For the purpose of the following information included in “Rights,” “contribution” refers to any and all submission’s to Outdoor Minded Mag via the websites ( submission form and email.

The Author grants permission to include his/her contribution on, as well as any future print publications associated with Outdoor Minded Mag.

Outdoor Minded Mag cannot guarantee that all submissions will be published. Submissions may be edited for style, grammar, or clarity before being published.

The use of the contribution from the Author by Outdoor Minded Mag entails the assignment of *First North American Serial Rights, for publication in the English language in North America.

The Author grants to Outdoor Minded Mag the right to archive the contribution at

The Author agrees to name “Outdoor Minded Mag” as first publisher if and when the work is republished in printed or digital form, as well as provide a link to the original work.

Authors’ Warranties and Indemnities

The Author represents and warrants that he/she is the sole author of the contribution, that the contribution is original, and that no one has reserved the rights granted in this agreement. The Author also represents, to the best of his/her knowledge, that the contribution does not contain any libelous material.

No Competing Publication

The Author agrees not to publish or permit others to publish this contribution in any form prior to its publication and appearance in the above-named magazine and no printed form for 90 days following publication.

Author’s Link

Outdoor Minded Mag agrees to provide the Author with one permanent link to the contribution within 30 (thirty) days of publication.


Outdoor Minded Mag agrees to publish a proper copyright notice for Authors contribution, and to take all necessary steps to protect Authors copyright in the United States, and in the International Copyright Union. The magazine is copyrighted to Outdoor Minded Mag, LLC. but the Author’s copyright remains with the Author.

*FIRST NORTH AMERICAN SERIAL RIGHTS: When an author grants a journal or magazine First North American Serial Rights to a story, the periodical acquires the right to be the first publisher of the work in North America and for some time after the work appears in print — typically 60 to 90 days, or the length of time the issue with the author’s work in it is “current” — no other journal is allowed to publish that same work. Afterward, an author, as holder of the copyright, is free to submit the work elsewhere.