If you submit any original work (not officer missives or event announcements) for publication in the Dragon’s Tale, you must give the chronicler permission to publish it.

Use the PDF permission form, by mail, by scanning and emailing, or by email.

Copy the following text and paste it into your email. Replace the items in [square brackets] with the appropriate names etc.

Decide which permissions you are giving (the bulleted items listed) and delete any that aren’t appropriate.

Email the completed form to

Mark your email with “[DT] Permission for for (description of item)” in the subject.

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I. [INSERT REAL NAME], being known within the Society for Creative Anachronism as [INSERT SCA NAME], do hereby grant permission for m [ARTICLE/PHOTO/POEM/OTHER] entitled [INSERT ARTICLE TITLE/FILENAME/ETC] to be used as follows (Delete unused options):

  • Ownership by the publication titled [INSERT NAME OF PUBLICATION] and all copyright granted to that publication (or to: Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc.), which shall determine all future use of the item named above. (Check no other item.)

  • One-time publication in an issue of [INSERT NAME OF PUBLICATION]

  • Publication in [INSERT NAME OF PUBLICATION] no more than [NUMBER OF] times (this may be limited in time to printing within [NUMBER OF] years)

  • Performance at the event called [INSERT NAME OF EVENT]
  • Posting on the Web page for [INSERT NAME OF GROUP/EVENT/OTHER]

I recognize that persons unknown may link to this site or may use my work without my permission. I shall hold the web page owner or manager harmless from such activity if proper notice appears on the Web page, and I am immediately notified when the link or use is discovered.

If I have checked one of the last four options, I retain all copyright in my work and may grant permission to any other publication or entity to use my work, or may withdraw permission if I choose. Any such withdrawal of permission shall be provided in writing.

I further certify that I am the sole creator of this work, and have not substantially based it upon the work of any other person. If others have contributed to this work, or if I have based this upon the work of any person, their names and addresses (or other contact information) and the name of the original work are: [INSERT NAMES OF OTHER ARTISTS/AUTHORS/CONTRIBUTORS]





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