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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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 40,000 copies sold! 


Leapfrog 2020 Fiction Contest

April 3, 2020
Leapfrog 2020 Fiction Contest

Adult, young adult (YA) and middle grade (MG) novels, novellas, and short story collections are accepted. Minimum word count: 22,000. Individual stories in a collection may have been published in journals. Books that have been self-published will be considered "unpublished" if fewer than about 200 copies were printed. 

We look for literary fiction and mainstream fiction, including science fiction. Generally we are less interested in strict genre fiction, but if a manuscript is good and grabs our attention, we don't care what the genre is.

Awards: First prize: Publication contract with advance, plus finalist awards: $150 and manuscript critique. Entry fee: $33.

Deadline: May 1, 2020


 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Holidays

April 2, 2020
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Holidays   

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WOW! Women on Writing 2020 Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

April 1, 2020
WOW! Women On Writing 2020 Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Seeking creative nonfiction essays on any topic (200 - 1000 words) and in any style -- from personal essay and memoir to lyric essay and hybrid, and more! The mission of this contest is to reward bravery in real-life storytelling and create an understanding of our world through thoughtful, engaging narratives.

Electronic submissions via email only; reprints are okay; simultaneous subm...


Continue reading...
 

Accent's Publishing: Breakup and Heartbreak

March 31, 2020
Accents Publishing: Breakup and Heartbreak

We’re still reading submissions for Issue #4. The theme of Issue #4 is “breakup and heartbreak”. Send 3 – 5 poems to accents.publishing@gmail.com  by April 30th. We look forward to reading your work.



Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas is in the Air

March 30, 2020
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas is in the Air

Deadline April 30, 2020. **This title was changed from Stories about Christmas, to Christmas Is in the Air. If you previously submitted your story or poem for Stories about Christmas, we have it in our system and it will be considered for the revised title. No need to resubmit.**

Everyone loves holiday stories and our contributors write great ones. They are so good that we create a new edition for the holiday season ev...


Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: April

March 29, 2020
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: April
            
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they...

Continue reading...
 

Heart of Flesh Literary Journal: Summer

March 28, 2020
Heart of Flesh Literary Journal: Summer

Heart of Flesh is a biannual, online literary journal that seeks quality writing and art with a Christian element. We are not a typical “Christian fiction” journal. We believe God’s truth as written in the Bible can be found in both the secular and the non-secular, in nearly every work of literature and every part of the human condition.

We like hopeful. We also like bleak. We like desperation and gri...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Writers Contest: April Prose & Poetry Contest

March 27, 2020
Saturday Writers Contest: April Prose & Poetry Contest

Theme: 1940s & 1950s: World War II, nuclear weapons, Pearl Harbor, Colossus computer (first programable computer), things invented: Slinky, Tubberware, Frisbee, Jeep. & Korean war, ElvisVietnam war, Golden Age of TV, Marilyn Monroe, Mickey Mantle, ETC.
Prose: 2020-word limit
Poetry: 50-line limit
Entry fee: $7
Cash prizes are awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners
Begins: 3/28/20
Prose Deadli...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are Your Kids Grateful For?

March 26, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are Your Kids Grateful For?

Topic: What are your kids grateful for? And what was one way you taught them about how to be thankful for it? We are not looking for lectures or talks or object lessons. Instead, we want activities that have helped your children learn to be grateful. This call for submissions should be hands-on and practical. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an auth...


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are You Doing With Your Kids Indoors?

March 25, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are You Doing With Your Kids Indoors?

Topic: How are you keeping your kids busy indoors so they don’t go stir crazy? We are not looking for lectures or talks or object lessons. Instead, we want activities that have helped you and your children from annoying each other during a period of close confinement. This call for submissions should be hands-on and practical. This is not the place for you t...


Continue reading...
 

Leapfrog 2020 Fiction Contest

April 3, 2020
Leapfrog 2020 Fiction Contest

Adult, young adult (YA) and middle grade (MG) novels, novellas, and short story collections are accepted. Minimum word count: 22,000. Individual stories in a collection may have been published in journals. Books that have been self-published will be considered "unpublished" if fewer than about 200 copies were printed. 

We look for literary fiction and mainstream fiction, including science fiction. Generally we are less interested in strict genre fiction, but if a manuscript is good and grabs our attention, we don't care what the genre is.

Awards: First prize: Publication contract with advance, plus finalist awards: $150 and manuscript critique. Entry fee: $33.

Deadline: May 1, 2020


 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Holidays

April 2, 2020
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Holidays   

Continue reading...
 

WOW! Women on Writing 2020 Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

April 1, 2020
WOW! Women On Writing 2020 Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Seeking creative nonfiction essays on any topic (200 - 1000 words) and in any style -- from personal essay and memoir to lyric essay and hybrid, and more! The mission of this contest is to reward bravery in real-life storytelling and create an understanding of our world through thoughtful, engaging narratives.

Electronic submissions via email only; reprints are okay; simultaneous subm...


Continue reading...
 

Accent's Publishing: Breakup and Heartbreak

March 31, 2020
Accents Publishing: Breakup and Heartbreak

We’re still reading submissions for Issue #4. The theme of Issue #4 is “breakup and heartbreak”. Send 3 – 5 poems to accents.publishing@gmail.com  by April 30th. We look forward to reading your work.



Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas is in the Air

March 30, 2020
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas is in the Air

Deadline April 30, 2020. **This title was changed from Stories about Christmas, to Christmas Is in the Air. If you previously submitted your story or poem for Stories about Christmas, we have it in our system and it will be considered for the revised title. No need to resubmit.**

Everyone loves holiday stories and our contributors write great ones. They are so good that we create a new edition for the holiday season ev...


Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: April

March 29, 2020
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: April
            
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they...

Continue reading...
 

Heart of Flesh Literary Journal: Summer

March 28, 2020
Heart of Flesh Literary Journal: Summer

Heart of Flesh is a biannual, online literary journal that seeks quality writing and art with a Christian element. We are not a typical “Christian fiction” journal. We believe God’s truth as written in the Bible can be found in both the secular and the non-secular, in nearly every work of literature and every part of the human condition.

We like hopeful. We also like bleak. We like desperation and gri...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Writers Contest: April Prose & Poetry Contest

March 27, 2020
Saturday Writers Contest: April Prose & Poetry Contest

Theme: 1940s & 1950s: World War II, nuclear weapons, Pearl Harbor, Colossus computer (first programable computer), things invented: Slinky, Tubberware, Frisbee, Jeep. & Korean war, ElvisVietnam war, Golden Age of TV, Marilyn Monroe, Mickey Mantle, ETC.
Prose: 2020-word limit
Poetry: 50-line limit
Entry fee: $7
Cash prizes are awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners
Begins: 3/28/20
Prose Deadli...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are Your Kids Grateful For?

March 26, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are Your Kids Grateful For?

Topic: What are your kids grateful for? And what was one way you taught them about how to be thankful for it? We are not looking for lectures or talks or object lessons. Instead, we want activities that have helped your children learn to be grateful. This call for submissions should be hands-on and practical. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an auth...


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are You Doing With Your Kids Indoors?

March 25, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are You Doing With Your Kids Indoors?

Topic: How are you keeping your kids busy indoors so they don’t go stir crazy? We are not looking for lectures or talks or object lessons. Instead, we want activities that have helped you and your children from annoying each other during a period of close confinement. This call for submissions should be hands-on and practical. This is not the place for you t...


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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