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




Over 27,000 copies sold! 



You can read Sally's poetry and hear her reading her poems on http://www.ifollowfredericksburg.com with a new poem posted every week.

Kallisto Gaia Press Julia Darling Memorial Poetry Prize

July 19, 2018
Kallisto Gaia Press
2018 Julia Darling Memorial Poetry Prize
 
A prize of $750.00 and publication in The Ocotillo Review Winter 2019 will be awarded for a poem of up to 65 lines. Submit up to three poems of no more than 65 lines each with a $20.00 entry fee by August 20, 2018. All entries will be considered for publication. All entrants will receive a copy of the journal containing the prize winning poem. Carrie Fountain will judge.  A portion of any revenue generated will be donated to Cancer Research at M. D. Anderson Hospital.
 

Imperfect Parent

July 19, 2018
Imperfect Parent
 
"Anything that deals with any aspect of the lighter side of parenting — parody, humorous takes on parenting, satire, an “open letter”, take your pick. And if you are questioning if your humor crosses the line, then definitely send it in — we don’t want “safe.” We are a gloriously independent site that doesn’t answer to a board of directors or a huge corporate sponsorship. Use that to your advantage. ...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: Religion

July 18, 2018
Poetry Society of Colorado: Religion
 
RELIGION (Open)
Deadline: August 18, 2018
Theme: Religion
Form: Optional
Line Limit: 40
 
MUSTS:
1. The poem must be about some form of organized religion.
2. The poem must be about people in relationship to religion.
3. The poem must consider the spiritual growth of the individual.
 
SHOULDS: For this specific contest, what poetic qualities, handling of subject matter, or
thematic focus should be prominent? Wr...

Continue reading...
 

Bible Advocate: Kingdom Come - Prophecy and End Times

July 18, 2018
Bible Advocate: Kingdom Come – Prophecy and End Times
 
The Bible Advocate is one of the oldest religious magazines in America, founded in 1863. Now has been online since late 1996. Both are published by the Bible Advocate Press, the publishing agency of the General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day). The BA seeks to encourage the church to live by every word of God and to fully equip believers in Christ in every good ...

Continue reading...
 

The Christian Journal: Do Not Judge

July 17, 2018
The Christian Journal: Do Not Judge
 
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 issue follows a th...

Continue reading...
 

Creation Illustrated Photo/Poetry Contest

July 17, 2018
Creation Illustrated Photo/Poetry Contest 
 
ENTER CREATION CONTESTS!
We encourage creativity as part of developing the character of Christ our Creator in each of us. So GET CREATIVE – in Photography, Poetry, and Coloring!
 
Follow these 3 easy steps . . .
 
Step 1 - Go outdoors into God's glorious Creation and take stunning photos (see photo tips), write inspiring biblical nature poetry (6 verses/20 lines max.), and/or creatively color in the lin...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Unique Parenting Ideas

July 16, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Unique Parenting Idea
 
Topic: What is one unique activity that you did with your baby, crawler or toddler, or that you did with another aged child, that made all the difference in your parenting?
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: August 6, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home



Continue reading...
 

Oregon Writers Colony Annual Contest

July 16, 2018
Oregon Writers Colony Annual Contest
 
Deadline is August 15, 2018. The contest is open to both OWC members and nonmembers.
 
We accept entries in the following four categories: Fiction: Short Story, Fiction: First Chapter,
Nonfiction: Short Story, Nonfiction Story: First Chapter
There is a maximum word count of 2,500 for each entry in all categories
 
Awards for all categories are to be announced
 
Entry fee is $15 per entry for OWC members, $20 p...

Continue reading...
 

Rate Your Story Annual Writing Contest

July 15, 2018
Rate Your Story Annual Writing Contest
 
This year our contest theme is "Awesome Openers". We are looking for fantastic opening lines that grab us from the beginning. How strong is your hook?
 
Deadline: 08-15-18
 
Our judges will be accepting manuscripts and awarding winners in four separate categories: Picture Book Fiction, Picture Book Nonfiction, Middle Grade & Young Adult Novels. *note: we are not accepting poetry, adult novels or "everything el...

Continue reading...
 

Poets Roundtable of Arkansas

July 15, 2018
Poets' Roundtable of Arkansas Annual Contest  
 
19 categories for nonmembers to enter, more categories available for members, all for one fee of $15 (nonmembers) or $10 (members). Prizes range from $10 to $50.
  
Deadline is August 15, 2018
 

Continue reading...
 

Kallisto Gaia Press Julia Darling Memorial Poetry Prize

July 19, 2018
Kallisto Gaia Press
2018 Julia Darling Memorial Poetry Prize
 
A prize of $750.00 and publication in The Ocotillo Review Winter 2019 will be awarded for a poem of up to 65 lines. Submit up to three poems of no more than 65 lines each with a $20.00 entry fee by August 20, 2018. All entries will be considered for publication. All entrants will receive a copy of the journal containing the prize winning poem. Carrie Fountain will judge.  A portion of any revenue generated will be donated to Cancer Research at M. D. Anderson Hospital.
 

Imperfect Parent

July 19, 2018
Imperfect Parent
 
"Anything that deals with any aspect of the lighter side of parenting — parody, humorous takes on parenting, satire, an “open letter”, take your pick. And if you are questioning if your humor crosses the line, then definitely send it in — we don’t want “safe.” We are a gloriously independent site that doesn’t answer to a board of directors or a huge corporate sponsorship. Use that to your advantage. ...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: Religion

July 18, 2018
Poetry Society of Colorado: Religion
 
RELIGION (Open)
Deadline: August 18, 2018
Theme: Religion
Form: Optional
Line Limit: 40
 
MUSTS:
1. The poem must be about some form of organized religion.
2. The poem must be about people in relationship to religion.
3. The poem must consider the spiritual growth of the individual.
 
SHOULDS: For this specific contest, what poetic qualities, handling of subject matter, or
thematic focus should be prominent? Wr...

Continue reading...
 

Bible Advocate: Kingdom Come - Prophecy and End Times

July 18, 2018
Bible Advocate: Kingdom Come – Prophecy and End Times
 
The Bible Advocate is one of the oldest religious magazines in America, founded in 1863. Now has been online since late 1996. Both are published by the Bible Advocate Press, the publishing agency of the General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day). The BA seeks to encourage the church to live by every word of God and to fully equip believers in Christ in every good ...

Continue reading...
 

The Christian Journal: Do Not Judge

July 17, 2018
The Christian Journal: Do Not Judge
 
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 issue follows a th...

Continue reading...
 

Creation Illustrated Photo/Poetry Contest

July 17, 2018
Creation Illustrated Photo/Poetry Contest 
 
ENTER CREATION CONTESTS!
We encourage creativity as part of developing the character of Christ our Creator in each of us. So GET CREATIVE – in Photography, Poetry, and Coloring!
 
Follow these 3 easy steps . . .
 
Step 1 - Go outdoors into God's glorious Creation and take stunning photos (see photo tips), write inspiring biblical nature poetry (6 verses/20 lines max.), and/or creatively color in the lin...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Unique Parenting Ideas

July 16, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Unique Parenting Idea
 
Topic: What is one unique activity that you did with your baby, crawler or toddler, or that you did with another aged child, that made all the difference in your parenting?
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: August 6, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home



Continue reading...
 

Oregon Writers Colony Annual Contest

July 16, 2018
Oregon Writers Colony Annual Contest
 
Deadline is August 15, 2018. The contest is open to both OWC members and nonmembers.
 
We accept entries in the following four categories: Fiction: Short Story, Fiction: First Chapter,
Nonfiction: Short Story, Nonfiction Story: First Chapter
There is a maximum word count of 2,500 for each entry in all categories
 
Awards for all categories are to be announced
 
Entry fee is $15 per entry for OWC members, $20 p...

Continue reading...
 

Rate Your Story Annual Writing Contest

July 15, 2018
Rate Your Story Annual Writing Contest
 
This year our contest theme is "Awesome Openers". We are looking for fantastic opening lines that grab us from the beginning. How strong is your hook?
 
Deadline: 08-15-18
 
Our judges will be accepting manuscripts and awarding winners in four separate categories: Picture Book Fiction, Picture Book Nonfiction, Middle Grade & Young Adult Novels. *note: we are not accepting poetry, adult novels or "everything el...

Continue reading...
 

Poets Roundtable of Arkansas

July 15, 2018
Poets' Roundtable of Arkansas Annual Contest  
 
19 categories for nonmembers to enter, more categories available for members, all for one fee of $15 (nonmembers) or $10 (members). Prizes range from $10 to $50.
  
Deadline is August 15, 2018
 

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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