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Woman Alive welcomes articles and ideas from freelance writers. They are looking for features that are practical, accessible and offer a Christian perspective. Articles should be personal in tone and draw on real life anecdotes, as well as quotes from Christian professionals or related sources.
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What they currently looking for …
Faith stories – Share the excitement of being a Christian and the wonder of how God works in individual lives. For example, how my faith was strengthened/challenged when … What a difference it made when …
Making a difference – How can we work for the good of others and promote God’s work and heart in our communities? Practical ideas and stories from women who make a difference where they are.
Lifestyle – Home, job, money matters, hobbies, leisure activities … In all these areas how can we be in the world but not of the world? How can we celebrate life and God’s goodness? Relationships (marriage, family, parenting, friends) How do we build strong relationships, nurture those God has entrusted to us, deal with conflict/challenges etc ?
Well-being – What’s good for us and what’s not? How can we look and feel our best? What will help us to be the people God wants us to be?
Women’s ministry – What are the key challenges facing women today both here and overseas? Plus ideas for bringing women together, tried and tested resources, events etc
Creative ideas – things to make or innovative ideas for fundraising, engaging in prayer, celebrating the seasons …
We encourage writers to read at least two or three recent copies of the magazine before sending in an article and to look at mainstream women’s magazines for ideas. What sort of subjects are they tackling? How do they break things down? What makes you stop and read something?
Submissions Our articles vary in length from 700 to 1800 words and payment is by arrangement.
E-mail your article or idea to womanalive@ cpo.org.uk as a Word or text only document or post to: Jackie Harris, Woman Alive, Christian Publishing & Outreach, Garcia Estate, Canterbury Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1BW. Please include a stamped addressed envelope if you want your manuscript returned. Please number and caption any accompanying photos or images. E-mailed pictures should be sent as Hi Res JPEG attachments (300dpi). The editor reserves the right to reject any manuscript at any stage.