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




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.

Browsing Archive: August, 2018

Enchanted Conversation: Under the Hunter's Moon

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 16, 2018,
Enchanted Conversation: Under the Hunter’s Moon: Spooky & Spellbinding Tales
 
Deadline: September 20, 2018
For: October 2018 Issue
Theme: Under the Hunter’s Moon: Spooky & Spellbinding Tales      
 
The Hunter's Moon is the name of the full moon that takes place in October, and EC is celebrating the month of the Hunter's Moon and All Hallow's Eve with an issue of spooky, spellbinding, and creepy stories in fairy tale, folktale or my...

Continue reading ...
 

Our Past Loves Day Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 15, 2018,
Our Past Loves Day Story Contest
 
Deadline: September 17, 2018. No entry fee
 
Nearly everyone has memories of a former sweetheart. Write your true story of an earlier love, in no more than 700 words. Tell us about someone whose memory brings a smile or a tear, or both.
 
What feelings arise if you allow yourself to be fully open to remembering that person? What is it about that special someone that you still cherish? IN PARTICULAR, how did that person's prese...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Bonding With Your Baby

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 14, 2018,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Bonding With Your Baby
 
Topic: What is one unique way that you or your spouse bonded with your baby? Please make sure that this bonding is different from those found at "Bonding WithYour Baby," "New Dad Bonding," "When You Don't NaturallyBond With Your Baby," and "4 Ways to Bond with an AdoptedNewborn." 
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: Sep...

Continue reading ...
 

Dreamquest One Poetry and Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 13, 2018,
Dreamquest One Poetry and Writing Contest
 
$5-$10 Entry fee. Deadline September 15, 2018. Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject, style, or form, typed or neatly hand printed. And/or write a short story, five pages maximum length, on any subject or theme. Genres: fiction, nonfiction or creative nonfiction (including essay compositions, diary, journal entries, stage plays, and screenwriting). No word count. Short story prizes: first $500, second $250, third $...

Continue reading ...
 

MUSE: On the Money

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 12, 2018,
MUSE: On the Money
 
MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens in grades 4-8. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each edition of MUSE focuses on a central theme and open-ended organizing questions about the theme. We value articles that feature innovators, scient...

Continue reading ...
 

The Christian Journal: Ask, Seek, Knock

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 12, 2018,
The Christian Journal: Ask, Seek, Knock
 
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 this time. Each issue follows ...

Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Boo-Hoo, Boo-Boo

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 10, 2018,
Guardian Angel Kids: Boo-Hoo, Boo-Boo
 
Guardian Angel Publishing believes we can change the world by investing in children one child at a time. Our hope is that the seeds of the influence from our books will live longer than we do. Our goal is to build a harvest of knowledge and vibrant faith in kids to help transform a time in the future that we may never see.
 
Guardian Angel Kids is an interactive ezine for kids. They publish fiction up to 50...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Brother

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 9, 2018,
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Brothers
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is now accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories that include brothers. They can be about anything that teen girls do in the spring, but must include the main character's brother or brother...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: What You Changed About Valentine's Day

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 8, 2018,
Focus on the Family Magazine: What You Changed About Valentine's Day
 
Topic: What is one unique activity that you did with your children that changed your Valentine's Day forever? We are NOT looking for crafts, dates with a parent or any activity found at Valentine's Day Cards and Activities. Your idea should be creative and cause change in your family.
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acc...

Continue reading ...
 

Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 7, 2018,
Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest
 
Categories: Poet’s Choice, Members Only, New Poets, Traditional Form – Rondeau, Harvest
 
Awards: Poet’s Choice: 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $30; 3 HMs.
All other categories: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20; 3 HMs.
 
OPA Members—Flat rate of $8 for up to five poems (limit of one poem per category).
Non-members—Flat rate of $15 for up to four poems (limit of one poem per category).
 
Deadline: Submit electro...

Continue reading ...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: Hope

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 6, 2018,
Parabola Literary Journal: Hope
 
Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world’s myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.
 
Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme. The theme for the Winter 2018-2019 issue is HopeThe submission deadline is September 1, 2018.
 
Parabola welcomes original es...

Continue reading ...
 

Gabriel's Horn Poetry Anthology: Joy

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 5, 2018,
Gabriel’s Horn Poetry Anthology: Joy
 
Gabriel’s Horn, small press, seeks poetry for an annual anthology. We are looking for poetry that is written with form, structure, rhythm, and rhyme scheme (traditional forms such as sonnets, triolets, etc serve well), is positive, uplifting, and inspirational, and in particular with a focus on faith and family and this year's theme of JOY
 
$3 submission fee for up to 5 poems.
 
Poets will be pa...

Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: Beatitudes

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 4, 2018,
Purpose Magazine: Beatitudes     
 
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 of payment for ...

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Someone Cares

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 3, 2018,
The War Cry: Someone Cares 
 
The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the ...

Continue reading ...
 

Poets & Patrons 62nd Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 2, 2018,
Poets & Patrons 62nd Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest  
 
Deadline: September 1, 2018
 
PRIZES: $45, $20, $10 and three HMs in each category. Non-members may enter all open categories (1 poem per category) for $15; members may enter for $12. Each additional poem $2 ($1 for members).
 
12 categories open to all include: Religious Poem, Humorous Poem, Formal Verse, Free Verse, Social Conscience, Miniature Poem, Nature, Midwest theme, Shakespeare, Love, Specu...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Guests

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 1, 2018,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Guests      
 
Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.
 
We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure to inclu...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: August, 2018

Enchanted Conversation: Under the Hunter's Moon

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 16, 2018,
Enchanted Conversation: Under the Hunter’s Moon: Spooky & Spellbinding Tales
 
Deadline: September 20, 2018
For: October 2018 Issue
Theme: Under the Hunter’s Moon: Spooky & Spellbinding Tales      
 
The Hunter's Moon is the name of the full moon that takes place in October, and EC is celebrating the month of the Hunter's Moon and All Hallow's Eve with an issue of spooky, spellbinding, and creepy stories in fairy tale, folktale or my...

Continue reading ...
 

Our Past Loves Day Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 15, 2018,
Our Past Loves Day Story Contest
 
Deadline: September 17, 2018. No entry fee
 
Nearly everyone has memories of a former sweetheart. Write your true story of an earlier love, in no more than 700 words. Tell us about someone whose memory brings a smile or a tear, or both.
 
What feelings arise if you allow yourself to be fully open to remembering that person? What is it about that special someone that you still cherish? IN PARTICULAR, how did that person's prese...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Bonding With Your Baby

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 14, 2018,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Bonding With Your Baby
 
Topic: What is one unique way that you or your spouse bonded with your baby? Please make sure that this bonding is different from those found at "Bonding WithYour Baby," "New Dad Bonding," "When You Don't NaturallyBond With Your Baby," and "4 Ways to Bond with an AdoptedNewborn." 
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: Sep...

Continue reading ...
 

Dreamquest One Poetry and Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 13, 2018,
Dreamquest One Poetry and Writing Contest
 
$5-$10 Entry fee. Deadline September 15, 2018. Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject, style, or form, typed or neatly hand printed. And/or write a short story, five pages maximum length, on any subject or theme. Genres: fiction, nonfiction or creative nonfiction (including essay compositions, diary, journal entries, stage plays, and screenwriting). No word count. Short story prizes: first $500, second $250, third $...

Continue reading ...
 

MUSE: On the Money

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 12, 2018,
MUSE: On the Money
 
MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens in grades 4-8. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each edition of MUSE focuses on a central theme and open-ended organizing questions about the theme. We value articles that feature innovators, scient...

Continue reading ...
 

The Christian Journal: Ask, Seek, Knock

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 12, 2018,
The Christian Journal: Ask, Seek, Knock
 
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 this time. Each issue follows ...

Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Boo-Hoo, Boo-Boo

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 10, 2018,
Guardian Angel Kids: Boo-Hoo, Boo-Boo
 
Guardian Angel Publishing believes we can change the world by investing in children one child at a time. Our hope is that the seeds of the influence from our books will live longer than we do. Our goal is to build a harvest of knowledge and vibrant faith in kids to help transform a time in the future that we may never see.
 
Guardian Angel Kids is an interactive ezine for kids. They publish fiction up to 50...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Brother

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 9, 2018,
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Brothers
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is now accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories that include brothers. They can be about anything that teen girls do in the spring, but must include the main character's brother or brother...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: What You Changed About Valentine's Day

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 8, 2018,
Focus on the Family Magazine: What You Changed About Valentine's Day
 
Topic: What is one unique activity that you did with your children that changed your Valentine's Day forever? We are NOT looking for crafts, dates with a parent or any activity found at Valentine's Day Cards and Activities. Your idea should be creative and cause change in your family.
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acc...

Continue reading ...
 

Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 7, 2018,
Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest
 
Categories: Poet’s Choice, Members Only, New Poets, Traditional Form – Rondeau, Harvest
 
Awards: Poet’s Choice: 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $30; 3 HMs.
All other categories: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20; 3 HMs.
 
OPA Members—Flat rate of $8 for up to five poems (limit of one poem per category).
Non-members—Flat rate of $15 for up to four poems (limit of one poem per category).
 
Deadline: Submit electro...

Continue reading ...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: Hope

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 6, 2018,
Parabola Literary Journal: Hope
 
Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world’s myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.
 
Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme. The theme for the Winter 2018-2019 issue is HopeThe submission deadline is September 1, 2018.
 
Parabola welcomes original es...

Continue reading ...
 

Gabriel's Horn Poetry Anthology: Joy

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 5, 2018,
Gabriel’s Horn Poetry Anthology: Joy
 
Gabriel’s Horn, small press, seeks poetry for an annual anthology. We are looking for poetry that is written with form, structure, rhythm, and rhyme scheme (traditional forms such as sonnets, triolets, etc serve well), is positive, uplifting, and inspirational, and in particular with a focus on faith and family and this year's theme of JOY
 
$3 submission fee for up to 5 poems.
 
Poets will be pa...

Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: Beatitudes

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 4, 2018,
Purpose Magazine: Beatitudes     
 
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 of payment for ...

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Someone Cares

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 3, 2018,
The War Cry: Someone Cares 
 
The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the ...

Continue reading ...
 

Poets & Patrons 62nd Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 2, 2018,
Poets & Patrons 62nd Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest  
 
Deadline: September 1, 2018
 
PRIZES: $45, $20, $10 and three HMs in each category. Non-members may enter all open categories (1 poem per category) for $15; members may enter for $12. Each additional poem $2 ($1 for members).
 
12 categories open to all include: Religious Poem, Humorous Poem, Formal Verse, Free Verse, Social Conscience, Miniature Poem, Nature, Midwest theme, Shakespeare, Love, Specu...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Guests

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 1, 2018,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Guests      
 
Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.
 
We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure to inclu...

Continue reading ...
 
 

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