Become A Writer


We encourage and welcome articles for publication consideration. You may address any one of the many facets of the mining industry...from prospecting experiences to assay education to mining finance to operations.

We prefer manuscripts in Microsoft Word sent via e-mail. (You can send them to However, submitted manuscripts may be typewritten and double-spaced. Please call our office at (831) 479-1500 if you have any questions.

Composition and spelling are important. Content must be original, free of copyrights and unpublished. Please include a statement to that effect. Also, please state, "ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal is free to use this submission electronically."

Please include a photo (headshot) of yourself that we may publish it on the "Writers" page of our website. Please include a short bio, too.

If you use reference material with your article, please cite same.

ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal does not accept promotional material for products or services. We maintain strict objectivity and will not accept articles engaging in self-promotion.

Photographs are desirable. Digital photos or scanned photos need to be 300dpi resolution minimum; .jpg or .tif files are preferred. Photos can also be mailed. Maps are also encouraged where available. Map reprinting permission should be obtained unless the map was printed by a government agency or entity. Should you wish to have materials returned, please specify that desire.

ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal reserves the right to edit all articles. If an inordinate amount of editing is needed, it may be returned to the author for review.

Payment will be considered if requested. Quality is the primary factor...we do not count the number of words. Quality maps and photos are a consideration. Payment is made once the article is published.

Submissions are accepted at any time.

Please contact the editor if you wish to submit an article. 

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