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Browsing Archive: December, 2013

Odyssey: Migration Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 31, 2013,
Odyssey
 
ODYSSEY is interested in articles rich in scientific accuracy and lively approaches to the subject at hand. The inclusion of primary research (interviews with scientists focusing on current research) are of primary interest to the magazine. Keep in mind that this magazine is essentially written for 9- to 14- year-old children and includes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
 
Current theme: Migr...

Continue reading ...
 

Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 30, 2013,
Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest

ENTRY FEE $20.

Send us a story and a postcard—the relationship can be as strong or as tangential as you like, so long as there is a clear connection between the story and the image. If you’re not sure where to look for a postcard, you can make your own or visit Wikimedia Commons. The story can be fiction or non-fiction; maximum length is 500 words. First Prize: $500. Second Prize: $250. Third Prize: $15...

Continue reading ...
 

Romantic Poetry Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 29, 2013,
Romantic Poetry Writing Contest
 
If you enjoy writing romantic poetry as an amateur you may be interested in Franklin Arts Institute Grant offering new writers an opportunity to earn a cash prize for writing romantic poetry that describes love expressing it in the deepest form of thoughts and emotions. All work submitted must be original work by the contestant and all contestants are expected to be at least 18 years old. Work can be ...

Continue reading ...
 

Northern Colorado Writers Top of the Mountain Book Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 28, 2013,
Northern Colorado Writers Top of the Mountain Book Award
 
First 25 pages of manuscript along with a 5-page synopsis/proposal.
Two categories: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction.
Open to unpublished and previously published authors, but the work submitted cannot be previously published.
Awards: $1000 for top winner (each category).
Entrants will received at least one critique/s...

Continue reading ...
 

Appleseeds: St. Augustine, FL

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 27, 2013,
Appleseeds: St. Augustine, FL
 
APPLESEEDS is a 36-page, multidisciplinary, nonfiction social studies magazine for children ages 6 and up (primarily in grades 3 & 4). We are looking for articles that are lively, age-appropriate, and exhibit an original approach to the theme. Scientific and historical accuracy is extremely important. Authors are urged to use primary sources and up-to-date resources ...

Continue reading ...
 

Revelation: The Seals - Calls for Submissions

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 27, 2013,

Revelation: The Seals - Call for Submissions
http://www.sacredcityproductions.com/2013/08/revelation-call-for-submissions.html

Sacred City Productions is looking for submissions of fiction and artwork for, Revelation: The Seals.

Rev 5:9 "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation."

In the beginning was the Word and it was revealed to all. Over time the trut...


Continue reading ...
 

The Mystery Company

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 26, 2013,
The Mystery Company
http://www.crumcreekpress.com/

We publish mysteries – well-plotted mysteries that are genuine fair play whodunits, featuring characters you’ll recognize, believe in and fall in love with. We publish for people who love the genre, folks who are as obsessed with mysteries as we are.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Robert Frost Foundation Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 23, 2013,

Robert Frost Foundation Poetry Contest
http://www.frostfoundation.org/Robert_Frost_Foundation/Award_2013_Guidelines.html

2013 Reading Period opens from September 2013 through February 1, 2014

Prompt: Poems in the spirit of Robert Frost, however you define that
Number of Poems: up to 3
Length: each poem no more than 3 pages
Prior Submissions: OK
Reading Fee: $10/poem
Esubmissions: frostfoundation@comcast.net

Postmark Deadline: February1, 2014

 


Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Change

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 22, 2013,

Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days
http://pockets.upperroom.org/write-for-us/writers-guidelines

Designed for 6- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. The magazi...


Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 21, 2013,

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

Topic: Teaching Honesty and Integrity
Word Count: 750-800 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $250 on acceptance
Date Due: by Jan. 3, 2014
Acceptance or Rejection: The Thriving Family editors appreciate your submissions. If your story was not accepted by Jan. 31, 2014, it was not chosen for publication. We hope to work with you on a different article at a later time.
Submit to: Please submit your DT Hon...


Continue reading ...
 

Highlights 2014 Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 20, 2013,
Highlights 2014 Fiction Contest
 
Category: Holiday stories.
 
Prizes: Three prizes of $1,000 or tuition for any Highlights Foundation Founders Workshop. (For a complete list of workshops, visit http://www.highlightsfoundation.org .)
 
Entry Dates: All entries must be postmarked between January 1 and January 31, 2014.
 
Rules: Stories may be any length up to 800 words. Indicate the word count in the upper right-hand corner of the first page of ...

Continue reading ...
 

San Pedro River Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 20, 2013,
San Pedro River Review
 
San Pedro River Review is an international perfect-bound journal of poetry and art. It is named for the ancient river that flows north from the mountains of Sonora, Mexico, into Arizona. We have a strong sense of place, and prefer work set in tactile imagery, with a vividness of local detail: characters, places, substantive objects. We shy away from the political and environmental. We like a degree of pathos, subtle drama, a touch of Lorca's duende ...

Continue reading ...
 

Manchester Ficiton Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 19, 2013,

Manchester Fiction Writing Contest
http://writersviews.com/writing-contests-manchester-fiction-nonfiction.php  

Alexandra Manchester Fiction Writing Contest is a joint sponsorship by Alexandra Manchester Foundation and 3 publishing houses that offer their semi-annual writing competition and are now accepting submissions for its 2012 debut fiction, fiction, nonfiction, and young author award categories. In addition, this years contest is part-sponsored by Clinton Literary Awards Foundation and...


Continue reading ...
 

Tethered By Letters' Spring Literary Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 17, 2013,
Tethered By Letters' Spring Literary Contest

Short story contest (2,000 to 7,500 words, open genre), flash fiction contest (55, 250, or 500 words), and poetry contest (max of three pages per poem).
TBL strives to publish writers with engaging stories, vivid characters, and fresh writing styles. All winners will be published in Tethered By Letters' Winter Quarterly Journal and finalists will be considered for later publicatio...

Continue reading ...
 

On the Premises: 21 UP!

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 16, 2013,

On the Premises: 21 UP!
http://onthepremises.com/current_contest.html

“On The Premises” magazine is celebrating our first seven years with a special premise. For this contest only, send us a short story based on ANY of the previous 21 premises. To see a list of past premises, go to out past issues page. (http://www.onthepremises.com/Issues.html)

Your challenge: In at least 1,000 but no more than 5,000 words, write a creative, compelling, and well-crafted story that is clearly built around...


Continue reading ...
 

5th Annual Spirit First Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 15, 2013,
5th Annual Spirit First Poetry Contest
 
Deadline to Enter: January 31, 2014
 
First Prize: $175, Second Prize: $125, Third Prize: $75
 
Complete guidelines: Spirit First is pleased to announce its 5th Annual Meditation Poetry Contest. Poetry submissions may be of any length and any style but must have a theme of Meditation, Mindfulness, Silence, Stillness, or Solitude (but only peaceful solitude, not loneliness). Poems may reflect any discipline...

Continue reading ...
 

Calliope: Yellow River

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 14, 2013,
Calliope
CALLIOPE covers world history (East / West) and we are looking for lively, original approaches to the subject. Keep in mind that our magazine is aimed at youths from ages 9 to 14. We need fiction, nonfiction, activities, and games that relate to a theme.
 
Current theme: Birthplace of China: Yellow River Deadline for queries: 01-30-14.


Continue reading ...
 

National Short Story Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 14, 2013,
National Short Story Writing Contest
 
Dayton is providing a major writing competition as a National Story Award Contest which is aimed at providing a writing contest that would produce constructive and inspiring short stories by writers of all levels, but particularly new writers joining the profession for the first time or young writers that want to try to get some experience and test their abilities and compete with well esta...

Continue reading ...
 

The Kids Ark: One of a Kind

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 13, 2013,

The Kids Ark Christian Children’s Magazine
http://thekidsark.com/guidelines.htm   

Looking for fiction or nonfiction stories of no more than 650 words for the 6-10 year old reading level. Stories must be written to theme.  

Theme: One of a Kind

Animal: Zebra

Deadline: January 6, 2014

Theme Description: The Bible says in Isaiah 49: 1 "Before I was born the Lord called me; from my birth he has made mention of my name". 

Each zebra has a set of stripes that is an individual as a set of fing...


Continue reading ...
 

National Short Story Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 12, 2013,
National Short Story Writing Contest
 
Dayton is providing a major writing competition as a National Story Award Contest which is aimed at providing a writing contest that would produce constructive and inspiring short stories by writers of all levels, but particularly new writers joining the profession for the first time or young writers that want to try to get some experience and test their abilities and compete with well esta...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reboot Your Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 11, 2013,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reboot Your Life
http://www.chickensoup.com  

Were you in a rut? Was your life boring and dull? Hopefully you did something positive about that. What kind of major changes did you make that brought back your purpose, passion, and joy? Did you start a completely new career, have a travel adventure or find a new hobby? Was it a new love interest or an attitude adjustment that helped you reboot your life? We want to hear your stories. Stories can be serious or funny, b...


Continue reading ...
 

Parody

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 10, 2013,
Parody
 
Looking for humorous poetry. Fond of true parodies of famous or non-famous poems. Will also consider haiku, limericks, etc. See website for more on parodies. Submit up to 3 poems per submission. Reads year-round. Does not want previously published works. Sim subs okay. Paste poems in the body of your email, submit via text or submit via snail mail.
 
Current calls: Ancient Civilizations: Submit by January 25, 2014 for issue 3....

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Virginia

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 9, 2013,
Poetry Society of Virginia
 
85 awards - $10 to $250
33 categories - formal or free verse, sonnets, limericks, & more
 
Deadline: January 19, 2014



Continue reading ...
 

Narrative Travel Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 8, 2013,
Narrative Travel Writing Contest
NO ENTRY FEE.
We wish to explore the idea of travel as a way to not only leave behind your material and spiritual preconceptions, but as an opportunity to open up to ideas, aesthetics, and rituals which you have internalized into your own life going forward. What did you learn during your travels, and did this fundamentally transform your perception(s) of the ...

Continue reading ...
 

Society of Classical Poets Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 7, 2013,
Society of Classical Poets Competition
 
NO ENTRY FEE.
Submit 3 to 5 poems, each not to exceed 50 lines. Metered and rhymed poetry is preferred but not required. (We usually do not publish love poems, free verse, or overly dark poems that don’t teach a positive lesson.) Prize $500. Deadline January 1, 2014. Poems must be within one or more of the four themes used by the Society:
 
1.Beauty: Beauty in human nature, culture, the natural world, c...

Continue reading ...
 

Backwoods Home Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 6, 2013,
Backwoods Home Magazine
 
Backwoods Home Magazine is a country- and self-reliance-oriented "how to" magazine that specializes in showing people how to build their own home, produce independent energy, grow their own food, and how to make a living without being tied to a city. We also cover related subjects such as health, raising animals, food preservation, country skills, home schooling, arts and crafts, recipes, and book reviews.
 
from: ...

Continue reading ...
 

Pennsylvania Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 5, 2013,
Pennsylvania Poetry Society Annual Contest
 
$2 per poem entry fee to enter any of 14 categories.
Prizes range from $10 - $100.
 
Deadline: January 15, 2014.
 

 

Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 4, 2013,
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award
 
2000 words or fewer on the theme of "Food Stories." 
Awards: $200 and consideration for print publication  in the Bethlehem Writers Group, LLC's next anthology or as a featured story in Bethlehem Writers Roundtable;
$100 + publication in the BWG Writers Roundtable online literary magazine;
$50 + publication in the BWG Writers Roundtable online literary magazine.
Honorable Mentions may also be published in the BWG ...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 3, 2013,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society
OF THEE I SING CONTEST
 
Deadline:  January 15
 
Subject:  Praise of Someone - Someplace - Something (human - vegetable - animal - mineral - flora, etc.)
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $10
Entry fee: $3
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.



Continue reading ...
 

Literal Latte Fiction Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 2, 2013,
Literal Latte Fiction Awards
 
K. Margaret Grossman Fiction Awards
First Prize $1000 Second Prize $300 Third Prize $200
 
Send unpublished stories, 8,000 words max.
All subjects and styles welcome.
Postmark by January 15th.
Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (optional) — on Cover Page only.
Include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope or Email Address for reply.
Include $10 Reading Fee per story — OR — $15 reading Fee for two stories.
All entr...

Continue reading ...
 

North Carolina Poetry Society 2014 Adult Contests & Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 2, 2013,
North Carolina Poetry Society 2014 Adult Contests and Awards
 
Deadline:  January 10, 2014
 
Submit one poem per category. The same poem may not be entered into more than one category. Each entry must be original, unpublished, in English, and not currently submitted for publication or to another contest.
 
Nine Adult Contests to enter. Entry fee is $3. Entrants do not have to be residents of North Carolina. Prizes range from $10-$50.

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: December, 2013

Odyssey: Migration Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 31, 2013,
Odyssey
 
ODYSSEY is interested in articles rich in scientific accuracy and lively approaches to the subject at hand. The inclusion of primary research (interviews with scientists focusing on current research) are of primary interest to the magazine. Keep in mind that this magazine is essentially written for 9- to 14- year-old children and includes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
 
Current theme: Migr...

Continue reading ...
 

Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 30, 2013,
Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest

ENTRY FEE $20.

Send us a story and a postcard—the relationship can be as strong or as tangential as you like, so long as there is a clear connection between the story and the image. If you’re not sure where to look for a postcard, you can make your own or visit Wikimedia Commons. The story can be fiction or non-fiction; maximum length is 500 words. First Prize: $500. Second Prize: $250. Third Prize: $15...

Continue reading ...
 

Romantic Poetry Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 29, 2013,
Romantic Poetry Writing Contest
 
If you enjoy writing romantic poetry as an amateur you may be interested in Franklin Arts Institute Grant offering new writers an opportunity to earn a cash prize for writing romantic poetry that describes love expressing it in the deepest form of thoughts and emotions. All work submitted must be original work by the contestant and all contestants are expected to be at least 18 years old. Work can be ...

Continue reading ...
 

Northern Colorado Writers Top of the Mountain Book Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 28, 2013,
Northern Colorado Writers Top of the Mountain Book Award
 
First 25 pages of manuscript along with a 5-page synopsis/proposal.
Two categories: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction.
Open to unpublished and previously published authors, but the work submitted cannot be previously published.
Awards: $1000 for top winner (each category).
Entrants will received at least one critique/s...

Continue reading ...
 

Appleseeds: St. Augustine, FL

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 27, 2013,
Appleseeds: St. Augustine, FL
 
APPLESEEDS is a 36-page, multidisciplinary, nonfiction social studies magazine for children ages 6 and up (primarily in grades 3 & 4). We are looking for articles that are lively, age-appropriate, and exhibit an original approach to the theme. Scientific and historical accuracy is extremely important. Authors are urged to use primary sources and up-to-date resources ...

Continue reading ...
 

Revelation: The Seals - Calls for Submissions

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 27, 2013,

Revelation: The Seals - Call for Submissions
http://www.sacredcityproductions.com/2013/08/revelation-call-for-submissions.html

Sacred City Productions is looking for submissions of fiction and artwork for, Revelation: The Seals.

Rev 5:9 "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation."

In the beginning was the Word and it was revealed to all. Over time the trut...


Continue reading ...
 

The Mystery Company

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 26, 2013,
The Mystery Company
http://www.crumcreekpress.com/

We publish mysteries – well-plotted mysteries that are genuine fair play whodunits, featuring characters you’ll recognize, believe in and fall in love with. We publish for people who love the genre, folks who are as obsessed with mysteries as we are.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Robert Frost Foundation Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 23, 2013,

Robert Frost Foundation Poetry Contest
http://www.frostfoundation.org/Robert_Frost_Foundation/Award_2013_Guidelines.html

2013 Reading Period opens from September 2013 through February 1, 2014

Prompt: Poems in the spirit of Robert Frost, however you define that
Number of Poems: up to 3
Length: each poem no more than 3 pages
Prior Submissions: OK
Reading Fee: $10/poem
Esubmissions: frostfoundation@comcast.net

Postmark Deadline: February1, 2014

 


Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Change

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 22, 2013,

Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days
http://pockets.upperroom.org/write-for-us/writers-guidelines

Designed for 6- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. The magazi...


Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 21, 2013,

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

Topic: Teaching Honesty and Integrity
Word Count: 750-800 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $250 on acceptance
Date Due: by Jan. 3, 2014
Acceptance or Rejection: The Thriving Family editors appreciate your submissions. If your story was not accepted by Jan. 31, 2014, it was not chosen for publication. We hope to work with you on a different article at a later time.
Submit to: Please submit your DT Hon...


Continue reading ...
 

Highlights 2014 Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 20, 2013,
Highlights 2014 Fiction Contest
 
Category: Holiday stories.
 
Prizes: Three prizes of $1,000 or tuition for any Highlights Foundation Founders Workshop. (For a complete list of workshops, visit http://www.highlightsfoundation.org .)
 
Entry Dates: All entries must be postmarked between January 1 and January 31, 2014.
 
Rules: Stories may be any length up to 800 words. Indicate the word count in the upper right-hand corner of the first page of ...

Continue reading ...
 

San Pedro River Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 20, 2013,
San Pedro River Review
 
San Pedro River Review is an international perfect-bound journal of poetry and art. It is named for the ancient river that flows north from the mountains of Sonora, Mexico, into Arizona. We have a strong sense of place, and prefer work set in tactile imagery, with a vividness of local detail: characters, places, substantive objects. We shy away from the political and environmental. We like a degree of pathos, subtle drama, a touch of Lorca's duende ...

Continue reading ...
 

Manchester Ficiton Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 19, 2013,

Manchester Fiction Writing Contest
http://writersviews.com/writing-contests-manchester-fiction-nonfiction.php  

Alexandra Manchester Fiction Writing Contest is a joint sponsorship by Alexandra Manchester Foundation and 3 publishing houses that offer their semi-annual writing competition and are now accepting submissions for its 2012 debut fiction, fiction, nonfiction, and young author award categories. In addition, this years contest is part-sponsored by Clinton Literary Awards Foundation and...


Continue reading ...
 

Tethered By Letters' Spring Literary Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 17, 2013,
Tethered By Letters' Spring Literary Contest

Short story contest (2,000 to 7,500 words, open genre), flash fiction contest (55, 250, or 500 words), and poetry contest (max of three pages per poem).
TBL strives to publish writers with engaging stories, vivid characters, and fresh writing styles. All winners will be published in Tethered By Letters' Winter Quarterly Journal and finalists will be considered for later publicatio...

Continue reading ...
 

On the Premises: 21 UP!

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 16, 2013,

On the Premises: 21 UP!
http://onthepremises.com/current_contest.html

“On The Premises” magazine is celebrating our first seven years with a special premise. For this contest only, send us a short story based on ANY of the previous 21 premises. To see a list of past premises, go to out past issues page. (http://www.onthepremises.com/Issues.html)

Your challenge: In at least 1,000 but no more than 5,000 words, write a creative, compelling, and well-crafted story that is clearly built around...


Continue reading ...
 

5th Annual Spirit First Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 15, 2013,
5th Annual Spirit First Poetry Contest
 
Deadline to Enter: January 31, 2014
 
First Prize: $175, Second Prize: $125, Third Prize: $75
 
Complete guidelines: Spirit First is pleased to announce its 5th Annual Meditation Poetry Contest. Poetry submissions may be of any length and any style but must have a theme of Meditation, Mindfulness, Silence, Stillness, or Solitude (but only peaceful solitude, not loneliness). Poems may reflect any discipline...

Continue reading ...
 

Calliope: Yellow River

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 14, 2013,
Calliope
CALLIOPE covers world history (East / West) and we are looking for lively, original approaches to the subject. Keep in mind that our magazine is aimed at youths from ages 9 to 14. We need fiction, nonfiction, activities, and games that relate to a theme.
 
Current theme: Birthplace of China: Yellow River Deadline for queries: 01-30-14.


Continue reading ...
 

National Short Story Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 14, 2013,
National Short Story Writing Contest
 
Dayton is providing a major writing competition as a National Story Award Contest which is aimed at providing a writing contest that would produce constructive and inspiring short stories by writers of all levels, but particularly new writers joining the profession for the first time or young writers that want to try to get some experience and test their abilities and compete with well esta...

Continue reading ...
 

The Kids Ark: One of a Kind

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 13, 2013,

The Kids Ark Christian Children’s Magazine
http://thekidsark.com/guidelines.htm   

Looking for fiction or nonfiction stories of no more than 650 words for the 6-10 year old reading level. Stories must be written to theme.  

Theme: One of a Kind

Animal: Zebra

Deadline: January 6, 2014

Theme Description: The Bible says in Isaiah 49: 1 "Before I was born the Lord called me; from my birth he has made mention of my name". 

Each zebra has a set of stripes that is an individual as a set of fing...


Continue reading ...
 

National Short Story Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 12, 2013,
National Short Story Writing Contest
 
Dayton is providing a major writing competition as a National Story Award Contest which is aimed at providing a writing contest that would produce constructive and inspiring short stories by writers of all levels, but particularly new writers joining the profession for the first time or young writers that want to try to get some experience and test their abilities and compete with well esta...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reboot Your Life

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 11, 2013,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reboot Your Life
http://www.chickensoup.com  

Were you in a rut? Was your life boring and dull? Hopefully you did something positive about that. What kind of major changes did you make that brought back your purpose, passion, and joy? Did you start a completely new career, have a travel adventure or find a new hobby? Was it a new love interest or an attitude adjustment that helped you reboot your life? We want to hear your stories. Stories can be serious or funny, b...


Continue reading ...
 

Parody

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 10, 2013,
Parody
 
Looking for humorous poetry. Fond of true parodies of famous or non-famous poems. Will also consider haiku, limericks, etc. See website for more on parodies. Submit up to 3 poems per submission. Reads year-round. Does not want previously published works. Sim subs okay. Paste poems in the body of your email, submit via text or submit via snail mail.
 
Current calls: Ancient Civilizations: Submit by January 25, 2014 for issue 3....

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Virginia

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 9, 2013,
Poetry Society of Virginia
 
85 awards - $10 to $250
33 categories - formal or free verse, sonnets, limericks, & more
 
Deadline: January 19, 2014



Continue reading ...
 

Narrative Travel Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 8, 2013,
Narrative Travel Writing Contest
NO ENTRY FEE.
We wish to explore the idea of travel as a way to not only leave behind your material and spiritual preconceptions, but as an opportunity to open up to ideas, aesthetics, and rituals which you have internalized into your own life going forward. What did you learn during your travels, and did this fundamentally transform your perception(s) of the ...

Continue reading ...
 

Society of Classical Poets Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 7, 2013,
Society of Classical Poets Competition
 
NO ENTRY FEE.
Submit 3 to 5 poems, each not to exceed 50 lines. Metered and rhymed poetry is preferred but not required. (We usually do not publish love poems, free verse, or overly dark poems that don’t teach a positive lesson.) Prize $500. Deadline January 1, 2014. Poems must be within one or more of the four themes used by the Society:
 
1.Beauty: Beauty in human nature, culture, the natural world, c...

Continue reading ...
 

Backwoods Home Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 6, 2013,
Backwoods Home Magazine
 
Backwoods Home Magazine is a country- and self-reliance-oriented "how to" magazine that specializes in showing people how to build their own home, produce independent energy, grow their own food, and how to make a living without being tied to a city. We also cover related subjects such as health, raising animals, food preservation, country skills, home schooling, arts and crafts, recipes, and book reviews.
 
from: ...

Continue reading ...
 

Pennsylvania Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 5, 2013,
Pennsylvania Poetry Society Annual Contest
 
$2 per poem entry fee to enter any of 14 categories.
Prizes range from $10 - $100.
 
Deadline: January 15, 2014.
 

 

Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 4, 2013,
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award
 
2000 words or fewer on the theme of "Food Stories." 
Awards: $200 and consideration for print publication  in the Bethlehem Writers Group, LLC's next anthology or as a featured story in Bethlehem Writers Roundtable;
$100 + publication in the BWG Writers Roundtable online literary magazine;
$50 + publication in the BWG Writers Roundtable online literary magazine.
Honorable Mentions may also be published in the BWG ...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 3, 2013,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society
OF THEE I SING CONTEST
 
Deadline:  January 15
 
Subject:  Praise of Someone - Someplace - Something (human - vegetable - animal - mineral - flora, etc.)
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $10
Entry fee: $3
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.



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Literal Latte Fiction Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 2, 2013,
Literal Latte Fiction Awards
 
K. Margaret Grossman Fiction Awards
First Prize $1000 Second Prize $300 Third Prize $200
 
Send unpublished stories, 8,000 words max.
All subjects and styles welcome.
Postmark by January 15th.
Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (optional) — on Cover Page only.
Include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope or Email Address for reply.
Include $10 Reading Fee per story — OR — $15 reading Fee for two stories.
All entr...

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North Carolina Poetry Society 2014 Adult Contests & Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 2, 2013,
North Carolina Poetry Society 2014 Adult Contests and Awards
 
Deadline:  January 10, 2014
 
Submit one poem per category. The same poem may not be entered into more than one category. Each entry must be original, unpublished, in English, and not currently submitted for publication or to another contest.
 
Nine Adult Contests to enter. Entry fee is $3. Entrants do not have to be residents of North Carolina. Prizes range from $10-$50.

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