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.

River Poets Journal: Immigrants

April 4, 2018
River Poets Journal: Immigrants  
 
Stories and Poems on our Ancestors
Submission Period: January 2018 - May 1, 2018
 
This theme is a tribute to immigrants and how they contributed to this country. Each of us has a story or poem to tell about the journey of our ancestors, or those who raised us, their trials and tribulations, their humor, their customs, their superstitions, their cooking, and how their stories handed down through generations created our legacies and influenced our lives.
 
Projected publication month of June. See more guidelines at the web site listed above.


 

Early American Life

April 4, 2018
Early American Life
 
We work as much as one year in advance. We like to key our issues to the season, so if it's winter, think about writing a story and taking pictures for next winter. We cover a diversity of topics, all centered around America from its founding through the mid-1800s: history, architecture, decorating, antiques, crafts, and travel. A one-page story in Early American Life, such as Worth Seeing, runs about 750 words. A typical f...

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Pelican Book Group Christmas Holiday Extravaganza

April 3, 2018
Pelican Book Group Christmas Holiday Extravaganza
 
Extravaganza titles are novelette to novella length stories (between 15,000 and 25,000 words) to fill twenty-four special slots each Christmas season. Stories may fit either the White Rose Publishing (romance) or the Harbourlight Books (general fiction) imprint, but must have a Christmas theme. Submissions must be received on or before 1 May of each year in order to be considered...

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Beginnings

April 2, 2018
Purpose Magazine: Beginnings
 
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 artic...

Continue reading...
 

California Writers Club 2018 Short Story Contest

April 1, 2018
California Writers Club 2018 Short Story Contest
Sacramento Branch
 
Category: Short story
Word limit: 1000 words
Theme: A surprising encounter (submitters should use their own title)
Deadline extended: April 30, 2018
Restrictions: Original work not previously published in print or online
First Place: $100   ~   Second Place: $50   ~   Third Place: $25
 
Winners will be recognized at or before the June, 2018, luncheon meeting.
Entry Fee $...

Continue reading...
 

Finishing Line Press Poetry Chapbook Contest

April 1, 2018
Finishing Line Press Poetry Chapbook Contest
 
A prize of $1,000 and publication for a chapbook-length poetry collection in perfect-bound print edition. Open to women who have never before published a full-length poetry collection. Previous chapbook publication does not disqualify. International entries are welcome. Multiple submissions are accepted.
 
Final judge: Leah Maines.
All entries will be considered for publication. The top-ten finalists wi...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Fall Activities

March 31, 2018
Focus on the Family: Fall Activities
 
Topic: What is something fun you did with your kids to celebrate Autumn? (Do not tie this activity into a specific location, such as the Grand Canyon or product.)

Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: April 23, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Autumn

March 31, 2018
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Autumn
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is now accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in something specific to the Fall. Remember that teens like reading about girl-boy relationships, but that plot should be secondary to your main storylin...

Continue reading...
 

GRAND: Lifestyle Magazine for AWESOME Grandparents!

March 30, 2018
GRAND: Lifestyle Magazine for AWESOME Grandparents!
 
Read GRAND online magazine, listen to the voices and the messages. Then, find a story or an idea that directly relates to the role of grandparenting and/or the relationship between grandparents and their adult children “the parents” and everything and anything about grandchildren. Our readers are also interested in finance, education, nutrition, healthy aging, caregiving, caring f...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society - April

March 29, 2018
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: April
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entere...

Continue reading...
 

River Poets Journal: Immigrants

April 4, 2018
River Poets Journal: Immigrants  
 
Stories and Poems on our Ancestors
Submission Period: January 2018 - May 1, 2018
 
This theme is a tribute to immigrants and how they contributed to this country. Each of us has a story or poem to tell about the journey of our ancestors, or those who raised us, their trials and tribulations, their humor, their customs, their superstitions, their cooking, and how their stories handed down through generations created our legacies and influenced our lives.
 
Projected publication month of June. See more guidelines at the web site listed above.


 

Early American Life

April 4, 2018
Early American Life
 
We work as much as one year in advance. We like to key our issues to the season, so if it's winter, think about writing a story and taking pictures for next winter. We cover a diversity of topics, all centered around America from its founding through the mid-1800s: history, architecture, decorating, antiques, crafts, and travel. A one-page story in Early American Life, such as Worth Seeing, runs about 750 words. A typical f...

Continue reading...
 

Pelican Book Group Christmas Holiday Extravaganza

April 3, 2018
Pelican Book Group Christmas Holiday Extravaganza
 
Extravaganza titles are novelette to novella length stories (between 15,000 and 25,000 words) to fill twenty-four special slots each Christmas season. Stories may fit either the White Rose Publishing (romance) or the Harbourlight Books (general fiction) imprint, but must have a Christmas theme. Submissions must be received on or before 1 May of each year in order to be considered...

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Beginnings

April 2, 2018
Purpose Magazine: Beginnings
 
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 artic...

Continue reading...
 

California Writers Club 2018 Short Story Contest

April 1, 2018
California Writers Club 2018 Short Story Contest
Sacramento Branch
 
Category: Short story
Word limit: 1000 words
Theme: A surprising encounter (submitters should use their own title)
Deadline extended: April 30, 2018
Restrictions: Original work not previously published in print or online
First Place: $100   ~   Second Place: $50   ~   Third Place: $25
 
Winners will be recognized at or before the June, 2018, luncheon meeting.
Entry Fee $...

Continue reading...
 

Finishing Line Press Poetry Chapbook Contest

April 1, 2018
Finishing Line Press Poetry Chapbook Contest
 
A prize of $1,000 and publication for a chapbook-length poetry collection in perfect-bound print edition. Open to women who have never before published a full-length poetry collection. Previous chapbook publication does not disqualify. International entries are welcome. Multiple submissions are accepted.
 
Final judge: Leah Maines.
All entries will be considered for publication. The top-ten finalists wi...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Fall Activities

March 31, 2018
Focus on the Family: Fall Activities
 
Topic: What is something fun you did with your kids to celebrate Autumn? (Do not tie this activity into a specific location, such as the Grand Canyon or product.)

Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: April 23, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Autumn

March 31, 2018
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Autumn
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is now accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in something specific to the Fall. Remember that teens like reading about girl-boy relationships, but that plot should be secondary to your main storylin...

Continue reading...
 

GRAND: Lifestyle Magazine for AWESOME Grandparents!

March 30, 2018
GRAND: Lifestyle Magazine for AWESOME Grandparents!
 
Read GRAND online magazine, listen to the voices and the messages. Then, find a story or an idea that directly relates to the role of grandparenting and/or the relationship between grandparents and their adult children “the parents” and everything and anything about grandchildren. Our readers are also interested in finance, education, nutrition, healthy aging, caregiving, caring f...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society - April

March 29, 2018
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: April
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entere...

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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