This site features current writing opportunities for authors of all genres, with a preference for Christian publications. The submission opportunities featured on this blog site have been collected by Sally Clark. I am not an editor, publisher, or an agent. I am a writer who enjoys sharing submission information I find on the web with other writers. 

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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Browsing Archive: February, 2020

Lascaux Review Prize in Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 29, 2020,
Lascaux Review Prize in Poetry     

Deadline March 20, 2020. Poems may be previously published or unpublished, and simultaneous submissions are accepted. Winner receives $1,000, a bronze medallion, and publication online in The Lascaux Review. The winner and all finalists will be published in the annual print journal Lascaux 8.

Two copies of the journal will be supplied to every poet appearing in it. Entry fee is $15. Poets may enter more than once, and as many ...


Continue reading ...
 

Texas Writes at the Menard Public Library in Menard, TX

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 28, 2020,
Texas Writes at the Menard Public Library in MenardTX

Menard Public Library
105 E. Mission Street
MenardTX 76859

3/19/2020
From 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Speakers are Marshall Ryan Maresca “Structuring a Genre Novel in Twelve Easy Steps” and Donna M. Johnson “Writing Memoir: How to Turn People into Characters”



Continue reading ...
 

MUSE Magazine: Kids in Charge

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 27, 2020,
MUSE Magazine: Kids in Charge

MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Timeliness and trustworthiness is essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE.

Each edition of MUSE focuses on a central theme...


Continue reading ...
 

Oregon Christian Writers Cascade Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 26, 2020,
Oregon Christian Writers Cascade Awards

The 2020 OCW Cascade Writing Contest deadline 11:59 p.m. (PDT) March 15, 2020. Judges include top professionals in the field of Christian writing and publication. Awards will be presented as part of the annual OCW Summer Conference at the Red Lion on the River Hotel in Portland during the award ceremony at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday August 19. You do not need to be an OCW member to enter. Contestants ne...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Encouraging Kids to Read the Bible

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 25, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Encouraging Kids to Read the Bible

Topic: What have you done to encourage your children to read the Bible? What activities to you do to get your kids excited to engage with Scripture? What activities have helped them enjoy learning about scriptural truth? How do your little ones learn Bible stories? What one thing have you done that got your kids more interested in the Bible?

Word count: 50 to 300 words...

Continue reading ...
 

National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 25, 2020,
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest  

34 categories open to all poets. Prizes range from $15 to $1000.        
Unpublished poems up to 40 lines.
Deadline: March 15, 2020

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-N...


Continue reading ...
 

Wyoming Writers 2020 Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 24, 2020,
Wyoming Writers 2020 Writing Contest
 
Eligibility:  Open to all writers at any level.  Fee per entry: $15. Include $20 with entry fee for 1-Year Membership in WWI. Deadline March 15, 2020.

Categories: Adult Fiction (3500-word limit; short fiction, novel segments, scripts with treatments; maximum of 3 entries; one fee per entry.)

Flash Fiction (800-word limit: max 3 entries: one fee per entry.)

Fiction for Children and Young Adults (3500-...


Continue reading ...
 

Rachel Wetzsteon Poetry Chapbook Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 23, 2020,
Rachel Wetzsteon Poetry Chapbook Award
 
Map Literary is pleased to announce that the third Rachel Wetzsteon Chapbook Award is now open for submissions. Named after our late colleague, this award honors beautiful, original writing through publication as a high-quality chapbook.
 
This year the award will focus on poetry. We seek new, original work, though individual pieces that have been previously published elsewhere may be included. The manuscript shoul...

Continue reading ...
 

Beaming Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 23, 2020,
Beaming Books

Beaming Books publishes high-quality children’s books that help kids thrive in every part of who they are–emotionally, socially, and spiritually. With topics ranging from self-esteem to kindness, ethics, and faith, our books are designed to spark the imagination and equip kids and families to live full and flourishing lives, together. Beaming Books is an imprint of 1517 Media. 1517 Media creates multimedia resources and distinctive books ...


Continue reading ...
 

Texas Poetry Calendar 2021 Deadline Extended

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 22, 2020,
Texas Poetry Calendar 2021
Deadline extended through midnight 02/29/2020

Submit 1-3 poems in a single document. Begin each poem on a separate page. Do not make more than one submission per year.

Limit poems to 35 lines including title and spaces. We recommend submitting at least 1 short poem of 10 lines or less. We welcome haiku, tanka, and other short forms.

Do not put your name or other identifying info in the document or the submission title.


...
Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Valentine's Day

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 21, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Valentine’s Day 

Topic: What hands-on, practical ideas for teaching your children about God’s love do you have for Valentine’s Day? What worked for your family this past season? Were your children able to do something special for a family member or a member of the community? What crafts did you do? Did you hand-make special Valentines? Which Bible verses or lessons about love resonated with your ...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Gertrude Dole Memorial Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 20, 2020,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society 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 ...
 

Warren-Newport Library 2020 Creative Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 19, 2020,
Warren-Newport Library 2020 Creative Writing Contest        

Categories - Short Story (fiction), Poetry
Limited to two entries in each category per person.

Age Groups - Grades 3, 4, and 5; Grades 6, 7, and 8; High School; Adult

Short Story Length - Grades 3 through 8: up to 4 pages, double-spaced.
                              High School and Adult: up to 5 pages, typewritten, double-spaced.

Poetry Length - A maximum of 50...


Continue reading ...
 

Tor House Prize for Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 18, 2020,
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: 03/14/2019. Fees: $10 for 3 poems.  


Continue reading ...
 

The Robert Spiess Memorial 2020 Haiku Awards Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 17, 2020,
The Robert Spiess Memorial 2020 Haiku Awards Contest        

Modern Haiku is pleased to announce the Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Awards Competition for 2020. The purpose of this competition is to honor the life and work of Bob Spiess, editor of Modern Haiku from 1978 to his death on March 13, 2002.

Email entries will now be accepted as well as postal entries. Theme: Haiku are to be written in the spirit of the following “Speculat...


Continue reading ...
 

Carteret Writers Contest 2020

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 16, 2020,
Carteret Writers Contest 2020     

Welcome to the Carteret Writers annual writing contest, 2020 edition. This is the 29th consecutive year for our contest. The contest is open to entries from the United States and North America, but limited to manuscripts submitted in English only.

Our entry categories this year are:
Fiction – 3,000 words or less
Nonfiction – 3,000 words or less
Flash Fiction – 750 words or less
Poetry – 36 lines or less per poem; up...

Continue reading ...
 

Baker Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 15, 2020,
Baker Books

We publish titles for lay Christians on topics such as discipleship, apologetics, spirituality, relationships, marriage, parenting, and the intersection of Christianity and culture. We also publish books and ministry resources for pastors and church leaders, concentrating on topics such as preaching, worship, pastoral ministries, counseling, biblical reference, and leadership.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge...

Continue reading ...
 

Writers League of Texas Manuscript Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 14, 2020,
Writers League of Texas Manuscript Contest
 
Have you been working hard on an unpublished manuscript that's finally ready to see the light of day? Are you looking for some professional feedback on your work-in-progress?
 
Well, here's your chance! You are invited to submit a short synopsis and the opening pages of your unpublished work to the Writers' League’s 19th annual Manuscript Contest. (And no, you don't have to live in Texas to enter thi...

Continue reading ...
 

FACES Magazine: Birds

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 13, 2020,
FACES Magazine: Birds

Lively, original approaches to the subject are the primary concerns of the editors in choosing material. FACES: World Culture & Geography is written for ages 9-14. FACES Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available for viewing at the Cricket Media Store, where you can also purchase a current issue.) Issues are also available at many local libraries. All material m...


Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Make Believe Journey

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 12, 2020,

Continue reading ...
 

Relief: A Journal of Art and Faith

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 11, 2020,
Relief: A Journal of Art and Faith

For over a decade, Relief has helped shape the landscapes of faith and imagination for readers around the world. In our annual print journal, we feature fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, graphic narrative, and reviews by some of today’s finest literary practitioners, alongside emerging voices. We also publish new reflections on our blog each week—meditations by diverse writers pondering our contemporary moment...


Continue reading ...
 

Hunger Mountain Writing Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 10, 2020,
Hunger Mountain Writing Contests          

Hunger Mountain is the Vermont College of Fine Arts Journal for the Arts. They hold four annual contests. All contests now have the same deadline of March 1 of each year, with the submission period open from October 1 to March 1.

The Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Ruth Stone Poetry Prize – enter up to 3 poems
The Kathe...

Continue reading ...
 

Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 9, 2020,
Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest

Poet’s Choice: Limit 80 lines, any subject, any form.

New Poets: Limit 30 lines, any subject, any form. A new poet is someone with no more than two poems published in online or print journals. Self-published work is not considered published in this context.

Traditional Form:  “Triolet”, any subject.

Theme—Anticipation: Limit 40 lines, any form, on the subject of “Anticipation.”

Under 30: Limit under...


Continue reading ...
 

Dove Christian Publishers

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 9, 2020,
Dove Christian Publishers

Dove Christian Publishers currently has two brands under which your book may be submitted for publication. Dove Christian Publishers is our traditional publishing imprint, while Inscript Books is a newer imprint that accepts books for author-subsidized publishing. Our traditional Dove Christian Publishers imprint is intended for authors with established social media and/or email followings of at least 500 people. ...


Continue reading ...
 

Comfort From Beyond Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 8, 2020,
Comfort From Beyond Anthology
...from Jim Bell

The main theme of this book is overcoming grief related to the death of a loved one. There is the assurance given that a loved one is in heaven. Or if one’s faith already has that assurance then there can even be the hint of the loved one’s imminent presence as a comfort sense by God.

Per usual, Guideposts wants to purchase all rights. Those of you who have been around for a while know I always remind you that the publisher is only buying the st...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Strangers

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 7, 2020,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Strangers

Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.

We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure to include your mailing ad...


Continue reading ...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: Presence

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 6, 2020,
Parabola Literary Journal: Presence

Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world’s myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.

Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme. The theme for the Summer 2020 issue is Presence. The submission deadline is March 1, 2020.

Parabola welcomes origina...


Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Thoughts of Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 5, 2020,
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Thoughts of Love

Our rates for published stories:
$20 for published featured author stories
$10 for stories published on our &More page
$5 for poems we publish

We accept previously unpublished work in many genres of fiction as well as memoir. We accept previously unpublished poetry. We do not accept essays or other nonfiction genres.

We do not accept horror or erotica. This means no graphic violence, n...


Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Points of Pain, Points of Light

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 4, 2020,
The War Cry: Points of Pain, Points of Light            

The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well a...


Continue reading ...
 

Blue Whale Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 3, 2020,
Blue Whale Press

Blue Whale Press is an independent publisher that focuses on children’s books under its primary imprint. It is owned and operated by a couple who probably couldn’t be more different in backgrounds and personalities, yet they complement each other so well, and have for decades.

Blue Whale Press is not a vanity press. Our intention is to bring only quality writers to the market who might otherwise not get noticed. Because it is o...


Continue reading ...
 

Freshwater Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 2, 2020,
Freshwater Literary Journal

The Freshwater Review is now accepting submissions. Freshwater Literary Journal is a student-coordinated professional literary journal produced at Asnuntuck Community College in Connecticut since 2000, seeking submissions from the public. We consider poetry, short stories, personal essays, and creative nonfiction, and we publish a wide variety of literary work from students and professional writers across the globe.

You may se...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Hacks and Facts

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 1, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Hacks and Facts

Topic: We always accept hands-on, practical ideas for parenting kids. Think about the most unique thing you did that worked, or what you were surprised worked, or what you did to help your children better understand how to accept responsibility, calm their emotions, become motivated, mature in some way or draw closer to God.

Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Pay...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: February, 2020

Lascaux Review Prize in Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 29, 2020,
Lascaux Review Prize in Poetry     

Deadline March 20, 2020. Poems may be previously published or unpublished, and simultaneous submissions are accepted. Winner receives $1,000, a bronze medallion, and publication online in The Lascaux Review. The winner and all finalists will be published in the annual print journal Lascaux 8.

Two copies of the journal will be supplied to every poet appearing in it. Entry fee is $15. Poets may enter more than once, and as many ...


Continue reading ...
 

Texas Writes at the Menard Public Library in Menard, TX

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 28, 2020,
Texas Writes at the Menard Public Library in MenardTX

Menard Public Library
105 E. Mission Street
MenardTX 76859

3/19/2020
From 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Speakers are Marshall Ryan Maresca “Structuring a Genre Novel in Twelve Easy Steps” and Donna M. Johnson “Writing Memoir: How to Turn People into Characters”



Continue reading ...
 

MUSE Magazine: Kids in Charge

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 27, 2020,
MUSE Magazine: Kids in Charge

MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Timeliness and trustworthiness is essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE.

Each edition of MUSE focuses on a central theme...


Continue reading ...
 

Oregon Christian Writers Cascade Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 26, 2020,
Oregon Christian Writers Cascade Awards

The 2020 OCW Cascade Writing Contest deadline 11:59 p.m. (PDT) March 15, 2020. Judges include top professionals in the field of Christian writing and publication. Awards will be presented as part of the annual OCW Summer Conference at the Red Lion on the River Hotel in Portland during the award ceremony at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday August 19. You do not need to be an OCW member to enter. Contestants ne...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Encouraging Kids to Read the Bible

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 25, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Encouraging Kids to Read the Bible

Topic: What have you done to encourage your children to read the Bible? What activities to you do to get your kids excited to engage with Scripture? What activities have helped them enjoy learning about scriptural truth? How do your little ones learn Bible stories? What one thing have you done that got your kids more interested in the Bible?

Word count: 50 to 300 words...

Continue reading ...
 

National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 25, 2020,
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest  

34 categories open to all poets. Prizes range from $15 to $1000.        
Unpublished poems up to 40 lines.
Deadline: March 15, 2020

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-N...


Continue reading ...
 

Wyoming Writers 2020 Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 24, 2020,
Wyoming Writers 2020 Writing Contest
 
Eligibility:  Open to all writers at any level.  Fee per entry: $15. Include $20 with entry fee for 1-Year Membership in WWI. Deadline March 15, 2020.

Categories: Adult Fiction (3500-word limit; short fiction, novel segments, scripts with treatments; maximum of 3 entries; one fee per entry.)

Flash Fiction (800-word limit: max 3 entries: one fee per entry.)

Fiction for Children and Young Adults (3500-...


Continue reading ...
 

Rachel Wetzsteon Poetry Chapbook Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 23, 2020,
Rachel Wetzsteon Poetry Chapbook Award
 
Map Literary is pleased to announce that the third Rachel Wetzsteon Chapbook Award is now open for submissions. Named after our late colleague, this award honors beautiful, original writing through publication as a high-quality chapbook.
 
This year the award will focus on poetry. We seek new, original work, though individual pieces that have been previously published elsewhere may be included. The manuscript shoul...

Continue reading ...
 

Beaming Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 23, 2020,
Beaming Books

Beaming Books publishes high-quality children’s books that help kids thrive in every part of who they are–emotionally, socially, and spiritually. With topics ranging from self-esteem to kindness, ethics, and faith, our books are designed to spark the imagination and equip kids and families to live full and flourishing lives, together. Beaming Books is an imprint of 1517 Media. 1517 Media creates multimedia resources and distinctive books ...


Continue reading ...
 

Texas Poetry Calendar 2021 Deadline Extended

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 22, 2020,
Texas Poetry Calendar 2021
Deadline extended through midnight 02/29/2020

Submit 1-3 poems in a single document. Begin each poem on a separate page. Do not make more than one submission per year.

Limit poems to 35 lines including title and spaces. We recommend submitting at least 1 short poem of 10 lines or less. We welcome haiku, tanka, and other short forms.

Do not put your name or other identifying info in the document or the submission title.


...
Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Valentine's Day

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 21, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Valentine’s Day 

Topic: What hands-on, practical ideas for teaching your children about God’s love do you have for Valentine’s Day? What worked for your family this past season? Were your children able to do something special for a family member or a member of the community? What crafts did you do? Did you hand-make special Valentines? Which Bible verses or lessons about love resonated with your ...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Gertrude Dole Memorial Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 20, 2020,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society 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 ...
 

Warren-Newport Library 2020 Creative Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 19, 2020,
Warren-Newport Library 2020 Creative Writing Contest        

Categories - Short Story (fiction), Poetry
Limited to two entries in each category per person.

Age Groups - Grades 3, 4, and 5; Grades 6, 7, and 8; High School; Adult

Short Story Length - Grades 3 through 8: up to 4 pages, double-spaced.
                              High School and Adult: up to 5 pages, typewritten, double-spaced.

Poetry Length - A maximum of 50...


Continue reading ...
 

Tor House Prize for Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 18, 2020,
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: 03/14/2019. Fees: $10 for 3 poems.  


Continue reading ...
 

The Robert Spiess Memorial 2020 Haiku Awards Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 17, 2020,
The Robert Spiess Memorial 2020 Haiku Awards Contest        

Modern Haiku is pleased to announce the Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Awards Competition for 2020. The purpose of this competition is to honor the life and work of Bob Spiess, editor of Modern Haiku from 1978 to his death on March 13, 2002.

Email entries will now be accepted as well as postal entries. Theme: Haiku are to be written in the spirit of the following “Speculat...


Continue reading ...
 

Carteret Writers Contest 2020

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 16, 2020,
Carteret Writers Contest 2020     

Welcome to the Carteret Writers annual writing contest, 2020 edition. This is the 29th consecutive year for our contest. The contest is open to entries from the United States and North America, but limited to manuscripts submitted in English only.

Our entry categories this year are:
Fiction – 3,000 words or less
Nonfiction – 3,000 words or less
Flash Fiction – 750 words or less
Poetry – 36 lines or less per poem; up...

Continue reading ...
 

Baker Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 15, 2020,
Baker Books

We publish titles for lay Christians on topics such as discipleship, apologetics, spirituality, relationships, marriage, parenting, and the intersection of Christianity and culture. We also publish books and ministry resources for pastors and church leaders, concentrating on topics such as preaching, worship, pastoral ministries, counseling, biblical reference, and leadership.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge...

Continue reading ...
 

Writers League of Texas Manuscript Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 14, 2020,
Writers League of Texas Manuscript Contest
 
Have you been working hard on an unpublished manuscript that's finally ready to see the light of day? Are you looking for some professional feedback on your work-in-progress?
 
Well, here's your chance! You are invited to submit a short synopsis and the opening pages of your unpublished work to the Writers' League’s 19th annual Manuscript Contest. (And no, you don't have to live in Texas to enter thi...

Continue reading ...
 

FACES Magazine: Birds

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 13, 2020,
FACES Magazine: Birds

Lively, original approaches to the subject are the primary concerns of the editors in choosing material. FACES: World Culture & Geography is written for ages 9-14. FACES Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available for viewing at the Cricket Media Store, where you can also purchase a current issue.) Issues are also available at many local libraries. All material m...


Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Make Believe Journey

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 12, 2020,

Continue reading ...
 

Relief: A Journal of Art and Faith

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 11, 2020,
Relief: A Journal of Art and Faith

For over a decade, Relief has helped shape the landscapes of faith and imagination for readers around the world. In our annual print journal, we feature fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, graphic narrative, and reviews by some of today’s finest literary practitioners, alongside emerging voices. We also publish new reflections on our blog each week—meditations by diverse writers pondering our contemporary moment...


Continue reading ...
 

Hunger Mountain Writing Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 10, 2020,
Hunger Mountain Writing Contests          

Hunger Mountain is the Vermont College of Fine Arts Journal for the Arts. They hold four annual contests. All contests now have the same deadline of March 1 of each year, with the submission period open from October 1 to March 1.

The Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Ruth Stone Poetry Prize – enter up to 3 poems
The Kathe...

Continue reading ...
 

Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 9, 2020,
Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest

Poet’s Choice: Limit 80 lines, any subject, any form.

New Poets: Limit 30 lines, any subject, any form. A new poet is someone with no more than two poems published in online or print journals. Self-published work is not considered published in this context.

Traditional Form:  “Triolet”, any subject.

Theme—Anticipation: Limit 40 lines, any form, on the subject of “Anticipation.”

Under 30: Limit under...


Continue reading ...
 

Dove Christian Publishers

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 9, 2020,
Dove Christian Publishers

Dove Christian Publishers currently has two brands under which your book may be submitted for publication. Dove Christian Publishers is our traditional publishing imprint, while Inscript Books is a newer imprint that accepts books for author-subsidized publishing. Our traditional Dove Christian Publishers imprint is intended for authors with established social media and/or email followings of at least 500 people. ...


Continue reading ...
 

Comfort From Beyond Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 8, 2020,
Comfort From Beyond Anthology
...from Jim Bell

The main theme of this book is overcoming grief related to the death of a loved one. There is the assurance given that a loved one is in heaven. Or if one’s faith already has that assurance then there can even be the hint of the loved one’s imminent presence as a comfort sense by God.

Per usual, Guideposts wants to purchase all rights. Those of you who have been around for a while know I always remind you that the publisher is only buying the st...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Strangers

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 7, 2020,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Strangers

Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.

We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure to include your mailing ad...


Continue reading ...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: Presence

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 6, 2020,
Parabola Literary Journal: Presence

Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world’s myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.

Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme. The theme for the Summer 2020 issue is Presence. The submission deadline is March 1, 2020.

Parabola welcomes origina...


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Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Thoughts of Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 5, 2020,
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Thoughts of Love

Our rates for published stories:
$20 for published featured author stories
$10 for stories published on our &More page
$5 for poems we publish

We accept previously unpublished work in many genres of fiction as well as memoir. We accept previously unpublished poetry. We do not accept essays or other nonfiction genres.

We do not accept horror or erotica. This means no graphic violence, n...


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The War Cry: Points of Pain, Points of Light

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 4, 2020,
The War Cry: Points of Pain, Points of Light            

The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well a...


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Blue Whale Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 3, 2020,
Blue Whale Press

Blue Whale Press is an independent publisher that focuses on children’s books under its primary imprint. It is owned and operated by a couple who probably couldn’t be more different in backgrounds and personalities, yet they complement each other so well, and have for decades.

Blue Whale Press is not a vanity press. Our intention is to bring only quality writers to the market who might otherwise not get noticed. Because it is o...


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Freshwater Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 2, 2020,
Freshwater Literary Journal

The Freshwater Review is now accepting submissions. Freshwater Literary Journal is a student-coordinated professional literary journal produced at Asnuntuck Community College in Connecticut since 2000, seeking submissions from the public. We consider poetry, short stories, personal essays, and creative nonfiction, and we publish a wide variety of literary work from students and professional writers across the globe.

You may se...


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Focus on the Family Magazine: Hacks and Facts

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 1, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Hacks and Facts

Topic: We always accept hands-on, practical ideas for parenting kids. Think about the most unique thing you did that worked, or what you were surprised worked, or what you did to help your children better understand how to accept responsibility, calm their emotions, become motivated, mature in some way or draw closer to God.

Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Pay...

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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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