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





Johnson City "Free" Summer Writers Conference

June 24, 2017
The Johnson City Library is happy to announce our “Summer Writers Conference” July 20, 1-4 pm at the Johnson City,Texas Library, 501 Nugent

"10 Things You Can Do to Market Your Work Today"
with Jennifer Canzoneri, Marketing Director with BenBella Books, Inc.
and "Poetry Made Fun" with author Megan Willome.

I’ve attached a flyer and will send out a press release with more information soon.  The conference is FREE, but I would ask you to please send an email to johnsoncitylibrary@verizon.net or call 830-868-4469 if you plan to attend. 
 
Thanks so much, and look forward to seeing you soon.
 
Maggie Goodman
Library Director
Johnson City Library
830-868-4469
 

Purpose Magazine: Be Transformed

June 24, 2017
Purpose Magazine: Be Transformed
 
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.
 
Rates ...

Continue reading...
 

Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests

June 23, 2017
Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests 
 
The Annual Harold G. Henderson Awards for Best Unpublished Haiku
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2017.
Entry fee: You may enter 5 haiku for $7
Awards: First Prize, $150; Second Prize, $100; Third Prize, $50. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.
 
The Annual Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2017.
...
Continue reading...
 

Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest

June 22, 2017
Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest
 
Deadline - July 31, 2017
 
Poetry - All poems: free verse, formal, everything in between. Maximum Length: 75 lines (blank lines included); single-spaced
Fiction - Short story or flash fiction. Maximum Length: 2,000 words; double-spaced
Nonfiction - Article, memoir, essay or true story. Maximum Length: 2,000 words; double-spaced
Humor - Fiction or nonfiction piece written with humorous elements of comic wit...

Continue reading...
 

Oak Tree Press

June 21, 2017
Oak Tree Press
 
Oak Tree Press is an independent publisher that has been in business for more than 15 years and has published more than 300 books. They consider fiction and non-fiction in a variety of genres, although their special emphasis (and expertise) is publishing mysteries, crime fiction, suspense, police procedurals, and books by and about other public safety personnel. They also occasionally publish ...

Continue reading...
 

League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

June 21, 2017
League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest
 
Deadline: July 31, 2017
 
Entry Fees: $1 - $2    Prizes: $10 - $125
 
21 categories to enter including: Relationships, Ancestry/Heritage, Aging, Moving On, Prairies, Partners, Humor, Haiku, Free Verse, Changing Your Life, Narrative, The elephant in the room, Music/Song/Dance, Journey, Foreign language, Global Health, Love poem, and more.

Continue reading...
 

San Pedro River Review Literary Jorunal

June 20, 2017
San Pedro River Review Literary Journal       
 
Submission period - July 1 to July 31, 2017
Non-themed issue
 
San Pedro River Review is an international perfect-bound journal of poetry and art. It is named for the ancient river that flows north from the mountains of Sonora, Mexico, into Arizona. We have a strong interest in poetry of Place and the relationship between lives and landscapes. Most importantly, we seek a sense of concision, an economy of langu...

Continue reading...
 

You & Me: The World's Medical Magazine

June 18, 2017
You & Me: The World’s Medical Magazine
 
You & Me America’s Medical Magazine seeks non-fiction articles, preferably from a first-person perspective, about the human aspects of dealing with all medical issues, from the life threatening to the chronic to the so-called “trivial.” We do not want all happy endings or all sad endings. We can use some health-care provider perspectives as well. We do not want or use informational articl...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: July

June 17, 2017
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: July 
 
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 postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered. You’ll need to regi...

Continue reading...
 

2017 Rate Your Story Contest

June 16, 2017
2017 Rate Your Story Contest
 
The contest theme is "Awesome Openers"
How strong is your hook?
 
The 2017 Rate Your Story Writing Contest is open for submissions at 12:01am EST on 7/15/17 and closes to submissions at 11:59pm EDT on 7/31/17
 
Our judges will be accepting manuscripts and awarding winners in four separate categories: Picture Book Fiction, Picture Book Nonfiction, Middle Grade & Young Adult.
 
RYS Members ma...

Continue reading...
 

Johnson City "Free" Summer Writers Conference

June 24, 2017
The Johnson City Library is happy to announce our “Summer Writers Conference” July 20, 1-4 pm at the Johnson City,Texas Library, 501 Nugent

"10 Things You Can Do to Market Your Work Today"
with Jennifer Canzoneri, Marketing Director with BenBella Books, Inc.
and "Poetry Made Fun" with author Megan Willome.

I’ve attached a flyer and will send out a press release with more information soon.  The conference is FREE, but I would ask you to please send an email to johnsoncitylibrary@verizon.net or call 830-868-4469 if you plan to attend. 
 
Thanks so much, and look forward to seeing you soon.
 
Maggie Goodman
Library Director
Johnson City Library
830-868-4469
 

Purpose Magazine: Be Transformed

June 24, 2017
Purpose Magazine: Be Transformed
 
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.
 
Rates ...

Continue reading...
 

Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests

June 23, 2017
Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests 
 
The Annual Harold G. Henderson Awards for Best Unpublished Haiku
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2017.
Entry fee: You may enter 5 haiku for $7
Awards: First Prize, $150; Second Prize, $100; Third Prize, $50. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.
 
The Annual Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2017.
...
Continue reading...
 

Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest

June 22, 2017
Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest
 
Deadline - July 31, 2017
 
Poetry - All poems: free verse, formal, everything in between. Maximum Length: 75 lines (blank lines included); single-spaced
Fiction - Short story or flash fiction. Maximum Length: 2,000 words; double-spaced
Nonfiction - Article, memoir, essay or true story. Maximum Length: 2,000 words; double-spaced
Humor - Fiction or nonfiction piece written with humorous elements of comic wit...

Continue reading...
 

Oak Tree Press

June 21, 2017
Oak Tree Press
 
Oak Tree Press is an independent publisher that has been in business for more than 15 years and has published more than 300 books. They consider fiction and non-fiction in a variety of genres, although their special emphasis (and expertise) is publishing mysteries, crime fiction, suspense, police procedurals, and books by and about other public safety personnel. They also occasionally publish ...

Continue reading...
 

League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

June 21, 2017
League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest
 
Deadline: July 31, 2017
 
Entry Fees: $1 - $2    Prizes: $10 - $125
 
21 categories to enter including: Relationships, Ancestry/Heritage, Aging, Moving On, Prairies, Partners, Humor, Haiku, Free Verse, Changing Your Life, Narrative, The elephant in the room, Music/Song/Dance, Journey, Foreign language, Global Health, Love poem, and more.

Continue reading...
 

San Pedro River Review Literary Jorunal

June 20, 2017
San Pedro River Review Literary Journal       
 
Submission period - July 1 to July 31, 2017
Non-themed issue
 
San Pedro River Review is an international perfect-bound journal of poetry and art. It is named for the ancient river that flows north from the mountains of Sonora, Mexico, into Arizona. We have a strong interest in poetry of Place and the relationship between lives and landscapes. Most importantly, we seek a sense of concision, an economy of langu...

Continue reading...
 

You & Me: The World's Medical Magazine

June 18, 2017
You & Me: The World’s Medical Magazine
 
You & Me America’s Medical Magazine seeks non-fiction articles, preferably from a first-person perspective, about the human aspects of dealing with all medical issues, from the life threatening to the chronic to the so-called “trivial.” We do not want all happy endings or all sad endings. We can use some health-care provider perspectives as well. We do not want or use informational articl...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: July

June 17, 2017
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: July 
 
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 postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered. You’ll need to regi...

Continue reading...
 

2017 Rate Your Story Contest

June 16, 2017
2017 Rate Your Story Contest
 
The contest theme is "Awesome Openers"
How strong is your hook?
 
The 2017 Rate Your Story Writing Contest is open for submissions at 12:01am EST on 7/15/17 and closes to submissions at 11:59pm EDT on 7/31/17
 
Our judges will be accepting manuscripts and awarding winners in four separate categories: Picture Book Fiction, Picture Book Nonfiction, Middle Grade & Young Adult.
 
RYS Members ma...

Continue reading...
 

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