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@sallyclark.info 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 44,000 copies sold! 


Focus on the Family Magazine: Summer Family Discussions

August 4, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Summer Family Discussions

Topic: What is one family activity that you did this summer that drew your family closer together and allowed good discussions with your kids? This should not be a specific place to go or a specific show to see. We are looking for unique summer activities that paved the way for heavier discussions. We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have 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 submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50-300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: August 31, 2021
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children who are in the home
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Back to School Homework

August 3, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Back to School Homework

Topic: Back to school homework. What is one unique way that you motivate your kids to do it and not fight it? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have 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 submiss...

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Claw and Blossom: Strange

August 2, 2021
Claw & Blossom: Strange

Claw & Blossom is an online seasonal journal of short literary prose and poems that touch upon the natural world.

The natural world MUST also be an element of your work. Though it need not be the main focus of the piece, it should have a distinct and relevant narrative presence (such as through use of a natural-world metaphor or as a necessary element of context).

Claw & Blossom publishes themed issues, and the editor enjoys receiving...


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Focus on the Family Magazine: Home-Schooling Tips for Back-to-School

August 1, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Home-Schooling Tips for Back-to-School

Topic: What do you do as a home-school parent to help your kids celebrate summer’s end and ease back into the school year? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you have 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. A...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Keeping Little Climbers Safe

July 31, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Keeping Little Climbers Safe

Topic: They climb shelves and beds and couches and sometimes out of their cribs. How do you keep your little climbers, ages 1 to 3 safe? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At ...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Crafts or Activities

July 30, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Crafts or Activities

Topic: What is one craft or activity that you have done with your kids to help them better understand how to love their neighbor, the value of all life, or the importance of living in community with other Christians (going to church). We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other p...

Continue reading...
 

Eating Well

July 29, 2021
Eating Well

EatingWell is the only national food magazine that focuses exclusively on eating healthfully (our motto: "Ingredients for the Good Life"). Our readers are interested not only in cooking and nutrition science, but also in the origins of food and social issues related to food networks. They appreciate eating culture and traditions. Send your pitches to pitches@eatingwell.com. Please include "EatingWell Magazine Pitch" and ap...


Continue reading...
 

Arizona State Poetry Society Annual Contest

July 28, 2021
Arizona State Poetry Society Annual Contest          

12 categories to enter. Entry fee is $3. Prizes: $20-$100. 

Deadline: August 31, 2021.

Original, unpublished poems not currently submitted to other contests. First, second, and third prize-winning poems will be read at the Annual Fall Conference of the Arizona State Poetry Society and published in the ASPS journal, Sandcutters.


Continue reading...
 

Nowhere Magazine Open Call: Words & Photos

July 27, 2021
Nowhere Magazine Open Call: Words & Photos

Nowhere publishes literary travel writing, photo essays and, sometimes, video. To us that means anything with a strong sense of place, character or time. Most of our submissions come from seasoned journalists, but we are also interested in stories from first-timers, anthropologists, musicians, poets, film directors and anyone else who spends time traveling. Written submissions for Nowhere (narrative nonfiction, fiction,...

Continue reading...
 

Poets & Patrons 65th Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest

July 26, 2021
Poets & Patrons 65th Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest 

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Summer Family Discussions

August 4, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Summer Family Discussions

Topic: What is one family activity that you did this summer that drew your family closer together and allowed good discussions with your kids? This should not be a specific place to go or a specific show to see. We are looking for unique summer activities that paved the way for heavier discussions. We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have 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 submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50-300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: August 31, 2021
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children who are in the home
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Back to School Homework

August 3, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Back to School Homework

Topic: Back to school homework. What is one unique way that you motivate your kids to do it and not fight it? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have 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 submiss...

Continue reading...
 

Claw and Blossom: Strange

August 2, 2021
Claw & Blossom: Strange

Claw & Blossom is an online seasonal journal of short literary prose and poems that touch upon the natural world.

The natural world MUST also be an element of your work. Though it need not be the main focus of the piece, it should have a distinct and relevant narrative presence (such as through use of a natural-world metaphor or as a necessary element of context).

Claw & Blossom publishes themed issues, and the editor enjoys receiving...


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Home-Schooling Tips for Back-to-School

August 1, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Home-Schooling Tips for Back-to-School

Topic: What do you do as a home-school parent to help your kids celebrate summer’s end and ease back into the school year? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you have 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. A...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Keeping Little Climbers Safe

July 31, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Keeping Little Climbers Safe

Topic: They climb shelves and beds and couches and sometimes out of their cribs. How do you keep your little climbers, ages 1 to 3 safe? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At ...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Crafts or Activities

July 30, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Crafts or Activities

Topic: What is one craft or activity that you have done with your kids to help them better understand how to love their neighbor, the value of all life, or the importance of living in community with other Christians (going to church). We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other p...

Continue reading...
 

Eating Well

July 29, 2021
Eating Well

EatingWell is the only national food magazine that focuses exclusively on eating healthfully (our motto: "Ingredients for the Good Life"). Our readers are interested not only in cooking and nutrition science, but also in the origins of food and social issues related to food networks. They appreciate eating culture and traditions. Send your pitches to pitches@eatingwell.com. Please include "EatingWell Magazine Pitch" and ap...


Continue reading...
 

Arizona State Poetry Society Annual Contest

July 28, 2021
Arizona State Poetry Society Annual Contest          

12 categories to enter. Entry fee is $3. Prizes: $20-$100. 

Deadline: August 31, 2021.

Original, unpublished poems not currently submitted to other contests. First, second, and third prize-winning poems will be read at the Annual Fall Conference of the Arizona State Poetry Society and published in the ASPS journal, Sandcutters.


Continue reading...
 

Nowhere Magazine Open Call: Words & Photos

July 27, 2021
Nowhere Magazine Open Call: Words & Photos

Nowhere publishes literary travel writing, photo essays and, sometimes, video. To us that means anything with a strong sense of place, character or time. Most of our submissions come from seasoned journalists, but we are also interested in stories from first-timers, anthropologists, musicians, poets, film directors and anyone else who spends time traveling. Written submissions for Nowhere (narrative nonfiction, fiction,...

Continue reading...
 

Poets & Patrons 65th Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest

July 26, 2021
Poets & Patrons 65th Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest 

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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