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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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 40,000 copies sold! 


SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

November 22, 2020
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: December 31, 2020.

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, you can enter innumerable times.

 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Teaching Kids About the Sanctity of Life

November 22, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Teaching Kids About the Sanctity of Life

Topic: What have you done to teach your children that life has value, from the pre-born to the elderly? Make sure your idea is different from the ones we already have in our sanctity download at https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/valuing-life-from-the-start-parents-tool-kit/. We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, pr...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Developing Attitudes of Gratitude

November 20, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Developing Attitudes of Gratitude

Topic: What have you done to help your children develop attitudes of gratitude, especially during a commercial season that almost skips Thanksgiving and goes from Halloween to Christmas? Make sure your idea is different from the ones we already have at https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/thanksgiving-gratitude/ . We are not looking for lectures or object lessons...

Continue reading...
 

Boulevard Magazine Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers

November 20, 2020
Boulevard Magazine Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers

$1,500 and publication in Boulevard awarded to the winning story by a writer who has not yet published a book of fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction with a nationally distributed press.

All entries must be postmarked by December 31, 2020 or submitted online by midnight CT. We accept works up to 8,000 words.

Entry fee is $16 for each individual story, with no limit per author, and...


Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Contest: December

November 18, 2020
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: December      
 
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 a...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs

November 18, 2020
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this W.W. Calvert cover illustration from January 30, 1943. 

a black terrier in the snow



To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by December 26, 2020. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.
 
The winning limerick will b...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: December Contest

November 15, 2020
Poetry Society of Colorado: December Contest

Submission Deadline: 12/19/20
Sponsor: Curtis Pierce
Theme: Confessional
Form: Letter Writing
Line Limit: 40
Entry fee: $5 per poem

 ***Special Prize Structure - 1st $50;  2nd $30;  3rd $20



Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Kids and Pets

November 14, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Kids and Pets
https://www.focusonthefamily.com/magazine/call-for-submissions/

Topic: What character lessons have your kids learned from caring for animals/pets because of how you coordinated or orchestrated these interactions. (Remember, this has to be about parenting and not just what children learned on their own from pets.) We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and th...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

November 13, 2020
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contests     

ARTHUR (SKIP) POTTER MEMORIAL CONTEST

Deadline:  December 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Entry fee: $3

Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.


Continue reading...
 

Sequestrum Literature and Art Journal: Reprints

November 12, 2020
Sequestrum Literature and Art: Reprints

Theme: Reprints

Every issue of Sequestrum features the best creative writing of today. Once a year, Sequestrum features the best creative writing of yesterday. The way we see it, the start of every publication cycle sends scores of outstanding writing from yesteryear to the literary wayside. (Not everyone so thoughtfully offers up their complete archives at pay-what-you-can rates.) An ever-expanding swamp of forgot...


Continue reading...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

November 22, 2020
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: December 31, 2020.

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, you can enter innumerable times.

 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Teaching Kids About the Sanctity of Life

November 22, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Teaching Kids About the Sanctity of Life

Topic: What have you done to teach your children that life has value, from the pre-born to the elderly? Make sure your idea is different from the ones we already have in our sanctity download at https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/valuing-life-from-the-start-parents-tool-kit/. We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, pr...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Developing Attitudes of Gratitude

November 20, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Developing Attitudes of Gratitude

Topic: What have you done to help your children develop attitudes of gratitude, especially during a commercial season that almost skips Thanksgiving and goes from Halloween to Christmas? Make sure your idea is different from the ones we already have at https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/thanksgiving-gratitude/ . We are not looking for lectures or object lessons...

Continue reading...
 

Boulevard Magazine Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers

November 20, 2020
Boulevard Magazine Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers

$1,500 and publication in Boulevard awarded to the winning story by a writer who has not yet published a book of fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction with a nationally distributed press.

All entries must be postmarked by December 31, 2020 or submitted online by midnight CT. We accept works up to 8,000 words.

Entry fee is $16 for each individual story, with no limit per author, and...


Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Contest: December

November 18, 2020
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: December      
 
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 a...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs

November 18, 2020
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this W.W. Calvert cover illustration from January 30, 1943. 

a black terrier in the snow



To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by December 26, 2020. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.
 
The winning limerick will b...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: December Contest

November 15, 2020
Poetry Society of Colorado: December Contest

Submission Deadline: 12/19/20
Sponsor: Curtis Pierce
Theme: Confessional
Form: Letter Writing
Line Limit: 40
Entry fee: $5 per poem

 ***Special Prize Structure - 1st $50;  2nd $30;  3rd $20



Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Kids and Pets

November 14, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Kids and Pets
https://www.focusonthefamily.com/magazine/call-for-submissions/

Topic: What character lessons have your kids learned from caring for animals/pets because of how you coordinated or orchestrated these interactions. (Remember, this has to be about parenting and not just what children learned on their own from pets.) We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and th...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

November 13, 2020
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contests     

ARTHUR (SKIP) POTTER MEMORIAL CONTEST

Deadline:  December 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Entry fee: $3

Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.


Continue reading...
 

Sequestrum Literature and Art Journal: Reprints

November 12, 2020
Sequestrum Literature and Art: Reprints

Theme: Reprints

Every issue of Sequestrum features the best creative writing of today. Once a year, Sequestrum features the best creative writing of yesterday. The way we see it, the start of every publication cycle sends scores of outstanding writing from yesteryear to the literary wayside. (Not everyone so thoughtfully offers up their complete archives at pay-what-you-can rates.) An ever-expanding swamp of forgot...


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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