Submissions

**Opal Writers’ Magazine relaunch is NOVEMBER 2020.
Submissions are now open.**

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

What kind of content are we looking for?

Articles

What are we looking for?

Articles that discuss and teach the Craft of Writing, inform and educate our readers about writing, publishing, marketing, and editing.
Your article should proofed and edited before you submit to us.
We are looking for exceptionally well-written content with a new slant or new information for Canadian authors and writers.

An article does not promote any product, service, or brand. Articles should be no longer than 1000 words in length. An article will not have any logos or business links and your business name will not appear in your byline.
Example of acceptable byline: Jane Doe, Best-selling Author
Photos: We will often provide a stock photo to accompany the article if one is not provided.

Book Reviews

Book reviews are an essential tool for authors to promote their books, and for the reader it can be a wonderful glimpse into the authors’ book. Opal Publishing provides the Reviewer’s name and credentials on the book review (name, website). The book review should be 300-500 words. Book cover images should accompany your book review.

Other Submissions

Poetry, Flash Fiction and Short Fiction is welcome!

Event Listings and Organization/Association Calendars


Rights: First Serial Rights, and Digital Rights that include the publishing of your submission on the Opal Publishing website for one full month, and then the rights return to the author.

Honorarium

Articles: $25
Book Reviews: $10
Opal Writers’ Magazine publishes Canadian writers, but we are always open to submissions from abroad. Our content is mainly articles written for writers and authors with just a seasoning of prose.

Opal is a writers community platform to share your writing and increase your reach to your intended audience.
*All submissions are subject to approval. Opal Publishing reserves the right to refuse any submitted content.

Opal Magazine formats: Digital content only; the magazine will be available FREE on ISSUU.com. To receive a copy of the Opal Writers’ Magazine to your inbox each month you can subscribe for free.

Submission Deadlines: content due by the 30th of the previous month.
Deadline for the November issue is 30th of September.

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