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: January, 2019

The Christian Journal: The Promise of God's Spirit's Power

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 17, 2019,
The Christian Journal: The Promise of God’s Spirit’s Power        
 
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...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 16, 2019,
Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest
 
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2019
Five categories for nonmembers to enter including: Charleston, any subject, childhood, love/marriage, and theater.
Prizes range from $50 - $200, one prize for each category.
Entry fee is $5 per poem. All winning poems are published.

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Apologetics

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 15, 2019,
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Apologetics
 
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 1,200 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories that demonstrate apologetics without lectures or a parent/teacher/friend telling a teen something. The contemporary story about a teen girl should d...

Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate: All Authority - Focusing on Jesus' Resurrection Power

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 14, 2019,
Bible Advocate: All Authority – Focusing on Jesus’ Resurrection Power
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 Ho...

Continue reading ...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2019

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 13, 2019,
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2019
 
Deadline: Postmarked February 12, 2019
 
Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.
 
Categories:
* Rhymed verse or blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter), any subject, serious or humorous
* Free verse, any subject, serious or humorous
* Humorous ver...

Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: Transformation

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 12, 2019,
Purpose Magazine: Transformation      
 
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 payment...

Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: Overcoming Excuses

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 11, 2019,
Purpose Magazine: Overcoming Excuses
 
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 payment f...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: School Days

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 10, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: School Days
 
Topic: What is one thing you did to help motivate your kids to do their schoolwork and be attentive and good citizens at school. "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've read it. The point is the tip.
 
Word count: 50 to 250 words...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Summer Vacation Solutions

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 9, 2019,
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Summer Vacation Solutions
 
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 1,200 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories that show how a teen girl found a summer vacation solution. (Only short fiction is accepted through the email address below.)
 
Word cou...

Continue reading ...
 

MUSE: The Birds

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 8, 2019,
MUSE: The Birds
 
MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens in grades 4-8. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each edition of MUSE focuses on a central theme and open-ended organizing questions about the theme. We value articles that feature innovators, scientists, and eng...

Continue reading ...
 

The First Line

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 7, 2019,
The First Line
 
To celebrate twenty years of publication, we're going to revisit the past. There are no new first lines for 2019. Each issue will be comprised of original works based on past first lines.
 
Were you inspired by the fall 2008 first line (Roy owned the only drive-thru funeral business in Maine.) but didn't see the sentence until 2015? Or maybe you started writing a story for the spring 2005 issue (Life would be so much easier if I were a ca...

Continue reading ...
 

Tennessee Mountain Writers Contest for Adult Writers

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 6, 2019,
Tennessee Mountain Writers Contest for Adult Writers
 
Fiction - 3,000 words maximum. Short story or novel portion (any selected section, for
adults or youths). Please indicate "short story" or "novel excerpt" on the manuscript.
Children’s Literature - 1,500 words maximum (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, etc.) written FOR
children.  NOTE: Novel portions written for adolescents/young people should be
entered in Fiction category.
Inspirational - 2,000 words maximum (fi...

Continue reading ...
 

Abba's Heart: the Love of the Father

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 5, 2019,
Cross River Media – Abba’s Heart: the Love of the Father 
 
Many of us struggle with grasping God’s unconditional love. This thirty-day devotional offers the freedom that comes with accepting God’s infinite love, igniting a woman’s relationship with Christ and opening the door to a deeper more fulfilling relationship with Him.
 
We are looking for first-person, true stories of how God has demonstrated His love for you. In other words, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Money Pantry

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 4, 2019,
Money Pantry
 
We’re looking for anyone with unusual and interesting, yet practical, ideas for earning and saving more money. You’ll be paid anywhere from $30 to $150 via PayPal. Aim for no less than 700 words. Generally, we like longer articles in 1,000 to 2,000 words range.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer's Digest 101 Best W...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Childhood

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 3, 2019,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Childhood               
 
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...

Continue reading ...
 

Utah State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 2, 2019,
Utah State Poetry Society
 
Postmark deadline: Feb. 1, 2019
Entry fee: $5 plus $3 per poem for poem no longer than 40 lines
 
Prizes range from $10 to $100. 21 categories for nonmembers to enter on a wide variety of themes and forms.
 

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Easter

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 1, 2019,
The War Cry: Easter
 
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 general ...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: January, 2019

The Christian Journal: The Promise of God's Spirit's Power

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 17, 2019,
The Christian Journal: The Promise of God’s Spirit’s Power        
 
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...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 16, 2019,
Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest
 
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2019
Five categories for nonmembers to enter including: Charleston, any subject, childhood, love/marriage, and theater.
Prizes range from $50 - $200, one prize for each category.
Entry fee is $5 per poem. All winning poems are published.

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Apologetics

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 15, 2019,
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Apologetics
 
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 1,200 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories that demonstrate apologetics without lectures or a parent/teacher/friend telling a teen something. The contemporary story about a teen girl should d...

Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate: All Authority - Focusing on Jesus' Resurrection Power

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 14, 2019,
Bible Advocate: All Authority – Focusing on Jesus’ Resurrection Power
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 Ho...

Continue reading ...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2019

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 13, 2019,
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2019
 
Deadline: Postmarked February 12, 2019
 
Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.
 
Categories:
* Rhymed verse or blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter), any subject, serious or humorous
* Free verse, any subject, serious or humorous
* Humorous ver...

Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: Transformation

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 12, 2019,
Purpose Magazine: Transformation      
 
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 payment...

Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: Overcoming Excuses

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 11, 2019,
Purpose Magazine: Overcoming Excuses
 
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 payment f...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: School Days

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 10, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: School Days
 
Topic: What is one thing you did to help motivate your kids to do their schoolwork and be attentive and good citizens at school. "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've read it. The point is the tip.
 
Word count: 50 to 250 words...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Summer Vacation Solutions

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 9, 2019,
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Summer Vacation Solutions
 
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 1,200 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories that show how a teen girl found a summer vacation solution. (Only short fiction is accepted through the email address below.)
 
Word cou...

Continue reading ...
 

MUSE: The Birds

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 8, 2019,
MUSE: The Birds
 
MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens in grades 4-8. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each edition of MUSE focuses on a central theme and open-ended organizing questions about the theme. We value articles that feature innovators, scientists, and eng...

Continue reading ...
 

The First Line

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, January 7, 2019,
The First Line
 
To celebrate twenty years of publication, we're going to revisit the past. There are no new first lines for 2019. Each issue will be comprised of original works based on past first lines.
 
Were you inspired by the fall 2008 first line (Roy owned the only drive-thru funeral business in Maine.) but didn't see the sentence until 2015? Or maybe you started writing a story for the spring 2005 issue (Life would be so much easier if I were a ca...

Continue reading ...
 

Tennessee Mountain Writers Contest for Adult Writers

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, January 6, 2019,
Tennessee Mountain Writers Contest for Adult Writers
 
Fiction - 3,000 words maximum. Short story or novel portion (any selected section, for
adults or youths). Please indicate "short story" or "novel excerpt" on the manuscript.
Children’s Literature - 1,500 words maximum (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, etc.) written FOR
children.  NOTE: Novel portions written for adolescents/young people should be
entered in Fiction category.
Inspirational - 2,000 words maximum (fi...

Continue reading ...
 

Abba's Heart: the Love of the Father

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, January 5, 2019,
Cross River Media – Abba’s Heart: the Love of the Father 
 
Many of us struggle with grasping God’s unconditional love. This thirty-day devotional offers the freedom that comes with accepting God’s infinite love, igniting a woman’s relationship with Christ and opening the door to a deeper more fulfilling relationship with Him.
 
We are looking for first-person, true stories of how God has demonstrated His love for you. In other words, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Money Pantry

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, January 4, 2019,
Money Pantry
 
We’re looking for anyone with unusual and interesting, yet practical, ideas for earning and saving more money. You’ll be paid anywhere from $30 to $150 via PayPal. Aim for no less than 700 words. Generally, we like longer articles in 1,000 to 2,000 words range.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer's Digest 101 Best W...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Childhood

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, January 3, 2019,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Childhood               
 
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...

Continue reading ...
 

Utah State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 2, 2019,
Utah State Poetry Society
 
Postmark deadline: Feb. 1, 2019
Entry fee: $5 plus $3 per poem for poem no longer than 40 lines
 
Prizes range from $10 to $100. 21 categories for nonmembers to enter on a wide variety of themes and forms.
 

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Easter

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, January 1, 2019,
The War Cry: Easter
 
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 general ...

Continue reading ...
 
 

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