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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DIG Into History Magazine

December 21, 2014
DIG Into History Magazine
http://www.cricketmag.com/26-Submission-Guidelines-for-DIG-magazine-for-children-ages-9-14

DIG Into History focuses on world history for ages 9-14 with a 10- to 14-page section that focuses on an archaeological discovery or topic related to the issue’s theme. Each issue is theme-related. Accuracy is essential. Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available at $6.95 plus $2.00 shipping and handling.)
 
For February 2016 issue, the theme is: City Through Time – Istanbul
Due date: January 30, 2015.
 
Guidelines - Feature Articles: 700-800 words. Includes: in-depth nonfiction, plays, and biographies. Pays 20 to 25 cents per printed word.
 
Supplemental Nonfiction: 300-600 words. Includes: subjects directly and indirectly related to the theme. Editors like little-known information but encourage writers not to overlook the obvious. Pays 20 to 25 cents per printed word.
 
Fiction: up to 800 words. Includes: authentic historical and biographical fiction, adventure, retold legends, relating to the theme. Pays 20 to 25 cents per printed word.
 
Activities: up to 700 words. Includes: crafts, recipes, woodworking, or any other interesting projects that can be done either by children alone or with adult supervision. Sketches and description of how activity relates to theme should accompany queries. Pays on individual basis.
 
Puzzles and Games: (please, no word finds). Crossword and other word puzzles using the vocabulary of the edition's theme. Mazes and picture puzzles that relate to the theme. Pays on individual basis.


 

Presbyterian Today Needs Articles

December 21, 2014
Presbyterians Today Magazine Needs Articles for December Issue
 
Presbyterians Today magazine (est. 1867), published 10 times annually by the General Assembly Mission Council, needs non-fiction articles for the April 2015 issue. The theme is called, “Money.” This issue will explore the subject of money, as discussed in scripture and how it applies today as part of fundraising, investment, and stewardship to fund congreg...

Continue reading...
 

Appleseeds

December 19, 2014
Appleseeds
 
APPLESEEDS is a 36-page, multidisciplinary, nonfiction social studies magazine for children ages 6 and up (primarily in grades 3 & 4). We are looking for articles that are lively, age-appropriate, and exhibit an original approach to the theme. Scientific and historical accuracy is extremely important. Authors are urged to use primary sources and up-to-date resources for their research. ...

Continue reading...
 

Austin SCBWI 2015 Writer's and Illustrator's Working Conference

December 18, 2014
Austin, TX, SCBWI 2015 Writer’s and Illustrator’s Working Conference
(SCBWI stands for Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators)
 
Date – 03/07/2015 - 03/08/2015
 
Location – Marriott Austin South, 4415 South IH-35, Austin, Texas 78744
 
Registration is now OPEN for the Austin SCBWI 2015 Writers & Illustrators Working Conference.
 
The 2015 conference will follow the same format as 2014, which got ra...

Continue reading...
 

San Pedro River Review

December 17, 2014
The San Pedro River Review Literary Journal
 
The San Pedro River Review is an international perfect-bound journal of poetry and art. It is named for the ancient river that flows north from the mountains of Sonora, Mexico, into Arizona.  
 
 Representative poets include Naomi Shihab Nye, William Wright, Marge Piercy, Ellen Bass, Afaa Michael Weaver,  Joseph Millar, Nathalie Handal, Alex Lemon, Walt McDonald, Nickole Brown, Vivian Shipley, Adrian C. Louis, Sean Thomas Dough...

Continue reading...
 

Writers' League of Texas 2015 Manuscript Contest

December 16, 2014
Writers’ League of Texas 2015 Manuscript Contest
 
Open to submissions: November 1, 2014January 31, 2015
 
 Have you been working hard on an unpublished manuscript that's finally ready to see the light of day? Well, here's your chance! You are invited to submit a short synopsis and the opening pages of your unpublished work to the League’s 15th annual Manuscript Contest. (And no, you don't have to live in Texas to enter this contest. I...

Continue reading...
 

Snapshot Press Haiku Calendar Competition 2015

December 15, 2014
Snapshot Press Haiku Calendar Competition 2015
 
Deadline: Entries should be emailed or postmarked by January 31, 2015.
 
Awards: £360/US $600 total prize money.
 
12 haiku will be selected as monthly winners and will be published prominently in The Haiku Calendar 2016. The prize money will be divided equally between the 12 winners. 40 additional haiku will be selected as runners-up and these will also be published in the calendar....

Continue reading...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable 2015 Short Story Award

December 14, 2014
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable 2015 Short Story Award
 
We are now accepting submissions of short fiction or memoir (2000 words or fewer) once again on the theme "Food Stories" for our 2015 Short Story Award.
 
The First Place winner story will receive a $200 cash award and publication of the winning story either in the Bethlehem Writers Group's upcoming anthology of food stories, A Readable Feast: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Tales for Every Taste, or as a feature...

Continue reading...
 

Spirit First Poetry Contest

December 13, 2014
6th Annual Spirit First Poetry Contest
 
Spirit First is pleased to announce its 6th annual meditation poetry contest. Poetry submissions may be of any length and any style but must have a theme of Meditation, Mindfulness, Silence, Stillness, or Solitude (we are referring to peaceful solitude - not loneliness). Poems may reflect any discipline, any faith, or none. Poems must be previously unpublished.
 
Enter up to three submissions. Sendin...

Continue reading...
 

Highlights for Children Annual Fiction Contest

December 12, 2014
Highlights for Children Annual Fiction Contest
 
GUIDELINES HIGHLIGHTS 2015 FICTION CONTEST
 
CATEGORY: Mystery stories.
 
PRIZES: Three prizes of $1,000 or tuition for the Highlights Foundation Writers Workshop at Chautauqua.
 
ENTRY DATES: All entries must be postmarked between January 1 and January 31, 2015.
 
RULES:
No entry form or fee is required.
Entrants must be at least 16 years old at the time of submission.
All submissions must be previousl...

Continue reading...
 

DIG Into History Magazine

December 21, 2014
DIG Into History Magazine
http://www.cricketmag.com/26-Submission-Guidelines-for-DIG-magazine-for-children-ages-9-14

DIG Into History focuses on world history for ages 9-14 with a 10- to 14-page section that focuses on an archaeological discovery or topic related to the issue’s theme. Each issue is theme-related. Accuracy is essential. Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available at $6.95 plus $2.00 shipping and handling.)
 
For February 2016 issue, the theme is: City Through Time – Istanbul
Due date: January 30, 2015.
 
Guidelines - Feature Articles: 700-800 words. Includes: in-depth nonfiction, plays, and biographies. Pays 20 to 25 cents per printed word.
 
Supplemental Nonfiction: 300-600 words. Includes: subjects directly and indirectly related to the theme. Editors like little-known information but encourage writers not to overlook the obvious. Pays 20 to 25 cents per printed word.
 
Fiction: up to 800 words. Includes: authentic historical and biographical fiction, adventure, retold legends, relating to the theme. Pays 20 to 25 cents per printed word.
 
Activities: up to 700 words. Includes: crafts, recipes, woodworking, or any other interesting projects that can be done either by children alone or with adult supervision. Sketches and description of how activity relates to theme should accompany queries. Pays on individual basis.
 
Puzzles and Games: (please, no word finds). Crossword and other word puzzles using the vocabulary of the edition's theme. Mazes and picture puzzles that relate to the theme. Pays on individual basis.


 

Presbyterian Today Needs Articles

December 21, 2014
Presbyterians Today Magazine Needs Articles for December Issue
 
Presbyterians Today magazine (est. 1867), published 10 times annually by the General Assembly Mission Council, needs non-fiction articles for the April 2015 issue. The theme is called, “Money.” This issue will explore the subject of money, as discussed in scripture and how it applies today as part of fundraising, investment, and stewardship to fund congreg...

Continue reading...
 

Appleseeds

December 19, 2014
Appleseeds
 
APPLESEEDS is a 36-page, multidisciplinary, nonfiction social studies magazine for children ages 6 and up (primarily in grades 3 & 4). We are looking for articles that are lively, age-appropriate, and exhibit an original approach to the theme. Scientific and historical accuracy is extremely important. Authors are urged to use primary sources and up-to-date resources for their research. ...

Continue reading...
 

Austin SCBWI 2015 Writer's and Illustrator's Working Conference

December 18, 2014
Austin, TX, SCBWI 2015 Writer’s and Illustrator’s Working Conference
(SCBWI stands for Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators)
 
Date – 03/07/2015 - 03/08/2015
 
Location – Marriott Austin South, 4415 South IH-35, Austin, Texas 78744
 
Registration is now OPEN for the Austin SCBWI 2015 Writers & Illustrators Working Conference.
 
The 2015 conference will follow the same format as 2014, which got ra...

Continue reading...
 

San Pedro River Review

December 17, 2014
The San Pedro River Review Literary Journal
 
The San Pedro River Review is an international perfect-bound journal of poetry and art. It is named for the ancient river that flows north from the mountains of Sonora, Mexico, into Arizona.  
 
 Representative poets include Naomi Shihab Nye, William Wright, Marge Piercy, Ellen Bass, Afaa Michael Weaver,  Joseph Millar, Nathalie Handal, Alex Lemon, Walt McDonald, Nickole Brown, Vivian Shipley, Adrian C. Louis, Sean Thomas Dough...

Continue reading...
 

Writers' League of Texas 2015 Manuscript Contest

December 16, 2014
Writers’ League of Texas 2015 Manuscript Contest
 
Open to submissions: November 1, 2014January 31, 2015
 
 Have you been working hard on an unpublished manuscript that's finally ready to see the light of day? Well, here's your chance! You are invited to submit a short synopsis and the opening pages of your unpublished work to the League’s 15th annual Manuscript Contest. (And no, you don't have to live in Texas to enter this contest. I...

Continue reading...
 

Snapshot Press Haiku Calendar Competition 2015

December 15, 2014
Snapshot Press Haiku Calendar Competition 2015
 
Deadline: Entries should be emailed or postmarked by January 31, 2015.
 
Awards: £360/US $600 total prize money.
 
12 haiku will be selected as monthly winners and will be published prominently in The Haiku Calendar 2016. The prize money will be divided equally between the 12 winners. 40 additional haiku will be selected as runners-up and these will also be published in the calendar....

Continue reading...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable 2015 Short Story Award

December 14, 2014
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable 2015 Short Story Award
 
We are now accepting submissions of short fiction or memoir (2000 words or fewer) once again on the theme "Food Stories" for our 2015 Short Story Award.
 
The First Place winner story will receive a $200 cash award and publication of the winning story either in the Bethlehem Writers Group's upcoming anthology of food stories, A Readable Feast: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Tales for Every Taste, or as a feature...

Continue reading...
 

Spirit First Poetry Contest

December 13, 2014
6th Annual Spirit First Poetry Contest
 
Spirit First is pleased to announce its 6th annual meditation poetry contest. Poetry submissions may be of any length and any style but must have a theme of Meditation, Mindfulness, Silence, Stillness, or Solitude (we are referring to peaceful solitude - not loneliness). Poems may reflect any discipline, any faith, or none. Poems must be previously unpublished.
 
Enter up to three submissions. Sendin...

Continue reading...
 

Highlights for Children Annual Fiction Contest

December 12, 2014
Highlights for Children Annual Fiction Contest
 
GUIDELINES HIGHLIGHTS 2015 FICTION CONTEST
 
CATEGORY: Mystery stories.
 
PRIZES: Three prizes of $1,000 or tuition for the Highlights Foundation Writers Workshop at Chautauqua.
 
ENTRY DATES: All entries must be postmarked between January 1 and January 31, 2015.
 
RULES:
No entry form or fee is required.
Entrants must be at least 16 years old at the time of submission.
All submissions must be previousl...

Continue reading...
 

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