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.

Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum Contest

November 9, 2017
Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum Contest
 
Deadline: December 1, 2017
 
CHOLLA Division: any subject, any form, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $200, Second Prize $100, Third Prize $50
 
CHAQUETA Division: Southwest theme--nature, people, history--any form, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25
 
CHAPAREJOS Division: Rhymed and metered poem, any subject, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25
 
CHIMERA Division: Imaginative or absurd/humorous, any form, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25
 
Entry fees: $3 per poem


 

The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction

November 8, 2017
The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction 
 
Writers of comedic essays, articles, short stories, poetry, shopping lists and other forms are invited to submit.
 
Works up to 750 words in length should be typed, double-spaced, accompanied by a money order or check for $5 to cover administrative costs, payable to "The Mona Schreiber Prize." No limit to entries but each must have a separate fee. Put contact information directly ab...

Continue reading...
 

Small Town Poetry - An Anthology

November 6, 2017
Small Town Poetry – An Anthology
 
We seek poems that engage the essentials of small town American life for an anthology expected to be published in 2018 by Midwestern Writers Publishing House Books. We’ll consider any form or style, but prefer shorter poems (1-2 pp.). “Small town” is an elastic category, obviously, but if your town, village, or city has a post office and grocery store but lacks a bus line or branch librarie...

Continue reading...
 

Cicada Magazine: Monsters

November 6, 2017
Cicada Magazine: Monsters
 
Call for Submissions: Monsters
Due: December 1, 2017
 
Cicada YA/teen lit magazine seeks fiction, poetry, comics, and essays on the theme of Monsters. How do we view monsters? Grotesque. Other. Twisted. Hungry. We check under our beds for them; we fear their presence at the edges of all our familiar spaces; we drive them out with torches and pitchforks wherever we find them. Cicada wants to see works that cast monst...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Being Broke

November 5, 2017
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Being Broke
 
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...

Continue reading...
 

Adversus Press Literary Journal

November 5, 2017
Adversus Press Literary Journal
 
Welcome to Adversus Press. We are a literary magazine seeking to reflect the beauty of God’s character and creation by publishing Christian authors whose writing is True, Good, and Beautiful.
 
While the postmodern society in which we live scoffs at truth and form, and has all but done away with the classical standards by which the quality of stories and poems may be measured, we wish to showcase literary work tha...

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: One Generation to Another

November 4, 2017
Purpose Magazine: One Generation to Another
 
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....

Continue reading...
 

Permanent Vacation: Volume 2

November 4, 2017
Permanent Vacation: Volume 2
 
Bona Fide Books seeks literary essays for a collection about life and work in our national parks. In Volume 1, we read tales of grizzly encounters and streaking through Denali, personal relationships with temperamental elk in Yellowstone, and on finding beauty in housekeeping in Yosemite National Park. Now, we seek more of those stories from the national parks. Whether you spent your time building trails o...

Continue reading...
 

Soul-Making Literary Competition

November 2, 2017
Soul-Making Literary Competition
 
The annual Soul-Making Literary Competition is open to everyone, everywhere and looks for original, freshly creative and finely crafted works that embraces all creative interpretations of English poet, John Keats' statement: "Some say the world is a vale of tears, I say it is a place of soul-making"
 
SOUL, in general, in many religions and philosophies, is conceived as the animating and vital spiritual prin...

Continue reading...
 

PAWsome Poetry Contest

November 2, 2017
Institute for Writers PAWsome Poetry Contest
 
The contest offers five cash prizes: $650 for the winner, $350 for second place, and $100 for third, fourth, and fifth places. Deadline is November 5, 2017. Entry fee is $19.
 
That alone is a great reason to write and enter!
 
Here's all you need to do:
 
1. Write a poem, in any poetry style, that contains an animal.
2. Your poem can be for any age range.
3. Submissions...

Continue reading...
 

Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum Contest

November 9, 2017
Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum Contest
 
Deadline: December 1, 2017
 
CHOLLA Division: any subject, any form, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $200, Second Prize $100, Third Prize $50
 
CHAQUETA Division: Southwest theme--nature, people, history--any form, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25
 
CHAPAREJOS Division: Rhymed and metered poem, any subject, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25
 
CHIMERA Division: Imaginative or absurd/humorous, any form, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25
 
Entry fees: $3 per poem


 

The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction

November 8, 2017
The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction 
 
Writers of comedic essays, articles, short stories, poetry, shopping lists and other forms are invited to submit.
 
Works up to 750 words in length should be typed, double-spaced, accompanied by a money order or check for $5 to cover administrative costs, payable to "The Mona Schreiber Prize." No limit to entries but each must have a separate fee. Put contact information directly ab...

Continue reading...
 

Small Town Poetry - An Anthology

November 6, 2017
Small Town Poetry – An Anthology
 
We seek poems that engage the essentials of small town American life for an anthology expected to be published in 2018 by Midwestern Writers Publishing House Books. We’ll consider any form or style, but prefer shorter poems (1-2 pp.). “Small town” is an elastic category, obviously, but if your town, village, or city has a post office and grocery store but lacks a bus line or branch librarie...

Continue reading...
 

Cicada Magazine: Monsters

November 6, 2017
Cicada Magazine: Monsters
 
Call for Submissions: Monsters
Due: December 1, 2017
 
Cicada YA/teen lit magazine seeks fiction, poetry, comics, and essays on the theme of Monsters. How do we view monsters? Grotesque. Other. Twisted. Hungry. We check under our beds for them; we fear their presence at the edges of all our familiar spaces; we drive them out with torches and pitchforks wherever we find them. Cicada wants to see works that cast monst...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Being Broke

November 5, 2017
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Being Broke
 
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...

Continue reading...
 

Adversus Press Literary Journal

November 5, 2017
Adversus Press Literary Journal
 
Welcome to Adversus Press. We are a literary magazine seeking to reflect the beauty of God’s character and creation by publishing Christian authors whose writing is True, Good, and Beautiful.
 
While the postmodern society in which we live scoffs at truth and form, and has all but done away with the classical standards by which the quality of stories and poems may be measured, we wish to showcase literary work tha...

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: One Generation to Another

November 4, 2017
Purpose Magazine: One Generation to Another
 
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....

Continue reading...
 

Permanent Vacation: Volume 2

November 4, 2017
Permanent Vacation: Volume 2
 
Bona Fide Books seeks literary essays for a collection about life and work in our national parks. In Volume 1, we read tales of grizzly encounters and streaking through Denali, personal relationships with temperamental elk in Yellowstone, and on finding beauty in housekeeping in Yosemite National Park. Now, we seek more of those stories from the national parks. Whether you spent your time building trails o...

Continue reading...
 

Soul-Making Literary Competition

November 2, 2017
Soul-Making Literary Competition
 
The annual Soul-Making Literary Competition is open to everyone, everywhere and looks for original, freshly creative and finely crafted works that embraces all creative interpretations of English poet, John Keats' statement: "Some say the world is a vale of tears, I say it is a place of soul-making"
 
SOUL, in general, in many religions and philosophies, is conceived as the animating and vital spiritual prin...

Continue reading...
 

PAWsome Poetry Contest

November 2, 2017
Institute for Writers PAWsome Poetry Contest
 
The contest offers five cash prizes: $650 for the winner, $350 for second place, and $100 for third, fourth, and fifth places. Deadline is November 5, 2017. Entry fee is $19.
 
That alone is a great reason to write and enter!
 
Here's all you need to do:
 
1. Write a poem, in any poetry style, that contains an animal.
2. Your poem can be for any age range.
3. Submissions...

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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