This site features current writing opportunities for authors of all genres, with a preference for Christian publications. The submission opportunities featured on this blog site 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




Over 27,000 copies sold! 



You can read Sally's poetry and hear her reading her poems on http://www.ifollowfredericksburg.com with a new poem posted every week.

Bible Advocate: Leaving and Coming to the Risen Lord

September 22, 2018
Bible Advocate: Leaving and Coming to the Risen Lord
https://baonline.org           
 
The Bible Advocate is one of the oldest religious magazines in America, founded in 1863. Now has been online since late 1996. Both are published by the Bible Advocate Press, the publishing agency of the General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day). The BA seeks to encourage the church to live by every word of God and to fully equip believers in Christ in every good work through Holy Scripture
 
Word/Line Lengths: Feature articles, personal experiences: 1,000-1,500 words
Short articles: 500-1,000 words
Fillers: 100-400+ words
Poetry: 5-20 lines (traditional, free verse, blank verse)
 
Payment: On publication, Bible Advocate Press pays an honorarium of $25 per published page, up to $65. Poetry and fillers pay $20.
 
January-February issue: To the Mount - Matthew 28:16 - Leaving and Coming to the Risen Lord
Topics: Personal, biblical mountaintop stories; hearing God; journeys of faith; the call; resurrection past-future. Spotlight on Exodus.
 
Deadline: October 15, 2018


 

ACFW 2018 First Impressions Contest

September 21, 2018
American Christian Fiction Writers 2018 First Impressions Contest
 
FIRST IMPRESSIONS gives unpublished writers the opportunity to have the first five pages of their Christian fiction manuscript evaluated by an industry professional.
 
Any author whose work has not been previously published in novella or book-length fiction (in ANY print or online form) is eligible to enter First Impressions. Authors who are published in non-fiction, children's, and short stor...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Life Hacks

September 20, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Life Hacks
 
Topic: What is a successful family life hack that has helped your family draw closer together or complete a chore or task easier?
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: October 8, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: My Crazy Family

September 19, 2018
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: My Crazy Family
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is now accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories about family quirks that lead to inspirational family moments for teen girls. (Only short fiction is accepted through the email addre...

Continue reading...
 

X.J. Kennedy Award for Creative Nonfiction

September 18, 2018
X.J. Kennedy Award for Creative Nonfiction
 
Rosebud Magazine is honored to announce the 8th biennial X.J. Kennedy Award for Creative Nonfiction. Mr. Kennedy is one of America’s most admired editors, poets, and essayists. He was the judge of the first competition and remains a valued supporter and advisor. The current contest will be judged by Roderick Clark, Rosebud editor and VOICE OVER columnist, and Robert Wa...

Continue reading...
 

Got Words? Jane Rubietta

September 17, 2018
Got Words?: A Three-Day Writing and Speaking Training for Christian Writers and Speakers with author Jane Rubietta
 
Do you have a dream that won’t leave you alone—the longing to put words to your life, your journey, your knowledge, your faith?
 
Do you want to write a book, tell your story, hone your writing skills, break into the publishing world, learn new skills as a speaker, earn ext...

Continue reading...
 

The Windhover

September 16, 2018
The Windhover
 
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is proud to sponsor The Windhover. The journal is dedicated to promoting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction that considers Christian perspectives and engages spiritual themes. Each spring the journal hosts a writers’ festival, inviting their published authors and interested readers to come to campus for a weekend of workshops and presentations on the connection between faith a...

Continue reading...
 

The Christian Journal: True and False Fruit

September 15, 2018
The Christian Journal: True and False Fruit  
 
The Christian Journal solicits articles of encouragement and hope. These articles need to be uplifting and point to a God of grace, love and acceptance. Each article needs to inspire the reader to reconnect with God and his faith.
 
Articles should be 300–500 words in length. The average article is around 400 words. There is no payment for articles at this time. Each issue fo...

Continue reading...
 

American Craft

September 14, 2018
American Craft
 
We value freelancers who can write for a general creative audience with clarity and insight. We love good storytelling that explores a craft artist’s struggles, doubts, determination, and triumphs. We like to read about how craft shows up in modern life, particularly if the writing is bright and accessible. When touching on craft theory or history, writers should take special care to write clearly and for a non-academic audi...

Continue reading...
 

Ruminate: Matter/Mattering

September 14, 2018
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, & Art
Readers Ruminate - Matter/Mattering
 
Each issue of Ruminate includes personal notes from our readers on a topic—we love hearing from our readers!
 
We're looking for short nonfiction, 300 words or less, that tells us your honest experiences in rich image and detail. No poetry please. You can approach the topic from any angle.  For example, you could write about "mattering" in c...

Continue reading...
 

Bible Advocate: Leaving and Coming to the Risen Lord

September 22, 2018
Bible Advocate: Leaving and Coming to the Risen Lord
https://baonline.org           
 
The Bible Advocate is one of the oldest religious magazines in America, founded in 1863. Now has been online since late 1996. Both are published by the Bible Advocate Press, the publishing agency of the General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day). The BA seeks to encourage the church to live by every word of God and to fully equip believers in Christ in every good work through Holy Scripture
 
Word/Line Lengths: Feature articles, personal experiences: 1,000-1,500 words
Short articles: 500-1,000 words
Fillers: 100-400+ words
Poetry: 5-20 lines (traditional, free verse, blank verse)
 
Payment: On publication, Bible Advocate Press pays an honorarium of $25 per published page, up to $65. Poetry and fillers pay $20.
 
January-February issue: To the Mount - Matthew 28:16 - Leaving and Coming to the Risen Lord
Topics: Personal, biblical mountaintop stories; hearing God; journeys of faith; the call; resurrection past-future. Spotlight on Exodus.
 
Deadline: October 15, 2018


 

ACFW 2018 First Impressions Contest

September 21, 2018
American Christian Fiction Writers 2018 First Impressions Contest
 
FIRST IMPRESSIONS gives unpublished writers the opportunity to have the first five pages of their Christian fiction manuscript evaluated by an industry professional.
 
Any author whose work has not been previously published in novella or book-length fiction (in ANY print or online form) is eligible to enter First Impressions. Authors who are published in non-fiction, children's, and short stor...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Life Hacks

September 20, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Life Hacks
 
Topic: What is a successful family life hack that has helped your family draw closer together or complete a chore or task easier?
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: October 8, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: My Crazy Family

September 19, 2018
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: My Crazy Family
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is now accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories about family quirks that lead to inspirational family moments for teen girls. (Only short fiction is accepted through the email addre...

Continue reading...
 

X.J. Kennedy Award for Creative Nonfiction

September 18, 2018
X.J. Kennedy Award for Creative Nonfiction
 
Rosebud Magazine is honored to announce the 8th biennial X.J. Kennedy Award for Creative Nonfiction. Mr. Kennedy is one of America’s most admired editors, poets, and essayists. He was the judge of the first competition and remains a valued supporter and advisor. The current contest will be judged by Roderick Clark, Rosebud editor and VOICE OVER columnist, and Robert Wa...

Continue reading...
 

Got Words? Jane Rubietta

September 17, 2018
Got Words?: A Three-Day Writing and Speaking Training for Christian Writers and Speakers with author Jane Rubietta
 
Do you have a dream that won’t leave you alone—the longing to put words to your life, your journey, your knowledge, your faith?
 
Do you want to write a book, tell your story, hone your writing skills, break into the publishing world, learn new skills as a speaker, earn ext...

Continue reading...
 

The Windhover

September 16, 2018
The Windhover
 
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is proud to sponsor The Windhover. The journal is dedicated to promoting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction that considers Christian perspectives and engages spiritual themes. Each spring the journal hosts a writers’ festival, inviting their published authors and interested readers to come to campus for a weekend of workshops and presentations on the connection between faith a...

Continue reading...
 

The Christian Journal: True and False Fruit

September 15, 2018
The Christian Journal: True and False Fruit  
 
The Christian Journal solicits articles of encouragement and hope. These articles need to be uplifting and point to a God of grace, love and acceptance. Each article needs to inspire the reader to reconnect with God and his faith.
 
Articles should be 300–500 words in length. The average article is around 400 words. There is no payment for articles at this time. Each issue fo...

Continue reading...
 

American Craft

September 14, 2018
American Craft
 
We value freelancers who can write for a general creative audience with clarity and insight. We love good storytelling that explores a craft artist’s struggles, doubts, determination, and triumphs. We like to read about how craft shows up in modern life, particularly if the writing is bright and accessible. When touching on craft theory or history, writers should take special care to write clearly and for a non-academic audi...

Continue reading...
 

Ruminate: Matter/Mattering

September 14, 2018
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, & Art
Readers Ruminate - Matter/Mattering
 
Each issue of Ruminate includes personal notes from our readers on a topic—we love hearing from our readers!
 
We're looking for short nonfiction, 300 words or less, that tells us your honest experiences in rich image and detail. No poetry please. You can approach the topic from any angle.  For example, you could write about "mattering" in c...

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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