Submissions

CRUISERTV BEHIND THE SCENES MAGAZINE – WRITER & CONTRIBUTOR GUIDELINES

Dedicated to Cruiser Vloggers & Bloggers!

MISSION

Our mission is to inspire, educate, and inform aspiring cruisers, dreamers, and want-to-be travellers with the experience and knowledge of those who have conquered their dream of leaving the rat race behind, sailing into paradise.

Published Quarterly, digital format, available on ISSUU, KINDLE (coming soon), and Social Media.

ARTICLE TOPICS

We accept articles on a wide range of topics with a special emphasis on sailing and living the dream. We cover boats, equipment, maintenance, technique, lifestyle, fun, debauchery among cruisers, and travel topics.

We will accept previously published articles, however there is no compensation for previously published articles. Articles written on assignment are paid $0.10 CDN per word.

ISSUES

We are now accepting material for future issues. Submit via email, a lead paragraph and summary of the article.

Winter issue – content deadline October 30, 2016
Spring issue – content deadline January 30, 2017
Summer issue – content deadline April 30, 2017
Fall issue – content deadline July 30, 2017

DEADLINES

To guarantee consideration for the next issue, it is best to send your submission summary 14 days prior to deadline. Acceptable stories that do not make the current issue, or arrive late, may be held over to another issue.

LENGTH & FORMAT

The preferred article length is 800 words, but shorter and longer articles may be considered. Include at the top of your article: title, your name, word count, and contact information. Include at the bottom of your article: your bio, sources, interview contacts (if any), and previously published details (if any). We prefer that e-mail submissions be transmitted as a Microsoft Word Doc attachment. We use Canadian spelling. Leave only one character space between sentences.

VISUALS

Please include only high-quality, visual material for your article. Photographs, sketches, maps, historical documents, etc. should be sharp and well lit. We prefer that digital images be sent at original size with no cropping, adjustments, or re-sampling. Scans must be submitted at no less than 300 dpi.

PAYMENT

Writers and Contributors are paid for ‘only’ on assignment articles that are commissioned by the publisher, editor-in-chief, or senior editor. Payment via paypal after publication has gone to press.

PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED OR RE-BLOGGED

Writers and Contributors who submit articles that have been previously published will receive free advertising.

Please send articles to editor@cruisertv.com