Adoption Resources


Writer's Guidelines

Mission: To offer families and individuals interested in international, domestic adoption and foster care experiences an entertaining and educational resource. It is packaged in a concise, reader-friendly format that emphasizes visual appeal. We follow the ethical guidelines for adoption developed by the Joint Council for International Children's Services of North America.

Topics: Parenting. Pertinent Research. Health & Family. Adoption Journeys. Single Parenting. Calendar of Events. Birth Country/Cultural Information. Identity Formation. Review of Resources: Books, Tapes, Videos. Adult Adoptees. Multicultural Families. Issues in Education. Unsung Heroes. Paper Trail. Legal Issues.

Directions: We will accept manuscripts by e-mail, fax or mail. Submissions on diskette must be saved on a PC-formatted diskette in the following formats: Microsoft Word or Adobe pdf.

You can submit e-mail manuscripts either by attaching the file to an e-mail manuscripts or by attaching the file onto the e-mail page.

Feature articles should be no longer than 1,200 words in length. Adoption Today editorial staff reserves the right to edit for accuracy and length.

All manuscripts should include writer's name, address, telephone number, fax, photos*, e-mail, and a brief ( 50 word ) biography of the author. WE DO NOT ACCEPT SIMULTANEOUS SUBMISSIONS!

- E-mail manuscripts can be submitted to: louis@adoptinfo.net
- Mailed-in manuscripts and photographs can be mailed to:
      Adoption Today Magazine
      541 E. Garden Dr. Unit N
      Windsor, CO 80550.

*Photos are encouraged to accompany all articles and should be sent by mail. Each photo should include the photographer's name, names of subjects and origin of the photo. A self-addressed, stamped envelope should be included if the return pictures is desired.

Contributing writers will be paid for their articles in the form of complimentary subscriptions or copies of Adoption Today magazine. Thereafter, compensation for published writers can be negotiated and contracted.

We encourage you to call us toll-free at (888) 924-6736 to discuss the topic, content or length of your manuscript prior to submission.

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