This site features current writing opportunities for authors of all genres, with a preference for Christian publications. The submission opportunites featured on this blogsite 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






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: January, 2013

Funny Times

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 31, 2013,

Funny Times

http://www.funnytimes.com/submissions.php#.UP4RLmfNmBs

Our print publication pokes fun at politics, news, relationships, food, technology, pets, work, death, environmental issues, business, religion (yes, even religion) and the human condition in general. Not much is off limits, so do your best to make us laugh. Pays $60 for 500 to 700 words.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

The First Annual Anglican Theological Review Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 31, 2013,

The First Annual Anglican Theological Review Poetry Prize

http://www.anglicantheologicalreview.org/write/poetry-prize/

 
The Anglican Theological Review Poetry Prize competition is open to emerging poets: that is, poets who have not yet published a full-length book of poetry or in any other literary genre. Poets whose work has appeared in chapbook form and/or in journals are eligible. Contestants should submit one unpublished poem, in any form...


Continue reading ...
 

Alive Now: Peace

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 29, 2013,

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.

General Guidelines
Each issue of this bimonthly, 48-page magazine focuses on a contemporary topic that impacts the faith life. Divided into sections that move readers through explo...


Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers 2013 First Bimonthly Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 29, 2013,

SouthWest Writers 2013 First Bimonthly Writing Contest

A Love/Revenge Poem

http://southwestwriters.com/contestBiMonthlyCurrent.php

February is where St. Valentine hangs out, so an obvious theme for this bimonthly writing contest is love (or revenge related to love). Write a poem relating to love (or revenge)—past, present or future, real or imagined. Any style, any format (as long as it fits on no more than two pages). It can be memoir, total fabrication, funny, serious, wha...


Continue reading ...
 

The Wayfarer Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 27, 2013,

The Wayfarer Literary Journal
Independent Publisher of Contemplative Literature
http://homeboundpublications.com/the-wayfarer-journal/submission-guidelines

The Wayfarer is released twice a year, on the vernal and autumnal equinoxes. We currently publish both poetry and prose. In each issue we feature travel writing, short stories, interviews, original art and photography. We seek to explore the spiritual progression we are currently experiencing as individuals and a global community...


Continue reading ...
 

Wordsong

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 27, 2013,
Wordsong
http://www.boydsmillspress.com/reviews/wordsong

The only imprint in children's publishing in America dedicated to poetry, Wordsong captures the vibrant, unexpected, emotional connections between text and young readers. Our books range from the silly to the
serious and are infused with the wordplay and imagery that allow readers
to view the world in new and thoughtful ways.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Holiday Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 25, 2013,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Holiday Stories

www.chickensoup.com

We are collecting stories for our newest holiday book. Everyone has special memories and stories to tell about Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanzaa - from inspirational and joyous, to heartwarming and humorous. We want to hear about your holiday memories and traditions. NOTE: Please make sure that the stories you are submitting to this book are NEW holiday stories that our editors have not read before. If you have submit...


Continue reading ...
 

Graywolf Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 25, 2013,

Graywolf Press

http://www.graywolfpress.org

Graywolf Press is a literary press that publishes about thirty books annually, mostly collections of poetry, memoir, essays, novels, and short stories. Our editors are looking for high quality literary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that combines a distinct voice with a distinct vision.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Lemons to Lemonade

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 23, 2013,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Lemons to Lemonade

www.chickensoup.com

"When life hands you lemons... make lemonade!" And don't only make lemonade but squeeze every last drop of juice from that sour lemon to make the sweetest lemonade possible. We are looking for stories that show how you made the best of a difficult situation and how you turned what seemed like a negative into something positive. Did a change in your attitude help? Did a friend give you the boost you neede...


Continue reading ...
 

Adventure Publications

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 22, 2013,

Adventure Publications

http://www.adventurepublications.net/author-guidelines

At Adventure Publications, our forte is nature, outdoors and regionally themed books. We are a traditional publisher and would be happy to consider your manuscript for publication.

New announcement:

Adventure Publications, an award-winning publisher of outdoor guides, is accepting fiction manuscripts for its new series of outdoor/wilderness mysteries. We are looking for mystery fiction ...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Wives

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 22, 2013,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Wives

www.chickensoup.com

One of the biggest roles that a woman can take on in her lifetime is to become a wife. It takes commitment and dedication to remain loving as the years go by, especially when children and the busyness of daily life can sometimes be overwhelming. If you have a brief true story (up to 500 words) that shows how your faith in God has shaped your journey as a wife, please share it along with an app...


Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Winter Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 20, 2013,

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Winter Short Story Contest
https://sites.google.com/site/bethlehemwritersroundtable/short-story-contest

$10 ENTRY FEE

The First Place winner will receive a $200 cash award and consideration for publication in the Bethlehem Writers Group, LLC's upcoming anthology, entitled, Once Around the Sun: Sweet,  Funny, and Strange Tales for All Seasons. Second and Third Place winners will receive a cash award ($100 and $50 respectively) and publication in Bethlehem Writers...


Continue reading ...
 

The X.J. Kennedy Award for Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 20, 2013,

The X.J. Kennedy Award for Nonfiction
http://www.rsbd.net/NEW/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=81&Itemid=27

$10 ENTRY FEE ($15 if you desire a copy of the winning publication) Deadline February 1, 2013. Winner will receive $1,000, publication of the work in Rosebud, and three copies. Four runners-up will receive $100 and publication. 3,500 words more or less. Up to 4,500 words will be considered. Submit any kind of nonfiction, including essays of all kinds, nature and travel writ...


Continue reading ...
 

Johnson City Writers Event

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 18, 2013,

Johnson City Writers Event

Saturday, February, 23, 2013

at the Johnson City Library

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (no lunch, just good snacks)
Price: $25

The three authors that will be speaking are listed below. Each will speak for one hour. While one of them is teaching, the other two will be in a separate room where they will meet with attendees one-on-one for ten minutes each answering publishing questions, offering critique, etc.

Suzy Spencer is the ...


Continue reading ...
 

Texas Poetry Calendar 2014

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 17, 2013,

Texas Poetry Calendar 2014
Cindy Huyser and Laurie Ann Guerrero will serve as editors for the calendar.
http://dosgatospress.org/how-to-submit#2

Submissions Window:
November 1, 2012–February 20, 2013

Guidelines:
•Submit 1 – 3 poems; 35-line limit per poem, including title and spaces.
Place all of your poems into a single document for a single submission.
DO NOT SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE TIME.
•We prefer poems with a Texas connection.
•We welcome the expression of diverse voices, diverse cultures...


Continue reading ...
 

Jane Rubietta Speaking in Fbg., TX

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 16, 2013,

Jane Rubietta, Christian author and speaker, will be speaking to writers at the United Methodist Church, 1800 N. Llano St. in Fredericksburg, Texas on February 16th

As a minister's wife and seminary student herself, Jane has written 11 books and speaks ecumenically on a variety of topics. She says, "My greatest joy is to see people find hope and be transformed by God’s love. I LOVE to connect people to their own heart and their own issues, and invite them closer to God's heart through tha...


Continue reading ...
 

Western Press Books Cowboy Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 15, 2013,

Western Press Books is now accepting poems, stories, and creative nonfiction for the next anthology in our series, Manifest West. This year we're calling for submissions of literary work based on the theme of the contemporary cowboy (or cowpoke, if one wishes to use the gender-neutral term). This includes but is not limited to the following cowboy/cowpoke variations, breeds, and assorted stereotypes:

the modern day working cowboy
the rodeo cowboy
the urban cowboy
the weekend warrior cowboy
the a...


Continue reading ...
 

Tennessee Mountain Writers Contest for Adults

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 14, 2013,

Tennessee Mountain Writers Contest for Adults

http://tmwi.org/conference_contest

CATEGORIES

(Insufficient response may result in cancellation of any category.)

Fiction - 3,000 words maximum. Short story or novel portion (any selected section, for adults or youths). Please indicate "short story" or "novel excerpt" on the manuscript.

Children’s Literature - 1,500 words maximum (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, etc.) written FOR children.  NOTE: Novel portions written for...


Continue reading ...
 

The Madison Review Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 14, 2013,

The Madison Review Literary Journal is now accepting prize submissions for the 2013 prizes. Submissions will be accepted from now through February 1st. The Chris O'Malley contest accepts one previously unpublished story with a maximum of 30 pages. The Phyllis Smart Young contest accepts three previously unpublished poems with a combined maximum of 15 pages. For each prize there is a $10 submission fee, and the winners will be awarded $1,000 and be featured in the Fall 2013 i...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 12, 2013,
The Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

Deadline: Feb. 15, 2013.
Five categories for nonmembers to enter including: Charleston, any style or theme, a Southern setting, theatre, and one student category.
Prizes range from $50 - $200, one prize for each category. Entry fee is $5 per poem. All winning poems are published.



Continue reading ...
 

Chronicle Books - Adult

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 12, 2013,

Chronicle Books - Adult

http://www.chroniclebooks.com/our-company/submissions/adult-trade

We publish an exciting range of books, stationery, kits, calendars, and novelty formats. Our list includes children's books and interactive formats; young adult books; cookbooks; fine art, design, and photography; pop culture; craft, fashion, beauty, and home décor; relationships, mind-body-spirit; innovative formats such as interactive journals, kits, decks, and stationery; and much, muc...


Continue reading ...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 11, 2013,
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest

Four categories open to anyone; one more open to members only. Prizes - $25, $15, $10. Entry fee: $2 per poem.
 
Deadline: February 15, 2012





Continue reading ...
 

Chronicle Books - Children

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 10, 2013,

Chronicle Books - Children

http://www.chroniclebooks.com/our-company/submissions/childrens

We are looking for projects that have a unique bent—be it in subject matter, writing style, or illustrative technique—and that will lend our list a distinctive flair. We are interested in fiction and nonfiction books for children of all ages as well as board books, decks, activity kits, and other unusual or "novelty" formats. Books for younger children may be submitted in their entiret...


Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark Cards: UNICEF & You

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 8, 2013,

Hallmark Cards: UNICEF & You
http://www.hallmarkcontests.com/page/CONTESTS/contest/UNICEFYou

Hallmark partners with UNICEF, which works in 190 countries and territories to save and improve children’s lives, providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief, and more. Create a holiday card that focuses on peace, unity, and joy all over the world—your card could be featured in a boxed collection, and a portion of sales will go to UNI...


Continue reading ...
 

Daw Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 8, 2013,

Daw Books
http://www.us.penguingroup.com/static/pages/daw/submissions.html

We publish science fiction and fantasy novels. We do not want short stories, short story collections, novellas, poetry, or novels in other genres. The average length of the novels we publish varies but is almost never less than 80,000 words. Send us the complete manuscript with a cover letter.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Poetry & Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 7, 2013,

Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival Poetry & Short Story Contest

http://www.artsandheritage.com/TheArts/LiteraryArts.aspx

Only previously unpublished poems and short stories will be considered. All work must be original, not having been entered in any previous Poetry & Short Story Contest sponsored by the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival. Short stories must be 4,000 words or less. There is no limit to length of poems. Each author may enter one story; each poet may enter two poems. ...


Continue reading ...
 

Eerdman's Publishing - Childrens

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 6, 2013,
Eerdman's Publishing - Childrens
http://www.eerdmans.com/Pages/YoungReaders/EBYR-Guidelines.aspx

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers publishes picture books, middle reader and young adult fiction and nonfiction. We seek manuscripts that are honest, wise, and hopeful; but we also publish stories that simply delight us with their storyline, characters, or good humor. Stories that celebrate diversity, stories of historical significance, and stories that relate to contemporary social issues ar...

Continue reading ...
 

Literary Juice Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 5, 2013,

Literary Juice Flash Fiction Contest

http://www.literaryjuice.com/#/contests/4569342988

$5 ENTRY FEE

700-word maximum. English only. 18 and older. No novel excerpts. Winner will receive $200 (USD) and publication in Literary Juice; one runner-up will receive $50 (USD) and publication in Literary Juice. Winning stories will also be accompanied by a photograph of each author, as well as a short bio, if desired. Winners may be asked to sign a Writer's Agreement Form for th...


Continue reading ...
 

Charles bridge

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 3, 2013,

Charlesbridge

http://www.charlesbridge.com/client/client_pages/authorguidelines.cfm

We believe that books for children should offer accurate information, promote a positive worldview, and embrace a child’s innate sense of wonder and fun. To this end, we continually strive to seek new voices, new visions, and new directions in children’s literature. Charlesbridge publishes both picture books and transitional “bridge books” (books ranging from early readers to middle-grade...


Continue reading ...
 

Utah State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 3, 2013,

Utah State Poetry Society Annual Poetry Contest

http://www.utahpoets.com/contests/2013/UTSPSrules2013.pdf

Deadline: February 1, 2013

For unpublished poems up to 40 lines
$2 per poem entry fee
38 for nonmembers to enter
Prizes range from $10 to $100


Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: January, 2013

Funny Times

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 31, 2013,

Funny Times

http://www.funnytimes.com/submissions.php#.UP4RLmfNmBs

Our print publication pokes fun at politics, news, relationships, food, technology, pets, work, death, environmental issues, business, religion (yes, even religion) and the human condition in general. Not much is off limits, so do your best to make us laugh. Pays $60 for 500 to 700 words.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

The First Annual Anglican Theological Review Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 31, 2013,

The First Annual Anglican Theological Review Poetry Prize

http://www.anglicantheologicalreview.org/write/poetry-prize/

 
The Anglican Theological Review Poetry Prize competition is open to emerging poets: that is, poets who have not yet published a full-length book of poetry or in any other literary genre. Poets whose work has appeared in chapbook form and/or in journals are eligible. Contestants should submit one unpublished poem, in any form...


Continue reading ...
 

Alive Now: Peace

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 29, 2013,

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.

General Guidelines
Each issue of this bimonthly, 48-page magazine focuses on a contemporary topic that impacts the faith life. Divided into sections that move readers through explo...


Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers 2013 First Bimonthly Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 29, 2013,

SouthWest Writers 2013 First Bimonthly Writing Contest

A Love/Revenge Poem

http://southwestwriters.com/contestBiMonthlyCurrent.php

February is where St. Valentine hangs out, so an obvious theme for this bimonthly writing contest is love (or revenge related to love). Write a poem relating to love (or revenge)—past, present or future, real or imagined. Any style, any format (as long as it fits on no more than two pages). It can be memoir, total fabrication, funny, serious, wha...


Continue reading ...
 

The Wayfarer Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 27, 2013,

The Wayfarer Literary Journal
Independent Publisher of Contemplative Literature
http://homeboundpublications.com/the-wayfarer-journal/submission-guidelines

The Wayfarer is released twice a year, on the vernal and autumnal equinoxes. We currently publish both poetry and prose. In each issue we feature travel writing, short stories, interviews, original art and photography. We seek to explore the spiritual progression we are currently experiencing as individuals and a global community...


Continue reading ...
 

Wordsong

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 27, 2013,
Wordsong
http://www.boydsmillspress.com/reviews/wordsong

The only imprint in children's publishing in America dedicated to poetry, Wordsong captures the vibrant, unexpected, emotional connections between text and young readers. Our books range from the silly to the
serious and are infused with the wordplay and imagery that allow readers
to view the world in new and thoughtful ways.
 

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Holiday Stories

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 25, 2013,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Holiday Stories

www.chickensoup.com

We are collecting stories for our newest holiday book. Everyone has special memories and stories to tell about Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanzaa - from inspirational and joyous, to heartwarming and humorous. We want to hear about your holiday memories and traditions. NOTE: Please make sure that the stories you are submitting to this book are NEW holiday stories that our editors have not read before. If you have submit...


Continue reading ...
 

Graywolf Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 25, 2013,

Graywolf Press

http://www.graywolfpress.org

Graywolf Press is a literary press that publishes about thirty books annually, mostly collections of poetry, memoir, essays, novels, and short stories. Our editors are looking for high quality literary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that combines a distinct voice with a distinct vision.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Lemons to Lemonade

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 23, 2013,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Lemons to Lemonade

www.chickensoup.com

"When life hands you lemons... make lemonade!" And don't only make lemonade but squeeze every last drop of juice from that sour lemon to make the sweetest lemonade possible. We are looking for stories that show how you made the best of a difficult situation and how you turned what seemed like a negative into something positive. Did a change in your attitude help? Did a friend give you the boost you neede...


Continue reading ...
 

Adventure Publications

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 22, 2013,

Adventure Publications

http://www.adventurepublications.net/author-guidelines

At Adventure Publications, our forte is nature, outdoors and regionally themed books. We are a traditional publisher and would be happy to consider your manuscript for publication.

New announcement:

Adventure Publications, an award-winning publisher of outdoor guides, is accepting fiction manuscripts for its new series of outdoor/wilderness mysteries. We are looking for mystery fiction ...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Wives

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 22, 2013,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Wives

www.chickensoup.com

One of the biggest roles that a woman can take on in her lifetime is to become a wife. It takes commitment and dedication to remain loving as the years go by, especially when children and the busyness of daily life can sometimes be overwhelming. If you have a brief true story (up to 500 words) that shows how your faith in God has shaped your journey as a wife, please share it along with an app...


Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Winter Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 20, 2013,

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Winter Short Story Contest
https://sites.google.com/site/bethlehemwritersroundtable/short-story-contest

$10 ENTRY FEE

The First Place winner will receive a $200 cash award and consideration for publication in the Bethlehem Writers Group, LLC's upcoming anthology, entitled, Once Around the Sun: Sweet,  Funny, and Strange Tales for All Seasons. Second and Third Place winners will receive a cash award ($100 and $50 respectively) and publication in Bethlehem Writers...


Continue reading ...
 

The X.J. Kennedy Award for Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 20, 2013,

The X.J. Kennedy Award for Nonfiction
http://www.rsbd.net/NEW/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=81&Itemid=27

$10 ENTRY FEE ($15 if you desire a copy of the winning publication) Deadline February 1, 2013. Winner will receive $1,000, publication of the work in Rosebud, and three copies. Four runners-up will receive $100 and publication. 3,500 words more or less. Up to 4,500 words will be considered. Submit any kind of nonfiction, including essays of all kinds, nature and travel writ...


Continue reading ...
 

Johnson City Writers Event

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 18, 2013,

Johnson City Writers Event

Saturday, February, 23, 2013

at the Johnson City Library

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (no lunch, just good snacks)
Price: $25

The three authors that will be speaking are listed below. Each will speak for one hour. While one of them is teaching, the other two will be in a separate room where they will meet with attendees one-on-one for ten minutes each answering publishing questions, offering critique, etc.

Suzy Spencer is the ...


Continue reading ...
 

Texas Poetry Calendar 2014

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 17, 2013,

Texas Poetry Calendar 2014
Cindy Huyser and Laurie Ann Guerrero will serve as editors for the calendar.
http://dosgatospress.org/how-to-submit#2

Submissions Window:
November 1, 2012–February 20, 2013

Guidelines:
•Submit 1 – 3 poems; 35-line limit per poem, including title and spaces.
Place all of your poems into a single document for a single submission.
DO NOT SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE TIME.
•We prefer poems with a Texas connection.
•We welcome the expression of diverse voices, diverse cultures...


Continue reading ...
 

Jane Rubietta Speaking in Fbg., TX

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 16, 2013,

Jane Rubietta, Christian author and speaker, will be speaking to writers at the United Methodist Church, 1800 N. Llano St. in Fredericksburg, Texas on February 16th

As a minister's wife and seminary student herself, Jane has written 11 books and speaks ecumenically on a variety of topics. She says, "My greatest joy is to see people find hope and be transformed by God’s love. I LOVE to connect people to their own heart and their own issues, and invite them closer to God's heart through tha...


Continue reading ...
 

Western Press Books Cowboy Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 15, 2013,

Western Press Books is now accepting poems, stories, and creative nonfiction for the next anthology in our series, Manifest West. This year we're calling for submissions of literary work based on the theme of the contemporary cowboy (or cowpoke, if one wishes to use the gender-neutral term). This includes but is not limited to the following cowboy/cowpoke variations, breeds, and assorted stereotypes:

the modern day working cowboy
the rodeo cowboy
the urban cowboy
the weekend warrior cowboy
the a...


Continue reading ...
 

Tennessee Mountain Writers Contest for Adults

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 14, 2013,

Tennessee Mountain Writers Contest for Adults

http://tmwi.org/conference_contest

CATEGORIES

(Insufficient response may result in cancellation of any category.)

Fiction - 3,000 words maximum. Short story or novel portion (any selected section, for adults or youths). Please indicate "short story" or "novel excerpt" on the manuscript.

Children’s Literature - 1,500 words maximum (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, etc.) written FOR children.  NOTE: Novel portions written for...


Continue reading ...
 

The Madison Review Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 14, 2013,

The Madison Review Literary Journal is now accepting prize submissions for the 2013 prizes. Submissions will be accepted from now through February 1st. The Chris O'Malley contest accepts one previously unpublished story with a maximum of 30 pages. The Phyllis Smart Young contest accepts three previously unpublished poems with a combined maximum of 15 pages. For each prize there is a $10 submission fee, and the winners will be awarded $1,000 and be featured in the Fall 2013 i...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 12, 2013,
The Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

Deadline: Feb. 15, 2013.
Five categories for nonmembers to enter including: Charleston, any style or theme, a Southern setting, theatre, and one student category.
Prizes range from $50 - $200, one prize for each category. Entry fee is $5 per poem. All winning poems are published.



Continue reading ...
 

Chronicle Books - Adult

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 12, 2013,

Chronicle Books - Adult

http://www.chroniclebooks.com/our-company/submissions/adult-trade

We publish an exciting range of books, stationery, kits, calendars, and novelty formats. Our list includes children's books and interactive formats; young adult books; cookbooks; fine art, design, and photography; pop culture; craft, fashion, beauty, and home décor; relationships, mind-body-spirit; innovative formats such as interactive journals, kits, decks, and stationery; and much, muc...


Continue reading ...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 11, 2013,
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest

Four categories open to anyone; one more open to members only. Prizes - $25, $15, $10. Entry fee: $2 per poem.
 
Deadline: February 15, 2012





Continue reading ...
 

Chronicle Books - Children

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 10, 2013,

Chronicle Books - Children

http://www.chroniclebooks.com/our-company/submissions/childrens

We are looking for projects that have a unique bent—be it in subject matter, writing style, or illustrative technique—and that will lend our list a distinctive flair. We are interested in fiction and nonfiction books for children of all ages as well as board books, decks, activity kits, and other unusual or "novelty" formats. Books for younger children may be submitted in their entiret...


Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark Cards: UNICEF & You

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 8, 2013,

Hallmark Cards: UNICEF & You
http://www.hallmarkcontests.com/page/CONTESTS/contest/UNICEFYou

Hallmark partners with UNICEF, which works in 190 countries and territories to save and improve children’s lives, providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief, and more. Create a holiday card that focuses on peace, unity, and joy all over the world—your card could be featured in a boxed collection, and a portion of sales will go to UNI...


Continue reading ...
 

Daw Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 8, 2013,

Daw Books
http://www.us.penguingroup.com/static/pages/daw/submissions.html

We publish science fiction and fantasy novels. We do not want short stories, short story collections, novellas, poetry, or novels in other genres. The average length of the novels we publish varies but is almost never less than 80,000 words. Send us the complete manuscript with a cover letter.

from: www.fundsforwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Poetry & Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 7, 2013,

Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival Poetry & Short Story Contest

http://www.artsandheritage.com/TheArts/LiteraryArts.aspx

Only previously unpublished poems and short stories will be considered. All work must be original, not having been entered in any previous Poetry & Short Story Contest sponsored by the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival. Short stories must be 4,000 words or less. There is no limit to length of poems. Each author may enter one story; each poet may enter two poems. ...


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Eerdman's Publishing - Childrens

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 6, 2013,
Eerdman's Publishing - Childrens
http://www.eerdmans.com/Pages/YoungReaders/EBYR-Guidelines.aspx

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers publishes picture books, middle reader and young adult fiction and nonfiction. We seek manuscripts that are honest, wise, and hopeful; but we also publish stories that simply delight us with their storyline, characters, or good humor. Stories that celebrate diversity, stories of historical significance, and stories that relate to contemporary social issues ar...

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Literary Juice Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 5, 2013,

Literary Juice Flash Fiction Contest

http://www.literaryjuice.com/#/contests/4569342988

$5 ENTRY FEE

700-word maximum. English only. 18 and older. No novel excerpts. Winner will receive $200 (USD) and publication in Literary Juice; one runner-up will receive $50 (USD) and publication in Literary Juice. Winning stories will also be accompanied by a photograph of each author, as well as a short bio, if desired. Winners may be asked to sign a Writer's Agreement Form for th...


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Charles bridge

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 3, 2013,

Charlesbridge

http://www.charlesbridge.com/client/client_pages/authorguidelines.cfm

We believe that books for children should offer accurate information, promote a positive worldview, and embrace a child’s innate sense of wonder and fun. To this end, we continually strive to seek new voices, new visions, and new directions in children’s literature. Charlesbridge publishes both picture books and transitional “bridge books” (books ranging from early readers to middle-grade...


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Utah State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 3, 2013,

Utah State Poetry Society Annual Poetry Contest

http://www.utahpoets.com/contests/2013/UTSPSrules2013.pdf

Deadline: February 1, 2013

For unpublished poems up to 40 lines
$2 per poem entry fee
38 for nonmembers to enter
Prizes range from $10 to $100


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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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