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.

Poetry Society of Colorado

April 22, 2018
Poetry Society of Colorado
 
Theme: God and Country
Deadline: May 19, 2018
Sponsor: Jo-Ann Birch
Form: Optional
Line Limit: 50
 
SHOULDS: For this specific contest, what poetic qualities, handling of subject matter, or
thematic focus should be prominent? Poets should consider these questions in approaching the theme: Where is the country heading? What are the stresses/reliefs? Has spirituality been an influence? –How?
 

Enchanted Conversations: A Midsummer Night's Dream

April 21, 2018
Enchanted Conversations: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
 
Deadline: May 20, 2018
For: June 2018 Issue
Theme: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
 
Enchanted Conversation is looking for stories, poems, and sequential art (aka comics) that use summer as a main characters or that operate as a catalyst to the story in a fairy tale, folklore, or mythic setting. Work can either be re-tellings of established stories or use original characters set within t...

Continue reading...
 

Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize

April 20, 2018
Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize
 
$500 cash prize for a single poem. The winner and finalists will be published in the following volume of Crab Creek Review, and all entries will be considered for publication.
 
We welcome up to 4 poems per entry, 8 pages maximum. The entry fee is $16 per submission. Multiple submissions are allowed, but each batch must be submitted separately, with its own entry fee.
 
Deadline: May 15, 2018

Continue reading...
 

Cricket Magazine: Endless Summer

April 19, 2018
Cricket Magazine: Endless Summer
 
Theme: Endless Summer
Deadline: May 15, 2018
 
Cricket (for ages 9-14) seeks middle-grade fiction, nonfiction, poetry, recipes, and activities for our summer issues.  We’re looking for stories of less than 1,800 words about neighborhood adventures; new or unexpected friendships; summer jobs and attempts to earn money; beach holidays, summer camps, and sports teams; surprising encounte...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest

April 18, 2018
Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest 
 
The Poetry Society of New Hampshire sponsors two National Contests open to all poets, members or not. Judges for the contests are not members of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire. Prizes are awarded to four places, 1st place, $100, 2nd place, $50, 3rd and 4th places $25 each. Winning poems will be published in our quarterly magazine, The Poets Touchstone, and winning poets will receive one cop...

Continue reading...
 

Ladybug Magazine - Tell Me More

April 17, 2018
Ladybug Magazine: Tell Me More
 
Ladybug (for ages 3-6) seeks simple, compelling explorations of the young child’s world. Introduce our readers to a kid who lives in an unusual home, share a cultural tradition you know well, explore a new city with them, describe a cool invention, or tell them a story about an intriguing animal or ecosystem. We’re looking for writing attuned to a young child’s interests and capac...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Candy

April 16, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Candy
 
Topic: What is one way you uniquely taught your children to monitor their own candy intake?
 
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 Magazine: Brio Fiction: Hard Stuff

April 16, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Brio Fiction: Hard Stuff
 
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 stories that deal with some of the hard stuff that teens go through. Remember that teens like reading about girl-boy relationships, but t...

Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Magazine Poetry Prize

April 15, 2018
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize
 
Ruminate is pleased to announce that we are accepting entries for the 2018 Ruminate Poetry Prize. $1500 and publication will be awarded to the winner. $200 and publication will be awarded to the second-place winner.
 
The submission deadline for the prize is May 15th. The entry fee is $20. All submissions must be previously unpublished work. You may submit up to two ...

Continue reading...
 

Spider Magazine: Inventions

April 14, 2018
Spider Magazine: Inventions
 
SPIDER, a literary magazine for children, features fresh and engaging literature, poems, articles, and activities for newly independent readers. Editors seek energetic, beautifully crafted submissions with strong “kid appeal” (an elusive yet recognizable quality, often tied to high-interest elements such as humor, adventure, and suspense).
 
Spider (for ages 6-9) is looking for fiction, n...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado

April 22, 2018
Poetry Society of Colorado
 
Theme: God and Country
Deadline: May 19, 2018
Sponsor: Jo-Ann Birch
Form: Optional
Line Limit: 50
 
SHOULDS: For this specific contest, what poetic qualities, handling of subject matter, or
thematic focus should be prominent? Poets should consider these questions in approaching the theme: Where is the country heading? What are the stresses/reliefs? Has spirituality been an influence? –How?
 

Enchanted Conversations: A Midsummer Night's Dream

April 21, 2018
Enchanted Conversations: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
 
Deadline: May 20, 2018
For: June 2018 Issue
Theme: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
 
Enchanted Conversation is looking for stories, poems, and sequential art (aka comics) that use summer as a main characters or that operate as a catalyst to the story in a fairy tale, folklore, or mythic setting. Work can either be re-tellings of established stories or use original characters set within t...

Continue reading...
 

Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize

April 20, 2018
Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize
 
$500 cash prize for a single poem. The winner and finalists will be published in the following volume of Crab Creek Review, and all entries will be considered for publication.
 
We welcome up to 4 poems per entry, 8 pages maximum. The entry fee is $16 per submission. Multiple submissions are allowed, but each batch must be submitted separately, with its own entry fee.
 
Deadline: May 15, 2018

Continue reading...
 

Cricket Magazine: Endless Summer

April 19, 2018
Cricket Magazine: Endless Summer
 
Theme: Endless Summer
Deadline: May 15, 2018
 
Cricket (for ages 9-14) seeks middle-grade fiction, nonfiction, poetry, recipes, and activities for our summer issues.  We’re looking for stories of less than 1,800 words about neighborhood adventures; new or unexpected friendships; summer jobs and attempts to earn money; beach holidays, summer camps, and sports teams; surprising encounte...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest

April 18, 2018
Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest 
 
The Poetry Society of New Hampshire sponsors two National Contests open to all poets, members or not. Judges for the contests are not members of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire. Prizes are awarded to four places, 1st place, $100, 2nd place, $50, 3rd and 4th places $25 each. Winning poems will be published in our quarterly magazine, The Poets Touchstone, and winning poets will receive one cop...

Continue reading...
 

Ladybug Magazine - Tell Me More

April 17, 2018
Ladybug Magazine: Tell Me More
 
Ladybug (for ages 3-6) seeks simple, compelling explorations of the young child’s world. Introduce our readers to a kid who lives in an unusual home, share a cultural tradition you know well, explore a new city with them, describe a cool invention, or tell them a story about an intriguing animal or ecosystem. We’re looking for writing attuned to a young child’s interests and capac...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Candy

April 16, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Candy
 
Topic: What is one way you uniquely taught your children to monitor their own candy intake?
 
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 Magazine: Brio Fiction: Hard Stuff

April 16, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Brio Fiction: Hard Stuff
 
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 stories that deal with some of the hard stuff that teens go through. Remember that teens like reading about girl-boy relationships, but t...

Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Magazine Poetry Prize

April 15, 2018
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize
 
Ruminate is pleased to announce that we are accepting entries for the 2018 Ruminate Poetry Prize. $1500 and publication will be awarded to the winner. $200 and publication will be awarded to the second-place winner.
 
The submission deadline for the prize is May 15th. The entry fee is $20. All submissions must be previously unpublished work. You may submit up to two ...

Continue reading...
 

Spider Magazine: Inventions

April 14, 2018
Spider Magazine: Inventions
 
SPIDER, a literary magazine for children, features fresh and engaging literature, poems, articles, and activities for newly independent readers. Editors seek energetic, beautifully crafted submissions with strong “kid appeal” (an elusive yet recognizable quality, often tied to high-interest elements such as humor, adventure, and suspense).
 
Spider (for ages 6-9) is looking for fiction, n...

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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