Would you like to write for The Quill?

Guest Post Submission Guidelines

If you wish to submit a guest post to The Point of the Quill, please contact Lee Tyler at info@thepointofthequill.com. You can use the contact page on the top bar to send an email telling of your interest in submitting a post.

When submitting a post, the post should be sent from your email with your full name. Copy all text and picture files (see below) into the body of the email.
The post itself for perusal, editing and discussion.

A headshot of you in JPEG format that is professional in style.Include in this your by-line with information about your website and a short description of what your blog covers as well as one social link. Most prefer to include their Twitter handle. The article should follow along the lines of this web site running the gamut seen in The Writer’s Toolkit. You may also include a quick mention of any other blogs for which you work.posted or books available for purchase.This, as you know, is a great way to expose your book to a new audience.

I would be very happy to post information and links for your new or existing book that are available for purchase or programs you are currently running. This, as you know, is a great way to expose your book to a new audience.

Word count: Please note how long the average post on this site runs and make your guest post article to match:. 850 to 1750 is the norm.

Most important: make sure that you have links backing up your post and that you hyperlink them in the format that you send as an attachment to me.

Just a few fun things to consider when writing a post:

Is your voice and topic in the same tone and temper of this blog? Is there a subject that would fit this blog that you can add a twist to for the benefit of our readers?

When scheduling a posting date, please let me know the best time for you to be available on the day/week of your post to answer questions in the coment section.

This may include me forwarding a comment after the week has passed beyond your posting date.

Please make yourself familiar with the posts already published on this site. 

The Format:
Pictures: .jpg with size no larger than the article post images as seen. Please send your photo as well for inclusion.
You must send a note to me covering the authority of use, and any image credits must be included in the post, if required by the image website. You are responsible for checking/confirming the licensing of all materials within your post.


I look forwaed to working with you!

3 thoughts on “Would you like to write for The Quill?

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  2. Have you ever thought about creating an e-book or guest authoring on other sites?
    I have a blog based upon on the same ideas you discuss and would
    love to have you share some stories/information.
    I know my visitors would appreciate your work. If you are even
    remotely interested, feel free to shoot me an e-mail.

    • Hi Logan,
      I have thought of this as it has been mentioned on many of the Kindle websites and by other authors who have done the same. However, I am currently working on several books that have a deadline for beta readers, editors, etc. that are my first priority. I would like to have some time to add value for those people who would appreciate, as would I, additional information than you can’t already get from this website. As the days and months and now years tick on, it would be easier for people to puruse this content via an ebook or pdf if you are a tablet owner. If more people in addition to you, dearheart, ask for this then I will set aside a night or two to get it up and running. My best to you and hope your writing projects are ticking along as well.

Any thoughts on this? What is your opinion?