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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a lift-the-flap board book for ages 2-5,

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and winner of a 2015
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Not Your Mother's Book: On Travel & On Being a Stupid Kid

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 28, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Not Your Mother’s Book (NYMB) is a new anthology for a new century.

http://publishingsyndicate.com/publishing_syndicate/submissions/nymb_submit_guidelines.html

Consisting of real-life stories written by individuals 18 years and older, NYMB is tailored for a mature-audience readership; stories may contain language and situations akin to a PG-13 or TV-14 rating. While not all stories will fall into this rating system, the series will not focus on death/dying, cry-your...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Independent Woman

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 18, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Independent Woman

www.chickensoup.com  

Whether you are single or married, widowed, or divorced, you are in charge of your life and the lives of many other people. Tell us your story about running your independent life, achieving independence, and being a complete person. We are referring to all kinds of independence, not just financial or emotional. Share your story of empowerment and independence to help women of all ages feel stronger, more capable, and mo...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels Among Us

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 15, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels Among Us
http://chickensoup.com

Angel Encounters

We are looking for stories from people who believe that they have encountered or been helped by angels. How did your angel manifest himself or herself? How did your angel help you or someone you know? Please do not send stories about people who are "angels" because they do nice things, and also please do not submit eulogies where you say that your loved one is now an angel. The deadline date ...

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Not Your Mother's Book: On Holidays

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 4, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Not Your Mother’s Book (NYMB) is a new anthology for a new century.

http://publishingsyndicate.com/publishing_syndicate/submissions/nymb_submit_guidelines.html

Consisting of real-life stories written by individuals 18 years and older, NYMB is tailored for a mature-audience readership; stories may contain language and situations akin to a PG-13 or TV-14 rating. While not all stories will fall into this rating system, the series will not focus on death/dying,...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 24, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers

www.chickensoup.com

Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, books or articles, paranormal or romance, the process is equally challenging. Thus, it's important to learn from others who have made the transition from dreaming about writing to being a writer. If this describes you, we want to hear about your setbacks, breakthroughs, and successes. How did you overcome writer's block? Who or what encouraged you when you were about to give u...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parenthood

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 19, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parenthood

www.chickensoup.com

They always say it's the best job and the worst job. But basically it's the best! We are looking for your stories about parenting - the hard work, the joy, the unconditional love, the funny times and the occasional sad ones too. Whether you're a new parent of one or an "experienced" parent of several, by birth, by marriage, by adoption, or by fostering, tell us your stories about parenthood. Funny stories, stories that w...


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OakTara Publishers - Great Love Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 12, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

OakTara Publishers is looking for Great Love Stories!

http://oaktara.com/tellusabout

Deadline for Submissions: June 15, 2012

Want to get your foot in the door in publishing? Or to expand your current publishing credits? OakTara Publishers is looking for new authors and growing authors like you who have a great falling-in-love story to tell—or who know someone who has a falling-in-love story they’d be willing for you to write on their behalf.

Whe...


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Not Your Mother's Book: On Being a Woman and On Dogs

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 7, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Not Your Mother’s Book (NYMB) is a new anthology for a new century.

http://publishingsyndicate.com/publishing_syndicate/submissions/nymb_submit_guidelines.html

Consisting of real-life stories written by individuals 18 years and older, NYMB is tailored for a mature-audience readership; stories may contain language and situations akin to a PG-13 or TV-14 rating. While not all stories will fall into this rating system, the series will not focus on death/dying, cry-your-eyes out sad selec...


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I Believe in Healing

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 23, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

I Believe in Healing is a book project that Cecil Murphey and Twila Belk have contracted with Regal Books for a February 2013 release.

They seek documented stories of physical healings. They do not want recovery stories.

Do you have a story to tell but aren’t comfortable writing it yourself? Email them the details. If they believe your story has potential for this book, they will contact you for more information and will write the story for you.

They will edit every s...


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Times to Remember - A Pocketful of Holidays

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 19, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Silver Boomer Books call for submissions:
Times to Remember - A Pocketful of Holidays
 
From the tradition in the American South of yelling “Christmas Gift” first on December 25th to the Yule log of Northern Europe; from advent wreaths to football rivalries, parades to mistletoe — we celebrate in ways others never heard of but we’ve done all our lives. Send us your stories of memories crafted from repetition or the...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Positive

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 16, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Positive
 
The Power of Positive
Everyone knows about the power of positive thinking. After the success of our book, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive, we are ready to make another book full of stories about how you changed your life, solved a problem, or overcame a challenge through a positive attitude, counting your blessings, or an epiphany of some kind. Tell us your success story about using the power of positive!
 
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Friends

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 24, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Friends
www.chickensoup.com
 
New Friends
Throughout our lives we meet new people and social circles change. Sometimes we have to say goodbye to friends and make new connections. We are looking for stories about men and women making new friends. Whether it was a move, a divorce, or a friendship that failed, share your stories about finding new friends. What led you to form new relationships? How did you go about it? This book will encourage and support other ...

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Not Your Mother's Book

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 2, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Publishing Syndicate - Call for Submissions:
Not Your Mother's Book: On Being a Woman
Not Your Mother's Book: On Sharing Secrets
 
http://publishingsyndicate.com/publishing_syndicate/submissions/nymb_submit_guidelines.html

This new anthology will be a collection of personal non-fiction stories written by individuals 18 years and older. We are looking for humorous and inspiring stories and if they have an edge and are different, even better. No death/dying or sad stories here. The Not Your...

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InkSpotter Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

InkSpotter Publishing

http://www.inkspotter.com/publications/books/cupofjoeforwoe.htm

Pay: Unknown

InkSpotter Publlishing is now accepting non-fiction submissions for its next anthology project, A Cup of Joe for Woe. Think ―Chicken Soup‖ with an edge. No gentle epiphanies while strolling on the beach or contemplating cloud formations. We‘re looking for in-your-face, kick-in-the-teeth lessons learned—the kinds of stories you‘d share with your friends over coffee. Essays of an...


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Gratitude Prayers

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 6, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

GRATITUDE PRAYERS:

Prayers, Poems, and Prose for Everyday Thankfulness 

Submissions close Friday, February 3, 2012 

The purpose of GRATITUDE PRAYERS is to encourage individuals to appreciate the blessings in their lives and to cultivate an attitude of everyday thankfulness. Taking time to reflect on what’s good will help readers refocus their minds, which will increase one’s personal happiness.

Chapters have not yet been determined. The book will be packaged...


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God Still Meets Needs

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 9, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
This is for a new manuscript call for a daily devotional book. Mark Littleton is compiling and editing the book for Jebaire Publishing: God Still Meets Needs. The guidelines are below. If you have questions or submissions, please direct them to Mark at GodMeetsNeeds@earthlink.net.
 
GOD STILL MEETS NEEDS:
How God Helps His People and Provides in Tough Times
 
PROJECT: A devotional book of 365 readings, which will be written by various authors. The book is contracted with Jebaire, a royal...

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Stories on Motherhood Needed

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 4, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Stories on Motherhood Needed

Author Nancy B. Kennedy is looking for stories told by mothers about motherhood for the third book in her "Miracles and Moments of Grace" series, to be published by Leafwood Publishers. The stories can be inspiring, thoughtful, heart-breaking or even funny. Stories with messages of faith are welcome. Although stories by writers are welcome, you don't have to be a writer to participate. If you have a story to share, all you have to do is send a few details, and we'...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Finding My Faith

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 21, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Finding My Faith

www.chickensoup.com

Whether we consider ourselves to be Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Buddhist, Muslim, Hindu or any other religion, our belief in a higher power directs our lives and our thoughts. Everyone's "faith story" is different. Some of us find faith late in life. Others lose their faith after a tragic event or spiritual dry spell, only to rediscover it through a divine nudge. Faith can appear quickly or build up over time. It can hit us lik...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Kids

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 18, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Kids
www.chickensoup.com

Where do your children find the inner strength to stay positive in these challenging times? The world today is fast-paced and filled with choices, temptations and challenges. The values that children, ages 7 to 12 , learn today will stay with them for the rest of their lives. We are looking for stories that show children how to make good choices... even when no one is looking, respect t...

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Candice Pope anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Author Candace Pope is accepting submissions for a compilation of true stories from people who have been blessed and comforted by God through animals and nature, especially after loss (death of a loved one, divorce, health, earthly possessions).
 
Guidelines: Story length 900 to 1500 words. First-person narrative. If your story is selected, you will receive a free book upon publication. If your story is of a sensitive nature, such as related to divorce or financial loss, and you wish to re...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hope & Healing for Your Breast Cancer Journey

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 14, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hope and Healing for Your Breast Cancer Journey

This book will be written by Dr. Julie Silver of Harvard Medical School and will contain both medical information and inspirational stories. We encourage people with breast cancer and their family members and friends to submit stories no longer than 1200 words to this important book title. From the fear at the initial diagnosis to the hopefully, positive "cancer free" diagnosis at the end of trea...

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A Writing Opportunity from Christian published author, Dena Dyer

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 30, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
 

A Writing Opportunity: Help Me with my Book (please?) from published Christian author, Dena Dyer 

 
“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Psalm 147:3
                 I’m so excited about the project I’m currently working on! It was an idea that God gave to my co-author, Tina Samples, in the middle of the night. We’re kindred spirits and both sing, spea...

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Workers Write! Tales From the Combat Zone

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 28, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
WORKERS WRITE! TALES FROM THE COMBAT ZONE
 
Issue eight of Workers Write! will be Tales from the Combat Zone and will contain stories and poems from the soldier's point of view (all branches welcome). We are interested in everything from command to grunt work. We will also consider war stories and peacekeeping missions, as long as the job is the central theme. Drop us a line if you have a question.
 
Deadline Dec. 1, 2011 (or until the issue is fu...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Dog Did That!

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Dog Did That!
 
 
Our dogs make us smile every day, but sometimes they really outdo themselves. Whether they came up with the idea themselves, or you put them in a situation that caused them to do something unusual, we want to hear about it! Tell us what your dog did that made you say "I Can't Believe My Dog Did That!" We know you'll have many great stories for us and that you rejoice in the simple absurdities, funnyf your...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Cat Did That!

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 22, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Cat Did That!

Our cats make us smile every day, but sometimes they really outdo themselves. Whether they came up with the idea themselves, or you put them in a situation that caused them to do something unusual, we want to hear about it! Tell us what your cat did that made you say "I Can't Believe My Cat Did That!" We know you'll have many great stories for us and that you rejoice in the simple absurdities, funny habits, and crazy antics of your c...

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Heavenly Company: Entertaining Angels and Other Strangers

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 9, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
 
Heavenly Company: Entertaining Angels and Other Strangers is a book project that Cecil Murphey and Twila Belk have contracted with Summerside/Guideposts for an August 2012 release. We want true stories of angelic appearances that resulted in changed lives.
 
Do you have an angel story to tell but can't write it yourself? Email us the details. If we believe your story has potential for this book, we will contact you for more information and will write the story for you. We will edit every...

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Dream of Things Travel Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 25, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Dream of Things Travel Anthology
http://dreamofthings.com/guidelines

Deam of Things is looking for creative nonfiction stories about travel. They plans to publish the anthology by the end of 2011. Stories can be humorous or serious. For details about the type of story they want, see the Dream of Things workshop page. For more details about the travel anthology, click HERE. You can also read excerpts from Saying Goodbye, their first anthology, by clicking HERE.

Creative nonfiction to them me...


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Love Letters From the Heart Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 16, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Love Letters From The Heart Anthology
http://www.pixnpens.com/
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Have you ever longed to share your heart - your testimony - with someone, but couldn't work up the nerve to do so? Well, now is your chance. We are currently compiling testimonies - in letter format - for Love Letters from the Heart, to be released February 2012. The testimonies should be 1,000 words or less, written in the form of a letter to someone you want to share the Gospel and/or your testimony with. Th...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Messages From Heaven

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 11, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Messages From Heaven: 101 Miraculous Stories of Signs from Beyond, Amazing Connections, and Love That Doesn't Die

When our loved ones leave this world, our connection with them does not end. Death takes away their physical presence, but not their spirit, and we often sense them after they have gone. Sometimes we see or hear from them after they've passed, giving us signs and messages from beyond. We want to hear from you if you have experienced the other side or rece...
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Who Are Your Chica Peeps Update

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 6, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Who Are You Chica Peeps Update from editor Velya Jancz-Urban:

Please DISREGARD the October 1st deadline. So many new women are hearing about Chica Peeps on a daily basis that we extended the deadline in order that they have time to submit.
Thanks, and can't wait to read your stories!
Velya
www.chicapeeps.com
chicapeeps@gmail.com


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Who Are Your Chica Peeps?

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 5, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Who Are Your Chica Peeps?
 
Chica Peeps: a group of women who anchor, guide and nurture each other, often through humor; a sisterhood of strength and support. In the English language, there is no word that describes a group of female friends. We intend to have the name Chica Peeps fill that void and become the household expression for groups of women that support and nurture each other. You've seen them walking together, or in the local coffee shop. You've heard their shr...

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Dancing With Bear Publishing Anthologies

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Dancing With Bear Publishing - Call for Submissions for Anthologies
http://www.dancingwithbearpublishing.com/submissionguidelines.htm

All stories accepted paid $50.

Halloween Anthology is for a children's book, think Casper the Friendly Ghost - nothing scary, just fun for ages 5-10. Length - 2,000 to 5,000 words.
Deadline September 30, 2011.

Thanksgiving Anthology. These stories don't have to be set at Thanksgiving or even about Thanksgiving, but rath...


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Thin Threads of Babies and New Parents

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 22, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Thin Threads of Babies & New Parents
http://www.thinthreads.com/submit.php
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Kiwi Publishing is looking for true, inspirational stories of 1,200 words or less that will make readers laugh, cry, or sigh. Stories should be positive, universal, and non-controversial. The "point" or "message" should be evident without preaching. No essays, commentaries, tributes, philosophical or biographical pieces will be accepted. Should your story be selected and be included in one of the Thi...

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Story Callout - Casual Elegance

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Casual Elegance
Submissions should be sent to:

Barbie Jenkins Porter at barbieannporter@gmail.com or to Nellotie Porter Chastain at nellotiec@gmail.com or by snail mail to: Casual Elegance, P.O. Box 222, Beaver Dam KY 42320

There's nothing more beautiful than a woman who walks elegantly in casual faith, nor nothing more alluring as a woman who causally walks in elegant faith. Although it would appear Casual Elegance is an oxymoron, is it not what our Lord called us to do as He taught such thin...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Home Sweet Home

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 21, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Home Sweet Home
www.chickensoup.com

Whether you rent your home or own your home, home is where your heart is. It is your safe place in the world. We are looking for stories about getting your first home, returning to your childhood home, do it yourself repair disasters and successes, downsizing, moving day or any heartwarming or funny stories associated with home. This book will make the perfect housewarming gift. Nonfiction stories up to 1200 words....


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Hello to a Better Body!

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 2, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Hello to a Better Body!
Weight Loss and Fitness for Women Over

It can be so hard for women over 50 to lose weight and stay fit. We're looking for stories from women over 50 who have found answers. How did you find the motivation to lose weight and get fit? Are there special routines that you have found that make it easier to maintain your weight and fitness? Did you find ways to make self-care more of a priority? Your stories will provide inspiration and camarade...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Boost Your Brainpower

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 30, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Boost Your Brain Power!
www.chickensoup.com

Who doesn't want to be smarter, think faster, have a better memory? Many people would like to enhance their brainpower and are looking for help to do just that. We're seeking stories about people who have improved their ability to think and use their brain in some way and as a result, improved their life. Your stories will provide the inspiration and motivation to those looking to get more from their grey matters. Nonfiction...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Goodbye to Stress!

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Goodbye to Stress
www.chickensoup.com

Everyone feels stressed out at some point in their lives. Many people have trouble getting their stress under control and are looking for help. We're seeking stories about people who have felt or feel stressed out, found a way to resolve their stress, learned to rethink their stress, improved their lives by handling stress, etc. Your stories will provide the inspiration and comfort to those who are stressed out. Nonfiction sto...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times for Teens

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 26, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times for Teens
 
 
The teenage years are tough, and when bad things happen, the challenges can be overwhelming. We are looking for stories from teenagers and young adults for a new book about the tough times that some teens experience. This book will be a support and a companion for teenagers looking for comfort and inspiration while they overcome hardships of various kinds and show them that, as tough as things can g...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Married Life!

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 24, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Married Life!

www.chickensoup.com

In order to make a marriage last you need a sense of humor! Whether you are newly married or have been married for years and years, the stories in this book will make you laugh, capture your imagination, inspire you and touch your heart. We want to celebrate the commitment two people make when they say their vows. We are looking for stories that will focus on the humor necessary to maintain a successful relationship. Tell us a...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Goodbye to Back Pain

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 20, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Goodbye to Back Pain!

www.chickensoup.com

Almost all of us experience back pain at some point in our lives. Many people suffer far more than they need to and are looking for help. We're seeking stories about people who have or have had back problems, found solutions to their pain, improved their mobility, learned to live with their problems, etc. Your stories will provide the inspiration and comfort to those who suffer from back...


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Thin Threads: Pets and Companions

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 16, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
THIN THREADS
http://www.thinthreads.com/submit.php
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Kiwi Publishing is looking for true, inspirational stories of 1,200 words or less that will make readers laugh, cry, or sigh. Stories should be positive, universal, and non-controversial. The "point" or "message" should be evident without preaching. No essays, commentaries, tributes, philosophical or biographical pieces will be accepted. Should your story be selected and be included in one of the Thin Thread book ...

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God Allows U-Turns - 2 new volumns

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

God Allows U-Turns - 2 new volumns

With 13 published anthologies under the God Allows U-Turns brand currently in circulation, two new volumes in this acclaimed Christian inspirational book series will be published by the newly formed God Allows U-Turns Press. Each new book in the series will contain approximately 50 uplifting, encouraging and inspirational “slice-of-life” true short stories written by contributors from all over the world. 98% unso...


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God Makes Lemonade

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 21, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

SEEKING "LEMONADE" STORIES

Don Jacobson knows from his publishing days that a good story has the power to encourage and inspire readers.

The former owner of Multnomah Publishers is on a mission to collect "lemonade" stories, a play on the old saying "When life hands you lemons, make lemonade" -- or, as Don puts it, "Lemonade happens!" By his definition, lemonade stories are real-life stories about when life takes a sour twist but is followed with ...


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The Widow's Handbook

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 20, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
The Widow's Handbook
 
WIDOWS: Seeking women’s poems and short personal essays (max. 500 words) about experiences of widowhood (de facto or de jure): Bereavement (sudden or following illness/long vigil), mourning rituals, grieving, other people’s responses, coping strategies, spiritual resources, support systems (or lack thereof), evolving social life (isolation, work, friends, dating), re-building (including but not limited to finding new love or focus). We are a publ...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Here Comes the Bride

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Here Comes the Bride
101 Stories of Love, Laughter and Family


You did it! You found that one special person with whom you want to spend the rest of your life... your soulmate... your best friend. Now it's time to plan for your big day. Your wedding is one of the most special and memorable events in your life. It will bring you warm and wonderful memories for many years to come. And there might also be some humorous and disastrous memories surrounding your big day to...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 13, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Stories

We are collecting stories for our newest Christmas book. Everyone has special memories and stories to tell about the Christmas season - from inspirational and joyous, to heartwarming and humorous. We want to hear about your special Christmas memories and traditions. Please note: if you have submitted stories to our Christmas books in the past, we have your stories in our database. Please make sure that the stories you...

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Encounters with the Other Side: True Stories of Supernatural Experiences

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
James Stuart Bell is putting together a volume tentatively titled, Encounters with the Other Side: True Stories of Supernatural Experiences.
 
The supernatural realm consisting of God and His angels, as well as evil spirits, is ever present in our midst. On rare occasions this realm becomes visible or we see its direct effects in ways that cannot be explained in the natural realm. These true stories will cover the gamut of supernatural encounters: from supernatural miracles, angelic visitat...

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The Right to God, From Everyday People

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 15, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
The Right to God, From Everyday People
http://www.righttogod.com/SubmissionsForBook.html

The Right to God, From Everyday People is your story. The editors are looking for honest stories of personal spiritual connection. If you're not a writer, let them know you'd like to share, but would like them to work with you. They will pay $25 for all works chosen for this print compilation. They're looking for works that fit within the overall theme of Echoes of the Right to God, from the view of everyda...
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Telling Our Stories Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Telling Our Stories Press
 
http://tellingourstoriespress.com/pb/wp_ff7ee108/wp_ff7ee108.html

This publisher showcases the art of literary personal narratives and encourages storytelling via reflection and self-analysis. They accept submissions of memoirs from 100 words to 50 pages, for inclusion in anthologies or publication as a stand-alone chapbook.
 
from: www.winningwriters.com




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Chicken Soup: Marriage and Married Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 11, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup: Marriage and Married Life
www.chickensoup.com

Whether you are newly married or have been married for years and years, the stories in this book will capture your imagination, inspire you, make you laugh and touch your heart. We are looking for stories that will celebrate the commitment two people make when they say their vows. Tell us about your relationship. What makes it work? How did the comfort of your mate guide you through challenging times? What is the most important thi...

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Thin Threads of Teens and Young Adults

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 7, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
THIN THREADS
http://www.thinthreads.com/submit.php
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Kiwi Publishing is looking for true, inspirational stories of 1,200 words or less that will make readers laugh, cry, or sigh. Stories should be positive, universal, and non-controversial. The "point" or "message" should be evident without preaching. No essays, commentaries, tributes, philosophical or biographical pieces will be accepted. Should your story be selected and be included in one of the Thin Thread book series, a permission fee of ...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love
 
www.chickensoup.com

There is such a universal connection between food and love - both the romantic kind of love and the comforting kind of love between family members and friends. There is that delectable feeling that certain aromas and tastes stir up in your memory and imagination. We are looking for savory, sweet, sometimes spicy, mouthwatering, succulent, and tasty stories on how food and love together played a flavorful part in your life. You...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Happiness

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 3, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Happiness
101 Stories about Finding Your Purpose, Passion, and Joy

Everyone wants to be happy but sometimes we need a little help finding our own path to happiness. What has worked for you? How have you found happiness in your life? Share your non-fiction stories about how you found purpose, passion, and/or joy in your life. Stories can be serious or funny, but definitely inspirational. Attitude adjustments, finding contentment and gratitude, a new way of ...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Brides and Weddings

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Brides and Weddings
 
www.chickensoup.com

You are engaged! How lucky you are to have found that one person you want to share the rest of your life with. We are looking for stories about this very special experience in your life. From the proposal, to the planning, to actual wedding day events, both touching and hilarious - these stories will capture your heart and your emotions. Stories from the groom or the proud parents would be great too! Please share the mem...

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Thin Threads of Women and Friendship

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 8, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
THIN THREADS
http://www.thinthreads.com/submit.php
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Kiwi Publishing is looking for true, inspirational stories of 1,200 words or less that will make readers laugh, cry, or sigh. Stories should be positive, universal, and non-controversial. The "point" or "message" should be evidentwithout preaching. No essays, commentaries, tributes, philosophical or biographical pieces will be accepted. Should your story be selected and be included in one of the Thin Thread book series, a permission fee of $...

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Silver Boomer Books: A Patriotic/Military Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 7, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Silver Boomer Books: A Patriotic/Military Anthology
 
http://silverboomerbooks.com/submissions.html
 
As the United States and other countries prepare to observe the tenth anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks, our thoughts go to the brave military members who serve our nations at home and abroad and those who also serve by waiting faithfully and supporting the military members with calls, letters, care packages, and other expressions of love and appreciation during times of deploymen...

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It's All in Her Head

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 23, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
It's All In Her Head: Women Making Peace with Troubled Minds
 
It’s All in Her Head will be a dynamic collection of finely crafted, stigma-busting stories by a diverse group of women who have struggled with a continuum of mental challenges, from dysthymia to full-blown schizophrenia.
 
They are seeking first-person, literary non-fiction essays (please, no poetry) from established writers and talented emerging voices detailing your experience with a mental health issue, and how you’...

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Chicken Soup: Devotional Stories for Times of Trouble

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 24, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup: Devotional Stories for Times of Trouble

Life has always been filled with trials, including illness, job loss, grief, addictions, and much more. God never promised that our earthly lives would be without difficulties, but he assured us that he will always be with us to share our burdens. We are looking for true stories that show God's presence during a time of trouble in your life. Our hope is that your personal story will inspire, comfort and ...

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Love is a Verb

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 16, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
LOVE IS A VERB

Would you like to be part of an exciting writing venture with Dr. Gary Chapman, best-selling author of The Five Love Languages?  Dr. Chapman and James Stuart Bell are pulling together a new book and they’d like to invite you to be a part of it.
  
A number of Dr. Chapman’s books have dealt with the theme of love in relationships – not only how to effectively communicate love but also learning to become a loving person.  Previously, they put together a volume of stories e...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: O Canada

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 3, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
If you are Canadian, we are looking for stories from you! This book, scheduled for publication in the fall of 2011, will be written by and for Canadians. Chicken Soup for the Soul is very popular in Canada and it is once again time for a Chicken Soup for the Soul book by Canadians for Canadians.

Send us your inspirational, humorous, or heartwarming stories. They don't have to specifically be about Canada -- they just have to be Chicken Soup for the Soul stories that take place in Canada or ar...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Mothers and Daughters

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Mothers and daughters - they are, at the same time, very similar and also completely unique. Mothers show daughters who they will become. Daughters live out mothers' dreams. Through birth, childhood, teen years, adulthood, grandchildren, aging, and every step in between, this relationship can be the best, the hardest, and the sweetest. The deadline date for story submissions is December 31, 2010. This title will not publish until 2012.
 
Submit stories to: www.chickensoup.com

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Fighting Fear, Winning the Battle at Home: When Your Soldier Leaves for Battle

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 4, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
"Saying goodbye to a loved one leaving for war is a gut-wrenching proposition. But for those of us left behind it’s also the start of our own battle. This collection of devotions and stories is written to help those at home find God’s peace and conquer the fear that ambushes us when we least expect it."

This is a nonpaying anthology under contract to Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas (http://www.christiandevotionsbooks.com/). Word count is under 1000 (with 800 preferred).
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Patchwork Path: Star Spangled Banner

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 27, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://patchworkpath.com/index.php/story-calls
 
How Are You Living the American Dream?

Choice Publishing Group (Choice) is collecting stories about living the American Dream for their new book Patchwork Path: Star Spangled Banner.

Choice is looking for original stories and essays from 250 to 2000 words about how you're living the American Dream. Each submission will be reviewed and considered based on creativity, originality, concept, and style. Reading will be continuous and submissions wil...

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Chicken Soup Preteen Soul Extended Deadline

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 15, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
What was your experience like as a preteen? We want to know. We're still collecting true stories and poems about your preteen years, written in the first person, of no more than 1,200 words. Stories should not have been previously published by Chicken Soup for the Soul or other major publications. These must be your personal stories - things that happened to you or someone you were close to.

Your stories or poems need to be true and about your personal experiences or those of someone close to...

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An Inspirational Anthology: The Woman I've Become

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 5, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Seeking women of all ages who have experienced challenging, negative, toxic and/or abusive relationships in the past and have overcome these situations to become the woman she was meant to be. Were you raised in an overly restrictive, negative, disempowering or abusive family? Did you find yourself in a challenging or toxic relationship with men, friends, co-workers or your children? How did those relationships define the "earlier you"? What was the turning point? Was there some person(s) o...

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Workers Write! Tales From the Courtroom

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 18, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
BLUE CUBICLE PRESS
http://www.workerswritejournal.com/

Issue seven of Workers Write! will be Tales from the Courtroom and will contain stories and poems from the legal worker's point of view (lawyers, judges, court reporters, bailiffs, and so on). Your story should be set anywhere legal work is performed, but we are not looking for stories about court cases or whodunits. Drop us a line if you have a question. The deadline for submissions is Sept. 1, 2010 (or until the issue is full).
 
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Guidepost Extraordinary Prayer Series: The Power of Praying Together

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 15, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

You are welcome to contribute to volumes nine and ten of a series dealing with various aspects of prayer and how people from every walk of life have been transformed through God’s responses to their prayers. Recent titles include Expecting Miracles and The Healing Touch. These books will be mailed monthly as part of a book club promotion, and will be exclusive to this readership.

For volume nine, how has God answered your prayers for your loved ones, or even enemies, to draw them closer to...


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Patchwork Path: Star Spangled Banner

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 1, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://patchworkpath.com/index.php/story-calls/24-story-call-for-patchwork-path-star-spangled-banner
 
Choice Publishing Group is looking for original stories and essays from 250 to 2000 words about how you're living the American Dream. Each submission will be reviewed and considered based on creativity, originality, concept, and style. Reading will be continuous and submissions will be considered as they arrive. Not all works will be accepted. There is NO Entry or Reading Fee. The deadline...

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Chicken Soup for Preteens

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
The preteen years – those years from nine to twelve can be rough from both a physical and emotional perspective. You are not a kid anymore but you are not yet a teen. There are so many issues to deal with and sometimes it feels like you are all alone. You are not! The stories in this book – almost all of them written by preteens just like you – will prove that to you. We are looking for stories that will inspire you, make you laugh, make you think and let you know that life is not as ba...
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Corporate Drop Out Success Stories Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 26, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
PAY: $50 plus 2 copies
Deadline: August 30, 2010
http://bootcampmommymediagroup.com/?page_id=16
Have you taken the steps to leave Corporate America and begin your self employment journey? Maybe you accepted a lower paying job or are volunteering because it was more in line with your passions. Has money become less important (still important though) than pursuing your life’s work?Then we want to hear from you.

Sunset Pointe Press is accepting submissions for CORPORATE DROP OUT SUCCESS STO...

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A Cup of Comfort for Christian Women

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 20, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

“For this anthology of inspirational true stories, we are looking for narrative personal essays (creative-nonfiction short stories) written by and for Christian women that reveal myriad ways in which one’s faith has provided (provides) insight, guidance, comfort, and joy in navigating one’s life. Stories must be original, unpublished, true, and positive. Stories can focus on any of life’s challenges and/or blessings, and can be either serious or humorous or contain elements of both li...


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Dream of Things: Holiday Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 18, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://dreamofthings.com/share-your-favorite-holiday-story

Call for submissions: Got a favorite story about Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or New Year’s? Submit it now for inclusion in a collection of holiday stories. Deadline: July 31, 2010.
 
Accepted stories share in the royalties. Read guidelines at: http://dreamofthings.com/guidelines

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Extra Christmas Book

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 17, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Everyone loves Christmas and the holiday season. We reunite scattered family members, watch the wonder in a child's eyes, and feel the joy of giving gifts. The rituals of the holiday season give a rhythm to the years and create a foundation for our lives, as we gather with family, with our communities at church, at school, and even at the mall, to share the special spirit of the season, brightening those long winter days.

Our Christmas Magic book has been completed and will be released in...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Moms

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Becoming a new mom is the most amazing experience. From the moment that baby is placed in your arms, there is an incredible feeling only a new mother can know. This book celebrates the physical, emotional, and spiritual experience of having a child and creating a family. We are looking for heartwarming, insightful, and humorous stories about raising babies and toddlers that share with our readers the wonders of early motherhood. Stories should not extend past the toddler years. We are also lo...
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We Walk by Faith Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 23, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
PAY: $50 plus 2 copies
Deadline: June 30, 2010
Have you stepped out on faith to pursue your life’s passion? Have you found a way to support your creative self-expression in a way that is fulfilling and rewarding, but does not compromise your integrity? Do you feel called or compelled to share your gifts and talents and can no longer work that nine-to-five grind? Then we want to hear from you. Sunset Pointe Press is accepting submissions for WE WALK BY FAITH, an anthology of writings by people...

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Guideposts Extraordinary Answers to Prayer Series

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 21, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
We are now in phase four of the Extraordinary Answers to Prayer series published by Guideposts.
 
For volume nine, how has God answered your prayers for your loved ones, or even enemies, to draw them closer to God?  Maybe they don’t yet have a personal relationship with God and your prayers helped bring them to the Lord.  Perhaps they have just wandered away and lost their need for Him.  Or perhaps they are having major trauma and need to grow spiritually in order for God to bring change ...

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Saying Goodbye anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 10, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

http://dreamofthings.com/today-arrived

After only a few months of accepting submissions, we are almost ready to publish the first Dream of Things anthology. Submissions will close for the “Saying Goodbye” anthology on June 30, 2010, and we will move into production mode shortly after that.

 
So this is a last call for submissions for “Saying Goodbye.” That said, there’s still plenty of time to submit your story. We would be particularly interested in stories about saying goodby...


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Cancer Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 24, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Divine Truth Press is currently acceptoing submission for its Cancer Anthology with an anticipated release date of October 2010 (Cancer Awareness Month)

Details: http://divinetruthpress.atwc1.com/submissions/cancer-anthology/

We want your true stories, essay, or poems about your journey, the journey of a loved one or your secondhand experience as caregiver or medical professional. We want the anger, the despair, the "why me, God?" and the moment you realized, that despite the ravages to your bo...


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Patchwork Path: Mother's Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 23, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
What's Your Favorite Memory About Your Mom?

Everyone has a favorite story to share about their mother. Choice Publishing Group (Choice) is collecting stories about mothers for their new book Patchwork Path: Mother's Life. Choice is looking for original stories and essays from 250 to 2000 words about your mom. Each submission will be reviewed and considered based on creativity, originality, concept, and style. Reading will be continuous and submissions will be considered as they arrive. Not all...

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Hot Mamas of Reinvention: Can We Talk?

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 12, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Colleen Sell is looking for women who have transformed themselves, their careers, or their lives in some fascinating or profound or unusual way to feature in a new book. This self-help/inspirational nonfiction book will profile 20-25 women of varying ages and backgrounds who have changed their lives for the better.  She's interested only in fresh faces.
 
If you are interested in being featured in the book or would like to recommend any other ”hot mamas of reinvention” you think should ...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

101 Inspirational Stories about Counting Your Blessings and Having a Positive Attitude

This title is a continuation of the theme of our very popular past titles - Chicken Soup for the Soul: Count Your Blessings and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tough People. We are looking for stories of optimism, faith and strength to encourage our readers to think positive in these challenging times.

What was the situation that inspired you to think positive? What changes did you make in your at...


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Dream of Things: Coffee Shop Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 15, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Call for submissions: Dream of Things plans to publish an anthology of coffee shop stories, and we want to include YOUR story! It could be something that happened to you in a coffee shop, or it could be something you witnessed. It might be about the customers, or it might be about the employees. Maybe it involves a mix-up when one person picks up somebody else's Triple Venti Soy White Mocha by mistake. Or maybe it's simply about the camaraderie of two people getting a cup of Joe before they...

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Whispering Angel Books: Living Lessons

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 5, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Whispering Angel Books is now accepting submissions for its next anthology, Living Lessons. The deadline is May 31, 2010. Living Lessons will focus on people who have positively impacted our lives by teaching us, directly or indirectly, important life lessons.
  • Did someone help you learn a critical life lesson that changed you for the better?
  • Did they turn you around when you were going down the wrong path?
  • Did they open up your mind in a way that changed your life?
Your work shoul...

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The Christmas Spirit

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 25, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Cecil Murphey is looking for submissions to The Christmas Spirit, the sequel to the successful "Christmas Miracles" book. He has contracted for this book with St. Martin's Press for the fall of 2011. Best-selling author, Debbie Macomber, has agreed to write the foreword.

The completed manuscript is due in the spring of 2010. Deadline is May 1, 2010

He seeks true stories that emphasize the significance of the Christmas season. So often, we get caught up in the busy-ness of the season-the shoppi...

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Extraordinary Answers to Prayer

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 23, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Dear Writer,
 
We are now in phase two of the Extraordinary Answers to Prayer series and I welcome you, as a valued writer, to join us.  Guideposts has launched a series of 12 books on various aspects of prayer and how people from every walk of life have been transformed through God’s response to their prayers.  These books will be mailed monthly as part of a book club promotion, and will be exclusive to this readership.
 
You may have contributed to the first three titles in this serie...

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A Cup of Comfort for Couples

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 22, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Calling All Lovebirds: Submissions for Couples Reopened!
Well, it seems we really can't get enough of silly love stories. Or tender, romantic, funny, and inspiring love stories, either. So we've reopened the submission window for A Cup of Comfort for Couples. Actually, we're not quite that fickle. It's just that we had to adjust our book-development schedule a bit, and figured we might as well give folks more time to write and submit more stories.
 
A Cup of Comfort for Couples w...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Cat's Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 7, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
As many of you know this title was going to focus on the grieving and recovery process we humans go through after the loss of a beloved cat. However, despite the many heartwarming and inspirational stories you have submitted, we decided that the topic is too narrow.

We have added to the book and changed the title to Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Cat's Life: 101 Stories about All the Ages and Stages of Our Feline Family Members. In its new form the book will focus on all the memorable ages and...
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Extraordinary Answers to Prayer series

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 4, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
We are working on the next volumes of the Guideposts series Extraordinary Answers to Prayer (formerly Incredible Power of Prayer) series and I welcome you to join us. Guideposts has launched a series of 12 compilation books on various aspects of prayer and how people from every walk of life have been transformed through God’s response to their prayers. These books will be available by mail only, sent monthly as part of a book series promotion.
 
You may have contributed to the first four ...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Dog's Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 3, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
As many of you know this title was going to focus on the grieving and recovery process we humans go through after the loss of a family dog. However, despite the many heartwarming and inspirational stories you have submitted, we decided that the topic is too narrow.

We have added to the book and changed the title to Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Dog's Life: 101 Stories about All the Ages and Stages of Our Canine Companions. In it's new form the book will focus on all the memorable ages and sta...
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Chicken Soup for the Grandmother's Soul

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 29, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Everyone has a great story about the unconditional love between grandmothers and their grandchildren. We are looking for wonderful stories celebrating grandmothers and grandchildren, written by grandmothers about being a grandmother, and by grandchildren about their grandmothers. Stories about stepgrandmothers and honorary grandmothers are welcomed also. We are not looking for stories from children so please save those for a future book. The deadline date for story submissions is March 31, 20...
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Patchwork Path: Treasure Box

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 27, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
What item brings you good memories?
 
Everyone has a favorite item or possession that we treasure because it helps us remember the special people and events of our lives. Choice Publishing Group (Choice) is collecting stories about favorite things for their new book Patchwork Path: Treasure Box.
 
Choice is looking for original stories and essays from 250 to 2000 words about your favorite possessions. EAch submission will be reviewed and considered based on creativity, originality, conc...

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Dream of Things

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 18, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://www.dreamofthings.com/guidelines
http://www.dreamofthings.com/workshop-2
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Dream of Things seeks creative nonfiction for anthologies of stories built around a central topic or theme, and motivational and inspirational gift books. See website for a complete list of current book projects. Pays royalties of 15% on hardback books, 10% on trade paperback books, and 20-40% on electronic books. Length 500 to 5,000 words. Previously published material okay as long as author has retained rights ...
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Flashlight Memories

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 13, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Silver Boomer Books seeks submissions for an anthology tentatively identified as Flashlight Memories. Submissions of prose and poetry should be submitted pursuant to these guidelines by March 15, 2010. The focus of the anthology is childhood reading. What events in your childhood led you to become a reader for life? Did you crawl between the sheets with a book and a flashlight? Did a friend or family member influence you? What books drew you into the world of literature? Send poetry or prose,...
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Thanksgiving Tales

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 8, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Seeking personal, engaging, and creative nonfiction essays for anthology to capture different experiences and feelings related to any aspect of Thanksgiving. Submissions can be humorous, inspiring, thought-provoking, or about variations on holiday traditions. 500-2000 words. They will consider poetry.
 
Deadline: January 31, 2010. Payment: 2 copies for accepted material. For information and guidelines, send e-mail to info@thanksgivingtales.com.
 
from: www.anthologiesonline.com

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Matters

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 31, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Do you have a great story about a wacky or dysfunctional family member? We know you love them, but it's still great fun to read about all those crazy relatives and compare them to ours. Chicken Soup for the Soul: All in the Family has been a big hit, so let's do it again. Send us your stories, funny or serious. Submit under your real name, but rest assured we expect most of you to use pen names for publication and change the names of family members to protect the innocent (or guilty!). Storie...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Moms

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 29, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Becoming a new mom is the most amazing experience, unique and unlike any other. From the moment that baby is placed in your arms, there is an incredible feeling only a new mother can know. This book celebrates the physical, emotional, and spiritual experience of having a child and creating a family. We are looking for heartwarming, insightful, and humorous stories about raising babies and toddlers that share with our readers the wonders of early motherhood. Stories or poems, 300-1200 words, p...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotionals for Moms

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 27, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Being a mom is one of the most challenging -- and yet rewarding --jobs a woman can have. With God on your parenting team, the burdens are lighter and the rewards are sweeter. If you have a brief true story (up to 600 words) that shows God’s presence during a parenting moment, please share it along with an applicable Bible verse and a 2-3 sentence prayer. You will receive ten free copies of the book and $100 for each published devotion.
 
The deadline date for submissions is February 28, ...

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What Makes Marriage Work?

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 12, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Hi Writers,
 
Sometimes book projects evolve as they go along.  That's what's happening with Love is a Flame. While we do want stories of rekindled and dramatically changed marriages, the shift has changed a bit to be more inclusive on the topic of What Makes a Marriage Work.
 
We'd like to hear a story about something you've learned works in marriage.  Tell us about a time when you faced a challenge or conflict and how that was resolved, or a story from your life that illus...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dieting and Fitness

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 7, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Eat less - exercise more! We have all heard these simple words but, in reality, dieting and staying fit require a lot of work. Tell us about your commitment to health and fitness. What changes did you make in your eating habits? What kind of an exercise program did you follow that made the difference? Were you still able to treat yourself to that occasional delicious piece of chocolate cake and stay in shape? The true stories in this book will inspire you, make you laugh, touch your heart, an...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 1, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Father's Day will be here before you know it, and what better way to celebrate than to give your father a Chicken Soup for the Soul book with your own story in it! Share your stories of good times with your father. We are looking for funny, quirky, and unusual stories, as well as those heartwarming stories about the unique ways that our fathers help us and show their love for us.

We are not looking for eulogies, life stories, or very serious stories, as we already have plenty of those in the ...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas and Holidays - Ho Ho Ho

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 28, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
We love the holidays! They are a magical time of the year; a time of family, friends and traditions. They can bring special joy and unexpected blessings into our lives. Please share your Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanzaa stories with us... stories that will touch the souls and warm the hearts of our readers. The deadline date for story submissions is January 15, 2010.
 
http://www.chickensoup.com/form.asp?cid=possible_books

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A Pinch and a Dash

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 24, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Silver Boomer Books seeks submissions for an anthology tentatively identified as A Pinch and a Dash - recipes from home and long ago. Submissions of prose and poetry should be submitted pursuant to these guidelines by January 15, 2010. The focus of the anthology is family or friendship memories associated with a particular meal or food. We're asking for the recipe as well as the poem or prose about it.

You will be asserting you have the right to publish the recipe in your name. If it is copie...
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Permanent Vacation: Living and Working In Our National Parks

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 21, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Literary Essays Wanted  PAY: $100
Bona Fide Books seeks literary essays about experiences living and working in any US National Park for a collection about life in our parks. Some go seeking commune with nature; others to escape. Diverse park experiences are desired. Although we enjoy tree-hugging epiphanies, we also want to read about day-to-day life, and the societal, environmental, and existential implications of life in the park. What happened there, and how did it influence your life? (Hu...

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Eagle Wings Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 18, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Eagle Wings Press anticipates the publication of anthologies by authors working Twelve Step programs. The recovery anthologies will be similar to Silver Boomers: A Collection of Prose and Poetry by and About Baby Boomers and Freckles to Wrinkles published by our parent publisher, Silver Boomer Books. They will be based on the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and the many other programs utilizing the basic blueprint set out in the book Alcoholics Anonymous. Our current plan is first to foc...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Mothers and Daughters

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 30, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Mothers and daughters… they are, at the same time, very similar and also completely unique. Mothers show daughters who they will become. Daughters live out mothers’ dreams. Through birth, childhood, teen years, adulthood, grandchildren, aging, and every step in between, this relationship can be the best, the hardest, and the sweetest.
The
deadline date for story submissions is December 31, 2009.
 
www.chickensoup.com

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Patchwork Path: Christmas Stocking

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 21, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://patchworkpath.com/index.php/story-calls

Everyone has a favorite Christmas memory or story to share. Choice Publishing Group (CPG) is collecting these stories and memories about Christmas for their new book Patchwork Path: Christmas Stocking.

CPG is looking for original stories and essays from 250 to 2000 words about Christmas. Each submission will be reviewed and considered based on creativity, originality, concept, and style. Previously published material will be considered. Reading wil...
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Love is a Flame

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 16, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
You may recall my role as editor for story collections in the Cup of Comfort series or the Guideposts series on prayer.  But one of my most impactful story projects was Love Is a Verb: Stories of What Happens When Love Comes Alive, with Dr. Gary Chapman. In the spirit of The Five Love Languages, this volume explored how learning to become a more loving person invigorates relationships. We are following this with Love Is a Flame: Stories of How Marriages Regain Their Passion, which will have a...

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A Cup of Comfort for Golfers

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 11, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
A Cup of Comfort® for Golfers:
Stories that celebrate the follies, the triumphs, and the joy of the game
www.cupofcomfort.com
This anthology will feature upbeat, insightful, inspiring, and humorous true stories about learning, playing, and enjoying the uniquely challenging and satisfying game of golf. The book will include stories about golfers of every age and of every persuasion—amateur, pro, casual, recreational, hard-core, newbie. Most of the stories will be written by golfers, but th...

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Incredible Power of Prayer, Phase 2

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 6, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
We are now in phase two of the Incredible Power of Prayer series and I welcome you to join us. Guideposts is launching a series of 12 books on various aspects of prayer and how people from every walk of life have been transformed through God’s response to their prayers. These books will be available by mail only, sent monthly as part of a book series promotion.
 
Book four, From Tragedy to Triumph, deals with the pervasive issues related to our trials, hardships, and suffering in life, whet...

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The Ultimate Christian Living

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 15, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Feedback from retailers and our readers suggest there are many wonderful stories by and about Christians that are excluded when focusing only on pastors. In order to convey a more inclusive concept, embracing all the faithful, including lay ministers, children, and Christians of every denomination, we have changed the title for The Ultimate Pastor to The Ultimate Christian Living: Uplifting Stories and Profound Advice about Faith and Fellowship.

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Hurray God!

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 26, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Deadline: December 1, 2009. Jeanette Sharp is looking for submissions to a new anthology series for short, answered prayer stories, called "Hurray God!" Length is 480-1,500 words. Prefers first person, but accepts third. Use their online form only for submissions (www.hurraygod.com). No reprints or queries. Accepts previously published, if author holds the copyrights.Notifies by e-mail. Pays $50, plus a copy of the book. Full guidelines at: http://www.hurraygod.com/writers-guidelines 
 
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The Ultimate Pastor

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 17, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://ultimatehcibooks.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=45&Itemid=66
 
A book of personal, true stories from pastors and the Christians whose lives have been touched by their ministry. If you have a passion for God, His word, and His people, we invite you to share your stories of faith, service to others and the role spiritual leaders have played in your journey.
 
Submission deadline: August 15, 2009
Publication date: Spring, 2010

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Saving the Planet:Saving Our Souls

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 29, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://jesuslovestrees.com/?page_id=8
 
How does ecological awareness inform spiritual practice? Is sustainable living possible? Is it prescribed by religious tradition? We are currently looking for thoughtful, well-written essays that explore these and other questions regarding the sometimes strained, often misunderstood relationship between ecology and spirituality. Click here for more information about this project. Submissions of creative nonfiction under 5,000 words should be sent to su...

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Southern Experiences To Be Read Aloud

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 5, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://www.tobereadaloud.org/submissions
TBRA publishes over one hundred freelance submissions a year. We purchase one-time rights for $100 per submission upon acceptance. The best submissions are in first person. All submissions must be at least 850 words, and no more than 2,000. The literature is written specifically for oral interpretation. This means that each book of the TBRA series is written to be read aloud, and to meet the time constraints of competition. By submitting, you are suppo...

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A Cup of Comfort for Couples: Stories That Celebrate What it Means to be in Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 11, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
It is said that love works in mysterious ways. And this anthology will reveal the many mysteries as well as the inner workings of true love. Of course, being a "happy couple" involves more than being in love, and making a romantic relationship work takes more than romance. So this book will feature uplifting true stories with a balanced mix of tones—romantic, poignant, humorous—and on a wide range of topics: From falling in love to the secrets of lasting love. From celebrating special mom...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Book of Miracles

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 1, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
New Extended Deadline

Chicken Soup for the Soul, A Book of Miracles, with co-author LeAnn Thieman, is looking for true stories showing signs and wonders God is performing today. We invite people of all faiths to share their stories of ordinary people whose lives are transformed by wondrous events. Whether a "Divine coincidence," an appearance of God, or answered prayers, this book will show God's miracle power in action, alive and very active in the world today!

Please share your heart-warmi...

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The Life Without Series

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 25, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
PAY: $25
Life Without Dad series - the current series under development - will be divided into a mixture of different underlying themes that thread together similar stories. These themes are meant to help rekindle some memories to form the basis of your story. There is no need to limit your story to neatly fit into the array of themes listed. We are open to new and unique themes that we might not have thought about; just let us know the theme that runs through your story. Beauty • Belief •...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Mom

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 23, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://www.chickensoup.com/form.asp?cid=possible_books

We are looking for stories of thanks from "children" of all ages about their moms. These stories of innumerable joys and challenges will touch your heart, make you laugh, inspire you and remind you that it doesn't matter how old you are, the job of a parent never ends.
 
The deadline date for story submissions is June 30, 2009. Pay usually $200.

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The Ultimate Runner and The Ultimate Bird Lover

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 20, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Teresa Peluso sends this update on books in the Ultimate series:

Our retailers have specifically asked us for two titles this fall; one that's been on the list, The Ultimate Runner, and one newly added, The Ultimate Bird Lover. To be published in November 2009, our deadline for submissions on these two books is June 15, 2009.

Please visit 
www.ultimatehcibooks.com  for chapter descriptions for these two titles with deadlines pending. You'll also find everything you need to know about format an...

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Chicken Soup for Teachers

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 17, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://www.chickensoup.com/form.asp?cid=possible_books

We have all had that one teacher who has made a difference in our lives. And teachers, remember that one student who made you know why you decided to be a teacher and who you will never forget? We are looking for stories from both teachers and students that will tell that unforgettable story.
 
The deadline date for story submissions is June 30, 2009. Pay usually $200.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

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The Incredible Power of Prayer

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 14, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
I’d like to invite you to be part of an exciting new series that Guideposts is sponsoring: The Incredible Power of Prayer.
 
You may have contributed to one or more of my story volumes in A Cup of Comfort, Life Savors, or Love is a Verb. Great! I’d love to hear from you whether you’re a previous associate or have not yet submitted anything to my projects.
 
Prayer is the heartbeat of the Christian life and is an amazing gift from God to us. A prayer in faith can spur God’s heart to ...

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Chicken Soup for Dads

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 13, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://www.chickensoup.com/form.asp?cid=possible_books

We are looking for stories of thanks from "children" of all ages about their dads. These stories of innumerable joys and challenges will touch your heart, make you laugh, inspire you and remind you that it doesn't matter how old you are, the job of a parent never ends.
 
The deadline date for story submissions is June 30, 2009. Pay usually $200.

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Workers Write! Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 12, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
www.workerswritejournal.com

CURRENT NEEDS: "We are accepting stories for our sixth issue, Tales from the Capitol - stories from the government workers' point of view, 500 - 5000 words. We are also looking for other workplace stories, between 5,000 and 12,000 words for our Overtime series (one-story chapbooks that are mailed out to subscribers during the year)." Pays $5-$50 depending on the word length and rights bought. Deadline August 1, 2009.

 from: www.writersweekly.com

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Not Really Retired

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 9, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
This book will share humorous and fun stories from those who are actively enjoying their "senior years!" Tell us about your new careers, your volunteer work, your sports, your travels, and those things you always wanted to do that you are finally doing.
 
The deadline date for story submissions is June 30, 2009.
 
www.chickensoupforthesoul.com

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Not Your Mother's Book: On Travel & On Being a Stupid Kid

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 28, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Not Your Mother’s Book (NYMB) is a new anthology for a new century.

http://publishingsyndicate.com/publishing_syndicate/submissions/nymb_submit_guidelines.html

Consisting of real-life stories written by individuals 18 years and older, NYMB is tailored for a mature-audience readership; stories may contain language and situations akin to a PG-13 or TV-14 rating. While not all stories will fall into this rating system, the series will not focus on death/dying, cry-your...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Independent Woman

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 18, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Independent Woman

www.chickensoup.com  

Whether you are single or married, widowed, or divorced, you are in charge of your life and the lives of many other people. Tell us your story about running your independent life, achieving independence, and being a complete person. We are referring to all kinds of independence, not just financial or emotional. Share your story of empowerment and independence to help women of all ages feel stronger, more capable, and mo...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels Among Us

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 15, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels Among Us
http://chickensoup.com

Angel Encounters

We are looking for stories from people who believe that they have encountered or been helped by angels. How did your angel manifest himself or herself? How did your angel help you or someone you know? Please do not send stories about people who are "angels" because they do nice things, and also please do not submit eulogies where you say that your loved one is now an angel. The deadline date ...

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Not Your Mother's Book: On Holidays

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 4, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Not Your Mother’s Book (NYMB) is a new anthology for a new century.

http://publishingsyndicate.com/publishing_syndicate/submissions/nymb_submit_guidelines.html

Consisting of real-life stories written by individuals 18 years and older, NYMB is tailored for a mature-audience readership; stories may contain language and situations akin to a PG-13 or TV-14 rating. While not all stories will fall into this rating system, the series will not focus on death/dying,...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 24, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers

www.chickensoup.com

Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, books or articles, paranormal or romance, the process is equally challenging. Thus, it's important to learn from others who have made the transition from dreaming about writing to being a writer. If this describes you, we want to hear about your setbacks, breakthroughs, and successes. How did you overcome writer's block? Who or what encouraged you when you were about to give u...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parenthood

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 19, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parenthood

www.chickensoup.com

They always say it's the best job and the worst job. But basically it's the best! We are looking for your stories about parenting - the hard work, the joy, the unconditional love, the funny times and the occasional sad ones too. Whether you're a new parent of one or an "experienced" parent of several, by birth, by marriage, by adoption, or by fostering, tell us your stories about parenthood. Funny stories, stories that w...


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OakTara Publishers - Great Love Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 12, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

OakTara Publishers is looking for Great Love Stories!

http://oaktara.com/tellusabout

Deadline for Submissions: June 15, 2012

Want to get your foot in the door in publishing? Or to expand your current publishing credits? OakTara Publishers is looking for new authors and growing authors like you who have a great falling-in-love story to tell—or who know someone who has a falling-in-love story they’d be willing for you to write on their behalf.

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Not Your Mother's Book: On Being a Woman and On Dogs

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 7, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Not Your Mother’s Book (NYMB) is a new anthology for a new century.

http://publishingsyndicate.com/publishing_syndicate/submissions/nymb_submit_guidelines.html

Consisting of real-life stories written by individuals 18 years and older, NYMB is tailored for a mature-audience readership; stories may contain language and situations akin to a PG-13 or TV-14 rating. While not all stories will fall into this rating system, the series will not focus on death/dying, cry-your-eyes out sad selec...


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I Believe in Healing

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 23, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

I Believe in Healing is a book project that Cecil Murphey and Twila Belk have contracted with Regal Books for a February 2013 release.

They seek documented stories of physical healings. They do not want recovery stories.

Do you have a story to tell but aren’t comfortable writing it yourself? Email them the details. If they believe your story has potential for this book, they will contact you for more information and will write the story for you.

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Times to Remember - A Pocketful of Holidays

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 19, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Silver Boomer Books call for submissions:
Times to Remember - A Pocketful of Holidays
 
From the tradition in the American South of yelling “Christmas Gift” first on December 25th to the Yule log of Northern Europe; from advent wreaths to football rivalries, parades to mistletoe — we celebrate in ways others never heard of but we’ve done all our lives. Send us your stories of memories crafted from repetition or the...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Positive

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 16, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Positive
www.chickensoup.com
 
The Power of Positive
Everyone knows about the power of positive thinking. After the success of our book, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive, we are ready to make another book full of stories about how you changed your life, solved a problem, or overcame a challenge through a positive attitude, counting your blessings, or an epiphany of some kind. Tell us your success story about using the power of positive!
 
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Friends

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 24, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Friends
www.chickensoup.com
 
New Friends
Throughout our lives we meet new people and social circles change. Sometimes we have to say goodbye to friends and make new connections. We are looking for stories about men and women making new friends. Whether it was a move, a divorce, or a friendship that failed, share your stories about finding new friends. What led you to form new relationships? How did you go about it? This book will encourage and support other ...

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Not Your Mother's Book

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 2, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Publishing Syndicate - Call for Submissions:
Not Your Mother's Book: On Being a Woman
Not Your Mother's Book: On Sharing Secrets
 
http://publishingsyndicate.com/publishing_syndicate/submissions/nymb_submit_guidelines.html

This new anthology will be a collection of personal non-fiction stories written by individuals 18 years and older. We are looking for humorous and inspiring stories and if they have an edge and are different, even better. No death/dying or sad stories here. The Not Your...

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InkSpotter Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

InkSpotter Publishing

http://www.inkspotter.com/publications/books/cupofjoeforwoe.htm

Pay: Unknown

InkSpotter Publlishing is now accepting non-fiction submissions for its next anthology project, A Cup of Joe for Woe. Think ―Chicken Soup‖ with an edge. No gentle epiphanies while strolling on the beach or contemplating cloud formations. We‘re looking for in-your-face, kick-in-the-teeth lessons learned—the kinds of stories you‘d share with your friends over coffee. Essays of an...


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Gratitude Prayers

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 6, 2012, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

GRATITUDE PRAYERS:

Prayers, Poems, and Prose for Everyday Thankfulness 

Submissions close Friday, February 3, 2012 

The purpose of GRATITUDE PRAYERS is to encourage individuals to appreciate the blessings in their lives and to cultivate an attitude of everyday thankfulness. Taking time to reflect on what’s good will help readers refocus their minds, which will increase one’s personal happiness.

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God Still Meets Needs

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 9, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
This is for a new manuscript call for a daily devotional book. Mark Littleton is compiling and editing the book for Jebaire Publishing: God Still Meets Needs. The guidelines are below. If you have questions or submissions, please direct them to Mark at GodMeetsNeeds@earthlink.net.
 
GOD STILL MEETS NEEDS:
How God Helps His People and Provides in Tough Times
 
PROJECT: A devotional book of 365 readings, which will be written by various authors. The book is contracted with Jebaire, a royal...

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Stories on Motherhood Needed

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 4, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Stories on Motherhood Needed

Author Nancy B. Kennedy is looking for stories told by mothers about motherhood for the third book in her "Miracles and Moments of Grace" series, to be published by Leafwood Publishers. The stories can be inspiring, thoughtful, heart-breaking or even funny. Stories with messages of faith are welcome. Although stories by writers are welcome, you don't have to be a writer to participate. If you have a story to share, all you have to do is send a few details, and we'...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Finding My Faith

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 21, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Finding My Faith

www.chickensoup.com

Whether we consider ourselves to be Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Buddhist, Muslim, Hindu or any other religion, our belief in a higher power directs our lives and our thoughts. Everyone's "faith story" is different. Some of us find faith late in life. Others lose their faith after a tragic event or spiritual dry spell, only to rediscover it through a divine nudge. Faith can appear quickly or build up over time. It can hit us lik...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Kids

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 18, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Kids
www.chickensoup.com

Where do your children find the inner strength to stay positive in these challenging times? The world today is fast-paced and filled with choices, temptations and challenges. The values that children, ages 7 to 12 , learn today will stay with them for the rest of their lives. We are looking for stories that show children how to make good choices... even when no one is looking, respect t...

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Candice Pope anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Author Candace Pope is accepting submissions for a compilation of true stories from people who have been blessed and comforted by God through animals and nature, especially after loss (death of a loved one, divorce, health, earthly possessions).
 
Guidelines: Story length 900 to 1500 words. First-person narrative. If your story is selected, you will receive a free book upon publication. If your story is of a sensitive nature, such as related to divorce or financial loss, and you wish to re...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hope & Healing for Your Breast Cancer Journey

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 14, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hope and Healing for Your Breast Cancer Journey

This book will be written by Dr. Julie Silver of Harvard Medical School and will contain both medical information and inspirational stories. We encourage people with breast cancer and their family members and friends to submit stories no longer than 1200 words to this important book title. From the fear at the initial diagnosis to the hopefully, positive "cancer free" diagnosis at the end of trea...

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A Writing Opportunity from Christian published author, Dena Dyer

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 30, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
 

A Writing Opportunity: Help Me with my Book (please?) from published Christian author, Dena Dyer 

 
“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Psalm 147:3
                 I’m so excited about the project I’m currently working on! It was an idea that God gave to my co-author, Tina Samples, in the middle of the night. We’re kindred spirits and both sing, spea...

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Workers Write! Tales From the Combat Zone

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 28, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
WORKERS WRITE! TALES FROM THE COMBAT ZONE
 
Issue eight of Workers Write! will be Tales from the Combat Zone and will contain stories and poems from the soldier's point of view (all branches welcome). We are interested in everything from command to grunt work. We will also consider war stories and peacekeeping missions, as long as the job is the central theme. Drop us a line if you have a question.
 
Deadline Dec. 1, 2011 (or until the issue is fu...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Dog Did That!

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Dog Did That!
 
 
Our dogs make us smile every day, but sometimes they really outdo themselves. Whether they came up with the idea themselves, or you put them in a situation that caused them to do something unusual, we want to hear about it! Tell us what your dog did that made you say "I Can't Believe My Dog Did That!" We know you'll have many great stories for us and that you rejoice in the simple absurdities, funnyf your...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Cat Did That!

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 22, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Cat Did That!

Our cats make us smile every day, but sometimes they really outdo themselves. Whether they came up with the idea themselves, or you put them in a situation that caused them to do something unusual, we want to hear about it! Tell us what your cat did that made you say "I Can't Believe My Cat Did That!" We know you'll have many great stories for us and that you rejoice in the simple absurdities, funny habits, and crazy antics of your c...

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Heavenly Company: Entertaining Angels and Other Strangers

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 9, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
 
Heavenly Company: Entertaining Angels and Other Strangers is a book project that Cecil Murphey and Twila Belk have contracted with Summerside/Guideposts for an August 2012 release. We want true stories of angelic appearances that resulted in changed lives.
 
Do you have an angel story to tell but can't write it yourself? Email us the details. If we believe your story has potential for this book, we will contact you for more information and will write the story for you. We will edit every...

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Dream of Things Travel Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 25, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Dream of Things Travel Anthology
http://dreamofthings.com/guidelines

Deam of Things is looking for creative nonfiction stories about travel. They plans to publish the anthology by the end of 2011. Stories can be humorous or serious. For details about the type of story they want, see the Dream of Things workshop page. For more details about the travel anthology, click HERE. You can also read excerpts from Saying Goodbye, their first anthology, by clicking HERE.

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Love Letters From the Heart Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 16, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Love Letters From The Heart Anthology
http://www.pixnpens.com/
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Have you ever longed to share your heart - your testimony - with someone, but couldn't work up the nerve to do so? Well, now is your chance. We are currently compiling testimonies - in letter format - for Love Letters from the Heart, to be released February 2012. The testimonies should be 1,000 words or less, written in the form of a letter to someone you want to share the Gospel and/or your testimony with. Th...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Messages From Heaven

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 11, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Messages From Heaven: 101 Miraculous Stories of Signs from Beyond, Amazing Connections, and Love That Doesn't Die

When our loved ones leave this world, our connection with them does not end. Death takes away their physical presence, but not their spirit, and we often sense them after they have gone. Sometimes we see or hear from them after they've passed, giving us signs and messages from beyond. We want to hear from you if you have experienced the other side or rece...
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Who Are Your Chica Peeps Update

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 6, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Who Are You Chica Peeps Update from editor Velya Jancz-Urban:

Please DISREGARD the October 1st deadline. So many new women are hearing about Chica Peeps on a daily basis that we extended the deadline in order that they have time to submit.
Thanks, and can't wait to read your stories!
Velya
www.chicapeeps.com
chicapeeps@gmail.com


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Who Are Your Chica Peeps?

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 5, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Who Are Your Chica Peeps?
 
Chica Peeps: a group of women who anchor, guide and nurture each other, often through humor; a sisterhood of strength and support. In the English language, there is no word that describes a group of female friends. We intend to have the name Chica Peeps fill that void and become the household expression for groups of women that support and nurture each other. You've seen them walking together, or in the local coffee shop. You've heard their shr...

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Dancing With Bear Publishing Anthologies

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Dancing With Bear Publishing - Call for Submissions for Anthologies
http://www.dancingwithbearpublishing.com/submissionguidelines.htm

All stories accepted paid $50.

Halloween Anthology is for a children's book, think Casper the Friendly Ghost - nothing scary, just fun for ages 5-10. Length - 2,000 to 5,000 words.
Deadline September 30, 2011.

Thanksgiving Anthology. These stories don't have to be set at Thanksgiving or even about Thanksgiving, but rath...


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Thin Threads of Babies and New Parents

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 22, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Thin Threads of Babies & New Parents
http://www.thinthreads.com/submit.php
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Kiwi Publishing is looking for true, inspirational stories of 1,200 words or less that will make readers laugh, cry, or sigh. Stories should be positive, universal, and non-controversial. The "point" or "message" should be evident without preaching. No essays, commentaries, tributes, philosophical or biographical pieces will be accepted. Should your story be selected and be included in one of the Thi...

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Story Callout - Casual Elegance

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Casual Elegance
Submissions should be sent to:

Barbie Jenkins Porter at barbieannporter@gmail.com or to Nellotie Porter Chastain at nellotiec@gmail.com or by snail mail to: Casual Elegance, P.O. Box 222, Beaver Dam KY 42320

There's nothing more beautiful than a woman who walks elegantly in casual faith, nor nothing more alluring as a woman who causally walks in elegant faith. Although it would appear Casual Elegance is an oxymoron, is it not what our Lord called us to do as He taught such thin...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Home Sweet Home

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 21, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Home Sweet Home
www.chickensoup.com

Whether you rent your home or own your home, home is where your heart is. It is your safe place in the world. We are looking for stories about getting your first home, returning to your childhood home, do it yourself repair disasters and successes, downsizing, moving day or any heartwarming or funny stories associated with home. This book will make the perfect housewarming gift. Nonfiction stories up to 1200 words....


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Hello to a Better Body!

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 2, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Hello to a Better Body!
Weight Loss and Fitness for Women Over

It can be so hard for women over 50 to lose weight and stay fit. We're looking for stories from women over 50 who have found answers. How did you find the motivation to lose weight and get fit? Are there special routines that you have found that make it easier to maintain your weight and fitness? Did you find ways to make self-care more of a priority? Your stories will provide inspiration and camarade...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Boost Your Brainpower

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 30, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Boost Your Brain Power!
www.chickensoup.com

Who doesn't want to be smarter, think faster, have a better memory? Many people would like to enhance their brainpower and are looking for help to do just that. We're seeking stories about people who have improved their ability to think and use their brain in some way and as a result, improved their life. Your stories will provide the inspiration and motivation to those looking to get more from their grey matters. Nonfiction...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Goodbye to Stress!

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Goodbye to Stress
www.chickensoup.com

Everyone feels stressed out at some point in their lives. Many people have trouble getting their stress under control and are looking for help. We're seeking stories about people who have felt or feel stressed out, found a way to resolve their stress, learned to rethink their stress, improved their lives by handling stress, etc. Your stories will provide the inspiration and comfort to those who are stressed out. Nonfiction sto...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times for Teens

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 26, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times for Teens
 
 
The teenage years are tough, and when bad things happen, the challenges can be overwhelming. We are looking for stories from teenagers and young adults for a new book about the tough times that some teens experience. This book will be a support and a companion for teenagers looking for comfort and inspiration while they overcome hardships of various kinds and show them that, as tough as things can g...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Married Life!

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 24, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Married Life!

www.chickensoup.com

In order to make a marriage last you need a sense of humor! Whether you are newly married or have been married for years and years, the stories in this book will make you laugh, capture your imagination, inspire you and touch your heart. We want to celebrate the commitment two people make when they say their vows. We are looking for stories that will focus on the humor necessary to maintain a successful relationship. Tell us a...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Goodbye to Back Pain

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 20, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Goodbye to Back Pain!

www.chickensoup.com

Almost all of us experience back pain at some point in our lives. Many people suffer far more than they need to and are looking for help. We're seeking stories about people who have or have had back problems, found solutions to their pain, improved their mobility, learned to live with their problems, etc. Your stories will provide the inspiration and comfort to those who suffer from back...


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Thin Threads: Pets and Companions

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 16, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
THIN THREADS
http://www.thinthreads.com/submit.php
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Kiwi Publishing is looking for true, inspirational stories of 1,200 words or less that will make readers laugh, cry, or sigh. Stories should be positive, universal, and non-controversial. The "point" or "message" should be evident without preaching. No essays, commentaries, tributes, philosophical or biographical pieces will be accepted. Should your story be selected and be included in one of the Thin Thread book ...

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God Allows U-Turns - 2 new volumns

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

God Allows U-Turns - 2 new volumns

With 13 published anthologies under the God Allows U-Turns brand currently in circulation, two new volumes in this acclaimed Christian inspirational book series will be published by the newly formed God Allows U-Turns Press. Each new book in the series will contain approximately 50 uplifting, encouraging and inspirational “slice-of-life” true short stories written by contributors from all over the world. 98% unso...


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God Makes Lemonade

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 21, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

SEEKING "LEMONADE" STORIES

Don Jacobson knows from his publishing days that a good story has the power to encourage and inspire readers.

The former owner of Multnomah Publishers is on a mission to collect "lemonade" stories, a play on the old saying "When life hands you lemons, make lemonade" -- or, as Don puts it, "Lemonade happens!" By his definition, lemonade stories are real-life stories about when life takes a sour twist but is followed with ...


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The Widow's Handbook

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 20, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
The Widow's Handbook
 
WIDOWS: Seeking women’s poems and short personal essays (max. 500 words) about experiences of widowhood (de facto or de jure): Bereavement (sudden or following illness/long vigil), mourning rituals, grieving, other people’s responses, coping strategies, spiritual resources, support systems (or lack thereof), evolving social life (isolation, work, friends, dating), re-building (including but not limited to finding new love or focus). We are a publ...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Here Comes the Bride

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Here Comes the Bride
101 Stories of Love, Laughter and Family


You did it! You found that one special person with whom you want to spend the rest of your life... your soulmate... your best friend. Now it's time to plan for your big day. Your wedding is one of the most special and memorable events in your life. It will bring you warm and wonderful memories for many years to come. And there might also be some humorous and disastrous memories surrounding your big day to...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 13, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Stories

We are collecting stories for our newest Christmas book. Everyone has special memories and stories to tell about the Christmas season - from inspirational and joyous, to heartwarming and humorous. We want to hear about your special Christmas memories and traditions. Please note: if you have submitted stories to our Christmas books in the past, we have your stories in our database. Please make sure that the stories you...

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Encounters with the Other Side: True Stories of Supernatural Experiences

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
James Stuart Bell is putting together a volume tentatively titled, Encounters with the Other Side: True Stories of Supernatural Experiences.
 
The supernatural realm consisting of God and His angels, as well as evil spirits, is ever present in our midst. On rare occasions this realm becomes visible or we see its direct effects in ways that cannot be explained in the natural realm. These true stories will cover the gamut of supernatural encounters: from supernatural miracles, angelic visitat...

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The Right to God, From Everyday People

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 15, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
The Right to God, From Everyday People
http://www.righttogod.com/SubmissionsForBook.html

The Right to God, From Everyday People is your story. The editors are looking for honest stories of personal spiritual connection. If you're not a writer, let them know you'd like to share, but would like them to work with you. They will pay $25 for all works chosen for this print compilation. They're looking for works that fit within the overall theme of Echoes of the Right to God, from the view of everyda...
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Telling Our Stories Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Telling Our Stories Press
 
http://tellingourstoriespress.com/pb/wp_ff7ee108/wp_ff7ee108.html

This publisher showcases the art of literary personal narratives and encourages storytelling via reflection and self-analysis. They accept submissions of memoirs from 100 words to 50 pages, for inclusion in anthologies or publication as a stand-alone chapbook.
 
from: www.winningwriters.com




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Chicken Soup: Marriage and Married Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 11, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup: Marriage and Married Life
www.chickensoup.com

Whether you are newly married or have been married for years and years, the stories in this book will capture your imagination, inspire you, make you laugh and touch your heart. We are looking for stories that will celebrate the commitment two people make when they say their vows. Tell us about your relationship. What makes it work? How did the comfort of your mate guide you through challenging times? What is the most important thi...

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Thin Threads of Teens and Young Adults

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 7, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
THIN THREADS
http://www.thinthreads.com/submit.php
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Kiwi Publishing is looking for true, inspirational stories of 1,200 words or less that will make readers laugh, cry, or sigh. Stories should be positive, universal, and non-controversial. The "point" or "message" should be evident without preaching. No essays, commentaries, tributes, philosophical or biographical pieces will be accepted. Should your story be selected and be included in one of the Thin Thread book series, a permission fee of ...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love
 
www.chickensoup.com

There is such a universal connection between food and love - both the romantic kind of love and the comforting kind of love between family members and friends. There is that delectable feeling that certain aromas and tastes stir up in your memory and imagination. We are looking for savory, sweet, sometimes spicy, mouthwatering, succulent, and tasty stories on how food and love together played a flavorful part in your life. You...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Happiness

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 3, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Happiness
101 Stories about Finding Your Purpose, Passion, and Joy

Everyone wants to be happy but sometimes we need a little help finding our own path to happiness. What has worked for you? How have you found happiness in your life? Share your non-fiction stories about how you found purpose, passion, and/or joy in your life. Stories can be serious or funny, but definitely inspirational. Attitude adjustments, finding contentment and gratitude, a new way of ...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Brides and Weddings

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Brides and Weddings
 
www.chickensoup.com

You are engaged! How lucky you are to have found that one person you want to share the rest of your life with. We are looking for stories about this very special experience in your life. From the proposal, to the planning, to actual wedding day events, both touching and hilarious - these stories will capture your heart and your emotions. Stories from the groom or the proud parents would be great too! Please share the mem...

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Thin Threads of Women and Friendship

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 8, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
THIN THREADS
http://www.thinthreads.com/submit.php
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Kiwi Publishing is looking for true, inspirational stories of 1,200 words or less that will make readers laugh, cry, or sigh. Stories should be positive, universal, and non-controversial. The "point" or "message" should be evidentwithout preaching. No essays, commentaries, tributes, philosophical or biographical pieces will be accepted. Should your story be selected and be included in one of the Thin Thread book series, a permission fee of $...

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Silver Boomer Books: A Patriotic/Military Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 7, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Silver Boomer Books: A Patriotic/Military Anthology
 
http://silverboomerbooks.com/submissions.html
 
As the United States and other countries prepare to observe the tenth anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks, our thoughts go to the brave military members who serve our nations at home and abroad and those who also serve by waiting faithfully and supporting the military members with calls, letters, care packages, and other expressions of love and appreciation during times of deploymen...

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It's All in Her Head

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 23, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
It's All In Her Head: Women Making Peace with Troubled Minds
 
It’s All in Her Head will be a dynamic collection of finely crafted, stigma-busting stories by a diverse group of women who have struggled with a continuum of mental challenges, from dysthymia to full-blown schizophrenia.
 
They are seeking first-person, literary non-fiction essays (please, no poetry) from established writers and talented emerging voices detailing your experience with a mental health issue, and how you’...

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Chicken Soup: Devotional Stories for Times of Trouble

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 24, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup: Devotional Stories for Times of Trouble

Life has always been filled with trials, including illness, job loss, grief, addictions, and much more. God never promised that our earthly lives would be without difficulties, but he assured us that he will always be with us to share our burdens. We are looking for true stories that show God's presence during a time of trouble in your life. Our hope is that your personal story will inspire, comfort and ...

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Love is a Verb

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 16, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
LOVE IS A VERB

Would you like to be part of an exciting writing venture with Dr. Gary Chapman, best-selling author of The Five Love Languages?  Dr. Chapman and James Stuart Bell are pulling together a new book and they’d like to invite you to be a part of it.
  
A number of Dr. Chapman’s books have dealt with the theme of love in relationships – not only how to effectively communicate love but also learning to become a loving person.  Previously, they put together a volume of stories e...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: O Canada

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 3, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
If you are Canadian, we are looking for stories from you! This book, scheduled for publication in the fall of 2011, will be written by and for Canadians. Chicken Soup for the Soul is very popular in Canada and it is once again time for a Chicken Soup for the Soul book by Canadians for Canadians.

Send us your inspirational, humorous, or heartwarming stories. They don't have to specifically be about Canada -- they just have to be Chicken Soup for the Soul stories that take place in Canada or ar...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Mothers and Daughters

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Mothers and daughters - they are, at the same time, very similar and also completely unique. Mothers show daughters who they will become. Daughters live out mothers' dreams. Through birth, childhood, teen years, adulthood, grandchildren, aging, and every step in between, this relationship can be the best, the hardest, and the sweetest. The deadline date for story submissions is December 31, 2010. This title will not publish until 2012.
 
Submit stories to: www.chickensoup.com

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Fighting Fear, Winning the Battle at Home: When Your Soldier Leaves for Battle

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 4, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
"Saying goodbye to a loved one leaving for war is a gut-wrenching proposition. But for those of us left behind it’s also the start of our own battle. This collection of devotions and stories is written to help those at home find God’s peace and conquer the fear that ambushes us when we least expect it."

This is a nonpaying anthology under contract to Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas (http://www.christiandevotionsbooks.com/). Word count is under 1000 (with 800 preferred).
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Patchwork Path: Star Spangled Banner

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 27, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://patchworkpath.com/index.php/story-calls
 
How Are You Living the American Dream?

Choice Publishing Group (Choice) is collecting stories about living the American Dream for their new book Patchwork Path: Star Spangled Banner.

Choice is looking for original stories and essays from 250 to 2000 words about how you're living the American Dream. Each submission will be reviewed and considered based on creativity, originality, concept, and style. Reading will be continuous and submissions wil...

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Chicken Soup Preteen Soul Extended Deadline

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 15, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
What was your experience like as a preteen? We want to know. We're still collecting true stories and poems about your preteen years, written in the first person, of no more than 1,200 words. Stories should not have been previously published by Chicken Soup for the Soul or other major publications. These must be your personal stories - things that happened to you or someone you were close to.

Your stories or poems need to be true and about your personal experiences or those of someone close to...

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An Inspirational Anthology: The Woman I've Become

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 5, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Seeking women of all ages who have experienced challenging, negative, toxic and/or abusive relationships in the past and have overcome these situations to become the woman she was meant to be. Were you raised in an overly restrictive, negative, disempowering or abusive family? Did you find yourself in a challenging or toxic relationship with men, friends, co-workers or your children? How did those relationships define the "earlier you"? What was the turning point? Was there some person(s) o...

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Workers Write! Tales From the Courtroom

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 18, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
BLUE CUBICLE PRESS
http://www.workerswritejournal.com/

Issue seven of Workers Write! will be Tales from the Courtroom and will contain stories and poems from the legal worker's point of view (lawyers, judges, court reporters, bailiffs, and so on). Your story should be set anywhere legal work is performed, but we are not looking for stories about court cases or whodunits. Drop us a line if you have a question. The deadline for submissions is Sept. 1, 2010 (or until the issue is full).
 
from: ...

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Guidepost Extraordinary Prayer Series: The Power of Praying Together

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 15, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

You are welcome to contribute to volumes nine and ten of a series dealing with various aspects of prayer and how people from every walk of life have been transformed through God’s responses to their prayers. Recent titles include Expecting Miracles and The Healing Touch. These books will be mailed monthly as part of a book club promotion, and will be exclusive to this readership.

For volume nine, how has God answered your prayers for your loved ones, or even enemies, to draw them closer to...


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Patchwork Path: Star Spangled Banner

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 1, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://patchworkpath.com/index.php/story-calls/24-story-call-for-patchwork-path-star-spangled-banner
 
Choice Publishing Group is looking for original stories and essays from 250 to 2000 words about how you're living the American Dream. Each submission will be reviewed and considered based on creativity, originality, concept, and style. Reading will be continuous and submissions will be considered as they arrive. Not all works will be accepted. There is NO Entry or Reading Fee. The deadline...

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Chicken Soup for Preteens

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
The preteen years – those years from nine to twelve can be rough from both a physical and emotional perspective. You are not a kid anymore but you are not yet a teen. There are so many issues to deal with and sometimes it feels like you are all alone. You are not! The stories in this book – almost all of them written by preteens just like you – will prove that to you. We are looking for stories that will inspire you, make you laugh, make you think and let you know that life is not as ba...
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Corporate Drop Out Success Stories Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 26, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
PAY: $50 plus 2 copies
Deadline: August 30, 2010
http://bootcampmommymediagroup.com/?page_id=16
Have you taken the steps to leave Corporate America and begin your self employment journey? Maybe you accepted a lower paying job or are volunteering because it was more in line with your passions. Has money become less important (still important though) than pursuing your life’s work?Then we want to hear from you.

Sunset Pointe Press is accepting submissions for CORPORATE DROP OUT SUCCESS STO...

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A Cup of Comfort for Christian Women

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 20, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

“For this anthology of inspirational true stories, we are looking for narrative personal essays (creative-nonfiction short stories) written by and for Christian women that reveal myriad ways in which one’s faith has provided (provides) insight, guidance, comfort, and joy in navigating one’s life. Stories must be original, unpublished, true, and positive. Stories can focus on any of life’s challenges and/or blessings, and can be either serious or humorous or contain elements of both li...


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Dream of Things: Holiday Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 18, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://dreamofthings.com/share-your-favorite-holiday-story

Call for submissions: Got a favorite story about Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or New Year’s? Submit it now for inclusion in a collection of holiday stories. Deadline: July 31, 2010.
 
Accepted stories share in the royalties. Read guidelines at: http://dreamofthings.com/guidelines

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Extra Christmas Book

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 17, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Everyone loves Christmas and the holiday season. We reunite scattered family members, watch the wonder in a child's eyes, and feel the joy of giving gifts. The rituals of the holiday season give a rhythm to the years and create a foundation for our lives, as we gather with family, with our communities at church, at school, and even at the mall, to share the special spirit of the season, brightening those long winter days.

Our Christmas Magic book has been completed and will be released in...


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Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Moms

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Becoming a new mom is the most amazing experience. From the moment that baby is placed in your arms, there is an incredible feeling only a new mother can know. This book celebrates the physical, emotional, and spiritual experience of having a child and creating a family. We are looking for heartwarming, insightful, and humorous stories about raising babies and toddlers that share with our readers the wonders of early motherhood. Stories should not extend past the toddler years. We are also lo...
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We Walk by Faith Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 23, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
PAY: $50 plus 2 copies
Deadline: June 30, 2010
Have you stepped out on faith to pursue your life’s passion? Have you found a way to support your creative self-expression in a way that is fulfilling and rewarding, but does not compromise your integrity? Do you feel called or compelled to share your gifts and talents and can no longer work that nine-to-five grind? Then we want to hear from you. Sunset Pointe Press is accepting submissions for WE WALK BY FAITH, an anthology of writings by people...

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Guideposts Extraordinary Answers to Prayer Series

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 21, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
We are now in phase four of the Extraordinary Answers to Prayer series published by Guideposts.
 
For volume nine, how has God answered your prayers for your loved ones, or even enemies, to draw them closer to God?  Maybe they don’t yet have a personal relationship with God and your prayers helped bring them to the Lord.  Perhaps they have just wandered away and lost their need for Him.  Or perhaps they are having major trauma and need to grow spiritually in order for God to bring change ...

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Saying Goodbye anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 10, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

http://dreamofthings.com/today-arrived

After only a few months of accepting submissions, we are almost ready to publish the first Dream of Things anthology. Submissions will close for the “Saying Goodbye” anthology on June 30, 2010, and we will move into production mode shortly after that.

 
So this is a last call for submissions for “Saying Goodbye.” That said, there’s still plenty of time to submit your story. We would be particularly interested in stories about saying goodby...


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Cancer Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 24, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Divine Truth Press is currently acceptoing submission for its Cancer Anthology with an anticipated release date of October 2010 (Cancer Awareness Month)

Details: http://divinetruthpress.atwc1.com/submissions/cancer-anthology/

We want your true stories, essay, or poems about your journey, the journey of a loved one or your secondhand experience as caregiver or medical professional. We want the anger, the despair, the "why me, God?" and the moment you realized, that despite the ravages to your bo...


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Patchwork Path: Mother's Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 23, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
What's Your Favorite Memory About Your Mom?

Everyone has a favorite story to share about their mother. Choice Publishing Group (Choice) is collecting stories about mothers for their new book Patchwork Path: Mother's Life. Choice is looking for original stories and essays from 250 to 2000 words about your mom. Each submission will be reviewed and considered based on creativity, originality, concept, and style. Reading will be continuous and submissions will be considered as they arrive. Not all...

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Hot Mamas of Reinvention: Can We Talk?

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 12, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Colleen Sell is looking for women who have transformed themselves, their careers, or their lives in some fascinating or profound or unusual way to feature in a new book. This self-help/inspirational nonfiction book will profile 20-25 women of varying ages and backgrounds who have changed their lives for the better.  She's interested only in fresh faces.
 
If you are interested in being featured in the book or would like to recommend any other ”hot mamas of reinvention” you think should ...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

101 Inspirational Stories about Counting Your Blessings and Having a Positive Attitude

This title is a continuation of the theme of our very popular past titles - Chicken Soup for the Soul: Count Your Blessings and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tough People. We are looking for stories of optimism, faith and strength to encourage our readers to think positive in these challenging times.

What was the situation that inspired you to think positive? What changes did you make in your at...


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Dream of Things: Coffee Shop Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 15, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 

Call for submissions: Dream of Things plans to publish an anthology of coffee shop stories, and we want to include YOUR story! It could be something that happened to you in a coffee shop, or it could be something you witnessed. It might be about the customers, or it might be about the employees. Maybe it involves a mix-up when one person picks up somebody else's Triple Venti Soy White Mocha by mistake. Or maybe it's simply about the camaraderie of two people getting a cup of Joe before they...

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Whispering Angel Books: Living Lessons

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 5, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Whispering Angel Books is now accepting submissions for its next anthology, Living Lessons. The deadline is May 31, 2010. Living Lessons will focus on people who have positively impacted our lives by teaching us, directly or indirectly, important life lessons.
  • Did someone help you learn a critical life lesson that changed you for the better?
  • Did they turn you around when you were going down the wrong path?
  • Did they open up your mind in a way that changed your life?
Your work shoul...

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The Christmas Spirit

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 25, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Cecil Murphey is looking for submissions to The Christmas Spirit, the sequel to the successful "Christmas Miracles" book. He has contracted for this book with St. Martin's Press for the fall of 2011. Best-selling author, Debbie Macomber, has agreed to write the foreword.

The completed manuscript is due in the spring of 2010. Deadline is May 1, 2010

He seeks true stories that emphasize the significance of the Christmas season. So often, we get caught up in the busy-ness of the season-the shoppi...

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Extraordinary Answers to Prayer

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 23, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Dear Writer,
 
We are now in phase two of the Extraordinary Answers to Prayer series and I welcome you, as a valued writer, to join us.  Guideposts has launched a series of 12 books on various aspects of prayer and how people from every walk of life have been transformed through God’s response to their prayers.  These books will be mailed monthly as part of a book club promotion, and will be exclusive to this readership.
 
You may have contributed to the first three titles in this serie...

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A Cup of Comfort for Couples

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 22, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Calling All Lovebirds: Submissions for Couples Reopened!
Well, it seems we really can't get enough of silly love stories. Or tender, romantic, funny, and inspiring love stories, either. So we've reopened the submission window for A Cup of Comfort for Couples. Actually, we're not quite that fickle. It's just that we had to adjust our book-development schedule a bit, and figured we might as well give folks more time to write and submit more stories.
 
A Cup of Comfort for Couples w...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Cat's Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 7, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
As many of you know this title was going to focus on the grieving and recovery process we humans go through after the loss of a beloved cat. However, despite the many heartwarming and inspirational stories you have submitted, we decided that the topic is too narrow.

We have added to the book and changed the title to Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Cat's Life: 101 Stories about All the Ages and Stages of Our Feline Family Members. In its new form the book will focus on all the memorable ages and...
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Extraordinary Answers to Prayer series

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 4, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
We are working on the next volumes of the Guideposts series Extraordinary Answers to Prayer (formerly Incredible Power of Prayer) series and I welcome you to join us. Guideposts has launched a series of 12 compilation books on various aspects of prayer and how people from every walk of life have been transformed through God’s response to their prayers. These books will be available by mail only, sent monthly as part of a book series promotion.
 
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Dog's Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 3, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
As many of you know this title was going to focus on the grieving and recovery process we humans go through after the loss of a family dog. However, despite the many heartwarming and inspirational stories you have submitted, we decided that the topic is too narrow.

We have added to the book and changed the title to Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Dog's Life: 101 Stories about All the Ages and Stages of Our Canine Companions. In it's new form the book will focus on all the memorable ages and sta...
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Chicken Soup for the Grandmother's Soul

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 29, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Everyone has a great story about the unconditional love between grandmothers and their grandchildren. We are looking for wonderful stories celebrating grandmothers and grandchildren, written by grandmothers about being a grandmother, and by grandchildren about their grandmothers. Stories about stepgrandmothers and honorary grandmothers are welcomed also. We are not looking for stories from children so please save those for a future book. The deadline date for story submissions is March 31, 20...
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Patchwork Path: Treasure Box

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 27, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
What item brings you good memories?
 
Everyone has a favorite item or possession that we treasure because it helps us remember the special people and events of our lives. Choice Publishing Group (Choice) is collecting stories about favorite things for their new book Patchwork Path: Treasure Box.
 
Choice is looking for original stories and essays from 250 to 2000 words about your favorite possessions. EAch submission will be reviewed and considered based on creativity, originality, conc...

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Dream of Things

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 18, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://www.dreamofthings.com/guidelines
http://www.dreamofthings.com/workshop-2
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Dream of Things seeks creative nonfiction for anthologies of stories built around a central topic or theme, and motivational and inspirational gift books. See website for a complete list of current book projects. Pays royalties of 15% on hardback books, 10% on trade paperback books, and 20-40% on electronic books. Length 500 to 5,000 words. Previously published material okay as long as author has retained rights ...
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Flashlight Memories

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 13, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Silver Boomer Books seeks submissions for an anthology tentatively identified as Flashlight Memories. Submissions of prose and poetry should be submitted pursuant to these guidelines by March 15, 2010. The focus of the anthology is childhood reading. What events in your childhood led you to become a reader for life? Did you crawl between the sheets with a book and a flashlight? Did a friend or family member influence you? What books drew you into the world of literature? Send poetry or prose,...
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Thanksgiving Tales

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 8, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Seeking personal, engaging, and creative nonfiction essays for anthology to capture different experiences and feelings related to any aspect of Thanksgiving. Submissions can be humorous, inspiring, thought-provoking, or about variations on holiday traditions. 500-2000 words. They will consider poetry.
 
Deadline: January 31, 2010. Payment: 2 copies for accepted material. For information and guidelines, send e-mail to info@thanksgivingtales.com.
 
from: www.anthologiesonline.com

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Matters

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 31, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Do you have a great story about a wacky or dysfunctional family member? We know you love them, but it's still great fun to read about all those crazy relatives and compare them to ours. Chicken Soup for the Soul: All in the Family has been a big hit, so let's do it again. Send us your stories, funny or serious. Submit under your real name, but rest assured we expect most of you to use pen names for publication and change the names of family members to protect the innocent (or guilty!). Storie...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Moms

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 29, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Becoming a new mom is the most amazing experience, unique and unlike any other. From the moment that baby is placed in your arms, there is an incredible feeling only a new mother can know. This book celebrates the physical, emotional, and spiritual experience of having a child and creating a family. We are looking for heartwarming, insightful, and humorous stories about raising babies and toddlers that share with our readers the wonders of early motherhood. Stories or poems, 300-1200 words, p...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotionals for Moms

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 27, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Being a mom is one of the most challenging -- and yet rewarding --jobs a woman can have. With God on your parenting team, the burdens are lighter and the rewards are sweeter. If you have a brief true story (up to 600 words) that shows God’s presence during a parenting moment, please share it along with an applicable Bible verse and a 2-3 sentence prayer. You will receive ten free copies of the book and $100 for each published devotion.
 
The deadline date for submissions is February 28, ...

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What Makes Marriage Work?

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 12, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Hi Writers,
 
Sometimes book projects evolve as they go along.  That's what's happening with Love is a Flame. While we do want stories of rekindled and dramatically changed marriages, the shift has changed a bit to be more inclusive on the topic of What Makes a Marriage Work.
 
We'd like to hear a story about something you've learned works in marriage.  Tell us about a time when you faced a challenge or conflict and how that was resolved, or a story from your life that illus...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dieting and Fitness

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 7, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Eat less - exercise more! We have all heard these simple words but, in reality, dieting and staying fit require a lot of work. Tell us about your commitment to health and fitness. What changes did you make in your eating habits? What kind of an exercise program did you follow that made the difference? Were you still able to treat yourself to that occasional delicious piece of chocolate cake and stay in shape? The true stories in this book will inspire you, make you laugh, touch your heart, an...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 1, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Father's Day will be here before you know it, and what better way to celebrate than to give your father a Chicken Soup for the Soul book with your own story in it! Share your stories of good times with your father. We are looking for funny, quirky, and unusual stories, as well as those heartwarming stories about the unique ways that our fathers help us and show their love for us.

We are not looking for eulogies, life stories, or very serious stories, as we already have plenty of those in the ...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas and Holidays - Ho Ho Ho

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 28, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
We love the holidays! They are a magical time of the year; a time of family, friends and traditions. They can bring special joy and unexpected blessings into our lives. Please share your Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanzaa stories with us... stories that will touch the souls and warm the hearts of our readers. The deadline date for story submissions is January 15, 2010.
 
http://www.chickensoup.com/form.asp?cid=possible_books

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A Pinch and a Dash

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 24, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Silver Boomer Books seeks submissions for an anthology tentatively identified as A Pinch and a Dash - recipes from home and long ago. Submissions of prose and poetry should be submitted pursuant to these guidelines by January 15, 2010. The focus of the anthology is family or friendship memories associated with a particular meal or food. We're asking for the recipe as well as the poem or prose about it.

You will be asserting you have the right to publish the recipe in your name. If it is copie...
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Permanent Vacation: Living and Working In Our National Parks

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 21, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Literary Essays Wanted  PAY: $100
Bona Fide Books seeks literary essays about experiences living and working in any US National Park for a collection about life in our parks. Some go seeking commune with nature; others to escape. Diverse park experiences are desired. Although we enjoy tree-hugging epiphanies, we also want to read about day-to-day life, and the societal, environmental, and existential implications of life in the park. What happened there, and how did it influence your life? (Hu...

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Eagle Wings Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 18, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Eagle Wings Press anticipates the publication of anthologies by authors working Twelve Step programs. The recovery anthologies will be similar to Silver Boomers: A Collection of Prose and Poetry by and About Baby Boomers and Freckles to Wrinkles published by our parent publisher, Silver Boomer Books. They will be based on the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and the many other programs utilizing the basic blueprint set out in the book Alcoholics Anonymous. Our current plan is first to foc...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Mothers and Daughters

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 30, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Mothers and daughters… they are, at the same time, very similar and also completely unique. Mothers show daughters who they will become. Daughters live out mothers’ dreams. Through birth, childhood, teen years, adulthood, grandchildren, aging, and every step in between, this relationship can be the best, the hardest, and the sweetest.
The
deadline date for story submissions is December 31, 2009.
 
www.chickensoup.com

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Patchwork Path: Christmas Stocking

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 21, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://patchworkpath.com/index.php/story-calls

Everyone has a favorite Christmas memory or story to share. Choice Publishing Group (CPG) is collecting these stories and memories about Christmas for their new book Patchwork Path: Christmas Stocking.

CPG is looking for original stories and essays from 250 to 2000 words about Christmas. Each submission will be reviewed and considered based on creativity, originality, concept, and style. Previously published material will be considered. Reading wil...
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Love is a Flame

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 16, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
You may recall my role as editor for story collections in the Cup of Comfort series or the Guideposts series on prayer.  But one of my most impactful story projects was Love Is a Verb: Stories of What Happens When Love Comes Alive, with Dr. Gary Chapman. In the spirit of The Five Love Languages, this volume explored how learning to become a more loving person invigorates relationships. We are following this with Love Is a Flame: Stories of How Marriages Regain Their Passion, which will have a...

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A Cup of Comfort for Golfers

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 11, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
A Cup of Comfort® for Golfers:
Stories that celebrate the follies, the triumphs, and the joy of the game
www.cupofcomfort.com
This anthology will feature upbeat, insightful, inspiring, and humorous true stories about learning, playing, and enjoying the uniquely challenging and satisfying game of golf. The book will include stories about golfers of every age and of every persuasion—amateur, pro, casual, recreational, hard-core, newbie. Most of the stories will be written by golfers, but th...

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Incredible Power of Prayer, Phase 2

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 6, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
We are now in phase two of the Incredible Power of Prayer series and I welcome you to join us. Guideposts is launching a series of 12 books on various aspects of prayer and how people from every walk of life have been transformed through God’s response to their prayers. These books will be available by mail only, sent monthly as part of a book series promotion.
 
Book four, From Tragedy to Triumph, deals with the pervasive issues related to our trials, hardships, and suffering in life, whet...

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The Ultimate Christian Living

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 15, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Feedback from retailers and our readers suggest there are many wonderful stories by and about Christians that are excluded when focusing only on pastors. In order to convey a more inclusive concept, embracing all the faithful, including lay ministers, children, and Christians of every denomination, we have changed the title for The Ultimate Pastor to The Ultimate Christian Living: Uplifting Stories and Profound Advice about Faith and Fellowship.

We have also extended the submission deadline fo...
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Hurray God!

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 26, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Deadline: December 1, 2009. Jeanette Sharp is looking for submissions to a new anthology series for short, answered prayer stories, called "Hurray God!" Length is 480-1,500 words. Prefers first person, but accepts third. Use their online form only for submissions (www.hurraygod.com). No reprints or queries. Accepts previously published, if author holds the copyrights.Notifies by e-mail. Pays $50, plus a copy of the book. Full guidelines at: http://www.hurraygod.com/writers-guidelines 
 
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The Ultimate Pastor

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 17, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://ultimatehcibooks.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=45&Itemid=66
 
A book of personal, true stories from pastors and the Christians whose lives have been touched by their ministry. If you have a passion for God, His word, and His people, we invite you to share your stories of faith, service to others and the role spiritual leaders have played in your journey.
 
Submission deadline: August 15, 2009
Publication date: Spring, 2010

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Saving the Planet:Saving Our Souls

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 29, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://jesuslovestrees.com/?page_id=8
 
How does ecological awareness inform spiritual practice? Is sustainable living possible? Is it prescribed by religious tradition? We are currently looking for thoughtful, well-written essays that explore these and other questions regarding the sometimes strained, often misunderstood relationship between ecology and spirituality. Click here for more information about this project. Submissions of creative nonfiction under 5,000 words should be sent to su...

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Southern Experiences To Be Read Aloud

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 5, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://www.tobereadaloud.org/submissions
TBRA publishes over one hundred freelance submissions a year. We purchase one-time rights for $100 per submission upon acceptance. The best submissions are in first person. All submissions must be at least 850 words, and no more than 2,000. The literature is written specifically for oral interpretation. This means that each book of the TBRA series is written to be read aloud, and to meet the time constraints of competition. By submitting, you are suppo...

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A Cup of Comfort for Couples: Stories That Celebrate What it Means to be in Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 11, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
It is said that love works in mysterious ways. And this anthology will reveal the many mysteries as well as the inner workings of true love. Of course, being a "happy couple" involves more than being in love, and making a romantic relationship work takes more than romance. So this book will feature uplifting true stories with a balanced mix of tones—romantic, poignant, humorous—and on a wide range of topics: From falling in love to the secrets of lasting love. From celebrating special mom...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Book of Miracles

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 1, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
New Extended Deadline

Chicken Soup for the Soul, A Book of Miracles, with co-author LeAnn Thieman, is looking for true stories showing signs and wonders God is performing today. We invite people of all faiths to share their stories of ordinary people whose lives are transformed by wondrous events. Whether a "Divine coincidence," an appearance of God, or answered prayers, this book will show God's miracle power in action, alive and very active in the world today!

Please share your heart-warmi...

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The Life Without Series

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 25, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
PAY: $25
Life Without Dad series - the current series under development - will be divided into a mixture of different underlying themes that thread together similar stories. These themes are meant to help rekindle some memories to form the basis of your story. There is no need to limit your story to neatly fit into the array of themes listed. We are open to new and unique themes that we might not have thought about; just let us know the theme that runs through your story. Beauty • Belief •...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Mom

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 23, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://www.chickensoup.com/form.asp?cid=possible_books

We are looking for stories of thanks from "children" of all ages about their moms. These stories of innumerable joys and challenges will touch your heart, make you laugh, inspire you and remind you that it doesn't matter how old you are, the job of a parent never ends.
 
The deadline date for story submissions is June 30, 2009. Pay usually $200.

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The Ultimate Runner and The Ultimate Bird Lover

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 20, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Teresa Peluso sends this update on books in the Ultimate series:

Our retailers have specifically asked us for two titles this fall; one that's been on the list, The Ultimate Runner, and one newly added, The Ultimate Bird Lover. To be published in November 2009, our deadline for submissions on these two books is June 15, 2009.

Please visit 
www.ultimatehcibooks.com  for chapter descriptions for these two titles with deadlines pending. You'll also find everything you need to know about format an...

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Chicken Soup for Teachers

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 17, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://www.chickensoup.com/form.asp?cid=possible_books

We have all had that one teacher who has made a difference in our lives. And teachers, remember that one student who made you know why you decided to be a teacher and who you will never forget? We are looking for stories from both teachers and students that will tell that unforgettable story.
 
The deadline date for story submissions is June 30, 2009. Pay usually $200.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

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The Incredible Power of Prayer

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 14, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
I’d like to invite you to be part of an exciting new series that Guideposts is sponsoring: The Incredible Power of Prayer.
 
You may have contributed to one or more of my story volumes in A Cup of Comfort, Life Savors, or Love is a Verb. Great! I’d love to hear from you whether you’re a previous associate or have not yet submitted anything to my projects.
 
Prayer is the heartbeat of the Christian life and is an amazing gift from God to us. A prayer in faith can spur God’s heart to ...

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Chicken Soup for Dads

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 13, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
http://www.chickensoup.com/form.asp?cid=possible_books

We are looking for stories of thanks from "children" of all ages about their dads. These stories of innumerable joys and challenges will touch your heart, make you laugh, inspire you and remind you that it doesn't matter how old you are, the job of a parent never ends.
 
The deadline date for story submissions is June 30, 2009. Pay usually $200.

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Workers Write! Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 12, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
www.workerswritejournal.com

CURRENT NEEDS: "We are accepting stories for our sixth issue, Tales from the Capitol - stories from the government workers' point of view, 500 - 5000 words. We are also looking for other workplace stories, between 5,000 and 12,000 words for our Overtime series (one-story chapbooks that are mailed out to subscribers during the year)." Pays $5-$50 depending on the word length and rights bought. Deadline August 1, 2009.

 from: www.writersweekly.com

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Not Really Retired

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 9, 2009, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
This book will share humorous and fun stories from those who are actively enjoying their "senior years!" Tell us about your new careers, your volunteer work, your sports, your travels, and those things you always wanted to do that you are finally doing.
 
The deadline date for story submissions is June 30, 2009.
 
www.chickensoupforthesoul.com

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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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