Contributor Guidelines

What should I write about?
To get a sense of the type of work we publish, read articles our site! As you can see, our posts cover all areas of the writing life, including: busines...
Wed, 20 Dec, 2017 at 3:55 PM
Should I pitch you my idea before writing the post?
Sure! You can drop us an email at Note that we can’t guarantee publication though until we review a completed submission. We’re ...
Thu, 7 Dec, 2017 at 1:20 AM
When will I hear back from you after I send my pitch?
Allow up to one weeks for our managing editor to respond to your pitch.
Thu, 7 Dec, 2017 at 1:21 AM
How should I submit my post?
Submit your post as a Box Notes. We use Dropbox Paper because it allows us to easily collaborate with several people without passing around a new versio...
Wed, 20 Dec, 2017 at 3:57 PM
How long should my posts be?
You can write as long as you want, but we can't even bore our the reader with long articles so try to write 800-1,000 words.
Thu, 7 Dec, 2017 at 1:24 AM
Do you pay?
Contributors can provide a link to their website or portfolio in lieu of payment.
Thu, 7 Dec, 2017 at 1:24 AM
Should I include links within the piece?
Yes. Include links that will be helpful and relevant for the reader – they can be to an appropriate post on our site or yours.
Thu, 7 Dec, 2017 at 1:25 AM
Should I write a headline?
That’d be great! We reserve the right to tweak it for SEO, style or just to make it more attention-grabbing.
Thu, 7 Dec, 2017 at 1:26 AM
Will you edit my post?
Yes, we’ll edit for content and clarity, doing our best to preserve your voice. You’ll be able to see our changes in your Box Notes and we’ll often work with...
Thu, 7 Dec, 2017 at 1:27 AM
Can I repost my submission on my blog?
No. If we run your post on Codecarrot blog, we retain the rights to that content. We don’t allow republishing on your own blog or any other website. ...
Thu, 7 Dec, 2017 at 1:27 AM