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





Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

June 29, 2016
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest
and
 
Entry fee: one entry fee of $15 includes entry into all categories
Deadline: August 1, 2016
Prizes range from $5 to $50

26 categories to enter including Sestinas, Seasons, Favorite Things, Newborn Baby, Grandparents, Teachers, Sonnet, Free Verse, Aging, Waiting, Pets, Hunger, Horses, Haiku, My Song, My Theme, Fall, Special People, Humor, Memories, Revelation, Solitude, and more.


 

The First Line Literary Journal Quarterly Contest

June 28, 2016
The First Line Literary Journal Quarterly Contest
 
This is a quarterly contest in which you use the first line prompt they provide to write your story of 300 to 5,000 words. The editors are open to all genres and try to pick as eclectic a group of winners as possible. There is no entry fee.
 
The next deadline is August 1, 2016. The first line of the story must be: Mrs. Morrison was too busy to die.
 
Fiction: All stories must be written with the fi...

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Cisco Writers Club

June 27, 2016
Cisco Writers Club
 
WHEN: Entries may be made from June 1, 2016, through July 31, 2016.
 
WHO MAY ENTER: Anyone, anywhere! You do not have to be a Cisco Writers Club member. Judges may enter any category except the one they are judging. You must be 15 years or younger to enter Children Write!
 
CASH AWARDS: $100, $50, $10, and $5 respectively will be made to judges' determinations of first, second, third and honorable mention at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Septembe...

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HSA Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests

June 26, 2016
Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests   
 
The Annual Harold G. Henderson Awards for Best Unpublished Haiku
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2016.
Up to 5 unpublished haiku.
Entry fee: $7 for nonmembers.
Awards: First Prize, $150; Second Prize, $100; Third Prize, $50. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.
 
The Annual Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 20...

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Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest

June 25, 2016
Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest
 
Deadline - July 31, 2016
 
Poetry: All poems, from free verse to formal and everything in between. Maximum Length: 75 lines
Fiction: All fiction, from children to adult short story, flash fiction, book chapter, humor, drama, and so forth. No erotica. Maximum length: 5,000 words
Nonfiction: All nonfiction, from article to memoir, essay or humorous true story. Maximum length: 2,000 words
 
Entry fee: $10.00 for members, $1...

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League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

June 24, 2016
League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest
 
Deadline: July 31, 2016
 
Entry Fees: $1 - $2    Prizes: $10 - $125
 
21 categories to enter including: Relationships, Ancestry/Heritage, Aging, Moving On, Prairies, Partners, Humor, Haiku, Free Verse, Changing Your Life, Narrative, The elephant in the room, Music/Song/Dance, Journey, Foreign language, Global Health, Love poem, and more.


...
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White County Creative Writers Annual Contest

June 23, 2016
White County Creative Writers Annual Contest  
 
White County Creative Writers' 21th Annual Writers' Conference features 18 contests sponsored by both members and supporters. We appreciate those who encourage our craft, and gratefully acknowledge their contributions. CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE IS NOT NECESSARY TO ENTER. Contest awards will be presented during the luncheon at the conference. Winners no...

Continue reading...
 

San Pedro River Review Literary Journal

June 22, 2016
San Pedro River Review Literary Journal        
 
Submission period - July 1 to July 31, 2016
Non-themed issue
 
San Pedro River Review is an international perfect-bound journal of poetry and art. It is named for the ancient river that flows north from the mountains of Sonora, Mexico, into Arizona. We have a strong interest in poetry of Place and the relationship between lives and landscapes. Most importantly, we seek a sense of concision, an economy of language with ...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parent to Parent

June 21, 2016
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parent to Parent    
 
Parenting! It’s the hardest but also the most rewarding job a person can have. The hours are 24/7, there is no vacation time off, and the pay… well there is no pay! The rewards though, can be endless.
 
When you write your story, we want to know what you were trying to accomplish, what you did, and how it worked for you. Tell us the issue and then tell us the different things you tried to deal with that issue. Did the ve...

Continue reading...
 

I Must Be Off! Travel Writing Competition

June 20, 2016
I Must Be Off! Travel Writing Competition
 
Deadline: July 31, 2016
NO ENTRY FEE
 
"It's that time of year again: time to type up those travel articles, travel anecdotes and travel reflections. If it's about travel, we want to read it. We want to read about that place that changed you. We want to read about the experiences you can't wait to share with other travelers. Whether your work is humorous, informative, quirky ...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

June 29, 2016
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest
and
 
Entry fee: one entry fee of $15 includes entry into all categories
Deadline: August 1, 2016
Prizes range from $5 to $50

26 categories to enter including Sestinas, Seasons, Favorite Things, Newborn Baby, Grandparents, Teachers, Sonnet, Free Verse, Aging, Waiting, Pets, Hunger, Horses, Haiku, My Song, My Theme, Fall, Special People, Humor, Memories, Revelation, Solitude, and more.


 

The First Line Literary Journal Quarterly Contest

June 28, 2016
The First Line Literary Journal Quarterly Contest
 
This is a quarterly contest in which you use the first line prompt they provide to write your story of 300 to 5,000 words. The editors are open to all genres and try to pick as eclectic a group of winners as possible. There is no entry fee.
 
The next deadline is August 1, 2016. The first line of the story must be: Mrs. Morrison was too busy to die.
 
Fiction: All stories must be written with the fi...

Continue reading...
 

Cisco Writers Club

June 27, 2016
Cisco Writers Club
 
WHEN: Entries may be made from June 1, 2016, through July 31, 2016.
 
WHO MAY ENTER: Anyone, anywhere! You do not have to be a Cisco Writers Club member. Judges may enter any category except the one they are judging. You must be 15 years or younger to enter Children Write!
 
CASH AWARDS: $100, $50, $10, and $5 respectively will be made to judges' determinations of first, second, third and honorable mention at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Septembe...

Continue reading...
 

HSA Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests

June 26, 2016
Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests   
 
The Annual Harold G. Henderson Awards for Best Unpublished Haiku
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2016.
Up to 5 unpublished haiku.
Entry fee: $7 for nonmembers.
Awards: First Prize, $150; Second Prize, $100; Third Prize, $50. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.
 
The Annual Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 20...

Continue reading...
 

Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest

June 25, 2016
Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest
 
Deadline - July 31, 2016
 
Poetry: All poems, from free verse to formal and everything in between. Maximum Length: 75 lines
Fiction: All fiction, from children to adult short story, flash fiction, book chapter, humor, drama, and so forth. No erotica. Maximum length: 5,000 words
Nonfiction: All nonfiction, from article to memoir, essay or humorous true story. Maximum length: 2,000 words
 
Entry fee: $10.00 for members, $1...

Continue reading...
 

League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

June 24, 2016
League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest
 
Deadline: July 31, 2016
 
Entry Fees: $1 - $2    Prizes: $10 - $125
 
21 categories to enter including: Relationships, Ancestry/Heritage, Aging, Moving On, Prairies, Partners, Humor, Haiku, Free Verse, Changing Your Life, Narrative, The elephant in the room, Music/Song/Dance, Journey, Foreign language, Global Health, Love poem, and more.


...
Continue reading...
 

White County Creative Writers Annual Contest

June 23, 2016
White County Creative Writers Annual Contest  
 
White County Creative Writers' 21th Annual Writers' Conference features 18 contests sponsored by both members and supporters. We appreciate those who encourage our craft, and gratefully acknowledge their contributions. CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE IS NOT NECESSARY TO ENTER. Contest awards will be presented during the luncheon at the conference. Winners no...

Continue reading...
 

San Pedro River Review Literary Journal

June 22, 2016
San Pedro River Review Literary Journal        
 
Submission period - July 1 to July 31, 2016
Non-themed issue
 
San Pedro River Review is an international perfect-bound journal of poetry and art. It is named for the ancient river that flows north from the mountains of Sonora, Mexico, into Arizona. We have a strong interest in poetry of Place and the relationship between lives and landscapes. Most importantly, we seek a sense of concision, an economy of language with ...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parent to Parent

June 21, 2016
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parent to Parent    
 
Parenting! It’s the hardest but also the most rewarding job a person can have. The hours are 24/7, there is no vacation time off, and the pay… well there is no pay! The rewards though, can be endless.
 
When you write your story, we want to know what you were trying to accomplish, what you did, and how it worked for you. Tell us the issue and then tell us the different things you tried to deal with that issue. Did the ve...

Continue reading...
 

I Must Be Off! Travel Writing Competition

June 20, 2016
I Must Be Off! Travel Writing Competition
 
Deadline: July 31, 2016
NO ENTRY FEE
 
"It's that time of year again: time to type up those travel articles, travel anecdotes and travel reflections. If it's about travel, we want to read it. We want to read about that place that changed you. We want to read about the experiences you can't wait to share with other travelers. Whether your work is humorous, informative, quirky ...

Continue reading...
 

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