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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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! 


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 double spaced.

 Entry fee: $20.00 for members, $30.00 for nonmembers
 
Prizes: -First Place: $100 or Jade Ring for first-time winners, Second Place: $100, Third Place $50, Honorable Mention: (two maximum, no cash prize)
 

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...
 

Spider: Wordplay and Get a Move On

May 20, 2020
Spider: Wordplay and Get a Move On

SPIDER®, a literary magazine for children, features fresh and engaging literature, poems, articles, and activities for newly independent readers. Editors seek energetic, beautifully crafted submissions with strong “kid appeal” (an elusive yet recognizable quality, often tied to high-interest elements such as humor, adventure, and suspense).

Theme: Wordplay
Deadline: June 15th...

Continue reading...
 

Kansas Authors Club Literary Contest

May 19, 2020
Kansas Authors Club Literary Contest  

Theme contest pays $50, $25 and $15, with two unpaid honorable mentions. All other categories will be awarded three places: $25, $15, and $10, with two unpaid honorable mentions.

Prose categories are: Theme Contest: Writing Across Kansas: A Sense of Place (fiction or nonfiction), Humor (fiction or nonfiction) - Limit 1,000 words, Memoir or Inspirational (nonfiction) - Limit 1,50...


Continue reading...
 

New England Poetry Club Annual Contest

May 18, 2020
New England Poetry Club Annual Contest

Entry fee - $5 for nonmembers. Deadline – May 31, 2020.

New England Poetry Club has always recognized the outstanding work of poets with its annual awards and contests. Our contests are open to all writers in English, with the exception of the Amy Lowell Prize which will be given to a poet with strong ties to New England. We hope you will be inspired to send your work.

Categories – long poem, 3-10 pages; lyrical...


Continue reading...
 

Ladybug: Making Make Believe and My Family

May 17, 2020
Ladybug: Making Make Believe and My Family

Theme: Making Make Believe

LADYBUG (for ages 3–6) is looking for short stories, poetry, rebus stories, and songs to fuel the young child’s imagination. We’re interested in work with an imaginative or magical twist, whether it’s a contemporary story of children at play, a gentle fantasy, a retelling of a folk or fairy tale, or an exaggerated story told by a narrator w...


Continue reading...
 

The MacGuffin's 25th National Poet Hunt Contest

May 16, 2020
The MacGuffin’s 25th National Poet Hunt Contest

An entry consists of five poems.
Entries must be postmarked between April 1 and June 15, 2020.
There is a $15 entry fee.

First Place Prize of $500, plus two Honorable Mentions
Winners will be announced in September 2017.
First Place and Honorable Mention poems will be published in a future issue of The MacGuffin.
...
Continue reading...
 

Babybug: Beep-Beep, Vroom-Vroom! and Breezy Summer

May 15, 2020
Babybug: Beep-Beep, Vroom-Vroom! and Breezy Summer

BABYBUG®, a look-and-listen magazine for ages 6 months to 3 years, presents simple poems, stories, nonfiction, and activities that reflect the natural playfulness and curiosity of babies and toddlers. When reviewing submissions, the editors look for manuscripts that please the ear and beg to be read again, as well as those that capture a baby’s ongoi...


Continue reading...
 

Omnidawn Open Poetry Chapbook Contest

May 14, 2020
Omnidawn Open Poetry Chapbook Contest

This contest is open to all writers worldwide with no limitations on the amount of poetry a writer has published. We recommend submissions should be 20–40 pages of poetry, not including front and back matter. First prize - $1,000 + publication.

Online entries must be received and postal entries must be postmarked between May 1 and June 15, 2020 at midnight Pacific Standard Time...


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 double spaced.

 Entry fee: $20.00 for members, $30.00 for nonmembers
 
Prizes: -First Place: $100 or Jade Ring for first-time winners, Second Place: $100, Third Place $50, Honorable Mention: (two maximum, no cash prize)
 

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...
 

Spider: Wordplay and Get a Move On

May 20, 2020
Spider: Wordplay and Get a Move On

SPIDER®, a literary magazine for children, features fresh and engaging literature, poems, articles, and activities for newly independent readers. Editors seek energetic, beautifully crafted submissions with strong “kid appeal” (an elusive yet recognizable quality, often tied to high-interest elements such as humor, adventure, and suspense).

Theme: Wordplay
Deadline: June 15th...

Continue reading...
 

Kansas Authors Club Literary Contest

May 19, 2020
Kansas Authors Club Literary Contest  

Theme contest pays $50, $25 and $15, with two unpaid honorable mentions. All other categories will be awarded three places: $25, $15, and $10, with two unpaid honorable mentions.

Prose categories are: Theme Contest: Writing Across Kansas: A Sense of Place (fiction or nonfiction), Humor (fiction or nonfiction) - Limit 1,000 words, Memoir or Inspirational (nonfiction) - Limit 1,50...


Continue reading...
 

New England Poetry Club Annual Contest

May 18, 2020
New England Poetry Club Annual Contest

Entry fee - $5 for nonmembers. Deadline – May 31, 2020.

New England Poetry Club has always recognized the outstanding work of poets with its annual awards and contests. Our contests are open to all writers in English, with the exception of the Amy Lowell Prize which will be given to a poet with strong ties to New England. We hope you will be inspired to send your work.

Categories – long poem, 3-10 pages; lyrical...


Continue reading...
 

Ladybug: Making Make Believe and My Family

May 17, 2020
Ladybug: Making Make Believe and My Family

Theme: Making Make Believe

LADYBUG (for ages 3–6) is looking for short stories, poetry, rebus stories, and songs to fuel the young child’s imagination. We’re interested in work with an imaginative or magical twist, whether it’s a contemporary story of children at play, a gentle fantasy, a retelling of a folk or fairy tale, or an exaggerated story told by a narrator w...


Continue reading...
 

The MacGuffin's 25th National Poet Hunt Contest

May 16, 2020
The MacGuffin’s 25th National Poet Hunt Contest

An entry consists of five poems.
Entries must be postmarked between April 1 and June 15, 2020.
There is a $15 entry fee.

First Place Prize of $500, plus two Honorable Mentions
Winners will be announced in September 2017.
First Place and Honorable Mention poems will be published in a future issue of The MacGuffin.
...
Continue reading...
 

Babybug: Beep-Beep, Vroom-Vroom! and Breezy Summer

May 15, 2020
Babybug: Beep-Beep, Vroom-Vroom! and Breezy Summer

BABYBUG®, a look-and-listen magazine for ages 6 months to 3 years, presents simple poems, stories, nonfiction, and activities that reflect the natural playfulness and curiosity of babies and toddlers. When reviewing submissions, the editors look for manuscripts that please the ear and beg to be read again, as well as those that capture a baby’s ongoi...


Continue reading...
 

Omnidawn Open Poetry Chapbook Contest

May 14, 2020
Omnidawn Open Poetry Chapbook Contest

This contest is open to all writers worldwide with no limitations on the amount of poetry a writer has published. We recommend submissions should be 20–40 pages of poetry, not including front and back matter. First prize - $1,000 + publication.

Online entries must be received and postal entries must be postmarked between May 1 and June 15, 2020 at midnight Pacific Standard Time...


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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