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.

2018 Wyoming Writers, Inc. Writing Contest

February 20, 2018
2018 Wyoming Writers, Inc. Writing Contest
 
Postmark Deadline: March 15, 2018
 
Winners will be notified by early May 2018 and will be announced at our 43rd Annual Conference in DuboisWY on June 1st – 3rd.
 
Five categories:
 
    Adult Fiction, up to 3K words
    Fiction for Children and Young Adults, up to 3K words
    Non-Fiction, up to 3K words
    Traditional Poetry, up to 40 lines, up to 5 poems per entry
    Free Verse Poetry, up to 40 lines, up to 5 poems per entry
 
Fee: $15 per entry. Prizes $50, $30, and $20


 

Tor House Prize for Poetry

February 19, 2018
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 The prize is $1,000 for an original, unpublished poem not to exceed three pages in length, $200 for Honorable Mention.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: 03/15/2018. Fees: $10 for 3 poems.  

Continue reading...
 

35th Writers-Editors Network Annual International Writing Competition

February 19, 2018
Writers-Editors Network 35th Annual International Writing Competition
 
Four Categories! Bigger Cash Prizes! Critiques for the “Most Promising” entries
Open to all writers. Deadline March 15, 2018.
 
Categories – Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Children’s Literature
Awards & Prizes - $150, $100, $75 in each category.
Entry fees - $5, $10 or $20 depending on category and member or nonmember.
 
Most Promisi...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society

February 18, 2018
Massachusetts State Poetry Society 
The 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...
 

2018 Our Write Side Anthology: Glasses & Ashes

February 18, 2018
2018 Our Write Side Anthology: Glasses & Ashes
 
What’s YOUR Cinderella Story?
 
Disney’s Cinderella, Ella Enchanted, Ever After… all Cinderella stories that are the same, yet very different. They all tell the golden tale of a cellar maid marrying into royalty. But what if…
 
the story changed?
Cinderella created her own destiny?
Someone stole it from her?
Anything else happened but what folklore says it did?
 
In 2018, we want to celebrate these ...

Continue reading...
 

Literal Latte Food Verse Contest

February 17, 2018
Literal Latté Food Verse Contest
 
First Prize - $500
 
Contest Guidelines
1. Send unpublished poems with food as an ingredient. 2,000 words max. All styles and subjects welcome.
2. Postmark by March 15th.
3. Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (optional) — on Cover Page only.   
4. Please put poem titles/first lines on Cover Page as well.
5. Include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope or Email Address for reply.
6. Include $10 Reading F...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Appreciate Each Other

February 17, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Appreciate Each Other  
 
Topic: What is one unique way that you taught your kids to appreciate you, each other, friends or relatives
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: March 12, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 
Submission: Each article must be directed at only one age group. Depending on...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Friendship Problems

February 16, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Friendship Problems
 
Topic: What is one thing you did to help your child let go of the drama or be a better friend or make a new friend
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: March 5, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 
Submission: Each article must be directed at only one age group. Depending ...

Continue reading...
 

Carteret Writers Contest 2018

February 16, 2018
Carteret Writers Contest 2018
 
Welcome to the Carteret Writers annual writing contest, 2018 edition. This is the 27th 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 l...

Continue reading...
 

The Robert Spiess Memorial 2018 Haiku Awards Contest

February 15, 2018
The Robert Spiess Memorial 2018 Haiku Awards Contest
 
Modern Haiku is pleased to announce the Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Awards Competition for 2018. 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 “Speculation”...

Continue reading...
 

2018 Wyoming Writers, Inc. Writing Contest

February 20, 2018
2018 Wyoming Writers, Inc. Writing Contest
 
Postmark Deadline: March 15, 2018
 
Winners will be notified by early May 2018 and will be announced at our 43rd Annual Conference in DuboisWY on June 1st – 3rd.
 
Five categories:
 
    Adult Fiction, up to 3K words
    Fiction for Children and Young Adults, up to 3K words
    Non-Fiction, up to 3K words
    Traditional Poetry, up to 40 lines, up to 5 poems per entry
    Free Verse Poetry, up to 40 lines, up to 5 poems per entry
 
Fee: $15 per entry. Prizes $50, $30, and $20


 

Tor House Prize for Poetry

February 19, 2018
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: 03/15/2018. Fees: $10 for 3 poems.  

Continue reading...
 

35th Writers-Editors Network Annual International Writing Competition

February 19, 2018
Writers-Editors Network 35th Annual International Writing Competition
 
Four Categories! Bigger Cash Prizes! Critiques for the “Most Promising” entries
Open to all writers. Deadline March 15, 2018.
 
Categories – Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Children’s Literature
Awards & Prizes - $150, $100, $75 in each category.
Entry fees - $5, $10 or $20 depending on category and member or nonmember.
 
Most Promisi...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society

February 18, 2018
Massachusetts State Poetry Society 
The 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...
 

2018 Our Write Side Anthology: Glasses & Ashes

February 18, 2018
2018 Our Write Side Anthology: Glasses & Ashes
 
What’s YOUR Cinderella Story?
 
Disney’s Cinderella, Ella Enchanted, Ever After… all Cinderella stories that are the same, yet very different. They all tell the golden tale of a cellar maid marrying into royalty. But what if…
 
the story changed?
Cinderella created her own destiny?
Someone stole it from her?
Anything else happened but what folklore says it did?
 
In 2018, we want to celebrate these ...

Continue reading...
 

Literal Latte Food Verse Contest

February 17, 2018
Literal Latté Food Verse Contest
 
First Prize - $500
 
Contest Guidelines
1. Send unpublished poems with food as an ingredient. 2,000 words max. All styles and subjects welcome.
2. Postmark by March 15th.
3. Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (optional) — on Cover Page only.   
4. Please put poem titles/first lines on Cover Page as well.
5. Include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope or Email Address for reply.
6. Include $10 Reading F...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Appreciate Each Other

February 17, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Appreciate Each Other  
 
Topic: What is one unique way that you taught your kids to appreciate you, each other, friends or relatives
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: March 12, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 
Submission: Each article must be directed at only one age group. Depending on...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Friendship Problems

February 16, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Friendship Problems
 
Topic: What is one thing you did to help your child let go of the drama or be a better friend or make a new friend
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: March 5, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 
Submission: Each article must be directed at only one age group. Depending ...

Continue reading...
 

Carteret Writers Contest 2018

February 16, 2018
Carteret Writers Contest 2018
 
Welcome to the Carteret Writers annual writing contest, 2018 edition. This is the 27th 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 l...

Continue reading...
 

The Robert Spiess Memorial 2018 Haiku Awards Contest

February 15, 2018
The Robert Spiess Memorial 2018 Haiku Awards Contest
 
Modern Haiku is pleased to announce the Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Awards Competition for 2018. 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 “Speculation”...

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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