Song of the Day: Never Say Never by Justin Bieber
1. Writer's Digest Your Story Contest #34
If you read Writer's Digest frequently, you know that they host their "Your Story" contest on a regular basis and each time they choose a new prompt. The winner will receive publication in Writer's Digest. Writers should submit a story of 750 words or less and must begin the story with the line of dialogue: "You wouldn't believe what came in the mail today." Deadline is May 10, 2011 and it's free to enter (so you have no excuse!)
2. Crab Creek Review's 2011 Poetry Contest
Submit up to five previously unpublished poems by May 31, 2011. The entry fee is $10. The winning poet will receive $200 and publication in Crab Creek Review. All entries will be considered for publication. For official contest rules click the link below.
3. Monkey Puzzle Press 3rd Annual Flash Fiction Contest
Monkey Puzzle Press is looking for stories of 1,000 words or less. The first place winner will receive a prize of $300; The second place winner will receive a prize of $150.00; The the third place winner will receive a prize of $50.00. All winners will also receive publication in Monkey Puzzle Magazine. Entry fee is $10 and contest deadline is August 15, 2011.
Call for Submissions
1. Literary Laundry
Literary Laundry is currently accepting Submissions for its third journal issue. Each submission period is accompanied by a writing competition. Each submission received will be entered into consideration for their Award distinction. They will pay $500 for the best poem, $500 for the best short story, and $250 for the best one-act drama.
2. Sleet Magazine
Sleet Magazine will accept submissions starting in May. They are looking for Fiction, flash fiction and irregulars. Visit their website for more information.
3. Third Wednesday: A Quarterly Journal of Poetry, Prose and Art
Third Wednesday seeks unpublished poems up to two pages, fiction under 1500 words and b&w artwork or photography by experienced writers and artists. Send up to five poems and up to two stories.
As always, don't forget about the Black Fox Fiction Contest! We've increased the prize money! We are also looking for poetry and flash fiction for weekly web features. Visit our site for all the details. Happy Writing!