Here's a story call out from Choice Publishing Group, a paying market, with an anthology series based on quilt blocks.
According to their website, Choice Publishing Group (Choice) wants to know:
"How Are You Living the American Dream?
"Choice Publishing Group (Choice) is collecting stories about living the American Dream for their new book Patchwork Path: Star Spangled Banner.
"Choice is looking for original stories and essays from 250 to 2000 words about how you're living the American Dream. Each submission will be reviewed and considered based on creativity, originality, concept, and style. Reading will be continuous and submissions will be considered as they arrive. Not all works will be accepted. There is NO Entry or Reading Fee. The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2010. Authors receive $50 for each published story."
For complete deadlines, visit the website. Good luck!