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Submissions focusing on all aspects of researching, writing and publishing any genre are welcome. Suggested topics include interviews with writers, agents, editors, publishers and producers, news and trends related to writing, and articles addressing the writing life, for example, balancing work and family, overcoming writer's block and increasing creativity and productivity. See past issues of SouthWest Sage for the type of article we publish.
Include a brief bio and optional head-shot of the author. Submissions may be edited for accuracy, readability and length.
Payment is made in bylines and clips. All rights remain with the author.
Announcements, success stories, book signings, critique group info and other brief items may be submitted in the body of your e-mail. Attach longer articles and stories in files formatted in .txt, .rtf or doc. MS Word 2007 format is acceptable.
Use Times New Roman 12 point and one space after a period, single space text, no paragraph indent, blank line between paragraphs, no color, and no right justification. Add subheads for articles of 450+ words.
Deadline: 15th of the month prior to issue date, for example, June 15th for the July issue
Length: 200 to 800 words; full page: 800 words; 1 column: 450 words
Images: .jpg file, 200 dpi minimum (contact the editor if you need assistance.)
E-mail submissions and questions to: Queries are optional, and our average response time is 1-2 weeks. If you haven't heard back in ten days, feel free to follow up. We appreciate your interest.