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. 

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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! 


Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs

July 15, 2021
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 June 15, 1929, issue of The Saturday Evening Post.

A young girl shielding her eyes as she walks past a No Swimming sign covered with boys' clothes.



To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by August 25, 2021. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.
 
The winning limerick will be published in the November/December 2021 issue, and our favorite runners-up will be published online.
 

White County Creative Writers Annual Contest

July 14, 2021
White County Creative Writers Annual Contest              

White County Creative Writers Annual Writers' Conference features 26 contests sponsored by both members and supporters. We appreciate those who encourage our craft, and gratefully acknowledge their contributions. CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE IS NOT NECESSARY TO ENTER. Contest awards will be presented during the luncheon at the conference. Winners not attending will receive their awa...


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Poetry Society of Colorado: August Contest

July 13, 2021
Poetry Society of Colorado: August Contest

Submission Deadline: August 21, 2021
Sponsor: Marta Lane
Theme: Leap and the Net Will Appear
Form: Organic Form (aka Free Verse)
Line Limit: 40
Entry fee: $5 per poem

Prize Structure: 1st $25;  2nd $15;  3rd $10


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Omnidawn Poetry Book Contest

July 12, 2021
Omnidawn Poetry Book Contest

This contest is open to all writers worldwide with no limitations on the amount of poetry a writer has published. We recommend submissions should be 40–120 pages of poetry, not including front and back matter. (Most manuscripts we receive are 40-80 pages long.) Colleagues, students, and close friends of the judge, John Yau, are not eligible. Online entries must be received and postal entrie...

Continue reading...
 

Poets' Roundtable of Arkansas Annual Contest

July 11, 2021
Poets' Roundtable of Arkansas Annual Contest      

18 categories for nonmembers to enter, more categories available for members, all for one fee of $15 (nonmembers) or $10 (members). Prizes range from $5 to $50.

Deadline is August 15, 2021


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Resource Center for Women & Ministry in the South Essay Contest

July 10, 2021
Resource Center for Women & Ministry in the South Essay Contest

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline July 31, 2021. Essays should focus on the theme of identity and belonging. Oppressive systems and structures seek to prevent us from living into the complexities of our identities and lived experiences. How do you know when you are showing up as your full self and experiencing true belonging? All women, including trans women, 18 years of age or older, may submit up to two ...

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Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest

July 9, 2021
Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest      

100 categories to enter including free verse, blank verse, lyric, sonnet, haiku, rhymed, heroism, the beauty of Texas, animal companions, building/construction, you and me against the world, humor, Texas ranching life, windmills/wind power, humorous poem about parenting, narrative, native Texas birds, prose poem, an important disagreement, courage to speak the truth, moving, the bill of right...


Continue reading...
 

Ligonier Valley Writers 16th Annual Flash Fiction Contest

July 8, 2021
Ligonier Valley Writers 16th Annual Flash Fiction Contest

Deadline: August 15. “This year's topic is the evil twin or evil twins.” Judge: Damian Dressick. Prizes: “The first prize winner will receive $50, second prize $25, and third prize $15. There will also be three honorable mentions, which will not receive cash prizes but will be published and read aloud with the other winners. All six winning stories will be edited by a professional editor. The...


Continue reading...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Summer Contest

July 7, 2021
Missouri State Poetry Society Summer Contest      
         
4 categories including: rhymed or blank verse, free verse, humorous verse, and summer poems. Entry fee $2 per poem, prizes $10-$25.
 
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.
 
Deadline: August 15, 2021
...
Continue reading...
 

The Writer Magazine Summer Flash Fiction Contest

July 6, 2021
The Writer Magazine Summer Flash Fiction Contest

Summer seems like the right time to write short. Show us your very best work in any genre, fiction or nonfiction. The catch? We’ll only accept works that are 1,000 words or less.

Deadline: August 12th, 2021

Grand prize: $1,000 and publication in our magazine

Word count: 1,000 words or less

Other prizes: Our second-place winner will receive $500 and publication on our website, writermag.com; our third-place winner ...


Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs

July 15, 2021
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 June 15, 1929, issue of The Saturday Evening Post.

A young girl shielding her eyes as she walks past a No Swimming sign covered with boys' clothes.



To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by August 25, 2021. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.
 
The winning limerick will be published in the November/December 2021 issue, and our favorite runners-up will be published online.
 

White County Creative Writers Annual Contest

July 14, 2021
White County Creative Writers Annual Contest              

White County Creative Writers Annual Writers' Conference features 26 contests sponsored by both members and supporters. We appreciate those who encourage our craft, and gratefully acknowledge their contributions. CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE IS NOT NECESSARY TO ENTER. Contest awards will be presented during the luncheon at the conference. Winners not attending will receive their awa...


Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: August Contest

July 13, 2021
Poetry Society of Colorado: August Contest

Submission Deadline: August 21, 2021
Sponsor: Marta Lane
Theme: Leap and the Net Will Appear
Form: Organic Form (aka Free Verse)
Line Limit: 40
Entry fee: $5 per poem

Prize Structure: 1st $25;  2nd $15;  3rd $10


Continue reading...
 

Omnidawn Poetry Book Contest

July 12, 2021
Omnidawn Poetry Book Contest

This contest is open to all writers worldwide with no limitations on the amount of poetry a writer has published. We recommend submissions should be 40–120 pages of poetry, not including front and back matter. (Most manuscripts we receive are 40-80 pages long.) Colleagues, students, and close friends of the judge, John Yau, are not eligible. Online entries must be received and postal entrie...

Continue reading...
 

Poets' Roundtable of Arkansas Annual Contest

July 11, 2021
Poets' Roundtable of Arkansas Annual Contest      

18 categories for nonmembers to enter, more categories available for members, all for one fee of $15 (nonmembers) or $10 (members). Prizes range from $5 to $50.

Deadline is August 15, 2021


Continue reading...
 

Resource Center for Women & Ministry in the South Essay Contest

July 10, 2021
Resource Center for Women & Ministry in the South Essay Contest

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline July 31, 2021. Essays should focus on the theme of identity and belonging. Oppressive systems and structures seek to prevent us from living into the complexities of our identities and lived experiences. How do you know when you are showing up as your full self and experiencing true belonging? All women, including trans women, 18 years of age or older, may submit up to two ...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest

July 9, 2021
Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest      

100 categories to enter including free verse, blank verse, lyric, sonnet, haiku, rhymed, heroism, the beauty of Texas, animal companions, building/construction, you and me against the world, humor, Texas ranching life, windmills/wind power, humorous poem about parenting, narrative, native Texas birds, prose poem, an important disagreement, courage to speak the truth, moving, the bill of right...


Continue reading...
 

Ligonier Valley Writers 16th Annual Flash Fiction Contest

July 8, 2021
Ligonier Valley Writers 16th Annual Flash Fiction Contest

Deadline: August 15. “This year's topic is the evil twin or evil twins.” Judge: Damian Dressick. Prizes: “The first prize winner will receive $50, second prize $25, and third prize $15. There will also be three honorable mentions, which will not receive cash prizes but will be published and read aloud with the other winners. All six winning stories will be edited by a professional editor. The...


Continue reading...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Summer Contest

July 7, 2021
Missouri State Poetry Society Summer Contest      
         
4 categories including: rhymed or blank verse, free verse, humorous verse, and summer poems. Entry fee $2 per poem, prizes $10-$25.
 
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.
 
Deadline: August 15, 2021
...
Continue reading...
 

The Writer Magazine Summer Flash Fiction Contest

July 6, 2021
The Writer Magazine Summer Flash Fiction Contest

Summer seems like the right time to write short. Show us your very best work in any genre, fiction or nonfiction. The catch? We’ll only accept works that are 1,000 words or less.

Deadline: August 12th, 2021

Grand prize: $1,000 and publication in our magazine

Word count: 1,000 words or less

Other prizes: Our second-place winner will receive $500 and publication on our website, writermag.com; our third-place winner ...


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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