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.

Plough Quaterly

August 8, 2017
Plough Quarterly
 
For Plough Quarterly and our website, we welcome unsolicited submissions of nonfiction articles, reviews, art, poetry, short fiction, and letters to the editor. Before submitting, we ask that you read Plough Quarterly to get a sense of our focus and style.
 
Topics we cover regularly include: peacemaking, nonviolence, reconciliation, faith in the public square, religious liberty, social justice, Christian discipleship, community living, marriage and family, the early church and Christian history, spirituality, revival, Christian mission, education, and literature and art inspired by faith.
 
Short articles 400-1000 words; Featured Essays 2500-5000 words; Reviews 1000-2000 words; Letters to the Editor 500 words max; Art & Photography; Short Fiction and Poetry; Online Articles 600-2000 words.
 
For material published in Plough Quarterly, we will pay an honorarium upon publication for feature-length articles and reviews, as well as for poems, fiction, and featured art. We are not able to pay for online articles.
 
 

Pen 2 Paper: A Disability-Focused Creative Writing Competition

August 6, 2017
Pen 2 Paper: A Disability-Focused Creative Writing Competition
 
Deadline: September 5, 2017
 
Coalition of Texans with Disabilities annual Pen 2 Paper (P2P) creative writing competition seeks pieces of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and comics that treat the topic of disability. Whether or not you have experience as a creative writer; whether or not you have a disability, we want to hear your voice!
 
While P2P is based in Texas, p...

Continue reading...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Summer Contest

August 4, 2017
Missouri State Poetry Society Summer Contest 
 
5 categories including: rhymed or blank verse, free verse, humorous verse, summer poems, and poet's choice. Entry fee $2 per poem, prizes $10-$25.
 
Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.
 
Deadline: September 1, 2017



Continue reading...
 

Texas Parks & Wildlife, USA

August 3, 2017
Texas Parks & Wildlife, USA
 
A monthly magazine published by Texas Parks and Wildlife. Looking for stories on all aspects of the Texas outdoors. Covers state park destinations, conservation issues, trends, and such outdoor activities as fishing, hunting, camping, bicycling, canoeing and hiking. Paying market.

Continue reading...
 

Poets and Patrons Sonnet Contest

August 3, 2017
Poets & Patrons Helen Schaible International
Shakespearean / Petrarchan Sonnet Contest
 
Have you ever wondered what it might be like to write a great sonnet, like Petrarch, Sir Philip Sidney, or even Shakespeare himself? Well, you will never know unless you give it a try. You might surprise yourself!!! Enter our Sonnet Contest and see!!!
 
Please send TWO COPIES of ONE poem, either a Shakespearean or a Petrarchan sonnet, to Barbara L. Eaton, 41...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: What Really Matters

August 2, 2017
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: What Really Matters  
 
Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.
 
We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more hones...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Indiana Annual Contest

July 31, 2017
Poetry Society of Indiana Annual Contest
 
DEADLINE: September 1st, 2017 (Postmark stamp September 1st at the latest.)
 
FEES: Entry fee is $10 and covers one or all entries for non-members. ISFPC members may enter one to all contest categories for $7.
 
PRIZES range from $10 to $100
 
25 Categories include: Back Home Again in Indiana, Family Tradition, Haiku, Humanism, Time & Place, Non-rhyming, My First Anything, Dreamers, Triolet, Rhymed, P...

Continue reading...
 

Gemini Magazine Flash Fiction Contest

July 30, 2017
Gemini Magazine Flash Fiction Contest
 
Here is a great chance for writers of all stripes, as Gemini Magazine’s contest is open to any subject, style, or genre! Entries must be unpublished, and the maximum length is 1000 words. The winner receives $1000 and publication. Entry Fee: $5 Deadline: August 31.

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Faith Communities

July 29, 2017
Purpose Magazine: Faith Communities
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes.
 
Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rate...

Continue reading...
 

On the Premises Short Story Contest

July 28, 2017
On the Premises Short Story Contest
 
COMMUNITY
 
They say it takes a village to raise a child, but that’s just one example of a kind of community and just one way a community can affect your life. There are plenty of others–good, bad, and otherwise. So for this contest, write a creative, compelling, well-crafted story between 1,000 and 5,000 words long in which the idea of community (or some kind of community) plays an important role.
 
GE...

Continue reading...
 

Plough Quaterly

August 8, 2017
Plough Quarterly
 
For Plough Quarterly and our website, we welcome unsolicited submissions of nonfiction articles, reviews, art, poetry, short fiction, and letters to the editor. Before submitting, we ask that you read Plough Quarterly to get a sense of our focus and style.
 
Topics we cover regularly include: peacemaking, nonviolence, reconciliation, faith in the public square, religious liberty, social justice, Christian discipleship, community living, marriage and family, the early church and Christian history, spirituality, revival, Christian mission, education, and literature and art inspired by faith.
 
Short articles 400-1000 words; Featured Essays 2500-5000 words; Reviews 1000-2000 words; Letters to the Editor 500 words max; Art & Photography; Short Fiction and Poetry; Online Articles 600-2000 words.
 
For material published in Plough Quarterly, we will pay an honorarium upon publication for feature-length articles and reviews, as well as for poems, fiction, and featured art. We are not able to pay for online articles.
 
 

Pen 2 Paper: A Disability-Focused Creative Writing Competition

August 6, 2017
Pen 2 Paper: A Disability-Focused Creative Writing Competition
 
Deadline: September 5, 2017
 
Coalition of Texans with Disabilities annual Pen 2 Paper (P2P) creative writing competition seeks pieces of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and comics that treat the topic of disability. Whether or not you have experience as a creative writer; whether or not you have a disability, we want to hear your voice!
 
While P2P is based in Texas, p...

Continue reading...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Summer Contest

August 4, 2017
Missouri State Poetry Society Summer Contest 
 
5 categories including: rhymed or blank verse, free verse, humorous verse, summer poems, and poet's choice. Entry fee $2 per poem, prizes $10-$25.
 
Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.
 
Deadline: September 1, 2017



Continue reading...
 

Texas Parks & Wildlife, USA

August 3, 2017
Texas Parks & Wildlife, USA
 
A monthly magazine published by Texas Parks and Wildlife. Looking for stories on all aspects of the Texas outdoors. Covers state park destinations, conservation issues, trends, and such outdoor activities as fishing, hunting, camping, bicycling, canoeing and hiking. Paying market.

Continue reading...
 

Poets and Patrons Sonnet Contest

August 3, 2017
Poets & Patrons Helen Schaible International
Shakespearean / Petrarchan Sonnet Contest
 
Have you ever wondered what it might be like to write a great sonnet, like Petrarch, Sir Philip Sidney, or even Shakespeare himself? Well, you will never know unless you give it a try. You might surprise yourself!!! Enter our Sonnet Contest and see!!!
 
Please send TWO COPIES of ONE poem, either a Shakespearean or a Petrarchan sonnet, to Barbara L. Eaton, 41...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: What Really Matters

August 2, 2017
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: What Really Matters  
 
Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.
 
We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more hones...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Indiana Annual Contest

July 31, 2017
Poetry Society of Indiana Annual Contest
 
DEADLINE: September 1st, 2017 (Postmark stamp September 1st at the latest.)
 
FEES: Entry fee is $10 and covers one or all entries for non-members. ISFPC members may enter one to all contest categories for $7.
 
PRIZES range from $10 to $100
 
25 Categories include: Back Home Again in Indiana, Family Tradition, Haiku, Humanism, Time & Place, Non-rhyming, My First Anything, Dreamers, Triolet, Rhymed, P...

Continue reading...
 

Gemini Magazine Flash Fiction Contest

July 30, 2017
Gemini Magazine Flash Fiction Contest
 
Here is a great chance for writers of all stripes, as Gemini Magazine’s contest is open to any subject, style, or genre! Entries must be unpublished, and the maximum length is 1000 words. The winner receives $1000 and publication. Entry Fee: $5 Deadline: August 31.

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Faith Communities

July 29, 2017
Purpose Magazine: Faith Communities
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes.
 
Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rate...

Continue reading...
 

On the Premises Short Story Contest

July 28, 2017
On the Premises Short Story Contest
 
COMMUNITY
 
They say it takes a village to raise a child, but that’s just one example of a kind of community and just one way a community can affect your life. There are plenty of others–good, bad, and otherwise. So for this contest, write a creative, compelling, well-crafted story between 1,000 and 5,000 words long in which the idea of community (or some kind of community) plays an important role.
 
GE...

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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