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Writing for Topical Time & ATA

Writing can be both a rewarding experience and a challenging escapade. An experienced collector once said, “If you want to discover how much you don’t know about a topic, write an article for a philatelic journal.”

The booklet available by clicking on the image to the right provides direction for writing and preparing images for your article. Since we enjoy a visually-rich hobby, great care and scrutiny are directed at the scans, illustrations, and photographs necessary to communicate the details of our topics and the narration of our hobby. 

As you review these guidelines, understand that my goal is to maintain and expand the excellent reputation of Topical Time by assisting authors in producing the best possible content. To that end, if you have questions about these guidelines or are curious about your idea’s suitability for Topical Time, please feel free to get in touch.

Upload Your Manuscript & Images

Thank you for your interest in writing for Topical Time. The form below will allow you to submit your manuscript and the supporting images for consideration. Please complete the required fields, attach your article in MS Word format and include your images (.jpg, .png or .tif). When the form is complete, click SUBMIT.

Your information and materials will be uploaded directly to our system and you will be notified by email that the transfer was successful.

Please note we do not guarantee that your article will be published, or that it will be published in a specific timeframe. We will contact you after your material has been reviewed.

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