in the future...
A searchable index of past Paradise Press Issues..
Meanwhile please take a look at the FAQs below.....
Asked Questions about the Paradise
- What is the Paradise Press ?
- The Paradise
Press is the publication of the Long Island Aquarium
Society. It is a publication FOR and BY Long
Island Aquarium Society members.
Why is it called "Paradise
- It is named after the Paradise
Fish, the major element in the LIAS logo.
the Paradise Press
- The Paradise
is published 10 times a year, one issue for each LIAS
meeting. It is distributed to the membership at each meeting - it is
Who writes the articles for the Paradise
- LIAS members do! All members are encouraged to
contribute - continue reading for details and suggestions.
Why should I write for the Paradise
- The LIAS is a voluntary organization
depends on contributions of it's members to function. Writing
for the Paradise Press also
you to share your aquarist knowledge and experiences with your fellow
Isn't this one of the reasons you joined the LIAS in the first place?
Contributing also makes you part of the WRITE STUFF AUTHORS
PROGRAM, as defined in the LIAS Handbook.
contribute, but I don't think of anything worthy of an article.
- Firstly, thanks for wanting to
contribute. Since you are an LIAS member, you probably take
your aquarist hobby very seriously and over the years have developed
tricks and techniques about keeping aquatic life. Funny,
thats just the kind of topics that interest the readers of the Paradise Press!
Here are some random thoughts to help give you ideas:
- You overhear LIAS members discussing an
aquarium problem and think "I use to have that problem until....".
- You solved some problems setting
new tank, filter, etc and think "If only I had known this before..."
- You have found that a particular
works for you (Playing
country music seems to make my fish breed more, but the fry like to
- You recently visited an interesting fish
museum or aquarium.
was not my best subject in High School. Can I still
submit an article?
- Absolutely! We are not looking for Pulitzer
(although we will gladly accept these ). Don't worry about
grammar or format (fonts, spacing, etc) - our editor will reformat your
text and pictures as required for publication. The content is
what is important here.
How do I
an article to the Paradise
- That's easy. Just type up your article - any
will do (Text,
Notepad, MS Word, etc). Don't forget to include pictures
(JPEG, GIF, PNG, etc). Submit your article to our Paradise Press
Editor - either at a meeting or e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org.