Tag Archives: children’s

Multi-category writing contests

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Carteret Writers 21st Annual Writing Contest; fiction, flash fiction, nonfiction, poetry, children’s cash prizes of $25, $50 and $100 in each category; entry fees range from $5-$10; deadline is March 13, 2012; details HERE:

http://031a046.netsolhost.com/writingcontest2012.html

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Paying market for fiction & kids stories

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Catholic Forester pays for a variety of nonfiction articles, but also for light fiction or good stories for kids. Pays $.50/word and $50 for reprints. Read the guidelines HERE:

http://www.catholicforester.org/servicecenter/catholicforestermagazine/WriterandArtistGuidelines.aspx

Short fiction and nonfiction for kids wanted

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Pearson owns several kids’ mags in Australia that buy short stories and nonfiction pieces. They’re now accepting pieces for the 2011 topics:

http://www.pearsonplaces.com.au/places/magazines_place/mag_writers.aspx

All Genres Writing Competition

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Variety of categories, including nonfiction, fiction, romance, screenplays, poetry, children’s books, young adult; no word count limit on anything but screenplay (which is 120 pages); $25 entry for early birds; $15 for each additional entry; total of $10,000 in prizes; open internationally but everything must be in English. For details about how to enter, prizes, etc., go HERE:

www.allgenreswritingcontest.com

FREE – Cheerios New Author Contest

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July 15, 2010 deadline; must be 18 or older; submit original stories for readers ages 308 for a chance to wi $5,000 and a publishing contract with Simon & Schuster. First two runners-up get $1,000 and publication. Details here:

http://www.spoonfulsofstoriescontest.com/