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. I am not an editor, publisher, or an agent. I am a writer who enjoys sharing submission information I find on the web with other writers. 

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.

If you experience any problems with the links or with submitting your material, please let me know. If you would like to receive free submission information via a daily email, drop me a line at sally_s_clark@yahoo.com  and your name will be added to the e-list. Your name email address will never be shared or sold to anyone else. Promise!

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Published by Hachette Book Group,


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 46,000 copies sold! 


Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2022

January 26, 2022

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2022
http://mostatepoetry.com/winter.html

Deadline: Postmarked February 26, 2022

Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.

Categories:

* Rhymed verse or blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter), any subject, serious or humorous
* Free verse, any subject, serious or humorous
* Humorous verse, any subject
* Any form, winter subject, serious or humorous
* MSPS members only: Poet's choice: any subject

$25, $15, $10, and three honorable mentions in each category
Fees: Non-members pay $2.00 per poem.  Members pay $1.00 per poem.


 

Alaska Writers Guild: Nonfiction/Memoir

January 25, 2022
Alaska Writers Guild: Nonfiction/Memoir

Alaska Writers Guild Quarterly Writing Contests are now open to the public.

Awards will be given as follows: First Place: $100, Second Place: $60, Third Place: $30. All entrants will receive a copy of their score sheet and judge's feedback for each submission. All entries must be no longer than five pages, double-spaced.

Current contest is Nonfiction/Memoir and the deadline is February 25. Entry fee for non mem...


Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

January 24, 2022
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this Norman Rockwell cover illustration from the April 5, 1924, issue of The Saturday Evening Post.


Norman Rockwell's Cupid's Visit, April 5, 1924


To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by February 25, 2022. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times a...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Without Losing Themselves

January 23, 2022
Focus on the Family Magazine: Without Losing Themselves

Topic: How have you helped your kids be good friends without losing themselves or their identity in Christ? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want one hands-on, practical idea that you or someone you know has done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submis...

Continue reading...
 

Picture Book Pitch Twitter Party

January 22, 2022
Picture Book Pitch Twitter Party    

A Twitter Pitch party exclusively for Picture Books!

What - Pitch Your Picture Books on Twitter

Why - Agents and Editors on Twitter Can See It!

When - Our next #PBPitch will be Thursday, February 17th, 2022!

Pitch your PBs on twitter using #PBPitch. Pitch manuscripts only ONCE in the morning and ONCE in the Evening. (Once before 2pm and once after.) If you are an author/illustrator, you can attach an image to your PB manuscript pitch.


...
Continue reading...
 

MUSE: Show Me How

January 21, 2022
MUSE: Show Me How

MUSE® is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Timeliness and trustworthiness are essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE. We seek articles that describe how things and processes...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

January 20, 2022
Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

Deadline: Feb. 15, 2022

Two categories for nonmembers to enter: Childhood, and Love/Marriage.

Prizes range from $50 - $200, one prize for each category.

Entry fee is $5 per poem. All winning poems are published.


Continue reading...
 

Cobblestone Magazine: On the Frontier

January 19, 2022
Cobblestone: On the Frontier     

American History magazine for ages 9-14. Each issue of this acclaimed classroom magazine explores a single topic in depth, bringing history to life with primary sources, lively graphics, historical photographs, and maps. Designed to meet curriculum standards for history/social studies, Cobblestone® fosters an appreciation for the past while making connections to the present with fiction, nonfiction, an...

Continue reading...
 

Third Wednesday Annual Poetry Contest

January 18, 2022

Third Wednesday Literary Journal Annual Poetry Contest
https://thirdwednesdaymagazine.submittable.com/submit

Entry fee: $6.00. Enter up to 3 poems. Deadline: Feb. 15, 2022. Three prizes of $100.

Non-prize poems will be considered for inclusion in an issue of Third Wednesday as a regular submission with the author's permission.  Simultaneous submissions are allowed, but please be a good poetry citizen and inform us if your work is accepted elsewhere.

Winning poems will be published in our spring i...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Explore Creativity

January 16, 2022
Focus on the Family Magazine: Explore Creativity

Topic: What unique activity did you do with your kids to encourage them to be creative? We are especially looking for creativity that isn’t related to singing, drama, writing, and videos. Instead, we are looking for nurturing creativity in the day to day. Also, we are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want one hands-on, practical idea that you or someone you kn...

Continue reading...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2022

January 26, 2022

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2022
http://mostatepoetry.com/winter.html

Deadline: Postmarked February 26, 2022

Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.

Categories:

* Rhymed verse or blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter), any subject, serious or humorous
* Free verse, any subject, serious or humorous
* Humorous verse, any subject
* Any form, winter subject, serious or humorous
* MSPS members only: Poet's choice: any subject

$25, $15, $10, and three honorable mentions in each category
Fees: Non-members pay $2.00 per poem.  Members pay $1.00 per poem.


 

Alaska Writers Guild: Nonfiction/Memoir

January 25, 2022
Alaska Writers Guild: Nonfiction/Memoir

Alaska Writers Guild Quarterly Writing Contests are now open to the public.

Awards will be given as follows: First Place: $100, Second Place: $60, Third Place: $30. All entrants will receive a copy of their score sheet and judge's feedback for each submission. All entries must be no longer than five pages, double-spaced.

Current contest is Nonfiction/Memoir and the deadline is February 25. Entry fee for non mem...


Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

January 24, 2022
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this Norman Rockwell cover illustration from the April 5, 1924, issue of The Saturday Evening Post.


Norman Rockwell's Cupid's Visit, April 5, 1924


To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by February 25, 2022. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times a...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Without Losing Themselves

January 23, 2022
Focus on the Family Magazine: Without Losing Themselves

Topic: How have you helped your kids be good friends without losing themselves or their identity in Christ? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want one hands-on, practical idea that you or someone you know has done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submis...

Continue reading...
 

Picture Book Pitch Twitter Party

January 22, 2022
Picture Book Pitch Twitter Party    

A Twitter Pitch party exclusively for Picture Books!

What - Pitch Your Picture Books on Twitter

Why - Agents and Editors on Twitter Can See It!

When - Our next #PBPitch will be Thursday, February 17th, 2022!

Pitch your PBs on twitter using #PBPitch. Pitch manuscripts only ONCE in the morning and ONCE in the Evening. (Once before 2pm and once after.) If you are an author/illustrator, you can attach an image to your PB manuscript pitch.


...
Continue reading...
 

MUSE: Show Me How

January 21, 2022
MUSE: Show Me How

MUSE® is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Timeliness and trustworthiness are essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE. We seek articles that describe how things and processes...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

January 20, 2022
Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

Deadline: Feb. 15, 2022

Two categories for nonmembers to enter: Childhood, and Love/Marriage.

Prizes range from $50 - $200, one prize for each category.

Entry fee is $5 per poem. All winning poems are published.


Continue reading...
 

Cobblestone Magazine: On the Frontier

January 19, 2022
Cobblestone: On the Frontier     

American History magazine for ages 9-14. Each issue of this acclaimed classroom magazine explores a single topic in depth, bringing history to life with primary sources, lively graphics, historical photographs, and maps. Designed to meet curriculum standards for history/social studies, Cobblestone® fosters an appreciation for the past while making connections to the present with fiction, nonfiction, an...

Continue reading...
 

Third Wednesday Annual Poetry Contest

January 18, 2022

Third Wednesday Literary Journal Annual Poetry Contest
https://thirdwednesdaymagazine.submittable.com/submit

Entry fee: $6.00. Enter up to 3 poems. Deadline: Feb. 15, 2022. Three prizes of $100.

Non-prize poems will be considered for inclusion in an issue of Third Wednesday as a regular submission with the author's permission.  Simultaneous submissions are allowed, but please be a good poetry citizen and inform us if your work is accepted elsewhere.

Winning poems will be published in our spring i...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Explore Creativity

January 16, 2022
Focus on the Family Magazine: Explore Creativity

Topic: What unique activity did you do with your kids to encourage them to be creative? We are especially looking for creativity that isn’t related to singing, drama, writing, and videos. Instead, we are looking for nurturing creativity in the day to day. Also, we are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want one hands-on, practical idea that you or someone you kn...

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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