The strength of SAP Technical Journal will come from the active involvement of the SAP community. We strongly encourage SAP developers to submit articles, tips, and code samples based on their front-line experience. If you’d like to write for SAP Technical Journal, contact the editor, Morwenna Marshall, at (650) 655-4292.


Writer’s Guidelines

Article Types
We accept many different types of articles, including “how to” articles, explanations of technology, case studies, and so forth.

  • “How to” articles explain, step-by-step, how to solve a problem using a product, procedure, technology, or methodology, describing the do’s and don’ts involved with implementation.
  • Explanations of technology should describe new, different, or difficult solutions.
  • A case study might focus on how your shop has implemented a new strategy, focusing on its challenges and advantages.

Getting Started on an Article
We ask that you first prepare a one- to two-page abstract, outline, or summary of your proposed article idea and fax it to 650-655-4350 or e-mail it to Morwenna Marshall. Alternatively, you can mail it to SAP Technical Journal, Article Submissions, 411 Borel Ave., Suite 100, San Mateo, CA 94402.

Our staff will notify you upon receipt of your article or abstract. Be sure to include your phone and fax numbers, as well as your address. However, if you fail to hear from our staff, feel free to call us to inquire about your proposal.

If your article idea is accepted, it’s time for you to start writing. Article lengths may range from 2,000 to 4,000 words. All articles should include any cited references and any needed tables, code fragments, figures, graphs, or screen shots (including appropriate captions). Please be sure to include a short biographical paragraph.

Your article will undergo editing for content, form, and style, and will then be returned to you for a final error check. Your job will be to check these proofs for factual errors and any mistakes that might have crept in during editing and transmission, as well as answer any questions the editors may have.

The Fine Print
SAP Technical Journal offers payment (our standard rate is $85 per magazine page) for all printed articles. At the time you call in your galley corrections, we ask that you provide your social security or tax-ID number so we may process your payment.

SAP Technical Journal purchases all rights to articles, which means that the editors reserve the right to reprint or republish the work at a later date.

SAP Technical Journal reserves the right to reject an article at any time, even after it’s been initially accepted. If we reject an article that we had formerly accepted, we will pay a “kill” fee of half the rate promised for the article.

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