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. 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




Over 34,000 copies sold! 


Ruminate Broadside Poetry Contest

July 14, 2019
Ruminate Broadside Poetry Contest

Contest Deadline: August 15, 2019 (plus 3-day grace period)

Ruminate is a contemplative literary arts magazine helping you slow down, encounter poetry, stories, and art, and live awake. We invite you to enter our first broadside poetry contest! We will print the winning poem on a limited-edition letterpress broadside featuring an original image/design inspired by the text.

$12 entry fee (includes a digital copy of Ruminate's upcoming issue featuring the winning poem) $500 cash prize, publication in Ruminate, and 15 copies of the limited-edition letterpress broadside will be awarded to the winner.

 

Focus on the Family Magazine: 40 Days to Easter

July 13, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: 40 Days to Easter

Topic: What is one unique activity that you and your children did together that helped your children better understand one aspect of the Easter Story? Please view the short articles at https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/holidays/celebrating-the-easter-season/holy-week-and-easter-activities-for-the-whole-family and the downloads there to verify that your idea hasn't already been...


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Bethune & Son Second Annual Texas Short Short Story Contest

July 12, 2019
Bethune & Son Second Annual Texas Short Short Story Contest

Deadline: August 2, 2019

Bethune & Son, "your location for gentlemen's quality outdoor & professional clothing, gifts and accessories with the distinct charm of South Texas living," is looking for short fiction (up to 5,000 words) for its third annual Texas Short Story Competition. Current theme: "Black Gold": "All stories must reference Oil in some way." First prize includes ...


Continue reading...
 

The War Cry: Life Stages

July 11, 2019
The War Cry: Life Stages      

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 Army as well as th...


Continue reading...
 

Louisville Literary Arts Writing Contest

July 10, 2019
Louisville Literary Arts Writing Contest

Louisville Literary Arts has sponsored the Writer’s Block Prize since 2013 in conjunction with the annual Writer’s Block Festival in LouisvilleKentucky. Each year we rotate genres. The 6th annual Writer's Block Prize will be awarded in FICTION. Internationally acclaimed author, Garth Greenwell, will judge.

Deadline: August 1, 2019    
Entry fee: $12
One first place winner will receive $500.
...
Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society 2019 National Poetry Day

July 9, 2019
Massachusetts State Poetry Society 2019 National Poetry Day

Entry fee: one entry fee of $15 includes entry into all categories
Deadline: August 1, 2019
Prizes range from $5 to $50

25 categories to enter including: Grandpa, Bring Attention ot Mental Health Issues, Petrarchan Sonnet, Pets, Grandparents, Teachers, Siblings, Suddenly, Star Trek, Facing Danger, An Invitation, A Job Well Done, Special People, Haiku, Mirror, Forgiveness, War and Peace, Ach...


Continue reading...
 

The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry

July 8, 2019
The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Non-fiction, & Poetry

Orison Books seeks to publish spiritually-engaged poetry, fiction, and non-fiction of exceptional literary merit. In our view, spiritual writing has little to do with subject matter. Rather, the kind of work we seek to publish has a transcendent aesthetic effect on the reader, and reading it can itself be a spiritual experience. Such work is not merely about spiritual contemplation, but it...


Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Bravery

July 7, 2019
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Bravery                       

Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.

We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure to in...


Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Christ Lives!

July 6, 2019
Purpose Magazine: Christ Lives!  
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes. Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rates of payment for ...

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Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

July 5, 2019
Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

Deadline: August 1, 2019

Entry fee: $3 - $5 per poem   Prizes: $15 - $100

12 categories to enter including Michigan, humor, evening, family, nature, love, spiritual, animals, prose poem, family, and open theme.


Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Broadside Poetry Contest

July 14, 2019
Ruminate Broadside Poetry Contest

Contest Deadline: August 15, 2019 (plus 3-day grace period)

Ruminate is a contemplative literary arts magazine helping you slow down, encounter poetry, stories, and art, and live awake. We invite you to enter our first broadside poetry contest! We will print the winning poem on a limited-edition letterpress broadside featuring an original image/design inspired by the text.

$12 entry fee (includes a digital copy of Ruminate's upcoming issue featuring the winning poem) $500 cash prize, publication in Ruminate, and 15 copies of the limited-edition letterpress broadside will be awarded to the winner.

 

Focus on the Family Magazine: 40 Days to Easter

July 13, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: 40 Days to Easter

Topic: What is one unique activity that you and your children did together that helped your children better understand one aspect of the Easter Story? Please view the short articles at https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/holidays/celebrating-the-easter-season/holy-week-and-easter-activities-for-the-whole-family and the downloads there to verify that your idea hasn't already been...


Continue reading...
 

Bethune & Son Second Annual Texas Short Short Story Contest

July 12, 2019
Bethune & Son Second Annual Texas Short Short Story Contest

Deadline: August 2, 2019

Bethune & Son, "your location for gentlemen's quality outdoor & professional clothing, gifts and accessories with the distinct charm of South Texas living," is looking for short fiction (up to 5,000 words) for its third annual Texas Short Story Competition. Current theme: "Black Gold": "All stories must reference Oil in some way." First prize includes ...


Continue reading...
 

The War Cry: Life Stages

July 11, 2019
The War Cry: Life Stages      

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 Army as well as th...


Continue reading...
 

Louisville Literary Arts Writing Contest

July 10, 2019
Louisville Literary Arts Writing Contest

Louisville Literary Arts has sponsored the Writer’s Block Prize since 2013 in conjunction with the annual Writer’s Block Festival in LouisvilleKentucky. Each year we rotate genres. The 6th annual Writer's Block Prize will be awarded in FICTION. Internationally acclaimed author, Garth Greenwell, will judge.

Deadline: August 1, 2019    
Entry fee: $12
One first place winner will receive $500.
...
Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society 2019 National Poetry Day

July 9, 2019
Massachusetts State Poetry Society 2019 National Poetry Day

Entry fee: one entry fee of $15 includes entry into all categories
Deadline: August 1, 2019
Prizes range from $5 to $50

25 categories to enter including: Grandpa, Bring Attention ot Mental Health Issues, Petrarchan Sonnet, Pets, Grandparents, Teachers, Siblings, Suddenly, Star Trek, Facing Danger, An Invitation, A Job Well Done, Special People, Haiku, Mirror, Forgiveness, War and Peace, Ach...


Continue reading...
 

The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry

July 8, 2019
The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Non-fiction, & Poetry

Orison Books seeks to publish spiritually-engaged poetry, fiction, and non-fiction of exceptional literary merit. In our view, spiritual writing has little to do with subject matter. Rather, the kind of work we seek to publish has a transcendent aesthetic effect on the reader, and reading it can itself be a spiritual experience. Such work is not merely about spiritual contemplation, but it...


Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Bravery

July 7, 2019
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Bravery                       

Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.

We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure to in...


Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Christ Lives!

July 6, 2019
Purpose Magazine: Christ Lives!  
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes. Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rates of payment for ...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

July 5, 2019
Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

Deadline: August 1, 2019

Entry fee: $3 - $5 per poem   Prizes: $15 - $100

12 categories to enter including Michigan, humor, evening, family, nature, love, spiritual, animals, prose poem, family, and open theme.


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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