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.

Literal Latte Fiction Awards

December 12, 2018
Literal Latte Fiction Awards
 
K. Margaret Grossman Fiction Awards
First Prize $1000 Second Prize $300 Third Prize $200
 
Send unpublished stories, 10,000 words max.
All subjects and styles welcome.
Postmark by January 15th.
Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (optional) — on Cover Page only.
Include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope or Email Address for reply.
Include $10 Reading Fee per story — OR — $15 reading Fee for two stories.
All entries considered for publication.
 

North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest

December 12, 2018
North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest
 
Entry fee: $8 per poem entered
Prizes: $60 and $30 for each category
Postmark deadline: January 13, 2019
 
10 category contests include: poems written by adults for children 2 to 12 years of age, love, haiku, light verse, sonnet, American heritage or nature, courage or crisis, contemporary events or issues, sestinas, and free verse.
 

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Sleep

December 11, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Sleep
 
Topic: How do you get your kids to sleep on time? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've read it. The point is the tip.
 
Word count: 50 to 200 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: December 28, 20...

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 ...

Continue reading...
 

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...
 

Literal Latte Fiction Awards

December 12, 2018
Literal Latte Fiction Awards
 
K. Margaret Grossman Fiction Awards
First Prize $1000 Second Prize $300 Third Prize $200
 
Send unpublished stories, 10,000 words max.
All subjects and styles welcome.
Postmark by January 15th.
Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (optional) — on Cover Page only.
Include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope or Email Address for reply.
Include $10 Reading Fee per story — OR — $15 reading Fee for two stories.
All entries considered for publication.
 

North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest

December 12, 2018
North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest
 
Entry fee: $8 per poem entered
Prizes: $60 and $30 for each category
Postmark deadline: January 13, 2019
 
10 category contests include: poems written by adults for children 2 to 12 years of age, love, haiku, light verse, sonnet, American heritage or nature, courage or crisis, contemporary events or issues, sestinas, and free verse.
 

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Sleep

December 11, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Sleep
 
Topic: How do you get your kids to sleep on time? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've read it. The point is the tip.
 
Word count: 50 to 200 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: December 28, 20...

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 ...

Continue reading...
 

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...
 

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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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