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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Published by Ideals Children's Books,


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: October, 2012

The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction & Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 31, 2012,

The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction
http://www.bradschreiber.com/mona.htm

Writers of comedic essays, articles, short stories, poetry, shopping lists and other forms are invited to submit.

Works up to 750 words in length should be typed, double-spaced, accompanied by a money order or check for $5 to cover administrative costs, payable to "The Mona Schreiber Prize." No limit to entries but each must have a separate fee. Put contact information directly above the title...


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Abilene Writers Guild Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 31, 2012,

Abilene Writers Guild Annual Writing Contest 
http://tinyurl.com/cxmtd8p

You do NOT have to be a member of Abilene Writers Guild to enter or win the contest, nor do you have to attend the workshop/awards luncheon. However, please read and follow the guidelines. Entries not in compliance will not be judged and fees will not be refunded. Postmark dates for entries begin October 1, 2012 and end November 30, 2012.

Categories are Poetry, Flash Fiction, Children’s Stories for Readers ages 3 t...


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Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 29, 2012,

Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

http://wow-womenonwriting.com/contest.php

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 if you are serio...


Continue reading ...
 

Bacopa Literary Prizes

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 28, 2012,
Bacopa Literary Prizes
http://www.writersalliance.org/bacopacontest.html

$11 ENTRY FEE
Deadline November 30, 2012.

Prizes (Each Genre)
First Place - $250
Second Place - $100
Third Place - $50
First, Second and Third Place prizewinners will be published. All contest submissions will be considered for publication. All authors whose work is published in Bacopa will receive
one free copy of the 2013 Bacopa Literary Review. All contest submissions will be judged blind.

Fiction word limit: 1,000-3,...

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Pentecostal Evangel, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 28, 2012,

Pentecostal Evangel, USA

http://www.pe.ag.org/about_us/writers_guidelines.cfm

The official weekly magazine of the Assemblies of God. Missions is to propagate the gospel of Jesus Christ; to give emphasis to Pentecostal distinctives; to strengthen believers. Pays $0.06 per word upon acceptance. Uses nonfiction articles only. No poetry or fiction.

from: www.worldwidefreelance.com


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Poetry Society of Oklahoma

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 27, 2012,

Poetry Society of Oklahoma

http://www.angelfire.com/poetry/pso

Deadline: November 30, 2012

Entry fee: $3 per contest entry for nonmembers. Prizes range from $5 to $40.

Seven categories to enter including sestina, sonnet, trimeric, reversette, and free verse.


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Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 27, 2012,

Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition

http://www.soulmakingcontest.us/rules.html

The Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition was started in 1992 by Eileen Malone as a poetry contest to further enhance the outreach of The Source Center for Spiritual Development and Wholeness which was founded by Janice Farrell, Regional Coordinator for Spiritual Directors International.

Categories are poetry, sonnets, prose poem, flash fiction, short story, memoir vignette, humor, ...


Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine: Parents Like Us

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 25, 2012,

Thriving Family Magazine: Parents Like Us

http://www.thrivingfamily.com/extra/call-for-submissions

“Parents Like Us"

Article type: Funny parenting anecdote

Word count: 50 words or less

Payment: $25 on acceptance

Due date: 10/31/12

Assignment: Kids say the funniest things! Do you have an Easter or springtime-theme story to share about something funny your child has said?

Submit to: web.features@fotf.org (Put “attn: Parents Like Us” in the subject line.)


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Torrid Literary Journal Christian Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 24, 2012,

Torrid Literature Journal Christian Anthology

http://torridliterature.com/Submit.html

TL Publishing, Inc. is proud to announce its first Christian poetry anthology. Our book anthology will contain a collection of poetry from select authors. Below are the submission guidelines. Please contact one of our editors listed on the Masthead page if you have any questions or concerns. We look forward to the reading pleasure.

•Our reading period is from January 1, 2012 through Nov...


Continue reading ...
 

Wordrunner E-chapbooks

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 23, 2012,

Wordrunner Echapbooks submissions are open for the Winter 2012 MEMOIR / PERSONAL NARRATIVE echapbook from October 1 through November 25, 2012.

http://www.echapbook.com/submissions.htm

The Winter 2012 echapbook will feature one author.

Prose narratives should be based on personal experience. They may be flash or longer, from 500 up to 3,500 words each, totalling a minimum of approximately 8,000 and a maximum of 16,000 words for the collection.

These narratives...


Continue reading ...
 

Jerry Kilbride Memorial English-Language Haibun Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 23, 2012,

The Jerry Kilbride Memorial 2012 English-Language Haibun Contest

http://blinkhaiku.blogspot.com

Deadline: In hand by December 1, 2012

Submissions: All entries must be unpublished, not under consideration elsewhere, and in English. No limit to the number or length of any submissions. Submit three copies of each haibun, two (2) copies without author information attached for anonymous judging, one (1) copy with author’s name, address, phone number and e-...


Continue reading ...
 

The Plain Truth

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 21, 2012,
The Plain Truth
http://www.ptm.org/contact_fS.htm

Christianity without the religion. The Plain Truth (PT) is a refreshing and welcome breath of fresh air in the midst of tired, oppressive religious threats and guilt trips. Query with an outline. Email managing.editor@ptm.org. Pays 25 cents/word for articles of varying lengths. Reprints pay 15 cents/word. Loves personal stories of relationships over ritual when it comes to Christianity.
 

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I Believe in Heaven

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 20, 2012,

I Believe in Heaven

http://www.ibelieveinheaven.blogspot.com/p/submit-story.html

Cecil Murphey and Twila Belk have contracted with Regal Books for I Believe in Heaven, a book that will include stories from the Bible, history, and today. It is scheduled for spring 2013 release. They want three types of stories:

1. First-person accounts of someone who died, went to heaven, and returned. (e.g., Don Piper or the Apostle Paul in 2 Corinthians 12:1-10.)

2. First-pe...


Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine: Summer Calendar

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 19, 2012,

Thriving Family Magazine: Summer Calendar

We want to help children engage with other cultures around the world.

Choose a country in Europe or Africa. Come up with an activity related to that country that will help children learn more about that culture. Tie it to a Scripture verse in a way that points children to God and helps them learn more about some aspect — games, foods, traditions, missions or something else — related to that country.

Word Count: 40-60 words f...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry on the Move Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 18, 2012,

Poetry on the Move Contest

http://www.viainfo.net/Community/2013PotMoveFlyer.pdf

VIA Metropolitan Transit of San Antonio is seeking poems for its 4th Annual Poetry on the Move Contest. Postmark deadline for submissions is November 14th. Winning poetry will appear on buses and vans during April 2013, National Poetry Month. To view a copy of the current flyer with submission details, go to http://www.viainfo.net/Community/PoTm.aspx , and scroll down to “Poetry on the Move Extras...


Continue reading ...
 

Voices de la Luna: A Quarterly Poetry and Arts Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 18, 2012,

Voices de la Luna: A Quarterly Poetry and Arts Magazine

http://voicesdelaluna.com/submissions.html

Voices de la Luna, in San Antonio, Texas, accepts English language submissions from writers all over the world, publishing quarterly in print and online. Publication dates are 15 January, 15 April, 15 July, and 15 October.  Submissions must be received two months prior to publication date to be considered for the next issue. The next submission deadline is November 15, 20...


Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 16, 2012,

Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition

http://www.writersdigest.com/competitions/short-short-story-competition?et_mid=509377&rid=1922510

We’re looking for short stories! Think you can write a winning story in less than 1,500 words? Enter the 13th Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition for your chance to win $3,000 in cash, get published in Writer’s Digest magazine, and a paid trip to our ever-popular Writer’s Digest Conference in New York City! The ...


Continue reading ...
 

Georgia Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 15, 2012,

Georgia Poetry Society Annual Contest

http://georgiapoetrysociety.org/Contests.aspx

2012 Poetry Contests

The Georgia Poetry Society conducts contests in the fall of each year, with a November 15 postmark deadline for all entries. In addition to earning cash prizes, the top three poems in each contest may be published in The Reach of Song, the annual GPS poetry anthology. On the website is a list of the contests. Please click the links for descriptions of the contests, along ...


Continue reading ...
 

Notes From the Field Creative Nonfiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 15, 2012,

Notes From the Field Creative Nonfiction Contest
http://www.flyway.org/contests

$12 ENTRY FEE
Limit 5,000 words. Notes from the Field is a non-fiction contest celebrating writing about experience—whether that be abroad, on a familiar sidewalk, in one’s line of work, in a field of interest, or in the most unexpected of times and settings. We are open to writing about many kinds of experience, and while we are not strictly looking for essays solely about place or with an environmenta...


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Anglican Theological Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 14, 2012,

Anglican Theological Review

http://www.anglicantheologicalreview.org/write/info_for_authors

The Anglican Theological Review will consider for publication articles written on topics that pertain to any of the classical disciplines of theological study. The journal is committed to creative engagement with Christian tradition and to interdisciplinary inquiry that includes literature and the arts, philosophy, and science. We encourage authors to submit articles that focus on the contempora...


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Poetry Society of New Hampshire

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 12, 2012,

Poetry Society of New Hampshire

http://www.poetrysocietyofnewhampshire.org/contest.html

National Contest

Please note limit is forty lines. Name and address must appear in the upper right hand corner of the copy on which they appear. NO identification is to appear anywhere on the second copy.

The Poetry Society of New Hampshire sponsors four National Contests open to all poets, members or not. Judges for the contests are not members of the Poetry Soc...


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Mixed Fruit Carson Prize in Poetry or Prose

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 12, 2012,
Mixed Fruit Carson Prize in Poetry or Prose 
http://mixedfruitmagazine.com/
---
NO ENTRY FEE
$100 award and publication in our first print issue, to be published in early 2013. The Carson Prize is open to all writers in all genres. We’ll read work from established or emerging authors. We welcome submissions from writers of any nationality. The author whose work is deemed most worthy of the Carson Prize will be awarded $100 and publication in the print issue, along with...

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Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 10, 2012,

Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest

guidelines: http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/guidelines.html

categories: http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/contests.html

Twelve categories open to anyone to enter including religious theme, lyric poems, history of South Carolina, some aspect of theatre, and more. Prizes range from $50 to $500. Winning poems are published. No previously published poems.

Deadline: November 15, 2012. Entry fee is $5 per poem.


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Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 10, 2012,

Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest

guidelines: http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/guidelines.html

categories: http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/contests.html

Twelve categories open to anyone to enter including religious theme, lyric poems, history of South Carolina, some aspect of theatre, and more. Prizes range from $50 to $500. Winning poems are published. No previously published poems.

Deadline: November 15, 2012. Entry fee is $5 per poem.


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Lovely Christian Romance

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 9, 2012,

Lovely Christian Romance: To keep Your mind on what is pure and lovely.


Publisher and editor Teresa Lilly is looking for writers for her
FREE online magazine, Lovely Christian Romance. The web site is:  http://www.lovelychristianromance.com. She needs short Christian or clean romance between 1000 and 3000 words and pays $5. She also needs Amish stories, historical, regency romance, old fashioned, clean romance. She offers a FREE ad to writers who send in a story and have a Christian...


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2013 ALMA Short Story Compilation

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 9, 2012,
2013 ALMA Short Story Compilation
http://www.americanliterarymeritaward.com/ALMA_Contest.html
---
$15-$20 ENTRY FEE
1st Place: $1,000 cash, acceptance into the 2013 ALMA Short Story Compilation, author bio and link to author's website or social media page on AmericanLiteraryMeritAward.com

2nd Place: $100 cash, story featured as a free read and link to author's website or social media page on AmericanLiteraryMeritAward.com

3rd Place: $50 cash, story featured as a free ...

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Illinois State Poetry Society 19th Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 7, 2012,

Illinois State Poetry Society 19th Annual Poetry Contest, 2012

http://www.illinoispoets.org/contest.htm#ISPS

Three categories: 1. Free Verse, 2. Formal Verse, 3. Haiku: modern (17 or fewer syllables) or traditional (5-7-5 syllables). Prizes: $50, $20, $10, and three HMs. The contest is open to anyone, one poem per 8.5 x 11 page, using 12 or 14 point type. Poems must be in English. No simultaneous submissions; no poems that have been published or have won monetary awar...


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Seventh Street Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 7, 2012,
Seventh Street Books
http://www.seventhstreetbooks.com/

Seventh Street Books™ is devoted to publishing quality mystery and thriller fiction. It is an imprint of Prometheus Books, an independent publisher of provocative and progressive nonfiction.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


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Crab Orchard Review: Prairies, Plains, Mountains, Deserts

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 6, 2012,
Crab Orchard Review: Prairies, Plains, Mountains, Deserts
http://craborchardreview.siu.edu/special.html

Beginning August 27, 2012, you can submit material for possible inclusion in CRAB ORCHARD REVIEW's forthcoming special issue, "Prairies, Plains, Mountains, Deserts." The journal is looking for "writing exploring the people, places, history, and changes shaping the states in the U.S. that make up the 'Big Middle' of prairies, plains, mountains, and deserts that shape the mi...

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William Van Dyke Short Story Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 6, 2012,
Ruminate Magazine invites you to enter their annual William Van Dyke Short Story Prize.
 
The finalist judge for this year's contest is Mark Richard, author of two award-winning short story collections, The Ice at the Bottom of the World and Charity, and bestselling novel, Fishboy.
 
The submission deadline for the prize is midnight October 26th, 2012, and the entry fee is $15 (includes a free copy of the Spring 2013 Issue). You may submit one short story per contest entry and it must b...

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Bill Holm Witness Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 4, 2012,

Winter in Variations: Bill Holm Witness Poetry Contest

http://writersrisingup.com/submissions.html

Submission of six poems accepted up to November 1st 2012

Entry Fee: $5.00 (entry fee per writer)

Write poems about witnessing some every-day occurrence in winter

Must be original unpublished work

Typed white standard computer paper, double spaced, no more than one page a poem

Include name, address, phone, email on separate piece of paper only

Mail t...


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East Texas Christian Writers' Conference

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 4, 2012,

East Texas Christian Writers’ Conference

http://www.etbu.edu/News/CWC

The East Texas Christian Writers Conference seeks to encourage Christian writers by providing models of successful Christian writing, opportunities to develop the Christian writer's craft, and stimulation to join the growing ranks of Christian writers.

The Conference will be held Friday and Saturday, October 26-27, 2012 on the campus of East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, Texas. On Frida...


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Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest: Annual Poet's Choice Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 3, 2012,

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contests
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html

ANNUAL POET'S CHOICE CONTEST
Deadline:  November 1
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $15
Poems entered must NOT have been published or won ANY prize.

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 - one with name and address and one...


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Tin House Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 1, 2012,

Tin House Literary Journal

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

TIN HOUSE is now reading for Spring and Summer 2013. "The Summer issue is open, non-themed. The Spring issue has a theme of' This Means War.' Conflict is at the heart of all stories, and these days it seems that the world's major conflicts are portrayed in black and white, good and evil. We're looking for the grey, the messy, the not-so-easily classified. We're not just looking for work about ...


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Iron Horse Literary Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 1, 2012,

Iron Horse Literary Review:

a review of fiction, poetry, & creative nonfiction

http://ironhorsereview.com/submission_information

In 1999, Texas Tech University founded Iron Horse Literary Review in order to bring the literary arts to West Texas, which did not, at the time, have a national print venue for creative writing. We wanted an inexpensive way to bring America’s most respected poets, storytellers, and essayists to serious readers living in the remote panhandle. And that’s ...


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Browsing Archive: October, 2012

The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction & Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 31, 2012,

The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction
http://www.bradschreiber.com/mona.htm

Writers of comedic essays, articles, short stories, poetry, shopping lists and other forms are invited to submit.

Works up to 750 words in length should be typed, double-spaced, accompanied by a money order or check for $5 to cover administrative costs, payable to "The Mona Schreiber Prize." No limit to entries but each must have a separate fee. Put contact information directly above the title...


Continue reading ...
 

Abilene Writers Guild Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 31, 2012,

Abilene Writers Guild Annual Writing Contest 
http://tinyurl.com/cxmtd8p

You do NOT have to be a member of Abilene Writers Guild to enter or win the contest, nor do you have to attend the workshop/awards luncheon. However, please read and follow the guidelines. Entries not in compliance will not be judged and fees will not be refunded. Postmark dates for entries begin October 1, 2012 and end November 30, 2012.

Categories are Poetry, Flash Fiction, Children’s Stories for Readers ages 3 t...


Continue reading ...
 

Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 29, 2012,

Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

http://wow-womenonwriting.com/contest.php

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 if you are serio...


Continue reading ...
 

Bacopa Literary Prizes

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 28, 2012,
Bacopa Literary Prizes
http://www.writersalliance.org/bacopacontest.html

$11 ENTRY FEE
Deadline November 30, 2012.

Prizes (Each Genre)
First Place - $250
Second Place - $100
Third Place - $50
First, Second and Third Place prizewinners will be published. All contest submissions will be considered for publication. All authors whose work is published in Bacopa will receive
one free copy of the 2013 Bacopa Literary Review. All contest submissions will be judged blind.

Fiction word limit: 1,000-3,...

Continue reading ...
 

Pentecostal Evangel, USA

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 28, 2012,

Pentecostal Evangel, USA

http://www.pe.ag.org/about_us/writers_guidelines.cfm

The official weekly magazine of the Assemblies of God. Missions is to propagate the gospel of Jesus Christ; to give emphasis to Pentecostal distinctives; to strengthen believers. Pays $0.06 per word upon acceptance. Uses nonfiction articles only. No poetry or fiction.

from: www.worldwidefreelance.com


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Oklahoma

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 27, 2012,

Poetry Society of Oklahoma

http://www.angelfire.com/poetry/pso

Deadline: November 30, 2012

Entry fee: $3 per contest entry for nonmembers. Prizes range from $5 to $40.

Seven categories to enter including sestina, sonnet, trimeric, reversette, and free verse.


Continue reading ...
 

Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 27, 2012,

Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition

http://www.soulmakingcontest.us/rules.html

The Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition was started in 1992 by Eileen Malone as a poetry contest to further enhance the outreach of The Source Center for Spiritual Development and Wholeness which was founded by Janice Farrell, Regional Coordinator for Spiritual Directors International.

Categories are poetry, sonnets, prose poem, flash fiction, short story, memoir vignette, humor, ...


Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine: Parents Like Us

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 25, 2012,

Thriving Family Magazine: Parents Like Us

http://www.thrivingfamily.com/extra/call-for-submissions

“Parents Like Us"

Article type: Funny parenting anecdote

Word count: 50 words or less

Payment: $25 on acceptance

Due date: 10/31/12

Assignment: Kids say the funniest things! Do you have an Easter or springtime-theme story to share about something funny your child has said?

Submit to: web.features@fotf.org (Put “attn: Parents Like Us” in the subject line.)


Continue reading ...
 

Torrid Literary Journal Christian Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 24, 2012,

Torrid Literature Journal Christian Anthology

http://torridliterature.com/Submit.html

TL Publishing, Inc. is proud to announce its first Christian poetry anthology. Our book anthology will contain a collection of poetry from select authors. Below are the submission guidelines. Please contact one of our editors listed on the Masthead page if you have any questions or concerns. We look forward to the reading pleasure.

•Our reading period is from January 1, 2012 through Nov...


Continue reading ...
 

Wordrunner E-chapbooks

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 23, 2012,

Wordrunner Echapbooks submissions are open for the Winter 2012 MEMOIR / PERSONAL NARRATIVE echapbook from October 1 through November 25, 2012.

http://www.echapbook.com/submissions.htm

The Winter 2012 echapbook will feature one author.

Prose narratives should be based on personal experience. They may be flash or longer, from 500 up to 3,500 words each, totalling a minimum of approximately 8,000 and a maximum of 16,000 words for the collection.

These narratives...


Continue reading ...
 

Jerry Kilbride Memorial English-Language Haibun Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 23, 2012,

The Jerry Kilbride Memorial 2012 English-Language Haibun Contest

http://blinkhaiku.blogspot.com

Deadline: In hand by December 1, 2012

Submissions: All entries must be unpublished, not under consideration elsewhere, and in English. No limit to the number or length of any submissions. Submit three copies of each haibun, two (2) copies without author information attached for anonymous judging, one (1) copy with author’s name, address, phone number and e-...


Continue reading ...
 

The Plain Truth

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 21, 2012,
The Plain Truth
http://www.ptm.org/contact_fS.htm

Christianity without the religion. The Plain Truth (PT) is a refreshing and welcome breath of fresh air in the midst of tired, oppressive religious threats and guilt trips. Query with an outline. Email managing.editor@ptm.org. Pays 25 cents/word for articles of varying lengths. Reprints pay 15 cents/word. Loves personal stories of relationships over ritual when it comes to Christianity.
 

Continue reading ...
 

I Believe in Heaven

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 20, 2012,

I Believe in Heaven

http://www.ibelieveinheaven.blogspot.com/p/submit-story.html

Cecil Murphey and Twila Belk have contracted with Regal Books for I Believe in Heaven, a book that will include stories from the Bible, history, and today. It is scheduled for spring 2013 release. They want three types of stories:

1. First-person accounts of someone who died, went to heaven, and returned. (e.g., Don Piper or the Apostle Paul in 2 Corinthians 12:1-10.)

2. First-pe...


Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine: Summer Calendar

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 19, 2012,

Thriving Family Magazine: Summer Calendar

We want to help children engage with other cultures around the world.

Choose a country in Europe or Africa. Come up with an activity related to that country that will help children learn more about that culture. Tie it to a Scripture verse in a way that points children to God and helps them learn more about some aspect — games, foods, traditions, missions or something else — related to that country.

Word Count: 40-60 words f...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry on the Move Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 18, 2012,

Poetry on the Move Contest

http://www.viainfo.net/Community/2013PotMoveFlyer.pdf

VIA Metropolitan Transit of San Antonio is seeking poems for its 4th Annual Poetry on the Move Contest. Postmark deadline for submissions is November 14th. Winning poetry will appear on buses and vans during April 2013, National Poetry Month. To view a copy of the current flyer with submission details, go to http://www.viainfo.net/Community/PoTm.aspx , and scroll down to “Poetry on the Move Extras...


Continue reading ...
 

Voices de la Luna: A Quarterly Poetry and Arts Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 18, 2012,

Voices de la Luna: A Quarterly Poetry and Arts Magazine

http://voicesdelaluna.com/submissions.html

Voices de la Luna, in San Antonio, Texas, accepts English language submissions from writers all over the world, publishing quarterly in print and online. Publication dates are 15 January, 15 April, 15 July, and 15 October.  Submissions must be received two months prior to publication date to be considered for the next issue. The next submission deadline is November 15, 20...


Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 16, 2012,

Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition

http://www.writersdigest.com/competitions/short-short-story-competition?et_mid=509377&rid=1922510

We’re looking for short stories! Think you can write a winning story in less than 1,500 words? Enter the 13th Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition for your chance to win $3,000 in cash, get published in Writer’s Digest magazine, and a paid trip to our ever-popular Writer’s Digest Conference in New York City! The ...


Continue reading ...
 

Georgia Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 15, 2012,

Georgia Poetry Society Annual Contest

http://georgiapoetrysociety.org/Contests.aspx

2012 Poetry Contests

The Georgia Poetry Society conducts contests in the fall of each year, with a November 15 postmark deadline for all entries. In addition to earning cash prizes, the top three poems in each contest may be published in The Reach of Song, the annual GPS poetry anthology. On the website is a list of the contests. Please click the links for descriptions of the contests, along ...


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Notes From the Field Creative Nonfiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 15, 2012,

Notes From the Field Creative Nonfiction Contest
http://www.flyway.org/contests

$12 ENTRY FEE
Limit 5,000 words. Notes from the Field is a non-fiction contest celebrating writing about experience—whether that be abroad, on a familiar sidewalk, in one’s line of work, in a field of interest, or in the most unexpected of times and settings. We are open to writing about many kinds of experience, and while we are not strictly looking for essays solely about place or with an environmenta...


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Anglican Theological Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 14, 2012,

Anglican Theological Review

http://www.anglicantheologicalreview.org/write/info_for_authors

The Anglican Theological Review will consider for publication articles written on topics that pertain to any of the classical disciplines of theological study. The journal is committed to creative engagement with Christian tradition and to interdisciplinary inquiry that includes literature and the arts, philosophy, and science. We encourage authors to submit articles that focus on the contempora...


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Poetry Society of New Hampshire

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 12, 2012,

Poetry Society of New Hampshire

http://www.poetrysocietyofnewhampshire.org/contest.html

National Contest

Please note limit is forty lines. Name and address must appear in the upper right hand corner of the copy on which they appear. NO identification is to appear anywhere on the second copy.

The Poetry Society of New Hampshire sponsors four National Contests open to all poets, members or not. Judges for the contests are not members of the Poetry Soc...


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Mixed Fruit Carson Prize in Poetry or Prose

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 12, 2012,
Mixed Fruit Carson Prize in Poetry or Prose 
http://mixedfruitmagazine.com/
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NO ENTRY FEE
$100 award and publication in our first print issue, to be published in early 2013. The Carson Prize is open to all writers in all genres. We’ll read work from established or emerging authors. We welcome submissions from writers of any nationality. The author whose work is deemed most worthy of the Carson Prize will be awarded $100 and publication in the print issue, along with...

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Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 10, 2012,

Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest

guidelines: http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/guidelines.html

categories: http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/contests.html

Twelve categories open to anyone to enter including religious theme, lyric poems, history of South Carolina, some aspect of theatre, and more. Prizes range from $50 to $500. Winning poems are published. No previously published poems.

Deadline: November 15, 2012. Entry fee is $5 per poem.


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Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 10, 2012,

Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest

guidelines: http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/guidelines.html

categories: http://www.poetrysocietysc.org/contests.html

Twelve categories open to anyone to enter including religious theme, lyric poems, history of South Carolina, some aspect of theatre, and more. Prizes range from $50 to $500. Winning poems are published. No previously published poems.

Deadline: November 15, 2012. Entry fee is $5 per poem.


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Lovely Christian Romance

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 9, 2012,

Lovely Christian Romance: To keep Your mind on what is pure and lovely.


Publisher and editor Teresa Lilly is looking for writers for her
FREE online magazine, Lovely Christian Romance. The web site is:  http://www.lovelychristianromance.com. She needs short Christian or clean romance between 1000 and 3000 words and pays $5. She also needs Amish stories, historical, regency romance, old fashioned, clean romance. She offers a FREE ad to writers who send in a story and have a Christian...


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2013 ALMA Short Story Compilation

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 9, 2012,
2013 ALMA Short Story Compilation
http://www.americanliterarymeritaward.com/ALMA_Contest.html
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$15-$20 ENTRY FEE
1st Place: $1,000 cash, acceptance into the 2013 ALMA Short Story Compilation, author bio and link to author's website or social media page on AmericanLiteraryMeritAward.com

2nd Place: $100 cash, story featured as a free read and link to author's website or social media page on AmericanLiteraryMeritAward.com

3rd Place: $50 cash, story featured as a free ...

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Illinois State Poetry Society 19th Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 7, 2012,

Illinois State Poetry Society 19th Annual Poetry Contest, 2012

http://www.illinoispoets.org/contest.htm#ISPS

Three categories: 1. Free Verse, 2. Formal Verse, 3. Haiku: modern (17 or fewer syllables) or traditional (5-7-5 syllables). Prizes: $50, $20, $10, and three HMs. The contest is open to anyone, one poem per 8.5 x 11 page, using 12 or 14 point type. Poems must be in English. No simultaneous submissions; no poems that have been published or have won monetary awar...


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Seventh Street Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 7, 2012,
Seventh Street Books
http://www.seventhstreetbooks.com/

Seventh Street Books™ is devoted to publishing quality mystery and thriller fiction. It is an imprint of Prometheus Books, an independent publisher of provocative and progressive nonfiction.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


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Crab Orchard Review: Prairies, Plains, Mountains, Deserts

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 6, 2012,
Crab Orchard Review: Prairies, Plains, Mountains, Deserts
http://craborchardreview.siu.edu/special.html

Beginning August 27, 2012, you can submit material for possible inclusion in CRAB ORCHARD REVIEW's forthcoming special issue, "Prairies, Plains, Mountains, Deserts." The journal is looking for "writing exploring the people, places, history, and changes shaping the states in the U.S. that make up the 'Big Middle' of prairies, plains, mountains, and deserts that shape the mi...

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William Van Dyke Short Story Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 6, 2012,
Ruminate Magazine invites you to enter their annual William Van Dyke Short Story Prize.
 
The finalist judge for this year's contest is Mark Richard, author of two award-winning short story collections, The Ice at the Bottom of the World and Charity, and bestselling novel, Fishboy.
 
The submission deadline for the prize is midnight October 26th, 2012, and the entry fee is $15 (includes a free copy of the Spring 2013 Issue). You may submit one short story per contest entry and it must b...

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Bill Holm Witness Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 4, 2012,

Winter in Variations: Bill Holm Witness Poetry Contest

http://writersrisingup.com/submissions.html

Submission of six poems accepted up to November 1st 2012

Entry Fee: $5.00 (entry fee per writer)

Write poems about witnessing some every-day occurrence in winter

Must be original unpublished work

Typed white standard computer paper, double spaced, no more than one page a poem

Include name, address, phone, email on separate piece of paper only

Mail t...


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East Texas Christian Writers' Conference

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 4, 2012,

East Texas Christian Writers’ Conference

http://www.etbu.edu/News/CWC

The East Texas Christian Writers Conference seeks to encourage Christian writers by providing models of successful Christian writing, opportunities to develop the Christian writer's craft, and stimulation to join the growing ranks of Christian writers.

The Conference will be held Friday and Saturday, October 26-27, 2012 on the campus of East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, Texas. On Frida...


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Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest: Annual Poet's Choice Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 3, 2012,

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contests
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html

ANNUAL POET'S CHOICE CONTEST
Deadline:  November 1
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $15
Poems entered must NOT have been published or won ANY prize.

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 - one with name and address and one...


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Tin House Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 1, 2012,

Tin House Literary Journal

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

TIN HOUSE is now reading for Spring and Summer 2013. "The Summer issue is open, non-themed. The Spring issue has a theme of' This Means War.' Conflict is at the heart of all stories, and these days it seems that the world's major conflicts are portrayed in black and white, good and evil. We're looking for the grey, the messy, the not-so-easily classified. We're not just looking for work about ...


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Iron Horse Literary Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 1, 2012,

Iron Horse Literary Review:

a review of fiction, poetry, & creative nonfiction

http://ironhorsereview.com/submission_information

In 1999, Texas Tech University founded Iron Horse Literary Review in order to bring the literary arts to West Texas, which did not, at the time, have a national print venue for creative writing. We wanted an inexpensive way to bring America’s most respected poets, storytellers, and essayists to serious readers living in the remote panhandle. And that’s ...


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