Writer’s Headlines: Writing Opportunities for YOU!

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.  OakTara is looking for short stories—real-life love stories—for our upcoming anthology, to be published in fall 2012. If your story is chosen, you’ll receive either a cash award or a royalty percentage of net retail sales, plus complimentary copies of the book. And you’ll be a published author, with a credit to add to your growing publishing résumé! For more information, visit http://oaktara.com/tellusabout The deadline for submissions is June 15th, 2012. Send all questions and submissions to tellusabout@oaktara.com.

2.  New Leaf Publishing Group has been a non-denominational Christian publishing company for over 35 years. New Leaf Submission Guidelines here.

3.  Creation Illustrated is the “leading Bible-based nature journal” and is looking for writers and photographers. Creation Illustrated Submission Guidelines here.

4.  Eldridge Plays and Musicals is always looking for new Christian plays and musicals to help spread the Word through drama. Click in  the upper left for Eldridge Plays and Musicals submission guidelines.

5. Bead&Button Magazine is a bimonthly magazine devoted to techniques, projects, and designs of beaded jewelry and accessories. Bead&Button Submission Guidelines here.


6.  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.  The Kids’ Ark is always looking for great stories for kids. The Kids’ Ark is a quarterly children’s Christian magazine full of the truth about God’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.  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.

9.  Lerner Publishing Group works with many talented authors and illustrators to create its books for children and young adults. Lerner Books Submission Guidelines here.

10. CBH Ministries Keys for Kids teaches children about God’s love and His Word. Keys for Kids 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!

Write on!

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  • Lill Kohler

    Thank you so much for sharing the opportunities.

    • You’re welcome. Hope you found something that’s a good fit for you.

  • Julie Garmon

    So very helpful, as always!

    • Thanks Julie. Hope you’re doing well. 🙂

  • kimberly long

    You are so wonderful to always provide us with mucho opportunities, Vonda. I appreciate all you do to make our writer’s world better! Many blessings to you today for your giving heart!!

    • Wow, thanks for your encouragement, Kimberly! Can’t wait to see you!

  • Thanks for the suggestions, Vonda! Prayers for you and the BRMCWC staff as you prepare for next week. Can’t wait to hear about it!

    • Thanks, Susan! Sure wish you could be there, but I know you’re thrilled to be going where you’re going. Congrats!