How To Become A Guest Author

Being a guest writer on our blog is easy!

Just use the Submissions Form

or follow the directions below to apply by email.

Any person may submit an original work of fiction, a review, an interview, or essay for display on the website. Such submissions are made with the intent of inviting constructive criticism of the work from the public. Those wishing to post must submit a request by email to using the following guidelines:

  • The subject line should read “Guest Writer”

and in the body of your email, or in an attachment, please include the following:

  • Your real name: [This will not be published.]
  • Your pen name: [The name you wish to be referred to publicly. If you use your real name, put that here.]
  • Your location: [may be city, state, province, prefecture, country, etc. We do not need your exact address.]
  • A brief (<50 words) description of who you are and your writing experience.
  • Your webliography: [Links to you Goodreads profile, books you have written, a personal website, blog, or social media accounts. These will be added to the end of the post.]
  • A JPG or PNG photo relating to the post. [This is optional.]

Any attachments must be in plain text or RTF formats.  All of the submitted information may be published except for your real name and email address. Links will be added with your biography at the end of the post.

Please note that we do not pay for submissions, and publishing them here may make the piece ineligible for future sales. Please see the Terms of Use for important notices about property rights. It is assumed that you are the original author of the work and have the legal right to publish it. You must be at least 13 years old to submit a story or article. Preference will be given to those who are members of the Sword & Laser group on Goodreads and are active on the forums there, or have contributed to this site. All other factors being equal, priority will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 To become a Featured Author, please see the How To Become A Featured Author for more details.

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April 2021