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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2014 Houston Writers Guild Fall Contest

July 27, 2014
2014 Houston Writers Guild Fall Contest
 
Entry fee $35 for fiction/nonfiction. $25 for poetry.
Open to all writers, regardless of publishing status.
Winners will be announced at our annual Fall Conference.
$75 prize awarded to first place in each category.
Entering is easy. Deadline is September 1.
Everyone will receive score sheets with feedback via email after the winners are announced.
Contest Categories: Children’s/YA/NA, Mainstream/Contemporary, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Romance/Women’s Fiction, SciFi/Fantasy/Paranormal, Memoir/Nonfiction, Short Story, Poetry.


 

Good Housekeeping's All About Love Writing Contest

July 26, 2014
 
NO ENTRY FEE.
Good Housekeeping magazine seeks stories for its All About Love Writing Contest.
First prize of $2,000 to the writer who has written the best story about love or romance.
Deadline
September 1, 2014.

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Parabola Literary Journal

July 25, 2014
Parabola Literary Journal
 
Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world's myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.
 
Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme. The theme for the Winter 2014 issue is Goodness.
The submission deadline is Septe...

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NANO Fiction Contest

July 24, 2014
NANO Fiction Contest
 
$15 ENTRY FEE FOR THREE SHORTS
The Fifth Annual NANO Prize, awarding publication and $500 to a previously unpublished work of fiction 300 words or fewer, is now open. All entrants receive a one-year subscription to NANO Fiction and winners will be announced in September. All entries must be unpublished and 300 words or fewer. While there will be only one winner of the contest, all submitted pieces will be considered for publication. Deadlin...

Continue reading...
 

Creative Writing Institute's Annual Short Story Contest

July 23, 2014
Creative Writing Institute's Annual Short Story Contest
 
Creative Writing Institute is accepting short stories for a themed Short Story Contest.
 
Open to all genres, stories must contain the sentence, “I have a list and a map. What could possibly go wrong?”
 
First prize is $200. Deadline: 08/09/2014. Fees: $0.
 

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Cicada Magazine - Monsters and Maps

July 22, 2014
Cicada magazine - Needs Stories on Monsters and Maps
 
Cicada magazine, a cultural arts publication for young adults, is inviting writers to submit stories for a forthcoming issue on Maps and Monsters. This issue will include real and metaphorical monsters: sea serpents, trolls, mutants, wild animals, and the like, accompanied with maps to help young readers traverse the wild lands inhabited by the mon...

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Hope Paige Designs Needs Stories on Coping with Loss

July 21, 2014
Hope Paige Designs Needs Stories on Coping with Loss
 
Requesting submissions for an anthology centered on dealing with loss (i.e. loss of a loved one, job, spouse, home, other) and grieving compiled by pieces of artwork, poetry, storytelling, etc. The goal of this project is not only to share different expressions and experiences of loss but to provide insight and suggestions for those walking a similar path and the individuals surrounding and suppor...

Continue reading...
 

Not Your Mother's Book: On Military Life

July 20, 2014
Not Your Mother’s Book on Military Life
 
Deadline: September 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, fu...

Continue reading...
 

Alive Now: Poverty

July 19, 2014
Alive Now: Poverty
 
Alive Now is a devotional magazine that supports the spiritual lives of small groups as well as individuals. The magazine invites readers to enter an ever-deepening relationship with God, helps them reflect on contemporary issues from a faith perspective, and supports them in acting on these issues. 
 
Each issue of this bimonthly, 48-page magazine focuses on a contemporary topic that impacts the faith life. Divided into sections that mo...

Continue reading...
 

Thriving Family: Faith Conversations for Couples

July 19, 2014
Thriving Family Magazine: Faith Conversations for Couples
 
Theme: Faith Conversations for Couples (couples devotions and conversation starters)
Format: Scripture (from 1 Peter, please use ESV); three questions to prompt conversation; brief insight or practical life application (not simply an observation about the Scripture itself). For examples, see "Faith Conversations for Couples" at the bottom of this page: Family Faith Archive
 
Genera...

Continue reading...
 

2014 Houston Writers Guild Fall Contest

July 27, 2014
2014 Houston Writers Guild Fall Contest
 
Entry fee $35 for fiction/nonfiction. $25 for poetry.
Open to all writers, regardless of publishing status.
Winners will be announced at our annual Fall Conference.
$75 prize awarded to first place in each category.
Entering is easy. Deadline is September 1.
Everyone will receive score sheets with feedback via email after the winners are announced.
Contest Categories: Children’s/YA/NA, Mainstream/Contemporary, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Romance/Women’s Fiction, SciFi/Fantasy/Paranormal, Memoir/Nonfiction, Short Story, Poetry.


 

Good Housekeeping's All About Love Writing Contest

July 26, 2014
 
NO ENTRY FEE.
Good Housekeeping magazine seeks stories for its All About Love Writing Contest.
First prize of $2,000 to the writer who has written the best story about love or romance.
Deadline
September 1, 2014.

Continue reading...
 

Parabola Literary Journal

July 25, 2014
Parabola Literary Journal
 
Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world's myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.
 
Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme. The theme for the Winter 2014 issue is Goodness.
The submission deadline is Septe...

Continue reading...
 

NANO Fiction Contest

July 24, 2014
NANO Fiction Contest
 
$15 ENTRY FEE FOR THREE SHORTS
The Fifth Annual NANO Prize, awarding publication and $500 to a previously unpublished work of fiction 300 words or fewer, is now open. All entrants receive a one-year subscription to NANO Fiction and winners will be announced in September. All entries must be unpublished and 300 words or fewer. While there will be only one winner of the contest, all submitted pieces will be considered for publication. Deadlin...

Continue reading...
 

Creative Writing Institute's Annual Short Story Contest

July 23, 2014
Creative Writing Institute's Annual Short Story Contest
 
Creative Writing Institute is accepting short stories for a themed Short Story Contest.
 
Open to all genres, stories must contain the sentence, “I have a list and a map. What could possibly go wrong?”
 
First prize is $200. Deadline: 08/09/2014. Fees: $0.
 

Continue reading...
 

Cicada Magazine - Monsters and Maps

July 22, 2014
Cicada magazine - Needs Stories on Monsters and Maps
 
Cicada magazine, a cultural arts publication for young adults, is inviting writers to submit stories for a forthcoming issue on Maps and Monsters. This issue will include real and metaphorical monsters: sea serpents, trolls, mutants, wild animals, and the like, accompanied with maps to help young readers traverse the wild lands inhabited by the mon...

Continue reading...
 

Hope Paige Designs Needs Stories on Coping with Loss

July 21, 2014
Hope Paige Designs Needs Stories on Coping with Loss
 
Requesting submissions for an anthology centered on dealing with loss (i.e. loss of a loved one, job, spouse, home, other) and grieving compiled by pieces of artwork, poetry, storytelling, etc. The goal of this project is not only to share different expressions and experiences of loss but to provide insight and suggestions for those walking a similar path and the individuals surrounding and suppor...

Continue reading...
 

Not Your Mother's Book: On Military Life

July 20, 2014
Not Your Mother’s Book on Military Life
 
Deadline: September 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, fu...

Continue reading...
 

Alive Now: Poverty

July 19, 2014
Alive Now: Poverty
 
Alive Now is a devotional magazine that supports the spiritual lives of small groups as well as individuals. The magazine invites readers to enter an ever-deepening relationship with God, helps them reflect on contemporary issues from a faith perspective, and supports them in acting on these issues. 
 
Each issue of this bimonthly, 48-page magazine focuses on a contemporary topic that impacts the faith life. Divided into sections that mo...

Continue reading...
 

Thriving Family: Faith Conversations for Couples

July 19, 2014
Thriving Family Magazine: Faith Conversations for Couples
 
Theme: Faith Conversations for Couples (couples devotions and conversation starters)
Format: Scripture (from 1 Peter, please use ESV); three questions to prompt conversation; brief insight or practical life application (not simply an observation about the Scripture itself). For examples, see "Faith Conversations for Couples" at the bottom of this page: Family Faith Archive
 
Genera...

Continue reading...
 

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