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




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.

Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

August 7, 2018
Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest
 
Categories: Poet’s Choice, Members Only, New Poets, Traditional Form – Rondeau, Harvest
 
Awards: Poet’s Choice: 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $30; 3 HMs.
All other categories: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20; 3 HMs.
 
OPA Members—Flat rate of $8 for up to five poems (limit of one poem per category).
Non-members—Flat rate of $15 for up to four poems (limit of one poem per category).
 
Deadline: Submit electronically or postmarked by September 1, 2018


 

Parabola Literary Journal: Hope

August 6, 2018
Parabola Literary Journal: Hope
 
Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world’s myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.
 
Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme. The theme for the Winter 2018-2019 issue is HopeThe submission deadline is September 1, 2018.
 
Parabola welcomes original es...

Continue reading...
 

Gabriel's Horn Poetry Anthology: Joy

August 5, 2018
Gabriel’s Horn Poetry Anthology: Joy
 
Gabriel’s Horn, small press, seeks poetry for an annual anthology. We are looking for poetry that is written with form, structure, rhythm, and rhyme scheme (traditional forms such as sonnets, triolets, etc serve well), is positive, uplifting, and inspirational, and in particular with a focus on faith and family and this year's theme of JOY
 
$3 submission fee for up to 5 poems.
 
Poets will be pa...

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Beatitudes

August 4, 2018
Purpose Magazine: Beatitudes     
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes. Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rates of payment for ...

Continue reading...
 

The War Cry: Someone Cares

August 3, 2018
The War Cry: Someone Cares 
 
The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the ...

Continue reading...
 

Poets & Patrons 62nd Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest

August 2, 2018
Poets & Patrons 62nd Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest  
 
Deadline: September 1, 2018
 
PRIZES: $45, $20, $10 and three HMs in each category. Non-members may enter all open categories (1 poem per category) for $15; members may enter for $12. Each additional poem $2 ($1 for members).
 
12 categories open to all include: Religious Poem, Humorous Poem, Formal Verse, Free Verse, Social Conscience, Miniature Poem, Nature, Midwest theme, Shakespeare, Love, Specu...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Guests

August 1, 2018
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Guests      
 
Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.
 
We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure to inclu...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Spring Break

July 31, 2018
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Spring Break
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is now accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories that have a spring break theme, but make your story unique -- think beyond missions trips and traveling somewhere. And if you include ex...

Continue reading...
 

WOW! Women on Writing Summer Flash Fiction Contest

July 30, 2018
WOW! Women on Writing Summer Flash Fiction Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE. Critique for an additional fee. Deadline August 31, 2018. Seeking short fiction of any genre between 250 and 750 words. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity and provide well-rewarded recognition to contestants. First Place: $400, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate. Second Place: $300, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate. Third ...

Continue reading...
 

Clarendon House Publications Enigma

July 29, 2018
Clarendon House Publications
Enigma: The Inner Circle Writers’ Group Crime/Mystery/Thriller Anthology 2018
 
There are many of you out there who already write crime stories or thrillers, and probably many more who would like to try. This is for you. I am looking for clever crime stories, detective fiction, fast-paced, entertaining and with twists. I am not looking for blood and gore or horror, though things may get forensic, I understand that. This...

Continue reading...
 

Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

August 7, 2018
Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest
 
Categories: Poet’s Choice, Members Only, New Poets, Traditional Form – Rondeau, Harvest
 
Awards: Poet’s Choice: 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $30; 3 HMs.
All other categories: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20; 3 HMs.
 
OPA Members—Flat rate of $8 for up to five poems (limit of one poem per category).
Non-members—Flat rate of $15 for up to four poems (limit of one poem per category).
 
Deadline: Submit electronically or postmarked by September 1, 2018


 

Parabola Literary Journal: Hope

August 6, 2018
Parabola Literary Journal: Hope
 
Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world’s myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.
 
Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme. The theme for the Winter 2018-2019 issue is HopeThe submission deadline is September 1, 2018.
 
Parabola welcomes original es...

Continue reading...
 

Gabriel's Horn Poetry Anthology: Joy

August 5, 2018
Gabriel’s Horn Poetry Anthology: Joy
 
Gabriel’s Horn, small press, seeks poetry for an annual anthology. We are looking for poetry that is written with form, structure, rhythm, and rhyme scheme (traditional forms such as sonnets, triolets, etc serve well), is positive, uplifting, and inspirational, and in particular with a focus on faith and family and this year's theme of JOY
 
$3 submission fee for up to 5 poems.
 
Poets will be pa...

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Beatitudes

August 4, 2018
Purpose Magazine: Beatitudes     
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes. Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rates of payment for ...

Continue reading...
 

The War Cry: Someone Cares

August 3, 2018
The War Cry: Someone Cares 
 
The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the ...

Continue reading...
 

Poets & Patrons 62nd Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest

August 2, 2018
Poets & Patrons 62nd Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest  
 
Deadline: September 1, 2018
 
PRIZES: $45, $20, $10 and three HMs in each category. Non-members may enter all open categories (1 poem per category) for $15; members may enter for $12. Each additional poem $2 ($1 for members).
 
12 categories open to all include: Religious Poem, Humorous Poem, Formal Verse, Free Verse, Social Conscience, Miniature Poem, Nature, Midwest theme, Shakespeare, Love, Specu...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Guests

August 1, 2018
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Guests      
 
Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.
 
We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure to inclu...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Spring Break

July 31, 2018
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: Spring Break
 
Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is now accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 800 to 1,000 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories that have a spring break theme, but make your story unique -- think beyond missions trips and traveling somewhere. And if you include ex...

Continue reading...
 

WOW! Women on Writing Summer Flash Fiction Contest

July 30, 2018
WOW! Women on Writing Summer Flash Fiction Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE. Critique for an additional fee. Deadline August 31, 2018. Seeking short fiction of any genre between 250 and 750 words. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity and provide well-rewarded recognition to contestants. First Place: $400, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate. Second Place: $300, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate. Third ...

Continue reading...
 

Clarendon House Publications Enigma

July 29, 2018
Clarendon House Publications
Enigma: The Inner Circle Writers’ Group Crime/Mystery/Thriller Anthology 2018
 
There are many of you out there who already write crime stories or thrillers, and probably many more who would like to try. This is for you. I am looking for clever crime stories, detective fiction, fast-paced, entertaining and with twists. I am not looking for blood and gore or horror, though things may get forensic, I understand that. This...

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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