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! 


Saturday Writers: June Prose Contest

May 26, 2020
Saturday Writers: June Prose Contest

Theme: 1980s & 1990s: IBM personal computer, fall of Berlin Wall, final episode of MASH, CNN launched, NASA Challenger disaster, first surrogate pregnancy, Super Mario Brothers, Wall Street crashed & Hubble Space Telescope, internet became publicly available, Dolly the sheep first animal to be cloned, Princess Diane died in car crash, Monica Lewinsky scandal, Columbine shooting, Oklahoma City bombing, LA riots, Harry Potter is published, ETC.

Prose: 2020-word limit
Begins: 5/30/20
Prose Deadline: 6/27/20
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

May 25, 2020
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

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Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: June

May 25, 2020
Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: June

June Contest Sponsor: Cheryl Wilkie

Theme: Poets' Choice

Form: Poets' Choice

Line Limit: 40

Entry fee: $5 per poem

Prizes: 1st Place: $25, 2nd Place: $15, 3rd Place: $10

Deadline: June 20, 2020


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Picture Book Pitch Twitter Party

May 24, 2020
Picture Book Pitch Twitter Party

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Focus on the Family Magazine: Friendship Forgiveness

May 24, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Friendship Forgiveness

How did you help your child learn to forgive a friend after the friend had wronged him or her. 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 only fo...


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Central Houston Inspirational Writers Alive Open Competition

May 23, 2020

Central Houston Inspirational Writers Alive Open Competition http://www.centralhoustoniwa.com/2020_Contest_Registration_Form_IWA_rev.pdf

Maximum of two entries in each category.

Category 1 Short Story—Fiction: Adult/young adult (15 to early twenties) themes; 700-2500 words

Category 2 Short Story—Fiction: Children/teens (to age 14); 750-1000 words  Category 3 Article: Nonfiction; 500-1500 words 

Category 4 Poetry: Rhymed/unrhymed; 48 lines or fewer 

Category 5 Devotional: 300 words or fewer, in...


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Cricket: Best Friends Forever?

May 23, 2020
Cricket: Best Friends Forever?

CRICKET® magazine seeks to publish the highest quality fiction, poetry, and literary nonfiction to engage our audience of enthusiastic young readers. Editors consider unsolicited submissions from writers of every level of experience. Since its founding in 1973, CRICKET has published some of the most respected writers of children’s literature. It is also a wonderful opportunity for pro...


Continue reading...
 

Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest

May 22, 2020
Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest
Deadline - June 05, 2020
 
Fiction: including, short story, flash, novel excerpt, romance, mystery, humor, science fiction, fantasy, etc. Limit: 2,000 words. Nonfiction: including article, essay, nostalgia, memoir, humor, self-help, etc. Limit: 2,000 words
Poetry: including any style or theme. Up to three poems may be submitted per entry. No poem may be longer than one page. Poetry entries may be single or do...

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Focus on the Family Magazine: Newborn Night Routines

May 22, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Newborn Night Routines

Tell us about your newborn nighttime routine: How do you keep your baby tranquil? How do you keep yourself tranquil when baby’s not sleeping well? 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 auth...


Continue reading...
 

Sequestrum: Place and Family Issues

May 21, 2020
Sequestrum: Place and Family Issues

Theme: Place
Fiction, Nonfiction, or Poetry

Whether that place is rural or urban, natural or constructed, real or imagined makes little difference. A place can haunt us. It can inspire us. A place can surprise and delight and despair. In short, we’re expecting stories and poetry which couldn’t exist outside its “place.” Point to your passion on a map, and we’ll follow. Deadline 6/15.

Theme: Family
Fiction, Nonfi...

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Saturday Writers: June Prose Contest

May 26, 2020
Saturday Writers: June Prose Contest

Theme: 1980s & 1990s: IBM personal computer, fall of Berlin Wall, final episode of MASH, CNN launched, NASA Challenger disaster, first surrogate pregnancy, Super Mario Brothers, Wall Street crashed & Hubble Space Telescope, internet became publicly available, Dolly the sheep first animal to be cloned, Princess Diane died in car crash, Monica Lewinsky scandal, Columbine shooting, Oklahoma City bombing, LA riots, Harry Potter is published, ETC.

Prose: 2020-word limit
Begins: 5/30/20
Prose Deadline: 6/27/20
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

May 25, 2020
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: June

May 25, 2020
Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: June

June Contest Sponsor: Cheryl Wilkie

Theme: Poets' Choice

Form: Poets' Choice

Line Limit: 40

Entry fee: $5 per poem

Prizes: 1st Place: $25, 2nd Place: $15, 3rd Place: $10

Deadline: June 20, 2020


Continue reading...
 

Picture Book Pitch Twitter Party

May 24, 2020
Picture Book Pitch Twitter Party

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Friendship Forgiveness

May 24, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Friendship Forgiveness

How did you help your child learn to forgive a friend after the friend had wronged him or her. 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 only fo...


Continue reading...
 

Central Houston Inspirational Writers Alive Open Competition

May 23, 2020

Central Houston Inspirational Writers Alive Open Competition http://www.centralhoustoniwa.com/2020_Contest_Registration_Form_IWA_rev.pdf

Maximum of two entries in each category.

Category 1 Short Story—Fiction: Adult/young adult (15 to early twenties) themes; 700-2500 words

Category 2 Short Story—Fiction: Children/teens (to age 14); 750-1000 words  Category 3 Article: Nonfiction; 500-1500 words 

Category 4 Poetry: Rhymed/unrhymed; 48 lines or fewer 

Category 5 Devotional: 300 words or fewer, in...


Continue reading...
 

Cricket: Best Friends Forever?

May 23, 2020
Cricket: Best Friends Forever?

CRICKET® magazine seeks to publish the highest quality fiction, poetry, and literary nonfiction to engage our audience of enthusiastic young readers. Editors consider unsolicited submissions from writers of every level of experience. Since its founding in 1973, CRICKET has published some of the most respected writers of children’s literature. It is also a wonderful opportunity for pro...


Continue reading...
 

Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest

May 22, 2020
Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest
Deadline - June 05, 2020
 
Fiction: including, short story, flash, novel excerpt, romance, mystery, humor, science fiction, fantasy, etc. Limit: 2,000 words. Nonfiction: including article, essay, nostalgia, memoir, humor, self-help, etc. Limit: 2,000 words
Poetry: including any style or theme. Up to three poems may be submitted per entry. No poem may be longer than one page. Poetry entries may be single or do...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Newborn Night Routines

May 22, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Newborn Night Routines

Tell us about your newborn nighttime routine: How do you keep your baby tranquil? How do you keep yourself tranquil when baby’s not sleeping well? 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 auth...


Continue reading...
 

Sequestrum: Place and Family Issues

May 21, 2020
Sequestrum: Place and Family Issues

Theme: Place
Fiction, Nonfiction, or Poetry

Whether that place is rural or urban, natural or constructed, real or imagined makes little difference. A place can haunt us. It can inspire us. A place can surprise and delight and despair. In short, we’re expecting stories and poetry which couldn’t exist outside its “place.” Point to your passion on a map, and we’ll follow. Deadline 6/15.

Theme: Family
Fiction, Nonfi...

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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