This site features current writing opportunities for authors of all genres, with a preference for Christian publications. The submission opportunites featured on this blogsite have been collected by Sally Clark. 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






You can read Sally's poetry and hear her reading her poems on http://www.ifollowfredericksburg.com with a new poem posted every week.

The Kraemer Intergenerational Story Contest

September 21, 2017
The Kraemer Intergenerational Story Contest
 
“The Kraemer Intergenerational Story Contest, powered by Pass it Down, is an outgrowth of a contest started by the organization Intergeneration Month and its founder, Sandy Kraemer. In early 2017, Bridges Together ‘merged’ with IG Month, and we are proud to be continuing the efforts of Sandy and the organization he founded.” Contest-entry options include “the written word,” among others. Prizes: “$500 to 1 ‘grand prize’ winner,” “$250 to 4 winners (1 in each category),” and “Honorable Mentions.” NB: “Bridges Together has the non-exclusive right to to distribute and publish these works.”
Deadline: September 30, 2017. No entry fee.
 

Tin House Literary Journal: Candy

September 20, 2017
Tin House Literary Journal
 
We are currently reading for the upcoming theme:
 
CANDY—What's that sweet thing you crave that also may be ruining your life?
 
As always, we are looking for any and every angle on that theme. Please submit only one story or essay (ten-thousand-word limit), or up to five poems at a time.
 
Deadline is September 30, 2017.



Continue reading...
 

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

September 19, 2017
Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
 
Please submit during April 15-September 30, 2017. We will award the Tom Howard Prize of $1,500 for a poem in any style or genre, and the Margaret Reid Prize of $1,500 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style. Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each (any style). The top 12 entries will be published online. Length limit: 250 lines per poem. No ...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

September 18, 2017
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest
 
Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
 Sitting on the Wrong Side by Gene Pelham
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this November 15, 1941, cover illustration by Gene Pelham.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by October 25, 2017. The winning limerick will be announced and published in the January/February 2018 issue ...

Continue reading...
 

Writer's Digest Popular Fiction Awards

September 17, 2017
Writer's Digest Popular Fiction Awards
 
Deadline: October 16, 2017
 
If you write short stories, don’t miss your chance to compete in the Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards. There’s sure to be a category created just for you, Mystery/Crime, Horror, Romance, Science-Fiction/Fantasy, Thriller/Suspense, and Young Adult. Choose your favorite genre(s) and enter your best in 4,000 words or less.
 
One Grand Prize winner will receiv...

Continue reading...
 

Writers at Work Flash Fiction Contest

September 16, 2017
Writers at Work Flash Fiction Contest
 
Entry fee - $10
Deadline October 15, 2017.
Prize is $300 and publication on the website.
Submit a flash fiction piece up to 1,000 words.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers since 2001



Continue reading...
 

Lascaux Review Poetry Contest

September 15, 2017
Lascaux Review Poetry Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE. Deadline September 30, 2017. The Lascaux Prize in Poetry is presently open for submissions. Poems may be previously published or unpublished, and simultaneous submissions are accepted. Winner receives $1,000, a bronze medallion, and publication in The Lascaux Review. The winner and all finalists will be published in the 2018 Lascaux Prize Anthology. Two copies of the anthology will be supplied to every poet a...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Biblical Worldview

September 14, 2017
Focus on the Family: Biblical Worldview
 
Topic: What is one unique and fun way that you've helped your child better understand a basic doctrine of Christianity or the Christian worldview.
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: October 15, 2017
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
 
Audience: Parents with children in the home (these need to be practic...

Continue reading...
 

Galaxy of Verse Poetry Contest

September 13, 2017
Galaxy of Verse Poetry Contests
 
Deadline: October 15, 2017
 
18 contests to enter including: women, ADHD, “orange,” stars, “The day I waned the earth to swallow me,” trimeric, prayer, nature’s gifs, spoon river poem, meeting of he minds, travel adventures, Texas college or university and more.
 
Entry fee is $5 per poem. Prizes range from $5 to $75.

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Walking Through Holy Week

September 12, 2017
Focus on the Family: Walking Through Holy Week
 
Topic: Tell how you downloaded and used our free Easter download that is found at http://focusonthefamily.com/Easter .
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: October 1, 2017
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
 
Audience: Parents with children in the home (these need to be practical, hands-on articles ...

Continue reading...
 

The Kraemer Intergenerational Story Contest

September 21, 2017
The Kraemer Intergenerational Story Contest
 
“The Kraemer Intergenerational Story Contest, powered by Pass it Down, is an outgrowth of a contest started by the organization Intergeneration Month and its founder, Sandy Kraemer. In early 2017, Bridges Together ‘merged’ with IG Month, and we are proud to be continuing the efforts of Sandy and the organization he founded.” Contest-entry options include “the written word,” among others. Prizes: “$500 to 1 ‘grand prize’ winner,” “$250 to 4 winners (1 in each category),” and “Honorable Mentions.” NB: “Bridges Together has the non-exclusive right to to distribute and publish these works.”
Deadline: September 30, 2017. No entry fee.
 

Tin House Literary Journal: Candy

September 20, 2017
Tin House Literary Journal
 
We are currently reading for the upcoming theme:
 
CANDY—What's that sweet thing you crave that also may be ruining your life?
 
As always, we are looking for any and every angle on that theme. Please submit only one story or essay (ten-thousand-word limit), or up to five poems at a time.
 
Deadline is September 30, 2017.



Continue reading...
 

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

September 19, 2017
Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
 
Please submit during April 15-September 30, 2017. We will award the Tom Howard Prize of $1,500 for a poem in any style or genre, and the Margaret Reid Prize of $1,500 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style. Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each (any style). The top 12 entries will be published online. Length limit: 250 lines per poem. No ...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

September 18, 2017
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest
 
Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
 Sitting on the Wrong Side by Gene Pelham
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this November 15, 1941, cover illustration by Gene Pelham.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by October 25, 2017. The winning limerick will be announced and published in the January/February 2018 issue ...

Continue reading...
 

Writer's Digest Popular Fiction Awards

September 17, 2017
Writer's Digest Popular Fiction Awards
 
Deadline: October 16, 2017
 
If you write short stories, don’t miss your chance to compete in the Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards. There’s sure to be a category created just for you, Mystery/Crime, Horror, Romance, Science-Fiction/Fantasy, Thriller/Suspense, and Young Adult. Choose your favorite genre(s) and enter your best in 4,000 words or less.
 
One Grand Prize winner will receiv...

Continue reading...
 

Writers at Work Flash Fiction Contest

September 16, 2017
Writers at Work Flash Fiction Contest
 
Entry fee - $10
Deadline October 15, 2017.
Prize is $300 and publication on the website.
Submit a flash fiction piece up to 1,000 words.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers since 2001



Continue reading...
 

Lascaux Review Poetry Contest

September 15, 2017
Lascaux Review Poetry Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE. Deadline September 30, 2017. The Lascaux Prize in Poetry is presently open for submissions. Poems may be previously published or unpublished, and simultaneous submissions are accepted. Winner receives $1,000, a bronze medallion, and publication in The Lascaux Review. The winner and all finalists will be published in the 2018 Lascaux Prize Anthology. Two copies of the anthology will be supplied to every poet a...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Biblical Worldview

September 14, 2017
Focus on the Family: Biblical Worldview
 
Topic: What is one unique and fun way that you've helped your child better understand a basic doctrine of Christianity or the Christian worldview.
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: October 15, 2017
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
 
Audience: Parents with children in the home (these need to be practic...

Continue reading...
 

Galaxy of Verse Poetry Contest

September 13, 2017
Galaxy of Verse Poetry Contests
 
Deadline: October 15, 2017
 
18 contests to enter including: women, ADHD, “orange,” stars, “The day I waned the earth to swallow me,” trimeric, prayer, nature’s gifs, spoon river poem, meeting of he minds, travel adventures, Texas college or university and more.
 
Entry fee is $5 per poem. Prizes range from $5 to $75.

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Walking Through Holy Week

September 12, 2017
Focus on the Family: Walking Through Holy Week
 
Topic: Tell how you downloaded and used our free Easter download that is found at http://focusonthefamily.com/Easter .
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: October 1, 2017
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
 
Audience: Parents with children in the home (these need to be practical, hands-on articles ...

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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