David C. Cook: Publisher of Sunday school curriculum, children's discipleship, books and Christian materials for the church and home. Brands include David C. Cook, Godprints, Scripture Press, Echoes and Accent.

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The Quiet Hour (over 100,000 annual readership/circulation)
This quarterly publication of devotions for adults provides daily inspiration from anecdotal content related to selected Scripture passages with encouragement and insight that lends to life application.

Devotional Features
-Anecdotal content that is personal or reported, serious or humorous
-Opening statement or lead narrative followed with a tie-in to the assigned -Scripture passage plus application to the life of the reader
-145-175 words
-Title
-Reference for assigned passage
-Text of key verse the writer selects from passage (Assigned to NIV or KJV)
-Closing prayer or quotation (50/50 mix)
-Writer's name
-One-line bio, included on last page with other writers for the quarter

Format
Personal size, saddle-stich bound
Assigned passages coordinate with David C Cook curriculum

Audience
Adult Sunday school and Bible study group take-home
Church give-away for spiritual enrichment
Private purchase online or bookstore
Office wait areas

Writer Contracts & Inquiry
Writing contracts are for seven devotionals per quarter. First-time contracts range $115 and up based on the writer's previous experience. Subsequent contracts are based on proven quality from previous assignments. 

Submit interest letter summarizing experience. Provide a related portfolio sample (published or unpublished) or spec devotional. Include email contact for potential reply.
The Quiet Hour
Station #201
David C Cook
4050 Lee Vance View                                                    
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

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