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





HSA Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests

June 26, 2016
Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests   
 
The Annual Harold G. Henderson Awards for Best Unpublished Haiku
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2016.
Up to 5 unpublished haiku.
Entry fee: $7 for nonmembers.
Awards: First Prize, $150; Second Prize, $100; Third Prize, $50. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.
 
The Annual Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2016.
Up to 5 unpublished senryu.
Entry fee: $7 for nonmembers.
Awards: First Prize, $100; Second Prize, $75; Third Prize, $50. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.
 
HSA Contest for Best Unpublished Haibun
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2016.
Up to three unpublished haibun, of no more than 1,000 words.
Entry fee: $7 for nonmembers.
Awards: First Prize, $100; Second and Third Place, no prize money. Winning haibun will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.


 

Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest

June 25, 2016
Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest
 
Deadline - July 31, 2016
 
Poetry: All poems, from free verse to formal and everything in between. Maximum Length: 75 lines
Fiction: All fiction, from children to adult short story, flash fiction, book chapter, humor, drama, and so forth. No erotica. Maximum length: 5,000 words
Nonfiction: All nonfiction, from article to memoir, essay or humorous true story. Maximum length: 2,000 words
 
Entry fee: $10.00 for members, $1...

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League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

June 24, 2016
League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest
 
Deadline: July 31, 2016
 
Entry Fees: $1 - $2    Prizes: $10 - $125
 
21 categories to enter including: Relationships, Ancestry/Heritage, Aging, Moving On, Prairies, Partners, Humor, Haiku, Free Verse, Changing Your Life, Narrative, The elephant in the room, Music/Song/Dance, Journey, Foreign language, Global Health, Love poem, and more.


...
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White County Creative Writers Annual Contest

June 23, 2016
White County Creative Writers Annual Contest  
 
White County Creative Writers' 21th Annual Writers' Conference features 18 contests sponsored by both members and supporters. We appreciate those who encourage our craft, and gratefully acknowledge their contributions. CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE IS NOT NECESSARY TO ENTER. Contest awards will be presented during the luncheon at the conference. Winners no...

Continue reading...
 

San Pedro River Review Literary Journal

June 22, 2016
San Pedro River Review Literary Journal        
 
Submission period - July 1 to July 31, 2016
Non-themed issue
 
San Pedro River Review is an international perfect-bound journal of poetry and art. It is named for the ancient river that flows north from the mountains of Sonora, Mexico, into Arizona. We have a strong interest in poetry of Place and the relationship between lives and landscapes. Most importantly, we seek a sense of concision, an economy of language with ...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parent to Parent

June 21, 2016
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parent to Parent    
 
Parenting! It’s the hardest but also the most rewarding job a person can have. The hours are 24/7, there is no vacation time off, and the pay… well there is no pay! The rewards though, can be endless.
 
When you write your story, we want to know what you were trying to accomplish, what you did, and how it worked for you. Tell us the issue and then tell us the different things you tried to deal with that issue. Did the ve...

Continue reading...
 

I Must Be Off! Travel Writing Competition

June 20, 2016
I Must Be Off! Travel Writing Competition
 
Deadline: July 31, 2016
NO ENTRY FEE
 
"It's that time of year again: time to type up those travel articles, travel anecdotes and travel reflections. If it's about travel, we want to read it. We want to read about that place that changed you. We want to read about the experiences you can't wait to share with other travelers. Whether your work is humorous, informative, quirky ...

Continue reading...
 

Enchanted Conversations: Fairy Godmothers

June 19, 2016
Enchanted Conversations
Theme: Fairy Godmothers
 
 
Starting in January 2016, bimonthly issues will resume at Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine. Six times a year, writers and poets will have a chance to submit fairy-tale inspired stories and poems. No non-fiction of any kind.
 
Submission periods are: Months--January, March, May, July, September, November.
 
Days of those months--the first through the 30th. That's starting at 12 a.m...

Continue reading...
 

Rattle Poetry Prize

June 18, 2016
Rattle Poetry Prize
 
The annual Rattle Poetry Prize offers $10,000 for a single poem to be published in the winter issue of the magazine. Ten finalists will also receive $200 each and publication, and be eligible for the $2,000 Readers’ Choice Award, to be selected by subscriber and entrant vote.
 
Additional poems from the entries are frequently offered publication as well. In 2015 we published 23 poems that had been submitted to the contest from almost 4,000...

Continue reading...
 

Futurescapes Writing Contest

June 17, 2016
Futurescapes Writing Contest
 
NO ENTRY FEE.
 
FutureScapes is an annual writing competition that asks writers to envision a particular sort of world, and tell us a story about it. Limit 8,000 words of short fiction. $2,000 prize for first place, $1,000 prize for second place, and $500 prize to each of the four runners-up.
Deadline is July 15, 2016.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, ...

Continue reading...
 

HSA Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests

June 26, 2016
Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests   
 
The Annual Harold G. Henderson Awards for Best Unpublished Haiku
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2016.
Up to 5 unpublished haiku.
Entry fee: $7 for nonmembers.
Awards: First Prize, $150; Second Prize, $100; Third Prize, $50. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.
 
The Annual Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2016.
Up to 5 unpublished senryu.
Entry fee: $7 for nonmembers.
Awards: First Prize, $100; Second Prize, $75; Third Prize, $50. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.
 
HSA Contest for Best Unpublished Haibun
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2016.
Up to three unpublished haibun, of no more than 1,000 words.
Entry fee: $7 for nonmembers.
Awards: First Prize, $100; Second and Third Place, no prize money. Winning haibun will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.


 

Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest

June 25, 2016
Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest
 
Deadline - July 31, 2016
 
Poetry: All poems, from free verse to formal and everything in between. Maximum Length: 75 lines
Fiction: All fiction, from children to adult short story, flash fiction, book chapter, humor, drama, and so forth. No erotica. Maximum length: 5,000 words
Nonfiction: All nonfiction, from article to memoir, essay or humorous true story. Maximum length: 2,000 words
 
Entry fee: $10.00 for members, $1...

Continue reading...
 

League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

June 24, 2016
League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest
 
Deadline: July 31, 2016
 
Entry Fees: $1 - $2    Prizes: $10 - $125
 
21 categories to enter including: Relationships, Ancestry/Heritage, Aging, Moving On, Prairies, Partners, Humor, Haiku, Free Verse, Changing Your Life, Narrative, The elephant in the room, Music/Song/Dance, Journey, Foreign language, Global Health, Love poem, and more.


...
Continue reading...
 

White County Creative Writers Annual Contest

June 23, 2016
White County Creative Writers Annual Contest  
 
White County Creative Writers' 21th Annual Writers' Conference features 18 contests sponsored by both members and supporters. We appreciate those who encourage our craft, and gratefully acknowledge their contributions. CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE IS NOT NECESSARY TO ENTER. Contest awards will be presented during the luncheon at the conference. Winners no...

Continue reading...
 

San Pedro River Review Literary Journal

June 22, 2016
San Pedro River Review Literary Journal        
 
Submission period - July 1 to July 31, 2016
Non-themed issue
 
San Pedro River Review is an international perfect-bound journal of poetry and art. It is named for the ancient river that flows north from the mountains of Sonora, Mexico, into Arizona. We have a strong interest in poetry of Place and the relationship between lives and landscapes. Most importantly, we seek a sense of concision, an economy of language with ...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parent to Parent

June 21, 2016
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parent to Parent    
 
Parenting! It’s the hardest but also the most rewarding job a person can have. The hours are 24/7, there is no vacation time off, and the pay… well there is no pay! The rewards though, can be endless.
 
When you write your story, we want to know what you were trying to accomplish, what you did, and how it worked for you. Tell us the issue and then tell us the different things you tried to deal with that issue. Did the ve...

Continue reading...
 

I Must Be Off! Travel Writing Competition

June 20, 2016
I Must Be Off! Travel Writing Competition
 
Deadline: July 31, 2016
NO ENTRY FEE
 
"It's that time of year again: time to type up those travel articles, travel anecdotes and travel reflections. If it's about travel, we want to read it. We want to read about that place that changed you. We want to read about the experiences you can't wait to share with other travelers. Whether your work is humorous, informative, quirky ...

Continue reading...
 

Enchanted Conversations: Fairy Godmothers

June 19, 2016
Enchanted Conversations
Theme: Fairy Godmothers
 
 
Starting in January 2016, bimonthly issues will resume at Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine. Six times a year, writers and poets will have a chance to submit fairy-tale inspired stories and poems. No non-fiction of any kind.
 
Submission periods are: Months--January, March, May, July, September, November.
 
Days of those months--the first through the 30th. That's starting at 12 a.m...

Continue reading...
 

Rattle Poetry Prize

June 18, 2016
Rattle Poetry Prize
 
The annual Rattle Poetry Prize offers $10,000 for a single poem to be published in the winter issue of the magazine. Ten finalists will also receive $200 each and publication, and be eligible for the $2,000 Readers’ Choice Award, to be selected by subscriber and entrant vote.
 
Additional poems from the entries are frequently offered publication as well. In 2015 we published 23 poems that had been submitted to the contest from almost 4,000...

Continue reading...
 

Futurescapes Writing Contest

June 17, 2016
Futurescapes Writing Contest
 
NO ENTRY FEE.
 
FutureScapes is an annual writing competition that asks writers to envision a particular sort of world, and tell us a story about it. Limit 8,000 words of short fiction. $2,000 prize for first place, $1,000 prize for second place, and $500 prize to each of the four runners-up.
Deadline is July 15, 2016.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, ...

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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