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: September, 2010

Affordable Insurance Options Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 30, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.affordableinsuranceoptionsonline.com/essay-contest/

NO ENTRY FEE
Deadline December 13, 2010. The contest is open to anyone who has a true story to tell about how any type of insurance policy
made a big impact on their lives and financial well being. Grand prize $200. Second prize $100. Third prize $50. Submit 200-350 words. Must be family friendly and unpublished.
 

Continue reading ...
 

MSPS Arthur (Skip) Potter Memorial Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 29, 2010, In : Contest 
MASSACHUSETTS STATE POETRY SOCIETY
ARTHUR (SKIP) POTTER MEMORIAL CONTEST
Deadline:  December 15
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Smucker's Recipe and Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 28, 2010, In : Contest 
Submit to Smucker's an original recipe that's been passed down through at least two generations and tell the story behind it. Deadline December 10, 2010. One Grand Prize Winner will receive $20,000 for a family reunion, plus $1,000 for a personal planner. Five Runner-Up Prize Winners will receive a $100 Smucker's gift basket.

Visit the Smucker's website: http://www.smuckers.com/promotions/traditions2010/Default.aspx and complete the entry form. Entry must include your family's original recipe...

Continue reading ...
 

Patchwork Path: Star Spangled Banner

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 27, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
 
How Are You Living the American Dream?

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

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

Continue reading ...
 

Pivot Point Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 26, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.pivotpointpublishing.com/
---
Pivot Point Magazine is a gathering place of the stories of people's lives that have experienced a significant "pivot point" from defeat to success, darkness to light, failure to victory. We are on a quest to bring the stories that will encourage and enlighten the reader to look beyond their own defeat and failures to see the possibilities of success and victory in their own lives.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets Magazine: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 24, 2010,

Designed for 8- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. The magazine is published monthly (except in February). 

The purpose of Pockets is to help children grow in their rela...


Continue reading ...
 

Mississippi Poetry Society 2010 Fall Festival Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, In : Contest 
Mississippi Poetry Society 2010 Fall Festival Contest offers 16 categories of competition, including several for students. $10 fee for all contests entered. Deadline October 16, 2010. Prizes range from $5 to $50. See rules and guidelines at:  http://christwriters.info/resources/Mississippi.pdf
Continue reading ...
 

Soul Making Literary Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 21, 2010, In : Contest 

The annual Soul-Making Literary Competition is open to everyone, everywhere and looks for original, freshly creative and finely crafted works that embraces all creative interpretations of English poet, John Keats' statement:

"Some say the world is a vale of tears, I say it is a place of soul-making"

SOUL, in general, in many religions and philosophies, is conceived as the animating and vital spiritual principle in human beings; an inner, immaterial element that, together with the material...


Continue reading ...
 

Abilene Wrtiers Guild Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 20, 2010, In : Contest 
Entries accepted Oct. 1 - Nov. 30.This contest is open to everyone. Only those entries submitted in accordance with the posted rules for this year's 2010 contest will be eligible.
 
 
Categories are Rhymed Poetry, Unrhymed Poetry, Flash Fiction, Children's Stories for Readers ages 3-8, Articles of
General Interest, Compositions of Inspiration, Memoir/ Nostalgia, Fiction for Adults: Adventure/ Science Fiction/ Mystery/ Fantasy/ Horror/ Young Adult OR Mai...

Continue reading ...
 

"The Last Page" - The Smithsonian Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 19, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
The Smithsonian is a beautiful magazine, one we'd all love to see our byline inside its covers. If you had a strong inclination to write for this publication, consider breaking in by pitching a piece up to 650 words to "The Last Page," their humor column. Read samples via issues in their archives (http://www.smithsonianmag.com/issue/archive/). Submit via their online webform and expect a wait of three wweeks. Compose the entire story and submit on spec. This is not a query process. The storie...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Oklahoma 2010 Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 17, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.angelfire.com/poetry/pso/2010_Rules.html 

Click on "PSO Annual Spring Contest Rules" at the bottom of the page, #'s 1-4, 5-8, 9-12, 13-16, 17 & 18.
 
10 contests open to all poets; more open to PSO members. Prizes $10-$40.
 
Deadline: November 30, 2010.

Continue reading ...
 

Cats and Kittens

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 16, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.petpublishing.com/catkit/guidelines.shtml
---
In the pages of Cats & Kittens, you'll find touching feline stories, special reports on feline medicine, breed profiles, training advice, cats at work and play. The compensation structure is 10 cents a word on the final edited published word count, payable upon publication of the article. Short articles are defined as 500 to 1,000 words, and features are defined as 1,200 to 2,000 words.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup Preteen Soul Extended Deadline

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

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

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Poets Choice Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 14, 2010, In : 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.
 

Continue reading ...
 

On The Premises Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 13, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.onthepremises.com/current_contest.html
---
NO ENTRY FEE
Deadline September 30, 2010. PREMISE: STRENGTH. One or more characters either exemplify strength themselves, or encounter someone, something, or some place that exemplifies strength. The "strength" can relate to any attribute that could reasonably be described as "strong"--it can be physical, emotional, olfactory, etc. Your challenge: In at least 1,000 but no more than 5,000 words, write a creative, compelling, and well-crafted s...
Continue reading ...
 

Cicada

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 11, 2010, In : Children's 

CICADA magazine (ages 14-23) has extended their open submissions through December 31.

They're wide open to all genres, with a special interest in humor. To check out the guidelines, start at http://www.cricketmag.com and click on Contact Us, then you can scroll down to Submission Guidelines and get to CICADA
 

Continue reading ...
 

Burning the Midnight Oil Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 10, 2010, In : Contest 

Strange name for a poetry contest, right? Maybe, but you know what we mean. You stay up late at night, writing, writing, writing because the words won't leave you alone. Great poems are born at such times. One part angst, another part inspiration. Words that burn right through the paper and into your soul. Words that touch a nerve, twist your emotions. That's what we're looking for:

For a free critique, simply write "free critique" on your entry.

Any style or form allowed. Any subject (no porn ...


Continue reading ...
 

No Tree Books Fiction Anthologies

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 9, 2010, In : E-book 
http://www.notreebooks.com/submissions

NoTreeBooks.com seeks original, well-written short stories of up to 8,000 words to fill the electronic pages of three themed anthologies. There will be at least ten stories in each anthology. The stories must be your own original work. You must own all e-rights to be able to grant permission for NoTreeBooks.com to publish your story.

==> Vampires, Ghosts, Zombies, and other “creature stories” – send your contemporary supernatural / paranormal stor...

Continue reading ...
 

Real People

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 8, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://realpeoplemagazine.co.uk/Tellusyourstory.PHP

This publication in the UK wants your real story. Whether it's traumatic, inspiring, endearing, heart-breaking or courageous, they want to consider it for Real People Magazine. If your tale will make people cry, fume, or laugh out loud, then they want to hear it. They pay up to £1,000 ($1,547.75 US) for the ones they print. E-mail: vicki@realpeoplemag.co.uk Also, pays £25 for every letter in the Trash or Treasure department and £15 to £25...
Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark Cards: On Company Time

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 7, 2010, In : Greeting Cards 
 
Make up a funny card inspired by your job, co-workers, or NBC's The Office and submit it to Hallmark! You can enter one idea per topic: Co-Worker Birthday (from you or "from all"), Cope and Encouragement, Job Well Done, Workplace Laughs, Thank You or Appreciation, Retirement. Deadline: September 26, 2010. If your card is picked, you could win $250 + publication.

Continue reading ...
 

FundsForWriters Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 6, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.fundsforwriters.com/annualcontest.htm
Deadline: October 31, 2010
Two options: NO ENTRY FEE and $5 entry fee

"We want to know how someone's words made a difference. You could address another author of years long past, whose writing affected you, a classroom, or an entire population. You might talk about a mentor's writing. Maybe your writing impacted someone else and altered one person's life or the lives of thousands. Did your writing finally sell and pay off the wolf at the door and ...

Continue reading ...
 

Incredible Prayer: In Times of Change & The Desires of Your Heart

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 5, 2010, In : Christian Publisher 
We are now in the final phase of the Extraordinary Answers to Prayer series published by Guideposts. You are a valued writer and I welcome you to join us by contributing to volumes eleven and twelve 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 In Times of Need and Unexpected Answers.  These books will be mailed monthly as part of a book club promotion for Guide...

Continue reading ...
 

Children's Writers Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 4, 2010, In : Contest 

http://www.childrenswriter.com/contests.htm

Historical fiction for young teens, age 13, to 1,500 words. Balance originality with accuracy and provide strong sources. Create a voice and a story that is historical but relevant to contemporary readers. Include a bibliography of research sources. Publishability is the ultimate criterion.

Entries must be received by October 31, 2010. Current subscribers to Children’s Writer enter free.  For all others, the entry fee is $13, which includes an 8-mo...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 3, 2010, In : Contest 
The Sept./Oct. 2010 issue of the Saturday Evening Post is featuring a limerick contest. Create a five line limerick to compliment the illustration featured on page 60 and win $100 plus publication. Enter as many times as you wish. The winner will be announced in the Jan/Feb 2011 issue. Entries must be postmarket by Oct. 6, 2010.

Send entries on a postcard to:
Limerick Laughs
The Saturday Evening Post
1100 Waterway Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN  46202


Continue reading ...
 

Life Around Galveston Bay, Texas, Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 2, 2010, In : Fiction and Nonfiction Anthology 
The Bay Area Writers League is now accepting submissions for the 2010 Anthology.

Standard Manuscript Guidelines required. Entries must be typed, double-spaced (except poems) with one inch margins using either Times New Roman 12 point or Arial 12 point. Do not use double spacing after periods. No ALL CAPITALS accepted. Please submit electronically to she@BeckyEllisor.com using Word 2003 or 2007 only.

Theme: Life around Galveston Bay...

Works accepted:
Poems (one page each) If it fits on one page i...
Continue reading ...
 

Hint Fiction Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 1, 2010, In : Contest 
Gotham Writers' Workshop sponsors this unique competition for Hint Fiction. Hint Fiction is a story of 25 words or less. The judge is Robert Smartwood who is editor of the Anthology Hint Fiction: An Anthology of Stories of 25 Words or Fewer (scheduled release November 2010). Mr. Smartwood emphasizes that the title is important, adding complexity to the story. It's also important that the 25 words stand alone as a complete story, which can be quite challenging.

Deadline October 11, 2010. No ent...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: September, 2010

Affordable Insurance Options Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 30, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.affordableinsuranceoptionsonline.com/essay-contest/

NO ENTRY FEE
Deadline December 13, 2010. The contest is open to anyone who has a true story to tell about how any type of insurance policy
made a big impact on their lives and financial well being. Grand prize $200. Second prize $100. Third prize $50. Submit 200-350 words. Must be family friendly and unpublished.
 

Continue reading ...
 

MSPS Arthur (Skip) Potter Memorial Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 29, 2010, In : Contest 
MASSACHUSETTS STATE POETRY SOCIETY
ARTHUR (SKIP) POTTER MEMORIAL CONTEST
Deadline:  December 15
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Smucker's Recipe and Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 28, 2010, In : Contest 
Submit to Smucker's an original recipe that's been passed down through at least two generations and tell the story behind it. Deadline December 10, 2010. One Grand Prize Winner will receive $20,000 for a family reunion, plus $1,000 for a personal planner. Five Runner-Up Prize Winners will receive a $100 Smucker's gift basket.

Visit the Smucker's website: http://www.smuckers.com/promotions/traditions2010/Default.aspx and complete the entry form. Entry must include your family's original recipe...

Continue reading ...
 

Patchwork Path: Star Spangled Banner

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 27, 2010, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
 
How Are You Living the American Dream?

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

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

Continue reading ...
 

Pivot Point Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 26, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.pivotpointpublishing.com/
---
Pivot Point Magazine is a gathering place of the stories of people's lives that have experienced a significant "pivot point" from defeat to success, darkness to light, failure to victory. We are on a quest to bring the stories that will encourage and enlighten the reader to look beyond their own defeat and failures to see the possibilities of success and victory in their own lives.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets Magazine: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 24, 2010,

Designed for 8- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. The magazine is published monthly (except in February). 

The purpose of Pockets is to help children grow in their rela...


Continue reading ...
 

Mississippi Poetry Society 2010 Fall Festival Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, In : Contest 
Mississippi Poetry Society 2010 Fall Festival Contest offers 16 categories of competition, including several for students. $10 fee for all contests entered. Deadline October 16, 2010. Prizes range from $5 to $50. See rules and guidelines at:  http://christwriters.info/resources/Mississippi.pdf
Continue reading ...
 

Soul Making Literary Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 21, 2010, In : Contest 

The annual Soul-Making Literary Competition is open to everyone, everywhere and looks for original, freshly creative and finely crafted works that embraces all creative interpretations of English poet, John Keats' statement:

"Some say the world is a vale of tears, I say it is a place of soul-making"

SOUL, in general, in many religions and philosophies, is conceived as the animating and vital spiritual principle in human beings; an inner, immaterial element that, together with the material...


Continue reading ...
 

Abilene Wrtiers Guild Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 20, 2010, In : Contest 
Entries accepted Oct. 1 - Nov. 30.This contest is open to everyone. Only those entries submitted in accordance with the posted rules for this year's 2010 contest will be eligible.
 
 
Categories are Rhymed Poetry, Unrhymed Poetry, Flash Fiction, Children's Stories for Readers ages 3-8, Articles of
General Interest, Compositions of Inspiration, Memoir/ Nostalgia, Fiction for Adults: Adventure/ Science Fiction/ Mystery/ Fantasy/ Horror/ Young Adult OR Mai...

Continue reading ...
 

"The Last Page" - The Smithsonian Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 19, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
The Smithsonian is a beautiful magazine, one we'd all love to see our byline inside its covers. If you had a strong inclination to write for this publication, consider breaking in by pitching a piece up to 650 words to "The Last Page," their humor column. Read samples via issues in their archives (http://www.smithsonianmag.com/issue/archive/). Submit via their online webform and expect a wait of three wweeks. Compose the entire story and submit on spec. This is not a query process. The storie...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Oklahoma 2010 Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 17, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.angelfire.com/poetry/pso/2010_Rules.html 

Click on "PSO Annual Spring Contest Rules" at the bottom of the page, #'s 1-4, 5-8, 9-12, 13-16, 17 & 18.
 
10 contests open to all poets; more open to PSO members. Prizes $10-$40.
 
Deadline: November 30, 2010.

Continue reading ...
 

Cats and Kittens

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 16, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://www.petpublishing.com/catkit/guidelines.shtml
---
In the pages of Cats & Kittens, you'll find touching feline stories, special reports on feline medicine, breed profiles, training advice, cats at work and play. The compensation structure is 10 cents a word on the final edited published word count, payable upon publication of the article. Short articles are defined as 500 to 1,000 words, and features are defined as 1,200 to 2,000 words.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup Preteen Soul Extended Deadline

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

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

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Poets Choice Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 14, 2010, In : 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.
 
More details: http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html 

Continue reading ...
 

On The Premises Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 13, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.onthepremises.com/current_contest.html
---
NO ENTRY FEE
Deadline September 30, 2010. PREMISE: STRENGTH. One or more characters either exemplify strength themselves, or encounter someone, something, or some place that exemplifies strength. The "strength" can relate to any attribute that could reasonably be described as "strong"--it can be physical, emotional, olfactory, etc. Your challenge: In at least 1,000 but no more than 5,000 words, write a creative, compelling, and well-crafted s...
Continue reading ...
 

Cicada

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 11, 2010, In : Children's 

CICADA magazine (ages 14-23) has extended their open submissions through December 31.

They're wide open to all genres, with a special interest in humor. To check out the guidelines, start at http://www.cricketmag.com and click on Contact Us, then you can scroll down to Submission Guidelines and get to CICADA
 
from: www.kidmagwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Burning the Midnight Oil Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 10, 2010, In : Contest 

Strange name for a poetry contest, right? Maybe, but you know what we mean. You stay up late at night, writing, writing, writing because the words won't leave you alone. Great poems are born at such times. One part angst, another part inspiration. Words that burn right through the paper and into your soul. Words that touch a nerve, twist your emotions. That's what we're looking for:

For a free critique, simply write "free critique" on your entry.

Any style or form allowed. Any subject (no porn ...


Continue reading ...
 

No Tree Books Fiction Anthologies

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 9, 2010, In : E-book 
http://www.notreebooks.com/submissions

NoTreeBooks.com seeks original, well-written short stories of up to 8,000 words to fill the electronic pages of three themed anthologies. There will be at least ten stories in each anthology. The stories must be your own original work. You must own all e-rights to be able to grant permission for NoTreeBooks.com to publish your story.

==> Vampires, Ghosts, Zombies, and other “creature stories” – send your contemporary supernatural / paranormal stor...

Continue reading ...
 

Real People

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 8, 2010, In : Print Magazine 
http://realpeoplemagazine.co.uk/Tellusyourstory.PHP

This publication in the UK wants your real story. Whether it's traumatic, inspiring, endearing, heart-breaking or courageous, they want to consider it for Real People Magazine. If your tale will make people cry, fume, or laugh out loud, then they want to hear it. They pay up to £1,000 ($1,547.75 US) for the ones they print. E-mail: vicki@realpeoplemag.co.uk Also, pays £25 for every letter in the Trash or Treasure department and £15 to £25...
Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark Cards: On Company Time

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 7, 2010, In : Greeting Cards 
 
Make up a funny card inspired by your job, co-workers, or NBC's The Office and submit it to Hallmark! You can enter one idea per topic: Co-Worker Birthday (from you or "from all"), Cope and Encouragement, Job Well Done, Workplace Laughs, Thank You or Appreciation, Retirement. Deadline: September 26, 2010. If your card is picked, you could win $250 + publication.

Continue reading ...
 

FundsForWriters Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 6, 2010, In : Contest 
http://www.fundsforwriters.com/annualcontest.htm
Deadline: October 31, 2010
Two options: NO ENTRY FEE and $5 entry fee

"We want to know how someone's words made a difference. You could address another author of years long past, whose writing affected you, a classroom, or an entire population. You might talk about a mentor's writing. Maybe your writing impacted someone else and altered one person's life or the lives of thousands. Did your writing finally sell and pay off the wolf at the door and ...

Continue reading ...
 

Incredible Prayer: In Times of Change & The Desires of Your Heart

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 5, 2010, In : Christian Publisher 
We are now in the final phase of the Extraordinary Answers to Prayer series published by Guideposts. You are a valued writer and I welcome you to join us by contributing to volumes eleven and twelve 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 In Times of Need and Unexpected Answers.  These books will be mailed monthly as part of a book club promotion for Guide...

Continue reading ...
 

Children's Writers Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 4, 2010, In : Contest 

http://www.childrenswriter.com/contests.htm

Historical fiction for young teens, age 13, to 1,500 words. Balance originality with accuracy and provide strong sources. Create a voice and a story that is historical but relevant to contemporary readers. Include a bibliography of research sources. Publishability is the ultimate criterion.

Entries must be received by October 31, 2010. Current subscribers to Children’s Writer enter free.  For all others, the entry fee is $13, which includes an 8-mo...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 3, 2010, In : Contest 
The Sept./Oct. 2010 issue of the Saturday Evening Post is featuring a limerick contest. Create a five line limerick to compliment the illustration featured on page 60 and win $100 plus publication. Enter as many times as you wish. The winner will be announced in the Jan/Feb 2011 issue. Entries must be postmarket by Oct. 6, 2010.

Send entries on a postcard to:
Limerick Laughs
The Saturday Evening Post
1100 Waterway Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN  46202


Continue reading ...
 

Life Around Galveston Bay, Texas, Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 2, 2010, In : Fiction and Nonfiction Anthology 
The Bay Area Writers League is now accepting submissions for the 2010 Anthology.

Standard Manuscript Guidelines required. Entries must be typed, double-spaced (except poems) with one inch margins using either Times New Roman 12 point or Arial 12 point. Do not use double spacing after periods. No ALL CAPITALS accepted. Please submit electronically to she@BeckyEllisor.com using Word 2003 or 2007 only.

Theme: Life around Galveston Bay...

Works accepted:
Poems (one page each) If it fits on one page i...
Continue reading ...
 

Hint Fiction Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 1, 2010, In : Contest 
Gotham Writers' Workshop sponsors this unique competition for Hint Fiction. Hint Fiction is a story of 25 words or less. The judge is Robert Smartwood who is editor of the Anthology Hint Fiction: An Anthology of Stories of 25 Words or Fewer (scheduled release November 2010). Mr. Smartwood emphasizes that the title is important, adding complexity to the story. It's also important that the 25 words stand alone as a complete story, which can be quite challenging.

Deadline October 11, 2010. No ent...

Continue reading ...
 
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