This site features current writing opportunities for authors of all genres, with a preference for Christian publications. The submission opportunities featured on this blog site have been collected by Sally Clark. I am not an editor, publisher, or an agent. I am a writer who enjoys sharing submission information I find on the web with other writers. 

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.

If you experience any problems with the links or with submitting your material, please let me know. If you would like to receive free submission information via a daily email, drop me a line at sally_s_clark@yahoo.com  and your name will be added to the e-list. Your name email address will never be shared or sold to anyone else. Promise!

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Published by Hachette Book Group,


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




Over 46,000 copies sold! 


Browsing Archive: October, 2021

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Best Served Cold

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 31, 2021,
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Best Served Cold      

Our rates for published stories:
$20 for published featured author stories
$10 for stories published on our &More page
$5 for poems we publish

We accept previously unpublished work in many genres of fiction as well as memoir. We accept previously unpublished poetry. We do not accept essays or other nonfiction genres. We do not accept horror or erotica. This means no graphic violence, no overt...


Continue reading ...
 

American Greetings

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 30, 2021,
American Greetings  

Do you want to make the world a more thoughtful and caring place? American Greetings is seeking new freelance writers interested in using the power of their perspectives to foster connection, inclusion, and expression. Pays $200 per card. 

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer's Di...

Continue reading ...
 

WOW! Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 29, 2021,
WOW! Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

Continue reading ...
 

Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 28, 2021,
Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition      

The annual Soul-Making Literary Competition is open to everyone, everywhere and looks for original, freshly creative and finely crafted works that embraces all creative interpretations of English poet, John Keats' statement: "Some say the world is a vale of tears, I say it is a place of soul-making"

SOUL, in general, in many religions and philosophies, is conceived as the animating and vital spiritual principle in human bei...


Continue reading ...
 

Abilene Writers Guild Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 27, 2021,
Abilene Writers Guild Annual Contest     

Continue reading ...
 

Texas Writes Event at Lakeshore Library in Buchanan Dam

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 26, 2021,
Texas Writes Event at Lakeshore Library in Buchanan Dam

Texas Writes is a statewide program that brings accomplished authors to rural libraries for a half day of presentations and panel discussions focused on the craft of writing.

Our Buchanan Dam, TX event features Rachel Starnes presenting on “Problems of Memory in Memoir” and Julie Poole presenting on “Nature Poetry: A Field Guide to Capturing Everyday Wonder”.

We’ll...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Humorous Stories (Extended deadline)

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 25, 2021,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Humorous Stories (Extended deadline)           

Continue reading ...
 

World Nomads

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 24, 2021,
World Nomads

We here at World Nomads HQ are nomads ourselves, and it's our mission to uncover the best, the funniest, the freshest, the most gut-wrenching, or just the most beautiful travel stories to share with our community. Whether it’s a written travel essay or photo story, we’re looking for personal, authentic stories about life-changing journeys and experiences. We pay 50 cents per word for written stories.

from: C. Hope C...

Continue reading ...
 

Dappled Things J.F. Powers Prize for Short Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 23, 2021,
Dappled Things: a quarterly of ideas, art, and faith     
J. F. Powers Prize for Short Fiction

“One foot in this world and one in the next”: that’s how J.F. Powers described the Midwestern priests he wrote about in his fiction. Having one foot in another world can be awkward, and Powers’ characters are known not for their graceful mysticism, but for the humiliating and mordantly entertaining stumbles th...

Continue reading ...
 

ASK Magazine: Wild in the City

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 22, 2021,
ASK Magazine: Wild in the City

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 or question.

ASK introduces kids to the joys of thinking and questioning scientifically, and presumes them to be active members of the international community of knowledge-seekers. The ideal ASK article is an engaging nonfiction story (or cartoon) that is co...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Making Do

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 21, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Making Do  

During difficult economic times, people throughout the centuries have learned to make do with what they have. Sometimes, they’ve even come up with a new idea that they continued doing even after times of hardship. What is one way you have figured out how to “make do” with what you have and have come up with a new way of doing things? We are looking for hands-on, practical ideas that yo...

Continue reading ...
 

The Advent Writing Contest: Walking with Mary

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 20, 2021,
The Advent Writing Contest: Walking with Mary

Entry Deadline: November 22, 2021

Catholic Literary Arts encourages your written submission focused on Walking with Mary: Advent. We will feature three winners on our website and award a cash prize of $25 to each. A virtual even to celebrate the winners and finalists will be held on December 9th. Final entries will be judged by Maggie Gallagher, executive director, Benedict XVI Institu...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories of Kindness (Extended deadline)

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 19, 2021,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories of Kindness (Extended deadline)

Deadline October 31, 2021. We are looking for true stories about acts of kindness that have happened to you or that you have witnessed firsthand. Stories can be serious or funny or both but they should definitely inspire our readers to look for ways in which they can perform their own kind acts. Pays $200 and ten copies. Limit 1,200 words.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridg...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Booger Problems

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 18, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Booger Problems

Topic: What is one way you helped your child stop picking his or her nose? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word...

Continue reading ...
 

Charles Dickson Chapbook Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 17, 2021,
Charles Dickson Chapbook Award

Every two years, the Charles Dickson Chapbook Contest honors poetic achievement in a chapbook-length work. Dickson, an internationally respected poet of the haiku, was the author of A Touch of Wholeness, Taste of Summer, Fragrance of Frost Grapes, and Out of Cassiopeia. The chapbook contest is funded in part by a grant from the estate of John King and Mary Harvey Ottley and a gift from Virgin...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Historical Fiction Based on Family Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 16, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Historical Fiction Based on Family Stories

Topic: We are looking for historical fiction that is based on true family stories. (Remember that “historical fiction” means stories that are from a time period that is at least 50 years ago. Each story should be a short story, of course (protagonist has a problem, the protagonist solves the problem through his/her actions) and include a light faith element...

Continue reading ...
 

Chron

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 15, 2021,
Chron

We're looking for feature pitches as we move to increase our culture and lifestyle reporting. That includes interesting profiles of people, groups, and businesses, first-person essays, cultural commentary pieces, useful listicles, trend coverage, etc. We love hyperlocal stories, but anything Houstonians and Texans are interested in goes. Send pitches to sarah.sarder@chron.com  and include a link to your portfolio or p...


Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Short Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 14, 2021,
Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Contest
...
Continue reading ...
 

Milton Pressler Memorial Prize for Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 13, 2021,
Milton Pressler Memorial Prize for Poetry  

Harpur Palate accepts original, previously unpublished poems in any style, form, or genre. The $19 entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate. No more than five poems per entry. Include name, address, phone number, email & poem titles on cover letter. Remove all identifying information from the rest of the manuscript.  Please be advised that we do not accept submissions from anyone affiliate...

Continue reading ...
 

The Harpur Palate Award for Creative Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 12, 2021,
The Harpur Palate Award for Creative Nonfiction

Creative non-fiction submissions should be previously unpublished, original work shorter than 5,500 words. You may enter as many essays as you wish. Include name, address, phone number, email & poem titles on cover letter. Remove all identifying information from the rest of the manuscript. The entry fee is $19 per essay and includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate.

All submissions will be conside...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Fall Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 11, 2021,
Poetry Society of South Carolina Fall Contest          

Continue reading ...
 

ICL Middle Grade Mystery First Pages Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 10, 2021,
ICL Middle Grade Mystery First Pages Contest

Pull out those magnifying glasses! It's time to lure us in with the first pages of your mystery novel for middle grade readers. This contest is your chance to write a fiction mystery first page for kids ages 8-12 years old. It can be funny or ominous or somewhere in between.

Entries for this contest will include a one-sentence book summary followed by no more than 1,000 words from the...


Continue reading ...
 

The Byron Herbert Reece International Poetry Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 9, 2021,
The Byron Herbert Reece International Poetry Award

Honoring Byron Herbert Reece, whose north Georgia upbringing informed five volumes of poetry on themes of nature and the Bible.  This competition is open to GPS members and non-members and will include a first prize of $250, second prize of $100, and a third prize of $50.  Two HM certificates will be awarded.  Length and form:  Open.  Theme:  Nature.

The fee fo...


Continue reading ...
 

God's Constant Presence

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 8, 2021,

God’s Constant Presence
http://christwriters.info/index/god-s-constant-presence

You may recall James Stuart Bell’s role as editor for story collection series such as: A Cup of Comfort, Extraordinary Answers to Prayer, and a number of books related to Angels, Miracles, and Heavenly Encounters.  Recently I collaborated on a story collection for Guideposts entitled, Miracles Do Happen: 101 Glimpses of the Hidden Hand of God and later, Angels All around Us. Mr. Stuart is now compiling a story v...


Continue reading ...
 

Smokelong Quarterly Comedy Prize for Flash

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 7, 2021,
Smokelong Quarterly Comedy Prize for Flash

This fall we are hosting our first annual prize for comedy in flash!

We want to feel your razor-sharp wit, share your sideways view of the world, hear your irresistibly bizarre voice. We want to laugh out loud and snort our coffee through our noses. Yes, we want this. All at the same time. Make us smile.

While there is no specific theme for this competition, your work should interpret the idea of co...


Continue reading ...
 

Darley Anderson Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 6, 2021,
Darley Anderson Agency

Our literary agents specialize in bestselling commercial fiction including thrillers, mysteries, crime, horror, fantasy, women's, chick-lit, accessible literary, comedy, children's and YA fiction. We have film and TV agents in the UK and US who help bring our bestselling books to the big and small screen.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fu...

Continue reading ...
 

Alaska Writers Guild: Poetry (all forms)

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 5, 2021,
Alaska Writers Guild: Poetry (all forms)

Alaska Writers Guild Quarterly Writing Contests are now open to the public.

Awards will be given as follows: First Place: $100, Second Place: $60, Third Place: $30. All entrants will receive a copy of their score sheet and judge's feedback for each submission.

ALL forms of Poetry are accepted, and must not be longer than five pages. Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and not previously published....


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Early Readers and You

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 4, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Early Readers and You

Topic: What is one way you have helped your early reader put in the hard work it takes to read on his or her own after the early excitement has worn off? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want one hands-on, practical. idea that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as a...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Intimacy

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 3, 2021,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Intimacy    

Continue reading ...
 

The First Line: Winter

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 2, 2021,
The First Line: Winter       

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Poet's Choice Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 1, 2021,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Poet's Choice Contest      

ANNUAL POET'S CHOICE CONTEST

Deadline:  November 1
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice     
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $15
Poems entered must NOT have been 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 n...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: October, 2021

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Best Served Cold

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 31, 2021,
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Best Served Cold      

Our rates for published stories:
$20 for published featured author stories
$10 for stories published on our &More page
$5 for poems we publish

We accept previously unpublished work in many genres of fiction as well as memoir. We accept previously unpublished poetry. We do not accept essays or other nonfiction genres. We do not accept horror or erotica. This means no graphic violence, no overt...


Continue reading ...
 

American Greetings

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 30, 2021,
American Greetings  

Do you want to make the world a more thoughtful and caring place? American Greetings is seeking new freelance writers interested in using the power of their perspectives to foster connection, inclusion, and expression. Pays $200 per card. 

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer's Di...

Continue reading ...
 

WOW! Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 29, 2021,
WOW! Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

Continue reading ...
 

Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 28, 2021,
Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition      

The annual Soul-Making Literary Competition is open to everyone, everywhere and looks for original, freshly creative and finely crafted works that embraces all creative interpretations of English poet, John Keats' statement: "Some say the world is a vale of tears, I say it is a place of soul-making"

SOUL, in general, in many religions and philosophies, is conceived as the animating and vital spiritual principle in human bei...


Continue reading ...
 

Abilene Writers Guild Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 27, 2021,
Abilene Writers Guild Annual Contest     

Continue reading ...
 

Texas Writes Event at Lakeshore Library in Buchanan Dam

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 26, 2021,
Texas Writes Event at Lakeshore Library in Buchanan Dam

Texas Writes is a statewide program that brings accomplished authors to rural libraries for a half day of presentations and panel discussions focused on the craft of writing.

Our Buchanan Dam, TX event features Rachel Starnes presenting on “Problems of Memory in Memoir” and Julie Poole presenting on “Nature Poetry: A Field Guide to Capturing Everyday Wonder”.

We’ll...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Humorous Stories (Extended deadline)

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 25, 2021,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Humorous Stories (Extended deadline)           

Continue reading ...
 

World Nomads

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 24, 2021,
World Nomads

We here at World Nomads HQ are nomads ourselves, and it's our mission to uncover the best, the funniest, the freshest, the most gut-wrenching, or just the most beautiful travel stories to share with our community. Whether it’s a written travel essay or photo story, we’re looking for personal, authentic stories about life-changing journeys and experiences. We pay 50 cents per word for written stories.

from: C. Hope C...

Continue reading ...
 

Dappled Things J.F. Powers Prize for Short Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 23, 2021,
Dappled Things: a quarterly of ideas, art, and faith     
J. F. Powers Prize for Short Fiction

“One foot in this world and one in the next”: that’s how J.F. Powers described the Midwestern priests he wrote about in his fiction. Having one foot in another world can be awkward, and Powers’ characters are known not for their graceful mysticism, but for the humiliating and mordantly entertaining stumbles th...

Continue reading ...
 

ASK Magazine: Wild in the City

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 22, 2021,
ASK Magazine: Wild in the City

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 or question.

ASK introduces kids to the joys of thinking and questioning scientifically, and presumes them to be active members of the international community of knowledge-seekers. The ideal ASK article is an engaging nonfiction story (or cartoon) that is co...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Making Do

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 21, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Making Do  

During difficult economic times, people throughout the centuries have learned to make do with what they have. Sometimes, they’ve even come up with a new idea that they continued doing even after times of hardship. What is one way you have figured out how to “make do” with what you have and have come up with a new way of doing things? We are looking for hands-on, practical ideas that yo...

Continue reading ...
 

The Advent Writing Contest: Walking with Mary

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 20, 2021,
The Advent Writing Contest: Walking with Mary

Entry Deadline: November 22, 2021

Catholic Literary Arts encourages your written submission focused on Walking with Mary: Advent. We will feature three winners on our website and award a cash prize of $25 to each. A virtual even to celebrate the winners and finalists will be held on December 9th. Final entries will be judged by Maggie Gallagher, executive director, Benedict XVI Institu...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories of Kindness (Extended deadline)

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 19, 2021,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories of Kindness (Extended deadline)

Deadline October 31, 2021. We are looking for true stories about acts of kindness that have happened to you or that you have witnessed firsthand. Stories can be serious or funny or both but they should definitely inspire our readers to look for ways in which they can perform their own kind acts. Pays $200 and ten copies. Limit 1,200 words.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridg...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Booger Problems

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 18, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Booger Problems

Topic: What is one way you helped your child stop picking his or her nose? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word...

Continue reading ...
 

Charles Dickson Chapbook Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 17, 2021,
Charles Dickson Chapbook Award

Every two years, the Charles Dickson Chapbook Contest honors poetic achievement in a chapbook-length work. Dickson, an internationally respected poet of the haiku, was the author of A Touch of Wholeness, Taste of Summer, Fragrance of Frost Grapes, and Out of Cassiopeia. The chapbook contest is funded in part by a grant from the estate of John King and Mary Harvey Ottley and a gift from Virgin...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Historical Fiction Based on Family Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 16, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Historical Fiction Based on Family Stories

Topic: We are looking for historical fiction that is based on true family stories. (Remember that “historical fiction” means stories that are from a time period that is at least 50 years ago. Each story should be a short story, of course (protagonist has a problem, the protagonist solves the problem through his/her actions) and include a light faith element...

Continue reading ...
 

Chron

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 15, 2021,
Chron

We're looking for feature pitches as we move to increase our culture and lifestyle reporting. That includes interesting profiles of people, groups, and businesses, first-person essays, cultural commentary pieces, useful listicles, trend coverage, etc. We love hyperlocal stories, but anything Houstonians and Texans are interested in goes. Send pitches to sarah.sarder@chron.com  and include a link to your portfolio or p...


Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Short Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 14, 2021,
Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Contest
...
Continue reading ...
 

Milton Pressler Memorial Prize for Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 13, 2021,
Milton Pressler Memorial Prize for Poetry  

Harpur Palate accepts original, previously unpublished poems in any style, form, or genre. The $19 entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate. No more than five poems per entry. Include name, address, phone number, email & poem titles on cover letter. Remove all identifying information from the rest of the manuscript.  Please be advised that we do not accept submissions from anyone affiliate...

Continue reading ...
 

The Harpur Palate Award for Creative Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 12, 2021,
The Harpur Palate Award for Creative Nonfiction

Creative non-fiction submissions should be previously unpublished, original work shorter than 5,500 words. You may enter as many essays as you wish. Include name, address, phone number, email & poem titles on cover letter. Remove all identifying information from the rest of the manuscript. The entry fee is $19 per essay and includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate.

All submissions will be conside...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Fall Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 11, 2021,
Poetry Society of South Carolina Fall Contest          

Continue reading ...
 

ICL Middle Grade Mystery First Pages Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 10, 2021,
ICL Middle Grade Mystery First Pages Contest

Pull out those magnifying glasses! It's time to lure us in with the first pages of your mystery novel for middle grade readers. This contest is your chance to write a fiction mystery first page for kids ages 8-12 years old. It can be funny or ominous or somewhere in between.

Entries for this contest will include a one-sentence book summary followed by no more than 1,000 words from the...


Continue reading ...
 

The Byron Herbert Reece International Poetry Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 9, 2021,
The Byron Herbert Reece International Poetry Award

Honoring Byron Herbert Reece, whose north Georgia upbringing informed five volumes of poetry on themes of nature and the Bible.  This competition is open to GPS members and non-members and will include a first prize of $250, second prize of $100, and a third prize of $50.  Two HM certificates will be awarded.  Length and form:  Open.  Theme:  Nature.

The fee fo...


Continue reading ...
 

God's Constant Presence

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 8, 2021,

God’s Constant Presence
http://christwriters.info/index/god-s-constant-presence

You may recall James Stuart Bell’s role as editor for story collection series such as: A Cup of Comfort, Extraordinary Answers to Prayer, and a number of books related to Angels, Miracles, and Heavenly Encounters.  Recently I collaborated on a story collection for Guideposts entitled, Miracles Do Happen: 101 Glimpses of the Hidden Hand of God and later, Angels All around Us. Mr. Stuart is now compiling a story v...


Continue reading ...
 

Smokelong Quarterly Comedy Prize for Flash

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 7, 2021,
Smokelong Quarterly Comedy Prize for Flash

This fall we are hosting our first annual prize for comedy in flash!

We want to feel your razor-sharp wit, share your sideways view of the world, hear your irresistibly bizarre voice. We want to laugh out loud and snort our coffee through our noses. Yes, we want this. All at the same time. Make us smile.

While there is no specific theme for this competition, your work should interpret the idea of co...


Continue reading ...
 

Darley Anderson Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 6, 2021,
Darley Anderson Agency

Our literary agents specialize in bestselling commercial fiction including thrillers, mysteries, crime, horror, fantasy, women's, chick-lit, accessible literary, comedy, children's and YA fiction. We have film and TV agents in the UK and US who help bring our bestselling books to the big and small screen.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fu...

Continue reading ...
 

Alaska Writers Guild: Poetry (all forms)

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 5, 2021,
Alaska Writers Guild: Poetry (all forms)

Alaska Writers Guild Quarterly Writing Contests are now open to the public.

Awards will be given as follows: First Place: $100, Second Place: $60, Third Place: $30. All entrants will receive a copy of their score sheet and judge's feedback for each submission.

ALL forms of Poetry are accepted, and must not be longer than five pages. Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and not previously published....


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Early Readers and You

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 4, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Early Readers and You

Topic: What is one way you have helped your early reader put in the hard work it takes to read on his or her own after the early excitement has worn off? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want one hands-on, practical. idea that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as a...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Intimacy

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 3, 2021,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Intimacy    

Continue reading ...
 

The First Line: Winter

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 2, 2021,
The First Line: Winter       

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Poet's Choice Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 1, 2021,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Poet's Choice Contest      

ANNUAL POET'S CHOICE CONTEST

Deadline:  November 1
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice     
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $15
Poems entered must NOT have been 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 n...

Continue reading ...
 
 

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