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.

Literal Latte Short Story Contest

May 26, 2018
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Send unpublished shorts. 2,000 words max.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.
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Book Lovers

May 26, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Book Lovers
 
Topic: How did you teach your reluctant readers to advanced readers to love reading and discern which books are good for them and which they like? Make sure your ideas aren't the same as those we already have online at "Motivating Kids to Read."
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: June 11, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or o...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Christmas Presents

May 25, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Christmas Presents
 
Topic: What was a unique Christmas present that your children were able to make for teachers, relatives or friends? Think beyond baked goods, gift cards and plants to something that turned out great as a present but could be made by a child.
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: June 11, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print o...

Continue reading...
 

the Same Themed Print Anthology: Faith

May 24, 2018
the Same Themed Print Anthology: Faith
 
the Same is an online literary journal with the mission of advancing and celebrating the voices of women and girls. We only accept admissions from women. We publish a yearly print anthology of the best work we receive throughout the year. We nominate for the Pushcart Prize. Please send only unpublished work. We will be donating 12.5% of each entry fee for our writing contests to nonprofit organizations that empower w...

Continue reading...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

May 23, 2018
SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest         
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
1st prize: $350. 2nd prize: $200. 3rd prize: $100. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. Deadline: June 30, 2018.
 
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...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Golden Years - Life After 60

May 22, 2018
Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Golden Years - Life After 60
 
So, you've crossed that magic age of 60 and you are ready to retire or start a second career. But you're not ready to stop living! You feel energetic and young and there is still so much to see and do and enjoy. We are looking for stories that will share with our readers humorous and fun adventures from those, or about those, who are actively enjoying their "senior years!" Tell us about your new careers, your vo...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society: June

May 21, 2018
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: 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 submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Family Secrets, Family Presents

May 20, 2018
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Family Secrets, Family Presents
 
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 stories that include a teen who goes to great lengths to keep a secret for a Christmas surprise . . . without lying. (Only sh...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

May 19, 2018
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest  
 
Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick! 

Artist and Animals by J.C. Leyendecker

The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this May 26, 1934, cover illustration by J.C. Leyendecker.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by June 25, 2018. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.
 
The winning limerick will be p...

Continue reading...
 

Amber Lotus Publishing

May 18, 2018
Amber Lotus Publishing
 
We do accept writing submissions for greeting cards. Short and clever is what we desire. Something light and catchy, not too serious, please. You may email a sample of three to five sentiments or greetings with or without image concepts to submissions@amberlotus.com . We will respond to those that we find appropriate for our various lines.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books

Continue reading...
 

Literal Latte Short Story Contest

May 26, 2018
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.
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Book Lovers

May 26, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Book Lovers
 
Topic: How did you teach your reluctant readers to advanced readers to love reading and discern which books are good for them and which they like? Make sure your ideas aren't the same as those we already have online at "Motivating Kids to Read."
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: June 11, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or o...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Christmas Presents

May 25, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Christmas Presents
 
Topic: What was a unique Christmas present that your children were able to make for teachers, relatives or friends? Think beyond baked goods, gift cards and plants to something that turned out great as a present but could be made by a child.
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: June 11, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print o...

Continue reading...
 

the Same Themed Print Anthology: Faith

May 24, 2018
the Same Themed Print Anthology: Faith
 
the Same is an online literary journal with the mission of advancing and celebrating the voices of women and girls. We only accept admissions from women. We publish a yearly print anthology of the best work we receive throughout the year. We nominate for the Pushcart Prize. Please send only unpublished work. We will be donating 12.5% of each entry fee for our writing contests to nonprofit organizations that empower w...

Continue reading...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

May 23, 2018
SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest         
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
1st prize: $350. 2nd prize: $200. 3rd prize: $100. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. Deadline: June 30, 2018.
 
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...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Golden Years - Life After 60

May 22, 2018
Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Golden Years - Life After 60
 
So, you've crossed that magic age of 60 and you are ready to retire or start a second career. But you're not ready to stop living! You feel energetic and young and there is still so much to see and do and enjoy. We are looking for stories that will share with our readers humorous and fun adventures from those, or about those, who are actively enjoying their "senior years!" Tell us about your new careers, your vo...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society: June

May 21, 2018
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: 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 submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Family Secrets, Family Presents

May 20, 2018
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Family Secrets, Family Presents
 
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 stories that include a teen who goes to great lengths to keep a secret for a Christmas surprise . . . without lying. (Only sh...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

May 19, 2018
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest  
 
Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick! 

Artist and Animals by J.C. Leyendecker

The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this May 26, 1934, cover illustration by J.C. Leyendecker.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by June 25, 2018. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.
 
The winning limerick will be p...

Continue reading...
 

Amber Lotus Publishing

May 18, 2018
Amber Lotus Publishing
 
We do accept writing submissions for greeting cards. Short and clever is what we desire. Something light and catchy, not too serious, please. You may email a sample of three to five sentiments or greetings with or without image concepts to submissions@amberlotus.com . We will respond to those that we find appropriate for our various lines.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books

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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