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Browsing Archive: February, 2011

Big Fish Online Contest: The Lyric Essay

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 28, 2011, In : Contest 
BIG FISH ONLINE CONTEST: THE LYRIC ESSAY
http://www.cutbankonline.org/page/contests

$9 ENTRY FEE
Open March  1 - April 1, 2011. The contest focuses on the lyric essay, self-referential works, and writers on writing. A prize of $200 and online publication given for the best piece of writing that we receive. The contest winner will be chosen by the CutBank editorial staff and announced on our website on May 1. All submissions will be considered for both online...

Continue reading ...
 

Lucid Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 27, 2011, In : Online magazine 
Lucid Magazine
 
 
Online Christian magazines features articles, poetry, book reviews, evangelism/missions, current events, Christian living, leadership, ministry, and politics.
 
Editor Casey Cease says, "We are open to submissions to the magazine.  Any interested writer can send submissions to: editor@lucidmagazine.com "Read the magazine online to get an idea of the content. If you have questions about guidelines, email the editor.

...

Continue reading ...
 

Sylvan Dell Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 26, 2011, In : Children's 
SYLVAN DELL PUBLISHING
http://www.sylvandellpublishing.com/index.php
---
Sylvan Dell Publishing publishes educational award-winning picture books that integrate Science, Math, and Geography through literature. The picture books that they publish are usually, but not always, fictional stories that relate to animals, nature, the environment, and science. All books subtly convey an educational theme through a warm story that is fun to read and that will grab a child's attention. Each book has a thr...

Continue reading ...
 

5-Minute Memoir: Tales From the Writing Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 25, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
This just in from Writer's Digest Managing Editor Zachary Petit (see http://bit.ly/f0HP8W): "We've got news on something I'm nerdily thrilled about - the new recurring section in the InkWell department of Writer's Digest magazine: 5-Minute Memoir. Subtitled 'Tales From the Writing Life,' 5-Minute Memoir is exactly what it sounds like - a personal essay on some facet of the writing life, be it a narrative or a reflection, pensive, touching or hilarious." Check the link for details and submissi...

Continue reading ...
 

Foley Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 24, 2011, In : Contest 
Foley Poetry Prize
 
Deadline: March 31, 2011
 
Recommended free contest from the Jesuit magazine 'America' offers $1,000 and publication for a poem of 30 lines or less. (Past winning poems have touched on morally significant issues, but have not been "religious" poetry in the conventional sense.) No simultaneous submissions.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Country

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 23, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
COUNTRY
http://www.country-magazine.com/guidelines.asp

Country is for people who "live in or long for the country." Our content reflects the rural lifestyle with relaxed, conversational writing and top-quality photography. We showcase the benefits and pleasures of country life, the beauty of rural America and folks with interesting tales to tell. All freelance material is considered on a speculative basis unless a specific assignment is made. We pay, upon publication, $250 for any story that ru...
Continue reading ...
 

Telling Tales: A Literary Memoir Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 22, 2011, In : Contest 
TELLING TALES: A LITERARY MEMOIR WRITING CONTEST
http://www.talesfromthesouth.com/Telling_Tales.pdf
---
NO ENTRY FEE
2011 Arkansas Literary Festival and the William Laman Public Library seek great true stories. The top three stories receive $100, and the writers will read their winning story on the internationally-syndicated radio show at Starving Artist Cafe in North Little Rock. Writers must live in or be from Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Alabama. Stories must be in first person a...

Continue reading ...
 

Writecorner Press Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 21, 2011, In : Contest 
Writecorner Press Poetry Prize

Postmark Deadline: March 31
First Place $500; Editors' Choices, $100.
Seeks the best unpublished poems of 40 lines and under. Any style, any theme. Send 2 copies of each poem, with author's name, address, phone, short bio, and email address on only one copy. Make other copy anonymous. Fee: $5 first poem, $3 each additional poem, payable to Writecorner Press.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Now What?

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 20, 2011, In : Christian Online Magazine 
Now What?, P. O. Box 33677, Denver, CO 80233.
Email: nowwhat -at- cog7.org.
Website:
http://nowwhat.cog7.org.
Sherri Langton, Associate Editor. "Now What? is an e-zine aimed at the unchurched that addresses their "felt needs." Each issue centers on a personal experience and sometimes has objective articles related to the topic. Stories show an individual's struggle that either led him to faith in Christ or deepened his relationship with God." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pay...

Continue reading ...
 

Designer Greetings

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 19, 2011, In : Greeting Cards 
DESIGNER GREETINGS
http://designergreetings.com/pages/jobs.html

Specific guidelines for writers, photographers and artists vary as we have many different card lines. We produce humorous and traditional cards as well as all holidays. We are always interested in new markets and new ideas. Our greeting card line, with its range of styles from traditional to alternative, will move you, amuse you or make you laugh out loud.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 18, 2011, In : Contest 
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest
 
THE GERTRUDE DOLE MEMORIAL AWARD
 
Deadline:  March 15
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
Poems must NOT have been previously published or have won ANY prize.
 
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...

Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers 2011 First Bi-Monthly Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 17, 2011, In : Contest 
SouthWest Writers 2011 First Bi-Monthly Writing Contest
http://southwestwriters.com/contestBiMonthlyCurrent.php

Submit the opening two pages of a memoir, the intial hook, no longer than 500 words.
Postmark deadline: February 28, 2011. Please note if you grant publication permission.
All entries $10. Prizes: $150/1st prize; $50/2nd prize; $25/3rd prize.

Mail Entries to:
SWW Bi-Monthly Contest
3721 Morris St. NE, Ste A
Albuquerque, NM  87111


Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers 2011 First Bi-Monthly Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 17, 2011, In : Contest 

SouthWest Writers 2011 First Bi-Monthly Writing Contest

http://southwestwriters.com/contestBiMonthlyCurrent.php

 

Submit the opening two pages of a memoir, the initial hook, no longer than 500 words.

Postmark deadline: February 28, 2011. Please note if you grant publication permission.

All entries $10. Prizes: $150/1st prize; $50/2nd prize; $25/3rd prize.

 

Mail Entries to:
SWW Bi-Monthly Contest
3721 Morris St. NE
, Ste A
Albuquerque, NM 87111



Continue reading ...
 

Mississippi Valley Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 16, 2011, In : Contest 
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY POETRY CONTEST
http://www.midwestwritingcenter.org/WhatWeDo/MCVP2011.htm

ENTRY FEE $9 for up to three poems; $2 for each additional poem.

Deadline March 31, 2011. Prizes will be given in two categories: National and Regional (for poets residing in the Northern Mississsippi Valley Region states of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin). First, second, and third place prizes for each category are as follows: $250, $175, and $100; the regional contest winner will als...

Continue reading ...
 

Gemini Magazine Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, In : Contest 
GEMINI MAGAZINE SHORT STORY CONTEST
http://www.gemini-magazine.com/contest.html

$4 ENTRY FEE
Gemini Magazine is pleased to announce its 2011 Short Story Contest featuring a grand prize of $1,000. Absolutely no restrictions on content, style, genre or length--just send your best. Second place wins $100 and there will also be three honorable mentions. All five finalists will be published in the June 2011 issue.
Deadline: March 31, 2011.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com



Continue reading ...
 

9th Annual One-Page Poem Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 14, 2011, In : Contest 
9th ANNUAL ONE-PAGE POEM CONTEST
http://saturdaywriters.blogspot.com/search?q=one+page+poem

$5 ENTRY FEE
Any style, subject, form allowed (no porn or gore.) Wow us in one page. One poem per single-spaced page. No identification on entries. Attach separate cover sheet with title, name, address, e-mail and phone number. Two Copies Per Entry!

Checks payable to: Saturday Writers. Mail FLAT, not folded, to: Saturday Writers Poetry Contest, PO Box 2093, St. Peters, MO 63376. Poems must be unpublishe...

Continue reading ...
 

Contrary

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 13, 2011, In : Online magazine 
CONTRARY
http://www.contrarymagazine.com/

Spring deadline is March 1, 2011. Pays $20 per author per issue for poetry, commentary, and fiction. An online magazine that expresses contrarities that otherwise might go unexpressed.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com




Continue reading ...
 

Highlights for Children Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 12, 2011, In : Children's 
HIGHLIGHTS FOR CHILDREN
http://www.highlights.com/contributor-guidelines

Fiction - Stories for younger readers (ages three to seven) should have 500 words or fewer and should not seem babyish to older readers. Stories for older readers (ages eight to twelve) should have 800 words or fewer and should be appealing to
younger readers if read aloud. Pays $150.
Rebus - Geared toward beginning readers, rebuses should feature a variety of familiar words that can easily be shown as pictures. Should ha...

Continue reading ...
 

Poemeleon: A Journal of Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 11, 2011, In : Poetry Anthology 
Poemeleon: A Journal of Poetry
 
http://www.poemeleon.org/guidelines/
We are now accepting submissions for our next issue, Volume V Issue 2, The Open Issue, to be launched June 2011. Unlike past issues, The Open Issue is not focused on any one particular kind of poetry but instead will strive to include as wide a variety as possible. Please send only your best work, any length, any style.
 
Deadline for this issue: March 31, 2011
Expect a response within 1 - 3 months after close of subm...

Continue reading ...
 

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 10, 2011, In : Contest 
The 19th annual Tom Howard/John H. Reid Short Story Contest sponsored by Tom Howard Books. Any type of original short story, essay or other work of prose is eligible. Prizes totaling $5,550 will be awarded, including a top prize of $3,000.
 
Deadline - March 31, 2011    Reading Fee: $15 per entry

What to Submit
Short stories, essays or other works of prose, up to 5,000 words each. There are no restrictions on style or theme. Each entry should be your own original work. You may submit the s...

Continue reading ...
 

The Threepenny Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
The Threepenny Review reopens to submissions in January, at which point it will also begin allowing online submissions through a new submission system. No simultaneous submissions. Pays: "At present *The Threepenny Review* is paying $400 per story or article, $200 per poem or Table Talk piece." More details at: http://www.threepennyreview.com/submissions.html
 
from: http://erikadreifus.com/blogs/practicing-writing


Continue reading ...
 

Thin Threads of Women and Friendship

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 8, 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 evidentwithout 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 ...
 

Silver Boomer Books: A Patriotic/Military Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 7, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Silver Boomer Books: A Patriotic/Military Anthology
 
http://silverboomerbooks.com/submissions.html
 
As the United States and other countries prepare to observe the tenth anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks, our thoughts go to the brave military members who serve our nations at home and abroad and those who also serve by waiting faithfully and supporting the military members with calls, letters, care packages, and other expressions of love and appreciation during times of deploymen...

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Foster City International Writer's Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 6, 2011, In : Contest 
FOSTER CITY INTERNATIONAL WRITER'S CONTEST
http://bwstore.biz/foster/categoriesinfo.html

$10 ENTRY FEE
First Place: $150. Second Place: $75. Deadline March 11.
 
Prizes to be awarded in the following five categories:
FICTION:  Personal experiences developed as fiction have proven to be popular favorites in this category. Not to exceed 3,000 words max.
HUMOROUS STORY:  Fictional or not, the story should be satirical, funny, whimsical, or joyous. 3,000 words max.
CHILDREN'S STORY:  Fictio...

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Bad Austen - Get Your "Bad" Jane Austen Parody Published

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 5, 2011, In : Fiction Anthology 
Bad Austen – Get Your “Bad” Jane Austen Parody Published!

Join the esteemable company of Ms. Jane Austen! In the tradition of the Bulwer Lytton Contest and the Bad Hemingway and Bad Faulkner contests, here’s your chance to pen a scene of a “classic” novel Jane Austen never wrote. How is it done?

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Lucid Books Publishing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 4, 2011, In : Contest 

Welcome to the Lucid Books Publishing Contest!

Entries will be accepted during the month of February and the finalists will be announced in mid-March. The First Place winner will have their book published at zero cost and receive the same great royalties package that every one of our authors receive, a $5,000 value!  Second place will win $1,500 off a publishing deal with us. All who enter will receive some goodies worth way more than the entrance fee. The winners will have up to 1-year to c...

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Women on Writing Winter Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 3, 2011, In : Contest 
Women on Writing Winter FLASH FICTION CONTEST
http://www.wow-womenonwriting.com/contest.php
 
OVERVIEW: 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 (upper ...

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Hallmark Cards: Maxine's Crabby Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 2, 2011, In : Greeting Cards 
Hallmark Cards: Maxine's Crabby Contest
 
OK - Here's the deal. You all know somebody who looks like "Maxine". Heck, it might even be you. Take a snapshot of that person dressed up like Maxine. Make it a Birthday, Hang in There, or Get Well card that sounds like something she'd say, and send it our way.
 
Deadline: February 20, 2011.
 
http://www.hallmarkcontests.com/index.cfm



Continue reading ...
 

Young Christian Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 1, 2011, In : Contest 
YOUNG CHRISTIAN SHORT STORY CONTEST
http://www.livinglightspublishing.com/p/about-contest.html

Cost: $15 entry fee 
 
THEME: In today's world, we see economic hardship and other troubles all around us, whether in Europe, North America, or the developing world.  How has your faith grown through difficult situations and hard times?  How has God helped you or your family with a particular great need?  Judges will be looking for well-written, heart-warming, realistic stories that portray the impo...

Continue reading ...
 
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Browsing Archive: February, 2011

Big Fish Online Contest: The Lyric Essay

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 28, 2011, In : Contest 
BIG FISH ONLINE CONTEST: THE LYRIC ESSAY
http://www.cutbankonline.org/page/contests

$9 ENTRY FEE
Open March  1 - April 1, 2011. The contest focuses on the lyric essay, self-referential works, and writers on writing. A prize of $200 and online publication given for the best piece of writing that we receive. The contest winner will be chosen by the CutBank editorial staff and announced on our website on May 1. All submissions will be considered for both online...

Continue reading ...
 

Lucid Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 27, 2011, In : Online magazine 
Lucid Magazine
 
 
Online Christian magazines features articles, poetry, book reviews, evangelism/missions, current events, Christian living, leadership, ministry, and politics.
 
Editor Casey Cease says, "We are open to submissions to the magazine.  Any interested writer can send submissions to: editor@lucidmagazine.com "Read the magazine online to get an idea of the content. If you have questions about guidelines, email the editor.

...

Continue reading ...
 

Sylvan Dell Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 26, 2011, In : Children's 
SYLVAN DELL PUBLISHING
http://www.sylvandellpublishing.com/index.php
---
Sylvan Dell Publishing publishes educational award-winning picture books that integrate Science, Math, and Geography through literature. The picture books that they publish are usually, but not always, fictional stories that relate to animals, nature, the environment, and science. All books subtly convey an educational theme through a warm story that is fun to read and that will grab a child's attention. Each book has a thr...

Continue reading ...
 

5-Minute Memoir: Tales From the Writing Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 25, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
This just in from Writer's Digest Managing Editor Zachary Petit (see http://bit.ly/f0HP8W): "We've got news on something I'm nerdily thrilled about - the new recurring section in the InkWell department of Writer's Digest magazine: 5-Minute Memoir. Subtitled 'Tales From the Writing Life,' 5-Minute Memoir is exactly what it sounds like - a personal essay on some facet of the writing life, be it a narrative or a reflection, pensive, touching or hilarious." Check the link for details and submissi...

Continue reading ...
 

Foley Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 24, 2011, In : Contest 
Foley Poetry Prize
http://www.americamagazine.org/content/article.cfm?article_id=10540
 
Deadline: March 31, 2011
 
Recommended free contest from the Jesuit magazine 'America' offers $1,000 and publication for a poem of 30 lines or less. (Past winning poems have touched on morally significant issues, but have not been "religious" poetry in the conventional sense.) No simultaneous submissions.
 
from: www.winningwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Country

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 23, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
COUNTRY
http://www.country-magazine.com/guidelines.asp

Country is for people who "live in or long for the country." Our content reflects the rural lifestyle with relaxed, conversational writing and top-quality photography. We showcase the benefits and pleasures of country life, the beauty of rural America and folks with interesting tales to tell. All freelance material is considered on a speculative basis unless a specific assignment is made. We pay, upon publication, $250 for any story that ru...
Continue reading ...
 

Telling Tales: A Literary Memoir Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 22, 2011, In : Contest 
TELLING TALES: A LITERARY MEMOIR WRITING CONTEST
http://www.talesfromthesouth.com/Telling_Tales.pdf
---
NO ENTRY FEE
2011 Arkansas Literary Festival and the William Laman Public Library seek great true stories. The top three stories receive $100, and the writers will read their winning story on the internationally-syndicated radio show at Starving Artist Cafe in North Little Rock. Writers must live in or be from Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Alabama. Stories must be in first person a...

Continue reading ...
 

Writecorner Press Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 21, 2011, In : Contest 
Writecorner Press Poetry Prize
http://www.writecorner.com/poetry_guidelines.asp

Postmark Deadline: March 31
First Place $500; Editors' Choices, $100.
Seeks the best unpublished poems of 40 lines and under. Any style, any theme. Send 2 copies of each poem, with author's name, address, phone, short bio, and email address on only one copy. Make other copy anonymous. Fee: $5 first poem, $3 each additional poem, payable to Writecorner Press.
 
from: www.winningwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Now What?

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 20, 2011, In : Christian Online Magazine 
Now What?, P. O. Box 33677, Denver, CO 80233.
Email: nowwhat -at- cog7.org.
Website:
http://nowwhat.cog7.org.
Sherri Langton, Associate Editor. "Now What? is an e-zine aimed at the unchurched that addresses their "felt needs." Each issue centers on a personal experience and sometimes has objective articles related to the topic. Stories show an individual's struggle that either led him to faith in Christ or deepened his relationship with God." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pay...

Continue reading ...
 

Designer Greetings

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 19, 2011, In : Greeting Cards 
DESIGNER GREETINGS
http://designergreetings.com/pages/jobs.html

Specific guidelines for writers, photographers and artists vary as we have many different card lines. We produce humorous and traditional cards as well as all holidays. We are always interested in new markets and new ideas. Our greeting card line, with its range of styles from traditional to alternative, will move you, amuse you or make you laugh out loud.
 
from: www.fundsforwriter.com


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 18, 2011, In : Contest 
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html
 
THE GERTRUDE DOLE MEMORIAL AWARD
 
Deadline:  March 15
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
Poems must NOT have been previously published or have won ANY prize.
 
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...

Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers 2011 First Bi-Monthly Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 17, 2011, In : Contest 
SouthWest Writers 2011 First Bi-Monthly Writing Contest
http://southwestwriters.com/contestBiMonthlyCurrent.php

Submit the opening two pages of a memoir, the intial hook, no longer than 500 words.
Postmark deadline: February 28, 2011. Please note if you grant publication permission.
All entries $10. Prizes: $150/1st prize; $50/2nd prize; $25/3rd prize.

Mail Entries to:
SWW Bi-Monthly Contest
3721 Morris St. NE, Ste A
Albuquerque, NM  87111


Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers 2011 First Bi-Monthly Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 17, 2011, In : Contest 

SouthWest Writers 2011 First Bi-Monthly Writing Contest

http://southwestwriters.com/contestBiMonthlyCurrent.php

 

Submit the opening two pages of a memoir, the initial hook, no longer than 500 words.

Postmark deadline: February 28, 2011. Please note if you grant publication permission.

All entries $10. Prizes: $150/1st prize; $50/2nd prize; $25/3rd prize.

 

Mail Entries to:
SWW Bi-Monthly Contest
3721 Morris St. NE
, Ste A
Albuquerque, NM 87111



Continue reading ...
 

Mississippi Valley Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 16, 2011, In : Contest 
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY POETRY CONTEST
http://www.midwestwritingcenter.org/WhatWeDo/MCVP2011.htm

ENTRY FEE $9 for up to three poems; $2 for each additional poem.

Deadline March 31, 2011. Prizes will be given in two categories: National and Regional (for poets residing in the Northern Mississsippi Valley Region states of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin). First, second, and third place prizes for each category are as follows: $250, $175, and $100; the regional contest winner will als...

Continue reading ...
 

Gemini Magazine Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, In : Contest 
GEMINI MAGAZINE SHORT STORY CONTEST
http://www.gemini-magazine.com/contest.html

$4 ENTRY FEE
Gemini Magazine is pleased to announce its 2011 Short Story Contest featuring a grand prize of $1,000. Absolutely no restrictions on content, style, genre or length--just send your best. Second place wins $100 and there will also be three honorable mentions. All five finalists will be published in the June 2011 issue.
Deadline: March 31, 2011.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com



Continue reading ...
 

9th Annual One-Page Poem Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 14, 2011, In : Contest 
9th ANNUAL ONE-PAGE POEM CONTEST
http://saturdaywriters.blogspot.com/search?q=one+page+poem

$5 ENTRY FEE
Any style, subject, form allowed (no porn or gore.) Wow us in one page. One poem per single-spaced page. No identification on entries. Attach separate cover sheet with title, name, address, e-mail and phone number. Two Copies Per Entry!

Checks payable to: Saturday Writers. Mail FLAT, not folded, to: Saturday Writers Poetry Contest, PO Box 2093, St. Peters, MO 63376. Poems must be unpublishe...

Continue reading ...
 

Contrary

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 13, 2011, In : Online magazine 
CONTRARY
http://www.contrarymagazine.com/

Spring deadline is March 1, 2011. Pays $20 per author per issue for poetry, commentary, and fiction. An online magazine that expresses contrarities that otherwise might go unexpressed.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com




Continue reading ...
 

Highlights for Children Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 12, 2011, In : Children's 
HIGHLIGHTS FOR CHILDREN
http://www.highlights.com/contributor-guidelines

Fiction - Stories for younger readers (ages three to seven) should have 500 words or fewer and should not seem babyish to older readers. Stories for older readers (ages eight to twelve) should have 800 words or fewer and should be appealing to
younger readers if read aloud. Pays $150.
Rebus - Geared toward beginning readers, rebuses should feature a variety of familiar words that can easily be shown as pictures. Should ha...

Continue reading ...
 

Poemeleon: A Journal of Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 11, 2011, In : Poetry Anthology 
Poemeleon: A Journal of Poetry
 
http://www.poemeleon.org/guidelines/
We are now accepting submissions for our next issue, Volume V Issue 2, The Open Issue, to be launched June 2011. Unlike past issues, The Open Issue is not focused on any one particular kind of poetry but instead will strive to include as wide a variety as possible. Please send only your best work, any length, any style.
 
Deadline for this issue: March 31, 2011
Expect a response within 1 - 3 months after close of subm...

Continue reading ...
 

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 10, 2011, In : Contest 
The 19th annual Tom Howard/John H. Reid Short Story Contest sponsored by Tom Howard Books. Any type of original short story, essay or other work of prose is eligible. Prizes totaling $5,550 will be awarded, including a top prize of $3,000.
 
Deadline - March 31, 2011    Reading Fee: $15 per entry

What to Submit
Short stories, essays or other works of prose, up to 5,000 words each. There are no restrictions on style or theme. Each entry should be your own original work. You may submit the s...

Continue reading ...
 

The Threepenny Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
The Threepenny Review reopens to submissions in January, at which point it will also begin allowing online submissions through a new submission system. No simultaneous submissions. Pays: "At present *The Threepenny Review* is paying $400 per story or article, $200 per poem or Table Talk piece." More details at: http://www.threepennyreview.com/submissions.html
 
from: http://erikadreifus.com/blogs/practicing-writing


Continue reading ...
 

Thin Threads of Women and Friendship

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 8, 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 evidentwithout 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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Silver Boomer Books: A Patriotic/Military Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 7, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Silver Boomer Books: A Patriotic/Military Anthology
 
http://silverboomerbooks.com/submissions.html
 
As the United States and other countries prepare to observe the tenth anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks, our thoughts go to the brave military members who serve our nations at home and abroad and those who also serve by waiting faithfully and supporting the military members with calls, letters, care packages, and other expressions of love and appreciation during times of deploymen...

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Foster City International Writer's Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 6, 2011, In : Contest 
FOSTER CITY INTERNATIONAL WRITER'S CONTEST
http://bwstore.biz/foster/categoriesinfo.html

$10 ENTRY FEE
First Place: $150. Second Place: $75. Deadline March 11.
 
Prizes to be awarded in the following five categories:
FICTION:  Personal experiences developed as fiction have proven to be popular favorites in this category. Not to exceed 3,000 words max.
HUMOROUS STORY:  Fictional or not, the story should be satirical, funny, whimsical, or joyous. 3,000 words max.
CHILDREN'S STORY:  Fictio...

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Bad Austen - Get Your "Bad" Jane Austen Parody Published

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 5, 2011, In : Fiction Anthology 
Bad Austen – Get Your “Bad” Jane Austen Parody Published!

Join the esteemable company of Ms. Jane Austen! In the tradition of the Bulwer Lytton Contest and the Bad Hemingway and Bad Faulkner contests, here’s your chance to pen a scene of a “classic” novel Jane Austen never wrote. How is it done?

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Lucid Books Publishing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 4, 2011, In : Contest 

Welcome to the Lucid Books Publishing Contest!

Entries will be accepted during the month of February and the finalists will be announced in mid-March. The First Place winner will have their book published at zero cost and receive the same great royalties package that every one of our authors receive, a $5,000 value!  Second place will win $1,500 off a publishing deal with us. All who enter will receive some goodies worth way more than the entrance fee. The winners will have up to 1-year to c...

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Women on Writing Winter Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 3, 2011, In : Contest 
Women on Writing Winter FLASH FICTION CONTEST
http://www.wow-womenonwriting.com/contest.php
 
OVERVIEW: 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 (upper ...

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Hallmark Cards: Maxine's Crabby Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 2, 2011, In : Greeting Cards 
Hallmark Cards: Maxine's Crabby Contest
 
OK - Here's the deal. You all know somebody who looks like "Maxine". Heck, it might even be you. Take a snapshot of that person dressed up like Maxine. Make it a Birthday, Hang in There, or Get Well card that sounds like something she'd say, and send it our way.
 
Deadline: February 20, 2011.
 
http://www.hallmarkcontests.com/index.cfm



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Young Christian Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 1, 2011, In : Contest 
YOUNG CHRISTIAN SHORT STORY CONTEST
http://www.livinglightspublishing.com/p/about-contest.html

Cost: $15 entry fee 
 
THEME: In today's world, we see economic hardship and other troubles all around us, whether in Europe, North America, or the developing world.  How has your faith grown through difficult situations and hard times?  How has God helped you or your family with a particular great need?  Judges will be looking for well-written, heart-warming, realistic stories that portray the impo...

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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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