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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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 contest, short story contest, nonfiction contest, and visual art contest. Join us!
 
Entry fee is $20 and includes a free copy of the Spring 2015 issue.
 
Deadline is October 15, 2014.
 
You may submit one story per contest entry fee and it must be 5500 words or less. There is no limit on the number of entries per person.
 
$1000 will be awarded to the winner and publication in the Spring 2015 issue will be awarded to the winning story and runner-up story.


 

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 Send one to three previously unpublished poems, no more than one poem per page and no more than six pages.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...

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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...

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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...
 

National Writers Assoc. Poetry Contest

August 23, 2014
National Writers Association Poetry Contest
 
The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Poetry Contest is to encourage the writing of poetry, a important form of individual expression which has a limited commercial market.
 
All entries must be postmarked by October 1. Only unpublished poems are eligible.  All poetry forms and styles are eligible as long as they do not exceed 40 lines. Authors retain all rights and may submit their...

Continue reading...
 

Shine brightly magazine: Be Yourself

August 22, 2014
SHINE brightly magazine
 
Shine brightly is a magazine for girls ages 9 to 14. It is published by GEMS Girls' Clubs (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) an international ministry that starts Bible-based, all-girl club programs in churches and Christian organizations. The goal of GEMS is to help bring girls into a living relationship with Jesus Christ.
 
They are looking for stories, articles, interviews, quizzes, poems, games, puzzles, crafts, and...

Continue reading...
 

Sparkle: Creative Communication

August 22, 2014
Sparkle is an exciting magazine designed especially for girls in the first through third grades. Sparkle is published by GEMS Girls' Clubs (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior), an international ministry that starts Bible-based, all-girl club programs in churches and Christian organizations. The goal of GEMS is to help bring girls into a living, growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
 
They want stories, articles, quizzes, poems, games, puzzles, and crafts that are fresh, present the Christi...

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 contest, short story contest, nonfiction contest, and visual art contest. Join us!
 
Entry fee is $20 and includes a free copy of the Spring 2015 issue.
 
Deadline is October 15, 2014.
 
You may submit one story per contest entry fee and it must be 5500 words or less. There is no limit on the number of entries per person.
 
$1000 will be awarded to the winner and publication in the Spring 2015 issue will be awarded to the winning story and runner-up story.


 

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...
 

National Writers Assoc. Poetry Contest

August 23, 2014
National Writers Association Poetry Contest
 
The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Poetry Contest is to encourage the writing of poetry, a important form of individual expression which has a limited commercial market.
 
All entries must be postmarked by October 1. Only unpublished poems are eligible.  All poetry forms and styles are eligible as long as they do not exceed 40 lines. Authors retain all rights and may submit their...

Continue reading...
 

Shine brightly magazine: Be Yourself

August 22, 2014
SHINE brightly magazine
 
Shine brightly is a magazine for girls ages 9 to 14. It is published by GEMS Girls' Clubs (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) an international ministry that starts Bible-based, all-girl club programs in churches and Christian organizations. The goal of GEMS is to help bring girls into a living relationship with Jesus Christ.
 
They are looking for stories, articles, interviews, quizzes, poems, games, puzzles, crafts, and...

Continue reading...
 

Sparkle: Creative Communication

August 22, 2014
Sparkle is an exciting magazine designed especially for girls in the first through third grades. Sparkle is published by GEMS Girls' Clubs (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior), an international ministry that starts Bible-based, all-girl club programs in churches and Christian organizations. The goal of GEMS is to help bring girls into a living, growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
 
They want stories, articles, quizzes, poems, games, puzzles, and crafts that are fresh, present the Christi...

Continue reading...
 

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