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. I am not an editor, publisher, or an agent. I am a writer who enjoys sharing submission information I find on the web with other writers. 

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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Over 44,000 copies sold! 


Browsing Archive: February, 2021

NFSPS Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 28, 2021,
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest  

Continue reading ...
 

Tor House Prize for Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 27, 2021,
Tor House Prize for Poetry   

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Why Memorize the Bible?

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 27, 2021,

Focus on the Family Magazine: Why Memorize the Bible?https://www.focusonthefamily.com/magazine/call-for-submissions

Topic: What is one way that you’ve shown your kids the importance of memorizing the Bible?  This should be something that could easily replicated by others. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50-300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: March 15, 2021
Byline: Yes — whether in print or onli...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Gertrude Dole Memorial Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 27, 2021,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Gertrude Dole Memorial Award         

Deadline:  March 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice   
Line Limit:  40 Lines  
Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.

Continue reading ...
 

Sequestrum: Slipstream

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 26, 2021,
Sequestrum: Slipstream

Slipstream crosses conventional genre boundaries between science fiction, fantasy, and literary fiction. It’s one of our favorite genres, but we’re not stopping there. We’re open to magical realism, cross-genre, urban/high/low fantasy, hard/soft sci-fi, experimental, absurdist, fabulist, weird, surreal, or a regular fairy tale. In short, we want literary-quality writing with a healthy serving of imagination. F...

Continue reading ...
 

Texas Poetry Calendar 2022 new deadline

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 26, 2021,
Texas Poetry Calendar 2022

Continue reading ...
 

MUSE Magazine: Colors and Art Therapy

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 25, 2021,
MUSE Magazine: Colors and Art Therapy  

MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. 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. Timeliness and trustworthiness is essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE. We seek articles that describe how t...


Continue reading ...
 

West Virginia Writers Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 25, 2021,
 
$15 ENTRY FEE
First place $200. Second place $100. Third place $50. Deadline March 14, 2021. For  Middle Grade, Poetry, Nonfiction, Stage Play, and Fiction. Prizes in each category. Do not have to be a resident of West Virginia, but there is an extra charge.
 

Continue reading ...
 

The Robert Spiess Memorial 2021 Haiku Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 24, 2021,
The Robert Spiess Memorial 2021 Haiku Awards        

Continue reading ...
 

Wyoming Writers 2021 Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 24, 2021,
Wyoming Writers 2021 Writing Contest

Eligibility:  Open to all writers at any level.  Fee per entry: $15. Include $20 with entry fee for 1-Year Membership in WWI. Deadline March 12, 2021.

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Sibling Valentines

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 23, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Sibling Valentines

Topic: What have you done to promote a unique Valentine’s Day sharing of appreciation among the siblings in your household? (This should be a parenting tip and not something your kids did on their own.) We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is n...

Continue reading ...
 

FACES Magazine: Great Cities of the World: Athens

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 22, 2021,
FACES Magazine: Great Cities of the World: Athens 

Lively, original approaches to the subject are the primary concerns of the editors in choosing material. FACES: World Culture & Geography is written for ages 9-14. FACES Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available for viewing at the Cricket Media Store, where you can also purchase a current issue.) Issues are also available at many lo...

Continue reading ...
 

Warren-Newport Public Library 2021 Creative Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 21, 2021,
Warren-Newport Public Library 2021 Creative Writing Contest
https://www.wnpl.info/creative-writing-contest

It’s time for the 28th annual Friends of the Library Creative Writing Contest!
 
Categories are Short Story (fiction) and Poetry
Limited to two entries in each category per person.
 
Age Groups: Grades 3, 4, and 5, Grades 6, 7, and 8, High School, Adult
 
Short Story Length: Grades 3 through 8: 1-4 pages, double-spaced.
High School and Adult: 3-5 pages, typewritten, double-spaced.
Poetry Length: ...

Continue reading ...
 

Waterman Fund Wilderness-Themed Essay Contest for Emerging Writers

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 21, 2021,
Waterman Fund Wilderness-Themed Essay Contest for Emerging Writers

Deadline: March 2. Topic: “In 2020 a once-in-a-century global pandemic affected almost all aspects of life, forcing us to change how we relate to the world and to one another. In this historical moment, in what ways has your connection to the natural world changed–and in what ways has it remained ...

Continue reading ...
 

Hunger Mountain Writing Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 20, 2021,
Hunger Mountain Writing Contests          

Hunger Mountain is the Vermont College of Fine Arts Journal for the Arts. They hold four annual contests. All contests now have the same deadline of March 1 of each year, with the submission period open from October 1 to March 1.

The Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Ruth Stone Poetry Prize – enter up to 3 poems
The Kathe...

Continue reading ...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: Young and OLd

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 18, 2021,
Parabola Literary Journal: Young and Old       

Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world’s myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.

Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme. The current theme is Young and Old. The submission deadline is March 1, 20201.

Parabola welcomes origina...


Continue reading ...
 

Wild Rose Press Christmas Cookies Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 17, 2021,
Wild Rose Press Christmas Cookies Anthology

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A NEW SERIES FROM THE WILD ROSE PRESS, INC FOR CHRISTMAS 2021

These are meant to be short stories, quick holiday reads 7,500 – 35,000 words.  They will be released electronically –  not in print. All stories have to do with Christmas or holiday cookies.  It must have a Christmas cookie in the title – for example something like Murder and Mint-Meltaway...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Teaching Kids About Joy Even in Hard Times

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 16, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Teaching Kids About Joy Even in Hard Times

Topic: What have you done to teach your children about living in God’s joy, even when the world seems like a difficult place to find external joy? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine y...

Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Thoughts of Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 15, 2021,
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Thoughts of Love    

Our rates for published stories:
$20 for published featured author stories
$10 for stories published on our &More page
$5 for poems we publish

We accept previously unpublished work in many genres of fiction as well as memoir. We accept previously unpublished poetry. We do not accept essays or other nonfiction genres. We do not accept horror or erotica. This means no graphic violen...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers Curved Shapes Prose Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 15, 2021,
Saturday Writers Curved Shapes Prose Contest

Everyone is invited to enter our writing contests, listed below. Some contests are members only. Entry fees are $5 per entry for members and $7 per entry for nonmembers, no entry limit. (Please submit your entry online. Paper entries will have an additional fee.) Winners earn a place in our anthology and 1st, 2nd and 3rd win cash prizes. Anthologies are usually published in December.

2021 Contest...

Continue reading ...
 

Tanglewood Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 13, 2021,
Tanglewood Books

Tanglewood accepts manuscripts from agents as well as unsolicited manuscripts. We love nothing more than to discover an unpublished, talented author with a wonderful manuscript, or a published author whose latest work has brilliance not recognized by other publishers. While we publish for every age, from toddlers to teens, we are most interested in expanding Tanglewood’s range of middle grade and YA fiction and narrative nonfiction (...


Continue reading ...
 

Credo Communications

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 12, 2021,
Credo Communications

We are actively acquiring adult nonfiction books for the Christian marketplace (CBA). We are not acquiring children’s, fiction, cookbooks, anthologies or essay collections, gift books, graphic novels, poetry, or screenplays. Credo Communications represents some of the leading Christian thinkers, writers, and speakers today.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Ed...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Cats

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 11, 2021,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Cats     

Continue reading ...
 

Blue Mesa Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 10, 2021,
Blue Mesa Review

February 28 is the deadline for submissions (poetry, fiction, nonfiction) at Pays: $25.

Note: “International submissions are accepted and are eligible for publication, but we are not able to process contributor payments outside the United States.”

From: https://www.erikadreifus.com/blogs/practicing-writing


Continue reading ...
 

Alaska Writers Guild: Nonfiction/Memoir

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 9, 2021,
Alaska Writers Guild: Nonfiction/Memoir

Alaska Writers Guild Quarterly Writing Contests are now open to the public.

Awards will be given as follows: First Place: $100, Second Place: $60, Third Place:     $30. All entrants will receive a copy of their score sheet and judge's feedback for each submission. All entries must be no longer than five pages, double-spaced.

Current contest is Nonfiction/Memoir and the deadline is February 26. Entry fee for non...


Continue reading ...
 

Wordrunner e-chapbooks: Borderline Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 8, 2021,
Wordrunner e-chapbooks: Borderline Love      

Submissions are open now until February 28, 2021 for our themed spring echapbook anthology. We welcome fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, poetry or prose-poems about "Borderline Love," any kind of love that is ambivalent, dubious, problematic, unrequited, possible or impossible — be it familial, romantic, passionate, merciful, political — tell us about love in all its sometimes painful diversity. 

Subm...

Continue reading ...
 

The Poetry Box Poetry Chapbook Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 7, 2021,
The Poetry Box Poetry Chapbook Competition      

Winners will receive the following:

1st Prize: $500 plus 10 copies of published chapbook, distribution of their winning title to all contest entrants and Two-year subscription to Duotrope.com (Value $100).

2nd Prize: $100 plus 5 copies of their published chapbook.

3rd Prize: $50 plus 5 copies of their published chapbook.

(The Poetry Box® may offer publication to a few finalists, dependent u...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Count Your Blessings

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 6, 2021,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Count Your Blessings

Gratitude is one of the keys to happiness. Even during the toughest times, if we can find our gratitude and count our blessings we feel better. Back in 2009, when we were going through a deep recession, we received thousands of stories from people who were still counting their blessings and finding their joy. Those stories became the bestselling book Chicken Soup for the Soul: Coun...


Continue reading ...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2021

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 5, 2021,
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2021     
 
Deadline: Postmarked February 27, 2021
 
Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.
 
Categories:
* Rhymed verse or blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter), any subject, serious or humorous
* Free verse, any subject, serious or humorous
* Humorou...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Developing Respect for he Differences of Others

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 4, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Developing Respect for the Differences of Others

Topic: What have you done to help your children learn to respect the differences of others? (This should be kid-related differences, not political or big issue related.) We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Welcoming Kids From Foster Care

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 3, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Welcoming Kids From Foster Care

Topic: What is one thing you did to help your biological kids and/or foster care adopted kids be more accepting and loving toward new foster care kids (temporary or those eventually adopted)? This should be something that could easily replicated by others. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50-300 words
Rights: First none...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Peer Pressure

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 2, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Peer Pressure

Topic: What is one way you’ve prepared your children to stand against peer pressure? (Remember, this has to be about parenting and not just what children have learned on their own.) We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you have or someone you know has done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: February, 2021

NFSPS Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 28, 2021,
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest  

Continue reading ...
 

Tor House Prize for Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 27, 2021,
Tor House Prize for Poetry   

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Why Memorize the Bible?

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 27, 2021,

Focus on the Family Magazine: Why Memorize the Bible?https://www.focusonthefamily.com/magazine/call-for-submissions

Topic: What is one way that you’ve shown your kids the importance of memorizing the Bible?  This should be something that could easily replicated by others. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50-300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: March 15, 2021
Byline: Yes — whether in print or onli...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Gertrude Dole Memorial Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 27, 2021,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Gertrude Dole Memorial Award         

Deadline:  March 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice   
Line Limit:  40 Lines  
Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.

Continue reading ...
 

Sequestrum: Slipstream

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 26, 2021,
Sequestrum: Slipstream

Slipstream crosses conventional genre boundaries between science fiction, fantasy, and literary fiction. It’s one of our favorite genres, but we’re not stopping there. We’re open to magical realism, cross-genre, urban/high/low fantasy, hard/soft sci-fi, experimental, absurdist, fabulist, weird, surreal, or a regular fairy tale. In short, we want literary-quality writing with a healthy serving of imagination. F...

Continue reading ...
 

Texas Poetry Calendar 2022 new deadline

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 26, 2021,
Texas Poetry Calendar 2022

Continue reading ...
 

MUSE Magazine: Colors and Art Therapy

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 25, 2021,
MUSE Magazine: Colors and Art Therapy  

MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. 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. Timeliness and trustworthiness is essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE. We seek articles that describe how t...


Continue reading ...
 

West Virginia Writers Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 25, 2021,
 
$15 ENTRY FEE
First place $200. Second place $100. Third place $50. Deadline March 14, 2021. For  Middle Grade, Poetry, Nonfiction, Stage Play, and Fiction. Prizes in each category. Do not have to be a resident of West Virginia, but there is an extra charge.
 

Continue reading ...
 

The Robert Spiess Memorial 2021 Haiku Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 24, 2021,
The Robert Spiess Memorial 2021 Haiku Awards        

Continue reading ...
 

Wyoming Writers 2021 Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 24, 2021,
Wyoming Writers 2021 Writing Contest

Eligibility:  Open to all writers at any level.  Fee per entry: $15. Include $20 with entry fee for 1-Year Membership in WWI. Deadline March 12, 2021.

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Sibling Valentines

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 23, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Sibling Valentines

Topic: What have you done to promote a unique Valentine’s Day sharing of appreciation among the siblings in your household? (This should be a parenting tip and not something your kids did on their own.) We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is n...

Continue reading ...
 

FACES Magazine: Great Cities of the World: Athens

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 22, 2021,
FACES Magazine: Great Cities of the World: Athens 

Lively, original approaches to the subject are the primary concerns of the editors in choosing material. FACES: World Culture & Geography is written for ages 9-14. FACES Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available for viewing at the Cricket Media Store, where you can also purchase a current issue.) Issues are also available at many lo...

Continue reading ...
 

Warren-Newport Public Library 2021 Creative Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 21, 2021,
Warren-Newport Public Library 2021 Creative Writing Contest
https://www.wnpl.info/creative-writing-contest

It’s time for the 28th annual Friends of the Library Creative Writing Contest!
 
Categories are Short Story (fiction) and Poetry
Limited to two entries in each category per person.
 
Age Groups: Grades 3, 4, and 5, Grades 6, 7, and 8, High School, Adult
 
Short Story Length: Grades 3 through 8: 1-4 pages, double-spaced.
High School and Adult: 3-5 pages, typewritten, double-spaced.
Poetry Length: ...

Continue reading ...
 

Waterman Fund Wilderness-Themed Essay Contest for Emerging Writers

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 21, 2021,
Waterman Fund Wilderness-Themed Essay Contest for Emerging Writers

Deadline: March 2. Topic: “In 2020 a once-in-a-century global pandemic affected almost all aspects of life, forcing us to change how we relate to the world and to one another. In this historical moment, in what ways has your connection to the natural world changed–and in what ways has it remained ...

Continue reading ...
 

Hunger Mountain Writing Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 20, 2021,
Hunger Mountain Writing Contests          

Hunger Mountain is the Vermont College of Fine Arts Journal for the Arts. They hold four annual contests. All contests now have the same deadline of March 1 of each year, with the submission period open from October 1 to March 1.

The Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Ruth Stone Poetry Prize – enter up to 3 poems
The Kathe...

Continue reading ...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: Young and OLd

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 18, 2021,
Parabola Literary Journal: Young and Old       

Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world’s myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.

Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme. The current theme is Young and Old. The submission deadline is March 1, 20201.

Parabola welcomes origina...


Continue reading ...
 

Wild Rose Press Christmas Cookies Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 17, 2021,
Wild Rose Press Christmas Cookies Anthology

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A NEW SERIES FROM THE WILD ROSE PRESS, INC FOR CHRISTMAS 2021

These are meant to be short stories, quick holiday reads 7,500 – 35,000 words.  They will be released electronically –  not in print. All stories have to do with Christmas or holiday cookies.  It must have a Christmas cookie in the title – for example something like Murder and Mint-Meltaway...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Teaching Kids About Joy Even in Hard Times

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 16, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Teaching Kids About Joy Even in Hard Times

Topic: What have you done to teach your children about living in God’s joy, even when the world seems like a difficult place to find external joy? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine y...

Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Thoughts of Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 15, 2021,
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Thoughts of Love    

Our rates for published stories:
$20 for published featured author stories
$10 for stories published on our &More page
$5 for poems we publish

We accept previously unpublished work in many genres of fiction as well as memoir. We accept previously unpublished poetry. We do not accept essays or other nonfiction genres. We do not accept horror or erotica. This means no graphic violen...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers Curved Shapes Prose Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 15, 2021,
Saturday Writers Curved Shapes Prose Contest

Everyone is invited to enter our writing contests, listed below. Some contests are members only. Entry fees are $5 per entry for members and $7 per entry for nonmembers, no entry limit. (Please submit your entry online. Paper entries will have an additional fee.) Winners earn a place in our anthology and 1st, 2nd and 3rd win cash prizes. Anthologies are usually published in December.

2021 Contest...

Continue reading ...
 

Tanglewood Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 13, 2021,
Tanglewood Books

Tanglewood accepts manuscripts from agents as well as unsolicited manuscripts. We love nothing more than to discover an unpublished, talented author with a wonderful manuscript, or a published author whose latest work has brilliance not recognized by other publishers. While we publish for every age, from toddlers to teens, we are most interested in expanding Tanglewood’s range of middle grade and YA fiction and narrative nonfiction (...


Continue reading ...
 

Credo Communications

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 12, 2021,
Credo Communications

We are actively acquiring adult nonfiction books for the Christian marketplace (CBA). We are not acquiring children’s, fiction, cookbooks, anthologies or essay collections, gift books, graphic novels, poetry, or screenplays. Credo Communications represents some of the leading Christian thinkers, writers, and speakers today.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Ed...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Cats

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 11, 2021,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Cats     

Continue reading ...
 

Blue Mesa Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 10, 2021,
Blue Mesa Review

February 28 is the deadline for submissions (poetry, fiction, nonfiction) at Pays: $25.

Note: “International submissions are accepted and are eligible for publication, but we are not able to process contributor payments outside the United States.”

From: https://www.erikadreifus.com/blogs/practicing-writing


Continue reading ...
 

Alaska Writers Guild: Nonfiction/Memoir

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 9, 2021,
Alaska Writers Guild: Nonfiction/Memoir

Alaska Writers Guild Quarterly Writing Contests are now open to the public.

Awards will be given as follows: First Place: $100, Second Place: $60, Third Place:     $30. All entrants will receive a copy of their score sheet and judge's feedback for each submission. All entries must be no longer than five pages, double-spaced.

Current contest is Nonfiction/Memoir and the deadline is February 26. Entry fee for non...


Continue reading ...
 

Wordrunner e-chapbooks: Borderline Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 8, 2021,
Wordrunner e-chapbooks: Borderline Love      

Submissions are open now until February 28, 2021 for our themed spring echapbook anthology. We welcome fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, poetry or prose-poems about "Borderline Love," any kind of love that is ambivalent, dubious, problematic, unrequited, possible or impossible — be it familial, romantic, passionate, merciful, political — tell us about love in all its sometimes painful diversity. 

Subm...

Continue reading ...
 

The Poetry Box Poetry Chapbook Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 7, 2021,
The Poetry Box Poetry Chapbook Competition      

Winners will receive the following:

1st Prize: $500 plus 10 copies of published chapbook, distribution of their winning title to all contest entrants and Two-year subscription to Duotrope.com (Value $100).

2nd Prize: $100 plus 5 copies of their published chapbook.

3rd Prize: $50 plus 5 copies of their published chapbook.

(The Poetry Box® may offer publication to a few finalists, dependent u...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Count Your Blessings

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 6, 2021,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Count Your Blessings

Gratitude is one of the keys to happiness. Even during the toughest times, if we can find our gratitude and count our blessings we feel better. Back in 2009, when we were going through a deep recession, we received thousands of stories from people who were still counting their blessings and finding their joy. Those stories became the bestselling book Chicken Soup for the Soul: Coun...


Continue reading ...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2021

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 5, 2021,
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2021     
 
Deadline: Postmarked February 27, 2021
 
Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.
 
Categories:
* Rhymed verse or blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter), any subject, serious or humorous
* Free verse, any subject, serious or humorous
* Humorou...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Developing Respect for he Differences of Others

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 4, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Developing Respect for the Differences of Others

Topic: What have you done to help your children learn to respect the differences of others? (This should be kid-related differences, not political or big issue related.) We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Welcoming Kids From Foster Care

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 3, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Welcoming Kids From Foster Care

Topic: What is one thing you did to help your biological kids and/or foster care adopted kids be more accepting and loving toward new foster care kids (temporary or those eventually adopted)? This should be something that could easily replicated by others. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50-300 words
Rights: First none...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Peer Pressure

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 2, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Peer Pressure

Topic: What is one way you’ve prepared your children to stand against peer pressure? (Remember, this has to be about parenting and not just what children have learned on their own.) We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you have or someone you know has done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to...

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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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