Here are May’s writing opportunities, selected just for you. Check them out and then get to work. And don’t forget to let us celebrate with you when it leads to something good!
1.Â OakTara is looking for short storiesâ€”real-life love storiesâ€”for our upcoming anthology, to be published in fall 2012. If your story is chosen, youâ€™ll receive either a cash award or a royalty percentage of net retail sales, plus complimentary copies of the book. And youâ€™ll be a published author, with a credit to add to your growing publishing rĂ©sumĂ©! For more information, visit http://oaktara.com/tellusabout The deadline for submissions is June 15th, 2012. Send all questions and submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
4.Â Eldridge Plays and Musicals is always looking for new Christian plays and musicals to help spread the Word through drama. Click inÂ the upper left for Eldridge Plays and Musicals submission guidelines.
6.Â Guide Magazine: Guide is a Christian story magazine for young people ages 10-14. The 32-page, four-color publication is published weekly by the Review and Herald Publishing Association. Our mission is to show readers, through stories that illustrate Bible truth, how to walk with God now and forever. Guide Magazine Writer’s Guidelines here.
7.Â The Kids’ Ark is always looking for great stories for kids. The Kidsâ€™ Ark is a quarterly children’s Christian magazine full of the truth about Godâ€™s love. There are many questions kids have growing up: Who am I? Am I loved? Am I worthy? Am I valuable? Think of all the pain that could be avoided in a lifetime if a child knew the answers to these questions at an early age. The Kids’ Ark Writer’s Guidelines here.
8.Â Highlights for Children is a general-interest, advertising-free magazine for children up to age twelve. It was founded in 1946 by Dr. Garry Cleveland Myers and Caroline Clark Myers, and is still owned and run by their family. The magazine has no religious or organizational affiliation. Highlights has a circulation of about two million and is published monthly. Highlights Writer’s Guidelines here.
Don’t forget to MoGo…You could win $100 this year AND write a book!
That’s right–someone is going to win $100 at the end of this year, and it could be you! All you have to do is write at least 7000 new words on a book project and you’ll have an entry into the end-of-the-year drawing. For each month that you reach that goal, you’ll have another entry!
Cindy Patterson was last year’s winner. Who’ll be the 2012 winner? Visit the MoGo7000 Challenge page for details. It’s free!
Well, that does it for this week’s writer’s headlines. Hope you find just what you’re looking for!