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 27,000 copies sold! 



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

Ventura County Writers Annual Poetry Contest

January 31, 2019
Ventura County Writers Annual Poetry Contest 
 
Entry fee: $10 for nonmembers.
Adult Prizes: First - $100, Second - $75, Third - $50
Deadline: February 28, 2019
 
We accept submissions online through user-friendly Submittable.com as well as by mail. Poems must be uploaded by 11:59 pm PST on February 28, 2019 or postmarked by February 28, 2019. Maximum length is 31 lines, including title and spaces. 
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Valentines Day Activity

January 30, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Valentines Day Activity
 
Topic: What is one fun thing your family did to teach your kids about God's love around Valentine's Day? If you did something different from what is found at Valentine's Day Cards and Activities, we want to hear about it. "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 pa...

Continue reading...
 

Mini Essay Writing Contest

January 29, 2019
Mini Essay Writing Contest
 
NO FEE. Deadline February 28, 2019. Limit 1,000 words. You can win $1,000, and three runners-up can win $200 each. Any theme. The winners will be determined by the quality of the writing, and the votes by other users’ likes and comments. The contest is open to anyone from everywhere, every country, every corner of the world.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Bo...

Continue reading...
 

The Bent Agency

January 28, 2019
The Bent Agency
 
First, review our agents’ bios and decide which of us you’d like to query. Please do not simultaneously query our agents; submit your work to only one of us. If that agent passes, feel free to contact another. The Bent Agency is the home of eleven agents: Jenny Bent, Nicola Barr, Victoria Cappello, Gemma Cooper, Heather Flaherty, Louise Fury, Molly Ker Hawn, Rachel Horowitz, Sarah Manning, John Silbersack, and Laurel Symonds. Together we ...

Continue reading...
 

Wordrunner e-chapbooks: Upheavals

January 27, 2019
Wordrunner e-chapbooks: Upheavals
 
Submissions are open now until February 28, 2019 for our themed spring echapbook anthology, to be published in April 2019. Fiction, memoir/CNF and poetry will be considered. The theme is Upheavals—any disruption or disturbance of the natural order of things. As always, we are looking for emotional complexity and clear, uncluttered writing. Please look in the Archives at previous anthologies to get an idea of what we ...

Continue reading...
 

10th Annual Spirit First Poetry Contest

January 26, 2019
10th Annual Spirit First Poetry Contest
 
Deadline to Enter: February 28, 2019 (midnight)
 
First Prize: $200
Second Prize: $150
Third Prize: $100
 
Spirit First is pleased to announce its 10th Annual Meditation Poetry Contest. Poetry submissions may be of any length and any style but must have a theme of Meditation or Mindfulness. Poems may reflect any discipline, any faith, or none. Poems must be previously unpublished. Poems not on the themes ...

Continue reading...
 

Johnson City Library's 11th Annual Writers Conference

January 25, 2019
The Johnson City Library’s 11th Annual Writers’ Conference
 
Communicating With Comedy: Using the power of laughter – in any genre – will build a larger audience and elevate your work from good to memorable.
 
Date: February 27th, 2019
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost $45, includes lunch
Registration forms online at https://www.jclibrarysite.org
830-868-4469 for more details
 
Featuring special guest authors Ben Rehder https://benrehder.wordpress.com who writes comic c...

Continue reading...
 

Wild Women Story Contest from TulipTree Review

January 24, 2019
Wild Women Story Contest From TulipTree Review
 
$20 ENTRY FEE. Deadline February 23, 2019. TulipTree's new Wild Women story contest is open for entries, written by anyone, about at least one character who embodies the Wild Woman spirit—untamed (or de-tamed) and unashamed heroines of their own lives. They may be young or old or anything in between, both everyday and mythical. They may be mothers, daughters, sisters, holy women, healers, teacher...

Continue reading...
 

Texas Poetry Calendar 2020

January 23, 2019
Texas Poetry Calendar 2020
 
The Texas Poetry Calendar has been an iconic staple of the poetry community in Texas since 1998, publishing Texas Poets Laureate and Pushcart winners alongside emerging poets from the vast cultural diaspora culminating in this great state. Submissions are accepted from December 1, 2018 through February 20, 2019.
 
Submit 1-3 poems in a single document. Begin each poem on a separate page. Do not make more than one s...

Continue reading...
 

North Central Texas College 2019 Creative Writing Contest

January 23, 2019
North Central Texas College 2019 Creative Writing Contest
 
Categories -
Middle School Students Grades 6-8 — Poetry, Essay, and/or Short Story
High School Students Grades 9-12 — Poetry, Essay, and/or Short Story
NCTC Students — Poetry, Essay, and/or Short Story
Non-Student, Non-Professional — Poetry and/or Short Story
 
Prizes in each category -$75, $50, $30
 
No entry fee. Deadline – February 20, 2019


...
Continue reading...
 

Ventura County Writers Annual Poetry Contest

January 31, 2019
Ventura County Writers Annual Poetry Contest 
 
Entry fee: $10 for nonmembers.
Adult Prizes: First - $100, Second - $75, Third - $50
Deadline: February 28, 2019
 
We accept submissions online through user-friendly Submittable.com as well as by mail. Poems must be uploaded by 11:59 pm PST on February 28, 2019 or postmarked by February 28, 2019. Maximum length is 31 lines, including title and spaces. 
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Valentines Day Activity

January 30, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Valentines Day Activity
 
Topic: What is one fun thing your family did to teach your kids about God's love around Valentine's Day? If you did something different from what is found at Valentine's Day Cards and Activities, we want to hear about it. "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 pa...

Continue reading...
 

Mini Essay Writing Contest

January 29, 2019
Mini Essay Writing Contest
 
NO FEE. Deadline February 28, 2019. Limit 1,000 words. You can win $1,000, and three runners-up can win $200 each. Any theme. The winners will be determined by the quality of the writing, and the votes by other users’ likes and comments. The contest is open to anyone from everywhere, every country, every corner of the world.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Bo...

Continue reading...
 

The Bent Agency

January 28, 2019
The Bent Agency
 
First, review our agents’ bios and decide which of us you’d like to query. Please do not simultaneously query our agents; submit your work to only one of us. If that agent passes, feel free to contact another. The Bent Agency is the home of eleven agents: Jenny Bent, Nicola Barr, Victoria Cappello, Gemma Cooper, Heather Flaherty, Louise Fury, Molly Ker Hawn, Rachel Horowitz, Sarah Manning, John Silbersack, and Laurel Symonds. Together we ...

Continue reading...
 

Wordrunner e-chapbooks: Upheavals

January 27, 2019
Wordrunner e-chapbooks: Upheavals
 
Submissions are open now until February 28, 2019 for our themed spring echapbook anthology, to be published in April 2019. Fiction, memoir/CNF and poetry will be considered. The theme is Upheavals—any disruption or disturbance of the natural order of things. As always, we are looking for emotional complexity and clear, uncluttered writing. Please look in the Archives at previous anthologies to get an idea of what we ...

Continue reading...
 

10th Annual Spirit First Poetry Contest

January 26, 2019
10th Annual Spirit First Poetry Contest
 
Deadline to Enter: February 28, 2019 (midnight)
 
First Prize: $200
Second Prize: $150
Third Prize: $100
 
Spirit First is pleased to announce its 10th Annual Meditation Poetry Contest. Poetry submissions may be of any length and any style but must have a theme of Meditation or Mindfulness. Poems may reflect any discipline, any faith, or none. Poems must be previously unpublished. Poems not on the themes ...

Continue reading...
 

Johnson City Library's 11th Annual Writers Conference

January 25, 2019
The Johnson City Library’s 11th Annual Writers’ Conference
 
Communicating With Comedy: Using the power of laughter – in any genre – will build a larger audience and elevate your work from good to memorable.
 
Date: February 27th, 2019
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost $45, includes lunch
Registration forms online at https://www.jclibrarysite.org
830-868-4469 for more details
 
Featuring special guest authors Ben Rehder https://benrehder.wordpress.com who writes comic c...

Continue reading...
 

Wild Women Story Contest from TulipTree Review

January 24, 2019
Wild Women Story Contest From TulipTree Review
 
$20 ENTRY FEE. Deadline February 23, 2019. TulipTree's new Wild Women story contest is open for entries, written by anyone, about at least one character who embodies the Wild Woman spirit—untamed (or de-tamed) and unashamed heroines of their own lives. They may be young or old or anything in between, both everyday and mythical. They may be mothers, daughters, sisters, holy women, healers, teacher...

Continue reading...
 

Texas Poetry Calendar 2020

January 23, 2019
Texas Poetry Calendar 2020
 
The Texas Poetry Calendar has been an iconic staple of the poetry community in Texas since 1998, publishing Texas Poets Laureate and Pushcart winners alongside emerging poets from the vast cultural diaspora culminating in this great state. Submissions are accepted from December 1, 2018 through February 20, 2019.
 
Submit 1-3 poems in a single document. Begin each poem on a separate page. Do not make more than one s...

Continue reading...
 

North Central Texas College 2019 Creative Writing Contest

January 23, 2019
North Central Texas College 2019 Creative Writing Contest
 
Categories -
Middle School Students Grades 6-8 — Poetry, Essay, and/or Short Story
High School Students Grades 9-12 — Poetry, Essay, and/or Short Story
NCTC Students — Poetry, Essay, and/or Short Story
Non-Student, Non-Professional — Poetry and/or Short Story
 
Prizes in each category -$75, $50, $30
 
No entry fee. Deadline – February 20, 2019


...
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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