Submission Guideline


Rhetoric and Communications е-Journal (R&C),

  1. Filename – use family name.
  2. Text – Windows, Word/Rich Text Format, Times New Roman. Size: 12; Alignment: Justified; Single space.
  3. The manuscript should not exceed 7000 words or 15 standard pages including bibliography/references and citations.
  4. Save the text of your article as a “Word 97-2003 Document”


Structure of articles – basic elements

  1. Title – 8-12 words. Lower case letters. Bold.

Topics: rhetoric (history of rhetoric, rhetorical theory, public speaking, political rhetoric, visual rhetoric, virtual rhetoric, business communication, public communication, public relations, media, intercultural communication, Internet communication, linguistics, pragmatic, education, pedagogical communication etc.

  1. First name and Family name of the author. Lower case letters. Bold
  2. Abstract – 150-200 words.
  3. Key words – 6-8.
  4. Introduction
  5. Theoretical observation, overview or survey
  6. Data collection, corpus/corpora. Object of study.
  7. Research methods.
  8. Results or findings
  9. Discussion
  10. Conclusion
  11. References/Citations
  12. Bibliography – APA standards
  13. Appendices

Information about the contributor or short self-presentation should not exceed 100 words. This text is an obligatory element and it is published in every issue.

Section headings should not be numbered. Section should be typed in lower case letters and bolded.

The authors bear the responsibility for submitting manuscripts that are in agreement with the generally accepted standards for academic articles/papers in English.

Manuscripts that do not meetthe submission guidelines will not be accepted.

In order to submit your manuscript, use the editorial e-mail address:

Authors whose English is not native should have their manuscript edited and check for language before submission.

The manuscript is reviewed by two independent reviewers.

Two double blind-reviews are discussed by the members of the Editorial Board.

The authors receive the final version / variant of their article.

The authors receive the information about their article by e-mail immediately after its e-publication in Rhetoric and Communications.



Use the brackets in the text [].





Lon Safko and David K. Brake take up a more flexible position and say that it is not easy to explain what social media are and add that the term “Social media refers to activities, practices, and behaviours among communities of people who gather online to share information, knowledge, and opinion using conversational media.” [16].


References in the end of the paper:

[16] Safko, L., D. K. Brake. (2009). The Social Media Bible. Tactics, Tools & Strategies for Business Success. New Jersey: PH John Wiley & Sons, p. 6.


8. APA standards

The APA style is required.

Calfee, R. C., & Valencia, R. R. (1991). APA guide to preparing manuscripts for journal publication. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Brown, H. D. (2007). Teaching by principles: An interactive approach to language pedagogy. Pearson Education, 2007.

Angeli, E., Wagner, J., Lawrick, E., Moore, K., Anderson, M., Soderlund, L., & Brizee, A. (2010, May 5). General format. Retrieved from, Retrieved on 10.05.2014.

Wegener, D. T., & Petty, R. E. (1994). Mood management across affective states: The hedonic contingency hypothesis. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 66, 1034-1048., Retrieved on 10.05.2014.

For additional, correct and full information – see the sites

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9. Photos, table and maps in formats: jpg, gif or pgn.



Send your manuscript to Prof. Ivanka Mavrodieva, DSc., PhD – Editor-in-Chief of the E- journal Rhetoric and Communications

The authors receive the reviews and make the necessary corrections and changes in their text according to the requirements for publication. Only after that the paper is published.


Editorial Board and Editorial Council of Rhetoric and Communications E-Journal