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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Jack of No Trades Productions

April 19, 2014
Jack of No Trades Productions
Type: Poetry (5 poems MAX, 250 words MAX per poem)
         Fiction (10,000 words MAX)
Seeking material for the following themed anthologies –
Theme for Nothing’s Sacred: Horror
Theme for Serenity Rising: Inspirational/spiritual
Theme for Cuts ‘n’ Slices: Open to all material
Theme for Chalk Line: Murder mystery

Appleseeds: Marco Polo

April 18, 2014
APPLESEEDS is a 36-page, multidisciplinary, nonfiction social studies magazine for children ages 6 and up (primarily in grades 3 & 4). We are looking for articles that are lively, age-appropriate, and exhibit an original approach to the theme. Scientific and historical accuracy is extremely important. Authors are urged to use primary sources and up-to-date resources for their research....

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Not Your Mother's Book: On Military Life

April 17, 2014
Not Your Mother’s Book on Military Life
Deadline: June 1, 2014
Consisting of real-life stories written by individuals 18 years and older, NYMB is tailored for a mature-audience readership; stories may contain language and situations akin to a PG-13 or TV-14 rating. While not all stories will fall into this rating system, the series will not focus on death/dying, cry-your-eyes out sad selections, but only hip, fun, ...

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Professional Writers of Prescott Annual Contest

April 16, 2014
Professional Writers of Prescott Annual Contest
It’s your time to shine!  Professional Writers of Prescott (PWP) is pleased to announce the 2014 Professional Writers of Prescott Writing Contest for Fiction, Non-Fiction and Poetry.
Monetary prizes will be awarded for first ($150), second ($75) and third place ($50) winners of original work, not previously published.  All winners will be invited to read from their entries at the November meeting...

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Saturday Writers: Short Story or Essay Contest

April 15, 2014
Saturday Writers 2014 Writing Contests
Current Theme: Jealousy/Envy/Pride
Current Form: Short Story or Essay
Deadline: May 31, 2014
Word Count: 2014
Entry Fee: $5 for members, $7 for non-members
Prizes: Winners and Honorable Mentions may win a cash prize of up to $25.00 and will be published in our 2014 anthology.
The works must be unpublished at the time of submission and be the original work of the contestant.  Unpublished includ...

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River Styx International Poetry Prize

April 14, 2014

River Styx 2014 International Poetry Contest

$1500 First Prize
2014 Judge: Joan Murray
Submissions open January 1, 2014

Send up to three poems, no more than 14 pages. Please include all poems in a single document.

Entry fee: $10 or $20. $20 entry fee includes a one-year subscription (3 issues). $10 entry fee includes a copy of the issue in which the winning stories will appear.

Entries must be received by May 31, 2014.

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Creative Nonfiction: The Memoir Issue

April 13, 2014
Creative Nonfiction: The Memoir Issue
Deadline: May 31, 2014
Creative Nonfiction is seeking new work for an upcoming issue dedicated to memoir. We’re looking for stories that are honest, accurate, informative, intimate, and—most important—true. Whether your story is revelatory or painful, hilarious or tragic, if it’s about you and your life, we want to read it.
Submissions must be vivid and dramatic; they should combine a s...

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Power for Living

April 12, 2014
Power For Living
Power for Living, a weekly take-home paper for adults, is filled with inspiring articles about famous and ordinary Christians whose insights demonstrate following Christ. The publication features reports on unique ministries, world missions, spiritual trends, and issues that affect families. Pays up to $375 (1500-1700 words) per article.

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On the Premises: Decisions, Decisions

April 11, 2014

On the Premises: Decisions, Decisions

One or more characters face an especially difficult decision. Whether readers would find the decision difficult will have no effect on how the story is rated. What matters is whether at least one of the story's more important characters finds the decision difficult. As usual, any genre except children’s fiction, exploitative sex, or over-the-top gross-out horror is fine.

Your challenge: In at least 1,000 b...

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Mason's Road Literary Prize

April 10, 2014
Mason’s Road Literary Prize
$15 ENTRY FEE. Submissions for Issue 9 are open until May 15, and we are looking for creative and unique interpretations of our theme: TRUTH.? Please submit only one document in a genre for each issue, and limit prose and screenplay/drama to 5,000 words (double-spaced), poetry to 3 poems (up to 3 poems in a single document).
Our submissions period runs for three months: February 15 – May 15, 2014. Ther...

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