Friday, December 29, 2006
Writing Op - Christian Journal (Newspaper)
801 S. Riverside
Medford, OR 97501
Web site: www.thechristianjournal.org
Contact: Chad McComas, editor
About CHRISTIAN JOURNAL
Free, monthly newspaper covering Christian support/encouragement.
"It is the purpose of the Christian Journal to encourage the reader with Christian support articles--personal experiences, stories about ministry, hope in God, poetry, uplifting short pieces, etc."
* Established: 1998
* 80% freelance written on a one-time basis.
* Byline given.
* Not copyrighted.
# Editorial lead time 1-2 months.
* Accepts queries by:
o E-mail (email@example.com)
* Accepts simultaneous submissions
* Accepts previously published submissions
* Responds in 2 weeks to queries.
* Responds in 1-2 months to manuscripts.
* Sample copy for 9x12 envelope & 3 first-class stamps.
* Writer's guidelines available at web site (click here).
Types of Articles:
* Book excerpts
* General Interest
* Personal Experience
* Religious (fiction and nonfiction)
Does Not Want: Nothing of theological controversy.
Submission method: Query or send complete ms.
Length: 400–900 words.
Does not pay the expenses of writers on assignment.
Columns & Departmemt
Columns open to freelancers: Health; Senior Views; both 600-800 words.
Submission method: Send complete manuscript
Send photos with submission.
Reviews:* GIF/JPEG files
Photos Require Identification of subjects
Buys one-time rights
Offers no payment for photos.
Tips: "Be willing to have your work edited and used to touch readers."
Posted by Louise Bergmann DuMont at 11:24 AM