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






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 Poetry Awards

June 17, 2018
Literal Latté Poerty Awards
 
First Prize - $1000, Second Prize - $300, Third Prize - $200
Send unpublished poems, 2000 words max.
All styles welcome.
Deadline: July 15th.
Include $10 Reading Fee per set of up to 6 poems – OR - $15 Reading Fee for set of 10 poems.
All entries considered for publication.
 

3rd Act Magazine

June 17, 2018
3rd Act Magazine
 
Today’s older adults are redefining what it means to be a senior. They are more demanding in where, when and how they spend their retirement years. Yet aging also means they can face health, housing and financial challenges and concerns. 3rd Act Magazine™ is a free, quarterly, magazine that reaches this growing demographic with articles and stories that speak directly to this stage of their lives. For our print publication we are primari...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: More Messages From Heaven

June 16, 2018
Chicken Soup for the Soul: More Messages from Heaven
 
When our loved ones leave this world, our connection with them does not end. Death takes away their physical presence, but not their spirit, and we often sense them after they have gone. Sometimes we see or hear from them after they've passed, giving us signs and messages from beyond. We want to hear your story if you have experienced the other side or received a sign or signal from a loved one who has passed. If you s...

Continue reading...
 

Cast of Wonders

June 15, 2018
Cast of Wonders
 
Cast of Wonders is a young adult short fiction market, open to stories up to 6,000 words in length. We’re dedicated to publishing fiction that reflects the entire spectrum of the human experience. We aim for a 12-17 age range: that means sophisticated, non-condescending stories with wide appeal, and without gratuitous or explicit sex, violence or pervasive obscene language. Stories are presented in audio format, which means our audienc...

Continue reading...
 

Rattle Poetry Prize

June 14, 2018
Rattle Poetry Prize
 
The annual Rattle Poetry Prize offers $10,000 for a single poem to be published in the winter issue of the magazine. Ten finalists will also receive $200 each and publication, and be eligible for the $2,000 Readers’ Choice Award, to be selected by subscriber and entrant vote.
 
Additional poems from the entries are frequently offered publication as well. In 2016 we published 21 poems that had been submitted to the contest from just o...

Continue reading...
 

Hallmark Publishing

June 14, 2018
Hallmark Publishing
 
Hallmark Publishing is open to submissions of wholesome romance and cozy mystery novels. If your book seems like a Hallmark movie or TV series, it might be right for us! We’re looking for wholesome or “sweet” romance novels and cozy mystery novels of around 65,000 – 85,000 words in length. We love romances and mysteries that also celebrate friendship, family, and/or community ties. All stories must have...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Angels

June 13, 2018
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Angels
 
Angels are all around us. Have you encountered or been helped by an angel? How did your angel manifest himself or herself? How did your angel help you or someone you know? We are looking for stories from people who believe that they have been helped by angels. If you submitted a story for a previous book title and we DID NOT publish it, please do submit it again if you think it will fit in this title. Please do not send sto...

Continue reading...
 

The Comstock Review Summer Contest

June 13, 2018
The Comstock Review Summer Contest   
 
Muriel Craft Bailey 2018 Poetry Contest
Final Judge:  Maggie 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...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Miracles

June 12, 2018
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Miracles
 
Everyone has experienced events in their lives that cause wonder and astonishment and give them hope for a better future. Why did these things happen? We are looking for true stories in this multi-faith book that will awe you with examples of amazing events. Miracles do happen every day. Share your inspirational true stories with us to remind us that each day holds hope and that a miracle can happen at any time. If you su...

Continue reading...
 

Spider & Ladybug Magazines: Our Diverse World

June 12, 2018
Spider & Ladybug Magazines: Our Diverse World
 
SPIDER, a literary magazine for children, features fresh and engaging literature, poems, articles, and activities for newly independent readers. Editors seek energetic, beautifully crafted submissions with strong “kid appeal” (an elusive yet recognizable quality, often tied to high-interest elements such as humor, adventure, and suspense).
 
Spider (for ages 6-9) and Lad...

Continue reading...
 

Literal Latte Poetry Awards

June 17, 2018
Literal Latté Poerty Awards
 
First Prize - $1000, Second Prize - $300, Third Prize - $200
Send unpublished poems, 2000 words max.
All styles welcome.
Deadline: July 15th.
Include $10 Reading Fee per set of up to 6 poems – OR - $15 Reading Fee for set of 10 poems.
All entries considered for publication.
 

3rd Act Magazine

June 17, 2018
3rd Act Magazine
 
Today’s older adults are redefining what it means to be a senior. They are more demanding in where, when and how they spend their retirement years. Yet aging also means they can face health, housing and financial challenges and concerns. 3rd Act Magazine™ is a free, quarterly, magazine that reaches this growing demographic with articles and stories that speak directly to this stage of their lives. For our print publication we are primari...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: More Messages From Heaven

June 16, 2018
Chicken Soup for the Soul: More Messages from Heaven
 
When our loved ones leave this world, our connection with them does not end. Death takes away their physical presence, but not their spirit, and we often sense them after they have gone. Sometimes we see or hear from them after they've passed, giving us signs and messages from beyond. We want to hear your story if you have experienced the other side or received a sign or signal from a loved one who has passed. If you s...

Continue reading...
 

Cast of Wonders

June 15, 2018
Cast of Wonders
 
Cast of Wonders is a young adult short fiction market, open to stories up to 6,000 words in length. We’re dedicated to publishing fiction that reflects the entire spectrum of the human experience. We aim for a 12-17 age range: that means sophisticated, non-condescending stories with wide appeal, and without gratuitous or explicit sex, violence or pervasive obscene language. Stories are presented in audio format, which means our audienc...

Continue reading...
 

Rattle Poetry Prize

June 14, 2018
Rattle Poetry Prize
 
The annual Rattle Poetry Prize offers $10,000 for a single poem to be published in the winter issue of the magazine. Ten finalists will also receive $200 each and publication, and be eligible for the $2,000 Readers’ Choice Award, to be selected by subscriber and entrant vote.
 
Additional poems from the entries are frequently offered publication as well. In 2016 we published 21 poems that had been submitted to the contest from just o...

Continue reading...
 

Hallmark Publishing

June 14, 2018
Hallmark Publishing
 
Hallmark Publishing is open to submissions of wholesome romance and cozy mystery novels. If your book seems like a Hallmark movie or TV series, it might be right for us! We’re looking for wholesome or “sweet” romance novels and cozy mystery novels of around 65,000 – 85,000 words in length. We love romances and mysteries that also celebrate friendship, family, and/or community ties. All stories must have...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Angels

June 13, 2018
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Angels
 
Angels are all around us. Have you encountered or been helped by an angel? How did your angel manifest himself or herself? How did your angel help you or someone you know? We are looking for stories from people who believe that they have been helped by angels. If you submitted a story for a previous book title and we DID NOT publish it, please do submit it again if you think it will fit in this title. Please do not send sto...

Continue reading...
 

The Comstock Review Summer Contest

June 13, 2018
The Comstock Review Summer Contest   
 
Muriel Craft Bailey 2018 Poetry Contest
Final Judge:  Maggie 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...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Miracles

June 12, 2018
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Miracles
 
Everyone has experienced events in their lives that cause wonder and astonishment and give them hope for a better future. Why did these things happen? We are looking for true stories in this multi-faith book that will awe you with examples of amazing events. Miracles do happen every day. Share your inspirational true stories with us to remind us that each day holds hope and that a miracle can happen at any time. If you su...

Continue reading...
 

Spider & Ladybug Magazines: Our Diverse World

June 12, 2018
Spider & Ladybug Magazines: Our Diverse World
 
SPIDER, a literary magazine for children, features fresh and engaging literature, poems, articles, and activities for newly independent readers. Editors seek energetic, beautifully crafted submissions with strong “kid appeal” (an elusive yet recognizable quality, often tied to high-interest elements such as humor, adventure, and suspense).
 
Spider (for ages 6-9) and Lad...

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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