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Browsing Archive: January, 2011

Pell City Pens Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 31, 2011, In : Contest 
PELL CITY PENS CONTEST
http://pellcity.submishmash.com/Submit

ENTRY FEES $7-$12
Deadline March 15, 2011. 1st Place: $150. 2nd Place: $75. 3rd Place: $40. Up to three honorable mentions. Contest open to all adult writers - international. Entries must be in English, original and unpublished. That includes Self-Published, eBooks, POD (Print on Demand) and Internet (your website or blog, or anyone else's website or blog).
 
Essay - 2,000 words max.
Short story - 2,500 words max.
First Chapte...

Continue reading ...
 

Angelnook Seeking True Angel Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 30, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
ANGELNOOK SEEKING TRUE ANGEL STORIES

Angelnook Publishing announces is it seeking submissions of true angel stories for its planned Angel Digest publication.

People all over the world have experienced miraculous encounters with angels. These heartwarming and often inspiring stories will be the crux of Angel Digest's content. The belief in angels crosses nearly all faiths, making this a subject of universal interest to millions of people.

Those who have a true angel story are asked to submit ...

Continue reading ...
 

A Fairy Tale Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 29, 2011, In : Online magazine 
A FAIRY TALE MAGAZINE
http://www.fairytalemagazine.com/p/submissions.html

Submissions for issue one, volume two, will be open starting Feb. 21 at 12 a.m., EST and closed at 11:59 p.m., EST, Feb. 24. "Rumpelstiltskin" is the theme. Subsequent themes and deadlines are as follows; Issue Two, poetry only, "Snow White" theme, submission window opens May 11 at 12 a.m., EST, and closes May 14, 11:59 p.m, EST. Issue Three: "Cinderella" theme, submission window opens at 12 a.m., EST, June 27, and closes...

Continue reading ...
 

Woman's Weekly

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 28, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
WOMEN'S WEEKLY
http://www.goodtoknow.co.uk/family/471247/Woman-s-Weekly-Fiction-Guidelines

Fiction is a vital ingredient of Woman's Weekly, the place where readers can escape and switch off. This doesn't mean predictable plots or old-fashioned romances. Escapism means getting involved in a really gripping tale with believable characters. Above all, we are looking for originality and a wide variety of themes and moods, such as mystery, humour, relationships and family issues, with warmth still ...

Continue reading ...
 

National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 27, 2011, In : Contest 
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest
 
Ends March 15, 2011.
33 categories including: the American South, Heritage, "death by..." Cats, the Rebel Within, the Art of Poetry, the Price of War, Nature, Humor, American Indians, Games, Let the Good Times Roll, Sonnets, Spring, Mountains, Poetry for Children, Wildlife, Music, When Trouble Comes to Visit, Circles or Rings, Learning or Education, the Sea, Unrequited Love, and more. Prizes range from $15 - $500. Entry fee: ...

Continue reading ...
 

Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival Poetry/Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 26, 2011,
WESTMORELAND ARTS & HERITAGE FESTIVAL POETRY/SHORT STORY CONTEST
http://www.artsandheritage.com/Downloads/poetry_and_short_stories_2011_web.pdf
---
$10 ENTRY FEE - 2 poems or 1 story.
Winners' work chosen to be on display at the festival where over 155K patrons my read the writings. Short stories limited to 4,000 words or less. No limit to length of poetry. All genres accepted. Deadline March 15, 2011.
Westmoreland Award for Fiction - $200
Westmoreland Award for Poetry - $200
Poetry prizes - $12...

Continue reading ...
 

Annual Writers-Editors International Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, In : Contest 
Annual Writers-Editors International Writing Competition
 
Nonfiction (Previously Published and Unpublished); Fiction (Short Story and Novel Chapter); Children's Literature; Poetry. Awards: $100, $75, $50. Entry fee: $3–$20. Deadline: March 15, 2011.
http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/Contest_Guidelines/contest_guidelines.htm
 
 

Continue reading ...
 

9th Annual Ukiahaiku Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 24, 2011, In : Contest 
9th Annual Ukiahaiku Competition

Dear Haiku Lovers,

The California town of Ukiah ("haiku" spelled backwards) continues its auspicious association with the venerable tradition of haiku by holding its 9th annual writing competition and festival. Entries can be made between January 1 and March 11, 2011, and a festival for winning poems takes place May 1, 2011.
 
Website Address:..................... http://www.ukiahaiku.org/haiku-guidelines.html
Fee:..........................................$5 ...

Continue reading ...
 

It's All in Her Head

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 23, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
It's All In Her Head: Women Making Peace with Troubled Minds
 
It’s All in Her Head will be a dynamic collection of finely crafted, stigma-busting stories by a diverse group of women who have struggled with a continuum of mental challenges, from dysthymia to full-blown schizophrenia.
 
They are seeking first-person, literary non-fiction essays (please, no poetry) from established writers and talented emerging voices detailing your experience with a mental health issue, and how you’...

Continue reading ...
 

Johnson City Library 3rd Annual Writing Event

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 23, 2011,
Johnson City Library 3rd Annual Writing Event

February 8, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Johnson City, Texas. Speakers are Scott Wiggerman, Suzy Spencer, and April Lurie. Cost is $25 and that includes lunch. For full details, go to
http://christwriters.info/johnson-city-library-3rd-annual-writers-event.php


Continue reading ...
 

Nature Friend Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 21, 2011, In : Children's 
NATURE FRIEND MAGAZINE, USA

Published monthly by Dogwood Ridge Outdoors, a conservative Christian publisher. "We want Nature Friend to be exciting to children. Nature is fascinating when seen up close through the pen of a "ready writer," the brush of a skilled artist, or the lens of a photographer." Pays $0.05 per word for first rights, and $0.03 per word for reprint rights.

Guidelines: http://www.naturefriendmagazine.com/index.pl?linkid=12;class=gen
 
from: www.worldwidefreelance.com



Continue reading ...
 

Carteret Writers 20th Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 20, 2011, In : Contest 
CARTERET WRITERS 20TH ANNUAL CONTEST
http://031a046.netsolhost.com/writingcontest2011.html

ENTRY FEE: $10 per entry for nonmembers. Five categories: fiction, flash fiction, nonfiction, poetry, children's. Cash prizes are awarded in each category: 1st place, $100; 2nd place, $50; 3rd place, $25. Deadline: March 8, 2011 (received by date).
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com



Continue reading ...
 

Oregon State Poetry Association Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 19, 2011, In : Contest 
Oregon State Poetry Association Spring Contest
 

http://tinyurl.com/25fcyf5

 
Poets Choice, Free Verse, Sonnet, New Poets, and Experiemental categories to enter. Prizes range from $20-$50. $4 per poem entry fee. Deadline: March 1, 2011.


Continue reading ...
 

Gallant Greetings

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 18, 2011, In : Greeting Cards 

GALLANT GREETINGS
http://www.gallantgreetings.com/contact.cfm
---
Gallant offers a full selection of cards to cover a wide range of sending situations with the freshest styles and most popular designs, which is just what your customers want in their greeting cards. They have Our Traditional Line, On the Cutting Edge (alternative humor), WoodWinds (very photographic), Inspirational Thoughts (traditional values through religious and inspirational verse), Estrella (Spanish) and Packaged Goods (invi...


Continue reading ...
 

Beneath Ceaseless Skies

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 17, 2011, In : Online magazine 
BENEATH CEASELESS SKIES
http://www.beneath-ceaseless-skies.com/page.php?p=submissions
---
Beneath Ceaseless Skies publishes "literary adventure fantasy": stories with a secondary-world setting and some traditional or classic fantasy feel, but written with a literary approach.We prefer under 10,000 words. No novel serials or excerpts. Pays five cents/word.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com



Continue reading ...
 

Grandparenting Stories Needed

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 16, 2011, In : Poetry Anthology 

GRANDPARENTING STORIES NEEDED

Grandparenting through Obstacles:
Overcoming Family Challenges to
Reach Your Grandkids for Christ

Writer’s Guidelines

Renee Gray-Wilburn and Dianne E. Butts are compiling a new book by, for, and about grandparents. Currently about one-third of all adults are grandparents, and we wish to provide a helpful book filled with encouragement and ideas through true stories of grandparents who have been successful in influencing their grandchildren for the Lord. Besides...

Continue reading ...
 

American Kennel Club Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 15, 2011, In : Contest 
American Kennel Club Fiction Contest The winners receive $500, $250 and $100 and will be published in the AKC Gazette and the AKC Family Dog publications. Entries may involve pure breds or mixed bred dogs. Limit 2,000 words. Deadline January 31, 2011, so don't delay. Only one entry allowed and no entry fee requested.
 
More details at: http://www.akc.org/pubs/fictioncontest/
 
from: www.hopeclark.blogspot.com

Continue reading ...
 

RUMINATE Magazine Nonfiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 14, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
RUMINATE Magazine has a new exciting contest opportunity.

Ruminate is thrilled to announce our first annual Ruminate Nonfiction Prize. The first place story will win a $500 prize and the runner-up will win a $50 prize. The entry deadline is February 1st, 2011 and the finalist judge is award-winning author, Al Haley. (Haley is the published author of Home Ground: Stories of Two Families and the Land and Exotic: A Novel, winner of the John Irving First Novel Award, and his work has been publi...

Continue reading ...
 

Deep River Books Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 13, 2011, In : Contest 
Deep River is giving away $1000 to the winning manuscript submission!
Deep River Books (a Christian self-publisher) is looking for the next bestselling book to publish from a new author. We are offering a $1000 cash prize to the best manuscript submitted and accepted for publishing. We are also offering a $500 award for the second and third place manuscripts accepted in these categories for publication.  “Certificates of Merit” will be awarded for runner up contestants whose manuscripts ...

Continue reading ...
 

Literal Latte Food Verse Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 12, 2011, In : Contest 
Literal Latté Food Verse Contest  
First Prize  $500
  1. Send unpublished poems with food as an ingredient. 2,000 words max. All styles and subjects welcome.
  2. Postmark by January 31st.
  3. Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (optional) — on Cover Page only.
  4. Please put poem titles/first lines on Cover Page as well.
  5. Include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope or Email Address for reply.
  6. Include $10 Reading Fee per set of up to 6 poems — OR —
    $15 Reading Fee for set of 12 poem...

Continue reading ...
 

Untapped

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 11, 2011, In : Christian Online Magazine 
UNTAPPED
http://www.writtenworldcommunications.com/content/untapped_guidelines.html
---
Untapped is a new magazine and book imprint from Written World Communications aimed at the Christian teen and tween, ages 12 -19. We want to talk about what the kids are talking about, giving advice on everything from the Christian answer to dating and life at school to how to get out there and be ACTIVE in faith with true-life stories of mission projects, service ideas, and all the other exciting ways kids a...

Continue reading ...
 

Whatever Lovely Magazine Re-Opens

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 10, 2011, In : Online magazine 

Whatever Lovely Magazine Re-Opens

 
Dear Friends
We are excited that Whatever Lovely Magazine will re-open.  Although we will use our original 6 issues for the first 6 bi monthly, we will be making some changes to each and adding more stories and items to each issue, so make sure you reglance at them.   
 
Also, the first issue is very much the first original issue, but there is a special page about a very special girl named Shannie, who we are helping to raise funds for because she h...


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Children's Brains are Yummy Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 9, 2011, In : Children's 
Children's Brains are Yummy Books, a children's book publisher in Austin, Texas.
 
Starting January 15, they will accept unsolicited manuscript submissions for only fantasy and science fiction picture books. These will be for traditional 32-page picture books for ages 2-5. They are not interested in looking at specialty books, lift-the-flap, or other novelty items. Also, the picture book must either be a fantasy (fairy tales, dragons, fairies, etc.) or a sciene-fiction (time travel, space, ...

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Just for Kids

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 8, 2011, In : Children's 
JUST FOR KIDS
http://just4kidsmagazine.com/writer_guidelines.html
---
Just For Kids Magazine is a magazine designed for families with toddlers to teens, Just 4 Kids Magazine offers wholesome readings that teach about God's love, His Son Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and the Bible. Each issue is built around a specific theme with material that can be used by children in a variety of ways. Scripture stories, fiction, poetry, prayers, art, graphics, puzzles, and activities are included. Submitted a...

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eChook Digital

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 7, 2011, In : E-book 
eChook Digital (http://echook.com/submissions/) publishes short story apps for iPhones, iPads, Androids and an online version. They are currently open to short story submissions on any theme. They pay up to $100 for 750 - 2,000 words. Submissions of short stories on any theme are accepted until the end of February 2011. eChook is also accepting themed submissions throughout 2011 of Love Stories, Ghost Stories, Thanksgiving Stories, Holiday Stories, and Memoir. Check web site for guidelines an...

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WRITERS Journal Write-to-Win Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 6, 2011, In : Contest 
WRITERS Journal Write-to-Win Contest
 
http://www.writersjournal.com/WritetoWinContest.htm
 
Deadline: February 20, 2011. Starter phrase - "Standing under the..."
Each contest will have a "starter phrase"—the story must start with this "starter phrase." This is a great opportunity for those of you who want to write, but don't know what to write about. Maximum 1500 words, and stories must start with the starter phrase, may be dialogue—author's choice. Entry fee: $5  Prize: $150.

...

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The Kids Ark

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 5, 2011, In : Children's 
The Kids Ark: A Christian Magazine for Kids
 
You can't be there to teach, guide and protect your children 24 hours a day, but God can. The Kids' Ark is a quarterly children's Christian magazine full of the truth about God's love. There are many questions kids have growing up: Who am I? Am I loved? Am I worthy? Am I valuable? Think of all the pain that could be avoided in a lifetime if a child knew the answers to these questions at an early age. Geared to kids ages 6-12, this 32 page, full-...

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Hallmark Cards Contest: Remember When Last Call

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 4, 2011, In : Contest 
Hallmark Cards Contest: Remember When Last Call
 
Deadline: Jan. 23, 2011
 
Turn a vintage photo into a funny card for any of these occasions: Love & Flirt, Miss You, Thank You, Congratulations, Just For Laughs. Send them a piece of your history. You can enter one card per occasion; that means as many as five cards.
 
You could win $250 + admiration from all your fans for a card they choose to sell at Hallmark.com and $250 more if we decide to also put your card in thousands of stores....

Continue reading ...
 

Ruminate

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 3, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
RUMINATE: A Christian Literary and Arts Journal is now accepting submission to their next issue with a theme of Eat and Drink with a deadline of Feb. 15, 2001.
 
A good word, in and of itself, can be a spiritual endeavor expressing the beauty, creativity, and ironies of the human experience. Because of this, RUMINATE publishes work with both subtle and overt associations to the Christian faith as well as work that has no direct association.

We look forward to seeing your work! Submissions...

Continue reading ...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 2, 2011, In : Contest 
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest
 
http://www.nfsps.com/mo/winter.htm
 
Four categories open to anyone; one more open to members only. Prizes - $25, $15, $10. Entry fee: $2 per poem.
 
Deadline: February 15, 2011

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Browsing Archive: January, 2011

Pell City Pens Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 31, 2011, In : Contest 
PELL CITY PENS CONTEST
http://pellcity.submishmash.com/Submit

ENTRY FEES $7-$12
Deadline March 15, 2011. 1st Place: $150. 2nd Place: $75. 3rd Place: $40. Up to three honorable mentions. Contest open to all adult writers - international. Entries must be in English, original and unpublished. That includes Self-Published, eBooks, POD (Print on Demand) and Internet (your website or blog, or anyone else's website or blog).
 
Essay - 2,000 words max.
Short story - 2,500 words max.
First Chapte...

Continue reading ...
 

Angelnook Seeking True Angel Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 30, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
ANGELNOOK SEEKING TRUE ANGEL STORIES

Angelnook Publishing announces is it seeking submissions of true angel stories for its planned Angel Digest publication.

People all over the world have experienced miraculous encounters with angels. These heartwarming and often inspiring stories will be the crux of Angel Digest's content. The belief in angels crosses nearly all faiths, making this a subject of universal interest to millions of people.

Those who have a true angel story are asked to submit ...

Continue reading ...
 

A Fairy Tale Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 29, 2011, In : Online magazine 
A FAIRY TALE MAGAZINE
http://www.fairytalemagazine.com/p/submissions.html

Submissions for issue one, volume two, will be open starting Feb. 21 at 12 a.m., EST and closed at 11:59 p.m., EST, Feb. 24. "Rumpelstiltskin" is the theme. Subsequent themes and deadlines are as follows; Issue Two, poetry only, "Snow White" theme, submission window opens May 11 at 12 a.m., EST, and closes May 14, 11:59 p.m, EST. Issue Three: "Cinderella" theme, submission window opens at 12 a.m., EST, June 27, and closes...

Continue reading ...
 

Woman's Weekly

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 28, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
WOMEN'S WEEKLY
http://www.goodtoknow.co.uk/family/471247/Woman-s-Weekly-Fiction-Guidelines

Fiction is a vital ingredient of Woman's Weekly, the place where readers can escape and switch off. This doesn't mean predictable plots or old-fashioned romances. Escapism means getting involved in a really gripping tale with believable characters. Above all, we are looking for originality and a wide variety of themes and moods, such as mystery, humour, relationships and family issues, with warmth still ...

Continue reading ...
 

National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 27, 2011, In : Contest 
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest
 
Ends March 15, 2011.
33 categories including: the American South, Heritage, "death by..." Cats, the Rebel Within, the Art of Poetry, the Price of War, Nature, Humor, American Indians, Games, Let the Good Times Roll, Sonnets, Spring, Mountains, Poetry for Children, Wildlife, Music, When Trouble Comes to Visit, Circles or Rings, Learning or Education, the Sea, Unrequited Love, and more. Prizes range from $15 - $500. Entry fee: ...

Continue reading ...
 

Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival Poetry/Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 26, 2011,
WESTMORELAND ARTS & HERITAGE FESTIVAL POETRY/SHORT STORY CONTEST
http://www.artsandheritage.com/Downloads/poetry_and_short_stories_2011_web.pdf
---
$10 ENTRY FEE - 2 poems or 1 story.
Winners' work chosen to be on display at the festival where over 155K patrons my read the writings. Short stories limited to 4,000 words or less. No limit to length of poetry. All genres accepted. Deadline March 15, 2011.
Westmoreland Award for Fiction - $200
Westmoreland Award for Poetry - $200
Poetry prizes - $12...

Continue reading ...
 

Annual Writers-Editors International Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, In : Contest 
Annual Writers-Editors International Writing Competition
 
Nonfiction (Previously Published and Unpublished); Fiction (Short Story and Novel Chapter); Children's Literature; Poetry. Awards: $100, $75, $50. Entry fee: $3–$20. Deadline: March 15, 2011.
http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/Contest_Guidelines/contest_guidelines.htm
 
from: http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/contests.htm

 

Continue reading ...
 

9th Annual Ukiahaiku Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 24, 2011, In : Contest 
9th Annual Ukiahaiku Competition

Dear Haiku Lovers,

The California town of Ukiah ("haiku" spelled backwards) continues its auspicious association with the venerable tradition of haiku by holding its 9th annual writing competition and festival. Entries can be made between January 1 and March 11, 2011, and a festival for winning poems takes place May 1, 2011.
 
Website Address:..................... http://www.ukiahaiku.org/haiku-guidelines.html
Fee:..........................................$5 ...

Continue reading ...
 

It's All in Her Head

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 23, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
It's All In Her Head: Women Making Peace with Troubled Minds
 
It’s All in Her Head will be a dynamic collection of finely crafted, stigma-busting stories by a diverse group of women who have struggled with a continuum of mental challenges, from dysthymia to full-blown schizophrenia.
 
They are seeking first-person, literary non-fiction essays (please, no poetry) from established writers and talented emerging voices detailing your experience with a mental health issue, and how you’...

Continue reading ...
 

Johnson City Library 3rd Annual Writing Event

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 23, 2011,
Johnson City Library 3rd Annual Writing Event

February 8, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Johnson City, Texas. Speakers are Scott Wiggerman, Suzy Spencer, and April Lurie. Cost is $25 and that includes lunch. For full details, go to
http://christwriters.info/johnson-city-library-3rd-annual-writers-event.php


Continue reading ...
 

Nature Friend Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 21, 2011, In : Children's 
NATURE FRIEND MAGAZINE, USA

Published monthly by Dogwood Ridge Outdoors, a conservative Christian publisher. "We want Nature Friend to be exciting to children. Nature is fascinating when seen up close through the pen of a "ready writer," the brush of a skilled artist, or the lens of a photographer." Pays $0.05 per word for first rights, and $0.03 per word for reprint rights.

Guidelines: http://www.naturefriendmagazine.com/index.pl?linkid=12;class=gen
 
from: www.worldwidefreelance.com



Continue reading ...
 

Carteret Writers 20th Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 20, 2011, In : Contest 
CARTERET WRITERS 20TH ANNUAL CONTEST
http://031a046.netsolhost.com/writingcontest2011.html

ENTRY FEE: $10 per entry for nonmembers. Five categories: fiction, flash fiction, nonfiction, poetry, children's. Cash prizes are awarded in each category: 1st place, $100; 2nd place, $50; 3rd place, $25. Deadline: March 8, 2011 (received by date).
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com



Continue reading ...
 

Oregon State Poetry Association Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 19, 2011, In : Contest 
Oregon State Poetry Association Spring Contest
 

http://tinyurl.com/25fcyf5

 
Poets Choice, Free Verse, Sonnet, New Poets, and Experiemental categories to enter. Prizes range from $20-$50. $4 per poem entry fee. Deadline: March 1, 2011.


Continue reading ...
 

Gallant Greetings

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 18, 2011, In : Greeting Cards 

GALLANT GREETINGS
http://www.gallantgreetings.com/contact.cfm
---
Gallant offers a full selection of cards to cover a wide range of sending situations with the freshest styles and most popular designs, which is just what your customers want in their greeting cards. They have Our Traditional Line, On the Cutting Edge (alternative humor), WoodWinds (very photographic), Inspirational Thoughts (traditional values through religious and inspirational verse), Estrella (Spanish) and Packaged Goods (invi...


Continue reading ...
 

Beneath Ceaseless Skies

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 17, 2011, In : Online magazine 
BENEATH CEASELESS SKIES
http://www.beneath-ceaseless-skies.com/page.php?p=submissions
---
Beneath Ceaseless Skies publishes "literary adventure fantasy": stories with a secondary-world setting and some traditional or classic fantasy feel, but written with a literary approach.We prefer under 10,000 words. No novel serials or excerpts. Pays five cents/word.
 
from: www.fundsforwriters.com



Continue reading ...
 

Grandparenting Stories Needed

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 16, 2011, In : Poetry Anthology 

GRANDPARENTING STORIES NEEDED

Grandparenting through Obstacles:
Overcoming Family Challenges to
Reach Your Grandkids for Christ

Writer’s Guidelines

Renee Gray-Wilburn and Dianne E. Butts are compiling a new book by, for, and about grandparents. Currently about one-third of all adults are grandparents, and we wish to provide a helpful book filled with encouragement and ideas through true stories of grandparents who have been successful in influencing their grandchildren for the Lord. Besides...

Continue reading ...
 

American Kennel Club Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 15, 2011, In : Contest 
American Kennel Club Fiction Contest The winners receive $500, $250 and $100 and will be published in the AKC Gazette and the AKC Family Dog publications. Entries may involve pure breds or mixed bred dogs. Limit 2,000 words. Deadline January 31, 2011, so don't delay. Only one entry allowed and no entry fee requested.
 
More details at: http://www.akc.org/pubs/fictioncontest/
 
from: www.hopeclark.blogspot.com

Continue reading ...
 

RUMINATE Magazine Nonfiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 14, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
RUMINATE Magazine has a new exciting contest opportunity.

Ruminate is thrilled to announce our first annual Ruminate Nonfiction Prize. The first place story will win a $500 prize and the runner-up will win a $50 prize. The entry deadline is February 1st, 2011 and the finalist judge is award-winning author, Al Haley. (Haley is the published author of Home Ground: Stories of Two Families and the Land and Exotic: A Novel, winner of the John Irving First Novel Award, and his work has been publi...

Continue reading ...
 

Deep River Books Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 13, 2011, In : Contest 
Deep River is giving away $1000 to the winning manuscript submission!
Deep River Books (a Christian self-publisher) is looking for the next bestselling book to publish from a new author. We are offering a $1000 cash prize to the best manuscript submitted and accepted for publishing. We are also offering a $500 award for the second and third place manuscripts accepted in these categories for publication.  “Certificates of Merit” will be awarded for runner up contestants whose manuscripts ...

Continue reading ...
 

Literal Latte Food Verse Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 12, 2011, In : Contest 
Literal Latté Food Verse Contest  
First Prize  $500
  1. Send unpublished poems with food as an ingredient. 2,000 words max. All styles and subjects welcome.
  2. Postmark by January 31st.
  3. Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (optional) — on Cover Page only.
  4. Please put poem titles/first lines on Cover Page as well.
  5. Include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope or Email Address for reply.
  6. Include $10 Reading Fee per set of up to 6 poems — OR —
    $15 Reading Fee for set of 12 poem...

Continue reading ...
 

Untapped

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 11, 2011, In : Christian Online Magazine 
UNTAPPED
http://www.writtenworldcommunications.com/content/untapped_guidelines.html
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Untapped is a new magazine and book imprint from Written World Communications aimed at the Christian teen and tween, ages 12 -19. We want to talk about what the kids are talking about, giving advice on everything from the Christian answer to dating and life at school to how to get out there and be ACTIVE in faith with true-life stories of mission projects, service ideas, and all the other exciting ways kids a...

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Whatever Lovely Magazine Re-Opens

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 10, 2011, In : Online magazine 

Whatever Lovely Magazine Re-Opens

 
Dear Friends
We are excited that Whatever Lovely Magazine will re-open.  Although we will use our original 6 issues for the first 6 bi monthly, we will be making some changes to each and adding more stories and items to each issue, so make sure you reglance at them.   
 
Also, the first issue is very much the first original issue, but there is a special page about a very special girl named Shannie, who we are helping to raise funds for because she h...


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Children's Brains are Yummy Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 9, 2011, In : Children's 
Children's Brains are Yummy Books, a children's book publisher in Austin, Texas.
 
Starting January 15, they will accept unsolicited manuscript submissions for only fantasy and science fiction picture books. These will be for traditional 32-page picture books for ages 2-5. They are not interested in looking at specialty books, lift-the-flap, or other novelty items. Also, the picture book must either be a fantasy (fairy tales, dragons, fairies, etc.) or a sciene-fiction (time travel, space, ...

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Just for Kids

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 8, 2011, In : Children's 
JUST FOR KIDS
http://just4kidsmagazine.com/writer_guidelines.html
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Just For Kids Magazine is a magazine designed for families with toddlers to teens, Just 4 Kids Magazine offers wholesome readings that teach about God's love, His Son Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and the Bible. Each issue is built around a specific theme with material that can be used by children in a variety of ways. Scripture stories, fiction, poetry, prayers, art, graphics, puzzles, and activities are included. Submitted a...

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eChook Digital

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 7, 2011, In : E-book 
eChook Digital (http://echook.com/submissions/) publishes short story apps for iPhones, iPads, Androids and an online version. They are currently open to short story submissions on any theme. They pay up to $100 for 750 - 2,000 words. Submissions of short stories on any theme are accepted until the end of February 2011. eChook is also accepting themed submissions throughout 2011 of Love Stories, Ghost Stories, Thanksgiving Stories, Holiday Stories, and Memoir. Check web site for guidelines an...

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WRITERS Journal Write-to-Win Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 6, 2011, In : Contest 
WRITERS Journal Write-to-Win Contest
 
http://www.writersjournal.com/WritetoWinContest.htm
 
Deadline: February 20, 2011. Starter phrase - "Standing under the..."
Each contest will have a "starter phrase"—the story must start with this "starter phrase." This is a great opportunity for those of you who want to write, but don't know what to write about. Maximum 1500 words, and stories must start with the starter phrase, may be dialogue—author's choice. Entry fee: $5  Prize: $150.

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The Kids Ark

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 5, 2011, In : Children's 
The Kids Ark: A Christian Magazine for Kids
 
You can't be there to teach, guide and protect your children 24 hours a day, but God can. The Kids' Ark is a quarterly children's Christian magazine full of the truth about God's love. There are many questions kids have growing up: Who am I? Am I loved? Am I worthy? Am I valuable? Think of all the pain that could be avoided in a lifetime if a child knew the answers to these questions at an early age. Geared to kids ages 6-12, this 32 page, full-...

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Hallmark Cards Contest: Remember When Last Call

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 4, 2011, In : Contest 
Hallmark Cards Contest: Remember When Last Call
 
Deadline: Jan. 23, 2011
 
Turn a vintage photo into a funny card for any of these occasions: Love & Flirt, Miss You, Thank You, Congratulations, Just For Laughs. Send them a piece of your history. You can enter one card per occasion; that means as many as five cards.
 
You could win $250 + admiration from all your fans for a card they choose to sell at Hallmark.com and $250 more if we decide to also put your card in thousands of stores....

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Ruminate

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 3, 2011, In : Christian Print Magazine 
RUMINATE: A Christian Literary and Arts Journal is now accepting submission to their next issue with a theme of Eat and Drink with a deadline of Feb. 15, 2001.
 
A good word, in and of itself, can be a spiritual endeavor expressing the beauty, creativity, and ironies of the human experience. Because of this, RUMINATE publishes work with both subtle and overt associations to the Christian faith as well as work that has no direct association.

We look forward to seeing your work! Submissions...

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Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 2, 2011, In : Contest 
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest
 
http://www.nfsps.com/mo/winter.htm
 
Four categories open to anyone; one more open to members only. Prizes - $25, $15, $10. Entry fee: $2 per poem.
 
Deadline: February 15, 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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