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Contributors Guideline

Thank you for your interest in submitting an article to our online magazine for consideration. Please note that we do not pay for submissions but for performance. If you decide to publish an article on our site, you do so without any immediate expectation of compensation monetary or otherwise. However, once your article has been successfully published, you will be paid based on the performance of your article over a period of time( the number of views and the engagement of the readers).

The online website provide a platform for young creatives in Jamaica and around the world to express their passion and explore their dreams of art and writing. Contributors should be interested in creating their own trends, inspiring others, and forming meaningful relationships with their audiences.

If you have an idea that you would like to work on for your article, feel free to contact us and we will help you to develop your article. Articles may be submitted to us at any time. Use the contact form to spend us a message.

 

Submission Guideline:

Your submission of an article for consideration indicates your consent to the following simple rules:

We reserve the exclusive right to choose what articles to publish or not publish and are not obligated to provide you with a reason for rejecting your submitted article. We may accept the article but request you edit the article, and you may elect to do so or not. However, if you elect not to edit it in accordance with our reasonable requests, we can revoke our acceptance of the article for publication.

We further reserve the right to revoke our acceptance even if you do elect to edit it per our request if our needs change in the intervening time period. In submitting your article, you are granting us a perpetual, royalty free non-exclusive license to use the content so long as we give you writer’s credit.

In addition, while we are under no obligation to do so, once published, we reserve the right to remove and permanently delete the article without notice, and for any reason we deem sufficient. We welcome diverse viewpoints, but since it is our goal to promote the image of Jamaica and we will not accept any articles that reflect negatively on Jamaica or any other group of people.

 

 Expectation:

The content you submit must be your original work (plagiarism is not permitted) and should never have been published before. When quoting others, please give them their credit accordingly. Please keep in mind that once you have submitted your article, you are still responsible for its content. As a result, obey all copyright laws. Do not publish text or images that violate the rights to someone else’s property.

Articles may be submitted to us at any time. If you would like to see it posted by a specific date, be sure to coordinate with Claudia our Copy Writer (seriesonjamaica@gmail.com). Contributors can submit articles as frequently (or infrequently) as they wish. In general, please keep your submissions between 200 – 1000 words. Articles that far exceed this word limit are subject to editing. Be sure to include a catchy title for your article, up to a maximum of 10 words. If you become a frequent contributor, we may or may not provide you with your own personal log-in to write and edit your articles directly online. You will also be allowed to respond directly to comments related to your articles.

We welcome images and/or video to accompany your articles as long as they are directly relevant to the post content. If you’re including pictures of people, please make sure you have their permission to use them. If you’re borrowing an image we require proper attribution to the creator of the image. If you do not include photos in your article we will a relevant photo to accompany your article. Maximum image/video size: 8MB.

 

Contributors Profile

Our website promotes all our contributors under the “Meet our contributors” page on our website, as well as a bio line with photo, will be attached to each article. You must supply us with the credit information for your article, along with any website which publicizes your information and/or products. We will be happy to publish this information at the beginning or end of the article. You may promote your article on third party sites such as Twitter and Facebook or on your site if you have one.

What is required for your profile:

• Name, Title, Company

• Short bio/description of contributor: This can include experience, career path, and/or personal interests etc. It should be 100 words or less. You should provide contact information.

• Picture:  a headshot is preferred but from the waist up is also acceptable. format either png or jpg.

How to submit

We highly recommend submitting a working title and a brief outline of your article idea in advance of writing to increase chances of publication. Please email your article idea to  seriesonjamaica@gmail.com