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BDC FAN MAG

FAQ / SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Hello, what's this you're reading? This is is the one sheet for those interested in contributing to a magazine made purely by Frank Ocean fans. Below are the rules for submission and a FAQ section that should give you an idea of what we're doing here.

FAQ

What kind of magazine is this?
This is a fan-zine of sorts inspired by Boys Don't Cry, Frank Ocean's publication that accompanied Blonde in August 2016. The mag is currently untitled.

Who is making the magazine?
The magazine is being organized by a small group of Frank Ocean fans from the r/FrankOcean subreddit across several continents. Content is coming in from dozens of contributors all over the globe.

Does the magazine have a theme?
No, the magazine does not have a theme per-se. The finished product will be a representation of the group's creative diversity curated and formatted by the layout and editorial team.

What sort of content are you looking for?
Photography, creative writing, poetry, or anything else that you think would be interesting to contribute. There are no promises that your work will be featured, but we encourage you to submit your best work. The work you are most proud of.

What is the submission deadline?
The submission deadline is August 5th.

Will the magazine be available in print?
The plan currently is to assemble a digital-only copy of Issue 1. We will investigate printing opportunities after that.

Will there be a cost for Issue 1?
Depending on the scale of the finished product, the magazine may be available for sale at cost.

I'm experienced in magazine layout and graphic design. How do I help?
If you have actual experience in this field, please email us with your credentials/portfolio.

I want to contribute something. How do I get involved?
Check out the submission rules below!


Submission Rules

  1. Content submitted must be your own original work.
  2. Submit finished photos in the highest resolution possible.
  3. Please name your submitted files with your name for proper attribution. (I.e. jacob-tender-IMG7735.jpg)

We thank you for joining us on this exciting project. Please fill out the form below using the same name you use on your submission uploads so that we can contact you about your work should the need arise. We look forward to seeing your work!

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Any additional messages to the editorial team can be sent here.

Submissions without attribution will not be used in the magazine. We plan to credit every contributor for their work. To submit your work, please upload to the Dropbox request here.

If you have any further questions about the project, you can join us in our WhatsApp chat or email us.