Please comply with the following guidelines in submitting material for possible publication in Queen of the Castle Magazine.
Identification of your material:
Include your legal name, address, phone, and email for our records on all material you submit. If you wish to be published under a different name, clearly indicate that on your material, too. Also let us know which of your contact information we can publish. Submission of a brief biographical paragraph is optional..
Deadlines and Forum Topics:
Note the following general deadlines. For actual deadlines and a list of the forum topics on which each upcoming issue will focus, consult a current issue of the magazine, or contact the editor and request that this information be emailed to you.
Types of Submissions
Please refer to the descriptions ELSEWHERE for more information about the types of materials we are seeking. We are always seeking submissions that include stories of personal growth, inspiration, and connection to other.
All submissions must fall into the one or more of the folliowing categories:
Send us articles that are between 500-700 words (approximately 4-10 typed, double-spaced pages). Longer articles are accepted, depending on the content. Please do not send handwritten material. Typed articles will be scanned, so please note the following points: (1) double-spaced pages typed in a standard font with no corrections are requested; (2) do not submit on colored paper; (3) do not use an artistic font, such as a script font; and (4) do not type in all capitals. We encourage submissions on disc (Microsoft Word or Text Only files preferred) or via email, as a separate attachment, to: email@example.com . Articles appearing in our magazine may also be posted to our website. We will assume we have your permission to do this, unless you inform us otherwise at the time of submission.
Originals may be submitted, as well as high quality reproductions. All photographs should be good contrast color, or black and white. We prefer digital files. If submitting digital files, be sure they are in the form of Send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cover Art. If you wish to be considered for an upcoming cover, please submit your name to email@example.com
Provide references for all material that is not your own thinking, or for any material that is quoted or referred to in your article. Be sure to include the author’s full name, title, year published, page numbers, publisher, and publisher’s city.
We reserve the right to edit and/or crop all material submitted to us. Usually we edit for length, clarity, and errors in spelling or grammar. We will never knowingly change your meaning.
Our content is creative and inspirational in tone. We will publish material dealing with “dark-side” issues (anger, persecution, fear, violence, etc.) provided it includes techniques for creatively using or transforming these, or solicits ideas for doing so.
Rights to all material submitted to us return to the creator automatically after publication in our magazine. If material you are submitting to us has been published before, you must indicate where, when, and the status of publication rights when submitting it to us. Also, please provide similar information if your submission is being considered for publication elsewhere. We prefer to include material never before published and not being considered for publication elsewhere.
Return of Material
We will return material only if you specifically request this and include a self-addressed stamped envelope with sufficient return postage.
Acknowledgment of Submissions
Upon receipt of your submission, you will receive a postcard acknowledging that your material has been accepted for consideration. Due to the demands upon staff time, you will not receive further acknowledgment regarding the publication status of your material. You will be contacted if any special considerations need to be dealt with before an article or artwork can be published. Some fine articles and artwork remain in the files for awhile awaiting the opportune time for publishing. While we do not publish all material we receive, we do carefully review all contributions and appreciate your support. If you have questions concerning the publication status of your material, feel free to contact us.
Send all submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.