Thank you for sharing your story with Beachcombing Magazine. Please copy and paste the questions on this page into a Word or text file and return it with your answers to info@beachcombingmagazine.com. Do not include images in your Word or text document.

Email or upload 10+ photos that you own to be used in conjunction with the story.

  • Send an email to submissions@beachcombingmagazine.com if you would like us to set up a folder on Google Drive or DropBox where you can upload photos.
  • Share a Google Drive folder, Google Photos Album, or WeTransfer file with etchedbytheseashop@gmail.com.
  • Contact us at submissions@beachcombingmagazine.com for where to share through other online file sharing sites such as Mac Photos and DropBox.

Please make sure that photos are high-resolution, unretouched, and have not been resized. Phone photos are great. We prefer photos that have not been shared previously online or in print. Photo and Video Guidelines

Please also include a head shot and/or action shots, you on the beach, you in your home or out on the town. Also include a bio of 50 words or less in case we need one for the Contributors page.

Not every answer below can or will be included in your article, but we will use the information below to write about your subject. Feel free to skip any questions that aren't applicable, and add any comments we didn't think of!

Contact information (will not appear in the magazine)

Name

Address

Email

Phone #

Online information (may appear in the magazine)

Company Name

Website

Online/offline store

Instagram

Facebook

YouTube

TikTok

Other

BEACHCOMBING:

Are you a beachcomber?

What do you collect?

How long have you been collecting?

Do you have a favorite beach or coast or type of location to beachcomb?

What's number one on your bucket list for finds?

Have you ever found something really interesting, something you can't identify, or something that you particularly treasure?

Who do you most often go beachcombing with?

YOUR WORK/SHOP:

How long have you been an artist or artisan?

Do you have an online or offline shop?

When did you start using beach-related materials in your work?

Is your background relevant to your artistry?

What inspired you to start your business?

What did you do before you started your business?

What do you do when you’re not creating your art?

Briefly describe the process of creating your art.

What inspires you?

How are your personality or background or values reflected your work?

YOUR LOCATION

Imagine a friend is visiting and you want them to have an awesome beachcombing experience and memorable visit.

What do people collect when they beachcomb in your area?

Where are some of your favorite beachcombing locations (feel free to be as specific or vague as you like!)?

What are a few fun things to do in your area besides beachcombing?

Are there any quintessential experiences a visitor should have?

Any fun hotel, restaurant, or bar recommendations?

Are there any beach-related organizations, museums, events, or shops that someone shouldn't miss?

ANYTHING ELSE:

Additional Comments (AKA the scoop! Feel free to talk about anything here!):

 

One Final Step

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