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.

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 anthology.
 
 

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...
 

Happy Woman Magazine

June 8, 2018
Happy Woman Magazine
 
"Happy Woman is a parody publication. We are looking for articles that spoof items one might read in magazines like Cosmopolitan, Glamour or Good Housekeeping, O or any publication of that sort."
 


Continue reading...
 

Oath and Iron Anthology

June 7, 2018
Oath and Iron Anthology
 
The story must have a fantasy/speculative element. Science fantasy is ok, but we’re aiming for fantasy rather than straight science fiction. We prefer “clean” stories and strongly prefer noblebright stories. For more on noblebright, please see http://noblebright.org .
 
The story must address the “Oath and Iron” theme in some way. To us, oath and iron is a reference to fairies and the...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: A Unique Way to Worship God with Children

June 7, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: A Unique Way to Worship God With Children
 
Topic: What is one unique way that you taught your children about worship or worshiped as a family at home, in nature or at church? Your insight should be different from those found in Welcoming Kids Into Worship. 
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: June 20, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or on...

Continue reading...
 

The War Cry: Sleeves Rolled Up

June 6, 2018
The War Cry: Sleeves Rolled Up
 
The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as t...

Continue reading...
 

MAD Magazine

June 6, 2018
MAD Magazine
 
"We welcome all humor submissions and the best way to know what we’re looking for is to take a look at what we’re doing now! Originality and visual humor are especially prized! We’re interested in material focusing on evergreen topics, such as dating, family, school and work, plus topical material about celebrities, sports, politics, news and social trends. In addition, we will consider submissions for our Fundalini Pages and annu...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write: Being Busy

June 5, 2018
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Being Busy
 
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...
 

Purpose Magazine: Our Stories

June 4, 2018
Purpose Magazine: Our Stories   
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes. Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rates of payment for a...

Continue reading...
 

Pitmad & PBPitch

June 3, 2018
Pitmad
 
When: June 7th
What: Pitch your story on Twitter using the #Pitmad hashtag between 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Who: un-agented writers, all categories/genres
Prize: agent attention and requests for your ms
 
From: http://www.kidlit411.com newsletter


PBPitch
 
When: June 21st
What: Pitch your picture book manuscript on Twitter using the #PBPitch hashtag between 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Who: un-agented PB writers
Prize: agent attention and requests for your manuscript
 
Fr...

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 anthology.
 
 

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...
 

Happy Woman Magazine

June 8, 2018
Happy Woman Magazine
 
"Happy Woman is a parody publication. We are looking for articles that spoof items one might read in magazines like Cosmopolitan, Glamour or Good Housekeeping, O or any publication of that sort."
 


Continue reading...
 

Oath and Iron Anthology

June 7, 2018
Oath and Iron Anthology
 
The story must have a fantasy/speculative element. Science fantasy is ok, but we’re aiming for fantasy rather than straight science fiction. We prefer “clean” stories and strongly prefer noblebright stories. For more on noblebright, please see http://noblebright.org .
 
The story must address the “Oath and Iron” theme in some way. To us, oath and iron is a reference to fairies and the...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: A Unique Way to Worship God with Children

June 7, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: A Unique Way to Worship God With Children
 
Topic: What is one unique way that you taught your children about worship or worshiped as a family at home, in nature or at church? Your insight should be different from those found in Welcoming Kids Into Worship. 
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: June 20, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or on...

Continue reading...
 

The War Cry: Sleeves Rolled Up

June 6, 2018
The War Cry: Sleeves Rolled Up
 
The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as t...

Continue reading...
 

MAD Magazine

June 6, 2018
MAD Magazine
 
"We welcome all humor submissions and the best way to know what we’re looking for is to take a look at what we’re doing now! Originality and visual humor are especially prized! We’re interested in material focusing on evergreen topics, such as dating, family, school and work, plus topical material about celebrities, sports, politics, news and social trends. In addition, we will consider submissions for our Fundalini Pages and annu...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write: Being Busy

June 5, 2018
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Being Busy
 
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...
 

Purpose Magazine: Our Stories

June 4, 2018
Purpose Magazine: Our Stories   
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes. Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rates of payment for a...

Continue reading...
 

Pitmad & PBPitch

June 3, 2018
Pitmad
 
When: June 7th
What: Pitch your story on Twitter using the #Pitmad hashtag between 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Who: un-agented writers, all categories/genres
Prize: agent attention and requests for your ms
 
From: http://www.kidlit411.com newsletter


PBPitch
 
When: June 21st
What: Pitch your picture book manuscript on Twitter using the #PBPitch hashtag between 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Who: un-agented PB writers
Prize: agent attention and requests for your manuscript
 
Fr...

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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