Hone your craft by writing magazine articles. Here are 7 options.

Magazines on a rackLet’s admit it, writing a book is hard work and takes time. It’s not something you can do in a day or two. But you can write the draft of a magazine article in a day, and then spend the next few days revising it.

And one of the best ways to hone your skill as a writer is to write for magazines. (Tweet this.)

You can also make greater use of your time by first querying magazines with your idea. Then when a magazine buys your idea, you write the article.

Finding magazines for your article ideas [Read more…]

5 Christian Book Publishers Accepting Submissions

A consistent mistake beginning writers make is in sending queries to publishers without first learning what genres they publish and what information they require in a submission.

To that purpose, publishers provide submission guidelines. Improve your chances of acceptance by [Read more…]

5 Children’s Book Publishers Accepting Manuscripts

Sales of children’s books are growing. Our local writers group often participates in regional events by setting up a booth to sell and sign books. Children’s books usually garner the most sales at these events.

That said, finding a publisher for your children’s book requires the same hard work as for any other genre. Today, I’m offering a list of children’s publishers. [Read more…]

5 Places to Sell Your Devotional Articles

Writing a short devotional for a daily devotional magazine is a good way to bring in some $$. Many markets pay $20-$25 per devotional, and most devotionals run around 200-300 words. That’s not bad money for so few words.

But writing devotionals is exacting. Requirements for devotional pieces vary widely and can be very detailed. Be sure to thoroughly read each market’s submission guidelines.

5 Devotional Markets

The Upper Room: http://www.upperroom.org/about/writer-guidelines/upper-room

Augsburg Fortress, http://www.augsburgfortress.org/company/submit.jsp This submission page contains links to several submission opportunities including download files for their 2 devotional magazines The Word in Season and Christ in Our Home.

Light From the Word, https://www.wesleyan.org/wg   scroll down to find specifics

The Secret Place, http://judsonpress.com/catalog_sp_guidelines.cfm

6 Publishers Accepting Submissions

Here are today’s markets. Before you submit, study the publishers’ books, then read and follow the submission guidelines. [Read more…]

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