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Browsing Archive: June, 2016

Windhover Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 30, 2016,
Windhover Literary Journal
 
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is proud to sponsor Windhover, a journal dedicated to promoting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction that considers the Christian perspective and engages spiritual themes. Each spring the journal hosts a writers’ festival, inviting their published authors and interested readers to come to campus for a weekend of workshops and presentations on the connection between faith ...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 29, 2016,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest
and
 
Entry fee: one entry fee of $15 includes entry into all categories
Deadline: August 1, 2016
Prizes range from $5 to $50

26 categories to enter including Sestinas, Seasons, Favorite Things, Newborn Baby, Grandparents, Teachers, Sonnet, Free Verse, Aging, Waiting, Pets, Hunger, Horses, Haiku, My Song, My Theme, Fall, Specia...

Continue reading ...
 

The First Line Literary Journal Quarterly Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 28, 2016,
The First Line Literary Journal Quarterly Contest
 
This is a quarterly contest in which you use the first line prompt they provide to write your story of 300 to 5,000 words. The editors are open to all genres and try to pick as eclectic a group of winners as possible. There is no entry fee.
 
The next deadline is August 1, 2016. The first line of the story must be: Mrs. Morrison was too busy to die.
 
Fiction: All stories must be written with the fi...

Continue reading ...
 

Cisco Writers Club

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 27, 2016,
Cisco Writers Club
 
WHEN: Entries may be made from June 1, 2016, through July 31, 2016.
 
WHO MAY ENTER: Anyone, anywhere! You do not have to be a Cisco Writers Club member. Judges may enter any category except the one they are judging. You must be 15 years or younger to enter Children Write!
 
CASH AWARDS: $100, $50, $10, and $5 respectively will be made to judges' determinations of first, second, third and honorable mention at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Septembe...

Continue reading ...
 

HSA Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 26, 2016,
Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests   
 
The Annual Harold G. Henderson Awards for Best Unpublished Haiku
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2016.
Up to 5 unpublished haiku.
Entry fee: $7 for nonmembers.
Awards: First Prize, $150; Second Prize, $100; Third Prize, $50. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.
 
The Annual Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 20...

Continue reading ...
 

Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 25, 2016,
Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest
 
Deadline - July 31, 2016
 
Poetry: All poems, from free verse to formal and everything in between. Maximum Length: 75 lines
Fiction: All fiction, from children to adult short story, flash fiction, book chapter, humor, drama, and so forth. No erotica. Maximum length: 5,000 words
Nonfiction: All nonfiction, from article to memoir, essay or humorous true story. Maximum length: 2,000 words
 
Entry fee: $10.00 for members, $1...

Continue reading ...
 

League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 24, 2016,
League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest
 
Deadline: July 31, 2016
 
Entry Fees: $1 - $2    Prizes: $10 - $125
 
21 categories to enter including: Relationships, Ancestry/Heritage, Aging, Moving On, Prairies, Partners, Humor, Haiku, Free Verse, Changing Your Life, Narrative, The elephant in the room, Music/Song/Dance, Journey, Foreign language, Global Health, Love poem, and more.


...
Continue reading ...
 

White County Creative Writers Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 23, 2016,
White County Creative Writers Annual Contest  
 
White County Creative Writers' 21th Annual Writers' Conference features 18 contests sponsored by both members and supporters. We appreciate those who encourage our craft, and gratefully acknowledge their contributions. CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE IS NOT NECESSARY TO ENTER. Contest awards will be presented during the luncheon at the conference. Winners no...

Continue reading ...
 

San Pedro River Review Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 22, 2016,
San Pedro River Review Literary Journal        
 
Submission period - July 1 to July 31, 2016
Non-themed issue
 
San Pedro River Review is an international perfect-bound journal of poetry and art. It is named for the ancient river that flows north from the mountains of Sonora, Mexico, into Arizona. We have a strong interest in poetry of Place and the relationship between lives and landscapes. Most importantly, we seek a sense of concision, an economy of language with ...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parent to Parent

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 21, 2016,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parent to Parent    
 
Parenting! It’s the hardest but also the most rewarding job a person can have. The hours are 24/7, there is no vacation time off, and the pay… well there is no pay! The rewards though, can be endless.
 
When you write your story, we want to know what you were trying to accomplish, what you did, and how it worked for you. Tell us the issue and then tell us the different things you tried to deal with that issue. Did the ve...

Continue reading ...
 

I Must Be Off! Travel Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 20, 2016,
I Must Be Off! Travel Writing Competition
 
Deadline: July 31, 2016
NO ENTRY FEE
 
"It's that time of year again: time to type up those travel articles, travel anecdotes and travel reflections. If it's about travel, we want to read it. We want to read about that place that changed you. We want to read about the experiences you can't wait to share with other travelers. Whether your work is humorous, informative, quirky ...

Continue reading ...
 

Enchanted Conversations: Fairy Godmothers

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 19, 2016,
Enchanted Conversations
Theme: Fairy Godmothers
 
 
Starting in January 2016, bimonthly issues will resume at Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine. Six times a year, writers and poets will have a chance to submit fairy-tale inspired stories and poems. No non-fiction of any kind.
 
Submission periods are: Months--January, March, May, July, September, November.
 
Days of those months--the first through the 30th. That's starting at 12 a.m...

Continue reading ...
 

Rattle Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 18, 2016,
Rattle Poetry Prize
 
The annual Rattle Poetry Prize offers $10,000 for a single poem to be published in the winter issue of the magazine. Ten finalists will also receive $200 each and publication, and be eligible for the $2,000 Readers’ Choice Award, to be selected by subscriber and entrant vote.
 
Additional poems from the entries are frequently offered publication as well. In 2015 we published 23 poems that had been submitted to the contest from almost 4,000...

Continue reading ...
 

Futurescapes Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 17, 2016,
Futurescapes Writing Contest
 
NO ENTRY FEE.
 
FutureScapes is an annual writing competition that asks writers to envision a particular sort of world, and tell us a story about it. Limit 8,000 words of short fiction. $2,000 prize for first place, $1,000 prize for second place, and $500 prize to each of the four runners-up.
Deadline is July 15, 2016.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 16, 2016,
Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest
 
Postmark deadline: July 15, 2016
 
25 categories to enter for $2 or $1 each including: free verse, formal verse, Ireland, patriotism, humor, listening, mixed race/heritage, coffee or tea, yesterday, taking a chance, humorous sonnet, haiku, ghazal, peace, the dark side, choices, nature, the form of emotion, and more.
 
Prizes range from $10 to $100.

Continue reading ...
 

Henery Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 15, 2016,
Henery Press
 
We publish mostly mysteries with a splash of chick lit. We focus on the cozier side of life: cozies with a hook, with an edge, with humor, with adventure. The chick lit is cozy sans murder.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com/  
Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers since 2001

Continue reading ...
 

Literal Latte Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 14, 2016,
Literal Latté Poerty Awards 
 
First Prize - $1000, Second Prize - $300, Third Prize - $200
Send unpublished poems, 2000 words max. 
All styles welcome. 
Deadline: July 15th. 
Include $10 Reading Fee per set of up to 6 poems – OR - $15 Reading Fee for set of 10 poems.
All entries considered for publication.

Continue reading ...
 

Modern Haiku Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 14, 2016,
Modern Haiku Literary Journal   
 
Prospective submitters are strongly urged to familiarize themselves beforehand with Modern Haiku, especially with regard to what constitutes a haiku. The MH Web site http://www.modernhaiku.org/  prints a selection of haiku and other materials from each issue and sample copies of the journal may be ordered from the Web site.
 
Material submitted to Modern Haiku is to be the author’s original work, previously unpublis...

Continue reading ...
 

Museum of Americana Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 12, 2016,
Museum of Americana Literary Journal
 
From now until July 1st the museum of americana will be reading general submissions as well as submissions for our special transportation-themed summer issue. the museum of americana accepts submissions of original fiction, nonfiction, poetry, book/chapbook reviews, writers interviews, music, photography and art. 
 
For general submissions we seek work that engages with or repurposes the complex cultural history...

Continue reading ...
 

National Writers Association Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 11, 2016,
Purpose Magazine: Always Learning
 
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, poetry f...

Continue reading ...
 

National Writers Association Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 10, 2016,
National Writers Association Short Story Contest
 
PURPOSE OF THE CONTEST: The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Short Story Contest is to encourage the development of creative skills, recognize and reward outstanding ability in the area of short story writing.
 
CONTEST RULES: Any genre of short story manuscript may be entered. All entries must be postmarked by July 1. Only unpublished works may be submitted. All ma...

Continue reading ...
 

Rate Your Story FREE Submission Day

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 10, 2016,
Rate Your Story FREE Submission Day
 
Submit your manuscript to receive honest feedback from published authors.
 
NOTE: We will be accepting the first 100 submissions only. Be sure to carefully read our submission guidelines below before you submit.
 
Our current free and open submission day is scheduled for July 1, 2016. We are open from 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight time on that day.
 
Submit any genre of story–including h...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Evening Post 2017 Great American Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 8, 2016,
Saturday Evening Post 2017 Great American Fiction Contest    
 
The winning story will be published in the January/February 2017 edition of The Saturday Evening Post, and the author will receive a $500 payment. Five runners-up will each receive a $100 payment. Stories must be between 1,500 and 5,000 words in length.
 
Deadline: 07/01/2016. Fees: $10.

Continue reading ...
 

A Caregiver's Journey

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 7, 2016,
A Caregiver’s Journey: Devotions, Prayers, and Practical Hints for Those Who Care for Others
 
Donna Goodrich was a caregiver for her husband from 1984 until last March when he passed away. She also took care of her stepdad with dementia and her elderly uncle. During this time she found a number of devotional books for caregivers, but not many with practical hints; thus, the writing of this book.
 
Donna would like stories from 250 words to no more than 2 pages; but, she’d also like prayers a...

Continue reading ...
 

bottle rockets press

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 6, 2016,
bottle rockets press: publisher of haiku, senryu, and other small poems
Bottle rockets seeks: haiku, senryu, very short haiku-like poems, tanka, and cheritas. Nothing else. The staff of bottle rockets leans very much away from the outdated grammar school model of 5-7-5 haiku model. Therefore, please do not send any 5-7-5 "haiku." It will surely be rejected and it will be a waste of your stamps and of our time. ◦Please send no less than ...

Continue reading ...
 

Alive Now: Suffering

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 5, 2016,
Alive Now: Suffering  
 
Alive Now is a devotional magazine that supports the spiritual lives of small groups as well as individuals. The magazine invites readers to enter an ever-deepening relationship with God, helps them reflect on contemporary issues from a faith perspective, and supports them in acting on these issues. 
 
Each issue of this bimonthly, 48-page magazine focuses on a contemporary topic that impacts the faith life. Divided into sections tha...

Continue reading ...
 

Writers One-Day Retreat in Johnson City

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 5, 2016,
Writers One-Day Retreat in Johnson City
“Finish What You Start”
 
Johnson City Library presents author & motivational speaker, Nancy Robinson Masters
Tuesday June 28, 10 am-3pm at the LBJ National Historical Park Settlement Johnson City, TX
 
Ms. Masters will help you avoid the 7 deadly sins that keep you from finishing what you start, and present proven practical ways to get your writing on course and stay on course.  Even if you’re not a writer, you can learn from this fun and entertaining ...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers Contest for Short Story, Essay & Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 4, 2016,
Saturday Writers Contest for Short Story, Essay, & Poetry
 
Short Story of Essay - 2,016 word limit
Theme: SMELL:  “The Sense of Scents...”Odor, Perfume, Cooking, Earth, Spring
 
Poetry – 50 line limit
Poetry Themes: TOUCH & SMELL
 
Deadline 6/25/16. Entry fee: $7 for nonmembers. Winners and Honorable Mentions may win a cash prize of up to $25.00 and will be published in our 2016 anthology.



Continue reading ...
 

Kentucky State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 2, 2016,
 
12 categories to enter. Prizes - $10 to $100. Entry fee $2 per poem.
 
Deadline: June 30, 2016.

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine: Making Friends

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 1, 2016,
The Sun Magazine
 
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 your mailing address so ...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: June, 2016

Windhover Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 30, 2016,
Windhover Literary Journal
 
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is proud to sponsor Windhover, a journal dedicated to promoting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction that considers the Christian perspective and engages spiritual themes. Each spring the journal hosts a writers’ festival, inviting their published authors and interested readers to come to campus for a weekend of workshops and presentations on the connection between faith ...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 29, 2016,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest
and
 
Entry fee: one entry fee of $15 includes entry into all categories
Deadline: August 1, 2016
Prizes range from $5 to $50

26 categories to enter including Sestinas, Seasons, Favorite Things, Newborn Baby, Grandparents, Teachers, Sonnet, Free Verse, Aging, Waiting, Pets, Hunger, Horses, Haiku, My Song, My Theme, Fall, Specia...

Continue reading ...
 

The First Line Literary Journal Quarterly Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 28, 2016,
The First Line Literary Journal Quarterly Contest
 
This is a quarterly contest in which you use the first line prompt they provide to write your story of 300 to 5,000 words. The editors are open to all genres and try to pick as eclectic a group of winners as possible. There is no entry fee.
 
The next deadline is August 1, 2016. The first line of the story must be: Mrs. Morrison was too busy to die.
 
Fiction: All stories must be written with the fi...

Continue reading ...
 

Cisco Writers Club

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 27, 2016,
Cisco Writers Club
 
WHEN: Entries may be made from June 1, 2016, through July 31, 2016.
 
WHO MAY ENTER: Anyone, anywhere! You do not have to be a Cisco Writers Club member. Judges may enter any category except the one they are judging. You must be 15 years or younger to enter Children Write!
 
CASH AWARDS: $100, $50, $10, and $5 respectively will be made to judges' determinations of first, second, third and honorable mention at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Septembe...

Continue reading ...
 

HSA Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 26, 2016,
Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests   
 
The Annual Harold G. Henderson Awards for Best Unpublished Haiku
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2016.
Up to 5 unpublished haiku.
Entry fee: $7 for nonmembers.
Awards: First Prize, $150; Second Prize, $100; Third Prize, $50. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.
 
The Annual Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 20...

Continue reading ...
 

Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 25, 2016,
Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest
 
Deadline - July 31, 2016
 
Poetry: All poems, from free verse to formal and everything in between. Maximum Length: 75 lines
Fiction: All fiction, from children to adult short story, flash fiction, book chapter, humor, drama, and so forth. No erotica. Maximum length: 5,000 words
Nonfiction: All nonfiction, from article to memoir, essay or humorous true story. Maximum length: 2,000 words
 
Entry fee: $10.00 for members, $1...

Continue reading ...
 

League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 24, 2016,
League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest
 
Deadline: July 31, 2016
 
Entry Fees: $1 - $2    Prizes: $10 - $125
 
21 categories to enter including: Relationships, Ancestry/Heritage, Aging, Moving On, Prairies, Partners, Humor, Haiku, Free Verse, Changing Your Life, Narrative, The elephant in the room, Music/Song/Dance, Journey, Foreign language, Global Health, Love poem, and more.


...
Continue reading ...
 

White County Creative Writers Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 23, 2016,
White County Creative Writers Annual Contest  
 
White County Creative Writers' 21th Annual Writers' Conference features 18 contests sponsored by both members and supporters. We appreciate those who encourage our craft, and gratefully acknowledge their contributions. CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE IS NOT NECESSARY TO ENTER. Contest awards will be presented during the luncheon at the conference. Winners no...

Continue reading ...
 

San Pedro River Review Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 22, 2016,
San Pedro River Review Literary Journal        
 
Submission period - July 1 to July 31, 2016
Non-themed issue
 
San Pedro River Review is an international perfect-bound journal of poetry and art. It is named for the ancient river that flows north from the mountains of Sonora, Mexico, into Arizona. We have a strong interest in poetry of Place and the relationship between lives and landscapes. Most importantly, we seek a sense of concision, an economy of language with ...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parent to Parent

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 21, 2016,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parent to Parent    
 
Parenting! It’s the hardest but also the most rewarding job a person can have. The hours are 24/7, there is no vacation time off, and the pay… well there is no pay! The rewards though, can be endless.
 
When you write your story, we want to know what you were trying to accomplish, what you did, and how it worked for you. Tell us the issue and then tell us the different things you tried to deal with that issue. Did the ve...

Continue reading ...
 

I Must Be Off! Travel Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 20, 2016,
I Must Be Off! Travel Writing Competition
 
Deadline: July 31, 2016
NO ENTRY FEE
 
"It's that time of year again: time to type up those travel articles, travel anecdotes and travel reflections. If it's about travel, we want to read it. We want to read about that place that changed you. We want to read about the experiences you can't wait to share with other travelers. Whether your work is humorous, informative, quirky ...

Continue reading ...
 

Enchanted Conversations: Fairy Godmothers

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 19, 2016,
Enchanted Conversations
Theme: Fairy Godmothers
 
 
Starting in January 2016, bimonthly issues will resume at Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine. Six times a year, writers and poets will have a chance to submit fairy-tale inspired stories and poems. No non-fiction of any kind.
 
Submission periods are: Months--January, March, May, July, September, November.
 
Days of those months--the first through the 30th. That's starting at 12 a.m...

Continue reading ...
 

Rattle Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 18, 2016,
Rattle Poetry Prize
 
The annual Rattle Poetry Prize offers $10,000 for a single poem to be published in the winter issue of the magazine. Ten finalists will also receive $200 each and publication, and be eligible for the $2,000 Readers’ Choice Award, to be selected by subscriber and entrant vote.
 
Additional poems from the entries are frequently offered publication as well. In 2015 we published 23 poems that had been submitted to the contest from almost 4,000...

Continue reading ...
 

Futurescapes Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 17, 2016,
Futurescapes Writing Contest
 
NO ENTRY FEE.
 
FutureScapes is an annual writing competition that asks writers to envision a particular sort of world, and tell us a story about it. Limit 8,000 words of short fiction. $2,000 prize for first place, $1,000 prize for second place, and $500 prize to each of the four runners-up.
Deadline is July 15, 2016.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 16, 2016,
Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest
 
Postmark deadline: July 15, 2016
 
25 categories to enter for $2 or $1 each including: free verse, formal verse, Ireland, patriotism, humor, listening, mixed race/heritage, coffee or tea, yesterday, taking a chance, humorous sonnet, haiku, ghazal, peace, the dark side, choices, nature, the form of emotion, and more.
 
Prizes range from $10 to $100.

Continue reading ...
 

Henery Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 15, 2016,
Henery Press
 
We publish mostly mysteries with a splash of chick lit. We focus on the cozier side of life: cozies with a hook, with an edge, with humor, with adventure. The chick lit is cozy sans murder.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com/  
Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers since 2001

Continue reading ...
 

Literal Latte Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 14, 2016,
Literal Latté Poerty Awards 
 
First Prize - $1000, Second Prize - $300, Third Prize - $200
Send unpublished poems, 2000 words max. 
All styles welcome. 
Deadline: July 15th. 
Include $10 Reading Fee per set of up to 6 poems – OR - $15 Reading Fee for set of 10 poems.
All entries considered for publication.

Continue reading ...
 

Modern Haiku Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 14, 2016,
Modern Haiku Literary Journal   
 
Prospective submitters are strongly urged to familiarize themselves beforehand with Modern Haiku, especially with regard to what constitutes a haiku. The MH Web site http://www.modernhaiku.org/  prints a selection of haiku and other materials from each issue and sample copies of the journal may be ordered from the Web site.
 
Material submitted to Modern Haiku is to be the author’s original work, previously unpublis...

Continue reading ...
 

Museum of Americana Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 12, 2016,
Museum of Americana Literary Journal
 
From now until July 1st the museum of americana will be reading general submissions as well as submissions for our special transportation-themed summer issue. the museum of americana accepts submissions of original fiction, nonfiction, poetry, book/chapbook reviews, writers interviews, music, photography and art. 
 
For general submissions we seek work that engages with or repurposes the complex cultural history...

Continue reading ...
 

National Writers Association Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 11, 2016,
Purpose Magazine: Always Learning
 
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, poetry f...

Continue reading ...
 

National Writers Association Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 10, 2016,
National Writers Association Short Story Contest
 
PURPOSE OF THE CONTEST: The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Short Story Contest is to encourage the development of creative skills, recognize and reward outstanding ability in the area of short story writing.
 
CONTEST RULES: Any genre of short story manuscript may be entered. All entries must be postmarked by July 1. Only unpublished works may be submitted. All ma...

Continue reading ...
 

Rate Your Story FREE Submission Day

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 10, 2016,
Rate Your Story FREE Submission Day
 
Submit your manuscript to receive honest feedback from published authors.
 
NOTE: We will be accepting the first 100 submissions only. Be sure to carefully read our submission guidelines below before you submit.
 
Our current free and open submission day is scheduled for July 1, 2016. We are open from 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight time on that day.
 
Submit any genre of story–including h...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Evening Post 2017 Great American Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 8, 2016,
Saturday Evening Post 2017 Great American Fiction Contest    
 
The winning story will be published in the January/February 2017 edition of The Saturday Evening Post, and the author will receive a $500 payment. Five runners-up will each receive a $100 payment. Stories must be between 1,500 and 5,000 words in length.
 
Deadline: 07/01/2016. Fees: $10.

Continue reading ...
 

A Caregiver's Journey

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 7, 2016,
A Caregiver’s Journey: Devotions, Prayers, and Practical Hints for Those Who Care for Others
 
Donna Goodrich was a caregiver for her husband from 1984 until last March when he passed away. She also took care of her stepdad with dementia and her elderly uncle. During this time she found a number of devotional books for caregivers, but not many with practical hints; thus, the writing of this book.
 
Donna would like stories from 250 words to no more than 2 pages; but, she’d also like prayers a...

Continue reading ...
 

bottle rockets press

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 6, 2016,
bottle rockets press: publisher of haiku, senryu, and other small poems
Bottle rockets seeks: haiku, senryu, very short haiku-like poems, tanka, and cheritas. Nothing else. The staff of bottle rockets leans very much away from the outdated grammar school model of 5-7-5 haiku model. Therefore, please do not send any 5-7-5 "haiku." It will surely be rejected and it will be a waste of your stamps and of our time. ◦Please send no less than ...

Continue reading ...
 

Alive Now: Suffering

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 5, 2016,
Alive Now: Suffering  
 
Alive Now is a devotional magazine that supports the spiritual lives of small groups as well as individuals. The magazine invites readers to enter an ever-deepening relationship with God, helps them reflect on contemporary issues from a faith perspective, and supports them in acting on these issues. 
 
Each issue of this bimonthly, 48-page magazine focuses on a contemporary topic that impacts the faith life. Divided into sections tha...

Continue reading ...
 

Writers One-Day Retreat in Johnson City

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 5, 2016,
Writers One-Day Retreat in Johnson City
“Finish What You Start”
 
Johnson City Library presents author & motivational speaker, Nancy Robinson Masters
Tuesday June 28, 10 am-3pm at the LBJ National Historical Park Settlement Johnson City, TX
 
Ms. Masters will help you avoid the 7 deadly sins that keep you from finishing what you start, and present proven practical ways to get your writing on course and stay on course.  Even if you’re not a writer, you can learn from this fun and entertaining ...

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Saturday Writers Contest for Short Story, Essay & Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 4, 2016,
Saturday Writers Contest for Short Story, Essay, & Poetry
 
Short Story of Essay - 2,016 word limit
Theme: SMELL:  “The Sense of Scents...”Odor, Perfume, Cooking, Earth, Spring
 
Poetry – 50 line limit
Poetry Themes: TOUCH & SMELL
 
Deadline 6/25/16. Entry fee: $7 for nonmembers. Winners and Honorable Mentions may win a cash prize of up to $25.00 and will be published in our 2016 anthology.



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Kentucky State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 2, 2016,
 
12 categories to enter. Prizes - $10 to $100. Entry fee $2 per poem.
 
Deadline: June 30, 2016.

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The Sun Magazine: Making Friends

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 1, 2016,
The Sun Magazine
 
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 your mailing address so ...

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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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