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 27,000 copies sold! 



You can read Sally's poetry and hear her reading her poems on http://www.ifollowfredericksburg.com with a new poem posted every week.

Tor House Prize for Poetry

February 20, 2019
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 The prize is $1,000 for an original, unpublished poem not to exceed three pages in length, $200 for Honorable Mention.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: 03/15/2019. Fees: $10 for 3 poems.    

 

Braddock Avenue Books

February 19, 2019
Braddock Avenue Books  
 
Braddock Avenue Books is an independent literary press dedicated to publishing both new and established writers whose work engages honestly and meaningfully with contemporary circumstances. We especially support writers who use literary fiction and the long-form essay for serious explorations of what it means to be alive today.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, ...

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Massachusetts State Poetry Society Gertrude Dole Memorial Award

February 18, 2019
Massachusetts State Poetry Society 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...
 

Wyoming Writers 2019 Writing Contest

February 18, 2019
Wyoming Writers 2019 Writing Contest

Categories and fees:

1) Adult Fiction, including short stories, novel segments, scripts with treatments, maximum 3 entries, one fee per entry —3500 words maximum. $15 for one entry.

2) Children’s/Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction—3500 words maximum. $15 for each entry

3) Nonfiction—memoir, opinion/essay, creative nonfiction, historical monograph. 3500 words maximum. $15 for one entry

4) Poetry—traditional ...


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The Christian Journal: How to Receive the Desires of Our Hearts

February 17, 2019
The Christian Journal: How to Receive the Desires of Our Hearts
 
The Christian Journal solicits articles of encouragement and hope. These articles need to be uplifting and point to a God of grace, love and acceptance. Each article needs to inspire the reader to reconnect with God and his faith.
 
Articles should be 300–500 words in length. The average article is around 400 words. There is no payment for articles at this t...

Continue reading...
 

Carteret Writers Contest 2019

February 17, 2019
Carteret Writers Contest 2019

Welcome to the Carteret Writers annual writing contest, 2019 edition. This is the 28th 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 less
Poetry – 50 lines or less per poem
Writing f...

Continue reading...
 

Modern Haiku 2019 Haiku Awards Contest

February 16, 2019
The Robert Spiess Memorial 2019 Haiku Awards Contest    

Modern Haiku is pleased to announce the Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Awards Competition for 2019. 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...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Baby Treasures

February 15, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Baby Treasures

Topic: What is the most unique thing you captured about your 0- to 6-month-old, beyond pictures, videos and the usual baby-book memories, that was treasured by you and your child as s/he grew? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once ...


Continue reading...
 

Warren-Newport Library 2019 Creative Writing Contest

February 15, 2019
Warren-Newport Library 2019 Creative Writing Contest  

Categories - Short Story (fiction), Poetry
Limited to two entries in each category per person.

Age Groups - Grades 3, 4, and 5; Grades 6, 7, and 8; High School; Adult

Short Story Length - Grades 3 through 8: 1-4 pages, double-spaced.
                              High School and Adult: 3-5 pages, typewritten, double-spaced.

Poetry Length - A minimum of 8 lines for all age groups

Prizes - Will be...


Continue reading...
 

Alabama State Poetry Society

February 14, 2019
Alabama State Poetry Society Spring Contest

Deadline: March 09, 2019 (Postmarked)         

Entry Fees: $1 per poem for members
                 $5 per poem for nonmembers

12 categories to enter. Prizes range from $10-$100


Continue reading...
 

Tor House Prize for Poetry

February 20, 2019
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: 03/15/2019. Fees: $10 for 3 poems.    

 

Braddock Avenue Books

February 19, 2019
Braddock Avenue Books  
 
Braddock Avenue Books is an independent literary press dedicated to publishing both new and established writers whose work engages honestly and meaningfully with contemporary circumstances. We especially support writers who use literary fiction and the long-form essay for serious explorations of what it means to be alive today.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, ...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Gertrude Dole Memorial Award

February 18, 2019
Massachusetts State Poetry Society 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...
 

Wyoming Writers 2019 Writing Contest

February 18, 2019
Wyoming Writers 2019 Writing Contest

Categories and fees:

1) Adult Fiction, including short stories, novel segments, scripts with treatments, maximum 3 entries, one fee per entry —3500 words maximum. $15 for one entry.

2) Children’s/Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction—3500 words maximum. $15 for each entry

3) Nonfiction—memoir, opinion/essay, creative nonfiction, historical monograph. 3500 words maximum. $15 for one entry

4) Poetry—traditional ...


Continue reading...
 

The Christian Journal: How to Receive the Desires of Our Hearts

February 17, 2019
The Christian Journal: How to Receive the Desires of Our Hearts
 
The Christian Journal solicits articles of encouragement and hope. These articles need to be uplifting and point to a God of grace, love and acceptance. Each article needs to inspire the reader to reconnect with God and his faith.
 
Articles should be 300–500 words in length. The average article is around 400 words. There is no payment for articles at this t...

Continue reading...
 

Carteret Writers Contest 2019

February 17, 2019
Carteret Writers Contest 2019

Welcome to the Carteret Writers annual writing contest, 2019 edition. This is the 28th 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 less
Poetry – 50 lines or less per poem
Writing f...

Continue reading...
 

Modern Haiku 2019 Haiku Awards Contest

February 16, 2019
The Robert Spiess Memorial 2019 Haiku Awards Contest    

Modern Haiku is pleased to announce the Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Awards Competition for 2019. 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...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Baby Treasures

February 15, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Baby Treasures

Topic: What is the most unique thing you captured about your 0- to 6-month-old, beyond pictures, videos and the usual baby-book memories, that was treasured by you and your child as s/he grew? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once ...


Continue reading...
 

Warren-Newport Library 2019 Creative Writing Contest

February 15, 2019
Warren-Newport Library 2019 Creative Writing Contest  

Categories - Short Story (fiction), Poetry
Limited to two entries in each category per person.

Age Groups - Grades 3, 4, and 5; Grades 6, 7, and 8; High School; Adult

Short Story Length - Grades 3 through 8: 1-4 pages, double-spaced.
                              High School and Adult: 3-5 pages, typewritten, double-spaced.

Poetry Length - A minimum of 8 lines for all age groups

Prizes - Will be...


Continue reading...
 

Alabama State Poetry Society

February 14, 2019
Alabama State Poetry Society Spring Contest

Deadline: March 09, 2019 (Postmarked)         

Entry Fees: $1 per poem for members
                 $5 per poem for nonmembers

12 categories to enter. Prizes range from $10-$100


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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