Cedar Fort Publishing has a open call for submissions right now to their Holiday Writing Contest. They are looking for story contributions for pamphlets (500-5,000 words) and small gift books (10,000-25,000 words). The work is for fiction Christmas-related stories only. Please do not send in non-fiction stories. This is open to international writers as well.
Send submissions to email@example.com with “Holiday Tale” in the subject line. The deadline is January 21, 2013. Winners will be notified by February 15, 2013. Winning submissions will be published in Oct. 2013, and winners will receive a $500 advance.