This site features current writing opportunities for authors of all genres, with a preference for Christian publications. The submission opportunites featured on this blogsite 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






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

Focus on the Family: Defending Their Faith

November 26, 2017
Focus on the Family: Defending Their Faith  
 
Topic: What is one fun or unique or unbelievably creative way that you've helped your kids better understand how to defend their faith?
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: December 31, 2017
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 
Submission: Each article must be directed at only one age group. Depending on which age group you are writing about, here is how your article should be submitted: Early.Years@fotf.org (for parents of 0- to 3-year-olds), Discovery.Time@fotf.org (for parents of 4- to 7-year-olds); or Tween.Ages@fotf.org (for parents of 8- to 12-year-olds) and put "Attn: Defend Your Faith Editor" in the subject line.
 
Format: Include your contact information and article in your email. DO NOT SEND AN ATTACHMENT. These articles are short and MUST BE placed fully in an email. Do not worry about formatting.
 
Acceptance/Rejection: If an editor has not contacted you within eight weeks of your submission, then we have decided not to use your article at this time. Thank you for submitting it, and we will look forward to working with you another time.


 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest for December

November 26, 2017
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: December    
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered. You’ll need ...

Continue reading...
 

Workers Write! Tales From the Cafe

November 26, 2017
Workers Write! Tales From the Café
http://www.workerswritejournal.com                 
 
Issue fourteen of Workers Write! will be Tales from the Café and will contain stories and poems from the food industry, including kitchen, server, and front and back-of-house jobs.
 
We're looking for fiction about bakers, bartenders, bus people, chefs, cooks, managers, owners, servers - anyone who works in a restaurant, bar, or café. Drop us a line if you have a question.
 
The deadline for subm...

Continue reading...
 

Highland Park Poetry Muses' Gallery

November 26, 2017
Highland Park Poetry Muses’ Gallery
http://highlandparkpoetry.org
 
NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS for our Winter Muses' Gallery: Poet's Choice! No theme or form required - just your best work. Send us poetry & photography & artwork by December 26, 2017 at Midnight. Poems should not exceed 30 lines. Send images as .jpg files and poems as text in the body of an email or a .doc attachment to jennifer@highlandparkpoetry.org

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of America Annual Awards

November 26, 2017
Poetry Society of America Annual Awards
 
The PSA's Annual Awards are among the most prestigious honors available to poets. They offer emerging and established poets recognition at all stages of their careers. The awards recognize everything from a single poem to our highest honor, the Frost Medal, which celebrates lifetime achievement in poetry.
 
Entry fee is $15 per entry for non-members
Award 6—George Bogin Memorial Award, $50...

Continue reading...
 

Atlantis Short Story Prize

November 26, 2017
Atlantis Short Story Contest

Now in its seventh year, the Atlantis Short Story Contest *2017* opens its gates. Authors from all around the world are welcome to enter the one and only contest that offers a critique for every participating story! Stories 300-2500 words.
 
Prizes: $300, $100, $50
Entry fee: $9
Early bird deadline: December 18, 2017

Continue reading...
 

Five Poisoned Apples Writing Contest

November 26, 2017
Five Poisoned Apples Writing Contest
http://www.rooglewoodpress.com/#!writing-contest/c22i6
 
Rooglewood Press invites writers to enter its Five Poisoned Apples creative writing contest. Your story must be based on the fairytale "Snow White" and be between 5,000 and 20,000 words. Five winners will each receive $125 and publication.
 
Deadline: 12/16/2017. Prizes: $125. Entry fee: $10

Continue reading...
 

WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest

November 16, 2017
WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest  
http://www.wyopoets.org/contests.html
 
WHO – Contest is open to all poets worldwide, however, submissions must be in the English language and fees in U.S. funds. Prizes will be awarded in U.S. currency.
 
WHAT – Poems, published or unpublished. Any subject, any form, 40 lines or less (including title and line breaks. All poems must be original work of entrant. No pornography, racial or sexual slurs, or language considered obscene by average ...

Continue reading...
 

Houston Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest

November 15, 2017
Houston Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest
 
Deadline is 11/30/17 for fiction and/or creative non-fiction short stories no longer than 5000 words.
 
The theme of this year's contest is Outside the Window – Tales of the World. Submissions must adhere to the topic - related to traveling, exploring, and/or experiencing new and different cultures, and how traveling opens one’s mind to understand and appreciate the...

Continue reading...
 

Beacon Publishing

November 14, 2017
Beacon Publishing
 
Beacon Publishing is a Christian publisher. According to their website, they “look for books with a concise, compelling, transformative message designed to inspire individuals to grow and improve in every dimension of their lives: spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally.” They publish primarily non-fiction for adults as well as fiction for adults and children.
 
They do not accept proposals for pa...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Defending Their Faith

November 26, 2017
Focus on the Family: Defending Their Faith  
 
Topic: What is one fun or unique or unbelievably creative way that you've helped your kids better understand how to defend their faith?
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: December 31, 2017
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 
Submission: Each article must be directed at only one age group. Depending on which age group you are writing about, here is how your article should be submitted: Early.Years@fotf.org (for parents of 0- to 3-year-olds), Discovery.Time@fotf.org (for parents of 4- to 7-year-olds); or Tween.Ages@fotf.org (for parents of 8- to 12-year-olds) and put "Attn: Defend Your Faith Editor" in the subject line.
 
Format: Include your contact information and article in your email. DO NOT SEND AN ATTACHMENT. These articles are short and MUST BE placed fully in an email. Do not worry about formatting.
 
Acceptance/Rejection: If an editor has not contacted you within eight weeks of your submission, then we have decided not to use your article at this time. Thank you for submitting it, and we will look forward to working with you another time.


 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest for December

November 26, 2017
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: December    
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered. You’ll need ...

Continue reading...
 

Workers Write! Tales From the Cafe

November 26, 2017
Workers Write! Tales From the Café
http://www.workerswritejournal.com                 
 
Issue fourteen of Workers Write! will be Tales from the Café and will contain stories and poems from the food industry, including kitchen, server, and front and back-of-house jobs.
 
We're looking for fiction about bakers, bartenders, bus people, chefs, cooks, managers, owners, servers - anyone who works in a restaurant, bar, or café. Drop us a line if you have a question.
 
The deadline for subm...

Continue reading...
 

Highland Park Poetry Muses' Gallery

November 26, 2017
Highland Park Poetry Muses’ Gallery
http://highlandparkpoetry.org
 
NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS for our Winter Muses' Gallery: Poet's Choice! No theme or form required - just your best work. Send us poetry & photography & artwork by December 26, 2017 at Midnight. Poems should not exceed 30 lines. Send images as .jpg files and poems as text in the body of an email or a .doc attachment to jennifer@highlandparkpoetry.org

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of America Annual Awards

November 26, 2017
Poetry Society of America Annual Awards
 
The PSA's Annual Awards are among the most prestigious honors available to poets. They offer emerging and established poets recognition at all stages of their careers. The awards recognize everything from a single poem to our highest honor, the Frost Medal, which celebrates lifetime achievement in poetry.
 
Entry fee is $15 per entry for non-members
Award 6—George Bogin Memorial Award, $50...

Continue reading...
 

Atlantis Short Story Prize

November 26, 2017
Atlantis Short Story Contest

Now in its seventh year, the Atlantis Short Story Contest *2017* opens its gates. Authors from all around the world are welcome to enter the one and only contest that offers a critique for every participating story! Stories 300-2500 words.
 
Prizes: $300, $100, $50
Entry fee: $9
Early bird deadline: December 18, 2017

Continue reading...
 

Five Poisoned Apples Writing Contest

November 26, 2017
Five Poisoned Apples Writing Contest
http://www.rooglewoodpress.com/#!writing-contest/c22i6
 
Rooglewood Press invites writers to enter its Five Poisoned Apples creative writing contest. Your story must be based on the fairytale "Snow White" and be between 5,000 and 20,000 words. Five winners will each receive $125 and publication.
 
Deadline: 12/16/2017. Prizes: $125. Entry fee: $10

Continue reading...
 

WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest

November 16, 2017
WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest  
http://www.wyopoets.org/contests.html
 
WHO – Contest is open to all poets worldwide, however, submissions must be in the English language and fees in U.S. funds. Prizes will be awarded in U.S. currency.
 
WHAT – Poems, published or unpublished. Any subject, any form, 40 lines or less (including title and line breaks. All poems must be original work of entrant. No pornography, racial or sexual slurs, or language considered obscene by average ...

Continue reading...
 

Houston Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest

November 15, 2017
Houston Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest
 
Deadline is 11/30/17 for fiction and/or creative non-fiction short stories no longer than 5000 words.
 
The theme of this year's contest is Outside the Window – Tales of the World. Submissions must adhere to the topic - related to traveling, exploring, and/or experiencing new and different cultures, and how traveling opens one’s mind to understand and appreciate the...

Continue reading...
 

Beacon Publishing

November 14, 2017
Beacon Publishing
 
Beacon Publishing is a Christian publisher. According to their website, they “look for books with a concise, compelling, transformative message designed to inspire individuals to grow and improve in every dimension of their lives: spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally.” They publish primarily non-fiction for adults as well as fiction for adults and children.
 
They do not accept proposals for pa...

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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