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,

written by Sally Clark


and winner of a 2015
Silver Medal
from Moonbeam Children's Book Awards






You can read Sally's poetry and hear her reading her poems on http://www.ifollowfredericksburg.com with a new poem posted every week.

Browsing Archive: September, 2009

Abilene Writers Guild Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 30, 2009, In : Contest 
http://abilenewritersguild.org/contest.html

Postmark deadline: November 30, 2009
Categories include: poetry, flash fiction, children's stories written for ages 3-8, articles of general interest, compositions of inspiration, memoir/nostalgia, and fiction for adults. Entry fee is $5.
 
Novel categories include: adventure/sci-fi/mystery/fantasy/horror/young adult and mainstream/romance/western/literary. Entry fee is $10.
 
Prizes are $100, $65, $35 for each cateogry.
 
I highly recommend this c...

Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest: Your Story

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 29, 2009, In : Contest 
Every other month, Writer's Digest presents a creative challenge for fun and prizes. We'll provide a short, open-ended prompt. In turn, you'll submit a short story of 750 words or fewer based on that prompt. You can be funny, poignant, witty, etc.; it is, after all, your story. The winner will receive publication in an upcoming issue of Writer's Digest.
 
Your Story #21: Boat Trip Murder
Seven people board a small boat for a tour of the islands, but when the boat returns to the dock, only six...

Continue reading ...
 

Midnight Diner Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 28, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.reliefjournal.com

NO ENTRY FEE
The Midnight Diner is a hardboiled genre anthology with a Christian slant. Accepting unpublished short fiction up to 10,000 words. Categories: horror, UFO/Aliens, Conspiracy Millenium, Hardboiled, That One That Happensin Diner, Jesus v. Cthulhu, Paranormal, Weird Western, Weird War, Monster Stories, Adventure, Shatner on a Plane. Note: Combinations of Genres are encouraged.
Submissions will tentatively close December 1, 2009. Submissions are only accept...

Continue reading ...
 

Spiritled Woman, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 27, 2009, In : Christian Online Magazine 
Bimonthly inspirational digest, crossing racial, cultural and denominational barriers and speaks to women everywhere who have a passionate love for God. Topics include prayer, women of the Bible, marriage, parenting, divorce recovery, single adulthood, grief, testimonies, humorous stories, and more. Paying market.

Guidelines: http://www.spiritledwoman.com/guidelines.php
 
from: www.worldwidefreelance.com

Continue reading ...
 

Redbook

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 26, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.redbookmag.com/contact/writersguidelines

REDBOOK is targeted to women between the ages of 25 and 45 who define themselves as smart, capable, and happy with their lives. Covers news stories on contemporary issues, first-person essays about dramatic pivotal moments in a woman's life, marriage articles, short parenting features, and other exciting trends in women's lives. Pays up to $1.50/word.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Secret Seed Society Children's Book Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 25, 2009, In : Children's 

Secret Seed Society Children's Book Contest


The Secret Seed Society are creating a series of small books, each book comes as part of an activity pack - with organic seeds, growing instructions and a recipe to take children on an adventure from plant to plate. The audience consists of 3-9 year olds and those that read with them. Lead character is an Onion. Alliterate the name. The character should face 'real life' dilemmas, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Alimentum Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 24, 2009, In : Contest 

Alimentum announces its first Poetry Contest
Submissions open September 1st 2009

Deadline December 1st 2009
First prize $500 and publication for a single poem. Two second prizes of publication. Final judge internationally renowned poet Dorianne Laux.

RULES: Submit up to 3 unpublished poems related to the subject of food or drink. No simultaneous submissions. No SASE. Winners will be contacted and announced on our website March 1st, 2010.  $15 entry fee includes a one-year subscription. Snail ma...


Continue reading ...
 

CLC Publications

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, In : Christian Publisher 
CLC Publications, P.O. Box 1449, Fort Washington PA 19034; 215-542-1242; dfessenden@clcpublications.com;  www.clcpublications.com. David Fessenden,managing editor. Books that reflect a passion for the topic and a depth of spirituality--a book that grows out of a fervent relationship with Christ. 80% of books from first-time authors. Reprints books. Prefers under 60,000 words. or under 300 pages. Royalty 10-12% of net; advance. Guidelines by mail/e-mail/Website; catalog for 9x12 SAE/2 stamps. ...

Continue reading ...
 

Shield Healthcare Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 22, 2009, In : Contest 

Shield Healthcare wants to hear your story about what makes caregiving rewarding and special to you. Three top winners receive $1,000 in American Express gift cheques and a one-year subscription to Today's Caregiver Magazine along with a wall plaque. Two runners-up receive $250 in AMEX gift cheques and a subscription to Today's Caregiver Magazine. All contest entrants receive an "I CARE" lapel pin. Submit a one-page entry, typed or handwritten. One entry per person. Deadline November 30, 200...

Continue reading ...
 

Superhero Poetry Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 21, 2009, In : Poetry Anthology 
We are currently seeking submissions for an anthology of superhero poetry, tentatively titled "Between Saviors and Villains: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry Inspired by American Superheroes. " We will be accepting poetry submissions for the Superhero anthology through late fall, 2009.

Send 3-6 poems and a cover letter including your contact information, comments on how your poems are meant to explore the concept of superheroes, and a brief bio to superheropoetrya nthology@gmail. com). Plea...

Continue reading ...
 

The Christian Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 20, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
A non-denominational publication dedicated to sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ, our goal is to provide easy reading, uplifting and encouraging articles and other material that will build up the reader and the greater body of Christ. We also seek to network Christians together through articles highlighting individuals, ministries, churches and other para-church organizations.
 
The Christian Journal is printed monthly from Medford, Oregon and distributed to churches, businesses and retail l...

Continue reading ...
 

Springfield Writers Guild Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 18, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.swgsite.org/contests.html

Deadline October 1, 2009.

Each of the following three categories will have a $100 first place prize winner and two honorable mentions. All winners will receive a certificate. There is a $3 fee for each entry.
Poetry can use any subject and any form limited to one single-spaced page.
Fiction can use any subject limited to 1,500 words.
Non-Fiction
can use any subject limited to 1,500 words.

The entry fee for each of the remaining nine categories is $2.
There ...

Continue reading ...
 

Strong Verse Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 18, 2009, In : Online magazine 
PAY: $10/poem

As a quilt is intended both for warmth and beauty, Strong Verse exists to give a voice to poems that can sustain life with words. Poetry Submission Guidelines: Poems may be in any form. Free Verse is neither required nor given special preference. Formal poetry is recognized and welcomed. Translations are welcome if the translator has permission from the owner of the copyright. Poems may be of any length, though an epic may not get read for quite a while. Read our motto: "Good po...

Continue reading ...
 

Capper's

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 17, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.ogdenpubs.com/writers/cappers.html

CAPPER'S uses historical, inspirational, nostalgic, family-oriented, travel and human-interest stories; unusual accomplishments, collections, occupations, hobbies, etc. Approximately 75 manuscripts are purchased annually (not including Heart of the Home). Use journalistic style. Payment is made upon publication at the rate of approximately $2.50 per printed inch. Length: 700 words maximum. Good quality accompanying photos considered.
 
from:  www....

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Oklahoma

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 16, 2009, In : Contest 
$3 entry fee per poem for nonmembers. Prizes range from $5 - $40 for 21 categories, including poems based on a favorite Bible story.
 
Postmark deadline: November 30, 2009
 
More details at: http://www.angelfire.com/poetry/pso/09rules.html 

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Humor Article

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
If you would be interested in writing a true-life, HUMOROUS parenting article for us, please send us your submission on spec.

Theme: How you are a precocious and over-the-top preventative first-time parent learned to protect your children and stop being obsessive.

Word Count: 100 to 500 words

Article type: Narrative; first person, true-life funny story or anecdote

Rights: First nonexclusive rights

Payment: 30 cents per edited word; this means that if we only want 100 of your 500 words, that is ...

Continue reading ...
 

Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 14, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.redrockwriters.org/contest.htm

$3 per poem ENTRY FEE
Cholla Division: First Prize $200, Second Prize $100, Third Prize $50. Any subject, any form, 40 lines or less.
 
Chaqueta Division: First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25. Southwest Theme: nature, people, history, etc.--any form, 40 lines or less.
 
Chimera Division: First Prize $100, Second prize $50, Third Prize $25. Imaginative or absurd/humorous--40
lines or less.
 
Chaparejos Division: First Prize $100, Second Prize...

Continue reading ...
 

The Positive Way Relationship and Self-Development Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 13, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.positive-way.com/Contest.htm

NO ENTRY FEE
We are looking for original stories and essays that teach aspects of self-development and relationship development in an entertaining and engaging manner. Non-fiction (true life stories with verifiable facts) and fiction (as allegory or other forms of instructional stories) will be accepted. You may win one of five cash prizes ($100, $50, $25, $15, or $10 US) plus a copy of the e-book Talk to Me: How to Create Positive Loving Communication or...

Continue reading ...
 

Flashlight Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 12, 2009, In : Children's 
http://www.flashlightpress.com/submissionguidelines.html

Stories should have universal themes and deal with family or social situations. They should appeal to 4-8 year olds and have approximately 1,000 words. They only publish picture books. Not interested in concept books, non-fiction, early readers, chapter books, holiday books or YA novels.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Harlequin Romance Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 11, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.iheartpresents.com/2009/07/the-harlequin-presents-writing-competition-2009-is-now-open/

The competition entry must consist of either the first chapter and synopsis of a book that fits the format/subject matter of Harlequin Presents or Modern Heat novels. Email your entry to writingcompetition@hmb.co.uk. The WINNER receives an editor for a year. TWO RUNNERS-UP will be given critiques of their first chapter entries and an editorial consultation.The competition will close on Novembe...

Continue reading ...
 

Hopekeepers

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 10, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.restministries.org/hk_mag/about.htm

Serves people who live with chronic illness or pain. Their foundation is the Christian faith and the articles provide practical, Biblical encouragement and inspiration as well as tools to be a good advocate for one's healthcare. Writers' personal experiences, from going on a cruise to going to a pain clinic, are desired. Topics are diverse, with a chronic illness/Christian perspective: family, parenting, friendship, marriage, health, single life, ...
Continue reading ...
 

San Antonio Writers' Guild Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 9, 2009, In : Contest 
Five categories in the fiction, non-fiction and poetry fields, is open to all writers, both SAWG members and non-members. The postmark deadline for entry is October 1, 2009. Cash prizes are given in each category.
Continue reading ...
 

Hamilton Writers Guild Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 8, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.hamiltonwritersguild.org/contestguidelines.htm

$10 ENTRY FEE
Deadline September 30, 2009. Prizes: $125, $75, $50. Limited to 2,000 words.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Happy Tales Literary Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 7, 2009, In : Contest 
http://humanitiesmontana.ning.com/forum/topics/happy-tales-literary-contest

NO ENTRY FEE
Take any literary work with a sad, disturbing, or negative ending and supply a happy, affirmative, uplifting, humorous ending. The new ending must more or less parody the idiom, style, atmosphere, and so on, of the original. Entries will be judged on the basis of humor, insight, and quality of parody. Entries should be no more than ten pages in length
and must be submitted at the website
by September 30, 20...
Continue reading ...
 

Heartsong Presents

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 6, 2009, In : Christian Publisher 
http://www.barbourbooks.com/pages/downloads/bpi_heartsongpresents_guidelines.pdf
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The main element of a Heartsong Presents inspirational romance is the sweet love story. A very close second is the inspirational theme and content. All manuscripts in the Heartsong Presents inspirational line should present a conservative, evangelical Christian worldview. Manuscripts that do not reflect this position will be returned to the author(s). Considers manuscripts between 45,000 and 50,000 words. Must ...

Continue reading ...
 

Enchanted Conversation, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 5, 2009, In : Online magazine 
A new online publication is now open for submissions. It will be devoted to fairy tales, but is not a children's publication. Looking for art, short stories, poetry, scholarly articles, and fun pieces on fairy tales. There will be a theme for each issue. The first will be "Sleeping Beauty", with a deadline of 15 Nov 2009. Payment is 4 cents a word for articles, poems at a flat rate of $10, art will vary according to type of image. Payment by PayPal only. Guidelines:
http://www.enchantedconver...
Continue reading ...
 

Garden Verse Poetry Extended Deadline

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 4, 2009, In : Contest 
Horticulture Magazine wants to see your best gardening poetry!

Enter Horticulture's Garden Verse Poetry Competition and you could win up to $250 - and see your poem published in Horticulture magazine.

The entry deadline has been extended. You now have until September 30, 2009 to enter your poem.

Extended deadline: September 30, 2009.


More information: http://www.hortmag.com/gardenversecomp
Continue reading ...
 

Micro Fiction Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 3, 2009, In : Contest 
http://lyricalpassionpoetry.yolasite.com/2009-micro-fiction---contest.php

$ 3 ENTRY FEE
Seeking high quality micro-fiction of 300 words or less. No restriction on genre. Stories with the best chances of winning our micro-fiction contest will contain characters, a setting, conflict and resolution with a touch of poetic prose.
Deadline November 1, 2009.
1st Place Prize -  $200 (US) & Certificate
2nd Place Prize -  $ 70
3rd Place Prize -  $ 30
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusettes State Poetry Society

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 2, 2009, In : Contest 
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html

ANNUAL POET'S CHOICE CONTEST
 
Deadline:  November 1
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $15
Poems entered must NOT have been published or won ANY prize.
Entry fee: $3

Continue reading ...
 

Looking for Writers on Marriage and Relationship

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 1, 2009, In : Online magazine 
Are you a writer with insights to share about marriage and relationships? Like to give love advice? Want to help others improve their relationships? A new web-based relationship portal is looking for content. If you have a distinct voice and unique insights that you'd like to share, join us. Submit your articles and forum posts and get paid for each one we publish. Topics include love, marriage, family life, fixing troubled relationships, and rekindling romance. So if you have something to ad...
Continue reading ...
 
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Browsing Archive: September, 2009

Abilene Writers Guild Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 30, 2009, In : Contest 
http://abilenewritersguild.org/contest.html

Postmark deadline: November 30, 2009
Categories include: poetry, flash fiction, children's stories written for ages 3-8, articles of general interest, compositions of inspiration, memoir/nostalgia, and fiction for adults. Entry fee is $5.
 
Novel categories include: adventure/sci-fi/mystery/fantasy/horror/young adult and mainstream/romance/western/literary. Entry fee is $10.
 
Prizes are $100, $65, $35 for each cateogry.
 
I highly recommend this c...

Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest: Your Story

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 29, 2009, In : Contest 
Every other month, Writer's Digest presents a creative challenge for fun and prizes. We'll provide a short, open-ended prompt. In turn, you'll submit a short story of 750 words or fewer based on that prompt. You can be funny, poignant, witty, etc.; it is, after all, your story. The winner will receive publication in an upcoming issue of Writer's Digest.
 
Your Story #21: Boat Trip Murder
Seven people board a small boat for a tour of the islands, but when the boat returns to the dock, only six...

Continue reading ...
 

Midnight Diner Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 28, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.reliefjournal.com

NO ENTRY FEE
The Midnight Diner is a hardboiled genre anthology with a Christian slant. Accepting unpublished short fiction up to 10,000 words. Categories: horror, UFO/Aliens, Conspiracy Millenium, Hardboiled, That One That Happensin Diner, Jesus v. Cthulhu, Paranormal, Weird Western, Weird War, Monster Stories, Adventure, Shatner on a Plane. Note: Combinations of Genres are encouraged.
Submissions will tentatively close December 1, 2009. Submissions are only accept...

Continue reading ...
 

Spiritled Woman, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 27, 2009, In : Christian Online Magazine 
Bimonthly inspirational digest, crossing racial, cultural and denominational barriers and speaks to women everywhere who have a passionate love for God. Topics include prayer, women of the Bible, marriage, parenting, divorce recovery, single adulthood, grief, testimonies, humorous stories, and more. Paying market.

Guidelines: http://www.spiritledwoman.com/guidelines.php
 
from: www.worldwidefreelance.com

Continue reading ...
 

Redbook

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 26, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.redbookmag.com/contact/writersguidelines

REDBOOK is targeted to women between the ages of 25 and 45 who define themselves as smart, capable, and happy with their lives. Covers news stories on contemporary issues, first-person essays about dramatic pivotal moments in a woman's life, marriage articles, short parenting features, and other exciting trends in women's lives. Pays up to $1.50/word.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Secret Seed Society Children's Book Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 25, 2009, In : Children's 

Secret Seed Society Children's Book Contest

http://secretseedsociety.com/press-release/writing-competition3/

The Secret Seed Society are creating a series of small books, each book comes as part of an activity pack - with organic seeds, growing instructions and a recipe to take children on an adventure from plant to plate. The audience consists of 3-9 year olds and those that read with them. Lead character is an Onion. Alliterate the name. The character should face 'real life' dilemmas, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Alimentum Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 24, 2009, In : Contest 

Alimentum announces its first Poetry Contest
Submissions open September 1st 2009

Deadline December 1st 2009
First prize $500 and publication for a single poem. Two second prizes of publication. Final judge internationally renowned poet Dorianne Laux.

RULES: Submit up to 3 unpublished poems related to the subject of food or drink. No simultaneous submissions. No SASE. Winners will be contacted and announced on our website March 1st, 2010.  $15 entry fee includes a one-year subscription. Snail ma...


Continue reading ...
 

CLC Publications

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, In : Christian Publisher 
CLC Publications, P.O. Box 1449, Fort Washington PA 19034; 215-542-1242; dfessenden@clcpublications.com;  www.clcpublications.com. David Fessenden,managing editor. Books that reflect a passion for the topic and a depth of spirituality--a book that grows out of a fervent relationship with Christ. 80% of books from first-time authors. Reprints books. Prefers under 60,000 words. or under 300 pages. Royalty 10-12% of net; advance. Guidelines by mail/e-mail/Website; catalog for 9x12 SAE/2 stamps. ...

Continue reading ...
 

Shield Healthcare Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 22, 2009, In : Contest 

Shield Healthcare wants to hear your story about what makes caregiving rewarding and special to you. Three top winners receive $1,000 in American Express gift cheques and a one-year subscription to Today's Caregiver Magazine along with a wall plaque. Two runners-up receive $250 in AMEX gift cheques and a subscription to Today's Caregiver Magazine. All contest entrants receive an "I CARE" lapel pin. Submit a one-page entry, typed or handwritten. One entry per person. Deadline November 30, 200...

Continue reading ...
 

Superhero Poetry Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 21, 2009, In : Poetry Anthology 
We are currently seeking submissions for an anthology of superhero poetry, tentatively titled "Between Saviors and Villains: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry Inspired by American Superheroes. " We will be accepting poetry submissions for the Superhero anthology through late fall, 2009.

Send 3-6 poems and a cover letter including your contact information, comments on how your poems are meant to explore the concept of superheroes, and a brief bio to superheropoetrya nthology@gmail. com). Plea...

Continue reading ...
 

The Christian Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 20, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
A non-denominational publication dedicated to sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ, our goal is to provide easy reading, uplifting and encouraging articles and other material that will build up the reader and the greater body of Christ. We also seek to network Christians together through articles highlighting individuals, ministries, churches and other para-church organizations.
 
The Christian Journal is printed monthly from Medford, Oregon and distributed to churches, businesses and retail l...

Continue reading ...
 

Springfield Writers Guild Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 18, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.swgsite.org/contests.html

Deadline October 1, 2009.

Each of the following three categories will have a $100 first place prize winner and two honorable mentions. All winners will receive a certificate. There is a $3 fee for each entry.
Poetry can use any subject and any form limited to one single-spaced page.
Fiction can use any subject limited to 1,500 words.
Non-Fiction
can use any subject limited to 1,500 words.

The entry fee for each of the remaining nine categories is $2.
There ...

Continue reading ...
 

Strong Verse Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 18, 2009, In : Online magazine 
PAY: $10/poem

As a quilt is intended both for warmth and beauty, Strong Verse exists to give a voice to poems that can sustain life with words. Poetry Submission Guidelines: Poems may be in any form. Free Verse is neither required nor given special preference. Formal poetry is recognized and welcomed. Translations are welcome if the translator has permission from the owner of the copyright. Poems may be of any length, though an epic may not get read for quite a while. Read our motto: "Good po...

Continue reading ...
 

Capper's

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 17, 2009, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.ogdenpubs.com/writers/cappers.html

CAPPER'S uses historical, inspirational, nostalgic, family-oriented, travel and human-interest stories; unusual accomplishments, collections, occupations, hobbies, etc. Approximately 75 manuscripts are purchased annually (not including Heart of the Home). Use journalistic style. Payment is made upon publication at the rate of approximately $2.50 per printed inch. Length: 700 words maximum. Good quality accompanying photos considered.
 
from:  www....

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Oklahoma

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 16, 2009, In : Contest 
$3 entry fee per poem for nonmembers. Prizes range from $5 - $40 for 21 categories, including poems based on a favorite Bible story.
 
Postmark deadline: November 30, 2009
 
More details at: http://www.angelfire.com/poetry/pso/09rules.html 

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Humor Article

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
If you would be interested in writing a true-life, HUMOROUS parenting article for us, please send us your submission on spec.

Theme: How you are a precocious and over-the-top preventative first-time parent learned to protect your children and stop being obsessive.

Word Count: 100 to 500 words

Article type: Narrative; first person, true-life funny story or anecdote

Rights: First nonexclusive rights

Payment: 30 cents per edited word; this means that if we only want 100 of your 500 words, that is ...

Continue reading ...
 

Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 14, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.redrockwriters.org/contest.htm

$3 per poem ENTRY FEE
Cholla Division: First Prize $200, Second Prize $100, Third Prize $50. Any subject, any form, 40 lines or less.
 
Chaqueta Division: First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25. Southwest Theme: nature, people, history, etc.--any form, 40 lines or less.
 
Chimera Division: First Prize $100, Second prize $50, Third Prize $25. Imaginative or absurd/humorous--40
lines or less.
 
Chaparejos Division: First Prize $100, Second Prize...

Continue reading ...
 

The Positive Way Relationship and Self-Development Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 13, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.positive-way.com/Contest.htm

NO ENTRY FEE
We are looking for original stories and essays that teach aspects of self-development and relationship development in an entertaining and engaging manner. Non-fiction (true life stories with verifiable facts) and fiction (as allegory or other forms of instructional stories) will be accepted. You may win one of five cash prizes ($100, $50, $25, $15, or $10 US) plus a copy of the e-book Talk to Me: How to Create Positive Loving Communication or...

Continue reading ...
 

Flashlight Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 12, 2009, In : Children's 
http://www.flashlightpress.com/submissionguidelines.html

Stories should have universal themes and deal with family or social situations. They should appeal to 4-8 year olds and have approximately 1,000 words. They only publish picture books. Not interested in concept books, non-fiction, early readers, chapter books, holiday books or YA novels.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Harlequin Romance Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 11, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.iheartpresents.com/2009/07/the-harlequin-presents-writing-competition-2009-is-now-open/

The competition entry must consist of either the first chapter and synopsis of a book that fits the format/subject matter of Harlequin Presents or Modern Heat novels. Email your entry to writingcompetition@hmb.co.uk. The WINNER receives an editor for a year. TWO RUNNERS-UP will be given critiques of their first chapter entries and an editorial consultation.The competition will close on Novembe...

Continue reading ...
 

Hopekeepers

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 10, 2009, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.restministries.org/hk_mag/about.htm

Serves people who live with chronic illness or pain. Their foundation is the Christian faith and the articles provide practical, Biblical encouragement and inspiration as well as tools to be a good advocate for one's healthcare. Writers' personal experiences, from going on a cruise to going to a pain clinic, are desired. Topics are diverse, with a chronic illness/Christian perspective: family, parenting, friendship, marriage, health, single life, ...
Continue reading ...
 

San Antonio Writers' Guild Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 9, 2009, In : Contest 
Five categories in the fiction, non-fiction and poetry fields, is open to all writers, both SAWG members and non-members. The postmark deadline for entry is October 1, 2009. Cash prizes are given in each category.
Continue reading ...
 

Hamilton Writers Guild Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 8, 2009, In : Contest 
http://www.hamiltonwritersguild.org/contestguidelines.htm

$10 ENTRY FEE
Deadline September 30, 2009. Prizes: $125, $75, $50. Limited to 2,000 words.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Happy Tales Literary Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 7, 2009, In : Contest 
http://humanitiesmontana.ning.com/forum/topics/happy-tales-literary-contest

NO ENTRY FEE
Take any literary work with a sad, disturbing, or negative ending and supply a happy, affirmative, uplifting, humorous ending. The new ending must more or less parody the idiom, style, atmosphere, and so on, of the original. Entries will be judged on the basis of humor, insight, and quality of parody. Entries should be no more than ten pages in length
and must be submitted at the website
by September 30, 20...
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Heartsong Presents

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 6, 2009, In : Christian Publisher 
http://www.barbourbooks.com/pages/downloads/bpi_heartsongpresents_guidelines.pdf
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The main element of a Heartsong Presents inspirational romance is the sweet love story. A very close second is the inspirational theme and content. All manuscripts in the Heartsong Presents inspirational line should present a conservative, evangelical Christian worldview. Manuscripts that do not reflect this position will be returned to the author(s). Considers manuscripts between 45,000 and 50,000 words. Must ...

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Enchanted Conversation, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 5, 2009, In : Online magazine 
A new online publication is now open for submissions. It will be devoted to fairy tales, but is not a children's publication. Looking for art, short stories, poetry, scholarly articles, and fun pieces on fairy tales. There will be a theme for each issue. The first will be "Sleeping Beauty", with a deadline of 15 Nov 2009. Payment is 4 cents a word for articles, poems at a flat rate of $10, art will vary according to type of image. Payment by PayPal only. Guidelines:
http://www.enchantedconver...
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Garden Verse Poetry Extended Deadline

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 4, 2009, In : Contest 
Horticulture Magazine wants to see your best gardening poetry!

Enter Horticulture's Garden Verse Poetry Competition and you could win up to $250 - and see your poem published in Horticulture magazine.

The entry deadline has been extended. You now have until September 30, 2009 to enter your poem.

Extended deadline: September 30, 2009.


More information: http://www.hortmag.com/gardenversecomp
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Micro Fiction Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 3, 2009, In : Contest 
http://lyricalpassionpoetry.yolasite.com/2009-micro-fiction---contest.php

$ 3 ENTRY FEE
Seeking high quality micro-fiction of 300 words or less. No restriction on genre. Stories with the best chances of winning our micro-fiction contest will contain characters, a setting, conflict and resolution with a touch of poetic prose.
Deadline November 1, 2009.
1st Place Prize -  $200 (US) & Certificate
2nd Place Prize -  $ 70
3rd Place Prize -  $ 30
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

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Massachusettes State Poetry Society

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 2, 2009, In : Contest 
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html

ANNUAL POET'S CHOICE CONTEST
 
Deadline:  November 1
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $15
Poems entered must NOT have been published or won ANY prize.
Entry fee: $3

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Looking for Writers on Marriage and Relationship

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 1, 2009, In : Online magazine 
Are you a writer with insights to share about marriage and relationships? Like to give love advice? Want to help others improve their relationships? A new web-based relationship portal is looking for content. If you have a distinct voice and unique insights that you'd like to share, join us. Submit your articles and forum posts and get paid for each one we publish. Topics include love, marriage, family life, fixing troubled relationships, and rekindling romance. So if you have something to ad...
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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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