Contributor’s Hub

Hey all, I’ve created this page to share just a few basic points to remember.  Let me know if you think I should add anything.  Thanks for your help!

Note: There is NO link to this page on the website, so please save link/bookmark for future reference.


ISSUE # – Name Article Ideas Due Articles/Photos Due Send Final to Printer Sent to Subscribers before:
7 – March December 10th January 10th February 10th March 1st
8 – May February 10th March 10th April 10th May 1st
9 – July April 10th May 10th June 10th July 1st
10 – September June 10th July 10th August 10th September 1st
11 – November August 10th September 10th October 10th November 1st
12 – January October 10th November 10th December 10th January 1st




Model Release


  • Submit Word .doc with title and name
  • Send intent to submit and your story idea no less than 30 days prior to Content Deadline
  • Send first draft 5 days prior to Content Deadline
  • Before starting establish point of view and number of words with the editor
  • AP Style
  • If you are submitting photos with your article, they are due at the same time.  They must either be owned by you, have permission from photographer or be released from copyright under Creative Commons. Some product photos from manufacturer’s sites may be an exception.

Here you can find some story suggestions.  Please do not share.

For reference, one full page of text with no photos is approximately 850 words.


  • 300 dpi at the size listed below
Page Trim Size Page Live Area/Safety Zone Page Size with Full Bleed Full Single Page Image/Full Bleed
8” wide x 10.75” tall 7.625” x 10.625” 8.25” x 11” 2475 x 3300 (Portrait)


  • CMYK
  • EPS, AI or PDF
  • 300 DPI


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