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.

Green River Writers Annual Contest

August 22, 2017
Green River Writers Annual Contest    
 
Deadline: September 30, 2017
Entry fees: $3 to $5
Prizes: $10 - $175
 
Prose categories: short fiction up to 2000 words, creative nonfiction up to 3000 words,
 
Poetry categories: legends of country music, peace, mythology, small-town observations, humor, free verse and more.


 

Lamb's Tale Ministries Women Retreat

August 21, 2017
Lamb's Tale Ministries 2017 Women's Retreat
Light a Candle: Creating Space for Light to Enter
 
When: Friday, September 22, 2017, 3:00 PM to
           Sunday, September 24, 2017, 12:00 PM
Where: Haven River Inn, Comfort, TX 78013 
 
When God created the heavens and the earth, and announced, “Let there be light,” God meant right then. And right now. Light entered the world just three ...

Continue reading...
 

Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature - Hope

August 20, 2017
Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature - Hope
 
Tiferet Journal is excited to announce our next theme for: “Tiferet Tifs”.
 
While a “tiff” is defined as a “petty argument”, a “Tif” is anything but petty—it is a short exploration of a deeply meaningful subject.
 
Our next “Tiferet Tifs” theme is “Hope”—please send us up to 200 words in prose form, investigating your own relationship with th...

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Being Content

August 19, 2017
Purpose Magazine: Being Content
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes.
 
Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rates of...

Continue reading...
 

Timeless Tales Magazine: Rumpelstiltskin

August 18, 2017
Timeless Tales Magazine
 
Timeless Tales exclusively publishes retellings of fairy tales and myths. We only accept submissions that are retellings of the fairytale or myth listed as our theme. We don't accept original fairy tales or stories outside of our current theme.
 
The upcoming themes is Rumpelstiltskin
Deadline - Sept. 1, 2017.
 
Up to 2,000 words. Under 1,500 preferred. (For poems, you may technically send us multiple pieces ...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Crazy Family!

August 17, 2017
Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Crazy Family!
 
We all have that certain someone in our own family who, while lovable, sweet, and caring, is also nutty or weird. We love that person but, at the same time, that family member makes us crazy! A parent or grandparent, an in-law, a brother or sister, an aunt, uncle or cousin. We all have them and you know who they are!

We are looking for true stories and poems about those family members. We would like your stories to be ...

Continue reading...
 

Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Summer Contest

August 15, 2017
Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Summer Contest
 
The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who loves arranging words into the beautiful literary art of poetry or writing a story that is worth telling everyone! Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject or write a short story, 5 pages maximum length on any theme for a chance to win cash prizes.
 
Writing Prizes: $500, $250, $100.
Poetry Prizes: $250, $125, $50.
Entry fees: $5 per po...

Continue reading...
 

Society of Southwestern Authors Writing Contests

August 14, 2017
Society of Southwestern Authors Writing Contests
 
Categories: Short Story - 2,500 words max
Personal Essay/Memoir - 2,500 words max
Poetry - 40 lines max
 
Prizes Awarded In Each Category: 1st: $200, 2nd: $100, 3rd: $50. Entry fee: $15 per entry
 
1st place through Honorable Mention winning stories printed in The Story Teller.
Commendation - non-monetary only author's name and submission title will be printed in The Story Teller.
 
Deadline: ...

Continue reading...
 

Enchanted Conversations: Godfather Death

August 13, 2017
Enchanted Conversations: Godfather Death       
 
Starting in January 2017, 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.
 
Current deadline: September 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
 
Each of the six submission periods for 2017 will have a theme. Here they are: January: "...

Continue reading...
 

Pockets: Connecting Kids and God

August 12, 2017
Pockets: Connecting Kids and God
 
Designed for 8- 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. The magazine is published...

Continue reading...
 

Green River Writers Annual Contest

August 22, 2017
Green River Writers Annual Contest    
 
Deadline: September 30, 2017
Entry fees: $3 to $5
Prizes: $10 - $175
 
Prose categories: short fiction up to 2000 words, creative nonfiction up to 3000 words,
 
Poetry categories: legends of country music, peace, mythology, small-town observations, humor, free verse and more.


 

Lamb's Tale Ministries Women Retreat

August 21, 2017
Lamb's Tale Ministries 2017 Women's Retreat
Light a Candle: Creating Space for Light to Enter
 
When: Friday, September 22, 2017, 3:00 PM to
           Sunday, September 24, 2017, 12:00 PM
Where: Haven River Inn, Comfort, TX 78013 
 
When God created the heavens and the earth, and announced, “Let there be light,” God meant right then. And right now. Light entered the world just three ...

Continue reading...
 

Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature - Hope

August 20, 2017
Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature - Hope
 
Tiferet Journal is excited to announce our next theme for: “Tiferet Tifs”.
 
While a “tiff” is defined as a “petty argument”, a “Tif” is anything but petty—it is a short exploration of a deeply meaningful subject.
 
Our next “Tiferet Tifs” theme is “Hope”—please send us up to 200 words in prose form, investigating your own relationship with th...

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Being Content

August 19, 2017
Purpose Magazine: Being Content
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes.
 
Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rates of...

Continue reading...
 

Timeless Tales Magazine: Rumpelstiltskin

August 18, 2017
Timeless Tales Magazine
 
Timeless Tales exclusively publishes retellings of fairy tales and myths. We only accept submissions that are retellings of the fairytale or myth listed as our theme. We don't accept original fairy tales or stories outside of our current theme.
 
The upcoming themes is Rumpelstiltskin
Deadline - Sept. 1, 2017.
 
Up to 2,000 words. Under 1,500 preferred. (For poems, you may technically send us multiple pieces ...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Crazy Family!

August 17, 2017
Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Crazy Family!
 
We all have that certain someone in our own family who, while lovable, sweet, and caring, is also nutty or weird. We love that person but, at the same time, that family member makes us crazy! A parent or grandparent, an in-law, a brother or sister, an aunt, uncle or cousin. We all have them and you know who they are!

We are looking for true stories and poems about those family members. We would like your stories to be ...

Continue reading...
 

Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Summer Contest

August 15, 2017
Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Summer Contest
 
The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who loves arranging words into the beautiful literary art of poetry or writing a story that is worth telling everyone! Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject or write a short story, 5 pages maximum length on any theme for a chance to win cash prizes.
 
Writing Prizes: $500, $250, $100.
Poetry Prizes: $250, $125, $50.
Entry fees: $5 per po...

Continue reading...
 

Society of Southwestern Authors Writing Contests

August 14, 2017
Society of Southwestern Authors Writing Contests
 
Categories: Short Story - 2,500 words max
Personal Essay/Memoir - 2,500 words max
Poetry - 40 lines max
 
Prizes Awarded In Each Category: 1st: $200, 2nd: $100, 3rd: $50. Entry fee: $15 per entry
 
1st place through Honorable Mention winning stories printed in The Story Teller.
Commendation - non-monetary only author's name and submission title will be printed in The Story Teller.
 
Deadline: ...

Continue reading...
 

Enchanted Conversations: Godfather Death

August 13, 2017
Enchanted Conversations: Godfather Death       
 
Starting in January 2017, 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.
 
Current deadline: September 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
 
Each of the six submission periods for 2017 will have a theme. Here they are: January: "...

Continue reading...
 

Pockets: Connecting Kids and God

August 12, 2017
Pockets: Connecting Kids and God
 
Designed for 8- 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. The magazine is published...

Continue reading...
 

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