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Title: Highlights, Cricket- citing sources
Post by: Lynda B. on April 14, 2008, 10:36 AM
Hi all,

I'm hoping you can point me in the direction of good online articles etc. on citing sources for a magazine submission. The story is fiction, but I want to include a non-fiction side bar on one of the  story elements. Would it look just like the bibliography of academic research papers? I still have my MLA etc.

I'm editing to say that I will also post this further up the board where I see there is a section for magazine related work.

Thanks!

Lynda
Title: Re: Highlights, Cricket- citing sources
Post by: angela on April 14, 2008, 11:05 AM
http://www.fionabayrock.com/ARTICLECerritoBib.htm
Title: Re: Highlights, Cricket- citing sources
Post by: Verla Kay on April 14, 2008, 11:32 AM
I merged both of your messages together in one thread, Lynda B, so you will be able to look in one place and find any answers to your questions.  Because there are so very many people posting on this board, we ask that everyone limit their questions to ONE place.  If you find you have posted it somewhere that isn't the best board (yes, there are a LOT of boards to consider and this is very easy to have happen!) then you can always post a plea in your topic for one of the moderators to please move your topic to the more appropriate board.  They are happy to help. 

Hmmm.  They'd BETTER be happy to help. <glares at moderators :skull>  You ARE happy to help, right?  :guns  :lol
Title: Re: Highlights, Cricket- citing sources
Post by: Lynda B. on April 14, 2008, 11:51 AM
Thanks for the link Angela! Nice! I've added it to my bookmarks.

Verla, thanks for the clarification!!  :broccoli

Lynda
Title: Re: Highlights, Cricket- citing sources
Post by: Lenzi on April 15, 2008, 09:02 AM
I merged both of your messages together in one thread, Lynda B, so you will be able to look in one place and find any answers to your questions.  Because there are so very many people posting on this board, we ask that everyone limit their questions to ONE place.  If you find you have posted it somewhere that isn't the best board (yes, there are a LOT of boards to consider and this is very easy to have happen!) then you can always post a plea in your topic for one of the moderators to please move your topic to the more appropriate board.  They are happy to help. 

Hmmm.  They'd BETTER be happy to help. <glares at moderators :skull>  You ARE happy to help, right?  :guns  :lol

Yikes!

Of course we're happy to help!

I actually deleted the redundant message that it turns out Verla had merged over here before I saw Verla's comment! :oops Just trying to help.... :moose
Title: Re: Highlights, Cricket- citing sources
Post by: Jan Fields on April 23, 2008, 07:12 AM
Another thing I would suggest (since you specifically mention HIGHLIGHTS and CRICKET) is that you make a copy of the specific pages you got your information from because eventually you're going to be asked to send it. In fact, in an ICL chat, a HIGHLIGHTS editor said she likes to see really thick packets with NF submissions -- with those copies right in the packet. A CRICKET editor said she thought that would be great and a time saver but it's not really required at the time of submission (but having sold them NF, they do ask for it eventually).

Jan

Title: Re: Highlights, Cricket- citing sources
Post by: Lenzi on April 23, 2008, 09:28 AM
make a copy of the specific pages you got your information from because eventually you're going to be asked to send it.

Cricket will also ask for these pages to be sent for any historical fiction they purchase as well.