This site features current writing opportunities for authors of all genres, with a preference for Christian publications. The submission opportunities featured on this blog site 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




Over 34,000 copies sold! 


Enchanted Conversations: Spooky & Spellbinding Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths

August 21, 2019

Enchanted Conversations: Spooky & Spellbinding Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths

https://enchantedconversationmag.blogspot.com/p/submissions-guidelines.html

Deadline: September 20, 2019
For: October 2019 Issue
Theme: Spooky & Spellbinding Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths

Enchanted Conversation is looking for spooky and spellbinding fairy tales, folktales, or myths for the October issue. Work can either be re-tellings of established stories or use original characters as long as they are set within the fairy tale, folktale, or mythic templates. Be bold, traditional, lyrical, or experimental in your storytelling, and enchant us with your original stories set in a variety of locations around the world and time periods from ancient to modern.

Stories between 700-2,000 words. Payment $20.00 US dollars only
Poems any length. Payment $10.00 US dollars only


 

Writer's Digest Popular Fiction Awards

August 19, 2019
Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards

DEADLINE: September 16, 2019

Submit your best short stories in the 15th Annual Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards for a chance to win $2,500 in cash, a featured interview in Writer’s Digest magazine, and a paid trip to the ever-popular Writer’s Digest Annual Conference in New York City.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your writing career, choose your favor...


Continue reading...
 

Passager: A Press for Writers Over 50: Open Issue

August 19, 2019
Passager: A Press for Writers Over 50: Open Issue

Welcome to Passager! We publish two issues a year, an Open Issue (fall/winter), and a Poetry Contest issue (spring/summer). We urge you to become familiar with Passager before submitting work. Browse some previously published work, or order sample copies.

Submission period: June 1- September 15
Publication: January/February
Accepted genres: poetry, memoir, short fiction
Up to 5 poems, 40-line max ea. OR 4,000 wor...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Tips from Long-Time Married Couples

August 18, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Tips from Long-Time Married Couples

Topic: Tips/advice/secrets of how to have a happy marriage. Must have been married 25 plus years.

Word count: 50 to 200 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: 35 cents a published word / on acceptance
Due date: August 23, 2019
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Married couples
Submission: Put “marriage tip” in the subject line

Continue reading...
 

The Christian Journal: Nothing is Impossible

August 17, 2019
The Christian Journal: Nothing is Impossible        
 
The Christian Journal solicits articles of encouragement and hope. These articles need to be uplifting and point to a God of grace, love and acceptance. Each article needs to inspire the reader to reconnect with God and his faith.
 
Articles should be 300–500 words in length. The average article is around 400 words. There is no payment for articles at this time. Each i...

Continue reading...
 

Pitmad

August 16, 2019
Pitmad

#PitMad is a pitch party on Twitter where writers tweet a 280-character pitch for their completed, polished, unpublished manuscripts. Agents and editors make requests by liking/favoriting the tweeted pitch.

Every unagented writer is welcome to pitch. All genres/categories are welcomed.

September 5, 2019 (8AM – 8PM EDT)


Continue reading...
 

Portland Review: Labor

August 15, 2019
Portland Review: Labor

Portland Review is excited to welcome submissions of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and mixed-genre works for its 2020 themed anthology, LABOR." About the theme: "We are thinking about labor as work or employment, and how it relates to the body and the self. But we don’t just want stories about working; we want to read about labor in all its forms: physical, emotional, invisible, and theoretical. How d...


Continue reading...
 

Helen Schaible International Sonnet Contest

August 15, 2019
Helen Schaible International Sonnet Contest

Deadline: September 1, 2019 (postmarked)

Contest welcomes submissions in two categories: traditional sonnet (Shakespearean or Petrarchan) and modern sonnet. Prizes for both categories: "First Prize: $50. Second Prize: $35. Third Prize: $15. Three Honorable Mentions, Unranked."

from: https://www.erikadreifus.com/blogs/practicing-writing/


Continue reading...
 

Golden Wheat Literary Agency

August 13, 2019
Golden Wheat Literary Agency

Golden Wheat Literary is a faith-based literary agency with a little bit of a twist. Manuscripts that are submitted do not need to be overtly Christian but must exist within the realities of Christian faith. If your manuscript's elements can all be true without any part of God's Word needing to step aside or be discounted, it is acceptable for submission. We have sold books to both secular and Christian publishers. Our agents repr...


Continue reading...
 

Oregon State Poetry Association Fall Contest

August 12, 2019
Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

Categories: Poet’s Choice, Members Only, New Poets, Traditional Form – Blank Verse, Theme: Our Common Life

Awards: Poet’s Choice: 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $30; 3 HMs.

All other categories: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20; 3 HMs.

OPA Members—Flat rate of $8 for up to five poems (limit of one poem per category).

Non-members—Flat rate of $15 for up to four poems (limit of one poem per category).

Deadline:...


Continue reading...
 

Enchanted Conversations: Spooky & Spellbinding Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths

August 21, 2019

Enchanted Conversations: Spooky & Spellbinding Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths

https://enchantedconversationmag.blogspot.com/p/submissions-guidelines.html

Deadline: September 20, 2019
For: October 2019 Issue
Theme: Spooky & Spellbinding Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths

Enchanted Conversation is looking for spooky and spellbinding fairy tales, folktales, or myths for the October issue. Work can either be re-tellings of established stories or use original characters as long as they are set within the fairy tale, folktale, or mythic templates. Be bold, traditional, lyrical, or experimental in your storytelling, and enchant us with your original stories set in a variety of locations around the world and time periods from ancient to modern.

Stories between 700-2,000 words. Payment $20.00 US dollars only
Poems any length. Payment $10.00 US dollars only


 

Writer's Digest Popular Fiction Awards

August 19, 2019
Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards

DEADLINE: September 16, 2019

Submit your best short stories in the 15th Annual Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards for a chance to win $2,500 in cash, a featured interview in Writer’s Digest magazine, and a paid trip to the ever-popular Writer’s Digest Annual Conference in New York City.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your writing career, choose your favor...


Continue reading...
 

Passager: A Press for Writers Over 50: Open Issue

August 19, 2019
Passager: A Press for Writers Over 50: Open Issue

Welcome to Passager! We publish two issues a year, an Open Issue (fall/winter), and a Poetry Contest issue (spring/summer). We urge you to become familiar with Passager before submitting work. Browse some previously published work, or order sample copies.

Submission period: June 1- September 15
Publication: January/February
Accepted genres: poetry, memoir, short fiction
Up to 5 poems, 40-line max ea. OR 4,000 wor...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Tips from Long-Time Married Couples

August 18, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Tips from Long-Time Married Couples

Topic: Tips/advice/secrets of how to have a happy marriage. Must have been married 25 plus years.

Word count: 50 to 200 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: 35 cents a published word / on acceptance
Due date: August 23, 2019
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Married couples
Submission: Put “marriage tip” in the subject line

Continue reading...
 

The Christian Journal: Nothing is Impossible

August 17, 2019
The Christian Journal: Nothing is Impossible        
 
The Christian Journal solicits articles of encouragement and hope. These articles need to be uplifting and point to a God of grace, love and acceptance. Each article needs to inspire the reader to reconnect with God and his faith.
 
Articles should be 300–500 words in length. The average article is around 400 words. There is no payment for articles at this time. Each i...

Continue reading...
 

Pitmad

August 16, 2019
Pitmad

#PitMad is a pitch party on Twitter where writers tweet a 280-character pitch for their completed, polished, unpublished manuscripts. Agents and editors make requests by liking/favoriting the tweeted pitch.

Every unagented writer is welcome to pitch. All genres/categories are welcomed.

September 5, 2019 (8AM – 8PM EDT)


Continue reading...
 

Portland Review: Labor

August 15, 2019
Portland Review: Labor

Portland Review is excited to welcome submissions of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and mixed-genre works for its 2020 themed anthology, LABOR." About the theme: "We are thinking about labor as work or employment, and how it relates to the body and the self. But we don’t just want stories about working; we want to read about labor in all its forms: physical, emotional, invisible, and theoretical. How d...


Continue reading...
 

Helen Schaible International Sonnet Contest

August 15, 2019
Helen Schaible International Sonnet Contest

Deadline: September 1, 2019 (postmarked)

Contest welcomes submissions in two categories: traditional sonnet (Shakespearean or Petrarchan) and modern sonnet. Prizes for both categories: "First Prize: $50. Second Prize: $35. Third Prize: $15. Three Honorable Mentions, Unranked."

from: https://www.erikadreifus.com/blogs/practicing-writing/


Continue reading...
 

Golden Wheat Literary Agency

August 13, 2019
Golden Wheat Literary Agency

Golden Wheat Literary is a faith-based literary agency with a little bit of a twist. Manuscripts that are submitted do not need to be overtly Christian but must exist within the realities of Christian faith. If your manuscript's elements can all be true without any part of God's Word needing to step aside or be discounted, it is acceptable for submission. We have sold books to both secular and Christian publishers. Our agents repr...


Continue reading...
 

Oregon State Poetry Association Fall Contest

August 12, 2019
Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

Categories: Poet’s Choice, Members Only, New Poets, Traditional Form – Blank Verse, Theme: Our Common Life

Awards: Poet’s Choice: 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $30; 3 HMs.

All other categories: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20; 3 HMs.

OPA Members—Flat rate of $8 for up to five poems (limit of one poem per category).

Non-members—Flat rate of $15 for up to four poems (limit of one poem per category).

Deadline:...


Continue reading...
 

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