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: February, 2013

Ping Pong Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 28, 2013,
Ping Pong Poetry Contest 
https://pingpongmagazine.submittable.com/submit/11388

$10 ENTRY FEE
Writers are invited to submit poetry manuscripts of 1-3 original, unpublished poems. The first-place winner will receive $500. The winning poems will appear in Ping-Pong, and runners-up also will be considered for publication in the print journal. A list of the first, second and third place winners and runner-ups will be published on the Ping-Pong website. Deadline April 1, 2013.


Continue reading ...
 

Lovely Christian Romance

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 26, 2013,

Lovely Christian Romance 

Christian Romance Anthologies

http://www.lovelychristianromance.com/index.php?act=viewDoc&docId=21

These stories can be 1000 to 3000 words. We pay $10 per story accepted. You can submit to different anthologies. You will get a FREE e book copy of the anthology and be able to purchase a print copy at our publishing cost plus shipping. We will be looking at contemporary, historical and suspense with a romantic twist stories. There is no deadline on thes...


Continue reading ...
 

Love on the Road

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 25, 2013,

Love on the Road

http://loveontheroad2013.com

Love on the Road 2013 will be an anthology of stories about making connections, from heartfelt ones ending in weddings, to less high-minded ones ending in beds (or wherever). Half the stories will be about travelers meeting people far from home, and the other half about people meeting travelers passing through.

You can submit your 5,000-word story to us between January 1, 2013 and March 31, 2013 -- along with a $10 reading fee....


Continue reading ...
 

Nothern Colorado Writers Association Short Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 24, 2013,

Northern Colorado Writers Association Short Fiction Contest http://www.northerncoloradowriters.com/upcoming-events-mainmenu-133/writing-contests/307-2012-writing-contests.html

$20 ENTRY FEE
The short story can be in any genre or style and should have broad appeal. Deadline March 31, 2013.
1st place: $1,000
2nd place: $250
3rd place: $100
Winners, Honorable Mentions, and Editor's Picks will be published in the annual winners' anthology, Pooled Ink: Celebrating the 2013 NCW Contest Winner...


Continue reading ...
 

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

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 24, 2013,

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

To celebrate our twenty-year anniversary this summer, we are 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 us the name of the story and the book in which it appeared, and then write us a new Chicken Soup for the Soul story all ab...


Continue reading ...
 

Ft. Worth Haiku Society Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 22, 2013,

Fort Worth Haiku Society Spring Contest

Deadline: Spring contest March 15, 2013 (postmarked by)

Entry fee: $3 for up to 5 haiku/senryu by FWHS members, $5 for up to 5 haiku/senryu by members of any other poetry society or organized group with proof of membership and $10 for up to 5 haiku/senryu for non-members.

Rules: send one copy with identification and one without of up to 5 haiku/senryu (one poem per index card or page), no capitalization unless pro...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Messages from Heaven

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 21, 2013,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Messages from Heaven

www.chickensoup.com

We have heard many terrific stories about your own after-death communication experiences since our first Messages from Heaven book came out. It was a national bestseller so we have decided to make another edition, with the theme "Love Never Dies." If you have a story about receiving a sign or communicating with a loved one after his or her death, we would love to consider it. The deadline date for sto...


Continue reading ...
 

Diana Woods Memorail Award in Creative Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 20, 2013,

Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction

http://lunchticket.org/the-diana-woods-memorial-award

Deadline: March 30, 2013

Entries are invited for the Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction (US). Submit essays 5000 words max. Subject: Open. Prize: $250 publication in next issue of Lunch Ticket. All submissions are considered for publication.

from: www.writergazette.com


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Matters Poetry Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 19, 2013,

Poetry Matters Poetry Award

http://www.poetrymatterscelebration.com/poetrymatterscelebration.com/About_the_Poetry_Award.html

Inaugurated by the National Academy of Poets in April 1996,

National Poetry Month brings together publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, schools and poets around the country to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture.

As part of this annual celebration, we are pleased to present Poetry Matters 2013, 13th Annual ...


Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Everyday Heroes

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 18, 2013,

Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days

http://pockets.upperroom.org/write-for-us/writers-guidelines

Designed for 8-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 welco...


Continue reading ...
 

Hendrick Long Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 17, 2013,

Hendrick-Long Publishing

http://www.hendricklongpublishing.com

We specialize in books with a Texas historical focus for children and young adults. Please send query letter, summary, outline and sample chapter via snail mail.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Stealing Time: Opening

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 17, 2013,

Stealing Time
http://www.stealingtimemag.com/submit.html  

A literary magazine for parents. All of our issues are themed; we will endeavor to announce the themes with considerable advance notice. For each issue we accept fiction, memoir, essay and poetry, as well as book reviews. We are open to pieces between 500 and 3,000 words, and poetry of a page or two. We'd rather like to publish a wide variety of not-already-famous people, so don't feel you need a list of publishing credits or awards....


Continue reading ...
 

Gardening How-To

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 15, 2013,

Gardening How-To
http://www.gardeningclub.com/benefits/faq/view/detail/article/25/cat/5

Magazine of the National Home Gardening Club. Covers how-to articles for the home gardener in the US and Canada. Pays $200 for 500-word articles.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Christian Short Story & Poetry Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 15, 2013,

Christian Short Story & Poetry Writing Contest

http://christianwritingcontest.com/contest2013

Deadline: March 18, 2013

Short Story prizes range from $50 - $550 for stories 1500 to 7500 words
Poetry prizes range from $50 - $300 for poems 2500 words or less
$15 per entry


Continue reading ...
 

Writers-Editors Network International Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 13, 2013,

Writers-Editors Network International Writing Competition

www.writers-editors.com

Six Categories! Easy to Enter! Cash Prizes!
Open to all writers. Deadline March 15, 2013.

Divisions & Categories -

Nonfiction Division:
(A) Previously Published Article/Essay/Column/Nonfiction Book Chapter
(B) Unpublished or self-published Article/Essay/Column/Nonfiction Book Chapter

Fiction Division:
(C) Unpublished or self-published Short Story
(D) Unpublished or self-published Novel Chapter

Children...


Continue reading ...
 

Nat'l Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 13, 2013,

National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest

http://www.nfsps.com/poetry_contests.htm#Contest%20Rules

27 categories open to all poets. Prizes range from $15 to $1500.

Deadline March 15, 2013


Continue reading ...
 

Northeast Texas Writers' Organization Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 12, 2013,

Northeast Texas Writers’ Organization (NETWO)
2013 Short Story Contest
http://netwo.org/conference/sscontest08.htm

Cash Prizes total $250 – Winner guaranteed publication

Entry Deadline: March 15, 2013

Entries must be short stories between 1,000 and 2,500 words.

First Place Award is $100 plus a one-year's subscription to The Storyteller magazine and the option of publication; Second Place is $75; Third Place is $50 and Fourth Place is $25. Winners, and Honorable Mentions, will receive c...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 10, 2013,

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

THE GERTRUDE DOLE MEMORIAL AWARD

Deadline:  March 15
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Line
Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
Poems must NOT have been previously published or have won ANY prize.

Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet.
Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem.
Send two copies of each poem - one with name and address and ...


Continue reading ...
 

Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 10, 2013,

Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts

The 2013 Gulf Coast Prizes in Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction

www.gulfcoastmag.org/contests

Deadline: March 15, 2013

The contest awards $1,500 and publication to the winner in each genre, as well as $250 to two honorable mentions in each genre. The winners will be published in Gulf Coast 26.1 and all entries will be considered for paid publication on our website. Poetry will be judged by Stanley Plumly, Fiction will...


Continue reading ...
 

The Binnacle Annual Ultra-Short Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 8, 2013,

The Binnacle Annual Ultra-Short Competition

http://www.umm.maine.edu/ultra-short-competition.html

Submissions: December 1, 2012-March 15, 2013

NO ENTRY FEE

"THE BINNACLE will sponsor its Tenth International Ultra-Short Competition in the 2012-2013 academic year. We are looking for prose works of 150 words or fewer and poetry of sixteen lines or fewer and fewer than 150 words. All works should have a narrative element to them." Prizes: "A minimum of $300 in cash prizes wi...


Continue reading ...
 

Cartaret Writers Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 7, 2013,

Cartaret Writers, Inc. Writing Contest

http://www.carteretwriters.org

$5-$10 ENTRY FEE

Deadline March 12, 2013. Open to all writers. Categories are:

Flash - 750 words
Fiction - 3,000 words
Nonfiction - 3,000 words
Poetry - 50 lines or less per poem
Writing for Children - 2,000 words - suitable to 13 and under.

Each category has $100 first prize, $50 second prize, and $25 third prize.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Atlanta Review 2013 Poetry Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 7, 2013,

Atlanta Review 2013 International Poetry Competition
http://www.atlantareview.com/page6.html

GRAND PRIZE – $1,000

Entry fee: 1-2 poems, $10, 3-4 poems, $15, up to 7 poem, $20, up to 10 poems, $25

20 International Publication Awards

20 entrants will be published in the Contest Issue of Atlanta Review

30 International Merit Awards

Your name in Atlanta Review, certificate, and free contest issue

Guidelines & Information:
Poems must be your original creative work, not published in a nation...


Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark Cards: Kids & Critters

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 5, 2013,

Hallmark Cards: Kids & Critters
http://www.hallmarkcontests.com/page/CONTESTS/contest/KidsandCritters

There’s nothing cuter than kids and pets—so what could be better than combining the two? Use a photo of a pet and a child, along with your original writing, to create a fun, sweet, or silly card.

You can enter a total of two card

Birthday - Create a birthday card that could be sent to anyone.
Just for Fun - Create a card that you could send to anyone that would get a laugh anytime.

This...


Continue reading ...
 

The Kids Ark: Quietness

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 4, 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. 

Publish Date: September 1, 2013
Theme: Quiet/Quietness
Deadline - February 15th, 2013 

Theme Description: Stories of how we need to be quite before the Lord to hear him. In the book of Daniel the Bible says people will be running to and fro and knowledge will be increased. ...


Continue reading ...
 

Storey Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 4, 2013,

Storey Publishing

http://www.storey.com/about/proposals.php

The books we select include titles on gardening, small-scale farming, building, cooking, home brewing, crafts, part-time business, home improvement, woodworking, animals, nature, natural living, personal care, and country living. We are always pleased to review new proposals, which we try to process expeditiously. We offer both work-for-hire and standard royalty contracts.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 2, 2013,

Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest
http://www.oregonpoets.org/contests

Spring Contest Deadline for entries is March 1, 2013. There will be six categories: 1) Poet’s Choice, 80-line max, any form, any subject; 2) Free Verse, 40-line max, any free form, any subject; 3) Traditional Verse Form—Sestina, limit 40 lines, any subject, form—sestina; 4) New Poets, 30-line max, any form, any subject; 5) Members Only, 6-12 lines, any form, and subject; 6) Theme: music or visual arts, in mem...


Continue reading ...
 

Inspiring Stories of Survival

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 2, 2013,

Inspiring Stories of Survival

The fourth title in Leafwood Publisher's (http://www.leafwoodpublishers.com)"Miracles and Moments of Grace" series is in the works. For this anthology, I am looking for Inspiring Stories of Survival. The stories must be first-person and can address survival in any number of ways: medical, adventure, personal triumph... even pets! Humor pieces are welcome (e.g., I Survived the Worst Family Reunion Ever). Other ideas include love or marriage surviving ...


Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: February, 2013

Ping Pong Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 28, 2013,
Ping Pong Poetry Contest 
https://pingpongmagazine.submittable.com/submit/11388

$10 ENTRY FEE
Writers are invited to submit poetry manuscripts of 1-3 original, unpublished poems. The first-place winner will receive $500. The winning poems will appear in Ping-Pong, and runners-up also will be considered for publication in the print journal. A list of the first, second and third place winners and runner-ups will be published on the Ping-Pong website. Deadline April 1, 2013.


Continue reading ...
 

Lovely Christian Romance

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 26, 2013,

Lovely Christian Romance 

Christian Romance Anthologies

http://www.lovelychristianromance.com/index.php?act=viewDoc&docId=21

These stories can be 1000 to 3000 words. We pay $10 per story accepted. You can submit to different anthologies. You will get a FREE e book copy of the anthology and be able to purchase a print copy at our publishing cost plus shipping. We will be looking at contemporary, historical and suspense with a romantic twist stories. There is no deadline on thes...


Continue reading ...
 

Love on the Road

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 25, 2013,

Love on the Road

http://loveontheroad2013.com

Love on the Road 2013 will be an anthology of stories about making connections, from heartfelt ones ending in weddings, to less high-minded ones ending in beds (or wherever). Half the stories will be about travelers meeting people far from home, and the other half about people meeting travelers passing through.

You can submit your 5,000-word story to us between January 1, 2013 and March 31, 2013 -- along with a $10 reading fee....


Continue reading ...
 

Nothern Colorado Writers Association Short Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 24, 2013,

Northern Colorado Writers Association Short Fiction Contest http://www.northerncoloradowriters.com/upcoming-events-mainmenu-133/writing-contests/307-2012-writing-contests.html

$20 ENTRY FEE
The short story can be in any genre or style and should have broad appeal. Deadline March 31, 2013.
1st place: $1,000
2nd place: $250
3rd place: $100
Winners, Honorable Mentions, and Editor's Picks will be published in the annual winners' anthology, Pooled Ink: Celebrating the 2013 NCW Contest Winner...


Continue reading ...
 

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

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 24, 2013,

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

To celebrate our twenty-year anniversary this summer, we are 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 us the name of the story and the book in which it appeared, and then write us a new Chicken Soup for the Soul story all ab...


Continue reading ...
 

Ft. Worth Haiku Society Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 22, 2013,

Fort Worth Haiku Society Spring Contest

Deadline: Spring contest March 15, 2013 (postmarked by)

Entry fee: $3 for up to 5 haiku/senryu by FWHS members, $5 for up to 5 haiku/senryu by members of any other poetry society or organized group with proof of membership and $10 for up to 5 haiku/senryu for non-members.

Rules: send one copy with identification and one without of up to 5 haiku/senryu (one poem per index card or page), no capitalization unless pro...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Messages from Heaven

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 21, 2013,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Messages from Heaven

www.chickensoup.com

We have heard many terrific stories about your own after-death communication experiences since our first Messages from Heaven book came out. It was a national bestseller so we have decided to make another edition, with the theme "Love Never Dies." If you have a story about receiving a sign or communicating with a loved one after his or her death, we would love to consider it. The deadline date for sto...


Continue reading ...
 

Diana Woods Memorail Award in Creative Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 20, 2013,

Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction

http://lunchticket.org/the-diana-woods-memorial-award

Deadline: March 30, 2013

Entries are invited for the Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction (US). Submit essays 5000 words max. Subject: Open. Prize: $250 publication in next issue of Lunch Ticket. All submissions are considered for publication.

from: www.writergazette.com


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Matters Poetry Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 19, 2013,

Poetry Matters Poetry Award

http://www.poetrymatterscelebration.com/poetrymatterscelebration.com/About_the_Poetry_Award.html

Inaugurated by the National Academy of Poets in April 1996,

National Poetry Month brings together publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, schools and poets around the country to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture.

As part of this annual celebration, we are pleased to present Poetry Matters 2013, 13th Annual ...


Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Everyday Heroes

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 18, 2013,

Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days

http://pockets.upperroom.org/write-for-us/writers-guidelines

Designed for 8-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 welco...


Continue reading ...
 

Hendrick Long Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 17, 2013,

Hendrick-Long Publishing

http://www.hendricklongpublishing.com

We specialize in books with a Texas historical focus for children and young adults. Please send query letter, summary, outline and sample chapter via snail mail.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Stealing Time: Opening

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 17, 2013,

Stealing Time
http://www.stealingtimemag.com/submit.html  

A literary magazine for parents. All of our issues are themed; we will endeavor to announce the themes with considerable advance notice. For each issue we accept fiction, memoir, essay and poetry, as well as book reviews. We are open to pieces between 500 and 3,000 words, and poetry of a page or two. We'd rather like to publish a wide variety of not-already-famous people, so don't feel you need a list of publishing credits or awards....


Continue reading ...
 

Gardening How-To

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 15, 2013,

Gardening How-To
http://www.gardeningclub.com/benefits/faq/view/detail/article/25/cat/5

Magazine of the National Home Gardening Club. Covers how-to articles for the home gardener in the US and Canada. Pays $200 for 500-word articles.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Christian Short Story & Poetry Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 15, 2013,

Christian Short Story & Poetry Writing Contest

http://christianwritingcontest.com/contest2013

Deadline: March 18, 2013

Short Story prizes range from $50 - $550 for stories 1500 to 7500 words
Poetry prizes range from $50 - $300 for poems 2500 words or less
$15 per entry


Continue reading ...
 

Writers-Editors Network International Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 13, 2013,

Writers-Editors Network International Writing Competition

www.writers-editors.com

Six Categories! Easy to Enter! Cash Prizes!
Open to all writers. Deadline March 15, 2013.

Divisions & Categories -

Nonfiction Division:
(A) Previously Published Article/Essay/Column/Nonfiction Book Chapter
(B) Unpublished or self-published Article/Essay/Column/Nonfiction Book Chapter

Fiction Division:
(C) Unpublished or self-published Short Story
(D) Unpublished or self-published Novel Chapter

Children...


Continue reading ...
 

Nat'l Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 13, 2013,

National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest

http://www.nfsps.com/poetry_contests.htm#Contest%20Rules

27 categories open to all poets. Prizes range from $15 to $1500.

Deadline March 15, 2013


Continue reading ...
 

Northeast Texas Writers' Organization Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 12, 2013,

Northeast Texas Writers’ Organization (NETWO)
2013 Short Story Contest
http://netwo.org/conference/sscontest08.htm

Cash Prizes total $250 – Winner guaranteed publication

Entry Deadline: March 15, 2013

Entries must be short stories between 1,000 and 2,500 words.

First Place Award is $100 plus a one-year's subscription to The Storyteller magazine and the option of publication; Second Place is $75; Third Place is $50 and Fourth Place is $25. Winners, and Honorable Mentions, will receive c...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 10, 2013,

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

THE GERTRUDE DOLE MEMORIAL AWARD

Deadline:  March 15
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Line
Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
Poems must NOT have been previously published or have won ANY prize.

Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet.
Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem.
Send two copies of each poem - one with name and address and ...


Continue reading ...
 

Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 10, 2013,

Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts

The 2013 Gulf Coast Prizes in Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction

www.gulfcoastmag.org/contests

Deadline: March 15, 2013

The contest awards $1,500 and publication to the winner in each genre, as well as $250 to two honorable mentions in each genre. The winners will be published in Gulf Coast 26.1 and all entries will be considered for paid publication on our website. Poetry will be judged by Stanley Plumly, Fiction will...


Continue reading ...
 

The Binnacle Annual Ultra-Short Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 8, 2013,

The Binnacle Annual Ultra-Short Competition

http://www.umm.maine.edu/ultra-short-competition.html

Submissions: December 1, 2012-March 15, 2013

NO ENTRY FEE

"THE BINNACLE will sponsor its Tenth International Ultra-Short Competition in the 2012-2013 academic year. We are looking for prose works of 150 words or fewer and poetry of sixteen lines or fewer and fewer than 150 words. All works should have a narrative element to them." Prizes: "A minimum of $300 in cash prizes wi...


Continue reading ...
 

Cartaret Writers Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 7, 2013,

Cartaret Writers, Inc. Writing Contest

http://www.carteretwriters.org

$5-$10 ENTRY FEE

Deadline March 12, 2013. Open to all writers. Categories are:

Flash - 750 words
Fiction - 3,000 words
Nonfiction - 3,000 words
Poetry - 50 lines or less per poem
Writing for Children - 2,000 words - suitable to 13 and under.

Each category has $100 first prize, $50 second prize, and $25 third prize.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Atlanta Review 2013 Poetry Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 7, 2013,

Atlanta Review 2013 International Poetry Competition
http://www.atlantareview.com/page6.html

GRAND PRIZE – $1,000

Entry fee: 1-2 poems, $10, 3-4 poems, $15, up to 7 poem, $20, up to 10 poems, $25

20 International Publication Awards

20 entrants will be published in the Contest Issue of Atlanta Review

30 International Merit Awards

Your name in Atlanta Review, certificate, and free contest issue

Guidelines & Information:
Poems must be your original creative work, not published in a nation...


Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark Cards: Kids & Critters

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 5, 2013,

Hallmark Cards: Kids & Critters
http://www.hallmarkcontests.com/page/CONTESTS/contest/KidsandCritters

There’s nothing cuter than kids and pets—so what could be better than combining the two? Use a photo of a pet and a child, along with your original writing, to create a fun, sweet, or silly card.

You can enter a total of two card

Birthday - Create a birthday card that could be sent to anyone.
Just for Fun - Create a card that you could send to anyone that would get a laugh anytime.

This...


Continue reading ...
 

The Kids Ark: Quietness

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 4, 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. 

Publish Date: September 1, 2013
Theme: Quiet/Quietness
Deadline - February 15th, 2013 

Theme Description: Stories of how we need to be quite before the Lord to hear him. In the book of Daniel the Bible says people will be running to and fro and knowledge will be increased. ...


Continue reading ...
 

Storey Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 4, 2013,

Storey Publishing

http://www.storey.com/about/proposals.php

The books we select include titles on gardening, small-scale farming, building, cooking, home brewing, crafts, part-time business, home improvement, woodworking, animals, nature, natural living, personal care, and country living. We are always pleased to review new proposals, which we try to process expeditiously. We offer both work-for-hire and standard royalty contracts.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 2, 2013,

Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest
http://www.oregonpoets.org/contests

Spring Contest Deadline for entries is March 1, 2013. There will be six categories: 1) Poet’s Choice, 80-line max, any form, any subject; 2) Free Verse, 40-line max, any free form, any subject; 3) Traditional Verse Form—Sestina, limit 40 lines, any subject, form—sestina; 4) New Poets, 30-line max, any form, any subject; 5) Members Only, 6-12 lines, any form, and subject; 6) Theme: music or visual arts, in mem...


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Inspiring Stories of Survival

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 2, 2013,

Inspiring Stories of Survival

The fourth title in Leafwood Publisher's (http://www.leafwoodpublishers.com)"Miracles and Moments of Grace" series is in the works. For this anthology, I am looking for Inspiring Stories of Survival. The stories must be first-person and can address survival in any number of ways: medical, adventure, personal triumph... even pets! Humor pieces are welcome (e.g., I Survived the Worst Family Reunion Ever). Other ideas include love or marriage surviving ...


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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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