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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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 44,000 copies sold! 


Focus on the Family: Conversation Starters

March 27, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Conversation Starters

Topic: What are your top two conversation-starter questions, and what did they help you learn about your kids? Please do not include high-low or best-worse kinds of questions, since we already have them. Also, make sure they are general enough that other parents can use them with their kids. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50-300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: April 19, 2021
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children who are in the home
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Caring for Others at Easter

March 26, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Caring for Others at Easter

Topic: What is one way that you and your children have intentionally shown Christ’s love to classmates, friends and relatives during the days before Easter? Or what is one unique way that you’ve helped your children invite someone to an Easter service, independent of your church’s invitations?  (This should be a parenting tip and not something your kids did on their own...

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Writecorner Press E.M. Koeppel Short Fiction Award

March 25, 2021
Writecorner Press E.M. Koeppel Short Fiction Award

For unpublished fiction, any style, any theme.
First Place Award: $1,100
Editor's Choices: $100 each
Ten stories will be named Stories of Distinction
Maximum length: 3000 words

Submission deadline: April 30, 2021.
 Entry fee: $15 for the first story and $10 for each additional story.

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Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest

March 24, 2021
Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest

The Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest is a unique competition open to writers for children, both published and unpublished. The purpose of this contest is to encourage, discover and honor talented writers of texts for picture books from all over the world; to foster literary excellence in books for young children; and to promote international cooperation and understanding through picture b...


Continue reading...
 

Saturday Writers Quadrilateral Family Poetry Contest

March 23, 2021
Saturday Writers Quadrilateral Family Poetry Contest

Everyone is invited to enter our writing contests, listed below. Some contests are members only. Entry fees are $5 per entry for members and $7 per entry for nonmembers, no entry limit. (Please submit your entry online. Paper entries will have an additional fee.) Winners earn a place in our anthology and 1st, 2nd and 3rd win cash prizes. Anthologies are usually published in December.

2021...


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WOW! Women on Writing 2021 Quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

March 22, 2021
WOW! Women On Writing 2021 Quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

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Saturday Writers Curved Shapes Prose Contest

March 20, 2021
Saturday Writers Curved Shapes Poetry Contest

Everyone is invited to enter our writing contests, listed below. Some contests are members only. Entry fees are $5 per entry for members and $7 per entry for nonmembers, no entry limit. (Please submit your entry online. Paper entries will have an additional fee.) Winners earn a place in our anthology and 1st, 2nd and 3rd win cash prizes. Anthologies are usually published in December.

2021 Contes...


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Warren Publishing

March 18, 2021
Warren Publishing

Currently, we are seeking the following manuscripts for our 2021/2022 publishing list: Specialty subject matter such as photography, travel, cookbooks, health and fitness, inspirational and motivational, and legacy books; Trade fiction, suspense, romance*, and historical fiction; Memoir; Nonfiction; Poetry; Self-help; Children's books: ages 2+ through Young Adult. Don't see your genre listed? Send us an e-mail with your idea an...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Writers Triangle Poetry & Prose Contest

March 17, 2021
Saturday Writers Triangle Poetry & Prose Contest

Everyone is invited to enter our writing contests, listed below. Some contests are members only. Entry fees are $5 per entry for members and $7 per entry for nonmembers, no entry limit. (Please submit your entry online. Paper entries will have an additional fee.) Winners earn a place in our anthology and 1st, 2nd and 3rd win cash prizes. Anthologies are usually published in December.

2021 Con...


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Poetry Society of Colorado: April Contest

March 16, 2021
Poetry Society of Colorado: April Contest

Submission Deadline: April 17, 2021
Sponsors: Cheryl Wilkie & Curtis Pierce
Theme: Open
Form: Open
Line Limit: 50
Entry fee: $5 per poem

Prize Structure: 1st $50;  2nd $30;  3rd $20


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Conversation Starters

March 27, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Conversation Starters

Topic: What are your top two conversation-starter questions, and what did they help you learn about your kids? Please do not include high-low or best-worse kinds of questions, since we already have them. Also, make sure they are general enough that other parents can use them with their kids. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50-300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: April 19, 2021
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children who are in the home
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Caring for Others at Easter

March 26, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Caring for Others at Easter

Topic: What is one way that you and your children have intentionally shown Christ’s love to classmates, friends and relatives during the days before Easter? Or what is one unique way that you’ve helped your children invite someone to an Easter service, independent of your church’s invitations?  (This should be a parenting tip and not something your kids did on their own...

Continue reading...
 

Writecorner Press E.M. Koeppel Short Fiction Award

March 25, 2021
Writecorner Press E.M. Koeppel Short Fiction Award

For unpublished fiction, any style, any theme.
First Place Award: $1,100
Editor's Choices: $100 each
Ten stories will be named Stories of Distinction
Maximum length: 3000 words

Submission deadline: April 30, 2021.
 Entry fee: $15 for the first story and $10 for each additional story.

Continue reading...
 

Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest

March 24, 2021
Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest

The Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest is a unique competition open to writers for children, both published and unpublished. The purpose of this contest is to encourage, discover and honor talented writers of texts for picture books from all over the world; to foster literary excellence in books for young children; and to promote international cooperation and understanding through picture b...


Continue reading...
 

Saturday Writers Quadrilateral Family Poetry Contest

March 23, 2021
Saturday Writers Quadrilateral Family Poetry Contest

Everyone is invited to enter our writing contests, listed below. Some contests are members only. Entry fees are $5 per entry for members and $7 per entry for nonmembers, no entry limit. (Please submit your entry online. Paper entries will have an additional fee.) Winners earn a place in our anthology and 1st, 2nd and 3rd win cash prizes. Anthologies are usually published in December.

2021...


Continue reading...
 

WOW! Women on Writing 2021 Quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

March 22, 2021
WOW! Women On Writing 2021 Quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Writers Curved Shapes Prose Contest

March 20, 2021
Saturday Writers Curved Shapes Poetry Contest

Everyone is invited to enter our writing contests, listed below. Some contests are members only. Entry fees are $5 per entry for members and $7 per entry for nonmembers, no entry limit. (Please submit your entry online. Paper entries will have an additional fee.) Winners earn a place in our anthology and 1st, 2nd and 3rd win cash prizes. Anthologies are usually published in December.

2021 Contes...


Continue reading...
 

Warren Publishing

March 18, 2021
Warren Publishing

Currently, we are seeking the following manuscripts for our 2021/2022 publishing list: Specialty subject matter such as photography, travel, cookbooks, health and fitness, inspirational and motivational, and legacy books; Trade fiction, suspense, romance*, and historical fiction; Memoir; Nonfiction; Poetry; Self-help; Children's books: ages 2+ through Young Adult. Don't see your genre listed? Send us an e-mail with your idea an...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Writers Triangle Poetry & Prose Contest

March 17, 2021
Saturday Writers Triangle Poetry & Prose Contest

Everyone is invited to enter our writing contests, listed below. Some contests are members only. Entry fees are $5 per entry for members and $7 per entry for nonmembers, no entry limit. (Please submit your entry online. Paper entries will have an additional fee.) Winners earn a place in our anthology and 1st, 2nd and 3rd win cash prizes. Anthologies are usually published in December.

2021 Con...


Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: April Contest

March 16, 2021
Poetry Society of Colorado: April Contest

Submission Deadline: April 17, 2021
Sponsors: Cheryl Wilkie & Curtis Pierce
Theme: Open
Form: Open
Line Limit: 50
Entry fee: $5 per poem

Prize Structure: 1st $50;  2nd $30;  3rd $20


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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