Heinlein Centennial Reader Competition is Open to All
HOW TO SUBMIT ARTICLES AND ESSAYS
No advanced registration
do NOT send query letters, but you may send requests
for further information to Reader@heinleinsociety.org.
Please enter the word "question" or "comment" in the
subject line of your email.
preparing your manuscript for submission, please write
an introductory synopsis of no more than 100 words describing
the article or essay you are submitting. The synopsis
must appear at the beginning of your manuscript document.
To avoid potential confusion, please include a separator
between the introduction and the article.
No advanced registration
Include a BRIEF biographical
sketch at the end of your article or essay.
sure that you separate the manuscript and the biographical
sketch with a separator.
your manuscript in plain text or rich text format only as an
ATTACHMENT to an email to
Reader@heinleinsociety.org. Please make sure that
"New Submission" is entered on the subject line. If
you are submitting a revision to a previously submitted
work, please enter the phrase "Revised Submission."
limit your formatting to the absolute minimum required
to make your intentions clear.
the EMAIL (not the manuscript) please send us your name,
address, and telephone number where we may reach you.
the body of the email (not the manuscript), please include
this statement: "I hereby state that I am the author
of the attached article named below, and that I hold
the copyright on this article and have the right to
grant releases for the publication of said document.
I hereby give The Heinlein Society permission to print,
reprint, and otherwise distribute the attached article
named below through the Society's web site as a electronic
document, and to include the the article in The Heinlein
Centennial Reader, if it should be chosen for inclusion
in the Reader. I understand that I shall receive no
royalties from the publication of my written works on
the Society's website or in the event that my written
works are included in the Heinlein Centennial Reader.
I further understand that I retain the copyrights over
my written works and that I have the right to publish
them elsewhere as long as previous publication credit
is given. The name of the article I have submitted for
consideration under this agreement is -insert name here-."
sure you fill in the name of the article. Remember,
this statement must appear in the attached email, NOT
in the article itself.
Society was founded by Virginia Heinlein on behalf of her husband, science
fiction author Robert Anson Heinlein, to "pay forward" the legacy of Robert A. Heinlein to future generations of "Heinlein's Children."