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Creative Flight
An International Half-Yearly Open Access Peer-Reviewed  E-Journal in English

***A Non-Profitable E-Journal from Cooch Behar, West Bengal, India***

Introduction to the Journal:

Creative Flight, as we all know, means the flight for creation. The name itself suggests the famous mythical flight of Prometheus, the Greek legendary figure who soared high up to heaven to steal fire (light or knowledge) in order to deliver mankind in particular and whole creation on earth in general from darkness (ignorance). In the same way, the journal aims to generate spirit of creative flight among writers who with Promethean zeal of creativity, will be driven to serve larger sections of humanity through their write ups.The journal is an international half-yearly peer-reviewed open access e-journal in English. Presently it is inviting submissions in the field of literature and literary theory in the form of articles, book reviews, poems, short stories, travelogues and interviews. However, all submission will undergo a strict and rigorous process of blind review where the identity of contributor will be held back from the reviewers. Only after passing the review process, the submission will be eligible for publication and the contributor will be notified about the selection of his or her submission prior to publication. The journal is intentionally kept open access so that it may serve as a storehouse of resources to all and sundry without access barrier. The main motto of this journal is to prefer quality to quantity and hold this motto all time in future.

Establishment Year: 2020

Frequency of the Journal: Half-Yearly (April & October)

Last Date for Submission:  31 March for April Issue & 30 September for October Issue

Time for Publication: April for 1st issue and October for 2nd issue

Area of Concern:  Literature & Literary Theory

Vision & Mission of the Journal:

·         To encourage academics and writers to submit their write ups globally.
·         To make materials published on this journal open access to all.
·         To publish standard submission written as per the guidelines given in Submission Guidelines of Authors.
·         To become one of the leading international journals sticking strictly to its policies.  

International Policy:

The journal fulfills the international standard as it provides exposure for all writers irrespective of any border or nationality. Our editorial board combines both national and international members who have contributed to literature and literary theory with their excellence and knowledge.

Peer-Review Policy:

The Journal is Peer-Reviewed. We follow blind peer review process where the identity of the author is kept quite confidential. So we invite two submissions. The first one includes name and affiliation of the author(s) in the body of the submission. The second one contains only article without name and affiliation of the concerned author(s). The second one is sent for blind peer review process. 

Open Access Policy:

The Journal is Open Access. It is kept accessible to all globally. As a storehouse of resources, it aims to provide useful critical materials to all and sundry.

Copy Right Policy:

The responsibility for the fact stated, opinion expressed or conclusions reached and plagiarism, if any, in this journal is entirely that of the author. Neither the publisher nor the editor will be responsible for them whatsoever.

Submission Guidelines:

As regards article only scholarly research oriented or theory based submission in the field of literature and literary theory will be accepted for review and publication. Along with article, book reviews, interviews, poems, short stories and travelogues will also be accepted for review and publication. Submission via post will not be accepted. All submission will carry a clear colour photograph with a short bio within 200 words. Only electronic submissions via e-mail at creativeflightjournal@gmail.com as attached Micro Soft word file properly typed will be accepted.  All submission must be in Font: Times New Roman, Font Size: 12, Line Spacing: Double Spaced and submitted only as MS Word File. All articles should strictly follow the MLA 8th Edition Style of Citation and Documentation. Author(s) has to submit two articles. The first one must include name and affiliation details in the body of the submission. The second one will contain only article without name and affiliation. The second one will be sent for peer review. Author(s) has to send a declaration right below “Works Cited” of the first one in the following format:

“I/We, (Name of author(s), have read the submission guidelines and agreed to the policy of the journal. My/Our submission is original and does not contain plagiarized material. If any issue regarding copyright infringement arises, I/we will solely bear the responsibility.”  

All other submission (book reviews, interviews, poems, short stories and travelogues) will also carry the same declaration.

The format of the Research Article(s):

Authors are requested to follow the MLA 8th Edition Style while preparing the articles. For quick and detail guide of MLA 8th Edition Style of Citation and Documentation, authors may visit our YouTube channel. Authors are also requested to include the following in the format of their articles:

1.      The title including subtitle (if any) will be written in Times New Roman, Font Size 14, Bold

2.      Name and affiliation of the author(s) will be placed right below the title

3.      An abstract of the article of about 150-200 words along with 4-5 Keywords will be written right below the name and affiliation of the author(s).

4.      The main body of the text written after the abstract should be prepared in such a way that no formatting is needed afterwards. In-text citations in support of end-text referencing must be given. Without proper in-text citation as per MLA guidelines of 8th Edition Style, the article may have chances of rejection. The main body should be written in MLA 8th Edition Style of Citation and Documentation.

5.      The word limit for the research paper is 2000-4000 words including Abstract and at least 5 Works Cited. However, the word limit is not strict. It may exceed few words.

6.      All portions of the articles should be double spaced.

7.      Author(s) should be careful regarding grammatical and typographical errors.

8.      All articles/research papers submitted for review must be in English. No other language is entertained as the journal as stated in the title is English.

9.      Plagiarism of article will be duly checked in plagiarism software so it is the duty of author(s) to read publication ethics as explained in Publication Ethics for Authors &Editors prior to submission.

Note: Any kind of decoration may give rise to rejection of article.

Dr. Dipak Giri
Creative Flight: An International Half-Yearly Open Access Peer-Reviewed E-Journal in English