Perspectives Magazine

Where inanimate objects and animals have their say


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* Subject matter now includes inanimate objects AND animals

* Theme for August 2015: OPEN. Submit a perspective for ANY inanimate object or animal by August 10, 2015. 

Submission guidelines

 * Visit Issuu to see previous editions of Perspectives.

Perspectives Guidelines

Submissions MUST include the following:

 Top line reads "Perspectives Object: _____" or "Perspectives Animal: _____" Example (Object: Phone), (Object: Tornado), (Animal: Lion)

 Contact information: mailing address and phone number to call (in case of email problems)

 Object or animal must experience an event of some kind (a storm, a rejection, an injury, a happy moment, etc)

 POV: 1st person (I, my, mine, our, ours, we)


Short stories

 Insert complete contact info on manuscript AND email

 Include strong, vivid word choices to engage the sight, smell, hearing, touch and taste senses

 Margins (1.5"), double space lines, and indent paragraphs

 Prefer active vs passive sentence structures

Maximum word count: three single-spaced full pages 



 Prefer that lines do not begin with all capital letters

 Submit up to three poems in separate emails

 Use poetry techniques (smilies, metaphors, comparisons, onomatopoeia, alliteration, etc.)

 Use proper spacing and punctuation

Maximum lines: 30 


Email Guidelines

 Send submissions to: [email protected]

 Subject line for Perspectives reads: "Perspectives Submission

 Acceptable file formats: doc, docx, pdf, rtf or inline

 If you haven't contributed to previous issues, mention how you found the magazine


Thank you for following the guidelines!