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.

North Central Texas College 2019 Creative Writing Contest

January 23, 2019
North Central Texas College 2019 Creative Writing Contest
 
Categories -
Middle School Students Grades 6-8 — Poetry, Essay, and/or Short Story
High School Students Grades 9-12 — Poetry, Essay, and/or Short Story
NCTC Students — Poetry, Essay, and/or Short Story
Non-Student, Non-Professional — Poetry and/or Short Story
 
Prizes in each category -$75, $50, $30
 
No entry fee. Deadline – February 20, 2019


 

Extra Crispy

January 22, 2019
Extra Crispy
 
Looking for opinion pieces, reported stories, personal essays, works of humor, illustrated narratives, breakfast-y profiles of people, original recipes, how-tos and unusual points of view on the beloved morning meal are all welcome. We don’t do restaurant reviews. Be very specific. In your pitch, don’t make generalizations for entire regions, ethnicities, or races. We are very interested in your personal experienc...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: My Colorado

January 20, 2019
Poetry Society of Colorado: My Colorado
 
ANN WOODBURY HAFEN MEMORIAL CONTEST (Open)
Deadline: February 16, 2019
Sponsor: Jane Hillson Aiello
Theme: My Colorado
Form: Optional
Line Limit: 40
 
MUSTS and SHOULDS: none
 
POSSIBILITIES:
It matters not if you are a native, a newcomer or somewhere in between. Tell us what brought you here, keeps you here, or even what makes you want to leave. Everyone has a Colorado story to tell, and we’d like to he...

Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Magazine Short Story Prize

January 19, 2019
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
William Van Dyke Short Story Prize
 
Ruminate is an award-winning quarterly literary arts print magazine engaging the Christian faith. Ruminate publishes poetry, short stories, photography, visual art reproductions, short fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, essays, reviews, and interviews. We accept online submissions year-round. Ruminate also sponsors four contests each year--our poet...

Continue reading...
 

Creation Illustrated Winter Photo/Poetry Contest

January 18, 2019
Creation Illustrated Winter Photo/Poetry Contest
 
We encourage creativity as part of developing the character of Christ our Creator in each of us. So GET CREATIVE – in Photography, Poetry, and Coloring!
 
Three contests – Nine Winners – Each Quarter! Three age categories in each of the three contests: youth 6-11, teen 12 -18, adult 19+. Please note you can enter all three contests but just one entry per contest per quarter.
 
Winter Co...

Continue reading...
 

The Christian Journal: The Promise of God's Spirit's Power

January 17, 2019
The Christian Journal: The Promise of God’s Spirit’s Power        
 
The Christian Journal solicits articles of encouragement and hope. These articles need to be uplifting and point to a God of grace, love and acceptance. Each article needs to inspire the reader to reconnect with God and his faith.
 
Articles should be 300–500 words in length. The average article is around 400 words. There is no payment for articles at...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

January 16, 2019
Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest
 
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2019
Five categories for nonmembers to enter including: Charleston, any subject, childhood, love/marriage, and theater.
Prizes range from $50 - $200, one prize for each category.
Entry fee is $5 per poem. All winning poems are published.

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Apologetics

January 15, 2019
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Apologetics
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 1,200 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories that demonstrate apologetics without lectures or a parent/teacher/friend telling a teen something. The contemporary story about a teen girl should d...

Continue reading...
 

Bible Advocate: All Authority - Focusing on Jesus' Resurrection Power

January 14, 2019
Bible Advocate: All Authority – Focusing on Jesus’ Resurrection Power
https://baonline.org           
 
The Bible Advocate is one of the oldest religious magazines in America, founded in 1863. Now has been online since late 1996. Both are published by the Bible Advocate Press, the publishing agency of the General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day). The BA seeks to encourage the church to live by every word of God and to fully equip believers in Christ in every good work through Ho...

Continue reading...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2019

January 13, 2019
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2019
 
Deadline: Postmarked February 12, 2019
 
Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.
 
Categories:
* Rhymed verse or blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter), any subject, serious or humorous
* Free verse, any subject, serious or humorous
* Humorous ver...

Continue reading...
 

North Central Texas College 2019 Creative Writing Contest

January 23, 2019
North Central Texas College 2019 Creative Writing Contest
 
Categories -
Middle School Students Grades 6-8 — Poetry, Essay, and/or Short Story
High School Students Grades 9-12 — Poetry, Essay, and/or Short Story
NCTC Students — Poetry, Essay, and/or Short Story
Non-Student, Non-Professional — Poetry and/or Short Story
 
Prizes in each category -$75, $50, $30
 
No entry fee. Deadline – February 20, 2019


 

Extra Crispy

January 22, 2019
Extra Crispy
 
Looking for opinion pieces, reported stories, personal essays, works of humor, illustrated narratives, breakfast-y profiles of people, original recipes, how-tos and unusual points of view on the beloved morning meal are all welcome. We don’t do restaurant reviews. Be very specific. In your pitch, don’t make generalizations for entire regions, ethnicities, or races. We are very interested in your personal experienc...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: My Colorado

January 20, 2019
Poetry Society of Colorado: My Colorado
 
ANN WOODBURY HAFEN MEMORIAL CONTEST (Open)
Deadline: February 16, 2019
Sponsor: Jane Hillson Aiello
Theme: My Colorado
Form: Optional
Line Limit: 40
 
MUSTS and SHOULDS: none
 
POSSIBILITIES:
It matters not if you are a native, a newcomer or somewhere in between. Tell us what brought you here, keeps you here, or even what makes you want to leave. Everyone has a Colorado story to tell, and we’d like to he...

Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Magazine Short Story Prize

January 19, 2019
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
William Van Dyke Short Story Prize
 
Ruminate is an award-winning quarterly literary arts print magazine engaging the Christian faith. Ruminate publishes poetry, short stories, photography, visual art reproductions, short fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, essays, reviews, and interviews. We accept online submissions year-round. Ruminate also sponsors four contests each year--our poet...

Continue reading...
 

Creation Illustrated Winter Photo/Poetry Contest

January 18, 2019
Creation Illustrated Winter Photo/Poetry Contest
 
We encourage creativity as part of developing the character of Christ our Creator in each of us. So GET CREATIVE – in Photography, Poetry, and Coloring!
 
Three contests – Nine Winners – Each Quarter! Three age categories in each of the three contests: youth 6-11, teen 12 -18, adult 19+. Please note you can enter all three contests but just one entry per contest per quarter.
 
Winter Co...

Continue reading...
 

The Christian Journal: The Promise of God's Spirit's Power

January 17, 2019
The Christian Journal: The Promise of God’s Spirit’s Power        
 
The Christian Journal solicits articles of encouragement and hope. These articles need to be uplifting and point to a God of grace, love and acceptance. Each article needs to inspire the reader to reconnect with God and his faith.
 
Articles should be 300–500 words in length. The average article is around 400 words. There is no payment for articles at...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

January 16, 2019
Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest
 
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2019
Five categories for nonmembers to enter including: Charleston, any subject, childhood, love/marriage, and theater.
Prizes range from $50 - $200, one prize for each category.
Entry fee is $5 per poem. All winning poems are published.

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Apologetics

January 15, 2019
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Apologetics
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 1,200 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories that demonstrate apologetics without lectures or a parent/teacher/friend telling a teen something. The contemporary story about a teen girl should d...

Continue reading...
 

Bible Advocate: All Authority - Focusing on Jesus' Resurrection Power

January 14, 2019
Bible Advocate: All Authority – Focusing on Jesus’ Resurrection Power
https://baonline.org           
 
The Bible Advocate is one of the oldest religious magazines in America, founded in 1863. Now has been online since late 1996. Both are published by the Bible Advocate Press, the publishing agency of the General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day). The BA seeks to encourage the church to live by every word of God and to fully equip believers in Christ in every good work through Ho...

Continue reading...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2019

January 13, 2019
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2019
 
Deadline: Postmarked February 12, 2019
 
Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.
 
Categories:
* Rhymed verse or blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter), any subject, serious or humorous
* Free verse, any subject, serious or humorous
* Humorous ver...

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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