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.

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Friendship

February 24, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Brio Fiction: Friendship
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is now accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in something specific to friendship. This story could be about a BFF or a group of girlfriends, just something that reflects the need and the angst and the joy of girlfriends. (Only short fiction is accepted through the email address below.)
 
Word count: 800 to 1000 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $250, on acceptance
Due date: March 5, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Teen girls with a biblical worldview


 

Focus on the Family: Celebrating Grandparents

February 23, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Celebrating Grandparents
 
Topic: What is one way you help your children to honor and appreciate the elder relatives in your family or neighborhood or school, especially grandparents. (We are NOT looking for a lecture or a devotion or information about a school's grandparents' day. We ARE looking for a hands-on, practical activity you did with your kids that taught them something about this topic.)
 
Word ...

Continue reading...
 

Saint Katherine Review: A Journal of Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Reviews

February 23, 2018
Saint Katherine Review: A Journal of Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-fiction, and Reviews
 
Our guiding principle at Saint Katherine Review is Inquiry seeking Wisdom.
 
We believe that the writer’s primary purpose is to discover meaning and that the best and most enduring literature rises out of an author’s desire to come to terms—albeit provisional terms—with the inexhaustible truths that animate all things.
 
We find that less satisfying works are often the result of an ...

Continue reading...
 

2018 Frontier Digital Chapbook Contest

February 22, 2018
2018 Frontier Digital Chapbook Contest
 
Chapbooks are a huge milestone for emerging poets, and we’re always looking forward to the Frontier Digital Chapbook Contest—where we get to find that one electric bundle of poems that rocks our world in less than 30 pages.
 
The winner of the FDCC will receive $2000 and publication of the free, downloadable chapbook on Frontier. Most exciting of all: the cha...

Continue reading...
 

Speaking Volumes

February 22, 2018
Speaking Volumes
 
Speaking Volumes seeks manuscripts in most genres from veteran authors, to first time unpublished authors, award-winning scholars, poets and authors with an established following in their area of expertise. Our interests include Fiction, Nonfiction, Novels, Novellas, and collections of Short Stories in the following genres: Science Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Action Adventure, Horror, Young-Adult, Children's, Folk...

Continue reading...
 

NFSPS Annual Poetry Contests

February 21, 2018
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest   
 
29 categories open to all poets. Prizes range from $15 to $1000. 
Unpublished poems up to 40 lines.
Deadline: March 15, 2018
 
Non-members may enter most contests at $1.00 per poem (except $5.00 for each entry in Contest 1-NFSPS Founders Award). Members may enter up to 10 contests for $1.00 per poem or $10.00 total for entries in more than 10 contests (except for Contest 1-NFSPS...

Continue reading...
 

2018 Wyoming Writers, Inc. Writing Contest

February 20, 2018
2018 Wyoming Writers, Inc. Writing Contest
 
Postmark Deadline: March 15, 2018
 
Winners will be notified by early May 2018 and will be announced at our 43rd Annual Conference in DuboisWY on June 1st – 3rd.
 
Five categories:
 
    Adult Fiction, up to 3K words
    Fiction for Children and Young Adults, up to 3K words
    Non-Fiction, up to 3K words
    Traditional Poetry, up to 40 lines, up to 5 poems per entry
    Free Verse Poetry, up to 40 lines, up ...

Continue reading...
 

Tor House Prize for Poetry

February 19, 2018
Tor House Prize for Poetry    
 
The annual Tor House Prize for Poetry is a living memorial to American poet Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962). The prize is $1,000 for an original, unpublished poem not to exceed three pages in length, $200 for Honorable Mention. This contest is open to well-crafted poetry in all styles.
Deadline: 03/15/2018. Fees: $10 for 3 poems.  

Continue reading...
 

35th Writers-Editors Network Annual International Writing Competition

February 19, 2018
Writers-Editors Network 35th Annual International Writing Competition
 
Four Categories! Bigger Cash Prizes! Critiques for the “Most Promising” entries
Open to all writers. Deadline March 15, 2018.
 
Categories – Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Children’s Literature
Awards & Prizes - $150, $100, $75 in each category.
Entry fees - $5, $10 or $20 depending on category and member or nonmember.
 
Most Promisi...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society

February 18, 2018
Massachusetts State Poetry Society 
The Gertrude Dole Memorial Award
 
Deadline:  March 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice    
Line Limit:  40 Lines   
Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.



Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Friendship

February 24, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Brio Fiction: Friendship
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is now accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in something specific to friendship. This story could be about a BFF or a group of girlfriends, just something that reflects the need and the angst and the joy of girlfriends. (Only short fiction is accepted through the email address below.)
 
Word count: 800 to 1000 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $250, on acceptance
Due date: March 5, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Teen girls with a biblical worldview


 

Focus on the Family: Celebrating Grandparents

February 23, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Celebrating Grandparents
 
Topic: What is one way you help your children to honor and appreciate the elder relatives in your family or neighborhood or school, especially grandparents. (We are NOT looking for a lecture or a devotion or information about a school's grandparents' day. We ARE looking for a hands-on, practical activity you did with your kids that taught them something about this topic.)
 
Word ...

Continue reading...
 

Saint Katherine Review: A Journal of Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Reviews

February 23, 2018
Saint Katherine Review: A Journal of Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-fiction, and Reviews
 
Our guiding principle at Saint Katherine Review is Inquiry seeking Wisdom.
 
We believe that the writer’s primary purpose is to discover meaning and that the best and most enduring literature rises out of an author’s desire to come to terms—albeit provisional terms—with the inexhaustible truths that animate all things.
 
We find that less satisfying works are often the result of an ...

Continue reading...
 

2018 Frontier Digital Chapbook Contest

February 22, 2018
2018 Frontier Digital Chapbook Contest
 
Chapbooks are a huge milestone for emerging poets, and we’re always looking forward to the Frontier Digital Chapbook Contest—where we get to find that one electric bundle of poems that rocks our world in less than 30 pages.
 
The winner of the FDCC will receive $2000 and publication of the free, downloadable chapbook on Frontier. Most exciting of all: the cha...

Continue reading...
 

Speaking Volumes

February 22, 2018
Speaking Volumes
 
Speaking Volumes seeks manuscripts in most genres from veteran authors, to first time unpublished authors, award-winning scholars, poets and authors with an established following in their area of expertise. Our interests include Fiction, Nonfiction, Novels, Novellas, and collections of Short Stories in the following genres: Science Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Action Adventure, Horror, Young-Adult, Children's, Folk...

Continue reading...
 

NFSPS Annual Poetry Contests

February 21, 2018
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest   
 
29 categories open to all poets. Prizes range from $15 to $1000. 
Unpublished poems up to 40 lines.
Deadline: March 15, 2018
 
Non-members may enter most contests at $1.00 per poem (except $5.00 for each entry in Contest 1-NFSPS Founders Award). Members may enter up to 10 contests for $1.00 per poem or $10.00 total for entries in more than 10 contests (except for Contest 1-NFSPS...

Continue reading...
 

2018 Wyoming Writers, Inc. Writing Contest

February 20, 2018
2018 Wyoming Writers, Inc. Writing Contest
 
Postmark Deadline: March 15, 2018
 
Winners will be notified by early May 2018 and will be announced at our 43rd Annual Conference in DuboisWY on June 1st – 3rd.
 
Five categories:
 
    Adult Fiction, up to 3K words
    Fiction for Children and Young Adults, up to 3K words
    Non-Fiction, up to 3K words
    Traditional Poetry, up to 40 lines, up to 5 poems per entry
    Free Verse Poetry, up to 40 lines, up ...

Continue reading...
 

Tor House Prize for Poetry

February 19, 2018
Tor House Prize for Poetry    
 
The annual Tor House Prize for Poetry is a living memorial to American poet Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962). The prize is $1,000 for an original, unpublished poem not to exceed three pages in length, $200 for Honorable Mention. This contest is open to well-crafted poetry in all styles.
Deadline: 03/15/2018. Fees: $10 for 3 poems.  

Continue reading...
 

35th Writers-Editors Network Annual International Writing Competition

February 19, 2018
Writers-Editors Network 35th Annual International Writing Competition
 
Four Categories! Bigger Cash Prizes! Critiques for the “Most Promising” entries
Open to all writers. Deadline March 15, 2018.
 
Categories – Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Children’s Literature
Awards & Prizes - $150, $100, $75 in each category.
Entry fees - $5, $10 or $20 depending on category and member or nonmember.
 
Most Promisi...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society

February 18, 2018
Massachusetts State Poetry Society 
The Gertrude Dole Memorial Award
 
Deadline:  March 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice    
Line Limit:  40 Lines   
Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.



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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