In December 2017 the Maine Lodge of Research will release a new publication. The deadline for submissions for this current publication has passed, but the door is now open for submissions for our next publication from both Lodge members and non-members. So, please continue to send us your work. We also welcome members who may be hestitant to share in a book but would like to share on this website. Or, maybe you can have your work shared in both outlets. Whatever you or whatever your goals have please contact us to find out what we're doing and how we can share your work.
Please submit all publishing questions and submissions to our secretary Brother Richard Bowden. Click here to e-mail him at [email protected]. Our mailing address is 32 Clewleyville Road, Eddington, ME 04428-3024 .
(Photo: Past Master Lorne Urquhart holding up a copy of the legendary flaming sword, today kept alive via the Tyler's Sword. Worshipful Urquehart is a prolific writer of Masonic history.)
We apologize for this extensive list, but hope that this covers any question you may have:
WHO CAN WRITE:
WHAT WE WANT:
STYLE AND FORMAT:
All editorial and publishing work is done in-house under the watch of the presiding Master and the Publication Committee. Activities are also shared before the Lodge for further discussion. Members of the Publication Committee include young and old (age and tenure) Masons, a diverse array of research interests, and formal publishing and sales experience in Masonic and non-Masonic publications. We believe our efforts reflect not just the Lodge but the Maine Masonic community and take it seriously. No non-members of the Lodge are involved, but new members are welcomed to join the effort.
The Quarry Project is an effort to establish consistent style for North American Masonic writing, whether it be for periodicals, books or websites. The guide gives direction on source citation, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, numbers, abbreviations, quotations, tables, figures and formatting. It is based on "Chicago Style", as presented by Kate L. Turbian in her book A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 8th. Ed.
You can find out more by clicking here for the Quarry Project's official website.
The following periodicals, publishers and organizations support the use of the Style Guide, as recorded on the Quarry Project website: