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.

If you experience any problems with the links or with submitting your material, please let me know. If you would like to receive free submission information via a daily email, drop me a line at sally@sallyclark.info and your name will be added to the e-list. Your name email address will never be shared or sold to anyone else. Promise!

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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 37,000 copies sold! 


2019 Writing Workshop of Austin, Texas

October 21, 2019
2019 Writing Workshop of AustinTexas

This is a special one-day “How to Get Published” writing workshop on Friday, November 15, 2019, at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capital. In other words, it’s one day full of classes and advice designed to give you the best instruction concerning how to get your writing & books published. We’ll discuss your publishing opportunities today, how to write queries & pitches, how to market yourself and your books, what makes an agent/editor stop reading your manuscript, and more. No matter what you’re writing — fiction or nonfiction — the day’s classes will help point you in the right direction. Writers of all genres are welcome.

The event is from 9-5, on Saturday, Nov. 15. It features literary agents seeking new clients as well as publishing professionals teaching classes. The website can tell you much more.

Prices - $169 — EARLY BIRD base price for registration to the 2019 WWOA and access to all workshops, all day, on Friday, November 15, 2019.

Add $29 — to secure a 10-minute one-on-one meeting with any of our literary agents in attendance. Use this special meeting as a chance to pitch your work and get professional feedback on your pitch. (Spaces limited.) If they wish, attendees are free to sign up for multiple 10-minute pitch sessions at $29/session — pitching multiple individuals, or securing 20 minutes to pitch one person rather than the usual 10.

 

TulipTree Genre Issue

October 20, 2019
TulipTree Genre Issue

TulipTree started with a literary journal, and we are so excited that it's coming back for another run. There will be three issues a year instead of four, each one featuring the winners of three new contests:

Fall/Winter: Genre issue - For this issue we are looking for great stories to curl up with next to a cozy fire or space heater. It is open to all fiction genres—mystery, crime, romance, science fiction, fantasy, noir,...


Continue reading...
 

Creation Illustrated Fall Photo/Poetry Contest

October 19, 2019
Creation Illustrated Fall Photo/Poetry Contest

We encourage creativity as part of developing the character of Christ our Creator in each of us. So GET CREATIVE – in Photography, Poetry, and Coloring!

Three contests – Nine Winners – Each Quarter! Three age categories in each of the three contests: youth 6-11, teen 12 -18, adult 19+. Please note you can enter all three contests but just one entry per contest per quarter.

Summer Contest...


Continue reading...
 

The Christian Journal: Jesus' Eternal Promise

October 18, 2019
The Christian Journal: Jesus’ Eternal Promise        
 
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 this time. Eac...

Continue reading...
 

Texas Writes in Austin, TX

October 17, 2019
Texas Writes in AustinTX      

11/9/2019 to 11/10/2019

$139 for members (sign in for member pricing) and $199 for nonmembers
Commit one special weekend to your writing with ten brilliant craft presentations and conversations with some of the most exciting writers in Texas.

For years, we have been sending award-winning and bestselling authors into small community libraries across the state to talk about the craft behind their fiction, memoir, and poet...


Continue reading...
 

Austin SCBWI Webinar Revising Your Rhymer Picture Book

October 16, 2019
Austin Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Webinar
Revising Your Rhymer Picture Book

Date: Nov. 5, 7pm

Strong, sellable rhymers need great rhymes, solid meter, lovable characters, and a memorable story. That’s a lot to juggle! REVISION is essential, but revising a rhymer can be daunting. During this webinar, acclaimed picture book author Tim McCanna (JACK B. NINJA) will discuss techniqu...


Continue reading...
 

Pikes Peak Fiction Writing Contest

October 15, 2019
Pikes Peak Writers Fiction Writing Contest    

The Zebulon has returned and has been pumped up for the 2020 edition. Hosted by Pikes Peak Writers, the Zebulon gives fiction writers at all levels the chance to get their work in front of professional agents and editors. The contest simulates the real process of submitting to an agent, serving as an excellent learning experience. Do you have what it takes to get published? The Zebulon will help you find out...


Continue reading...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: The Beauty of the Holiday

October 15, 2019
Guardian Angel Kids: The Beauty of the Holiday 

Guardian Angel Publishing believes we can change the world by investing in children one child at a time. Our hope is that the seeds of the influence from our books will live longer than we do. Our goal is to build a harvest of knowledge and vibrant faith in kids to help transform a time in the future that we may never see.

Guardian Angel Kids is an interactive ezine for kids. They publish fiction ...


Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contests Poet's Choice

October 14, 2019
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contests

ANNUAL POET'S CHOICE CONTEST

Deadline:  November 1
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice     
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $15
Poems entered must NOT have been published or won ANY prize.
Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet.

Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem.
Send two copies of each poem - one with name and address and one wi...

Continue reading...
 

Cricket Magazine: Yikes! & Animals, Animals

October 13, 2019
Cricket Magazine: Yikes! & Animals, Animals

CRICKET magazine seeks to publish the highest quality fiction, poetry, and literary nonfiction to engage our audience of enthusiastic young readers ages 9-14. Editors consider unsolicited submissions from writers of every level of experience. Since its founding in 1973, CRICKET has published some of the most respected writers of children’s literature. It is also a wonderf...


Continue reading...
 

2019 Writing Workshop of Austin, Texas

October 21, 2019
2019 Writing Workshop of AustinTexas

This is a special one-day “How to Get Published” writing workshop on Friday, November 15, 2019, at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capital. In other words, it’s one day full of classes and advice designed to give you the best instruction concerning how to get your writing & books published. We’ll discuss your publishing opportunities today, how to write queries & pitches, how to market yourself and your books, what makes an agent/editor stop reading your manuscript, and more. No matter what you’re writing — fiction or nonfiction — the day’s classes will help point you in the right direction. Writers of all genres are welcome.

The event is from 9-5, on Saturday, Nov. 15. It features literary agents seeking new clients as well as publishing professionals teaching classes. The website can tell you much more.

Prices - $169 — EARLY BIRD base price for registration to the 2019 WWOA and access to all workshops, all day, on Friday, November 15, 2019.

Add $29 — to secure a 10-minute one-on-one meeting with any of our literary agents in attendance. Use this special meeting as a chance to pitch your work and get professional feedback on your pitch. (Spaces limited.) If they wish, attendees are free to sign up for multiple 10-minute pitch sessions at $29/session — pitching multiple individuals, or securing 20 minutes to pitch one person rather than the usual 10.

 

TulipTree Genre Issue

October 20, 2019
TulipTree Genre Issue

TulipTree started with a literary journal, and we are so excited that it's coming back for another run. There will be three issues a year instead of four, each one featuring the winners of three new contests:

Fall/Winter: Genre issue - For this issue we are looking for great stories to curl up with next to a cozy fire or space heater. It is open to all fiction genres—mystery, crime, romance, science fiction, fantasy, noir,...


Continue reading...
 

Creation Illustrated Fall Photo/Poetry Contest

October 19, 2019
Creation Illustrated Fall Photo/Poetry Contest

We encourage creativity as part of developing the character of Christ our Creator in each of us. So GET CREATIVE – in Photography, Poetry, and Coloring!

Three contests – Nine Winners – Each Quarter! Three age categories in each of the three contests: youth 6-11, teen 12 -18, adult 19+. Please note you can enter all three contests but just one entry per contest per quarter.

Summer Contest...


Continue reading...
 

The Christian Journal: Jesus' Eternal Promise

October 18, 2019
The Christian Journal: Jesus’ Eternal Promise        
 
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 this time. Eac...

Continue reading...
 

Texas Writes in Austin, TX

October 17, 2019
Texas Writes in AustinTX      

11/9/2019 to 11/10/2019

$139 for members (sign in for member pricing) and $199 for nonmembers
Commit one special weekend to your writing with ten brilliant craft presentations and conversations with some of the most exciting writers in Texas.

For years, we have been sending award-winning and bestselling authors into small community libraries across the state to talk about the craft behind their fiction, memoir, and poet...


Continue reading...
 

Austin SCBWI Webinar Revising Your Rhymer Picture Book

October 16, 2019
Austin Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Webinar
Revising Your Rhymer Picture Book

Date: Nov. 5, 7pm

Strong, sellable rhymers need great rhymes, solid meter, lovable characters, and a memorable story. That’s a lot to juggle! REVISION is essential, but revising a rhymer can be daunting. During this webinar, acclaimed picture book author Tim McCanna (JACK B. NINJA) will discuss techniqu...


Continue reading...
 

Pikes Peak Fiction Writing Contest

October 15, 2019
Pikes Peak Writers Fiction Writing Contest    

The Zebulon has returned and has been pumped up for the 2020 edition. Hosted by Pikes Peak Writers, the Zebulon gives fiction writers at all levels the chance to get their work in front of professional agents and editors. The contest simulates the real process of submitting to an agent, serving as an excellent learning experience. Do you have what it takes to get published? The Zebulon will help you find out...


Continue reading...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: The Beauty of the Holiday

October 15, 2019
Guardian Angel Kids: The Beauty of the Holiday 

Guardian Angel Publishing believes we can change the world by investing in children one child at a time. Our hope is that the seeds of the influence from our books will live longer than we do. Our goal is to build a harvest of knowledge and vibrant faith in kids to help transform a time in the future that we may never see.

Guardian Angel Kids is an interactive ezine for kids. They publish fiction ...


Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contests Poet's Choice

October 14, 2019
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contests

ANNUAL POET'S CHOICE CONTEST

Deadline:  November 1
Subject and Form:  Poet's Choice     
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $15
Poems entered must NOT have been published or won ANY prize.
Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet.

Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem.
Send two copies of each poem - one with name and address and one wi...

Continue reading...
 

Cricket Magazine: Yikes! & Animals, Animals

October 13, 2019
Cricket Magazine: Yikes! & Animals, Animals

CRICKET magazine seeks to publish the highest quality fiction, poetry, and literary nonfiction to engage our audience of enthusiastic young readers ages 9-14. Editors consider unsolicited submissions from writers of every level of experience. Since its founding in 1973, CRICKET has published some of the most respected writers of children’s literature. It is also a wonderf...


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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