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.

Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize 2017

December 3, 2017
Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize 2017
 
Little Red Tree Publishing is proud to announce the launch of the fifth International Poetry Prize, with a first prize of $1,500.
 
The prizewinner will be featured prominently, with full biography, in a special collection called The Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize 2018 Anthology. The book will also include a wide selection of poetry from those submitted that did not make the final selection but were considered worthy of publication. Unless notified it is assumed that all poems submitted are available for non-exclusive publication in our annual Anthology. The Anthology will be published in the Summer/Autumn of 2018.
 
Poets can submit any number of poems for $5.00 each.
Submissions by mail must be postmarked or submitted online no later than December 31, 2017.
 
 

National Writers Association Nonfiction Contest

December 1, 2017
National Writers Association Nonfiction Contest
 
The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Nonfiction Contest is to encourage the writing of nonfiction and recognize those who excel in this field.
 
All entries must be postmarked by December 31. Only unpublished works may be submitted. Judging of entries will not begin until the contest ends. Nonfiction in the following areas will be accepted: articles-submission should ...

Continue reading...
 

The Paddock Review

November 30, 2017
The Paddock Review
 
Ends on December 31, 2017
$2.00 USD submission fee
Finishing Line Press is accepting submissions for our online journal THE PADDOCK REVIEW.
 
Please submit 1-3 quality poems. Previously published poems are okay--please let us know where so we can give first credit to the publisher. If your poems are from your book (any publisher), please let us know and we will give a shout out for that too. 
 
Simultaneous...

Continue reading...
 

The Lascaux Prize in Fiction

November 30, 2017
The Lascaux Prize in Fiction
 
The Lascaux Prize in Fiction is presently open for submissions. Novels must have been published during the 2016 or 2017 calendar years. Independently published works are welcome.
 
Winner receives $1,000 and a bronze medallion. Entry fee is $20. Authors may enter more than once. There are no length or content restrictions. All genres and styles are welcome. Contest participants receive free downloads of the Lascaux Prize anthologies ...

Continue reading...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

November 28, 2017
SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest  
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
1st prize: $350. 2nd prize: $200. 3rd prize: $100. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. Deadline: December 31, 2017.
 
Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. We suggest that you write about real emotions and feelings and that you have some special person or occasion in mind as you write. Poems ...

Continue reading...
 

Christmas Short Story Contest

November 27, 2017
Christmas Short Story Contest
 
Write a short story with a Christmas theme, between 2000-5000 words.
Prizes – $100 first place, $50 for second place, $25 for third place
Start – 1 December 2017      End – 25 December 2017
Winners announced -30 December 2017
 
Submit your best Christmas story to our Christmas Spectacular. No fee required to enter. All work must be from the author who submits them, unless they are noted as a translation, but ...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Defending Their Faith

November 26, 2017
Focus on the Family: Defending Their Faith  
 
Topic: What is one fun or unique or unbelievably creative way that you've helped your kids better understand how to defend their faith?
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: December 31, 2017
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 
Submission: Each article must be directed at only one ag...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest for December

November 26, 2017
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: December    
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered. You’ll need ...

Continue reading...
 

Workers Write! Tales From the Cafe

November 26, 2017
Workers Write! Tales From the Café
http://www.workerswritejournal.com                 
 
Issue fourteen of Workers Write! will be Tales from the Café and will contain stories and poems from the food industry, including kitchen, server, and front and back-of-house jobs.
 
We're looking for fiction about bakers, bartenders, bus people, chefs, cooks, managers, owners, servers - anyone who works in a restaurant, bar, or café. Drop us a line if you have a question.
 
The deadline for subm...

Continue reading...
 

Highland Park Poetry Muses' Gallery

November 26, 2017
Highland Park Poetry Muses’ Gallery
http://highlandparkpoetry.org
 
NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS for our Winter Muses' Gallery: Poet's Choice! No theme or form required - just your best work. Send us poetry & photography & artwork by December 26, 2017 at Midnight. Poems should not exceed 30 lines. Send images as .jpg files and poems as text in the body of an email or a .doc attachment to jennifer@highlandparkpoetry.org

Continue reading...
 

Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize 2017

December 3, 2017
Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize 2017
 
Little Red Tree Publishing is proud to announce the launch of the fifth International Poetry Prize, with a first prize of $1,500.
 
The prizewinner will be featured prominently, with full biography, in a special collection called The Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize 2018 Anthology. The book will also include a wide selection of poetry from those submitted that did not make the final selection but were considered worthy of publication. Unless notified it is assumed that all poems submitted are available for non-exclusive publication in our annual Anthology. The Anthology will be published in the Summer/Autumn of 2018.
 
Poets can submit any number of poems for $5.00 each.
Submissions by mail must be postmarked or submitted online no later than December 31, 2017.
 
 

National Writers Association Nonfiction Contest

December 1, 2017
National Writers Association Nonfiction Contest
 
The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Nonfiction Contest is to encourage the writing of nonfiction and recognize those who excel in this field.
 
All entries must be postmarked by December 31. Only unpublished works may be submitted. Judging of entries will not begin until the contest ends. Nonfiction in the following areas will be accepted: articles-submission should ...

Continue reading...
 

The Paddock Review

November 30, 2017
The Paddock Review
 
Ends on December 31, 2017
$2.00 USD submission fee
Finishing Line Press is accepting submissions for our online journal THE PADDOCK REVIEW.
 
Please submit 1-3 quality poems. Previously published poems are okay--please let us know where so we can give first credit to the publisher. If your poems are from your book (any publisher), please let us know and we will give a shout out for that too. 
 
Simultaneous...

Continue reading...
 

The Lascaux Prize in Fiction

November 30, 2017
The Lascaux Prize in Fiction
 
The Lascaux Prize in Fiction is presently open for submissions. Novels must have been published during the 2016 or 2017 calendar years. Independently published works are welcome.
 
Winner receives $1,000 and a bronze medallion. Entry fee is $20. Authors may enter more than once. There are no length or content restrictions. All genres and styles are welcome. Contest participants receive free downloads of the Lascaux Prize anthologies ...

Continue reading...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

November 28, 2017
SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest  
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
1st prize: $350. 2nd prize: $200. 3rd prize: $100. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. Deadline: December 31, 2017.
 
Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. We suggest that you write about real emotions and feelings and that you have some special person or occasion in mind as you write. Poems ...

Continue reading...
 

Christmas Short Story Contest

November 27, 2017
Christmas Short Story Contest
 
Write a short story with a Christmas theme, between 2000-5000 words.
Prizes – $100 first place, $50 for second place, $25 for third place
Start – 1 December 2017      End – 25 December 2017
Winners announced -30 December 2017
 
Submit your best Christmas story to our Christmas Spectacular. No fee required to enter. All work must be from the author who submits them, unless they are noted as a translation, but ...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Defending Their Faith

November 26, 2017
Focus on the Family: Defending Their Faith  
 
Topic: What is one fun or unique or unbelievably creative way that you've helped your kids better understand how to defend their faith?
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: December 31, 2017
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 
Submission: Each article must be directed at only one ag...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest for December

November 26, 2017
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: December    
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered. You’ll need ...

Continue reading...
 

Workers Write! Tales From the Cafe

November 26, 2017
Workers Write! Tales From the Café
http://www.workerswritejournal.com                 
 
Issue fourteen of Workers Write! will be Tales from the Café and will contain stories and poems from the food industry, including kitchen, server, and front and back-of-house jobs.
 
We're looking for fiction about bakers, bartenders, bus people, chefs, cooks, managers, owners, servers - anyone who works in a restaurant, bar, or café. Drop us a line if you have a question.
 
The deadline for subm...

Continue reading...
 

Highland Park Poetry Muses' Gallery

November 26, 2017
Highland Park Poetry Muses’ Gallery
http://highlandparkpoetry.org
 
NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS for our Winter Muses' Gallery: Poet's Choice! No theme or form required - just your best work. Send us poetry & photography & artwork by December 26, 2017 at Midnight. Poems should not exceed 30 lines. Send images as .jpg files and poems as text in the body of an email or a .doc attachment to jennifer@highlandparkpoetry.org

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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