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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Family Blessings: Prayers, Poems, and Traditions

September 14, 2014
FAMILY BLESSINGS: Prayers, Poems, and Traditions
by June Cotner & Nancy Tupper Ling.
 
Note: All submissions for this book only should be emailed to: submit@finelinepoets.com.
 
Viva Editions is publishing Family Blessings in Spring 2016. Family Blessings consists of prayers, poems, toasts, traditions, rituals, and blessings for family gatherings. Your submissions should be inspiring, uplifting, and fitting for most faith traditions. The selections in Family Blessings will cultivate gratefulness for family life while nurturing and enriching the family bond. Each one should be universal (applicable to other families) and suitable to be read aloud at family gatherings.
 
Preliminary chapters include: 1) All-Occasion Toasts; 2) Graces & Mealtimes; 3) Birthdays; 4) Weddings; 5) Babies & Christenings; 6) Anniversaries; 7) Graduations; 8) Housewarmings; 9) Family Reunions; 10) Memorial Services; 11) Prayers & Blessings; 12) Holidays; 13) Appreciating Siblings; 14) Family Traditions; 15) Everyday Joys; 16) Special (misc. category to include Retirement, Bon Voyage, New Job, Move, and other family-related topics); 17) Legacies; and 18) Benedictions.
 
Please email no more than three submissions, each as a separate Word document and within one email message. Please use "FAMILY BLESSINGS" + your last name as your subject line and suggest a chapter from the headings above for each of your submissions. If your submissions are exactly what we are seeking, you will be invited to submit more. All submissions must be single-spaced in Times New Roman 12 with all of your contact info in the upper left corner. Poetry no more than 24 lines and prose no more than 250 words works best.
 
For desired spiritual tone, refer to my book, Baby Blessings, or you may request guidelines and samples as a Word document by emailing submit@finelinepoets.com . Payment is one copy of the book for each published selection for non-exclusive rights.
 
Submissions close: November 30, 2014.


 

God's Promises for Provision Anthology

September 13, 2014
God's Promises for Provision Anthology
CrossRiver Media (http://crossrivermedia.com )
 
 
We are looking for first-person, true stories of times in your life when God has proved faithful to his promise to provide – whether it be to clothe, feed, heal, protect, guide, give us wisdom, or any other of the numerous promises of provision.
 
God’s Promises for Provision is a compilation project contracted with CrossRiver Media and has a...

Continue reading...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

September 12, 2014
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Theme: How to deal with competition among children in a blended family
 
Topic: This article should apply to widowed or divorced people who remarried. The focus of the article is parenting.
 
Critical:
• The author should write from personal experience (but can reference expert sources).
• Format: intro anecdote (not fictional, but the names can be changed), nut graf, then three or four practical tips (action th...

Continue reading...
 

YouthWorker Journal

September 11, 2014
YouthWorker Journal
 
YouthWorker Journal is inviting freelance writers to submit nonfiction articles. Pays $20 to $200 for 200 to 1,800-word articles. We serve thousands of committed men and women who work in a variety of church, parachurch and other ministry settings around the world and are devoted to helping young people know, love and serve Jesus Christ. Everything we publish is designed to help youth workers be more effective in fulfilling th...

Continue reading...
 

Liguorian

September 10, 2014
Liguorian is a bimonthly contemporary Catholic magazine written for Catholics to help them fully grasp the scripture and apply religious principles to better one’s life and faith. The editors have revised the publication’s submission guidelines with new word lengths. Articles must not exceed 2,200 words, instead of 2,400 words. Personal essays are now 1K words, instead of 1,200-1,500 words. The magazine pays 12-15 cents/word.

Continue reading...
 

SHINE brightly magazine

September 9, 2014
SHINE brightly magazine
 
Shine brightly is a magazine for girls ages 9 to 14. It is published by GEMS Girls' Clubs (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) an international ministry that starts Bible-based, all-girl club programs in churches and Christian organizations. The goal of GEMS is to help bring girls into a living relationship with Jesus Christ.
 
They are looking for stories, articles, interviews, quizzes, poems, games, puzzles, crafts, and ...

Continue reading...
 

Star Bright Books

September 8, 2014
Star Bright Books
Great Books for Great Kids
 
Star Bright Books does accept unsolicited manuscripts and art submissions. We welcome submissions for picture books and longer works, both fiction and non-fiction. Please note that we are particularly interested in books that satisfy our goal of publishing books that are entertaining, meaningful and sensitive to the needs of all children. Please be sure your work is appropriate for Star B...

Continue reading...
 

Pockets: Caring for Creation

September 6, 2014
 Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days
  
Designed for 6- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. Th...

Continue reading...
 

Time of Singing Winter Poetry Contest

September 5, 2014
Time of Singing Winter 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.
 
Winter Contest 2014/15
Contest Theme: Humorous or Light Poetry
Line Limit: 16 lines
Form: Any form
Contest Deadline: November 1, 2014 (postmark)
Winne...

Continue reading...
 

Arbordale Publishing

September 4, 2014
Arbordale Publishing
 
Our mission is to get children excited about science, math, and social studies (geography and different cultures) through fun-to-read picture book stories. We are looking for manuscripts that are either fictional stories with non-fiction facts woven into the story or non-fiction stories with a "cuddle" factor for parents to read with their children. Each of our books includes a several page "For Creative Minds" non-fictio...

Continue reading...
 

Family Blessings: Prayers, Poems, and Traditions

September 14, 2014
FAMILY BLESSINGS: Prayers, Poems, and Traditions
by June Cotner & Nancy Tupper Ling.
 
Note: All submissions for this book only should be emailed to: submit@finelinepoets.com.
 
Viva Editions is publishing Family Blessings in Spring 2016. Family Blessings consists of prayers, poems, toasts, traditions, rituals, and blessings for family gatherings. Your submissions should be inspiring, uplifting, and fitting for most faith traditions. The selections in Family Blessings will cultivate gratefulness for family life while nurturing and enriching the family bond. Each one should be universal (applicable to other families) and suitable to be read aloud at family gatherings.
 
Preliminary chapters include: 1) All-Occasion Toasts; 2) Graces & Mealtimes; 3) Birthdays; 4) Weddings; 5) Babies & Christenings; 6) Anniversaries; 7) Graduations; 8) Housewarmings; 9) Family Reunions; 10) Memorial Services; 11) Prayers & Blessings; 12) Holidays; 13) Appreciating Siblings; 14) Family Traditions; 15) Everyday Joys; 16) Special (misc. category to include Retirement, Bon Voyage, New Job, Move, and other family-related topics); 17) Legacies; and 18) Benedictions.
 
Please email no more than three submissions, each as a separate Word document and within one email message. Please use "FAMILY BLESSINGS" + your last name as your subject line and suggest a chapter from the headings above for each of your submissions. If your submissions are exactly what we are seeking, you will be invited to submit more. All submissions must be single-spaced in Times New Roman 12 with all of your contact info in the upper left corner. Poetry no more than 24 lines and prose no more than 250 words works best.
 
For desired spiritual tone, refer to my book, Baby Blessings, or you may request guidelines and samples as a Word document by emailing submit@finelinepoets.com . Payment is one copy of the book for each published selection for non-exclusive rights.
 
Submissions close: November 30, 2014.


 

God's Promises for Provision Anthology

September 13, 2014
God's Promises for Provision Anthology
CrossRiver Media (http://crossrivermedia.com )
 
 
We are looking for first-person, true stories of times in your life when God has proved faithful to his promise to provide – whether it be to clothe, feed, heal, protect, guide, give us wisdom, or any other of the numerous promises of provision.
 
God’s Promises for Provision is a compilation project contracted with CrossRiver Media and has a...

Continue reading...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

September 12, 2014
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Theme: How to deal with competition among children in a blended family
 
Topic: This article should apply to widowed or divorced people who remarried. The focus of the article is parenting.
 
Critical:
• The author should write from personal experience (but can reference expert sources).
• Format: intro anecdote (not fictional, but the names can be changed), nut graf, then three or four practical tips (action th...

Continue reading...
 

YouthWorker Journal

September 11, 2014
YouthWorker Journal
 
YouthWorker Journal is inviting freelance writers to submit nonfiction articles. Pays $20 to $200 for 200 to 1,800-word articles. We serve thousands of committed men and women who work in a variety of church, parachurch and other ministry settings around the world and are devoted to helping young people know, love and serve Jesus Christ. Everything we publish is designed to help youth workers be more effective in fulfilling th...

Continue reading...
 

Liguorian

September 10, 2014
Liguorian is a bimonthly contemporary Catholic magazine written for Catholics to help them fully grasp the scripture and apply religious principles to better one’s life and faith. The editors have revised the publication’s submission guidelines with new word lengths. Articles must not exceed 2,200 words, instead of 2,400 words. Personal essays are now 1K words, instead of 1,200-1,500 words. The magazine pays 12-15 cents/word.

Continue reading...
 

SHINE brightly magazine

September 9, 2014
SHINE brightly magazine
 
Shine brightly is a magazine for girls ages 9 to 14. It is published by GEMS Girls' Clubs (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) an international ministry that starts Bible-based, all-girl club programs in churches and Christian organizations. The goal of GEMS is to help bring girls into a living relationship with Jesus Christ.
 
They are looking for stories, articles, interviews, quizzes, poems, games, puzzles, crafts, and ...

Continue reading...
 

Star Bright Books

September 8, 2014
Star Bright Books
Great Books for Great Kids
 
Star Bright Books does accept unsolicited manuscripts and art submissions. We welcome submissions for picture books and longer works, both fiction and non-fiction. Please note that we are particularly interested in books that satisfy our goal of publishing books that are entertaining, meaningful and sensitive to the needs of all children. Please be sure your work is appropriate for Star B...

Continue reading...
 

Pockets: Caring for Creation

September 6, 2014
 Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days
  
Designed for 6- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. Th...

Continue reading...
 

Time of Singing Winter Poetry Contest

September 5, 2014
Time of Singing Winter 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.
 
Winter Contest 2014/15
Contest Theme: Humorous or Light Poetry
Line Limit: 16 lines
Form: Any form
Contest Deadline: November 1, 2014 (postmark)
Winne...

Continue reading...
 

Arbordale Publishing

September 4, 2014
Arbordale Publishing
 
Our mission is to get children excited about science, math, and social studies (geography and different cultures) through fun-to-read picture book stories. We are looking for manuscripts that are either fictional stories with non-fiction facts woven into the story or non-fiction stories with a "cuddle" factor for parents to read with their children. Each of our books includes a several page "For Creative Minds" non-fictio...

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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