobblestone: Revolutionary Women

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 4, 2015,
Cobblestone: Revolutionary Women
 
American History magazine for ages 9-14. Each issue of this acclaimed classroom magazine explores a single topic in depth, bringing history to life with primary sources, lively graphics, historical photographs, and maps. Designed to meet curriculum standards for history/social studies, Cobblestone® fosters an appreciation for the past while making connections ...

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Role Models

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 4, 2015,
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 ...
 

Grace Publishing Moments Anthologies

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 3, 2015,
Grace Publishing Moments Anthologies
http://grace-publishing.com
 
Deadline: March 15, 2015
 
Story callout from Yvonne Lehman:
 
I'm now accepting submissions for two new Moments books to be released in 2015. These are compilations of 50 stories by 40+ authors in each book, published by Grace Publishing. Already in print are Divine Moments and Christmas Moments (2014), and to be released in May is Spoken Moments (2015).
 
There is no compensation (except publication and joy!). Authors get one free...

Continue reading ...
 

Houston Writers Guild 2015 Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 1, 2015,
Houston Writers Guild 2015 Spring Contest
 
Open Submissions December 1, 2014March 1, 2015
 
Contest is open to all writers (regardless of publishing status) with original unpublished work.  First place in each category wins $75.  In addition, all first place winners will be entered into a Grand Prize drawing for editing/proofreading of 25 pages by Editorial Services, Inc. Winners will be announced at the HWG 2015 Spring Conference.  Everyone will rec...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: February, 2015

Weavings: Eldering

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 28, 2015,
Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life
 
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 ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Make Your Own Luck

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 27, 2015,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Make Your Own Luck  

Luck is not always just chance. You have to be ready and willing to seize the opportunities that are in front of you and make your own good things happen. How did you take advantage of chance events and make the most of them? How did you make the most of what life has to offer? How did your positive outlook change the direction your life was taking? We also would love to publish amazing stories of just plain serendipity. T...

Continue reading ...
 

Mutabilis Press Houston Poetry Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 26, 2015,
Mutabilis Press Houston Poetry Anthology
 
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Mutabilis Press is seeking well-crafted and imaginative poems about Houston’s unique nature—both the persistence of the natural world in spite of its growing, urban sprawl and poems about the nature of Houston, Texas, itself as a bustling modern city of landscapes: its climates, arts, cultures, ethnicities, neighborhoods and chal...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Merry Christmas!

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 26, 2015,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Merry Christmas!  
 
Our holiday books are very popular. We do a new edition every other year and so we are now collecting stories for our Christmas 2015 book. Share your special stories about the holiday season - including Chanukah and Kwanzaa - from inspirational and joyous, to heartwarming and humorous. Remember all of the stories in our Christmas books are "Santa Safe" - we don't want to spoil the magic for children. The deadline for story ...

Continue reading ...
 

2015 Houston Writers House Novels by Genre Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 24, 2015,
2015 Houston Writers House Novels by Genre Contest
 
Categories:
 
Mystery/Thriller
Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Historical or Contemporary Women’s Fiction, Romance/Memoir/Nonfiction
Middle School Novels
Young Adult Novels
 
Deadline is March 30, 2015. No limit on number of entries.
 
Crème de la Crème, Best of Genre Winners: $300
 
Five prizes: $100 each
 
Unpublished novels only. Enter the first 10 pages. You may be published, but your entry should not be....

Continue reading ...
 

DIG Into History Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 23, 2015,
DIG Into History Magazine
 
DIG Into History focuses on world history for ages 9-14 with a 10- to 14-page section that focuses on an archaeological discovery or topic related to the issue’s theme. Each issue is theme-related. Accuracy is essential. Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available at $6.95 plus $2.00 shipping and handling.)
 
For April...

Continue reading ...
 

A Kiss is Still a Kiss

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 22, 2015,
A Kiss is Still a Kiss
 
Next Step Books is an independent publisher of well-written fiction and non-fiction that entertains, inspires, and delights readers. Next Step Books is now accepting submissions for A Kiss is Still a Kiss, an anthology of short romance fiction. The collection is scheduled for a November, 2015 release.
 
The deadline for submissions is March 22, 2015.
 
Each submission will include a romantic element as the ...

Continue reading ...
 

St. Anthony Messenger

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 21, 2015,
St. Anthony Messenger
 
St. Anthony Messenger, published by Franciscan Media, is a monthly, general-interest, family-oriented Catholic magazine, in continuous print since 1893. Our company motto, "Live in love. Grow in faith." states well the goal of this magazine: We seek to meet our 170,000 subscribers where they are and to offer them inspiration from the heart of Catholicism—the Gospels and the experience of God's people. Th...

Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 20, 2015,
Bible Advocate Welcomes Articles/Poetry for May/June
 
Bible Advocate Magazine (est. 1863) welcomes freelance writers to contribute material to the May-June 2015 issue which will focus on the Sabbath. The bi-monthly magazine is published by the Bible Advocate Press, the media division of the General Conference of the Church of God.
 
Deadline: 03/02/2015. We pay an honorarium, on publication, of $25 per printed magazine page, up to $55, for print and electronic ...

Continue reading ...
 

Mississippi State Poetry Society Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 19, 2015,
Mississippi State Poetry Society Spring Contest
 
Entries must be received no later than March 16, 2015
 
$2 per poem entry fee for unpublished poems up to 40 lines. Prizes range from $10 - $100.
 
Categories include: “If I Could Be...,” Small Towns, Ballad, Troilet, Trails, Nature, Jazz, “Trail of Tears,” Deep Water, Romantic Love, Villanelle, Grandfathers, and more.

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams & Premonitions

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 18, 2015,
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 premonitions and the impact they have had on your life. What have you learned from your dreams? Did your dreams come true? Did a dream or premonition strengthen your faith or help you change th...

Continue reading ...
 

ASK Science Magazine for Kids: Making Stuff

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 17, 2015,
ASK Science Magazine for Kids
 
ASK is a nonfiction magazine for children 7-10 years old who are curious about science and the world they live in. Each edition of ASK is built around a central theme on some question or concept in the natural, physical, or social sciences, technology, mathematics, history, or the arts. ASK introduces kids to the joys of thinking, writing, and observing scientifically, an...

Continue reading ...
 

Utmost Christian Writers Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 16, 2015,
Utmost Christian Writers Annual Poetry Contest
 
Deadline: February 28. Christian writers are invited to compete for $3,000 in cash prizes, including a grand prize of $1,000 and a second prize of $500. Special awards for rhyming poems. Entry fee: $20 for each poem, up to 60 lines per poem.
 
This contest has run annually for more than 10 years and is sponsored by the Utmost Christian Writers Foundation, a non-profit organ...

Continue reading ...
 

The Binnacle Twelfth Annual Ultra-Short Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 15, 2015,
The Binnacle Twelfth Annual Ultra-Short Competition

Submissions: December 1, 2014-March 15, 2015
NO ENTRY FEE INDICATED
 
"The Binnacle will sponsor its Twelfth International Ultra-Short Competition in the 2014-2015 academic year. We are looking for prose works of 150 words or fewer and poetry of sixteen lines or fewer and fewer than 150 words.  All works should have a narrative element to them.....A minimum of $300 in cash prizes will be awarded, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Appleseeds: Ancient Mexico

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 14, 2015,
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 ...
 

Thriving Family 2 new calls for submissions

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 13, 2015,
Thriving Family Magazine - two new calls for submissions
 
Faith Conversations for Couples (couples devotions and conversation starters)
 
General ideas for the three questions:
• Question to help couples know their spouse better (question that makes the reader say, “I wonder how my spouse would answer this.”)
• Question that ties to the topic of the insight/application paragraph (sort of a transition between the other two questions)
...

Continue reading ...
 

Annual Writers-Editors International Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 12, 2015,
Annual Writers-Editors International Writing Competition
 
Nonfiction (Previously Published and Unpublished); Fiction (Short Story and Novel Chapter); Children's Literature; Poetry. Awards: $100, $75, $50. Entry fee: $3–$20.
Deadline: March 15, 2015
 

Continue reading ...
 

Alive Now: Mystery

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 11, 2015,
Alive Now: Mystery  
 
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 ...
 

Creative Nonfiction Anthology: Becoming a Teacher

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 10, 2015,
Creative Nonfiction Anthology: Becoming a Teacher
 
Deadline: March 9, 2015
 
For a new anthology, In Fact Books is seeking true stories exploring and reflecting on the process of becoming a teacher.
 
Education is a hotly-contested subject, but too often the voices of teachers themselves are left out of the discussion. This fall, approximately 3.5 million full-time teachers will be headed into classrooms in the United States. What mo...

Continue reading ...
 

NFSPS Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 9, 2015,
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest
 
29 categories open to all poets. Prizes range from $15 to $1500.  Unpublished poems up to 40 lines.
 
Deadline March 15, 2015
 
Non-members may enter most contests at $1.00 per poem (except $5.00 for each entry in Contest 1-NFSPS Founders Award).
 
Members may enter up to 10 contests for $1.00 per poem or $10.00 total for entries in more than 10 contests (except for Contest 1-NFS...

Continue reading ...
 

On the Premises Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 8, 2015,
On The Premises Short Story Contest
 
We've raised our prize money! Here are the details on our current contest.
 
Deadline: March 6, 2015. The premise of our 25th short story contest is "Learning". Submit a 1,000 to 5,000 word story in which one or more characters make a deliberate effort to learn something or figure something out. (The key words are "deliberate" and "effort.") The characters do not have to succeed in their effort to learn, but...

Continue reading ...
 

Idaho Writers Guild Rendezvous Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 7, 2015,
Idaho Writers Guild Rendezvous Contest
 
Enter the Idaho Writers Guild Writing Competition for a chance to win prizes and get valuable judges' feedback.
 
Categories include: Short Story, Short Screenplay, Poetry, Children's, Young Adult, Non-Fiction
 
Entry fees range from $20 to $35. Deadline: March 5, 2015
 
PRIZES: $100 to each First Place Winner, $50 to each Second Place Winner
All first place entries will be posted on the Idaho Writer...

Continue reading ...
 

FACES: Great Cities Around the World - Istanbul

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 6, 2015,
FACES: World Cultures magazine for grades 5-9
 
Faces takes readers where no other publication goes. Around the world and back, young readers get an honest and unbiased view of how people in other countries and world regions live. From the clothes they wear to the foods they eat, readers get a glimpse into the way their peers live. Each issue takes readers to a different country or region, or explores ...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for theSoul: Volunteering and Giving Back

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 5, 2015,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Volunteering and Giving Back
 
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 true stories abou...

Continue reading ...
 

Cobblestone: Revolutionary Women

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 4, 2015,
Cobblestone: Revolutionary Women
 
American History magazine for ages 9-14. Each issue of this acclaimed classroom magazine explores a single topic in depth, bringing history to life with primary sources, lively graphics, historical photographs, and maps. Designed to meet curriculum standards for history/social studies, Cobblestone® fosters an appreciation for the past while making connections ...

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Role Models

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 4, 2015,
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 ...
 

Grace Publishing Moments Anthologies

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 3, 2015,
Grace Publishing Moments Anthologies
http://grace-publishing.com
 
Deadline: March 15, 2015
 
Story callout from Yvonne Lehman:
 
I'm now accepting submissions for two new Moments books to be released in 2015. These are compilations of 50 stories by 40+ authors in each book, published by Grace Publishing. Already in print are Divine Moments and Christmas Moments (2014), and to be released in May is Spoken Moments (2015).
 
There is no compensation (except publication and joy!). Authors get one free...

Continue reading ...
 

Houston Writers Guild 2015 Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 1, 2015,
Houston Writers Guild 2015 Spring Contest
 
Open Submissions December 1, 2014March 1, 2015
 
Contest is open to all writers (regardless of publishing status) with original unpublished work.  First place in each category wins $75.  In addition, all first place winners will be entered into a Grand Prize drawing for editing/proofreading of 25 pages by Editorial Services, Inc. Winners will be announced at the HWG 2015 Spring Conference.  Everyone will rec...

Continue reading ...
 
 

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