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





World Weaver Press Anthology: Mrs. Claus

April 21, 2017
World Weaver Press Anthology: Mrs. Claus
 
Anthologist: Rhonda Parrish
Open for Submissions: April 1, 2017 - May 30, 2017
Expected Publication: Winter 2017
Story Length: up to 10,000 words
Payment: $10 + contributor copy
 
We’re looking for stories that let Mrs. Claus (or is it Ms. Claus?) take centre stage. Whether she more closely resembles Michelle Obama, Betty White, Shohreh Aghdashlooor or Maggie Smith, Mrs. Claus must be a developed, independent character and not simply an extension of her husband. She can help and support him—of course she can—but there needs to be more to her than only that.
 
What’s her role on Christmas Eve? What about the other days of the year? Is she into sleek red snowmobiles or is she more of an old-fashioned magic sleigh kinda gal? Does she prefer baking cookies or kickboxing? Betting on the Reindeer Games or Avon parties with the elves? And what is her first name, anyway?
 
Rights and compensation: Payment: $10 and a paperback copy of the anthology from World Weaver Press. We are looking for previously unpublished works in English. Seeking first world rights in English and nonexclusive right to continue to publish for the life of the anthology.


 

86th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition

April 20, 2017
86th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition
 
Winning entries will be on display in the 86th Annual Writer’s Digest Competition Collection.
 
Compete in 10 Categories: Inspirational Writing (Spiritual/Religious), Memoirs/Personal Essay, Magazine Feature Article, Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.), Mainstream/Literary Short Story, Rhyming Poetry, Non-rhyming Poetry, Stage Play, Television/...

Continue reading...
 

Austin, TX, SCBWI Working Conference

April 19, 2017
Austin, Texas, 2017 Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Working Conference
 
Where: Crowne Plaza Austin
6121 N. Interstate 35 - Austin
 
When: Date(s) - 05/20/2017 - 05/21/2017
7:30 am - 6:45 pm
 
Registration for our 2017 Austin SCBWI Writers & Illustrators Working Conference is now open! The schedule includes three keynotes; a publishing panel; 12 breakout sessions on writing, illust...

Continue reading...
 

Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize

April 19, 2017
Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize
 
$500 cash prize for a single poem. The winner and finalists will be published in the following volume of Crab Creek Review, and all entries will be considered for publication.
 
We welcome up to 4 poems per entry, 8 pages maximum. The entry fee is $16 per submission. Multiple submissions are allowed, but each batch must be submitted separately, with its own entry fee.
 
Deadline: May 15, 2017
Continue reading...
 

On the Premises Mini-Contest #32

April 17, 2017
On the Premises Mini-Contest #32
 
ANNIVERSARY
 
It's (roughly) the tenth anniversary of On The Premises magazine. We published our first issue in March 2007. However, we opened our website to the public in October 2006 and first thought about starting the magazine in March 2006. So when, exactly, is our anniversary? We're not sure either, but it gave us an idea.
 
For this mini-contest, show, tell, or evoke a complete story in no more than 50 ...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest

April 16, 2017
Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest  
 
The Poetry Society of New Hampshire sponsors two National Contests open to all poets, members or not. Judges for the contests are not members of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire. Prizes are awarded to four places, 1st place, $100, 2nd place, $50, 3rd and 4th places $25 each. Winning poems will be published in our quarterly magazine, The Poets Touchstone, and winning poets will receive ...

Continue reading...
 

Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest

April 15, 2017
Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest
 
Time Of Singing is a literary Christian poetry magazine with “Christian” defined in the widest sense of the word. The quarterly journal prints verse that talk about God and our relationship with Him and each other--as well as general inspirational or nature poems.
 
Summer Contest 2017
Contest Theme: Any Theme
Form: Haiku, Senryu, or Tanka
Contest Deadline: May 15, 2017 (postmark)
Winners will be ...

Continue reading...
 

Alabama Writers Conclave Writing Contest

April 15, 2017
Alabama Writers Conclave Writing Contest
 
Certificates and cash awards of $100, $75 and $50 and will be awarded for first, second, and third place in the categories listed below. A maximum word count, or line count for poetry, is listed for each category: First Novel Chapters (1,500 words.), Short Story (1,500 words.), Flash Fiction (500 words.), Juvenile Fiction (1,500 words.), Creative Nonfiction (1,500 words.), Poetry (not to e...

Continue reading...
 

Rockford Writers Guild "New" Spring Prose Contest

April 13, 2017
Rockford Writers Guild “New” Spring Prose Contest
 
Submit up to three new prose pieces, each 1300 words or less. Prose must express the theme New.
 
Deadline: May 15, 2017.
 
Cash prizes up to $100. Winning entries will be published in The Rockford Review. Winners will be announced in the June newsletter and will be invited to share their poems at the June meeting.

Continue reading...
 

Glimmer Train Fiction Contest

April 12, 2017
Glimmer Train Fiction Contest
 
Open to all subjects, all themes, and all writers. Most entries run from 3,000 to 6,000 words, but any lengths from 3,000 to 20,000 words are welcome. The Fiction Open contest is held twice a year and is open to submissions in March/April and July/August, with the following deadlines: April 30 | August 31
 
NOTE: All contest deadlines have a one-week grace period.
READING FEE - $21...

Continue reading...
 

World Weaver Press Anthology: Mrs. Claus

April 21, 2017
World Weaver Press Anthology: Mrs. Claus
 
Anthologist: Rhonda Parrish
Open for Submissions: April 1, 2017 - May 30, 2017
Expected Publication: Winter 2017
Story Length: up to 10,000 words
Payment: $10 + contributor copy
 
We’re looking for stories that let Mrs. Claus (or is it Ms. Claus?) take centre stage. Whether she more closely resembles Michelle Obama, Betty White, Shohreh Aghdashlooor or Maggie Smith, Mrs. Claus must be a developed, independent character and not simply an extension of her husband. She can help and support him—of course she can—but there needs to be more to her than only that.
 
What’s her role on Christmas Eve? What about the other days of the year? Is she into sleek red snowmobiles or is she more of an old-fashioned magic sleigh kinda gal? Does she prefer baking cookies or kickboxing? Betting on the Reindeer Games or Avon parties with the elves? And what is her first name, anyway?
 
Rights and compensation: Payment: $10 and a paperback copy of the anthology from World Weaver Press. We are looking for previously unpublished works in English. Seeking first world rights in English and nonexclusive right to continue to publish for the life of the anthology.


 

86th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition

April 20, 2017
86th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition
 
Winning entries will be on display in the 86th Annual Writer’s Digest Competition Collection.
 
Compete in 10 Categories: Inspirational Writing (Spiritual/Religious), Memoirs/Personal Essay, Magazine Feature Article, Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.), Mainstream/Literary Short Story, Rhyming Poetry, Non-rhyming Poetry, Stage Play, Television/...

Continue reading...
 

Austin, TX, SCBWI Working Conference

April 19, 2017
Austin, Texas, 2017 Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Working Conference
 
Where: Crowne Plaza Austin
6121 N. Interstate 35 - Austin
 
When: Date(s) - 05/20/2017 - 05/21/2017
7:30 am - 6:45 pm
 
Registration for our 2017 Austin SCBWI Writers & Illustrators Working Conference is now open! The schedule includes three keynotes; a publishing panel; 12 breakout sessions on writing, illust...

Continue reading...
 

Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize

April 19, 2017
Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize
 
$500 cash prize for a single poem. The winner and finalists will be published in the following volume of Crab Creek Review, and all entries will be considered for publication.
 
We welcome up to 4 poems per entry, 8 pages maximum. The entry fee is $16 per submission. Multiple submissions are allowed, but each batch must be submitted separately, with its own entry fee.
 
Deadline: May 15, 2017
Continue reading...
 

On the Premises Mini-Contest #32

April 17, 2017
On the Premises Mini-Contest #32
 
ANNIVERSARY
 
It's (roughly) the tenth anniversary of On The Premises magazine. We published our first issue in March 2007. However, we opened our website to the public in October 2006 and first thought about starting the magazine in March 2006. So when, exactly, is our anniversary? We're not sure either, but it gave us an idea.
 
For this mini-contest, show, tell, or evoke a complete story in no more than 50 ...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest

April 16, 2017
Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest  
 
The Poetry Society of New Hampshire sponsors two National Contests open to all poets, members or not. Judges for the contests are not members of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire. Prizes are awarded to four places, 1st place, $100, 2nd place, $50, 3rd and 4th places $25 each. Winning poems will be published in our quarterly magazine, The Poets Touchstone, and winning poets will receive ...

Continue reading...
 

Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest

April 15, 2017
Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest
 
Time Of Singing is a literary Christian poetry magazine with “Christian” defined in the widest sense of the word. The quarterly journal prints verse that talk about God and our relationship with Him and each other--as well as general inspirational or nature poems.
 
Summer Contest 2017
Contest Theme: Any Theme
Form: Haiku, Senryu, or Tanka
Contest Deadline: May 15, 2017 (postmark)
Winners will be ...

Continue reading...
 

Alabama Writers Conclave Writing Contest

April 15, 2017
Alabama Writers Conclave Writing Contest
 
Certificates and cash awards of $100, $75 and $50 and will be awarded for first, second, and third place in the categories listed below. A maximum word count, or line count for poetry, is listed for each category: First Novel Chapters (1,500 words.), Short Story (1,500 words.), Flash Fiction (500 words.), Juvenile Fiction (1,500 words.), Creative Nonfiction (1,500 words.), Poetry (not to e...

Continue reading...
 

Rockford Writers Guild "New" Spring Prose Contest

April 13, 2017
Rockford Writers Guild “New” Spring Prose Contest
 
Submit up to three new prose pieces, each 1300 words or less. Prose must express the theme New.
 
Deadline: May 15, 2017.
 
Cash prizes up to $100. Winning entries will be published in The Rockford Review. Winners will be announced in the June newsletter and will be invited to share their poems at the June meeting.

Continue reading...
 

Glimmer Train Fiction Contest

April 12, 2017
Glimmer Train Fiction Contest
 
Open to all subjects, all themes, and all writers. Most entries run from 3,000 to 6,000 words, but any lengths from 3,000 to 20,000 words are welcome. The Fiction Open contest is held twice a year and is open to submissions in March/April and July/August, with the following deadlines: April 30 | August 31
 
NOTE: All contest deadlines have a one-week grace period.
READING FEE - $21...

Continue reading...
 

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