Query Letters / Manuscripts

Queries are always welcome. Please indicate the subject of your proposed article, let us know whom you plan to interview (if applicable, say for one of our IN FOCUS Chocolatier articles), and let us know why you think the article might be interesting to our readers.  Please feel free to submit a few samples of your work along with your query letter.

We do review unsolicited manuscripts as well, but recommend query letters as the best place to start.

Queries should be emailed to: Eric@ChocolateConnoisseurMag.com

Articles are due two weeks before publication date, and please see below for our publishing schedule.  Manuscripts should be sent as a e-mail attachments, and Open Office is our preferred format.  Microsoft Word will also be accepted.

If you are submitting photos, please supply detailed captions.  Writers must provide accurate, thoroughly-researched articles, including correct spelling of any person’s name, etc.

If your work is accepted, you agree to let us edit the article as appropriate for Chocolate Connoisseur Magazine, but you retain all the rights to your original work.

Publishing Schedule

Chocolate Connoisseur publishes a new issue each and every month, 12 times per year.  We normally publish to subscribers on the 1st day of the month.


For our first 2 issues (DEC 2016 through JAN 2017), we will not be paying for freelance submitted articles.  We expect this process to change for the FEB 2017 issue.

We do, however, not only publish your article in our online magazine, but we also offer some online authority via our CHOCOLATE BLOG.  If you’re looking to get your name out there as a writer, we can most certainly assist on that front.  We are also more than happy to provide recommendation letters, endorsements, etc. for writers who work well with us and supply solid content.

Where to Send

Queries should be emailed to: Eric@ChocolateConnoisseurMag.com

Any physical mail may be sent to:

Chocolate Connoisseur
c/o Mightier Pen Publishing
P.O. Box 13538
Mesa, AZ 85216