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_s_clark@yahoo.com  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 Hachette Book Group,


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 49,000 copies sold! 


Browsing Archive: February, 2022

Heart of Flesh Christian Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 28, 2022,
Heart of Flesh Christian Literary Journal     

Heart of Flesh is a biannual online and print literary journal that seeks quality writing and art with a Christian element. We are not a typical “Christian fiction” journal. We believe God’s truth as written in the Bible can be found in both the sacred and the secular, in nearly every work of literature and every part of the human condition.

That being said, we are a Christian journal, and we a...


Continue reading ...
 

Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 27, 2022,
Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest - Winter 2021 – 2022   

Entries may be previously published or not yet published. Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject and/or write a short story, 5 pages maximum length on any theme. Fiction, nonfiction, creative nonfiction, essays, diary, journal entries, and short stage-plays and screenplays are accepted. Awards: Poetry Contest: $250, $125, $50; Writing Contest: $500, $250, $100. Entry fees: $5 per poem, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Ocotillo Review Volume 6.2

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 26, 2022,
Ocotillo Review Volume 6.2

Welcome to Kallisto Gaia Press, home of "The Ocotillo Review" and "The Texas Poetry Calendar". We are a nonprofit literary organization supporting writers at all stages of their careers. Although we welcome experimental or unusual approaches to literature, our goal is to promote finely crafted work with an expressive and meaningful voice. We pay our contributors upon publication because we feel that too much art is take...


Continue reading ...
 

Geminga Prize for Tiny Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, or Art

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 25, 2022,
Geminga Prize for Tiny Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry or Art

Geminga is a neutron star so small it was difficult to detect. It was named, in part, for a transcription of gh’è minga, meaning “it’s not there.”

Sunspot Lit set up Geminga: $250 for Tiny Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, or Art to honor the power of the small. No restrictions on theme or category. Word limit is 100 for fiction and ...


Continue reading ...
 

Foley Poetry Award 2022

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 24, 2022,
Foley Poetry Award 2022

America Media is the leading provider of editorial content for thinking Catholics and those who want to know what Catholics are thinking. America Media leads the conversation about faith and culture by producing excellent, unique, relevant and accessible content across multiple platforms. Our contributors are the principal figures in the American church; the decision-makers and opinion leaders w...

Continue reading ...
 

I Chose You: Imperfectly Perfect Rescue Dogs and Their Humans

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 23, 2022,

I Chose You: Imperfectly Perfect Rescue Dogs and Their Humans

Do you have a rescue dog you couldn’t live without? Was there are special one in your past that you still miss? If so, I’d love to share your story so together we can raise much-needed money for rescue organizations around the country.

My name is Carmen Leal and I am writing a book about rescue dogs and their humans. If your story is included I can’t give you anything except a copy of the book and my gratitude that together...


Continue reading ...
 

Robert Frost Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 22, 2022,
Robert Frost Poetry Contest

Prompt: We are simply looking for poems that are compelling to a wide variety of people, that are memorable and affecting. There is no specific style preferred, just some richness of flavor, and a limit of 50 normal-width (or narrower) lines. 

Number of Poems: up to 2
Length: up to 50 lines
Reading Fee: none
Email submissions only
Deadline: March 31, 2022
One top award of $500  
Short List: Up to 10 at the di...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teenagers and Preteens

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 21, 2022,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teenagers and Preteens

Adolescence is a great time to learn about the power of gratitude, practice thankfulness, and to appreciate the blessings in your life, including your friends and family. These are skills that preteens and teenagers need to develop as part of social and emotional learning.

We are collecting stories for TWO books—one for preteens (ages 9-12) and one for teenagers (ages 13-19). Pl...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers Prose Contest - Bodies of Water

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 20, 2022,
Saturday Writers Prose Contest – Bodies of Water

Our Earthly Home - Remember this theme is a guideline to help you generate a story! These topics are meant to help not hinder your writing! We are just looking for anything that even hints at our monthly theme. Such as the story can take place on a mountain or in a forest or maybe there is a mountain on a label of a water bottle. Maybe the forest is a bunch of broccoli on your plate! Maybe y...


Continue reading ...
 

Wild Women Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 19, 2022,
Wild Women Story Contest

Empowering stories (written by anyone) whose main characters embody the Wild Woman spirit. The Wild Woman takes on many forms: rebels, subversives, and the untamed; maidens, mothers, queens, and crones; Holy women, healers, explorers, artists, and teachers. Can be fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. Award: $1,000 and publication. Entry fee: $20. Deadline: March 8, 2022.


Continue reading ...
 

National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 18, 2022,
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest 

36 categories open to all poets. Prizes range from $15 to $1000.       

Unpublished poems up to 40 lines.

Deadline: March 15, 2022

Non-members may enter most contests at $1.00 per poem (except $5.00 for each entry in Contest 1-NFSPS Founders Award). Members may enter up to 10 contests for $1.00 per poem or $10.00 total for entries in more than 10 contests (except for Contest 1-NFS...


Continue reading ...
 

The Blythe Daniel Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 18, 2022,
The Blythe Daniel Agency

We are based in Colorado, a hub for publishing, and we love books, videos, and films! We are a marketing and literary agency, working for over 20 years with media, publishers, authors, and organizations. We represent and promote the works of inspirational authors who write non-fiction, including: personal stories, family, leadership, women’s, and culturally engaging, relevant books in addition to curriculum, gift, devotionals, and coo...

Continue reading ...
 

Tor House Prize for Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 16, 2022,
Tor House Prize for Poetry  

The annual Tor House Prize for Poetry is a living memorial to American poet Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962). The prize is $1,000 for an original, unpublished poem not to exceed three pages in length, $200 for Honorable Mentions. This contest is open to well-crafted poetry in all styles.

Deadline: 03/15/2022. Fees: $10 for 3 poems. 


Continue reading ...
 

Texas Poetry Calendar 2023 new deadline

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 15, 2022,
Texas Poetry Calendar 2023   

The Texas Poetry Calendar has been an iconic staple of the poetry community in Texas since 1998, publishing Texas Poets Laureate and Pushcart winners alongside emerging poets from the vast cultural diaspora culminating in this great state. Submissions are accepted from December 1, 2021 through March 15, 2022. This is an extended deadline. 

Submit 1-3 poems in a single document. Begin each poem on a separate page. Do n...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Gertrude Dole Memorial Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 14, 2022,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Gertrude Dole Memorial Award        

Deadline:  March 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice  
Line Limit:  40 Lines 
Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
Entry fee: $3

Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.


Continue reading ...
 

Terrapin Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 13, 2022,
Terrapin Books

Terrapin Books is committed to publishing outstanding books of poetry by outstanding poets. Open for submissions of full-length poetry manuscripts from January 24 thru February 28 and August 1 thru August 31. They plan to select two to four manuscripts each submission period. Submit a manuscript of approximately 40-55 poems. This will produce a book of approximately 90-110 pages. They recommend that 25-50 percent of the poems have ...

Continue reading ...
 

Wyoming Writers 2022 Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 12, 2022,
Wyoming Writers 2022 Writing Contest

Eligibility:  Open to all writers at any level.  Fee per entry: $15.
Include $20 with entry fee for 1-Year Membership in WWI. Deadline March 15, 2022.

Categories: Adult Fiction, Flash Fiction, Fiction for Children and Young Adults, Non-fiction, Screenwriting, Playwriting, Traditional Poetry, and Free Verse Poetry.

Awards/Prizes: First Place (all categories) $75, Second Place (all categories)$50, Third...


Continue reading ...
 

The Robert Spiess Memorial 2022 Haiku Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 11, 2022,
The Robert Spiess Memorial 2022 Haiku Awards       

Modern Haiku is pleased to announce the Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Awards Competition for 2022. The purpose of this competition is to honor the life and work of Bob Spiess, editor of Modern Haiku from 1978 to his death on March 13, 2002.

Email entries will now be accepted as well as postal entries. Theme: Haiku are to be written in the spirit of the following “Speculation” (R...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Time

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 10, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Time

Topic: What is one unique way that you’ve taught your kids about forgiveness or how God has forgiven them? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want one hands-on, practical. idea that you or someone you know has 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 onl...

Continue reading ...
 

Warren-Newport Public Library 2022 Creative Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 10, 2022,
Warren-Newport Public Library 2022 Creative Writing Contest

It’s time for the 29th annual Friends of the Library Creative Writing Contest!

Categories are Short Story (fiction) and Poetry
Limited to two entries in each category per person.

Age Groups: Grades 3, 4, and 5, Grades 6, 7, and 8, High School, Adult

Short Story Length: Grades 3 through 8: 1-4 pages, double-spaced.

High School and Adult: 3-5 pages, typewritten, double-spaced.

Poetry Length: A m...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Approaching the Teen Years

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 8, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Approaching the Teen Years

Topic: How did you help your tweens prepare for the teen years ahead, especially in regard to their attitudes? 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 subm...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Teeth

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 7, 2022,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Teeth

The Sun Magazine 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 include yo...


Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: All Abuzz

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 6, 2022,
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: All Abuzz         

Our rates for published stories:
$20 for published featured author stories
$10 for stories published on our &More page
$5 for poems we publish

We accept previously unpublished work in many genres of fiction as well as memoir. We accept previously unpublished poetry. We do not accept essays or other nonfiction genres. We do not accept horror or erotica. This means no graphic violence, no overt sex...


Continue reading ...
 

Texas Monthly

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 5, 2022,
Texas Monthly

Texas Monthly’s website and print magazine are home to original, deeply reported stories that illuminate every aspect of Texas life. Every story we publish has a strong Texas focus and/or features Texans at the center. We’re looking for well-researched stories of varying lengths, visual stories, essays, and thoughtful commentary, analysis, and reportage. We love to tell stories through interesting characters. Our favorite to...

Continue reading ...
 

The Poetry Box Poetry Chapbook Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 4, 2022,
The Poetry Box Poetry Chapbook Competition     

Winners will receive the following:

1st Prize: $500 upon publication plus 10 copies of the book. The winning chapbook will be sent to ALL contest entrants.
2nd Prize: $100 plus 5 copies of their published chapbook.
3rd Prize: $50 plus 5 copies of their published chapbook.

(The Poetry Box® may offer publication to a few finalists, dependent upon the quantity/quality of each year’s submissio...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Loving Church

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 3, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Loving Church

Topic: What is one unique and innovative way that you helped your kids love to go to church. 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 Ameri...

Continue reading ...
 

Wordrunner eChapbook anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 2, 2022,
Wordrunner eChapbook anthology

Submissions to our 2022 anthology are open until February 28, 2022. We are looking for top quality fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, poetry or prose-poems on any topic.

Guidelines for submissions:

Submit up to three poems (no longer than a page each) or three flash fictions (750 to 1,000 words each), or one short story, novel or memoir excerpt, or a personal essay (up to 5,000 words). There are separate categories for ea...


Continue reading ...
 

WOW! Women on Writing Winter Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 1, 2022,
WOW! Women on Writing Winter Flash Fiction Contest

$10 ENTRY FEE. Deadline February 28, 2022. Seeking short fiction of any genre between 250 - 750 words. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity, communication, and well-rewarded recognition to contestants. Electronic submissions via email only; reprints are okay; simultaneous submissions okay; reprints okay; multiple submissions are okay as long as they are submitted in their own indivi...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: February, 2022

Heart of Flesh Christian Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 28, 2022,
Heart of Flesh Christian Literary Journal     

Heart of Flesh is a biannual online and print literary journal that seeks quality writing and art with a Christian element. We are not a typical “Christian fiction” journal. We believe God’s truth as written in the Bible can be found in both the sacred and the secular, in nearly every work of literature and every part of the human condition.

That being said, we are a Christian journal, and we a...


Continue reading ...
 

Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 27, 2022,
Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest - Winter 2021 – 2022   

Entries may be previously published or not yet published. Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject and/or write a short story, 5 pages maximum length on any theme. Fiction, nonfiction, creative nonfiction, essays, diary, journal entries, and short stage-plays and screenplays are accepted. Awards: Poetry Contest: $250, $125, $50; Writing Contest: $500, $250, $100. Entry fees: $5 per poem, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Ocotillo Review Volume 6.2

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 26, 2022,
Ocotillo Review Volume 6.2

Welcome to Kallisto Gaia Press, home of "The Ocotillo Review" and "The Texas Poetry Calendar". We are a nonprofit literary organization supporting writers at all stages of their careers. Although we welcome experimental or unusual approaches to literature, our goal is to promote finely crafted work with an expressive and meaningful voice. We pay our contributors upon publication because we feel that too much art is take...


Continue reading ...
 

Geminga Prize for Tiny Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, or Art

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 25, 2022,
Geminga Prize for Tiny Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry or Art

Geminga is a neutron star so small it was difficult to detect. It was named, in part, for a transcription of gh’è minga, meaning “it’s not there.”

Sunspot Lit set up Geminga: $250 for Tiny Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, or Art to honor the power of the small. No restrictions on theme or category. Word limit is 100 for fiction and ...


Continue reading ...
 

Foley Poetry Award 2022

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 24, 2022,
Foley Poetry Award 2022

America Media is the leading provider of editorial content for thinking Catholics and those who want to know what Catholics are thinking. America Media leads the conversation about faith and culture by producing excellent, unique, relevant and accessible content across multiple platforms. Our contributors are the principal figures in the American church; the decision-makers and opinion leaders w...

Continue reading ...
 

I Chose You: Imperfectly Perfect Rescue Dogs and Their Humans

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 23, 2022,

I Chose You: Imperfectly Perfect Rescue Dogs and Their Humans

Do you have a rescue dog you couldn’t live without? Was there are special one in your past that you still miss? If so, I’d love to share your story so together we can raise much-needed money for rescue organizations around the country.

My name is Carmen Leal and I am writing a book about rescue dogs and their humans. If your story is included I can’t give you anything except a copy of the book and my gratitude that together...


Continue reading ...
 

Robert Frost Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 22, 2022,
Robert Frost Poetry Contest

Prompt: We are simply looking for poems that are compelling to a wide variety of people, that are memorable and affecting. There is no specific style preferred, just some richness of flavor, and a limit of 50 normal-width (or narrower) lines. 

Number of Poems: up to 2
Length: up to 50 lines
Reading Fee: none
Email submissions only
Deadline: March 31, 2022
One top award of $500  
Short List: Up to 10 at the di...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teenagers and Preteens

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 21, 2022,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teenagers and Preteens

Adolescence is a great time to learn about the power of gratitude, practice thankfulness, and to appreciate the blessings in your life, including your friends and family. These are skills that preteens and teenagers need to develop as part of social and emotional learning.

We are collecting stories for TWO books—one for preteens (ages 9-12) and one for teenagers (ages 13-19). Pl...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers Prose Contest - Bodies of Water

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 20, 2022,
Saturday Writers Prose Contest – Bodies of Water

Our Earthly Home - Remember this theme is a guideline to help you generate a story! These topics are meant to help not hinder your writing! We are just looking for anything that even hints at our monthly theme. Such as the story can take place on a mountain or in a forest or maybe there is a mountain on a label of a water bottle. Maybe the forest is a bunch of broccoli on your plate! Maybe y...


Continue reading ...
 

Wild Women Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 19, 2022,
Wild Women Story Contest

Empowering stories (written by anyone) whose main characters embody the Wild Woman spirit. The Wild Woman takes on many forms: rebels, subversives, and the untamed; maidens, mothers, queens, and crones; Holy women, healers, explorers, artists, and teachers. Can be fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. Award: $1,000 and publication. Entry fee: $20. Deadline: March 8, 2022.


Continue reading ...
 

National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 18, 2022,
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest 

36 categories open to all poets. Prizes range from $15 to $1000.       

Unpublished poems up to 40 lines.

Deadline: March 15, 2022

Non-members may enter most contests at $1.00 per poem (except $5.00 for each entry in Contest 1-NFSPS Founders Award). Members may enter up to 10 contests for $1.00 per poem or $10.00 total for entries in more than 10 contests (except for Contest 1-NFS...


Continue reading ...
 

The Blythe Daniel Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 18, 2022,
The Blythe Daniel Agency

We are based in Colorado, a hub for publishing, and we love books, videos, and films! We are a marketing and literary agency, working for over 20 years with media, publishers, authors, and organizations. We represent and promote the works of inspirational authors who write non-fiction, including: personal stories, family, leadership, women’s, and culturally engaging, relevant books in addition to curriculum, gift, devotionals, and coo...

Continue reading ...
 

Tor House Prize for Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 16, 2022,
Tor House Prize for Poetry  

The annual Tor House Prize for Poetry is a living memorial to American poet Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962). The prize is $1,000 for an original, unpublished poem not to exceed three pages in length, $200 for Honorable Mentions. This contest is open to well-crafted poetry in all styles.

Deadline: 03/15/2022. Fees: $10 for 3 poems. 


Continue reading ...
 

Texas Poetry Calendar 2023 new deadline

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 15, 2022,
Texas Poetry Calendar 2023   

The Texas Poetry Calendar has been an iconic staple of the poetry community in Texas since 1998, publishing Texas Poets Laureate and Pushcart winners alongside emerging poets from the vast cultural diaspora culminating in this great state. Submissions are accepted from December 1, 2021 through March 15, 2022. This is an extended deadline. 

Submit 1-3 poems in a single document. Begin each poem on a separate page. Do n...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Gertrude Dole Memorial Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 14, 2022,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Gertrude Dole Memorial Award        

Deadline:  March 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice  
Line Limit:  40 Lines 
Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
Entry fee: $3

Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.


Continue reading ...
 

Terrapin Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 13, 2022,
Terrapin Books

Terrapin Books is committed to publishing outstanding books of poetry by outstanding poets. Open for submissions of full-length poetry manuscripts from January 24 thru February 28 and August 1 thru August 31. They plan to select two to four manuscripts each submission period. Submit a manuscript of approximately 40-55 poems. This will produce a book of approximately 90-110 pages. They recommend that 25-50 percent of the poems have ...

Continue reading ...
 

Wyoming Writers 2022 Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 12, 2022,
Wyoming Writers 2022 Writing Contest

Eligibility:  Open to all writers at any level.  Fee per entry: $15.
Include $20 with entry fee for 1-Year Membership in WWI. Deadline March 15, 2022.

Categories: Adult Fiction, Flash Fiction, Fiction for Children and Young Adults, Non-fiction, Screenwriting, Playwriting, Traditional Poetry, and Free Verse Poetry.

Awards/Prizes: First Place (all categories) $75, Second Place (all categories)$50, Third...


Continue reading ...
 

The Robert Spiess Memorial 2022 Haiku Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 11, 2022,
The Robert Spiess Memorial 2022 Haiku Awards       

Modern Haiku is pleased to announce the Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Awards Competition for 2022. The purpose of this competition is to honor the life and work of Bob Spiess, editor of Modern Haiku from 1978 to his death on March 13, 2002.

Email entries will now be accepted as well as postal entries. Theme: Haiku are to be written in the spirit of the following “Speculation” (R...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Time

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 10, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Family Time

Topic: What is one unique way that you’ve taught your kids about forgiveness or how God has forgiven them? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want one hands-on, practical. idea that you or someone you know has 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 onl...

Continue reading ...
 

Warren-Newport Public Library 2022 Creative Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 10, 2022,
Warren-Newport Public Library 2022 Creative Writing Contest

It’s time for the 29th annual Friends of the Library Creative Writing Contest!

Categories are Short Story (fiction) and Poetry
Limited to two entries in each category per person.

Age Groups: Grades 3, 4, and 5, Grades 6, 7, and 8, High School, Adult

Short Story Length: Grades 3 through 8: 1-4 pages, double-spaced.

High School and Adult: 3-5 pages, typewritten, double-spaced.

Poetry Length: A m...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Approaching the Teen Years

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 8, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Approaching the Teen Years

Topic: How did you help your tweens prepare for the teen years ahead, especially in regard to their attitudes? 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 subm...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Teeth

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 7, 2022,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Teeth

The Sun Magazine 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 include yo...


Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: All Abuzz

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, February 6, 2022,
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: All Abuzz         

Our rates for published stories:
$20 for published featured author stories
$10 for stories published on our &More page
$5 for poems we publish

We accept previously unpublished work in many genres of fiction as well as memoir. We accept previously unpublished poetry. We do not accept essays or other nonfiction genres. We do not accept horror or erotica. This means no graphic violence, no overt sex...


Continue reading ...
 

Texas Monthly

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, February 5, 2022,
Texas Monthly

Texas Monthly’s website and print magazine are home to original, deeply reported stories that illuminate every aspect of Texas life. Every story we publish has a strong Texas focus and/or features Texans at the center. We’re looking for well-researched stories of varying lengths, visual stories, essays, and thoughtful commentary, analysis, and reportage. We love to tell stories through interesting characters. Our favorite to...

Continue reading ...
 

The Poetry Box Poetry Chapbook Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, February 4, 2022,
The Poetry Box Poetry Chapbook Competition     

Winners will receive the following:

1st Prize: $500 upon publication plus 10 copies of the book. The winning chapbook will be sent to ALL contest entrants.
2nd Prize: $100 plus 5 copies of their published chapbook.
3rd Prize: $50 plus 5 copies of their published chapbook.

(The Poetry Box® may offer publication to a few finalists, dependent upon the quantity/quality of each year’s submissio...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Loving Church

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, February 3, 2022,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Loving Church

Topic: What is one unique and innovative way that you helped your kids love to go to church. 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 Ameri...

Continue reading ...
 

Wordrunner eChapbook anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, February 2, 2022,
Wordrunner eChapbook anthology

Submissions to our 2022 anthology are open until February 28, 2022. We are looking for top quality fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, poetry or prose-poems on any topic.

Guidelines for submissions:

Submit up to three poems (no longer than a page each) or three flash fictions (750 to 1,000 words each), or one short story, novel or memoir excerpt, or a personal essay (up to 5,000 words). There are separate categories for ea...


Continue reading ...
 

WOW! Women on Writing Winter Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, February 1, 2022,
WOW! Women on Writing Winter Flash Fiction Contest

$10 ENTRY FEE. Deadline February 28, 2022. Seeking short fiction of any genre between 250 - 750 words. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity, communication, and well-rewarded recognition to contestants. Electronic submissions via email only; reprints are okay; simultaneous submissions okay; reprints okay; multiple submissions are okay as long as they are submitted in their own indivi...

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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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