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





Golden Fleece Press Jules Verne Inspired Anthology

December 8, 2016
Golden Fleece Press Jules Verne Inspired Anthology
 
Did you fall in love with the Nautilus when you first encountered it? Do mutant crabs grab your attention? Do balloon wagers flip your gauges? If so, your stories might be just what we're looking for.
 
Golden Fleece Press is opening submissions for a Jules Verne inspired anthology.
 
Jules Verne authored numerous books and short stories. Now we're inviting you to dip into his universe and give us an exciting, sorrowful, loving, terrifying, [Insert your adjective here] view into it.
 
Write a new adventure of Captain Nemo or a short story about the frustrations of a ship's cook confronted by seafood every day. Tell a story about a little kid inspired by tales of Phileas Fogg. Or flip the tables on the Southern Star and explore the life of Alice's ostrich.
 
Stories should be 2000-3000 words. Send the story to GFPsubmisions@gmail.com
Stories should be attached to the email in .doc or .docx format.
Do not send the story in the body of the email. It will be automatically rejected.
Please provide a small biography (250 words or less) also attached as a .doc or .docs file.
Deadline: January 1, 2017.
Golden Fleece Press standard contract terms apply. https://goldenfleecepress.com/short-form-poetry-or-image-contract


 

Crab Orchard Review: Weather Poems

December 7, 2016
Crab Orchard Review: Weather Poems
 
Special Issue: Weather Reports:  All About the Weather (Free)
 
In late November until December 21, 2016, we will be open to non-contest submissions on this special issue topic through Submittable*. Work submitted should fit the topic of "Weather Reports: All About the Weather." We are open to work that covers any of the many possibilities in how we think about and experience the weather through science, histor...

Continue reading...
 

LONE STARS Magazine 2016 Annual "SongBook" Lyric-Poetry Contest

December 5, 2016
LONE STARS Magazine
2016 Annual “SongBook” Lyric-Poetry Contest
 
Deadline for Entries  --  December 31st
 
Entry Fee $2.00 per song-poem – as per Guidelines
Cash, Check, or Money Order
PayPal account:  lonestarsmagazine@yahoo.com  
 
First Place      50% of Entry Fees collected
Second Place      30% of Entry Fees collected
Winners published in LONE STARS Magazine
Winners receive FREE 1 year LONE STARS Subscription
 
Submit entries on paper via US Mail or in the body of an email (No do...

Continue reading...
 

Renaissance Magazine

December 4, 2016
Renaissance Magazine
 
Renaissance Magazine accepts unsolicited queries and manuscripts related to the Renaissance and late Middle Periods, including but not limited to: historical articles, martial arts, travel, interviews with artisans, articles on the SCA and related re-enactment groups, and the Renaissance Faire experience. Authors are strongly advised to query the editor to ensure that your proposed topic is appropriate and has not been rese...

Continue reading...
 

Manifest West #6: Women of the West

December 4, 2016
Manifest West #6: Women of the West
 
The editors of Manifest West #6: Women of the West want your best work describing and expressing this titular theme. We are seeking voices from all perspectives and walks of life in the West to contribute to our collection of poems, short stories, creative nonfiction essays, and cover artwork.
 
We encourage you to explore a broad understanding of the Western woman, regardless of whether it defies or reinforces...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs

December 2, 2016
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest
 
Wanna join in the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
 Puppy and Christmas gift basket for puppy under Christmas tree
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about the above 1942 illustration by Charles Kaiser.
 
Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish. Winners will be announced in the March/April 2017 issue and online.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form below. Entries ...

Continue reading...
 

Anaiah Press: Anaiah Adventures

December 1, 2016
Anaiah Press: Anaiah Adventures
 
Beginning in 2015, Anaiah Adventures is launching a line of supplemental educational materials intended to be used in conjunction with regular homeschool and classroom curriculum. We are looking for fun, engaging, faith-based educational materials to be a part of this exciting new Adventure.
 
 We would like to see:
•Early Readers
•Phonics Readers
•Workbooks (i.e. math study, vocabulary, etc.)
•Grade-le...

Continue reading...
 

Descap: Bite Size Chunks of Humor

November 30, 2016
Descap: Bite Size Chunks of Humor
 
Cabuch – sounds like cabbage, acronym for Crazy Absurd (But Clean) Humor.
Keep it cabuch. PG-13 to (.75xR). Swearing allowed by not gratuitous.
 
We’re looking for pretty much anything you see on the site, including real fake ads, image captions, cartoons, one-liners, limericks, character sketches 1 – this is a verbal portrait of a fiction character, character sketches 2 – this is a sketch, as in sketc...

Continue reading...
 

Grey Wolfe Publishing Monthly Contest: State of the Union

November 29, 2016
Grey Wolfe Publishing Monthly Contest
 
The Grey Wolfe Publishing Monthly Contest for December, 2016 is State of the Union.
 
After a tough year where overall writing goals were not met and new challenges arose, your office supplies, including your computer, pens, paperclips, stapler, three-hole-punch, desk lamp— and anything else that could be used to support your writing efforts, have lost some faith in you. You’ve dec...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Losing

November 28, 2016
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column
 
Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.
 
We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure to include you...

Continue reading...
 

Golden Fleece Press Jules Verne Inspired Anthology

December 8, 2016
Golden Fleece Press Jules Verne Inspired Anthology
 
Did you fall in love with the Nautilus when you first encountered it? Do mutant crabs grab your attention? Do balloon wagers flip your gauges? If so, your stories might be just what we're looking for.
 
Golden Fleece Press is opening submissions for a Jules Verne inspired anthology.
 
Jules Verne authored numerous books and short stories. Now we're inviting you to dip into his universe and give us an exciting, sorrowful, loving, terrifying, [Insert your adjective here] view into it.
 
Write a new adventure of Captain Nemo or a short story about the frustrations of a ship's cook confronted by seafood every day. Tell a story about a little kid inspired by tales of Phileas Fogg. Or flip the tables on the Southern Star and explore the life of Alice's ostrich.
 
Stories should be 2000-3000 words. Send the story to GFPsubmisions@gmail.com
Stories should be attached to the email in .doc or .docx format.
Do not send the story in the body of the email. It will be automatically rejected.
Please provide a small biography (250 words or less) also attached as a .doc or .docs file.
Deadline: January 1, 2017.
Golden Fleece Press standard contract terms apply. https://goldenfleecepress.com/short-form-poetry-or-image-contract


 

Crab Orchard Review: Weather Poems

December 7, 2016
Crab Orchard Review: Weather Poems
 
Special Issue: Weather Reports:  All About the Weather (Free)
 
In late November until December 21, 2016, we will be open to non-contest submissions on this special issue topic through Submittable*. Work submitted should fit the topic of "Weather Reports: All About the Weather." We are open to work that covers any of the many possibilities in how we think about and experience the weather through science, histor...

Continue reading...
 

LONE STARS Magazine 2016 Annual "SongBook" Lyric-Poetry Contest

December 5, 2016
LONE STARS Magazine
2016 Annual “SongBook” Lyric-Poetry Contest
 
Deadline for Entries  --  December 31st
 
Entry Fee $2.00 per song-poem – as per Guidelines
Cash, Check, or Money Order
PayPal account:  lonestarsmagazine@yahoo.com  
 
First Place      50% of Entry Fees collected
Second Place      30% of Entry Fees collected
Winners published in LONE STARS Magazine
Winners receive FREE 1 year LONE STARS Subscription
 
Submit entries on paper via US Mail or in the body of an email (No do...

Continue reading...
 

Renaissance Magazine

December 4, 2016
Renaissance Magazine
 
Renaissance Magazine accepts unsolicited queries and manuscripts related to the Renaissance and late Middle Periods, including but not limited to: historical articles, martial arts, travel, interviews with artisans, articles on the SCA and related re-enactment groups, and the Renaissance Faire experience. Authors are strongly advised to query the editor to ensure that your proposed topic is appropriate and has not been rese...

Continue reading...
 

Manifest West #6: Women of the West

December 4, 2016
Manifest West #6: Women of the West
 
The editors of Manifest West #6: Women of the West want your best work describing and expressing this titular theme. We are seeking voices from all perspectives and walks of life in the West to contribute to our collection of poems, short stories, creative nonfiction essays, and cover artwork.
 
We encourage you to explore a broad understanding of the Western woman, regardless of whether it defies or reinforces...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs

December 2, 2016
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest
 
Wanna join in the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
 Puppy and Christmas gift basket for puppy under Christmas tree
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about the above 1942 illustration by Charles Kaiser.
 
Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish. Winners will be announced in the March/April 2017 issue and online.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form below. Entries ...

Continue reading...
 

Anaiah Press: Anaiah Adventures

December 1, 2016
Anaiah Press: Anaiah Adventures
 
Beginning in 2015, Anaiah Adventures is launching a line of supplemental educational materials intended to be used in conjunction with regular homeschool and classroom curriculum. We are looking for fun, engaging, faith-based educational materials to be a part of this exciting new Adventure.
 
 We would like to see:
•Early Readers
•Phonics Readers
•Workbooks (i.e. math study, vocabulary, etc.)
•Grade-le...

Continue reading...
 

Descap: Bite Size Chunks of Humor

November 30, 2016
Descap: Bite Size Chunks of Humor
 
Cabuch – sounds like cabbage, acronym for Crazy Absurd (But Clean) Humor.
Keep it cabuch. PG-13 to (.75xR). Swearing allowed by not gratuitous.
 
We’re looking for pretty much anything you see on the site, including real fake ads, image captions, cartoons, one-liners, limericks, character sketches 1 – this is a verbal portrait of a fiction character, character sketches 2 – this is a sketch, as in sketc...

Continue reading...
 

Grey Wolfe Publishing Monthly Contest: State of the Union

November 29, 2016
Grey Wolfe Publishing Monthly Contest
 
The Grey Wolfe Publishing Monthly Contest for December, 2016 is State of the Union.
 
After a tough year where overall writing goals were not met and new challenges arose, your office supplies, including your computer, pens, paperclips, stapler, three-hole-punch, desk lamp— and anything else that could be used to support your writing efforts, have lost some faith in you. You’ve dec...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Losing

November 28, 2016
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column
 
Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.
 
We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure to include you...

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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