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.

If you experience any problems with the links or with submitting your material, please let me know. If you would like to receive free submission information via a daily email, drop me a line at sally@sallyclark.info and your name will be added to the e-list. Your name email address will never be shared or sold to anyone else. Promise!

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Published by Hachette Book Group,


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 44,000 copies sold! 


Focus on the Family Magazine: Too Much Drama

June 14, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Too Much Drama

Topic: How do you handle excessive drama in your home? It may be a child over-reacting or making something big out of something small. 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 that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50-300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: July 8, 2021
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children who are in the home
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Boy-Girl Relationships

June 13, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Boy-Girl Relationships

Topic: How do you help your 8- to 12-year-old engage in healthy boy-girl friendships without feeling the need to be boyfriends or girlfriends? 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 that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At ...

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Focus on the Family Magazine: Wild Toddler Energy

June 12, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Wild Toddler Energy

Topic: When your toddler is tired but full of wild energry at least an hour before you start getting him/her ready for bed (book reading, bath, prayers, etc.), what do you do to calm him/her down and have fun. We do not want book reading, bathing, or other bedtime routine ideas for this tip. And we are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Balancing Video Games

June 11, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Balancing Video Games

Topic: How have you helped your 4- to 12-year-olds find a healthy balance with video, computer and phone games and other play? 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 that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this c...

Continue reading...
 

The Petrichor Prize for Finely Crafted Fiction

June 10, 2021
The Petrichor Prize for Finely Crafted Fiction

Accepting submissions for the 2021 Petrichor Prize: April 15, 2021 – July 15, 2021

2021 Winner Receives: $1000 and book publication by Regal House Publishing

Submission fee: $25. Minimum of 100 pages, maximum of 350 pages.


Continue reading...
 

The Comstock Review Summer Contest

June 9, 2021
The Comstock Review Summer Contest      
 
Muriel Craft Bailey 2020 Poetry Contest
Final Judge:  Patricia Smith
 
First Prize: $1,000 (The Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award)
Second Prize: $250    
Third Prize: $100
Honorable Mentions receive a one-year subscription.
 
Submission Period Opens April 1st annually.
Deadline: July 15th (postmark)
Entry fee is $5 per poem for postal mail submissions.

Continue reading...
 

Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest

June 8, 2021
Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest      

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The Tiny Journal Summer Flash Fiction Contest

June 7, 2021
The Tiny Journal Summer Flash Fiction Contest

This summer, the tiny journal will be hosting our first summer flash fiction contest, guest judged by award winning flash fiction writer Tom DeMarchi. Send us up to three of your best flash fiction works 1000 words or less. Excerpts are welcome as long as they can stand alone from the whole piece.

Deadline July 1, 2021. Entry fee - $3.00. First-place winner will receive a $100 prize and publicat...


Continue reading...
 

National Writers Association Short Story Contest

June 7, 2021
National Writers Association Short Story Contest

Continue reading...
 

Alabaster Leaves

June 6, 2021
Alabaster Leaves

Chapbooks under 50 pages. Please submit no more than 38 pages of poetry. No reading fee. We require half of the poems in the manuscript to have been published in magazines and journals. (Your own blog or self-published book does not count as being published.)

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer'...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Too Much Drama

June 14, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Too Much Drama

Topic: How do you handle excessive drama in your home? It may be a child over-reacting or making something big out of something small. 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 that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50-300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: July 8, 2021
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children who are in the home
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Boy-Girl Relationships

June 13, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Boy-Girl Relationships

Topic: How do you help your 8- to 12-year-old engage in healthy boy-girl friendships without feeling the need to be boyfriends or girlfriends? 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 that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At ...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Wild Toddler Energy

June 12, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Wild Toddler Energy

Topic: When your toddler is tired but full of wild energry at least an hour before you start getting him/her ready for bed (book reading, bath, prayers, etc.), what do you do to calm him/her down and have fun. We do not want book reading, bathing, or other bedtime routine ideas for this tip. And we are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Balancing Video Games

June 11, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Balancing Video Games

Topic: How have you helped your 4- to 12-year-olds find a healthy balance with video, computer and phone games and other play? 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 that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this c...

Continue reading...
 

The Petrichor Prize for Finely Crafted Fiction

June 10, 2021
The Petrichor Prize for Finely Crafted Fiction

Accepting submissions for the 2021 Petrichor Prize: April 15, 2021 – July 15, 2021

2021 Winner Receives: $1000 and book publication by Regal House Publishing

Submission fee: $25. Minimum of 100 pages, maximum of 350 pages.


Continue reading...
 

The Comstock Review Summer Contest

June 9, 2021
The Comstock Review Summer Contest      
 
Muriel Craft Bailey 2020 Poetry Contest
Final Judge:  Patricia Smith
 
First Prize: $1,000 (The Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award)
Second Prize: $250    
Third Prize: $100
Honorable Mentions receive a one-year subscription.
 
Submission Period Opens April 1st annually.
Deadline: July 15th (postmark)
Entry fee is $5 per poem for postal mail submissions.

Continue reading...
 

Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest

June 8, 2021
Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest      

Continue reading...
 

The Tiny Journal Summer Flash Fiction Contest

June 7, 2021
The Tiny Journal Summer Flash Fiction Contest

This summer, the tiny journal will be hosting our first summer flash fiction contest, guest judged by award winning flash fiction writer Tom DeMarchi. Send us up to three of your best flash fiction works 1000 words or less. Excerpts are welcome as long as they can stand alone from the whole piece.

Deadline July 1, 2021. Entry fee - $3.00. First-place winner will receive a $100 prize and publicat...


Continue reading...
 

National Writers Association Short Story Contest

June 7, 2021
National Writers Association Short Story Contest

Continue reading...
 

Alabaster Leaves

June 6, 2021
Alabaster Leaves

Chapbooks under 50 pages. Please submit no more than 38 pages of poetry. No reading fee. We require half of the poems in the manuscript to have been published in magazines and journals. (Your own blog or self-published book does not count as being published.)

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer'...

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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