This site features current writing opportunities for authors of all genres, with a preference for Christian publications. The submission opportunities featured on this blog site have been collected by Sally Clark. I am not an editor, publisher, or an agent. I am a writer who enjoys sharing submission information I find on the web with other writers. 

The source of the information is listed at the bottom of each post. Please check these websites for additional writing articles and information on submissions in other genres.

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Published by Ideals Children's Books,


a lift-the-flap board book for ages 2-5,

written by Sally Clark


and winner of a 2015
Silver Medal
from Moonbeam Children's Book Awards




Over 40,000 copies sold! 


Alaska Writers Guild: Children's Literature

August 9, 2020
Alaska Writers Guild: Children’s Literature (Picture Book, Chapter Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult)

Children's Literature can be the text for a picture book, chapter book, middle grade, or young adult manuscript. Alongside your genre on the first page, please note which sub-genre of children's literature your submission fits, such as "Children's Literature/Picture Book."

Awards will be given as follows:  First Place: $100, Second Place: $60, Third Place:     $30. All entrants will receive a copy of their score sheet and judge's feedback for each submission.

Deadline: August 28, 2020.

Entry fee for non members: $25 for the first entry, $10 for each additional entry (up to three (3) total entries per contest)

 

Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

August 8, 2020
Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

Categories: Poet’s Choice, Members Only, New Poets, Traditional Form – Pantoum, Theme: Community, Under 30, and Spanish Language

Awards: Poet’s Choice: 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $30; 3 HMs.

All other categories: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20; 3 HMs.

OPA Members—Flat rate of $8 for up to seven poems (limit of one poem per category).

Non-members—Flat rate of $15 for up to six poems (limit of one poem p...


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ICL Nonfiction STEAM Article Contest

August 7, 2020
Institute of Children’s Literature Nonfiction STEAM Article Contest

Are you ready to capture the imagination of kids propel them to new heights? This contest is your chance to submit a nonfiction STEAM article suitable for a children's magazine.

What's STEAM? STEAM education is a curriculum used to integrate science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math skills. The Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM explains, "STEA...


Continue reading...
 

Highland Park Poetry Muses Gallery: Trees

August 6, 2020
Highland Park Poetry Muses Gallery: Trees

Now accepting submissions of poetry and artwork for our fall/winter Muses' Gallery on trees. Poems should not exceed 30 lines. Send submissions to jennifer@highlandparkpoetry.org via email with subject line TREES - [YOUR NAME]. Images should be .jpgs. Poems may be sent as text in the body of an email or as a .doc attachment. Deadline is September 1st.



Continue reading...
 

Cobblestone: Questionable Characters

August 5, 2020
Cobblestone: Questionable Characters

American History magazine for ages 9-14. Each issue of this acclaimed classroom magazine explores a single topic in depth, bringing history to life with primary sources, lively graphics, historical photographs, and maps. Designed to meet curriculum standards for history/social studies, Cobblestone® fosters an appreciation for the past while making connections to the present with fiction, nonfiction,...


Continue reading...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: Wellness

August 4, 2020
Parabola Literary Journal: Wellness       

Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world’s myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.

Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme. The theme for the Autumn 2020 issue is Wellness. The submission deadline is September 1, 2020.

Parabola welco...


Continue reading...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Migration

August 3, 2020
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Migration   

Our rates for published stories:
$20 for published featured author stories
$10 for stories published on our &More page
$5 for poems we publish

We accept previously unpublished work in many genres of fiction as well as memoir. We accept previously unpublished poetry. We do not accept essays or other nonfiction genres.

We do not accept horror or erotica. This means no graphic violence, no ov...


Continue reading...
 

The War Cry: Suffering

August 2, 2020
The War Cry: Suffering            

The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the gener...


Continue reading...
 

Rate Your Story Annual Writing Contest

August 1, 2020
Rate Your Story Annual Writing Contest
 
This year our contest theme is "Awesome Openers". We are looking for fantastic opening lines that grab us from the beginning. How strong is your hook?

Deadline: 08-31-20

Our judges will be accepting manuscripts and awarding winners in four separate categories: Picture Book Fiction, Picture Book Nonfiction, Middle Grade & Young Adult Novels. *note: we are not accepting poetry, adult novels or "everything else...

Continue reading...
 

Cultural Weekly's Jack Grapes Poetry Prize

August 1, 2020
Cultural Weekly’s Jack Grapes Poetry Prize

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline August 31, 2020. Three winners will receive $200 each, plus publication. Six finalists will receive $50 each, plus publication. You may submit up to two previously unpublished poems.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer's Digest 101 Best Web...

Continue reading...
 

Alaska Writers Guild: Children's Literature

August 9, 2020
Alaska Writers Guild: Children’s Literature (Picture Book, Chapter Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult)

Children's Literature can be the text for a picture book, chapter book, middle grade, or young adult manuscript. Alongside your genre on the first page, please note which sub-genre of children's literature your submission fits, such as "Children's Literature/Picture Book."

Awards will be given as follows:  First Place: $100, Second Place: $60, Third Place:     $30. All entrants will receive a copy of their score sheet and judge's feedback for each submission.

Deadline: August 28, 2020.

Entry fee for non members: $25 for the first entry, $10 for each additional entry (up to three (3) total entries per contest)

 

Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

August 8, 2020
Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

Categories: Poet’s Choice, Members Only, New Poets, Traditional Form – Pantoum, Theme: Community, Under 30, and Spanish Language

Awards: Poet’s Choice: 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $30; 3 HMs.

All other categories: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20; 3 HMs.

OPA Members—Flat rate of $8 for up to seven poems (limit of one poem per category).

Non-members—Flat rate of $15 for up to six poems (limit of one poem p...


Continue reading...
 

ICL Nonfiction STEAM Article Contest

August 7, 2020
Institute of Children’s Literature Nonfiction STEAM Article Contest

Are you ready to capture the imagination of kids propel them to new heights? This contest is your chance to submit a nonfiction STEAM article suitable for a children's magazine.

What's STEAM? STEAM education is a curriculum used to integrate science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math skills. The Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM explains, "STEA...


Continue reading...
 

Highland Park Poetry Muses Gallery: Trees

August 6, 2020
Highland Park Poetry Muses Gallery: Trees

Now accepting submissions of poetry and artwork for our fall/winter Muses' Gallery on trees. Poems should not exceed 30 lines. Send submissions to jennifer@highlandparkpoetry.org via email with subject line TREES - [YOUR NAME]. Images should be .jpgs. Poems may be sent as text in the body of an email or as a .doc attachment. Deadline is September 1st.



Continue reading...
 

Cobblestone: Questionable Characters

August 5, 2020
Cobblestone: Questionable Characters

American History magazine for ages 9-14. Each issue of this acclaimed classroom magazine explores a single topic in depth, bringing history to life with primary sources, lively graphics, historical photographs, and maps. Designed to meet curriculum standards for history/social studies, Cobblestone® fosters an appreciation for the past while making connections to the present with fiction, nonfiction,...


Continue reading...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: Wellness

August 4, 2020
Parabola Literary Journal: Wellness       

Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world’s myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.

Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme. The theme for the Autumn 2020 issue is Wellness. The submission deadline is September 1, 2020.

Parabola welco...


Continue reading...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Migration

August 3, 2020
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Migration   

Our rates for published stories:
$20 for published featured author stories
$10 for stories published on our &More page
$5 for poems we publish

We accept previously unpublished work in many genres of fiction as well as memoir. We accept previously unpublished poetry. We do not accept essays or other nonfiction genres.

We do not accept horror or erotica. This means no graphic violence, no ov...


Continue reading...
 

The War Cry: Suffering

August 2, 2020
The War Cry: Suffering            

The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the gener...


Continue reading...
 

Rate Your Story Annual Writing Contest

August 1, 2020
Rate Your Story Annual Writing Contest
 
This year our contest theme is "Awesome Openers". We are looking for fantastic opening lines that grab us from the beginning. How strong is your hook?

Deadline: 08-31-20

Our judges will be accepting manuscripts and awarding winners in four separate categories: Picture Book Fiction, Picture Book Nonfiction, Middle Grade & Young Adult Novels. *note: we are not accepting poetry, adult novels or "everything else...

Continue reading...
 

Cultural Weekly's Jack Grapes Poetry Prize

August 1, 2020
Cultural Weekly’s Jack Grapes Poetry Prize

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline August 31, 2020. Three winners will receive $200 each, plus publication. Six finalists will receive $50 each, plus publication. You may submit up to two previously unpublished poems.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer's Digest 101 Best Web...

Continue reading...
 

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Sally Clark Like finding shells on the beach, I love doing market research! And what I find, I love to share! I write in a variety of genres including children's, Christian, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, so these post follow along those lines. Check out my web site: www.sallyclark.info, for more about me.

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