Happy 3rd Tuesday to you, dear friends! Let’s start with a list of writing opportunities and contests selected just for you!
2.¬† Catholic Sentinel looking for Oregon-focused articles of interest to local Catholics.
4.¬† Escapees Magazine is looking for articles of interest to RVers who live the RV lifestyle. Escapees Magazine writing guidelines here.
6.¬† Writers Weekly.com wants articles on how to make money writing. Do not send ‚Äúhow to write‚ÄĚ articles. Writers Weekend guidelines here.
8.¬† Woman‚Äôs Day magazine accepts articles from very experienced writers. Woman‚Äôs Day writer‚Äôs guidelines here.
9.¬† 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‚Äôs Guidelines here.
10. Shotgun Sports magazine writers must have first hand knowledge of hunting, trapshooting, or collecting or repairing guns
11. The Kids‚Äô Ark is always looking for great stories for kids. The Kids‚Äô Ark is a quarterly children‚Äôs Christian magazine full of the truth about God‚Äôs 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‚Äô Ark Writer‚Äôs Guidelines here.
12. Small Farm Today magazine¬†is dedicated to preserving and promoting small farming, rural living, community and agripreneurship. Writing guidelines here.
13. 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‚Äôs Guidelines here.
15. Writer‚Äôs Digest Poetry Awards. Deadline October 31, 2014.
16. Writer‚Äôs Digest Short Short Story Contest. Deadline December 15, 2014.
And these two opportunities were submitted by our friend and CCC grad, artist and speaker Cyn Rogalski. Thanks, Cyn!
Well, that should keep you busy for a while. Don’t forget to share this with your writing friends!
¬†And here are some conferences for writers and speakers. I hope to see you at some of them!
1.¬† CLASS Christian Writers Conference: October 23-25, 2014, Albuquerque, NM
2.¬† South Carolina Writers‚Äô Workshop: October 24-26, 2014, Myrtle Beach, SC
3.¬† Heart of America Christian Writer‚Äôs Network Conference: November 6-8, 2014, Overland Park, KS
4.¬† Writers ADVANCE Boot Camp: February 20-22, 2015, Asheville, NC
5.¬† Florida Christian Writers Conference: February 25-March 1, 2015, Leesburg, FL
6.¬† Mid-South Christian Writers Conference: March 7, 2015, Memphis, TN (I‚Äôll see you there!)
7.¬† Write2Ignite Conference for Writers of Children‚Äôs Literature: March 27-28, 2015, Tigerville, SC (I’ll see you there!)
8. Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference: May 17-21, 2015, Ridgecrest, NC (I’ll see you there!)
9. Christian Communicators Conference: Hold the date! August 26-30, 2015, The Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove, Asheville, NC. Registration will open late February. (I’ll see you there!)
Okay, friends, I can’t wait to see the successes that come from your responses to these lists!