Chronicle accepts submissions of articles, essays, book
reviews, etc. on subjects of interest to people with CFIDS (PWCs) on an ongoing
basis. No guarantee of publication is made or implied and no compensation is
given to authors.
Because of the volume of submissions
received, authors are notified only if their manuscripts are selected for
publication. Submissions will not be returned to authors but are kept on file
with the Association for possible future use.
Claims of medical treatment, alternative
therapy and/or "cure" should be substantiated through medical research, clinical
trials and/or broad physician experience. All scientific or medical articles are
subject to review by CFIDS experts.
By submitting an article to The CFIDS
Chronicle, the author confers permission for The CFIDS Association of America
Inc. to use that material for any Association publications, including
educational materials and our Web site. All articles are subject to editing by
the Chronicle editorial staff for content, clarity and space considerations.
All submissions must include a brief
biography,and a recent photo if possible. Photographs or other illustrations may
Article length varies
based on subject matter. The guidelines below should be followed whenever
possible. Final length will be at the discretion of the editorial staff.
- Letters to the editor: Up to 100 words
- Book reviews: Up to 200 words
- Commentary: 500-1000 words
- Living with CFIDS: Up to 1,000 words
- Technical/Scientific Articles: 500-1500
- Feature Stories/Interviews: 500-1500
- Public Policy/News: 100-500 words
BULLETIN BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS
Bulletin Board space is available at no cost to individuals and groups
conducting CFIDS-related conferences, nonprofit or volunteer activities, or
seeking information that may be of broad interest or benefit to the CFIDS
relevant to CFIDS and chronic illness in general are published in the Chronicle.
For information on submitting a book review, e-mail email@example.com or write
to The CFIDS Chronicle, PO Box 220398, Charlotte, NC 28222-0398.
be sent to: Editor, The CFIDS Chronicle, PO Box 220398, Charlotte NC 28222-0398.
Submit articles on 3½" PC diskette or PC zip disk in Word format or e-mail as an
attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Because of limited
space, please refrain from using more than 10 to 12 references. Reference style
is as follows:
1. Author (more than one author, use "et
al"). Name of paper or article. Journal Name. Year; volume:page number.
Example: 1. Aderson M et al. Effects of staphylococcus
toxoid vaccine on pain and fatigue in patients with fibromyalgia/chronic
fatigue syndrome. Eur J Pain. 1998; 2: 133-42.
Article length varies
based on subject matter. In most cases, articles should be no more than 2,000