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[Going Bonkers Magazine]
All rights reserved
Editorial Guidelines for Writers
Dear Writers, Authors and Experts:
you to submit articles that will be of interest to our readers.
Writing an article for
a great marketing tool for you, and an opportunity to gain buyers for your books,
clients for your services, and visitors to your website!
Going Bonkers is distributed nationally through Amazon.com, B&N.com, and
Paypal, and various other outlets.
Writing for Our Readers
Going Bonkers is a
self-help magazine that is educational, entertaining and motivational. It is
are designed to help our readers understand, manage and overcome stress in ALL
areas of their life.
Going Bonkers is all about
learning, laughing &
are adult woman and men of all ages.
Articles in Going
Bonkers magazine covers a wide range of subject matter. From humorous to
serious, and from mental disorders to dealing with a lazy spouse.
We cover any and all topics which fall under self-help, personal growth,
self-improvement, relationships, mental health, psychology, success,
motivation, inspiration, etc.
We accept articles from 500 -3000 words, but we prefer articles in the 1000-1500
We look for the articles that present the subject clearly, and then
offer the reader steps, in an easy-to-read format, that will help them overcome,
deal with, or better understand the subject. As a "self-help" magazine, our priority is to give our readers
straight-forward, to-the-point, useful solutions. Important:
If you are not
familiar with Going Bonkers magazine, please read a
few Going Bonkers articles to
understand the style and feel of the magazine before submitting your work.
We do not accept self-serving articles. You may not mention you, your
book, your services or your products in the body of article. However, at the end of your
article, you will have ample room in your bio to promote yourself, your books
and your services.
We love articles that include humor, but only if humor is appropriate with the
subject matter. Some of our articles deal with serious issues, and do not contain humor within that article. Each magazine contains a
mix of serious and humorous articles.
When to Submit
accept articles all year long.
Instructions for Submitting Your Article
1. Email your
using the following guidelines.
If you are submitting more than 1 article, send each article in a SEPARATE
3. Include your article in the body of the email,
and as a WORD document attached to your email.
In the subject line of your email, type "ARTICLE - SUBJECT" and list the 'subject
Article - raising self
Article - overcoming
Article - dealing with
At the top of your email list your info as follows:
Last Name, First Name
Your Email address
6. Next, list your
titles and subtitles for your article. Be creative. We love titles that draw attention!
Please send several suggestions.
Next, list your by-line.
8. Next, copy and paste
your full article into the body of the email.
Next, (at the end of your email) include your bio as you would like it to appear in
10. Please do
not include any personal notes or greetings to the editor in this
What else you should
your work is published, and you provided us with your mailing address, we will send you a
digital copy of the issue in which your article
appears. You can purchase a printed copy at
Going Bonkers staff members are unable to
respond to queries about submissions. Please do not email to check on the status of your work—we'll notify you when a final
decision regarding publication has been made. At that time, you will be
notified as to which Issue your work will appear.
If your work has been published previously,
note the date and publication. If you are sending this work simultaneously to
another publication, please let us know this, too.
Going Bonkers reserves the right to edit
manuscripts for style, length, clarity, content and philosophical
Going Bonkers sometimes holds articles for
consideration in later publications.
do not pay for articles. Many authors write articles and use their bio at the
end to promote themselves, their book or their services.
If your article is being considered for publication, you will receive a response, however please be patient, as it may take
anywhere from several days to several months for your article to be reviewed.
following these guidelines, you'll help make everyone's job easier, so thank
you! We truly appreciate your cooperation.
Thank you for your interest in Going Bonkers Magazine. We truly value you
and your unique talent!