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Issue #1 Planning!
by Retrospective Introspective (ciri)
at July 17th, 2006 (10:51 pm)

These are the articles/columns I would like to see in our first issue!
If you would like to claim one, let me know. Currently only the Jan. Gear column is claimed. Also, if you have an idea for another article you'd like to do please query me. Keep in mind that not everything should be how-to!

The first issue will be released January 1st. Articles should be geared toward the spring season or not be categorized (that is, don't send in an article about Valentine's Day travel and expect it to be in this issue :)) The main reason for season-ahead issues is that travel takes time to plan, usually. Article drafts are due two months before the issue is released. This means for the Jan. issue you will need to turn in your articles by November 1st. There are a few reasons for this, which I will outline later. I will also go through our expectations/guidelines for each article/column later on.

Columns
Travel 101: (basic travel info) Applying for a Passport - Brandie
Eat: (looking for some kind of recipe and food history)
Reviews: (books, documentaries, tv shows, etc. just has to be travel-related)
Gear: (new gadgets, best hiking shoes, etc) Packing the Right Camera - Megan
On the Road: (travel essays)
Spotlight On: (small blurb, photos + captions about one town, anywhere)- Brandie
Our Favorite Things: (small blurb on any random thing - travel item, book to bring, restaurant, museum, etc.)

Articles
Standing on the Metro - How to Get Around
Jet Lag
Spring Break: Top 5 unique destinations
Bath, England - Brandie



Our theme for Issue #2 (April) will be festivals. This includes music, art, Renn, food, etc.

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Brainstorming
by Retrospective Introspective (ciri)
at April 8th, 2006 (08:43 pm)

First of all, I want to apologize for not posting about this in ... well, ages. I don't really have any excuses, but the good news is that we are still planning on doing this magazine! We're now looking at a release date of October. This means we need to get cracking!

The previous posts have details on what kind of people we need, and this one will have my long list of ideas for sections, specific articles, etc. Please, add things to it as you come up with ideas!

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So let's hear your ideas!

BTW, we'll be getting a forum to use for planning soon, but please feel free to use this LJ for the time being, so we can get down to business :)

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Open thread!
by Retrospective Introspective (ciri)
at September 29th, 2005 (09:56 pm)
current song: Nick Drake - One of These Things First

Open thread for discussion!

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What we're looking for: Staff Descriptions
by Retrospective Introspective (ciri)
at September 29th, 2005 (09:32 pm)
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current mood: busy
current song: Nick Drake - Place To Be

We have lots of positions to fill, so there is a good chance you'll find something you like.
Hopefully this list is comprehensive enough, but there might be changes to certain areas in the future.

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In addition, each position will have its own handbook with rules and expectations.

If you are interested in any of these positions, send an e-mail to boundDOTmagazine AT gmail DOT com

Questions may be posted here :)

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Welcome!
by Retrospective Introspective (ciri)
at September 29th, 2005 (12:25 pm)

This is the staff journal for bound, an online travel magazine for people 16-35.

If you would like to work for bound, we are looking for:

  • Writers
  • Columnists
  • Photographers
  • Artists
  • Web designers
  • Copy editors

    Membership is currently open, so feel free to join and take part in the discussion.
    Please keep all entries friends-only.

    Our current projected launch date is Spring 2006.

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