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Sparkhouse Family Picture Book Writing Contest 2017

Posted on Wed, Oct 4 2017 2:07 pm by Naomi Krueger

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Sparkhouse Family publishes high-quality children’s books that help kids thrive in every part of who they are—emotionally, socially, and spiritually. With topics ranging from self-esteem to kindness, ethics, and faith, our books are designed to spark the imagination and equip kids and families to live full and flourishing lives, together.

The Sparkhouse Family Children's Picture Book Writing Contest is an open call for picture books that support this mission. We will choose one picture book manuscript. The winning author will get a prize of $5,000 and a chance to have their book published by Sparkhouse Family.

To enter, submit a brief synopsis of your book, your author bio, your contact information, and complete manuscript. Illustrations are accepted but not required.

All submitted works must be finished, previously unpublished manuscripts of 1,000 words or less. The contest is open to new, upcoming, and established writers alike, but only unagented submissions are eligible.

We will accept submissions through November 17, 2017. The winner will be notified on December 15, 2017.

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