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.

Focus on the Family Magazine: Getting Dressed

September 25, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Getting Dressed
 
Topic: What is one way you helped your children dress appropriately on their own? We are not looking for lectures — ways you told them to dress — or object lessons.
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: October 15, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home


 

Public Library Association National Writing Contest

September 24, 2018
Public Library Association National Writing Contest
 
From Tuesday, September 25 through Tuesday, October 30, the Public Library Association (PLA) – a division of the American Library Association (ALA) – will be accepting submissions of original works of short fiction for a National Writing Contest!
 
The theme of this year’s contest is courage, a universal topic and an attribute essential for the act of writing, itself. Courage enables character...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

September 23, 2018
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest 
 
Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!

A ragged football or rugby player.

 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this illustration by E.M. Jackson.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by October 25, 2018. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.
 
The winning limerick will be published in the Januar...

Continue reading...
 

Bible Advocate: Leaving and Coming to the Risen Lord

September 22, 2018
Bible Advocate: Leaving and Coming to the Risen Lord
https://baonline.org           
 
The Bible Advocate is one of the oldest religious magazines in America, founded in 1863. Now has been online since late 1996. Both are published by the Bible Advocate Press, the publishing agency of the General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day). The BA seeks to encourage the church to live by every word of God and to fully equip believers in Christ in every good work through Holy Scripture
 
Word/Lin...

Continue reading...
 

ACFW 2018 First Impressions Contest

September 21, 2018
American Christian Fiction Writers 2018 First Impressions Contest
 
FIRST IMPRESSIONS gives unpublished writers the opportunity to have the first five pages of their Christian fiction manuscript evaluated by an industry professional.
 
Any author whose work has not been previously published in novella or book-length fiction (in ANY print or online form) is eligible to enter First Impressions. Authors who are published in non-fiction, children's, and short stor...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Life Hacks

September 20, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Life Hacks
 
Topic: What is a successful family life hack that has helped your family draw closer together or complete a chore or task easier?
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: October 8, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: My Crazy Family

September 19, 2018
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: My Crazy Family
 
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 about family quirks that lead to inspirational family moments for teen girls. (Only short fiction is accepted through the email addre...

Continue reading...
 

X.J. Kennedy Award for Creative Nonfiction

September 18, 2018
X.J. Kennedy Award for Creative Nonfiction
 
Rosebud Magazine is honored to announce the 8th biennial X.J. Kennedy Award for Creative Nonfiction. Mr. Kennedy is one of America’s most admired editors, poets, and essayists. He was the judge of the first competition and remains a valued supporter and advisor. The current contest will be judged by Roderick Clark, Rosebud editor and VOICE OVER columnist, and Robert Wa...

Continue reading...
 

Got Words? Jane Rubietta

September 17, 2018
Got Words?: A Three-Day Writing and Speaking Training for Christian Writers and Speakers with author Jane Rubietta
 
Do you have a dream that won’t leave you alone—the longing to put words to your life, your journey, your knowledge, your faith?
 
Do you want to write a book, tell your story, hone your writing skills, break into the publishing world, learn new skills as a speaker, earn ext...

Continue reading...
 

The Windhover

September 16, 2018
The Windhover
 
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is proud to sponsor The Windhover. The journal is dedicated to promoting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction that considers Christian perspectives and engages spiritual themes. Each spring the journal hosts a writers’ festival, inviting their published authors and interested readers to come to campus for a weekend of workshops and presentations on the connection between faith a...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Getting Dressed

September 25, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Getting Dressed
 
Topic: What is one way you helped your children dress appropriately on their own? We are not looking for lectures — ways you told them to dress — or object lessons.
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: October 15, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home


 

Public Library Association National Writing Contest

September 24, 2018
Public Library Association National Writing Contest
 
From Tuesday, September 25 through Tuesday, October 30, the Public Library Association (PLA) – a division of the American Library Association (ALA) – will be accepting submissions of original works of short fiction for a National Writing Contest!
 
The theme of this year’s contest is courage, a universal topic and an attribute essential for the act of writing, itself. Courage enables character...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

September 23, 2018
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest 
 
Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!

A ragged football or rugby player.

 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this illustration by E.M. Jackson.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by October 25, 2018. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.
 
The winning limerick will be published in the Januar...

Continue reading...
 

Bible Advocate: Leaving and Coming to the Risen Lord

September 22, 2018
Bible Advocate: Leaving and Coming to the Risen Lord
https://baonline.org           
 
The Bible Advocate is one of the oldest religious magazines in America, founded in 1863. Now has been online since late 1996. Both are published by the Bible Advocate Press, the publishing agency of the General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day). The BA seeks to encourage the church to live by every word of God and to fully equip believers in Christ in every good work through Holy Scripture
 
Word/Lin...

Continue reading...
 

ACFW 2018 First Impressions Contest

September 21, 2018
American Christian Fiction Writers 2018 First Impressions Contest
 
FIRST IMPRESSIONS gives unpublished writers the opportunity to have the first five pages of their Christian fiction manuscript evaluated by an industry professional.
 
Any author whose work has not been previously published in novella or book-length fiction (in ANY print or online form) is eligible to enter First Impressions. Authors who are published in non-fiction, children's, and short stor...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Life Hacks

September 20, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Life Hacks
 
Topic: What is a successful family life hack that has helped your family draw closer together or complete a chore or task easier?
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: October 8, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: My Crazy Family

September 19, 2018
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: My Crazy Family
 
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 about family quirks that lead to inspirational family moments for teen girls. (Only short fiction is accepted through the email addre...

Continue reading...
 

X.J. Kennedy Award for Creative Nonfiction

September 18, 2018
X.J. Kennedy Award for Creative Nonfiction
 
Rosebud Magazine is honored to announce the 8th biennial X.J. Kennedy Award for Creative Nonfiction. Mr. Kennedy is one of America’s most admired editors, poets, and essayists. He was the judge of the first competition and remains a valued supporter and advisor. The current contest will be judged by Roderick Clark, Rosebud editor and VOICE OVER columnist, and Robert Wa...

Continue reading...
 

Got Words? Jane Rubietta

September 17, 2018
Got Words?: A Three-Day Writing and Speaking Training for Christian Writers and Speakers with author Jane Rubietta
 
Do you have a dream that won’t leave you alone—the longing to put words to your life, your journey, your knowledge, your faith?
 
Do you want to write a book, tell your story, hone your writing skills, break into the publishing world, learn new skills as a speaker, earn ext...

Continue reading...
 

The Windhover

September 16, 2018
The Windhover
 
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is proud to sponsor The Windhover. The journal is dedicated to promoting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction that considers Christian perspectives and engages spiritual themes. Each spring the journal hosts a writers’ festival, inviting their published authors and interested readers to come to campus for a weekend of workshops and presentations on the connection between faith a...

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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