Submission Guidelines

Submit an Article to Us

Articles on the craft of writing that show the reader the different styles and genres in both fiction and non-fiction. If you are a published author or you just have experience writing and you have these experiences to share with our readers, we welcome your submissions. The Opal Writers’ magazine also accepts short fiction, poetry and prose, and book reviews.

Suggested word count: 300 – 1200 words

The Guidelines

Articles inform and educate, or entertain our readers.
An article does not promote any product, service, or brand.
Articles don’t have any logos or business links in them and your byline does not have your business name.
An example of your byline might be: Jane Doe, Author; or Jane Doe, Reiki Therapist

Photos: We will often provide a stock photo to accompany the article if one is not provided.

Word count: 300 -1200 words

Your Bio: Please send us a short (up to 100 words) bio with your article. You may also include a photo of yourself.
The bio appears at the end of your article.

*If you are looking for an opportunity to brand your business or service with us by writing monthly advertorials or becoming a SPONSOR WRITER, contact us.

Want to use links and logos in your article?

Find out more about our Advertorial package. Contact us.

Publishing 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. Your article will continue to be displayed until you ask us to remove it.

*All submissions are subject to approval. Opal Publishing reserves the right to refuse any submitted content.

Submission Deadlines:

The Opal Writers Magazine is published monthly. Our submission deadline is the 30th of the previous month. Example: for you article to appear in the January issue, you must have your article in to us by November 30th.