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





Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

September 25, 2016
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest
 
Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
 
 
Ref chases dog on the football field
 
 
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick for the 1941 illustration pictured above by Lonnie Bee. Limericks must contain five lines. You may enter as many times as you wish.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by October 25, 2016. The winning limerick will be announced and published in the September/October 2016 issue and our favorite runners-up will be published online.
 

Institute of Children's Literature Holiday Story Contest

September 25, 2016
Institute of Children’s Literature Holiday Story Contest
 
Holiday Story Contest! We're awarding $1,300 in cash! PLUS you get to join us at the FREE ICL lesson led by the contest judge after the deadline. This is a training webinar FREE, just for entering!
 
Five cash prizes: $650 for you when you win, $350 for second place, and $100 for third, fourth, and fifth places.
 
For this contest:
Write a holiday themed story–for any holiday.
Submissio...

Continue reading...
 

Silver Birch Press: My Prized Possession

September 23, 2016
Silver Birch Press: My Prized Possession
 
OVERVIEW: Many of you have a prized possession — something with wonderful memories attached, an item of great beauty, or something simple that brings joy (I love my vintage mixing bowls). We want to hear about your prized possession in a poem or story — it could be something you received during your childhood or a knick-knack you foun...

Continue reading...
 

Sunpenny Publishing

September 22, 2016
Sunpenny Publishing
 
We are interested in book-length manuscript submissions. We accept fiction and non-fiction in most genres (and are especially seeking non-fiction), and Christian works. We produce secular (ie non-religious) books as well as Christian, but our standards for the secular will still be guided by our Christian leanings. DO NOT send us magic, horror, demons, witches, aliens, and the like.
 
We enjoy wit and humour, entertainment, and upliftm...

Continue reading...
 

A Galaxy of Verse Poetry Contest

September 21, 2016
A Galaxy of Verse Poetry Contest
 
Deadline: October 15, 2016
 
20 contests to enter including: women, storms of nature, nature’s gifts, lights, by a hair’s width, vimaglo sonnet, pirouette, animals/birds/approaching winter, being a twin, a warning you heeded or did not heed, ekphrastic poem, cento poem, landscape, a Texas river, humorous, and more.
 
Entry fee is $5 per poem. Prizes range from $5-$75.

Continue reading...
 

Sterling Publishing

September 20, 2016
Sterling Publishing
 
At present, the Sterling list is composed of a broad range of subject areas including: current events, diet and health, parenting, pop culture, reference, history, art and artists, music, and everything in between. Sterling Epicure focuses on food, wine, and spirits. Sterling Ethos is a rich list that covers all aspects of body, mind & spirit. Lark Crafts publishes books on crafting, decorating, and outdoor living. ...

Continue reading...
 

Oregon Poets Association Fall 2016 Poetry Contest

September 19, 2016
Oregon Poets Association Fall 2016 Poetry Contest  
 
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Limit: one entry per category.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be published in OPA’s annual anthology, Verseweavers
 
Categories: Poet’s Choice, Member’s Only, Open Form, Traditional Form, New Poets, Themed Narrative, and Oregon/Pacific Northwest  
 
Awards:  Poet’s Choice: 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $30; 3 HMs.
All other categories: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20; 3 HMs...

Continue reading...
 

Rattle Civil Servant Poets Issue

September 18, 2016
Rattle Poetry Journal
 
RATTLE has two "tribute calls" posted at this time. The first, for "Civil Servant Poets," has a deadline of October 15, 2016. NB: "The poems may be written in any style, subject, or length, by those who have worked a significant amount of time for a non-military governmental department or agency (whether U.S., foreign, or international)."
 
The second, "Poets with Mental Illness," has a deadline of January 15, 2017. "The poem...

Continue reading...
 

PastorsWives.com

September 17, 2016
PastorsWives.com
 
Are you a ministry wife who also writes? We're looking for you!
 
In September we will be relaunching PWConnect (PastorsWives.com) with a new team of contributing writers. If you want to help us encourage and support ministry wives, we'd love to hear from you. Do you have something on your heart you'd like to share with other pastors' wives? Submit your material to us. We're currently accepting articles, devotionals, tes...

Continue reading...
 

Heirloom Gardener

September 16, 2016
Heirloom Gardener
 
Share your story: Has your family kept cuttings from the same rose bush for generations? Did a relative develop a vegetable variety that you maintain and treasure to this day? Is there a specific plant that always reminds you of home? We’re looking for readers’ stories about special plants passed down and shared for generations. Send your stories to Kristi Quillen, along with high-resolution photos if possible. ...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

September 25, 2016
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest
 
Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
 
 
Ref chases dog on the football field
 
 
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick for the 1941 illustration pictured above by Lonnie Bee. Limericks must contain five lines. You may enter as many times as you wish.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by October 25, 2016. The winning limerick will be announced and published in the September/October 2016 issue and our favorite runners-up will be published online.
 

Institute of Children's Literature Holiday Story Contest

September 25, 2016
Institute of Children’s Literature Holiday Story Contest
 
Holiday Story Contest! We're awarding $1,300 in cash! PLUS you get to join us at the FREE ICL lesson led by the contest judge after the deadline. This is a training webinar FREE, just for entering!
 
Five cash prizes: $650 for you when you win, $350 for second place, and $100 for third, fourth, and fifth places.
 
For this contest:
Write a holiday themed story–for any holiday.
Submissio...

Continue reading...
 

Silver Birch Press: My Prized Possession

September 23, 2016
Silver Birch Press: My Prized Possession
 
OVERVIEW: Many of you have a prized possession — something with wonderful memories attached, an item of great beauty, or something simple that brings joy (I love my vintage mixing bowls). We want to hear about your prized possession in a poem or story — it could be something you received during your childhood or a knick-knack you foun...

Continue reading...
 

Sunpenny Publishing

September 22, 2016
Sunpenny Publishing
 
We are interested in book-length manuscript submissions. We accept fiction and non-fiction in most genres (and are especially seeking non-fiction), and Christian works. We produce secular (ie non-religious) books as well as Christian, but our standards for the secular will still be guided by our Christian leanings. DO NOT send us magic, horror, demons, witches, aliens, and the like.
 
We enjoy wit and humour, entertainment, and upliftm...

Continue reading...
 

A Galaxy of Verse Poetry Contest

September 21, 2016
A Galaxy of Verse Poetry Contest
 
Deadline: October 15, 2016
 
20 contests to enter including: women, storms of nature, nature’s gifts, lights, by a hair’s width, vimaglo sonnet, pirouette, animals/birds/approaching winter, being a twin, a warning you heeded or did not heed, ekphrastic poem, cento poem, landscape, a Texas river, humorous, and more.
 
Entry fee is $5 per poem. Prizes range from $5-$75.

Continue reading...
 

Sterling Publishing

September 20, 2016
Sterling Publishing
 
At present, the Sterling list is composed of a broad range of subject areas including: current events, diet and health, parenting, pop culture, reference, history, art and artists, music, and everything in between. Sterling Epicure focuses on food, wine, and spirits. Sterling Ethos is a rich list that covers all aspects of body, mind & spirit. Lark Crafts publishes books on crafting, decorating, and outdoor living. ...

Continue reading...
 

Oregon Poets Association Fall 2016 Poetry Contest

September 19, 2016
Oregon Poets Association Fall 2016 Poetry Contest  
 
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Limit: one entry per category.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be published in OPA’s annual anthology, Verseweavers
 
Categories: Poet’s Choice, Member’s Only, Open Form, Traditional Form, New Poets, Themed Narrative, and Oregon/Pacific Northwest  
 
Awards:  Poet’s Choice: 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $30; 3 HMs.
All other categories: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20; 3 HMs...

Continue reading...
 

Rattle Civil Servant Poets Issue

September 18, 2016
Rattle Poetry Journal
 
RATTLE has two "tribute calls" posted at this time. The first, for "Civil Servant Poets," has a deadline of October 15, 2016. NB: "The poems may be written in any style, subject, or length, by those who have worked a significant amount of time for a non-military governmental department or agency (whether U.S., foreign, or international)."
 
The second, "Poets with Mental Illness," has a deadline of January 15, 2017. "The poem...

Continue reading...
 

PastorsWives.com

September 17, 2016
PastorsWives.com
 
Are you a ministry wife who also writes? We're looking for you!
 
In September we will be relaunching PWConnect (PastorsWives.com) with a new team of contributing writers. If you want to help us encourage and support ministry wives, we'd love to hear from you. Do you have something on your heart you'd like to share with other pastors' wives? Submit your material to us. We're currently accepting articles, devotionals, tes...

Continue reading...
 

Heirloom Gardener

September 16, 2016
Heirloom Gardener
 
Share your story: Has your family kept cuttings from the same rose bush for generations? Did a relative develop a vegetable variety that you maintain and treasure to this day? Is there a specific plant that always reminds you of home? We’re looking for readers’ stories about special plants passed down and shared for generations. Send your stories to Kristi Quillen, along with high-resolution photos if possible. ...

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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