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.

MSPS Annual Poet's Choice Contest

October 10, 2018

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contests
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html

ANNUAL POET'S CHOICE CONTEST

Deadline:  November 1

Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice     
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $15
Poems entered must NOT have been published or won ANY prize.
Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet.

Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem.
Send two copies of each poem - one with name and address and one with no. ID for judge.For a Winners' List, send SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope)


 

The Sun Magazine: Beyond Belief

October 9, 2018
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Beyond Belief            
 
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...

Continue reading...
 

The War Cry: What's Next?

October 8, 2018
The War Cry: What’s Next?
 
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 the ...

Continue reading...
 

Edward Markham Prize for Poetry

October 7, 2018
Edward Markham Prize for Poetry
 
Reed Magazine is a literary journal published by San Jose State University. Two semesters of the Department of English and Comparative Literature's 133 class solicit, edit, and promote the magazine for each year. It is the oldest literary journal based west of the Mississippi River.
 
Reed 152 is an open-themed issue. Writers are welcome to submit up to five poems per submission.
 
Prize submissions require a reading fee o...

Continue reading...
 

Young Disciple

October 6, 2018
Young Disciple
 
Young Disciple magazine is a weekly publication dedicated to the preparation of young people for heaven. The target age group is roughly grades 5-8. We recognize that these youth are at an age where many important decisions will be made, and we want to point them to Christ and to His eternal principles. Our goal is to glorify God, and our guides are the Bible and the Spirit of Prophecy.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Car...

Continue reading...
 

John Steinbeck Award for Fiction

October 5, 2018
John Steinbeck Award for Fiction
 
Reed Magazine is a literary journal published by San Jose State University. Two semesters of the Department of English and Comparative Literature's 133 class solicit, edit, and promote the magazine for each year. It is the oldest literary journal based west of the Mississippi River.
 
Reed 152 is an open-themed issue. All works should be stand-alone short stories, not chapters of a longer work. Editors read all fiction ...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Modesty

October 4, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Modesty
 
Topic: How did you teach your children to dress appropriately but modestly so they didn't feel like they were missing out? We are especially interested in how you did this with your tweens.
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: October 29, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home


...
Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Appropriate Dress

October 3, 2018
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Appropriate Dress
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories about how a teen girl learned to dress appropriately, especially during the summer months. We are not looking for lectures but stories ...

Continue reading...
 

Gabriele Rico Challenge for Creative Nonfiction

October 2, 2018
Gabriele Rico Challenge for Creative Nonfiction
 
Reed Magazine is a literary journal published by San Jose State University. Two semesters of the Department of English and Comparative Literature's 133 class solicit, edit, and promote the magazine for each year. It is the oldest literary journal based west of the Mississippi River.
 
Reed 152 is an open-themed issue. We are looking for creative nonfiction, e.g. personal essays or narratives, not scholarl...

Continue reading...
 

2 Elizabeths Love & Romance Contest

October 1, 2018
Elizabeths Love & Romance Contest
 
At 2 Elizabeths, we welcome both new and established writers and we are pleased to consider any original short story, flash fiction, or poetry that has not yet appeared in publication. It is our goal to bring to light stories from well-known authors as well as from emerging voices with dignity and respect.
 
Love & Romance Contest (Grand Prize $1,000) - Send us a piece of short...

Continue reading...
 

MSPS Annual Poet's Choice Contest

October 10, 2018

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contests
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html

ANNUAL POET'S CHOICE CONTEST

Deadline:  November 1

Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice     
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $15
Poems entered must NOT have been published or won ANY prize.
Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet.

Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem.
Send two copies of each poem - one with name and address and one with no. ID for judge.For a Winners' List, send SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope)


 

The Sun Magazine: Beyond Belief

October 9, 2018
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Beyond Belief            
 
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...

Continue reading...
 

The War Cry: What's Next?

October 8, 2018
The War Cry: What’s Next?
 
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 the ...

Continue reading...
 

Edward Markham Prize for Poetry

October 7, 2018
Edward Markham Prize for Poetry
 
Reed Magazine is a literary journal published by San Jose State University. Two semesters of the Department of English and Comparative Literature's 133 class solicit, edit, and promote the magazine for each year. It is the oldest literary journal based west of the Mississippi River.
 
Reed 152 is an open-themed issue. Writers are welcome to submit up to five poems per submission.
 
Prize submissions require a reading fee o...

Continue reading...
 

Young Disciple

October 6, 2018
Young Disciple
 
Young Disciple magazine is a weekly publication dedicated to the preparation of young people for heaven. The target age group is roughly grades 5-8. We recognize that these youth are at an age where many important decisions will be made, and we want to point them to Christ and to His eternal principles. Our goal is to glorify God, and our guides are the Bible and the Spirit of Prophecy.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Car...

Continue reading...
 

John Steinbeck Award for Fiction

October 5, 2018
John Steinbeck Award for Fiction
 
Reed Magazine is a literary journal published by San Jose State University. Two semesters of the Department of English and Comparative Literature's 133 class solicit, edit, and promote the magazine for each year. It is the oldest literary journal based west of the Mississippi River.
 
Reed 152 is an open-themed issue. All works should be stand-alone short stories, not chapters of a longer work. Editors read all fiction ...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Modesty

October 4, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Modesty
 
Topic: How did you teach your children to dress appropriately but modestly so they didn't feel like they were missing out? We are especially interested in how you did this with your tweens.
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: October 29, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home


...
Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Appropriate Dress

October 3, 2018
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Appropriate Dress
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories about how a teen girl learned to dress appropriately, especially during the summer months. We are not looking for lectures but stories ...

Continue reading...
 

Gabriele Rico Challenge for Creative Nonfiction

October 2, 2018
Gabriele Rico Challenge for Creative Nonfiction
 
Reed Magazine is a literary journal published by San Jose State University. Two semesters of the Department of English and Comparative Literature's 133 class solicit, edit, and promote the magazine for each year. It is the oldest literary journal based west of the Mississippi River.
 
Reed 152 is an open-themed issue. We are looking for creative nonfiction, e.g. personal essays or narratives, not scholarl...

Continue reading...
 

2 Elizabeths Love & Romance Contest

October 1, 2018
Elizabeths Love & Romance Contest
 
At 2 Elizabeths, we welcome both new and established writers and we are pleased to consider any original short story, flash fiction, or poetry that has not yet appeared in publication. It is our goal to bring to light stories from well-known authors as well as from emerging voices with dignity and respect.
 
Love & Romance Contest (Grand Prize $1,000) - Send us a piece of short...

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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