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 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 37,000 copies sold! 


Beaming Books

February 23, 2020
Beaming Books

Beaming Books publishes high-quality children’s books that help kids thrive in every part of who they are–emotionally, socially, and spiritually. With topics ranging from self-esteem to kindness, ethics, and faith, our books are designed to spark the imagination and equip kids and families to live full and flourishing lives, together. Beaming Books is an imprint of 1517 Media. 1517 Media creates multimedia resources and distinctive books for Christian communities, higher-education learning and scholars, and the general reader. 1517 Media’s imprints include Augsburg Fortress, Beaming Books, Fortress Press, and Sparkhouse.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers since 2001
 

Texas Poetry Calendar 2021 Deadline Extended

February 22, 2020
Texas Poetry Calendar 2021
Deadline extended through midnight 02/29/2020

Submit 1-3 poems in a single document. Begin each poem on a separate page. Do not make more than one submission per year.

Limit poems to 35 lines including title and spaces. We recommend submitting at least 1 short poem of 10 lines or less. We welcome haiku, tanka, and other short forms.

Do not put your name or other identifying info in the document or the submission title.


...
Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Valentine's Day

February 21, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Valentine’s Day 

Topic: What hands-on, practical ideas for teaching your children about God’s love do you have for Valentine’s Day? What worked for your family this past season? Were your children able to do something special for a family member or a member of the community? What crafts did you do? Did you hand-make special Valentines? Which Bible verses or lessons about love resonated with your ...


Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Gertrude Dole Memorial Award

February 20, 2020
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Gertrude Dole Memorial Award         

Deadline:  March 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice   
Line Limit:  40 Lines  
Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.

Continue reading...
 

Warren-Newport Library 2020 Creative Writing Contest

February 19, 2020
Warren-Newport Library 2020 Creative Writing Contest        

Categories - Short Story (fiction), Poetry
Limited to two entries in each category per person.

Age Groups - Grades 3, 4, and 5; Grades 6, 7, and 8; High School; Adult

Short Story Length - Grades 3 through 8: up to 4 pages, double-spaced.
                              High School and Adult: up to 5 pages, typewritten, double-spaced.

Poetry Length - A maximum of 50...


Continue reading...
 

Tor House Prize for Poetry

February 18, 2020
Tor House Prize for Poetry   

The annual Tor House Prize for Poetry is a living memorial to American poet Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962). The prize is $1,000 for an original, unpublished poem not to exceed three pages in length, $200 for Honorable Mention. This contest is open to well-crafted poetry in all styles.

Deadline: 03/14/2019. Fees: $10 for 3 poems.  


Continue reading...
 

The Robert Spiess Memorial 2020 Haiku Awards Contest

February 17, 2020
The Robert Spiess Memorial 2020 Haiku Awards Contest        

Modern Haiku is pleased to announce the Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Awards Competition for 2020. The purpose of this competition is to honor the life and work of Bob Spiess, editor of Modern Haiku from 1978 to his death on March 13, 2002.

Email entries will now be accepted as well as postal entries. Theme: Haiku are to be written in the spirit of the following “Speculat...


Continue reading...
 

Carteret Writers Contest 2020

February 16, 2020
Carteret Writers Contest 2020     

Welcome to the Carteret Writers annual writing contest, 2020 edition. This is the 29th consecutive year for our contest. The contest is open to entries from the United States and North America, but limited to manuscripts submitted in English only.

Our entry categories this year are:
Fiction – 3,000 words or less
Nonfiction – 3,000 words or less
Flash Fiction – 750 words or less
Poetry – 36 lines or less per poem; up...

Continue reading...
 

Baker Books

February 15, 2020
Baker Books

We publish titles for lay Christians on topics such as discipleship, apologetics, spirituality, relationships, marriage, parenting, and the intersection of Christianity and culture. We also publish books and ministry resources for pastors and church leaders, concentrating on topics such as preaching, worship, pastoral ministries, counseling, biblical reference, and leadership.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge...

Continue reading...
 

Writers League of Texas Manuscript Contest

February 14, 2020
Writers League of Texas Manuscript Contest
 
Have you been working hard on an unpublished manuscript that's finally ready to see the light of day? Are you looking for some professional feedback on your work-in-progress?
 
Well, here's your chance! You are invited to submit a short synopsis and the opening pages of your unpublished work to the Writers' League’s 19th annual Manuscript Contest. (And no, you don't have to live in Texas to enter thi...

Continue reading...
 

Beaming Books

February 23, 2020
Beaming Books

Beaming Books publishes high-quality children’s books that help kids thrive in every part of who they are–emotionally, socially, and spiritually. With topics ranging from self-esteem to kindness, ethics, and faith, our books are designed to spark the imagination and equip kids and families to live full and flourishing lives, together. Beaming Books is an imprint of 1517 Media. 1517 Media creates multimedia resources and distinctive books for Christian communities, higher-education learning and scholars, and the general reader. 1517 Media’s imprints include Augsburg Fortress, Beaming Books, Fortress Press, and Sparkhouse.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers since 2001
 

Texas Poetry Calendar 2021 Deadline Extended

February 22, 2020
Texas Poetry Calendar 2021
Deadline extended through midnight 02/29/2020

Submit 1-3 poems in a single document. Begin each poem on a separate page. Do not make more than one submission per year.

Limit poems to 35 lines including title and spaces. We recommend submitting at least 1 short poem of 10 lines or less. We welcome haiku, tanka, and other short forms.

Do not put your name or other identifying info in the document or the submission title.


...
Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Valentine's Day

February 21, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Valentine’s Day 

Topic: What hands-on, practical ideas for teaching your children about God’s love do you have for Valentine’s Day? What worked for your family this past season? Were your children able to do something special for a family member or a member of the community? What crafts did you do? Did you hand-make special Valentines? Which Bible verses or lessons about love resonated with your ...


Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Gertrude Dole Memorial Award

February 20, 2020
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Gertrude Dole Memorial Award         

Deadline:  March 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice   
Line Limit:  40 Lines  
Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.

Continue reading...
 

Warren-Newport Library 2020 Creative Writing Contest

February 19, 2020
Warren-Newport Library 2020 Creative Writing Contest        

Categories - Short Story (fiction), Poetry
Limited to two entries in each category per person.

Age Groups - Grades 3, 4, and 5; Grades 6, 7, and 8; High School; Adult

Short Story Length - Grades 3 through 8: up to 4 pages, double-spaced.
                              High School and Adult: up to 5 pages, typewritten, double-spaced.

Poetry Length - A maximum of 50...


Continue reading...
 

Tor House Prize for Poetry

February 18, 2020
Tor House Prize for Poetry   

The annual Tor House Prize for Poetry is a living memorial to American poet Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962). The prize is $1,000 for an original, unpublished poem not to exceed three pages in length, $200 for Honorable Mention. This contest is open to well-crafted poetry in all styles.

Deadline: 03/14/2019. Fees: $10 for 3 poems.  


Continue reading...
 

The Robert Spiess Memorial 2020 Haiku Awards Contest

February 17, 2020
The Robert Spiess Memorial 2020 Haiku Awards Contest        

Modern Haiku is pleased to announce the Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Awards Competition for 2020. The purpose of this competition is to honor the life and work of Bob Spiess, editor of Modern Haiku from 1978 to his death on March 13, 2002.

Email entries will now be accepted as well as postal entries. Theme: Haiku are to be written in the spirit of the following “Speculat...


Continue reading...
 

Carteret Writers Contest 2020

February 16, 2020
Carteret Writers Contest 2020     

Welcome to the Carteret Writers annual writing contest, 2020 edition. This is the 29th consecutive year for our contest. The contest is open to entries from the United States and North America, but limited to manuscripts submitted in English only.

Our entry categories this year are:
Fiction – 3,000 words or less
Nonfiction – 3,000 words or less
Flash Fiction – 750 words or less
Poetry – 36 lines or less per poem; up...

Continue reading...
 

Baker Books

February 15, 2020
Baker Books

We publish titles for lay Christians on topics such as discipleship, apologetics, spirituality, relationships, marriage, parenting, and the intersection of Christianity and culture. We also publish books and ministry resources for pastors and church leaders, concentrating on topics such as preaching, worship, pastoral ministries, counseling, biblical reference, and leadership.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge...

Continue reading...
 

Writers League of Texas Manuscript Contest

February 14, 2020
Writers League of Texas Manuscript Contest
 
Have you been working hard on an unpublished manuscript that's finally ready to see the light of day? Are you looking for some professional feedback on your work-in-progress?
 
Well, here's your chance! You are invited to submit a short synopsis and the opening pages of your unpublished work to the Writers' League’s 19th annual Manuscript Contest. (And no, you don't have to live in Texas to enter thi...

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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