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Girl Who Reads is a daily online publication dedicated to bringing great books and authors together with readers. It is read by book lovers around the world. Getting the inside story from authors is one of our most popular features and Girl Who Reads welcomes article submissions from all writers (authors/bloggers), editors, and other publishing industry individuals. Please follow the submission guidelines below to be considered for a featured article. Regrettably, at this time, we are unable to provide payment for submissions.

If you would like to be a regular contributor with a monthly column, please email donna (at) girl-who-reads.com to discuss becoming a features writer at Girl Who Reads.

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  • Deadline is Friday, January 27, 2017 for publication in February 2017.
  • Articles should be between 800 and 2000 words.
  • While articles may have an informal tone (i.e. written in first person), standard journalistic style should be followed. “Thank you, Girl Who Reads, for hosting me” or variations thereof should not be included.
  • All images used should be appropriately credited and sent as jpeg or png files.
  • Girl Who Reads accepts original content and will retain exclusive rights to the article for a period of 30 days from the date of posting. After 30 days, the rights are remanded to the author and may be published elsewhere. 
  • A limited amount of syndicated content is also accepted. Please indicate if the article is original or syndicated.
  • Girl Who Reads is accessible to readers of all ages; therefore, erotica, extreme profanity, and graphic violence in the article will not be accepted.  
  • When submitting articles, please include with the article:
    • Requested date of posting*
    • author bio
    • social media links
    • author photo (highly encouraged, but not required)
    • 1 book or series title to be promoted
  • Writers are free to choose the topic for their article. Below are suggestions that have been popular with readers.
    • Meet the Author - about the author as a person. May be in the format of an interview, fun facts, or anecdotal story about the author.
    • Writing - the craft of writing, including topics on editing and publishing. Also may be focused on your book - background or interesting facts about the world and/or characters you have created. 
    • Tips/How To - blogging, social media, marketing tips that are useful to authors & bloggers.
    • Fun Stuff - show your creative side with an excerpt, flash fiction, character interview/guest post, game, Top 10 lists, etc.
    • Literary Discussion - critical essays, popular themes in a particular genre, what to read next list, appeal of a popular genre, other book related pop culture topics.
    • These are only suggested topics, articles may be on any topic of interest to readers and other writers. Donna is happy to discuss additional topics with the writer.
  • Featured Book: On the weekends a book (one for Saturday and one for Sunday) is chosen as a Featured Book. The book promo is free and includes cover, back cover summary, 3 praises, and a sample and/or trailer if available. Books with more than 10 reviews on Amazon/Goodreads or a new release (less than 30 days) will be considered. If you would like your book to be considered for an upcoming feature, email donna(at)girl-who-reads.com. 
  • New Releases List: Want to have your new release included in the monthly New Releases List? The New Releases List appears the first week of every month. Send title info by the last Friday of the month prior to release (i.e. books coming out in February should be sent to Donna by January 29). Include cover, summary, and release date. 
  • Submission deadlines & publication calendar
    • See http://www.girl-who-reads.com/p/calendar.html for available dates.
    • *Requested dates will be honored as space allows.
    • All material must be received Friday, January 27, 2017, but may be submitted earlier.
    • Articles are proofread prior to appearing on Girl Who Reads. Minor corrections will be made, any extensive edits will be returned to the writer for approval.
    • send all material to donna (at) girl-who-reads.com


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Paid Advertisement: Girl Who Reads offers 2 paid advertisement options.
For $3, an author/publisher can sponsor a post. This option includes a mention of author/publisher sponsoring the post at the top of the post ("This post is sponsored by Author Name") with link to author/publisher website and at the end of the post the book cover with a praise quote and link to Amazon (after the post author's bio and before the footer).
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