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Browsing Archive: July, 2016

2016 Hospital Drive Decisions Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 31, 2016,
2016 Hospital Drive Decisions Contest
 
Announcing a contest on the theme of “Decisions.” Hospital Drive, the literature, arts, and humanities magazine of the University of Virginia’s School of Medicine, is awarding prizes of $500 each in the categories of poetry, prose, and visual art. Submissions should relate in some way to the theme of “Decisions” in the context of healthcare (wellness, illness, caregiving, etc.) We welcome submi...

Continue reading ...
 

Hunting for Chocolate

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 30, 2016,
Hunting for Chocolate
 
Do you recall a favorite chocolate related memory? A bittersweet disaster? I am seeking the best of chocolate times, the worst of chocolate times, and your nitty-gritty, flavorful notes in between.
 
Example ideas for stories:
 
Do you consider yourself a chocolate nerd? Is there a standout moment that changed the way you view or enjoy chocolate? Do you have strong opinions about chocolate or cacao? Are you fascinated by the histor...

Continue reading ...
 

Adam, Eve & The Rider of the Apocalypse: An Anthology of Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 29, 2016,
Adam, Eve & the Riders of the Apocalypse:
An Anthology of Poetry
 
This is a call for submissions for contributions to the anthology Adam, Eve & the Riders of the Apocalypse.
 
Send your best poems that are written from the perspective of (or about) Biblical characters. Poems that have already appeared in periodicals and poetry collections are quite welcome. Submission to the anthology implies that permission is granted for the poetry to appear. Poets with work acc...

Continue reading ...
 

Chronic Joy Ministries

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 28, 2016,
Chronic Joy Ministries
 
We’d love to have you write for us!
 
Chronic Joy Ministry is a chronic illness ministry built on a foundation of hope, purpose, worth and joy in Jesus Christ. Community and story are as vital to this ministry as food and water.
 
We accept submissions on any facet of life with chronic illness. Posts should be approximately 500 – 600 words in length. If you quote scripture in your post, please include the reference and translatio...

Continue reading ...
 

The Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 27, 2016,
The Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction
 
Creative nonfiction authors are invited to submit an essay of up to 5,000 words on the subject of their choice to be considered for the Diana Woods Memorial (DWM) Award in creative nonfiction. Winners will receive $250 and their work will be featured in the next issue of Lunch Ticket. Each award recipient must submit a 100-word biography, current photo, and send a brief note of...

Continue reading ...
 

Ripple Grove Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 26, 2016,
Ripple Grove Press
 
We are looking for picture driven stories for children ages 2-6. Please do not send early readers, middle grade, or YA manuscripts. No religious or holiday themed stories. Please do not submit your story with page breaks or illustration notes. Do not submit a story with doodles or personal photographs. Do not send your idea for a story, send your story in manuscript form. We are not looking for: Lullaby stories or stories about ho...

Continue reading ...
 

Grey Wolfe Publishing Monthly Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 25, 2016,
Grey Wolfe Publishing Monthly Contest
 
The Grey Wolfe Publishing Monthly Contest for August, 2016 is:
Childhood Piece of Clothing.
 
You’re rummaging through an old tub of clothes from your childhood that your parents had stored away in their attic. As you search you find one particular piece that you remember as your favorite. When you hold it in your hands, you’re magically transported back to the moment you got that piece of ...

Continue reading ...
 

Verbatim Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 24, 2016,
Verbatim: Poetry From the Ordinary
 
Send in ordinary text from a non-poetic source that you have arranged into lines. We publish the best ones. Please don't change the text very much, if at all. Poems that do not follow the guidelines will not be considered.
 
Follow Verbatim Poetry on Facebook, Twitter or by RSS feed to find out if/when your poem is published.


Continue reading ...
 

Approaches to Faith

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 23, 2016,
Approaches to Faith
 
The International Journal for Philosophy of Religion is seeking papers, poems, short stories, biographies, etc. that fit the theme Approaches to Faith. The aim is to edit a collection that deepens our understanding of faith, thought of as a psychological state, attitude, orientation, or stance, whether secular or religious. Submissions should exhibit clarity, creative engagement, and concern for contemporary life.
 
Deadline: A...

Continue reading ...
 

Yarn

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 22, 2016,
Yarn
 
Yarn stands for Young Adult Review Network.
It also stands for yarn -  noun: a tale. verb: to tell a tale, i.e. spin a yarn.
 
Submissions are open in fiction, poetry, and essays,
 
We can’t wait to see your creative writing!  Since this is a YA literary journal, we ask that the material be appropriate for, and of particular interest to, young adult readers, 14 years old and up.  We have no age restrictions for authors (fogies over the age of 18 write YA, t...

Continue reading ...
 

Women on Writing Summer Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 21, 2016,
WOW! Women On Writing Summer Flash Fiction Contest
 
Open to all themes and fiction genres; 250-750 words.
Awards: 20 Winners Total
 
1st Place: $350 Cash, $25 Amazon Gift Certificate, 1 Year Premium Membership to AutomatedEditing ($420 value), publication.
2nd Place: $250 Cash, $25 Amazon Gift Certificate, 1 Year Standard Membership to AutomatedEditing ($240 value), publication.
3rd Place: $150 Cash, $25 Amazon Gift Certificate, 1 Year Standard Member...

Continue reading ...
 

One Teen Story

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 20, 2016,
One Teen Story
 
Unsolicited and agented submissions are accepted throughout the year. One Teen Story publishes 12 stories a year and accepts submissions from both established and emerging writers. 8 of the 12 stories we publish are written by established and emerging adult authors of quality YA fiction. 4 of the 12 are written by outstanding teen authors. For a list of writers we have published in the past and short samples of their st...

Continue reading ...
 

The Joyful Partnership of Poetry & Memoir Online Workshop

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 19, 2016,
The Joyful Partnership of Poetry and Memoir Online Workshop
 
Explore the partnership of poetry& memoir, in this special writing workshop with author Megan Willome.
 
Begins August 29, 2016. Limit 10 participants. Sign up by August 22 to avoid a late registration fee.
 
If you’ve ever tried to write your story as a memoir, even a small part of it, you may have run into barriers, the kind that only disappear by t...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 18, 2016,
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest
 
Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!

The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick for the illustration pictured on their website by Harold Anderson. Limericks must contain five lines. You may enter as many times as you wish.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by August 25, 2016. The winning limerick will be announc...

Continue reading ...
 

Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 17, 2016,
Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest
 
Open to anyone who loves expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry and/or writing a story that’s worth telling everyone! Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1275.00. All works must be original.
 
Guidelines:
Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject, style, or form, typed or neatly hand printed.
And/or write a short story, 5 pages maximum leng...

Continue reading ...
 

Life Changing Miracles: True Stories of How God Miraculously Transforms Lives

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 16, 2016,
Life Changing Miracles:
True Stories of How God Miraculously Transforms Lives
 
From James Stuart Bell:
 
You may recall my role as editor for story collections such as: A Cup of Comfort, Extraordinary Answers to Prayer, Love is a Verb, and a number of books related to Angels, Miracles, and Heavenly Encounters.  I am now compiling a story volume for Bethany House Publishers with a working title of Life-Changing Miracles: True Stories of How God Miraculously Transforms Lives.
 
In the past five “...

Continue reading ...
 

Louisiana State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 15, 2016,
Louisiana State Poetry Society Annual Contest
 
Postmark Deadline: August 15, 2016
 
MOODS
Category 1: Elation
Category 2: Desperation
Category 3: Joy
Category 4: Suspicion
Category 5: Confusion
Category 6: Passion
Category 7: Loss
Category 8: Martiel Johns Memorial Award - Sponsored by Jackie DeHon (any subject)
 
All categories open to the poet’s interpretation. Any form, 40 line limit, no more than 1 page
 
Prizes: First, second, and third place prizes for...

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets Devotional Magazine for Kids Annual Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 14, 2016,
Pockets Devotional Magazine for Kids Annual Fiction Contest
 
* Entries must be postmarked no later than August 15.
• Please indicate FICTION CONTEST on both the outside envelope and the cover sheet.
• There is no set theme and no entry fee.
• Stories should be 750–1,000 words. (Stories shorter than 750 words or longer than 1,000 words will be disqualified.)
• Stories must be previously unpublished.
• Please include an ac...

Continue reading ...
 

Poets' Roundtable of Arkansas Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 13, 2016,
Poets' Roundtable of Arkansas Annual Contest
 
14 categories for nonmembers to enter, more categories available for members, all for one fee of $15 (nonmembers) or $10 (members). Prizes range from $5 to $60.
 
Deadline is August 15, 2015.
 
Categories include: It Was an Accident, Nature, Limerick, Christian poetry, On Second Thought, Rondeau, A Childhood Experience, Why am I Here?, Innocence Lost, and more.

Continue reading ...
 

Ageless Authors Writing & Art Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 12, 2016,
Ageless Authors Writing & Art Contest
 
Now it’s your time to shine as a writer. Enter our first writing and art contest. Whether you are a professional writer or just write for fun, you are invited to submit your short stories, essays and poetry for this exciting new opportunity to be creative at your age. The only requirement is, you have to be 65 or older to qualify. Same for those of you who want to compete for prizes with original artwork.
 
Th...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 11, 2016,
Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest
 
100 categories to enter including free verse, blank verse, lyric, sonnet, haiku, rhymed, heroism, the beauty of Texas, animal companions, building/construction, you and me against the world, humor, Texas ranching life, windmills/wind power, humorous poem about parenting, narrative, native Texas birds, prose poem, an important disagreement, courage to speak the truth, moving, the bill of rights, wo...

Continue reading ...
 

Enchanted Conversation: Krampus 2 Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 10, 2016,
Enchanted Conversation: Krampus 2 Anthology
 
As you may know, Krampus, Santa's dark companion, is in the spotlight these days. Thousands of people across the globe celebrate Krampusnacht on December 5 of each year. And the movie, Krampus, was a hit during the 2015 holiday season. Krampusnacht: Twelve Nights of Krampus, which I anthologized, and World Weaver Press published, was a hit as well, so we're publishing anothe...

Continue reading ...
 

John in the John Humor Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 9, 2016,
John in the John Humor Writing Contest
 
What we're looking for: Contest entries must be both funny AND have a teachable point that draws off of a text from the Gospel of John. Humor must be appropriate for an age 12+ audience and should not use vulgar language. Entries must be no longer than 1000 words. Preference is given to stories of 500 words or less; pleas...

Continue reading ...
 

Bekindr "Kind Stranger" Contest & Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 8, 2016,
Bekindr "Kind Stranger" Contest & Anthology
 
Have you had a stranger save your life? Has a stranger impacted you in a way that changed the course of your life? Did you ever move to a new city and have a stranger help you get settled? Did you donate time or money and find out that in the process of giving you were also changed? Perhaps you were in an accident or were the victim of a crime and a Good Samaritan came to your aid? Or maybe you were simply having one ...

Continue reading ...
 

The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 7, 2016,
The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry
Orison Books seeks to publish spiritually-engaged poetry, fiction, and non-fiction of exceptional literary merit. In our view, spiritual writing has little to do with subject matter. Rather, the kind of work we seek to publish has a transcendent aesthetic effect on the reader, and reading it can itself be a spiritual experience. Such work is not merely about spiritual contemplation, but its...

Continue reading ...
 

Detroit Writers' Guild Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 6, 2016,
Detroit Writers' Guild Poetry Contest
Click on "Contests"
 
Line limit: 30 lines. Prizes: $100, $75, $50.
Deadline: August 01, 2016.
 
Poetry Contest Guidelines:
Entry Fee:   FREE
Author retains all rights
Font:  Times Roman…Size 12 pt.
Do not use “texting” lingo.
Submit: 2 poems per entry
Judging Process:  based on the following criteria:  style and creativity, poetic technique, technical proficiency (including poetic devices), effectiveness and literary mer...

Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: Morning to Evening

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 5, 2016,
Purpose Magazine: Morning to Evening  
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes.
 
Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rates of payment for articles range from $25 -$50, poet...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 5, 2016,
Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest
 
Deadline: August 1, 2015
Entry fee: $3 - $5 per poem   Prizes: $15 - $100
 
12 categories to enter including humor, water, evening, family/friends/children, loss, music, nature, love, spiritual, animals, anaphoric and open theme.

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write: Honeymoons

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 3, 2016,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column
 
Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.
 
We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure to include you...

Continue reading ...
 

Trusting Him When Life's Difficult

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 2, 2016,
Trust Him with Life’s Difficult
 
The following information is from Charlotte Holt, author of the “Trusting Him” book series -
 
The Lord has laid on my heart to write another “Trusting Him,” book. This time I’ve decided to write “Trusting Him when Life’s Difficult.” I know many of you, like me, have had difficult situations in your lives.
 
Again, I want the stories to be formatted in Times New Romans 12, one and one/half space, 1500 – 2000 words. Please show the difficult s...

Continue reading ...
 

The Art of Love is Good Business Blog Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 1, 2016,
The Art of Love is Good Business Blog Essay Contest
Deadline: July 30, 2016 (noon, PST)
No entry fee
 
“Write a personal essay of up to 750 words that shares a true story about how Love and Compassion helped solve a specific work or business problem.” You may send in up to 3 essays. Prizes: First Place: $100.00 money order. Second Place: $75.00 money order. Third Place: $50.00 money order.
 

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: July, 2016

2016 Hospital Drive Decisions Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 31, 2016,
2016 Hospital Drive Decisions Contest
 
Announcing a contest on the theme of “Decisions.” Hospital Drive, the literature, arts, and humanities magazine of the University of Virginia’s School of Medicine, is awarding prizes of $500 each in the categories of poetry, prose, and visual art. Submissions should relate in some way to the theme of “Decisions” in the context of healthcare (wellness, illness, caregiving, etc.) We welcome submi...

Continue reading ...
 

Hunting for Chocolate

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 30, 2016,
Hunting for Chocolate
 
Do you recall a favorite chocolate related memory? A bittersweet disaster? I am seeking the best of chocolate times, the worst of chocolate times, and your nitty-gritty, flavorful notes in between.
 
Example ideas for stories:
 
Do you consider yourself a chocolate nerd? Is there a standout moment that changed the way you view or enjoy chocolate? Do you have strong opinions about chocolate or cacao? Are you fascinated by the histor...

Continue reading ...
 

Adam, Eve & The Rider of the Apocalypse: An Anthology of Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 29, 2016,
Adam, Eve & the Riders of the Apocalypse:
An Anthology of Poetry
 
This is a call for submissions for contributions to the anthology Adam, Eve & the Riders of the Apocalypse.
 
Send your best poems that are written from the perspective of (or about) Biblical characters. Poems that have already appeared in periodicals and poetry collections are quite welcome. Submission to the anthology implies that permission is granted for the poetry to appear. Poets with work acc...

Continue reading ...
 

Chronic Joy Ministries

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 28, 2016,
Chronic Joy Ministries
 
We’d love to have you write for us!
 
Chronic Joy Ministry is a chronic illness ministry built on a foundation of hope, purpose, worth and joy in Jesus Christ. Community and story are as vital to this ministry as food and water.
 
We accept submissions on any facet of life with chronic illness. Posts should be approximately 500 – 600 words in length. If you quote scripture in your post, please include the reference and translatio...

Continue reading ...
 

The Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 27, 2016,
The Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction
 
Creative nonfiction authors are invited to submit an essay of up to 5,000 words on the subject of their choice to be considered for the Diana Woods Memorial (DWM) Award in creative nonfiction. Winners will receive $250 and their work will be featured in the next issue of Lunch Ticket. Each award recipient must submit a 100-word biography, current photo, and send a brief note of...

Continue reading ...
 

Ripple Grove Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 26, 2016,
Ripple Grove Press
 
We are looking for picture driven stories for children ages 2-6. Please do not send early readers, middle grade, or YA manuscripts. No religious or holiday themed stories. Please do not submit your story with page breaks or illustration notes. Do not submit a story with doodles or personal photographs. Do not send your idea for a story, send your story in manuscript form. We are not looking for: Lullaby stories or stories about ho...

Continue reading ...
 

Grey Wolfe Publishing Monthly Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 25, 2016,
Grey Wolfe Publishing Monthly Contest
 
The Grey Wolfe Publishing Monthly Contest for August, 2016 is:
Childhood Piece of Clothing.
 
You’re rummaging through an old tub of clothes from your childhood that your parents had stored away in their attic. As you search you find one particular piece that you remember as your favorite. When you hold it in your hands, you’re magically transported back to the moment you got that piece of ...

Continue reading ...
 

Verbatim Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 24, 2016,
Verbatim: Poetry From the Ordinary
 
Send in ordinary text from a non-poetic source that you have arranged into lines. We publish the best ones. Please don't change the text very much, if at all. Poems that do not follow the guidelines will not be considered.
 
Follow Verbatim Poetry on Facebook, Twitter or by RSS feed to find out if/when your poem is published.


Continue reading ...
 

Approaches to Faith

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 23, 2016,
Approaches to Faith
 
The International Journal for Philosophy of Religion is seeking papers, poems, short stories, biographies, etc. that fit the theme Approaches to Faith. The aim is to edit a collection that deepens our understanding of faith, thought of as a psychological state, attitude, orientation, or stance, whether secular or religious. Submissions should exhibit clarity, creative engagement, and concern for contemporary life.
 
Deadline: A...

Continue reading ...
 

Yarn

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 22, 2016,
Yarn
 
Yarn stands for Young Adult Review Network.
It also stands for yarn -  noun: a tale. verb: to tell a tale, i.e. spin a yarn.
 
Submissions are open in fiction, poetry, and essays,
 
We can’t wait to see your creative writing!  Since this is a YA literary journal, we ask that the material be appropriate for, and of particular interest to, young adult readers, 14 years old and up.  We have no age restrictions for authors (fogies over the age of 18 write YA, t...

Continue reading ...
 

Women on Writing Summer Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 21, 2016,
WOW! Women On Writing Summer Flash Fiction Contest
 
Open to all themes and fiction genres; 250-750 words.
Awards: 20 Winners Total
 
1st Place: $350 Cash, $25 Amazon Gift Certificate, 1 Year Premium Membership to AutomatedEditing ($420 value), publication.
2nd Place: $250 Cash, $25 Amazon Gift Certificate, 1 Year Standard Membership to AutomatedEditing ($240 value), publication.
3rd Place: $150 Cash, $25 Amazon Gift Certificate, 1 Year Standard Member...

Continue reading ...
 

One Teen Story

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 20, 2016,
One Teen Story
 
Unsolicited and agented submissions are accepted throughout the year. One Teen Story publishes 12 stories a year and accepts submissions from both established and emerging writers. 8 of the 12 stories we publish are written by established and emerging adult authors of quality YA fiction. 4 of the 12 are written by outstanding teen authors. For a list of writers we have published in the past and short samples of their st...

Continue reading ...
 

The Joyful Partnership of Poetry & Memoir Online Workshop

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 19, 2016,
The Joyful Partnership of Poetry and Memoir Online Workshop
 
Explore the partnership of poetry& memoir, in this special writing workshop with author Megan Willome.
 
Begins August 29, 2016. Limit 10 participants. Sign up by August 22 to avoid a late registration fee.
 
If you’ve ever tried to write your story as a memoir, even a small part of it, you may have run into barriers, the kind that only disappear by t...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 18, 2016,
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest
 
Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!

The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick for the illustration pictured on their website by Harold Anderson. Limericks must contain five lines. You may enter as many times as you wish.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by August 25, 2016. The winning limerick will be announc...

Continue reading ...
 

Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 17, 2016,
Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest
 
Open to anyone who loves expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry and/or writing a story that’s worth telling everyone! Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1275.00. All works must be original.
 
Guidelines:
Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject, style, or form, typed or neatly hand printed.
And/or write a short story, 5 pages maximum leng...

Continue reading ...
 

Life Changing Miracles: True Stories of How God Miraculously Transforms Lives

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 16, 2016,
Life Changing Miracles:
True Stories of How God Miraculously Transforms Lives
 
From James Stuart Bell:
 
You may recall my role as editor for story collections such as: A Cup of Comfort, Extraordinary Answers to Prayer, Love is a Verb, and a number of books related to Angels, Miracles, and Heavenly Encounters.  I am now compiling a story volume for Bethany House Publishers with a working title of Life-Changing Miracles: True Stories of How God Miraculously Transforms Lives.
 
In the past five “...

Continue reading ...
 

Louisiana State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 15, 2016,
Louisiana State Poetry Society Annual Contest
 
Postmark Deadline: August 15, 2016
 
MOODS
Category 1: Elation
Category 2: Desperation
Category 3: Joy
Category 4: Suspicion
Category 5: Confusion
Category 6: Passion
Category 7: Loss
Category 8: Martiel Johns Memorial Award - Sponsored by Jackie DeHon (any subject)
 
All categories open to the poet’s interpretation. Any form, 40 line limit, no more than 1 page
 
Prizes: First, second, and third place prizes for...

Continue reading ...
 

Pockets Devotional Magazine for Kids Annual Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 14, 2016,
Pockets Devotional Magazine for Kids Annual Fiction Contest
 
* Entries must be postmarked no later than August 15.
• Please indicate FICTION CONTEST on both the outside envelope and the cover sheet.
• There is no set theme and no entry fee.
• Stories should be 750–1,000 words. (Stories shorter than 750 words or longer than 1,000 words will be disqualified.)
• Stories must be previously unpublished.
• Please include an ac...

Continue reading ...
 

Poets' Roundtable of Arkansas Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 13, 2016,
Poets' Roundtable of Arkansas Annual Contest
 
14 categories for nonmembers to enter, more categories available for members, all for one fee of $15 (nonmembers) or $10 (members). Prizes range from $5 to $60.
 
Deadline is August 15, 2015.
 
Categories include: It Was an Accident, Nature, Limerick, Christian poetry, On Second Thought, Rondeau, A Childhood Experience, Why am I Here?, Innocence Lost, and more.

Continue reading ...
 

Ageless Authors Writing & Art Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 12, 2016,
Ageless Authors Writing & Art Contest
 
Now it’s your time to shine as a writer. Enter our first writing and art contest. Whether you are a professional writer or just write for fun, you are invited to submit your short stories, essays and poetry for this exciting new opportunity to be creative at your age. The only requirement is, you have to be 65 or older to qualify. Same for those of you who want to compete for prizes with original artwork.
 
Th...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, July 11, 2016,
Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest
 
100 categories to enter including free verse, blank verse, lyric, sonnet, haiku, rhymed, heroism, the beauty of Texas, animal companions, building/construction, you and me against the world, humor, Texas ranching life, windmills/wind power, humorous poem about parenting, narrative, native Texas birds, prose poem, an important disagreement, courage to speak the truth, moving, the bill of rights, wo...

Continue reading ...
 

Enchanted Conversation: Krampus 2 Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 10, 2016,
Enchanted Conversation: Krampus 2 Anthology
 
As you may know, Krampus, Santa's dark companion, is in the spotlight these days. Thousands of people across the globe celebrate Krampusnacht on December 5 of each year. And the movie, Krampus, was a hit during the 2015 holiday season. Krampusnacht: Twelve Nights of Krampus, which I anthologized, and World Weaver Press published, was a hit as well, so we're publishing anothe...

Continue reading ...
 

John in the John Humor Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 9, 2016,
John in the John Humor Writing Contest
 
What we're looking for: Contest entries must be both funny AND have a teachable point that draws off of a text from the Gospel of John. Humor must be appropriate for an age 12+ audience and should not use vulgar language. Entries must be no longer than 1000 words. Preference is given to stories of 500 words or less; pleas...

Continue reading ...
 

Bekindr "Kind Stranger" Contest & Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 8, 2016,
Bekindr "Kind Stranger" Contest & Anthology
 
Have you had a stranger save your life? Has a stranger impacted you in a way that changed the course of your life? Did you ever move to a new city and have a stranger help you get settled? Did you donate time or money and find out that in the process of giving you were also changed? Perhaps you were in an accident or were the victim of a crime and a Good Samaritan came to your aid? Or maybe you were simply having one ...

Continue reading ...
 

The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, July 7, 2016,
The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry
Orison Books seeks to publish spiritually-engaged poetry, fiction, and non-fiction of exceptional literary merit. In our view, spiritual writing has little to do with subject matter. Rather, the kind of work we seek to publish has a transcendent aesthetic effect on the reader, and reading it can itself be a spiritual experience. Such work is not merely about spiritual contemplation, but its...

Continue reading ...
 

Detroit Writers' Guild Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, July 6, 2016,
Detroit Writers' Guild Poetry Contest
Click on "Contests"
 
Line limit: 30 lines. Prizes: $100, $75, $50.
Deadline: August 01, 2016.
 
Poetry Contest Guidelines:
Entry Fee:   FREE
Author retains all rights
Font:  Times Roman…Size 12 pt.
Do not use “texting” lingo.
Submit: 2 poems per entry
Judging Process:  based on the following criteria:  style and creativity, poetic technique, technical proficiency (including poetic devices), effectiveness and literary mer...

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Purpose Magazine: Morning to Evening

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 5, 2016,
Purpose Magazine: Morning to Evening  
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes.
 
Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rates of payment for articles range from $25 -$50, poet...

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Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, July 5, 2016,
Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest
 
Deadline: August 1, 2015
Entry fee: $3 - $5 per poem   Prizes: $15 - $100
 
12 categories to enter including humor, water, evening, family/friends/children, loss, music, nature, love, spiritual, animals, anaphoric and open theme.

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The Sun Magazine Readers Write: Honeymoons

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, July 3, 2016,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column
 
Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.
 
We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure to include you...

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Trusting Him When Life's Difficult

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, July 2, 2016,
Trust Him with Life’s Difficult
 
The following information is from Charlotte Holt, author of the “Trusting Him” book series -
 
The Lord has laid on my heart to write another “Trusting Him,” book. This time I’ve decided to write “Trusting Him when Life’s Difficult.” I know many of you, like me, have had difficult situations in your lives.
 
Again, I want the stories to be formatted in Times New Romans 12, one and one/half space, 1500 – 2000 words. Please show the difficult s...

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The Art of Love is Good Business Blog Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, July 1, 2016,
The Art of Love is Good Business Blog Essay Contest
Deadline: July 30, 2016 (noon, PST)
No entry fee
 
“Write a personal essay of up to 750 words that shares a true story about how Love and Compassion helped solve a specific work or business problem.” You may send in up to 3 essays. Prizes: First Place: $100.00 money order. Second Place: $75.00 money order. Third Place: $50.00 money order.
 

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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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