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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a lift-the-flap board book for ages 2-5,

written by Sally Clark


and winner of a 2015
Silver Medal
from Moonbeam Children's Book Awards






You can read Sally's poetry and hear her reading her poems on http://www.ifollowfredericksburg.com with a new poem posted every week.

Browsing Archive: December, 2012

New Random House Imprints

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 31, 2012,

New Random House Imprints

http://www.atrandom.com/eoriginals/submission.php

---

Loveswept, Alibi, Hydra and Flirt invite queries for submissions in romance, new adult, mystery/detective, suspense/thriller, science fiction, fantasy, and horror. There is no strict word count limit for submissions. We are interested in short content (customarily between 15,000 and 30,000 words) and full-length works (customarily between 40,000 and 60,000 words).

You may present any m...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Virginia

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 30, 2012,
Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Poetry Contest
27 categories to enter including: sonnets, gardens, mountains, the sea, inter-ethnic relationships, women, limericks, nature, American heritage, American blues, rhymed poems, spiritual impact of loss, birds, narrative poems, villanelle, song lyrics, travel, technology, SW Virginia mountains, overcoming adversity, fathers, and haiku.
 
Prizes range from $20-$250. Entry f...

Continue reading ...
 

Ruminate Magazine: Nonfiction Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 30, 2012,
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
VanderMey Nonfiction Prize
Entry fee: $15   One nonfiction piece per entry of 5500 words or less. No limit on the number of entries.
First Prize: $1,000 plus publication in the Spring 2013 issue.

Continue reading ...
 

Snapshots Haiku Calendar Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 28, 2012,
Snapshots Haiku Calendar Competition
Haiku should ideally include a seasonal aspect (which may or may not be an established "season word"). This may be a direct reference to a specific day, month or season (e.g. New Year’s Day, June, winter), or to a phenomenon or activity associated with a particular season. Seasonality should ideally align with the traditional Japanese (and English) con...


Continue reading ...
 

Parenting

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 27, 2012,
Parenting
http://www.parenting.com/article/parenting-magazines-writers-guidelines

Parenting's readers are moms whose kids range in age from newborn through age 12, as well as expectant moms. The magazine covers the psychological and practical aspects of raising a child, and the emotional issues that face mothers -- from nurturing their own friendships to juggling the various parts of their lives. The magazine is largely freelance written. Fees for articles depend on length, degree of d...

Continue reading ...
 

Pennsylvania Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 27, 2012,

Pennsylvania Poetry Society Annual Contest

http://www.nfsps.com/pa

Deadline:
January 15, 2013
Prizes range from $20 - $100. Entry fee $2 per poem for nonmembers. 17 categories to enter.
Poems must be unpublished and not entered in any other contest at the time of entry.
P
oems that win First or Second place will be published in their annual chapbook and winners will receive a free copy.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Highlights for Children Annual Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 25, 2012,
Highlights for Children Annual Fiction Contest
HIGHLIGHTS 2013 FICTION CONTEST
CATEGORY:
A funny story inspired by an unusual newspaper headline. 
PRIZES:
Three prizes of $1,000 or tuition for the Highlights Foundation Writers Workshop at Chautauqua.  
ENTRY DATES:
All entries must be postmarked between January 1 and January 31, 2013.
RULES:
No entry form or fee is required.
Entrants must be at least 16 y...

Continue reading ...
 

MSPS Of Thee I Sing Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 23, 2012,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest
 
Deadline:  January 15, 2013
Subject:  Praise of Someone - Someplace - Something (human - vegetable - animal - mineral - flora, etc.)
Form:  Poet's Choice  Line Limit:  40 Lines   Prizes:  $50     $25     $10
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.

Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as th...

Continue reading ...
 

Literal Latte Food Verse Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 23, 2012,
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 31, 2013
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 repl...

Continue reading ...
 

North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 22, 2012,
North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest
Deadline is January 12, 2013. Entry fee is $3 per poem.

Nine categories to enter including: poems for children, sonnets, American heritage, haiku, courage, love, and open themes and forms. Prizes range from $10 to $50. All winning poems will be published. No simultaneous submissions.

Continue reading ...
 

Leaf Press Newborn Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 20, 2012,

Leaf Press Newborn Anthology

http://www.leafpress.ca/guidelines.htm

Leaf Press is gathering poems for an anthology about the newly born, the almost born, the journey in-between. We are interested in thresholds and liminal states; in moments that transcend global cultures. We welcome poems from all the continents, asking only that they be accompanied by a translation to English. We may be able to help, in some instances, with translations.

We are interested in thresholds and l...


Continue reading ...
 

Unsettling Wonder

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 20, 2012,

Unsettling Wonder

http://www.unsettlingwonder.com/submissions

PAY: $10/poem, $.01/word

Unsettling Wonder publishes works that treat folklore and fairy tale as a living art form. We publish three times a year, in August, December, and April. Submissions are read on a rolling basis. Acceptances are limited to only a few stories and poems each issue.

from: www.writergazette.com


Continue reading ...
 

Flying Trout Press Chapbook Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 18, 2012,
Flying Trout Press Chapbook Contest
http://www.flyingtroutpress.org/chapbook-contest.html
---
$18 ENTRY FEE
First prize $500 and publication + 5 copies. Nonprofit mission is to publish new authors — contest only for authors without published book or chapbook. Deadline: January 15, 2013 postmark. Submit 20-24 pages of poetry. Four finalists get a free copy. Poems can be on any topic. Finalists also considered for publication.

Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 18, 2012,

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award

https://sites.google.com/site/bethlehemwritersroundtable/short-story-contest

 

$10 ENTRY FEE

The First Place winner will receive a $200 cash award and consideration for publication in the Bethlehem Writers Group, LLC's upcoming anthology, entitled, Once Around the Sun: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Tales for All Seasons. Second and Third Place winners will receive a cash award ($100 and $50 respectively) and publication in Bethlehem Wr...


Continue reading ...
 

American Journal of Nursing

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 16, 2012,

AJN, the American Journal of Nursing
(circ. 120,000)
PAY: $150

Seeks personal essays (850-word limit) describing experiences related to health and health care for its monthly Reflections department. Authors do not have to be health care professionals. We prefer clear writing with strong details and vivid characterization; $150 honorarium paid upon publication. Go to this website for guidelines and examples: http://edmgr.ovid.com/ajn/accounts/authorguidelinesreflections.doc , or quer...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: 20th Anniversary Reader's Choice

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 16, 2012,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: 20th Anniversary Reader's Choice

http://www.chickensoup.com

To celebrate our twenty-year anniversary next summer, Chicken Soup is planning a book in which contributors tell us how a Chicken Soup for the Soul story changed their lives. If a Chicken Soup for the Soul story made a big difference to you, tell them the name of the story and the book in which it appeared, and then write them a new Chicken Soup for the Soul story all about how the old story h...


Continue reading ...
 

The Mystery of Fate

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 14, 2012,

The Mystery of Fate

Arlene Uslander, co-author/editor of the award-winning anthology The Mystery of Fate: Common Coincidence or Divine Intervention? ( www.thefatesite.com ) is soliciting true stories for a sequel, only this time the stories will all focus on fate and animals -- as healers, life-changers, and even life-savers who helped humans via an act of fate -- like the gray whale who guided two elderly fisherman lost in a dense fog safely back to the harbor, or the loyal dog w...


Continue reading ...
 

New Dos Gatos Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 13, 2012,

Dos Gatos Press haiku/senryu/haiga anthology

http://dosgatospress.org/how-to-submit

Dos Gatos Press (publishers of the Texas Poetry Calendar) have got some new projects coming down the line, and the first of these is now open for submissions, a haiku/senryu/haiga anthology focused on the Southwest.  Poet Constance Campbell will co-edit this collection with Scott Wiggerman, and Penny Harter, co-author of The Haiku Handbook with her late husband, William J. Higginson, has agreed ...


Continue reading ...
 

Times They Were A-Changing Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 12, 2012,
Times They Were A-Changing Anthology
http://www.timestheywereachanging.com

ENTRY FEE $20 for prose, $15 for poetry.
We are producing an evocative anthology of true stories and poetry written by women who were there, and who have never forgotten the times or the moments that changed them:

Times They Were A-Changing: Women Remember the 60s & 70s

1st – $300, publication, and 5 copies of the anthology
2nd – $150, publication, and 3 copies of the anthology
3rd – $75, publication, and 2 copi...

Continue reading ...
 

Times They Were A-Changing Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 12, 2012,
Times They Were A-Changing Anthology
http://www.timestheywereachanging.com

ENTRY FEE $20 for prose, $15 for poetry.
We are producing an evocative anthology of true stories and poetry written by women who were there, and who have never forgotten the times or the moments that changed them:

Times They Were A-Changing: Women Remember the 60s & 70s

1st – $300, publication, and 5 copies of the anthology
2nd – $150, publication, and 3 copies of the anthology
3rd – $75, publication, and 2 cop...

Continue reading ...
 

Tin House Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 12, 2012,

Tin House Literary Journal

http://www.tinhouse.com/magazine/submission-guidelines.html

We accept submissions of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry September 4 through May 31. We consider each submission for all upcoming issues regardless of theme, however, please feel free to make a note in your cover letter if you wish to be considered for a particular theme. We have provided suggested deadlines for each theme issue, but please be aware that these fill up fast, so get your theme-...


Continue reading ...
 

Dream Quest One Poetry and Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 11, 2012,

Dream Quest One Poetry and Writing Contest

Winter 2012 - 2013

http://www.dreamquestone.com/index.html

Postmark deadline: January 13, 2013

This poetry contest and writing contest is open to everyone and international.

Writing Contest entries may be written on a maximum of (5) pages, either neatly handwritten or typed, single or double line spacing, on any subject or theme.

Poetry Contest entries may be written on any subject or theme. All poems must be 30 lines o...


Continue reading ...
 

James Knudsen Prize for Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 9, 2012,

James Knudsen Prize for Fiction

http://www.uno.edu/bayou/contests.aspx


$15 ENTRY FEE
Submissions must be original, previously unpublished work of fiction, no longer than 7,500 words. Novel excerpts accepted. $500, publication and a year subscription.
Deadline December 31, 2012.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Kay Murphy Prize for Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 9, 2012,

Kay Murphy Prize for Poetry

http://www.uno.edu/bayou/contests.aspx

$15 ENTRY FEE
$500, publication and a year subscription. Submissions must be original, previously unpublished poetry. Three poems per entry.
Deadline December 31, 2012.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Abrams Books for Young Readers & Amulet Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 8, 2012,
Abrams Books for Young Readers & Amulet Books
http://www.abramsbooks.com/author_submissions.html
---
Due to the large volume received, Abrams Books for Young Readers and Amulet Books cannot accept unsolicited works of fiction (picture books, novels, or related formats). We do, however, accept nonfiction manuscripts. For nonfiction picture books (manuscripts of 20 pages or less), please submit the entire manuscript for review. For longer works, please submit a table of contents...

Continue reading ...
 

GENEii Family Hisotry Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 6, 2012,

GENEii Family History Writing Contest

http://www.scgsgenealogy.com

Deadline: December 31, 2012

NO ENTRY FEES

Cash prizes for family history or local history articles, published or unpublished. Note that "subjects need not relate to California or the United States."

from: www.erikadreyfus.com


Continue reading ...
 

Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 6, 2012,

Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum Contest

http://redrockwriters.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/2013rules.pdf

Entries welcome: postmarked Oct. 10, 2012, through Jan. 10, 2013

CHOLLA Division: any subject, any form, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $200, Second Prize $100, Third Prize $50

CHAQUETA Division: Southwest theme--nature, people, history--any form, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25

CHAPAREJOS Division: Rhymed and metered po...


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Texas Co-op Power

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 4, 2012,

Texas Co-op Power, USA

http://www.texas-ec.org/texascooppower/documents/TCP_WritersGuidelines.pdf

Monthly magazine distributed to more than 1 million households and businesses that receive electric power from cooperatives. About 80% percent of the stories and photographs come from freelance contributors. Stories are mainly about Texas places, history, goods and people. Pays $500 to $1,200 per article based on length and quality.

from: www.worldwidefreelance.com


Continue reading ...
 

Playwriting Contest and Mentoring Project

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 3, 2012,

Playwriting Contest and Mentoring Project

http://www.inspiratofestival.ca/write-a-play.php  

---

NO ENTRY FEE

You have an opportunity to write a ten-minute play based on your choice of options.

Deadline December 17, 2012.

Option One

Submit a ten-minute play where the first line of dialogue in the play is: "I see a rabbit".

OR

Option Two

Submit a ten-minute play where at least one of the character in the play must leave their home in the next hour and never re...


Continue reading ...
 

Leaf Press' Monday's Poem

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 2, 2012,

Leaf Press’ Monday's Poem

http://www.leafpress.ca/guidelines.htm

New guidelines: We are now selecting poems which have been previously published in a journal or chapbook or book. Unpublished poems, and poems published on another website, are not eligible.

Poets from all over the world are welcome here. We select 4 poems from those we receive each month. Please e-mail your poem and bio and quirky photo to mail [at] leafpress.ca. Subject Line: Monday's Poem. We ask for non-...


Continue reading ...
 

Alive Now: (In)Justice

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 1, 2012,

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

General Guidelines

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


Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: December, 2012

New Random House Imprints

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 31, 2012,

New Random House Imprints

http://www.atrandom.com/eoriginals/submission.php

---

Loveswept, Alibi, Hydra and Flirt invite queries for submissions in romance, new adult, mystery/detective, suspense/thriller, science fiction, fantasy, and horror. There is no strict word count limit for submissions. We are interested in short content (customarily between 15,000 and 30,000 words) and full-length works (customarily between 40,000 and 60,000 words).

You may present any m...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Virginia

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 30, 2012,
Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Poetry Contest
27 categories to enter including: sonnets, gardens, mountains, the sea, inter-ethnic relationships, women, limericks, nature, American heritage, American blues, rhymed poems, spiritual impact of loss, birds, narrative poems, villanelle, song lyrics, travel, technology, SW Virginia mountains, overcoming adversity, fathers, and haiku.
 
Prizes range from $20-$250. Entry f...

Continue reading ...
 

Ruminate Magazine: Nonfiction Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 30, 2012,
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
VanderMey Nonfiction Prize
Entry fee: $15   One nonfiction piece per entry of 5500 words or less. No limit on the number of entries.
First Prize: $1,000 plus publication in the Spring 2013 issue.

Continue reading ...
 

Snapshots Haiku Calendar Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 28, 2012,
Snapshots Haiku Calendar Competition
Haiku should ideally include a seasonal aspect (which may or may not be an established "season word"). This may be a direct reference to a specific day, month or season (e.g. New Year’s Day, June, winter), or to a phenomenon or activity associated with a particular season. Seasonality should ideally align with the traditional Japanese (and English) con...


Continue reading ...
 

Parenting

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 27, 2012,
Parenting
http://www.parenting.com/article/parenting-magazines-writers-guidelines

Parenting's readers are moms whose kids range in age from newborn through age 12, as well as expectant moms. The magazine covers the psychological and practical aspects of raising a child, and the emotional issues that face mothers -- from nurturing their own friendships to juggling the various parts of their lives. The magazine is largely freelance written. Fees for articles depend on length, degree of d...

Continue reading ...
 

Pennsylvania Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 27, 2012,

Pennsylvania Poetry Society Annual Contest

http://www.nfsps.com/pa

Deadline:
January 15, 2013
Prizes range from $20 - $100. Entry fee $2 per poem for nonmembers. 17 categories to enter.
Poems must be unpublished and not entered in any other contest at the time of entry.
P
oems that win First or Second place will be published in their annual chapbook and winners will receive a free copy.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Highlights for Children Annual Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 25, 2012,
Highlights for Children Annual Fiction Contest
HIGHLIGHTS 2013 FICTION CONTEST
CATEGORY:
A funny story inspired by an unusual newspaper headline. 
PRIZES:
Three prizes of $1,000 or tuition for the Highlights Foundation Writers Workshop at Chautauqua.  
ENTRY DATES:
All entries must be postmarked between January 1 and January 31, 2013.
RULES:
No entry form or fee is required.
Entrants must be at least 16 y...

Continue reading ...
 

MSPS Of Thee I Sing Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 23, 2012,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest
 
Deadline:  January 15, 2013
Subject:  Praise of Someone - Someplace - Something (human - vegetable - animal - mineral - flora, etc.)
Form:  Poet's Choice  Line Limit:  40 Lines   Prizes:  $50     $25     $10
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.

Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as th...

Continue reading ...
 

Literal Latte Food Verse Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 23, 2012,
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 31, 2013
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 repl...

Continue reading ...
 

North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 22, 2012,
North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest
Deadline is January 12, 2013. Entry fee is $3 per poem.

Nine categories to enter including: poems for children, sonnets, American heritage, haiku, courage, love, and open themes and forms. Prizes range from $10 to $50. All winning poems will be published. No simultaneous submissions.

Continue reading ...
 

Leaf Press Newborn Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 20, 2012,

Leaf Press Newborn Anthology

http://www.leafpress.ca/guidelines.htm

Leaf Press is gathering poems for an anthology about the newly born, the almost born, the journey in-between. We are interested in thresholds and liminal states; in moments that transcend global cultures. We welcome poems from all the continents, asking only that they be accompanied by a translation to English. We may be able to help, in some instances, with translations.

We are interested in thresholds and l...


Continue reading ...
 

Unsettling Wonder

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 20, 2012,

Unsettling Wonder

http://www.unsettlingwonder.com/submissions

PAY: $10/poem, $.01/word

Unsettling Wonder publishes works that treat folklore and fairy tale as a living art form. We publish three times a year, in August, December, and April. Submissions are read on a rolling basis. Acceptances are limited to only a few stories and poems each issue.

from: www.writergazette.com


Continue reading ...
 

Flying Trout Press Chapbook Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 18, 2012,
Flying Trout Press Chapbook Contest
http://www.flyingtroutpress.org/chapbook-contest.html
---
$18 ENTRY FEE
First prize $500 and publication + 5 copies. Nonprofit mission is to publish new authors — contest only for authors without published book or chapbook. Deadline: January 15, 2013 postmark. Submit 20-24 pages of poetry. Four finalists get a free copy. Poems can be on any topic. Finalists also considered for publication.

Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 18, 2012,

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award

https://sites.google.com/site/bethlehemwritersroundtable/short-story-contest

 

$10 ENTRY FEE

The First Place winner will receive a $200 cash award and consideration for publication in the Bethlehem Writers Group, LLC's upcoming anthology, entitled, Once Around the Sun: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Tales for All Seasons. Second and Third Place winners will receive a cash award ($100 and $50 respectively) and publication in Bethlehem Wr...


Continue reading ...
 

American Journal of Nursing

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 16, 2012,

AJN, the American Journal of Nursing
(circ. 120,000)
PAY: $150

Seeks personal essays (850-word limit) describing experiences related to health and health care for its monthly Reflections department. Authors do not have to be health care professionals. We prefer clear writing with strong details and vivid characterization; $150 honorarium paid upon publication. Go to this website for guidelines and examples: http://edmgr.ovid.com/ajn/accounts/authorguidelinesreflections.doc , or quer...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: 20th Anniversary Reader's Choice

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 16, 2012,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: 20th Anniversary Reader's Choice

http://www.chickensoup.com

To celebrate our twenty-year anniversary next summer, Chicken Soup is planning a book in which contributors tell us how a Chicken Soup for the Soul story changed their lives. If a Chicken Soup for the Soul story made a big difference to you, tell them the name of the story and the book in which it appeared, and then write them a new Chicken Soup for the Soul story all about how the old story h...


Continue reading ...
 

The Mystery of Fate

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 14, 2012,

The Mystery of Fate

Arlene Uslander, co-author/editor of the award-winning anthology The Mystery of Fate: Common Coincidence or Divine Intervention? ( www.thefatesite.com ) is soliciting true stories for a sequel, only this time the stories will all focus on fate and animals -- as healers, life-changers, and even life-savers who helped humans via an act of fate -- like the gray whale who guided two elderly fisherman lost in a dense fog safely back to the harbor, or the loyal dog w...


Continue reading ...
 

New Dos Gatos Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 13, 2012,

Dos Gatos Press haiku/senryu/haiga anthology

http://dosgatospress.org/how-to-submit

Dos Gatos Press (publishers of the Texas Poetry Calendar) have got some new projects coming down the line, and the first of these is now open for submissions, a haiku/senryu/haiga anthology focused on the Southwest.  Poet Constance Campbell will co-edit this collection with Scott Wiggerman, and Penny Harter, co-author of The Haiku Handbook with her late husband, William J. Higginson, has agreed ...


Continue reading ...
 

Times They Were A-Changing Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 12, 2012,
Times They Were A-Changing Anthology
http://www.timestheywereachanging.com

ENTRY FEE $20 for prose, $15 for poetry.
We are producing an evocative anthology of true stories and poetry written by women who were there, and who have never forgotten the times or the moments that changed them:

Times They Were A-Changing: Women Remember the 60s & 70s

1st – $300, publication, and 5 copies of the anthology
2nd – $150, publication, and 3 copies of the anthology
3rd – $75, publication, and 2 copi...

Continue reading ...
 

Times They Were A-Changing Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 12, 2012,
Times They Were A-Changing Anthology
http://www.timestheywereachanging.com

ENTRY FEE $20 for prose, $15 for poetry.
We are producing an evocative anthology of true stories and poetry written by women who were there, and who have never forgotten the times or the moments that changed them:

Times They Were A-Changing: Women Remember the 60s & 70s

1st – $300, publication, and 5 copies of the anthology
2nd – $150, publication, and 3 copies of the anthology
3rd – $75, publication, and 2 cop...

Continue reading ...
 

Tin House Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 12, 2012,

Tin House Literary Journal

http://www.tinhouse.com/magazine/submission-guidelines.html

We accept submissions of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry September 4 through May 31. We consider each submission for all upcoming issues regardless of theme, however, please feel free to make a note in your cover letter if you wish to be considered for a particular theme. We have provided suggested deadlines for each theme issue, but please be aware that these fill up fast, so get your theme-...


Continue reading ...
 

Dream Quest One Poetry and Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 11, 2012,

Dream Quest One Poetry and Writing Contest

Winter 2012 - 2013

http://www.dreamquestone.com/index.html

Postmark deadline: January 13, 2013

This poetry contest and writing contest is open to everyone and international.

Writing Contest entries may be written on a maximum of (5) pages, either neatly handwritten or typed, single or double line spacing, on any subject or theme.

Poetry Contest entries may be written on any subject or theme. All poems must be 30 lines o...


Continue reading ...
 

James Knudsen Prize for Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 9, 2012,

James Knudsen Prize for Fiction

http://www.uno.edu/bayou/contests.aspx


$15 ENTRY FEE
Submissions must be original, previously unpublished work of fiction, no longer than 7,500 words. Novel excerpts accepted. $500, publication and a year subscription.
Deadline December 31, 2012.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Kay Murphy Prize for Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 9, 2012,

Kay Murphy Prize for Poetry

http://www.uno.edu/bayou/contests.aspx

$15 ENTRY FEE
$500, publication and a year subscription. Submissions must be original, previously unpublished poetry. Three poems per entry.
Deadline December 31, 2012.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Abrams Books for Young Readers & Amulet Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 8, 2012,
Abrams Books for Young Readers & Amulet Books
http://www.abramsbooks.com/author_submissions.html
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Due to the large volume received, Abrams Books for Young Readers and Amulet Books cannot accept unsolicited works of fiction (picture books, novels, or related formats). We do, however, accept nonfiction manuscripts. For nonfiction picture books (manuscripts of 20 pages or less), please submit the entire manuscript for review. For longer works, please submit a table of contents...

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GENEii Family Hisotry Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 6, 2012,

GENEii Family History Writing Contest

http://www.scgsgenealogy.com

Deadline: December 31, 2012

NO ENTRY FEES

Cash prizes for family history or local history articles, published or unpublished. Note that "subjects need not relate to California or the United States."

from: www.erikadreyfus.com


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Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 6, 2012,

Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum Contest

http://redrockwriters.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/2013rules.pdf

Entries welcome: postmarked Oct. 10, 2012, through Jan. 10, 2013

CHOLLA Division: any subject, any form, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $200, Second Prize $100, Third Prize $50

CHAQUETA Division: Southwest theme--nature, people, history--any form, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25

CHAPAREJOS Division: Rhymed and metered po...


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Texas Co-op Power

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 4, 2012,

Texas Co-op Power, USA

http://www.texas-ec.org/texascooppower/documents/TCP_WritersGuidelines.pdf

Monthly magazine distributed to more than 1 million households and businesses that receive electric power from cooperatives. About 80% percent of the stories and photographs come from freelance contributors. Stories are mainly about Texas places, history, goods and people. Pays $500 to $1,200 per article based on length and quality.

from: www.worldwidefreelance.com


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Playwriting Contest and Mentoring Project

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 3, 2012,

Playwriting Contest and Mentoring Project

http://www.inspiratofestival.ca/write-a-play.php  

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NO ENTRY FEE

You have an opportunity to write a ten-minute play based on your choice of options.

Deadline December 17, 2012.

Option One

Submit a ten-minute play where the first line of dialogue in the play is: "I see a rabbit".

OR

Option Two

Submit a ten-minute play where at least one of the character in the play must leave their home in the next hour and never re...


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Leaf Press' Monday's Poem

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 2, 2012,

Leaf Press’ Monday's Poem

http://www.leafpress.ca/guidelines.htm

New guidelines: We are now selecting poems which have been previously published in a journal or chapbook or book. Unpublished poems, and poems published on another website, are not eligible.

Poets from all over the world are welcome here. We select 4 poems from those we receive each month. Please e-mail your poem and bio and quirky photo to mail [at] leafpress.ca. Subject Line: Monday's Poem. We ask for non-...


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Alive Now: (In)Justice

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 1, 2012,

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

General Guidelines

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


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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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