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_s_clark@yahoo.com  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 Hachette Book Group,


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 46,000 copies sold! 


Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

January 20, 2022
Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

Deadline: Feb. 15, 2022

Two categories for nonmembers to enter: Childhood, and Love/Marriage.

Prizes range from $50 - $200, one prize for each category.

Entry fee is $5 per poem. All winning poems are published.

 

Cobblestone Magazine: On the Frontier

January 19, 2022
Cobblestone: On the Frontier     

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, nonfiction, an...

Continue reading...
 

Third Wednesday Annual Poetry Contest

January 18, 2022

Third Wednesday Literary Journal Annual Poetry Contest
https://thirdwednesdaymagazine.submittable.com/submit

Entry fee: $6.00. Enter up to 3 poems. Deadline: Feb. 15, 2022. Three prizes of $100.

Non-prize poems will be considered for inclusion in an issue of Third Wednesday as a regular submission with the author's permission.  Simultaneous submissions are allowed, but please be a good poetry citizen and inform us if your work is accepted elsewhere.

Winning poems will be published in our spring i...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Explore Creativity

January 16, 2022
Focus on the Family Magazine: Explore Creativity

Topic: What unique activity did you do with your kids to encourage them to be creative? We are especially looking for creativity that isn’t related to singing, drama, writing, and videos. Instead, we are looking for nurturing creativity in the day to day. Also, we are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want one hands-on, practical idea that you or someone you kn...

Continue reading...
 

Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Contest

January 15, 2022
Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Contest      

23 categories to enter, prizes range from $10-$75. Entry fee is $3 per poem or $30 to enter all categories.

All entries must be received no later than February 5, 2022.


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Focus on the Family Magazine: Happy New Year

January 14, 2022
Focus on the Family Magazine: Happy New Year

Topic: What unique activity did you do with your kids to welcome in the New Year?  We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want one hands-on, practical idea that you or someone you know has 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 for North American aut...

Continue reading...
 

Story Share Writing Contest

January 13, 2022
Story Share Writing Contest

The storyshares library is home to a unique collection of easy to read, hard to put down books specifically created to engage teens & adults who struggle with reading, written at a 1st - 5th grade reading level (RL) with clear language, but mature content.

Contest closes: February 1, 2022. Story length between 1,000 and 15,000 words

Our contest includes awards for short stories and texts in the following four categories:

Diversity Fir...

Continue reading...
 

Utah State Poetry Society Annual Contest

January 12, 2022
Utah State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Postmark deadline: Feb. 1, 2022

Entry fee: $5 plus $3 per poem for poem no longer than 40 lines

Prizes range from $10 to $100. 23 categories for nonmembers to enter on a wide variety of themes and forms.


Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Magazine Short Story Prize

January 11, 2022
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art   
William Van Dyke Short Story Prize

Ruminate is an award-winning quarterly literary arts print magazine engaging the Christian faith. Ruminate publishes poetry, short stories, photography, visual art reproductions, short fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, essays, reviews, and interviews. We accept online submissions year-round. Ruminate also sponsors four contests each year--our p...


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The First Line: Spring Contest

January 10, 2022
The First Line: Spring Contest

Rayna sat in front of the mirror removing her makeup and wondered who she would discover underneath. Remember, all stories must start with the appropriate first line, and you cannot change it in any way unless otherwise indicated.

Fiction: All stories must be written with the first line provided. The line cannot be altered in any way, unless otherwise noted by the editors. The story should be between 300 and 5,000 words (this is more like a...


Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

January 20, 2022
Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

Deadline: Feb. 15, 2022

Two categories for nonmembers to enter: Childhood, and Love/Marriage.

Prizes range from $50 - $200, one prize for each category.

Entry fee is $5 per poem. All winning poems are published.

 

Cobblestone Magazine: On the Frontier

January 19, 2022
Cobblestone: On the Frontier     

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, nonfiction, an...

Continue reading...
 

Third Wednesday Annual Poetry Contest

January 18, 2022

Third Wednesday Literary Journal Annual Poetry Contest
https://thirdwednesdaymagazine.submittable.com/submit

Entry fee: $6.00. Enter up to 3 poems. Deadline: Feb. 15, 2022. Three prizes of $100.

Non-prize poems will be considered for inclusion in an issue of Third Wednesday as a regular submission with the author's permission.  Simultaneous submissions are allowed, but please be a good poetry citizen and inform us if your work is accepted elsewhere.

Winning poems will be published in our spring i...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Explore Creativity

January 16, 2022
Focus on the Family Magazine: Explore Creativity

Topic: What unique activity did you do with your kids to encourage them to be creative? We are especially looking for creativity that isn’t related to singing, drama, writing, and videos. Instead, we are looking for nurturing creativity in the day to day. Also, we are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want one hands-on, practical idea that you or someone you kn...

Continue reading...
 

Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Contest

January 15, 2022
Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Contest      

23 categories to enter, prizes range from $10-$75. Entry fee is $3 per poem or $30 to enter all categories.

All entries must be received no later than February 5, 2022.


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Happy New Year

January 14, 2022
Focus on the Family Magazine: Happy New Year

Topic: What unique activity did you do with your kids to welcome in the New Year?  We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want one hands-on, practical idea that you or someone you know has 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 for North American aut...

Continue reading...
 

Story Share Writing Contest

January 13, 2022
Story Share Writing Contest

The storyshares library is home to a unique collection of easy to read, hard to put down books specifically created to engage teens & adults who struggle with reading, written at a 1st - 5th grade reading level (RL) with clear language, but mature content.

Contest closes: February 1, 2022. Story length between 1,000 and 15,000 words

Our contest includes awards for short stories and texts in the following four categories:

Diversity Fir...

Continue reading...
 

Utah State Poetry Society Annual Contest

January 12, 2022
Utah State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Postmark deadline: Feb. 1, 2022

Entry fee: $5 plus $3 per poem for poem no longer than 40 lines

Prizes range from $10 to $100. 23 categories for nonmembers to enter on a wide variety of themes and forms.


Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Magazine Short Story Prize

January 11, 2022
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art   
William Van Dyke Short Story Prize

Ruminate is an award-winning quarterly literary arts print magazine engaging the Christian faith. Ruminate publishes poetry, short stories, photography, visual art reproductions, short fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, essays, reviews, and interviews. We accept online submissions year-round. Ruminate also sponsors four contests each year--our p...


Continue reading...
 

The First Line: Spring Contest

January 10, 2022
The First Line: Spring Contest

Rayna sat in front of the mirror removing her makeup and wondered who she would discover underneath. Remember, all stories must start with the appropriate first line, and you cannot change it in any way unless otherwise indicated.

Fiction: All stories must be written with the first line provided. The line cannot be altered in any way, unless otherwise noted by the editors. The story should be between 300 and 5,000 words (this is more like a...


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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