The Silver Lining Magazine LLC.

The Magazine

The Calendar

The Bright Side is The Silver Lining Magazine’s free calendar that showcases events from Colorado. By uploading your event to The Bright Side, it will be shared with a broader network, allowing others to add it to their own calendars. Plus, if you’re interested in advertising, we offer affordable advertorial and digital advertising options starting at just $20. Just create a login for the calendar to unlock advertising options.

The process is completely transparent and autonomous, instant-after approval.

* Please note that editorial content is not for sale anywhere in The Silver Lining Magazine except on the calendar, but digital web ads are available with calendar advertising.

If you’re interested in pitching a story, please read our submission guidelines for more information. Thank you for being a part of The Silver Lining community!

The Magazine

The Silver Lining Magazine is a free digital publication produced by Argento Studios that celebrates creativity, hope, and community in the West. Our digital version and web articles allow anyone, anywhere, to access the inspiring stories we share.

At The Silver Lining, we are passionate about supporting and valuing the hard work of creatives. We believe in a society where creativity is thriving, and our publication is one way we contribute to making that a reality.

Our stories cover a wide range of topics, including food, music, western architecture, travel, event tourism, outdoors, environmental issues, and creative arts. But at the heart of it all, we are all about hope, change, and overcoming adversity in the new era of life. Our stories are about the paths taken to discover the silver lining in any situation, and we hope they inspire and encourage you on your own journey.

The Silver Lining is produced by Argento Studios, a women-led and women-owned production studio located in Northern Colorado. We welcome stories from and about BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, single moms, and underserved populations, and we believe every human has a unique and valuable story to share.

As a social enterprise, Argento Studios donates portions of its income to organizations with a good cause to serve the community’s social good. We believe that supporting the community is essential to creating a better world, and we are committed to making a positive impact through our work.

Thank you for joining us on this journey of creativity, hope, and community. The stories we share in The Silver Lining are meant to go with you wherever your adventure awaits, and we look forward to being a part of your journey.

Want to pitch or contribute?

Here are some guidelines we would like our contributors to follow when submitting their work to The Silver Lining Magazine:

  1. Creativity is key: We want to publish stories that inspire and encourage creativity. Whether you are writing about your experience as a musician or sharing your favorite recipes, we want your content to be creative and engaging.
  2. Share your perspective: We welcome stories from all backgrounds and experiences. We want to publish stories that reflect the diversity of our community and provide a platform for all voices to be heard.
  3. Authenticity is essential: We value authenticity and want our stories to be genuine and true to life. Please avoid plagiarism and make sure all content is original and honest.
  4. Keep it positive: We want to focus on hope, change, and the silver linings in life. While we acknowledge that adversity exists, we want to present solutions and inspiring stories that help our readers see the good in the world.
  5. Respect our community: We are committed to creating a safe and inclusive space for our readers and contributors. Please avoid any language or content that is derogatory, discriminatory, or offensive.
  6. Follow submission guidelines: Please review our submission guidelines before submitting your work to The Silver Lining Magazine. Following these guidelines will increase your chances of being accepted and published in our magazine.

We appreciate your interest in contributing to The Silver Lining Magazine and look forward to reading your stories!

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Silver Lining Magazine Contributor Guidelines

  • What we accept: Silver Lining Magazine is a multimedia and digital magazine that accepts all forms of multimedia, including audio, video, photo, digital art, writing, and more. We constantly seek new and creative content to engage our readers.
  • What we don’t accept: We do not accept hate speech, violence, or pornography. We also do not take content plagiarized or infringing on a copyright.
  • How to submit your work? Please email it to Please include your name, contact information, and a brief work description. We will review your submission and reply as soon as possible.
  • Payment: We pay our contributors a standard rate for all accepted work. The rate is based on the length and complexity of the piece, as well as the medium.
  • Copyright: All work submitted to Silver Lining Magazine is copyrighted by the magazine. However, contributors can use their work in other publications or projects.

We appreciate your interest in contributing to Silver Lining Magazine. We look forward to hearing from you!

Additional guidelines:

  • Please proofread your work carefully before submitting it. We will not accept submissions with typos or grammatical errors.
  • Please provide high-quality images and videos. We will not accept low-resolution or blurry photos or videos.
  • Please provide captions for all images and videos.
  • Please provide a short bio and headshot with your submission.
  • Please be patient. We may not be able to respond to your submission right away.

Thank you for your interest in contributing to Silver Lining Magazine!

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