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.

If you experience any problems with the links or with submitting your material, please let me know. If you would like to receive free submission information via a daily email, drop me a line at sally@sallyclark.info and your name will be added to the e-list. Your name email address will never be shared or sold to anyone else. Promise!

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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! 


California Federation of Chaparral Poets

December 31, 2020

California Federation of Chaparral Poets
https://www.chaparralpoets.org/PDFs/AnnualContest21.pdf

Postmarked Deadline: January 31, 2021
OPEN TO ALL POETS
Prizes: 1st prize: $50 00 2nd prize: $40 00 3rd prize: $25 00

Categories Titles are not counted as part of line limits Line Limit:

1. Fixed Forms (specify form) what form requires
2. Short Poem - 13 lines
3. Any Subject, any style - 32 lines
4. Light or Humorous Poem - 28 lines
5. Nature: any aspect - 28 lines
6. Science, Technology and Media: any aspect - 32 lines
7. California - 32 lines
8. I Remember . . .  - 36 lines

Entry fee: $5 per poem

 

Gulf Coast Writers Association Writing Contest

December 30, 2020
Gulf Coast Writers Association Writing Contest

Deadline: January 31, 2021
 
All categories--Poetry, Fiction, Children's and Nonfiction--are open to all writers, published or unpublished. We will accept most genres, except pornography, erotica, graphic violence/horror, or anything racial or biased toward any religious or moral preference.
 
Entry Fee - $20 for fiction, nonfiction, poetry or children’s.
Prizes - $100, $50, $25

Continue reading...
 

Snapshots Haiku Calendar Competition

December 28, 2020
Snapshots Haiku Calendar Competition     

Entries should be emailed or postmarked by January 31, 2021.
 
Prizes - £400/US $600 total prize money.

12 haiku will be selected as monthly winners and will be published prominently in The Haiku Calendar 2021. The prize money will be divided equally between the 12 winners. 40 additional haiku will be selected as runners-up and these will also be published in the calendar. Entrants may win ...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Eldercare

December 27, 2020
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Eldercare

Eldercare on an ongoing basis is a very difficult task, whether the care is in your home, the person’s home, or an outside facility. Eldercare requires the caregiver to be patient, kind, compassionate and giving. And having a little humor doesn’t hurt! Are you providing eldercare for a spouse, partner, or sibling due to dementia, chronic illness, permanent physical or mental disabilities,...


Continue reading...
 

WOW! Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

December 21, 2020
WOW! Women On Writing 2020 Quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Developing Attitudes of Hope

December 20, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine - Developing Attitudes of Hope

Topic: What have you done to help your children feel hopeful about the future, regardless of disease, politics, news reports, etc.? How does it relate to their hope in Christ? 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 yo...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Fears

December 19, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Fears

Topic: What is one way you helped your child overcome one fear related to their school, school peers, teacher, etc. (Remember, this has to be about parenting and not just what children learned on their own about dealing with school problems.) 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 ...

Continue reading...
 

bioStories

December 18, 2020

Stories welcomes creativity and originality in your approach to your subject and maintains no clearly recognizable editorial biases. We do, however, encourage you to consider that by the inherent nature of written expression, we find that a well-wrought passage that narrates a specific story or a finite moment within a life is far more effective at presenting something essential about that life than volumes of generalizations or summary.

We welcome y...


Continue reading...
 

Highland Park Poetry New Writing Opportunities

December 17, 2020
Highland Park Poetry New Writing Opportunities

2021 POETRY CHALLENGE - Amateurs, semi-professionals, professionals and students of all ages are invited to submit original poetry in response to the 2021 Poetry Challenge. Deadline is Friday, January 29, 2021Download Submission Guidelines and Entry Form. This year Highland Park Poetry challenges poets to write a response to one of the following prompts:

Fruits and Vegetables (the United Nations has declared 2021 the...


Continue reading...
 

Angels All Around Us Anthology

December 16, 2020

The following is from editor James Stuart Bell -

I am now compiling a story volume for Guideposts with a working title of Angels All around Us.  The main themes of this book as given by Guideposts are:

Guardian angels/Angelic Rescues
Angels Unawares (a la Hebrews 13:2)
Angelic Messages, Signs, and Warnings
Angel Visitations and Sightings
Angelic Comfort, Prayers, and/or Help
Hospital Angels/Angelic Healings

Story Guidelines:
First person experience of an angel/angelic encounter
Between 800 and 1,200 wo...

Continue reading...
 

California Federation of Chaparral Poets

December 31, 2020

California Federation of Chaparral Poets
https://www.chaparralpoets.org/PDFs/AnnualContest21.pdf

Postmarked Deadline: January 31, 2021
OPEN TO ALL POETS
Prizes: 1st prize: $50 00 2nd prize: $40 00 3rd prize: $25 00

Categories Titles are not counted as part of line limits Line Limit:

1. Fixed Forms (specify form) what form requires
2. Short Poem - 13 lines
3. Any Subject, any style - 32 lines
4. Light or Humorous Poem - 28 lines
5. Nature: any aspect - 28 lines
6. Science, Technology and Media: any aspect - 32 lines
7. California - 32 lines
8. I Remember . . .  - 36 lines

Entry fee: $5 per poem

 

Gulf Coast Writers Association Writing Contest

December 30, 2020
Gulf Coast Writers Association Writing Contest

Deadline: January 31, 2021
 
All categories--Poetry, Fiction, Children's and Nonfiction--are open to all writers, published or unpublished. We will accept most genres, except pornography, erotica, graphic violence/horror, or anything racial or biased toward any religious or moral preference.
 
Entry Fee - $20 for fiction, nonfiction, poetry or children’s.
Prizes - $100, $50, $25

Continue reading...
 

Snapshots Haiku Calendar Competition

December 28, 2020
Snapshots Haiku Calendar Competition     

Entries should be emailed or postmarked by January 31, 2021.
 
Prizes - £400/US $600 total prize money.

12 haiku will be selected as monthly winners and will be published prominently in The Haiku Calendar 2021. The prize money will be divided equally between the 12 winners. 40 additional haiku will be selected as runners-up and these will also be published in the calendar. Entrants may win ...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Eldercare

December 27, 2020
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Eldercare

Eldercare on an ongoing basis is a very difficult task, whether the care is in your home, the person’s home, or an outside facility. Eldercare requires the caregiver to be patient, kind, compassionate and giving. And having a little humor doesn’t hurt! Are you providing eldercare for a spouse, partner, or sibling due to dementia, chronic illness, permanent physical or mental disabilities,...


Continue reading...
 

WOW! Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

December 21, 2020
WOW! Women On Writing 2020 Quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Developing Attitudes of Hope

December 20, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine - Developing Attitudes of Hope

Topic: What have you done to help your children feel hopeful about the future, regardless of disease, politics, news reports, etc.? How does it relate to their hope in Christ? 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 yo...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Fears

December 19, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Fears

Topic: What is one way you helped your child overcome one fear related to their school, school peers, teacher, etc. (Remember, this has to be about parenting and not just what children learned on their own about dealing with school problems.) 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 ...

Continue reading...
 

bioStories

December 18, 2020

Stories welcomes creativity and originality in your approach to your subject and maintains no clearly recognizable editorial biases. We do, however, encourage you to consider that by the inherent nature of written expression, we find that a well-wrought passage that narrates a specific story or a finite moment within a life is far more effective at presenting something essential about that life than volumes of generalizations or summary.

We welcome y...


Continue reading...
 

Highland Park Poetry New Writing Opportunities

December 17, 2020
Highland Park Poetry New Writing Opportunities

2021 POETRY CHALLENGE - Amateurs, semi-professionals, professionals and students of all ages are invited to submit original poetry in response to the 2021 Poetry Challenge. Deadline is Friday, January 29, 2021Download Submission Guidelines and Entry Form. This year Highland Park Poetry challenges poets to write a response to one of the following prompts:

Fruits and Vegetables (the United Nations has declared 2021 the...


Continue reading...
 

Angels All Around Us Anthology

December 16, 2020

The following is from editor James Stuart Bell -

I am now compiling a story volume for Guideposts with a working title of Angels All around Us.  The main themes of this book as given by Guideposts are:

Guardian angels/Angelic Rescues
Angels Unawares (a la Hebrews 13:2)
Angelic Messages, Signs, and Warnings
Angel Visitations and Sightings
Angelic Comfort, Prayers, and/or Help
Hospital Angels/Angelic Healings

Story Guidelines:
First person experience of an angel/angelic encounter
Between 800 and 1,200 wo...

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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