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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Schoolwide, Inc.

September 2, 2014
Schoolwide, Inc.

Schoolwide, Inc. is a leading provider of educational services and is now creating a new digital classroom library that will encourage independent reading. It is seeking fiction and nonfiction of all lengths for K-8 children. Of interest are fiction and nonfiction picture books, concept books, early readers, chapter books, middle-grade and early YA books, articles, essays, short stories, poetry, and plays. Fiction may be contemporary, realistic, historical, multicultural, science fiction, fantasy, mystery, adventure, fairy or folk tales, verse novels, or rhyming books. Nonfiction sought includes informational/ expository, biography/profile, how-to, creative nonfiction, personal narratives, essays, primary sources/references. Categories include science, history, social studies, geography, sports, health, language and literature, transportation, math, careers, holidays, traditions, family, community, and any topic that will engage young readers. No preK or older YA, and no materials addressed to teachers. Schoolwide will accept (1) previously published materials to which the author holds the rights; (2) complete manuscripts of original, unpublished work. Acquires digital rights only. Royalty paid under a digital licensing agreement. Responds in six months, if interested.

 

From: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
www.chopeclark.com
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, www.fundsforwriters.com
Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers, 2001-2014


 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hope & Miracles

August 31, 2014
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hope and Miracles  
 
Everyone has experienced events in their lives that cause wonder and astonishment and give them hope for a better future. Why did these things happen? Were they answered prayers? Did divine intervention have something to do with it? Share your inspirational true stories with us to remind us that each day holds hope and that a miracle can happen at any time.
 
The deadline for story and poem submissions is October 30, 2014...

Continue reading...
 

A Galaxy of Verse Poetry Contest

August 30, 2014
A Galaxy of Verse Poetry Contest
 
Deadline: October 15, 2014
 
16 contests to enter including: women, transportation, the word “yellow,” villanelle, floors, on being a twin, hair, tanka, a favorite book, a “cento” poem, vacations, nature’s gifts, the ocean, and more.
 
Entry fee is $5 per poem. Prizes are $25 in each category. Membership is $20 a year and entitles you to free unlimited entries in this contest and the Spring con...

Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Magazine William Van Dyke Short Story Prize

August 29, 2014
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
William Van Dyke Short Story Prize
 
Ruminate is an award-winning quarterly literary arts print magazine engaging the Christian faith. Ruminate publishes poetry, short stories, photography, visual art reproductions, short fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, essays, reviews, and interviews. We accept online submissions year-round. Ruminate also sponsors four contests each year--our poetry...

Continue reading...
 

Writer's Block Festival Poetry Contest

August 28, 2014
Writer’s Block Festival Poetry Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE.
Deadline October 15, 2014. $500 prize and publication in the journal Memorious. Send one to three previously unpublished poems, no more than one poem per page and no more than six pages.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books 
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com/  Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Wri...

Continue reading...
 

TX Review Press Clay Reynolds Novella Prize

August 27, 2014
Texas Review Press Book Competitions
Clay Reynolds Novella Prize
(for manuscripts up to 150 pages)
 
Deadline: October 15, 2014
 
•Manuscripts handled as blind submissions at all levels of judging;  must be submitted electronically with two title pages, one with author's name, address, phone number, and e-mail address, and one without; author's name must not appear on any other page of manuscript.
 
•Reading fee of $20 must be paid upon ele...

Continue reading...
 

The Craft of Writing: Elaborately Lean Writing

August 26, 2014
The Craft of Writing: Elaborately Lean Writing
 
Rhonda Wiley-Jones, local author of At Home in the World: Travel Stories of Growing Up and Growing Away, will be teaching a writing craft workshop in Kerrville, TX, at the Dietert Community (senior) Center through ClubEd, the Kerrville community education program. Classes will be on October 10-11, Friday night 6-9; Sat morn 9-noon; and Sat afternoon 1-4. The cost is $52. 
 
Rhonda will be introducing ways to improve your writing that can be applie...
Continue reading...
 

Odyssey: From Concept to Play

August 26, 2014
Odyssey Magazine
 
ODYSSEY is interested in articles rich in scientific accuracy and lively approaches to the subject at hand. The inclusion of primary research (interviews with scientists focusing on current research) are of primary interest to the magazine. Keep in mind that this magazine is essentially written for 9- to 14- year-old children and includes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
 
July/Au...

Continue reading...
 

San Antonio Writers Guild Annual Contest

August 25, 2014
San Antonio Writers Guild Annual Contest
 
The San Antonio Writers’ Guild Annual Contest features categories in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. The contest is open to all writers, both SAWG members and non-members.
 
The deadline for entry is October 2, 2014.
 
Cash prizes are given in each category. Authors retain all rights to their works.
 
Contest Categories:
     Novel: First chapter or up to the first 5,000 words
     Short Story:...

Continue reading...
 

Pockets: Family Challenges

August 23, 2014
Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days
  
Designed for 6- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. The...

Continue reading...
 

Schoolwide, Inc.

September 2, 2014
Schoolwide, Inc.

Schoolwide, Inc. is a leading provider of educational services and is now creating a new digital classroom library that will encourage independent reading. It is seeking fiction and nonfiction of all lengths for K-8 children. Of interest are fiction and nonfiction picture books, concept books, early readers, chapter books, middle-grade and early YA books, articles, essays, short stories, poetry, and plays. Fiction may be contemporary, realistic, historical, multicultural, science fiction, fantasy, mystery, adventure, fairy or folk tales, verse novels, or rhyming books. Nonfiction sought includes informational/ expository, biography/profile, how-to, creative nonfiction, personal narratives, essays, primary sources/references. Categories include science, history, social studies, geography, sports, health, language and literature, transportation, math, careers, holidays, traditions, family, community, and any topic that will engage young readers. No preK or older YA, and no materials addressed to teachers. Schoolwide will accept (1) previously published materials to which the author holds the rights; (2) complete manuscripts of original, unpublished work. Acquires digital rights only. Royalty paid under a digital licensing agreement. Responds in six months, if interested.

 

From: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
www.chopeclark.com
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, www.fundsforwriters.com
Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers, 2001-2014


 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hope & Miracles

August 31, 2014
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hope and Miracles  
 
Everyone has experienced events in their lives that cause wonder and astonishment and give them hope for a better future. Why did these things happen? Were they answered prayers? Did divine intervention have something to do with it? Share your inspirational true stories with us to remind us that each day holds hope and that a miracle can happen at any time.
 
The deadline for story and poem submissions is October 30, 2014...

Continue reading...
 

A Galaxy of Verse Poetry Contest

August 30, 2014
A Galaxy of Verse Poetry Contest
 
Deadline: October 15, 2014
 
16 contests to enter including: women, transportation, the word “yellow,” villanelle, floors, on being a twin, hair, tanka, a favorite book, a “cento” poem, vacations, nature’s gifts, the ocean, and more.
 
Entry fee is $5 per poem. Prizes are $25 in each category. Membership is $20 a year and entitles you to free unlimited entries in this contest and the Spring con...

Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Magazine William Van Dyke Short Story Prize

August 29, 2014
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
William Van Dyke Short Story Prize
 
Ruminate is an award-winning quarterly literary arts print magazine engaging the Christian faith. Ruminate publishes poetry, short stories, photography, visual art reproductions, short fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, essays, reviews, and interviews. We accept online submissions year-round. Ruminate also sponsors four contests each year--our poetry...

Continue reading...
 

Writer's Block Festival Poetry Contest

August 28, 2014
Writer’s Block Festival Poetry Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE.
Deadline October 15, 2014. $500 prize and publication in the journal Memorious. Send one to three previously unpublished poems, no more than one poem per page and no more than six pages.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books 
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com/  Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Wri...

Continue reading...
 

TX Review Press Clay Reynolds Novella Prize

August 27, 2014
Texas Review Press Book Competitions
Clay Reynolds Novella Prize
(for manuscripts up to 150 pages)
 
Deadline: October 15, 2014
 
•Manuscripts handled as blind submissions at all levels of judging;  must be submitted electronically with two title pages, one with author's name, address, phone number, and e-mail address, and one without; author's name must not appear on any other page of manuscript.
 
•Reading fee of $20 must be paid upon ele...

Continue reading...
 

The Craft of Writing: Elaborately Lean Writing

August 26, 2014
The Craft of Writing: Elaborately Lean Writing
 
Rhonda Wiley-Jones, local author of At Home in the World: Travel Stories of Growing Up and Growing Away, will be teaching a writing craft workshop in Kerrville, TX, at the Dietert Community (senior) Center through ClubEd, the Kerrville community education program. Classes will be on October 10-11, Friday night 6-9; Sat morn 9-noon; and Sat afternoon 1-4. The cost is $52. 
 
Rhonda will be introducing ways to improve your writing that can be applie...
Continue reading...
 

Odyssey: From Concept to Play

August 26, 2014
Odyssey Magazine
 
ODYSSEY is interested in articles rich in scientific accuracy and lively approaches to the subject at hand. The inclusion of primary research (interviews with scientists focusing on current research) are of primary interest to the magazine. Keep in mind that this magazine is essentially written for 9- to 14- year-old children and includes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
 
July/Au...

Continue reading...
 

San Antonio Writers Guild Annual Contest

August 25, 2014
San Antonio Writers Guild Annual Contest
 
The San Antonio Writers’ Guild Annual Contest features categories in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. The contest is open to all writers, both SAWG members and non-members.
 
The deadline for entry is October 2, 2014.
 
Cash prizes are given in each category. Authors retain all rights to their works.
 
Contest Categories:
     Novel: First chapter or up to the first 5,000 words
     Short Story:...

Continue reading...
 

Pockets: Family Challenges

August 23, 2014
Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days
  
Designed for 6- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. The...

Continue reading...
 

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