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Teen Penned from the Heart devotional submissions wanted

Sample cover from Penned for the Heart
Sample cover from Penned for the HeartSon-Rise Publications, Inc.

The deadline for Teen Penned from the Heart has been extended.

Young adults ages 12-19, please submit your Christian devotions, artwork, or photographs according to the following guidelines.

Submission Guidelines for Teen Penned from the Heart

Writers: Email true stories sharing how God is working in your life or what He is teaching you. Insights, prayers, and anecdotes that proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ or build the body of Christ through encouragement, inspiration, or teaching are desired.

Maximum: 250 words. In that word count include a title, plus scripture and/or a prayer. Poems (verse or free-verse) should be no more than 20 lines, counting spaces between stanzas.

When quoting scripture, please be accurate and indicate the version in this way: NIV, KJV, NASB, MSG (The Message), etc. Do not rely on your memory—please verify accuracy. Submit your devotion in Arial 10. Use italics for scripture passages.

Maximum: 250 words. In that word count include a title, plus scripture and/or a prayer. Poems (verse or free-verse) should be no more than 20 lines, counting spaces between stanzas.

Photographers and Artists: One picture will be chosen for the cover and others will be used throughout the book. Each piece will be credited with the creator’s name and bio.

Teen Penned from the Heart is a non-denominational devotional compiled/edited by Carol Moesta Hamilton. Submit, via email, to carolhamiltonjoy@gmail.com with “Teen Penned” in the subject line and the devotion or picture in the body of your email. Include your name, as you want it to appear in the published Teen Penned from the Heart, a brief bio, plus your email, phone number, and mailing address with each submission. You may send more than one devotion or artwork. Only one submission per email, please. Indicate if this is a simultaneous submission.

Son-Rise Publications, Inc. asks for one-time rights for the volume in which your work appears. Previously published devotions, as well as original works, are accepted if you own the copyright. Reprint rights are given when supplied by the author.

Payment for the inclusion of your work in Teen Penned from the Heart is a free copy of the volume in which your work appears, plus the opportunity to purchase extra copies at a discounted rate.

Son-Rise Publications, Inc. has published the adult version of Penned from the Heart annually for twenty years. For guidelines for Penned from the Heart go to editor Marilyn Nutter’s website at http://www.marilynnutter.com/writers-guidelines.html.

Son-Rise Publications, Inc. plans to publish Teen Penned from the Heart annually. Send submissions soon to be included in the first edition.

I look forward to hearing from you!

In His care,

Carol