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. I am not an editor, publisher, or an agent. I am a writer who enjoys sharing submission information I find on the web with other writers. 

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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Browsing Archive: November, 2019

Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 19, 2019,
Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal

Submission deadline for issue 2: December 15, 2019

Topics / Themes: We accept any topic/theme providing that it is positive and uplifting in nature, with the exception of erotica and politics. We are a family-friendly magazine, so NO dirty words. We reserve the right to ask you to edit your submission if need be.

Previously published works are accepted, as long as you own full rights to them.

Length: Up to 1,500 words. 

What...


Continue reading ...
 

The Western Online

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 18, 2019,
The Western Online

This magazine is dedicated to everything Western. The type of story (up to 5,000 words) most likely to be published here is the traditional post-Civil War Western, but they will consider any story that is connected with the early settling of America that takes place during the 1700s and early 1800s, from swashbuckling pirates to mountain men and the early pioneers. All stories must be set in the 17th, 18th, or 19th c...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Arthur (Skip) Potter Memorial Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 17, 2019,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contests

ARTHUR (SKIP) POTTER MEMORIAL CONTEST

Deadline:  December 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Entry fee: $3

Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.



Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Families Who Minister Together

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 16, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Families Who Minister Together

Topic: Focus on the Family magazine is accepting short articles about families who minister together in the United States. (This is not about missionaries living in foreign countries, but short-term overseas mission trips are OK to highlight.) You can write about your family or a family you know. Each story MUST include (1) how the family ministry activities helped the fa...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Oklahoma Annual Spring Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 15, 2019,
Poetry Society of Oklahoma Annual Spring Contests   

Deadline: December 15, 2019

Entry fee: $3 per contest entry for nonmembers. Prizes range from $5 to $45. Twelve categories to enter.


Continue reading ...
 

Tangled Tree Publishing: A Dark Spring

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 14, 2019,
Tangled Tree Publishing: A Dark Spring

Tangled Tree Publishing is inviting submissions for our first anthology: A Dark Spring. We are seeking gripping novellas from new and established authors keen to grow their exposure and reader base. Set for publication spring 2020.

Genre: thriller / suspense / mystery – contemporary. (Adult)

Themes: Tangled. The only limit is your imagination, but it must contain “tangled” and the “seaso...


Continue reading ...
 

The Poeming Pigeon: Pop Culture

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 13, 2019,
The Poeming Pigeon: Pop Culture

Popular Culture is the accumulation of cultural products such as music, art, literature, fashion, dance, film, cyber-culture, television and radio that are consumed by the majority of a society’s population. One of the main characteristics of pop culture is its accessibility to the masses and that it exists or predominates in a society at a certain point in time.

We want this to be a FUN issue! You can write about a...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: You Go, Girl

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 12, 2019,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: You Go, Girl

Today’s woman is independent, self-confident and feisty but at the same time, nurturing, loving and caring. Today’s woman can be everything she wants to be.

Being a confident and strong woman does not mean being bossy or not needing others. It means being able to take care of yourself without having to look to others. It means having the confidence to make decisions without having to ch...

Continue reading ...
 

Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review - Change

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 11, 2019,
Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review: Change

Literary journal based in AustinTexas, publishes poetry along with photographs, book reviews, and essays. The current issue theme is Change.

Submission deadline for Spring/Summer 2020 issue is December 15, 2019.

Please submit a maximum of four outwardly directed poems that exhibit social, political, geographical, historical or spiritual awareness. We are open to traditional and experimental forms. Payment is one cop...


Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate: New Creation

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 10, 2019,
Bible Advocate: New Creation

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...

Continue reading ...
 

FACES Magazine: Brazil

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 9, 2019,
FACES Magazine: Brazil

Lively, original approaches to the subject are the primary concerns of the editors in choosing material. FACES: World Culture & Geography is written for ages 9-14. FACES Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available for viewing at the Cricket Media Store, where you can also purchase a current issue.) Issues are also available at many local libraries. All material ...


Continue reading ...
 

Pitmad

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 8, 2019,
Pitmad    

#PitMad is a pitch party on Twitter where writers tweet a 280-character pitch for their completed, polished, unpublished manuscripts. Agents and editors make requests by liking/favoriting the tweeted pitch.

Every unagented writer is welcome to pitch. All genres/categories are welcomed.

December 5, 2019 (8AM – 8PM EDT)


Continue reading ...
 

VIA Poetry on the Move Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 7, 2019,
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 2, 2019.

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 winning ...


Continue reading ...
 

Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 6, 2019,
Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum

Deadline: December 2, 2019

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 Prize...

Continue reading ...
 

MUSE Magazine: Quest for Perfection

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 5, 2019,
MUSE Magazine: Quest for Perfection  

MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. 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. Timeliness and trustworthiness is essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE.

Each edition of MUSE focuses on a centr...


Continue reading ...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: Quest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 4, 2019,
Parabola Literary Journal: Quest

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 2020 issue is Quest. The submission deadline is December 1, 2019.

Parabola welcomes original e...


Continue reading ...
 

Narrative

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 3, 2019,
Narrative

Narrative is strongly committed to supporting our authors' work. Our current rates for work are as follows:

$150 for a Story of the Week, with $400 each for the annual Top Five Stories of the Week.
$150 to $350 for 500 to 2,000-word manuscripts.
$350 to $1,000 for 2,000- to 15,000-word manuscripts.
Rates for book-length works vary, depending on the length and nature of the work.
$50 minimum for each accepted poem and audio piece. ($25 ...

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: God's Love at Work in the World Today

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 2, 2019,
The War Cry: God’s Love at Work in the World Today             

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 ...


Continue reading ...
 

Better Than Starbucks Sonnet Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 2, 2019,
Better Than Starbucks Sonnet Contest

Winning poet receives $100. Second place receives $50. Third place receives $25. 

Submissions open October 1st and close December 1st, 2019.
Winner to be announced and published on January 1st, 2020.
We will also publish at least 7 honorable mention sonnets.
No entry fee and no simultaneous submissions please.
Prize payment via Paypal only.

Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: Personal Growth

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 1, 2019,
Purpose Magazine: Personal Growth  
 
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 fo...

Continue reading ...
 

The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 1, 2019,
The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction

Writers of comedic essays, articles, short stories, poetry, shopping lists and other forms are invited to submit.

Works up to 750 words in length should be typed, double-spaced, accompanied by a money order or check for $5 to cover administrative costs, payable to "The Mona Schreiber Prize." No limit to entries but each must have a separate fee. Put contact information directly above the title and tex...


Continue reading ...
 

The Madison Review: Poetry & Fiction Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 1, 2019,
The Madison Review: Poetry & Fiction Contests

The Madison Review annually hosts the Phyllis Smart-Young Prize in Poetry and the Chris O'Malley Prize in Fiction. The finest unpublished short story (30 page max), and the finest group of three unpublished poems will be awarded $1,000 with publication in the issue of The Madison Review. 

The Madison Review accepts contest submissions from October 1st through December 1st. Writers may submit one entry per ...


Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: November, 2019

Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 19, 2019,
Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal

Submission deadline for issue 2: December 15, 2019

Topics / Themes: We accept any topic/theme providing that it is positive and uplifting in nature, with the exception of erotica and politics. We are a family-friendly magazine, so NO dirty words. We reserve the right to ask you to edit your submission if need be.

Previously published works are accepted, as long as you own full rights to them.

Length: Up to 1,500 words. 

What...


Continue reading ...
 

The Western Online

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 18, 2019,
The Western Online

This magazine is dedicated to everything Western. The type of story (up to 5,000 words) most likely to be published here is the traditional post-Civil War Western, but they will consider any story that is connected with the early settling of America that takes place during the 1700s and early 1800s, from swashbuckling pirates to mountain men and the early pioneers. All stories must be set in the 17th, 18th, or 19th c...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Arthur (Skip) Potter Memorial Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 17, 2019,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contests

ARTHUR (SKIP) POTTER MEMORIAL CONTEST

Deadline:  December 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Entry fee: $3

Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.



Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Families Who Minister Together

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 16, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Families Who Minister Together

Topic: Focus on the Family magazine is accepting short articles about families who minister together in the United States. (This is not about missionaries living in foreign countries, but short-term overseas mission trips are OK to highlight.) You can write about your family or a family you know. Each story MUST include (1) how the family ministry activities helped the fa...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Oklahoma Annual Spring Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 15, 2019,
Poetry Society of Oklahoma Annual Spring Contests   

Deadline: December 15, 2019

Entry fee: $3 per contest entry for nonmembers. Prizes range from $5 to $45. Twelve categories to enter.


Continue reading ...
 

Tangled Tree Publishing: A Dark Spring

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 14, 2019,
Tangled Tree Publishing: A Dark Spring

Tangled Tree Publishing is inviting submissions for our first anthology: A Dark Spring. We are seeking gripping novellas from new and established authors keen to grow their exposure and reader base. Set for publication spring 2020.

Genre: thriller / suspense / mystery – contemporary. (Adult)

Themes: Tangled. The only limit is your imagination, but it must contain “tangled” and the “seaso...


Continue reading ...
 

The Poeming Pigeon: Pop Culture

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 13, 2019,
The Poeming Pigeon: Pop Culture

Popular Culture is the accumulation of cultural products such as music, art, literature, fashion, dance, film, cyber-culture, television and radio that are consumed by the majority of a society’s population. One of the main characteristics of pop culture is its accessibility to the masses and that it exists or predominates in a society at a certain point in time.

We want this to be a FUN issue! You can write about a...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: You Go, Girl

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 12, 2019,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: You Go, Girl

Today’s woman is independent, self-confident and feisty but at the same time, nurturing, loving and caring. Today’s woman can be everything she wants to be.

Being a confident and strong woman does not mean being bossy or not needing others. It means being able to take care of yourself without having to look to others. It means having the confidence to make decisions without having to ch...

Continue reading ...
 

Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review - Change

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 11, 2019,
Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review: Change

Literary journal based in AustinTexas, publishes poetry along with photographs, book reviews, and essays. The current issue theme is Change.

Submission deadline for Spring/Summer 2020 issue is December 15, 2019.

Please submit a maximum of four outwardly directed poems that exhibit social, political, geographical, historical or spiritual awareness. We are open to traditional and experimental forms. Payment is one cop...


Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate: New Creation

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 10, 2019,
Bible Advocate: New Creation

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...

Continue reading ...
 

FACES Magazine: Brazil

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 9, 2019,
FACES Magazine: Brazil

Lively, original approaches to the subject are the primary concerns of the editors in choosing material. FACES: World Culture & Geography is written for ages 9-14. FACES Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available for viewing at the Cricket Media Store, where you can also purchase a current issue.) Issues are also available at many local libraries. All material ...


Continue reading ...
 

Pitmad

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 8, 2019,
Pitmad    

#PitMad is a pitch party on Twitter where writers tweet a 280-character pitch for their completed, polished, unpublished manuscripts. Agents and editors make requests by liking/favoriting the tweeted pitch.

Every unagented writer is welcome to pitch. All genres/categories are welcomed.

December 5, 2019 (8AM – 8PM EDT)


Continue reading ...
 

VIA Poetry on the Move Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 7, 2019,
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 2, 2019.

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 winning ...


Continue reading ...
 

Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 6, 2019,
Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum

Deadline: December 2, 2019

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 Prize...

Continue reading ...
 

MUSE Magazine: Quest for Perfection

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 5, 2019,
MUSE Magazine: Quest for Perfection  

MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. 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. Timeliness and trustworthiness is essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE.

Each edition of MUSE focuses on a centr...


Continue reading ...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: Quest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 4, 2019,
Parabola Literary Journal: Quest

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 2020 issue is Quest. The submission deadline is December 1, 2019.

Parabola welcomes original e...


Continue reading ...
 

Narrative

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 3, 2019,
Narrative

Narrative is strongly committed to supporting our authors' work. Our current rates for work are as follows:

$150 for a Story of the Week, with $400 each for the annual Top Five Stories of the Week.
$150 to $350 for 500 to 2,000-word manuscripts.
$350 to $1,000 for 2,000- to 15,000-word manuscripts.
Rates for book-length works vary, depending on the length and nature of the work.
$50 minimum for each accepted poem and audio piece. ($25 ...

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: God's Love at Work in the World Today

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 2, 2019,
The War Cry: God’s Love at Work in the World Today             

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 ...


Continue reading ...
 

Better Than Starbucks Sonnet Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 2, 2019,
Better Than Starbucks Sonnet Contest

Winning poet receives $100. Second place receives $50. Third place receives $25. 

Submissions open October 1st and close December 1st, 2019.
Winner to be announced and published on January 1st, 2020.
We will also publish at least 7 honorable mention sonnets.
No entry fee and no simultaneous submissions please.
Prize payment via Paypal only.

Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: Personal Growth

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 1, 2019,
Purpose Magazine: Personal Growth  
 
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 fo...

Continue reading ...
 

The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 1, 2019,
The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction

Writers of comedic essays, articles, short stories, poetry, shopping lists and other forms are invited to submit.

Works up to 750 words in length should be typed, double-spaced, accompanied by a money order or check for $5 to cover administrative costs, payable to "The Mona Schreiber Prize." No limit to entries but each must have a separate fee. Put contact information directly above the title and tex...


Continue reading ...
 

The Madison Review: Poetry & Fiction Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 1, 2019,
The Madison Review: Poetry & Fiction Contests

The Madison Review annually hosts the Phyllis Smart-Young Prize in Poetry and the Chris O'Malley Prize in Fiction. The finest unpublished short story (30 page max), and the finest group of three unpublished poems will be awarded $1,000 with publication in the issue of The Madison Review. 

The Madison Review accepts contest submissions from October 1st through December 1st. Writers may submit one entry per ...


Continue reading ...
 
 

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