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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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses

October 23, 2014
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses     
 
This will be our third book for nurses with coauthor LeAnn Thieman. We all know that times are tough in healthcare today. Nurses are dedicated and caring professionals who are doing more... with less. We are looking for true stories that will inspire, support, motivate and nurture those in the nursing profession. These true stories can be serious or humorous. They should be heartwarming and uplifting stories that will make our readers laugh, cry, sigh or just say,"Wow!"
 
The deadline for story and poem submissions is November 30, 2014.
 
Stories up to 1200 words. Payment is $200 per accepted piece plus 10 free copies of the book.


 

Atlantis Short Story Competition 2014

October 23, 2014
Atlantis Short Story Competition 2014
 
No theme or genre restrictions. Up to 2,500 words. Awards: $300, $100, $50 + in-depth feedback; Top 40: Name and story's title posted on website. Entry fees: $10, $15, $25 depending on level of feedback wanted when story does not place.
Deadline: November 30, 2014.
 
 

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Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

October 21, 2014
Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest
 
WOW! hosts a (quarterly) writing contest every three months. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity, communication, and well-rewarded recognition to contestants. The contest is open globally; age is of no matter; and entries must be in English. We are open to all styles of writing, although we do encourage you to take a close look at our guest judge for the season if you are serious about w...

Continue reading...
 

Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition

October 20, 2014
Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition
 
The Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition was started in 1992 by Eileen Malone as a poetry contest to further enhance the outreach of The Source Center for Spiritual Development and Wholeness which was founded by Janice Farrell, Regional Coordinator for Spiritual Directors International.
 
Categories are poetry, sonnets, prose poem, flash fiction, short story, memoir vignette, humor, novel excerpt, intercul...

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What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?

October 20, 2014
What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?
 
Shield HealthCare recognizes the dedication and daily challenges of caregivers. Our annual caregiver story contest on “What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?” is a special way to honor caregivers and provide an encouraging forum to share inspiration. Whether you are a family caregiver or a home health professional, we welcome your story about the rewards of being a caregiver.
 
Top 3 Story Winner Prizes...

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Run for God Devotions Anthology

October 18, 2014
Run For God Devotions Anthology
 
Have you ever had an experience in your life, more specifically, in your running life that just seemed like God was trying to teach you something, and looking back you know that to be the case?!
 
If so, we’d love to hear from you! We at Run for God would like for you to share your story with us, but not only that, we’d like for you to share it in a way that others could learn from the things that God showed you. Some o...

Continue reading...
 

Abilene Writers Guild Annual Contest

October 17, 2014
Abilene Writers Guild Annual Contest
 
Categories to enter: Poetry, rhymed; Poetry, unrhymed; Children’s Stories for ages 3-8; Articles of General Interest; Compositions of Inspiration; Memoir/Nostalgia; Fiction for Adults; Flash Fiction; Flash Poetry.
 
Entry fees: $5 - $10. Prizes in each category: $100, $65, $35.
 
Deadline: November 30, 2014.
 
Our judges, professionals in their fields, are asked to crit...

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National Novel Writing Month

October 16, 2014
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
http://www.nanowrimo.org 

November 1 – 30. Thirty days and nights of literary abandon!

•Write a 50,000-word (or longer!) novel, between November 1 and November 30.

•Start from scratch. None of your own previously written prose can be included in your NaNoWriMo draft (though outlines, character sketches, and research are all fine, as are citations from other people’s works).

•Write a novel. We define a novel as a lengthy work of fiction....


Continue reading...
 

Chamberton Publishing Writing Contest

October 15, 2014
Chamberton Publishing Writing Contest
 
Theme: Moments In Time: 2024 - A Short Fiction Writing Contest
 
Based on the theme '2024' write a short story using this image as inspiration. What has happened to the world? Have we been plummeted into the past? Has a meteor hit earth? Has humanity collectively decided to lay down their tech devices and return to primitive living? You decide. Don't "tell" what has happened but rather "show" what...

Continue reading...
 

Writer's Digest Short Story Competition

October 14, 2014
Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition
 
We’re looking for short stories! Think you can write a winning story in less than 1,500 words? Enter the 15th Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition for your chance to win $3,000 in cash, get published in Writer’s Digest magazine, and a paid trip to our ever-popular Writer’s Digest Conference! The winning entries will be on display in the 15th Annual W...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses

October 23, 2014
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses     
 
This will be our third book for nurses with coauthor LeAnn Thieman. We all know that times are tough in healthcare today. Nurses are dedicated and caring professionals who are doing more... with less. We are looking for true stories that will inspire, support, motivate and nurture those in the nursing profession. These true stories can be serious or humorous. They should be heartwarming and uplifting stories that will make our readers laugh, cry, sigh or just say,"Wow!"
 
The deadline for story and poem submissions is November 30, 2014.
 
Stories up to 1200 words. Payment is $200 per accepted piece plus 10 free copies of the book.


 

Atlantis Short Story Competition 2014

October 23, 2014
Atlantis Short Story Competition 2014
 
No theme or genre restrictions. Up to 2,500 words. Awards: $300, $100, $50 + in-depth feedback; Top 40: Name and story's title posted on website. Entry fees: $10, $15, $25 depending on level of feedback wanted when story does not place.
Deadline: November 30, 2014.
 
 

Continue reading...
 

Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

October 21, 2014
Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest
 
WOW! hosts a (quarterly) writing contest every three months. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity, communication, and well-rewarded recognition to contestants. The contest is open globally; age is of no matter; and entries must be in English. We are open to all styles of writing, although we do encourage you to take a close look at our guest judge for the season if you are serious about w...

Continue reading...
 

Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition

October 20, 2014
Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition
 
The Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition was started in 1992 by Eileen Malone as a poetry contest to further enhance the outreach of The Source Center for Spiritual Development and Wholeness which was founded by Janice Farrell, Regional Coordinator for Spiritual Directors International.
 
Categories are poetry, sonnets, prose poem, flash fiction, short story, memoir vignette, humor, novel excerpt, intercul...

Continue reading...
 

What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?

October 20, 2014
What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?
 
Shield HealthCare recognizes the dedication and daily challenges of caregivers. Our annual caregiver story contest on “What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?” is a special way to honor caregivers and provide an encouraging forum to share inspiration. Whether you are a family caregiver or a home health professional, we welcome your story about the rewards of being a caregiver.
 
Top 3 Story Winner Prizes...

Continue reading...
 

Run for God Devotions Anthology

October 18, 2014
Run For God Devotions Anthology
 
Have you ever had an experience in your life, more specifically, in your running life that just seemed like God was trying to teach you something, and looking back you know that to be the case?!
 
If so, we’d love to hear from you! We at Run for God would like for you to share your story with us, but not only that, we’d like for you to share it in a way that others could learn from the things that God showed you. Some o...

Continue reading...
 

Abilene Writers Guild Annual Contest

October 17, 2014
Abilene Writers Guild Annual Contest
 
Categories to enter: Poetry, rhymed; Poetry, unrhymed; Children’s Stories for ages 3-8; Articles of General Interest; Compositions of Inspiration; Memoir/Nostalgia; Fiction for Adults; Flash Fiction; Flash Poetry.
 
Entry fees: $5 - $10. Prizes in each category: $100, $65, $35.
 
Deadline: November 30, 2014.
 
Our judges, professionals in their fields, are asked to crit...

Continue reading...
 

National Novel Writing Month

October 16, 2014
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
http://www.nanowrimo.org 

November 1 – 30. Thirty days and nights of literary abandon!

•Write a 50,000-word (or longer!) novel, between November 1 and November 30.

•Start from scratch. None of your own previously written prose can be included in your NaNoWriMo draft (though outlines, character sketches, and research are all fine, as are citations from other people’s works).

•Write a novel. We define a novel as a lengthy work of fiction....


Continue reading...
 

Chamberton Publishing Writing Contest

October 15, 2014
Chamberton Publishing Writing Contest
 
Theme: Moments In Time: 2024 - A Short Fiction Writing Contest
 
Based on the theme '2024' write a short story using this image as inspiration. What has happened to the world? Have we been plummeted into the past? Has a meteor hit earth? Has humanity collectively decided to lay down their tech devices and return to primitive living? You decide. Don't "tell" what has happened but rather "show" what...

Continue reading...
 

Writer's Digest Short Story Competition

October 14, 2014
Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition
 
We’re looking for short stories! Think you can write a winning story in less than 1,500 words? Enter the 15th Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition for your chance to win $3,000 in cash, get published in Writer’s Digest magazine, and a paid trip to our ever-popular Writer’s Digest Conference! The winning entries will be on display in the 15th Annual W...

Continue reading...
 

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