This site features current writing opportunities for authors of all genres, with a preference for Christian publications. The submission opportunites featured on this blogsite 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






You can read Sally's poetry and hear her reading her poems on http://www.ifollowfredericksburg.com with a new poem posted every week.

Spider Magazine: Inventions

April 14, 2018
Spider Magazine: Inventions
 
SPIDER, a literary magazine for children, features fresh and engaging literature, poems, articles, and activities for newly independent readers. Editors seek energetic, beautifully crafted submissions with strong “kid appeal” (an elusive yet recognizable quality, often tied to high-interest elements such as humor, adventure, and suspense).
 
Spider (for ages 6-9) is looking for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, activities, crafts, and recipes for the theme Inventions. Send us stories about objects or gadgets that intrigued you as a kid or that intrigue kids you know. Write about the origin of a toy, secret code or language, special technique or process, game or puzzle, school supply, musical instrument, or out-of-date technology. We’re interested in the gross and weird, silly and useless, and even fictional inventions. Especially welcome: works about inventions by kid inventors, women, and people of color. Please provide a source list if your submission is nonfiction.
 
Deadline: May 15, 2018
 
Stories and articles: up to 25¢ per word
Poems: up to $3.00 per line; $25.00 minimum
Activities, games, and recipes: $75.00 flat rate


 

Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest

April 13, 2018
Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest
 
Time Of Singing is a literary Christian poetry magazine with “Christian” defined in the widest sense of the word. The quarterly journal prints verse that talk about God and our relationship with Him and each other--as well as general inspirational or nature poems.
 
Summer Contest 2018
Contest Theme: Any Theme
Form: Eight-Line Rhyming (End or Internal) Poems
Contest Deadline: May 15, 2018 (postmark)
Winners will be ...

Continue reading...
 

The Christian Century Magazine

April 11, 2018
The Christian Century Magazine
 
We seek to articulate the public meaning of faith, bringing the resources of religious tradition to bear on such topics as poverty, human rights, economic justice, international relations, national priorities, and popular culture. We are also interested in pieces that examine or critique the theology and ethos of individual religious communities. We welcome articles that find fresh meaning in old traditions a...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Cleaning Up

April 10, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Cleaning Up
 
Topic: What is one unique way that you taught your children to empty trash, wet mop or put away dishes in the dishwasher?
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: April 30, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home



Continue reading...
 

Bonsai: A Journal of Haiku Poetry

April 9, 2018
Bonsai: A Journal of Haiku Poetry
 
Bonsai: a journal of haiku poems (a part of the 13 alphabet magazine), looking for haiku which follow the syllabic pattern : 5/7/5! also you may send haiga, haibun and senryu poems. All poets are welcome to submit a maximum of three (3) poems within 05th May for its first issue.

Continue reading...
 

Entangled Teen

April 8, 2018
Entangled Teen
 
Entangled Teen (simultaneous print and e-distribution) and Entangled digiTeen (digital first distribution), our young adult imprints, publish the swoon-worthy young adult romances readers crave. Whether they’re dark and angsty or fun and sassy, contemporary, fantastical, or futuristic, Teen and digiTeen have exactly what teen (and teen at heart!) readers want. We are seeking fresh voices with interesting twists on popular genres.
 
from: ...

Continue reading...
 

87th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition

April 7, 2018
87th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition
 
Compete in 10 Categories: Inspirational Writing (Spiritual/Religious), Memoirs/Personal Essay, Magazine Feature Article, Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.), Mainstream/Literary Short Story, Rhyming Poetry, Non-rhyming Poetry, Stage Play, Television/Movie Script, Children’s/Young Adult Fiction
 
Entry Fees: $25 for the first manuscript; $15 for each addit...

Continue reading...
 

Alabama Writers Conclave Writing Contest

April 6, 2018
Alabama Writers Conclave Writing Contest
 
Certificates and cash awards of $100, $75 and $50 and will be awarded for first, second, and third place in the categories listed below. A maximum word count, or line count for poetry, is listed for each category: First Novel Chapters (1,500 words.), Short Story (1,500 words.), Flash Fiction (500 words.), Juvenile Fiction (1,500 words.), Creative Nonfiction (1,500 words.), Poetry (not to exceed 50 lin...

Continue reading...
 

The Crucible: Poetry and Fiction Competition

April 6, 2018
The Crucible: Poetry and Fiction Competition  
 
The Crucible, literary magazine of Barton College, poetry and fiction competition is open to all writers. All entries must be completely original, must never have been published, must be in manuscript form, and must not be involved in other competitions. The author’s name should not appear on the manuscript copy. Writers should send with their entries a short biographical sketch. Permission to publish the material ...

Continue reading...
 

Grace Publishing Moments: Moments with Billy Graham

April 5, 2018
Grace Publishing Moments: Moments with Billy Graham
 
Yvonne Lehman is putting together a Moments with Billy Graham book to be released in time for his birthday in November and needs stories asap!
 
Moments is a non-paying market, but royalties go to Samaritan’s Purse. Please email Yvonne for any questions.
 
Take a look at previous Moments books that Grace Publishing has released, particularly the first one, Divine Moments, to see what we accept. The article length is...

Continue reading...
 

Spider Magazine: Inventions

April 14, 2018
Spider Magazine: Inventions
 
SPIDER, a literary magazine for children, features fresh and engaging literature, poems, articles, and activities for newly independent readers. Editors seek energetic, beautifully crafted submissions with strong “kid appeal” (an elusive yet recognizable quality, often tied to high-interest elements such as humor, adventure, and suspense).
 
Spider (for ages 6-9) is looking for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, activities, crafts, and recipes for the theme Inventions. Send us stories about objects or gadgets that intrigued you as a kid or that intrigue kids you know. Write about the origin of a toy, secret code or language, special technique or process, game or puzzle, school supply, musical instrument, or out-of-date technology. We’re interested in the gross and weird, silly and useless, and even fictional inventions. Especially welcome: works about inventions by kid inventors, women, and people of color. Please provide a source list if your submission is nonfiction.
 
Deadline: May 15, 2018
 
Stories and articles: up to 25¢ per word
Poems: up to $3.00 per line; $25.00 minimum
Activities, games, and recipes: $75.00 flat rate


 

Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest

April 13, 2018
Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest
 
Time Of Singing is a literary Christian poetry magazine with “Christian” defined in the widest sense of the word. The quarterly journal prints verse that talk about God and our relationship with Him and each other--as well as general inspirational or nature poems.
 
Summer Contest 2018
Contest Theme: Any Theme
Form: Eight-Line Rhyming (End or Internal) Poems
Contest Deadline: May 15, 2018 (postmark)
Winners will be ...

Continue reading...
 

The Christian Century Magazine

April 11, 2018
The Christian Century Magazine
 
We seek to articulate the public meaning of faith, bringing the resources of religious tradition to bear on such topics as poverty, human rights, economic justice, international relations, national priorities, and popular culture. We are also interested in pieces that examine or critique the theology and ethos of individual religious communities. We welcome articles that find fresh meaning in old traditions a...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Cleaning Up

April 10, 2018
Focus on the Family Magazine: Cleaning Up
 
Topic: What is one unique way that you taught your children to empty trash, wet mop or put away dishes in the dishwasher?
 
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: April 30, 2018
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home



Continue reading...
 

Bonsai: A Journal of Haiku Poetry

April 9, 2018
Bonsai: A Journal of Haiku Poetry
 
Bonsai: a journal of haiku poems (a part of the 13 alphabet magazine), looking for haiku which follow the syllabic pattern : 5/7/5! also you may send haiga, haibun and senryu poems. All poets are welcome to submit a maximum of three (3) poems within 05th May for its first issue.

Continue reading...
 

Entangled Teen

April 8, 2018
Entangled Teen
 
Entangled Teen (simultaneous print and e-distribution) and Entangled digiTeen (digital first distribution), our young adult imprints, publish the swoon-worthy young adult romances readers crave. Whether they’re dark and angsty or fun and sassy, contemporary, fantastical, or futuristic, Teen and digiTeen have exactly what teen (and teen at heart!) readers want. We are seeking fresh voices with interesting twists on popular genres.
 
from: ...

Continue reading...
 

87th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition

April 7, 2018
87th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition
 
Compete in 10 Categories: Inspirational Writing (Spiritual/Religious), Memoirs/Personal Essay, Magazine Feature Article, Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.), Mainstream/Literary Short Story, Rhyming Poetry, Non-rhyming Poetry, Stage Play, Television/Movie Script, Children’s/Young Adult Fiction
 
Entry Fees: $25 for the first manuscript; $15 for each addit...

Continue reading...
 

Alabama Writers Conclave Writing Contest

April 6, 2018
Alabama Writers Conclave Writing Contest
 
Certificates and cash awards of $100, $75 and $50 and will be awarded for first, second, and third place in the categories listed below. A maximum word count, or line count for poetry, is listed for each category: First Novel Chapters (1,500 words.), Short Story (1,500 words.), Flash Fiction (500 words.), Juvenile Fiction (1,500 words.), Creative Nonfiction (1,500 words.), Poetry (not to exceed 50 lin...

Continue reading...
 

The Crucible: Poetry and Fiction Competition

April 6, 2018
The Crucible: Poetry and Fiction Competition  
 
The Crucible, literary magazine of Barton College, poetry and fiction competition is open to all writers. All entries must be completely original, must never have been published, must be in manuscript form, and must not be involved in other competitions. The author’s name should not appear on the manuscript copy. Writers should send with their entries a short biographical sketch. Permission to publish the material ...

Continue reading...
 

Grace Publishing Moments: Moments with Billy Graham

April 5, 2018
Grace Publishing Moments: Moments with Billy Graham
 
Yvonne Lehman is putting together a Moments with Billy Graham book to be released in time for his birthday in November and needs stories asap!
 
Moments is a non-paying market, but royalties go to Samaritan’s Purse. Please email Yvonne for any questions.
 
Take a look at previous Moments books that Grace Publishing has released, particularly the first one, Divine Moments, to see what we accept. The article length is...

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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