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The PeaceWorker at PeaceWorker.org, is published online by Oregon PeaceWorks, 104 Commercial St. NE, Salem, OR 97301; 503.585.2767 voice; 503.588.0088 fax; pbergel@igc.org; www.oregonpeaceworks.org.  The views expressed are those of the authors and may or may not reflect the views of Oregon PeaceWorks.

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Short articles, letters, photos and items of interest are welcome. They should be e-mailed or submitted on computer disk to pbergel@igc.org. Please review the Writers’ Guidelines below. Comments may be added to any article by logging in. Your first comment will be held for moderation to ascertain it is not spam.

Writers’ Guidelines

If you are writing for The PeaceWorker please follow these rules to make life easier for the editor.

  1. Read your material over before you send it in.  Edit it yourself.  This may prevent the editor from editing in ways you might not like or from changing your meaning if he doesn’t understand what you are trying to say.  This is the most important rule.  If you don’t have time to read your work over and redraft it as necessary, you don’t have time to write it, because editing your work is part of the job of writing it.
  2. Run a spell check if you are writing on a computer.
  3. Get rid of unnecessary verbiage.  Make sentences short and crisp.  Long sentences are hard to read and understand.
  4. Don’t use exclamation points (!).  They are over-used, usually unnecessary and will almost always be edited out.  Put the emphasis in your writing.  The PeaceWorker does use boldface for emphasis occasionally.  To indicate that you want boldface used, place asterisks (*) around the material to be bolded: *thus*.  As for double or triple exclamation points…don’t even think about them.
  5. Do not use ALL CAPS anywhere, even in titles.  The PeaceWorker never uses them and they are a hassle to get rid of.
  6. If you are referring to times, please use this format: 9:30 a.m.  Put a space between the time and the a.m. and use periods after the a and the m.  If the time is on the hour, omit the :00.
  7. Punctuation goes inside quotation marks, as:  “subcritical tests.”  not “subcritical tests”.
  8. Avoid mixing facts and opinions.  Information belongs in news articles.  Opinions belong in letters to the editor or op-ed pieces.
  9. Use double spacing between paragraphs, don’t make your paragraphs excessively long and if you have ideas for sub-headings, include them.
  10. Include a by-line (that’s the line after the title that says who wrote the article).
  11. Also include a sentence or two about yourself at the end of the article to let readers know who you are and why they should pay attention to what you have written.
  12. Submit your article by e-mail, if at all possible.  If not, please submit it on disk, formatted as plain text.
  13. Thank you for observing these guidelines and for writing for The PeaceWorker.

 

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