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. 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 27,000 copies sold! 



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

Pitmad

February 13, 2019
Pitmad

#PitMad is a pitch party on Twitter where writers tweet a 280-character pitch for their completed, polished, unpublished manuscripts. Agents and editors make requests by liking/favoriting the tweeted pitch.

Every unagented writer is welcome to pitch. All genres/categories are welcomed.

Deadline: March 7, 2019

 

Idaho Writers Guild Annual Contest

February 13, 2019
Idaho Writers Guild Annual Contest

Enter the Idaho Writers Guild Writing Competition for a chance to win prizes and get valuable judges' feedback.

Categories include: Short Story (up to 3500 words) Novel (first 10 pages), Memoir (first 10 pages) or Journalistic/Essays (up to 2,500 words)

Entry fees range from $35 to $40. Deadline: Entries must be received by March 5, 2019. Each category is judged by two or more industry profession...


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Identity

February 12, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Identity

Topic: What is one thing you've done as a family to help each child better figure out who s/he is as an individual and who s/he is in Christ? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that your family has done and others can apply once they've read it. The point is th...


Continue reading...
 

Texas Writes Event at Harper Public Library

February 12, 2019
Texas Writes Event at Harper Public Library

Saturday, March 2, 2019
10 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Harper Public Library
23247 West US Hwy 290, Harper, TX 78631

If you're interested in attending, please contact the library to pre-register at (830) 864-4993.

Features authors: Natalia Sylvester (Hispanic contemporary fiction writer) and Marshall Ryan Maresca (fantasy & science fiction writer)

Texas Writes is a statewide...


Continue reading...
 

Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Contest

February 11, 2019
Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Contest

18 categories to enter, prizes range from $10-$100, entry fee is $3 per poem or $30 to enter all categories.

All entries must be received no later than March 1, 2019.


Continue reading...
 

Poetry Matters Literary Prize

February 11, 2019
Poetry Matters Literary Prize      
 
Entries will be accepted until February 28, 2019. Anyone, anywhere may submit. Contest is free to enter. Submit up to three poems, 30 lines maximum each.
 
Category for Adult Poets: now known as Spring Robinson/Mahogany Red Lit Prize
Poets between the age of 20 and 60 years old: this category includes college aged students
 
Category for Senior Poets:  Poets 61 years and older
 
Cash Prizes: 1st prize- $75, 2nd pr...

Continue reading...
 

Hunger Mountain Writing Contests

February 10, 2019
Hunger Mountain Writing Contests          

Hunger Mountain is the Vermont College of Fine Arts Journal for the Arts. They hold four annual contests. All contests now have the same deadline of March 1 of each year, with the submission period open from October 1 to March 1.

The Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Ruth Stone Poetry Prize – enter up to 3 poems
The Katherine Pat...

Continue reading...
 

Pockets: Let Your Light Shine

February 9, 2019
Pockets: Let Your Light Shine       

Designed for 6- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. The magazine is published monthly ...


Continue reading...
 

Ginosko Literary Journal Flash Fiction Contest

February 9, 2019
Ginosko Literary Journal Flash Fiction Contest
$500 Award, $5 entry fee, deadline March 1st, 2019
Awarded work posted on website and published in forthcoming issue. 
Submit up to 2 pieces, 800 words maximum each piece.

The Ginosko Flash Fiction Award is for an unpublished work of flash fiction.


Continue reading...
 

Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest

February 8, 2019
Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest

1) Poet’s Choice: Limit 80 lines, any subject, any form. Judge: John Sibley Williams. 2) Members Only: Limit 20 lines, any subject, any form. Entrant must be a current OPA member. Judge: José Angel Araguz. 3) New Poets: Limit 30 lines, any subject, any form. A new poet is someone with no more than two poems published in online or print journals. Self-published work is not considered published in this con...


Continue reading...
 

Pitmad

February 13, 2019
Pitmad

#PitMad is a pitch party on Twitter where writers tweet a 280-character pitch for their completed, polished, unpublished manuscripts. Agents and editors make requests by liking/favoriting the tweeted pitch.

Every unagented writer is welcome to pitch. All genres/categories are welcomed.

Deadline: March 7, 2019

 

Idaho Writers Guild Annual Contest

February 13, 2019
Idaho Writers Guild Annual Contest

Enter the Idaho Writers Guild Writing Competition for a chance to win prizes and get valuable judges' feedback.

Categories include: Short Story (up to 3500 words) Novel (first 10 pages), Memoir (first 10 pages) or Journalistic/Essays (up to 2,500 words)

Entry fees range from $35 to $40. Deadline: Entries must be received by March 5, 2019. Each category is judged by two or more industry profession...


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Identity

February 12, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Identity

Topic: What is one thing you've done as a family to help each child better figure out who s/he is as an individual and who s/he is in Christ? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that your family has done and others can apply once they've read it. The point is th...


Continue reading...
 

Texas Writes Event at Harper Public Library

February 12, 2019
Texas Writes Event at Harper Public Library

Saturday, March 2, 2019
10 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Harper Public Library
23247 West US Hwy 290, Harper, TX 78631

If you're interested in attending, please contact the library to pre-register at (830) 864-4993.

Features authors: Natalia Sylvester (Hispanic contemporary fiction writer) and Marshall Ryan Maresca (fantasy & science fiction writer)

Texas Writes is a statewide...


Continue reading...
 

Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Contest

February 11, 2019
Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Contest

18 categories to enter, prizes range from $10-$100, entry fee is $3 per poem or $30 to enter all categories.

All entries must be received no later than March 1, 2019.


Continue reading...
 

Poetry Matters Literary Prize

February 11, 2019
Poetry Matters Literary Prize      
 
Entries will be accepted until February 28, 2019. Anyone, anywhere may submit. Contest is free to enter. Submit up to three poems, 30 lines maximum each.
 
Category for Adult Poets: now known as Spring Robinson/Mahogany Red Lit Prize
Poets between the age of 20 and 60 years old: this category includes college aged students
 
Category for Senior Poets:  Poets 61 years and older
 
Cash Prizes: 1st prize- $75, 2nd pr...

Continue reading...
 

Hunger Mountain Writing Contests

February 10, 2019
Hunger Mountain Writing Contests          

Hunger Mountain is the Vermont College of Fine Arts Journal for the Arts. They hold four annual contests. All contests now have the same deadline of March 1 of each year, with the submission period open from October 1 to March 1.

The Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Ruth Stone Poetry Prize – enter up to 3 poems
The Katherine Pat...

Continue reading...
 

Pockets: Let Your Light Shine

February 9, 2019
Pockets: Let Your Light Shine       

Designed for 6- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. The magazine is published monthly ...


Continue reading...
 

Ginosko Literary Journal Flash Fiction Contest

February 9, 2019
Ginosko Literary Journal Flash Fiction Contest
$500 Award, $5 entry fee, deadline March 1st, 2019
Awarded work posted on website and published in forthcoming issue. 
Submit up to 2 pieces, 800 words maximum each piece.

The Ginosko Flash Fiction Award is for an unpublished work of flash fiction.


Continue reading...
 

Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest

February 8, 2019
Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest

1) Poet’s Choice: Limit 80 lines, any subject, any form. Judge: John Sibley Williams. 2) Members Only: Limit 20 lines, any subject, any form. Entrant must be a current OPA member. Judge: José Angel Araguz. 3) New Poets: Limit 30 lines, any subject, any form. A new poet is someone with no more than two poems published in online or print journals. Self-published work is not considered published in this con...


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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