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.

Idaho Writers Guild Writing Competition

February 11, 2018
Idaho Writers Guild Writing Competition
 
Enter the Idaho Writers Guild Writing Competition for a chance to win prizes and get valuable judges' feedback.
 
Categories include: Short Story (3500 words), Novel (10 pages), Non-Fiction-Memoir (1st 10 pages), and Non-Fiction-Journalistic/Essay (2500 words)
 
Entry fees range from $35 to $40. Deadline: Entries must be received by March 5, 2018. Each category is judged by two or more industry professionals. You will receive the Judges’ scorecards  FREE with each entry!
 
PRIZES: $100 to each First Place Winner, $50 to each Second Place Winner
All first place entries will be posted on the Idaho Writers website.


 

Heaven Sightings: Angels, Miracles, and Glimpses of the Afterlife

February 10, 2018
Heaven Sightings: Angels, Miracles, and Glimpses of the Afterlife
from author and compiler, Jim Bell
 
Jim Bell is now compiling a story volume for Bethany House Publishers with a working title of Heaven Sightings: Angels, Miracles, and Glimpses of the Afterlife.
 
Heaven really does touch earth in the form of miracles, angels, and even near-death experiences.  We find it also displayed in dramatic healings and gigantic answers to prayer where nothing else can account for it.  This volume will con...

Continue reading...
 

On the Premises Short Story Contest

February 10, 2018
On the Premises Short Story Contest
 
IT’S ON YOU
 
For this contest, write a creative, compelling, well-crafted story between 1,000 and 5,000 words long in which one or more pieces of clothing play an important role. NOTE: Jewelry does not count as clothing for this contest, so crowns are not allowed but hats are okay.
 
GENRE RULES: No children’s fiction, no exploitative sex, no over-the-top grossout horror, and no stories that are obvious parodies of e...

Continue reading...
 

Post-to-Print Publishers: From a Cat's Point of View

February 9, 2018
Post-to-Print Publishers: From a Cat’s Point of View
 
We are a serious, start-up publishing house headquartered in PhoenixArizona. Our initial focus will be short fiction anthologies. As an author and the managing editor of Post-To-Print, I am committed to attracting excellent writers, both published and unpublished, to join our list of contributors and become members of the Post-To-Print family. Our mission is to build a reputation and following as a quality publi...

Continue reading...
 

Mississippi State Poetry Society 2018 Spring Contest

February 9, 2018
Mississippi State Poetry Society 2018 Spring Contest
 
23 categories to enter, prizes range from $5-$50, entry fee is $2 per poem or $20 to enter all categories.
 
All entries must be received no later than March 1, 2018.

Continue reading...
 

Hunger Mountain Writing Contests

February 8, 2018
Hunger Mountain Writing Contests    
 
Hunger Mountain is the Vermont College of Fine Arts Journal for the Arts. They hold four annual contests. All contests now have the same deadline of MARCH 1 of each year, with the submission period open from October 1 to March 1.
 
The Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Ruth Stone Poetry Prize – enter up to 3 poems
The Katherine Paterson...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Prejudice

February 7, 2018
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Prejudice
 
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 sure to include your mailing ...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: February

February 6, 2018
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: February 
 
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 submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are e...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Reading the Bible

February 5, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Reading the Bible
 
Topic: What is one thing you did to help your kids get excited about hearing the Bible read to them or about reading the Bible?
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: February 23, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 
Submission: Each article must be directed at only one age gr...

Continue reading...
 

Tell a Fairy Tale Contest

February 4, 2018
Tell a Fairy Tale Contest
 
Do you love fairy tales? Have you dreamed of writing your own? Now is your chance! In honor of Tell a Fairy Tale Day (Feb. 26th), we’re excited to announce that we’ll be hosting a fairy tale writing contest for the month of February! Here are the details:
Prizes - Winner: $75, 2 Runner ups: $25
You must submit your story by 8 AM MST Wednesday, February 21st to the form on their web site.
Word Count Limit - 100...

Continue reading...
 

Idaho Writers Guild Writing Competition

February 11, 2018
Idaho Writers Guild Writing Competition
 
Enter the Idaho Writers Guild Writing Competition for a chance to win prizes and get valuable judges' feedback.
 
Categories include: Short Story (3500 words), Novel (10 pages), Non-Fiction-Memoir (1st 10 pages), and Non-Fiction-Journalistic/Essay (2500 words)
 
Entry fees range from $35 to $40. Deadline: Entries must be received by March 5, 2018. Each category is judged by two or more industry professionals. You will receive the Judges’ scorecards  FREE with each entry!
 
PRIZES: $100 to each First Place Winner, $50 to each Second Place Winner
All first place entries will be posted on the Idaho Writers website.


 

Heaven Sightings: Angels, Miracles, and Glimpses of the Afterlife

February 10, 2018
Heaven Sightings: Angels, Miracles, and Glimpses of the Afterlife
from author and compiler, Jim Bell
 
Jim Bell is now compiling a story volume for Bethany House Publishers with a working title of Heaven Sightings: Angels, Miracles, and Glimpses of the Afterlife.
 
Heaven really does touch earth in the form of miracles, angels, and even near-death experiences.  We find it also displayed in dramatic healings and gigantic answers to prayer where nothing else can account for it.  This volume will con...

Continue reading...
 

On the Premises Short Story Contest

February 10, 2018
On the Premises Short Story Contest
 
IT’S ON YOU
 
For this contest, write a creative, compelling, well-crafted story between 1,000 and 5,000 words long in which one or more pieces of clothing play an important role. NOTE: Jewelry does not count as clothing for this contest, so crowns are not allowed but hats are okay.
 
GENRE RULES: No children’s fiction, no exploitative sex, no over-the-top grossout horror, and no stories that are obvious parodies of e...

Continue reading...
 

Post-to-Print Publishers: From a Cat's Point of View

February 9, 2018
Post-to-Print Publishers: From a Cat’s Point of View
 
We are a serious, start-up publishing house headquartered in PhoenixArizona. Our initial focus will be short fiction anthologies. As an author and the managing editor of Post-To-Print, I am committed to attracting excellent writers, both published and unpublished, to join our list of contributors and become members of the Post-To-Print family. Our mission is to build a reputation and following as a quality publi...

Continue reading...
 

Mississippi State Poetry Society 2018 Spring Contest

February 9, 2018
Mississippi State Poetry Society 2018 Spring Contest
 
23 categories to enter, prizes range from $5-$50, entry fee is $2 per poem or $20 to enter all categories.
 
All entries must be received no later than March 1, 2018.

Continue reading...
 

Hunger Mountain Writing Contests

February 8, 2018
Hunger Mountain Writing Contests    
 
Hunger Mountain is the Vermont College of Fine Arts Journal for the Arts. They hold four annual contests. All contests now have the same deadline of MARCH 1 of each year, with the submission period open from October 1 to March 1.
 
The Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Ruth Stone Poetry Prize – enter up to 3 poems
The Katherine Paterson...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Prejudice

February 7, 2018
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Prejudice
 
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 sure to include your mailing ...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: February

February 6, 2018
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: February 
 
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 submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are e...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Reading the Bible

February 5, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Reading the Bible
 
Topic: What is one thing you did to help your kids get excited about hearing the Bible read to them or about reading the Bible?
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: February 23, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 
Submission: Each article must be directed at only one age gr...

Continue reading...
 

Tell a Fairy Tale Contest

February 4, 2018
Tell a Fairy Tale Contest
 
Do you love fairy tales? Have you dreamed of writing your own? Now is your chance! In honor of Tell a Fairy Tale Day (Feb. 26th), we’re excited to announce that we’ll be hosting a fairy tale writing contest for the month of February! Here are the details:
Prizes - Winner: $75, 2 Runner ups: $25
You must submit your story by 8 AM MST Wednesday, February 21st to the form on their web site.
Word Count Limit - 100...

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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