Shades Of Romance Magazine

A Guide For Multi-Cultural Literature

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SORMAG
IS NOW A PAYING MARKET

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.

2009 - 2010 THEMES
JAN FAMILY LITERACY (ANNUAL ISSUE)
DEADLINE December 1st


FEB - WRITING THE BOOK
DEADLINE January 1st


MAR RESOURCES ON THE NET (ANNUAL ISSUE)
DEADLINE February 1st


APR - GETTING THE CALL
DEADLINE March 1st


MAY BOOK READERS
DEADLINE April 1st


JUNE - REACHING YOUR GOALS
DEADLINE May 1st


JULY - AGENT HUNTING
DEADLINE June 1st


AUG STAYING OUT OF THE SLUSH PILE
DEADLINE June 1st


SEP ONLINE MARKETING ANNIVERSARY ISSUE
DEADLINE Aug 1st


OCT THE BUSINESS OF WRITING
DEADLINE Sep 1st


NOV- TIME MANAGEMENT
DEADLINE Oct 1st


DEC CHILDREN BOOKS
DEADLINE Nov 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 submissions:

Devotionals: Inspirational thoughts on writing. (200 - 500wds

Articles on how to market your writing. (500-800wds)

Articles on the business of writing, promoting and selling fiction. (500-800wds)

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 We do not publish erotica.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We do not publish erotica, horror, graphic sex or language.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 before sending.
Please query: LaShaunda Hoffman, Editor, Shades Of Romance Magazine at sormag@yahoo.com. 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


PAYMENT: For accepted articles we pay $20 upon publication (within 30 days).

For accepted fillers we pay $10, 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.

LaShaunda C. Hoffman

SORMAG Editor

http://www.sormag.com