There's only a few more days left to enter this contest. The deadline is July 15, 2010. The Cheerios New Author Contest is looking for children's stories, 500 words or less, with content appropriate for kids 3-8 years old. There is no cost to enter.
Grand prize is $5,000 cash (& the winning story will be offered to Simon & Schuster for future publication). Two runners-up will receive $1,000.
To enter, go online to Spoonfuls of Stories.