Muse Magazine is looking for writers to submit content for their January 2023 issue: CODEBREAKERS.
Deadline: 15 June 2022
ABOUT THE COMPANY
MUSE is a science and arts magazine for kids that’s spot on with the facts and off the wall with the jokes. Kids who can’t help wondering whether video games really kill their brain cells, or what a gentleman ladybug is called, will find the answers here.
ABOUT THE ROLE/ RESPONSIBILITIES
An inside look at code making and breaking.
Creating an effective code; types of codes, ciphers, and cryptography; how to break a code by searching for patterns; mathematics and computer science in modern cryptography; codes used in wartime; the Navajo Code Talkers and Choctaw Code Talkers; the story of Alan Turing and the importance of Ultra to the Allied victory; profile of Elizebeth Smith Friedman; code devices; computer codes; breaking the code of DNA; secret signs used in baseball and other sports; hidden meanings in logos; how spies slip coded messages into songs, poems, and crossword puzzles; coded messages in art and literature.
WHAT TO INCLUDE IN SUBMISSION
- Write a short introduction about yourself
- Include a paragraph highlighting your writing experience, relevant credentials and publication credits
- Attach links to your strongest work or portfolio, and online profile.
- Up to 25 cents a word
For more information, visit their website.
Review submission guidelines and apply here.