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





Purpose Magazine: Mentoring

May 27, 2017
Purpose Magazine: Mentoring
 
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 payment for articles range from $25 -$50, poetry from $10- $20. 
 
Current theme: Mentoring
Many times, older people mentor younger people, whether informally or through a formal church or club program. How have you been mentored throughout life? How have you mentored others? What are the benefits of different generations working alongside each other? Share stories about your experiences and offer encouragement to others.
 
Submissions due: July 1, 2017
Issue published: March 2018
 
 

In Celebration of Sisters

May 26, 2017
In Celebration of Sisters: Reflections Celebrating the Wonderful World of Sisters
 
We’re looking for essays and poems for In Celebration of Sisters, an anthology of reflections celebrating the wonderful world of sisterhood. Do you have any tales to tell of special sisters? Humorous stories of your female siblings? We’re looking for a range of emotions – from serious, loving, tributes to humorous tales that have us laughing in agreement...

Continue reading...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

May 25, 2017
SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest  
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
1st prize: $300. 2nd prize: $150. 3rd prize: $50. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. Deadline: June 30, 2017.
 
NOTE: Go into any Cracker Barrel or independent card store and you'll find Blue Mountain Arts cards, stationery and bookmarks. With no entry fee, there's no stopping you from entering innumerable times.
...
Continue reading...
 

Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers

May 24, 2017
Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers
 
Open only to writers whose fiction has not appeared, nor is scheduled to appear, in a print publication with a circulation over 5,000. (Entries must not have appeared in print, but previous online publication is fine.) Most entries run from 1,000 to 5,000 words, but any lengths up to 12,000 are welcome.
 
The Short Story Award for New Writers c...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Annual Contest

May 23, 2017
California State Poetry Society Annual Contest
 
This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Entries must be submitted through the website or postmarked from March 1st through June 30th. Reading fees for all entries are $3.00 per poem for members and $6.00 per poem for nonmembers. There is a 50-line limit for each poem, as longer poems are generally too difficult to include in the California Quar...

Continue reading...
 

Literal Latte Short Short Contest

May 22, 2017
Literal Latté Short Short Contest
 
First Prize $500
Send unpublished shorts. 2,000 words max. All styles welcome.
Postmark by June 30th.
Include $10 Reading Fee per set of up to 3 Shorts — OR —$15 Reading Fee per set of 6 Shorts.
All entries considered for publication.

Continue reading...
 

MSPS Naomi Cherkofsky Memorial Contest

May 21, 2017
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Naomi Cherkofsky Memorial Contest
 
Deadline:  June 30
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.



Continue reading...
 

Christian Courier

May 20, 2017
Christian Courier
 
Established 70 years ago, Christian Courier is an independent biweekly that seeks to engage creatively in critical Christian journalism, connecting Christians with a network of culturally savvy partners in faith for the purpose of inspiring all to participate in God’s renewing work with his creation.
 
If you'd like to write for us, email Angela @ Editor  or Monica @ Features Editor.  For book or movie revi...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Crazy Family!

May 19, 2017
Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Crazy Family!

We do love our families but they can also drive us crazy! It’s fun to read about all those wacky relatives and compare them to our own. These true stories, either serious or hilarious, will touch your heart or make you laugh… or both. They will make you see that other families are not that different from your own, and that when push comes to shove, we all need our crazy families. Please submit using your real name. We ...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: June

May 18, 2017
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: June 
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered. You’ll need to regi...

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Mentoring

May 27, 2017
Purpose Magazine: Mentoring
 
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 payment for articles range from $25 -$50, poetry from $10- $20. 
 
Current theme: Mentoring
Many times, older people mentor younger people, whether informally or through a formal church or club program. How have you been mentored throughout life? How have you mentored others? What are the benefits of different generations working alongside each other? Share stories about your experiences and offer encouragement to others.
 
Submissions due: July 1, 2017
Issue published: March 2018
 
 

In Celebration of Sisters

May 26, 2017
In Celebration of Sisters: Reflections Celebrating the Wonderful World of Sisters
 
We’re looking for essays and poems for In Celebration of Sisters, an anthology of reflections celebrating the wonderful world of sisterhood. Do you have any tales to tell of special sisters? Humorous stories of your female siblings? We’re looking for a range of emotions – from serious, loving, tributes to humorous tales that have us laughing in agreement...

Continue reading...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

May 25, 2017
SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest  
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
1st prize: $300. 2nd prize: $150. 3rd prize: $50. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. Deadline: June 30, 2017.
 
NOTE: Go into any Cracker Barrel or independent card store and you'll find Blue Mountain Arts cards, stationery and bookmarks. With no entry fee, there's no stopping you from entering innumerable times.
...
Continue reading...
 

Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers

May 24, 2017
Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers
 
Open only to writers whose fiction has not appeared, nor is scheduled to appear, in a print publication with a circulation over 5,000. (Entries must not have appeared in print, but previous online publication is fine.) Most entries run from 1,000 to 5,000 words, but any lengths up to 12,000 are welcome.
 
The Short Story Award for New Writers c...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Annual Contest

May 23, 2017
California State Poetry Society Annual Contest
 
This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Entries must be submitted through the website or postmarked from March 1st through June 30th. Reading fees for all entries are $3.00 per poem for members and $6.00 per poem for nonmembers. There is a 50-line limit for each poem, as longer poems are generally too difficult to include in the California Quar...

Continue reading...
 

Literal Latte Short Short Contest

May 22, 2017
Literal Latté Short Short Contest
 
First Prize $500
Send unpublished shorts. 2,000 words max. All styles welcome.
Postmark by June 30th.
Include $10 Reading Fee per set of up to 3 Shorts — OR —$15 Reading Fee per set of 6 Shorts.
All entries considered for publication.

Continue reading...
 

MSPS Naomi Cherkofsky Memorial Contest

May 21, 2017
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Naomi Cherkofsky Memorial Contest
 
Deadline:  June 30
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.



Continue reading...
 

Christian Courier

May 20, 2017
Christian Courier
 
Established 70 years ago, Christian Courier is an independent biweekly that seeks to engage creatively in critical Christian journalism, connecting Christians with a network of culturally savvy partners in faith for the purpose of inspiring all to participate in God’s renewing work with his creation.
 
If you'd like to write for us, email Angela @ Editor  or Monica @ Features Editor.  For book or movie revi...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Crazy Family!

May 19, 2017
Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Crazy Family!

We do love our families but they can also drive us crazy! It’s fun to read about all those wacky relatives and compare them to our own. These true stories, either serious or hilarious, will touch your heart or make you laugh… or both. They will make you see that other families are not that different from your own, and that when push comes to shove, we all need our crazy families. Please submit using your real name. We ...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: June

May 18, 2017
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: June 
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered. You’ll need to regi...

Continue reading...
 

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