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. 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




Over 34,000 copies sold! 


Focus on the Family Magazine: Childhood Fears

April 17, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Childhood Fears

Topic: What is one unique way that you helped your child get over his/her fear of ______.  "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've read it. The point is the tip.

Word count: 50 to 250 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: May 13, 2019
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 

Best New Poets of 2019

April 16, 2019
Best New Poets of 2019

Best New Poets is an annual anthology of fifty poems from emerging writers. The anthology began in 2005 and the book is currently distributed nationally as a University of Virginia Press title and produced in cooperation with Meridian, a semiannual literary magazine from the University of Virginia.

The anthology takes submissions from three sources:

nominations from literary magazines in the United States and Canada,
nominations fr...

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SCBWI Austin Annual Conference

April 15, 2019
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Austin Annual Conference

Date(s) - 05/18/2019 - 05/19/2019
Time - 7:30 am - 6:45 pm           

Location - Crowne Plaza Austin
6121 N. Interstate 35 - AustinTX 78752

The schedule includes three keynotes; a publishing panel; 12 breakout sessions on writing, illustrating and professional development; intensives on picture books, novels and illustration; along with...


Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: The Moral of the Story

April 14, 2019
Poetry Society of Colorado: The Moral of the Story
 
THE MORAL OF THE STORY (Open)
Deadline: May 18, 2019
Sponsor: Cheryl Wilkie
Theme: Optional
Form: Narrative
Style: Fable
Line Limit: 40
 
MUSTS: 1. Your fable must have a moral, stated at or near the end of your story.
2. Characters in a fable must be animals, inanimate objects, plants, natural forces (like the wind), or creatures from legends.

SHOULDS: 1. Humans, as characters, should be incorp...

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The Christian Journal: The Promise of a Good Life

April 13, 2019
The Christian Journal: The Promise of a Good Life   
 
The Christian Journal solicits articles of encouragement and hope. These articles need to be uplifting and point to a God of grace, love and acceptance. Each article needs to inspire the reader to reconnect with God and his faith.
 
Articles should be 300–500 words in length. The average article is around 400 words. There is no payment for articles at this time. Each i...

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Wendy Sherman Agency

April 12, 2019
Wendy Sherman Agency – Specifically Kelli Martin
 
Kelli is passionate about building the agency’s romance program, focusing on contemporary romance and romantic suspense, and is also excited to discover new talent and shape content in commercial women’s fiction, including love stories, romantic comedies, suspense, family dramas, friendship dramas, beach reads, and women-coming-into-their-own stories.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bel...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Brio Fiction: Brothers & Sisters

April 11, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Brio Fiction: Brothers and Sisters

Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories on any topic, we are especially interested in Christmas stories that poignantly cover the special relationship between teen brothers and teen sisters in a realistic way. (Only short fiction is accepte...


Continue reading...
 

88th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition

April 10, 2019
88th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition

Compete in 10 Categories: Inspirational Writing (Spiritual/Religious), Memoirs/Personal Essay, Magazine Feature Article, Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.), Mainstream/Literary Short Story, Rhyming Poetry, Non-rhyming Poetry, Stage Play, Television/Movie Script, Children’s/Young Adult Fiction

Entry Fees: $25 for the first manuscript; $15 for each additio...


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Collab Conference for Christian Writers

April 10, 2019
Collab Conference for Christian Writers

Collab Conference for writers is a distinct Christian women's conference for those longing to live out their God-given calling through writing, blogging, speaking, teaching, and leading. Location: WacoTexas Dates: May 1-3, 2019. Registration fee: $599.

Through workshops, brainstorming sessions, Q&A sessions, personal and group reflection, collaboration, and connection, Collab Con offers the perfect blend of equipping, co...


Continue reading...
 

The Sunlight Press Essay Contest

April 9, 2019
The Sunlight Press Essay Contest


Deadline: May 1, 2019


The winning essay will receive $100 plus regular payment. NB: In general, THE SUNLIGHT PRESS is interested in "the ways people turn toward light and hope, whether it is through the arts, culture, spirituality, or humor, and also how they respond to the darkness and navigate unknown spaces. Epiphanies are born from the ordinary and the extraordinary; whether it’s a...


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Childhood Fears

April 17, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Childhood Fears

Topic: What is one unique way that you helped your child get over his/her fear of ______.  "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've read it. The point is the tip.

Word count: 50 to 250 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: May 13, 2019
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 

Best New Poets of 2019

April 16, 2019
Best New Poets of 2019

Best New Poets is an annual anthology of fifty poems from emerging writers. The anthology began in 2005 and the book is currently distributed nationally as a University of Virginia Press title and produced in cooperation with Meridian, a semiannual literary magazine from the University of Virginia.

The anthology takes submissions from three sources:

nominations from literary magazines in the United States and Canada,
nominations fr...

Continue reading...
 

SCBWI Austin Annual Conference

April 15, 2019
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Austin Annual Conference

Date(s) - 05/18/2019 - 05/19/2019
Time - 7:30 am - 6:45 pm           

Location - Crowne Plaza Austin
6121 N. Interstate 35 - AustinTX 78752

The schedule includes three keynotes; a publishing panel; 12 breakout sessions on writing, illustrating and professional development; intensives on picture books, novels and illustration; along with...


Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: The Moral of the Story

April 14, 2019
Poetry Society of Colorado: The Moral of the Story
 
THE MORAL OF THE STORY (Open)
Deadline: May 18, 2019
Sponsor: Cheryl Wilkie
Theme: Optional
Form: Narrative
Style: Fable
Line Limit: 40
 
MUSTS: 1. Your fable must have a moral, stated at or near the end of your story.
2. Characters in a fable must be animals, inanimate objects, plants, natural forces (like the wind), or creatures from legends.

SHOULDS: 1. Humans, as characters, should be incorp...

Continue reading...
 

The Christian Journal: The Promise of a Good Life

April 13, 2019
The Christian Journal: The Promise of a Good Life   
 
The Christian Journal solicits articles of encouragement and hope. These articles need to be uplifting and point to a God of grace, love and acceptance. Each article needs to inspire the reader to reconnect with God and his faith.
 
Articles should be 300–500 words in length. The average article is around 400 words. There is no payment for articles at this time. Each i...

Continue reading...
 

Wendy Sherman Agency

April 12, 2019
Wendy Sherman Agency – Specifically Kelli Martin
 
Kelli is passionate about building the agency’s romance program, focusing on contemporary romance and romantic suspense, and is also excited to discover new talent and shape content in commercial women’s fiction, including love stories, romantic comedies, suspense, family dramas, friendship dramas, beach reads, and women-coming-into-their-own stories.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bel...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Brio Fiction: Brothers & Sisters

April 11, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Brio Fiction: Brothers and Sisters

Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories on any topic, we are especially interested in Christmas stories that poignantly cover the special relationship between teen brothers and teen sisters in a realistic way. (Only short fiction is accepte...


Continue reading...
 

88th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition

April 10, 2019
88th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition

Compete in 10 Categories: Inspirational Writing (Spiritual/Religious), Memoirs/Personal Essay, Magazine Feature Article, Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.), Mainstream/Literary Short Story, Rhyming Poetry, Non-rhyming Poetry, Stage Play, Television/Movie Script, Children’s/Young Adult Fiction

Entry Fees: $25 for the first manuscript; $15 for each additio...


Continue reading...
 

Collab Conference for Christian Writers

April 10, 2019
Collab Conference for Christian Writers

Collab Conference for writers is a distinct Christian women's conference for those longing to live out their God-given calling through writing, blogging, speaking, teaching, and leading. Location: WacoTexas Dates: May 1-3, 2019. Registration fee: $599.

Through workshops, brainstorming sessions, Q&A sessions, personal and group reflection, collaboration, and connection, Collab Con offers the perfect blend of equipping, co...


Continue reading...
 

The Sunlight Press Essay Contest

April 9, 2019
The Sunlight Press Essay Contest


Deadline: May 1, 2019


The winning essay will receive $100 plus regular payment. NB: In general, THE SUNLIGHT PRESS is interested in "the ways people turn toward light and hope, whether it is through the arts, culture, spirituality, or humor, and also how they respond to the darkness and navigate unknown spaces. Epiphanies are born from the ordinary and the extraordinary; whether it’s a...


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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