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.

If you experience any problems with the links or with submitting your material, please let me know. If you would like to receive free submission information via a daily email, drop me a line at sally_s_clark@yahoo.com  and your name will be added to the e-list. Your name email address will never be shared or sold to anyone else. Promise!

Drop by my web site: www.sallyclark.info

or follow me on Twitter: www.twitter.com/auslande

or on my blog: www.pocketpoems.info

To comment on any blog entry, click on the title.



Published by Hachette Book Group,


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 49,000 copies sold! 


Browsing Archive: May, 2022

Wordrunner eChapbooks: Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 31, 2022,
Wordrunner eChapbooks: Fiction      

We will be accepting submissions for mini-fiction collections May 1 through June 30, 2022. Two fiction collections, each by one author, will be published in August and December 2022, respectively, online and in epubs.

Stories may be flash or longer, from 500 up to 5,000 words each. We would like four to five stories (or a maximum of 20,000 words); if flash fiction, no more than 15 stories. They need not be linked, but...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Naomi Cherkofsky Memorial Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 30, 2022,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Naomi Cherkofsky Memorial Contest

Deadline:  June 30
Entry fee: $3
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Poems entered must NOT have been published or won ANY prize.

Continue reading ...
 

Southern Arizona Press: Dragonflies & Fairies Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 29, 2022,
Southern Arizona Press: Dragonflies & Fairies Anthology

All poets are encouraged to submit poetic works about elves, fairies, or any other magical or mystical creatures of folklore.

Submissions will remain open for this anthology until 30 June 2022 with an anticipated publication date in Mid-July 2022.



Continue reading ...
 

The Poet Anthology: Family

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 28, 2022,
The Poet Anthology: Family

Contribute to THE POET's acclaimed anthologies; from the multi-published and acclaimed, to the new and emerging poet exploring words for the first time, THE POET produces some of the biggest international collections of poetry on particular themes and topics ever published!

Current theme: FAMILY - Poetry about family, from poets around the world.
Deadline: June 30, 2022.

You can submit up to FOUR pieces, (but please do not submi...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Tricky Kids

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 27, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Tricky Kids    

Topic: What is one way that you’ve trained your children to not deceive or be tricky with each other or friends? 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 your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers: Everything Children's Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 26, 2022,
Saturday Writers: Everything Children's Contest

Love writing for children? Revved up to try your hand at writing for children? This is your chance! This special Everything Children Contest is for any type of children’s writing—picture books (without the art), early readers, chapter, middle grade, and Young Adult.

These entries will be judged by someone experienced in that genre.

Theme: Any Earthly Element Goes
Poetry: 50-...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers Prose Contest - Caves

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 25, 2022,
Saturday Writers Prose Contests – Caves

Our Earthly Home - Remember this theme is a guideline to help you generate a story! These topics are meant to help not hinder your writing! We are just looking for anything that even hints at our monthly theme. Such as the story can take place on a mountain or in a forest or maybe there is a mountain on a label of a water bottle. Maybe the forest is a bunch of broccoli on your plate! Maybe your chara...

Continue reading ...
 

The Writer Magazine Annual Spring Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 24, 2022,

The Writer Magazine Annual Spring Short Story Contest  
https://www.writermag.com/contests

As you already know, The Writer encourages all of our readers to practice their craft and put their stories in front of the eyes of as many people as possible. Writing contests have always been a vital part of the writing world, giving writers the chance to have their work reviewed by editors and possibly published. Literary journals, universities and even The Writer regularly host writing competitions, h...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: What I've Learned

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 24, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: What I’ve Learned  

Topic: What is one way you’ve gently helped your children look back on what they’ve done so as to come to their own conclusions about what they could have done better and learn from their mistakes? 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...

Continue reading ...
 

The MacGuffin Annual Poet Hunt Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 22, 2022,
The MacGuffin Annual Poet Hunt Contest

$15 Entry fee. Deadline June 15, 2022. First place $500 and publication. Two honorable mentions will be published. Each entrant will receive one free issue of The MacGuffin that includes the winners of the 27th Annual Poet Hunt contest. An entry may consist of up to five poems. Each poem can be up to 400 lines long.


Continue reading ...
 

Hunger Mountain Review Prizes

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 21, 2022,
Hunger Mountain Review Prizes

Hunger Mountain Review seeks to provide a platform for traditionally silenced voices, to expand representation in literature and to examine culture with a critical eye. We pursue this mission through the work we both solicit and select from submissions. We want writing that explores, questions and challenges. We want writing that remains open. We want work that thinks about what it’s trying to do for others and the wo...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Spring Cleaning

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 20, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Spring Cleaning  

Topic: What is one way that you have made spring cleaning fun while training your children to clean well? 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 your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is onl...

Continue reading ...
 

Today's Christian Living Magazine 2022 Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 19, 2022,
Today’s Christian Living Magazine 2022 Writing Contest

Deadline: Entries must be received by June 06, 2022.

Topic: Everyday people who are making a difference for Jesus.        

Length: 800 to 1,200 words.

Prizes: $300 + publication, $200 + publication, $100 + publication in the November 2022 issue.

With your contest submission, include three to five quality, high-resolution color photos to illustrate the article, a quality, high-resolution c...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Sleepovers

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 18, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Sleepovers  

Topic: What is one way that you have helped your children have a successful sleepover that is safe and fun? 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 your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is only f...

Continue reading ...
 

Boulevard Poetry Contest for Emerging Poets

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 17, 2022,
Boulevard Poetry Contest for Emerging Poets

$1,000 and publication awarded for the winning group of three poems by a poet who has not yet published a book of poetry with a nationally distributed press.

All entries must be postmarked by June 1, 2022 or submitted online by midnight CT. Entry fee is $16 per group of three poems and $16 for each additional group. Fee includes a one-year subscription. Make checks payable to Boulevard.



Continue reading ...
 

St. Louis Writers Guild Deane Wagner Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 16, 2022,
St. Louis Writers Guild Deane Wagner Poetry Contest

The Deane Wagner Poetry Contest was named to honor a long time member and poet who tragically passed away in the mid-nineties, but this contest has been an annual tradition of St. Louis Writers Guild since 1921. It is held each spring with First, Second, and Third Prizes and Honorable Mention awards presented in mid-summer. The contest seeks to discover exceptional, unpublished poems and to e...


Continue reading ...
 

Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 15, 2022,
Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Awards

Deadline: June 1, 2022. Prizes include cash awards ($150/$75/$50. No simultaneous submissions. Maximum number of haiku allowed: five (5) haiku in English

Judging criteria: Selection will be blind to authorship and the sole criterion will be excellence. Judge: to be identified with the winners

Entry fee: none

Awards: First Place - $150, a copy of To Hear the Rain and a miniature crystal turtle
Second Place - $7...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Changing Your Mind

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 14, 2022,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Changing Your Mind

The Sun Magazine Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.

We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure ...


Continue reading ...
 

-1000 Below: Flash Prose and Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 13, 2022,
-1000 Below: Flash Prose and Poetry Contest     

$10 entry fee. Deadline June 1, 2022. First Prize: $500 and publication in Midway Journal. Second Prize: $250 and publication in Midway Journal. Third Prize: $50 and publication in Midway Journal. Poetry: up to two poems per entry, up to 40 words per poem. No more than one poem per page. Prose (Fiction and Nonfiction): one piece per entry, up to 1,000 words per piece.

Continue reading ...
 

Circle Around

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 12, 2022,
Circle Around

CircleAround is owned by One GS Media, a subsidiary of Girl Scouts of the USA. We're visionaries, trailblazers, and everyday women. Sharing our triumphs, revelations, family secrets, and recipes. We believe in Girl Scout values of honesty, courage, service, and respect. Send pitches to Stephanie Regalado, Editor in Chief, at stephanie@onegsmedia.com . Pays $100-$150 for collections of five to ten items: short intro (less than 90 words) and short item descr...

Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Unplugged

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 11, 2022,

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Unplugged
https://bwgwritersroundtable.com/submissions-contacts 

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 violence, no overt sexuality, a...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Keeping Promises

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 10, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Keeping Promises 

Topic: What is one way that you were successful in helping your kids understand the importance of a promise and keep their promises? 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 your voice as an author. At this time, this ...

Continue reading ...
 

The River Heron Review Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 9, 2022,
The River Heron Review Poetry Contest

The River Heron Review Poetry Prize awards the winning poet $500 plus publication.

Four finalists will also be named and published.

Submissions open March 1 through May 31, 2022. It is our practice to read each submission without knowing the identity of the poet. There is a $15 submission fee. Poets may submit up to 3 poems, 5 pages maximum.


Continue reading ...
 

The Black Orchid Novella Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 7, 2022,
The Black Orchid Novella Award

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline May 31, 2022. Entries must be 15,000 to 20,000 words in length, and submitted by the deadline. Each entry must be an original unpublished work of fiction that conforms to the tradition of the Nero Wolfe series. The mystery should be "traditional" in flavor. The crime must be solved using the deductive abilities of the sleuth. No coincidences. The ki...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Brushing and Flossing

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 6, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Brushing and Flossing

Topic: What is one unique way that you helped your children learn to brush their teeth or floss? 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 your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is only for...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Being Sneaky

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 5, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Being Sneaky

Topic: How did you get your children to stop trying to be sneaky? 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 your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50-3...

Continue reading ...
 

Connecticut Poetry Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 4, 2022,
Connecticut Poetry Award

Deadline: May 31, postmark

Fee $15 for up to 3 poems.        
Prizes: 1st – $400; 2nd – $100; 3rd – $50

Winning poems will be published in the Connecticut River Review. Send up to three unpublished poems, any form, 80 line limit. Include two copies of each poem: one with complete contact information (name, address, email and phone) and one with NO contact information. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable; however, please notify us i...


Continue reading ...
 

Herstories: Coupling and Uncoupling

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 3, 2022,
Herstories: Coupling and Uncoupling

Herstories “for midlife women,” has announced its latest call for submissions, on the theme of “Coupling and Uncoupling”: “We are looking for personal essays about love, marriage, divorce, dating, and being single... at midlife.” Deadline: “Submissions will be accepted and published on an ongoing basis through the end of May 2022.” No submission fee. Payment: $50.

From: https://www.erikad...


Continue reading ...
 

WOW! Women on Writing Spring 2022 Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 2, 2022,

WOW! Women on Writing Spring 2022 Flash Fiction Contest
www.wow-womenonwriting.com/contest.php

Awards: $400, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate; $300, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate; $200, publication, interview and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate; 7 Runners Up receive $25 Amazon Gift Cards, publication and interview; 10 Honorable mentions receive $20 Amazon Gift Card. Top 10 stories are published in the WOW! Women On Writing e-zine, and contestants a...


Continue reading ...
 

HSA Rengay Award Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 1, 2022,
HSA Rengay Award Contest

The Haiku Society of America proudly sponsors our annual contest for rengay!

HSA Rengay Award Contest: Opens April 1, 2022 and closes May 31, 2022.

Eligibility: The contest is open to the public. Payment of a flat entry fee of $5 for HSA members or $7 for non-members for each rengay submitted. Remember, any particular author may appear in no more than three different rengay entered.

First Prize, $200; Second Prize, $150; Third Priz...


Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: May, 2022

Wordrunner eChapbooks: Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 31, 2022,
Wordrunner eChapbooks: Fiction      

We will be accepting submissions for mini-fiction collections May 1 through June 30, 2022. Two fiction collections, each by one author, will be published in August and December 2022, respectively, online and in epubs.

Stories may be flash or longer, from 500 up to 5,000 words each. We would like four to five stories (or a maximum of 20,000 words); if flash fiction, no more than 15 stories. They need not be linked, but...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Naomi Cherkofsky Memorial Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 30, 2022,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Naomi Cherkofsky Memorial Contest

Deadline:  June 30
Entry fee: $3
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Poems entered must NOT have been published or won ANY prize.

Continue reading ...
 

Southern Arizona Press: Dragonflies & Fairies Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 29, 2022,
Southern Arizona Press: Dragonflies & Fairies Anthology

All poets are encouraged to submit poetic works about elves, fairies, or any other magical or mystical creatures of folklore.

Submissions will remain open for this anthology until 30 June 2022 with an anticipated publication date in Mid-July 2022.



Continue reading ...
 

The Poet Anthology: Family

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 28, 2022,
The Poet Anthology: Family

Contribute to THE POET's acclaimed anthologies; from the multi-published and acclaimed, to the new and emerging poet exploring words for the first time, THE POET produces some of the biggest international collections of poetry on particular themes and topics ever published!

Current theme: FAMILY - Poetry about family, from poets around the world.
Deadline: June 30, 2022.

You can submit up to FOUR pieces, (but please do not submi...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Tricky Kids

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 27, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Tricky Kids    

Topic: What is one way that you’ve trained your children to not deceive or be tricky with each other or friends? 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 your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers: Everything Children's Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 26, 2022,
Saturday Writers: Everything Children's Contest

Love writing for children? Revved up to try your hand at writing for children? This is your chance! This special Everything Children Contest is for any type of children’s writing—picture books (without the art), early readers, chapter, middle grade, and Young Adult.

These entries will be judged by someone experienced in that genre.

Theme: Any Earthly Element Goes
Poetry: 50-...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers Prose Contest - Caves

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 25, 2022,
Saturday Writers Prose Contests – Caves

Our Earthly Home - Remember this theme is a guideline to help you generate a story! These topics are meant to help not hinder your writing! We are just looking for anything that even hints at our monthly theme. Such as the story can take place on a mountain or in a forest or maybe there is a mountain on a label of a water bottle. Maybe the forest is a bunch of broccoli on your plate! Maybe your chara...

Continue reading ...
 

The Writer Magazine Annual Spring Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 24, 2022,

The Writer Magazine Annual Spring Short Story Contest  
https://www.writermag.com/contests

As you already know, The Writer encourages all of our readers to practice their craft and put their stories in front of the eyes of as many people as possible. Writing contests have always been a vital part of the writing world, giving writers the chance to have their work reviewed by editors and possibly published. Literary journals, universities and even The Writer regularly host writing competitions, h...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: What I've Learned

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 24, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: What I’ve Learned  

Topic: What is one way you’ve gently helped your children look back on what they’ve done so as to come to their own conclusions about what they could have done better and learn from their mistakes? 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...

Continue reading ...
 

The MacGuffin Annual Poet Hunt Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 22, 2022,
The MacGuffin Annual Poet Hunt Contest

$15 Entry fee. Deadline June 15, 2022. First place $500 and publication. Two honorable mentions will be published. Each entrant will receive one free issue of The MacGuffin that includes the winners of the 27th Annual Poet Hunt contest. An entry may consist of up to five poems. Each poem can be up to 400 lines long.


Continue reading ...
 

Hunger Mountain Review Prizes

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 21, 2022,
Hunger Mountain Review Prizes

Hunger Mountain Review seeks to provide a platform for traditionally silenced voices, to expand representation in literature and to examine culture with a critical eye. We pursue this mission through the work we both solicit and select from submissions. We want writing that explores, questions and challenges. We want writing that remains open. We want work that thinks about what it’s trying to do for others and the wo...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Spring Cleaning

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 20, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Spring Cleaning  

Topic: What is one way that you have made spring cleaning fun while training your children to clean well? 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 your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is onl...

Continue reading ...
 

Today's Christian Living Magazine 2022 Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 19, 2022,
Today’s Christian Living Magazine 2022 Writing Contest

Deadline: Entries must be received by June 06, 2022.

Topic: Everyday people who are making a difference for Jesus.        

Length: 800 to 1,200 words.

Prizes: $300 + publication, $200 + publication, $100 + publication in the November 2022 issue.

With your contest submission, include three to five quality, high-resolution color photos to illustrate the article, a quality, high-resolution c...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Sleepovers

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 18, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Sleepovers  

Topic: What is one way that you have helped your children have a successful sleepover that is safe and fun? 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 your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is only f...

Continue reading ...
 

Boulevard Poetry Contest for Emerging Poets

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 17, 2022,
Boulevard Poetry Contest for Emerging Poets

$1,000 and publication awarded for the winning group of three poems by a poet who has not yet published a book of poetry with a nationally distributed press.

All entries must be postmarked by June 1, 2022 or submitted online by midnight CT. Entry fee is $16 per group of three poems and $16 for each additional group. Fee includes a one-year subscription. Make checks payable to Boulevard.



Continue reading ...
 

St. Louis Writers Guild Deane Wagner Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 16, 2022,
St. Louis Writers Guild Deane Wagner Poetry Contest

The Deane Wagner Poetry Contest was named to honor a long time member and poet who tragically passed away in the mid-nineties, but this contest has been an annual tradition of St. Louis Writers Guild since 1921. It is held each spring with First, Second, and Third Prizes and Honorable Mention awards presented in mid-summer. The contest seeks to discover exceptional, unpublished poems and to e...


Continue reading ...
 

Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 15, 2022,
Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Awards

Deadline: June 1, 2022. Prizes include cash awards ($150/$75/$50. No simultaneous submissions. Maximum number of haiku allowed: five (5) haiku in English

Judging criteria: Selection will be blind to authorship and the sole criterion will be excellence. Judge: to be identified with the winners

Entry fee: none

Awards: First Place - $150, a copy of To Hear the Rain and a miniature crystal turtle
Second Place - $7...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Changing Your Mind

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 14, 2022,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Changing Your Mind

The Sun Magazine Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.

We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure ...


Continue reading ...
 

-1000 Below: Flash Prose and Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 13, 2022,
-1000 Below: Flash Prose and Poetry Contest     

$10 entry fee. Deadline June 1, 2022. First Prize: $500 and publication in Midway Journal. Second Prize: $250 and publication in Midway Journal. Third Prize: $50 and publication in Midway Journal. Poetry: up to two poems per entry, up to 40 words per poem. No more than one poem per page. Prose (Fiction and Nonfiction): one piece per entry, up to 1,000 words per piece.

Continue reading ...
 

Circle Around

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 12, 2022,
Circle Around

CircleAround is owned by One GS Media, a subsidiary of Girl Scouts of the USA. We're visionaries, trailblazers, and everyday women. Sharing our triumphs, revelations, family secrets, and recipes. We believe in Girl Scout values of honesty, courage, service, and respect. Send pitches to Stephanie Regalado, Editor in Chief, at stephanie@onegsmedia.com . Pays $100-$150 for collections of five to ten items: short intro (less than 90 words) and short item descr...

Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Unplugged

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 11, 2022,

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Unplugged
https://bwgwritersroundtable.com/submissions-contacts 

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 violence, no overt sexuality, a...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Keeping Promises

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 10, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Keeping Promises 

Topic: What is one way that you were successful in helping your kids understand the importance of a promise and keep their promises? 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 your voice as an author. At this time, this ...

Continue reading ...
 

The River Heron Review Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 9, 2022,
The River Heron Review Poetry Contest

The River Heron Review Poetry Prize awards the winning poet $500 plus publication.

Four finalists will also be named and published.

Submissions open March 1 through May 31, 2022. It is our practice to read each submission without knowing the identity of the poet. There is a $15 submission fee. Poets may submit up to 3 poems, 5 pages maximum.


Continue reading ...
 

The Black Orchid Novella Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 7, 2022,
The Black Orchid Novella Award

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline May 31, 2022. Entries must be 15,000 to 20,000 words in length, and submitted by the deadline. Each entry must be an original unpublished work of fiction that conforms to the tradition of the Nero Wolfe series. The mystery should be "traditional" in flavor. The crime must be solved using the deductive abilities of the sleuth. No coincidences. The ki...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Brushing and Flossing

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 6, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Brushing and Flossing

Topic: What is one unique way that you helped your children learn to brush their teeth or floss? 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 your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is only for...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Being Sneaky

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 5, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Being Sneaky

Topic: How did you get your children to stop trying to be sneaky? 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 your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50-3...

Continue reading ...
 

Connecticut Poetry Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 4, 2022,
Connecticut Poetry Award

Deadline: May 31, postmark

Fee $15 for up to 3 poems.        
Prizes: 1st – $400; 2nd – $100; 3rd – $50

Winning poems will be published in the Connecticut River Review. Send up to three unpublished poems, any form, 80 line limit. Include two copies of each poem: one with complete contact information (name, address, email and phone) and one with NO contact information. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable; however, please notify us i...


Continue reading ...
 

Herstories: Coupling and Uncoupling

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 3, 2022,
Herstories: Coupling and Uncoupling

Herstories “for midlife women,” has announced its latest call for submissions, on the theme of “Coupling and Uncoupling”: “We are looking for personal essays about love, marriage, divorce, dating, and being single... at midlife.” Deadline: “Submissions will be accepted and published on an ongoing basis through the end of May 2022.” No submission fee. Payment: $50.

From: https://www.erikad...


Continue reading ...
 

WOW! Women on Writing Spring 2022 Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 2, 2022,

WOW! Women on Writing Spring 2022 Flash Fiction Contest
www.wow-womenonwriting.com/contest.php

Awards: $400, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate; $300, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate; $200, publication, interview and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate; 7 Runners Up receive $25 Amazon Gift Cards, publication and interview; 10 Honorable mentions receive $20 Amazon Gift Card. Top 10 stories are published in the WOW! Women On Writing e-zine, and contestants a...


Continue reading ...
 

HSA Rengay Award Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 1, 2022,
HSA Rengay Award Contest

The Haiku Society of America proudly sponsors our annual contest for rengay!

HSA Rengay Award Contest: Opens April 1, 2022 and closes May 31, 2022.

Eligibility: The contest is open to the public. Payment of a flat entry fee of $5 for HSA members or $7 for non-members for each rengay submitted. Remember, any particular author may appear in no more than three different rengay entered.

First Prize, $200; Second Prize, $150; Third Priz...


Continue reading ...
 
 

Writer


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.

Blog Archive

 

Make a free website with Yola