This site features current writing opportunities for authors of all genres, with a preference for Christian publications. The submission opportunities featured on this blog site have been collected by Sally Clark. The source of the information is listed at the bottom of each post. Please check these websites for additional writing articles and information on submissions in other genres.

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a lift-the-flap board book for ages 2-5,

written by Sally Clark


and winner of a 2015
Silver Medal
from Moonbeam Children's Book Awards




Over 27,000 copies sold! 



You can read Sally's poetry and hear her reading her poems on http://www.ifollowfredericksburg.com with a new poem posted every week.

Browsing Archive: October, 2018

Tiferet Journal: The Body

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 31, 2018,
Tiferet Journal: The Body
 
While a “tiff” is defined as a “petty argument”, a “Tif” is anything but petty—it is a short exploration of a deeply meaningful subject.
 
Our next “Tiferet Tifs” theme is “The Body”— please send us up to 200 words in prose form, investigating your own relationship with this timely, powerful word. Poetry will not be considered. You may submit more than one Tif, but must do so in separate submissions.
 
For thi...

Continue reading ...
 

Soul-Making Literary Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 30, 2018,
Soul-Making Literary Competition       
 
The annual Soul-Making Literary Competition is open to everyone, everywhere and looks for original, freshly creative and finely crafted works that embraces all creative interpretations of English poet, John Keats' statement: "Some say the world is a vale of tears, I say it is a place of soul-making"
 
SOUL, in general, in many religions and philosophies, is conceived as the animating and vital spiritual principl...

Continue reading ...
 

Abilene Writers Guild Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 29, 2018,
Abilene Writers Guild Annual Contest      
 
Nine categories to enter: Poetry, rhymed; Poetry, unrhymed; Children’s Stories for ages 3-8; Articles of General Interest; Inspiration; Memoir/Nostalgia; Fiction for Adults; Flash Fiction; Flash Poetry.
 
Entry fees: $7 - $10.
Prizes: $25 - $100
Deadline: November 30, 2018
 
Our judges, professionals in their fields, are asked to critique each manuscript, but we cannot guarantee all judges will comply. Deci...

Continue reading ...
 

Kindergarten Picture Book Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 28, 2018,
Kindergarten Picture Book Contest
 
Kindergarten Rocks! It's a big year in the life of any child—the first day of school, learning the alphabet and how to read, making new friends, and so many more new and exciting adventures! 
 
This contest is your chance to write a picture book for kindergarteners about kindergarten. Write a picture book that takes place in kindergarten. It could be about the the first day of school, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Root and Star: Forest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 27, 2018,
Root and Star: Forest
 
Root & Star magazine strives to bring quality art and literature to children in the ephemeral magazine form. It hopes to inspire and be inspired by the whole child – the wise, the wild, the strange, and the sweet. It is a place for creative people to play and to share the complexities of their work and spirit with children. We are looking to build a beautiful, meaningful magazine for children and for the people who read this magazine...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Life Lessons From the Cat

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 26, 2018,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Life Lessons From the Cat      
 
Our cat titles are so very popular, and you have so many great stories to share with us, that we do a new cat title every eighteen months or so. Here is another chance for you to share a story or two about that member of your family who just happens to walk on four feet!
 
We are looking for first-person true stories and poems up to 1,200 words. Tell us what your cat taught you. How he made you smile. How she "resc...

Continue reading ...
 

Parks & Points Fall 2018 Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 25, 2018,
Parks & Points Fall 2018 Essay Contest
 
Contest deadline extended! Submit now through November 15.
 
Our annual fall essay contest invites nonfiction submissions of up to 1,500 words in the form of autobiographical essay, reportage, profile, memoir, or narrative nonfiction. We seek essays that express a moment of significance — personal transformation, awakening, adventure, exploration, reward, accomplishment, revelation — that is inspire...

Continue reading ...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: November

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 24, 2018,
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: November
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are ent...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Your Child's Spiritual Development

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 23, 2018,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Your Child's Spiritual Development
 
Topic: Read "Your Child's Spiritual Development." We are looking for an article that will replace the short paragraph at the top of this page (and of course, your byline will replace the current byline under the title). In this article, we want an overview that is informational, but interesting, and covers the basic elements of a child's spiritual development in a new...

Continue reading ...
 

Servicescape Short Story Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 22, 2018,
Servicescape Short Story Award
 
No entry fee. Deadline November 30, 2018. For this award, any genre or theme of short story is accepted. All applicants should submit their original unpublished work of short fiction or nonfiction, 5,000 words or fewer, to be considered. Along with receiving an award for $1,000, the winner will have his or her short story featured within our blog.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Book...

Continue reading ...
 

Enchanted Conversation: Of Frost and Firelight

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 21, 2018,
Enchanted Conversation: Of Frost and Firelight
 
Deadline: November 20, 2018
For: December 2018 Issue
Theme: Of Frost and Firelight: A Winter’s Rhapsody       
 
Enchanted Conversation is celebrating the last month of the year with an issue of stories set during the season of winter.
 
Work can either be re-tellings of established stories or use original characters set within the fairy tale, folktale, or mythic templates. Be bold, tradit...

Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Short Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 20, 2018,
Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Contest
 
Deadline: November 15, 2018
 
We’re looking for short fiction stories! Think you can write a winning story in 1,500 words or less? Enter the 19th Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition for your chance to win $3,000 in cash, get published in Writer’s Digest magazine, and a paid trip to our ever-popular Writer’s Digest Conference! Entry fee: $25 
...
Continue reading ...
 

MUSE: Fire Alert

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 20, 2018,
MUSE: Fire Alert
 
MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens in grades 4-8. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each edition of MUSE focuses on a central theme and open-ended organizing questions about the theme. We value articles that feature innovators, scientists, and en...

Continue reading ...
 

Illinois State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 19, 2018,
Illinois State Poetry Society Annual Contest
 
13 categories to enter.
Cash prizes - $10 - $75 depending on category.
Entry fee: $10 for up to 8 poems; $1 each additional poem.
 
Deadline: October 31, 2018


Continue reading ...
 

The Gateway Review - A Journal of Magical Realism Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 19, 2018,
The Gateway Review – A Journal of Magical Realism Contest     
 
The Fabulist and Fantastic Flash Fiction Contest is open to any writer, and is the only time during the year that we accept flash fiction submissions. Deadline: November 15
 
Each entry is $5, and can contain one or two pieces of flash fiction, each no longer than 1000 words. Writers may submit however many entries they wish, so long as they pay the $5 entry fee for each ent...

Continue reading ...
 

Georgia Poetry Society

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 18, 2018,
Georgia Poetry Society
 
The Georgia Poetry Society conducts contests in the fall of each year, with a November 15 postmark deadline for all entries. In addition to earning cash prizes, the top three poems in each contest may be published in The Reach of Song, the annual GPS poetry anthology. On the website is a list of the contests. Please click the links for descriptions of the contests, along with contest-specific...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Keep Quiet

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 17, 2018,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Keep Quiet
 
Topic: What is one way you trained your kids to keep quiet or whisper, when needed? For the young, it's to understand that you have to be quiet in some places and how to whisper in others. For older kids, it's helping them understand that whispering isn't appropriate in all places and how to keep whispers, when appropriate, from escalating into laughter. "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the ...

Continue reading ...
 

Ruminate VanderMey Prize for Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 17, 2018,
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
VanderMey Prize for Nonfiction
 
Ruminate is excited to announce our annual VanderMey Nonfiction Prize! As a contemplative magazine, we are sometimes asked if Ruminate is seeking or only accepts "spiritual" writing. The answer to that question is no. We are simply looking for good writing and there are no restrictions on the subject matter or content for submissions. The best way to under...

Continue reading ...
 

Creation Illustrated Fall Photo/Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 16, 2018,
Creation Illustrated Fall Photo/Poetry Contest
 
We encourage creativity as part of developing the character of Christ our Creator in each of us. So GET CREATIVE – in Photography, Poetry, and Coloring!
 
Three contests – Nine Winners – Each Quarter! Three age categories in each of the three contests: youth 6-11, teen 12 -18, adult 19+. Please note you can enter all three contests but just one entry per contest per quarter.
 
Fall Cont...

Continue reading ...
 

The Christian Journal: Wise and Foolish Builders

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 15, 2018,
The Christian Journal: Wise and Foolish Builders   
 
The Christian Journal solicits articles of encouragement and hope. These articles need to be uplifting and point to a God of grace, love and acceptance. Each article needs to inspire the reader to reconnect with God and his faith.
 
Articles should be 300–500 words in length. The average article is around 400 words. There is no payment for articles at this time. Each is...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 14, 2018,
Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest       
 
Six categories open to anyone to enter. Prizes range from $50 to $200. Winning poems are published. No previously published poems.
 
Deadline: November 15, 2018. Entry fee is $5 per poem.

Continue reading ...
 

The Friend

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 13, 2018,
The Friend
 
The Friend is the monthly English language children's magazine published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). It is aimed at those of Primary age, approximately ages 3 through 12. It includes messages from church leaders, stories, crafts, recipes, and artwork and poetry submitted by readers.
 
 
fro...

Continue reading ...
 

For Girls Like You

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 13, 2018,
For Girls Like You
 
For Girls Like You, is a ministry to young girls and their parents, that also includes a quarterly print magazine, journal, and other print and web resources. We have a passion and drive to introduce young girls to Christian values in a way that they are able to palate and digest, so they can walk passionately and boldly in who God has created them to be. 
 
We are dedicated to exposing girls to a...

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Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: How Did I Get Into This Mess?

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 12, 2018,
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: How Did I Get Into This Mess?
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories that show how a teen girl finds herself in a mess of her own making and figures out how to get out of it or how to start in...

Continue reading ...
 

Time of Singing Winter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 11, 2018,
Time of Singing Winter Poetry Contest
 
Time Of Singing is a literary Christian poetry magazine with “Christian” defined in the widest sense of the word. The quarterly journal prints verse that talk about God and our relationship with Him and each other--as well as general inspirational or nature poems.
 
Winter Contest 2018/2019
Contest Theme: Open
Form: Odes
Line Limit: 16 lines
Contest Deadline: November 1, 2018 (postmark)
Winners will be published in t...

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Guardian Angel Kids: Holiday Traditions

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 10, 2018,
Guardian Angel Kids: Holiday Traditions
 
Guardian Angel Publishing believes we can change the world by investing in children one child at a time. Our hope is that the seeds of the influence from our books will live longer than we do. Our goal is to build a harvest of knowledge and vibrant faith in kids to help transform a time in the future that we may never see.
 
Guardian Angel Kids is an interactive ezine for kids. They publish fiction up to ...

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MSPS Annual Poet's Choice Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 10, 2018,

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

ANNUAL POET'S CHOICE CONTEST

Deadline:  November 1

Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice     
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $15
Poems entered must NOT have been published or won ANY prize.
Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet.

Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem.
Send two copies of each poem - one with name and address and ...


Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine: Beyond Belief

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 9, 2018,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Beyond Belief            
 
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...

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: What's Next?

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 8, 2018,
The War Cry: What’s Next?
 
The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the ...

Continue reading ...
 

Edward Markham Prize for Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 7, 2018,
Edward Markham Prize for Poetry
 
Reed Magazine is a literary journal published by San Jose State University. Two semesters of the Department of English and Comparative Literature's 133 class solicit, edit, and promote the magazine for each year. It is the oldest literary journal based west of the Mississippi River.
 
Reed 152 is an open-themed issue. Writers are welcome to submit up to five poems per submission.
 
Prize submissions require a reading fee o...

Continue reading ...
 

Young Disciple

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 6, 2018,
Young Disciple
 
Young Disciple magazine is a weekly publication dedicated to the preparation of young people for heaven. The target age group is roughly grades 5-8. We recognize that these youth are at an age where many important decisions will be made, and we want to point them to Christ and to His eternal principles. Our goal is to glorify God, and our guides are the Bible and the Spirit of Prophecy.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Car...

Continue reading ...
 

John Steinbeck Award for Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 5, 2018,
John Steinbeck Award for Fiction
 
Reed Magazine is a literary journal published by San Jose State University. Two semesters of the Department of English and Comparative Literature's 133 class solicit, edit, and promote the magazine for each year. It is the oldest literary journal based west of the Mississippi River.
 
Reed 152 is an open-themed issue. All works should be stand-alone short stories, not chapters of a longer work. Editors read all fiction ...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Modesty

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 4, 2018,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Modesty
 
Topic: How did you teach your children to dress appropriately but modestly so they didn't feel like they were missing out? We are especially interested in how you did this with your tweens.
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: October 29, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home


...
Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Appropriate Dress

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 3, 2018,
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Appropriate Dress
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories about how a teen girl learned to dress appropriately, especially during the summer months. We are not looking for lectures but stories ...

Continue reading ...
 

Gabriele Rico Challenge for Creative Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 2, 2018,
Gabriele Rico Challenge for Creative Nonfiction
 
Reed Magazine is a literary journal published by San Jose State University. Two semesters of the Department of English and Comparative Literature's 133 class solicit, edit, and promote the magazine for each year. It is the oldest literary journal based west of the Mississippi River.
 
Reed 152 is an open-themed issue. We are looking for creative nonfiction, e.g. personal essays or narratives, not scholarl...

Continue reading ...
 

2 Elizabeths Love & Romance Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 1, 2018,
Elizabeths Love & Romance Contest
 
At 2 Elizabeths, we welcome both new and established writers and we are pleased to consider any original short story, flash fiction, or poetry that has not yet appeared in publication. It is our goal to bring to light stories from well-known authors as well as from emerging voices with dignity and respect.
 
Love & Romance Contest (Grand Prize $1,000) - Send us a piece of short...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: October, 2018

Tiferet Journal: The Body

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 31, 2018,
Tiferet Journal: The Body
 
While a “tiff” is defined as a “petty argument”, a “Tif” is anything but petty—it is a short exploration of a deeply meaningful subject.
 
Our next “Tiferet Tifs” theme is “The Body”— please send us up to 200 words in prose form, investigating your own relationship with this timely, powerful word. Poetry will not be considered. You may submit more than one Tif, but must do so in separate submissions.
 
For thi...

Continue reading ...
 

Soul-Making Literary Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 30, 2018,
Soul-Making Literary Competition       
 
The annual Soul-Making Literary Competition is open to everyone, everywhere and looks for original, freshly creative and finely crafted works that embraces all creative interpretations of English poet, John Keats' statement: "Some say the world is a vale of tears, I say it is a place of soul-making"
 
SOUL, in general, in many religions and philosophies, is conceived as the animating and vital spiritual principl...

Continue reading ...
 

Abilene Writers Guild Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 29, 2018,
Abilene Writers Guild Annual Contest      
 
Nine categories to enter: Poetry, rhymed; Poetry, unrhymed; Children’s Stories for ages 3-8; Articles of General Interest; Inspiration; Memoir/Nostalgia; Fiction for Adults; Flash Fiction; Flash Poetry.
 
Entry fees: $7 - $10.
Prizes: $25 - $100
Deadline: November 30, 2018
 
Our judges, professionals in their fields, are asked to critique each manuscript, but we cannot guarantee all judges will comply. Deci...

Continue reading ...
 

Kindergarten Picture Book Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 28, 2018,
Kindergarten Picture Book Contest
 
Kindergarten Rocks! It's a big year in the life of any child—the first day of school, learning the alphabet and how to read, making new friends, and so many more new and exciting adventures! 
 
This contest is your chance to write a picture book for kindergarteners about kindergarten. Write a picture book that takes place in kindergarten. It could be about the the first day of school, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Root and Star: Forest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 27, 2018,
Root and Star: Forest
 
Root & Star magazine strives to bring quality art and literature to children in the ephemeral magazine form. It hopes to inspire and be inspired by the whole child – the wise, the wild, the strange, and the sweet. It is a place for creative people to play and to share the complexities of their work and spirit with children. We are looking to build a beautiful, meaningful magazine for children and for the people who read this magazine...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Life Lessons From the Cat

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 26, 2018,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Life Lessons From the Cat      
 
Our cat titles are so very popular, and you have so many great stories to share with us, that we do a new cat title every eighteen months or so. Here is another chance for you to share a story or two about that member of your family who just happens to walk on four feet!
 
We are looking for first-person true stories and poems up to 1,200 words. Tell us what your cat taught you. How he made you smile. How she "resc...

Continue reading ...
 

Parks & Points Fall 2018 Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 25, 2018,
Parks & Points Fall 2018 Essay Contest
 
Contest deadline extended! Submit now through November 15.
 
Our annual fall essay contest invites nonfiction submissions of up to 1,500 words in the form of autobiographical essay, reportage, profile, memoir, or narrative nonfiction. We seek essays that express a moment of significance — personal transformation, awakening, adventure, exploration, reward, accomplishment, revelation — that is inspire...

Continue reading ...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: November

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 24, 2018,
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: November
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are ent...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Your Child's Spiritual Development

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 23, 2018,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Your Child's Spiritual Development
 
Topic: Read "Your Child's Spiritual Development." We are looking for an article that will replace the short paragraph at the top of this page (and of course, your byline will replace the current byline under the title). In this article, we want an overview that is informational, but interesting, and covers the basic elements of a child's spiritual development in a new...

Continue reading ...
 

Servicescape Short Story Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 22, 2018,
Servicescape Short Story Award
 
No entry fee. Deadline November 30, 2018. For this award, any genre or theme of short story is accepted. All applicants should submit their original unpublished work of short fiction or nonfiction, 5,000 words or fewer, to be considered. Along with receiving an award for $1,000, the winner will have his or her short story featured within our blog.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Book...

Continue reading ...
 

Enchanted Conversation: Of Frost and Firelight

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 21, 2018,
Enchanted Conversation: Of Frost and Firelight
 
Deadline: November 20, 2018
For: December 2018 Issue
Theme: Of Frost and Firelight: A Winter’s Rhapsody       
 
Enchanted Conversation is celebrating the last month of the year with an issue of stories set during the season of winter.
 
Work can either be re-tellings of established stories or use original characters set within the fairy tale, folktale, or mythic templates. Be bold, tradit...

Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Short Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 20, 2018,
Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Contest
 
Deadline: November 15, 2018
 
We’re looking for short fiction stories! Think you can write a winning story in 1,500 words or less? Enter the 19th Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition for your chance to win $3,000 in cash, get published in Writer’s Digest magazine, and a paid trip to our ever-popular Writer’s Digest Conference! Entry fee: $25 
...
Continue reading ...
 

MUSE: Fire Alert

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 20, 2018,
MUSE: Fire Alert
 
MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens in grades 4-8. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each edition of MUSE focuses on a central theme and open-ended organizing questions about the theme. We value articles that feature innovators, scientists, and en...

Continue reading ...
 

Illinois State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 19, 2018,
Illinois State Poetry Society Annual Contest
 
13 categories to enter.
Cash prizes - $10 - $75 depending on category.
Entry fee: $10 for up to 8 poems; $1 each additional poem.
 
Deadline: October 31, 2018


Continue reading ...
 

The Gateway Review - A Journal of Magical Realism Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 19, 2018,
The Gateway Review – A Journal of Magical Realism Contest     
 
The Fabulist and Fantastic Flash Fiction Contest is open to any writer, and is the only time during the year that we accept flash fiction submissions. Deadline: November 15
 
Each entry is $5, and can contain one or two pieces of flash fiction, each no longer than 1000 words. Writers may submit however many entries they wish, so long as they pay the $5 entry fee for each ent...

Continue reading ...
 

Georgia Poetry Society

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 18, 2018,
Georgia Poetry Society
 
The Georgia Poetry Society conducts contests in the fall of each year, with a November 15 postmark deadline for all entries. In addition to earning cash prizes, the top three poems in each contest may be published in The Reach of Song, the annual GPS poetry anthology. On the website is a list of the contests. Please click the links for descriptions of the contests, along with contest-specific...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Keep Quiet

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 17, 2018,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Keep Quiet
 
Topic: What is one way you trained your kids to keep quiet or whisper, when needed? For the young, it's to understand that you have to be quiet in some places and how to whisper in others. For older kids, it's helping them understand that whispering isn't appropriate in all places and how to keep whispers, when appropriate, from escalating into laughter. "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the ...

Continue reading ...
 

Ruminate VanderMey Prize for Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 17, 2018,
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
VanderMey Prize for Nonfiction
 
Ruminate is excited to announce our annual VanderMey Nonfiction Prize! As a contemplative magazine, we are sometimes asked if Ruminate is seeking or only accepts "spiritual" writing. The answer to that question is no. We are simply looking for good writing and there are no restrictions on the subject matter or content for submissions. The best way to under...

Continue reading ...
 

Creation Illustrated Fall Photo/Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 16, 2018,
Creation Illustrated Fall Photo/Poetry Contest
 
We encourage creativity as part of developing the character of Christ our Creator in each of us. So GET CREATIVE – in Photography, Poetry, and Coloring!
 
Three contests – Nine Winners – Each Quarter! Three age categories in each of the three contests: youth 6-11, teen 12 -18, adult 19+. Please note you can enter all three contests but just one entry per contest per quarter.
 
Fall Cont...

Continue reading ...
 

The Christian Journal: Wise and Foolish Builders

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 15, 2018,
The Christian Journal: Wise and Foolish Builders   
 
The Christian Journal solicits articles of encouragement and hope. These articles need to be uplifting and point to a God of grace, love and acceptance. Each article needs to inspire the reader to reconnect with God and his faith.
 
Articles should be 300–500 words in length. The average article is around 400 words. There is no payment for articles at this time. Each is...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 14, 2018,
Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest       
 
Six categories open to anyone to enter. Prizes range from $50 to $200. Winning poems are published. No previously published poems.
 
Deadline: November 15, 2018. Entry fee is $5 per poem.

Continue reading ...
 

The Friend

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 13, 2018,
The Friend
 
The Friend is the monthly English language children's magazine published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). It is aimed at those of Primary age, approximately ages 3 through 12. It includes messages from church leaders, stories, crafts, recipes, and artwork and poetry submitted by readers.
 
 
fro...

Continue reading ...
 

For Girls Like You

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 13, 2018,
For Girls Like You
 
For Girls Like You, is a ministry to young girls and their parents, that also includes a quarterly print magazine, journal, and other print and web resources. We have a passion and drive to introduce young girls to Christian values in a way that they are able to palate and digest, so they can walk passionately and boldly in who God has created them to be. 
 
We are dedicated to exposing girls to a...

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Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: How Did I Get Into This Mess?

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 12, 2018,
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: How Did I Get Into This Mess?
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories that show how a teen girl finds herself in a mess of her own making and figures out how to get out of it or how to start in...

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Time of Singing Winter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 11, 2018,
Time of Singing Winter Poetry Contest
 
Time Of Singing is a literary Christian poetry magazine with “Christian” defined in the widest sense of the word. The quarterly journal prints verse that talk about God and our relationship with Him and each other--as well as general inspirational or nature poems.
 
Winter Contest 2018/2019
Contest Theme: Open
Form: Odes
Line Limit: 16 lines
Contest Deadline: November 1, 2018 (postmark)
Winners will be published in t...

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Guardian Angel Kids: Holiday Traditions

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 10, 2018,
Guardian Angel Kids: Holiday Traditions
 
Guardian Angel Publishing believes we can change the world by investing in children one child at a time. Our hope is that the seeds of the influence from our books will live longer than we do. Our goal is to build a harvest of knowledge and vibrant faith in kids to help transform a time in the future that we may never see.
 
Guardian Angel Kids is an interactive ezine for kids. They publish fiction up to ...

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MSPS Annual Poet's Choice Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 10, 2018,

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

ANNUAL POET'S CHOICE CONTEST

Deadline:  November 1

Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice     
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $15
Poems entered must NOT have been published or won ANY prize.
Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet.

Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem.
Send two copies of each poem - one with name and address and ...


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The Sun Magazine: Beyond Belief

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 9, 2018,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Beyond Belief            
 
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...

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The War Cry: What's Next?

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 8, 2018,
The War Cry: What’s Next?
 
The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the ...

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Edward Markham Prize for Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 7, 2018,
Edward Markham Prize for Poetry
 
Reed Magazine is a literary journal published by San Jose State University. Two semesters of the Department of English and Comparative Literature's 133 class solicit, edit, and promote the magazine for each year. It is the oldest literary journal based west of the Mississippi River.
 
Reed 152 is an open-themed issue. Writers are welcome to submit up to five poems per submission.
 
Prize submissions require a reading fee o...

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Young Disciple

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 6, 2018,
Young Disciple
 
Young Disciple magazine is a weekly publication dedicated to the preparation of young people for heaven. The target age group is roughly grades 5-8. We recognize that these youth are at an age where many important decisions will be made, and we want to point them to Christ and to His eternal principles. Our goal is to glorify God, and our guides are the Bible and the Spirit of Prophecy.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Car...

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John Steinbeck Award for Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 5, 2018,
John Steinbeck Award for Fiction
 
Reed Magazine is a literary journal published by San Jose State University. Two semesters of the Department of English and Comparative Literature's 133 class solicit, edit, and promote the magazine for each year. It is the oldest literary journal based west of the Mississippi River.
 
Reed 152 is an open-themed issue. All works should be stand-alone short stories, not chapters of a longer work. Editors read all fiction ...

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Focus on the Family Magazine: Modesty

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 4, 2018,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Modesty
 
Topic: How did you teach your children to dress appropriately but modestly so they didn't feel like they were missing out? We are especially interested in how you did this with your tweens.
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: October 29, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home


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Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Appropriate Dress

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, October 3, 2018,
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Appropriate Dress
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories about how a teen girl learned to dress appropriately, especially during the summer months. We are not looking for lectures but stories ...

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Gabriele Rico Challenge for Creative Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, October 2, 2018,
Gabriele Rico Challenge for Creative Nonfiction
 
Reed Magazine is a literary journal published by San Jose State University. Two semesters of the Department of English and Comparative Literature's 133 class solicit, edit, and promote the magazine for each year. It is the oldest literary journal based west of the Mississippi River.
 
Reed 152 is an open-themed issue. We are looking for creative nonfiction, e.g. personal essays or narratives, not scholarl...

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2 Elizabeths Love & Romance Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 1, 2018,
Elizabeths Love & Romance Contest
 
At 2 Elizabeths, we welcome both new and established writers and we are pleased to consider any original short story, flash fiction, or poetry that has not yet appeared in publication. It is our goal to bring to light stories from well-known authors as well as from emerging voices with dignity and respect.
 
Love & Romance Contest (Grand Prize $1,000) - Send us a piece of short...

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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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