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.

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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 49,000 copies sold! 


Terrapin Books

July 27, 2022
Terrapin Books

Terrapin Books is committed to publishing outstanding books of poetry by outstanding poets. Open for submissions of full-length poetry manuscripts from January 24 thru February 28 and August 1 thru August 31. They plan to select two to four manuscripts each submission period. Submit a manuscript of approximately 40-55 poems. This will produce a book of approximately 90-110 pages. They recommend that 25-50 percent of the poems have been previously published. More than that is fine. They offer a standard contract, a generous number of author copies, a substantial discount on additional copies purchased by the author, and an annual royalty payment. (NOTE: Emily Stoddard at Voice & Vessel will consider paying the $12 submission fee for those unable to afford it. Email her at emily@voiceandvessel.com )

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers since 2001
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Funny Stories

July 26, 2022
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Funny Stories

Laughter is the best medicine. And we love to publish your funny stories—in all our books. Our first three books filled with nothing but funny stories were all bestsellers, so we’re doing it again, for publication in 2023. We’re looking for those funny stories you tell again and again. The ones that make everyone laugh. The ones that make you laugh just thinking about them!

Share you...


Continue reading...
 

Southern Arizona Press: The Poppy: A Symbol of Remembrance

July 25, 2022
Southern Arizona Press: The Poppy: A Symbol of Remembrance

Currently, Southern Arizona Press (SAP) is only accepting poetry. This can be strict form, blank verse, free verse, concrete poetry, etc.

This book will include the history of the poppy and how it became a symbol of remembrance for the fallen men and women of World War I, a section of remembrance poems by World War I poets, and a section of new poetry in remembrance of fallen men an...


Continue reading...
 

Saturday Writers Poetry & Prose Contest - Anything Goes

July 24, 2022
Saturday Writers Poetry & Prose Contests – Anything Goes

Our Earthly Home - Remember this theme is a guideline to help you generate a story! These topics are meant to help not hinder your writing! We are just looking for anything that even hints at our monthly theme. Such as the story can take place on a mountain or in a forest or maybe there is a mountain on a label of a water bottle. Maybe the forest is a bunch of broccoli on your plate!...

Continue reading...
 

Alaska Writers Guild: Children's Literature

July 23, 2022
Alaska Writers Guild: Children’s Literature    

Alaska Writers Guild Quarterly Writing Contests are now open to the public.

Awards will be given as follows: First Place: $100, Second Place: $60, Third Place: $30. All entrants will receive a copy of their score sheet and judge's feedback for each submission. All entries must be no longer than five pages, double-spaced.

Current contest is Children’s Literature - Picture Book, Chapter Book, Middle G...


Continue reading...
 

Julia Peterkin Award for Poetry

July 22, 2022
Julia Peterkin Award for Poetry

$12 entry fee. Deadline August 15, 2022. Please submit up to three unpublished poems of 50 lines or fewer. The winning poem will be awarded a cash prize of $500. Four semi-finalists will be chosen for publication alongside the winning selections in the fall / winter issue of South 85 Journal. Results will be announced in October. 

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

July 21, 2022
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this M. Coburn Whitmore cover illustration from the June 3, 1950, issue of The Saturday Evening Post.

Fishing Season by M. Coburn Whitmore


To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by August 25, 2022. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times a...

Continue reading...
 

Julia Peterkin Award for Flash Fiction

July 20, 2022
Julia Peterkin Award for Flash Fiction

$12 entry fee. Deadline August 15, 2022. Previously unpublished fiction of 850 words or less are eligible for this contest.  We are especially interested in stories that demonstrate a strong voice and/or a sense of place, but we consider all quality writing. We will select one winner to receive a cash prize of $500.Four semi-finalists will be chosen for publication in South 85 Journal.  Winners will be announced in Oc...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: August Contest

July 19, 2022
Poetry Society of Colorado: August Contest 

August Open Contest

Theme: Animals
Form: Optional
Line Limit: 50
Sponsors: Julie Roghair and Cheryl Wilkie
Contest Entry Fees - $5.00 per poem. Submit up to Three Poems
Deadline: 08-20-22
Prize Structure: 1st 30, 2nd $20, 3rd $10

Continue reading...
 

Arizona State Poetry Society Annual Contest

July 18, 2022
Arizona State Poetry Society Annual Contest         

18 categories to enter. Entry fee is $3 per poem. Prizes: $20-$100.
Deadline: August 15, 2022.

Original, unpublished poems not currently submitted to other contests. First, second, and third prize-winning poems will be read at the Annual Fall Conference of the Arizona State Poetry Society and published in the ASPS journal, Sandcutters.


Continue reading...
 

Terrapin Books

July 27, 2022
Terrapin Books

Terrapin Books is committed to publishing outstanding books of poetry by outstanding poets. Open for submissions of full-length poetry manuscripts from January 24 thru February 28 and August 1 thru August 31. They plan to select two to four manuscripts each submission period. Submit a manuscript of approximately 40-55 poems. This will produce a book of approximately 90-110 pages. They recommend that 25-50 percent of the poems have been previously published. More than that is fine. They offer a standard contract, a generous number of author copies, a substantial discount on additional copies purchased by the author, and an annual royalty payment. (NOTE: Emily Stoddard at Voice & Vessel will consider paying the $12 submission fee for those unable to afford it. Email her at emily@voiceandvessel.com )

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers since 2001
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Funny Stories

July 26, 2022
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Funny Stories

Laughter is the best medicine. And we love to publish your funny stories—in all our books. Our first three books filled with nothing but funny stories were all bestsellers, so we’re doing it again, for publication in 2023. We’re looking for those funny stories you tell again and again. The ones that make everyone laugh. The ones that make you laugh just thinking about them!

Share you...


Continue reading...
 

Southern Arizona Press: The Poppy: A Symbol of Remembrance

July 25, 2022
Southern Arizona Press: The Poppy: A Symbol of Remembrance

Currently, Southern Arizona Press (SAP) is only accepting poetry. This can be strict form, blank verse, free verse, concrete poetry, etc.

This book will include the history of the poppy and how it became a symbol of remembrance for the fallen men and women of World War I, a section of remembrance poems by World War I poets, and a section of new poetry in remembrance of fallen men an...


Continue reading...
 

Saturday Writers Poetry & Prose Contest - Anything Goes

July 24, 2022
Saturday Writers Poetry & Prose Contests – Anything Goes

Our Earthly Home - Remember this theme is a guideline to help you generate a story! These topics are meant to help not hinder your writing! We are just looking for anything that even hints at our monthly theme. Such as the story can take place on a mountain or in a forest or maybe there is a mountain on a label of a water bottle. Maybe the forest is a bunch of broccoli on your plate!...

Continue reading...
 

Alaska Writers Guild: Children's Literature

July 23, 2022
Alaska Writers Guild: Children’s Literature    

Alaska Writers Guild Quarterly Writing Contests are now open to the public.

Awards will be given as follows: First Place: $100, Second Place: $60, Third Place: $30. All entrants will receive a copy of their score sheet and judge's feedback for each submission. All entries must be no longer than five pages, double-spaced.

Current contest is Children’s Literature - Picture Book, Chapter Book, Middle G...


Continue reading...
 

Julia Peterkin Award for Poetry

July 22, 2022
Julia Peterkin Award for Poetry

$12 entry fee. Deadline August 15, 2022. Please submit up to three unpublished poems of 50 lines or fewer. The winning poem will be awarded a cash prize of $500. Four semi-finalists will be chosen for publication alongside the winning selections in the fall / winter issue of South 85 Journal. Results will be announced in October. 

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

July 21, 2022
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this M. Coburn Whitmore cover illustration from the June 3, 1950, issue of The Saturday Evening Post.

Fishing Season by M. Coburn Whitmore


To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by August 25, 2022. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times a...

Continue reading...
 

Julia Peterkin Award for Flash Fiction

July 20, 2022
Julia Peterkin Award for Flash Fiction

$12 entry fee. Deadline August 15, 2022. Previously unpublished fiction of 850 words or less are eligible for this contest.  We are especially interested in stories that demonstrate a strong voice and/or a sense of place, but we consider all quality writing. We will select one winner to receive a cash prize of $500.Four semi-finalists will be chosen for publication in South 85 Journal.  Winners will be announced in Oc...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: August Contest

July 19, 2022
Poetry Society of Colorado: August Contest 

August Open Contest

Theme: Animals
Form: Optional
Line Limit: 50
Sponsors: Julie Roghair and Cheryl Wilkie
Contest Entry Fees - $5.00 per poem. Submit up to Three Poems
Deadline: 08-20-22
Prize Structure: 1st 30, 2nd $20, 3rd $10

Continue reading...
 

Arizona State Poetry Society Annual Contest

July 18, 2022
Arizona State Poetry Society Annual Contest         

18 categories to enter. Entry fee is $3 per poem. Prizes: $20-$100.
Deadline: August 15, 2022.

Original, unpublished poems not currently submitted to other contests. First, second, and third prize-winning poems will be read at the Annual Fall Conference of the Arizona State Poetry Society and published in the ASPS journal, Sandcutters.


Continue reading...
 

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