Modern Steel Construction accepts bylined feature stories from engineers, architects, fabricators, contractors, detailers and product vendors. Deadline for submission is 90 days prior to the month of issue (i.e., deadline for January issue is October 1; February is November 1; etc.) Our editorial plan for the year can be reviewed in our Media Guide.
Article submission requirements are provided below. They are also available as a downlaodable PDF at www.modernsteel.com/Uploads/General/MSC_Editorial_Info2011.pdf.
Send questions or submissions to Geoff Weisenberger.
Article Submission Requirements
Project stories must include the following information:
Project stories should address the following questions:
Stories should be approximately 1,500 to 2,000 words in length. Please use Microsoft Word format, and do not embed photos or other graphics.
Please include construction photographs, completed photography (slides or prints), line drawings of specific details, a floor plan, and renderings (if finished photography is not available). Line drawings should be on 8-1/2” x 11” sheets (no blue prints, please). AutoCAD files cannot be used. All photos should have appropriate captions, and photo credits as necessary. Electronic images should be 4” x 6” minimum at 300dpi. TIF files are preferred. Please do not send more than eight photos. Photos considered for the magazine cover must be 8x10 prints or similar quality electronic files. Photos and graphics embedded in Microsoft Word files are not suitable for publication.
MSC is always interested in hearing about new and exciting products that would be of interest to our readers. We periodically include a "Product Case Study" feature in our products section. A case study focuses on the use of a particular product in real-world applications.
In addition, tell us how your product provides a significant or unique benefit to the fabricated structural steel design and construction industry. Your submittal should include:
Only submissions written in the form of a case study will be considered. You may submit your case study at any time. The MSC editorial staff will select one or more product case studies each month (from the submissions received) to be featured with our New Products section. MSC cannot guarantee publication of your submission in a particular issue. Also, due to space limitations, the Product Case Study feature may not appear in every issue. There is no charge for submitting your product case study for consideration.
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