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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Browsing Archive: June, 2013

Missouri State Poetry Society Summer Contest 2013

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 30, 2013,

Missouri State Poetry Society Summer Contest 2013

http://www.nfsps.com/mo/summer.htm

Deadline: Postmarked August 1, 2013

Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.

Categories:

* Rhymed verse or blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter), any subject, serious or humorous
* Free verse, any subject, serious or h...


Continue reading ...
 

Freeman-Smith

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 29, 2013,

Freeman-Smith, a division of Worthy Media, is compiling a book of short stories about the impact of God’s grace in our lives.

They are looking for contributors!

They want unpublished true life, first-person stories that focus on heartwarming and unexpected moments when the only explanation is God did something on your behalf.  Stories can range from simple blessings to a major divine intervention; from everyday life to miraculous.

If there is a compelling reason that ...


Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Self-Control

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 28, 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 wel...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 27, 2013,

Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

http://www.nfsps.com/mi/2013%20PSM%20Contest%20Brochure.pdf

Deadline August 1, 2013

Categories: Humor, Haiku, Prose Poem, Family/Friends/Children, Loss, Ekphrastic, Nature, Love, Spiritual, Animals, List Poem and more.

Prizes: $100 - $15    Entry Fees: $5.00 - $3.00


Continue reading ...
 

Not Your Mother's Book: On Family & On Being a Mom

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 26, 2013,

Not Your Mother’s Book (NYMB) is a new anthology for a new century.
http://publishingsyndicate.com/publishing_syndicate/submissions/nymb_submit_guidelines.html

Consisting of real-life stories written by individuals 18 years and older, NYMB is tailored for a mature-audience readership; stories may contain language and situations akin to a PG-13 or TV-14 rating. While not all stories will fall into this rating system, the series will not focus on death/dying, cry-your-eyes out sad ...


Continue reading ...
 

TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 25, 2013,

TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics

http://journals.chapman.edu/ojs/index.php/TAB-Journal/index

TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics is part of Tabula Poetica: The Center for Poetry at Chapman University. This new literary journal’s mission is to discover, support, and publish the contemporary poetry and writing about poetry; to provide a forum in which the poetic tradition is practiced, extended, challenged, and discussed by emerging and established voices; and to encourage ...


Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark Cards Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 24, 2013,

Hallmark Greeting Cards Competition
Friends, Family & Frosting
http://www.hallmarkcontests.com/index.cfm

Whether you’re celebrating with friends or family, birthdays are a blast! Using your original writing and a photo or illustration, create a birthday card for a friend or family member (see below for categories). Entries can be sweet, silly, or funny.

1) Anyone Birthday
Create a card that could be sent to anybody (your friend, neighb or, co-worker, etc.) Don’t forget – if the card is to...


Continue reading ...
 

The First Line Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 23, 2013,

The First Line Literary Journal

http://www.thefirstline.com/submission.htm

This is a quarterly contest in which you use the first line prompt they provide to write your story of 300 to 3,000 words. The editors are open to all genres and try to pick as eclectic a group of winners as possible.

The next deadline is August 1, 2013. The first line of the story must be: "There must have been thousands standing in the rain that day."

Fiction: All stories must be wr...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 22, 2013,

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id16.html


Deadline:
August 1, 2013

Entry Fee: one $10 fee to enter any or all contests
Prizes: $50 - $5

26 categories including: Ode, Snow, Eternity, Food as a Metaphor, Meditation on a Psalm, Sonnet, Extra Ordinary Experience, Poet’s Choice, Grandparents, Teachers, A Funny Incident, Something Spectacular, Pets, Children, Beauty of a Season, Loss of a Child, Light, Famous Last Line, Accidental Re...


Continue reading ...
 

Arizona Authors Assoc. Literary Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 21, 2013,

Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest

http://www.azauthors.com/contest_index.html

Deadline JULY 1, 2013

The Arizona Literary Contest was instituted in 1980 and is open to all writers anywhere in the world, as long as their entry is written in English and the fee paid in US currency. We have categories for published and unpublished works.

Unpublished Categories:
Short Stories
Poems
Articles/Essay/True Stories
Unpublished Novels

Published Categories:
Fiction: Novels/...


Continue reading ...
 

Weavings: Let the Oppressed Go Free

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 20, 2013,

Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life
http://weavings.upperroom.org/write-for-weavings

Articles 1000 to 2000 words, sermons and meditations 500 to 2000 words, stories (fiction or nonfiction) 750 to 2000 words, poems, prayers and liturgical pieces.
Weavings is neither a popular devotional guide nor a technical scholarly journal. We are looking for material that has spiritual depth expressed in simple, even poetic, prose. We hope authors will show our readers the subject r...


Continue reading ...
 

The Wayfarer: A Journal of Contemplative Literature

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 20, 2013,

The Wayfarer: A Journal of Contemplative Literature
http://homeboundpublications.com/the-wayfarer-journal/submission-guidelines

A wayfarer is one who chooses to take up a long journey on foot. The journey we chronicle within the journal is that of our path across the inner-landscape of our own being. As we reach for answers to the central questions of our existence. Spirituality is the culmination of the individual’s desire to understand the deeper meaning in life. The works found in The Wayf...


Continue reading ...
 

Women Who Write Poetry & Short Prose Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 18, 2013,

Women Who Write 2013 International Poetry & Short Prose Contest

http://www.womenwhowrite.com/Submit.html

DEADLINE: June 30, 2013

Contest Rules
1. Open to women 18 years or older.
2. Women Who Write will retain one-time publication rights (print and electronic), after which all rights revert to the author.
3. Entries to the contest must be previously unpublished.
4. Prose pieces can be fiction or non-fiction and are limited to 3,000 words or less.
5. $12 entry fee for each prose piece submi...


Continue reading ...
 

God Still Leads and Guides

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 16, 2013,

God Still Leads and Guides, sequel to God Still Meets Needs

Mark Littleton is beginning the process of doing a follow-up book to “God Still Meets Needs.” It will be called, “God Still Leads and Guides.” All the stories/readings/devos will be about how God led or guided you (or the person you’re writing about) in an uncertain or needful time. Enclosed is one reading by Mark that may help you in working on this.

First, this book will have a Table of Contents and a list...


Continue reading ...
 

Green Mts. Review Summer Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 16, 2013,

Green Mountains Review Summer Flash Fiction Contest

http://greenmountainsreview.com/?p=2354

Entries must be received by July 10

Green Mountains Review, in collaboration with the Brattleboro Literary Festival, seeks submissions of unpublished flash fiction up to 1,000 words. The entries will be judged by the editorial staff of Green Mountains Review. The winner will be published in GMR's fall 2013 issue and will have the opportunity to read at the Brattleboro Literary Festival ...


Continue reading ...
 

White County Writers Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 15, 2013,

White County Writers Annual Contest http://whitecountycreativewriters.org/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/2013contestregulations.pdf

Contest fees of $5.00 for the first entry and $3.00 for each additional entry thereafter must be mailed on or before
July 25, 2013

Contests #1 & #2 - 1st place, $50.00/2nd place, $30.00/3rd place, $20.00. Remaining contests - 1st place - $25.00/2nd place - $15.00/3rd place - $10.00. #3 also awards $5 to 3 HMs. HMs awarded at judges' discretion.

Categories inclu...


Continue reading ...
 

Koehler Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 14, 2013,

Koehler Books 
http://www.koehlerbooks.com

We are the fiction Imprint of Morgan James Publishing, specializing in historical, contemporary, Christian and young adult, as well as some non-fiction.

 


Continue reading ...
 

Dream Quest One Poetry and Writing Contest Summer 2013

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 12, 2013,

Dream Quest One Poetry and Writing Contest Summer 2013

http://www.dreamquestone.com

Postmark deadline: July 31, 2013

This poetry contest and writing contest is open to everyone and international.  We are excited about showcasing the creative writing and poetic talent, skill and ability of all poets and writers.  We hope that you have inspiration to display the beauty and art of writing short stories and poems for the entire world to see your "gift of a dream."

Writing ...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Multitasking Mom's Survival Guide

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 11, 2013,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Multitasking Mom’s Survival Guide

http://www.chickensoup.com

Moms are the busiest people in the world! They juggle kids, husbands, jobs, housework, paid work, volunteer work, parents, pets, etc. How do they do it? Sometimes they are successful and get everything done. Sometimes... disasters happen! Busy moms - here is your chance to pass along your words of wisdom, your lessons learned, your funny or embarrassing moments. Pretend you're tal...


Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark Cards: Wedded Blisses & Baby Kisses Card Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 11, 2013,

Hallmark Cards Wedded Blisses & Baby Kisses Card Contest

http://www.hallmarkcontest.com/page/CONTESTS/contest/WeddedBlissesandBabyKisses

Weddings, anniversaries, babies—love is everywhere! Use a photo or illustration and your original writing to create a card that celebrates a wedding, anniversary, or baby. Entries can be sweet, silly, or funny.

1) Wedding - Create a card that celebrates a wedding, engagement, or shower.

2) Anniversary - Create a card for an annivers...


Continue reading ...
 

League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 10, 2013,

League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

http://www.mnpoets.com/sites/default/files/LOMP_2013__Contest_Brochure__FINAL.pdf

20 categories to enter. Entry fees $1 - $2. Prizes $10 - $125

Deadline: July 31, 2013



Continue reading ...
 

Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 9, 2013,

Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas

http://lighthousepublishingofthecarolinas.com  

Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas is an ACFW approved, traditional, royalty-paying book publisher. (We are NOT a subsidy publisher.) We have one standard for judging a work: Is it biblical? Not biblical as in preaching or teaching, but rather could the story, scenes, and theme be overlaid with Old and New Testament narratives? Our characters dance, go to the bathroom, drink, celebrate ...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles Happen

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 8, 2013,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles Happen

http://www.chickensoup.com

Everyone loves to read about miracles in Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Everyone has experienced extraordinary events in their lives that cause wonder and astonishment. Why did these things happen? Perhaps the only explanation is divine intervention. We are looking for true stories in this multi-faith book that will awe you with examples of amazing events. Miracles do happen every day. The deadlin...


Continue reading ...
 

Writers League of Texas 2013 Summer Writing Retreat

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 8, 2013,

Writers League of Texas 2013 Summer Writing Retreat

http://www.writersleague.org/37/Summer-Writing-Retreat

Ever want to get away from it all and spend a week immersed in writing? Here's your chance with the annual Summer Writing Retreat at Sul Ross State University in scenic Alpine, deep in the heart of West Texas.

The 2013 WLT Summer Writing Retreat will be held July 21-26 at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, the perfect summer escape. There’s something about the stunn...


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Blue Mt. Arts Christmas Greeting Cards

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 6, 2013,

Blue Mt. Arts Christmas Greeting Cards

Calling all writers! July 15 is the deadline for Blue Mountain arts Christmas greeting card submissions.

Do you enjoy writing personal messages in the greeting cards you send? Have members of your family told you that your words have touched their hearts? You might just have the gift for expressing the thoughts and feelings that people everywhere want to communicate but don’t always know how to put into words. That’s just what Blue ...


Continue reading ...
 

Comstock Review Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 5, 2013,

Comstock Review Annual Poetry Contest

http://www.comstockreview.org/annualcontest.html

$5 ENTRY FEE PER POEM.

First Prize - $1,000; 2nd Prize -$250; 3rd Prize - $100; Honorable Mentions - Subscriptions for 2013. Deadline August 1, 2013. No poem must exceed 40 lines, beginning with the first line of text below the title.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


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Christian Writers Group of Greater San Antonio

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 4, 2013,

Christian Writers Group of the Greater San Antonio Area 

http://www.cwgsanantonio.com

"The End" is Near!

You've got the hook, the inciting incident, the meet-cute, the rising action...more action, a twist, more action...more action...more action...another chapter, and another, and ...Maybe it feels like you've been writing forever, and you just don't know how to wrap this thing up. Maybe you've fallen in love with your story, and you just don't want it to...


Continue reading ...
 

Florida State Poets' Association Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 3, 2013,

Florida State Poets’ Association Contests 2013

http://www.floridastatepoetsassociation.org/contests-2

25 categories to enter. Entry fee $1 - $2 per poem. Prizes $10 - $100

Deadline July 15, 2013



Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 2, 2013,

Thriving Family Magazine has several new calls for submissions posted on their site with various due dates: http://www.thrivingfamily.com/extra/call-for-submissions

For Early Years ages 0-3, 130-250 words on the topics of “Help with Colic,” “Interactive Story Time,” and “Meaningful Family Time” due 06-04-13.

For Tweens ages 8-12, 130-250 words on the topics of “Keeping it Clean, “Stuck in the Middle,” “Snow Sport Safety,” and Evaluating Media and Culture” due 06-05-13.

D...


Continue reading ...
 

Children's Writers Kindergarten Story: Exploration!

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 1, 2013,

Children’s Writers Kindergarten Story: Exploration!

http://www.thechildrenswriter.com/BA329

Current Contest:

Kindergarten Story: Exploration!

Specifications: Fiction about exploration for kindergarteners, up to 150 words. The story should be appropriate to children 5 to 7 learning to read on their own. The theme of exploration could be set at home, down the block, at school, on vacation, in books: Use your imagination! The story should be fun, colorful, use well-targete...


Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: June, 2013

Missouri State Poetry Society Summer Contest 2013

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 30, 2013,

Missouri State Poetry Society Summer Contest 2013

http://www.nfsps.com/mo/summer.htm

Deadline: Postmarked August 1, 2013

Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.

Categories:

* Rhymed verse or blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter), any subject, serious or humorous
* Free verse, any subject, serious or h...


Continue reading ...
 

Freeman-Smith

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 29, 2013,

Freeman-Smith, a division of Worthy Media, is compiling a book of short stories about the impact of God’s grace in our lives.

They are looking for contributors!

They want unpublished true life, first-person stories that focus on heartwarming and unexpected moments when the only explanation is God did something on your behalf.  Stories can range from simple blessings to a major divine intervention; from everyday life to miraculous.

If there is a compelling reason that ...


Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Self-Control

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 28, 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 wel...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 27, 2013,

Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

http://www.nfsps.com/mi/2013%20PSM%20Contest%20Brochure.pdf

Deadline August 1, 2013

Categories: Humor, Haiku, Prose Poem, Family/Friends/Children, Loss, Ekphrastic, Nature, Love, Spiritual, Animals, List Poem and more.

Prizes: $100 - $15    Entry Fees: $5.00 - $3.00


Continue reading ...
 

Not Your Mother's Book: On Family & On Being a Mom

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 26, 2013,

Not Your Mother’s Book (NYMB) is a new anthology for a new century.
http://publishingsyndicate.com/publishing_syndicate/submissions/nymb_submit_guidelines.html

Consisting of real-life stories written by individuals 18 years and older, NYMB is tailored for a mature-audience readership; stories may contain language and situations akin to a PG-13 or TV-14 rating. While not all stories will fall into this rating system, the series will not focus on death/dying, cry-your-eyes out sad ...


Continue reading ...
 

TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 25, 2013,

TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics

http://journals.chapman.edu/ojs/index.php/TAB-Journal/index

TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics is part of Tabula Poetica: The Center for Poetry at Chapman University. This new literary journal’s mission is to discover, support, and publish the contemporary poetry and writing about poetry; to provide a forum in which the poetic tradition is practiced, extended, challenged, and discussed by emerging and established voices; and to encourage ...


Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark Cards Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 24, 2013,

Hallmark Greeting Cards Competition
Friends, Family & Frosting
http://www.hallmarkcontests.com/index.cfm

Whether you’re celebrating with friends or family, birthdays are a blast! Using your original writing and a photo or illustration, create a birthday card for a friend or family member (see below for categories). Entries can be sweet, silly, or funny.

1) Anyone Birthday
Create a card that could be sent to anybody (your friend, neighb or, co-worker, etc.) Don’t forget – if the card is to...


Continue reading ...
 

The First Line Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 23, 2013,

The First Line Literary Journal

http://www.thefirstline.com/submission.htm

This is a quarterly contest in which you use the first line prompt they provide to write your story of 300 to 3,000 words. The editors are open to all genres and try to pick as eclectic a group of winners as possible.

The next deadline is August 1, 2013. The first line of the story must be: "There must have been thousands standing in the rain that day."

Fiction: All stories must be wr...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 22, 2013,

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id16.html


Deadline:
August 1, 2013

Entry Fee: one $10 fee to enter any or all contests
Prizes: $50 - $5

26 categories including: Ode, Snow, Eternity, Food as a Metaphor, Meditation on a Psalm, Sonnet, Extra Ordinary Experience, Poet’s Choice, Grandparents, Teachers, A Funny Incident, Something Spectacular, Pets, Children, Beauty of a Season, Loss of a Child, Light, Famous Last Line, Accidental Re...


Continue reading ...
 

Arizona Authors Assoc. Literary Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 21, 2013,

Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest

http://www.azauthors.com/contest_index.html

Deadline JULY 1, 2013

The Arizona Literary Contest was instituted in 1980 and is open to all writers anywhere in the world, as long as their entry is written in English and the fee paid in US currency. We have categories for published and unpublished works.

Unpublished Categories:
Short Stories
Poems
Articles/Essay/True Stories
Unpublished Novels

Published Categories:
Fiction: Novels/...


Continue reading ...
 

Weavings: Let the Oppressed Go Free

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 20, 2013,

Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life
http://weavings.upperroom.org/write-for-weavings

Articles 1000 to 2000 words, sermons and meditations 500 to 2000 words, stories (fiction or nonfiction) 750 to 2000 words, poems, prayers and liturgical pieces.
Weavings is neither a popular devotional guide nor a technical scholarly journal. We are looking for material that has spiritual depth expressed in simple, even poetic, prose. We hope authors will show our readers the subject r...


Continue reading ...
 

The Wayfarer: A Journal of Contemplative Literature

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 20, 2013,

The Wayfarer: A Journal of Contemplative Literature
http://homeboundpublications.com/the-wayfarer-journal/submission-guidelines

A wayfarer is one who chooses to take up a long journey on foot. The journey we chronicle within the journal is that of our path across the inner-landscape of our own being. As we reach for answers to the central questions of our existence. Spirituality is the culmination of the individual’s desire to understand the deeper meaning in life. The works found in The Wayf...


Continue reading ...
 

Women Who Write Poetry & Short Prose Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 18, 2013,

Women Who Write 2013 International Poetry & Short Prose Contest

http://www.womenwhowrite.com/Submit.html

DEADLINE: June 30, 2013

Contest Rules
1. Open to women 18 years or older.
2. Women Who Write will retain one-time publication rights (print and electronic), after which all rights revert to the author.
3. Entries to the contest must be previously unpublished.
4. Prose pieces can be fiction or non-fiction and are limited to 3,000 words or less.
5. $12 entry fee for each prose piece submi...


Continue reading ...
 

God Still Leads and Guides

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 16, 2013,

God Still Leads and Guides, sequel to God Still Meets Needs

Mark Littleton is beginning the process of doing a follow-up book to “God Still Meets Needs.” It will be called, “God Still Leads and Guides.” All the stories/readings/devos will be about how God led or guided you (or the person you’re writing about) in an uncertain or needful time. Enclosed is one reading by Mark that may help you in working on this.

First, this book will have a Table of Contents and a list...


Continue reading ...
 

Green Mts. Review Summer Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 16, 2013,

Green Mountains Review Summer Flash Fiction Contest

http://greenmountainsreview.com/?p=2354

Entries must be received by July 10

Green Mountains Review, in collaboration with the Brattleboro Literary Festival, seeks submissions of unpublished flash fiction up to 1,000 words. The entries will be judged by the editorial staff of Green Mountains Review. The winner will be published in GMR's fall 2013 issue and will have the opportunity to read at the Brattleboro Literary Festival ...


Continue reading ...
 

White County Writers Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 15, 2013,

White County Writers Annual Contest http://whitecountycreativewriters.org/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/2013contestregulations.pdf

Contest fees of $5.00 for the first entry and $3.00 for each additional entry thereafter must be mailed on or before
July 25, 2013

Contests #1 & #2 - 1st place, $50.00/2nd place, $30.00/3rd place, $20.00. Remaining contests - 1st place - $25.00/2nd place - $15.00/3rd place - $10.00. #3 also awards $5 to 3 HMs. HMs awarded at judges' discretion.

Categories inclu...


Continue reading ...
 

Koehler Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 14, 2013,

Koehler Books 
http://www.koehlerbooks.com

We are the fiction Imprint of Morgan James Publishing, specializing in historical, contemporary, Christian and young adult, as well as some non-fiction.

 


Continue reading ...
 

Dream Quest One Poetry and Writing Contest Summer 2013

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 12, 2013,

Dream Quest One Poetry and Writing Contest Summer 2013

http://www.dreamquestone.com

Postmark deadline: July 31, 2013

This poetry contest and writing contest is open to everyone and international.  We are excited about showcasing the creative writing and poetic talent, skill and ability of all poets and writers.  We hope that you have inspiration to display the beauty and art of writing short stories and poems for the entire world to see your "gift of a dream."

Writing ...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Multitasking Mom's Survival Guide

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 11, 2013,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Multitasking Mom’s Survival Guide

http://www.chickensoup.com

Moms are the busiest people in the world! They juggle kids, husbands, jobs, housework, paid work, volunteer work, parents, pets, etc. How do they do it? Sometimes they are successful and get everything done. Sometimes... disasters happen! Busy moms - here is your chance to pass along your words of wisdom, your lessons learned, your funny or embarrassing moments. Pretend you're tal...


Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark Cards: Wedded Blisses & Baby Kisses Card Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 11, 2013,

Hallmark Cards Wedded Blisses & Baby Kisses Card Contest

http://www.hallmarkcontest.com/page/CONTESTS/contest/WeddedBlissesandBabyKisses

Weddings, anniversaries, babies—love is everywhere! Use a photo or illustration and your original writing to create a card that celebrates a wedding, anniversary, or baby. Entries can be sweet, silly, or funny.

1) Wedding - Create a card that celebrates a wedding, engagement, or shower.

2) Anniversary - Create a card for an annivers...


Continue reading ...
 

League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 10, 2013,

League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

http://www.mnpoets.com/sites/default/files/LOMP_2013__Contest_Brochure__FINAL.pdf

20 categories to enter. Entry fees $1 - $2. Prizes $10 - $125

Deadline: July 31, 2013



Continue reading ...
 

Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 9, 2013,

Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas

http://lighthousepublishingofthecarolinas.com  

Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas is an ACFW approved, traditional, royalty-paying book publisher. (We are NOT a subsidy publisher.) We have one standard for judging a work: Is it biblical? Not biblical as in preaching or teaching, but rather could the story, scenes, and theme be overlaid with Old and New Testament narratives? Our characters dance, go to the bathroom, drink, celebrate ...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles Happen

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 8, 2013,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles Happen

http://www.chickensoup.com

Everyone loves to read about miracles in Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Everyone has experienced extraordinary events in their lives that cause wonder and astonishment. Why did these things happen? Perhaps the only explanation is divine intervention. We are looking for true stories in this multi-faith book that will awe you with examples of amazing events. Miracles do happen every day. The deadlin...


Continue reading ...
 

Writers League of Texas 2013 Summer Writing Retreat

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 8, 2013,

Writers League of Texas 2013 Summer Writing Retreat

http://www.writersleague.org/37/Summer-Writing-Retreat

Ever want to get away from it all and spend a week immersed in writing? Here's your chance with the annual Summer Writing Retreat at Sul Ross State University in scenic Alpine, deep in the heart of West Texas.

The 2013 WLT Summer Writing Retreat will be held July 21-26 at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, the perfect summer escape. There’s something about the stunn...


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Blue Mt. Arts Christmas Greeting Cards

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 6, 2013,

Blue Mt. Arts Christmas Greeting Cards

Calling all writers! July 15 is the deadline for Blue Mountain arts Christmas greeting card submissions.

Do you enjoy writing personal messages in the greeting cards you send? Have members of your family told you that your words have touched their hearts? You might just have the gift for expressing the thoughts and feelings that people everywhere want to communicate but don’t always know how to put into words. That’s just what Blue ...


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Comstock Review Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 5, 2013,

Comstock Review Annual Poetry Contest

http://www.comstockreview.org/annualcontest.html

$5 ENTRY FEE PER POEM.

First Prize - $1,000; 2nd Prize -$250; 3rd Prize - $100; Honorable Mentions - Subscriptions for 2013. Deadline August 1, 2013. No poem must exceed 40 lines, beginning with the first line of text below the title.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


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Christian Writers Group of Greater San Antonio

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 4, 2013,

Christian Writers Group of the Greater San Antonio Area 

http://www.cwgsanantonio.com

"The End" is Near!

You've got the hook, the inciting incident, the meet-cute, the rising action...more action, a twist, more action...more action...more action...another chapter, and another, and ...Maybe it feels like you've been writing forever, and you just don't know how to wrap this thing up. Maybe you've fallen in love with your story, and you just don't want it to...


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Florida State Poets' Association Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 3, 2013,

Florida State Poets’ Association Contests 2013

http://www.floridastatepoetsassociation.org/contests-2

25 categories to enter. Entry fee $1 - $2 per poem. Prizes $10 - $100

Deadline July 15, 2013



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Thriving Family Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 2, 2013,

Thriving Family Magazine has several new calls for submissions posted on their site with various due dates: http://www.thrivingfamily.com/extra/call-for-submissions

For Early Years ages 0-3, 130-250 words on the topics of “Help with Colic,” “Interactive Story Time,” and “Meaningful Family Time” due 06-04-13.

For Tweens ages 8-12, 130-250 words on the topics of “Keeping it Clean, “Stuck in the Middle,” “Snow Sport Safety,” and Evaluating Media and Culture” due 06-05-13.

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Children's Writers Kindergarten Story: Exploration!

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 1, 2013,

Children’s Writers Kindergarten Story: Exploration!

http://www.thechildrenswriter.com/BA329

Current Contest:

Kindergarten Story: Exploration!

Specifications: Fiction about exploration for kindergarteners, up to 150 words. The story should be appropriate to children 5 to 7 learning to read on their own. The theme of exploration could be set at home, down the block, at school, on vacation, in books: Use your imagination! The story should be fun, colorful, use well-targete...


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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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