Submission Guidelines

What Kind of Content Are We Looking For?

Feature Articles

The scope of Opal Writers’ Magazine is to inform and educate writers and authors about writing, publishing, marketing, illustration and graphic design. Maximum word length 1000 words.

Sub-feature Articles

Includes Writer Retreats, Social Media, Business

Feature and sub-feature articles are informative, educational, or entertaining.  An article should not be promotional and does not promote any product, service, or brand.  Articles should be no longer than 1000 words in length. We will often provide a stock photo to accompany the article if one is not provided.

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.

Filler Articles and Content include:

Health & Wellness; Book Reviews, Poetry, Fiction.

Advertorials – Are you a business who wants to reach authors and writers? Find out how you can use an advertorial to promote your products and services.  Write An Advertorial


Feature Article: $252 per issue 

  • Craft of writing
  • Book Design, Publishing

Sub-feature Articles: $20 – 1 per category 

  • Writer Retreats
  • Social Media
  • Business

Filler Articles:
Filler content is just that; filler. If there is space in the magazine we will publish your submission.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Mind, Body, Spirit
  • Book Reviews
  • Poetry
  • Short fiction

Event Listings and Organization/Association Calendars
No payment for these  – these spaces are provided free.

RIGHTS:  The author retains copyright for all published articles in the Opal Writers’ Magazine.

If you would like to submit an article for consideration of publication in an upcoming issue of Opal Writer’s Magazine, we would love to hear from you. Any questions you may have about submissions should be sent to
Opal Publishing reserves the right to make final decisions concerning the publication of all articles submitted.

Editorial Deadline:  All submissions are due the last day of the month 30 days prior to publication. Our next publication date is September 1st, 2019.
We will be accepting submissions until July 31 (if the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, please submit by the following regular business day 9 PM)

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