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.

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
 
 

Pockets Magazine Annual Fiction Contest

July 15, 2018
Pockets Devotional Magazine for Kids Annual Fiction Contest
 
Entries must be postmarked no later than August 15
 
• Please indicate FICTION CONTEST on both the outside envelope and the cover sheet.
• There is no set theme and no entry fee.
• Stories should be 750–1,000 words. (Stories shorter than 750 words or longer than 1,000 words will be disqualified.)
• Stories must be previously unpublished.
• Please include an acc...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest

July 14, 2018
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 rights, wor...

Continue reading...
 

Cricket Magazine: Make a Splash

July 13, 2018
Cricket Magazine: Make a Splash
 
Theme: Make a Splash
Deadline: August 15, 2018
 
Cricket (for ages 9-14) seeks manuscripts with a watery theme. We’re looking for well-crafted contemporary stories set on a rocky seashore, along a backyard creek, or at the city swimming pool. We want well-researched stories about life along the world’s rivers; legends from around the world about river monsters, sea serpents, and wate...

Continue reading...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: All About Grammar

July 13, 2018
Guardian Angel Kids: All About Grammar
 
Guardian Angel Publishing believes we can change the world by investing in children one child at a time. Our hope is that the seeds of the influence from our books will live longer than we do. Our goal is to build a harvest of knowledge and vibrant faith in kids to help transform a time in the future that we may never see.
 
Guardian Angel Kids is an interactive ezine for kids. They publish fiction up to 5...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Tennessee Poetry Fest Contest

July 12, 2018
Poetry Society of Tennessee Poetry Fest Contest                                          
 
Members fee: $10    Nonmembers fee: $15
Prizes: $5 - $40
Deadline: August 1, 2018
 
21 categories to enter including Sonnet, Haiku, Shadowns, Humorous advice to newlyweds, Biographical, Third Times a Charm, Interactions, Animals, Word Power, Tanka, Roudeau, Shakespeare Sonnet, Dragons, Popular Music, and more. 
 
...
Continue reading...
 

The First Line: The window was open...

July 12, 2018
The First Line Literary Journal: The window was open just enough to let in the cool night air.
 
This is a quarterly contest in which you use the first line prompt they provide to write your story of 300 to 5,000 words. The editors are open to all genres and try to pick as eclectic a group of winners as possible. There is no entry fee.
 
The next deadline is August 1, 2018. The first line of the story must be: “The window was open just enough to ...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

July 11, 2018
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest
and
 
Entry fee: one entry fee of $15 includes entry into all categories
Deadline: August 1, 2018
Prizes range from $5 to $50
 
25 categories to enter including: Grandpa, Bring Attention ot Mental Health Issues, Petrarchan Sonnet, Pets, Grandparents, Teachers, Siblings, Suddenly, Star Trek, Facing Danger, An Invitation, A Jo...

Continue reading...
 

The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Non-fiction, & Poetry

July 11, 2018
The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Non-fiction, & Poetry
 
Orison Books seeks to publish spiritually-engaged poetry, fiction, and non-fiction of exceptional literary merit. In our view, spiritual writing has little to do with subject matter. Rather, the kind of work we seek to publish has a transcendent aesthetic effect on the reader, and reading it can itself be a spiritual experience. Such work is not merely about spiritual contemplation, but i...

Continue reading...
 

Better Than Starbucks Haiku Contest

July 10, 2018
Better Than Starbucks Haiku Contest
 
First Prize $50, Second Prize $30, Third Prize $20
Submission deadline August 1st, 2018.
10 finalists, including 3 winners, will be announced and published September 1st, 2018.
 
Submit up to 5 haiku to betterthanstarbucks2@gmail.com with Haiku Contest in the subject line of your email.
 
No entry fee and no simultaneous submissions please. 

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
 
 

Pockets Magazine Annual Fiction Contest

July 15, 2018
Pockets Devotional Magazine for Kids Annual Fiction Contest
 
Entries must be postmarked no later than August 15
 
• Please indicate FICTION CONTEST on both the outside envelope and the cover sheet.
• There is no set theme and no entry fee.
• Stories should be 750–1,000 words. (Stories shorter than 750 words or longer than 1,000 words will be disqualified.)
• Stories must be previously unpublished.
• Please include an acc...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Texas Annual Contest

July 14, 2018
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 rights, wor...

Continue reading...
 

Cricket Magazine: Make a Splash

July 13, 2018
Cricket Magazine: Make a Splash
 
Theme: Make a Splash
Deadline: August 15, 2018
 
Cricket (for ages 9-14) seeks manuscripts with a watery theme. We’re looking for well-crafted contemporary stories set on a rocky seashore, along a backyard creek, or at the city swimming pool. We want well-researched stories about life along the world’s rivers; legends from around the world about river monsters, sea serpents, and wate...

Continue reading...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: All About Grammar

July 13, 2018
Guardian Angel Kids: All About Grammar
 
Guardian Angel Publishing believes we can change the world by investing in children one child at a time. Our hope is that the seeds of the influence from our books will live longer than we do. Our goal is to build a harvest of knowledge and vibrant faith in kids to help transform a time in the future that we may never see.
 
Guardian Angel Kids is an interactive ezine for kids. They publish fiction up to 5...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Tennessee Poetry Fest Contest

July 12, 2018
Poetry Society of Tennessee Poetry Fest Contest                                          
 
Members fee: $10    Nonmembers fee: $15
Prizes: $5 - $40
Deadline: August 1, 2018
 
21 categories to enter including Sonnet, Haiku, Shadowns, Humorous advice to newlyweds, Biographical, Third Times a Charm, Interactions, Animals, Word Power, Tanka, Roudeau, Shakespeare Sonnet, Dragons, Popular Music, and more. 
 
...
Continue reading...
 

The First Line: The window was open...

July 12, 2018
The First Line Literary Journal: The window was open just enough to let in the cool night air.
 
This is a quarterly contest in which you use the first line prompt they provide to write your story of 300 to 5,000 words. The editors are open to all genres and try to pick as eclectic a group of winners as possible. There is no entry fee.
 
The next deadline is August 1, 2018. The first line of the story must be: “The window was open just enough to ...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

July 11, 2018
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest
and
 
Entry fee: one entry fee of $15 includes entry into all categories
Deadline: August 1, 2018
Prizes range from $5 to $50
 
25 categories to enter including: Grandpa, Bring Attention ot Mental Health Issues, Petrarchan Sonnet, Pets, Grandparents, Teachers, Siblings, Suddenly, Star Trek, Facing Danger, An Invitation, A Jo...

Continue reading...
 

The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Non-fiction, & Poetry

July 11, 2018
The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Non-fiction, & Poetry
 
Orison Books seeks to publish spiritually-engaged poetry, fiction, and non-fiction of exceptional literary merit. In our view, spiritual writing has little to do with subject matter. Rather, the kind of work we seek to publish has a transcendent aesthetic effect on the reader, and reading it can itself be a spiritual experience. Such work is not merely about spiritual contemplation, but i...

Continue reading...
 

Better Than Starbucks Haiku Contest

July 10, 2018
Better Than Starbucks Haiku Contest
 
First Prize $50, Second Prize $30, Third Prize $20
Submission deadline August 1st, 2018.
10 finalists, including 3 winners, will be announced and published September 1st, 2018.
 
Submit up to 5 haiku to betterthanstarbucks2@gmail.com with Haiku Contest in the subject line of your email.
 
No entry fee and no simultaneous submissions please. 

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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