Interested in guest posting?

If you are interested in guest posting on this blog to gain some exposure, please take the time to read these Guest Post Guidelines of what is needed, accepted and what you are required to do. 

It is also recommended that you check through this blog to see what sort of articles are featured.

BEING A GUEST POSTER

What I expect from a guest post(er)

☆ Articles must be informative, entertaining, helpful or inspiring

☆ Articles must cater to this blog’s niche to be of value to its readers

☆ Articles must be original and not have been posted anywhere else on the net (as this can affect the SEO)

☆ Articles must not just be selling or promoting yourself or your books/services

☆ Article topics must be agreed in advance

☆ Articles must not include profanity, racism, sexism etc

☆ Guest posters must make a note of their deadline and contact me immediately if they feel they are unable to complete their article in time.

NB: By being on this blog, you agree to me using my affiliate links on your article. Learn more about this on my affiliate links policy.

Accepted topics for guest posts

☆ Writing tips, advice, techniques

☆ Book reviews

☆ Publishing advice (self-publishing or traditional)

☆ Editing & proofreading tips, advice

☆ Marketing a book

☆ Personal experiences regarding writing/publishing

☆ Designing book covers

☆ What makes a great book

☆ How you get your creative ideas etc.

This is not an exhaustive list, and if you have an idea for a topic you can speak to me about it.  Please note I do not accept articles about writing fanfiction

ONCE YOU’RE ACCEPTED AS A GUEST

What I need from you

☆ Your article in a Word document by (or before) the deadline date (word count must be between 400-1000 words only, include a title and break your article up with headings)

☆ List of your social media and website links (no more than 10)

☆ A short bio (no more than 100 words)

☆ A headshot photo (or an avatar)*

☆ One book cover image (if published)

☆ Blurb for the book or your current WIP (no more than 150 words)

*Please note your avatar image must either be owned by you or you must have rights and permissions to use it.

ONCE YOUR POST GOES LIVE

What you need to do

☆ You must share the post on at least one social media account/website within 2 days

☆ You must check back periodically and reply to any and all comments left.

What I do to promote your post

☆ I will share it on my Twitter account on the day it goes live

☆ I will schedule another tweet the day after it goes live

☆ I will share it on my Facebook Author Page on the day it goes live

☆ I will share it on my Tumblr account on the day it goes live

☆ I will share it on my Pinterest account

☆ I will schedule it on my LinkedIn account the day it goes live

Contact form for guest posters

If you agree with all the above and wish to be a guest poster on my blog, please complete this form.  State your article topic in the comments section.

Please note a list of available deadline dates is below the form.  Check through and let me know what date you want.  Available dates are featured in red. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available deadline dates

All deadline dates are Sundays.  The articles will actually go live on the following Wednesdays.  This allows me time to get your article formatted and scheduled.

2019 Deadline Dates

21 Apr – Evelyn & Ruby (Topic: keep motivated and managing writing an online serial)

28 Apr – Evelyn & Ruby (Topic: accurately portray bisexual and polyamorous relationships and avoid stereotypes)

05 May – J K Ullrich (Topic: Write What You Know: Using Everyday Experiences for Speculative Worldbuilding)

12 May – K. J Aiello (Topic: Using social media as a writing tool outside of sitting at a desk)

19 May – Janice Lynch Schuster (Topic: keeping it creative)

26 May – Yvonne Lozano – (Topic: Writing advice on “how and when to take breaks”)

02 Jun – Shaina Krevat (Topic: How to Sneakily Describe Characters)*

09 Jun – Victoria Masters (Topic: working another language into your book)

16 Jun – Eanna Roberts (Topic: Top 10 tips for working with an editor)

23 Jun – Jason Stokes (Topic: setting the mood for specific scenes. Local foods, pertinent smells, even cultural music.)

30 Jun – Sarah Bailey (Topic: TBC)

07 Jul – Selene L Thomas (Topic: Bullet Journalling)

14 Jul – Lucia Brucoli – (Topic: editing and revising stage based on my personal experience)

21 Jul – E E Holmes (Topic: The Unexpected Audience: (Why Adults are drawn to reading YA)

28 Jul – Alex (Topic: How activism inspired my writing)

04 Aug – Susan L Urasky (Topic: How to market yourself for new writers or How to break into the writer niche as a new writer)

11 Aug – Rhys Keller (Topic: effective communication for writers and public speakers)

18 Aug – Catherine Doveland (Topic: How to write over 100,000 words in two years—junior and senior years of high school)

25 Aug – L B Carter

01 Sept – Chastity Rose (Interview)

08 Sept – Ellis Clay (juggling writing and studying)

15 Sept – Renayle Fink (Topic: The great debate: Plotting vs. Pantsing_

22 Sept –

29 Sept – Renne April (Topic: Dealing with an evolving manuscript)

06 Oct – Alana Boltz (Topic: Interview)

13 Oct – Ann Harrison-Barnes (Topic: Interview)

20 Oct – A. S McDermott (Topic: Turn your novel or short story into a screenplay)

27 Oct – Hannah Purnell (Topic: writing characters on the Autistic Spectrum)

03 Nov – Jennier M Steele (Topic: TBC)

10 Nov – Amelia Foster (Topic: Beta readers)

17 Nov – Patricia Correll (Topic: Interview)

24 Nov – Hazel G. Evans (Topic: Impostor Syndrome)

01 Dec – Aurora Elstren – (Topic: How to write about your personal values in a meaningful way)

08 Dec –

15 Dec –

 

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