Write For Us

    Hi – if you are reading this then congratulations! You want to become part of a small group of elite guest bloggers on one of the best loved and most engaged blogs for writers on the Internet.

    General guidelines

    • Write a post with insanely useful content. Always ask: ‘How can readers benefit from this?’
    • Use examples and anecdotes to clarify your points.
    • Offer fresh content that has not been published before.
    • Send us a pitch only if you are a blogger with your own blog.
    • Ensure that your post does not violate any copyright laws.
    • No freelancers or staff-writers, please.
    • If your post does not follow the guidelines, you may not receive a response from us.

    How to contact us

    Please send an email to the Editor: editor[at]writetodone[dot]com. Start the Subject line with GUEST POST (in ALL CAPS).

    • Tell us briefly who you are.
    • State the title of your proposed post.
    • Outline the topic with bullet points.
    • Include 1 or 2 links to other WTD articles that you will use to supplement your points.
    • Tell us how WTD readers would benefit from your post.
    • Add a couple of links to your best posts.

    The process

    Once we’ve accepted your post proposal, please set up your post as a Google doc on Google drive and share the post with writetodone[at]gmail[dot]com. Please don’t be upset if we recommend some changes–we want your post to be successful. The post may be edited for greater clarity, grammar, punctuation etc.

    Your post must:

    • Have an introduction that attracts interest and makes the reader want to read further.
    • Use headings, subheadings, bold font for key sentences and bulleted lists so it is easy to read.
    • Have a conclusion.
    • Have a call to action for readers after the conclusion.
    • Be 800 – 1500 words long.
    • Be written in the style of writing we prefer.
    • Have links to at least 2 posts already published on Write to Done.
    • Have an author bio at the end (about 40 words). You can link to your blog and a product of yours that is offered free to WTD readers. Please send us the links and we will add them. A sample author bio is: Eugene Writegood is a writing coach and blogs at yourblogaddress.com, a blog about bold and fearless writing. Grab his free eBook, Blahdiblah.
    • Have a killer title.
    • Offer links to a few suggested images in your pitch email. A

    DO:

    • Carefully edit and proofread your post.
    • If your post includes images, send them to us as attachments, indicating where in the text they should be located.
    • Be prepared to respond to comments.

    DON’T:

    • Change the font or the font color, or use <span>, or <br> tags.
    • Include affiliate links.
    • Attach images to the post.

    Thanks again for your interest in guest posting. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

    Note: We retain the copyright of all material published on Write to Done. A guest poster cannot republish their guest post elsewhere; it must remain unique to WTD.

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