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 34,000 copies sold! 


California Writers Club Sacramento Branch Memoir Writing Contest

March 29, 2019
California Writers Club Sacramento Branch Memoir Writing Contest

We each have a story to tell. Turn your own memoir into an engaging account that will leave readers feeling moved, entertained, informed, empathetic, outraged, laughing, crying, or astonished.

Contest period begins January 5 and ends April 30. 1,500 word limit.
Open to members ($20 per entry) and non-members ($30 per entry). Board members excluded.
First Place: $100 ~   Second Place: $50   ~   Third Place: $25
Winners will be recognized at or before the June 15 luncheon meeting.
 

The WrEN Award for Poetry

March 28, 2019

The WrEN Award for Poetry 
http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/Contest_Guidelines/contest_guidelines.htm

$200 and one-year membership*** in Writers-Editors Network will be awarded to the poet whose work is "Best in Show." The top poet in each category will receive $25 and one-on-one feedback from the poetry judge.

Categories: Traditional Forms, Free Verse, and Poetry for Children. Entry fee is $15 for each batch of 3- to 5-single-spaced pages of unpublished poems submitted under one ...


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Focus on the Family Magazine: Critical Thinking Skills for Kids

March 27, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Critical Thinking Skills for Kids

Topic: What is one way that you taught your kids to think critically, not about TV or magazines or books, but about things they found in the world around them or what their friends or teachers told them? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting t...


Continue reading...
 

Sequestrum Literature & Art Journal Contests

March 26, 2019
Sequestrum Literature & Art Journal Contests

Every year we run an experiment that – with the exception of the occasional heavyweight anthology – is generally left untouched by publishers. Among traditional journals, it’s strictly taboo. An editor’s no-no. An unspoken gentlemen’s agreement sealed with a handshake in the backrooms of literary Geneva Conventions everywhere.

Ladies and gentlemen, we’re going to republish some unsolicited liter...


Continue reading...
 

Southwest Writers Prose & Poetry Contest

March 25, 2019
Southwest Writers Prose & Poetry Contest

SouthWest Writers is proud to announce a Call for Submissions to the 2019 Short Prose & Poetry Contest.

First-, second-, and third-place winners will be awarded in sixteen categories of the Short Prose & Poetry Contest. The entries must be original, unpublished, and in English. You do not have to be a member of SWW or MWSA to enter.

Deadline: Contest entries may be submitted from February 1 through midn...

Continue reading...
 

Lake Covington Romance Writing Competition

March 24, 2019
Lake Covington Romance Writing Competition

The couple featured on the web site will have names, occupations, and blurbs about each that will act solely as a springboard for your creative minds to get the romance cooking.

The trope will be a classic romance trope, such as Fish Out of Water, that is used predominately throughout the genre. You’ll be given a brief explanation of the trope along with some examples to help get you on track. The examples are N...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

March 23, 2019
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!

Inline image

The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this illustration by Constantin Alajálov.

To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by April 25, 2019. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.

The winning limerick wil...


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Peer Problems

March 21, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Peer Problems

Topic: What is one way that you helped your child deal with peer pressure, peer influence or another peer problem? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've read it. The point is the tip.

Word count: 50 to 250 words
Rights: First ...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Bring Your Bible

March 20, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Bring Your Bible

Topic: What is one unique way that your child brought his/her Bible to school? And what was the outcome? What should others do when trying this? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've read it. The point is the tip.

Word cou...

Continue reading...
 

Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

March 19, 2019
Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

$20 to enter any or all contests.
Postmark deadline: April 20th, 2019       
19 contests to enter for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, humor, and more.
Prizes range from $10 - $50.

Continue reading...
 

California Writers Club Sacramento Branch Memoir Writing Contest

March 29, 2019
California Writers Club Sacramento Branch Memoir Writing Contest

We each have a story to tell. Turn your own memoir into an engaging account that will leave readers feeling moved, entertained, informed, empathetic, outraged, laughing, crying, or astonished.

Contest period begins January 5 and ends April 30. 1,500 word limit.
Open to members ($20 per entry) and non-members ($30 per entry). Board members excluded.
First Place: $100 ~   Second Place: $50   ~   Third Place: $25
Winners will be recognized at or before the June 15 luncheon meeting.
 

The WrEN Award for Poetry

March 28, 2019

The WrEN Award for Poetry 
http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/Contest_Guidelines/contest_guidelines.htm

$200 and one-year membership*** in Writers-Editors Network will be awarded to the poet whose work is "Best in Show." The top poet in each category will receive $25 and one-on-one feedback from the poetry judge.

Categories: Traditional Forms, Free Verse, and Poetry for Children. Entry fee is $15 for each batch of 3- to 5-single-spaced pages of unpublished poems submitted under one ...


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Critical Thinking Skills for Kids

March 27, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Critical Thinking Skills for Kids

Topic: What is one way that you taught your kids to think critically, not about TV or magazines or books, but about things they found in the world around them or what their friends or teachers told them? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting t...


Continue reading...
 

Sequestrum Literature & Art Journal Contests

March 26, 2019
Sequestrum Literature & Art Journal Contests

Every year we run an experiment that – with the exception of the occasional heavyweight anthology – is generally left untouched by publishers. Among traditional journals, it’s strictly taboo. An editor’s no-no. An unspoken gentlemen’s agreement sealed with a handshake in the backrooms of literary Geneva Conventions everywhere.

Ladies and gentlemen, we’re going to republish some unsolicited liter...


Continue reading...
 

Southwest Writers Prose & Poetry Contest

March 25, 2019
Southwest Writers Prose & Poetry Contest

SouthWest Writers is proud to announce a Call for Submissions to the 2019 Short Prose & Poetry Contest.

First-, second-, and third-place winners will be awarded in sixteen categories of the Short Prose & Poetry Contest. The entries must be original, unpublished, and in English. You do not have to be a member of SWW or MWSA to enter.

Deadline: Contest entries may be submitted from February 1 through midn...

Continue reading...
 

Lake Covington Romance Writing Competition

March 24, 2019
Lake Covington Romance Writing Competition

The couple featured on the web site will have names, occupations, and blurbs about each that will act solely as a springboard for your creative minds to get the romance cooking.

The trope will be a classic romance trope, such as Fish Out of Water, that is used predominately throughout the genre. You’ll be given a brief explanation of the trope along with some examples to help get you on track. The examples are N...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

March 23, 2019
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!

Inline image

The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this illustration by Constantin Alajálov.

To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by April 25, 2019. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.

The winning limerick wil...


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Peer Problems

March 21, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Peer Problems

Topic: What is one way that you helped your child deal with peer pressure, peer influence or another peer problem? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've read it. The point is the tip.

Word count: 50 to 250 words
Rights: First ...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Bring Your Bible

March 20, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Bring Your Bible

Topic: What is one unique way that your child brought his/her Bible to school? And what was the outcome? What should others do when trying this? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've read it. The point is the tip.

Word cou...

Continue reading...
 

Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

March 19, 2019
Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

$20 to enter any or all contests.
Postmark deadline: April 20th, 2019       
19 contests to enter for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, humor, and more.
Prizes range from $10 - $50.

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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