|Communities Magazine Call for Articles||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Fred H. Olson (fholsoncohousing.org)|
|Date: Thu, 19 Aug 1999 17:43:58 -0600 (MDT)|
Diana Christian, Editor, Communities Magazine diana [at] ic.org is the author of the message below but due to a problem it was posted by the Fred the list manager: owner-cohousing-L [at] cohousing.org -------------------- FORWARDED MESSAGE FOLLOWS -------------------- Communities Magazine Call for Articles Winter 1999 Issue Theme: "Transition and Change in Community" Article deadline: August 25th, 1999 750 to 2500-3000 words (occasionaly can be longer). If you'd like to write for this issue, please contact editor Diana Christian at communities [at] ic.org (or 828-863-4425) to describe your article idea. Thank you! * What happens when a community undergoes gradual or sudden change? * How do communitarians cope with upheaval from within, or a major outside event? * A major shift in leadership, governance, or economic structure? A large turnover in membership, or the death of a founding member? * How does a community use rituals and celebration to mark community-wide transitions and individual life passages? * And ? as we approach the change in millennium, how have communities changed over the 20th century, and what will they be like in the 21st? Article content: We're seeking articles that address one or more of the above issues. Although we're looking for practical information, and brief overview "how-to's," articles need not be all facts--it's best if they're vivid and lively. And while we're definitely interested in "success stories," we would also like to hear about the difficult times, the failures (and why), and the challenges of dealing with conflict in community. We would particularly like to hear how you personally may have been affected by your experiences. How have your opinions about conflict in community been changed, validated, or surprised? For example, "I used to think such-and-such, but now I think such-and-such." How might your story help others who are living in or interested in communities? Our Contributors: We want to hear from anyone with a story to tell--community members, founders, or seekers; writers or budding writers; people with specialized knowledge; academic researchers. Write about your community, or one you're familiar with, or about several, comparing & contrasting. You don't have to be an experienced or polished writer, or ever have been published before. If you simply have a story to tell, want to hear from you! If this interests you, please contact us for more details: Diana Christian, editor, Communities, 290 McEntire Road, Tryon, North Carolina * 828-863-4425 * communities [at] ic.org Diana Christian, Editor, Communities Magazine 290 McEntire Road, Tryon, NC 28782 828-863-4425 <communities [at] ic.org> or <diana [at] ic.org>
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