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: July, 2010

Submission Call for Berry Blue Haiku

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 31, 2010, In : Children's 
We are currently in need of haiku (concept, riddle, autumn-themed, miscellaneous) and haiku related articles/crafts for our September issue. Please note that although we would like to focus primarily on autumn-themed haiku for the September issue, we would also like to include haiku from all seasons.

Please review our full submission details at http://tinyurl.com/2esx6k4 before submitting. Thank you.


Continue reading ...
 

Momlogic needs your help -

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 31, 2010, In : Online magazine 
Momlogic: What Moms Are Talking About, an online magazine for Moms, is looking for a couple in theit 50s who is married for a second time -- and has experience bringingthe kids together.

If you (or someone you know) is a mom ofa blended family, please email us at editor@momlogic.com. We would love to chat with you!

Thanks for your help!
Momlogic Editors

Visit momlogic community at: http://community.momlogic.com/?xg_source=msg_mes_network   

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: Personal Responsiblity

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 30, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 

Writers, (Please response to this message at my Focus address: vance.fry@fotf.org )

For the October Tween Stages section of Thriving Family, we'll be taking a look at the importance of teaching tweens how to be personally responsible. This could cover a range of areas in life… school, chores, personal finance skills, etc. Do you have an effective, maybe even creative way, that you’ve taught your tween to be personally responsible? Is it the kind of idea other parents could use? I’d lik...


Continue reading ...
 

Real Simple Life Lessons Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 29, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.realsimple.com/work-life/life-strategies/inspiration-motivation/second-annual-life-lessons-essay-contest-00000000013682/
---
Finish this sentence: "I never thought I'd. . ." Enter Real Simple's Third-Annual Life Lessons Essay Contest and you could have your essay published in Real Simple; win round-trip tickets for two to New York City, hotel accommodations for two nights, tickets to a Broadway play, and a lunch with Real Simple editors; and receive a prize of $3,000. To enter, send ...

Continue reading ...
 

Arizona State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 28, 2010, In : Contest 
 
 
Entry fee: $1 - $2. Deadline: September 21, 2010. Prizes: $10 - $50.
 
13 categories to enter include: Inspirational, the good old days, love poems, grandchildren, your favorite movie star, birth and death, philosophical, water, humor, southwest, and more.

Continue reading ...
 

Inspiring Stories of Animals Who Comfort and Heal Children

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 27, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.angelanimals.net/contestrules.html

Deadline September 15, 2010. The Angel Animals Network 2010 True Story Contest is now accepting submissions of real-life stories that depict the healing bond between children and a wide spectrum of animals -- dogs, cats, horses, birds, rabbits, gerbils, ferrets, rabbits, any family pet or animal in nature. The story should show an animal helping children, parents, or families to deal with difficult situations and circumstances.

Ea...

Continue reading ...
 

Bartleby Snopes Dialogue Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 26, 2010, In : Contest 

$10 ENTRY FEE
Compose a short story entirely of dialogue. You may use as many characters as you want. Your entry must be under 2,000 words. Your entry does not have to follow standard rules for writing dialogue. Your entry cannot use any narration (this includes tag lines such as he said, she said, etc.). These are the only rules. Manipulate them however you see fit. Deadline September 12, 2010.


A minimum of $290 will be awarded...

Continue reading ...
 

Our Little Friend, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 25, 2010, In : Children's 
Spiritually-oriented magazine given each week to the children who attend Sabbath School (like Sunday School) at a Seventh-day Adventist Church. Pays $25 to $50.
 

Continue reading ...
 

WriteOnCon - Free Online Kidlit Conference

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 24, 2010,
WriteOnCon is coming in a few weeks - free and online and chocked full of names.
The kidlit conference will take place August 10-12, 2010.

Check it out at http://writeoncon.com

Just look at these agents and editors!

Michelle Andelman, agent with Regal Literary
Regina Brooks, author and agent with Serendipity LLC
Catherine Drayton, agent with Inkwell Management
Daniel Ehrenhaft, author and agent with D4EO Literary
Stasia Ward Kehoe, author and Author Appearance Coordinator for Simon & Schuster
Mary Kol...
Continue reading ...
 

Family Circle Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 23, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.familycircle.com/family-fun/crafts/2010-family-circle-fiction-contest-rules/

NO ENTRY FEE
Deadline September 8, 2010. Submit an original (written by entrant), fiction short story of no more than 2,500 words. Legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter. Grand Prize winner will receive $750, a gift certificate to one mediabistro.com course of his or her choice, one-year mediabistro.com AvantGuild membership value...

Continue reading ...
 

3Lights Autumn 2010

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 22, 2010, In : Online magazine 
SUBMISSION CALL : 3LIGHTS AUTUMN 2010
http://3lights.wordpress.com
3LIGHTS Journal of Micropoetry invites you to submit haiku, senryu, tanka and other micropoems for its autumn issue. The autumn issue's theme will be FAIRGROUNDS & THE CIRCUS.

Please submit up to ten unpublished micropoems on a theme of fairgrounds and the circus to threelightsgallery [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] uk. We no longer require biographical details, but please include your name and location. The deadline for all sub...

Continue reading ...
 

Living Light News

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 21, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.livinglightnews.org/writing.htm

Living Light News is about people and topics both Christians and non-believers can relate to. Stories and personal testimonies present the life-changing gospel message in a powerful, contemporary and non-threatening way. We print positive and uplifting stories that glorify God and help readers see the fruits of a personal relationship with Christ, as opposed to organized religion. We don't write anything that is negative, divisive or controversial, an...
Continue reading ...
 

Poets' Roundtable of Arkansas

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, In : Contest 
Poetry Day Contest
 
 
Deadline: September 1, 2010. 16 contests to enter including: Christian, grandchildren, cobalt blue, little known historical facts, newspapers, music, childhood memories, the Old West, nature, and more.
 
$15 fee to enter all contests. Prizes range from $10-$30.

Continue reading ...
 

Bananagrams Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 19, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.newportreview.org/?contests.html

$7 ENTRY FEE
Deadline September 1, 2010. Writers must use all seven words from the 21-letter Bananagrams® grid displayed on the site. Writers may use words more than once. Stories up to 1,400 words; poems up to 21 lines. Two First Prizes (Story and Poem): $200, Bananagrams®, and publication in Newport Review. Two Second Prizes (Story and Poem): $50, Bananagrams®, and publication in Newport Review. Honorable Mention (Stories and Poems): Bananagrams...

Continue reading ...
 

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: ...

Continue reading ...
 

Dog Treat Recipe Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 16, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.bsolheim.com/dogtreatcontest.html

NO ENTRY FEE
Belly has a special talent. He sees dead people. In At Witt's End, Belly sniffs out a few ghosts and helps Sadie solve a murder. He also serves as taste-tester when it comes to Jane Witt's arguable cooking skills. Poor dog, no wonder he suffers from indigestion! What better way to reward Belly for his sleuthing skills than to create a dog treat recipe! The Witt sisters challenge you to create a dog treat recipe based on the At Witt's End...

Continue reading ...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 16, 2010, In : Contest 
 
5 categories including: rhymed or blank verse, free verse, humorous verse, summer poems, and poet's choice. Entry fee $1 per poem, prizes $10-$25.
 
Deadline: September 1, 2010

Continue reading ...
 

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...


Continue reading ...
 

Ambassador Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, In : Christian Publisher 
http://www.ambassadorbooks.com/guidelines.asp
---
Ambassador Books publishes both adult and children's books. For our adult books, our mission is to celebrate the spiritual dimension of this world by witnessing to the reality of the Way, the Truth, and the Life. Ambassador Children's Books aims to foster in children the knowledge that they are precious to the Lord while encouraging a friendship with Him that will last for a lifetime.
 

Continue reading ...
 

The Write Helper Amazing Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 13, 2010, In : Contest 
THE WRITE HELPER AMAZING STORY CONTEST
http://www.thewritehelper.com/id73.html
---
ENTRY FEE: $5 per entry, 3 entries max. What do we mean by "Amazing Story"? A story that grabs us by the throat, demanding we pay attention. A story that tugs at our heartstrings. Beautiful words with a lyrical quality. A well-told tale, showing the author is a master storyteller. These are some of the elements we're looking for in an Amazing Story. Free critique available upon request. Write "free critique" on yo...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Workshop with Lianne Mercer, San Antonio, TX

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 12, 2010,
Lianne Mercer workshop: Coming Home to Ourselves through Poetry 
Saturday, July 31stbackgroun: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
 
 
Poetry, that container for paradoxical feelings, that stage for language and laughter and tears, provides a path home to our connection to ourselves, to what we already know that awaits our recognition - our knowing it again for the first time.  Join Lianne Mercer, RN, MSN, CPT, for a day of wonder and surprise as you experience your journey through writing poetry ad reading the poe...

Continue reading ...
 

Tallahassee Writers Association 2010 Seven Hills Literary Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 8, 2010, In : Contest 
 
Postmark deadline: August 31, 2010. Short stories to 2,500 words; creative nonfiction to 2,500 words; children's chapter book or short story for ages 6-12 to 2,500 words; flash fiction to 500 words. $15 entry fee per nonmember. Prizes $50, $75, $100.

Continue reading ...
 

Celebrate Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
The #1 publication of the pro-life movement
 

CURRENT NEEDS: "We have a shortage of holiday-related material. Our greatest need is for stories set during Christmas, Easter, Mother's Day/Father's Day and our national holidays: Memorial Day, Independence Day and Thanksgiving." Reprints, poetry and works of fiction are generally not accepted. Pays $0.25-$0.30/word.

Continue reading ...
 

Oregon State Poetry Association Fall Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, In : Contest 
 
Postmark deadline: August 31, 2010.

5 contests to enter @ $4 a poem. Prizes range from $20 - $100.
 
 
 

Continue reading ...
 

Up With Paper Pop-up Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 5, 2010, In : Children's 

We are currently seeking submissions for two separate stories to translate into two new seasonal pop‐up books: Halloween and Christmas. The target market is a child under 12, with the primary purchaser being the grandmother, and secondarily the mother. We are looking for stories that are entertaining and fun. They do not have to rhyme, but they do need to hold together for multiple out loud readings, which are enjoyable for both the adult reader and child. Characters should be non‐human. ...


Continue reading ...
 

Ain't That Quaint Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 4, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.awordwithyoupress.com/2010/06/15/gas-up-your-computer-and-fasten-your-seatbelts-new-contet

We are posting a full page advertisement from the magazine in which 20 truisms of the times are listed.  You may choose any two, plus everyone must have an entry for "A Square Jaw is a sign of Will Power," for a total of three entries. You can use the truism as a line in a dialogue, or as the theme. Fiction or narrative essay -your choice. 750 strict word limit per story. Deadline July 14, 201...
Continue reading ...
 

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Fall Conference

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 3, 2010, In : Children's 

Fall Editors Conference
September 18, 2010
8:30 - 4:00 p.m.
University of the Incarnate Word
San Antonio, Texas

Featuring Sarah Shumway, HarperCollins Editor
Julie Ham, Charlesbridge Associate Editor
Carmen Tafolla, Award-winning Author

SCBWI Members:
Early bird registration is $55 until July 20th,
$60 after July 20th.
Non-Members: $70
Critiques are an additional $35.

See all details at: http://www.scbwi-swtx.org/conference.html


Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest: Your Story

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 2, 2010, In : Contest 
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.
Deadline: July 10, 2010

Start your story with: "I never would have purchased this house if I'd known that..." End it with: "That's why tomorrow I'm setting it ...

Continue reading ...
 

Patchwork Path: Star Spangled Banner

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 1, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
 
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...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: July, 2010

Submission Call for Berry Blue Haiku

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 31, 2010, In : Children's 
We are currently in need of haiku (concept, riddle, autumn-themed, miscellaneous) and haiku related articles/crafts for our September issue. Please note that although we would like to focus primarily on autumn-themed haiku for the September issue, we would also like to include haiku from all seasons.

Please review our full submission details at http://tinyurl.com/2esx6k4 before submitting. Thank you.


Continue reading ...
 

Momlogic needs your help -

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 31, 2010, In : Online magazine 
Momlogic: What Moms Are Talking About, an online magazine for Moms, is looking for a couple in theit 50s who is married for a second time -- and has experience bringingthe kids together.

If you (or someone you know) is a mom ofa blended family, please email us at editor@momlogic.com. We would love to chat with you!

Thanks for your help!
Momlogic Editors

Visit momlogic community at: http://community.momlogic.com/?xg_source=msg_mes_network   

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family: Personal Responsiblity

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 30, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 

Writers, (Please response to this message at my Focus address: vance.fry@fotf.org )

For the October Tween Stages section of Thriving Family, we'll be taking a look at the importance of teaching tweens how to be personally responsible. This could cover a range of areas in life… school, chores, personal finance skills, etc. Do you have an effective, maybe even creative way, that you’ve taught your tween to be personally responsible? Is it the kind of idea other parents could use? I’d lik...


Continue reading ...
 

Real Simple Life Lessons Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 29, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.realsimple.com/work-life/life-strategies/inspiration-motivation/second-annual-life-lessons-essay-contest-00000000013682/
---
Finish this sentence: "I never thought I'd. . ." Enter Real Simple's Third-Annual Life Lessons Essay Contest and you could have your essay published in Real Simple; win round-trip tickets for two to New York City, hotel accommodations for two nights, tickets to a Broadway play, and a lunch with Real Simple editors; and receive a prize of $3,000. To enter, send ...

Continue reading ...
 

Arizona State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 28, 2010, In : Contest 
 
 
Entry fee: $1 - $2. Deadline: September 21, 2010. Prizes: $10 - $50.
 
13 categories to enter include: Inspirational, the good old days, love poems, grandchildren, your favorite movie star, birth and death, philosophical, water, humor, southwest, and more.

Continue reading ...
 

Inspiring Stories of Animals Who Comfort and Heal Children

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 27, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.angelanimals.net/contestrules.html

Deadline September 15, 2010. The Angel Animals Network 2010 True Story Contest is now accepting submissions of real-life stories that depict the healing bond between children and a wide spectrum of animals -- dogs, cats, horses, birds, rabbits, gerbils, ferrets, rabbits, any family pet or animal in nature. The story should show an animal helping children, parents, or families to deal with difficult situations and circumstances.

Ea...

Continue reading ...
 

Bartleby Snopes Dialogue Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 26, 2010, In : Contest 

$10 ENTRY FEE
Compose a short story entirely of dialogue. You may use as many characters as you want. Your entry must be under 2,000 words. Your entry does not have to follow standard rules for writing dialogue. Your entry cannot use any narration (this includes tag lines such as he said, she said, etc.). These are the only rules. Manipulate them however you see fit. Deadline September 12, 2010.


A minimum of $290 will be awarded...

Continue reading ...
 

Our Little Friend, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 25, 2010, In : Children's 
Spiritually-oriented magazine given each week to the children who attend Sabbath School (like Sunday School) at a Seventh-day Adventist Church. Pays $25 to $50.
 

Continue reading ...
 

WriteOnCon - Free Online Kidlit Conference

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 24, 2010,
WriteOnCon is coming in a few weeks - free and online and chocked full of names.
The kidlit conference will take place August 10-12, 2010.

Check it out at http://writeoncon.com

Just look at these agents and editors!

Michelle Andelman, agent with Regal Literary
Regina Brooks, author and agent with Serendipity LLC
Catherine Drayton, agent with Inkwell Management
Daniel Ehrenhaft, author and agent with D4EO Literary
Stasia Ward Kehoe, author and Author Appearance Coordinator for Simon & Schuster
Mary Kol...
Continue reading ...
 

Family Circle Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 23, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.familycircle.com/family-fun/crafts/2010-family-circle-fiction-contest-rules/

NO ENTRY FEE
Deadline September 8, 2010. Submit an original (written by entrant), fiction short story of no more than 2,500 words. Legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter. Grand Prize winner will receive $750, a gift certificate to one mediabistro.com course of his or her choice, one-year mediabistro.com AvantGuild membership value...

Continue reading ...
 

3Lights Autumn 2010

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 22, 2010, In : Online magazine 
SUBMISSION CALL : 3LIGHTS AUTUMN 2010
http://3lights.wordpress.com
3LIGHTS Journal of Micropoetry invites you to submit haiku, senryu, tanka and other micropoems for its autumn issue. The autumn issue's theme will be FAIRGROUNDS & THE CIRCUS.

Please submit up to ten unpublished micropoems on a theme of fairgrounds and the circus to threelightsgallery [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] uk. We no longer require biographical details, but please include your name and location. The deadline for all sub...

Continue reading ...
 

Living Light News

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 21, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://www.livinglightnews.org/writing.htm

Living Light News is about people and topics both Christians and non-believers can relate to. Stories and personal testimonies present the life-changing gospel message in a powerful, contemporary and non-threatening way. We print positive and uplifting stories that glorify God and help readers see the fruits of a personal relationship with Christ, as opposed to organized religion. We don't write anything that is negative, divisive or controversial, an...
Continue reading ...
 

Poets' Roundtable of Arkansas

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, In : Contest 
Poetry Day Contest
 
http://www.poetsroundtable.com/brochure_new.html
 
Deadline: September 1, 2010. 16 contests to enter including: Christian, grandchildren, cobalt blue, little known historical facts, newspapers, music, childhood memories, the Old West, nature, and more.
 
$15 fee to enter all contests. Prizes range from $10-$30.

Continue reading ...
 

Bananagrams Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 19, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.newportreview.org/?contests.html

$7 ENTRY FEE
Deadline September 1, 2010. Writers must use all seven words from the 21-letter Bananagrams® grid displayed on the site. Writers may use words more than once. Stories up to 1,400 words; poems up to 21 lines. Two First Prizes (Story and Poem): $200, Bananagrams®, and publication in Newport Review. Two Second Prizes (Story and Poem): $50, Bananagrams®, and publication in Newport Review. Honorable Mention (Stories and Poems): Bananagrams...

Continue reading ...
 

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: ...

Continue reading ...
 

Dog Treat Recipe Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 16, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.bsolheim.com/dogtreatcontest.html

NO ENTRY FEE
Belly has a special talent. He sees dead people. In At Witt's End, Belly sniffs out a few ghosts and helps Sadie solve a murder. He also serves as taste-tester when it comes to Jane Witt's arguable cooking skills. Poor dog, no wonder he suffers from indigestion! What better way to reward Belly for his sleuthing skills than to create a dog treat recipe! The Witt sisters challenge you to create a dog treat recipe based on the At Witt's End...

Continue reading ...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 16, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.nfsps.com/mo/summer.htm
 
5 categories including: rhymed or blank verse, free verse, humorous verse, summer poems, and poet's choice. Entry fee $1 per poem, prizes $10-$25.
 
Deadline: September 1, 2010

Continue reading ...
 

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...


Continue reading ...
 

Ambassador Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, In : Christian Publisher 
http://www.ambassadorbooks.com/guidelines.asp
---
Ambassador Books publishes both adult and children's books. For our adult books, our mission is to celebrate the spiritual dimension of this world by witnessing to the reality of the Way, the Truth, and the Life. Ambassador Children's Books aims to foster in children the knowledge that they are precious to the Lord while encouraging a friendship with Him that will last for a lifetime.
 

Continue reading ...
 

The Write Helper Amazing Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 13, 2010, In : Contest 
THE WRITE HELPER AMAZING STORY CONTEST
http://www.thewritehelper.com/id73.html
---
ENTRY FEE: $5 per entry, 3 entries max. What do we mean by "Amazing Story"? A story that grabs us by the throat, demanding we pay attention. A story that tugs at our heartstrings. Beautiful words with a lyrical quality. A well-told tale, showing the author is a master storyteller. These are some of the elements we're looking for in an Amazing Story. Free critique available upon request. Write "free critique" on yo...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Workshop with Lianne Mercer, San Antonio, TX

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 12, 2010,
Lianne Mercer workshop: Coming Home to Ourselves through Poetry 
Saturday, July 31stbackgroun: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
 
 
Poetry, that container for paradoxical feelings, that stage for language and laughter and tears, provides a path home to our connection to ourselves, to what we already know that awaits our recognition - our knowing it again for the first time.  Join Lianne Mercer, RN, MSN, CPT, for a day of wonder and surprise as you experience your journey through writing poetry ad reading the poe...

Continue reading ...
 

Tallahassee Writers Association 2010 Seven Hills Literary Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 8, 2010, In : Contest 
http://twaonline.org/pgs/contst/pnuba/PENUMBRAguidelines.pdf
 
Postmark deadline: August 31, 2010. Short stories to 2,500 words; creative nonfiction to 2,500 words; children's chapter book or short story for ages 6-12 to 2,500 words; flash fiction to 500 words. $15 entry fee per nonmember. Prizes $50, $75, $100.

Continue reading ...
 

Celebrate Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
The #1 publication of the pro-life movement
 
http://www.clmagazine.org/writersguidelines.php

CURRENT NEEDS: "We have a shortage of holiday-related material. Our greatest need is for stories set during Christmas, Easter, Mother's Day/Father's Day and our national holidays: Memorial Day, Independence Day and Thanksgiving." Reprints, poetry and works of fiction are generally not accepted. Pays $0.25-$0.30/word.

from: www.writersweekly.com

Continue reading ...
 

Oregon State Poetry Association Fall Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.oregonpoets.org
 
Postmark deadline: August 31, 2010.

5 contests to enter @ $4 a poem. Prizes range from $20 - $100.
 
 
 

Continue reading ...
 

Up With Paper Pop-up Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 5, 2010, In : Children's 

We are currently seeking submissions for two separate stories to translate into two new seasonal pop‐up books: Halloween and Christmas. The target market is a child under 12, with the primary purchaser being the grandmother, and secondarily the mother. We are looking for stories that are entertaining and fun. They do not have to rhyme, but they do need to hold together for multiple out loud readings, which are enjoyable for both the adult reader and child. Characters should be non‐human. ...


Continue reading ...
 

Ain't That Quaint Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 4, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.awordwithyoupress.com/2010/06/15/gas-up-your-computer-and-fasten-your-seatbelts-new-contet

We are posting a full page advertisement from the magazine in which 20 truisms of the times are listed.  You may choose any two, plus everyone must have an entry for "A Square Jaw is a sign of Will Power," for a total of three entries. You can use the truism as a line in a dialogue, or as the theme. Fiction or narrative essay -your choice. 750 strict word limit per story. Deadline July 14, 201...
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Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Fall Conference

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 3, 2010, In : Children's 

Fall Editors Conference
September 18, 2010
8:30 - 4:00 p.m.
University of the Incarnate Word
San Antonio, Texas

Featuring Sarah Shumway, HarperCollins Editor
Julie Ham, Charlesbridge Associate Editor
Carmen Tafolla, Award-winning Author

SCBWI Members:
Early bird registration is $55 until July 20th,
$60 after July 20th.
Non-Members: $70
Critiques are an additional $35.

See all details at: http://www.scbwi-swtx.org/conference.html


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Writer's Digest: Your Story

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 2, 2010, In : Contest 
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.
Deadline: July 10, 2010

Start your story with: "I never would have purchased this house if I'd known that..." End it with: "That's why tomorrow I'm setting it ...

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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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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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