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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Browsing Archive: October, 2009

U.S. Kids Magazines

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 31, 2009, In : Children's 
PAY: $.25 - $.35/word
At U.S.Kids, we’re always in need of high-quality stories, articles, and activities with a broad health and fitness focus that includes kids’ emotional lives, interests, and educational needs. We offer our readers material in a variety of formats: fiction, nonfiction, poems, puzzles, crafts, recipes, games, and activities. We are most interested in wholesome, positive, lighthearted, and well-written pieces that encourage and educate our readers and, in the words of ou...

Continue reading ...
 

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.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Abingdon Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 29, 2009, In : Christian Publisher 
http://www.abingdonpress.com/forms/DynamicContent.aspx?pageid=517&id=98
---
Abingdon Press provides resources that meet the needs of all those who seek and would serve God. We produce and deliver hundreds of thousands of resources that people want and use for their ministries. Among these products are books, supply items, music resources, curriculum resources, and a host of other print and non-print media, including audio and video cassettes, computer software, and periodicals such as Circuit R...
Continue reading ...
 

WyoPoets Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, In : Contest 
WyoPoets, the Wyoming member of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, is sponsoring its annual nation wide poetry contest. Come join in the fun and, maybe, win an award.
 
Open to all poets, any form, any subject, published or unpublished, that has NOT won a prize larger than $50.00 in any one contest are eligible. Prizes: $50, $30, $20. Fees: 2 poems for $3, additional poems $1.
 
Postmark deadline: November 30, 2009
 

Continue reading ...
 

True Love Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 27, 2009, In : Print Magazine 

Pays $50 - $75 Needs feature submissions.Please send submissions to TrueLoveMagazine@yahoo.com and type the feature for which you are submitting in the subject line. Submissions can also be mailed in. The feature/pay are as follows:

HERE COMES THE BRIDE - Send in a photo of your wedding day (can be from a recent weding or a past one), along with a short story about your wedding day - PAYS $50
MY WORSE DATE EVER! - write about your worst dating experience - PAYS $65
HOW I KNOW I'M IN LOVE - wri...


Continue reading ...
 

High Prairie Poets

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 26, 2009, In : Contest 
High Prairie Poets New Mexico State Poetry Bi-Monthly Contest
  
open to all poets
 
ELIGIBILITY: ALL POETS, U.S. and foreign. Poems must be in English, aligned on left margin of paper, (do not center poem on page), 12 point font is a must. DON’T “CAP” Titles.
DEADLINE: POSTMARKED BY the 20th of November, 2009. 
LINE LIMIT: There is a 32 line limit.
ENTRY FEE: $3.00 entry fee for the first poem and $1.00 each for additional poems. No email entries.
PRIZES: $25.00 1ST $10.00 2ND $5.00 3rd,...

Continue reading ...
 

Vibrant Life, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 25, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Bimonthly health and lifestyle magazine promoting the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of a healthier lifestyle from a practical, Christian perspective. Payment for articles ranges from $100 to $300.

Guidelines: http://www.vibrantlife.com/vl/writers.html
 
From: www.worldwidefreelance.com

Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers Quarterly Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 24, 2009, In : Contest 
http://southwestwriters.com/quarterlycontest.php
---
$10 ENTRY FEE
Theme: Your Most Memorable Character. Send us an essay about the most memorable character in your life. Double-spaced, up to 500 words. Cash Prizes: Prizes: $150/1st Prize; $50/2nd Prize; $25/3rd Prize.
Deadline: Thursday, December 31, 2009.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Traveler's Tales

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 23, 2009, In : Fiction and Nonfiction Anthology 
http://www.travelerstales.com/guidelines/
 
Women's Travel Humor
Sand in My Bra and Other Misadventures and other books such as The Thong Also Rises and More Sand in My Bra have been huge hits. We're always looking for hilarious, outrageous misadventures for future books, so send us your stories.
Deadline for submission: OPEN
 
More Humor and Misadventure
More Laughing Hyenas

Hyenas Laughed at Me and Now I Know Why got lots of laughs, so we're seeking funny stories for another volume. The book w...

Continue reading ...
 

The Light of the Stars Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 22, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.lonestarsmagazine.net/PoetsCorner.html
DEADLINE: October 31
Judging by MILO ROSEBUD: November, (visit him at: http://www.lonestarsmagazine.net)
Winners announced: December
READING FEE: $2.00 per poem entered - UNLIMITED ENTRIES
Unpublished, simultaneous and previously published entries accepted.
Entries are to be 32 lines or less, single spaced, camera ready - the way you want to see it in print. Include SASE or postcard for acknowledgement. One-time magazine publication rights to eac...

Continue reading ...
 

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...
Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 18, 2009, In : Contest 
Enter the only Writer's Digest Competition exclusively for poets, the Writer's Digest Poetry Awards. Regardless of style - rhyming, free verse, haiku and more - if your poems are 32 lines or fewer, we want them all! Submit your entries by the December 15, 2009, deadline and your words could be worth cold hard cash.

First Place: $500, Second Place, $250, Third Place: $100, Fourth Through Tenth Place: $25, Eleventh Through Twenty-Fifth Place: $50 gift certificate to Writer's Digest Books. Plus t...
Continue reading ...
 

The Upper Room, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 18, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Encouraging Christians in their personal life of prayer and discipleship. For an international, interdenominational audience. Pays $25 per meditation, upon publication. Guidelines: http://www.upperroom.org/devotional/how_to_write.asp
 
from: www.worldwidefreelance.com

Continue reading ...
 

The Survivor's Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 17, 2009, In : Online magazine 
www.survivorsreview.org
 
The Survivor’s Review, a not-for-profit quarterly online journal encouraging the creative expression of cancer survivors, is seeking stories, essays and poems by those who are intimately familiar with the cancer journey.
 
If you have written a piece that explores the heart of what it means to be a cancer survivor or caregiver, please consider submitting your work to us at www.survivorsreview .org. Our word count is flexible, but most of our features range from 100 to ...

Continue reading ...
 

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...

Continue reading ...
 

Folgers Coffee Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 15, 2009, In : Contest 

http://www.folgers.com/holiday/

 
Folgers® wants to make your holidays a “homecoming” to remember. Just tell us “What is the best part of wakin’ up at home during the holidays?” and you could be one of five winners to receive a trip home for you and up to three family members or friends this holiday season. Five grand-prize winners will receive a seven-day/six-night round trip to their home in the continental United States, lodging, a rental car, $1,000 spending money, a digital ...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 14, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
If you would be interested in writing a brief PARENTING article, please send it to Sheila Seifert on the following topic:

Theme: Specific and Practical Things You Did As a Parent to Teach Interpersonal Competence
I am looking for a number of true, first-person stories that show one unique way you helped your child learn a relationship skill (how to interact well with friends, siblings, relatives, etc.). What you parented may have taught your child about loyalty (such as standing by friends duri...

Continue reading ...
 

Full Spirit Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 13, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.fullspiritmagazine.com/

This new publication needs articles in the following areas:
GIVING TO RECEIVE: "Blessed are the Poor in Spirit" Articles about reaching out to others, tithing, compassion and charity projects, mission work, etc. We can offer stories, testimonies, and examples of how giving to others not only makes a difference in their lives...but in our own.
TRANSFORMATIONS: "Blessed are those that are Weeping" This will be a place to feature articles and testimonies on such...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 11, 2009, In : Contest 
Entry fee: $3 per poem   http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html
 
ARTHUR (SKIP) POTTER MEMORIAL CONTEST
 
Deadline:  December 15
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.

Continue reading ...
 

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...

Continue reading ...
 

Cross and Quill, the Christian Writers Newsletter

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 10, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
CURRENT NEEDS: "We can always use articles and fillers on various writing forms for the juvenile audience. Also, creative and innovative ways to increase writer income, any phase of marketing, and leading or participating in writers groups. Also fillers on almost any phase of writing and publishing, book reviews, a few poems." Pays $10-$50 for features of 200-800 words, depending upon how much editing it takes to get the article ready for publication. Pays $3-$10 for shorter items of 100 word...
Continue reading ...
 

Canticle

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 9, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://lhla.org/canticle/guidelines.html

Canticle Magazine, a bi-monthly publication of Women of Grace®, is the only journal dedicated solely to the woman's vocation within the Church. Features up to 1,500 words pay up to $150. Columns of 700-750 words pay $75.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Christian Science Monitor

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 8, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.csmonitor.com/aboutus/guidelines.html#homeforum

The Home Forum is looking for upbeat, personal essays from 400 to 800 words. These are first-person, nonfiction explorations of how you responded to a place, a person, a situation, an event, or happenings in everyday life. Tell a story; share a funny true tale. The humor should be gentle. Accept essays on a wide variety of subjects, and encourage timely, newsy topics. However, doesn't deal with the topics of death, aging and disease. ...

Continue reading ...
 

The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 7, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.brashcyber.com/mona.htm
 
Writers of comedic essays, articles, short stories, poetry, shopping lists and other forms are invited to submit. Works up to 750 words in length should be typed, double-spaced, accompanied by a money order or check for $5 to cover adminstrative costs, payable to "The Mona Schreiber Prize." No limit to entries but each must have a separate fee. Put contact information directly above the title and test on your first page.
Prizes: $500, $200, $100. Entries m...

Continue reading ...
 

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...

Continue reading ...
 

Big Life in a Small Town

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 5, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.youngvoicesfoundation.org/writingcontests/adultcontests.html

$10 ENTRY FEE
We are looking for true stories of people living in small towns and villages across America. Every day people in small towns confront life's biggest issues with humor, grace and more than a little down home wisdom. Stories should be told in creative non-fiction format. Writers of creative non-fiction use the techniques artfully employed in fiction to relate a true story or memoir. Think strong characters, real...

Continue reading ...
 

The Secrete Place

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 4, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.judsonpress.com/catalog_sp_guidelines.cfm

Each submission should be typed (if possible), double-spaced, and contain your name, address, and phone number in the upper left-hand corner of each devotion, a title, a suggested Scripture passage to be read, a "Thought for Today" -- usually a Scripture verse (cite full reference and Bible version) butmay also be a pertinent thought. We use the New Revised Standard Version unless you specify otherwise, an original meditation of 100 to 200 w...
Continue reading ...
 

Stories For Children

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 3, 2009, In : Children's 
Dear Contributors,

Stories for Children Magazine is currently seeking Nonfiction Articles for ages 3-6 and 7-9 for their fall/winter issues.


Please check the Submission Guidelines on our website and submit your manuscripts to Angelika Lochner: angelikalochner@storiesforchildrenmagazine.org.
Your continued support and belief in us is truly appreciated.

Warmly,
 
Wendy Dickson

Nonfiction Editor - Stories for Children Magazine, a trademark of Stories for Children Publishing LLC
Submissions Editor for...

Continue reading ...
 

Snapdragon Editorial Group

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 2, 2009, In : Christian Publisher 

We have two projects we are looking for writers for. These are 365 day calendars. We are looking for:

 
You Know You're a Nurse When ...
(We need a nurse for this and someone who can write humor.)
 
Quilting Tip a Day
(We want a real quilting enthusiast for this one.)
 
We will be asking for about 340 entries of 20-40 words each for these two projects. You must be able to work on a Word document.
 
If you are interested, please contact Rebecca at snapdragongroup@aol.com. We will pull your ...


Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 1, 2009, In : Contest 

The 10th Annual Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition is accepting entries! We're looking for fiction that's bold, brilliant ... but brief. Send us your best in 1,500 words or less. But don't be too long about it—the deadline is December 1, 2009.

The Grand-Prize winner will receive $3,000 (that's $2—or more—per word).
For guidelines, prizes and to enter online, go to:  http://writersdigest.com/short


Continue reading ...
 
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Browsing Archive: October, 2009

U.S. Kids Magazines

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 31, 2009, In : Children's 
PAY: $.25 - $.35/word
At U.S.Kids, we’re always in need of high-quality stories, articles, and activities with a broad health and fitness focus that includes kids’ emotional lives, interests, and educational needs. We offer our readers material in a variety of formats: fiction, nonfiction, poems, puzzles, crafts, recipes, games, and activities. We are most interested in wholesome, positive, lighthearted, and well-written pieces that encourage and educate our readers and, in the words of ou...

Continue reading ...
 

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.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Abingdon Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 29, 2009, In : Christian Publisher 
http://www.abingdonpress.com/forms/DynamicContent.aspx?pageid=517&id=98
---
Abingdon Press provides resources that meet the needs of all those who seek and would serve God. We produce and deliver hundreds of thousands of resources that people want and use for their ministries. Among these products are books, supply items, music resources, curriculum resources, and a host of other print and non-print media, including audio and video cassettes, computer software, and periodicals such as Circuit R...
Continue reading ...
 

WyoPoets Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, In : Contest 
WyoPoets, the Wyoming member of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, is sponsoring its annual nation wide poetry contest. Come join in the fun and, maybe, win an award.
 
Open to all poets, any form, any subject, published or unpublished, that has NOT won a prize larger than $50.00 in any one contest are eligible. Prizes: $50, $30, $20. Fees: 2 poems for $3, additional poems $1.
 
Postmark deadline: November 30, 2009
 

Continue reading ...
 

True Love Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 27, 2009, In : Print Magazine 

Pays $50 - $75 Needs feature submissions.Please send submissions to TrueLoveMagazine@yahoo.com and type the feature for which you are submitting in the subject line. Submissions can also be mailed in. The feature/pay are as follows:

HERE COMES THE BRIDE - Send in a photo of your wedding day (can be from a recent weding or a past one), along with a short story about your wedding day - PAYS $50
MY WORSE DATE EVER! - write about your worst dating experience - PAYS $65
HOW I KNOW I'M IN LOVE - wri...


Continue reading ...
 

High Prairie Poets

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 26, 2009, In : Contest 
High Prairie Poets New Mexico State Poetry Bi-Monthly Contest
  
open to all poets
 
ELIGIBILITY: ALL POETS, U.S. and foreign. Poems must be in English, aligned on left margin of paper, (do not center poem on page), 12 point font is a must. DON’T “CAP” Titles.
DEADLINE: POSTMARKED BY the 20th of November, 2009. 
LINE LIMIT: There is a 32 line limit.
ENTRY FEE: $3.00 entry fee for the first poem and $1.00 each for additional poems. No email entries.
PRIZES: $25.00 1ST $10.00 2ND $5.00 3rd,...

Continue reading ...
 

Vibrant Life, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 25, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Bimonthly health and lifestyle magazine promoting the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of a healthier lifestyle from a practical, Christian perspective. Payment for articles ranges from $100 to $300.

Guidelines: http://www.vibrantlife.com/vl/writers.html
 
From: www.worldwidefreelance.com

Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers Quarterly Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 24, 2009, In : Contest 
http://southwestwriters.com/quarterlycontest.php
---
$10 ENTRY FEE
Theme: Your Most Memorable Character. Send us an essay about the most memorable character in your life. Double-spaced, up to 500 words. Cash Prizes: Prizes: $150/1st Prize; $50/2nd Prize; $25/3rd Prize.
Deadline: Thursday, December 31, 2009.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Traveler's Tales

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 23, 2009, In : Fiction and Nonfiction Anthology 
http://www.travelerstales.com/guidelines/
 
Women's Travel Humor
Sand in My Bra and Other Misadventures and other books such as The Thong Also Rises and More Sand in My Bra have been huge hits. We're always looking for hilarious, outrageous misadventures for future books, so send us your stories.
Deadline for submission: OPEN
 
More Humor and Misadventure
More Laughing Hyenas

Hyenas Laughed at Me and Now I Know Why got lots of laughs, so we're seeking funny stories for another volume. The book w...

Continue reading ...
 

The Light of the Stars Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 22, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.lonestarsmagazine.net/PoetsCorner.html
DEADLINE: October 31
Judging by MILO ROSEBUD: November, (visit him at: http://www.lonestarsmagazine.net)
Winners announced: December
READING FEE: $2.00 per poem entered - UNLIMITED ENTRIES
Unpublished, simultaneous and previously published entries accepted.
Entries are to be 32 lines or less, single spaced, camera ready - the way you want to see it in print. Include SASE or postcard for acknowledgement. One-time magazine publication rights to eac...

Continue reading ...
 

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...
Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 18, 2009, In : Contest 
Enter the only Writer's Digest Competition exclusively for poets, the Writer's Digest Poetry Awards. Regardless of style - rhyming, free verse, haiku and more - if your poems are 32 lines or fewer, we want them all! Submit your entries by the December 15, 2009, deadline and your words could be worth cold hard cash.

First Place: $500, Second Place, $250, Third Place: $100, Fourth Through Tenth Place: $25, Eleventh Through Twenty-Fifth Place: $50 gift certificate to Writer's Digest Books. Plus t...
Continue reading ...
 

The Upper Room, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 18, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Encouraging Christians in their personal life of prayer and discipleship. For an international, interdenominational audience. Pays $25 per meditation, upon publication. Guidelines: http://www.upperroom.org/devotional/how_to_write.asp
 
from: www.worldwidefreelance.com

Continue reading ...
 

The Survivor's Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 17, 2009, In : Online magazine 
www.survivorsreview.org
 
The Survivor’s Review, a not-for-profit quarterly online journal encouraging the creative expression of cancer survivors, is seeking stories, essays and poems by those who are intimately familiar with the cancer journey.
 
If you have written a piece that explores the heart of what it means to be a cancer survivor or caregiver, please consider submitting your work to us at www.survivorsreview .org. Our word count is flexible, but most of our features range from 100 to ...

Continue reading ...
 

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...

Continue reading ...
 

Folgers Coffee Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 15, 2009, In : Contest 

http://www.folgers.com/holiday/

 
Folgers® wants to make your holidays a “homecoming” to remember. Just tell us “What is the best part of wakin’ up at home during the holidays?” and you could be one of five winners to receive a trip home for you and up to three family members or friends this holiday season. Five grand-prize winners will receive a seven-day/six-night round trip to their home in the continental United States, lodging, a rental car, $1,000 spending money, a digital ...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 14, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
If you would be interested in writing a brief PARENTING article, please send it to Sheila Seifert on the following topic:

Theme: Specific and Practical Things You Did As a Parent to Teach Interpersonal Competence
I am looking for a number of true, first-person stories that show one unique way you helped your child learn a relationship skill (how to interact well with friends, siblings, relatives, etc.). What you parented may have taught your child about loyalty (such as standing by friends duri...

Continue reading ...
 

Full Spirit Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 13, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.fullspiritmagazine.com/

This new publication needs articles in the following areas:
GIVING TO RECEIVE: "Blessed are the Poor in Spirit" Articles about reaching out to others, tithing, compassion and charity projects, mission work, etc. We can offer stories, testimonies, and examples of how giving to others not only makes a difference in their lives...but in our own.
TRANSFORMATIONS: "Blessed are those that are Weeping" This will be a place to feature articles and testimonies on such...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 11, 2009, In : Contest 
Entry fee: $3 per poem   http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html
 
ARTHUR (SKIP) POTTER MEMORIAL CONTEST
 
Deadline:  December 15
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.

Continue reading ...
 

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...

Continue reading ...
 

Cross and Quill, the Christian Writers Newsletter

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 10, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
CURRENT NEEDS: "We can always use articles and fillers on various writing forms for the juvenile audience. Also, creative and innovative ways to increase writer income, any phase of marketing, and leading or participating in writers groups. Also fillers on almost any phase of writing and publishing, book reviews, a few poems." Pays $10-$50 for features of 200-800 words, depending upon how much editing it takes to get the article ready for publication. Pays $3-$10 for shorter items of 100 word...
Continue reading ...
 

Canticle

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 9, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://lhla.org/canticle/guidelines.html

Canticle Magazine, a bi-monthly publication of Women of Grace®, is the only journal dedicated solely to the woman's vocation within the Church. Features up to 1,500 words pay up to $150. Columns of 700-750 words pay $75.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Christian Science Monitor

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 8, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.csmonitor.com/aboutus/guidelines.html#homeforum

The Home Forum is looking for upbeat, personal essays from 400 to 800 words. These are first-person, nonfiction explorations of how you responded to a place, a person, a situation, an event, or happenings in everyday life. Tell a story; share a funny true tale. The humor should be gentle. Accept essays on a wide variety of subjects, and encourage timely, newsy topics. However, doesn't deal with the topics of death, aging and disease. ...

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The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 7, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.brashcyber.com/mona.htm
 
Writers of comedic essays, articles, short stories, poetry, shopping lists and other forms are invited to submit. Works up to 750 words in length should be typed, double-spaced, accompanied by a money order or check for $5 to cover adminstrative costs, payable to "The Mona Schreiber Prize." No limit to entries but each must have a separate fee. Put contact information directly above the title and test on your first page.
Prizes: $500, $200, $100. Entries m...

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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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Big Life in a Small Town

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 5, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.youngvoicesfoundation.org/writingcontests/adultcontests.html

$10 ENTRY FEE
We are looking for true stories of people living in small towns and villages across America. Every day people in small towns confront life's biggest issues with humor, grace and more than a little down home wisdom. Stories should be told in creative non-fiction format. Writers of creative non-fiction use the techniques artfully employed in fiction to relate a true story or memoir. Think strong characters, real...

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The Secrete Place

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 4, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.judsonpress.com/catalog_sp_guidelines.cfm

Each submission should be typed (if possible), double-spaced, and contain your name, address, and phone number in the upper left-hand corner of each devotion, a title, a suggested Scripture passage to be read, a "Thought for Today" -- usually a Scripture verse (cite full reference and Bible version) butmay also be a pertinent thought. We use the New Revised Standard Version unless you specify otherwise, an original meditation of 100 to 200 w...
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Stories For Children

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 3, 2009, In : Children's 
Dear Contributors,

Stories for Children Magazine is currently seeking Nonfiction Articles for ages 3-6 and 7-9 for their fall/winter issues.


Please check the Submission Guidelines on our website and submit your manuscripts to Angelika Lochner: angelikalochner@storiesforchildrenmagazine.org.
Your continued support and belief in us is truly appreciated.

Warmly,
 
Wendy Dickson

Nonfiction Editor - Stories for Children Magazine, a trademark of Stories for Children Publishing LLC
Submissions Editor for...

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Snapdragon Editorial Group

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 2, 2009, In : Christian Publisher 

We have two projects we are looking for writers for. These are 365 day calendars. We are looking for:

 
You Know You're a Nurse When ...
(We need a nurse for this and someone who can write humor.)
 
Quilting Tip a Day
(We want a real quilting enthusiast for this one.)
 
We will be asking for about 340 entries of 20-40 words each for these two projects. You must be able to work on a Word document.
 
If you are interested, please contact Rebecca at snapdragongroup@aol.com. We will pull your ...


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Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 1, 2009, In : Contest 

The 10th Annual Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition is accepting entries! We're looking for fiction that's bold, brilliant ... but brief. Send us your best in 1,500 words or less. But don't be too long about it—the deadline is December 1, 2009.

The Grand-Prize winner will receive $3,000 (that's $2—or more—per word).
For guidelines, prizes and to enter online, go to:  http://writersdigest.com/short


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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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