SORMAG is published bi-monthly. We are a magazine that caters to the readers
and writers of multi-cultural literature. This is a great vehicle for getting
exposure for your name, your web site and your books.
New writers are especially encouraged to submit their work. We also welcome
submissions and inquiries from published authors.
2013 - 2014 THEMES(WE ARE CURRENTLY OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS)
JAN/FEB WRITING THE BOOK(ANNUAL
DEADLINE – December 1st
MAR/APR – RESOURCES ON THE NET (ANNUAL ISSUE)
DEADLINE – February 1st
MAY/JUN – BOOK READERS (ANNUAL ISSUE)
DEADLINE – April 1st
JUL/AUG - INDEPENDENT PUBLISHERS
DEADLINE – May 1st
SEP/OCT – ONLINE MARKETING ANNIVERSARY ISSUE
DEADLINE – Aug 1st
NOV/DEC - CHILDREN BOOKS(ANNUAL ISSUE)
DEADLINE – Oct 1st
We will feature two articles based on the theme for the month. Themes are
subject to change. Please check guidelines before submitting queries.
We are accepting
Devotionals: Inspirational thoughts on
writing. (200 - 500wdsArticles on how to market your writing.
(500-800wds)Articles on the business of writing, promoting and selling fiction.
Fillers: Tips on freelancing time
management, writing exercises, etc. (200-500wds)We will also consider humorous
anecdotes, essays regarding writing, the writing life and articles that would be
of interest to multi-cultural book readers. (200-500wds)
Short Story: Romance Stories (500-1500wds) The short story must
focus on the romance, and have an upbeat ending. All genres are considered,
including historical, contemporary, paranormal, mystery, regency Futuristic, and
Time-Travel. We do not publish erotica.
We are also accepting queries on other topics that you feel will fit this type
of magazine. Please take a moment to look at the current issue of the magazine
to get a feel of what we look for. We are a multi-cultural magazine, submissions
should be geared toward the multi-cultural reader/writer.
We do not publish erotica, horror, graphic sex or language.
NO UNSOLICITED SUBMISSIONS. Please query
Please query: LaShaunda Hoffman, Editor,
Shades Of Romance Magazine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please use an appropriate subject line. "Query: (subject)"
HOW TO SUBMIT
After we respond to your query, please submit the article, poetry or short
story in a word doc attachment or inside an email. Double spaced. We will inform
you which issue it will be published in. RESPONSE TIME: 2-4 weeks
For accepted articles we pay $25 upon publication (within 30 days). For accepted
fillers we pay $15, upon publication (within 30 days). For accepted short
stories we pay $25, upon publication (within 30 days). We accept reprints for
which you hold copyright. However, we prefer reprints from print publications,
or articles that have not been seen in the last six months.
We pay $10 upon publication (within 30
days). All accepted manuscripts will receive a copy of the magazine their
manuscript is in. We pay only by PayPal. Thank you for considering writing for
SORMAG. We look forward to working with you.