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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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 40,000 copies sold! 


Focus on the Family Magazine: Kids and Pets

November 14, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Kids and Pets
https://www.focusonthefamily.com/magazine/call-for-submissions/

Topic: What character lessons have your kids learned from caring for animals/pets because of how you coordinated or orchestrated these interactions. (Remember, this has to be about parenting and not just what children learned on their own from pets.) We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: December 7, 2020
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

November 13, 2020
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...
 

Sequestrum Literature and Art Journal: Reprints

November 12, 2020
Sequestrum Literature and Art: Reprints

Theme: Reprints

Every issue of Sequestrum features the best creative writing of today. Once a year, Sequestrum features the best creative writing of yesterday. The way we see it, the start of every publication cycle sends scores of outstanding writing from yesteryear to the literary wayside. (Not everyone so thoughtfully offers up their complete archives at pay-what-you-can rates.) An ever-expanding swamp of forgot...


Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Oklahoma Annual Spring Contests

November 11, 2020
Poetry Society of Oklahoma Annual Spring Contests   

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels

November 10, 2020
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels

Angels and miracles are all around us if we keep our eyes open. Have you experienced a divine intervention, answered prayer, or other miraculous occurrence courtesy of someone you think just might have been an angel. Do you have a guardian angel who seems to swoop in and help you when you need it?

We are looking for true personal stories about how an angel has touched your life – stories of tru...


Continue reading...
 

The Poeming Pigeon: From Pandemic to Protest

November 9, 2020
The Poeming Pigeon: From Pandemic to Protest

Due to 2020 spinning completely out of control, we decided to memorialize-in-print the great poetry that is being written about the issues that have occupied our minds and our hearts this year. We are looking for poetry about the COVID-19 Pandemic, Black Lives Matter Protests, Presidential Election, Fires, Hurricanes, Murder Hornets, and everything in-between. We welcome all voices and styles of poetry writ...


Continue reading...
 

FACES Magazine: It's a Small World

November 9, 2020
FACES Magazine: It's a Small World

Lively, original approaches to the subject are the primary concerns of the editors in choosing material. FACES: World Culture & Geography is written for ages 9-14. FACES Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available for viewing at the Cricket Media Store, where you can also purchase a current issue.) Issues are also available at many local libraries. A...

Continue reading...
 

Institute for Writers: Romance Writers Contest

November 7, 2020
Institute for Writers: Romance Writers Contest

Are you ready to practice your holiday romance writing skills? The Institute for Writers is challenging you to write an emotional scene––using any emotion you might find in a romance novel–– with a winter holiday twist. 

This scene can take place anywhere in your book, but it can be no longer than 1,000 words.

Submit a touching, funny, or sad moment (or any moment that is truly...


Continue reading...
 

MUSE Magazine: Making Predictions

November 6, 2020
MUSE Magazine: Making Predictions  

MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Timeliness and trustworthiness is essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE. We seek articles that describe how thing...


Continue reading...
 

St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest

November 5, 2020
St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest
 
St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest opens for submissions every October, the deadline is in December, and prizes are awarded in January. Historically, entries have come from all across the nation and Canada. Stories are blind-judged by an expert in the fields of writing and literature.
 
Writers do not need to be members of the Guild in order to participate in this contest.
Must be origin...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Kids and Pets

November 14, 2020
Focus on the Family Magazine: Kids and Pets
https://www.focusonthefamily.com/magazine/call-for-submissions/

Topic: What character lessons have your kids learned from caring for animals/pets because of how you coordinated or orchestrated these interactions. (Remember, this has to be about parenting and not just what children learned on their own from pets.) We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: December 7, 2020
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

November 13, 2020
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...
 

Sequestrum Literature and Art Journal: Reprints

November 12, 2020
Sequestrum Literature and Art: Reprints

Theme: Reprints

Every issue of Sequestrum features the best creative writing of today. Once a year, Sequestrum features the best creative writing of yesterday. The way we see it, the start of every publication cycle sends scores of outstanding writing from yesteryear to the literary wayside. (Not everyone so thoughtfully offers up their complete archives at pay-what-you-can rates.) An ever-expanding swamp of forgot...


Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Oklahoma Annual Spring Contests

November 11, 2020
Poetry Society of Oklahoma Annual Spring Contests   

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels

November 10, 2020
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels

Angels and miracles are all around us if we keep our eyes open. Have you experienced a divine intervention, answered prayer, or other miraculous occurrence courtesy of someone you think just might have been an angel. Do you have a guardian angel who seems to swoop in and help you when you need it?

We are looking for true personal stories about how an angel has touched your life – stories of tru...


Continue reading...
 

The Poeming Pigeon: From Pandemic to Protest

November 9, 2020
The Poeming Pigeon: From Pandemic to Protest

Due to 2020 spinning completely out of control, we decided to memorialize-in-print the great poetry that is being written about the issues that have occupied our minds and our hearts this year. We are looking for poetry about the COVID-19 Pandemic, Black Lives Matter Protests, Presidential Election, Fires, Hurricanes, Murder Hornets, and everything in-between. We welcome all voices and styles of poetry writ...


Continue reading...
 

FACES Magazine: It's a Small World

November 9, 2020
FACES Magazine: It's a Small World

Lively, original approaches to the subject are the primary concerns of the editors in choosing material. FACES: World Culture & Geography is written for ages 9-14. FACES Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available for viewing at the Cricket Media Store, where you can also purchase a current issue.) Issues are also available at many local libraries. A...

Continue reading...
 

Institute for Writers: Romance Writers Contest

November 7, 2020
Institute for Writers: Romance Writers Contest

Are you ready to practice your holiday romance writing skills? The Institute for Writers is challenging you to write an emotional scene––using any emotion you might find in a romance novel–– with a winter holiday twist. 

This scene can take place anywhere in your book, but it can be no longer than 1,000 words.

Submit a touching, funny, or sad moment (or any moment that is truly...


Continue reading...
 

MUSE Magazine: Making Predictions

November 6, 2020
MUSE Magazine: Making Predictions  

MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Timeliness and trustworthiness is essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE. We seek articles that describe how thing...


Continue reading...
 

St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest

November 5, 2020
St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest
 
St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest opens for submissions every October, the deadline is in December, and prizes are awarded in January. Historically, entries have come from all across the nation and Canada. Stories are blind-judged by an expert in the fields of writing and literature.
 
Writers do not need to be members of the Guild in order to participate in this contest.
Must be origin...

Continue reading...
 

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