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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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





Today's Christian Living Magazine 2017 Writing Contest

April 29, 2017
Today’s Christian Living Magazine 2017 Writing Contest
 
Deadline: Entries must be received by May 31, 2017.
 
Topic: Everyday people who are making a difference for Jesus.
Length: 800 to 1,200 words.
Prizes: $300 + publication, $200 + publication, $100 + publication
 
With your contest submission, include three to five quality, high-resolution color photos to illustrate the article, a quality, high-resolution color photo (headshot) of the author, and a brief author bio of 35 to 50 words.


 

MB Publishing

April 28, 2017
MB Publishing
 
Founded in 2003 and located in Bethesda, Maryland, MB Publishing offers engaging, educational, and colorfully illustrated books for children of all ages. Our beautiful, bright, and charming picture book illustrations capture the imagination of toddlers and early readers, opening up a world of discovery, learning, and enchantment.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books

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Connecticut Poetry Award

April 28, 2017
Connecticut Poetry Award
 
Deadline: May 31, postmark
 
Fee $15 for up to 3 poems.
Prizes: 1st – $400; 2nd – $100; 3rd – $50
 
Winning poems will be published in the Connecticut River Review. Send up to three unpublished poems, any form, 80 line limit. Include two copies of each poem: one with complete contact information (name, address, email and phone) and one with NO contact information. Simultaneous submissions are accepta...

Continue reading...
 

Women on Writing Spring Flash Fiction Contest

April 27, 2017
WOW! Women On Writing Spring Flash Fiction Contest
 
Open to all themes and fiction genres; 250-750 words.
 
Awards: 20 Winners Total
1st Place: $350 Cash, $25 Amazon Gift Certificate, 1 Year Premium Membership to AutomatedEditing ($420 value), publication;
2nd Place: $250 Cash, $25 Amazon Gift Certificate, 1 Year Standard Membership to AutomatedEditing ($240 value), publication;
3rd Place: $150 Cash, $25 Amazon Gift Certificate, 1 Year S...

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California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: May

April 25, 2017
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: May  
 
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 to regi...

Continue reading...
 

Baltimore Review Summer Contest

April 24, 2017
Baltimore Review Summer Contest
 
The theme for The Baltimore Review’s summer 2017 contest is "Monsters."
Monsters from books and movies. Monsters from your nightmares and daydreams. Monsters who are monstrous inside and out. Monsters who are monstrous only on the inside or only on the outside. A mask. Real. From the past. From the future. From this world. From another.
 
Take a story about a legendary monster and give it a twist. Write ...

Continue reading...
 

Terrapin Books Donut Poems Anthology

April 23, 2017
Terrapin Books Donut Poems Anthology
 
To be published by Terrapin Books, fall 2017
Edited by Jason Lee Brown and Shanie Latham
Anthology will be 6 x 9 paperback, perfect bound, color cover, and printed spine.
 
Submission Period: April 1, 2017, through May 31, 2017
 
We will consider up to five published or unpublished poems about any kind of donut, e.g., jelly donut, sugar, powdered, glazed, Boston cream, donut holes, cruller, lon...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Positively Happy

April 22, 2017
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Positively Happy     
101 Stories about Positive Thinking and Living a Happy Life
 
Being happy is a state of mind. We can all find happiness in our lives and, even though we may have to look for it, we know that each day brings something to be grateful for. We want to hear your stories about finding your path to contentment. These success stories can be serious or funny and should inspire our readers to focus on hope, strength and op...

Continue reading...
 

World Weaver Press Anthology: Mrs. Claus

April 21, 2017
World Weaver Press Anthology: Mrs. Claus
 
Anthologist: Rhonda Parrish
Open for Submissions: April 1, 2017 - May 30, 2017
Expected Publication: Winter 2017
Story Length: up to 10,000 words
Payment: $10 + contributor copy
 
We’re looking for stories that let Mrs. Claus (or is it Ms. Claus?) take centre stage. Whether she more closely resembles Michelle Obama, Betty White, Shohreh Aghdashlooor or Maggie Smith, Mrs. Claus must b...

Continue reading...
 

86th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition

April 20, 2017
86th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition
 
Winning entries will be on display in the 86th Annual Writer’s Digest Competition Collection.
 
Compete in 10 Categories: Inspirational Writing (Spiritual/Religious), Memoirs/Personal Essay, Magazine Feature Article, Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.), Mainstream/Literary Short Story, Rhyming Poetry, Non-rhyming Poetry, Stage Play, Television/...

Continue reading...
 

Today's Christian Living Magazine 2017 Writing Contest

April 29, 2017
Today’s Christian Living Magazine 2017 Writing Contest
 
Deadline: Entries must be received by May 31, 2017.
 
Topic: Everyday people who are making a difference for Jesus.
Length: 800 to 1,200 words.
Prizes: $300 + publication, $200 + publication, $100 + publication
 
With your contest submission, include three to five quality, high-resolution color photos to illustrate the article, a quality, high-resolution color photo (headshot) of the author, and a brief author bio of 35 to 50 words.


 

MB Publishing

April 28, 2017
MB Publishing
 
Founded in 2003 and located in Bethesda, Maryland, MB Publishing offers engaging, educational, and colorfully illustrated books for children of all ages. Our beautiful, bright, and charming picture book illustrations capture the imagination of toddlers and early readers, opening up a world of discovery, learning, and enchantment.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books

Continue reading...
 

Connecticut Poetry Award

April 28, 2017
Connecticut Poetry Award
 
Deadline: May 31, postmark
 
Fee $15 for up to 3 poems.
Prizes: 1st – $400; 2nd – $100; 3rd – $50
 
Winning poems will be published in the Connecticut River Review. Send up to three unpublished poems, any form, 80 line limit. Include two copies of each poem: one with complete contact information (name, address, email and phone) and one with NO contact information. Simultaneous submissions are accepta...

Continue reading...
 

Women on Writing Spring Flash Fiction Contest

April 27, 2017
WOW! Women On Writing Spring Flash Fiction Contest
 
Open to all themes and fiction genres; 250-750 words.
 
Awards: 20 Winners Total
1st Place: $350 Cash, $25 Amazon Gift Certificate, 1 Year Premium Membership to AutomatedEditing ($420 value), publication;
2nd Place: $250 Cash, $25 Amazon Gift Certificate, 1 Year Standard Membership to AutomatedEditing ($240 value), publication;
3rd Place: $150 Cash, $25 Amazon Gift Certificate, 1 Year S...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: May

April 25, 2017
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: May  
 
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 to regi...

Continue reading...
 

Baltimore Review Summer Contest

April 24, 2017
Baltimore Review Summer Contest
 
The theme for The Baltimore Review’s summer 2017 contest is "Monsters."
Monsters from books and movies. Monsters from your nightmares and daydreams. Monsters who are monstrous inside and out. Monsters who are monstrous only on the inside or only on the outside. A mask. Real. From the past. From the future. From this world. From another.
 
Take a story about a legendary monster and give it a twist. Write ...

Continue reading...
 

Terrapin Books Donut Poems Anthology

April 23, 2017
Terrapin Books Donut Poems Anthology
 
To be published by Terrapin Books, fall 2017
Edited by Jason Lee Brown and Shanie Latham
Anthology will be 6 x 9 paperback, perfect bound, color cover, and printed spine.
 
Submission Period: April 1, 2017, through May 31, 2017
 
We will consider up to five published or unpublished poems about any kind of donut, e.g., jelly donut, sugar, powdered, glazed, Boston cream, donut holes, cruller, lon...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Positively Happy

April 22, 2017
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Positively Happy     
101 Stories about Positive Thinking and Living a Happy Life
 
Being happy is a state of mind. We can all find happiness in our lives and, even though we may have to look for it, we know that each day brings something to be grateful for. We want to hear your stories about finding your path to contentment. These success stories can be serious or funny and should inspire our readers to focus on hope, strength and op...

Continue reading...
 

World Weaver Press Anthology: Mrs. Claus

April 21, 2017
World Weaver Press Anthology: Mrs. Claus
 
Anthologist: Rhonda Parrish
Open for Submissions: April 1, 2017 - May 30, 2017
Expected Publication: Winter 2017
Story Length: up to 10,000 words
Payment: $10 + contributor copy
 
We’re looking for stories that let Mrs. Claus (or is it Ms. Claus?) take centre stage. Whether she more closely resembles Michelle Obama, Betty White, Shohreh Aghdashlooor or Maggie Smith, Mrs. Claus must b...

Continue reading...
 

86th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition

April 20, 2017
86th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition
 
Winning entries will be on display in the 86th Annual Writer’s Digest Competition Collection.
 
Compete in 10 Categories: Inspirational Writing (Spiritual/Religious), Memoirs/Personal Essay, Magazine Feature Article, Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.), Mainstream/Literary Short Story, Rhyming Poetry, Non-rhyming Poetry, Stage Play, Television/...

Continue reading...
 

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