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Browsing Archive: February, 2014

Poetry at Round Top, TX, Festival

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 28, 2014,
Poetry at Round Top, TX, Festival
 
Join us for our 13th Annual Festival Weekend,
 
April 11-13, 2014, in historic Round Top, Texas
 
Featuring - Joy Harjo, Jane Hirshfield, Gregory Orr, Jericho Brown, Eduardo Corral, Tomas Q. Morin, James Tolan, Susan B.A. Somers, Jenny Browne, and more.
 
Registration, meals, and workshops can be purchased on the Festival Hill website, by calling the office at 979-249-3129, or by mailing in a completed registr...

Continue reading ...
 

Gulf Coast Writers Association Let's Write Literary Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 27, 2014,
Gulf Coast Writers Association 2014 Let’s Write Literary Contest
 
Deadline: April 10, 2014
 
All categories--Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction--are open to all writers, published or unpublished. We will accept most genres, except pornography, erotica, graphic violence/horror, or anything racial or biased toward any religious or moral preference.
 
Entry Fee - $8.00 for each Fiction or Nonfiction entry or for 1-3 Poetry entries.
 
Prizes - $100, $60, 25


...
Continue reading ...
 

Weavings: Presence

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 26, 2014,
Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life
 
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 rather th...

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Thankful Hearts

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 25, 2014,
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 m...

Continue reading ...
 

Northern Colorado Writers Short Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 24, 2014,
Northern Colorado Writers Short Fiction Contest
 
Now Open: Short Fiction
Deadline: March 31, 2014
The short story can be in any genre or style and should have broad appeal.
 
Open Submissions: You do not need to be a member of NCW or in Colorado to enter the contests.
 
Prizes: Each category will be awarded the following:  1st place: $1,000 - 2nd place: $250 - 3rd place: $100. Winners, Hon...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers - Anger's Many Faces

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 23, 2014,
Saturday Writers 2014 Writing Contests
 
Current Theme: Anger’s Many Faces
Current Form: Short Story or Essay
Deadline: March 29, 2014
Word Count: 2014
Entry Fee: $5 for members, $7 for non-members
Prizes: Winners and Honorable Mentions may win a cash prize of up to $25.00 and will be published in our 2014 anthology.
 
The works must be unpublished at the time of submission and be the original work of the contestant.  Unpublished incl...

Continue reading ...
 

Cairn Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 22, 2014,
Cairn Press
 
is looking for essays, short stories and poems in a forthcoming anthology. All works should address being rejected for publication (or otherwise) in some way. We feel that all writers could use a bit of encouragement in regard to the rejection letters that pile up far faster than the acceptances….Regarding tone, we're hoping for humorous, sarcastic and pithy…." Deadline: March 31, 2014. Pays: Two copies of the anthology plus $10/poem and $1...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 21, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Theme: You are not your teen’s best friend. We are looking for a brief but true scenario that tells how one parent readjusted her parenting to move from BFF to a parent-teen relationship. This should not be a didactic “you should do this,” but rather a first-person story.
 
Word Count: less than 250 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: February 26, 2014
Audience: Paren...

Continue reading ...
 

How I Met Your Father Memoir Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 20, 2014,
How I Met Your Father Memoir Writing Contest
 
(or, if you don’t have children–How Mother Met My Father).
Note: There are no entry fees.
 
Deadline for contest entries is March 31, 2014
 
Length of your memoir vignette: between 750 – 1500 words
 
No mention of what prize is offered.



Continue reading ...
 

2014 Foley Poetry Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 19, 2014,
2014 Foley Poetry Award
 
Poems are being accepted for the 2014 Foley Poetry Award.
 
Each entrant is asked to submit only one typed, unpublished poem of 30 lines or fewer that is not under consideration elsewhere. Include contact information on the same page as the poem. Poems will not be returned. No entry fee. Cash prize - $1,000.
 
Please do not submit poems by e-mail or fax.
 
Submissions must be postmarked between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2014.


...
Continue reading ...
 

Narrative 2014 Winter Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 18, 2014,

Narrative Winter 2014 Story Contest
http://www.narrativemagazine.com/winter-2014-story-contest

In our Winter 2014 Story Contest, we’re looking for short shorts, short stories, essays, memoirs, photo essays, graphic stories, all forms of literary nonfiction, and excerpts from longer works of both fiction and nonfiction. Entries must be previously unpublished, no longer than 15,000 words, and must not have been previously chosen as a winner, finalist, or honorable mention in another contest....


Continue reading ...
 

Eludia Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 17, 2014,
Eludia Award
 
ENTRY FEE $25.
Hidden River Publishing announces the third Eludia Award, for a first book-length unpublished novel or collection of stories. The prize is open to women writers age 40 and older, who do not yet have a book-length publication of fiction. Book length publications in other genres are fine. Self-publishing IS publishing, and will disqualify the fiction manuscript. The winning manuscript will be published ...

Continue reading ...
 

Tell Us a Story

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 16, 2014,
Tell Us A Story
 
Theme: Submissions must be based on something that actually happened to you.
Type: Poetry or creative nonfiction (2,000 words MAX)
 

Continue reading ...
 

Significant Living

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 15, 2014,
Significant Living
 
Significant Living is a faith-based magazine whose focus is celebrating life and faith. Each issue contains dramatic and inspirational stories about ordinary Christians who live extraordinary lives. The magazine also features well known public personalities who have turned their lives over to the Lord. Payment is based on word count. Less than 800 words, $50; 800-1,199 words, $100; 1,200-1,800 words, $150. $25 additio...

Continue reading ...
 

Calliope: Dollars and Sense

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 14, 2014,

Calliope
http://www.cricketmag.com/21-Submission-Guidelines-for-CALLIOPE-magazine-for-children-ages-9-14     

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: Dollars and Sense – How Money Rules the World

Deadline for queries: 03-28-14


Continue reading ...
 

Alabama State Poetry Society Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 13, 2014,

Alabama State Poetry Society Spring Contest
http://alabamapoets.org/poetry_contests.php?contest_id=41

Deadline: March 24, 2014 (Postmarked)

Entry Fees
$1 per poem for members
$3 per poem for nonmembers

12 categories to enter. Prizes range from $10-$75



Continue reading ...
 

Canterbury House Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 12, 2014,
Canterbury House Publishing
 
Canterbury House Publishing, Ltd. (CHP), publishes wholesome quality fiction and memoir of an inspirational nature and of the romantic suspense and mystery genres with an emphasis on colorful Southern U.S. regional settings.
 

Continue reading ...
 

NFSPS Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 11, 2014,
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest
 
25 categories open to all poets. Prizes range from $15 to $1500. 
Deadline March 15, 2013
 
Non-members may enter most contests at $1.00 per poem(except $5.00 for each entry in Contest 1-NFSPS Founders Award).
Members may enter up to 10 contests for $1.00 per poem or $10.00 total for entries in more than 10 contests (except for Contest 1-NFSPS Founders Award which is $5.00 p...

Continue reading ...
 

Wyoming Writers Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 10, 2014,
Wyoming Writers Annual Writing Contest
 
Categories for Adult Fiction, Children’s/Juvenile Fiction, Nonfiction, Traditional poetry, Free Verse, and Flash Fiction.
 
Entry fees range from $10-$25. Those who place first, second, and third in each category will win a cash prize and possible publication.

Entries must be postmarked no later than
March 15, 2014



Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 9, 2014,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest
 
THE GERTRUDE DOLE MEMORIAL AWARD
 
Deadline:  March 15
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
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...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine: Family Stages

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 8, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Family Stages — Early Years (ages 0-3)
 
Article Description: Getting a toddler to stay focused on tasks — especially tasks that aren't particularly entertaining, such as picking up toys, getting dressed, etc. — can be a major challenge for parents. How can parents encourage their child to focus on the task at hand rather than getting distracted and /or leaving the task unfinished?
 
Article should include...

Continue reading ...
 

Appleseeds: Industrial Revolution

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 7, 2014,
Appleseeds
 
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 for their research....

Continue reading ...
 

The Binnacle Annual Ultra-Short Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 6, 2014,
The Binnacle Annual Ultra-Short Competition
 
Submissions: December 1, 2013-March 15, 2014
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
"THE BINNACLE will sponsor its Eleventh International Ultra-Short Competition in the 2013-2014 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 will be awarded, w...

Continue reading ...
 

The Zero Bone Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 5, 2014,
The Zero Bone Poetry Prize
 
Port Yonder Press is pleased to announce its First Annual Zero Bone Poetry Prize Contest.
 
Named in honor of the distinguished American poet Emily Dickinson, the competition welcomes submissions of unpublished, original poems. This competition is open to all poets – those with or without previous publishing credits and from anywhere in the world. Winning manuscripts will reflect the thoughtful humanity an...

Continue reading ...
 

Carteret Writers' Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 4, 2014,
Carteret Writers’ Writing Contest
 
Carteret Writers' 23rd annual writing contest is open to submissions from January 1 through March 11, 2014. Categories include flash fiction, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children's. Cash prizes are awarded in each category: $100 for first place, $50 second, $25 third. You need not be a member of Carteret Writers to enter.
 
The fee is $5.00 per entry for members, $10.00 per entry for nonmembers. If fewer than ten entries fro...

Continue reading ...
 

Winter 2014 Inspiration Travel Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 3, 2014,

Winter 2014 Inspiration Travel Writing Contest
http://www.wesaidgotravel.com/writing-contest

$1,750usd in
CASH PRIZES,

Free Entry

Deadline – February 14, 2014 at midnight PST.

We are looking for an article about a place that inspires you to spend your time with no regrets. In Arnold Bennett’s book, How to Live on 24 Hours a Day, he writes about how time is the ideal democracy. “No one can take [time] from you. It is unstealable. And no one receives either more or less than you receive....


Continue reading ...
 

Weavings: A Monastery Without Walls

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 2, 2014,
Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life 
 
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 rathe...

Continue reading ...
 

Carriage House Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 1, 2014,
Carriage House Poetry Prize
 
Deadline: March 1, 2014 (received)
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
Prize is "in observance of Arbor Day 2014" and confers a top award of $250 plus publication in the 2014 print issue of TIFERET. "Poems must be previously unpublished and must contain reference to a tree or trees (not necessarily poems *about* trees). Any style or form. (Not re-writes or take-offs on Joyce Kilmer's famous poem 'Trees.' Judges will look for poems characte...

Continue reading ...
 

Ladies Home Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 1, 2014,
Ladies Home Journal
 
A leading American magazine targeted towards 30-55 year-old women who recognize the importance of taking time for themselves. Tone is always optimistic. Finance features (1,800 words); essays about motherhood (1,200-1,800); "This Mom's Life," first-person experience about being a mom (1,200-1,800); "Strong," the health section; "Pet Project," first-person essays about pets (1,200-1,800); featu...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: February, 2014

Poetry at Round Top, TX, Festival

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 28, 2014,
Poetry at Round Top, TX, Festival
 
Join us for our 13th Annual Festival Weekend,
 
April 11-13, 2014, in historic Round Top, Texas
 
Featuring - Joy Harjo, Jane Hirshfield, Gregory Orr, Jericho Brown, Eduardo Corral, Tomas Q. Morin, James Tolan, Susan B.A. Somers, Jenny Browne, and more.
 
Registration, meals, and workshops can be purchased on the Festival Hill website, by calling the office at 979-249-3129, or by mailing in a completed registr...

Continue reading ...
 

Gulf Coast Writers Association Let's Write Literary Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 27, 2014,
Gulf Coast Writers Association 2014 Let’s Write Literary Contest
 
Deadline: April 10, 2014
 
All categories--Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction--are open to all writers, published or unpublished. We will accept most genres, except pornography, erotica, graphic violence/horror, or anything racial or biased toward any religious or moral preference.
 
Entry Fee - $8.00 for each Fiction or Nonfiction entry or for 1-3 Poetry entries.
 
Prizes - $100, $60, 25


...
Continue reading ...
 

Weavings: Presence

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 26, 2014,
Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life
 
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 rather th...

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Thankful Hearts

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 25, 2014,
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 m...

Continue reading ...
 

Northern Colorado Writers Short Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 24, 2014,
Northern Colorado Writers Short Fiction Contest
 
Now Open: Short Fiction
Deadline: March 31, 2014
The short story can be in any genre or style and should have broad appeal.
 
Open Submissions: You do not need to be a member of NCW or in Colorado to enter the contests.
 
Prizes: Each category will be awarded the following:  1st place: $1,000 - 2nd place: $250 - 3rd place: $100. Winners, Hon...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers - Anger's Many Faces

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 23, 2014,
Saturday Writers 2014 Writing Contests
 
Current Theme: Anger’s Many Faces
Current Form: Short Story or Essay
Deadline: March 29, 2014
Word Count: 2014
Entry Fee: $5 for members, $7 for non-members
Prizes: Winners and Honorable Mentions may win a cash prize of up to $25.00 and will be published in our 2014 anthology.
 
The works must be unpublished at the time of submission and be the original work of the contestant.  Unpublished incl...

Continue reading ...
 

Cairn Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 22, 2014,
Cairn Press
 
is looking for essays, short stories and poems in a forthcoming anthology. All works should address being rejected for publication (or otherwise) in some way. We feel that all writers could use a bit of encouragement in regard to the rejection letters that pile up far faster than the acceptances….Regarding tone, we're hoping for humorous, sarcastic and pithy…." Deadline: March 31, 2014. Pays: Two copies of the anthology plus $10/poem and $1...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 21, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Theme: You are not your teen’s best friend. We are looking for a brief but true scenario that tells how one parent readjusted her parenting to move from BFF to a parent-teen relationship. This should not be a didactic “you should do this,” but rather a first-person story.
 
Word Count: less than 250 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: February 26, 2014
Audience: Paren...

Continue reading ...
 

How I Met Your Father Memoir Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 20, 2014,
How I Met Your Father Memoir Writing Contest
 
(or, if you don’t have children–How Mother Met My Father).
Note: There are no entry fees.
 
Deadline for contest entries is March 31, 2014
 
Length of your memoir vignette: between 750 – 1500 words
 
No mention of what prize is offered.



Continue reading ...
 

2014 Foley Poetry Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 19, 2014,
2014 Foley Poetry Award
 
Poems are being accepted for the 2014 Foley Poetry Award.
 
Each entrant is asked to submit only one typed, unpublished poem of 30 lines or fewer that is not under consideration elsewhere. Include contact information on the same page as the poem. Poems will not be returned. No entry fee. Cash prize - $1,000.
 
Please do not submit poems by e-mail or fax.
 
Submissions must be postmarked between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2014.


...
Continue reading ...
 

Narrative 2014 Winter Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 18, 2014,

Narrative Winter 2014 Story Contest
http://www.narrativemagazine.com/winter-2014-story-contest

In our Winter 2014 Story Contest, we’re looking for short shorts, short stories, essays, memoirs, photo essays, graphic stories, all forms of literary nonfiction, and excerpts from longer works of both fiction and nonfiction. Entries must be previously unpublished, no longer than 15,000 words, and must not have been previously chosen as a winner, finalist, or honorable mention in another contest....


Continue reading ...
 

Eludia Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 17, 2014,
Eludia Award
 
ENTRY FEE $25.
Hidden River Publishing announces the third Eludia Award, for a first book-length unpublished novel or collection of stories. The prize is open to women writers age 40 and older, who do not yet have a book-length publication of fiction. Book length publications in other genres are fine. Self-publishing IS publishing, and will disqualify the fiction manuscript. The winning manuscript will be published ...

Continue reading ...
 

Tell Us a Story

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 16, 2014,
Tell Us A Story
 
Theme: Submissions must be based on something that actually happened to you.
Type: Poetry or creative nonfiction (2,000 words MAX)
 

Continue reading ...
 

Significant Living

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 15, 2014,
Significant Living
 
Significant Living is a faith-based magazine whose focus is celebrating life and faith. Each issue contains dramatic and inspirational stories about ordinary Christians who live extraordinary lives. The magazine also features well known public personalities who have turned their lives over to the Lord. Payment is based on word count. Less than 800 words, $50; 800-1,199 words, $100; 1,200-1,800 words, $150. $25 additio...

Continue reading ...
 

Calliope: Dollars and Sense

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 14, 2014,

Calliope
http://www.cricketmag.com/21-Submission-Guidelines-for-CALLIOPE-magazine-for-children-ages-9-14     

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: Dollars and Sense – How Money Rules the World

Deadline for queries: 03-28-14


Continue reading ...
 

Alabama State Poetry Society Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 13, 2014,

Alabama State Poetry Society Spring Contest
http://alabamapoets.org/poetry_contests.php?contest_id=41

Deadline: March 24, 2014 (Postmarked)

Entry Fees
$1 per poem for members
$3 per poem for nonmembers

12 categories to enter. Prizes range from $10-$75



Continue reading ...
 

Canterbury House Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 12, 2014,
Canterbury House Publishing
 
Canterbury House Publishing, Ltd. (CHP), publishes wholesome quality fiction and memoir of an inspirational nature and of the romantic suspense and mystery genres with an emphasis on colorful Southern U.S. regional settings.
 

Continue reading ...
 

NFSPS Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 11, 2014,
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest
 
25 categories open to all poets. Prizes range from $15 to $1500. 
Deadline March 15, 2013
 
Non-members may enter most contests at $1.00 per poem(except $5.00 for each entry in Contest 1-NFSPS Founders Award).
Members may enter up to 10 contests for $1.00 per poem or $10.00 total for entries in more than 10 contests (except for Contest 1-NFSPS Founders Award which is $5.00 p...

Continue reading ...
 

Wyoming Writers Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 10, 2014,
Wyoming Writers Annual Writing Contest
 
Categories for Adult Fiction, Children’s/Juvenile Fiction, Nonfiction, Traditional poetry, Free Verse, and Flash Fiction.
 
Entry fees range from $10-$25. Those who place first, second, and third in each category will win a cash prize and possible publication.

Entries must be postmarked no later than
March 15, 2014



Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 9, 2014,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest
 
THE GERTRUDE DOLE MEMORIAL AWARD
 
Deadline:  March 15
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
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...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine: Family Stages

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 8, 2014,
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Family Stages — Early Years (ages 0-3)
 
Article Description: Getting a toddler to stay focused on tasks — especially tasks that aren't particularly entertaining, such as picking up toys, getting dressed, etc. — can be a major challenge for parents. How can parents encourage their child to focus on the task at hand rather than getting distracted and /or leaving the task unfinished?
 
Article should include...

Continue reading ...
 

Appleseeds: Industrial Revolution

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 7, 2014,
Appleseeds
 
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 for their research....

Continue reading ...
 

The Binnacle Annual Ultra-Short Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 6, 2014,
The Binnacle Annual Ultra-Short Competition
 
Submissions: December 1, 2013-March 15, 2014
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
"THE BINNACLE will sponsor its Eleventh International Ultra-Short Competition in the 2013-2014 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 will be awarded, w...

Continue reading ...
 

The Zero Bone Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 5, 2014,
The Zero Bone Poetry Prize
 
Port Yonder Press is pleased to announce its First Annual Zero Bone Poetry Prize Contest.
 
Named in honor of the distinguished American poet Emily Dickinson, the competition welcomes submissions of unpublished, original poems. This competition is open to all poets – those with or without previous publishing credits and from anywhere in the world. Winning manuscripts will reflect the thoughtful humanity an...

Continue reading ...
 

Carteret Writers' Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 4, 2014,
Carteret Writers’ Writing Contest
 
Carteret Writers' 23rd annual writing contest is open to submissions from January 1 through March 11, 2014. Categories include flash fiction, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children's. Cash prizes are awarded in each category: $100 for first place, $50 second, $25 third. You need not be a member of Carteret Writers to enter.
 
The fee is $5.00 per entry for members, $10.00 per entry for nonmembers. If fewer than ten entries fro...

Continue reading ...
 

Winter 2014 Inspiration Travel Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 3, 2014,

Winter 2014 Inspiration Travel Writing Contest
http://www.wesaidgotravel.com/writing-contest

$1,750usd in
CASH PRIZES,

Free Entry

Deadline – February 14, 2014 at midnight PST.

We are looking for an article about a place that inspires you to spend your time with no regrets. In Arnold Bennett’s book, How to Live on 24 Hours a Day, he writes about how time is the ideal democracy. “No one can take [time] from you. It is unstealable. And no one receives either more or less than you receive....


Continue reading ...
 

Weavings: A Monastery Without Walls

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 2, 2014,
Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life 
 
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 rathe...

Continue reading ...
 

Carriage House Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 1, 2014,
Carriage House Poetry Prize
 
Deadline: March 1, 2014 (received)
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
Prize is "in observance of Arbor Day 2014" and confers a top award of $250 plus publication in the 2014 print issue of TIFERET. "Poems must be previously unpublished and must contain reference to a tree or trees (not necessarily poems *about* trees). Any style or form. (Not re-writes or take-offs on Joyce Kilmer's famous poem 'Trees.' Judges will look for poems characte...

Continue reading ...
 

Ladies Home Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 1, 2014,
Ladies Home Journal
 
A leading American magazine targeted towards 30-55 year-old women who recognize the importance of taking time for themselves. Tone is always optimistic. Finance features (1,800 words); essays about motherhood (1,200-1,800); "This Mom's Life," first-person experience about being a mom (1,200-1,800); "Strong," the health section; "Pet Project," first-person essays about pets (1,200-1,800); featu...

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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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