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! 


California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: February

January 26, 2020
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: February 
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered. Please use CaliforniaStatePoetrySociety.org to submit your poems! It’s easier, less expensive (no $.49 stamp, not to mention the cost of the envelope) and much faster.            
 
All contests are blind judged by qualified senior poets. The 1st place winner receives ½ of the prize pool for pools less than $100. For pools of $100 or more, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners receive $50, $10 and $5, respectively. All of the winners for the year are listed in the first CSPS Newsbriefs of the following year.
 
The current monthly contest topics for February is: Romance, Love, Emotion
Deadline: February 29, 2020.  


 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Summer Fun with Babies

January 26, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Summer Fun with Babies

Topic: Infants and babies (from newborns through crawlers) can be challenging during the summer months. You want to take them out for summer adventures, but they’re too young to actually do anything. Of course, you could get a pass to the zoo and take a stroller ride once a week, but what are your other ideas for keeping active with an infant and helping him/her explore their w...


Continue reading...
 

Pathfinders Travel

January 25, 2020
Pathfinders Travel

We are looking for lively, original, well-written stories that provide a good sense of place, with useful information and fresh ideas about travel and the travel industry. Service articles such as How to Protect Your Valuable While on the Beach, 10 Best, Top 10, Round up Pieces, Looking Back, and articles for the Chef’s Table and In the Vineyard, our wine column and Looking Back, a 1,000-word ar...


Continue reading...
 

ASK Magazine: Sneaky Art Tricks

January 24, 2020
ASK Magazine: Sneaky Art Tricks

ASK is a nonfiction magazine for children 7–10 years old who are curious about science and the world they live in. Each edition of ASK is built around a central theme or question.

ASK introduces kids to the joys of thinking and questioning scientifically, and presumes them to be active members of the international community of knowledge-seekers.  The ideal ASK article is an engaging nonfiction story (or cartoon) that is ...


Continue reading...
 

The Poetry Box Poetry Chapbook Competition

January 23, 2020
The Poetry Box Poetry Chapbook Competition

Winners will receive the following:

1st Prize: $500 plus 20 copies of published chapbook, distribution of their winning title to all contest entrants and Two-year subscription to Duotrope.com (Value $100).

2nd Prize: $150 plus 10 copies of their published chapbook.

3rd Prize: $100 plus 5 copies of their published chapbook.

(The Poetry Box® may offer publication to a few finalists, dependent upon ...


Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Listen to Your Dreams

January 22, 2020
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Listen to Your Dreams      

Continue reading...
 

Johnson City Library 12th Annual Writer's Conference

January 21, 2020
Johnson City Library 12th Annual Writer’s Conference

Tell your stories!

We've all heard the phrase "write what you know" but that can be confusing for some writers.  How do you turn what you know into fiction?  What if you want to write fantasy but you don’t have a background as a wizard?  Or perhaps you want to write a memoir but you don't know how to turn your personal stories into a cohesive narrative?  To help tackle those questions, the t...


Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

January 20, 2020
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

 

 Inline image

 

The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this Norman Rockwell cover illustration from November 21, 1936.

To enter, fill out the entry form below. Entries must be submitted by February 25, 2020. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.

The winning limerick will be publis...


Continue reading...
 

Picture Book Pitch Twitter Party

January 19, 2020
Picture Book Pitch Twitter Party
 
A Twitter Pitch party exclusively for Picture Books!
 
What - Pitch Your Picture Books on Twitter
Why - Agents and Editors on Twitter Can See It!
When - Our next #PBPitch will be Thursday, February 20th, 2020! 
 
Pitch your PBs on twitter using #PBPitch. Pitch manuscripts only ONCE in the morning and ONCE in the Evening. (Once before 2pm and once after.) If you are an author/illustrator, you can attach an image to you...

Continue reading...
 

Growing Magazine

January 18, 2020
Growing Magazine

Growing covers what rises above the green. Whether it be science, pest control, the art and business of farming fruits and vegetables or even the literal definition of “agriculture” – we cover what our audience deals with on a daily basis. For most, growing is a passion and a way of life that has been passed down from generation to generation. In the pages of Growing you will find content with tried-and-true practices along with new suggest...


Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: February

January 26, 2020
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: February 
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered. Please use CaliforniaStatePoetrySociety.org to submit your poems! It’s easier, less expensive (no $.49 stamp, not to mention the cost of the envelope) and much faster.            
 
All contests are blind judged by qualified senior poets. The 1st place winner receives ½ of the prize pool for pools less than $100. For pools of $100 or more, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners receive $50, $10 and $5, respectively. All of the winners for the year are listed in the first CSPS Newsbriefs of the following year.
 
The current monthly contest topics for February is: Romance, Love, Emotion
Deadline: February 29, 2020.  


 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Summer Fun with Babies

January 26, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Summer Fun with Babies

Topic: Infants and babies (from newborns through crawlers) can be challenging during the summer months. You want to take them out for summer adventures, but they’re too young to actually do anything. Of course, you could get a pass to the zoo and take a stroller ride once a week, but what are your other ideas for keeping active with an infant and helping him/her explore their w...


Continue reading...
 

Pathfinders Travel

January 25, 2020
Pathfinders Travel

We are looking for lively, original, well-written stories that provide a good sense of place, with useful information and fresh ideas about travel and the travel industry. Service articles such as How to Protect Your Valuable While on the Beach, 10 Best, Top 10, Round up Pieces, Looking Back, and articles for the Chef’s Table and In the Vineyard, our wine column and Looking Back, a 1,000-word ar...


Continue reading...
 

ASK Magazine: Sneaky Art Tricks

January 24, 2020
ASK Magazine: Sneaky Art Tricks

ASK is a nonfiction magazine for children 7–10 years old who are curious about science and the world they live in. Each edition of ASK is built around a central theme or question.

ASK introduces kids to the joys of thinking and questioning scientifically, and presumes them to be active members of the international community of knowledge-seekers.  The ideal ASK article is an engaging nonfiction story (or cartoon) that is ...


Continue reading...
 

The Poetry Box Poetry Chapbook Competition

January 23, 2020
The Poetry Box Poetry Chapbook Competition

Winners will receive the following:

1st Prize: $500 plus 20 copies of published chapbook, distribution of their winning title to all contest entrants and Two-year subscription to Duotrope.com (Value $100).

2nd Prize: $150 plus 10 copies of their published chapbook.

3rd Prize: $100 plus 5 copies of their published chapbook.

(The Poetry Box® may offer publication to a few finalists, dependent upon ...


Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Listen to Your Dreams

January 22, 2020
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Listen to Your Dreams      

Continue reading...
 

Johnson City Library 12th Annual Writer's Conference

January 21, 2020
Johnson City Library 12th Annual Writer’s Conference

Tell your stories!

We've all heard the phrase "write what you know" but that can be confusing for some writers.  How do you turn what you know into fiction?  What if you want to write fantasy but you don’t have a background as a wizard?  Or perhaps you want to write a memoir but you don't know how to turn your personal stories into a cohesive narrative?  To help tackle those questions, the t...


Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

January 20, 2020
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

 

 Inline image

 

The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this Norman Rockwell cover illustration from November 21, 1936.

To enter, fill out the entry form below. Entries must be submitted by February 25, 2020. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.

The winning limerick will be publis...


Continue reading...
 

Picture Book Pitch Twitter Party

January 19, 2020
Picture Book Pitch Twitter Party
 
A Twitter Pitch party exclusively for Picture Books!
 
What - Pitch Your Picture Books on Twitter
Why - Agents and Editors on Twitter Can See It!
When - Our next #PBPitch will be Thursday, February 20th, 2020! 
 
Pitch your PBs on twitter using #PBPitch. Pitch manuscripts only ONCE in the morning and ONCE in the Evening. (Once before 2pm and once after.) If you are an author/illustrator, you can attach an image to you...

Continue reading...
 

Growing Magazine

January 18, 2020
Growing Magazine

Growing covers what rises above the green. Whether it be science, pest control, the art and business of farming fruits and vegetables or even the literal definition of “agriculture” – we cover what our audience deals with on a daily basis. For most, growing is a passion and a way of life that has been passed down from generation to generation. In the pages of Growing you will find content with tried-and-true practices along with new suggest...


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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