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: April, 2011

A Listing of Children's Markets

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 30, 2011, In : Children's 
A LISTING OF CHILDREN'S MARKETS

If you are looking for a listing of children's markets, check out this website provided by Evelyn Christensen:

http://evelynchristensen.com/markets.html 


 


Continue reading ...
 

Poetica Publishing Annual Chapbook Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 29, 2011, In : Contest 

Poetica Publishing Companysponsors their 2011 Annual Chapbook Contest on the theme of "The Spirit of Nature."  Austin Poetry Society member Michal Mahgerefteh will judge.  Guidelines are available at http://www.poeticapublishing.com/contest.htm.

 

The deadline is June 1st, 2011. 


from: Austin, TX, Poetry Society newsletter



Continue reading ...
 

DaySpring Cards

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 28, 2011, In : Greeting Cards 
DaySpring Cards
PAY: $60

At DaySpring we are committed to the publication of greeting cards as a ministry. We believe the ministry of our cards is found in the truth of Scripture and in the heart of God. We see greeting cards as tools to help Christians communicate their hearts and God’s heart to the hearts of others. The quality of our cards is meant to enhance the presentation of its message. It is our purpose to create greeting cards that are relevant, meet specific needs, help e...

Continue reading ...
 

Snapdragon Group Needs Romantic Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, In : Christian Publisher 

Snapdragon Group is in need of romantic stories, fiction or nonfiction, contemporary if possible, for a compilation we are doing for Christian publisher, Waterbrook Press. Five stories will be selected for the book. The stories should be 600-800 words. They can be in first person or third person. We are looking for stories that are well-written and have some unusual element. If your story is selected you will be paid a permission fee of $50 by the publisher, and you will retain complete right...


Continue reading ...
 

Mutabilis Press poetry anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, In : Poetry Anthology 
Mutabilis Press, a non-profit literary press based in Houston, Texas, seeks well-crafted, imaginative poetry for an upcoming anthology on the following theme:  “Given our noisy marketplace of beliefs, how or where can the sacred be found?”  Poets who have a connection with the states of Texas or Louisiana, by birth, residency and/or employment, are eligible to submit their poetry for consideration.  Reading through April 2011, publication December 2011.  For complete details, guidelines a...

Continue reading ...
 

Encounters with the Other Side: True Stories of Supernatural Experiences

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
James Stuart Bell is putting together a volume tentatively titled, Encounters with the Other Side: True Stories of Supernatural Experiences.
 
The supernatural realm consisting of God and His angels, as well as evil spirits, is ever present in our midst. On rare occasions this realm becomes visible or we see its direct effects in ways that cannot be explained in the natural realm. These true stories will cover the gamut of supernatural encounters: from supernatural miracles, angelic visitat...

Continue reading ...
 

Hopscotch for Girls

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 23, 2011, In : Children's 
Hopscotch for Girls
 
 
HOPSCOTCH is a magazine created for girls from 6 to 13 years, with girls 8, 9, and 10 the specific target age. Their point of view is that every young girl deserves the right to be a young girl for a number of years before she becomes a young adult. As a result, HOPSCOTCH looks for articles, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that deal with timeless topics, such as pets, nature, hobbies, science, games, sports, careers, sim...

Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 22, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Bible Advocate

CURRENT NEEDS: "Theme for 2011: One Bible - One Faith - No Fear. See our site for sub-themes for each issue." Wants feature articles, personal experience articles, fillers, and poetry. Pays an honorarium - $25 per printed magazine page, up to $55, depending on published length; $20 for poetry. See current themes list and deadlines at:
http://baonline.org/images/Themes%202011.pdf 

See current writers guidelines at: http://baonline.org/images/Writer's%20Guidelines%202009-08.pdf
 ...

Continue reading ...
 

Room Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 21, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
 

Postmark Deadlines: May 15 (siblings issue), August 31 (journeys issue)
Room Magazine, Canada's oldest literary magazine by and about women, seeks submissions of poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, and artwork for two upcoming themed issues. The deadline is May 15 for the Winter 2011 issue on "Sibling Relationships", and August 31 for their 35th anniversary issue, to appear in Spring 2012, with the theme "Journey". See website for formattin...

Continue reading ...
 

2012 MOPS Devotional Seeks Submissions

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
2012 MOPS Devotional Seeks Submissions

Never Alone is a devotional for mothers underscoring God's promise of His presence in her life - all the time. Scheduled for publication by Revell for a Summer release in 2012, Never Alone will be a companion to the 2012 theme book for Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) International.

You are invited to audition devotionals for this special book by sharing your own moments and memories of how God's presence -- or your yearning for it -- impacted or is impacti...
Continue reading ...
 

Dallas Poets Community Fifth Annual Chapbook Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, In : Contest 
DALLAS POETS COMMUNITY FIFTH ANNUAL CHAPBOOK COMPETITION
http://www.dallaspoets.org/

$15 ENTRY FEE
Accepting entries through April 30. Please send 18 to 20 pages of poetry with two title pages: one with name and contact information and one with title only. Winner gets $200 and 30 copies of his/her chapbook. Send to Dallas Poets Community Chapbook Contest, P.O. Box 700865, Dallas, TX 75370. Additional copies of the chapbook will be sent to Illya's Honey subscribers and contributors to its current...

Continue reading ...
 

2011 Hillerman Mystery Novel Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 18, 2011, In : Contest 
2011 Hillerman Mystery Novel Competition
 
All manuscripts submitted must be original, previously unpublished works of book length (no less than 220 typewritten pages or approximately 60,000 words) written in the English language by the entrant. Murder or another serious crime or crimes must be at the heart of the story and emphasis is on the solution rather than the details of the crime. The story's primary setting is the Southwestern United States, including at least one of the following ...

Continue reading ...
 

Windhover: A Journal of Christian Literature

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 17, 2011, In : Literary Journal 

Windhover: A Journal of Christian Literature

http://undergrad.umhb.edu/humanities/windhover-journal
Windhover is devoted to promoting writers and literature with a Christian perspective. The journal accepts a broad definition of that perspective while remaining committed to its identity as a journal of Christian literature.
 
The journal accepts unsolicited submissions of poetry, short fiction, non-fiction, and creative non-fiction. Please send no more than four poems per issue. Items lon...

Continue reading ...
 

Wordrunner Electronic Chapbooks

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 16, 2011, In : Book Publisher 
Wordrunner Electronic Chapbooks
 

Wordrunner Electronic Chapbooks publishes quarterly online collections of fiction, poetry or memoir (personal narrative). Collections of poetry by one author will be considered for the summer solstice, 2011 e-chapbook, to be published around June 21. Submissions will be accepted beginning April 1, 2011. Last day to submit is May 31, 2011.

Please submit a minimum of 15 and a maximum of 24 quality poems on any theme. Any style, any length, but no shaped poems, please. There is no fee for s...


Continue reading ...
 

The Right to God, From Everyday People

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 15, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
The Right to God, From Everyday People
http://www.righttogod.com/SubmissionsForBook.html

The Right to God, From Everyday People is your story. The editors are looking for honest stories of personal spiritual connection. If you're not a writer, let them know you'd like to share, but would like them to work with you. They will pay $25 for all works chosen for this print compilation. They're looking for works that fit within the overall theme of Echoes of the Right to God, from the view of everyda...
Continue reading ...
 

2011 Professional Writers of Prescott Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 14, 2011, In : Contest 
2011 PROFESSIONAL WRITERS OF PRESCOTT WRITING CONTEST
http://www.prescottwriters.com/category/contests/
---
$10 ENTRY FEE
The following prizes will be awarded in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry: First place, $100, second place $50, third place $25. Winners will be announced by September 30th. The names will be published in the PWP newsletter and on the PWP website, as well in general publicity and media. Winners will also be invited to read their entries at the November PWP meeting in Prescott, A...

Continue reading ...
 

74th Annual Ohio Poetry Day Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, In : Contest 
Seventy-fourth Annual Ohio Poetry Day Contest
 
Deadline: May 31, 20111
 
Eligibility for all contests consists of payment of a single $10 fee sent with the poems and entry blank. For one $10 fee, you may enter up to 26 poetry contests with prizes ranging from $5 to $100, each category giving 3 awards.
 
I could not find a web site for this contest, but they sent me the guidelines and I have attached them to this email. If you have any difficulty opening or reading the guidelines, let ...

Continue reading ...
 

Telling Our Stories Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Telling Our Stories Press
 
http://tellingourstoriespress.com/pb/wp_ff7ee108/wp_ff7ee108.html

This publisher showcases the art of literary personal narratives and encourages storytelling via reflection and self-analysis. They accept submissions of memoirs from 100 words to 50 pages, for inclusion in anthologies or publication as a stand-alone chapbook.
 
from: www.winningwriters.com




Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup: Marriage and Married Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 11, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup: Marriage and Married Life
www.chickensoup.com

Whether you are newly married or have been married for years and years, the stories in this book will capture your imagination, inspire you, make you laugh and touch your heart. We are looking for stories that will celebrate the commitment two people make when they say their vows. Tell us about your relationship. What makes it work? How did the comfort of your mate guide you through challenging times? What is the most important thi...

Continue reading ...
 

Girls Just Want to Have Fun...Writing!

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 11, 2011, In : Online magazine 
WOW! Women on Writing
 
Call for Queries: Girls Just Want to Have Fun...Writing!: Do you enjoy your writing life? What do you love about it? What brings you joy that you can teach others? We want to bring the fun back into writing! Ideas include: "The Girl's Guide to..."; interviews with popular chicklit authors; interviews with editors of women-focused magazines; and...? This theme is open to interpretation, and we can't wait to hear your ideas.

Also, if you queried us in the past and it d...

Continue reading ...
 

Hartline Literary Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Literary Agency 
HARTLINE LITERARY AGENCY
http://www.hartlineliterary.com/
The Hartline Literary Agency offers expert representation for authors writing both fiction and non-fiction for the inspirational and mainstream markets. Our authors write primarily from a Christian World View.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Whatever Lovely

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 9, 2011, In : Online magazine 

Issue 3 Whatever Lovely Now available

http://hshighlights.com/whateverlovely/mail/issues/issue3.pdf
Whatever Lovely would really love for you to send photos and a short write up about items that you have had in your family for years and treasure…..stories of miracles and sweet memories (but not about death or dying or grandmas; we have too many of those)….. memories of trips or events or things would be better.  Send them to highlightsfreebird@yahoo.com   
Thanks. We always want fee...


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Berry Blue Haiku Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 9, 2011, In : Children's 
Berry Blue Haiku Anthology
 
http://cobaltcrowproductions.blogspot.com/2009/12/berry-blue-haiku.html
 
First deadline: May 31, 2011
 

Submissions for their first anthology, due out in April 2012, are now open.

 
They are open to all types of haiku: nature with a seasonal word (kigo), modern, human haiku (often called senryu), fun haiku, as well as haiga. This anthology will be haiku written by adults for children up to age 13.

Our general definition of haiku is a two- or three-line ...


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Hallmark Cards: Life is Funny!

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 8, 2011, In : Contest 
Hallmark Cards Greeting Card Competition: Life is Funny!
 
Wanted: Funny birthday cards featuring photos from your life.
 
Rule #1: Make it funny.
Rule #2: Make it a photo.
Rule #3: Write a birthday message that works for a guy, gal, or anyone.
 
http://www.hallmarkcontests.com/page/CONTESTS/contest/LifeisFunny/
 
Accepting submissions April 4 - 24, 2011.



Continue reading ...
 

Thin Threads of Teens and Young Adults

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 7, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
THIN THREADS
http://www.thinthreads.com/submit.php
---
Kiwi Publishing is looking for true, inspirational stories of 1,200 words or less that will make readers laugh, cry, or sigh. Stories should be positive, universal, and non-controversial. The "point" or "message" should be evident without preaching. No essays, commentaries, tributes, philosophical or biographical pieces will be accepted. Should your story be selected and be included in one of the Thin Thread book series, a permission fee of ...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love
 
www.chickensoup.com

There is such a universal connection between food and love - both the romantic kind of love and the comforting kind of love between family members and friends. There is that delectable feeling that certain aromas and tastes stir up in your memory and imagination. We are looking for savory, sweet, sometimes spicy, mouthwatering, succulent, and tasty stories on how food and love together played a flavorful part in your life. You...

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The Mountain Heritage Literary Festival Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 5, 2011, In : Contest 
THE MOUNTAIN HERITAGE LITERARY FESTIVAL CONTEST
http://www.lmunet.edu/mhlf/guide.shtml

$10 ENTRY FEE
The Mountain Heritage Literary Festival at Lincoln Memorial University announces its fourth annual writing competition. Prize amounts of $150 for first place, $75 for second place and $50 for third place are awarded in each category.

Deadline May 20, 2011.
 
The Jesse Stuart Prize for Young Adult Fiction: Entries for this prize are limited to no more than 2,000 words and may not be en...

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The Other Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 4, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
The Other Journal
Call for Creative Submissions

http://www.theotherjournal.com/info.php?page=submissions

The Other Journal welcomes the submission of critical essays, reviews, creative writing, and visual or performance art that encounter life through the lens of theology and culture; they seek pieces that consider the interaction of faith with contemporary life, art, politics, sexuality, technology, economics, and social justice. They are particularly interested in works which present creative,...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Happiness

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 3, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Happiness
101 Stories about Finding Your Purpose, Passion, and Joy

Everyone wants to be happy but sometimes we need a little help finding our own path to happiness. What has worked for you? How have you found happiness in your life? Share your non-fiction stories about how you found purpose, passion, and/or joy in your life. Stories can be serious or funny, but definitely inspirational. Attitude adjustments, finding contentment and gratitude, a new way of ...
Continue reading ...
 

RUMINATE Magazine now accepting essays or short fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 2, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
RUMINATE Magazine is now accepting submissions for Issue 21.
For this issue we are looking for essays or short fiction.
To submit please visit www.ruminatemagazine.org.
The deadline for submissions is May 15th.
Please e-mail me at
stephanieaev@gmail.comif you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Stephanie Visscher
RUMINATE Staff



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Ruminate Magazine: Janet McCabe Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 2, 2011, In : Contest 

Ruminate Magazine is now accepting entries for its annual Janet McCabe Poetry Prize. The entry fee is $15 and a prize of $1000 will be awarded to the winner as well as publication in the Fall 2011 Issue for the winning poem and runner-up poem. The deadline is May 1. For more information, please visit http://www.ruminatemagazine.org/contests/janet-mccabe-poetry-prize.html

Founded in 2006, Ruminate is a quarterly magazine of short stories, poetry, creative nonfiction, and visual art that reson...


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Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Contest 
ARKANSAS WRITERS CONFERENCE CONTEST
http://www.arkansaswritersconference.org/2.html
http://www.arkansaswritersconference.org/5.html

$10 ENTRY FEE ENTITLES APPLICANT TO ENTER AS MANY CATEGORIES AS DESIRED - DOES NOT INCLUDE CONFERENCE FEE. Thirty categories and many genre and types of contests. Prizes pay from $10-$150. Three winners in each category.
 
Deadline: April 30, 2011. 
 
from:  www.fundsforwriters.com


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Browsing Archive: April, 2011

A Listing of Children's Markets

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 30, 2011, In : Children's 
A LISTING OF CHILDREN'S MARKETS

If you are looking for a listing of children's markets, check out this website provided by Evelyn Christensen:

http://evelynchristensen.com/markets.html 


 


Continue reading ...
 

Poetica Publishing Annual Chapbook Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 29, 2011, In : Contest 

Poetica Publishing Companysponsors their 2011 Annual Chapbook Contest on the theme of "The Spirit of Nature."  Austin Poetry Society member Michal Mahgerefteh will judge.  Guidelines are available at http://www.poeticapublishing.com/contest.htm.

 

The deadline is June 1st, 2011. 


from: Austin, TX, Poetry Society newsletter



Continue reading ...
 

DaySpring Cards

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 28, 2011, In : Greeting Cards 
DaySpring Cards
PAY: $60

At DaySpring we are committed to the publication of greeting cards as a ministry. We believe the ministry of our cards is found in the truth of Scripture and in the heart of God. We see greeting cards as tools to help Christians communicate their hearts and God’s heart to the hearts of others. The quality of our cards is meant to enhance the presentation of its message. It is our purpose to create greeting cards that are relevant, meet specific needs, help e...

Continue reading ...
 

Snapdragon Group Needs Romantic Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, In : Christian Publisher 

Snapdragon Group is in need of romantic stories, fiction or nonfiction, contemporary if possible, for a compilation we are doing for Christian publisher, Waterbrook Press. Five stories will be selected for the book. The stories should be 600-800 words. They can be in first person or third person. We are looking for stories that are well-written and have some unusual element. If your story is selected you will be paid a permission fee of $50 by the publisher, and you will retain complete right...


Continue reading ...
 

Mutabilis Press poetry anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, In : Poetry Anthology 
Mutabilis Press, a non-profit literary press based in Houston, Texas, seeks well-crafted, imaginative poetry for an upcoming anthology on the following theme:  “Given our noisy marketplace of beliefs, how or where can the sacred be found?”  Poets who have a connection with the states of Texas or Louisiana, by birth, residency and/or employment, are eligible to submit their poetry for consideration.  Reading through April 2011, publication December 2011.  For complete details, guidelines a...

Continue reading ...
 

Encounters with the Other Side: True Stories of Supernatural Experiences

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
James Stuart Bell is putting together a volume tentatively titled, Encounters with the Other Side: True Stories of Supernatural Experiences.
 
The supernatural realm consisting of God and His angels, as well as evil spirits, is ever present in our midst. On rare occasions this realm becomes visible or we see its direct effects in ways that cannot be explained in the natural realm. These true stories will cover the gamut of supernatural encounters: from supernatural miracles, angelic visitat...

Continue reading ...
 

Hopscotch for Girls

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 23, 2011, In : Children's 
Hopscotch for Girls
 
http://funforkidzmagazines.com/hs_guidelines
 
HOPSCOTCH is a magazine created for girls from 6 to 13 years, with girls 8, 9, and 10 the specific target age. Their point of view is that every young girl deserves the right to be a young girl for a number of years before she becomes a young adult. As a result, HOPSCOTCH looks for articles, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that deal with timeless topics, such as pets, nature, hobbies, science, games, sports, careers, sim...

Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 22, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
Bible Advocate

CURRENT NEEDS: "Theme for 2011: One Bible - One Faith - No Fear. See our site for sub-themes for each issue." Wants feature articles, personal experience articles, fillers, and poetry. Pays an honorarium - $25 per printed magazine page, up to $55, depending on published length; $20 for poetry. See current themes list and deadlines at:
http://baonline.org/images/Themes%202011.pdf 

See current writers guidelines at: http://baonline.org/images/Writer's%20Guidelines%202009-08.pdf
 ...

Continue reading ...
 

Room Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 21, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
 
Room Magazine

http://www.roommagazine.com/

Postmark Deadlines: May 15 (siblings issue), August 31 (journeys issue)
Room Magazine, Canada's oldest literary magazine by and about women, seeks submissions of poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, and artwork for two upcoming themed issues. The deadline is May 15 for the Winter 2011 issue on "Sibling Relationships", and August 31 for their 35th anniversary issue, to appear in Spring 2012, with the theme "Journey". See website for formattin...

Continue reading ...
 

2012 MOPS Devotional Seeks Submissions

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
2012 MOPS Devotional Seeks Submissions

Never Alone is a devotional for mothers underscoring God's promise of His presence in her life - all the time. Scheduled for publication by Revell for a Summer release in 2012, Never Alone will be a companion to the 2012 theme book for Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) International.

You are invited to audition devotionals for this special book by sharing your own moments and memories of how God's presence -- or your yearning for it -- impacted or is impacti...
Continue reading ...
 

Dallas Poets Community Fifth Annual Chapbook Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, In : Contest 
DALLAS POETS COMMUNITY FIFTH ANNUAL CHAPBOOK COMPETITION
http://www.dallaspoets.org/

$15 ENTRY FEE
Accepting entries through April 30. Please send 18 to 20 pages of poetry with two title pages: one with name and contact information and one with title only. Winner gets $200 and 30 copies of his/her chapbook. Send to Dallas Poets Community Chapbook Contest, P.O. Box 700865, Dallas, TX 75370. Additional copies of the chapbook will be sent to Illya's Honey subscribers and contributors to its current...

Continue reading ...
 

2011 Hillerman Mystery Novel Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 18, 2011, In : Contest 
2011 Hillerman Mystery Novel Competition
 
All manuscripts submitted must be original, previously unpublished works of book length (no less than 220 typewritten pages or approximately 60,000 words) written in the English language by the entrant. Murder or another serious crime or crimes must be at the heart of the story and emphasis is on the solution rather than the details of the crime. The story's primary setting is the Southwestern United States, including at least one of the following ...

Continue reading ...
 

Windhover: A Journal of Christian Literature

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 17, 2011, In : Literary Journal 

Windhover: A Journal of Christian Literature

http://undergrad.umhb.edu/humanities/windhover-journal
Windhover is devoted to promoting writers and literature with a Christian perspective. The journal accepts a broad definition of that perspective while remaining committed to its identity as a journal of Christian literature.
 
The journal accepts unsolicited submissions of poetry, short fiction, non-fiction, and creative non-fiction. Please send no more than four poems per issue. Items lon...

Continue reading ...
 

Wordrunner Electronic Chapbooks

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 16, 2011, In : Book Publisher 
Wordrunner Electronic Chapbooks
 

Wordrunner Electronic Chapbooks publishes quarterly online collections of fiction, poetry or memoir (personal narrative). Collections of poetry by one author will be considered for the summer solstice, 2011 e-chapbook, to be published around June 21. Submissions will be accepted beginning April 1, 2011. Last day to submit is May 31, 2011.

Please submit a minimum of 15 and a maximum of 24 quality poems on any theme. Any style, any length, but no shaped poems, please. There is no fee for s...


Continue reading ...
 

The Right to God, From Everyday People

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 15, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
The Right to God, From Everyday People
http://www.righttogod.com/SubmissionsForBook.html

The Right to God, From Everyday People is your story. The editors are looking for honest stories of personal spiritual connection. If you're not a writer, let them know you'd like to share, but would like them to work with you. They will pay $25 for all works chosen for this print compilation. They're looking for works that fit within the overall theme of Echoes of the Right to God, from the view of everyda...
Continue reading ...
 

2011 Professional Writers of Prescott Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 14, 2011, In : Contest 
2011 PROFESSIONAL WRITERS OF PRESCOTT WRITING CONTEST
http://www.prescottwriters.com/category/contests/
---
$10 ENTRY FEE
The following prizes will be awarded in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry: First place, $100, second place $50, third place $25. Winners will be announced by September 30th. The names will be published in the PWP newsletter and on the PWP website, as well in general publicity and media. Winners will also be invited to read their entries at the November PWP meeting in Prescott, A...

Continue reading ...
 

74th Annual Ohio Poetry Day Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, In : Contest 
Seventy-fourth Annual Ohio Poetry Day Contest
 
Deadline: May 31, 20111
 
Eligibility for all contests consists of payment of a single $10 fee sent with the poems and entry blank. For one $10 fee, you may enter up to 26 poetry contests with prizes ranging from $5 to $100, each category giving 3 awards.
 
I could not find a web site for this contest, but they sent me the guidelines and I have attached them to this email. If you have any difficulty opening or reading the guidelines, let ...

Continue reading ...
 

Telling Our Stories Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Telling Our Stories Press
 
http://tellingourstoriespress.com/pb/wp_ff7ee108/wp_ff7ee108.html

This publisher showcases the art of literary personal narratives and encourages storytelling via reflection and self-analysis. They accept submissions of memoirs from 100 words to 50 pages, for inclusion in anthologies or publication as a stand-alone chapbook.
 
from: www.winningwriters.com




Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup: Marriage and Married Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 11, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup: Marriage and Married Life
www.chickensoup.com

Whether you are newly married or have been married for years and years, the stories in this book will capture your imagination, inspire you, make you laugh and touch your heart. We are looking for stories that will celebrate the commitment two people make when they say their vows. Tell us about your relationship. What makes it work? How did the comfort of your mate guide you through challenging times? What is the most important thi...

Continue reading ...
 

Girls Just Want to Have Fun...Writing!

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 11, 2011, In : Online magazine 
WOW! Women on Writing
 
Call for Queries: Girls Just Want to Have Fun...Writing!: Do you enjoy your writing life? What do you love about it? What brings you joy that you can teach others? We want to bring the fun back into writing! Ideas include: "The Girl's Guide to..."; interviews with popular chicklit authors; interviews with editors of women-focused magazines; and...? This theme is open to interpretation, and we can't wait to hear your ideas.

Also, if you queried us in the past and it d...

Continue reading ...
 

Hartline Literary Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Literary Agency 
HARTLINE LITERARY AGENCY
http://www.hartlineliterary.com/
The Hartline Literary Agency offers expert representation for authors writing both fiction and non-fiction for the inspirational and mainstream markets. Our authors write primarily from a Christian World View.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com


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Whatever Lovely

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 9, 2011, In : Online magazine 

Issue 3 Whatever Lovely Now available

http://hshighlights.com/whateverlovely/mail/issues/issue3.pdf
Whatever Lovely would really love for you to send photos and a short write up about items that you have had in your family for years and treasure…..stories of miracles and sweet memories (but not about death or dying or grandmas; we have too many of those)….. memories of trips or events or things would be better.  Send them to highlightsfreebird@yahoo.com   
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Berry Blue Haiku Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 9, 2011, In : Children's 
Berry Blue Haiku Anthology
 
http://cobaltcrowproductions.blogspot.com/2009/12/berry-blue-haiku.html
 
First deadline: May 31, 2011
 

Submissions for their first anthology, due out in April 2012, are now open.

 
They are open to all types of haiku: nature with a seasonal word (kigo), modern, human haiku (often called senryu), fun haiku, as well as haiga. This anthology will be haiku written by adults for children up to age 13.

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Hallmark Cards: Life is Funny!

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 8, 2011, In : Contest 
Hallmark Cards Greeting Card Competition: Life is Funny!
 
Wanted: Funny birthday cards featuring photos from your life.
 
Rule #1: Make it funny.
Rule #2: Make it a photo.
Rule #3: Write a birthday message that works for a guy, gal, or anyone.
 
http://www.hallmarkcontests.com/page/CONTESTS/contest/LifeisFunny/
 
Accepting submissions April 4 - 24, 2011.



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Thin Threads of Teens and Young Adults

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 7, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
THIN THREADS
http://www.thinthreads.com/submit.php
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Kiwi Publishing is looking for true, inspirational stories of 1,200 words or less that will make readers laugh, cry, or sigh. Stories should be positive, universal, and non-controversial. The "point" or "message" should be evident without preaching. No essays, commentaries, tributes, philosophical or biographical pieces will be accepted. Should your story be selected and be included in one of the Thin Thread book series, a permission fee of ...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love
 
www.chickensoup.com

There is such a universal connection between food and love - both the romantic kind of love and the comforting kind of love between family members and friends. There is that delectable feeling that certain aromas and tastes stir up in your memory and imagination. We are looking for savory, sweet, sometimes spicy, mouthwatering, succulent, and tasty stories on how food and love together played a flavorful part in your life. You...

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The Mountain Heritage Literary Festival Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 5, 2011, In : Contest 
THE MOUNTAIN HERITAGE LITERARY FESTIVAL CONTEST
http://www.lmunet.edu/mhlf/guide.shtml

$10 ENTRY FEE
The Mountain Heritage Literary Festival at Lincoln Memorial University announces its fourth annual writing competition. Prize amounts of $150 for first place, $75 for second place and $50 for third place are awarded in each category.

Deadline May 20, 2011.
 
The Jesse Stuart Prize for Young Adult Fiction: Entries for this prize are limited to no more than 2,000 words and may not be en...

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The Other Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 4, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
The Other Journal
Call for Creative Submissions

http://www.theotherjournal.com/info.php?page=submissions

The Other Journal welcomes the submission of critical essays, reviews, creative writing, and visual or performance art that encounter life through the lens of theology and culture; they seek pieces that consider the interaction of faith with contemporary life, art, politics, sexuality, technology, economics, and social justice. They are particularly interested in works which present creative,...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Happiness

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 3, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Happiness
101 Stories about Finding Your Purpose, Passion, and Joy

Everyone wants to be happy but sometimes we need a little help finding our own path to happiness. What has worked for you? How have you found happiness in your life? Share your non-fiction stories about how you found purpose, passion, and/or joy in your life. Stories can be serious or funny, but definitely inspirational. Attitude adjustments, finding contentment and gratitude, a new way of ...
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RUMINATE Magazine now accepting essays or short fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 2, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
RUMINATE Magazine is now accepting submissions for Issue 21.
For this issue we are looking for essays or short fiction.
To submit please visit www.ruminatemagazine.org.
The deadline for submissions is May 15th.
Please e-mail me at
stephanieaev@gmail.comif you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Stephanie Visscher
RUMINATE Staff



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Ruminate Magazine: Janet McCabe Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 2, 2011, In : Contest 

Ruminate Magazine is now accepting entries for its annual Janet McCabe Poetry Prize. The entry fee is $15 and a prize of $1000 will be awarded to the winner as well as publication in the Fall 2011 Issue for the winning poem and runner-up poem. The deadline is May 1. For more information, please visit http://www.ruminatemagazine.org/contests/janet-mccabe-poetry-prize.html

Founded in 2006, Ruminate is a quarterly magazine of short stories, poetry, creative nonfiction, and visual art that reson...


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Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Contest 
ARKANSAS WRITERS CONFERENCE CONTEST
http://www.arkansaswritersconference.org/2.html
http://www.arkansaswritersconference.org/5.html

$10 ENTRY FEE ENTITLES APPLICANT TO ENTER AS MANY CATEGORIES AS DESIRED - DOES NOT INCLUDE CONFERENCE FEE. Thirty categories and many genre and types of contests. Prizes pay from $10-$150. Three winners in each category.
 
Deadline: April 30, 2011. 
 
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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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