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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SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

November 21, 2014
SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest
 
NO ENTRY FEE
1st prize: $300. 2nd prize: $150. 3rd prize: $50. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. Deadline: December 31, 2014.
 
NOTE: Go into any Cracker Barrel or independent card store and you'll find Blue Mountain Arts cards, stationery and bookmarks. With no entry fee, there's no stopping you from entering innumerable times.


 

GENEii Writing Contest

November 20, 2014
GENEii Writing Contest
 
Deadline: December 31, 2014 (received)
 
No entry fee
 
The GENEii Writing Contest is for factual articles: either family history or local history, character sketches, or memoirs. Winning entries capture a sense of a family’s experience(s), the character of a locality, or reveal an individual’s character and personality. We feel the best articles help illuminate the human drama—and will also illuminate the era, and/or th...

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National Writers Association Nonfiction Contest

November 19, 2014
National Writers Association Nonfiction Contest
 
The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Nonfiction Contest is to encourage the writing of nonfiction and recognize those who excel in this field.
 
All entries must be postmarked by December 31. Only unpublished works may be submitted. Judging of entries will not begin until the contest ends.
 
Nonfiction in the following areas will be accepted:
 
Articles-submission sho...

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Thriving Family Magazine

November 18, 2014
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Thriving Family Magazine is seeking submissions on a number of topics.
Find full details on their site.
 
50-250 words: How to have an amazing family camp?
Due date: November 21
 
50-250 words: How do you train your child to speak appropriately, but differently, at home, in public, and with friends OR how do you help them understand when potty-talk isn't appropriate?
Due date: November 24
 
50-250 words: What is one u...

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Wordrunner echapbooks Winter 2015 Anthology

November 17, 2014
Wordrunner echapbooks Winter 2015 Anthology
 
The theme for our winter anthology is strange encounters.
 
Poetry, fiction and memoir will be considered for the winter 2015 e-chapbook anthology by multiple authors, to be published around January 31.
 
We want to read about any kind of unusual encounter and its impact, be it serious or humorous or both. We are not interested in horror or sci fi, unless it transcends the genre.
 
Submissions will be accepted be...

Continue reading...
 

On the Premises Magazine Mini-Contest #24

November 16, 2014
On the Premises Magazine Mini-Contest #24
 
The current premise is REFRIGERATOR
 
Tell, show, or evoke a complete story in 20 to 40 words. Exactly ONE of those words must be “refrigerator.” (Not “refrigerators,” but the word in its singular form.)
 
You may use the word literally, metaphorically, or any other way you can think of, but use it EXACTLY ONCE in your 20-40 word story.
 
Deadline: 11:59 PM Eastern Time, Friday, December 5, 2014.
 
E...

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Houston Writers House Contests

November 15, 2014
Houston Writers House Contests
American Society of Freelancers
 
SHORT STORIES:
Word Length – 750-3500
Entry Fee – Member $10 per entry, Nonmembers - $15.  
No limit on entries
First Prize - $100
Deadline – November 30, 2014
Winner announced February 1, 2015
 
NOVEL CONTEST:
First 10 pages of your manuscript
No limit on entries
Entry fee – Members - $10 per entry, Nonmembers - $15
First Prize - $100
Format – Times Roman 11 or 12 pt, max 225 l...

Continue reading...
 

21 Days of Grace: Stories That Celebrate God's Unconditional Love

November 14, 2014
21 Days of Grace: Stories That Celebrate God’s Unconditional Love
 
Christian Author Kathy Ide is putting together a series of compilations of short fictional stories (1500-1700 words), accompanied by Life Applications to help readers glean scriptural truths from those stories (100-200 words). BroadStreet Publishing will be doing this in a 5×7 hardcover gift-book format. Bios (50-60 words) of contributing authors will be featured at the end of each ...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Time to Thrive

November 13, 2014
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Time to Thrive
 
This title deliberately has a double meaning: 1) You need to make time in your busy life to thrive; and 2) It's time to thrive-no more putting off those life changes you know you should make. If you have a story about taking time to thrive, i.e. pursue a passion, find your purpose, improve your wellbeing, or if you realized it was time to thrive and you did something about it, we want to hear from you. Were you stuck in the ...

Continue reading...
 

Eldin Contest

November 13, 2014
Eldin Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE.
Any unpublished middle grade manuscript, in whole or part, for which no publication contract exists at the time of submission, is eligible. Only English language submissions will be considered. Contestants cannot be previously published in middle grade book-length fiction. $1,000 prize and trophy. Deadline December 31, 2014. Submit the first 5000 words of an unpublished middle-grade manuscript, along with a comprehensive synopsis (max...

Continue reading...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

November 21, 2014
SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest
 
NO ENTRY FEE
1st prize: $300. 2nd prize: $150. 3rd prize: $50. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. Deadline: December 31, 2014.
 
NOTE: Go into any Cracker Barrel or independent card store and you'll find Blue Mountain Arts cards, stationery and bookmarks. With no entry fee, there's no stopping you from entering innumerable times.


 

GENEii Writing Contest

November 20, 2014
GENEii Writing Contest
 
Deadline: December 31, 2014 (received)
 
No entry fee
 
The GENEii Writing Contest is for factual articles: either family history or local history, character sketches, or memoirs. Winning entries capture a sense of a family’s experience(s), the character of a locality, or reveal an individual’s character and personality. We feel the best articles help illuminate the human drama—and will also illuminate the era, and/or th...

Continue reading...
 

National Writers Association Nonfiction Contest

November 19, 2014
National Writers Association Nonfiction Contest
 
The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Nonfiction Contest is to encourage the writing of nonfiction and recognize those who excel in this field.
 
All entries must be postmarked by December 31. Only unpublished works may be submitted. Judging of entries will not begin until the contest ends.
 
Nonfiction in the following areas will be accepted:
 
Articles-submission sho...

Continue reading...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

November 18, 2014
Thriving Family Magazine
 
Thriving Family Magazine is seeking submissions on a number of topics.
Find full details on their site.
 
50-250 words: How to have an amazing family camp?
Due date: November 21
 
50-250 words: How do you train your child to speak appropriately, but differently, at home, in public, and with friends OR how do you help them understand when potty-talk isn't appropriate?
Due date: November 24
 
50-250 words: What is one u...

Continue reading...
 

Wordrunner echapbooks Winter 2015 Anthology

November 17, 2014
Wordrunner echapbooks Winter 2015 Anthology
 
The theme for our winter anthology is strange encounters.
 
Poetry, fiction and memoir will be considered for the winter 2015 e-chapbook anthology by multiple authors, to be published around January 31.
 
We want to read about any kind of unusual encounter and its impact, be it serious or humorous or both. We are not interested in horror or sci fi, unless it transcends the genre.
 
Submissions will be accepted be...

Continue reading...
 

On the Premises Magazine Mini-Contest #24

November 16, 2014
On the Premises Magazine Mini-Contest #24
 
The current premise is REFRIGERATOR
 
Tell, show, or evoke a complete story in 20 to 40 words. Exactly ONE of those words must be “refrigerator.” (Not “refrigerators,” but the word in its singular form.)
 
You may use the word literally, metaphorically, or any other way you can think of, but use it EXACTLY ONCE in your 20-40 word story.
 
Deadline: 11:59 PM Eastern Time, Friday, December 5, 2014.
 
E...

Continue reading...
 

Houston Writers House Contests

November 15, 2014
Houston Writers House Contests
American Society of Freelancers
 
SHORT STORIES:
Word Length – 750-3500
Entry Fee – Member $10 per entry, Nonmembers - $15.  
No limit on entries
First Prize - $100
Deadline – November 30, 2014
Winner announced February 1, 2015
 
NOVEL CONTEST:
First 10 pages of your manuscript
No limit on entries
Entry fee – Members - $10 per entry, Nonmembers - $15
First Prize - $100
Format – Times Roman 11 or 12 pt, max 225 l...

Continue reading...
 

21 Days of Grace: Stories That Celebrate God's Unconditional Love

November 14, 2014
21 Days of Grace: Stories That Celebrate God’s Unconditional Love
 
Christian Author Kathy Ide is putting together a series of compilations of short fictional stories (1500-1700 words), accompanied by Life Applications to help readers glean scriptural truths from those stories (100-200 words). BroadStreet Publishing will be doing this in a 5×7 hardcover gift-book format. Bios (50-60 words) of contributing authors will be featured at the end of each ...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Time to Thrive

November 13, 2014
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Time to Thrive
 
This title deliberately has a double meaning: 1) You need to make time in your busy life to thrive; and 2) It's time to thrive-no more putting off those life changes you know you should make. If you have a story about taking time to thrive, i.e. pursue a passion, find your purpose, improve your wellbeing, or if you realized it was time to thrive and you did something about it, we want to hear from you. Were you stuck in the ...

Continue reading...
 

Eldin Contest

November 13, 2014
Eldin Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE.
Any unpublished middle grade manuscript, in whole or part, for which no publication contract exists at the time of submission, is eligible. Only English language submissions will be considered. Contestants cannot be previously published in middle grade book-length fiction. $1,000 prize and trophy. Deadline December 31, 2014. Submit the first 5000 words of an unpublished middle-grade manuscript, along with a comprehensive synopsis (max...

Continue reading...
 

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