Submission Guidelines

Please note that ICR cannot review or return unsolicited manuscripts, books, or other materials.

News Article Submission Requirements

Want to write for ICR? Please submit your one-page query letter along with your 600-word (or less) news article on the creation science topic of your choice to

Please include the following in your one-page query letter:

  • Topic of your article
  • Why you are the person to write the article; include your credentials
  • How you are acquainted with ICR
  • Your best writing

News article requirements:

  • Your article must be original, unpublished writing.
  • The topic must be related to the creation-evolution debate. Select a topic from or
  • Try to maintain a similar style to our other news articles.
  • Send your article as a Microsoft Word document.
  • Use 12-point Times New Roman font.
  • Cite references in Chicago Style and limit to five or less.
  • Remember to keep the article to no more than 600 words.

Book Submission Requirements

If you would like ICR to consider your manuscript for publication, please start by emailing a one-page query letter to, and we will contact you if we’d like to see a full proposal. Response within three months.

Your query should include:

  • Author name, phone number, and email address
  • Very brief introduction of yourself, focusing on any relevant qualifications
  • Existing author platforms and any associated statistics (followers, views, engagement, speaking events, etc.)
  • Publishing history, if any
  • Suggested title of book
  • Short summary of your book
  • Your intended audience and why they should read your book

If after viewing your query letter, we request a proposal, here’s what it should include:

  • The topic of your book and what it contributes to its field
  • The intended audience
  • Estimated word count and timetable for completion
  • Your CV or background, with complete contact information
  • Why you are the person to write this book
  • The first three chapters of your manuscript
  • The table of contents with a one-paragraph summary or brief outline of each chapter
  • Marketing plans for the proposed book
  • Existing author platforms
  • Your current speaking schedule, if any

If your proposal is accepted, we will request the full manuscript. The manuscript must:

  • Be original, unpublished writing
  • Cover topics related to the creation-evolution debate, the Bible, and/or Christian faith
  • Be formatted in Times New Roman, 12-point font, and double spaced in a Microsoft Word document
  • Follow the guidelines in The Chicago Manual of Style for formatting, citations, etc.
  • Be accompanied by all necessary permissions for use of outside material included in the manuscript