Are you passionate about military issues? Are you a veteran, active member or relative of someone who is? We want you to write for Military Edge!
Military Edge is looking for guest writers to join our team and share experiences and information from their unique perspective. There is no strict commitment to posting as a guest —you can write one article or one hundred, and the topic is pretty much up to you so long as it pertains to the military community.
What are the Benefits?
• Gain exposure for your work
• Receive a byline/author bio, giving you full credit for your post and a backlink to your own site
• Expand the reach of your writing via social media promotion on our end (you should do the same within your networks, giving even more coverage to your work)
What Kind of Content is Needed on Military Edge?
If you feel you have a stories to tell based on your military experiences, we want you to share them as part of our growing team! Our focus is to provide readers with practical information that they can use to succeed in their military lives and careers. Whether this is done in a blog post recounting your personal experiences or in articles about relevant legislation, news, or current events, we want to hear your perspective. For your reference, we generally have two types of posts on the site:
Articles on Military Edge are the posts you see on a daily basis that fall into the categories of Active Duty, Guard and Reserve, Veterans, Military Family, and Military Perspective.
Blog posts are more personal because they specifically speak to your experience in the military. Whereas we aim to inform our readers with the facts in our articles, it’s the feelings in our blog posts that other readers will relate to. These are your stories, be they war stories, advice, or just anecdotes from your time in the service.
Want to write for Military Edge?
Writing and Submission Guidelines
• Between 400 and 600 words is great for articles.
• For blog posts, there’s really no limit to your creativity, and thus no strict word count. However, consider breaking long stories into several posts to avoid sounding long winded.
• Please PROOFREAD. Minor changes may be made to your piece for quality or clarity purposes. The integrity of your article will remain intact. Changing missed spelling errors or grammar issues is not meant to offend you, but improve the post.
• Attach images you want to include with your post with the appropriate attribution and credits included. People like to SEE what you’re talking about, so photos are highly encouraged.
• Submit your post in word document format.
As a writer for Military Edge you must:
• Share your blog post and website with others through social media, email and word-of-mouth
• Engage in the comment section of your post and other articles on the site
• Be a fan of Military Edge on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Please send over your ideas and a link to your blog or attach samples of your work to get started as a guest writer for Military Edge. You can contact us at [email protected] to get started.
Please note that at this time this is an unpaid opportunity.