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Author Guidelines

The following submissions will be considered for acceptance:

  1. Forms of Literary Expression (Fiction or Non-Fiction) such as Narrative, Essay, or Poetry. Submissions should be less than 3000 words, and should center on the human condition. Topics may include, but are not limited to: medicine, illness, healing, aging, pain, emotion, etc. Special consideration will be given to pieces that tell stories of inspiration.
  2. Artwork or Photography: All artwork and photography should be submitted in digital format (JPEG). Scanned images should have a resolution of at least 300 dpi. Art/Photography entries should seek to inspire the viewer.  Artwork cannot be larger than 20mb.
  3. Music: Currently we are able to publish lyrics, and we are able to publish original compositions on our website.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.

    Artwork or Photography: All artwork and photography is in digital format (JPEG). Scanned images have a resolution of at least 300 dpi and are not larger than 20MB.

 

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:


  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

 

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