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.

Five Poisoned Apples Writing Contest

November 17, 2017
Five Poisoned Apples Writing Contest
 
Rooglewood Press invites writers to enter its Five Poisoned Apples creative writing contest. Your story must be based on the fairytale "Snow White" and be between 5,000 and 20,000 words. Five winners will each receive $125 and publication.
 
Deadline: 12/16/2017. Prizes: $125. Entry fee: $10.
 

WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest

November 16, 2017
WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest  
http://www.wyopoets.org/contests.html
 
WHO – Contest is open to all poets worldwide, however, submissions must be in the English language and fees in U.S. funds. Prizes will be awarded in U.S. currency.
 
WHAT – Poems, published or unpublished. Any subject, any form, 40 lines or less (including title and line breaks. All poems must be original work of entrant. No pornography, racial or sexual slurs, or language considered obscene by average ...

Continue reading...
 

Houston Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest

November 15, 2017
Houston Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest
 
Deadline is 11/30/17 for fiction and/or creative non-fiction short stories no longer than 5000 words.
 
The theme of this year's contest is Outside the Window – Tales of the World. Submissions must adhere to the topic - related to traveling, exploring, and/or experiencing new and different cultures, and how traveling opens one’s mind to understand and appreciate the...

Continue reading...
 

Beacon Publishing

November 14, 2017
Beacon Publishing
 
Beacon Publishing is a Christian publisher. According to their website, they “look for books with a concise, compelling, transformative message designed to inspire individuals to grow and improve in every dimension of their lives: spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally.” They publish primarily non-fiction for adults as well as fiction for adults and children.
 
They do not accept proposals for pa...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Arthur (Skip) Potter Memorial Contest

November 13, 2017
Massachusetts State Poetry Society  
Arthur (Skip) Potter Memorial Contest
 
Deadline:  December 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.



Continue reading...
 

Gibbs Smith Publishing

November 12, 2017
Gibbs Smith Publishing
 
Our main emphasis is on interior design, architecture, children's, and cookbooks. Additionally, we accept submissions in the following subjects: arts and crafts, western humor with general appeal, general humor, and gift books. Also, Gibbs Smith is seeking submissions for a new adult and children's fiction venture launching in fall 2018. We are accepting agented and unagented completed man...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Oklahoma Annual Spring Contests

November 11, 2017
Poetry Society of Oklahoma Annual Spring Contests   
 
Deadline: December 15, 2017
 
Entry fee: $3 per contest entry for nonmembers. Prizes range from $5 to $45. Ten categories to enter.
 

Continue reading...
 

Spider & Ladybug: Captivating Cityscapes

November 10, 2017
Spider & Ladybug: Captivating Cityscapes
 
Call for Submissions: Captivating Cityscapes
Deadline: December 15, 2017
 
Spider (for ages 6-9) and Ladybug (for ages 3-6) are looking for fiction, non-fiction, poetry, activities, crafts, and recipes for the theme Cityscapes. Cities are unique places where millions of people live. Take us underground to ride the subways, into back alleys and apartments, and up in the world’s tallest skyscrapers. We...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: The Nativity Scene

November 9, 2017
Focus on the Family: The Nativity Scene
 
Topic: Tell us how you used this year's free "O Holy Night" Nativity scene in a unique way that made your Advent experience better for your family (and include a photo if you can — this free Advent calendar is found at FocusOnTheFamily.com/advent.)
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: December 15, 2017
Byline: Yes —...

Continue reading...
 

St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest

November 9, 2017
St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest
 
St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest opens for submissions every October, the deadline is in December, and prizes are awarded in January. Historically, entries have come from all across the nation and Canada. Stories are blind-judged by an expert in the fields of writing and literature.
 
Writers do not need to be members of the Guild in order to parti...

Continue reading...
 

Five Poisoned Apples Writing Contest

November 17, 2017
Five Poisoned Apples Writing Contest
 
Rooglewood Press invites writers to enter its Five Poisoned Apples creative writing contest. Your story must be based on the fairytale "Snow White" and be between 5,000 and 20,000 words. Five winners will each receive $125 and publication.
 
Deadline: 12/16/2017. Prizes: $125. Entry fee: $10.
 

WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest

November 16, 2017
WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest  
http://www.wyopoets.org/contests.html
 
WHO – Contest is open to all poets worldwide, however, submissions must be in the English language and fees in U.S. funds. Prizes will be awarded in U.S. currency.
 
WHAT – Poems, published or unpublished. Any subject, any form, 40 lines or less (including title and line breaks. All poems must be original work of entrant. No pornography, racial or sexual slurs, or language considered obscene by average ...

Continue reading...
 

Houston Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest

November 15, 2017
Houston Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest
 
Deadline is 11/30/17 for fiction and/or creative non-fiction short stories no longer than 5000 words.
 
The theme of this year's contest is Outside the Window – Tales of the World. Submissions must adhere to the topic - related to traveling, exploring, and/or experiencing new and different cultures, and how traveling opens one’s mind to understand and appreciate the...

Continue reading...
 

Beacon Publishing

November 14, 2017
Beacon Publishing
 
Beacon Publishing is a Christian publisher. According to their website, they “look for books with a concise, compelling, transformative message designed to inspire individuals to grow and improve in every dimension of their lives: spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally.” They publish primarily non-fiction for adults as well as fiction for adults and children.
 
They do not accept proposals for pa...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Arthur (Skip) Potter Memorial Contest

November 13, 2017
Massachusetts State Poetry Society  
Arthur (Skip) Potter Memorial Contest
 
Deadline:  December 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.



Continue reading...
 

Gibbs Smith Publishing

November 12, 2017
Gibbs Smith Publishing
 
Our main emphasis is on interior design, architecture, children's, and cookbooks. Additionally, we accept submissions in the following subjects: arts and crafts, western humor with general appeal, general humor, and gift books. Also, Gibbs Smith is seeking submissions for a new adult and children's fiction venture launching in fall 2018. We are accepting agented and unagented completed man...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Oklahoma Annual Spring Contests

November 11, 2017
Poetry Society of Oklahoma Annual Spring Contests   
 
Deadline: December 15, 2017
 
Entry fee: $3 per contest entry for nonmembers. Prizes range from $5 to $45. Ten categories to enter.
 

Continue reading...
 

Spider & Ladybug: Captivating Cityscapes

November 10, 2017
Spider & Ladybug: Captivating Cityscapes
 
Call for Submissions: Captivating Cityscapes
Deadline: December 15, 2017
 
Spider (for ages 6-9) and Ladybug (for ages 3-6) are looking for fiction, non-fiction, poetry, activities, crafts, and recipes for the theme Cityscapes. Cities are unique places where millions of people live. Take us underground to ride the subways, into back alleys and apartments, and up in the world’s tallest skyscrapers. We...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: The Nativity Scene

November 9, 2017
Focus on the Family: The Nativity Scene
 
Topic: Tell us how you used this year's free "O Holy Night" Nativity scene in a unique way that made your Advent experience better for your family (and include a photo if you can — this free Advent calendar is found at FocusOnTheFamily.com/advent.)
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: December 15, 2017
Byline: Yes —...

Continue reading...
 

St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest

November 9, 2017
St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest
 
St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest opens for submissions every October, the deadline is in December, and prizes are awarded in January. Historically, entries have come from all across the nation and Canada. Stories are blind-judged by an expert in the fields of writing and literature.
 
Writers do not need to be members of the Guild in order to parti...

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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