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.

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Angels

June 13, 2018
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Angels
 
Angels are all around us. Have you encountered or been helped by an angel? How did your angel manifest himself or herself? How did your angel help you or someone you know? We are looking for stories from people who believe that they have been helped by angels. If you submitted a story for a previous book title and we DID NOT publish it, please do submit it again if you think it will fit in this title. Please do not send stories about people who are "angels" because they do nice things, and also please do not submit eulogies where you say that your loved one is now an angel. Deadline date for stories and poems is July 15, 2018.
 
Stories up to 1200 words. Pays $200 + 10 copies of the book.


 

The Comstock Review Summer Contest

June 13, 2018
The Comstock Review Summer Contest   
 
Muriel Craft Bailey 2018 Poetry Contest
Final Judge:  Maggie Smith
 
First Prize: $1,000 (The Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award)
Second Prize: $250    
Third Prize: $100
Honorable Mentions receive a one-year subscription.
 
Submission Period Opens April 1st annually.
Deadline: July 15th (postmark)
Entry fee is $5 per poem for postal mail submissions.
 

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Miracles

June 12, 2018
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Miracles
 
Everyone has experienced events in their lives that cause wonder and astonishment and give them hope for a better future. Why did these things happen? We are looking for true stories in this multi-faith book that will awe you with examples of amazing events. Miracles do happen every day. Share your inspirational true stories with us to remind us that each day holds hope and that a miracle can happen at any time. If you su...

Continue reading...
 

Spider & Ladybug Magazines: Our Diverse World

June 12, 2018
Spider & Ladybug Magazines: Our Diverse World
 
SPIDER, a literary magazine for children, features fresh and engaging literature, poems, articles, and activities for newly independent readers. Editors seek energetic, beautifully crafted submissions with strong “kid appeal” (an elusive yet recognizable quality, often tied to high-interest elements such as humor, adventure, and suspense).
 
Spider (for ages 6-9) and Lad...

Continue reading...
 

Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest

June 11, 2018
Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest
 
Postmark deadline: July 14, 2018
 
27 categories to enter for $2 or $1 each on a variety of themes and forms.
 
Prizes range from $10 to $100.

Continue reading...
 

Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest

June 11, 2018
Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest
 
The Arizona Literary Contest was instituted in 1980 and is open to all writers anywhere in the world, as long as their entry is written in English and the fee paid in US currency. We have categories for published and unpublished works.
 
Postmark deadline: July 2, 2018
Entry fees for nonmembers: $25- $60
 
Unpublished Categories: Short Stories, Poems, Articles/Essay/True Stories, Unpublished...

Continue reading...
 

National Writers Association Short Story Contest

June 10, 2018
National Writers Association Short Story Contest 
 
PURPOSE OF THE CONTEST: The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Short Story Contest is to encourage the development of creative skills, recognize and reward outstanding ability in the area of short story writing.
 
CONTEST RULES: Any genre of short story manuscript may be entered. All entries must be postmarked by July 1. Only unpublished works may be submitted. All ...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Sharing with Siblings and Friends

June 10, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Sharing With Siblings and Friends
 
Topic: What have you done to help your children empathize with others and find a way to share or be generous with their belongs and time (not just yours).
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: June 18, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home



Continue reading...
 

Saturday Writers May-June Contest

June 9, 2018
Saturday Writers May-June Contest
 
Short Story & Essay - 2,018 word limit
 
Theme: 20th-year Milestone
Traditional: China
Modern: Platinum
Gemstone: Pearl
Flower: Rose or Honeysuckle
Deadline 6/30/18
 
There is a $5 fee per entry for members and $7 for non-members.  Winners and Honorable Mentions may win a cash prize of up to $25.00 and will be published in our 2018 ant...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post 2018 Great American Fiction Contest

June 8, 2018
Saturday Evening Post 2018 Great American Fiction Contest   
 
The winning story will be published in the January/February 2018 edition of The Saturday Evening Post, and the author will receive a $500 payment. Five runners-up will each receive a $100 payment. Stories must be between 1,500 and 5,000 words in length.
 
Deadline: 07/01/2018. Fees: $10.
 

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Angels

June 13, 2018
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Angels
 
Angels are all around us. Have you encountered or been helped by an angel? How did your angel manifest himself or herself? How did your angel help you or someone you know? We are looking for stories from people who believe that they have been helped by angels. If you submitted a story for a previous book title and we DID NOT publish it, please do submit it again if you think it will fit in this title. Please do not send stories about people who are "angels" because they do nice things, and also please do not submit eulogies where you say that your loved one is now an angel. Deadline date for stories and poems is July 15, 2018.
 
Stories up to 1200 words. Pays $200 + 10 copies of the book.


 

The Comstock Review Summer Contest

June 13, 2018
The Comstock Review Summer Contest   
 
Muriel Craft Bailey 2018 Poetry Contest
Final Judge:  Maggie Smith
 
First Prize: $1,000 (The Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award)
Second Prize: $250    
Third Prize: $100
Honorable Mentions receive a one-year subscription.
 
Submission Period Opens April 1st annually.
Deadline: July 15th (postmark)
Entry fee is $5 per poem for postal mail submissions.
 

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Miracles

June 12, 2018
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories About Miracles
 
Everyone has experienced events in their lives that cause wonder and astonishment and give them hope for a better future. Why did these things happen? We are looking for true stories in this multi-faith book that will awe you with examples of amazing events. Miracles do happen every day. Share your inspirational true stories with us to remind us that each day holds hope and that a miracle can happen at any time. If you su...

Continue reading...
 

Spider & Ladybug Magazines: Our Diverse World

June 12, 2018
Spider & Ladybug Magazines: Our Diverse World
 
SPIDER, a literary magazine for children, features fresh and engaging literature, poems, articles, and activities for newly independent readers. Editors seek energetic, beautifully crafted submissions with strong “kid appeal” (an elusive yet recognizable quality, often tied to high-interest elements such as humor, adventure, and suspense).
 
Spider (for ages 6-9) and Lad...

Continue reading...
 

Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest

June 11, 2018
Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest
 
Postmark deadline: July 14, 2018
 
27 categories to enter for $2 or $1 each on a variety of themes and forms.
 
Prizes range from $10 to $100.

Continue reading...
 

Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest

June 11, 2018
Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest
 
The Arizona Literary Contest was instituted in 1980 and is open to all writers anywhere in the world, as long as their entry is written in English and the fee paid in US currency. We have categories for published and unpublished works.
 
Postmark deadline: July 2, 2018
Entry fees for nonmembers: $25- $60
 
Unpublished Categories: Short Stories, Poems, Articles/Essay/True Stories, Unpublished...

Continue reading...
 

National Writers Association Short Story Contest

June 10, 2018
National Writers Association Short Story Contest 
 
PURPOSE OF THE CONTEST: The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Short Story Contest is to encourage the development of creative skills, recognize and reward outstanding ability in the area of short story writing.
 
CONTEST RULES: Any genre of short story manuscript may be entered. All entries must be postmarked by July 1. Only unpublished works may be submitted. All ...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Sharing with Siblings and Friends

June 10, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Sharing With Siblings and Friends
 
Topic: What have you done to help your children empathize with others and find a way to share or be generous with their belongs and time (not just yours).
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: June 18, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home



Continue reading...
 

Saturday Writers May-June Contest

June 9, 2018
Saturday Writers May-June Contest
 
Short Story & Essay - 2,018 word limit
 
Theme: 20th-year Milestone
Traditional: China
Modern: Platinum
Gemstone: Pearl
Flower: Rose or Honeysuckle
Deadline 6/30/18
 
There is a $5 fee per entry for members and $7 for non-members.  Winners and Honorable Mentions may win a cash prize of up to $25.00 and will be published in our 2018 ant...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post 2018 Great American Fiction Contest

June 8, 2018
Saturday Evening Post 2018 Great American Fiction Contest   
 
The winning story will be published in the January/February 2018 edition of The Saturday Evening Post, and the author will receive a $500 payment. Five runners-up will each receive a $100 payment. Stories must be between 1,500 and 5,000 words in length.
 
Deadline: 07/01/2018. Fees: $10.
 

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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