[Bonwicke] Information on Chroniclers
keyna at hot.rr.com
Wed Jun 19 16:23:02 PDT 2002
I was told monthly when I was a Chronicler and that wasn't that long ago
----- Original Message -----
From: "LBP" <chance at camalott.com>
To: <bonwicke at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Monday, June 17, 2002 9:04 PM
Subject: Re: [Bonwicke] Information on Chroniclers
> Bi-monthly? What? I barely get enough infromation from the officers to do
> every other month, and sometimes not that.
> - Byron - Mendersham
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Jacque <jacquelight at cableone.net>
> To: <bonwicke at ansteorra.org>
> Sent: Monday, June 17, 2002 1:56 PM
> Subject: [Bonwicke] Information on Chroniclers
> > Mistress Clarissa asked that I make my local seneschals aware of the
> > following. I am sending it to the list so that you may be aware of the
> > general information as well.
> > Ulrica
> > Please forward the following information to all your local seneschals!
> > Chronicler Information
> > ----------------------
> > 1. Autocrats MUST be paid members of the society.
> > 2. From the kingdom chronicler: "On another matter, local chroniclers,
> > in particular those of shires and baronies, are reminded that they are
> > required by the Kingdom Chronicler Handbook, 1) to publish regularly, at
> > least on a bi-monthly basis, and 2) to provide printed (regardless of
> > format used for distribution at the local level) copies of their
> > newsletters to the Kingdom Chronicler, their regional chronicler, the
> > Crown, the Heirs (if applicable), and the Deputy Kingdom Secretary."
> > 3. Blackstar submission policies are being changed by the Kingdom
> > Chronicler and all Senschals and Chroniclers need to be aware of the
> > changes. The new policies are below:
> > Send submissions to the Chronicler (see Regnum). Make checks payable to:
> > SCA, Inc. - The Black Star. All submissions must be in the Chronicler's
> > mailbox by the first of the month prior to publication. The deadline
> > does not change for Sundays and holidays.
> > If you are going to be late, you must inform the Chronicler before the
> > first of the month so that space may be reserved!! Anything arriving
> > after the first is subject to refusal and has no guarantee of being
> > published. If accepted, late submissions will be assessed a $50.00 late
> > fee. The late fee must accompany the submission.
> > Submissions shall consist of a
> > 1) a camera ready copy (sized as listed below),
> > 2) an event announcement checklist (see page 29) which has been signed
> > off on by the Seneschal of your group,
> > 3) a release form for any artwork (including maps) in the submission,
> > 4) a check for any advertising and/or late fees.
> > If your package is missing any of the previous items it will be
> > In addition, an graphics file version (in gif, jpg, tif, etc. format)
> > the ad may be included.
> > Event Announcements
> > Each hosting group is entitled to three free pages of event
> > in the Black Star for one event PER YEAR. Events having multiple
> > official sponsors (multi-group or "regional" events) will not get any
> > free pages, nor will events sponsored by the kingdom, unless a hosting
> > group wants to use their free pages to promote the event.
> > (This would make good sense if this were the only event hosted by that
> > group that year.)
> > An exception to this policy is the King's Round Table (formerly known as
> > Red Tape), which usually charges no site fee and generates no revenue.
> > Similar events may be handled similarly at the discretion of the Kingdom
> > Chronicler. Additional pages can be purchased at the standard rates
> > listed below.
> > Advertisement/Notes & Challenges
> > Advertisements for SCA-related materials, services and events are
> > accepted at the following rates and space
> > allocations:
> > Full Page: $50 (4.75" x 7.125") Half Page: $30 (4.75" x 3.5") Quarter
> > page: $20 (2.25" x 3.5")
> > Notes and Challenges: $15 cents per word (minimum $2)
> > Express Mail Information
> > If you are sending your announcement by Express Mail or similar service,
> > you MUST waive the signature requirement by signing the appropriate
> > on the form. This way the person may leave the item. Otherwise, the
> > in going to the Post Office to pick up your announcement may result in
> > late fees or in it not making it into the Black Star at all. So, for
> > everyone's sake: WAIVE THE SIGNATURE!!
> > General Information
> > The Kingdom Chronicler reserves the rights to redraw any map, retype any
> > submission, or remove any borders to improve the printability of said
> > item. All maps must be the original creation of the submitting party. No
> > reproductions of printed or electronic maps will be accepted without a
> > signed release. The Black Star reserves the right to refuse any item not
> > suitable for publications.
> > Official events outside of the Kingdom will be run in the Black Star for
> > one month without charge as space permits. Other events of local
> > interest (not listed on calendar) may be run at the above ad rates. A
> > of $10.00 will be billed for any returned check.
> > Release Form
> > You must include a signed release form will all submissions, which
> > include poetry, artwork, articles or maps. Failure to do so may result
> > in your artwork or other submissions not being included, or the
> > submission being delayed for a month to obtain a release.
> > CHECKLIST
> > This checklist is intended as an aid in the proper submission of event
> > announcements to the Black Star for publication and a signed copy must
> > included in your submission. All event announcements must contain
> > conform to all items under "Requirements":
> > Requirements
> > - Date (day, month, and year).
> > - Time of the event (when the site opens and closes).
> > - Name of sponsoring group(s).
> > - Location of the site (name, address [street address if available],
> > city, state). If a map is included, it should be clear, easy to read in
> > black ink or laser printed. Please provide written directions with the
> > map if needed.
> > - Name (both Society and Real), address and phone number of the
> > - The statement: Make check payable to: SCA Inc./Group Name", if a fee
> > listed.
> > - The statement: Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal
> > guardian. They may also attend with a 21 year or older adult with a
> > signed and notarized Minor Event Waiver Form from the parents.
> > - A camera-ready map and/or directions to the site. They must also
> > include a release from the artist.
> > - Each page of the announcement must be no larger than 4.75 x 7.125
> > inches.
> > - The Seneschal of your group must sign off on your event announcements.
> > Please do not send the Black Star any event announcements that have not
> > been reviewed and signed by your Seneschal.
> > Details
> > - Is the announcement in the proper size? Refer to the Submission
> > Policies for acceptable sizes.
> > Announcements that do not conform to one of the acceptable sizes will be
> > rejected.
> > - Can a stranger find the site by just using the map given, at 2:00
> > after driving 7+ hours without stopping to look at a road atlas or ask
> > instructions, even if they come from an unlikely direction?
> > - Is the entire event announcement typed, including the map?
> > - Are there beverage restrictions? "Discreetly Dry" is not allowed.
> > - Is there a feast? How much? How much is the site fee?
> > - Are pets allowed? If so, are there any restrictions?
> > - Have italic, script and calligraphy fonts been used for accent only?
> > - Can the event announcement be read easily (i.e., no very small font
> > sizes or hard-to-read fonts)?
> > - Is there a release from the artist of all artwork (including a map)
> > enclosed?
> > - Have any advertisement fees been included with the submission. The
> > advertisement will not be published until all fees are paid.
> > - Will the event announcement be mailed in time to arrive before the
> > Black Star deadline of the 1st of the month? If not, have the
> > appropriate late fees been included? AND the Kingdom Chronicler
> > of the announcement?
> > Mistress Clarissa di Firenze, Baroness of the Court
> > (Dottie Elliott)
> > Kingdom Seneschal of Ansteorra
> > seneschal at ansteorra.org
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