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You Can Write!

Sidelights welcomes your articles, comments, illustrations and photographs. All submissions will be reviewed, but are not guaranteed to be published. Sidelights’ goal is not to regurgitate the news, it is to use that news and explain how it affects the Master and industry, both pros and cons.

General Good Writing Guidelines

Text Formats

MS Word/Works or plain text (.txt). Do not spend extra time formatting fonts/sizes; we will reformat to fit our magazine. If you would like words emphasized, bold or italic will suffice. You may use short headlines to section your article. Sidebars will additional information are welcome. Generally, 650-750 words for 1 page with photo/graphic; 1200-1300 for spread (2 facing pages) with 1-2 photos/graphics.

Graphic Formats

Submit an Article

To submit an article, please email or send your articles, photos and related material to:

CAMM Sidelights
c/o RJ Klein
4675 144th PL SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
Tel: 425-746-6475

Publication Schedule

February: February 15 (articles due by January 22)
May: May 1 (articles due by April 10)
July: July 1 (articles due by June 8)
October: October 1 (articles due by September 10)
December: December 1 (articles due by November 5)