Craftsmen Online aims to connect Brethren with leadership development, Masonic education, and the work of New York Masons.The general categories for Craftsmen Online blog posts:

  • Masonic Education — An original article, presentation summary, or thought piece on a Masonic subject, topic or issue
  • History – A narrative concerning past events and/or people who have made a significant impact on Masonry in New York State
  • Masonic Birthdays – A subset of History that highlights the biographies of Masons and others who have influenced the Craft
  • Masonic Art – A spotlight on the creative works of New York Masons such as paintings, music, literature as well as works that have been influenced by Masonry
  • Events – A description of an event or tradition that is unique to your lodge and its significance to the members
  • Fez Friday – A weekly highlight of a Shriner Temple, its history and charities
Your written content should follow these guidelines:
  • Text in font “Times New Roman” and font size 12, with line spacing of 1″
  • Include a brief title
  • Include the author’s full name, lodge name and lodge number
  • Subject matter should conform to the categories listed above or be of interest to New York State Masons
  • Keep blog posts short: 300-600 words or up to 1,200 words depending on the subject
  • Consider harmony of the Craft and keep out personal religious or political views
  • If images or diagrams are included, attach them in your email with instructions in the body of the post where the image (file name) is to be used with appropriate captions
  • All images must be credited and used with permission. No Google or stock images will be allowed
  • Save file as a MS Word document or Google Doc
  • Be prepared to work with the Craftsmen Online team to modify or improve your content, if applicable
  • Submit your final draft by clicking on the button below for consideration
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