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Browsing Archive: November, 2010

North Carolina Poetry Society Adult Contest and Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, In : Contest 
 
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2011. $3 per poem entry fee. 8 categories to enter including haiku, sonnet, poems for children, American heritage, limerick, courage, and love. Prizes range from $10 - $50. 

 

Continue reading ...
 

Turtle Trails and Tales Magazine Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 29, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.turtletrailsandtales.com/page5/page5.html
---
$15 ENTRY FEE
First prize $300 and publication.
Second prize $150 and publication.
Third and Fourth prizes publication.
Writers of all ages are strongly encouraged. Winners published on the website and in the magazine. Entries must be under 900 words and written for children ages 6-11. Entries can be written on any age appropriate subject. Deadline December 27, 2010. Winners announced in January.
 

Continue reading ...
 

God's Word for Today

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 28, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
1445 N. Boonville Ave., Springfield MO 65802; 417-831-8000; rl-gwft@gph.org; www.GospelPublishing.com . Assemblies of God. Paul W. Smith, director of editorial services. Assigns all devotions. Contact to see if they are accepting new writers. New writers will need to write a sample. Pays $25. Accepts poetry; and e-mail submissions. No reprints. Guidelines on Website (“God’s Word for Today”/down to “Writers Guides”).
 
 
(This is a new market l...

Continue reading ...
 

Looking Back Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 27, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.lookingbackmagazine.com/contributor_guidelines.php
---
Tells poignant, humorous and bittersweet stories of the people who lived and grew up from 1945-1965. Stories should be conversational, to the point. Seasonal accepted as well. Color photos increase chances of acceptance. 500-800 words.
 



Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 26, 2010, In : Contest 
 
Contests are open to all poets. Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet. Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem. Send two copies of each poem - one with name and address and one with no. ID for judge. For a Winners' List, send SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope) - Send entries to:  Gertrude Callis, Contest Chm., 10 Pleasant Street, Apt. 106, Lynn, MA 01902
Mark name of contest on envelope.
 
 
OF T...

Continue reading ...
 

The Best Christmas Gift Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 24, 2010, In : Contest 
Author Janice Hanna Thompson, along with www.freelancewritingcourses.com would like to announce a Christmas Writing Contest! For more information, click here: http://www.freelancewritingcourses.com/christmas-writing-contest

This year's topic is: The Best Christmas Gift

Submission Period: Now through Saturday, December 11th, 2010

Entry Fee: None. It’s Free. Join the fun.

Prizes: We will select 5 finalists. The winner will receive a free online course of their choice at Freelance...


Continue reading ...
 

Pennsylvania Poetry Society 2011 Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 23, 2010, In : Contest 
 
http://www.nfsps.com/pa/   Click on "contests"
 
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2011. Entry fee: $2 per poem. 13 categories including art, nature, haiku, music, memories, sonnets, light verse, and stones. Prizes range from $20 - $100


Continue reading ...
 

TaleBait's Get Hooked Write Away Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 22, 2010, In : Contest 
http://talebait.blogspot.com/
---
NO ENTRY FEE
Hook your readers in the first few lines. Your hook, or opener, sets up the tale and pulls your readers in. TaleBait's Get Hooked Write Away Contest challenges you to write a hook, 100 word maximum, that will get readers reading and writers writing. Sharpen your craft and increase your creativity. Winners receive a critique of 30 pages by a literary agent or a publisher/editor! You may submit pages of your manuscript for professional review. Skipper...
Continue reading ...
 

Steeple Hill

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 21, 2010, In : Christian Publisher 
http://www.eharlequin.com/articlepage.html?articleId=538&chapter=0
(scroll to the bottom of the page for Steeple Hill guidelines)

Romance for women who love to read.
 
Categories include:
Steeple Hill Cafe - hip, fun and smart fiction created specifically for modern and savvy women of faith.
Steeple Hill Love Inspired Historical - inspirational romance stories for those who want to take a step back in time!
Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense - tales of intrigue and romance feature ...

Continue reading ...
 

Central Coast Writers Spring Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 20, 2010, In : Contest 

The two winners of the Central Coast Writers Branch Spring 2011 Writing Contest will each receive $500 and have their work published (print and online) in the Spring 2011 Homestead Review produced by Hartnell College. *Winning entries also will be published on their Web site.

Eligibility: Open to all work not previously published. Simultaneous submissions allowed, but you must notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. Our contest is open to all writers — you do not need to...


Continue reading ...
 

Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 19, 2010, In : Contest 
WOW! hosts a (quarterly) writing contest every three months. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity, communication, and well-rewarded recognition to contestants. The contest is open globally; age is of no matter; and entries must be in English. We are open to all styles of writing, although we do encourage you to take a close look at our guest judge for the season and the flavor of our sponsor, if you are serious about winning. We love creativity, originality, and light-hearted ...

Continue reading ...
 

A Cup of Comfort's Favorite Holiday Memory Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 18, 2010,
The holiday season is a time for making treasured memories . . .
The Thanksgiving when you prepared a perfect turkey for your in-laws.
That magical Hanukkah night when you received the doll you had wanted for weeks.
The Christmas Eve when you began the tradition of baking cookies with your grandchildren.
. . . And we’d love for you to share your moments with us!
Cup of Comfort is pleased to announce the “Favorite Holiday Memory Story Contest!” From November 5th through December 5th...

Continue reading ...
 

Austin, TX, Annual SCBWI Conference

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 17, 2010, In : Speciality Products 

Austin, TX, Annual SCBWI
(Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators)
Conference: Books, Boots, and Buckskins

 
$140 registration, if before Dec. 1. $150 registration after Dec. 1.
 
Agents, Editors, Creative Directors from major publishing houses. Critiques available for an additional fee.
 
February 19, 2011, in Austin, TX, at St. Edwards University.
 
Details at: http://www.austinscbwi.com/wp-content/uploads/2011-Flyer.pdf


Continue reading ...
 

SUSIE Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://susiemagazine.com/FAQs/General.aspx#FAQLink14

CURRENT NEEDS: "Always looking for Christian celebrity interviews. Also, stories of teen girls whom God is using in extraordinary ways." Pays a flat fee, but averages between $0.10-$0.30/word for depending on the subject matter and whether it's a cover story or not.
 
from: www.writersweekly.com



Continue reading ...
 

Agent seeking Middle Grade Manuscripts

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 15, 2010, In : Children's 

READ THIS; NOW PLEASE SEND ME MG MANUSCRIPTS:)


1) Click on the link below,
2) Give it a read,
3) NOW PLEASE SEND ME MIDDLE GRADE MANUSCRIPTS:)
LINK: Jill Corcoran Books: LET'S TALK MIDDLE GRADE

Continue reading ...
 

Spirit First Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 14, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.spiritfirst.org/poetry_contest.html
---
NO ENTRY FEE
Deadline to Enter: January 31, 2011.
First Prize: $175
Second Prize: $125
Third Prize: $75
Special Category - Spoken Poem Prize: $75
Poetry submissions may be of any length and any style but must have a theme of meditation, mindfulness, stillness, or silence. Poems may reflect any discipline, any faith, or none. Poems must be previously unpublished.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com



Continue reading ...
 

Story Pie Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 13, 2010, In : Children's 
Story Pie Press
 
Pay: Unknown
 
Current Needs: health related/special interest picture books. Authors, please submit queries to editor@storypiepress.com  If we are interested in reviewing your manuscript, you will be asked to send it in full electronically.
 
http://www.storypiepress.com/submissions.html
 
from: Stories For Children Newsletter for Writers


 

Continue reading ...
 

Heartsong Presents

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 12, 2010, In : Christian Publisher 
http://www.barbourbooks.com/pages/downloads/bpi_heartsongpresents_guidelines.pdf
---
Accepts inspirational romance. All manuscripts should present a conservative, evangelical Christian worldview. Must be 45,000 to 50,000 words. Considers historival, contemporary, a strong geographical flavor, ethnic flavor and a purist point-of-view.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Summer Calendar Ideas

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 11, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
From Sheila Seifert, Editorial Director for Thriving Family magazine:

Theme: Send your ideas for parent-child activities, with associated Scriptures, that could be put on our 2011 summer calendar. These activities should be geared toward children who are 5 to 10 years old. This calendar will be similar to our June 2010 summer calendar (http://www.thrivingfamily.com/Features/Magazine/2010/may/seize-smmr-jun.aspx) and our July 2010 summer calendar (http://www.thrivingfamily.com/Features/Magazi...

Continue reading ...
 

Love of Quilting

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.fonsandporter.com/aspx/FonsandPorter/fp/submissions/guidelines.aspx
---
We will look at historical stories, humorous pieces, articles on patchwork, appliqué, quilting, and other related techniques, and inspirational stories. Other topic areas could be unique quilt guild activities, profiles of interesting quilters, and quilting trends. Pays $200.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com




Continue reading ...
 

DreamQuest One Poetry and Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, In : Contest 
The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who loves arranging words into the beautiful literary art of poetry or writing a story that is worth telling everyone! Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject or write a short story, 5 pages maximum length on any theme for a chance to win cash prizes. Writing Prizes: $500, $250, $100. Poetry Prizes: $250, $125, $50. Entry fees: $5 per poem/$10 per story.
 
Postmark deadline: December 31, 2010.
Visit
http://www.dreamquest...

Continue reading ...
 

Creative Writers Circle Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 8, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.creativewriterscircle.com/index.php?p=1_3_Contests
NO ENTRY FEE
This contest is being generously sponsored by Serenity Sales who will be awarding beautifully restored retro mystery novel cover art prints and magnets (winners' choice of Nancy Drew or Hardy Boys) to the winners.
 
Current Contest Prompt:
    
Silver moonlight spilled across the wilderness, shining like a searchlight on snow-dusted mountain peaks and filling the valleys like floodwater. Ara stood in the shadow of a ...

Continue reading ...
 

Alive Now

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 7, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 

Alive Now is a devotional magazine that supports the spiritual lives of small groups as well as individuals. The magazine invites readers to enter an ever-deepening relationship with God, helps them reflect on contemporary issues from a faith perspective, and supports them in acting on these issues.

General Guidelines
Each issue of this bimonthly, 48-page magazine focuses on a contemporary topic that impacts the faith life. Divided into sections that move readers through exploration and re...


Continue reading ...
 

Submission Call for Berry Blue Haiku

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 6, 2010, In : Children's 
Dear Authors,

We are in current need of material (especially nonfiction) for our December 2010 and March 2011 issues for Berry Blue Haiku (www.cobaltblueproductions.blogspot.com)

Please note: In lieu of choosing favorites each issue, and since they all qualify as our favorites, we would like to begin paying a small honorarium to our regular contributors. Beginning with our December issue, each time a writer reaches a total of five published haiku/senryu in Berry Blue Haiku, he or she will recei...
Continue reading ...
 

Writer Advice Turns Thirteen

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 5, 2010, In : Contest 

Details: http://www.writeradvice.com/guidelines.html

Help them celebrate with your brief prose or verse. Share a memory of your own thirteenth year in a mini-memoir (500 words or less for prose – 24 lines or less for poetry). Best submissions published in the winter issue (Jan-March).
Questions? Contact B. Lynn Goodwin: Lgood67334@comcast. net

Deadline: Dec. 10, 2010

from: www.anthologiesonline.com


Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark Cards - Remember When: Again!

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 4, 2010, In : Greeting Cards 
http://www.hallmarkcontests.com/page/CONTESTS/contest/RememberWhen:Again/
 
Turn a photo from the past millennium (1900-1999) into a funny birthday card for either the ladies or the gents. It could be a vintage family photo, a studly senior portrait, or a dated hairdo. Whatever it is, make it funny!
 
Deadline: Nov. 21, 2010

Continue reading ...
 

Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 3, 2010, In : Contest 
Detais: http://www.brashcyber.com/mona.html

Announcing the  annual competition: 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 administrative costs, payable to "The Mona Schreiber Prize." No limit to entries but each must have a separate fee. Put contact information on the first page.

No SASEs, please. Include...

Continue reading ...
 

The Vocabula Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : Online magazine 
The Vocabula Review — not meant to be solely a forum for our prejudices — invites readers to submit articles about issues related to the English language, culture, and society. In the spirit of thoughtful inquiry and personal essays, we wish to encourage writers to submit articles about what they themselves think. Well-written, insightful, creative articles are far more appealing to us than overreferenced, overannotated articles. What's important to us is not what everyone else has ever t...

Continue reading ...
 

Warner Press, Inc.

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 1, 2010, In : Speciality Products 
Warner Press, Inc.
Address: 1201 East Fifth Street
City St Zip: Anderson, Indiana 46012
 
Website: http://www.warnerpress.org
Email: krhones@warnerpress.org
Contact: Karen Rhodes, Senior Editor
Titles: A wide variety of non-denominational Christian material for individual and church use including devotionals for bulletins, music appreciation, children's coloring and activity books, greeting cards, and children's picture books.
 
Submission method: See website: http://www.warnerpress...

Continue reading ...
 
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Browsing Archive: November, 2010

North Carolina Poetry Society Adult Contest and Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, In : Contest 
 
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2011. $3 per poem entry fee. 8 categories to enter including haiku, sonnet, poems for children, American heritage, limerick, courage, and love. Prizes range from $10 - $50. 

 

Continue reading ...
 

Turtle Trails and Tales Magazine Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 29, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.turtletrailsandtales.com/page5/page5.html
---
$15 ENTRY FEE
First prize $300 and publication.
Second prize $150 and publication.
Third and Fourth prizes publication.
Writers of all ages are strongly encouraged. Winners published on the website and in the magazine. Entries must be under 900 words and written for children ages 6-11. Entries can be written on any age appropriate subject. Deadline December 27, 2010. Winners announced in January.
 

Continue reading ...
 

God's Word for Today

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 28, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
1445 N. Boonville Ave., Springfield MO 65802; 417-831-8000; rl-gwft@gph.org; www.GospelPublishing.com . Assemblies of God. Paul W. Smith, director of editorial services. Assigns all devotions. Contact to see if they are accepting new writers. New writers will need to write a sample. Pays $25. Accepts poetry; and e-mail submissions. No reprints. Guidelines on Website (“God’s Word for Today”/down to “Writers Guides”).
 
 
(This is a new market l...

Continue reading ...
 

Looking Back Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 27, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.lookingbackmagazine.com/contributor_guidelines.php
---
Tells poignant, humorous and bittersweet stories of the people who lived and grew up from 1945-1965. Stories should be conversational, to the point. Seasonal accepted as well. Color photos increase chances of acceptance. 500-800 words.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com



Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 26, 2010, In : Contest 
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html
 
Contests are open to all poets. Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet. Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem. Send two copies of each poem - one with name and address and one with no. ID for judge. For a Winners' List, send SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope) - Send entries to:  Gertrude Callis, Contest Chm., 10 Pleasant Street, Apt. 106, Lynn, MA 01902
Mark name of contest on envelope.
 
 
OF T...

Continue reading ...
 

The Best Christmas Gift Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 24, 2010, In : Contest 
Author Janice Hanna Thompson, along with www.freelancewritingcourses.com would like to announce a Christmas Writing Contest! For more information, click here: http://www.freelancewritingcourses.com/christmas-writing-contest

This year's topic is: The Best Christmas Gift

Submission Period: Now through Saturday, December 11th, 2010

Entry Fee: None. It’s Free. Join the fun.

Prizes: We will select 5 finalists. The winner will receive a free online course of their choice at Freelance...


Continue reading ...
 

Pennsylvania Poetry Society 2011 Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 23, 2010, In : Contest 
 
http://www.nfsps.com/pa/   Click on "contests"
 
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2011. Entry fee: $2 per poem. 13 categories including art, nature, haiku, music, memories, sonnets, light verse, and stones. Prizes range from $20 - $100


Continue reading ...
 

TaleBait's Get Hooked Write Away Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 22, 2010, In : Contest 
http://talebait.blogspot.com/
---
NO ENTRY FEE
Hook your readers in the first few lines. Your hook, or opener, sets up the tale and pulls your readers in. TaleBait's Get Hooked Write Away Contest challenges you to write a hook, 100 word maximum, that will get readers reading and writers writing. Sharpen your craft and increase your creativity. Winners receive a critique of 30 pages by a literary agent or a publisher/editor! You may submit pages of your manuscript for professional review. Skipper...
Continue reading ...
 

Steeple Hill

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 21, 2010, In : Christian Publisher 
http://www.eharlequin.com/articlepage.html?articleId=538&chapter=0
(scroll to the bottom of the page for Steeple Hill guidelines)

Romance for women who love to read.
 
Categories include:
Steeple Hill Cafe - hip, fun and smart fiction created specifically for modern and savvy women of faith.
Steeple Hill Love Inspired Historical - inspirational romance stories for those who want to take a step back in time!
Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense - tales of intrigue and romance feature ...

Continue reading ...
 

Central Coast Writers Spring Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 20, 2010, In : Contest 

The two winners of the Central Coast Writers Branch Spring 2011 Writing Contest will each receive $500 and have their work published (print and online) in the Spring 2011 Homestead Review produced by Hartnell College. *Winning entries also will be published on their Web site.

Eligibility: Open to all work not previously published. Simultaneous submissions allowed, but you must notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. Our contest is open to all writers — you do not need to...


Continue reading ...
 

Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 19, 2010, In : Contest 
WOW! hosts a (quarterly) writing contest every three months. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity, communication, and well-rewarded recognition to contestants. The contest is open globally; age is of no matter; and entries must be in English. We are open to all styles of writing, although we do encourage you to take a close look at our guest judge for the season and the flavor of our sponsor, if you are serious about winning. We love creativity, originality, and light-hearted ...

Continue reading ...
 

A Cup of Comfort's Favorite Holiday Memory Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 18, 2010,
The holiday season is a time for making treasured memories . . .
The Thanksgiving when you prepared a perfect turkey for your in-laws.
That magical Hanukkah night when you received the doll you had wanted for weeks.
The Christmas Eve when you began the tradition of baking cookies with your grandchildren.
. . . And we’d love for you to share your moments with us!
Cup of Comfort is pleased to announce the “Favorite Holiday Memory Story Contest!” From November 5th through December 5th...

Continue reading ...
 

Austin, TX, Annual SCBWI Conference

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 17, 2010, In : Speciality Products 

Austin, TX, Annual SCBWI
(Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators)
Conference: Books, Boots, and Buckskins

 
$140 registration, if before Dec. 1. $150 registration after Dec. 1.
 
Agents, Editors, Creative Directors from major publishing houses. Critiques available for an additional fee.
 
February 19, 2011, in Austin, TX, at St. Edwards University.
 
Details at: http://www.austinscbwi.com/wp-content/uploads/2011-Flyer.pdf


Continue reading ...
 

SUSIE Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
http://susiemagazine.com/FAQs/General.aspx#FAQLink14

CURRENT NEEDS: "Always looking for Christian celebrity interviews. Also, stories of teen girls whom God is using in extraordinary ways." Pays a flat fee, but averages between $0.10-$0.30/word for depending on the subject matter and whether it's a cover story or not.
 
from: www.writersweekly.com



Continue reading ...
 

Agent seeking Middle Grade Manuscripts

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 15, 2010, In : Children's 

READ THIS; NOW PLEASE SEND ME MG MANUSCRIPTS:)


1) Click on the link below,
2) Give it a read,
3) NOW PLEASE SEND ME MIDDLE GRADE MANUSCRIPTS:)
LINK: Jill Corcoran Books: LET'S TALK MIDDLE GRADE

Continue reading ...
 

Spirit First Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 14, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.spiritfirst.org/poetry_contest.html
---
NO ENTRY FEE
Deadline to Enter: January 31, 2011.
First Prize: $175
Second Prize: $125
Third Prize: $75
Special Category - Spoken Poem Prize: $75
Poetry submissions may be of any length and any style but must have a theme of meditation, mindfulness, stillness, or silence. Poems may reflect any discipline, any faith, or none. Poems must be previously unpublished.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com



Continue reading ...
 

Story Pie Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 13, 2010, In : Children's 
Story Pie Press
 
Pay: Unknown
 
Current Needs: health related/special interest picture books. Authors, please submit queries to editor@storypiepress.com  If we are interested in reviewing your manuscript, you will be asked to send it in full electronically.
 
http://www.storypiepress.com/submissions.html
 
from: Stories For Children Newsletter for Writers


 

Continue reading ...
 

Heartsong Presents

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 12, 2010, In : Christian Publisher 
http://www.barbourbooks.com/pages/downloads/bpi_heartsongpresents_guidelines.pdf
---
Accepts inspirational romance. All manuscripts should present a conservative, evangelical Christian worldview. Must be 45,000 to 50,000 words. Considers historival, contemporary, a strong geographical flavor, ethnic flavor and a purist point-of-view.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Summer Calendar Ideas

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 11, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 
From Sheila Seifert, Editorial Director for Thriving Family magazine:

Theme: Send your ideas for parent-child activities, with associated Scriptures, that could be put on our 2011 summer calendar. These activities should be geared toward children who are 5 to 10 years old. This calendar will be similar to our June 2010 summer calendar (http://www.thrivingfamily.com/Features/Magazine/2010/may/seize-smmr-jun.aspx) and our July 2010 summer calendar (http://www.thrivingfamily.com/Features/Magazi...

Continue reading ...
 

Love of Quilting

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.fonsandporter.com/aspx/FonsandPorter/fp/submissions/guidelines.aspx
---
We will look at historical stories, humorous pieces, articles on patchwork, appliqué, quilting, and other related techniques, and inspirational stories. Other topic areas could be unique quilt guild activities, profiles of interesting quilters, and quilting trends. Pays $200.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com




Continue reading ...
 

DreamQuest One Poetry and Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, In : Contest 
The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who loves arranging words into the beautiful literary art of poetry or writing a story that is worth telling everyone! Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject or write a short story, 5 pages maximum length on any theme for a chance to win cash prizes. Writing Prizes: $500, $250, $100. Poetry Prizes: $250, $125, $50. Entry fees: $5 per poem/$10 per story.
 
Postmark deadline: December 31, 2010.
Visit
http://www.dreamquest...

Continue reading ...
 

Creative Writers Circle Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 8, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.creativewriterscircle.com/index.php?p=1_3_Contests
NO ENTRY FEE
This contest is being generously sponsored by Serenity Sales who will be awarding beautifully restored retro mystery novel cover art prints and magnets (winners' choice of Nancy Drew or Hardy Boys) to the winners.
 
Current Contest Prompt:
    
Silver moonlight spilled across the wilderness, shining like a searchlight on snow-dusted mountain peaks and filling the valleys like floodwater. Ara stood in the shadow of a ...

Continue reading ...
 

Alive Now

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 7, 2010, In : Christian Print Magazine 

Alive Now is a devotional magazine that supports the spiritual lives of small groups as well as individuals. The magazine invites readers to enter an ever-deepening relationship with God, helps them reflect on contemporary issues from a faith perspective, and supports them in acting on these issues.

General Guidelines
Each issue of this bimonthly, 48-page magazine focuses on a contemporary topic that impacts the faith life. Divided into sections that move readers through exploration and re...


Continue reading ...
 

Submission Call for Berry Blue Haiku

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 6, 2010, In : Children's 
Dear Authors,

We are in current need of material (especially nonfiction) for our December 2010 and March 2011 issues for Berry Blue Haiku (www.cobaltblueproductions.blogspot.com)

Please note: In lieu of choosing favorites each issue, and since they all qualify as our favorites, we would like to begin paying a small honorarium to our regular contributors. Beginning with our December issue, each time a writer reaches a total of five published haiku/senryu in Berry Blue Haiku, he or she will recei...
Continue reading ...
 

Writer Advice Turns Thirteen

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 5, 2010, In : Contest 

Details: http://www.writeradvice.com/guidelines.html

Help them celebrate with your brief prose or verse. Share a memory of your own thirteenth year in a mini-memoir (500 words or less for prose – 24 lines or less for poetry). Best submissions published in the winter issue (Jan-March).
Questions? Contact B. Lynn Goodwin: Lgood67334@comcast. net

Deadline: Dec. 10, 2010

from: www.anthologiesonline.com


Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark Cards - Remember When: Again!

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 4, 2010, In : Greeting Cards 
http://www.hallmarkcontests.com/page/CONTESTS/contest/RememberWhen:Again/
 
Turn a photo from the past millennium (1900-1999) into a funny birthday card for either the ladies or the gents. It could be a vintage family photo, a studly senior portrait, or a dated hairdo. Whatever it is, make it funny!
 
Deadline: Nov. 21, 2010

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Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 3, 2010, In : Contest 
Detais: http://www.brashcyber.com/mona.html

Announcing the  annual competition: 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 administrative costs, payable to "The Mona Schreiber Prize." No limit to entries but each must have a separate fee. Put contact information on the first page.

No SASEs, please. Include...

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The Vocabula Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : Online magazine 
The Vocabula Review — not meant to be solely a forum for our prejudices — invites readers to submit articles about issues related to the English language, culture, and society. In the spirit of thoughtful inquiry and personal essays, we wish to encourage writers to submit articles about what they themselves think. Well-written, insightful, creative articles are far more appealing to us than overreferenced, overannotated articles. What's important to us is not what everyone else has ever t...

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Warner Press, Inc.

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 1, 2010, In : Speciality Products 
Warner Press, Inc.
Address: 1201 East Fifth Street
City St Zip: Anderson, Indiana 46012
 
Website: http://www.warnerpress.org
Email: krhones@warnerpress.org
Contact: Karen Rhodes, Senior Editor
Titles: A wide variety of non-denominational Christian material for individual and church use including devotionals for bulletins, music appreciation, children's coloring and activity books, greeting cards, and children's picture books.
 
Submission method: See website: http://www.warnerpress...

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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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