The Christian Business and Professional magazine are seeking writers for the following topics:
* Work/life balance : the importance of rest
* Christian achievers in history - profile of any Christian based company - mut be started by Christians
* The Workplace -welcome ideas to be developed
^Marketplace ministry - discuss any marketplace ministry
* Pastor's corner: What Christian business people and professionals need from their pastor.
If you have an interest, in one or any of the above topics, please send a message and I will send you our authors guidelines.
Guidelines for writers
We are looking for new writers – men and women whom the Lord has gifted and called to write. We want articles of international interest on topics showing Christians how to apply the Christian faith to their business and professional life. We want articles solidly based on scripture as we aim to have a constant stream of interesting material.
Who are our readers?
The Christian Business Magazine is targeted at Christians who either own their own business, work in a business or professionals ; basically Christians in the workplace or marketplace. It will be published as an online magazine.
What to write: topics
The Christian Business Magazine accepts non-fiction, full-length articles (between 1500 and 1800 words) on a variety of topics. The topics would be advertised mainly through our newsletter, so you are advised to sign up for the newsletter, to be kept abreast of future needs.
Before you write
Before you submit a query or decide to write for the magazine, study a copy of our article tone and style. You can obtain an electronic copy for purchase at www.christianbusinessmagazine.com. This will give you an idea of the style and content of the magazine.
We would periodically inform you of the topics that we need writers for. Once you have decided on the topic that you want to write about, the topic should be illustrated for the reader by way of lively dialogue and/or quotes to make the story stand out. It might also be useful to write in a conversational style. Our intention is to produce articles that are enjoyable, commanding and fluent in style.
Keep stories and articles exciting, fascinating and entertaining, including humour. Make sure you give credit to others when you use their material.
Please include a photograph, usually a headshot, to accompany your story or article. If your article is accepted and you have photos that may be used to accompany your submission, please attach them as jpeg files. Appropriate credit lines and captions should also accompany the photos.
You may also submit high-resolution digital images via e-mail.
Articles submitted with appropriate pictures, or for which pictures are available, receive highest priority. An article’s quality and readability are greatly enhanced by photographs of readers mentioned in the article and/or the article topic(s)., when this is appropriate for the subject matter
Reprints and rights
The Christian Business Magazine accepts reprints. Please indicate if your article has appeared in another periodical or magazine, and if you have accompanying photographs to illustrate the article.
Professional writers who have previously been published in other magazines or newspapers may send n enquiry with 1-2 relevant published writing samples to email@example.com. Queries sent by post will not be considered.
The Christian Business Magazine purchases first rights for original articles and reserve the right to edit all work for length and content. Editing is done with a conscious effort to retain the author’s style and intent.
The author gives ‘The Christian Business Magazine’ the right to republish the article in any form and allow others to republish the article in any form. The author also retains the right to republish or allow others to republish the article
You should initially send a brief query letter describing your idea and topic you want to be considered for, and how you plan to develop it. In some cases, we may give additional guidelines and suggestions as you write the full article.
If the outline of your story is accepted, please include your full name, address, telephone number and email on each page of your submission, what publishing rights are offered and a one or two-line bio to be included at the end of your article. Also indicate the approximate number of words
For reprints, you must include the name, address, and editor of the original publication source, the copyright line from the original source, and the page number and date of the original publication. Please indicate the type of rights you own, as well.
Submit stories or article (text) online at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If quoting from a book, please include with the article a photocopy of the actual page(s) of quotations plus a photocopy of the title and copyright page for that book.
Typed manuscripts should be double-spaced.
Payment is made upon final acceptance of the material, varying according to the rights purchased and the amount of editing done. Payment is negotiable.