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 40,000 copies sold! 


Browsing Archive: September, 2020

The War Cry: The Centrality of the Cross

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 22, 2020,
The War Cry: The Centrality of the Cross

The War Cry 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 general public. It is di...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: October Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 21, 2020,
Poetry Society of Colorado: October Contest  

Submission Deadline: 10/17/20
Sponsors: Martin Postma
Theme: Inspiration
Form: Rhyme scheme desirable, but optional
Line Limit: 50


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Resting While Sick

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 20, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Resting While Sick

Topic: What is one way you helped your toddler through preschooler continue to lie down and rest while she or he was sick? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for...


Continue reading ...
 

American Christian Fiction Writers 2020 First Impressions Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 19, 2020,
American Christian Fiction Writers 2020 First Impressions Contest

Continue reading ...
 

Windhover Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 18, 2020,
Windhover Literary Journal

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is proud to sponsor Windhover, a journal dedicated to promoting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction that considers the Christian perspective and engages spiritual themes. Each spring the journal hosts a writers’ festival, inviting their published authors and interested readers to come to campus for a weekend of workshops and presentations on the connection between fait...


Continue reading ...
 

X.J. Kennedy Award for Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 17, 2020,
X. J. Kennedy Award for Nonfiction


Rosebud Magazine is honored to announce the 8th biennial X.J. Kennedy Award for Creative Nonfiction. Mr. Kennedy is one of America’s most admired editors, poets, and essayists. He was the judge of the first competition and remains a valued supporter and advisor. Entries may be any kind of nonfiction, including essays of all kinds, nature and travel writing, and memoir. 
 
Deadlin...

Continue reading ...
 

MUSE Magazine: The Ears Have It

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 16, 2020,
MUSE Magazine: The Ears Have It  

MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. 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. Timeliness and trustworthiness is essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE. We seek articles that describe how things ...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Table Manners

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 15, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Table Manners

Topic: How have you reinforced good table manners without resorting to lectures or punishments? Once again, we are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is onl...


Continue reading ...
 

The Writer Magazine 100 Word Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 14, 2020,
The Writer Magazine 100 Word Contest

Can you tell a complete story in just 100 words? Submit a piece in any genre – fiction OR nonfiction – for your chance to win $1,000 and be published in our magazine. The catch? We’ll only accept works told in 100 words or less.

Deadline: October 6, 2020
Grand Prize: $1,000 and publication in our magazine
Word Count: 100 words or less
Entry fee: $10

Continue reading ...
 

FACES Magazine: Rock and Roll

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 13, 2020,
FACES Magazine: Rock and Roll  

Lively, original approaches to the subject are the primary concerns of the editors in choosing material. FACES: World Culture & Geography is written for ages 9-14. FACES Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available for viewing at the Cricket Media Store, where you can also purchase a current issue.) Issues are also available at many local libraries. All ...

Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Language

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 12, 2020,
Guardian Angel Kids: Language       

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Staycations

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 11, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Staycations

Topic: What did you do this last summer for a family staycation? Or how did you make your family staycation so much more fun for the kids? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this ti...


Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 10, 2020,
Writer’s Digest Poetry Awards

Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate: Faithfulness

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 9, 2020,
Bible Advocate: Faithfulness

The focus of the Bible Advocate in 2021 will be “Faithful.” Unlike recent years, we’ve decided not to have sub-themes for each of our six annual issues. This is good news for writers: You are free to submit an article on any subject of your choosing. Please be sure to read several back issues in our archive.

“Faithful” is our overarching theme for the year, but examining this glorious, powerful word is limitless. It span...


Continue reading ...
 

The Bethune & Son 4th Annual Texas Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 8, 2020,
The Bethune & Son 4th Annual Texas Short Story Contest

We’re looking for short fiction stories! Think you can write a winning story in 5000 words or less? Enter Bethune & Son’s fourth annual Texas Short Story Competition for your chance to win $1,000, $300 or $200 in cash, and get your story published! Please ensure you read the rules carefully before entering the competition.

Every entry must follow the theme of “Gulf Coast”, discu...


Continue reading ...
 

National Writers Association Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 7, 2020,
National Writers Association Annual Poetry Contest

Continue reading ...
 

Cobblestone: Revolutionary War in the South

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 6, 2020,
Cobblestone: Revolutionary War in the South

American History magazine for ages 9-14. Each issue of this acclaimed classroom magazine explores a single topic in depth, bringing history to life with primary sources, lively graphics, historical photographs, and maps. Designed to meet curriculum standards for history/social studies, Cobblestone® fosters an appreciation for the past while making connections to the present with fiction, nonf...


Continue reading ...
 

2021 Northern Colorado Writers Anthology: Chiaroscuro: An Anthology of Virtue & Vice

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 5, 2020,
2021 Northern Colorado Writers Anthology: Chiaroscuro: An Anthology of Virtue & Vice

When discussing virtue and vice, it is easy to wander down the road of morality, though in essence virtue is simply the good or useful qualities of a thing, whereas vice is a habitual and usually trivial defect or shortcoming. One does not have to look too far in literature to find examples of both. Authors are fond of espousing the dark and light sides of both....


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Camping

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 4, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Camping

Topic: What is one thing you did that helped your kids learn to be more involved, responsible or helpful while tent or RV camping this last summer? Or how did you parent so the whole trip was more fun for the kids? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. Thi...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Good Health Habits

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 3, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Good Health Habits

Topic: What is one unique thing you did that helped your kids learn a good health habit in terms of not spreading germs? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for ...


Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Hail the Son of Righteousness

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 2, 2020,
The War Cry: “Hail the Son of Righteousness”        

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 Arm...


Continue reading ...
 

The Saturday Evening Post: New Fiction Fridays

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 1, 2020,
The Saturday Evening Post: New Fiction Fridays      

The Saturday Evening Post magazine “continues to look for and publish great short stories by both emerging and established authors.

In addition to publishing one short story in every print issue of the Post, we welcome submissions to our online fiction platform New Fiction Friday.” Pays: “For New Fiction Friday stories, we pay $25 for first exclusive online publication rights for si...


Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: September, 2020

The War Cry: The Centrality of the Cross

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 22, 2020,
The War Cry: The Centrality of the Cross

The War Cry 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 general public. It is di...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: October Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 21, 2020,
Poetry Society of Colorado: October Contest  

Submission Deadline: 10/17/20
Sponsors: Martin Postma
Theme: Inspiration
Form: Rhyme scheme desirable, but optional
Line Limit: 50


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Resting While Sick

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 20, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Resting While Sick

Topic: What is one way you helped your toddler through preschooler continue to lie down and rest while she or he was sick? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for...


Continue reading ...
 

American Christian Fiction Writers 2020 First Impressions Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 19, 2020,
American Christian Fiction Writers 2020 First Impressions Contest

Continue reading ...
 

Windhover Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 18, 2020,
Windhover Literary Journal

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is proud to sponsor Windhover, a journal dedicated to promoting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction that considers the Christian perspective and engages spiritual themes. Each spring the journal hosts a writers’ festival, inviting their published authors and interested readers to come to campus for a weekend of workshops and presentations on the connection between fait...


Continue reading ...
 

X.J. Kennedy Award for Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 17, 2020,
X. J. Kennedy Award for Nonfiction


Rosebud Magazine is honored to announce the 8th biennial X.J. Kennedy Award for Creative Nonfiction. Mr. Kennedy is one of America’s most admired editors, poets, and essayists. He was the judge of the first competition and remains a valued supporter and advisor. Entries may be any kind of nonfiction, including essays of all kinds, nature and travel writing, and memoir. 
 
Deadlin...

Continue reading ...
 

MUSE Magazine: The Ears Have It

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 16, 2020,
MUSE Magazine: The Ears Have It  

MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. 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. Timeliness and trustworthiness is essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE. We seek articles that describe how things ...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Table Manners

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 15, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Table Manners

Topic: How have you reinforced good table manners without resorting to lectures or punishments? Once again, we are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is onl...


Continue reading ...
 

The Writer Magazine 100 Word Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 14, 2020,
The Writer Magazine 100 Word Contest

Can you tell a complete story in just 100 words? Submit a piece in any genre – fiction OR nonfiction – for your chance to win $1,000 and be published in our magazine. The catch? We’ll only accept works told in 100 words or less.

Deadline: October 6, 2020
Grand Prize: $1,000 and publication in our magazine
Word Count: 100 words or less
Entry fee: $10

Continue reading ...
 

FACES Magazine: Rock and Roll

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 13, 2020,
FACES Magazine: Rock and Roll  

Lively, original approaches to the subject are the primary concerns of the editors in choosing material. FACES: World Culture & Geography is written for ages 9-14. FACES Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available for viewing at the Cricket Media Store, where you can also purchase a current issue.) Issues are also available at many local libraries. All ...

Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Language

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 12, 2020,
Guardian Angel Kids: Language       

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Staycations

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 11, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Staycations

Topic: What did you do this last summer for a family staycation? Or how did you make your family staycation so much more fun for the kids? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this ti...


Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 10, 2020,
Writer’s Digest Poetry Awards

Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate: Faithfulness

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 9, 2020,
Bible Advocate: Faithfulness

The focus of the Bible Advocate in 2021 will be “Faithful.” Unlike recent years, we’ve decided not to have sub-themes for each of our six annual issues. This is good news for writers: You are free to submit an article on any subject of your choosing. Please be sure to read several back issues in our archive.

“Faithful” is our overarching theme for the year, but examining this glorious, powerful word is limitless. It span...


Continue reading ...
 

The Bethune & Son 4th Annual Texas Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 8, 2020,
The Bethune & Son 4th Annual Texas Short Story Contest

We’re looking for short fiction stories! Think you can write a winning story in 5000 words or less? Enter Bethune & Son’s fourth annual Texas Short Story Competition for your chance to win $1,000, $300 or $200 in cash, and get your story published! Please ensure you read the rules carefully before entering the competition.

Every entry must follow the theme of “Gulf Coast”, discu...


Continue reading ...
 

National Writers Association Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 7, 2020,
National Writers Association Annual Poetry Contest

Continue reading ...
 

Cobblestone: Revolutionary War in the South

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 6, 2020,
Cobblestone: Revolutionary War in the South

American History magazine for ages 9-14. Each issue of this acclaimed classroom magazine explores a single topic in depth, bringing history to life with primary sources, lively graphics, historical photographs, and maps. Designed to meet curriculum standards for history/social studies, Cobblestone® fosters an appreciation for the past while making connections to the present with fiction, nonf...


Continue reading ...
 

2021 Northern Colorado Writers Anthology: Chiaroscuro: An Anthology of Virtue & Vice

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 5, 2020,
2021 Northern Colorado Writers Anthology: Chiaroscuro: An Anthology of Virtue & Vice

When discussing virtue and vice, it is easy to wander down the road of morality, though in essence virtue is simply the good or useful qualities of a thing, whereas vice is a habitual and usually trivial defect or shortcoming. One does not have to look too far in literature to find examples of both. Authors are fond of espousing the dark and light sides of both....


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Camping

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 4, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Camping

Topic: What is one thing you did that helped your kids learn to be more involved, responsible or helpful while tent or RV camping this last summer? Or how did you parent so the whole trip was more fun for the kids? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. Thi...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Good Health Habits

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 3, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Good Health Habits

Topic: What is one unique thing you did that helped your kids learn a good health habit in terms of not spreading germs? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for ...


Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Hail the Son of Righteousness

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 2, 2020,
The War Cry: “Hail the Son of Righteousness”        

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 Arm...


Continue reading ...
 

The Saturday Evening Post: New Fiction Fridays

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 1, 2020,
The Saturday Evening Post: New Fiction Fridays      

The Saturday Evening Post magazine “continues to look for and publish great short stories by both emerging and established authors.

In addition to publishing one short story in every print issue of the Post, we welcome submissions to our online fiction platform New Fiction Friday.” Pays: “For New Fiction Friday stories, we pay $25 for first exclusive online publication rights for si...


Continue reading ...
 
 

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