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. 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




Over 27,000 copies sold! 



You can read Sally's poetry and hear her reading her poems on http://www.ifollowfredericksburg.com with a new poem posted every week.

San Francisco Writers Conference Contest

December 9, 2018
San Francisco Writers Conference Contest
 
We are looking for great writing! The writing contest sponsored by the San Francisco Writers Conference is open to writers worldwide in three categories: adult fiction, adult nonfiction (including memoir), and children’s books/young adult.
 
Entries may have been self-published or not-yet-published, but not traditionally published. Entries can be up to 1500 words in length (or less, but not more).
 
The Grand Prize: The best entry overall will be awarded $250 and a 15-minute in-person meeting at the conference or a 15-minute scheduled telephone call with a literary agent who represents work like yours.
First-place: Winners in each category will be awarded $100.
Entry fee: $35 per entry
Deadline: All fees and entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time on January 11, 2019.
 

St. Mary's Messenger

December 8, 2018
St. Mary’s Messenger
 
St. Mary’s Messenger is a full-sized, full-color, stand-alone, 32-page, quarterly Catholic magazine for kids, ages 7 to 12.
 
St. Mary’s Messenger helps enlighten, entertain and educate children about their Catholic faith with interesting articles about what kids are doing at home, church, school, activities, and around their community, original stories and classic works of literature, beautiful, full-color artwork by ...

Continue reading...
 

MUSE: So...Much...Stuff

December 7, 2018
MUSE: So...Much...Stuff
 
MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens in grades 4-8. 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. Each edition of MUSE focuses on a central theme and open-ended organizing questions about the theme. We value articles that feature innovators, scientists,...

Continue reading...
 

Primary Treasure

December 6, 2018
Primary Treasure 
 
Primary Treasure® (PT) has been published continuously since 1957. This spiritually oriented magazine is written for children ages 7-9. It is given each week to the children who attend Sabbath School (like Sunday School) at a Seventh-day Adventist Church.  We help children through the vehicle of true stories understand their infinite value to Jesus, their Creator and Redeemer; learn how to respond to God; show love to their family...

Continue reading...
 

Mississippi Review Contest: Fiction & Poetry

December 6, 2018
Mississippi Review Contest: Fiction & Poetry
Entry fee - $16
 
Our annual contest awards prizes of $1,000 in fiction and in poetry. Winners and finalists will make up next winter's print issue of the national literary magazine Mississippi Review. Contest is open to all writers in English, except current or former students or employees of The University of Southern Mississippi. Fiction entries should be 1,000-8,000 words, poetry entries should be th...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine: Smoking

December 4, 2018
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Smoking            
 
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 ...

Continue reading...
 

Brighten Press Ocean Anthology

December 3, 2018
Brighten Press Ocean Anthology
 
Brighten Press is publishing a paperback and e-book collection of poems with an ocean theme. The book is scheduled for Spring 2019.
 
Please submit 1-3 pieces of your original, ocean-themed poetry to submissions@brightenpress.com . Attach your work in a single .doc, .docx, .pdf, or .txt file saved under your last name. In the email subject line, include OCEAN also followed by your last name.
 
The deadline is December 31, 2018...

Continue reading...
 

National Writers Assoc. Nonfiction Contest

December 2, 2018
National Writers Association Nonfiction Contest
 
The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Nonfiction Contest is to encourage the writing of nonfiction and recognize those who excel in this field.
 
All entries must be postmarked by December 31. Only unpublished works may be submitted. Judging of entries will not begin until the contest ends. Nonfiction in the following areas will be accepted: articles-submission should ...

Continue reading...
 

The War Cry: Living Sacrifice

December 1, 2018
The War Cry: Living Sacrifice
 
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 as th...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Best Date Night We've Ever Had

November 30, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Best Date Night We've Ever Had
 
Topic: Best Date Night We've Ever Had.
 
General description: This anecdote should convey the events and emotions of the best date you've experienced in your marriage. What did you do? How did it make you feel? Why was this date better than any others?
Critical: The point of the anecdote is to inspire other couples with a new date idea. Dates that are too situational — or ...

Continue reading...
 

San Francisco Writers Conference Contest

December 9, 2018
San Francisco Writers Conference Contest
 
We are looking for great writing! The writing contest sponsored by the San Francisco Writers Conference is open to writers worldwide in three categories: adult fiction, adult nonfiction (including memoir), and children’s books/young adult.
 
Entries may have been self-published or not-yet-published, but not traditionally published. Entries can be up to 1500 words in length (or less, but not more).
 
The Grand Prize: The best entry overall will be awarded $250 and a 15-minute in-person meeting at the conference or a 15-minute scheduled telephone call with a literary agent who represents work like yours.
First-place: Winners in each category will be awarded $100.
Entry fee: $35 per entry
Deadline: All fees and entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time on January 11, 2019.
 

St. Mary's Messenger

December 8, 2018
St. Mary’s Messenger
 
St. Mary’s Messenger is a full-sized, full-color, stand-alone, 32-page, quarterly Catholic magazine for kids, ages 7 to 12.
 
St. Mary’s Messenger helps enlighten, entertain and educate children about their Catholic faith with interesting articles about what kids are doing at home, church, school, activities, and around their community, original stories and classic works of literature, beautiful, full-color artwork by ...

Continue reading...
 

MUSE: So...Much...Stuff

December 7, 2018
MUSE: So...Much...Stuff
 
MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens in grades 4-8. 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. Each edition of MUSE focuses on a central theme and open-ended organizing questions about the theme. We value articles that feature innovators, scientists,...

Continue reading...
 

Primary Treasure

December 6, 2018
Primary Treasure 
 
Primary Treasure® (PT) has been published continuously since 1957. This spiritually oriented magazine is written for children ages 7-9. It is given each week to the children who attend Sabbath School (like Sunday School) at a Seventh-day Adventist Church.  We help children through the vehicle of true stories understand their infinite value to Jesus, their Creator and Redeemer; learn how to respond to God; show love to their family...

Continue reading...
 

Mississippi Review Contest: Fiction & Poetry

December 6, 2018
Mississippi Review Contest: Fiction & Poetry
Entry fee - $16
 
Our annual contest awards prizes of $1,000 in fiction and in poetry. Winners and finalists will make up next winter's print issue of the national literary magazine Mississippi Review. Contest is open to all writers in English, except current or former students or employees of The University of Southern Mississippi. Fiction entries should be 1,000-8,000 words, poetry entries should be th...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine: Smoking

December 4, 2018
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Smoking            
 
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 ...

Continue reading...
 

Brighten Press Ocean Anthology

December 3, 2018
Brighten Press Ocean Anthology
 
Brighten Press is publishing a paperback and e-book collection of poems with an ocean theme. The book is scheduled for Spring 2019.
 
Please submit 1-3 pieces of your original, ocean-themed poetry to submissions@brightenpress.com . Attach your work in a single .doc, .docx, .pdf, or .txt file saved under your last name. In the email subject line, include OCEAN also followed by your last name.
 
The deadline is December 31, 2018...

Continue reading...
 

National Writers Assoc. Nonfiction Contest

December 2, 2018
National Writers Association Nonfiction Contest
 
The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Nonfiction Contest is to encourage the writing of nonfiction and recognize those who excel in this field.
 
All entries must be postmarked by December 31. Only unpublished works may be submitted. Judging of entries will not begin until the contest ends. Nonfiction in the following areas will be accepted: articles-submission should ...

Continue reading...
 

The War Cry: Living Sacrifice

December 1, 2018
The War Cry: Living Sacrifice
 
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 as th...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Best Date Night We've Ever Had

November 30, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Best Date Night We've Ever Had
 
Topic: Best Date Night We've Ever Had.
 
General description: This anecdote should convey the events and emotions of the best date you've experienced in your marriage. What did you do? How did it make you feel? Why was this date better than any others?
Critical: The point of the anecdote is to inspire other couples with a new date idea. Dates that are too situational — or ...

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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