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If you would like your work to be featured in The Square, please take a look at our submissions guidelines and send any ideas or contributions to the Editor for our consideration.


First of all, we would Like to thank you for considering submitting articles for publication in THE SQUARE MAGAZINE.

As of 6th Jan 2020, THE SQUARE MAGAZINE is published by ONID Limited registered in England.

Since it was first published in March 1975, THE SQUARE MAGAZINE has had a reputation as being an educational and inspirational publication for those who are looking for more in-depth Masonic knowledge.

It is the publisher’s aim to build on this solid success of the publication and expand the readership internationally to all Freemasons, using internet communications and modern publication technology.

It is important to understand, that by using leading edge technology to publish the magazine, and employing modern design skills in the presentation, the information is still focused on Masonic knowledge, which is as relevant today as it was when the Freemasonry was first conceived.


The magazine will be published on a monthly basis, in a digital only format and provided free of charge to our readers.

The publication will carry commercial advertising to offset the running costs of the publication.

For those existing contributors, who have previously submitted articles on a quarterly basis, you may continue to do so.

Should you have three articles to submit quarterly, then we will consider printing one each month.

As a rule, there is no publishing deadline unless you are proposing to submit a time sensitive article. In which case we ask you to contact the editorial team in advance so they can make suitable preparations.

Below are our submissions guidelines. Please read before submitting articles.


We are looking for solid Masonic educational or historical articles;

Contemporary approach on an old Masonic philosophical, ritualistic or membership subject

Likewise, a New or Innovative approach on membership, mentoring, or lodge management

Masonic related articles on spiritual, symbolic and skills knowledge

Articles that you consider to be of interest to all Freemasons, globally, both new to the fraternity and seasoned members.


Written Articles
Should be emailed in plain text, as the articles will be stylised using the publishing platform’s style templates

Supplied with articles must include the source. If taken off the internet, then it should include the web link. All images will carry photographer recognition for their work and or copyright notice. We will resize images to a width of 2048 pixels therefore we do not require very high resolution or RAW images. PNG or JPG files are perfect or HEIC if you use an iPhone.

Audio Format
Articles are welcome, these can be submitted as mp3 files or link to a podcast site.

Video Format
Articles are welcome, these can be submitted as mp4 files or link to video hosting site

Submitted in English
Initially, we request all articles be submitted in English. If you have a specific article in non-English, we will consider this. It is our intention to be able to translate these using machine translation tools.

Article Length
We are not restricted to pagination constraints of a printed publication, so the length of an article does not present a technical issue. The author should however consider the reader’s attention span.


Each article will carry a short Author’s bio. This should include a colour Photo, short introduction, their masonic credentials, and optional links to their; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and website.


Each issue of the new digital magazine is under a collective copyright by THE SQUARE MAGAZINE.

Authors and photographers own all rights to their work.

Authors grant to THE SQUARE MAGAZINE the first publication rights.

If an article in part or full has been previously published elsewhere or is planned to be published with-in 12 months to another for publication, we require this to be state with your submission. This does not mean we will not publish, only that we can make an informed discussion.

Please do not submit articles or photographs to us that is under copyright to someone else without first informing us and without you first obtaining all written permissions to use the work in THE SQUARE MAGAZINE. If in any doubt, please ask.

Article by: Philippa Lee

Philippa Lee (writes as Philippa Faulks) is the author of eight books, an editor and researcher.

Philippa was initiated into the Honourable Fraternity of Ancient Freemasons (HFAF) in 2014.

Her specialism is ancient Egypt, Freemasonry, comparative religions and social history. She has several books in progress on the subject of ancient and modern Egypt.  Selection of Books Online at Amazon

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