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.

Browsing Archive: November, 2018

Better Than Starbucks Sonnet Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 11, 2018,
Better Than Starbucks Sonnet Contest
 
Winning poet receives $100.
 
Submissions open October 1st and close December 1st, 2018.
Winner to be announced and published on January 1st, 2019.
 
We will also publish at least 4 honorable mention sonnets.
No entry fee and no simultaneous submissions please.
Prize payment via Paypal only.

Continue reading ...
 

VIA Poetry on the Move Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 11, 2018,
VIA Poetry on the Move Contest
 
Welcome to the VIA Metropolitan Transit 10th Annual Poetry on the Move Contest portal. VIA is calling for poetry submissions through Monday, December 3, 2018.
 
Winning poems will be illustrated by local artists and published in the BiblioTech digital library and displayed on VIA buses during National Poetry Month in April 2019. All winning poets will be notified by VIA and invited to an event to recognize the winnin...

Continue reading ...
 

Remnant Publications Storytime Adventures

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 10, 2018,
Remnant Publications Storytime Adventures
 
Remnant Publications is soliciting nonfiction stories for a new children’s book. Storytime Adventures is an outreach book that will be sold door to door by literature evangelists. The goal is to show young readers (ages 8-12) how trusting in God and following His ways will help them through whatever challenges they may face. 
 
Authors will receive 2 free copies of the book as an honorarium. This is a great opportunity f...

Continue reading ...
 

Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 9, 2018,
Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum
 
Deadline: December 1, 2018
 
CHOLLA Division: any subject, any form, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $200, Second Prize $100, Third Prize $50
 
CHAQUETA Division: Southwest theme--nature, people, history--any form, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25
 
CHAPAREJOS Division: Rhymed and metered poem, any subject, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third P...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Making Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 9, 2018,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Making Love            
 
Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.
 
We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be s...

Continue reading ...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: Change and the Changeless

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 9, 2018,
Parabola Literary Journal: Change and the Changeless
 
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 Spring 2019 issue is Change and the Changeless.
The deadline for submissions is December...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: What Adult Kids Don't Want to Hear

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 7, 2018,
Focus on the Family Magazine: What Adult Kids Don't Want to Hear
 
Topic: What is one thing you should never say to your adult children? This article should start with an anecdote and then give what you shouldn't say to adult children. Then with each point made (beneath each subhead), offer an example that is backed up with lines from an expert interview (not quotes from published books), an insightful point or an interesting fact.
 
W...

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Peacemakers

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 6, 2018,
The War Cry: Peacemakers
 
The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the gen...

Continue reading ...
 

Military Anthology to Support Semper K9: The Brave

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 5, 2018,
Military Anthology to Support Semper K9: The Brave
 
We are accepting both poetry and creative non-fiction relevant to military life and military families. All royalties will go to benefit Semper K9 and the important work they do.
 
Works must be by current or former service members or their immediate family and be about some aspect of their service or its aftermath. Poetry submissions must be no longer than 40 lines. Creative Non-Fiction sub...

Continue reading ...
 

St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 4, 2018,
St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest
 
St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest opens for submissions every October, the deadline is in December, and prizes are awarded in January. Historically, entries have come from all across the nation and Canada. Stories are blind-judged by an expert in the fields of writing and literature.
 
Writers do not need to be members of the Guild in order to participate in this contest.
Must be origin...

Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: Blessed are the Children

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 3, 2018,
Purpose Magazine: Blessed are the Children 
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes. Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rates of pa...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Stop Believing Lies

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 2, 2018,
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Stop Believing Lies
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of around 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories about how a teen girl learned to stop believing one lie about herself, her family, her faith or her world. (Only short fiction is acc...

Continue reading ...
 

Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 1, 2018,
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 ...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: November, 2018

Better Than Starbucks Sonnet Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 11, 2018,
Better Than Starbucks Sonnet Contest
 
Winning poet receives $100.
 
Submissions open October 1st and close December 1st, 2018.
Winner to be announced and published on January 1st, 2019.
 
We will also publish at least 4 honorable mention sonnets.
No entry fee and no simultaneous submissions please.
Prize payment via Paypal only.

Continue reading ...
 

VIA Poetry on the Move Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 11, 2018,
VIA Poetry on the Move Contest
 
Welcome to the VIA Metropolitan Transit 10th Annual Poetry on the Move Contest portal. VIA is calling for poetry submissions through Monday, December 3, 2018.
 
Winning poems will be illustrated by local artists and published in the BiblioTech digital library and displayed on VIA buses during National Poetry Month in April 2019. All winning poets will be notified by VIA and invited to an event to recognize the winnin...

Continue reading ...
 

Remnant Publications Storytime Adventures

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 10, 2018,
Remnant Publications Storytime Adventures
 
Remnant Publications is soliciting nonfiction stories for a new children’s book. Storytime Adventures is an outreach book that will be sold door to door by literature evangelists. The goal is to show young readers (ages 8-12) how trusting in God and following His ways will help them through whatever challenges they may face. 
 
Authors will receive 2 free copies of the book as an honorarium. This is a great opportunity f...

Continue reading ...
 

Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 9, 2018,
Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum
 
Deadline: December 1, 2018
 
CHOLLA Division: any subject, any form, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $200, Second Prize $100, Third Prize $50
 
CHAQUETA Division: Southwest theme--nature, people, history--any form, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25
 
CHAPAREJOS Division: Rhymed and metered poem, any subject, 42 lines or fewer
First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third P...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Making Love

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 9, 2018,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Making Love            
 
Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.
 
We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be s...

Continue reading ...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: Change and the Changeless

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 9, 2018,
Parabola Literary Journal: Change and the Changeless
 
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 Spring 2019 issue is Change and the Changeless.
The deadline for submissions is December...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: What Adult Kids Don't Want to Hear

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 7, 2018,
Focus on the Family Magazine: What Adult Kids Don't Want to Hear
 
Topic: What is one thing you should never say to your adult children? This article should start with an anecdote and then give what you shouldn't say to adult children. Then with each point made (beneath each subhead), offer an example that is backed up with lines from an expert interview (not quotes from published books), an insightful point or an interesting fact.
 
W...

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Peacemakers

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 6, 2018,
The War Cry: Peacemakers
 
The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the gen...

Continue reading ...
 

Military Anthology to Support Semper K9: The Brave

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 5, 2018,
Military Anthology to Support Semper K9: The Brave
 
We are accepting both poetry and creative non-fiction relevant to military life and military families. All royalties will go to benefit Semper K9 and the important work they do.
 
Works must be by current or former service members or their immediate family and be about some aspect of their service or its aftermath. Poetry submissions must be no longer than 40 lines. Creative Non-Fiction sub...

Continue reading ...
 

St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 4, 2018,
St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest
 
St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest opens for submissions every October, the deadline is in December, and prizes are awarded in January. Historically, entries have come from all across the nation and Canada. Stories are blind-judged by an expert in the fields of writing and literature.
 
Writers do not need to be members of the Guild in order to participate in this contest.
Must be origin...

Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: Blessed are the Children

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 3, 2018,
Purpose Magazine: Blessed are the Children 
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes. Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rates of pa...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Stop Believing Lies

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 2, 2018,
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Stop Believing Lies
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of around 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories about how a teen girl learned to stop believing one lie about herself, her family, her faith or her world. (Only short fiction is acc...

Continue reading ...
 

Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 1, 2018,
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 ...

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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