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! 


Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

November 24, 2019
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest
 

Poetry Society of America Annual Awards

November 23, 2019
Poetry Society of America Annual Awards

The PSA's Annual Awards are among the most prestigious honors available to poets. They offer emerging and established poets recognition at all stages of their careers. The awards recognize everything from a single poem to our highest honor, the Frost Medal, which celebrates lifetime achievement in poetry.

Entry fee is $15 per entry for non-members
Award 6—George Bogin Memorial Award, $5...

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The Introspectionist

November 22, 2019
The Introspectionist

Every month The Introspectionist chooses a theme and does a deep analysis of that theme. Stylistically, we publish several types of articles. We look for articles that both tell a story and inform. We publish persuasive essays, creative nonfiction, and in-depth informational pieces. We also publish one piece of short fiction and one poem every month, which relate directly to the theme of that issue. For a department piece ...

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Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: December

November 21, 2019
Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: December

December Contest

Theme: Santa Claus is Real

Form: Optional

Line Limit: 40

Entry fee: $5 per poem

Prizes: 1st Place: $25, 2nd Place: $15, 3rd Place: $10

Deadline: December 21, 2019


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Focus on the Family Magazine: Ways for Married Couples to Stay Connected

November 20, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Ways for Married Couples to Stay Connected

Topic: Focus on the Family magazine is accepting personal stories about how to stay close as a married couple or how to spend time together as a married couple. Must include an anecdote and a specific way this has helped you grow closer to your husband or wife.  Word count: 100 to 300 words

Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: About 30 cents a published wo...

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Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal

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...


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The Western Online

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

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.



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Focus on the Family Magazine: Families Who Minister Together

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...


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Poetry Society of Oklahoma Annual Spring Contests

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...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

November 24, 2019
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest
 

Poetry Society of America Annual Awards

November 23, 2019
Poetry Society of America Annual Awards

The PSA's Annual Awards are among the most prestigious honors available to poets. They offer emerging and established poets recognition at all stages of their careers. The awards recognize everything from a single poem to our highest honor, the Frost Medal, which celebrates lifetime achievement in poetry.

Entry fee is $15 per entry for non-members
Award 6—George Bogin Memorial Award, $5...

Continue reading...
 

The Introspectionist

November 22, 2019
The Introspectionist

Every month The Introspectionist chooses a theme and does a deep analysis of that theme. Stylistically, we publish several types of articles. We look for articles that both tell a story and inform. We publish persuasive essays, creative nonfiction, and in-depth informational pieces. We also publish one piece of short fiction and one poem every month, which relate directly to the theme of that issue. For a department piece ...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: December

November 21, 2019
Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: December

December Contest

Theme: Santa Claus is Real

Form: Optional

Line Limit: 40

Entry fee: $5 per poem

Prizes: 1st Place: $25, 2nd Place: $15, 3rd Place: $10

Deadline: December 21, 2019


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Ways for Married Couples to Stay Connected

November 20, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Ways for Married Couples to Stay Connected

Topic: Focus on the Family magazine is accepting personal stories about how to stay close as a married couple or how to spend time together as a married couple. Must include an anecdote and a specific way this has helped you grow closer to your husband or wife.  Word count: 100 to 300 words

Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: About 30 cents a published wo...

Continue reading...
 

Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal

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

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

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

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

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...
 

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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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