Thanks for your interest in writing for The Muskette!
The Muskette seeks writers that are just as passionate about Elon Musk and his ventures as we are!
Below are the answers to some frequently asked questions about submitting a blog post for consideration to The Muskette.
To get a sense for the type of work we publish, read our site!
As you can see, our posts cover all areas of Elon Musk, including: (menu items)
Sure! Pitch your idea by emailing our managing editor Brian at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Note that we can’t guarantee publication though until we review a completed submission. We’re happy to evaluate your pitch though before you get to writing!)
We also consider fully-drafted pieces.
Please allow up to one week for our managing editor to respond to your pitch.
Please submit your post as a Word document or Google Doc (make it editable)
Aim for 500-1,000 words. From time to time, we’ll publish longer pieces, and if that’s the case, we’ll let you know.
Yes. Please include links that will be helpful and relevant for the reader – they can be to an appropriate post on your site or on any other site or blog. We ask that you aim to include at least two links within your post to other posts on The Muskette.
Insert links in your copy via anchor text or keywords, for example, like this if you’re linking to The Muskette. No HTML, please!
That’d be great! We reserve the right to tweak it for SEO, style or just to make it more attention-grabbing.
Fun fact: We actually write approximately 5-10 titles before choosing one for a post. If you want to suggest one or two potential titles, that makes our job easier!
Yes, we’ll edit for content and clarity, doing our best to preserve your voice.
No. If we run your post on The Muskette, we retain the rights to that content. We don’t allow republishing on your own blog or any other website. (Did you know reposting content can hurt SEO traffic results for everyone involved? We try to keep it tidy around here.)
We reserve the right to not publish your post if we decide it’s not a strong fit for The Muskette. You are then free to publish it elsewhere.
Absolutely! There are a few items we need from you to build your author profile.
No need. We’ll add one.
Yes! Please send one. It’s nice to put a face with the writer!
When it runs, we hope you’ll be active in the comments, responding to readers’ questions or thoughts. We also hope you’ll share your post on social media!
We look forward to your contribution!
If so, you’re ready to submit!