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Frequently Asked Questions
What should I write about?
To get a sense for the type of work we publish, read our site! We like practical, actionable advice, posts that will help writers on their own writing journey. Please write in the “you” voice as much as possible, then support your advice with personal experience or stories.
Do you pay?
Typically, YES, We pay 1 dollar per 1 original post with truthful content written. via paypal account.
How long should my posts be?
Aim for 600-900 words which can include photos.[NOT A MUST]
Should I include links within the piece?
Yes. Please include links that will be helpful and relevant for the reader – they can be to appropriate posts on your site or on any other news site or blog. When you can link to other posts on The Write Life, that makes us happy, too.
Should I write a headline?
That would be great! We reserve the right to tweak it for SEO, style or just to make it more attention-grabbing. But if you want to suggest one, that makes our job easier.
Will you edit my post?
We’ll edit for content and clarity, doing our best to preserve your voice.
Anything else I should keep in mind?
Posts should be written in blog style, with short paragraphs and lots of white space. Including a few sub-headings is much appreciated, and please use only one space between sentences!
Should I include a photo?
We would prefer to accompany your post with relevant demonstrative photos
What should I do after I submit my post?
When it runs, we hope you’ll be active in the comments, responding to readers’ questions or thoughts.