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! 


Cultural Weekly's Jack Grapes Poetry Prize

August 1, 2020
Cultural Weekly’s Jack Grapes Poetry Prize

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline August 31, 2020. Three winners will receive $200 each, plus publication. Six finalists will receive $50 each, plus publication. You may submit up to two previously unpublished poems.

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
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: A New Kind of School Tips

July 31, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: A New Kind of School Tips

Topic: What is one unique way that you were able to help your kids complete their school assignments (from computer interaction with their teacher or on their day at school/day home schedule) that helped them learn and appreciate being at home. We don’t need submissions about extra activities you did with them or how you home schooled. We are looking for how you motivated yo...


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WOW! Women on Writing Summer Flash Fiction Contest

July 31, 2020
WOW! Women on Writing Summer Flash Fiction Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE. Critique for an additional fee. Deadline August 31, 2020. Seeking short fiction of any genre between 250 and 750 words. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity and provide well-rewarded recognition to contestants. First Place: $400, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate. Second Place: $300, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate...

Continue reading...
 

Inkitt Midsummer Mystery Contest

July 31, 2020
Inkitt Midsummer Mystery Contest

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline August 31, 2020. Your book must be an original work, written in English and a minimum of 7,500 words to be considered for a winning place. Both ongoing and completed works will be accepted. Winners are determined by overall reader engagement as judged by Inkitt and not based on ‘likes’ alone. First place: $650, an exclusive badge for your book cover and an Inkitt social media feature! Second place...


Continue reading...
 

Gemini Magazine Flash Fiction Contest

July 30, 2020
Gemini Magazine Flash Fiction Contest

Here is a great chance for writers of all stripes, as Gemini Magazine’s contest is open to any subject, style, or genre! Entries must be unpublished, and the maximum length is 1000 words. The winner receives $1000 and publication. Second Prize $100. Four Honorable Mentions $25 each.

Entry Fee: $6 Deadline: August 31, 2020.



Continue reading...
 

Tallahassee Writers Association Seven Hill Literary, Penumbra Poetry & Haiku Contests

July 29, 2020
Tallahassee Writers Association Seven Hills Literary, Penumbra Poetry & Haiku Contests   
 
The contests do not accept work previously published or having received awards in other competitions. Prizes - $100 first place winners, $75 second, and $50 third, plus publication in the Seven Hills Review. Winners will receive a complimentary copy. We regularly nominate outstanding pieces for the Pushcart Prize consideration.
 
Seve...

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The Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction

July 29, 2020
The Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction
https://lunchticket.org/contests/dwm/       

Creative nonfiction authors are invited to submit an essay of up to 5,000 words on the subject of their choice to be considered for the Diana Woods Memorial (DWM) Award in creative nonfiction. Winners will receive $250 and their work will be featured in the next issue of Lunch Ticket. Each award recipient must submit a 100-word biography, current photo, and send a brief note of thanks to the Woods...

Continue reading...
 

Louisiana State Poetry Society Fall Festival Contest

July 28, 2020
Louisiana State Poetry Society Fall Festival Contest       

Post Mark Deadline:  August 31, 2020

7 categories to enter, including Sports Memorabilia, Fall Destinations, Transitions of the Glimpse of Fall, Fashionable Fall, Autumn Roads, Pumpkins, Crackling Fires. Line limit 40 lines Prizes $10 - $50.

Entry Fee: $3.00 per category or $15.00 if all categories are entered.


...
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An Anthology of Honest Spiritual Literature

July 28, 2020
An Anthology of Honest Spiritual Literature

In the poetry of Psalm 18, the writer finds the divine to be a source of strength and comfort, employing the image of a deer placed on heights outside of harm’s reach. In the poetry of Psalm 42, that deer is now panting for the missing streams of life, diverted by an absent or forgetful God. Now compare Psalm 23 to Psalm 88. Exodus to Lamentations. Ruth to Job. That’s what we’re looking for. Works...


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: No Worries

July 28, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: No Worries

Topic: What is one unique thing you’ve done to help your kids not worry about the future during uncertain times? 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 author. At this time, this call for submissions is...


Continue reading...
 

Cultural Weekly's Jack Grapes Poetry Prize

August 1, 2020
Cultural Weekly’s Jack Grapes Poetry Prize

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline August 31, 2020. Three winners will receive $200 each, plus publication. Six finalists will receive $50 each, plus publication. You may submit up to two previously unpublished poems.

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
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: A New Kind of School Tips

July 31, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: A New Kind of School Tips

Topic: What is one unique way that you were able to help your kids complete their school assignments (from computer interaction with their teacher or on their day at school/day home schedule) that helped them learn and appreciate being at home. We don’t need submissions about extra activities you did with them or how you home schooled. We are looking for how you motivated yo...


Continue reading...
 

WOW! Women on Writing Summer Flash Fiction Contest

July 31, 2020
WOW! Women on Writing Summer Flash Fiction Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE. Critique for an additional fee. Deadline August 31, 2020. Seeking short fiction of any genre between 250 and 750 words. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity and provide well-rewarded recognition to contestants. First Place: $400, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate. Second Place: $300, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate...

Continue reading...
 

Inkitt Midsummer Mystery Contest

July 31, 2020
Inkitt Midsummer Mystery Contest

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline August 31, 2020. Your book must be an original work, written in English and a minimum of 7,500 words to be considered for a winning place. Both ongoing and completed works will be accepted. Winners are determined by overall reader engagement as judged by Inkitt and not based on ‘likes’ alone. First place: $650, an exclusive badge for your book cover and an Inkitt social media feature! Second place...


Continue reading...
 

Gemini Magazine Flash Fiction Contest

July 30, 2020
Gemini Magazine Flash Fiction Contest

Here is a great chance for writers of all stripes, as Gemini Magazine’s contest is open to any subject, style, or genre! Entries must be unpublished, and the maximum length is 1000 words. The winner receives $1000 and publication. Second Prize $100. Four Honorable Mentions $25 each.

Entry Fee: $6 Deadline: August 31, 2020.



Continue reading...
 

Tallahassee Writers Association Seven Hill Literary, Penumbra Poetry & Haiku Contests

July 29, 2020
Tallahassee Writers Association Seven Hills Literary, Penumbra Poetry & Haiku Contests   
 
The contests do not accept work previously published or having received awards in other competitions. Prizes - $100 first place winners, $75 second, and $50 third, plus publication in the Seven Hills Review. Winners will receive a complimentary copy. We regularly nominate outstanding pieces for the Pushcart Prize consideration.
 
Seve...

Continue reading...
 

The Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction

July 29, 2020
The Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction
https://lunchticket.org/contests/dwm/       

Creative nonfiction authors are invited to submit an essay of up to 5,000 words on the subject of their choice to be considered for the Diana Woods Memorial (DWM) Award in creative nonfiction. Winners will receive $250 and their work will be featured in the next issue of Lunch Ticket. Each award recipient must submit a 100-word biography, current photo, and send a brief note of thanks to the Woods...

Continue reading...
 

Louisiana State Poetry Society Fall Festival Contest

July 28, 2020
Louisiana State Poetry Society Fall Festival Contest       

Post Mark Deadline:  August 31, 2020

7 categories to enter, including Sports Memorabilia, Fall Destinations, Transitions of the Glimpse of Fall, Fashionable Fall, Autumn Roads, Pumpkins, Crackling Fires. Line limit 40 lines Prizes $10 - $50.

Entry Fee: $3.00 per category or $15.00 if all categories are entered.


...
Continue reading...
 

An Anthology of Honest Spiritual Literature

July 28, 2020
An Anthology of Honest Spiritual Literature

In the poetry of Psalm 18, the writer finds the divine to be a source of strength and comfort, employing the image of a deer placed on heights outside of harm’s reach. In the poetry of Psalm 42, that deer is now panting for the missing streams of life, diverted by an absent or forgetful God. Now compare Psalm 23 to Psalm 88. Exodus to Lamentations. Ruth to Job. That’s what we’re looking for. Works...


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: No Worries

July 28, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: No Worries

Topic: What is one unique thing you’ve done to help your kids not worry about the future during uncertain times? 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 author. At this time, this call for submissions is...


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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