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. 

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God's Time

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 9, 2021

God’s Time
http://christwriters.info/index/god-s-time

You may recall James Stuart Bell’s role as editor for story collection series such as: A Cup of Comfort, Extraordinary Answers to Prayer, and a number of books related to Angels, Miracles, and Heavenly Encounters.  Recently I collaborated on a story collection for Guideposts entitled, Miracles Do Happen: 101 Glimpses of the Hidden Hand of God and later, Angels All around Us and God’s Constant Presence. I am now compiling a new volume with a working title of In God’s Time.  The description of what is needed follows:

Each chapter is centered around a line from Ecclesiastes 3:2-8.  Each modern-day story should be written from a first-person perspective (or a third-person “as told to”), contain an element of answered prayer, and be structured roughly as a story (starting with a problem or challenging situation and then showing how the situation was resolved).

Any story relating to the themes in Ecclesiastes 3:2-8 will be considered, but following are some suggested topics:

Beginnings and endings, including relationships, careers, major moves, and also themes of birth and passing.
Recovery from addiction or overcoming negative habits
Moving beyond grief and experiencing joy: recovering from personal or natural disasters, mourning, the power of laughter to change a situation
Separation and reunion, or life change that resulted from long periods of travel or living abroad; also, stories of “leaving the nest” to explore new adventures
Things gained and lost, fortunes built or lost, collecting or letting go of things for a meaningful purpose
Overcoming conflict in families, friendships, and communities, especially when a decision to speak up (or stay silent) at the right moment made a big difference
The devastating effects of war or hate and the power of love to overcome them.

Story length: 1,000-1,500 words
Specific suggestions: Stories should not preach, proselytize, or politicize.
Faith must be an integral part of your story.
Include with each story two scriptures to inspire greater faith in God.
We are unable to accept previously published work, even if it has appeared only in a blog.

For this project we’ll consider only original, unpublished stories of up to 1500 words and they must be at least 1000 words.  The stories should have a creative title, an attention-grabbing introduction, a main body with a conflict or challenge, and a clear, satisfying resolution with God’s supernatural activity clearly indicated.  They need to be descriptive, rooted in time and place, with a realistic portrayal of the characters and their spiritual growth.

They also need to be substantive stories rather than mere testimonies or teachings.  We will have a final due date for the manuscript of December 15, 2021, but we would appreciate your submission even sooner, which will give you a greater chance of acceptance.

Please send your manuscript attached to the e-mail rather than pasting text in the email window.  Send your manuscript in normal manuscript formatting in Times New Roman, 16-point, with your full contact information--name, address, phone number, and e-mail address at the top of the first page.  We are offering a one-time fee of $40 for your story.  The main reason is that these stories will average out at about half the length of our previous compilations.                             

Guideposts Publishers will create a release form upon the publisher’s acceptance and we would need them back promptly.  Payment will be made after all contracts have been received. Please direct all inquiries and manuscripts to my colleague, Jeanette Littleton, whose email address is: compilations@earthlink.net . To keep updated on the project, join our Facebook page: Jim Bell Compilation Writers (click on the Facebook icon).

If this e-mail has been forwarded to you, and you can’t submit to this call, but would like to hear about other editorial needs as they arise, please send us your e-mail address and we’ll add you to our notification list or subscribe on this email. If you wish to pass on this publishing opportunity to other qualified writers we would appreciate it.

Blessings to you and yours,

James Stuart Bell



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God's Time

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 9, 2021

God’s Time
http://christwriters.info/index/god-s-time

You may recall James Stuart Bell’s role as editor for story collection series such as: A Cup of Comfort, Extraordinary Answers to Prayer, and a number of books related to Angels, Miracles, and Heavenly Encounters.  Recently I collaborated on a story collection for Guideposts entitled, Miracles Do Happen: 101 Glimpses of the Hidden Hand of God and later, Angels All around Us and God’s Constant Presence. I am now compiling a new volume with a working title of In God’s Time.  The description of what is needed follows:

Each chapter is centered around a line from Ecclesiastes 3:2-8.  Each modern-day story should be written from a first-person perspective (or a third-person “as told to”), contain an element of answered prayer, and be structured roughly as a story (starting with a problem or challenging situation and then showing how the situation was resolved).

Any story relating to the themes in Ecclesiastes 3:2-8 will be considered, but following are some suggested topics:

Beginnings and endings, including relationships, careers, major moves, and also themes of birth and passing.
Recovery from addiction or overcoming negative habits
Moving beyond grief and experiencing joy: recovering from personal or natural disasters, mourning, the power of laughter to change a situation
Separation and reunion, or life change that resulted from long periods of travel or living abroad; also, stories of “leaving the nest” to explore new adventures
Things gained and lost, fortunes built or lost, collecting or letting go of things for a meaningful purpose
Overcoming conflict in families, friendships, and communities, especially when a decision to speak up (or stay silent) at the right moment made a big difference
The devastating effects of war or hate and the power of love to overcome them.

Story length: 1,000-1,500 words
Specific suggestions: Stories should not preach, proselytize, or politicize.
Faith must be an integral part of your story.
Include with each story two scriptures to inspire greater faith in God.
We are unable to accept previously published work, even if it has appeared only in a blog.

For this project we’ll consider only original, unpublished stories of up to 1500 words and they must be at least 1000 words.  The stories should have a creative title, an attention-grabbing introduction, a main body with a conflict or challenge, and a clear, satisfying resolution with God’s supernatural activity clearly indicated.  They need to be descriptive, rooted in time and place, with a realistic portrayal of the characters and their spiritual growth.

They also need to be substantive stories rather than mere testimonies or teachings.  We will have a final due date for the manuscript of December 15, 2021, but we would appreciate your submission even sooner, which will give you a greater chance of acceptance.

Please send your manuscript attached to the e-mail rather than pasting text in the email window.  Send your manuscript in normal manuscript formatting in Times New Roman, 16-point, with your full contact information--name, address, phone number, and e-mail address at the top of the first page.  We are offering a one-time fee of $40 for your story.  The main reason is that these stories will average out at about half the length of our previous compilations.                             

Guideposts Publishers will create a release form upon the publisher’s acceptance and we would need them back promptly.  Payment will be made after all contracts have been received. Please direct all inquiries and manuscripts to my colleague, Jeanette Littleton, whose email address is: compilations@earthlink.net . To keep updated on the project, join our Facebook page: Jim Bell Compilation Writers (click on the Facebook icon).

If this e-mail has been forwarded to you, and you can’t submit to this call, but would like to hear about other editorial needs as they arise, please send us your e-mail address and we’ll add you to our notification list or subscribe on this email. If you wish to pass on this publishing opportunity to other qualified writers we would appreciate it.

Blessings to you and yours,

James Stuart Bell



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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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