Contributing Authors

Contributing Author Handbook
Click below to download the appropriate version of our author handbook and style guide. This guide is available in a PDF format. Having trouble opening this file? Click here to download the free Adobe Reader.

Along with your manuscript submission, Plural requires that authors submit approved permission requests for all copyrighted material that they wish to reprint in their publication. We suggest that authors complete all permission requests at least eight weeks prior to completing their manuscript, since many requests can take this long to be processed.

To download a modifiable permission form in Windows doc format, click here.

To help keep you organized in your permissions quest, please use a copy of our Illustrations and permissions log. You can download the Excel spreadsheet here.

If you have questions about how to submit a particular request, whom to contact, or need help with any aspect of your permission requests, please contact our editorial department at 858-492-1555.

Author Information and Contributor Agreements
We ask that you please complete, sign and return both the Author Information Form and Contributor Agreement within two weeks of receiving this document from Plural's Editor. If you need additional copies of either document, please email Plural's editorial department at and be sure to reference the book project to which you are contributing.

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