Important and informative notice. Please read.


Submissions notices for future editions of CQ Magazine.

Please note: Unless otherwise stated, final submission dates for ALL editions of CQ International Magazine is the 20th of the month preceding publication.

As part of the continued development of CQ Magazine, forthcoming editions will have a prime theme :-

August will be a ‘Summer of Fantasy’

November, the Christmas edition, is planned as the ‘Sci-Fi Season’.

February 2018, the ‘A new-year of Romance’.

May 2018,  has been scheduled as  ‘The Horror Quarter’

Beyond which, we have nothing scheduled, just flexible ideas!

Check this blog to keep up dated with what’s going on in CQ Land! Better still, subscribe today and be advised when the site is updated.

Don’t worry, we do not send spam or try to sell you anything! We only post genuine update notifications.

Submissions for each edition must be made following the published guidelines.

All Indie authors and artists MUST hold a valid annual subscription to benefit from free promotions, otherwise an advertising fee WILL be charged before acceptance.

Attention- Sci-Fi writers, Illustrators & Artists



CQ International Magazine is giving notice that the November edition of CQ Magazine will be the…

 Sci-Fi Season special edition.

CQ Magazine is now seeking authors, artists & illustrators of Sci-Fi related subjects, who would like their work promoted or featured in CQ Magazine.

Submissions from author support, such as book cover designers, formatters, editors, proof-readers, marketers and promotional services are also welcome.

This offer is FREE OF CHARGE (if you meet the criterior below) to independent authors, artists and one man/small support services, or those using small/self-publishing houses. (Editors decision).

Larger corporations and ‘fully fledged’ businesses will incur the charges as listed in the guidelines, see:


The Authors feature to include a short biography & photograph.

Links to Amazon author page/fb page/website.

Large Image and promotional blurb of current book.

An extract of up to 250 words from current book.

Thumbnail images of previous books.

Hyperlinks to buy sites for books.



Short biography and photograph.

Link to website/galleries.

Up to nine artwork images (Title and descriptions optional).

Hyperlinks to buy sites/galleries.



The feature offered will be as above, but tailored to suit the individual services offered.

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CQ International Magazine is the flagship publication of CQ International Publishing.

CQ  International Magazine is a recognised international digital periodical magazine. It is available on Magzter, the world’s largest digital newsstand and is available in 157 countries around the globe.

In conjunction with our operating partners, CQ has teamed up with mobile communication companies, True Mobile in Thailand and Vodaphone in India, putting the reading experience of CQ Magazine into the hands of more people, when they are on the move.

Features in CQ Magazine give you a chance to promote your work and services to a worldwide audience.

There is one condition to recieving FREE advertising and promotin with CQ International Magazine. We ask you hold a current, valid annual subscription to CQ International Magazine.

So long as you have a current, valid annual subscription, you need never pay for any promotion in any edition of CQ International Magazine.

(Unless you become a larger business!)


Submissions MUST follow the submissions guidelines on the CQ Magazine blog page:

Deadline for all editions is midnight (BST) the 20th of the month preceeding issue.

Submissions MUST state the edition the submission relates too in the subject bar, or they may be spammed/trashed by our system.




CQ International Publishing website can be found at

To read the current edition of CQ Magazine

The NEXT edition of CQ Magazine is the November edition, this is titled ‘Sci-Fi Season’ and will be available from Magzter on (or about) the 1st of November 2017.


More Great news from CQ




CQ International Magazine, in conjunction with its operating partners, has teamed up with mobile communication companies, True Mobile in Thailand and Vodaphone in India (reaching 200+ million), putting the reading experience of CQ Magazine into the hands of more people, even when they are on the move.

Our partners are in talks with other mobile communication organisations around the world and we should soon see many more fruitful partnerships emerging.

This is great news for YOU, the authors and artists of the world, you can now get your work in front of millions more potential customers, wherever they are, whatever they are doing.

Add this to CQ Magazine’s recent expansion of its distribution network, CQ is now available in 175 countries with Magzter, and CQ’s current subscriber readership in over 79 countries, you will see why you should be using CQ International Magazine as part of your marketing stratergy.

It’s FREE, so you have nothing to lose and so much to gain. (Terms and conditions apply. See advertising page. under ‘the legal bit’ – top right!)

Join us, subscribe today:

Ask questions or contact CQ Magazine by emailing us at this address:

Things are going to continue to get bigger and better, so stay tuned, subscribe to this blog so you will be one of the first to know…anything…at all…ever!

Any questions…just ask!

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Welcome to the CQ archives

Browse the past covers of CQ International Magazine, read how the magazine has evolved, from its humble origins as a promotional medium for a writer, to a fully fledged international publication for all forms of artistic talent, with a readership in 175 countries worldwide.


On JANUARY 8th, 2015, Paul White published his first ‘authors newsletter‘ in the form of a magazine.

He called the newsletter ‘Rambling Away’, a harmonious link with the blogs he was writing at that time, which were Ramblings from a Writers Mind and Further Ramblings.

So, Rambling Away was conceived as a simple promotional tool, a fancy newsletter for our founder, Paul White’s, own books and other works.


Paul’s original publication immediately connected with other writers, who asked if they could include their books in ‘Rambling Away‘.

Paul kindly obliged and published issue No2 of Rambling Away on the 27th of JANUARY 2015.

Once again, Paul’s newsletter was applauded by a wide audience and attracted enquiries from other disciplines of the arts.

This was the catalyst for changing the concept of the newsletter into a fully-fledged magazine.


In APRIL 2015, the first edition of Rambling Away to showcase the works of artists other than writers and poets, hit the digital magazine stands.


By AUGUST 2015, the original title ‘Rambling Away’ was no longer descriptive of the content, or the direction of the magazine was taking. It was even considered to be misleading.

Hence the name change to CQ Magazine. ‘CQ’ originally standing for Creative Quarterly.

Along with the name change, came some design alterations, particularly with regards to the cover.

Striking cover images have always been a major consideration of CQ, with the name change, came the opportunity to create a new publishing style.

Paul introduced a standardised CQ logo and the vertical side-bar. This has allowed the creation of an ongoing, recognisable continuity to the covers of CQ Magazine.


NOVEMBER 2015 saw CQ Magazine’s popularity growing on two fronts.

The first, was the number of artists and writers wishing to contribute to the magazine’s content. The second, the readership numbers that were rapidly growing around the world.

In response to these changes CQ Magazine began to include works and articles in languages other than English.

This is something CQ Magazine actively encourages.


FEBRUARY 2016, was another landmark edition of CQ Magazine.

Due to CQ’s continual growing readership and global content, CQ Magazine was now recognised as an “international periodical publication”.

 In gratitude of such acknowledgement, the word ‘International‘ was added to the CQ masthead and the name changed to CQ International Magazine, to reflect its new status!

This edition was also the first to carry a contributing artists’ work on the cover. The February edition saw digital painter, Dorothy Berry-Lound, with her work, ‘Storm over Umbria‘ featuring.

Another unique feature of February’s CQ International Magazine was the inclusion, or rather attachment, of a ‘piggy-back’ supplement.

This ‘special feature extra’ was in support of conservation and preservation of endangered wildlife, particularly the efforts of the Anti-Rhino Poaching units in Africa.


By MAY 2016, CQ International Magazine was being read in FORTY-TWO countries around the globe.


In AUGUST 2016, the worldwide appeal of CQ International Magazine persists, continuing to attract new readership worldwide boosting our confirmed readership base to SIXTY-NINE countries.

CQ International Magazine merges with TOAD Publishing, a high quality hardcover book publisher and PeeJay design Studio, a specialist digital book, record cover and fine art design studio.

The new organisation is re-named CQ International Publishing.


NOVEMBER 2016. This was the last edition of CQ International Magazine to be distributed on the platform we had previously used. (At least for the time being).

As part of CQ International Magazines growth, distribution was moved to Magzter digital newsstand.

NOVEMBER saw CQ International Magazine reach readers in 78 countries and Magzter expand CQ International Magazine’s availability by another 87 instantly, by way of their distribution networks.

CQ International Publishing welcomed FAV Cinematograph, a specialist video production unit, into its fold, extending the services available from CQ International Publishing.


FEBRUARY 2017 was an edition which marked more than one milestone. It was a bumper edition, featuring the CQ Annual recognition awards and the three, make that four, winners of the CQ second short story challenge.

It was also the last edition to carry the ‘Creative Quarterly’ sidebar.


From MAY 2017, each edition of CQ International Magazine has a prime theme.

MAY 2017 Edition, ‘Focus on Japan’ is the first of these.

AUGUST, will be a ‘Summer of Fantasy

NOVEMBER, (the Christmas edition), is planned as the ‘Sci-Fi Season’.

FEBRUARY 2018, ‘A New-Years Romance’.


Below are the archived covers giving a visual indication of the magazines evolution, which is still continuing.

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Getting inside CQ Magazine.


Advertisement formats in CQ Magazine can vary immensely.

PLEASE NOTE: These are commercial business rates.

Below are our standard sizes. Please contact us if you have other requirements.


¼ page. Standard only. £20.

1/3rd page. vertical banner only. £28

½ page. Horizontal / vertical. £35.

Full page. £70.

DPS. £120.

IFC. £80.

IBC. £75.

OBC. £180.

Other special placements add 10%


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Please contact CQ directly to discuss your advertorial requirements.  gb_2x3