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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Hamilton Writers Guild General Fiction Writing Contest

September 29, 2014
Hamilton Writers Guild
2014 Harvest Gold General Fiction Writing Contest
 
Prizes: $250 first prize, $125 second prize, $75 third prize, honorable Mention designations as determined by judges. All manuscripts limited to 2000 word count.
 
Entry Deadline: Monday, October 20
Entry Fee: $10
 

Stories of Resilience Contest

September 28, 2014
Stories of Resilience Contest
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
In recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the greater community is invited to add their voices through the "Stories of Resilience" contest. Submissions are being sought that reflect the broad impact of abuse -- through stories, personal essays or poems. First prize of $500 and two second prizes of $100. Deadline October 20, 2014. We are interested in a wide range of submi...

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Write To Done Flash Fiction Contest

September 27, 2014
Write To Done Flash Fiction Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE.
In our Flash Fiction contest, the entries should be 500 words or less. Deadline October 5, 2014. The contest is open to everyone; there are no age restrictions. The Prize will be $500, and the stories submitted by the winner and two runners-up will be published along with the results on Friday, October 17, 2014.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books 

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RUMINATE Magazine Short Story Prize

September 26, 2014
RUMINATE Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
2014 William Van Dyke Short Story Prize
 
Final judge is Larry Woiwode. Along with publication in our Spring 2015 issue, the winner and runner-up will be awarded $1500 and $200, respectively. There is a $20 entry fee, which includes a complimentary copy of the Spring 2015 issue. You may submit one story up to 5500 words per entry. No limit on the number of entries per person.
 
The deadlin...

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Metonym Literary Journal

September 25, 2014
Metonym Literary Journal
William Jessup University: Christ-Centered Higher Education

Metonym accepts poetry, short fiction, short nonfiction, and visual art. For this edition we have decided to go with a theme of uninhibited. We are leaving this open for interpretation to the authors and artists.
 
Submission Guidelines:
- 1-5 poems may be submitted
- all visual art must be sent as a high resolution JPEG
- fiction/non fiction must be under 2,000 words
- submissions must b...

Continue reading...
 

The Narrative iStory Contest

September 24, 2014
The Narrative iStory Contest
 
To celebrate our new look, Narrative is hosting an iStory contest, and we’re thrilled to have you join us.
 
What’s an iStory? An iStory is an original Narrative feature that accomplishes a lot, with no frills (much like our new look). It is a short, dramatic narrative—fiction or nonfiction—of no more than 150 words. (At this length the piece offers a quick, strong read on smartphones and via our iOS or Andr...

Continue reading...
 

Illinois State Poetry Society Annual Contest

September 23, 2014
Illinois State Poetry Society Annual Contest
 
Four categories to enter: Free Verse, Formal Poetry (classical or modern), Haiku, and Theme of “journey” (any form)
 
Prizes in each category: $50, $30, $15, and 3 honorable mentions
 
Contest is open to anyone. Poems must be original and unpublished. Poems must not have won any monetary awards. Line limit is 40 lines.
 
Entry fee: ISPS members: $5 for up to 5 poems; Non-ISPS member: $8 for up to 5 poems, $1...

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The Kids Ark: Moving Forward With Jesus

September 23, 2014
The Kids Ark Christian Children’s Magazine
 
Looking for fiction or nonfiction stories of no more than 650 words for the 6-10 year old reading level. Stories must be written to theme. 
 
Writers' Theme - Stories about moving forward with the Lord Jesus. We are not to go backward. Don't get stuck in the past. We are not victims, but overcomers in Christ Jesus.
 
Don't keep focusing on past experiences & mistakes. Learn from them.
 
The only way to do thi...

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5x5: Strong, Clear Literature: Zeitgeist

September 21, 2014
5×5: Strong, Clear Literature
Winter, 2015 Theme: Zeitgeist
http://5x5litmag.wordpress.com
 
From Zeit, meaning “time,” and Geist,” meaning “spirit,” Zeitgeist, the theme for the Winter, 2015 issue of 5×5, means “spirit of the age” or “time-spirit.” In theory, every period of time or era has a zeitgeist or a “spirit” that defines it and/or influences what a given culture of said era thinks or feels or does or creates. “No man,” said Hegel, “can surpass his own time...

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SEEK magazine accepting articles

September 20, 2014
SEEK magazine accepting articles
 
SEEK® is a magazine created to encourage adults in their walk with Jesus Christ. SEEK® corresponds to the topics of Standard Publishing’s adult curriculum line and is designed to further apply these topics to everyday life. Word length: 850-1000 per article. Pays 5-7 cents/word. Deadline for Fall 2015 issues: October 15, 2014.
 

Continue reading...
 

Hamilton Writers Guild General Fiction Writing Contest

September 29, 2014
Hamilton Writers Guild
2014 Harvest Gold General Fiction Writing Contest
 
Prizes: $250 first prize, $125 second prize, $75 third prize, honorable Mention designations as determined by judges. All manuscripts limited to 2000 word count.
 
Entry Deadline: Monday, October 20
Entry Fee: $10
 

Stories of Resilience Contest

September 28, 2014
Stories of Resilience Contest
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
In recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the greater community is invited to add their voices through the "Stories of Resilience" contest. Submissions are being sought that reflect the broad impact of abuse -- through stories, personal essays or poems. First prize of $500 and two second prizes of $100. Deadline October 20, 2014. We are interested in a wide range of submi...

Continue reading...
 

Write To Done Flash Fiction Contest

September 27, 2014
Write To Done Flash Fiction Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE.
In our Flash Fiction contest, the entries should be 500 words or less. Deadline October 5, 2014. The contest is open to everyone; there are no age restrictions. The Prize will be $500, and the stories submitted by the winner and two runners-up will be published along with the results on Friday, October 17, 2014.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books 

Continue reading...
 

RUMINATE Magazine Short Story Prize

September 26, 2014
RUMINATE Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
2014 William Van Dyke Short Story Prize
 
Final judge is Larry Woiwode. Along with publication in our Spring 2015 issue, the winner and runner-up will be awarded $1500 and $200, respectively. There is a $20 entry fee, which includes a complimentary copy of the Spring 2015 issue. You may submit one story up to 5500 words per entry. No limit on the number of entries per person.
 
The deadlin...

Continue reading...
 

Metonym Literary Journal

September 25, 2014
Metonym Literary Journal
William Jessup University: Christ-Centered Higher Education

Metonym accepts poetry, short fiction, short nonfiction, and visual art. For this edition we have decided to go with a theme of uninhibited. We are leaving this open for interpretation to the authors and artists.
 
Submission Guidelines:
- 1-5 poems may be submitted
- all visual art must be sent as a high resolution JPEG
- fiction/non fiction must be under 2,000 words
- submissions must b...

Continue reading...
 

The Narrative iStory Contest

September 24, 2014
The Narrative iStory Contest
 
To celebrate our new look, Narrative is hosting an iStory contest, and we’re thrilled to have you join us.
 
What’s an iStory? An iStory is an original Narrative feature that accomplishes a lot, with no frills (much like our new look). It is a short, dramatic narrative—fiction or nonfiction—of no more than 150 words. (At this length the piece offers a quick, strong read on smartphones and via our iOS or Andr...

Continue reading...
 

Illinois State Poetry Society Annual Contest

September 23, 2014
Illinois State Poetry Society Annual Contest
 
Four categories to enter: Free Verse, Formal Poetry (classical or modern), Haiku, and Theme of “journey” (any form)
 
Prizes in each category: $50, $30, $15, and 3 honorable mentions
 
Contest is open to anyone. Poems must be original and unpublished. Poems must not have won any monetary awards. Line limit is 40 lines.
 
Entry fee: ISPS members: $5 for up to 5 poems; Non-ISPS member: $8 for up to 5 poems, $1...

Continue reading...
 

The Kids Ark: Moving Forward With Jesus

September 23, 2014
The Kids Ark Christian Children’s Magazine
 
Looking for fiction or nonfiction stories of no more than 650 words for the 6-10 year old reading level. Stories must be written to theme. 
 
Writers' Theme - Stories about moving forward with the Lord Jesus. We are not to go backward. Don't get stuck in the past. We are not victims, but overcomers in Christ Jesus.
 
Don't keep focusing on past experiences & mistakes. Learn from them.
 
The only way to do thi...

Continue reading...
 

5x5: Strong, Clear Literature: Zeitgeist

September 21, 2014
5×5: Strong, Clear Literature
Winter, 2015 Theme: Zeitgeist
http://5x5litmag.wordpress.com
 
From Zeit, meaning “time,” and Geist,” meaning “spirit,” Zeitgeist, the theme for the Winter, 2015 issue of 5×5, means “spirit of the age” or “time-spirit.” In theory, every period of time or era has a zeitgeist or a “spirit” that defines it and/or influences what a given culture of said era thinks or feels or does or creates. “No man,” said Hegel, “can surpass his own time...

Continue reading...
 

SEEK magazine accepting articles

September 20, 2014
SEEK magazine accepting articles
 
SEEK® is a magazine created to encourage adults in their walk with Jesus Christ. SEEK® corresponds to the topics of Standard Publishing’s adult curriculum line and is designed to further apply these topics to everyday life. Word length: 850-1000 per article. Pays 5-7 cents/word. Deadline for Fall 2015 issues: October 15, 2014.
 

Continue reading...
 

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